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In this Jan. 25, 2004, file photo comedian David Cross and actress Jessica Walter, of the television comedy "arrested Development," arrive for the 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The University of Utah says a tweet from comedian Cross showing him wearing undergarments sacred to the Mormon faith was "deeply offensive." Still, President Ruth Watkins resisted online calls to cancel his upcoming performance on campus, saying in a statement Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, the photo intended to promote the show is protected by the First Amendment. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian,File)

David Cross show on at Utah college after ‘offensive’ tweet

- Associated Press

The University of Utah says a tweet from comedian David Cross showing him wearing undergarments sacred to the Mormon faith was “deeply offensive” but the college won’t consider calls for the cancellation of his performance on campus Wednesday.

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In this June 20, 2004 photo, Egyptian actress Hala Shiha poses during a photo session, in Cairo, Egypt. When Shiha quit the film industry a decade ago to embrace a more religious lifestyle and wear the hijab, Islamic conservatives celebrated. Now, in 2018, that she has decided to return to a more secular life, they are expressing disappointment, and a vigorous debate has broken out in Egypt. (AP Photo/Abdelhamid Eid)

Movie star's lifestyle reversal sparks a debate in Egypt

- Associated Press

Hala Shiha quit the glamorous film industry a decade ago to embrace a more religious lifestyle, adopting the traditional Muslim headscarf, or hijab, along with loose, long-sleeved clothes. The Egyptian movie star later was seen wearing the even more conservative face veil, or niqab.

Actress Asia Argento gestures on stage during the closing ceremony of the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Vianney Le Caer)

Authorities investigating sexual assault allegation against #MeToo advocate Asia Argento

Associated Press

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say they are investigating a report that actress Asia Argento reached a settlement with an actor who says she sexually assaulted him when he was 17. Capt. Darren Harris said Monday that the department has learned no police report was filed at the time, and investigators will reach out to Jimmy Bennett, now 22, and his representatives.

This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Constance Wu, left, and Michelle Yeoh in a scene from the film "Crazy Rich Asians." (Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)

Box office Top 20: 'Crazy Rich Asians' gets even richer

Associated Press

Propelled by an extra strong Sunday, the opening weekend grosses for "Crazy Rich Asians" were even higher than expected. The Warner Bros. romantic comedy earned $26.5 million in its first weekend in theaters, and $35.3 million since it hit theaters Wednesday.