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'La La Land' Ties Record For Most Oscar Nominations With 14

Honors for Best Actor went to Gosling, Casey Affleck ("Manchester by the Sea"), Andrew Garfield ("Hacksaw Ridge"), Viggo Mortensen (" Captain Fantastic ") and Denzel Washington ("Fences"). While most of the nominated films have or are screening in New Zealand, others have yet to surface on local screens. Best actress Oscar nominees for the 89th annual awards (from elft) Isabelle Huppert, Ruth Negga , Nalie Portman, Emma Stone and Meryl Streep.

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Taylor Swift shares a peek at her music video with Zayn Malik

Swift posted the brief but entrancing clip to Instagram on the afternoon of January 25 and announced that the full video would be out the following night. In the short footage, Malik is breaking glass, while his co-star is throwing her hands in the air. Yep, I'm feeling hot and bothered. Fifty Shades Darker stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan as Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey, and opens in theaters February 10.

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Stop Pretending Melania Trump Is A Victim

The problematic tweet was deleted from the newspaper's Twitter account, but you can still see the original headline on Wellington's account and over on the Daily News feed, where one reader referred to it as "sexist stupidity". It's like one of those GIFs of Kanye West realizing he's been caught smiling on camera but so much worse, because Melania Trump is married to our actual president.

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"Game of Thrones" Season 7 release date leaks online

We knew that a summer release was the game plan but it seems like June 25 will be the big day to mark down in our calendars. Sophie, 20, has been on the show since Season 1, along with Maisie - one of the few characters who have managed to survive the series' tendency to kill off its main characters.

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NBC Orders Comedy Pilot From Seth Meyers, Mike O'Brien & Lorne Michaels

He went on to ask Trump why he's complaining when he won the election, comparing it to a Super Bowl victor complaining about a play. Seth Meyers could relate to this: "I hear you, I deal with the same issue with my son", he said. "Winners don't complain about the final score", Meyers explained to the new president. "Degenerate gamblers. But I guess if you knew anything about gamblers, your casinos would still be open".

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Madeleine Albright expresses readiness to accept Islam

Albright, who was born in Czechoslovakia, was raised Catholic and later became Episcopalian. "I stand ready to register as Muslim in #solidarity ", Albright tweeted Wednesday . In a tweet Tuesday, Trump said: "Big day planned on NATIONAL SECURITY tomorrow". Additionally, it contained steps toward building the wall on the Mexican border.

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Melania Trump assembling team to fight off haters

There was also a spoof video that speculated what Melania might have given Michelle in the box on the inauguration day. As far as we can tell , Handler speaks but one. Despite the close dancing of the President and his wife and the inauguration ball, another body language expert, Patti Wood, told the publication the way in which they danced was indicative of an unbalanced relationship.

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Square Enix and Marvel team for multiple games, starting with the Avengers

Marvel goes on to say that " more details on The Avengers project and other games will be announced in 2018". Crystal Dynamics will also have help from Eidos Montreal, the studio that most recently developed Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, a game that was seen as the next evolution of the Deus Ex franchise.

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Georgia Red Cross Expanding Damage Assessment Following Tornadoes in South Georgia

Four volunteers from SC are deploying to Georgia and MS to provide support as families are beginning to cope with the devastation. While many residents assess the storm damage and begin cleaning up, the Red Cross is supporting that recovery by taking food, water and clean-up supplies into accessible areas in Albany and surrounding areas.

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Power Rangers Film Getting Multiplayer Fighting Game Tie

And as has been the case with big franchises recently, a mobile game companion is going to land on your iOS and Android devices in March as well. It shows very little, but it does confirm that Power Rangers Legacy Wars will be a multiplayer fighting game, and that certainly makes sense since the Power Rangers are all about kicking and punching out their wild alien enemies.

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Lady Gaga to drop new album this year

Now Forbes has reported that, a full-length is due this coming October. Alongside a photograph of the singer - whose real name is Stefani Germanotta - in the midst of doing her pelvic raises, she wrote: "Training". The performance of Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl will be the most expensive since the creation of the American event . Gaga has previously spoken about her specific ambitions for the show, revealing she wants to sing "on the roof" of the Super Bowl.

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Tim Peake counting down to second space mission

The British astronaut unveiled his plans to revisit the space station at the Science Museum in London, where the charred Soyuz capsule that brought him and two spacefaring companions back to Earth in June has gone on display for the first time.

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Pawan Kalyan Desh Bachao Musical Protest Album Out - A Travelling Soldier

From giving counters to political opponents to launching Desh Bachao like DJ Remix songs, Powerstar is busy from last couple days, virtually eating-sleeping-repeating on twitter. The song "Ye Mera Jaha - EDM Mix" is inspired from the song "Ye Mera Jaha" from the movie "Khushi", composed by Mani Sharma. One wonders how come Pawan is tweeting so aggressively when he's actually shooting there, busy with makeup, lights, camera and action.

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Kaatru Veliyidai first single release date is here

The first song is scheduled to hit the internet on February 2. The teaser packs a close-up shot of Aditi Rao Hydari, who looks stunning in the picturesque background, while there is a long shot of Karthi. Shyam Kaushal has taken care of the stunts and Master Brinda of the choreography. Popular Dil Raju brought Telugu dubbed version rights of the film.

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Baahubali 2: SS Rajamouli unveils brand new posters of magnum opus

The second part of the period drama will track the love story of Devasena and Amarendra Baahubali , and hold your breath for just a glimpse of it. "Amarendra Baahubali with Devasena". Director SS Rajmouli shared a new poster of the fantasy war epic with Prabhas and Anushka Shetty looking stylish in their warrior avatars. It is being dubbed in Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi and ready to be released on April 28 with the original Telugu version.

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Ed Sheeran to play two concerts in Dublin in April

Sheeran returns to the stage at Pala Alpitour in Turin, Italy, on March 17, followed by shows in Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Spain, before reaching these shores. Latin American dates will be announced later today. Reports claim singer James Blunt will join Sheeran on his North American tour and will unleash "proper madness" on the road.

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Sky upbeat about financial performance despite hike in Premier League costs

Sky said on Thursday that net profit fell 11% to GBP321 million ($406 million) in the six months to end-December from GBP359 million the same period a year earlier. "Whilst we expect the backdrop in our territories to remain uncertain, we are on track as we enter the second half of the financial year and we remain focused on delivering our clear strategy for growth".

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Lindsey Graham Calls Trump's Voter Fraud Claims 'Inappropriate'

I will be asking for a major investigation into VOTER FRAUD, including those registered to vote in two states, those who are illegal and.... Spicer said Trump is confident in his Electoral College victory and wants to focus on fulfilling his campaign promises to American voters.

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Shia LaBeouf arrested in anti-Trump protest He Will Not Divide Us

LaBeouf, 30, was continuing his four-year protest called " He will not divide us ", which began Friday when Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th USA president, when he was taken by police officers following an argument outside the museum. but he's most likely looking at a misdemeanor assault charge. LaBeouf then appears to shove the man before the camera pans away from the scene. "In this way, the mantra " HE WILL NOT DIVIDE US " acts as a show of resistance or insistence, opposition or ...

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More than one million people join anti-Trump women's marches worldwide

Following Donald Trump's inauguration , women from all over the United States and across the globe participated in a mass demonstration known as the Women's March on Washington. The marchers understand that the president of the United States is an important position, not just because the United States is a superpower and we influence the rest of the world, but because the people who live in this country deserve their rights.

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Trump to seek 'major investigation' into his voter fraud claims

Spicer would then be asked if the administration would launch a voter fraud investigation, to which he said "maybe we will". Spicer was joined in the Brady Press Briefing Room by members of his new White House press and communications staff, who are still moving into their offices and learning the way around the West Wing.

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TV specials pay tribute to Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore at the 26th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards ceremony in NY in 2015. Moore, nominated for Best Actress for her film " Ordinary People ", lost out to Sissy Spacek for "Coal Miner's Daughter". "I wanted to be Mary, I wanted to live where Mary lived". "I send my love to her family". The special includes interviews with Dick Van Dyke , Betty White, Valerie Harper and others.

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Director screams as 'La La Land' gets most Oscar noms

La La Land scored both best actor and actress nominations for Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, respectively. This year, Dev Patel becomes only the third Indian actor to ever receive an Oscar nomination. His work now sits alongside " All About Eve " and "Titanic" in the Oscar history books, after all . Denzel Washington, best director He got a best actor nod for " Fences ", but most experts expected to see him score added attention for his work behind the camera on the August Wilson ...

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89th annual Oscar nominations announced

Thank you, Denzel, for being at the helm!" she said of her nomination, per the Los Angeles Times . Elsewhere, in the directing category, Barry Jenkins secured a nomination for "Moonlight" whilst Ava DuVernay's "13th" received a nod for Best Documentary Feature .

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Selena Gomez shares ominous 13 Reasons Why teaser

In the tapes, Hannah explains 13 reasons why she chose to end her life, addressing several of her classmates. The discovery of the tapes takes on a dark and tragic turn because Clay finds them after Hannah has died via suicide. "A peek at a passion project I've been working on with Netflix ", Gomez wrote on Instagram, plugging the March 31 launch date for the streaming series.

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Donald Trump Slams Epic Women's March On Washington: 'I Couldn't Hear Them'

People who attended the marches tell us it was an inspiring experience. Of the hundreds of thousands that descended on Washington , D.C., law enforcement reported no arrests. The scale of the mass protests highlights the depth of resistance to the former reality TV star, two days after he was sworn in as president with an approval rating of just 37 percent.

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Trump bans foreign aid to groups that support abortion

The policy, known as the Mexico City Policy or Global Gag Rule, also prohibits U.S. federal assistance for foreign groups that use non-US funds for those abortion services or lobby foreign governments to legalise abortion, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, which looks at USA global health policy.

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The Nominees for the 89th Academy Awards Are …

A couple of familiar faces would read the nominees, we'd hear a smattering applause or startled reactions from the off-camera media - and that would be that. Denzel Washington and Viola Davis both received acting nominations for " Fences ", while the brilliant Mahershala Ali (for " Moonlight ") and British-Indian actor Dev Patel (for " Lion ") received best supporting actor noms.

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Photo shows 10-year-old surfing over great white shark

The incident took place at Samurai Beach near Port Stephens in New South Wales. Mr Hasson says Eden wasn't fazed by the encounter having initially thought he'd gone over some seaweed and was back out in the water soon after. He finished on the beach, it was a attractive wave. He loves surfing and the ocean. "Well, it certainly does look like a great white", Bucher said.

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La La Land Ties Titanic for Most Oscar Nominations Ever

But " All About Eve " has secured a permanent place among America's most important cinematic classics; it ranks 16th in the American Film Institute's 1998 list of the 100 greatest American movies of the previous century. "Hello, and a grateful "Thank you , Academy!' from Sweden, where we are now promoting 'Moana .' We're beyond honored and excited - for the film, for all of our colleagues at Disney Animation, and also for Lin-Manuel and his nomination for 'How Far I'll Go , ' which ...

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US Must Resist Trump's Calls for Voter Suppression - Senator Sanders

But when you look at the people that are registered, dead, illegal, and two states, in some cases, maybe three states. In a pair of tweets this morning, President Trump announced his plans for an investigation - suggesting voting laws could be "strengthened" depending on the findings.

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Tom Hanks and Amy Adams accidentally listed for Oscar

However, it's interesting not to see Jackie land either a Best Picture nomination, or a nomination for its director Pablo Larraín, although the latter was always rather unlikely. The fact that it was a musical to boot was icing on the cake. "In Adams' case, the actress' name was placed in the category for her performance in Arrivalinstead of Ruth Negga's , who was actually nominated for her performance in Loving ".

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Eddie Hearn: 'Amir Khan must lower demands for Kell Brook fight'

Brook is still very willing to negotiate the terms and make the fight happen in May, but says Khan is making things very hard with his "extreme" demands. "Even still, we've not crossed the line with it". While Khan is a recognizable fighter, he simply hasn't done enough to warrant a majority split with the more active and popular Brook.

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Dragon dancing to welcome Year of the Rooster in BurJuman

The two-day celebration will feature traditional dancing and musical performances, interactive games for children, prize draws, fortune telling and more . Prasad said. "As the Chinese New Year is seen in across the world, it looks as though Britain's businesses are set for a Golden Week "gold rush", said James Frost, chief marketing officer for Worldpay in the UK.

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"Sanctuary cities" get ready to resist Trump deportations

More than 400 jurisdictions across the country, including New York, Los Angeles, Boston and Seattle - major cities in left-leaning states that did not vote for Mr Trump - have enacted policies protecting undocumented immigrants within their boundaries.


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