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Hollywood Pays Tribute to Gene Wilder

The news of Hollywood legend Gene Wilder's death Monday was greeted with shock by his legion of fans and fellow stars, who took to social media to voice their sorrow.

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'Willy Wonka' Star Gene Wilder Dead at 83

Hollywood star Gene Wilder, who delighted audiences with his comic turns in "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" and several Mel Brooks classics including "Blazing Saddles" and "The Producers," died Monday at age 83, Variety magazine reported.

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Fiery Beyonce Dominates MTV Awards

Beyonce on Sunday dominated the MTV Video Music Awards as she won a near-record award haul and awed the audience with a fiery dance medley with an unstated political message.

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MTV to Let Stars Loose in an Unscripted Awards Extravaganza

The MTV Video Music Awards have long been more about the show than the actual winners, and this year the network will go all-out by letting the stars run wild.

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Olympics: A TV Show for Five Billion People

If you tuned into the Olympics, whether on television or your smartphone, then you belong to a multi-billion dollar club of five billion people.

As the International Olympic Committee launches its Olympic Channel, here are five things to know about the biggest broadcasting operation on the planet, a combination of technology and business being raised by the digital revolution to ever new levels.

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San Francisco to Honor Tony Bennett with Statue, Festivities

For as long as anyone can remember, Tony Bennett has been giving to the city where he first sang "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" at the Fairmont Hotel in 1961.

And now, the city is set to pay him back.

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Egypt Takes Anchorwomen Off Air until They Lose Weight

Egypt's state-run television has taken several anchorwomen off the air until they lose weight, the broadcaster's chief told AFP, drawing criticism from rights groups but also praise from some commentators.

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Indian 'Oldest Man Ever' Says Yoga, Celibacy Key to Age

Looking remarkably unlined for his claimed 120 years, an Indian monk who says he is the oldest man to have ever lived puts his longevity down to no sex or spices, and daily yoga. 

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Italy's Tourist Jewel Feels Strain of Fame

Hiking the coastal path that links the medieval fishing villages of Italy's Cinque Terre on its northwest coast is a stop-start affair these days.

Nestled between azure expanses of sea and dry-stone terraced mountains that cascade into the Mediterranean, the rocky way is barely a foot (30 centimetres) wide in places.

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Robert De Niro Opens Sarajevo Film Fest

U.S. actor Robert De Niro was on Friday opened the Sarajevo film festival which honored the star with a lifetime's achievement award.

The 72-year-old, who has starred in over 100 films, received the festival's "Heart of Sarajevo" award in front of 3,000 festival goers at an open air viewing of "Taxi Driver".

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