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Documentary on 2012 Delhi gang rape banned in India


NEW DELHI - A documentary film about the fatal gang rape of a woman in New Delhi in 2012 has been banned in India over government concerns about derogatory comments made by one of the rapists and the violation of guidelines set for filmmakers.

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Tribeca Film Festival showcases movies about 'everyday life'


NEW YORK - Feature films from 31 countries, many of them about the struggles of everyday life and featuring stars such as Richard Gere, James Franco and Dakota Fanning will be screened at the 14th Tribeca Film Festival.

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Texas defence lawyers seek appeal for 'American Sniper' conviction


AUSTIN, Texas - Lawyers for the man convicted of murdering Chris Kyle, the former U.S. Navy SEAL whose best-selling autobiography was turned into the movie "American Sniper," have filed a notice of appeal with a Texas court, court officials said on Tuesday.

4:31am IST

MoMA retrospective journeys into world of Iceland's Bjork


NEW YORK - With pulsating sounds, stunning videos and elaborate costumes, a retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) dedicated to the work of Bjork transports visitors into the creative world of the Icelandic musician, composer and singer.

3:10am IST

Brother of socialite Paris Hilton to plead guilty to assault

REUTERS - The brother of celebrity socialite Paris Hilton will plead guilty to an assault charge for threatening flight attendants on a Los Angeles-bound flight out of London last year, officials said on Tuesday.

12:57pm IST

Smithsonian okays selfies, bans them on a stick


WASHINGTON - Millions of museum visitors in the U.S. capital will no longer be able to take pictures of themselves in front of a T-rex dinosaur using a camera mounted on a rod.

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A business person's guide to Munich - Beer included

NEW YORK - Jim Koch considers Munich a beer-lover's paradise. The founder and chairman of Boston Beer Co , which brews Samuel Adams beer, heads to the region north of the city every year to select hops.

2:33am IST

Singapore gains halal cred, top marks from Muslim tourists


Singapore - Halal has never looked so good for Singapore. A survey ranked the Asian country as the top non-Islamic destination for Muslim tourists, weeks after official data showed overall visitor numbers fell last year for the first time since 2009.

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Nepal tells Mount Everest litterbugs to take out the trash


KATHMANDU - Six decades after the first conquest of the world's highest peak, tons of rubbish and human waste abandoned by hundreds of Mount Everest climbers is starting to raise a stink.

Top News, South Asia, World 10:26am IST

From prime rib to chips and dip: Lean times at mining's annual conference

TORONTO - When the world's miners head for Toronto each year to attend their industry's annual conference, they arrive with certain expectations. They're accustomed to finding oyster bars, rowdy parties, open bars with high-end liquor and elegant hotel suites.

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