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Apple Music banks on `Carpool Karaoke` fans paying for star pairings

Apple Music banks on `Carpool Karaoke` fans paying for star pairings

Published 04/08/2017

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`Will & Grace` return promises laughs, and a touch of Trump

`Will & Grace` return promises laughs, and a touch of Trump

Published 03/08/2017

Comedy "Will & Grace," the television show credited with bringing gay men and women into mainstream pop culture long before gay marriage was legal, will return in September for not just one, but two seasons, broadcaster NBC said on Thursday. [more…]

Bieber says he`s `never going to be perfect` after tour cancellation

Bieber says he`s `never going to be perfect` after tour cancellation

Published 03/08/2017

Justin Bieber offered a mea culpa to his fans saying he was "never going to be perfect" but hoped to learn from his mistakes, after a tumultuous week in which he abruptly canceled the rest of his world tour and accidentally hit a photographer with his truck. [more…]

Michelangelo`s unrealized marble dream comes true in Italian quarry

Michelangelo`s unrealized marble dream comes true in Italian quarry

Published 02/08/2017

In 1517, Michelangelo climbed Mount Altissimo in Tuscany and found the marble of his dreams. [more…]

Bubbles in Hong Kong harbor are Japanese artist`s thought-stirrer

Bubbles in Hong Kong harbor are Japanese artist`s thought-stirrer

Published 02/08/2017

Millions of bubbles floated across Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour on Wednesday, the latest public art exhibition by Japanese artist Shinji Ohmaki. [more…]

`Concrete Jungle Book` musical swaps bare necessities for harsh realities

`Concrete Jungle Book` musical swaps bare necessities for harsh realities

Published 02/08/2017

Inspired by Rudyard Kipling's famous fables, "The Concrete Jungle Book" offers a gritty outlook on life where tigers and forests have been replaced by homeless people and refugees struggling to survive in an urban jungle filled with drugs and knife crime. [more…]

Seven Welsh priests walk into a bar, get mistaken for stag party

Seven Welsh priests walk into a bar, get mistaken for stag party

Published 01/08/2017

Seven Roman Catholic priests were refused service in a Welsh pub after staff mistook them for a stag party in fancy dress. [more…]

Angelina Jolie `upset` over backlash to Cambodia film casting process

Angelina Jolie `upset` over backlash to Cambodia film casting process

Published 31/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Actor and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie attends a conference at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, March 15, 2017.

Angelina Jolie responded to growing backlash over the casting process for her latest film, saying she was "upset" that an improvised scene during auditions had been misconstrued as taking real money away from impoverished children.

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HBO urges critics of slavery drama to hold fire after Twitter outcry

HBO urges critics of slavery drama to hold fire after Twitter outcry

Published 31/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: David Benioff (L) and Dan Weiss, creators and executive producers, arrive for the season premiere of HBO's "Game of Thrones" in San Francisco, California March 23, 2015.

Cable channel HBO urged critics of its planned slavery-themed drama "Confederate" to reserve judgment until the show develops further, in response to an intense social media campaign demanding that the project be axed.

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`Smiley face` rakes in big bucks for creator

`Smiley face` rakes in big bucks for creator

Published 31/07/2017

Cast member James Corden attends the premiere for "The Emoji Movie" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 23, 2017.

It's the multi-million dollar smile known and used the world over.

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