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Moonlight Winning Big Awards and Nominations. Will the Oscars Follow Suit?

The musical "dramedy" " La La Land " was acres ahead of the field at the Broadcast Film Critics Association's 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards that kicked off the Hollywood awards season Sunday night. After Stanfield walked off stage, Silicon Valley executive producer Tom Lassally told the audience: "I have no idea who that was". T.J. Miller, a star of the TV series " Silicon Valley ", was arrested Friday after he police say he slapped a vehicle service driver on the head after remarks ...

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Critics' Choice Awards 2016: Complete Winners List

Natalie Portman won best actress for her portrayal of former first U.S. lady Jackie Kennedy in Jackie . Chazelle paid tribute to Gosling and Stone as he collected the best picture award. And Sky Atlantic's sci-fi drama Westworld got two awards - best actress and best supporting actress for Evan Rachel Wood and Thandie Newton respectively.

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Donald Trump's Avoidance of Formal News Conference Continues

Trump added that he would hold a news conference in the "near future" to discuss business matters, his cabinet picks and other topics. President-elect Trump called Governor Romney to tell him he had decided to choose someone else for the job.

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Kim Kardashian West robbers still not caught

A Kardashian-West insider shared the inside scoop regarding holiday plans for the family. Amid all the rumours that Kimye may be parting ways, there's news that Kanye West is set to resume his tour next year. News. The source added that just because the couple hasn't been spotted in public together doesn't mean that their marriage is falling apart. In a People preview, a male fan of the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star couldn't contain his excitement at coming face-to-face with the ...

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Taiwan wants good relations with United States, stable cross-strait ties

Taiwan's government must prepare for the future given uncertainty surrounding the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, which Trump has pledged to abandon, Taipei-based cable television TVBS cited Tsai as saying on Monday. Taiwan's presidential office has declined to comment. In reality, the United States has no diplomatic ties with Taiwan since 1979, and the anger at Trump was because he dared to take a phone call from the Taiwanese president.

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Rapper Kanye West visits Trump Tower

Cameras caught Donald and Kanye after their meeting, with the former explaining that the two have been friends for "a long time," and that they were simply discussing " life " behind closed doors. And sure enough the pair emerged in the lobby a little while later to pose for pictures and (kind of) answer reporters' questions. West stood by stoically, finally responding to the press asking about the meeting: "I just want to take a picture right now ".

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'The Vampire Diaries' season 8 spoilers: new character is Elena Gilbert lookalike?

In an attempt to find the ancient tuning fork that renders Sybil powerless Caroline acts nice and friendly towards Sybil , hoping that she'll mention where she is staying, which is probably where she's stashed the tuning fork that she stole from the Armory.

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Beyonce leads Grammy nominations, to vie with Adele for top honors

He is up for the biggest award of the night: " Album of the Year .' Drake's multi-Platinum album, " Views ", will be competing against Beyonce's "Lemonade", Justin Bieber's " Purpose ", and Adele's "25". Behind her are Drake , Rihana and Kanye West who score 8 nods each, reported by Boston Globe . "Artists seem to be exercising their creativity and creative freedom with less expectation on creating music that fits in a box with a nice little bow on it", said Neil Portnow, president ...

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Stein says hurdles, extortion stymied recount efforts

Green Party candidate Jill Stein's $3.5 million presidential recount came to a close in Wisconsin Monday with only 1,769 of the 2.95 million ballots differing from the November 8 count. There are now $7.4 million in recount expenses, but that's expected to decrease once the Wisconsin and MI costs are finalized. Trump gained 837 votes from the recount and Clinton gained 706 votes.

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The Loss of Palmyra Exposes Syria's Weakness, and ISIS's Bloody Persistence

IS destroyed a number of monuments and beheaded the archaeological director during its 10-month occupation of the Unesco World Heritage site and the adjacent city of Tadmur. "The details of their departure are being negotiated", the source said. Fighters can be seen standing next to abandoned Russian tanks and armoured personnel carriers at security checkpoints after Syrian and Russian forces fled the city.

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Giants, Cowboys up next for NFC North-leading Lions

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, who has had all star season so far, and has led the team to a very respectable 9-4 record, suffered a PIP (proximal interphalangeal) joint dislocation and torn ligaments to the middle finger of his throwing hand Sunday, a source tells ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

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Here's How Ryan Reynolds Reacted to Deadpool's Golden Globe Nominations

In his second Golden Globe nod, Colin Farell is cited for his performance in dark comedy, The Lobster which was filmed in Ireland. "The moment your mom captures you being nominated for your first Golden Globe ". Amy Adams' performance as a linguist in sci-fi movie Arrival has earned her a nod in Best Actress in a drama category, in which she will be competing with Jessica Chastain ( Miss Sloane ), Ruth Negga ( Loving), Natalie Portman in Jackie and French star Isabella ...

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Matt Terry thanks fans after winning X Factor 2016

But don't fret - we've got everything you need to know before the final right here. I loved this song the first time around and Matt showed off how good a singer he is once more. However, Matt faces strong competition from Louis Tomlinson, whose debut solo single Just Hold On has climbed a massive 19 places overnight to Number 2, just behind Clean Bandit's Rockabye by 7,500 combined sales.

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Schwarzenegger: OK Trump is still 'Apprentice' producer

But he will keep an executive producer credit when the new series, which is owned by MGM and aired by NBC, begins in January with Arnold Schwarzenegger. Celebrity Apprentice was originally shot in February of 2016, nine months before Trump won the presidential election. NBC corporate parent Comcast is heavily involved in all three.

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Kanye West and Donald Trump meet, talk about 'life'

The newbie politician's team reportedly reached out to Kanye for the meeting. Prior to his hospitalization, West had gone on a political rant at a San Jose concert where he announced , if he had voted, he "would've for Donald Trump". But maybe "Ye would use the song to send a message about after-school programs to Trump's presumptive Secretary of Education, Betty DeVos : "You know the kids goin" act a fool/When you stop the programs for after school".

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'Deadpool' just got a big honor at the Golden Globes

This wasn't Jon Snow's year (despite the series being all about him this season). Adams's performance was the high point of " Arrival ", but the Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama ) is one of the year's most competitive categories .

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Felicity Jones: Beyonce inspired my Star Wars character

What we do talk about is the many surprise cameos of saga characters and vehicles, as well as important story elements that overlap with the six films that George Lucas made between 1977 and 2005. However, it won't just be new characters. But its most inspiring act is its confirmation that a sequence from Star Wars's past - in this case the movement that leads to the destruction of the Death Star in the first trilogy - can now be mined for fresh approaches, making the franchise feel ...

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Bill Cosby judge won't hear from memory expert

According to lawyers, Cosby is almost blind and his "memory has considerably declined."Prosecutors remain confident they have a winning case". Cosby has been named in several civil lawsuits filed by women who claim he violated them too. Arguing that the names were disclosed during the pretrial discovery process and were not part of the public record, Steele suggested that Cosby's lawyers were publicizing them in an attempt to intimidate the women.

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Beyoncé Leads 2017 Grammy Nominations

The 23-year-old rapper, who has never been signed to a label (aside from his own) is leading the nominations with seasoned veterans and his good friends Kanye West , Beyonce , 35, and Drake , 30. After winning Album of the Year at the 2016 CMA Awards, the singer-songwriter seemed like a shoo-in for a nod in the Best Country Album category at this year's Grammys .

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Margot Robbie and David Ayer sign up for female supervillain spin-off

Gotham City Sirens will mainly focus on Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and Catwoman , although only Robbie has signed onto the project at this time. When we first heard about the film back in May, Batgirl and Birds of Prey were also floated as possibilities.

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Trump Reportedly Picks Former Navy SEAL as Interior Secretary

Don Young (R-Alaska) that would have allowed each state to buy up to 2 million in U.S. Forest Service land to boost timber production. Brian Sybert, Montana Wilderness Association's executive director, said his organization would expect Zinke to "carry Montana's values into that role".

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Surging Bucs hold off Saints 16-11 for 5th straight victory

However, if the Falcons lose one of their remaining divisional matchups, and end with the same record as the Buccaneers , things could get interesting. "Coach Koetter said, 'That Buc defense is starting to get back'". WR BRANDIN COOKS has 14 receptions for 215 yards (107.5 per game) & TD in past 2 vs.

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Egypt: Coptic Cathedral blast victims are laid to rest

It was among the deadliest attacks in recent memory to target Egypt's Coptic minority, which makes up around 10 percent of the population and was largely supportive of the military overthrow of a freely elected Islamist president in 2013.

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Egypt police on high alert after deadly church bombing in Cairo

The incident, which started with a few dozen men pelting the mourners with stones, quickly escalated into a massive attack against Christians at St. Cathedral worker Attiya Mahrous, who rushed to the chapel after he heard the blast, said: "I found bodies, many of them women, lying on the pews. There were children.

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British man gets prison time in Trump attack case in Vegas

Lynne Sandford, from Dorking in Surrey, had previously said her son suffers from autism and should be allowed to return to the United Kingdom to carry out his sentence. She added: "Michael is terrified". "So many people back in England know this is not Michael". Sandford's lawyers say he will now serve around four months, having been detained since June, before he is deported back to the UK.

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BBC Worldwide Partner On US Streaming Service 'BritBox'

According to the companies' announcement, BritBox will be available on the web, mobile web, iOS, Android, Roku, AppleTV, and Chromecast at launch. There will be a "now" category that includes soaps like Eastenders , Emmerdale and other series which must have aired at least 24 hours prior in the UK.

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Shad Gaspard Stops Attempted Robbery at Gas Station

Being thanked by the cashiers and some of his friends who were near the happening Gaspard said that he thought the guy had a real gun, which even increases his courage, being prepared to confront a real weapon like that. At that point, Gaspard rushed at the man, forcing the gun out of his hand. Fearing he was about to be robbed, Gaspard grabbed the weapon, pulled Felix out to the front of the store and pinned him down until police arrived, the newspaper reported.

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Ranveer's Befikre Grosses Over 69 Crores At The Worldwide Box Office

Ranveer Singh's romantic musical drama Befikre is performing quite well at the global box office. The total collections of the movie have now crossed the Rs 39 crore mark. Here are the worldwide collections of Befikre movie on the first weekend. The film, although got heavily panned by the critics and the audience, did manage to come up with a decent box-office figure.

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CIA Conclusion 'Ridiculous' That Russia Interfered to Help Him Win Election

Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, joined incoming Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY and Sen. "This can not become a partisan issue", the statement said. electoral process, but they had done so specifically to elect Donald Trump as president. The contents of the emails, passed to Wikileaks and posted online, were embarrassing to the Democrats and shook up the presidential campaign.

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John Glenn will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery

Glenn, who later spent 24 years representing OH in the Senate, has died at 95. Glenn, the last surviving member of the original seven American "Right Stuff" Mercury astronauts, died at the James Cancer Hospital at Ohio State University in Columbus , said Hank Wilson, a spokesman at the university's John Glenn College of Public Affairs, which Glenn helped found.

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Ohio governor gets 20-week abortion ban, heartbeat bills

Rep. Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo), who has disclosed that she was raped as part of past abortion bill debates, called the legislation and other abortion restriction measures "immoral". Still, Ohio Republicans rammed through the bill that forbids termination of "a human pregnancy of a pain-capable unborn child" during a lame-duck flurry last week.

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'A Charlie Brown Christmas' poster causes rift at Texas school district

School officials in Texas are in trouble after putting up a poster of Charlie Brown reciting a verse from the Bible. "It's Charlie Brown for goodness sake with a wholesome, wonderful message about the true meaning of Christmas". Texas' Attorney General Ken Paxton believes that the order to take down the Charlie Brown display, rather than the display itself, is a violation of Texas law, according to ABC News.

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LeBron scores 44, reaches assist mark as Cavs down Hornets

James , who was the only player in the East to average at least 20.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 8.0 assists, started off the week with 34 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and two steals in 42 minutes during the Cavs' 116-112 road win at Toronto on December 5.

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'John Glenn the Humanitarian' Remembered by NASA Chief

Marines, recalled Robert Cabana, Kennedy Space Center director. Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth, doing so three times on February 20, 1962. The ceremony took place outside the visitor complex's Heroes and Legends building, which opened last month and houses the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.

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Indian mourners shave heads in show of respect for leader

The sea breeze and the 21-gun salute set off further spells of crying and chest beating by party cadres shouting "Puratchi Thalavi Amma " (revolutionary leader) as they watched the ceremony on giant screens put up by the state information department.


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