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The week before Adam Scott won the Masters in April, Uniqlo announced that it had signed the golfer to a multiyear endorsement contract. A year earlier, Novak Djokovic (at right) also became a brand ambassador for Uniqlo and reclaimed his spot as the world's No. 1 men's tennis ...
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Mistrust and sexual jealousy are the two poisons that fuel that plot of Henri-Georges Clouzots Quai des Orfvres, an early French film noir that was originally released in the U.S. under the title Jenny Lamour. The story carries the trademarks of Clouzots generally pessimistic outlook on human nature, although it is carried off with a sense of humor and a richness of character ... ...
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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - Tim Murphy is a bit of a sports fanatic. "This is a bubble boy game signed by Wayne Gretzky," Murphy pointed out. He has mounds of memorabilia to prove it. "This is a Masters flag signed by Tom Watson," he added. It's his love of sports that also sparked an idea. "It's a smartphone app for live sporting and music events," Murphy ...
Former Major League Baseball player Jose Canseco has been accused of sexual assault, Las Vegas police said Wednesday. Police said they contacted Canseco during the morning and he had agreed to be interviewed, the Las Vegas Sun reported. The questioning had yet to take place. Canseco, 48, who lives in Las Vegas, clubbed 462 home runs, was a six-time all-star and won two World Series ...
Among its enthusiasts are Brett Heyman, 33, founder of the luxury accessories line Edie Parker, named for her daughter, Edie. Both Edies came into the world about three years ago, and that is when Ms. Heyman, with "definitely a lot going on in my life," met Chris Lospalluto, a hair stylist at Sharon Dorram Color in Sally Hershberger's Upper East Side location, who has since given ...
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Justin Bieber surprised the young students of a Las Vegas primary school on Friday after he visited the place to declare that he had partnered up with Child Hunger Ends Here campaign.
The 19-year-old singer, who dropped by Whitney Elementary School ahead of his performance at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards, spent time giving food donations to the children as they shed tears of joy after meeting their idol, Contactmusic reported.
Bieber's trip was documented by the cameras of US breakfast show Today and in one clip, the artist can be seen consoling a star-struck girl, saying, "Don't cry, how are you? Give me a hug."
The singer also chatted with headmistress Sherrie Gahn, who has made it her job to provide disadvantaged students and their families with food and clothes throughout the year.
He also promised to fill the school's pantry with endless treats for the whole year, as part of his work with the charitable trust.
Gahn said that the singing sensation's visit meant a lot to the kids and they got to see that someone really important to them believed in them.
Bieber, who had a great time at the institution, thanked the school and Gahn for letting him visit, on Twitter.
"Thanks to Whitney Elementary and Sherrie for letting me come by again. ...
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