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Whitney drowned after taking cocaine

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Grammy-winning pop legend Whitney Houston died from accidental drowning in her hotel bathtub after taking cocaine which could have triggered a heart attack, coroners said on Thursday.

Kony filmmaker recovering from 'reactive psychosis'

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The co-founder of an online campaign to find Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony will remain in hospital for several weeks after being found parading naked in the street, his family said Wednesday.

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Filmmaker behind Kony video held for public masturbation

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The co-head of a viral online campaign to hunt down Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony has been hospitalized after being found semi-naked in the street, masturbating, police and his boss said on Friday.

US print panic over Doonesbury satire

Around a dozen US newspapers have raised questions about an abortion-related Doonesbury comic strip set for publication next week, and some will likely not run it, the syndicate behind the cartoon sai

US print panic over Doonesbury satire

Around a dozen US newspapers have raised questions about an abortion-related Doonesbury comic strip set for publication next week, and some will likely not run it, the syndicate behind the cartoon said on Friday.

Jews are 'people of the Facebook', Peres jokes

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Jews are the people of the Book but also the 'people of the Facebook', Israeli President Shimon Peres joked on Thursday about his flashy new page - complete with electro-pop video - on the site.

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Oscar night: Inside the chariots of the stars

Ever wonder what goes on in the back seats of those Hollywood limousines stuffed with A-list stars as they pull up to Oscar’s glitzy red carpet? Is champagne flowing? Sometimes.
Are diamonds dripping? Likely. Are gowns and tuxedos ready for TV? Mmmm, it pays to have a needle and thread handy.

Judge denies bid for bail by Jackson doctor

A judge refused on Friday to release Michael Jackson's doctor on bail while he appeals his conviction for involuntary manslaughter in the pop star's death.

Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor said Co

Sacha Baron Cohen's Dictator 'outraged' at Oscar ban

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Actor Sacha Baron Cohen, dressed as The Dictator, voiced his 'outrage' at Oscars organisers on Friday for banning his character from the award show's red carpet, although the actor is not barred and w

Tyra Banks gets diploma from Harvard

The brain behind the America’s Next Top Model franchise, Tyra Banks has graduated from Harv-ard Business School.

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.