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Prince Would-Be Heirs Object to Genetic Testing

Two people who say they are heirs to pop icon Prince have objected to a proposal by his estate to ask for genetic tests.

Prince died on April 21 without a will and with no recognized children, leaving a giant question mark on an estate that could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars and includes a vast vault of unreleased material.

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'House of Cards' Author Despairs at 'Wicked' Brexit Debate

As the creator of the books behind Machiavellian television drama "House of Cards", Michael Dobbs knows a thing or two about the dark side of politics. But even he is surprised at the tone of Britain's EU referendum debate.

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Cosby Returns to Pennsylvania Court in Criminal Case

Disgraced television legend Bill Cosby returned to court in Pennsylvania on Tuesday to attend a preliminary hearing over criminal accusations that he sexually assaulted a woman working for a basketball team in 2004.

The 78-year-old, once beloved, pioneering black comedian walked into the courthouse in Norristown just outside Philadelphia, looking somber and dressed in a grey suit, white shirt and patterned tie.

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McCartney nearly Quit Music after Beatles Breakup

Paul McCartney said he began drinking heavily and almost quit music altogether after The Beatles broke up, in an interview due to air this week.

The music icon, now 73, admitted turning to alcohol to cope with the strain of leaving the Fab Four in April 1970, according to extracts of a BBC radio interview released Tuesday.

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Obama Drop-in for Pork Soup Stuns Vietnam Street Shop Owner

She has ladled out countless bowls of her pork noodle soup, but the owner of a Hanoi streetside restaurant says she was stunned when Barack Obama strolled in, pulled up a plastic stool and slurped down Vietnam's famed "bun cha" delicacy.

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Britain's Loach Wins Cannes Gold with Moving Austerity Tale

British director Ken Loach won the Palme d'Or top prize at Cannes Sunday for the second time in a decade with his moving drama "I, Daniel Blake" about the shame of poverty in austerity-hit Europe.

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Philippine Star Jaclyn Jose Wins Best Actress at Cannes

Philippine soap star Jaclyn Jose won best actress at the Cannes film festival Sunday for her mesmerizing performance as a slum matriarch who falls prey to corrupt police.

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Cannes Film Festival Winners 2016

Here are the winners from the 2016 Cannes film festival, as chosen by a jury led by Australian director and "Mad Max" creator George Miller:

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Penn Fears His Cannes Flop Will Never be Seen in U.S.

Hollywood star Sean Penn fears his new movie may never be released in the United States after its critical mauling at the Cannes film festival, French media said Sunday.

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Woman Director Tipped to Win Cannes with German Comedy

A hilarious German comedy is favorite to win the Palme d'Or at the Cannes film festival Sunday, which would make its director only the second woman ever to lift its top prize.

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