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Oscar Nominees in Main Categories

Here are the nominees in key categories for the 91st Academy Awards, to be handed out on Sunday in Hollywood.

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Designer Karl Lagerfeld to be Cremated without Ceremony

Karl Lagerfeld will be cremated without ceremony and his ashes are likely to be scattered with those of his mother and lover, his label said Wednesday.

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Lagerfeld's Creations Shone on the Red Carpet

Late fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld earned himself a special place on the red carpet, designing clothes for a handpicked group of actresses and displaying his knack for melding the modern with the classic.

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Melania Trump Salutes 'Creative Genius' Karl Lagerfeld

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, a former model, on Tuesday paid brief tribute to iconic designer Karl Lagerfeld, who died Tuesday at age 85.

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Could Lagerfeld's Cat Choupette Inherit His Millions?

Karl Lagerfeld's cat Choupette was already the most famous cat in fashion.

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Fashion Designer Karl Lagerfeld Dead

Superstar designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85, his fashion label Chanel confirmed on Tuesday.

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French Court Okays Screening of Film on Priest's Abuse of Boy Scouts

A French court Monday approved cinema screenings of an award-winning director's new film about the real-life story of a priest accused of sexually abusing boy scouts, even though the case has yet to come to trial.

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Making 'Capernaum' Was a Duty: Oscar Contender Labaki

For Lebanon's Nadine Labaki, whose social-realist epic "Capernaum" is an Oscar contender for best foreign film, the toughest battle is only just beginning.

Her heart-wrenching story of poverty and survival in Beirut's wretched underclass won a 15-minute standing ovation and the Jury Prize in Cannes last year.

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Two Pussy Riot Members Kicked Off Plane Drunk in Spain

Two members of Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot were kicked off a plane at Barcelona airport because they were drunk, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.

Maria Alekhina and Kyril Masheka were on board a flight bound for Milan on Tuesday afternoon but were so drunk that the pilot called the police.

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Bale Says Cheney a Much Richer Film Character than Trump

"Vice" star Christian Bale said Monday that Dick Cheney made for a much richer movie character than Donald Trump ever could because he exercised his massive power "in the shadows."

Speaking at the Berlin film festival where the Oscar-nominated movie is screening out of competition, the Welsh actor said the former U.S. vice president had been "phenomenally pivotal for the last few decades in America and global situations in politics".

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