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Fri, Aug 22 2014

Robin Williams' ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay

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SAN RAFAEL Calif. - Comedian Robin Williams' ashes have been scattered in the San Francisco Bay following his apparent suicide, according to a death certificate released by Marin County on Thursday.

22 Aug 2014

Beyonce and Jay-Z's 2013 Cuba trip no violation of U.S. embargo

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MIAMI - American music industry power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z did not violate U.S. sanctions on Cuba by traveling to the communist-ruled island last year, a U.S. government review has found.

22 Aug 2014

Barcelona residents fight back against drunken, naked tourists

BARCELONA Spain - A record tourism year may be a boost for Spain's struggling economy, but in one corner of Barcelona residents are furious about drunken holidaymakers and a new fad for carousing naked in public.

22 Aug 2014

For some history enthusiasts, World War One tributes go further

LONDON - For some people fascinated by World War One, the poppies and wreath-laying of Remembrance day services and the commemorative events of solemn anniversaries like this year's centenary are not enough.

22 Aug 2014

Thu, Aug 21 2014

Dokufest - a documentary film festival putting Kosovo on cultural map

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PRIZREN Kosovo - Under a starry sky, young Kosovars take their seats alongside tourists on a platform rising from the shallow Bistrica River that cuts through Prizren, bats darting overhead in the moonlight.

21 Aug 2014

Fri, Aug 22 2014

So you think you can shock? Prizes take backseat at MTV awards

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INGLEWOOD Calif. - Blood, buttocks, snakes and angry rants are just some of the surprises served up by the MTV Video Music Awards over the last three decades, and as Sunday's ceremony looms, there is stiff competition to deliver the show's next most outrageous stunt.

22 Aug 2014

Gaza war stops director attending Sarajevo film festival - organisers

SARAJEVO - Two Gaza directors won an award at Sarajevo's film festival, though the conflict raging in their home stopped one of them from coming to receive his part of the prize, said organisers.

22 Aug 2014

Thu, Aug 21 2014

Disney brings the Force with 'Star Wars' game, TV show push

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LOS ANGELES - Walt Disney Co is ramping up its first major push to promote the "Star Wars" franchise it purchased from George Lucas in 2012, blitzing consumers this year with a mobile game, animated TV show and an expanded line of toys and clothes.

21 Aug 2014

Fri, Aug 22 2014

'Jackass' star could face charges for SeaWorld sign prank

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SAN DIEGO - Steve-O, one of the stars of the TV show "Jackass," could face criminal charges after he defaced a San Diego highway sign with a green banner that left it reading: "SeaWorld Sucks," officials said on Thursday.

22 Aug 2014

Thu, Aug 21 2014

Willie Nelson's braids to hit the auction block

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HOUSTON - Some of the most distinctive hair in American music is up for sale with Willie Nelson's trademark braids heading to the auction block, where they are expected to fetch between $50,000 to $60,000.

21 Aug 2014