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Shakira and Pique May have Another Athlete in the Family

Shakira and pro soccer player Gerard Pique may have another athlete in the family.

On Wednesday, Shakira, 38, posted a video to Twitter and Facebook of the couple's youngest child, Sasha, who was born in January, in which she appears holding her son in front of a soccer ball.

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Judge to Consider Fate of Convent Katy Perry Wants to Buy

A judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday about whether the Catholic archbishop of Los Angeles can sell a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood to pop singer Katy Perry.

An order of nuns owns the multimillion dollar property and has sold it to a businesswoman who wants to develop it into a hotel and restaurant. The archbishop, however, contends the nuns didn't have authority to make the sale and Perry's $14.5 million offer for the property is a better deal. The archbishop's lawyers have asked a judge to overturn the sale.

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Stallone Puts 'Rocky,' 'Rambo' Memorabilia up for Auction

Sylvester Stallone is parting with memorabilia from the "Rocky" and "Rambo" movies, but he's keeping the two characters alive onscreen.

The 69-year-old entertainer announced Thursday that he'll put hundreds of props and costumes from his 40-year career up for auction in October, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting military charities. Some of the items Stallone has agreed to sell include Rambo's Army jacket and Rocky's gloves, robe and boxing trunks.

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Report: Rolling Stone Sued over Flawed Rape Story

Former fraternity members and graduates from the University of Virginia have sued Rolling Stone magazine over a gang rape story that sparked outrage and eventually had to be retracted, the New York Times reported.

The defamation lawsuit came as news emerged that the editor who oversaw the flawed story -- which was retracted after unprecedented criticism and scrutiny of the iconic publication -- was leaving the magazine.

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Eat, Pray, Shop: Philippine Malls Become the New Town Plazas

As she eyes the colourful ice creams on offer at a Baskin-Robbins in one of Manila's most luxurious shopping centres, Philippine teenager Jamie Gamboa admits to being an incurable mall rat -- but not only for the shopping.

"It is the only place where you can just walk around without having to spend, and there are a lot of things to entertain us," said the petite 16-year-old, surrounded by a gaggle of friends.

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Mel Gibson Back to Aussie Roots to Direct New Movie

Mel Gibson is returning to his Australian roots to direct his first film in a decade, the true story of a conscientious objector who saved 75 men during the Battle of Okinawa in World War II.

The Oscar-winner, whose family moved to Sydney from New York when he was 12, said he was looking forward to filming the drama "Hacksaw Ridge" where he grew up.

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Johnny Depp, Ralph Fiennes Top Venice Film Fest Line-Up

Hollywood stars Johnny Depp and Ralph Fiennes top a powerful line-up at this year's Venice film festival, with US and Italian films dominating the competition for the Golden Lion, from war dramas to rock-star thrillers.

Hearthrob Jake Gyllenhaal of "Brokeback Mountain" fame opens the world's oldest competition, which runs from September 2 to 12, with Baltasar Kormakur's 3D mountain thriller "Everest" from Universal, also starring Keira Knightley and Sam Worthington.

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Ridley Scott, Jean-Marc Vallee Head Toronto Filmfest Lineup

Organizers of the annual Toronto International Film Festival unveiled an ambitious lineup Tuesday leading off with psychological drama "Demolition" by Canadian director Jean-Marc Vallee.

"Alien" director Ridley Scott's eagerly-awaited space adventure "The Martian" will also be among the highlights at the movie fest that runs September 10-20.

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Disneyland Paris Rejects Price Discrimination Claim

Disneyland Paris on Wednesday denied allegations that it overcharges customers from certain countries a day after the European Commission said it had launched a probe.

"Our prices are strictly the same everywhere in the European Union, apart from exchange rates," Disneyland Paris vice president Julien Kauffmann told AFP, adding the only other variations concern special offers.

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Jane Birkin Asks Hermes to Take Name Off Crocodile Handbag

British singer Jane Birkin has asked luxury manufacturer Hermes to remove her name from its crocodile-skin handbag after learning of the "cruel" methods used to make the iconic accessory.

Costing tens of thousands of euros, the Birkin bag is a symbol of wealth and is much-loved by celebrities, but the version made out of crocodile skin has attracted the ire of animal rights activists.

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