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Protester Crashes Cannes Carpet at George Miller Premiere

CANNES, France (AP) — A woman who stripped off her clothes to reveal a message against rape written on her body crashed the Cannes Film Festival red carpet premiere of George Miller’s “Three Thousand Years of Longing” on Friday. The unidentified woman tore off her clothes during the film’s red carpet procession to reveal the message “Stop…

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Back to Normal? Cannes Film Festival Prepares to Party

CANNES, France (AP) — After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back — even kisses were forbade on the red carpet — the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal. Or at least Cannes’ very particular…

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‘Doctor Strange 2’ Keeps Hold on Top Spot in 2nd Weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” stayed on top of the box office charts during its second weekend in theaters, earning an additional $61 million from North American theaters, according to studio estimates on Sunday. With $688 million in global grosses, it’s already one of the highest grossing films of…

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Interfaith Group Asks Starbucks to Drop Vegan Milk Surcharge

BOSTON (AP) — A group of Christian, Hindu, Buddhist and Jewish leaders is asking Starbucks to stop charging extra for vegan milk alternatives, saying the practice amounts to a tax on people who have embraced plant-based lifestyles. In a statement issued Friday, an interfaith coalition led by Nevada-based Hindu activist Rajan Zed pressed the coffee…

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Dave Chappelle Tackled During Hollywood Bowl Comedy Show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian Dave Chappelle was tackled during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl Tuesday night. Security guards chased and overpowered the attacker, and Chappelle was able to continue his performance while the man was taken away in an ambulance. The assailant was carrying a replica handgun with a knife blade inside, authorities said. Isaiah…

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Netflix aims to curtail password sharing – and bring in ads

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An unexpectedly sharp drop in subscribers has Netflix considering changes to its service that it has long resisted: Minimizing password sharing and creating a low-cost subscription supported by advertising. The looming changes announced late Tuesday are designed to help Netflix regain momentum it’s lost over the past year. Pandemic-driven lockdowns that…

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