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Metallica, Rihanna to Headline Anti-Poverty Concert

Heavy metal greats Metallica and pop superstar Rihanna will headline the latest Global Citizen Festival, which will mobilize fans to fight the world's most extreme poverty.

The festival, to take place on September 24 in New York's Central Park, "sells" tickets based on actions taken such as social media postings and letters to promote development goals.

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Star Wars Set Door 'Could Have Killed' Ford, Court Hears

Hollywood star Harrison Ford could have been killed by a hydraulic door on a "Star Wars" movie set, a court heard Tuesday, as the Disney-owned production company admitted to safety breaches.

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'Aliens' Marks 30th Anniversary with Marriage Proposal

Filmmaker James Cameron and Hollywood star Sigourney Weaver were surprised by a fan proposing to his girlfriend as they celebrated the 30th anniversary of sci-fi classic "Aliens" on Saturday.

The pair were swapping nostalgia and behind-the-scenes anecdotes at San Diego Comic-Con when the man got down on one knee during the audience Q&A section and popped the question.

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Snowden Film 'Almost Killed' by Self-Censorship

It was the largest data leak in United States history, fueling a firestorm over the issue of mass surveillance that resonated with Americans and ignited around the world.

Oliver Stone's hotly-anticipated "Snowden" tells the story of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in dramatic form for the first time -- but the movie almost never made it to theaters.

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New 'Star Trek' Series to be Called 'Discovery'

U.S. television network CBS celebrated the 50th anniversary of "Star Trek" at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, revealing that the keenly-awaited new series is to be called "Star Trek Discovery."

The name was revealed at the end of a 76-second teaser trailer shown at the sci-fi and fantasy festival which showed a starship pulling out of its mooring inside an asteroid.

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Pokemon Fans Accidentally Wander over U.S.-Canada Border

There are no borders in the world of Pokemon Go.

But two young fans of the hit smartphone game were so preoccupied with catching cartoon monsters that they wandered across the U.S.-Canada border in real life.

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Russian Breaks Round-the-World Hot Air Balloon Record

Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov on Saturday broke the record for the fastest round-the-world flight in a hot air balloon, his crew said.

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'Bates Motel' Casts Rihanna in Janet Leigh Role

The horror television series "Bates Motel" has cast pop star Rihanna in its final season, the show revealed during its panel at the Comic-Con fan convention on Friday.

The 28-year-old diva will play Marion Crane, the role made famous by Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho," executives revealed.

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'Game of Thrones' Blames Delayed Episodes on Winter

"Game of Thrones" showrunner David Benioff told fans at Comic-Con International on Friday a delay in screening the new series had been unavoidable, because "winter is here."

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Bowie Box Set to Feature Unreleased Album

David Bowie's latest box set will feature in original form his unreleased album "The Gouster," recorded as the late rock icon started to experiment with soul.

The English artist, then known primarily for his pioneering glam rock, headed in 1974 to Philadelphia's Sigma Sound studio to pursue his love of the city's funk-infused soul scene.

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