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Sex assault claim against X-Men director

Sex assault claim against X-Men director

A director of the popular "X-Men" films, Bryan Singer, has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in California and Hawaii in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit filed in US court.

Biblical epic Noah tests director Aronofsky

Biblical epic Noah tests director Aronofsky

Rain lashes down from the heavens while hungry followers of Cain trample over each other for a spot on Noah's massive wooden ark. The end is inevitable and, of course, not pretty.

Muse, Pharrell headline Coachella

Muse, Pharrell headline Coachella

British rockers Muse and R&B singer Pharrell served up musical highlights at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Saturday amid windy weather and cooler temperatures.

Artist searching for saints

Artist searching for saints

St Kilda, the romantic, now uninhabited Scottish island, has several namesakes, including in Dunedin. Charmian Smith talks to Deirdre Nelson, who is working on a project connecting them.

HBO renews Game of Thrones for two more seasons

HBO renews Game of Thrones for two more seasons

The HBO fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" has been renewed for two more seasons, the premium cable network said today, two days after the show's season four premiere drew the network's biggest audience in seven years.

Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, has died. He was 87.

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