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Magritte exhibit opens in Brussels 50 years after his death

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – An exhibition opened at Brussels’ Atomium building on Thursday to honor twin anniversaries of two Belgian icons — the Atomium itself, which turns 60 next year, and Surrealist… Reuters: Lifestyle

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Brexit looms over London catwalk as overseas brands take spotlight

LONDON (Reuters) – London kicked off fashion week on Friday to pleas from the local fashion industry to protect the city’s international outlook as uncertainty about Britain’s impending departure… Reuters: Lifestyle

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Marc Jacobs closes New York Fashion Week echoing Arabian Nights

(Reuters) – Outfitting models in knotted turbans, veteran designer Marc Jacobs showcased a bold Spring 2018 collection with an Arabian flair. Reuters: Lifestyle

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Young Muscovite group risks life and limb to scale tall buildings

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A handful of young Muscovites spend their spare time braving the risk of arrest, injury and even death to scale tall buildings. Their motivation is simple: to feel more alive. Reuters: Lifestyle

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Disney delays ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ after J.J. Abrams takes over

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co delayed the release of the ninth installment of the “Star Wars” saga to Dec. 20, 2019 after announcing on Tuesday the return of filmmaker J.J. Abrams to the… Reuters: Lifestyle

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Circle of life: Japan’s homeless banish despair through dance

TOKYO (Reuters) – Penniless and subsisting only on water for three weeks, Tokyo street-dweller Tokuchika Nishi thought he had come to the end of his life. Reuters: Lifestyle

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Ivy League graduate and dance champion crowned Miss America

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Reuters) – An Ivy League graduate and national dance champion from North Dakota was crowned Miss America on Sunday, becoming the first contestant from the state to win the nearly… Reuters: Lifestyle

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Cats on a train! Japan railway lets felines roam to raise awareness of strays

OGAKI, Japan (Reuters) – A Japanese civic group teamed up with a railway operator on Sunday to let some 30 cats roam on a local train at an event, hoping it will raise awareness of the culling of… Reuters: Lifestyle

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No smartphones! Vintage mobile phone museum opens in Slovakia

DOBSINA, Slovakia (Reuters) – As new smartphones hit the market month in month out, one Slovak technology buff is offering visitors to his vintage cellphone museum a trip down memory lane – to when… Reuters: Lifestyle

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For Chinese millennials, despondency has a brand name

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese millennials with a dim view of their career and marriage prospects can wallow in despair with a range of teas such as “achieved-absolutely-nothing black tea”, and… Reuters: Lifestyle