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Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam bags 2017 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasams The Story of a Brief Marriage -- a touching tale of a young man trapped on the frontlines between the Sri Lankan army and the Tamil Tigers -- has bagged the $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017. The announcement was made at the magnificent Bangla Academy here during the closing ceremony of the three-day-long Dhaka Literature ...

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Pink hangs from multi-storey building for rehearsals

Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Singer Pink was spotted hanging from a 34-floor hotel roof while rehearsing for the 45th Annual American Music Awards. In a video shared on Instagram on Thursday, Pink can be seen hanging by wires off a hotel roof here and doing dance moves and flips, reports tmz.com. This is by far the craziest, most insane thing I've ever attempted to do, Pink said in...

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Kim, Beyonce spotted together at Serena Williams' wedding

Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and singer Beyonce Knowles may have healed their rift as they were spotted sitting together at tennis star Serena Williams wedding. Kim and Beyonce, who always refrain from coming together on camera since the feud between their respective husbands Jay Z and Kanye West last year, were cordial and exchanged hellos with each other at...

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Usher's genital herpes lawsuit dismissed

Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) A lawsuit filed against singer Usher, in which he was accused of failing to warn the plaintiff of his reported herpes, has been dismissed. In July, Laura Helm filed a lawsuit against the singer originally under the name Jane Doe, alleging that he had unprotected sex with her and transmitted the disease. However, during a recorded phone call two days be...

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Hillary blasts Trump, GOP Senate candidate over sexual misconduct allegations

Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has slammed President Donald Trump and Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore over their alleged sexual misconduct, criticising them for not accepting responsibility for their reported transgressions as Democratic Senator Al Franken did in the face of recent sexual allegations against him. Clinton said on Thursday that...

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Trumps wedding cake up for auction

Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) A souvenir wedding cake from US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania's wedding is up for auction. The Los Angeles-based Julien's Auctions house is currently accepting bids on a serving of the couple's wedding cake, which was originally provided as a take-home souvenir for guests of their January 2005 nuptials, Fox News reported on Friday. Accord...

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'Mad Men' creator denies sexual harassment charges

Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner says the sexual harassment accusation being brought against him by a former writer on his series are not true. The allegations are not true, and (this) is a very important topic and a topic that I have devoted - it has been an obsession of mine, in my work and in my life, for like 92 hours of the show; we wanted people to be havin...

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Robin Thicke, girlfriend to have daughter

Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Singer Robin Thicke's girlfriend April Love Geary has revealed that she will give birth to a girl. The model shared a photograph of her sonogram on Friday, writing the sex of her baby using female pronouns, reports people.com. You guys! Look what I'm making! Note her foot that's over her head. Got long legs like her mama, she captioned it. The ...

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I knew he was sleazy: Affleck on Weinstein

Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Ben Affleck says he knew that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who is in the midst of a sexual misconduct scandal, was sleazy. I knew (Weinstein) was sleazy and kind of a bully, but unfortunately, that wasn't that uncommon, Affleck said on the Today show on Friday, reports variety.com. He explained that, as a 24-year-old newcomer to ...

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I'm very happy being behind the camera: Jason Hall

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Jason Hall started his career in showbiz as an actor and then went on to write and produce films. Now, he will be making his directorial debut with Thank You For Your Service. The filmmaker says he feels qualified for his new role and has no aspiration to come in front of the camera. I'm thrilled to have been given the opportunity to bring this story to the scree...

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Heidi Klum sunbathes naked

Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Supermodel Heidi Klum shared a racy photograph of herself sunbathing naked in California.. The Project Runway host lay with her face down on a towel spread on the beach as she soaked up the sun, flaunting her bare bottoms. She appeared to have just returned from taking a dip in the water as her body was wet with her long hair slicked back, reports aceshowbiz.co...

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson wants children

Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson is set to become a father in the near future, as he and his husband Justin Mikita are planning to start a family. Justin (Mikita) and I are very excited to come dads in the near future. No announcement yet, nothing has happened, but yeah, we are excited. We have been together for four years and we always said, 'Let's give ourselves fi...

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Ariel Winter feels insecure all the time

Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Modern Family actor Ariel Winter says she feels insecure all the time and recalled being branded fat and a s**t during her younger years. I was completely flat and would get ridiculed for that. I started trying to dress for my body and was called a sl*t or a fat hooker. It got even worse as I was turning 13, 14, 15. It really took so much of my self- esteem, ...

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Nicki Minaj feels invincible

Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj says the support from her fans makes her feel invincible. I have a loyal fan base who never leaves. And all they do is motivate me and believe in me and fight for me. So anything that even seems negative has only made me even more of a magical unicorn, Minaj told Paper magazine, reports femalefirst.co.uk. She added: I feel this year ...

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Padma Lakshmi flaunts her stretch marks

Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Supermodel, TV host, cookbook author and socialite Padma Lakshmi shared an image of herself, in which she is seen flaunting her stretch marks. The Top Chef host, 47, shared a revealing photograph of herself on Instagram on Thursday, reports people.com. In the image, Padma Lakshmi is reclining on her bed in a sheer white turtleneck sweater, and shows her...

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Gomez confirms relationship with Bieber with a kiss

Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Amid mounting speculation about the status of their relationship, singers Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber have made it clear they are a couple again -- when they indulged in public display of affection here. In several photographs obtained by dailymail.com, Gomez can be seen giving Bieber a kiss as he skates up to meet her during a hockey time-out at an ice rink...

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'Transparent' star alleges Tambor touched her inappropriately

Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Transparent actress Trace Lysette has accused star Jeffrey Tambor of sexually harassing her. Lysette, who plays yoga instructor Shea in Transparent, is the second woman who worked on the series to allege misconduct by the show's actor. She claimed that Tambor became inappropriately physical and made sexual comments while they worked together on the Ama...

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'The Royals' female crew members accuse Schwahn of sexual harassment

Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) The female cast and crew of The Royals have added to the mounting sexual harassment charges against showrunner Mark Schwahn. In a statement released on Thursday and signed by 25 female cast and crew members from the drama series, the women who worked on the show engaged in repeated unwanted sexual harassment of multiple female members of cast and crew, reports ...

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Sylvester Stallone denies sexual assault claim

Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Action star Sylvester Stallone, best known for his portrayal of boxer Rocky Balboa in the Rocky movie series, has denied the claims of sexual assault made by a woman against him. The actor was accused of sexual assault by the woman, who was 16 when the incident allegedly took place. This is said to have happened while he was filming Over the Top in Las Vegas in...

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US senator apologises for grope caught on camera

Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) US Senator Al Franken has responded to a woman's allegations that he groped her as she slept and forcibly kissed her in a rehearsal for a comedy skit. Leeann Tweeden -- a radio host and former model -- said the two incidents happened in December 2006 on a tour to entertain US troops overseas, before Franken entered politics, BBC reported. Franken, the US...

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