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Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Reach Child Custody Agreement

Hollywood superstars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have reached an amicable agreement on the custody of their six children, avoiding a potentially messy public trial, US media reported on Friday.

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French Film Star Depardieu Questioned in Rape Probe

French police have questioned film star Gerard Depardieu over allegations that he raped a young actress, which he strongly denies, a police source said Wednesday.

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Hillenburg, SpongeBob SquarePants Creator, Dies at 57

Stephen Hillenburg, the biology teacher who created the wildly successful "SpongeBob SquarePants" children's animation series has died, Nickelodeon announced on Tuesday. 

He was 57.

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Harry and Meghan Announce Move to Windsor in Early 2019

Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan Markle will move into a historic cottage on the royal family's Windsor Estate early next year, Kensington Palace said on Saturday.

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Lebanese-French Trumpeter Maalouf Convicted of Sex Assault

Star trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf, famed for his award-winning film soundtracks and mixing of eastern and western sounds, was handed a suspended prison sentence for sexual assault on Friday by a French court.

Maalouf, 37, was found guilty of assaulting a 14-year-old schoolgirl who was doing work experience at his music studio in a suburb southeast of Paris in 2013.

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After Years of Silence, Music Fills Streets of Iraq's Mosul

For centuries, it was a magnet for artists across the region and churned out Iraq's best musicians -- but recent years saw Mosul suffer a devastating musical purge.

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Bahraini Royal Sued in UK over Bollywood Stars 'Deal'

A Bahraini royal told England's High Court on Monday he was "astonished" at being sued over an alleged deal for access to top Bollywood stars.

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Netflix to Boost Production of European Series

Netflix said Wednesday it will produce more series in Europe in languages other than English following the global success of Spanish crime caper "Money Heist" and German mystery "Dark".

"We have seen that shows we have done were able to find gigantic global audiences, where the vast majority of viewing comes from outside the country of origin," Netflix chief product officer Greg Peters told AFP.

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Pregnant Meghan the Star as Pacific Royal Tour Ends

Prince Harry and pregnant wife Meghan visited the New Zealand resort town of Rotorua Wednesday to wrap up a lengthy Pacific tour which has confirmed the star appeal of Britain's newest royal.

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Hollywood Women Push to Get Out Vote in U.S.

Several of Hollywood's most famous female faces, including Oscar winners Cher, Julianne Moore and Jodie Foster, have joined forces for a TV spot to urge Americans to vote in the November 6 midterm elections.

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