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Amazonian color, dramatic silhouettes hit the Paris runways
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PARIS (AP) — Amazonian color and exaggerated silhouettes reigned at Paris Fashion Week shows, as actresses Abbie Cornish and Emily Robinson joined it-girl Olivia Palermo on the coveted front row seats. Here are the highlights of the spring-summer 2018 ready-to-wear collections on
Australian who faked cancer fined for false donation claims
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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian cookbook author who falsely said she beat cancer through healthy eating was fined by a court on Thursday for misleading consumers by lying about her charitable donations. The judge had ruled in March that Belle Gibson's deceptive claims of donating the
Famous fake news writer found dead outside Phoenix
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PHOENIX (AP) — A leading purveyor of fake news in the 2016 presidential election has died outside Phoenix at the age of 38. Maricopa County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mark Casey said Tuesday authorities discovered Paul Horner dead in his bed on Sept. 18. Casey said the Maricopa County
Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner dies at 91
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Playboy founder Hugh M. Hefner, the pipe-smoking hedonist who revved up the sexual revolution in the 1950s and built a multimedia empire of clubs, mansions, movies and television, symbolized by bow-tied women in bunny costumes, has died at age 91. Hefner died of natural
Robert Plant releases new track, announces 2018 tour
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NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Plant is going on tour in North America next year to support his upcoming album, "Carry Fire." The former Led Zeppelin frontman announced Tuesday that his 2018 tour will begin Feb. 9 in Raleigh, North Carolina. He'll also visit New York, Boston, Toronto, Chicago and Los
'Game of Thrones' stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie engaged
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LONDON (AP) — Kit Harington and his former "Game of Thrones" on-screen romantic partner, Rose Leslie, are engaged. A formal notice published in the Times of London newspaper Wednesday announced the upcoming marriage of "Mr K.C. Harington and Miss R.E. Leslie." It describes the couple as "Kit,
Box office top 20: 'Kingsman' crowned No. 1
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NEW YORK (AP) — "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" came in a little shy of expectations but still managed to move New Line's horror hit "It" off the top spot at the North American box office. Fox's spy comedy sequel to 2015's "Kingsman" debuted with $39 million, according to final figures Monday.
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle together at official event
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TORONTO (AP) — Hand in hand, Prince Harry and girlfriend Meghan Markle made their first official public appearance as a couple. Markle might have even left a wedding hint. The prince and Markle held hands Monday as they walked toward Toronto's city hall and attended a wheelchair tennis event
Soul singer Charles Bradley dead at 68
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NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Bradley, known as the "Screaming Eagle of Soul" for a powerful, raspy style that evoked one of his musical heroes, James Brown, died Saturday at age 68. Bradley, who achieved success later in life with his 2011 debut album "No Time for Dreaming," was diagnosed with
Discussions held on host SATA at Equator Village
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While the South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) has been set for October 2017 at the Equator Village in Addu City, organizers has held discussions with the state institutes and relevant authorities regarding the event. Organizers of SATA, High Rise Events, said that they have met and discussed the
'Sopranos' mobster, veteran actor Frank Vincent dies at 80
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NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Vincent, a veteran character actor who often played tough guys, including mob boss Phil Leotardo on "The Sopranos," has died. He was 80. Vincent died peacefully on Wednesday, a statement from his family said. No cause of death was given. Besides Leotardo, the ruthless
J.J. Abrams to write and direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — J.J. Abrams is returning to "Star Wars," and will replace Colin Trevorrow as writer and director of "Episode IX," pushing the film's release date back seven months. Disney announced Abrams return on Tuesday a week after news broke of Trevorrow's departure. After several
After a hiatus, Michelle Pfeiffer returns in 'mother!'
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NEW YORK (AP) — When Michelle Pfeiffer first read Darren Aronofsky's script for "mother!" she had an understandable initial reaction. "I thought: What the hell is this?" recalls Pfeiffer. Aronofsky's film is not in any way typical, nor is the kind of project you'd expect a long-absent
Rebel Wilson awarded millions in Australia defamation case
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A judge awarded Rebel Wilson record damages of 4.56 million Australian dollars ($3.66 million) on Wednesday over magazine articles the actress said cost her roles in Hollywood films. A Supreme Court jury in Australia's Victoria state had decided in June the articles
'It' floats away with record-breaking $117.2 million weekend
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — 'It' is a hit. The Stephen King adaptation from New Line and Warner Bros. shattered records over the weekend earning $117.2 million from 4,103 locations according to studio estimates on Sunday. Not only is "It" now the largest ever opening for a horror movie and the