It can be difficult for celebrities to make headlines these days. Especially since so may of their peers are willing to do almost anything to land themselves some coverage in the world’s press. With that in mind, the latest fashion trend doesn’t seem quite so surprising.
Recently stars have been stepping out in clothes that leave them so exposed they may as well be naked, or at least half clothed. It is all the craze from reality TV stars to actors alike.
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders during mass protests on Sunday.
Mr Navalny was one of at least 500 people who were detained after the protests.
The court in Moscow earlier fined him the minimum 20,000 roubles ($350) for organising the banned protests.
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When Arthur Langerman was two, his parents were sent to Auschwitz. As his collection of antisemitic works opens in Normandy, he explains his obsession.
The drawing is detailed, dramatic and disgusting. Called The Jew, Universal Enemy, it shows Christ on the cross and churches in flames, overseen by a sinister, red-lipped, voracious face. Philipp Rupprecht, better known as Fips, composed this caricature for the notorious Nazi newspaper Der Stürmer in 1937. He also illustrated a 1938 children’s book Der Giftpilz (The Poisonous Mushroom), intended to educate young Germans about the Jewish menace.
Rupprecht was sentenced to 10 years hard labour after the war. His work is among 150 pieces of antisemitic propaganda – posters, drawings and objects – on show at the Caen-Normandy Memorial Museum, in an exhibition called Heinous Cartoons 1886-1945: The Antisemitic Corrosion in Europe. They depict sinister, red-faced, obese capitalists smoking cigars on the backs of oppressed workers. They show grotesque communists clamping chains on a suffering Aryan. They portray Jews as rats and vermin. As the dates in the title suggest, the exhibition chronicles how anti-semitism grew at the end of the 19th century and reached a horrible culmination in the Holocaust.
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MOSCOW — Not everyone who has a quarrel with Russian President Vladimir Putin dies in violent or suspicious circumstances – far from it. But enough loud critics of Putin’s policies have been murdered that Thursday’s daylight shooting of a Russian who sought asylum in Ukraine has led to speculation of Kremlin involvement.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called the shooting in Kiev of Denis Voronenkov, a former Russian Communist Party member who began sharply criticizing Putin after fleeing Russia in 2016, an “act of state terrorism by Russia.”
That drew a sharp rebuke from Putin’s spokesman, who called the accusation “absurd.” Throughout the years, the Kremlin has always dismissed the notion of political killings with scorn.
But Putin’s critics couldn’t help drawing parallels with the unexplained deaths of other Kremlin foes. “I have an impression – I hope it’s only an impression – that the practice of killing political opponents has started spreading in Russia,” said Gennady Gudkov, a former parliamentarian and ex-security services officer, to the Moscow Times.
Here are some outspoken critics of Putin who were killed or died mysteriously.
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WWE “Total Divas” star Paige’s fiancé Alberto Del Rio responded to the nude photo and sex tape leak Thursday. Del Rio said in a statement he will not be attending WrestleCon, a wrestling convention scheduled to take place next weekend in Orlando, Florida, after his fiancée got involved in the Fappening 2.0, a massive celebrity nude photo scandal.
“Due to the invasion of our privacy I need to be home with the person that needs me more at the moment and our family,” Del Rio said in the statement provided to the booking agency Prime Time Appearances. “Thanks for your support and I’ll be seeing you there next time.”
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Russia’s main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, has been arrested at an anti-corruption protest he organised in the capital, Moscow.
Thousands of people have joined rallies nationwide, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev over corruption allegations.
Most of the marches have not been authorised by the authorities.
Police have been deployed in large numbers in Moscow where dozens of other protesters have also been detained.
TV pictures showed demonstrators chanting “Down with Putin!”, “Russia without Putin!” and “Putin is a thief!”.
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