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Judge rejects bid by Polanski’s 1977 rape victim to end case

A Los Angeles judge on Friday rejected a request by the woman who was raped by director Roman Polanski 40 years ago to have the criminal case against him dismissed.
Source: Reuters | 2017/8/20 14:53:39

Bieber drops new song, still wants to be ‘Friends’

Justin Bieber may have canceled a world tour, been banned from China and issued a recent confessional, but he still wants to be friends, if his new song is anything to go by.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/20 14:48:40

Swift goes blank on social media

Taylor Swift, one of the most popular celebrities on social media, wiped all her accounts on Friday, sending fans into a frenzy over whether the pop singer had been hacked, was preparing to launch a new album.
Source: Reuters | 2017/8/20 14:48:39

Diana: The fashionista who shook up the royal dress code

Princess Diana revolutionized the royal dress code with the help of some of the world's greatest designers during a glamorous life that came to a tragic end 20 years ago this month.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/17 23:35:02

One last time

Daniel Craig, the British actor who famously complained he'd rather slash his wrists than play James Bond a fifth time, has finally confirmed he's returning as 007 after all... one last time.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/17 17:28:39

Emma Stone tops list of best paid actresses

Oscar-winning Emma Stone capped a perfect 12 months on Wednesday as she knocked Jennifer Lawrence off the top spot on Forbes' 2017 list of the world's highest-paid actresses.
Source: CGTN | 2017/8/17 13:04:21

The fraternity of artists keeping Elvis alive

Matthew Boyce feels like a superhero when he zips himself into a spangly Elvis Presley jumpsuit and sprints on stage to blast through a hip-thrusting, pulsating track by the King.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/16 17:18:39

Polanski faces fresh accusations

A third woman came forward Tuesday to accuse Roman Polanski of sexual assault when she was a minor, four decades after he went on the run for raping another girl.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/16 17:13:39

Oscar winner director Polanski faces new accusation of sexual assault

A 59-year-old woman on Tuesday accused famous director Roman Polanski of sexual assault conducted in 1973 when she was a minor, 40 years after he went on the run for raping a 13-year-old girl.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 12:02:01

Hollywood super star calls on fans to identify white supremacists in Charlottesville

Jennifer Lawrence, the highest-paid actress in the world, made an emotional plea Monday for fans to help identify white supremacists in the fatal "Unite the Right" rally in the US state of Virginia.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/15 11:57:44

Chinese pianist Li Yundi to begin concert tour of five Chinese cities with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

Chinese pianist Li Yundi will share the stage with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra for a series of concerts in China as a part of pre-celebration events for the 100th anniversary of Polish independence in 2018, Wu Promotion, the promoters of the event, announced in Beijing Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 17:33:39

O.J. Simpson' s car chased by LA police in 1994 to hit market

The white Ford Bronco that was used by former soccer superstar O.J. Simpson in the infamous chase in 1994 when he tried to evade Los Angeles police, is up for sale, the local KTLA TV reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 13:25:00

Taylor Swift shaken and humiliated by groping, mom tells trial

Pop superstar Taylor Swift's mother recounted before a US jury Wednesday the moment her "shattered" daughter said she had been groped by a local radio host.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/10 17:03:40

Director made to prove Chinese citizenship as patriotic blockbuster causes controversy

A Chinese director was made to prove his Chinese citizenship after his movie, branded with patriotic passion, grossed more than 3 billion yuan ($446 million) at the box office.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/7 23:33:39

Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood reveals cancer scare

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood revealed Sunday that he underwent surgery earlier this year after a cancerous lesion was found on his lung.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/7 16:33:39

Fox suspends TV host Eric Bolling amid allegations of texted lewd text messages

A host on US cable network Fox News has been suspended during an investigation into allegations that he texted unsolicited lewd images to women co-workers, the company said Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/6 16:03:39

Minister for magic from Harry Potter films dies at 91

The celebrated veteran British actor who played Cornelius Fudge, the minister for magic, in four of the Harry Potter movies, has died aged 91, his family announced Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/4 7:54:59

Top S. Korean film director Kim Ki-duk accused of assault

South Korean prosecutors opened a criminal investigation into multi-award-winning filmmaker Kim Ki-duk Thursday amid allegations that he hit an actress while shooting a movie, a spokesman said.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/3 18:23:39