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Miss France crowned Miss Universe in Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A 23-year-old dental student from France won the Miss Universe crown Monday in the annual pageant held this year in the Philippines. Iris Mittenaere from the small town of Lille in northern France said in reply to a final question from pageant host Steve Harvey that
John Hurt, Oscar nominated for
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The versatile actor Sir John Hurt, who could move audiences to tears in "The Elephant Man," terrify them in "Alien," and spoof that very same scene in "Spaceballs," has died. He was 77. Hurt, who battled pancreatic cancer, died Friday in London according to his agent Charles
Pioneering TV actress Mary Tyler Moore dies at 80
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NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Tyler Moore, the star of TV's beloved "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" whose comic realism helped revolutionize the depiction of women on the small screen, died Wednesday. She was 80. Moore gained fame in the 1960s as the frazzled wife Laura Petrie on "The Dick Van Dyke Show."
6 more charged in Kardashian West jewelry heist in Paris
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PARIS (AP) — Hailing the "remarkable work" of French police, Paris prosecutors on Friday announced preliminary charges against six more suspects in the armed jewelry heist of Kim Kardashian West. That brings the total number of people charged so far in the probe to 10. All but one of the
Nintendo: Nintendo Switch game console to launch in March
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TOKYO (AP) — The Nintendo Switch video game console will sell for 29,980 yen (about $260) in Japan, starting March 3, the same date as its global rollout in the U.S. and Europe. The Japanese company promises the device will be packed with the fun features of all its past machines and more. The
Robert De Niro says Meryl Streep's Globe speech was 'great'
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NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood heavyweight Robert De Niro has come to the defense of Meryl Streep. The multiple Oscar-winner wrote a letter of support to his "The Deer Hunter" co-star following fallout after her Golden Globes speech that criticized President-elect Donald Trump. Streep said that
Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt reach divorce pact
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt have reached an agreement to handle their divorce in a private forum and will work together to reunify their family, the actors announced in a joint statement Monday. Their statement released Monday night to The Associated Press said that
Meryl Streep overrated? Donald Trump picks a decorated star
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NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday, calling Meryl Streep "one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood" following her speech Sunday night at the Golden Globe awards. Trump's "overrated" remark follows one he made in 2015 to The Hollywood Reporter in
Paris police: 16 arrested over Kardashian West jewelry heist
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PARIS (AP) — French police arrested at least 16 people Monday in connection with the October theft of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian West, finding weapons and a large amount of cash during multiple raids. Paris police officials said the arrests took place starting
'La La Land,' 'Moonlight' top Golden Globes
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"La La Land" steamrolled through a Jimmy Fallon-hosted Golden Globes that mixed the expected, Champagne-sipping Hollywood celebration with often-voiced concern over president-elect Donald Trump. Though "La La Land" dominated with seven awards, including best motion picture, comedy or musical,
Reynolds, Fisher laid to rest at Hollywood Hills cemetery
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carrie Fisher, who has been laid to rest alongside her mother Debbie Reynolds, was adored by family, friends and fans for her gallows humor and frank talk about her struggles with mental illness. What better home for her ashes then, her brother Todd Fisher and daughter
Michael Keaton reveals why he left Batman franchise
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Keaton has revealed the reason behind his departure from the "Batman" franchise after two films. Keaton starred as the superhero in 1989's "Batman" and 1992's "Batman Returns." Both of those films were directed by Tim Burton. Joel Schumacher was hired to direct
Actress Debbie Reynolds, 84, dies a day after daughter
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Debbie Reynolds, who lit up the screen in "Singin' in the Rain' and other Hollywood classics despite a tumultuous life, has died a day after losing her daughter, Carrie Fisher. Reynolds was 84. Her son, Todd Fisher, said Reynolds died Wednesday. "She's now with Carrie and
Tom Cruise arrives in Maldives for holiday on private jet
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Hollywood star Tom Cruise has arrived in Maldives to enjoy the New Year holiday. “Sun” has been informed that Tom Cruise arrived in style on a private jet on Wednesday morning. He will be spending the holiday with his family in the tourist resort, One & Only Reethi Rah. Tom Cruise has
'Star Wars' actress and author Carrie Fisher dies at 60
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carrie Fisher, a daughter of Hollywood royalty who gained pop-culture fame as Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" and turned her struggles with addiction and mental illness into wickedly funny books, a hit film and a one-woman stage show, died Tuesday after falling ill