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Von Trier Targets #MeToo in Shocking Serial Killer Film

Controversial director Lars von Trier kicked up a storm of anger at the Cannes film festival Tuesday with a brutal serial killer film which many see as giving the finger to the #MeToo movement.

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Paparazzi Scandal Pitches Britain's Royal Wedding into Crisis

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding this weekend was on Tuesday overshadowed by reports her father may not attend the ceremony following a paparazzi scandal, rocking the royal family's meticulous planning for the landmark occasion.

Kensington Palace, the official residence of the couple, pleaded in a statement for "understanding and respect" during a "difficult situation" as US media reported Thomas Markle had suffered a heart attack after fallout from allegedly staging paparazzi photos of himself.

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Hayek Says Male Hollywood Stars Must Take Pay Cuts

Hollywood star Salma Hayek said Sunday that male stars will have to take pay cuts if they are serious about equality for women.

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Snapchat Dials Back Redesign that Riled Users

Snapchat got some of its old look back on Friday in an update to a major redesign that riled users and caused growth to stumble.

Software changes to the Snapchat application for Apple mobile devices put "Snaps" and "Chats" back in reverse chronological order and move Stories from friends back to the right side of the app.

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Kensington Palace: From 'Aunt Heap' to Young Royal Hangout

Kensington Palace, the marital home of Prince Harry and his bride-to-be Meghan Markle, plays host to several royals including his brother Prince William's growing clan.

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Royal Wedding Venue Steeped in British History

St. George's Chapel, where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will tie the knot, is a royal church steeped in centuries of British history.

The final resting place of kings and queens and the epicentre of English chivalry, the Windsor Castle chapel has witnessed multiple royal weddings and state occasions.

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'Do You Speak African?' Black Actors Blast Racism of French Film Industry

Sick of being typecast as cleaners, prostitutes and delinquents from deprived suburban estates, a group of black and mixed race actresses published a book Friday pillorying the prejudice they have suffered at the hands of the French film industry.

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Guns N' Roses Unearth New Tracks from 'Appetite' Blockbuster

Guns N' Roses on Friday announced an expanded version of their blockbuster 1987 debut album "Appetite for Destruction" which includes unreleased tracks and in-progress demos.

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Polanski Accuses Academy of 'Harassment' over Expulsion

Oscar-winning film director Roman Polanski on Friday accused the U.S. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of harassment after it expelled him along with actor Bill Cosby in light of historic sexual assault cases.

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With 24-Hour Outrages, Kanye West Masters Media Moment

Since re-emerging last month from a yearlong absence, Kanye West has sparked outrage by throwing his lot with Donald Trump and calling slavery a choice. Yet the rapper has succeeded spectacularly in one key goal -- staying at the center of attention.

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