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‘M: I6’ shoot halted as Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt

Posted by on 17/08/2017
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‘M: I6’ shoot halted as Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt

‘M: I6’ shoot halted as Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt

“Mission: Impossible 6” has halted filming after Tom Cruise broke his ankle in a botched stunt, the director confirmed Wednesday, while vowing not to push the release date back. Cruise, known for performing his own death-defying stunts, was injured as he leapt between buildings while attached to cables, slamming into a concrete wall. “M: I6” […]

Emma Stone tops list of best paid actresses

Posted by on 17/08/2017
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Emma Stone tops list of best paid actresses

Emma Stone tops list of best paid actresses

Oscar-winning Emma Stone capped a perfect 12 months on Wednesday as she knocked Jennifer Lawrence off the top spot on Forbes’ 2017 list of the world’s highest-paid actresses. Stone, 28, who won best actress for her role as a struggling performer in “La La Land,” made $26 million in pre-tax earnings in the year up […]

$28.75 charge to visit Elvis’ grave during vigil upsets fans

Posted by on 16/08/2017
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$28.75 charge to visit Elvis’ grave during vigil upsets fans

$28.75 charge to visit Elvis’ grave during vigil upsets fans

For nearly four decades, fans of the late singer Elvis Presley have made a solemn procession past his grave at his Graceland mansion during the annual candlelight vigil commemorating his death, without paying a penny. This year, on the 40th anniversary of the rock ‘n’ roll icon’s death, it cost them $28.75. Many fans were […]

Taylor Swift hopes verdict inspires assault victims

Posted by on 15/08/2017
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Taylor Swift hopes verdict inspires assault victims

Taylor Swift hopes verdict inspires assault victims

Immediately after a jury determined that Taylor Swift had been groped by a radio station host before a concert in Denver, the singer-songwriter turned to one of her closest allies – her mother – and later said she hoped the verdict would inspire other victims of sexual assault. Swift hugged her crying mother after the […]

Stunt driver dies while filming ‘Deadpool 2’

Posted by on 15/08/2017
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Stunt driver dies while filming ‘Deadpool 2’

Stunt driver dies while filming ‘Deadpool 2’

“Deadpool 2” star Ryan Reynolds is mourning the death of a motorcycle stunt driver killed during production Monday. Reynolds released a statement on Twitter a few hours after the accident near the waterfront in downtown Vancouver. “Today, we tragically lost a member of our crew while filming Deadpool,” the actor wrote. “We’re heartbroken, shocked and […]

Annabelle scares up $35m, jolting sleepy box office

Posted by on 14/08/2017
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Annabelle scares up $35m, jolting sleepy box office

Annabelle scares up $35m, jolting sleepy box office

The “Conjuring” spinoff “Annabelle: Creation” scared up an estimated $35 million in North American theaters over the weekend, making it easily the top film and giving the lagging August box office a shot in the arm. The opening came close to matching the film’s predecessor, “Annabelle,” which opened with $37.1 million in October 2014. Warner […]

Love is in the air on India’s first LGBT radio show

Posted by on 14/08/2017
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Love is in the air on India’s first LGBT radio show

Love is in the air on India’s first LGBT radio show

Outspoken Indian gay rights activist Harish Iyer is used to fighting for equal rights but over the last month he has turned into a messenger of love. He is the host of “Gaydio”, the first radio show dedicated to lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) issues in India, where homosexuality is a taboo and gay […]

Elvis: 40 years since the death of ‘the King’

Posted by on 13/08/2017
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Elvis: 40 years since the death of ‘the King’

Elvis: 40 years since the death of ‘the King’

Elvis Presley, American icon and King of rock ‘n’ roll, transformed popular culture, sold over a billion records and is idolized as ever on the 40th anniversary of his tragic death. His Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee-the second most famous home in the United States after the White House-expects more than 50,000 people to descend […]

Judge tosses radio DJ’s claim that Taylor Swift got him fired

Posted by on 13/08/2017
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Judge tosses radio DJ’s claim that Taylor Swift got him fired

Judge tosses radio DJ’s claim that Taylor Swift got him fired

A US judge on Friday dismissed claims that pop superstar Taylor Swift got a radio DJ fired, but court proceedings will continue to consider the singer’s allegations that he sexually assaulted her. David Mueller has accused Swift of slandering him to his radio station, alleging her complaint led to his unfair dismissal. Swift is counter-suing […]

Bollywood film spotlights India’s toilet shortage

Posted by on 12/08/2017
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Bollywood film spotlights India’s toilet shortage

Bollywood film spotlights India’s toilet shortage

Bollywood may be famous for its blingy song and dance numbers, but a new movie released Friday deals with a distinctly less glamorous subject-India’s chronic lack of toilets. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made building more toilets a key priority in the country of 1.25 billion people, around half of whom still have to go […]

Review: Love somehow shines through ‘The Glass Castle’

Posted by on 09/08/2017
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Review: Love somehow shines through ‘The Glass Castle’

Review: Love somehow shines through ‘The Glass Castle’

Any parents of young children – or anyone thinking of hearing the pitter-patter of little feet – are urged to go to their local movie theater and see “The Glass Castle.” Not as a how-to guide, mind you. No, that might actually get you thrown in jail. They should go see it instead as a […]

Bangladesh film star turns Islamic preacher

Posted by on 09/08/2017
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Bangladesh film star turns Islamic preacher

Bangladesh film star turns Islamic preacher

A Bangladeshi film star who became an Islamic preacher said yesterday he wants to use his fame to draw young people in the Muslim-majority nation to the faith. Ananta Jalil is the latest actor to take up the practice after 22-year-old Naznin Akter Happy, whose decision to become an ultra-conservative Islamic preacher was the subject […]

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