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Ford and Burberry Go Head-to-Head at London Fashion Week

Hollywood A-Listers Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel watched on as Tom Ford's flamboyant collection dazzled London Fashion Week on Monday in the U.S. designer's first major catwalk show since 2005.

The former Gucci kingpin conjured up a vibrant spectacle, characterized by luxurious furs, flashes of fuchsia and purple along with slinky black eveningwear and pop-art inspired sequined designs.

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Australia Teens Fuel 'Harlem Shake' Dance Craze

A group of Australian teenagers have sparked a Gangnam Style-like viral dance craze called the "Harlem Shake", with their pelvis-thrusting moves inspiring tens of thousands of Internet copycat clips.

The fivesome, from Australia's Sunshine Coast, have shot to fame with their 31-second clip "The Harlem Shake v1 (TSCS original)", which has been viewed more than 12 million times since being uploaded to YouTube on February 2.

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Artheum to Inaugurate the Beirut Jewelry Design Week in March

Artheum announced the scheduling of Beirut Jewelry Design Week Fair that focuses exclusively on Beirut-based designers/makers of contemporary jewelry- individuals who create both the concept and the finished work, Artheum said Monday.

The Fair aims to shed light on the phenomenal emergence of Lebanese creators who are reinventing the very essence of jewelry meaning and creation.

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Singer Mindy McCready Dies in Apparent Suicide

Mindy McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, has died in Arkansas in an apparent suicide. She was 37.

The Cleburne County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that McCready was found dead Sunday at a residence in Heber Springs from what appeared to be a single, self-inflicted gunshot to the head. An autopsy was pending.

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Latest 'Die Hard' Film Tops North America Box Office

The latest in the long-running "Die Hard" action series, with Bruce Willis reprising his starring role, topped the weekend box office across North America, industry estimates showed on Sunday.

Twenty-five years after the first film about tough New York cop John McClane burst onto the big screen, the newest take -- "A Good Day to Die Hard" -- hauled in $25 million dollars, according to box office tracker Exhibitor Relations.

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French Chef Bocuse Gets Rock Star Treatment in U.S.

Iconic French chef Paul Bocuse got a rapturous welcome this weekend in the United States for the inauguration of a new restaurant bringing his culinary prowess to American palate.

Despite a bout of ill health last month, the 87-year-old chef, among the most accomplished in history, did not hesitate to cross the Atlantic for the launch of The Bocuse Restaurant.

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Tom Ford, Rihanna Lead London Fashion Week Lineup

Once the most marginal of fashion capitals, London has finally grown up to be a style force to be reckoned with.

So say the organizers of London Fashion Week, which opened Friday with a buzz of anticipation for a blockbuster season of shows — one of the event's biggest lineups yet.

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Charlie Sheen Pays for Injured Teen's Therapy Dog

There's a 15-year-old Florida girl who didn't really know much about Charlie Sheen before this week — but does now.

The actor wired $10,000 to Teagan Marti and her family on Thursday for a therapy dog to help in her rehabilitation from injuries sustained when she plummeted 100 feet from a Wisconsin amusement park ride in 2010.

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Stevie Wonder Not Happy with Lil Wayne's Lyrics

Stevie Wonder is not happy with Lil Wayne's vulgar lyrics that reference Emmett Till, a black teen who was killed in 1955 for allegedly whistling at a white woman.

The R&B legend says the rapper's disturbing verse should not have made it beyond the recording studio for the world to hear.

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Films from Iran, Chile, Romania Lead Pack for Berlin Prizes

A Chilean feel-good movie about aging, a picture made in secret by Iranian dissident director Jafar Panahi and a drama about Romania's new rich were the odds-on favorites for prizes Saturday at the Berlin film festival.

In what critics called a fair-to-middling competition at the Berlinale, now in its 63rd year, women of a certain age were the breakout stars, with views from around the world of how middle age can be just the time for a fresh start.

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