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Kim Kardashian announces birth of third child, this one by surrogate

LOS ANGELES: Kim Kardashian and her rapper husband Kanye West announced their third child on Tuesday, a girl born to a surrogate. “Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl,” Kardashian said in a message on her app. The couple thanked the unidentified surrogate “who made our dreams come true with the greatest...

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Kim Kardashian announces birth of third child, this one by surrogate

LOS ANGELES: Kim Kardashian and her rapper husband Kanye West announced their third child on Tuesday, a girl born to a surrogate. “Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl,” Kardashian said in a message on her app. The couple thanked the unidentified surrogate “who made our dreams come true with the greatest...

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Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan dies at 46

DUBLIN: Dolores O‘Riordan — the lead singer of rock group The Cranberries — died suddenly on Monday at the age of 46 during a trip to London for a recording session, her publicist said. The Irish group — which combined indie guitar with O‘Riordan’s distinctive Irish lilt and yoddle — shot to fame with hits like “Linger” and “Zombie” to become...

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Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ dominates MLK weekend, ‘The Post’ leads newcomers

LOS ANGELES: Sony’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” is dominating the North American box office to easily win the four-day Martin Luther King Jr. weekend with about $33.4 million at 3,849 sites, estimates showed Sunday. Fox’s “The Post” is leading the rest of the pack handily and topped forecasts with $22.2 million at 2,819 locations for Friday-Monday after expanding from...

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‘Feminist’ Deneuve apologises to sex assault victims

PARIS: French film star Catherine Deneuve who touched off a worldwide feminist backlash over an open letter she had signed bashing the #MeToo movement apologised to victims of sexual assault, and said there was "nothing good" about harassment. "I warmly greet all the victims of these hideous acts who might have felt offended by that letter which appeared in Le Monde...

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Sheeran, Dua Lipa lead Brit Award nominations

Ed Sheeran's latest best-selling album is up against four debut offerings at this year's Brit Awards, including one by breakthrough pop star Dua Lipa, who also dominated Saturday's nominations. Singer-songwriter Sheeran, whose "Divide" was the fastest-selling album ever for a male solo artist in Britain, is nominated in the best solo artist and best album categories for the February 21...

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DiCaprio to star in Charles Manson-era Tarantino movie

LOS ANGELES: Leonardo DiCaprio will star in a movie set around the Charles Manson murders, Hollywood entertainment publications reported on Friday, but he will not play the role of the American cult leader. DiCaprio will instead take the part of an aging, out-of-work actor in the as-yet untitled movie being produced and directed by Oscar-winner Quentin Tarantino, Variety and Deadline.com...

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Celebrities call for #JusticeforZainab to end girls’ rape, murder in Pakistan

KARACHI: The rape and murder of a young girl in Pakistan has sparked calls for #JusticeforZainab around the world, amid anger over a spate of unresolved child sex crimes in the conservative nation. Police recovered the body of Zainab Ansari — aged seven — on Tuesday from a garbage dumpster in the town of Kasur in eastern Pakistan, four days...

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Pakistani soap operas seek to break taboos

ISLAMABAD: In life, she chased fame, hoping to make her mark in Pakistani society. In death, murdered social media starlet Qandeel Baloch may have achieved her goal. Today she is a household name, and her tragic story has been turned into a soap opera -- one of several immensely popular TV shows seeking to challenge the country´s conservative taboos. ´Baaghi´,...

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Fans shake, rattle and roll at Australia’s Elvis festival

SYDNEY: Hundreds of hip-shaking and wig-wearing Elvis Presley lookalikes and fans of the late King of Rock and Roll took trains from Sydney bound for Australia’s annual Elvis festival on Thursday. Strains of “I Was The One” rang out along the platforms of Sydney’s Central railway terminal as jumpsuited, coiffed and guitar-wielding passengers boarded the “Elvis Express” and “Blue Suede...

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Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan get wedding music tips on radio station visit

LONDON: Britain’s Prince Harry and his US fiancee Meghan Markle were given some street-level tips for their wedding music as they visited a pioneering radio station in south London on Tuesday. Harry, fifth-in-line to the throne, and actress Markle, best known for the TV legal drama “Suits”, announced their engagement in November, with the wedding set for May at Queen...

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Gwyneth Paltrow to give marriage a second shot

LOS ANGELES: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow on Monday announced her engagement to US television producer Brad Falchuk, saying she had decided to give marriage a second shot after accepting “the soul-stretching, pattern-breaking opportunities” of intimacy. Paltrow, 45, who famously described her 2014 separation from her Coldplay frontman husband Chris Martin as a “conscious uncoupling,” confirmed the engagement in an interview for...

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P!nk to sing national anthem at Super Bowl LII

Pink will get the Super Bowl party started by singing the national anthem before the championship game in Minneapolis on February 4, the NFL said on Monday. The performance will mark the Grammy award-winning singer’s first appearance on the Super Bowl stage, which has been graced by artists such as Luke Bryan, Lady Gaga, and Idina Menzel in recent years....

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Everyone should be sacked if Oscars flub happens again: Kimmel

UNITED STATES: Late night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel was amused by last year´s best film "flub" at the Oscars -- but said any repeat should result in everyone at his network getting sacked. The Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences, which organizes the prestigious annual prizegiving, was left red-faced in February last year when Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway announced...

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‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ roars past ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ ‘Insidious 4’

LOS ANGELES: Sony’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” handily won the first box office weekend of 2018 over the launch of “Insidious: The Last Key” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” with $36 million at 3,801 North American locations. The fourth installment of the “Insidious” horror franchise scared up a surprisingly strong $29.3 million at 3,116 sites for Universal. Disney-Lucasfilm’s...

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Oprah Winfrey claims lifetime Golden Globe, calls for ‘a new day’

LOS ANGELES: Oprah Winfrey became the first black woman to be awarded a Golden Globe for lifetime achievement on Sunday, delivering an impassioned speech in support of those who have exposed sexual misconduct in Hollywood and beyond. Actress, movie and television producer, and chief executive of her OWN cable channel, Winfrey, 63, was celebrated as a role model for women...

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Mehwish Hayat celebrated her 35th birthday! Check out pictures here:

KARACHI: Pakistani diva, Mehwish Hayat rang in her 35th year on January 6 in Dubai. She posted pictures on her Instagram account. The actress has had a great previous year with her film Punjab Nai Jaungi breaking records across the country. She will be next seen in Load Wedding opposite Fahad Mustafa this year. Fans and friends took to social...

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