Two original Tintin comic strips are expected to break records Saturday when they go under the hammer in Paris.
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22 october 2015, 15:36US judge dismisses Jay Z 'Big Pimpin' copyright case
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21 october 2015, 15:36Star Wars ticket sales smash records
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15 october 2015, 14:12Meryl Streep to head jury at 2016 Berlin film festival
14 october 2015, 15:16Jennifer Lawrence tackles Hollywood sexism
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14 october 2015, 14:56Taylor Swift leads American Music Award nominations
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