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Jury: Portrait of Fawcett should stay with O’Neal

LOS ANGELES: For most of the last 33 years, an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett has hung in the home of her longtime friend, Ryan O’Neal, and a jury’s verdict ensures that is where it will stay.



Macau cracks down on Manila fliers with ‘amulets’

MANILA: Rising numbers of Philippine visitors are being arrested and deported by Macau for carrying amulets and lucky charms made of bullets, the foreign department said Friday.



Lebanese pop star-turned-Islamic activist surprises fans

BEIRUT: Just a week before Christmas, a former Lebanese pop star and heartthrob turned Islamic activist has released a song about Jesus.



Freeman mistaken for Madiba in India billboard error

NEW DELHI: An Indian owner of a billboard dedicated to Nelson Mandela was red-faced on Thursday after the discovery that a photo of actor Morgan Freeman was used instead of one of the anti-apartheid h



Mandela memorial interpreter hospitalized

JOHANNESBURG: The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial, who claimed schizophrenia after being accused of being an arm-flapping fraud, has been admitted to a psychiatric hosp



Beyonce album sets iTunes sales record

LOS ANGELES: R&B star Beyonce’s latest self-titled album surpassed 1 million copies sold worldwide in six days on Wednesday and set a record for iTunes, Apple Inc. and Columbia Records said.



New Saudi film focuses on difficulties of working women

A well-known Saudi filmmaker has just completed a movie looking at the difficulties faced by working women including gender discrimination.



Renowned Palestinian rights activist Sarraj dies

GAZA CITY: Award-winning Palestinian human rights campaigner Iyad Sarraj has died of cancer aged 70, colleagues and relatives said on Wednesday.



Colombia seeks answers in unmarked graves

It wasn’t a happy ending, but for one Colombian family who wondered what had happened to a young girl missing for more than a decade, forensic identification at least provided answers.



Salman, Katrina most searched Bollywood stars in 2013

MUMBAI: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif have been named the most searched Bollywood celebrities on Google in 2013.

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