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List of nominees for the Golden Globe Awards

Published: Thursday, December 13, 2012 10:25 AM

FILE - This undated publicity photo released by DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox shows, Daniel Day-Lewis, center rear, as Abraham Lincoln, in a scene from the film, "Lincoln." The film was nominated for a Golden Globe for best drama on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Daniel Day Lewis was also nominated for best actor. The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards will be held on Jan. 13. (AP Photo/DreamWorks, Twentieth Century Fox, David James, File)Nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif.:


Jimmy Kimmel rolls out red carpet as Emmy host

Published: Thursday, September 20, 2012 07:55 AM

 Don Mischer, executive producer of the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, left, host Jimmy Kimmel, center, and Television Academy chairman and chief executive Bruce Rosenblum attend the Emmy Awards Red Carpet Rollout at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Los Angeles. The Emmy Awards will be held Sunday, Sept 23. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)After rolling out the red carpet Wednesday morning in anticipation of Sunday's Emmy ceremony, host Jimmy Kimmel warned he's planning a prank on folks not watching the show.


How much are marathon bombing films getting in tax credits?

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 12:58 PM

How much are marathon bombing films getting in tax credits?Hollywood films about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings shot on location last year to bring the story to the silver screen, but not all the for-profit productions have been forthcoming about the taxpayer-funded ...


The Latest: Sentencing hearing begins for 'Dance Moms' star

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 12:51 PM

FILE- In this June 27, 2016, file photo, "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller leaves federal court after pleading guilty in Pittsburgh to bankruptcy fraud and failing to report thousands of dollars in Australian currency she brought into the country. Miller is scheduled to appear in federal court in Pittsburgh on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, for the start of her sentencing hearing in her bankruptcy fraud case. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on a two-day sentencing hearing for "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller (all times local):


Jackie Evancho, Mormon Tabernacle Choir perform at inaugural

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 12:44 PM

Singer Jackie Evancho arrives for the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / SAUL LOEBWASHINGTON (AP) — The new president called out "Great job, Jackie!" after 16-year-old Jackie Evancho delivered a soft-voiced rendition of the national anthem at Friday's swearing-in ceremony.


Twain children's story, recently discovered, coming in fall

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 12:43 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a century after his death, Mark Twain's publishing life continues.

Nia Long, Idina Menzel celebrate women's bonds in 'Beaches'

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 12:02 PM

FILE - This Jan. 13, 2017 file photo shows Idina Menzel, left, and Nia Long posing for a portrait to promote their film "Beaches" at the Winter Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, Calif. The film, a remake of the 1988 film starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey, airs Saturday on Lifetime. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — For Idina Menzel and Nia Long, director Garry Marshall's 1988 melodrama "Beaches," starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey, is a four-hankie treat.


On Inauguration Day, 'House of Cards' announces May return

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 11:59 AM

FILE- In this Feb. 13, 2016 file photo, people stand in line waiting to enter the Underwood 2016 booth ahead of the CBS News Republican presidential debate in Greenville, S.C. Netflix announced on Jan. 20, 2017, that political drama “House of Cards” will return this May for a fifth season. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "House of Cards" will return in May for a fifth season.


Melania Trump wears sky-blue cashmere Ralph Lauren ensemble

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 11:54 AM

President-elect Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as first lady Michelle Obama and Melania Trump talk at the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren, the brand that designed so many Hillary Clinton pantsuits, on Inauguration Day.


A year later, Sundance grapples with 'Birth of a Nation'

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 11:20 AM

A year later, Sundance grapples with 'Birth of a Nation'What started as a Sundance celebration turned into a cautionary tale. No one foresaw the ultimate collapse of Nate Parker's "Birth of a Nation" after its stellar reception at the Sundance Film ...


Prince William to leave job as air ambulance pilot

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 11:10 AM

Britain's Prince William talks as he attends the inaugural Endeavour Fund Awards ceremony in London, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. The Fund Awards ceremony will showcase endeavours from the past year, and celebrate excellence through awarding prizes to outstanding individuals who have excelled in their Endeavour Fund sporting challenges, and look forward to exciting future projects in 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, pool)LONDON (AP) — Prince William will soon leave his job as an air ambulance helicopter pilot to spend more time on royal duties.


Animal treatment questions cancel 'A Dog's Purpose' premiere

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 10:50 AM

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Dennis Quaid with a dog, voiced by Josh Gad, in a scene from "A Dog's Purpose." A spokesman for American Humane said Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 that it has suspended its safety representative who worked on the set of the film when a frightened German shepherd, not shown, was forced into churning waters. (Joe Lederer/Universal Pictures via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — This weekend's premiere of "A Dog's Purpose" has been canceled following the release of a video that appears to show a frightened dog being forced into churning water during production of the film.


Adele to perform at the Grammy Awards next month

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 10:49 AM

FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2016 file photo shows Adele onstage at the Brit Awards 2016 at the 02 Arena in London. The Recording Academy announced Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, that Adele will perform at the Feb. 12 show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Previously announced performers include Metallica, Carrie Underwood, John Legend and Keith Urban.(Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Adele is set to take the stage at next month's Grammy Awards, where she is nominated for album, song and record of the year.


'I've seen rain:' James Taylor bemoans end of Obama era

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 10:36 AM

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama sings "Jingle Bells" with James Taylor and others during the lighting ceremony for the 2016 National Christmas Tree on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington. Taylor, on vacation in French Polynesia, posted a video online Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, bemoaning the end of the Obama era, saying, "Hi, it's James on the last day of the Obama administration, and it feels like it's raining all over the world." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)BOSTON (AP) — Half a world away from Washington, James Taylor is greeting fans with a video bemoaning the end of the Obama era.


Adele to return to Grammys after snafu

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 09:46 AM

Singer Adele performs onstage during The 58th GRAMMY Awards on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, CaliforniaAdele will sing at this year's Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy announced Friday, offering her a chance at redemption a year after her set went musically awry. The chart-topping English balladeer will perform a song at the televised February 12 gala in Los Angeles, joining the ranks of the previously announced John Legend and Metallica. The sound briefly went out and Adele's voice drifted out of tune during the rest of the song.


Review: 'Slenderman' explores online craze, attempted murder

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 09:42 AM

This image released by HBO shows a drawing of the urban mythical character Slenderman holding a child's hand from the documentary, "Beware the Slenderman," airing Monday at 10 p.m. EST on HBO. (HBO via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — The Slender Man craze swept the younger digerati while their unwitting elders occupied themselves online with Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.


How low? 'Limbo Queen' slips under airport bench on layover

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 08:49 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A record-setting limbo dancer gave Philadelphia airport passengers some free entertainment this week when she scooted under a bench at a terminal.

Actress Woodley's pipeline protest trial is delayed again

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 08:25 AM

FILE - This October 2016 file photo provided by the Morton County Sheriff's Department in Mandan, N.D., shows actress Shailene Woodley who was arrested Oct. 10, 2016, during a protest against the Dakota Access pipeline. Trial for Woodley has been delayed again. She initially was to stand trial Jan. 25. It was rescheduled for Feb. 22 and now has been moved to March 31. 2017. (Morton County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Trial has been delayed again for Hollywood actress Shailene Woodley, who faces charges related to her protest against the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota.


Madonna on Trump: 'We have gone as low as we can go'

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 06:56 AM

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2016 file photo, Madonna poses for photographers upon arrival at the World premiere of the film "The Beatles, Eight Days a Week" in London. Madonna is trying to put a positive spin on President-elect Donald Trump's Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, inauguration. The superstar spoke at the Brooklyn Museum Thursday night, Jan. 19, with artist Marilyn Minter about art in a time of protest, among other things. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna, an outspoken critic of President-elect Donald Trump, is trying to put a positive spin on his Friday inauguration.


Gore stays mum on Trump meeting, says 'it's not the last'

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 05:59 AM

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore is interviewed at the premiere of the film "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power," at the Eccles Theater during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore said that while he wouldn't divulge specifics about his December conversation with Donald Trump, it wasn't "the last conversation."


Graceland Black Lives Matter protest leads to lawsuit

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 04:45 AM

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2016 file photo, Memphis police department Lieutenant A. Gardner, center right, talks with a protester, Antonio Blair, center left, during a protest at Graceland's Elvis Candelight Vigil in Memphis, Tenn. Five people have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Memphis and Elvis Presley's Graceland, saying they were discriminated against at a protest by a coalition associated with the Black Lives Matter movement during the annual vigil commemorating the singer's death. Graceland owner, Elvis Presley Enterprises, and the city are named in the complaint filed Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 in federal court. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal via AP)MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Five people have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Memphis and Elvis Presley's Graceland, saying they were discriminated against at a protest by a coalition associated with the Black Lives Matter movement during the annual vigil commemorating the singer's death.


Obelix is the star of new Asterix adventure

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 04:43 AM

Obelix, the Gallic hero Asterix's sturdy sidekick is finally to get a starring role in the French comic book seriesThe menhir delivery man who gained his superhuman strength by falling into a magic potion when he was a baby, takes the lead in the next story, its publishers confirmed Friday. Naturally, it will have to be set in a country with a healthy wild boar population, if Obelix isn't to starve. "After having stayed in Gaul for 'Asterix and the Missing Scroll' (2015), our heroes go beyond its frontiers to makes some gastronomic discoveries and meet the local celebrities," its authors, writer Jean-Yves Ferri and cartoonist Didier Conrad said.


Actors, mayors rally at inauguration eve Trump demonstration

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 01:45 AM

People attending an anti-Trump rally and protest hosted by filmmaker Michael Moore hold signs as they listen to speakers on a stage set up in front of the Trump International Hotel, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in New York. President-elect Donald Trump, a New Yorker, is scheduled to take the oath of office Friday in Washington. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)NEW YORK (AP) — Actors Robert De Niro, Sally Field and Mark Ruffalo joined hundreds of other people outside a Donald Trump building on Thursday for a pre-inauguration demonstration organizers said was meant to energize those concerned about the Republican president-elect's policies.


Las Vegas Sands paying $7M to settle corrupt practices probe

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 01:30 AM

FILE - This June 17, 2014 file photo shows the Sands Expo and Convention Center and The Palazzo in Las Vegas. The properties are owned and operated by Las Vegas Sands Corp. U.S. authorities said Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, that billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to settle a foreign corrupt practices investigation of the company's former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. authorities say billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to settle a foreign corrupt practices investigation of the firm's former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China.


'Dance Moms' star's 2-day sentencing hearing set to begin

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 12:23 AM

FILE- In this June 27, 2016, file photo, "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller leaves federal court after pleading guilty in Pittsburgh to bankruptcy fraud and failing to report thousands of dollars in Australian currency she brought into the country. Miller is scheduled to appear in federal court in Pittsburgh on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, for the start of her sentencing hearing in her bankruptcy fraud case. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge will decide if "Dance Moms" reality TV star Abby Lee Miller should be sentenced to prison or probation for concealing hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of income during her Chapter 11 bankruptcy.


Paramount inks $1B film co-finance deal with 2 Chinese firms

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 12:11 AM

FILE - In this July 8, 2015 file photo, the main gate to Paramount Studios is seen on Melrose Avenue, in Los Angeles. Paramount Pictures said it has inked a co-financing deal with two Chinese companies for the Hollywood studio's slate of movies over the next three years, in a statement released Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)HONG KONG (AP) — Paramount Pictures said Friday it has inked a co-financing deal with two Chinese companies for the Hollywood studio's slate of movies over the next three years.


A-listers join anti-Trump protest in hometown New York

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 11:21 PM

Alec Baldwin speaks at the 'We Stand United' rally outside Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York on January 19, 2017, on the eve of US President-elect Donald Trump's inaugurationA-list celebrities joined several thousand protesters on the streets of New York on Thursday night to demonstrate against Donald Trump on the eve of the incoming Republican president's inauguration. Hollywood actors Robert de Niro and Alec Baldwin, Oscar-winning director Michael Moore and singer Cher were among those who joined the noisy gathering close to the Trump International Hotel on Central Park South. "Fight Trump every day" and "justice and civil rights for all," read placards at the rally in the president-elect's hometown, where a majority of people voted for his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in last year's election.


'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 10:08 PM

This image released by CBS shows Miguel Ferrer in character as NCIS Assistant Director Owen Granger in "NCIS: Los Angeles." Ferrer, who brought stern authority to his featured role on CBS’ hit drama “NCIS: Los Angeles” and, before that, to “Crossing Jordan,” died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, of cancer at his Los Angeles home. He was 61. (Sonja Flemming/CBS via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Miguel Ferrer, who brought stern authority to his featured role on CBS' hit "NCIS: Los Angeles" and, before that, to NBC crime drama "Crossing Jordan," has died.


The Latest: De Niro, Moore join hundreds at Trump protest

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 06:55 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the pre-inauguration demonstration by actors and others in New York (all times local):

Wayne Barrett, tenacious NYC reporter of Trump, dead at 71

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 06:47 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Investigative reporter Wayne Barrett, a scourge of New York City power brokers from Rudolph Giuliani to Michael Bloomberg during a decades-long career with the Village Voice and an early and tenacious chronicler of President-elect Donald Trump, died Thursday at age 71.

Works of Flemish master on display at Detroit art museum

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 06:24 PM

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Institute of Arts has announced it is displaying two works by 18th-century sculptor John Michael Rysbrack.

UK court rejects bid for bridge to be recognized as sport

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 05:10 PM

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015 file photo, a player holds a selection of playing cards, during a game, in Coventry. Bridge players who want the card game recognized as a sport have lost their latest legal bid in Britain. The Court of Appeal in London on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 upheld an October 2015 ruling backing Sport England’s refusal to put bridge in the same category as badminton, billiards and ballroom dancing. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP, File)LONDON (AP) — London Bridge may cross The Thames, but it won't fly as a sport.


Trump waxwork joins world leaders at Paris museum

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 03:59 PM

Employees put the final touches to the waxwork model of US President-elect Donald Trump ahead of its unveiling at the Grevin museum in Paris on January 19, 2017On the eve of his inauguration as US president, Donald Trump was already standing among world leaders at the Grevin wax museum in Paris on Thursday -- though the sculptor admits the hair posed a challenge. Sculpted in record time -- just over two months -- after the museum was wrong-footed by Trump's shock victory over Hillary Clinton, the wax likeness stands next to one of German leader Angela Merkel and at arm's length from Vladimir Putin of Russia. The museum was so certain that Clinton would win the November election that it decided to forgo the trouble of sculpting statues for both candidates.


Streaming giants play hero and villain in Oscar season

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 02:59 PM

This image released by Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios shows Michelle Williams, left, and Casey Affleck in a scene from "Manchester By The Sea." (Claire Folger/Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — When Oscar nominations are announced next week, Amazon is virtually assured of notching the first — but probably not the last — best-picture nomination for a streaming service.


The Latest: Graceland says it has history of 'inclusion'

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 02:16 PM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on a federal civil rights lawsuit filed against the city of Memphis and Elvis Presley's Graceland (all times local):

'An Inconvenient Sequel' kicks off climate-focused Sundance

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 02:04 PM

This image released by the Sundance Institute shows Al Gore, second left, in a scene from "An Inconvenient Sequel" a film by Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk. The film is an official selection of the Documentary Premieres program at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. (Sundance Institute via AP)PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Ten years after the watershed environmental documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" debuted, climate change is as dire as ever and yet the solutions are right in front of us, say directors Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, whose film "An Inconvenient Sequel" kicks off the Sundance Film Festival on Thursday.


Travel meets star power at Louis Vuitton's Paris mens' show

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 02:01 PM

A model wears a creation for Louis Vuitton Men's Fall Winter 2017-2018 fashion collection presented in Paris, Thursday, Jan.19, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)PARIS (AP) — Travel, trekking and urban exploration defined Thursday's installment of Paris Menswear Week. And did someone mention celebrities?


Photomontages from Holocaust memorial selfies go viral

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 01:51 PM

BERLIN (AP) — A series of photomontages showing people striking poses, taking selfies and even juggling at the Holocaust memorial in Berlin before the background changes to show them posing amid piles of murdered victims of the Holocaust went viral on the internet Thursday.

AP PHOTOS: Town fest sees thief figure pelted with turnips

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 01:40 PM

People throw turnips at the Jarramplas as he makes his way through the streets beating his drum during the Jarramplas festival in the tiny southwestern Spanish town of Piornal, Spain, Thursday, Jan. 20, 2017. Dozens of people ran trying to pelt a beast-like figure representing a farm thief with, appropriately, tons of turnips. The so-called Jarramplas festival centres around a town resident dressed up in a colourful costume and a horned helmet. The Jarramplas has to dance around the village facing a vicious onslaught of oversized turnips hurled at him by mobs of locals. Some 20 tons were to be used this year. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)PIORNAL, Spain (AP) — Dozens of people ran through the streets of this tiny southwestern Spanish town Thursday trying to pelt a beast-like figure representing a farm thief with, appropriately, tons of turnips.


Stolen Van Gogh paintings recovered in Italy to head home

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 01:21 PM

FILE- In this Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 file photo, Director of Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum Axel Rueger, center, stands next to the paintings 'Congregation Leaving The Reformed Church of Nuenen', left, and 1882 'Seascape at Scheveningen' by Vincent Van Gogh, during a press conference in Naples, Italy. Two paintings by Vincent van Gogh that were stolen in 2002 from the Amsterdam museum that is named for the Dutch master and recovered last year by Italian police are set to be returned. (Ciro Fusco/ANSA via AP, file)AMSTERDAM (AP) — Two paintings by Vincent van Gogh that were stolen from an Amsterdam museum in 2002 and recovered by Italian police last year are set to return to the Netherlands.



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