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Sean Combs Ousts Taylor Swift As Highest-Paid Global Entertainer

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Sean Combs Ousts Taylor Swift As Highest-Paid Global Entertainer

The rapper takes the top spot on Forbes annual highest-paid entertainer list. Alicia Powell reports. Rapper and music producer Sean “Diddy” Combs was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer, ousting pop singer Taylor Swift who fell to 49th place on the Forbes annual list. Forbes says Combs earned an estimated $130 million (USD) in the 12 months ended June 1, 2017. Beyonce moved into the second spot with $105 million, courtesy of her best-selling “Lemonade” album and world tour, while British author J.K....

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Grande, Bieber, Katy Perry to top concert for Manchester victims

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Grande, Bieber, Katy Perry to top concert for Manchester victims

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry will headline a star-studded concert in Manchester, England, on Sunday to benefit victims of the suicide bombing at Grande’s May 22 concert there, organizers announced on Tuesday. American artists Miley Cyrus, Pharrell Williams and Usher will also perform at the June 4 concert, along with Britain’s Coldplay, One Direction singer Niall Horan and the Manchester-based band Take That. The benefit will take place at the Old Trafford cricket ground. Proceeds will...

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Bright prospects for global luxury sales

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Bright prospects for global luxury sales

World sales of personal luxury goods are set to grow by a stronger- than-expected 2-4 percent, with Europe championing this global growth, a study by consultancy group Bain & Co showed. Nathalie Kantaris Diaz reports. After a slump due to terror fears in Europe, global sales of luxury goods are on the up. They’re expected to rise 2-4 percent this year, according to Bain consultancy. That’s thanks to Europe, where sales are up 7-9 percent. Greater spending in Europe and China on items like watches, jewelry, clothes and shoes is...

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Europeans Frustrated With Trump After Submit

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Europeans Frustrated With Trump After Submit

By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) – For German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who often pulls her rhetorical punches, her weekend message signalling a shift in the post-war order was uncharacteristically blunt. But growing frustration with U.S. President Donald Trump, a determination to reform Europe with France’s incoming leader and political considerations closer to home convinced Merkel to take a stand, senior German and European officials said. Speaking in a packed beer tent in Munich on Sunday, after a Group of Seven summit in...

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After summits with Trump, Merkel says Europe must take fate into own hands

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After summits with Trump, Merkel says Europe must take fate into own hands

  By Paul Carrel and Andreas Rinke BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel underlined her doubts about the reliability of the United States as an ally on Monday but said she was a “convinced trans-Atlanticist”, fine-tuning her message after surprising Washington with her frankness a day earlier. In a speech in Berlin, Merkel showed how seriously she is concerned about Washington’s dependability under President Donald Trump by repeating the message she delivered a day earlier that the days when Europe...

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China’s first all-girl ‘boy band’ challenges ideal of femininity

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China’s first all-girl ‘boy band’ challenges ideal of femininity

China’s first all-female ‘boy band’ is challenging traditional ideas about gender roles, and proving a big hit along the way. Graham Mackay reports. Baseball caps, short dyed hair, and a lot of energy. To the untrained eye, you might take A-crush for a typical twenty-somethings boy-band. But you’d be wrong… They’re actually China’s first all-girl group styled to look like handsome young guys. And they’ve got hundreds of thousands of fans. It’s a bold move away from the traditional picture...

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U2 scans political landscape in ‘Joshua Tree’ tour

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U2 scans political landscape in ‘Joshua Tree’ tour

U2 scans political landscape in ‘Joshua Tree’ tour Irish rockers U2 kick off the first day of the U.S. leg of their “Joshua Tree” tour in Seattle. With evocative montages of the American west scrolling on screens behind them, Irish rockers U2 kicked off the first day of the U.S. leg of their “Joshua Tree” tour on Sunday (May 14) in Seattle, Washington, with a few jabs at the new political landscape. The tour was billed as a look back at the band’s 1987 breakthrough album “The Joshua Tree”...

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Jerry Garcia’s ‘Wolf” guitar expected to bring in millions at auction

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Jerry Garcia’s ‘Wolf” guitar expected to bring in millions at auction

The instrument is being sold to benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center. Alicia Powell reports. Auction history may be set when Jerry Garcia’s “Wolf” guitar hits the auction block on May 31. In 2002 the instrument, used by the Grateful Dead front man, became the most expensive guitar every sold fetching just under a million dollars. Guernsey’s president, Arlan Ettinger, says the amount it might bring in is unknown. SOUNDBITE: Arlan Ettinger, Guernsey’s president, saying (English): “The world record for any...

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Umbrella Rides The Wind

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Umbrella Rides The Wind

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Hip Young Woman

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Hip Young Woman

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