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Rihanna rides into New York Fashion Week like a rock star
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NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna didn't walk into New York Fashion Week. She rode through it. Literally. The pop star and fashionista kicked off her Fenty Puma 2018 spring-summer collection Sunday with motocross bicycles flying high in the air, ascending above a dreamy display of powder pink mountains
Priyanka Chopra urges more Syria refugee help
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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The world must do more to help Syrian refugee children get an education, actress Priyanka Chopra said after chatting and joking with young refugees at an after-school center in Jordan's capital. Individuals can make a difference with donations if governments don't step up,
Miss North Dakota Cara Mund is new Miss America
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Miss North Dakota, a 23-year-old who said President Donald Trump was wrong to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, was named Miss America 2018 Sunday night in Atlantic City. Cara Mund topped a field of 51 contestants to win the crowd in the New
Del Toro's 'The Shape of Water' wins Golden Lion at Venice
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VENICE, Italy (AP) — Guillermo del Toro's monster thriller "The Shape of Water" took top prize at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, capping an 11-day event where the demons of social division and environmental disaster loomed large on the screen. Del Toro was named winner of the Golden
Disney streaming service to get 'Star Wars' and Marvel
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NEW YORK (AP) — "Star Wars" and the Marvel comic-book movies will join Disney's upcoming streaming service , potentially giving it broader appeal beyond families with young children. The Disney service will be the only place to stream those movies on demand in the U.S. as part of a monthly
Hugh Jackman, Lupita Nyong'o to co-host Global Citizen fest
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NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Jackman, Lupita Nyong'o, Aaron Paul and Demi Lovato will co-host this year's Global Citizen Festival, an annual free event held in New York's Central Park. Performers at the Sept. 23 event include Stevie Wonder, Green Day, The Killers, The Lumineers, The Chainsmokers,
Lady Gaga says she's taking a 'rest' from music after tour
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TORONTO (AP) — Lady Gaga says that she's planning to take a "rest" from music and "slow down for a moment for some healing." The pop star was at in Toronto on Friday for a pair of concerts and to premiere a Netflix documentary about herself, "Gaga: Five Foot Two." The film, playing at the
Country star Don Williams, 'the Gentle Giant,' dead at 78
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Don Williams, an award-winning country singer with love ballads like "I Believe in You," has died. He was 78. A statement from his publicist Kirt Webster said he died Friday after a short illness. Williams had 17 No. 1 hits before retiring in 2016. His mellow sound
Sutherland, Burnett, Roizman, Varda to get honorary Oscars
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Donald Sutherland, writer-director Charles Burnett, cinematographer Owen Roizman and Belgian director Agnes Varda are getting honorary Oscars this year. The film academy said Wednesday that the four honorees will receive their Oscar statuettes at the ninth annual
HBO's 'Veep' to end after seventh season in 2018
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO says its much-honored political satire "Veep" is coming to an end. The cable channel said Wednesday that "Veep" will air its seventh and final season in 2018. Series star Julia Louis-Dreyfus won five consecutive Emmy Awards for her portrayal of Selina Meyer, a
Box Office Top 20: 'Hitman's Bodyguard' wins slow Labor Day
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Hitman's Bodyguard" once again reigned over a slow weekend at the box office, topping the charts for a third weekend with $10.5 million. With no major releases across the Labor Day holiday weekend, holdovers populated the top five, with the horror pic "Annabelle: Creation"
Man dies after rushing into Burning Man festival flames
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A man rushed past layers of security officers into a massive fire at the Burning Man festival's signature ceremony, suffering burns that left him dead just hours later. Authorities are investigating the death of Aaron Joel Mitchell, 41, who broke through a two-layer security perimeter during the
Germany midfielder Khedira buys 1,200 tickets for charity
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STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Germany midfielder Sami Khedira has bought 1,200 tickets for Monday's World Cup qualifier against Norway in his native Stuttgart and donated them to charity. The tickets have been distributed to socially disadvantaged children and children fighting cancer in the
Moscow court keeps top theater director under house arrest
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MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court ruled Monday to keep arguably Russia's most revered contemporary theater and film director under house arrest, in a criminal case that has fueled fears of a revival of Soviet era-like crackdown on the arts. The Moscow City Court turned down Kirill Serebrennikov's
Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' screens in 3-D at Venice
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VENICE, Italy (AP) — Director John Landis said Monday that he is still upset by Michael Jackson's death, but a Venice Film Festival screening dedicated to "Thriller" is a chance to celebrate the musician's life. An enhanced version of the landmark Landis-directed music video, "Michael