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Quarrels, Calories and Toilet Paper: Virus Spawns U.S. Quarantine Comedy

From quarreling couples to toilet paper hoarding, life under coronavirus lockdown across much of the United States has provided comedy material for those seeking light-hearted relief in these difficult times.

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Celebrities Hit by the Coronavirus

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo and disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein have joined the growing list of the rich, famous and powerful hit by the coronavirus. 

Here is a roundup:

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Tom Hanks 'Better' after Virus Quarantine Down Under

Hollywood megastar Tom Hanks said he and wife Rita Wilson were on the mend Monday, after two weeks in hospital and self-isolation with the coronavirus.

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Country Music Legend Kenny Rogers Dies at 81

Country music legend Kenny Rogers, whose career spanned six decades, has died at the age of 81, his family said late Friday.

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'Lovebirds' Moves to Netflix as Movie Theaters Face Uncertainty

With movie theaters closing down around the world due to coronavirus, Paramount's "The Lovebirds" will skip the big screen and go straight to Netflix, in a landmark move for Hollywood.

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Netflix and YouTube Reduce Resolution as Virus Hits Web

Netflix and YouTube will reduce the default image quality of streaming video in Europe to ease pressure on the internet, the firms said Friday, as demand soars with millions confined to their homes over coronavirus fears.  

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'Game of Thrones' Actor Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The 'Game of Thrones' actor Kristofer Hivju, who played the role of Tormund, has tested positive for the new coronavirus and is doing well, the Norwegian said in an Instagram post.

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Celebrities Infected by the Coronavirus

U.S. actor Tom Hanks, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta are among the rich and famous infected by the coronavirus:

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Hollywood Rapist Harvey Weinstein Jailed for 23 Years

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault Wednesday, capping a sensational downfall for the once-powerful producer in a landmark case for the #MeToo movement.

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'Star of the East' Umm Kulthum Returns to Light Up Cairo

Revered Arab singer Umm Kulthum returned to light up the stage once more on Friday, almost five decades after her death, in the form of a hologram that delighted a packed-to-capacity crowd at Cairo's Opera House.

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