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More than just a pretty picture: “Picture Character” documentary gives insight into world of emojis

By Joanne Soriano EBC New York Bureau NEW YORK (Eagle News) — How often do you receive or send emojis when communicating with family and friends? The emoji, a Japanese term for “picture character,” has grown in popularity across generations …

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George R.R. Martin hints at different ‘Game of Thrones’ ending

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — “Game of Thrones” fans have been dissecting the series finale — and complaining about it — for two days now, but they may get another shot at elation, or disappointment. Author George R.R. Martin …

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Pitt and DiCaprio: Hollywood heartthrobs who push their limits

by Thomas URBAIN NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — The stars were aligned for Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio to put their dashing good looks to use on big-budget films, but both Hollywood golden boys have instead taken on more …

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GoT finale draws staggering 19.3 million viewers

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The finale of “Game of Thrones” drew a staggering 19.3 million viewers in the US Sunday evening, cementing the fantasy epic’s status as the most watched television series in HBO history. The streaming service …

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‘John Wick’ opens strongly as ‘Avengers’ nears historic mark

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — “Avengers: Endgame” finally yielded the top spot at the North American box office this weekend to the latest “John Wick” action film, but the Marvel Studios/Disney blockbuster edged closer to historic status as the …

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Keanu Reeves sinks hands, feet at Hollywood’s Chinese Theatre

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Actor Keanu Reeves signed his name and sunk his hands and feet in fresh cement Tuesday in front of the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. More than 30 years have passed since the star …

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Avengers’ still tops in N.America but ‘Pikachu’ shows spark

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — “Avengers: Endgame” led the North American box office for a third week running, but the cuddly creatures of a new “Pokemon” movie gave the superheroes a run for its money, final figures showed Monday. …

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Hollywood icon Doris Day dead at 97

By Jocelyne Zablit Agence France-Presse LOS ANGELES, California (AFP) — Doris Day, the US screen icon famed for her wholesome, girl-next-door appeal in a string of box office hits, died Monday at age 97, her foundation said. The Doris Day …

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Hollywood icon Doris Day dead at 97, her foundation announces: US media

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) —  Doris Day, the US screen icon famed for her wholesome, girl-next-door appeal in a string of box office hits, died Monday at age 97, her foundation said in a statement to US media. The Doris …

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Anne Hathaway gets Hollywood Walk of Fame star

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Actress Anne Hathaway was honored Thursday with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, while promoting her new movie “The Hustle.” “I’m really very moved by every aspect of this,” said Hathaway, 36, …

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Prince Harry and Meghan name ‘dream’ son Archie

by Mathilde BELLENGER LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Britain’s Prince Harry and wife Meghan on Wednesday announced their new “dream” son’s name is Archie, hours after showing him off to the world for the first time. “The Duke and Duchess …

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‘Avengers’ blast past ‘Titanic’ to all-time No. 2

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Disney and Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” has stormed into historic territory, earning $2.19 billion worldwide in less than two weeks to become the No. 2 film of all time, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. …

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