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'Mission: Impossible' bests Winnie-the-Pooh at box office

Tom Cruise sped past Winnie-the-Pooh at the box office to lead all films for the second straight week with an estimated $35 million in ticket sales for "Mission Impossible -- Fallout."

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Seagal’s portfolio in the unpaid position would be to “facilitate relations between Russia and the United States in the humanitarian field, including cooperation in culture, arts, public and youth exchanges.” (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)

Russia names action-movie star Seagal as envoy for US

Russia has appointed action movie star Steven Seagal as a special envoy for humanitarian ties with the United States.

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In this Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 photo, Sam Checo dresses her Mango backstage ahead of the cat fashion show at the Algonquin Hotel in New York. The Algonquin Hotel's annual feline fashion show was presided over by the historic Times Square establishment's 1

The Algonquin Hotel throws a 'purrty,' feline fashion show

The "meowdels" wore couture and the crowd was cat-tastic at The Algonquin Hotel's annual feline fashion show, presided over by the historic Times Square establishment's 12th resident cat, a ginger boy with a theatrical name, Hamlet VIII.

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Stormtrooper helmets from Star Wars: The Last Jedi (left) (estimate £30-50,000) and Star Wars: A New Hope (right) (estimate £40-60,000) on display in the Prop Store head office near Rickmansworth, Enlgnad, Monday July 30, 2018, ahead of the Entertainment

Star Wars jacket expected to fetch $1.3 million at auction

The jacket worn by actor Harrison Ford in the "Star Wars" film "The Empire Strikes Back" is expected to fetch up to 1 million pounds ($1.3 million) in an auction of rare movie memorabilia in Britain next month.

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This image released by Lionsgate shows Kate McKinnon, right, and Mila Kunis in a scene from

McKinnon channels her inner spy in uneven 'Spy'

From the get-go, "The Spy Who Dumped Me," a Kate McKinnon-Mila Kunis buddy spy comedy, has two things going for it.

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Lopez, who last performed at the VMAs in 2001, will also perform at the awards show. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

J. Lo to receive Michael Jackson Vanguard Award at MTV VMAs

Jennifer Lopez's two-decade music career will be honored at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. The network announced Tuesday that Lopez will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award on Aug. 20 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

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This combination photo shows actor-filmmaker Tyler Perry in New York on Nov. 16, 2017, left, and comedian-actress Tiffany Haddish at the Turner Networks 2018 Upfront in New York on May 16, 2018. Perry, who cast Haddish in his upcoming comedy

Tiffany Haddish loving her new ride, especially the price

Tiffany Haddish is feeling very recharged these days — thanks to her new car. The comedian is enjoying her Tesla Model X, a high-end electric vehicle that was a gift from Tyler Perry.

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Seiuli Dwayne Johnson surprises stunt double with new truck

Seiuli Dwayne Johnson has done it again.He has just surprised his stunt double, Tanoai Reed, with a new truck. Seiuli, who has worked with Tanoai Reed for more than 16 years, revealed the surprise in a video on Instagram. “I love you brother and enjoy your new truck!” Seiuli writes.

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This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Tom Cruise in a scene from

'Mission: Impossible _ Fallout' shoots to No. 1

After six movies, 22 years, countless bruises and a broken ankle, Tom Cruise's death-defying "Mission: Impossible" stunts continue to pay off at the box office.

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YouTube said Friday, July 27, 2018, that in “Will Smith: The Jump,” the star will bungee jump from a helicopter over the Grand Canyon. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)

Will Smith, Kirsten Dunst add new YouTube Originals fare

Will Smith, Jordan Peele, Kirsten Dunst and Robert Downey Jr. are part of YouTube Original's new series line-up.

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Roseanne Barr talks with Fox News talk show host Sean Hannity while being interviewed during a taping of his show, Thursday, July 26, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Roseanne Barr on racist tweet: 'I wish I worded it better'

In Roseanne Barr's first TV interview since her ABC sitcom was canceled for a racist tweet, the comedian apologized for her "ill-worded" post and insisted she isn't a bigot.

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Kristen Stewart poses for photographers at the premiere of the film

Kristen Stewart to lead Elizabeth Banks' 'Charlie's Angels'

Kristen Stewart is set to star in Elizabeth Banks' reboot of "Charlie's Angels." Sony Pictures on Thursday says Stewart's fellow Angels will be played by Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska.

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Singer Demi Lovato performs on ABC's

Rep: Pop star Demi Lovato awake and recovering with family

A representative for Demi Lovato says she is awake and recovering with her family after the pop singer was reportedly hospitalized Tuesday for an overdose.

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Demi Lovato arrives at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.

Pop star Demi Lovato reportedly hospitalized in Los Angeles

Emergency officials confirm they transported a 25-year-old woman who lives on Demi Lovato's block to the hospital amid reports that the pop star suffered a drug overdose.

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The show, based on graphic novels, features a group of people fighting to survive a zombie apocalypse. (AP Photo/Brinley Hineman)

From 'stalker' to 'walker': Woman gets dream job as zombie

When she's not spending time with her grandchildren, Terrie Hamrick is likely dressed as a zombie.

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Denzel Washington in a scene from

'Equalizer 2' squeaks past 'Mamma Mia 2' and takes top spot

In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington's action pic "The Equalizer 2" has narrowly won out over the ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again."

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Jason Momoa, left, and Amber Heard attend the Warner Bros. Theatrical panel for

'Wonder Woman,' 'Aquaman' and 'Shazam!" thrill Comic-Con

Warner Bros. brought out all the stops Saturday at Comic-Con with an army of stars, surprises and new footage from films like "Aquaman ," ''Shazam! " and even "Wonder Woman 1984," which is only three and a half weeks into production.

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Offset, of Migos, arrives at the U.S. premiere of

Migos' Offset arrested on felony gun charges in Georgia

Offset of the hip-hop group Migos is facing two felony gun charges after he and his bodyguard were pulled over outside of Atlanta.

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Armando Abarca, left, dressed as Batman, and Jessica Rose Davis, dressed as Wonder Woman, of Los Angeles, high five each other as they attend day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

DC Universe sets pricing plan for digital subscription

A digital subscription service for DC Comics superfans launching in the fall of 2018 has set its annual membership fee at $74.99. DC Universe and Warner Bros.

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Actor Dwayne Johnson attends the

Seiuli the Rock highest paid actor earning T$310m last year

Samoa’s favourite Hollywood son, Seiuli Dwayne Johnson is now the highest paid actor in history. According to Forbes, the wrestler turned international movie star earned US$124 million (T$310m) last year. That's nearly double the truly impressive US$65 million ($162.5m) he brought in the year prior.

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Movies

Lav Diaz, director of 'Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis' addresses the audience after receiving the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for a feature film that opens new perspectives.

Migrant island documentary "Fire at Sea" wins at Berlin fest

BERLIN (AP) — "Fire at Sea," a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa — many migrants' first destination on risky journeys toward safety and a better life in Europe

TV

Bill Cosby enters the Montgomery County Courthouse for a court appearance in Norristown, Pa.

Cosby loses appeal; case appears headed to evidence hearing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's criminal sexual-assault case appears to be headed toward an evidence hearing after a judge denied his latest effort to throw the charges out.

Music

Ex-ABBA members make rare joint appearance at grand opening

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The four former members of iconic Swedish pop group ABBA have made a rare joint appearance for the opening of a Stockholm restaurant inspired by the "Mamma Mia!" musical.

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