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Ariana Grande Resumes Tour in Paris amid Tight Security

Fans turned out Wednesday evening for the resumption of U.S. singer Ariana Grande world tour in Paris, more than two weeks after it was interrupted by the Manchester suicide bomb attack.

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George and Amal Clooney Welcome Birth of Twins

First-time parents George and Amal Clooney welcomed their twin babies, Ella and Alexander, on Tuesday morning in London, the actor's publicist said.

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Bill Cosby Goes on Trial for Sexual Assault

For decades Bill Cosby was "America's Dad," loved by millions for his role as an affable doctor and benevolent father on long-running hit TV sitcom "The Cosby Show."

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Israel Minister Says State Won't Fund Shows with Nudity

Israel's outspoken culture minister is threatening to withhold funding from two productions showing at a top festival because they contain nudity, provoking mockery and claims of censorship.

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Lebanon Officially Bans the New 'Wonder Woman' Movie

Lebanese authorities banned the new "Wonder Woman" movie Wednesday hours before it was due to premiere in the capital and following a campaign against its lead actress, Gal Gadot, who served in the Israeli army, a security official and activists said.

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Pippa Middleton and Husband Honeymoon in Sydney

Pippa Middleton and new husband James Matthews were spotted Wednesday enjoying their honeymoon in Sydney, strolling hand-in-hand near the Opera House before taking a trip on the harbour.

The glamorous pair tied the knot this month at an English country church in a lavish and star-studded wedding, with the bride's sister Kate and husband Prince William attending.

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'Pirates of the Caribbean' Sequel Sails to Top of Box Office

Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequel sailed to the top of the North American box office during the four-day Memorial Day weekend, raking in nearly $78.5 million, industry figures showed Tuesday.

"Dead Men Tell No Tales," the fifth installment in the wildly popular franchise starring Johnny Depp, sunk another major new studio movie -- "Baywatch" -- which came in third place and only managed to bring in a disappointing $23.1 million in ticket sales, Exhibitor Relations said.

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Syria War Takes Role in Ramadan Television Dramas

The sound of the blast in Syria's capital Damascus brought worried residents running, but rather than carnage they found a crew filming one of the country's famed television drama series.

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Extraordinary Life of Explorer Ali Bey Set for Cinema

Adventurer, Orientalist, spy: the remarkable story of Spanish explorer Ali Bey al-Abbassi is to be told on the silver screen for the first time, two centuries after his death.

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Arab TV Series Filmed in Lebanon Showcases Untold Stories of IS Women

They are mothers, daughters, wives -- and suicide bombers: an Arab television drama timed for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan tells the untold stories of women and the Islamic State group.

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