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Actor George Clooney said on Friday the refugee crisis is bigger than the headline-grabbing exodus from Syria and Iraq, and he believes Americans "will do the right thing" by rejecting Donald Trump and calls...
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Hollywood star George Clooney
The international premiere at the Berlin film festival for the Coen brothers' "Hail, Caesar!" turned into a debate about refugees on Thursday as the filmmakers and cast found themselves challenged at a...
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Hollywood actress Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep, the most admired actress of her generation, fueled Hollywood's diversity controversy on Thursday when she said that all of humanity originated in Africa.   The three-time Oscar winner, who is in...
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Harrison Ford, in Sydney to promote the hotly anticipated new instalment of the franchise, "The Force Awakens", says it was when stepped back on the new "Star Wars" set that he really felt at home.
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LONDON (AP) — British health authorities announced Thursday they have issued criminal charges against the producers of Star Wars: The Force Awakens over an on-set accident in which Harrison Ford broke...
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Oscars statuette
We've all yawned each year as Oscar winners rush through the names of the people they want to thank during their brief acceptance speeches, hoping no one is forgotten.   Well, things are about to change....

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Abdullah Mohamed Hani Zaher, 23, hopes for a fair trail as state prosecutors build their case...

Art news

'Ever wanted to climb into a painting? The Art Institute of Chicago has recreated the bedroom featured in Vincent Van Gogh's famous paintings, and it's for rent on Airbnb.
For rent: Vincent Van Gogh's inner sanctum.   In true 21st-century...
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Literature

The 2016 Cairo International Book Fair is set to begin on January 27 and run...
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History

French historian Jean-Pierre Filiu, a professor of Middle East studies at the...
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Cinema/TV

Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon win Robert Bush awards in Berlin International Film Festival
The Berlin International Film Festival kicked off on Thursday with a star-...
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Fashion

X Factor victor Louisa Johnson reflects on hopes and dreams after becoming the youngest ever winner. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
 
After winning "X Factor" last week and fans over with her powerful...
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Music


 

Kanye West performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
 
More than 20 million viewers watched rapper and fashion designer Kanye West put...
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