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Stormtroopers and princes on London's 'Last Jedi' red carpet
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LONDON (AP) — Prince William and Prince Harry joined the cast of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" at the film's European premiere Tuesday, delighting fans who braved the London cold for a glimpse of Hollywood stars and British royalty. But cast and crew were silent on reports that the royal siblings
LA police probe claim Roman Polanski molested girl in '75
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles detectives said Tuesday they are investigating a woman's claim that Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski molested her in 1975, when she was 10 years old. But the allegations are so old that criminal charges couldn't be brought, even if proven. Although the
Sun Aqua Vilu Reef wins Leading Water Villa Resort
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Sun Siyma's Sun Aqua Vilu Reef has won two awards at the World Travel Awards. The award for Indian Ocean's Leading Water Villa Resort and the World's Leading Water Villa Resort 2017. At the 24th World Travel Awards held in Vietnam yesterday, the awards wereaccepted by the General Manager of the
Early praise for 'The Last Jedi' after elaborate premiere
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were cheers, gasps, droid photo opportunities, casino games and more than a few standing ovations at the jam-packed world premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" Saturday night in Los Angeles, which many are already praising online. Rian Johnson, the writer and director
'Last Jedi' premiere kicks off with droids, Daisy Ridley
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stormtroopers marched the red carpet as Star Wars music blared and fans cheered Saturday at the world premiere of latest installment in the beloved space opera franchise. The elaborate premiere for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" included a procession of Stormtroopers and a squad
Tears, pomp, extravagance as France mourns rocker Hallyday
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PARIS (AP) — France bid farewell to its biggest rock star Saturday, honoring Johnny Hallyday with an extravagant funeral procession down Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue, a presidential speech and a televised church ceremony filled with the country's most famous faces. Few figures in French
Second actress steps forward to accuse Dustin Hoffman
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NEW YORK (AP) — A second actress has come forward to accuse Dustin Hoffman of allegations of sexual harassment, calling the Oscar-winner's conduct "a horrific, demoralizing and abusive experience" Kathryn Rossetter, who co-starred with Hoffman in "Death of a Salesman" on Broadway in 1984, said
Final preparations underway for 'The Last Jedi' premiere
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Star Wars is taking over a site near downtown Los Angeles in anticipation of the premiere of the franchise's latest film. Crews worked Friday to set up the Shrine Auditorium for Saturday's world premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." A giant assault vehicle and gun turrets
Ex-husband of Norway royal says Spacey groped him in 2007
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The former husband of Norwegian King Harald's daughter is alleging that actor Kevin Spacey groped him during the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo. Ari Behn, Princess Martha Louise's husband for 14 years, told Norwegian radio that Spacey, who sat next to him,
$450 million Leonardo painting heading to new Louvre museum
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NEW YORK (AP) — A Leonardo da Vinci painting of Christ that sold in New York for a record $450 million (380 million euros) is heading to a museum in the United Arab Emirates. The newly opened Louvre Abu Dhabi made the announcement Wednesday. The 500-year-old painting is called "Salvator
Veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor dies at age 79
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NEW DELHI (AP) — Shashi Kapoor, a leading Bollywood actor and producer from the 1970s and '80s, has died after a long illness. He was 79. A family member, Randhir Kapoor, said he passed away Monday at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, where he was being treated for a kidney
Director Bryan Singer departs Queen biopic mid-production
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Bryan Singer has left the Queen biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" in the middle of production. A representative for Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. says Monday that Singer is no longer the director of the film. The Hollywood Reporter reported Monday that Singer failed
'Coco' tops box office for second straight week with $26.1M
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NEW YORK (AP) — In a sleepy post-Thanksgiving weekend at the box office, Pixar's "Coco" remained the top film for the second straight week while a number of Oscar contenders packed theaters in specialty release. "Coco" again easily led all films with $26.1 million in the U.S. and Canada,
Billy Bush says Trump 'Access Hollywood' tape is real
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NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Bush said it was indeed Donald Trump's voice captured on a 2005 "Access Hollywood" tape talking about fame enabling him to grope and try to have sex with women. "Of course he said it," the former "Access Hollywood" and "Today" show personality said in an op-ed published
Sphinx from 90-year-old movie set unearthed in California
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GUADALUPE, Calif. (AP) — Archaeologists working in sand dunes on the central California coast have dug up an intact plaster sphinx that was part of an Egyptian movie set built more than 90 years ago for Cecil B. DeMille's epic "The Ten Commandments." The 300-pound sphinx is the second