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  1. 'We are crushed:' Fans, friends pay tribute to Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan - DV1321698

    Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish band the Cranberries, has died at age 46 in London, where she was recording.

  2. 'I really struggled to finish:' Céline Dion apologizes to fans for cancelling 3rd Las Vegas concert this month - APTOPIX Montreal Celine Dion

    Céline Dion says she is 'truly sorry' for cancelling another Las Vegas concert as she continues to battle throat inflammation.

  3. Margaret Atwood faces backlash for #MeToo op-ed - AWARDS-EMMYS/

    Margaret Atwood is facing backlash online after writing a controversial opinion piece published in the Globe and Mail Saturday about the potential downside of the #MeToo movement.

  4. Comedian Aziz Ansari responds to sex misconduct allegation - 684010309AP00162_26th_Annua

    Comedian Aziz Ansari has responded to allegations of sexual misconduct by a woman he dated last year.

  5. Stratford Festival received $10 million gift for Tom Patterson Theatre - tom patterson redesign

    The Stratford Festival announced it has received a $10 million dollar gift from Ophelia Lazaridis as part of the theatre's new $100 million dollar campaign aimed to rebuild the Tom Patterson Theatre.

  6. UKIP leader breaks up with girlfriend over racist texts about Meghan Markle - UKIP leader Henry Bolton and girlfriend Jo Marney

    UKIP leader, Henry Bolton, broke up with girlfriend Jo Marney after a newspaper published text messages where she said that Megan Markle would "taint" the royal family.

  7. French star Catherine Deneuve apologizes to sexual abuse victims after anti-MeToo letter -  Catherine Deneuve Cannes Standing Tall DV2026578 May 13 2015

    Film star Catherine Deneuve has apologized to victims of 'odious' acts of sexual abuse, after she signed a much-criticized letter saying men are being unfairly accused of sexual misconduct.

  8. Male models accuse photographers Bruce Weber, Mario Testino of sexual misconduct - Fashion Photographers Accused

    In a sweeping new sexual misconduct investigation, the New York Times reported Saturday that several male models have accused famed photographers Bruce Weber and Mario Testino of unwanted advances and coercion.

  9. Mark Wahlberg donates $1.5M to Time's Up after pay controversy - FILM-ALL THE MONEY/

    Mark Wahlberg says he's donating $1.5 million US to Time's Up after controversy erupted over the pay he received for re-shooting scenes in the film All The Money In The World.

  10. George Clooney directing, starring in Catch-22 series - George Clooney

    George Clooney is directing and starring in a TV series version of the novel Catch-22.

  11. Home for a Rest recorded 'in the can' as benefit for Spirit of the West's John Mann - Alan Doyle St. John's Morning Show

    The track Home for a Rest was recorded in a bathroom at the site of a benefit show for Spirit of the West singer John Mann, who has early onset Alzheimer's.

  12. Katie Couric breaks silence on former co-host Matt Lauer: 'I had no idea' - 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards - Press Room

    Katie Couric has broken her silence on sexual misconduct allegations against her former Today co-host, Matt Lauer.

  13. Tom Cruise stops London traffic for Mission: Impossible stunt - Britain Film Tom Cruise

    Tom Cruise has brought part of central London to a standstill as he sprinted across the roof of a rail bridge for the latest Mission: Impossible movie.

  14. Liam Neeson calls sexual harassment scandal 'a bit of a witch hunt' - 775032487HW00045_Sony_Pictu

    Actor Liam Neeson says the Hollywood sexual harassment scandal has sparked "a bit of a witch hunt."

  15. Man pleads guilty to hacking iCloud accounts of Jennifer Lawrence and others - Jennifer Lawrence 16 X 9

    A Connecticut man charged with hacking into more than 250 iCloud accounts of Hollywood stars and ordinary people has agreed to plead guilty, U.S. federal prosecutors said Thursday.

  16. Some U.S. media figures call Trump racist after profane remarks - USA-TRUMP/

    Donald Trump ignored the stunning question at a White House appearance on Friday — "Mr. President, are you a racist?" — but there's no getting around that more people in the media are willing to use that label.

  17. California agents seize singer Chris Brown's pet monkey - People Chris Brown Suge Knight Suit

    California fish and wildlife agents have seized Chris Brown's pet monkey from his Los Angeles home.

  18. Stars 'shocked' at gender pay disparity for All the Money in the World reshoots - 775086364PB00044_Premiere_O

    Stars are sharing their shock at reports of a significant pay disparity between Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams for reshoots on the Ridley Scott film All the Money in the World.

  19. Victims of Congolese war release 'incredibly powerful' albums with help of Canadian charity - Make Music Matter - Recording

    Warner Music Canada has released two album of songs written and performed by war victims in Congo, aided by the Canadian NGO Make Music Matter.

  20. Cindy Crawford recreates iconic Pepsi Super Bowl ad - Cindy Crawford

    The ad includes Crawford's son, Presley Walker Gerber, as well as footage from Michael Jackson's memorable Pepsi commercial, and will debut on Feb. 4 at Super Bowl 52.

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