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Crown prince's latest move is happy ending for Saudi movie buffs

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Many of Saudi Arabia's clerics view Western movies and even Arabic films made in Egypt as sinful. The kingdom says there will be 300 cinemas built by 2030.

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Bullied boy's new friends include LeBron James, Chris Evans, Snoop Dogg

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In the video, Keaton Jones said other students call him ugly, make fun of his nose and tell him he has no friends. It had 22 million views by early Monday.

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'Coco' again tops the box office — but here comes 'Star Wars'

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Most studios have chosen to avoid competing against "The Last Jedi," which is expected to dominate theaters and moviegoer attention when it opens on Friday.

02

Rocker Josh Homme apologizes for kicking photographer in the face

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Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme kicked photographer Chelsea Lauren in the face on stage during a holiday concert. He apologized on Sunday.

Sunday, Dec 10

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The force is strong with these new 'Star Wars' characters

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" introduces a handful of new characters to the beloved space saga. Here's a handy guide to the incoming class.

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WWE wrestler arrested after allegedly putting wife in headlock

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A witness saw WWE wrestler Rich Swann put his wife, Vannarah Riggs, popularly known as Su Yung, into a headlock. He has been arrested and charged with battery.

Celebrity publicist Max Clifford dies in prison during sex crimes sentence

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In the middle of his sentence for numerous sex crimes, celebrity publicist Max Clifford, once one of entertainment's most powerful figures, has died.

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Comedian Hannibal Buress charged in Miami with disorderly intoxication

"Am I under arrest? For what?" Buress appears to ask Miami police officers in a video of the incident. "Explain what I'm detained for."

08

'SNL' Santa gets kids' tough questions about Franken, Moore, Trump

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Kids asked Santa some uncomfortable questions about current events, and James Franco hosted "Saturday Night Live" for a fourth time.

04

Tears, pomp, extravagance as France mourns rocker Hallyday

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France honored rocker Johnny Hallyday, who died Wednesday, with an extravagant procession and a televised ceremony filled with the country's most famous faces.

Saturday, Dec 9

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'Mom, what's a pager?' Explaining the obsolete to kids (and yourself)

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Old-school items like turntables are making a comeback. What does it say about how we feel about tech?

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Watch Chance the Rapper deliver the weather report in Chicago

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Chance the Rapper had some fun while visiting the set of WGN in Chicago, taking over their meteorologist's green screen used for weather reports.

See the list of highest-paid musicians of 2017

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Forbes released their list of highest-paid musicians of 2017. Sean Combs tops the list, but he didn't release any new music this year.

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No charges against conductor James Levine in Illinois

Illinois prosecutors had been investigating alleged sexual abuse dating back to the 1980s against Levine, the longtime Metropolitan Opera conductor in New York.

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Court rules that 'Making a Murderer' defendant's confession stands

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A court ruled the confession by Brendan Dassey, featured in "Making a Murderer," wasn't coerced but a dissenting judge called it a "miscarriage of justice."

Friday, Dec 8

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Kal Penn signs deal to publish collection of essays

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The actor's book will include stories about his journey from Hollywood to the Obama administration.

19

'X-Men' director accused of sexually assaulting teen boy

A man is suing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer for allegedly sexually abusing him on a yacht when he was 17 years old, a claim Singer "categorically denies."

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Longtime Univision anchor Maria Elena Salinas says goodbye

Prominent Anchor Maria Elena Salinas retires from Univision News after more than three decades of blending the role of anchor and advocate.

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Morning shows already facing tough time amid firings

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Firing Lauer and Rose gives the networks the chance to rethink their morning shows, but it's a precarious time for the institution of the morning broadcast.

Meet the harpist using traditional Indian music and American jazz to 'bridge worlds'

Sheela Bringi said that while she trained in traditional Indian music, she also grew up heavily influenced by popular music and jazz.

Thursday, Dec 7

14

Whitney Houston, Celine Dion covers get Saudi women dancing as history is made

NBC News / World

Some concertgoers took off their abayas — the loose-fitting, full-length robes local women are required to wear in public — allowing their hair to hang loose.

03

Watch Beyoncé present Colin Kaepernick with SI Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Former 49ers player Colin Kaepernick received the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award on Tuesday, December 5, at Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year Awards. Beyoncé surprised the athlete by presenting him with the award.

Wednesday, Dec 6

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Harvey Weinstein accused of racketeering in lawsuit

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Six women filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, claiming that the movie mogul's actions to cover up assaults amounted to civil racketeering.

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Beyoncé surprises Colin Kaepernick at awards ceremony

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Beyoncé surprised ex-49ers player Colin Kaepernick Tuesday night, presenting him with the SI Muhammad Ali Legacy Award.

14

Time chooses #MeToo movement as person of the year

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The magazine revealed Wednesday morning on "Today" why the social media movement has become this year's biggest talker.

04

Johnny Hallyday, singer known as the 'French Elvis,' dies at 74

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French rock star and actor Johnny Hallyday, who became the first Gallic singer to popularize rock' n' roll in France and sold over 110 million records during a music career spanning over half a century, has died.

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Terry Crews sues agent over alleged groping incident

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Actor Terry Crews has filed a lawsuit against the man he claims groped him at a Hollywood party last year.

Tuesday, Dec 5

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Danny Masterson exits show over rape allegations

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Masterson's departure comes amid mounting pressure over claims by four women who have accused the "That '70s Show" actor of rape.

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President Claire Underwood is the catharsis women need after #MeToo

Even in fiction like 'House of Cards', women can be trusted to clean up a man's mess.

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John Oliver, Dustin Hoffman spar over sexual misconduct

During a panel Monday, Oliver brought up an allegation made against the actor that he had groped a 17-year-old girl while on the set of a 1985 film.