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14Apr/15

Soul singer Percy Sledge dies in Louisiana age 73 – agent

Percy Sledge

Soul singer Percy Sledge, best known for his recording of “When a Man Loves a Woman,” died at his home in Louisiana aged 73 after battling cancer, his agent said on Tuesday April 14.

The song recorded by Sledge in 1966 was his first single and is considered one of the greatest of all soul songs.

14Apr/15

New British royal baby faces tricky life as the “spare”

What is it like to be the sibling of the heir to the British throne? The British royal family have a tradition of the younger brother or sister of the heir at times courting controversy by seemingly behaving badly. The family will have a new “spare” soon with Prince William’s wife Kate expected to give birth to her second child at the end of this month.

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06Apr/15

Bruce Jenner interview in 2-hour ABC TV special on April 24

Bruce Jenner will sit down with ABC’s Diane Sawyer later this month to discuss reports that he is transgender.

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06Apr/15

Rolling Stone retracts University of Virginia rape story deemed a ‘journalistic failure’

Rolling Stone retracted an explosive article Sunday (April 05) detailing an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity after an outside review concluded that the story failed to follow journalistic standards.

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02Apr/15

Amy Winehouse film unveiled with trailer

The first teaser trailer for ‘Amy’, a documentary by ‘Senna”s Asif Kapadia, which tells the story of the tragic singer Amy Winehouse’s life in her own words, is released.
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01Apr/15

Full theatrical trailer for “Mad Max” reboot released

(EVO) – The theatrical trailer for the rebooted version of the “Mad Max” film series was released on Tuesday (March 31). Called “Mad Max: Fury Road,” the movie stars Tom Hardy in a much-anticipated return for George Miller’s imagination of the Australian anti-hero originally played by Mel Gibson.
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