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FIFA on show at Mob Museum

Football’s global corruption scandal is to be the subject of a new exhibit at Las Vegas’ Mob Museum, the Sin City tourist attraction which immortalizes the lurid history of the American underworld.

Michael Chabon to pen Bob the musical

Michael Chabon

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon is in talks to write Disney’s comedy, Bob the Musical.The 52-year-old writer has previously worked on many other projects for Disney and 2004’s Spider-Man

Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet oppose Amnesty sex trade move

Meryl Streep

Actresses Meryl Streep, Lena Du-nham, Kate Winslet and Anne Hathaway have opposed a human rights group’s proposal to decriminalise sex trade.

Bobbi Kristina Brown dies

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A 2012 file photograph of singer Cissy Houston and her granddaughter Bobbi Kristina Brown. — AP

WWE cuts ties with Hulk Hogan over racist remarks

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World Wrestling Entertainment Inc said on Friday it has terminated its relationship with Hulk Hogan after a US tabloid published a transcript of a tirade in which the legendary wrestler used racially

Angelina Jolie to adapt Cambodian memoir for Netflix film

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie is the latest high-profile filmmaker to join the ranks of Netflix Inc, where she will be directing a Cambodian author’s war memoir into a feature-length film, the online streaming platf

Man found dead in Demi Moore’s house pool

Demi Moore

Demi Moore said she is stunned and saddened by the death of a 21-year-old man Sunday in the backyard pool of a Los Angeles home she owns.

Game of Thrones gets 24 Emmy 2015 nominations

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Epic fantasy drama Game of Thrones led the pack of contenders for television’s coveted Primetime Emmy awards Thursday for a second straight year, with nods in an impressive 24 categories.

Steven Gerrard off to a winning start

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Steven Gerrard of the Los Angeles Galaxy in action during their International Champions Cup match against Club America at StubHub Center in California on Sunday. Los Angeles Galaxy won 2-1. — AFP

Reggae boys on song

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David Ramirez (left) of Costa Rica scores in their Concacaf Gold Cup Group B match against Jamaica at the StubHub Center in Los Angeles, California, on Wednesday. (Photo: AFP)

Nineteen-year-old Naina was made to take the place of her mother who had died of tuberculosis in 2004.

Punjab is back in the headlines with a brutality reminiscent of the violent Eighties. In the early hours of July 27, three gunmen dressed in Army uniforms struck at Gurdaspur.