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James Bond legend Roger Moore, British actor Idris Elba
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James Bond legend Roger Moore insisted Saturday he had said nothing racist about fellow British actor Idris Elba -- tipped to play the superspy next -- in a French magazine interview.   The 87-year-old star,...
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Musician Ed Sheeran poses with his wax figure at Madame Tussauds museum in the Manhattan borough of New York May 28, 2015. 
 
After six Grammy nominations, several hit songs and numerous sold-out concerts, singer Ed Sheeran donated a few hours to Madame Tussauds sculptors who worked to create his likeness, revealed on Thursday. "They put...
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A pile of books
"The Girl on the Train" ousted James Patterson's "14th Deadly Sin" from the No. 1 spot on the U.S. bestsellers list on Thursday. Data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and...
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Hollywood star Tom Cruise
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PARAMOUNT will release Mission: Impossible 5 on July 31 in the US, positioning it nicely to become a major summer blockbuster. The sequel starring Tom Cruise was originally due to bow on Dec 25. While the...
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Hollywood actor Johnny Depp
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Johnny Depp has reemerged as Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” after a one-month delay. And a just-released photo of the actor is proof. Depp suffered a hand injury on the...

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 B.B. King performs at the 32nd annual B.B. King Homecoming concert
With music, singing and tears, hundreds of mourners in Memphis bade farewell to...
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Literature

Muslims slaughtering sacrifial sheep during first day of Eid al-Adha, Nuba, 26 October 2012.
Nubians are celebrating the launch of the first alphabetical dictionary of...
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History

The sun sets behind ruined columns at the historical city of Palmyra, in the Syrian desert, some 240km (150 miles) northeast the capital of Damascus in this file photo taken on November 12, 2010. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri
Islamic State group fighters have entered the museum in the ancient Syrian city...
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Women in the life of Omar Sharif
One cannot talk about Omar Sharif without addressing the women in his life, a...
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Fashion

Rihanna arrives at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York, on May 5, 2015
Among the opulent outfits on display at last week's Met Gala, one dramatic...
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Music

Singer Mans Zelmerloew representing Sweden poses with the trophy after winning the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria, May 24, 2015.
 
Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow won the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in...
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