Entertainment

Cats play guitar, tap bells, ride skateboard in circus act - 04/20/2009

CHICAGO, Mira Oberman- Reaching up with her front paws, the little white cat grabs the green pole and pulls herself upside down and backwards across the stage. She gobbles her treat then stands on...

It's a dog's life! Russian canine fashion defies crisis - 04/19/2009

MOSCOW, Victoria Loginova - While Russia's two-legged population feels the financial pinch, designer lines from sportswear to mink coats, evening gowns to bootees are being snapped up... for the...

YouTube sensation singer invited on 'Oprah' - 04/18/2009

LOS ANGELES- A Scottish charity worker who became an Internet star after her performance on a British talent contest has been invited to appear on Oprah Winfrey's chat show, officials said Friday....

Singing spinster becomes surprise YouTube hit - 04/16/2009

LONDON - A frumpy 47-year-old Scottish charity worker who has never had a boyfriend has become an unlikely YouTube sensation, after her stunning weekend musical debut on a British television talent...

Indian woman aims for chilli record - 04/10/2009

JORHAT- An Indian woman is hoping to enter the record books as the world's "hottest" woman after munching 51 fiery chillies in two minutes, organisers of the feat said Friday. Anandita Dutta...

French comedian to face trial for anti-Semitism - 04/09/2009

PARIS, April 8, 2009 (AFP) - A French comic will go on trial next month on charges of anti-Semitism after he awarded a prize to a Holocaust denier during a comedy show, prosecutors said Wednesday....

Bill Clinton to join Sharon Stone at Cannes AIDS gala - 04/06/2009

MOUGINS- Former US president Bill Clinton will join actress Sharon Stone at this year's star-studded AIDS fund-raiser in southern France, held each May on the fringes of the Cannes film festival,...

Classical Carla, daring Michelle: to each her style - 04/04/2009

PARIS (AFP) - The world's two most glamorous first ladies met Friday on the sidelines of the NATO summit, giving observers an insight into their very different approaches to style. For the new...

Naomi Campbell hits out at racism in fashion world - 04/04/2009

British supermodel Naomi Campbell lashed out Friday at what she sees as latent racism in the fashion industry, which she said gives preference to "blond, blue-eyed models" over black women. "You...

Oldest US 'soap opera' set to call it quits - 04/03/2009

LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2009 (AFP) - US television network CBS has decided to pull the curtain on "Guiding Light," a daytime drama that started on the radio before it moved to television in 1952,...
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