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Japanese shiba inu Kabosu became the star of the 'Doge' meme that inspired Dogecoin

Japanese Dog Of 'Doge' Meme Fame Dies

The Japanese dog whose photo inspired a generation of oddball online jokes and the $23-billion Dogecoin cryptocurrency beloved by Elon Musk died on Friday, her owner said.
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Kevin Costner and Sienna Miller premiered their Western "Horizon: An American Saga" at the festival

Trump Biopic Hits Cannes Film Festival

A Donald Trump biopic and the latest dark creation by David Cronenberg premiere in Cannes on Monday as the world-famous film festival reaches its midway point.
77th Cannes film festival jury

Hollywood Heads To Cannes As Off-screen Drama Soars

Hollywood stars jetted into Cannes on Tuesday as the world's premier film festival got under way in dramatic circumstances, including a fugitive director's daring escape from Iran, and a looming cloud of fresh #MeToo allegations.
Madonna fans have spent days outside the Copacabana Palace hotel, where Madonna is staying, in hopes of spotting the pop icon ahead of her big free concert

Madonna Wows Rio With 'Celebration Tour' Finale

Pop idol Madonna gave it all in Rio de Janeiro as she looked back on her four-decade career in a historic show before throngs of joyful fans jammed onto Brazil's famed Copacabana beach on Saturday night.
Paul Auster, the Mr Cool of American fiction, has set many of his novels in New York City and his works are translated into more than 40 languages

US Novelist Paul Auster Dies Aged 77

Paul Auster, the prolific American novelist whose works included "The New York Trilogy," has died of complications from lung cancer, a friend of the novelist told AFP. He was 77.

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