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American literary giant Philip Roth dead at 85

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Prolific novelist Philip Roth, a dominant force in American literature throughout the latter half of the 20th century, has died at the age of 85. Roth’s death on Tuesday, first reported by the New …

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Han Solo’s ‘Return of the Jedi’ blaster up for auction

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — In the wildly popular “Star Wars” films, Han Solo once told a lightsaber-wielding Luke Skywalker: “Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.” Now, fans of …

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Meghan Markle’s father says he wished he was there during daughter’s wedding

    Meghan Markle’s father, who followed his daughter’s wedding to Prince Harry on TV from California, described it as “emotional and joyful,” and voiced regret he was unable to attend, TMZ reported Saturday. “My baby looks beautiful and she …

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Korean boyband BTS wins Top Social Artist Award at the BBMAs 2018 for 2nd year; Ed Sheeran takes home Top Artist prize

(Eagle News) — The Korean boy band group, BTS, also known as “Beyond The Scene,” won the Top Social Artist Award at the 2018 Billboard Music Award on Sunday, May 20 at the MGM Grand Stand Las Vegas. This is …

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‘Deadpool’ sequel surges to box office lead

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Another weekend, another $100-million-plus superhero opening: This time it was 20th Century Fox’s “Deadpool 2,” with an estimated $125 million take in North American theaters and a huge debut overseas, box office tracker Exhibitor …

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Sarah Geronimo overcome by emotions during Las Vegas concert

By Anna Cui EBC Las Vegas Bureau LAS VEGAS (Eagle News) — An emotional Sarah Geronimo at the middle part of her “THIS 15 ME” concert in Las Vegas held at the Cannery Hotel and Casino apologized to the audience …

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Videographics: Details of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

  The wedding of Prince Harry and the American former actress Meghan Markle will take place on May 19 at Windsor Castle, 30 km west of London. The ceremony is due to start at 12 noon at St George’s Chapel. …

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King of pop Michael Jackson to get street name in Detroit

CHICAGO, United States (AFP) — The king of pop will be honored in Motown with a street named Michael Jackson Avenue, officials announced on Thursday in Detroit. The city, which has a rich history of nurturing American musical talent, will …

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Whitney Houston abused as child — documentary

CANNES, France (AFP) — A new documentary about the life of Whitney Houston claims that the singer was sexually abused as a child by her cousin, soul musician Dee Dee Warwick. The revelation in “Whitney”, which was made with the co-operation of …

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: a tale of love at first sight

by Robin MILLARD Agence France-Presse LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — It was love at first sight for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who both quickly sensed their brief encounter on a blind date could blossom into something much, much bigger. …

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Hollywood glitters as ‘Star Wars’ stages ‘Solo’ premiere

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Lucasfilm brought the biggest party in the galaxy to Hollywood on Thursday as hundreds of fans gathered under the Millennium Falcon for the world premiere of the latest “Star Wars” spin-off. “Solo: A Star Wars …

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Pop star Chris Brown named in sex assault lawsuit

by Jocelyne Zablit Agence France Presse LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — A Los Angeles woman filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against Chris Brown and a fellow rapper, alleging she was repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted at Brown’s home during …

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