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Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan laid to rest in home town

Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan was laid to rest at a private funeral in her home town on Tuesday, remembered as someone who rescued people from “the darkness of depression”.

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‘Shape of Water’ leads Oscar nods; women and people of color also shine

Fox Searchlight’s fantasy romance “The Shape of Water,” about a woman who falls in love with a strange river creature, led the Oscar nominations on Tuesday.

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Singer Neil Diamond diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, to retire from touring

U.S. singer-songwriter Neil Diamond, one of pop music’s all-time best-selling artists, has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and plans to retire from touring.

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Comedian Bill Cosby back on stage for first gig since sex scandals

U.S. comedian Bill Cosby performed his first stand-up gig since being swept up in sex scandals, joking in Philadelphia on Monday about his blindness and fueling criticism on social media.

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Netflix takes $39 million charge after Kevin Spacey scandal

A sexual misconduct scandal involving Kevin Spacey cost streaming video service Netflix Inc some $39 million late last year as it stopped projects associated with the actor, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Monday.

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Britain’s Princess Eugenie to marry long-term boyfriend

Britain’s Princess Eugenie has got engaged to her long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank, Buckingham Palace said on Monday, with the pair set to marry later this year.

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‘Three Billboards’ wins top prize at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Dark comedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” won the top prize at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday.

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‘Jumanji’ stays strong, topping ’12 Strong,’ ‘Den of Thieves’ with $20 million

Sony’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” has won its third weekend box office title with ease, topping newcomers “12 Strong” and “Den of Thieves,” with $20 million at 3,704 North American locations.

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British singer Ed Sheeran gets engaged to school friend Cherry Seaborn

British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran said on Saturday he is engaged to long-time friend Cherry Seaborn, whom he first met at school at the age of 11.

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Hollywood producers issue anti-harassment guidelines

Hollywood producers on Friday outlined steps aimed at preventing sexual harassment on and off television and movie sets in a response to revelations of misconduct that have shaken the entertainment industry in recent months.

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Tom Petty died due to accidental drug overdose

Tom Petty died in October due to “multisystem organ failure” brought on by an accidental overdose of seven medications, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s office said on Friday.

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Actor Michael Douglas accused of sexual misconduct in 1980s

A woman on Friday publicly accused Oscar-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas of sexual misconduct, saying he had repeatedly harassed her verbally and fondled himself in front of her when she worked for him in the 1980s.

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‘Sneakerhead’ blog-turned-streetwear site gets first backing

It started 12 years ago as a one-man blog written by a self-confessed “sneakerhead.” Fashion website Highsnobiety went on to become a top destination for young men buying the latest streetwear – and has now attracted its first outside investment.

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Kim Kardashian names new baby girl Chicago

Kim Kardashian’s new baby daughter with rapper husband Kanye West has been named Chicago, the reality star announced on her app on Friday.

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Mexican hotel keeping Hotel California name after Eagles settlement

A hotel in Mexico named Hotel California plans to continue using the name in that country after settling a lawsuit brought by the Eagles over rights related to the country-rock band’s classic 1976 song.

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Prosecutors want testimony of 19 other accusers for Cosby retrial

Pennsylvania prosecutors on Thursday asked the judge who will preside over the second sexual assault trial of actor Bill Cosby to allow the testimony of 19 other accusers, including 12 women who were not allowed testify in the entertainer’s first trial.

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‘He was my hero’; Dylan Farrow details accusation against Woody Allen

Woody Allen’s adopted daughter gave a tearful television interview on Thursday, giving details of an alleged molestation by the filmmaker more than 25 years ago.

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Red-dragon flags greet Prince Harry and fiancée Meghan Markle in Wales

Britain’s Prince Harry and his American fiancée Meghan Markle visited Wales on Thursday on their third official joint appearance since announcing their engagement last November.

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‘Jersey Shore’ star Sorrentino to plead guilty in tax case

Former reality TV celebrity Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino is expected to plead guilty in a tax evasion case where U.S. prosecutors accused him and his brother of hiding millions of dollars he made while starring in the MTV series “Jersey Shore.”

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Lebanon allows Spielberg film ‘The Post’ after censorship threat

Lebanon will let cinemas show Stephen Spielberg’s latest film “The Post” after the interior minister ruled on Wednesday against a request to ban it over the director’s links to Israel.

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Hong Kong star Eric Tsang denies sexual assault allegations

Hong Kong celebrity Eric Tsang denied allegations of sexual misconduct on Wednesday and said he was taking legal action against one of his two accusers.

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Kim Kardashian announces birth of third child, this one by surrogate

Kim Kardashian and husband Kanye West announced their third child on Tuesday, a girl born to a surrogate.

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Death of Cranberries star O’Riordan not suspicious – police

The death in London of Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan is not being treated as suspicious, police said on Tuesday.

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‘Sell Drugsz’ rapper sentenced for narcotics trafficking in Rhode Island

A Rhode Island rapper whose songs include “Sell Drugsz” and “Feds Watching” has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for trafficking heroin and fentanyl, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.

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Actor Michael Douglas makes pre-emptive move to deny sexual misconduct

Oscar winning actor Michael Douglas has issued a pre-emptive denial of a sexual misconduct accusation, saying he wanted to get ahead of a potential story being investigated by Hollywood publications.