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    Rodrigo y Gabriela take meditative turn

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    Headlines have given little love to guitar heroes in recent years, as streaming tastes favour rap and instruments of the greats are celebrated less onstage...

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    Curtains for The Big Bang Theory, unlikely ratings giant

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on May 16, 2019

    Peopled by sometimes-awkward geeks making physics references, The Big Bang Theory, whose finale episode airs Thursday, seemed destined at first to appeal to a niche...

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    Women painters take centre stage at NY art auctions

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on May 13, 2019

    With a new record expected for a work by Lee Krasner and another one possible for a Helen Frankenthaler, the appetite for female abstract painters,...

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    Ariana Grande announced as new face of Givenchy

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on May 12, 2019

    French fashion house Givenchy on Friday named pop princess Ariana Grande as the face of its fall/winter campaign, calling her ‘a strong, independent woman of...

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    Lila Downs confronts immigration debate in new album

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on May 09, 2019

    Long an advocate for rural communities in her native Mexico, singer Lila Downs is now adding inflections of cumbia and electro to her signature brand...

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    Uphold rights of Muslims

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    UN secretary general Antonio Guterres raised the plight of ethnic Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang region during talks with Chinese leaders and stressed that China must...

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    Trump sues banks in bid to block Congress subpoenas

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    US president Donald Trump, along with his family and businesses, on Monday sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to stop them from...

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    Director John Singleton dead at 51

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    John Singleton, director of the ground-breaking 1991 movie about US inner city life ‘Boyz n the Hood,’ died Monday at the age of 51, his...

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    NYT, WSJ win Pulitzers for Trump probes

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 01:29am on April 17, 2019

    The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal were awarded Pulitzer Prizes on Monday for their separate investigations of president Donald Trump and his...

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    Jagger says ‘on the mend’ after medical procedure

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on April 07, 2019

    Legendary Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger said Friday he is ‘on the mend’ after reportedly undergoing heart valve replacement surgery in New York -- news...

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