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  • 22.05.2017 16:32

    CANNES, France – Unveiling a new chapter in her already-considerable career, Nicole Kidman has brought four projects to Cannes this year, making her almost ubiquitous at the French Riviera festival. “I’m at that place in my life where I&

  • 22.05.2017 15:56

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – A teen Instagram dancing sensation has gone from online to on-air after Katy Perry invited him to show off his moves during her “Saturday Night Live” performance this weekend. Fifteen-year-old Russell Horning took the &#

  • 22.05.2017 15:20

    AUSTIN, Texas – A transgender “bathroom bill” reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas, though it may only apply to public schools. A broader proposal m

  • 22.05.2017 14:08

    TORONTO – When moviegoers started passing out during a Canadian screening of French gore flick “Raw” last year, director Julia Ducournau took it in stride. She knew bringing her movie about a cannibalistic student to the Toronto Internat

  • 22.05.2017 13:32

    JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesian police detained dozens of men including several foreigners in a weekend raid on a gay sauna in the capital, another sign of growing hostility to homosexuality in the world’s most populous Muslim nation. Police s

  • 22.05.2017 10:32

    Drake was a high roller in Las Vegas, beating Adele’s record for most wins at the Billboard Music Awards. Cher and Celine Dion each reflected on their own iconic careers and amazing songs on Sunday night’s awards show, while a moment of silenc

  • 22.05.2017 09:14

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. – With laughter, hugs and tears — and the requisite death-defying stunts — the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus received its final standing ovation Sunday night as it performed its last show. “We are, forevermore,

  • 22.05.2017 09:14

    A list of winners in the top categories at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, held Sunday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. — Top artist: Drake. — Top Hot 100 song: The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey, “Closer.” — Top Billboard 200 album: Drake,

  • 22.05.2017 06:14

    The Latest on the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas (all times local): 6:47 p.m. Celine Dion performed her classic “My Heart Will Go On,” at the Billboard Music Awards 20 years after the song was a chart topper. Th

  • 22.05.2017 01:26

    CANNES, France – Jake Gyllenhaal says he was motivated by one goal above all others while shooting the fantasy “Okja”: making his Korean director giggle. “It’s legitimately fun to get him to laugh off-camera,” Gyllenhaa

  • 22.05.2017 00:50

    NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – Oprah Winfrey advised Smith College graduates to seek fulfilment by serving others and live with intention during the school’s commencement Sunday. The author, actress and former talk show host addressed more than 600 grad

  • 21.05.2017 23:38

    MONTREAL – Ask any Montrealer and they’ll tell you: the bagels taste different here. Chewy, sesame-rolled and slightly sweet, Montreal bagels have become internationally famous — and as Joe Morena would say, it may be better not to mess

  • 21.05.2017 20:38

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – American country singer Toby Keith held a concert in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on the sidelines of President Donald Trump’s first overseas visit. The concert was free and open to men only. Saudis in attendance have post

  • 21.05.2017 20:38

    CANNES, France – Clint Eastwood regaled the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday with stories from his long career and left open a possible return to acting. Eastwood was honoured with several screenings of his films, including one marking the 25th annive

  • 21.05.2017 18:50

    Drake will walk into the 2017 Billboard Music Awards already a winner: He earned 10 early awards Sunday morning. The rapper and the electronic dance duo the Chainsmokers were top contenders with 22 nominations each. The early winners announced Sunday by d

  • 21.05.2017 18:50

    OAKLAND, Calif. – Dorothea Lange was driving by a pea pickers’ camp on the California coast when she stumbled across a weary mother and her many children huddled in a lean-to. It was 1936, during the throes of the Great Depression, and Lange t

  • 21.05.2017 18:14

    The City of Vancouver says the improvements to the popular False Creek bike lane on the seawall are almost finished for the season.

  • 21.05.2017 17:38

    CANNES, France – Adam Sandler is far from a Cannes Film Festival regular, but the American comedian was the toast of the event Sunday, earning some of the best reviews of his career for Noah Baumbach’s “The Meyerowitz Stories.” Bau

  • 21.05.2017 16:26

    PHILADELPHIA – A crucial phase of comedian Bill Cosby’s sex assault trial starts Monday when lawyers gather in Pittsburgh to pick the jury that will weigh his case. The jury must decide if the 79-year-old actor drugged and molested a Temple Un

  • 21.05.2017 14:38

    WEST WARWICK, R.I. – A memorial park is opening at the site of a 2003 nightclub fire in Rhode Island that killed 100 people. A Sunday ceremony will officially open the memorial to The Station nightclub fire in West Warwick. Hundreds of people are ex

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