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Uzbekistan Jails Ex-president’s Daughter For Fraud

Uzbekistan said that it has jailed the eldest daughter of late president Islam Karimov, Gulnara Karimova -once a prominent socialite, fashion designer and singer  after charging her with massive fraud and money laundering. In a statement the Uzbekistan Prosecutor-General’s Office said that “Gulnara Karimova has been charged” with crimes including …

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Katy Perry to host 2017 MTV Video Music Awards

MTV has announced pop star, Katy Perry, will host the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards that will hold in Inglewood, California on Monday, August 28. This comes in advance of the world tour for her most recent album, Witness, with Perry set to light up the stage as the first …

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Olympian Simone Biles gets TV Movie

Olympian Simon Biles is getting her own movie. This was announced by Lifetime. The cable network announced on Friday that it has greenlighted a television movie about the five-time Olympic medalist, tentatively titled The Simone Biles Story. Based on Biles’ book, Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life …

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Forest Whitaker joins ‘Empire’ season 4

Oscar winner and Last King of Scotland actor, Forest Whitaker has bagged a recurring guest role in the upcoming season of the FOX hit series, Empire. Whitaker will play Uncle Eddie, who is a ‘charismatic music icon and bonafide hitmaker, who gave an unknown Lucious (Terrence Howard) his first radio airplay. ‘Decades later, Eddie steps up for …

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One Dead, Four Wounded In Congo Prison Break

At least one person was killed and an estimated 20 inmates escaped in a prison break in Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern city of Bukavu today, the mayor said. The break is at least the sixth in Congo since May and underscores how insecurity has grown since President Joseph Kabila …

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Musician Marc Anthony’s Mom Guillermina Dies

Marc Anthony’s mother, Guillermina Quiñones, has died. The 47-year-old singer shared the heartbreaking news on social media, writing how much he is “going to miss” his mother. “Today at 12:10pm my family’s hero, our rock, our protector, inspiration and now ANGEL passed away,” Anthony tweeted alongside a longer message that …

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