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Rihanna Surprise Guest of McCartney at 'Oldchella'

The Desert Trip festival is all about showcasing rock veterans and their baby-boomer fans but its second weekend featured one of the top stars of the young generation -- Rihanna.

The R&B superstar joined Paul McCartney on stage Saturday night in the California desert to join in "FourFiveSeconds," the song the former Beatle released last year with both Rihanna and rap giant Kanye West.

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Two Wounded in Break-in at Supermodel's California Mansion

An intruder was shot and a security guard stabbed during a break-in at the Malibu mansion of supermodel Miranda Kerr, police and local media reported.

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Brexit Will Make Poor Poorer Warns Film-Maker Ken Loach

Wages in Britain will be pushed down by Brexit and ordinary people will pay the price of the country's departure from the EU, film-maker Ken Loach warned Friday.

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Thailand Tames Infamous Nightlife as It Mourns King

Thailand's notorious nightlife has been ordered to clean up its act for a month out of respect for revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who passed away on Thursday.

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Japanese Fishermen Say Painted as 'Sadists' in Oscar-Winner The Cove

A group of Japanese fishermen have broken their silence over a controversial annual dolphin kill that was the focus of the Oscar-winning documentary "The Cove".

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U.S. Songwriter Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Literature Prize

American music legend Bob Dylan on Thursday won the Nobel Literature Prize, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award and an announcement that stunned prize watchers.

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France Launches Kardashian Robbery Probe

French prosecutors have formally opened an investigation into the robbery in Paris of Kim Kardashian in which the US reality TV star lost millions in jewellery, a judicial source said Wednesday.

The investigation is focusing on "armed theft in a gang, criminal conspiracy and kidnapping," the source said.

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Arab Fashion Week Closes with Warhol-Inspired Designs

French-Lebanese designer Ingie Chalhoub has closed a busy Arab Fashion Week with a collection inspired by American pop art icon Andy Warhol.

Her models strutted down the catwalk in pleated skirts and blouses and disco-style dresses and jackets, all in a mix of bright red, fuchsia, blue and black.

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Drake Sets New Record for American Music Award Nods

Rap chart-topper Drake on Monday earned a record 13 nominations for the American Music Awards, topping the mark set by late king of pop Michael Jackson.

The Toronto rapper, whose "Views" has been the top-selling album released this year in the United States, was in the running for Artist of the Year and raked in other nominations thanks to his slew of collaborations.

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'Donald Trump is a Pig': Roger Waters on Attack at Mega-Fest

Rocker Roger Waters savaged Donald Trump with a pig balloon caricature as he vowed to make the most of his platform Sunday at a first-of-a-kind festival of rock elders.

The former Pink Floyd songwriter, who also renewed his longstanding criticism of Israel, closed out the first three-day weekend of Desert Trip which earlier brought the Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney to the vast stage in the Southern California desert.

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