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Oscars: Nine Films Advance in Foreign-Language Race


While Dolan said he hasn't really considered what an Oscar nomination would do for his career, he already feels fortunate that "it's never been hard so far to get an artist or an actor I'd admired to work on one of the films that I've made". Read More »

Starbucks Fruitcake Frappuccino is here to ruin Christmas (again)

But, you'll have to hurry if you want the cozy and a taste of the Fruitcake Frappuccino . Its chunks of dried fruit require chewing after each sip, and they tend to get stuck in your teeth. In the world of gimmicky drinks, Starbucks takes the cake. the fruitcake, that is. Just in time for holiday festivities this weekend, National Ugly Sweater Day is Friday, December 16th. Read More »

Friday Is Free Shipping Day and many retailers are participating


Free Shipping Day, which started nine years ago, is a coordinated one-day, online-shopping event with over 1,000 participating merchants including Target , J.C. Nearly seven times more popular with holiday shoppers than express delivery. The retailers also have to guarantee delivery by Christmas Eve . You don't have to stress about last-minute gift shopping thanks to Free Shipping Day. Read More »

This is the soprano who will sing at Donald Trump's inauguration


Evancho, a classically trained singer, won the show when she was only 10, and her 2010 Christmas EP, O Holy Night , made her the youngest artist to ever chart in the Top 10. It is not known if Trump will invite another singer to perform on Inauguration Day but rumours previously suggested Kanye West was in the running after the rapper met the Republican at Trump Tower. Read More »

United Nations Nixes Wonder Woman As Gender Equality Ambassador

The petition said: "Although the original creators may have intended Wonder Woman to represent a strong and independent "warrior" woman with a feminist message, the reality is that the character's current iteration is that of a large breasted, white woman of impossible proportions". Read More »

W.Virginia agencies review contracts after racist Obama post


Taylor, nor any other employee, has acted in a discriminatory manner in providing services", the statement says. The Clay Development Authority is not a state agency, but it does have contracts to provide services to West Virginians through two state agencies, the Bureau for Medical Services at the Department of Health and Human Resources and the Bureau of Senior Services. Read More »

Ailing Rodgers leads Packers to blowout of Seahawks

Rams had five turnovers and two of them were directly converted to touchdowns for Atlanta. Rodgers said there was no discussion about the decision. "That's just how I was raised". Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib on Titans receiver Harry Douglas' low hit on Chris Harris: "It was a dirty play by a sorry player". "We didn't have him back there", said safety mate Kam Chancellor, who knee smashed Thomas' shin the previous week when both were going for an interception. Read More »

'La La Land,' 'Moonlight' among winners at Critics Choice


The ceremony awarded not just film but also the best TV shows of 2016. Best actress went to Natalie Portman for " Jackie; " which also won three awards. Eric Heisserer won best adapted screenplay for " Arrival ". Bob Odenkirk was named best actor in a drama series for Better Call Saul , the spin-off show to Breaking Bad. Read More »

'Growing Pains' star and TV host Alan Thicke dies at age 69


Thicke was rushed to St. Joseph's Medical Center in Burbank, California, where he was pronounced dead. Thicke leaves behind wife Tanya Callau and three children. " Growing Pains " launched the careers of Thicke and the actor who played his son, Kirk Cameron. Thicke also leaves a son from his marriage to second wife Gina Tolleson. Read More »

KCR, Narasimhan condole Jayalalithaa's death


Drawing similarities between her career and Jayalalithaa's, Hema said both of them started working in Tamil cinema. Silent processions were taken out and prayer meetings held for the third day today in several places in Tamil Nadu to condole the passing away of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Read More »

It's not too late to get flu shot

And while Arizona is still about a month away from peak flu season, medical experts are advising residents to get vaccinated "sooner rather than later" to head off the virus. While Arizona has not hit peak flu season, states like Texas, Washington and OR reported local cases as of November 30 in the CDC's "Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report", which tracks where and at what level influenza is spreading across the country. Read More »

UFC 206 Embedded Episode Two


According to Pettis, he arrived in Canada on weight but things just didn't go his way during the final stages of the cut and he needed to prioritize his health over everything else. The Ontario Athletic Commission denied former light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans a license to fight on the card, as its NY counterpart did for UFC 205. Read More »

Dylan 'honored' to receive Nobel despite no-show

Patti was in Stockholm for the ceremony Dylan refused to attend - so good on her for filling in for him. Gov. Mark Dayton hath decreed that the 24-hour period will belong to Bob, our hometown music god from Hibbing. Bob Dylan , bewigged, with actress Jessica Lange in 2003. However, a statement from Dylan was read aloud by the United States ambassador to Sweden, Azita Raji , at the ceremony. Read More »

TJ Miller arrested after slapping Uber driver


Miller had been enjoying a ride home from a fancy hollywood party for GQ's Man of the Year when an argument about Trump got heated, according to TMZ . The star has been a vocal critic of Donald Trump on social media too. Miller on Thursday night attended an awards event by culture website Read More »

Mick Jagger Celebrates Birth Of Baby Number Eight


The singer and Melanie Hamrick welcomed a son in NY on Thursday. "We request that the media respect their privacy at this time". Unfortunately, there was a road block when Mick's girlfriend of 13 years, L'Wren Scott, died in March 2014, but by June, Melanie and Mick were seeing each other again. Read More »

Blac Chyna Vs. The Kardashians: Updates On Infamous Feud

On Thursday Rob shared a first smiling photo of daughter Dream, this one to celebrate her first month of life. Rob is in the delivery room and wearing scrubs, as his mother, Kris Jenner, says in the background, "This is Dad!" Apparently the Kardashians are now reaching out to Chyna to convey that there's no bad blood as she is set to Wednesday their brother and become part of the family, reports TMZ . Read More »

Pantone Color Institute's color of the year is 'greenery'

Pantone's choice is made by color experts analyzing trends in fashion, film, technology and more. Spring green is a shade that lifts your spirits up and brings a sense of revitalization at the same time . The company called them "welcoming colors that fulfill our yearning for reassurance and security". The green color also represents a growing movement around protecting the planet. Read More »

Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer Swings its Way to our Screens


Of course, the Spidey sequel most likely won't be titled Homecoming 2, but until we get an official moniker, that's what we're going with. According to The Hollywood Reporter , the announcement of the Homecoming 2 date came alongside news that it's moved up Bad Boys 4 . Read More »

Donald Trump remains producer on 'New Celebrity Apprentice'


Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks said Trump conceived " Celebrity Apprentice " with Burnett and "has a big stake in the show". As first reported by Variety , and confirmed to EW by producer MGM , the president-elect will keep his credit on the show that he hosted for 14 seasons. Read More »

Sensex, Nifty hold ground, IT, Auto stocks up


The broader NSE index ended 0.18 percent higher at 8,261.75, and rose 2.16 percent for the week. The market breadth remained positive as 1,449 stocks ended higher, 1,173 finished in red while 178 ruled steady. Meanwhile, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) and foreign institutional investors (FIIs) bought shares worth Rs 1,225.74 crore during the week, as per Sebi's record including the provisional figure of December 9. Read More »

Viewership Dips For NBC's Live Showing Of 'Hairspray'


She gets on it, becomes famous and decides to lead a campaign to integrate the segregated dancers on the show . Therefore no one was really surprised when Link made a Hamilton reference in Hairspray Live! After performing a choreography by Hairspray on Broadway's original choreographer, Jerry, Maddie was awarded the part. Read More »