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Actor and playwright Sam Shepard dies from ALS complications

Actor and playwright Sam Shepard dies from ALS complications

Published 31/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: Actor Sam Shepard talks about Discovery Channel's "Klondike" during the Winter 2014 TCA presentations in Pasadena, California, January 9, 2014.

Actor and Pulitzer-winning playwright Sam Shepard has died from complications related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), known as Lou Gehrig's disease, a representative for his family said on Monday.

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French actress Jeanne Moreau dies at 89

French actress Jeanne Moreau dies at 89

Published 31/07/2017

FILE PHOTO - Actress Moreau waves during a photocall for French director Ozon's film "Le Temps Qui Reste" at the 58th Cannes Film Festival, in Cannes, France, May 16, 2005.

Jeanne Moreau, the quintessential French actress whose mother was an English cabaret club dancer, has died at 89.

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`Dunkirk` beats out `Emoji Movie,` `Atomic Blonde` to repeat no. 1

`Dunkirk` beats out `Emoji Movie,` `Atomic Blonde` to repeat no. 1

Published 30/07/2017

Director Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas arrive for the world premiere of Dunkirk in London, Britain, July 13, 2017.

By Seth KelleyLOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - An unlikely battle emerged at the box office this weekend between "The Emoji Movie" and "Dunkirk." As of Sa

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Chinese woman undergoes plastic surgery to evade $3.7 million debt: media

Chinese woman undergoes plastic surgery to evade $3.7 million debt: media

Published 29/07/2017

A 59-year old woman from the central Chinese city of Wuhan transformed her appearance through plastic surgery in order to avoid 25 million yuan ($3.71 million) of personal debts, state news agency Xinhua said.

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Clooney vows to sue French magazine over twins` photos

Clooney vows to sue French magazine over twins` photos

Published 28/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: George Clooney and his wife Amal pose on the red carpet as they arrive for the screening of the film "Money Monster" during the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 12, 2016.

George Clooney on Friday said he would take legal action against a French magazine that published the first photos of his newborn twins.

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UK finance ministry`s top cat toasts first year in office

UK finance ministry`s top cat toasts first year in office

Published 28/07/2017

The HM Treasury name is seen painted on the outside of Britain's Treasury building in central London, Britain November 25, 2015.

Twenty-two mice scurrying around Britain's finance ministry have fallen foul of the chief mouser to the Treasury since he took up residence one year ago with a mission to reduce the government department's rodent population.

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No finders keepers in Berlin as small fortune turned in to police

Published 28/07/2017

A briefcase filled with 3,500 euros ($4,097) along with 22 gold bars weighing a total of 1kg and worth 30,000 euros was discovered beneath a tree by an honest finder who promptly turned over the small fortune to Berlin police, authorities said on Friday.

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Happy birthday carrot cake of sorts for Singapore`s Canola the manatee

Published 26/07/2017

Canola the manatee, hand-raised by her carers since she was abandoned by her mother at birth, celebrated her third birthday at Singapore's River Safari on Wednesday with a 2-metre (6.6-ft) high "cake" made of cabbages, carrots and sweet potato leaves.

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L.A. man accused of smuggling king cobras in potato chip cans

L.A. man accused of smuggling king cobras in potato chip cans

Published 26/07/2017

A king cobra snake seen coming out of container of chips in this udated handout photo obtained July 25, 2017. United States Attorney's Office Central District of California/Handout via REUTERS

A Los Angeles man was arrested on Tuesday after federal prosecutors said he arranged to smuggle into the United States three live, highly venomous king cobra snakes hidden in potato chip canisters.

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No ho-ho-ho-liday as Santas meet in Denmark

No ho-ho-ho-liday as Santas meet in Denmark

Published 25/07/2017

People dressed as Santa Claus take take part in the World Santa Claus Congress, an annual event held every summer at the amusement park Dyrehavsbakken, in Copenhagen. Scanpix Denmark/Nikolai Linares/via REUTERS

It's summertime in Denmark but Santas from around the world are already planning for the festive season, with more than 150 gathering in Copenhagen to share some early Christmas cheer.

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