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Sex and the City Mania Hits New York
Edited by Rachel L. Murray
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012
The film sees a return of the fabulous foursome, Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda as they carry on with their busy lives. Actress Sarah Jessica Parker, who plays Carrie, says the film is much more than a glorified fashion show, with the four women all facing their own challenges. "They become more mature as we've matured but I think you can't hang your hat on fashion forever, I think people want a substantive story that is meaningful to them whet her they relate or not and they want to hear women talk about the things that are important to them besides their desire to wear a pretty dress."
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Madonna Maintains her Throne
Edited by Doan Hong Van
Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012
(Reuters) - The queen of pop is back on top. In one day, Madonna's new CD, "MDNA" reached the number one spot on iTunes in over 35 countries. The title of the album is said to be a reduction of her name, "Madonna DNA," and a reference to ecstasy and the euphoria often experienced by users. The video for the second single, "Girl Gone Wild," shows the 53-year-old singer channeling her "Erotica" days - not missing a beat and grooving with scantily dressed men. MDNA is Madonna's 12th studio album
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Escaped Peacock Picks Perilous Perch
Edited by Banh Thi Uyen Uyen
Friday, Aug 12, 2011
(Reuters) – Why did the peacock cross the road? It isn't quite clear why this particular bird wandered away from its Central Park Zoo home and settled just across the street on the ledge of a posh 5th Avenue building. And even though zoo staff didn't have to travel far to retrieve the errant peacock, the bird took the initiative and came home to roost at sunrise the next day.
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Swift a Teen Favorite; Kanye still Misunderstood
Edited by Raymond Murphy - Diep Hai Yen
Thursday, Aug 11, 2011
(Reuters) – Country sensation Taylor Swift and actress/singer Selena Gomez caught major waves at the Teen Choice awards that were handed out on Sunday, with Swift scooping up six surfboard trophies including one for Ultimate Teen Choice. The 34-year-old rapper, who was heavily criticized for his infamous hijack of Taylor Swift's acceptance speech several years ago, ranted at a concert over the weekend that people look at him like "Hitler."
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Fashion Week Kicks off in Colombia
Edited by Raymond Murphy - Diep Hai Yen
Sunday, Jul 31, 2011
(Reuters) – Lingerie-clad Colombian models made a sizzling start to Medellin's fashion week Colombia - moda 2011 on Tuesday. A century ago, Medellin became a textile and fabric powerhouse but these days it is one of Latin America's fashion centers. Lingerie line Amulette featured lacy sets along with hints of a more subdued modern touch. An added feature of the line: Each of the Lingerie sets come infused in their own trademark scent.
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Amy Winehouse Found Dead
Edited by Banh Thi Uyen Uyen
Sunday, Jul 24, 2011
(Reuters) - Sky news is reporting that British singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home in north London. Police say they had found the body of a 27-year-old woman at a flat in Camden Square after being called by ambulance services around 1500 GMT (4 pm local time). They said they were treating the cause of death as unexplained. This footage was shot June 18 in Belgrade and comes from youtube Zeljkorame. A spokesman for the singer could not immediately confirm she had died.
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Countdown to Final "Potter" Adventure is on.
Edited by Banh Thi Uyen Uyen
Monday, Jun 20, 2011
(Reuters) – After ten years, seven movies and almost five-and-a-half billion U.S. dollars in film gross profits, the Harry Potter screen franchise is coming to an end. The countdown and the anticipation surrounding the final chapter in the series picked up momentum on Thursday with studio release of the final trailer of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. " In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces escalates into an all-out war.
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Rio Gets Ready to Party
Edited by Nguyen Nhu Nguyet - Nguyen Nam Tran
Friday, Mar 11, 2011
(Reuters) - The countdown has begun for the world's biggest party. It's less than two weeks until Rio's famous Carnival, and local samba troupes are working tirelessly to prepare for the city's lavish parades. The Beija-flor troupe says this year it'll pay tribute to Brazil's popular Grammy Award winning singer Roberto Carlos, also known as the King. "Roberto's popularity, Roberto's influence is huge. So throughout our samba preparations, we have been observing the excitement grow since the beginning, and we know that the climax will be at the Sambadrome."
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Wild Dolphins Show off a New Trick
Edited by Banh Thi Uyen Uyen
Wednesday, Nov 24, 2010
Having fun, dolphin-style! These wild dolphins in Adelaide, Australia have learned how to "tail walk". Their teacher is believed to be Billie, a female dolphin released more than 20 years ago after only a few weeks in captivity. Billie apparently taught her fellow wild dolphins the trick.
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Men Race in the Highest of Heels
Edited by Rachel L. Murray
Thursday, Nov 04, 2010
(Reuters) - Your average running shoes just won't cut it in this sprint through the streets of Madrid. The annual high heel race is part of month-long gay pride celebrations, where crowds cheer on their favorite runners - and maybe their favorite pair of shoes as well. Heels must be at least 15 centimeters long. But for runners making it to the second round, the rules get tougher. They need to don dresses, wigs, and lipstick before sprinting to the finish line. The winner of this battle of balance and style walks away with 400 euros, while second and third place runners pocket 200 euros each.
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