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Glamour, glitz at London Fashion Week despite stormy weather

Glamour, glitz at London Fashion Week despite stormy weather

LONDON — Gale force winds and a deluge of rain may be causing havoc to much of Britain, but for the fashion crowd the show must go on.
Boyfriend of British TV presenter heartbroken by her death

Boyfriend of British TV presenter heartbroken by her death

LONDON — The boyfriend of Caroline Flack, the former British TV host for the controversial reality show “Love Island,” said Sunday that his “heart is broken" at her death as criticism mounted over her treatment by some British media.
Justin Timberlake on 'trauma' of being pelted with bottles at SARS concert

Justin Timberlake on 'trauma' of being pelted with bottles at SARS concert

TORONTO — Justin Timberlake is still haunted by being pelted with what he says were bottles of urine at the 2003 Toronto SARS benefit show.
'Sonic' speeds to $57M debut; 'Parasite' sees big Oscar bump

'Sonic' speeds to $57M debut; 'Parasite' sees big Oscar bump

NEW YORK — The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth at the box office, speeding to a $57 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, while “Parasite” saw one of the largest post-Oscars bumps in years following its best pict
Home quarantine for travellers buys time as new virus spreads

Home quarantine for travellers buys time as new virus spreads

On his return from China last week, Dr. Ian Lipkin quarantined himself in his basement. His wife now puts his food on the stairs. He’s run out of things to watch on Netflix.
'Parasite' director Bong greeted by applause in South Korea

'Parasite' director Bong greeted by applause in South Korea

INCHEON, Korea, Republic Of — Director Bong Joon-ho smiled and waved at a waiting crowd on Sunday as he arrived home in South Korea, his first trip back since he won four Oscars for his movie “Parasite,” including the award for Best Picture.

Woman who says Rick James raped her in 1979 sues estate

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A woman who says she was raped by late R&B singer Rick James when she was 15 years old is suing his estate for $50 million.

Young Ugandan who featured in a Disney chess film dies at 15

KAMPALA, Uganda — A Ugandan student who played a memorable role in a 2016 Disney film about a local chess prodigy has died at the age of 15. Nikita Pearl Waligwa died on Saturday at a hospital near the Ugandan capital, Kampala.
Banksy's Valentine's Day mural covered after it was defaced

Banksy's Valentine's Day mural covered after it was defaced

LONDON — The family that owns a house in southwest England where an artwork from Banksy appeared in time for Valentine's Day has covered the mural after it was defaced.
Ex-benzodiazepine user relating to Peterson says withdrawal 'hell' needs awareness

Ex-benzodiazepine user relating to Peterson says withdrawal 'hell' needs awareness

When Audrey Kellestine was prescribed a common drug to treat insomnia, she believed she could stop using it at any time.