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Clooney says refugee crisis is huge, U.S. Muslim ban won't happen


BERLIN George Clooney said on Friday the refugee crisis is bigger than the headline-grabbing exodus from Syria and Iraq, and he believes Americans "will do the right thing" by rejecting Donald Trump and calls to ban Muslims entering the United States. | Video

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Berlin film "Fire at Sea" shows horror of refugee crossings


BERLIN Images shot in the hold of a boat where dozens of people died of asphyxiation after five hours in the Mediterranean brought home the horror of the refugee crisis in the film "Fuocoammare" (Fire at Sea) shown at the Berlin film festival on Saturday.

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Barry Manilow 'doing well' after surgery


Barry Manilow is out of surgery and doing well, according to his publicist, after the singer was rushed to Los Angeles following a performance in Memphis because of complications from emergency oral surgery this week.

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'Midnight Special' film at Berlin takes sci-fi look at parenting


BERLIN The director Jeff Nichols has a knack for turning his personal life into cinema, and he's done it again in "Midnight Special," a sci-fi-tinged movie about a boy with extraordinary powers inspired by his own son.

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Berlin film "National Bird" gives whistleblower view of drones

BERLIN Lisa, a former technical sergeant who worked for a U.S. government data-gathering system, thought the way information was being used for military drone strikes put her "on the right side of history".

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Fri, Feb 12 2016

BFFs no more: Kanye West, Taylor Swift feud over his 'Famous' song


NEW YORK Looks like Taylor Swift and Kanye West are never, ever getting back together.

12 Feb 2016

Havel's architect Borek Sipek dies aged 66

PRAGUE Borek Sipek, the official architect for Prague Castle during Vaclav Havel's Czech presidency, died on Saturday after a long struggle with cancer, the CTK news agency said. He was 66.

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Racy night with handcuffs lands Arkansas man in handcuffs, again


LITTLE ROCK, Arkanas An Arkansas couple's evening of "kinky" entertainment ended with one pair of handcuffs used for fun being replaced by another used for real in an arrest, police said on Friday.

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For Valentine's Day gift, forget diamonds try ichnusaite


PARIS Far rarer than diamonds or emeralds, some minerals on Earth are known only from thimbleful samples, according to a first list of 2,550 obscure minerals on Friday that could have future uses, ranging from industry to exotic Valentine's Day gifts.

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Burberry faces U.S. lawsuit accusing it of deceptive price tags


LONDON British luxury fashion brand Burberry is to face a class action lawsuit in the United States, claiming it used misleading price tags at its outlet stores to fool shoppers into believing the goods were being sold at a hefty discount.

12 Feb 2016