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Sting Forces Venue Switch in Philippines Tree Row

Rock superstar Sting has forced organizers to move his planned one-night show in the Philippines to another Manila venue amid a spat over pine trees involving the original hosts, it was announced Friday.

The Manila leg of his "Back to Bass Tour" on December 9 will now be hosted by Araneta Coliseum, instead of Mall of Asia Arena as originally announced, said his official website www.sting.com.

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Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel Wed in Italy

Hearthrob actor-singer Justin Timberlake and actress Jessica Biel have tied the knot in southern Italy, they told People magazine Friday.

"It's great to be married, the ceremony was beautiful and it was so special to be surrounded by our family and friends," the couple told the celebrity bible in a statement.

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Gangnam Fever 'Just the Beginning' for New Korean Wave

The phenomenal success of "Gangnam Style" is just the start of a new surge of attention for Korean entertainment, according to the man responsible for some of South Korea's biggest films.

"When you look at Korean music or Korean films they are very Hollywood-like in terms of production standards," said producer Jonathan H. Kim, speaking on the sidelines of last week's Busan International Film Festival.

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Alleged Baldwin Stalker Says Facebook Could Clear Her

Canadian actress Genevieve Sabourin said she has been unable to obtain records of her Facebook conversations with American actor Alec Baldwin that would help clear her of stalking charges.

"I will appear before a New York jury (on November 27) without my evidence. I wonder what my chances are of getting a fair trial," she told AFP Thursday.

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U.S. Court Overturns Anna Nicole Smith Rulings

A U.S. court on Thursday overturned rulings that squashed drugs-related convictions against late model Anna Nicole Smith's boyfriend and most convictions against her former psychiatrist.

Howard K. Stern and Khristine Eroshevich were convicted in 2010 of conspiring to provide drugs to the former Playboy model, who died of a drug overdose in 2007.

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'Emmanuelle' Star Sylvia Kristel Dies at Age 60

At the time, Sylvia Kristel was worried about starring in the 1974 erotic movie "Emmanuelle," but consoled herself with the thought that few people would see her sexually charged performance.

That turned out to be wrong.

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NYC Exhibition: Katharine Hepburn as Fashion Icon

A new exhibition hails Katharine Hepburn as a fashion icon, which at first blush seems odd given that she mostly wore her trademark khakis and open-collar shirt — decidedly unconventional especially in the 1930s when girdles and stockings were de riguer.

The fiercely independent Hepburn famously once said: "Anytime I hear a man say he prefers a woman in a skirt, I say, 'Try one. Try a skirt.'"

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Royal Wedding Gives Luxembourg Turn in Spotlight

The Grand Duchy of Lu untry tinier than Rhode Island, the smallest U.S. state, and it would fit inside Germany, its neighbor to the east, 138 times with room to spare. It won no medals at the 2012 London Olympics — in fact it hasn't won a medal at the summer Games since 1952.

But this week is Luxembourg's turn to shine. Prince Guillaume, the heir to the throne — the grand duke-to-be — will marry Belgian Countess Stephanie de Lannoy. It will be a two-day affair, including fireworks, concerts, a gala dinner at the grand ducal palace, and two marriages between the betrothed — a civil wedding Friday afternoon and a religious ceremony Saturday morning.

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'Oil and Sand', Egypt's Pre-Coup Royal Home Movie

In 1952, just a few months before a coup toppled Egypt's monarchy, members of the country's royal family made a home movie called "Oil and Sand" -- about a king being overthrown.

The reels were forgotten for some 60 years before being found and used in a nostalgic documentary entitled "In Search of Oil and Sand," the story of the making of the film, which premiered this week at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival.

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Four Weeks on, Psy Still Number Two in U.S. Pop Chart

Psy ain't goin' nowhere. Not up. Not down.

For a fourth straight week, the South Korean rapper's "Gangnam Style" remained parked with the brakes on at number two on Billboard's authoritative Hot 100 pop music chart, released Wednesday.

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