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Roman Polanski Weighing Legal Riposte after Latest Rape Claim

Roman Polanski may sue the French newspaper that published accusations he raped a former actress in the 1970s, his lawyer said Sunday, as he comes under renewed fire over the latest claim of sexual assault to emerge against the Oscar-winning director in recent years.

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Film Star Deneuve 'Responding Well' to Treatment after Stroke

French screen legend Catherine Deneuve is recovering well in hospital after suffering a stroke while shooting a film in a hospital, a member of her entourage told AFP on Friday.

"She is responding well to treatment. The stroke was really limited in scale. She was very lucky to be admitted very quickly to hospital where she was taken ill in the middle of filming," the source said.

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Israel Film Gets inside Head of Yitzhak Rabin's Killer

An Israeli film released to coincide with the 24th anniversary of the assassination of former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin offers fresh insight into his killer -- and contemporary politics in Israel. 

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'If Only' Mary Poppins Had Been Trump's Nanny

If Mary Poppins had been U.S. President Donald Trump's nanny, she would have "shaped him up pretty quickly," says Julie Andrews, the actress who immortalized the singing governess with magical powers on the big screen. 

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Meghan Markle Says Motherhood a 'Struggle' under Spotlight

Meghan Markle has admitted becoming a mother while living under an intense media spotlight has been a "struggle".

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Top Writer Sinks TV Doctors Myth: 'They're Too Busy to Care'

Television medical dramas do not show how cynical and jaded doctors are in real life, doctor-turned-scriptwriting star Jed Mercurio said Wednesday. 

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'Joker' Tops N. American Box Office for Second Week

Warner Bros.' "Joker" laughed all the way to the box office again this weekend as it took $55.9 million in North American movie theaters, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said Monday.

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For Huda Kattan, Beauty Has Become a Billion-Dollar Business

From a humble start of leaving the world of finance to write a beauty blog, Huda Kattan now has become one of the most recognizable names in makeup around the world.

The 36-year-old Iraqi-American now runs her eponymous empire Huda Beauty, a makeup line valued at $1.2 billion that has fast become a favorite among A-list celebrities and artists around the world.

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Britain's William and Kate to Begin 'Complex' Tour of Pakistan

Prince William and his wife Kate will arrive in Pakistan late Monday for their "most complex" tour to date, British officials said, with Islamabad eager to tout improved security after years of violent militancy.

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Online Streaming Giants Battle for Asian Audiences

Acclaimed director David Michod's epic "The King" was one of four major Netflix productions screened at Asia's largest film festival this week, underlining how streaming services are increasingly challenging Hollywood and traditional media for the attention of artists -- and viewers.

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