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Speculation rising about royal title for Meghan Markle
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LONDON (AP) — With a royal wedding in the works, speculation is rising about the title that will be bestowed on Meghan Markle when she marries Prince Harry in the spring. Will the American actress be a British princess? The answer is: sort of. Markle's future noble ranking partly depends on
Chinese actress Liu Yifei cast as Disney's Mulan
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took a year of searching and nearly 1,000 candidates, but the Walt Disney Studios has found its Mulan. The studio says Wednesday that Chinese actress Liu Yifei will play the warrior in the live-action epic from director Niki Caro. The 30-year-old actress, who is also
Jay-Z leads Grammy noms with 8 as rap, R&B take center stage
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NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z is the leader of the 2018 Grammy Award nominations in a year where the top four categories are heavily dominated by rap and R&B artists, giving the often overlooked genres a strong chance of winning big. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that Jay-Z is nominated for
Royal romance: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to wed next year
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LONDON (AP) — Newly engaged Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Monday lifted the secrecy that had shrouded their 18-month romance, revealing they met on a blind date, bonded during a camping trip under the stars in Botswana and that Harry proposed over a roast chicken dinner at their London home,
Contestant from South Africa wins Miss Universe crown
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who represented South Africa, won the Miss Universe crown Sunday. The 22-year-old, who recently earned a business management degree, was crowned at The AXIS theater at Planet Hollywood casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The runner-up was Miss Colombia
PICK MALDIVES: Great Name for a Great Endeavor
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With a boom Maldivian tourism with numerous resorts and resorts with a range of luxury, the tourism industry in the country is something that many are heavily dependent upon. And the local organizations and groups promoting the Maldivian tourism is not necessary on the low side of the count.
Maldives Travel Awards Gala 2017
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Welcome to the coverage of the MATATO Maldives Travel Awards Gala 2017 live from Adhaaran Select Hudhuranfushi. Winners for the Leading for Leading Airport and City Hotel is Equator Village. With awards for 27 categories will be given out at the Gala tonight, a total of 430 nominations have
Teen idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' star, dies at 67
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NEW YORK (AP) — David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family" and sold millions of records as the musical group's lead singer, died Tuesday at age 67. Cassidy, who announced earlier this year that he had been diagnosed with dementia, died
Disney Animation, Pixar chief John Lasseter taking leave
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just days before Pixar's "Coco" is set to hit theaters, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing "missteps" with employees. The boisterous, Hawaiian shirt-wearing personality behind some of the
AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64
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NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as "Highway to Hell," ''Hells Bells" and "Back in Black," has died. He was 64. AC/DC announced the death Saturday on their official Facebook
Love game: Serena Williams reportedly marries in New Orleans
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The game is love for tennis star Serena Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. The couple got married at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, according to a story and photos posted on Vogue's website on Friday night. Vogue said the celebrity guests at
Green Day releases greatest hits album spanning 30 years
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NEW YORK (AP) — Green Day released a massive greatest hits album on Friday, but the trio isn't saying "Good Riddance" anytime soon. The Grammy Award-winning band and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees released "Greatest Hits: God's Favorite Band," an album that spans about 30 years. Lead
Egypt displays previously unseen King Tut artifacts
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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt opened an exhibition on Wednesday to display previously unseen treasures from King Tutankhamun's famed tomb. At least 55 pieces of fabric decorated with gold that were found in the tomb of the pharaoh, better known as King Tut, will be exhibited in public for the first time
Barbie makes doll of hijab-wearing Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad
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NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Barbie has announced it will sell a doll modeled after Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American fencer who competed in last year's Olympics while wearing a hijab. Mattel Inc. said the doll will be available online next fall. The doll is part of the Barbie "Shero" line that
Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners  at MTV EMAs in London
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LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show that celebrated London's diverse culture, from pubs to pirate radio. Mendes, the 19-year-old Canadian star, also won the best-song