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List of nominees for the Golden Globe Awards

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

 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.


400 NYC public school teachers to see Broadway's 'Hamilton'
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of public school teachers in New York City have landed tickets to the hottest show on Broadway.

Britney Spears' niece visits school after ATV crash
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The 8-year-old niece of pop star Britney Spears, who was injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident, still isn't well enough to return to school but was able to take Valentine's Day treats to her class in Louisiana Tuesday.

Rolf Harris faces UK retrial over sex charges

The jury was discharged on four counts against Rolf Harris on February 8 after failing to reach a verdictVeteran Australian entertainer Rolf Harris will be retried over three sex offences after a British court failed to reach a verdict this month, and will face one additional charge, prosecutors said on Wednesday. "We have decided to seek a retrial of Rolf Harris in relation to the charges of non-recent indecent assault on which the jury were unable to agree in respect of three of the complainants," Britain's Crown Prosecution Service said in a statement. "A new, fourth count of indecent assault has also been added," it said.


Fort Lee Film Commission honors black trailblazer
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — The Fort Lee Film Commission in New Jersey celebrated Black History Month by honoring a pioneering African-American filmmaker with ties to the area.

Kate Upton three-peats as SI's swimsuit queen

Kate Upton three-peats as SI's swimsuit queenShe's once, twice, three times a Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover lady. Kate Upton is once again gracing the cover of the annual issue, becoming only the fourth woman to do so three times. This year, ...


Guns N' Roses apologise for Sydney shout-out in Melbourne

Concert-goers in Melbourne booed rock legends Guns N' Roses after being greeted by a hello 'Sydney'Rock legends Guns N' Roses apologised Wednesday after confusing the southern city of Melbourne with Sydney on their Australian tour. Concert-goers booed the US rockers when guitar technician McBob said hello to "Sydney" at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Tuesday night as he introduced the group on stage. "Sydney, you wanted the best but they're stuck in traffic, so here's what you get," he said.


Report: Harrison Ford has jet run-in at California airport

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2016 file photo, Harrison Ford arrives at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. NBC-TV says Ford had a potentially serious run-in with an airliner at a Southern California airport. NBC reports that Ford, an experienced pilot, was told to land on a runway at John Wayne Airport in Orange County on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, but mistakenly landed on a parallel taxiway, passing over an American Airlines jet holding nearby. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Actor Harrison Ford had a potentially serious run-in with an airliner at a Southern California airport, NBC-TV reported.


Casting Oscar: Foundry builds each statuette as work of art

Wax versions of the Oscar statuette are just one step in the process of making the completed version at the Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry in Rock Tavern, N.Y., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. Every Oscar fist-pumped or tearfully cradled by Academy Award winners is first cast, buffed and fussed over by people far from Hollywood who have spent the last several months making 60 identical gold Oscars for the Feb. 26th awards. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)ROCK TAVERN, N.Y. (AP) — Every Oscar fist-pumped or tearfully cradled by Academy Award winners is first cast, buffed and fussed over at a foundry far from Hollywood.


Gore Verbinski -- born to be a horror director

Long-time collaborator Johnny Depp has been in five of director Gore Verbinski's 10 filmsA conversation starter for bored dinner party guests, "nominative determinism" is the theory that someone's name destined them for whatever they ended up doing with their lives. Think Bulgarian hurdler Vania Stambolova, BBC weather forecaster Sara Blizzard, singer Bill Medley or lavatory impresario Thomas Crapper.


Trudie Styler tackles gay teen bullying with first feature

Trudie Styler (L) and Alex Lawther, director and lead actor in "Freak Show," a film tackling the bullying of gays at schoolBritish actress and producer Trudie Styler is making her directorial debut at the Berlin Film Festival this week with "Freak Show", about a gay American teen who stands up to bullying. Styler, who has co-produced such films as "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" and "Snatch", premiered the movie to sold-out audiences in the festival's 'Generation' section, which showcases young adult cinema. The film ended up being a family affair, with her daughter Eliot Sumner, who lives in Berlin and has her own music career, helping with the soundtrack and Eliot's older sister, Mickey, playing a doctor in one scene.


Indie icon Jens Lekman finds adulthood has a disco beat

Swedish indie icon Jens Lekman is about to release his first album in four years after suffering severe writer's blockSuffering from writer's block so severe he felt physically ill, singer Jens Lekman found a way to jumpstart his creative energy -- forcing himself to write and release a song, a "postcard," every week. A decade ago, Lekman was hailed as a pre-eminent voice of indie pop, with wry, witty lyricism that spoke to sensitive 20-somethings and created a romanticism around his hometown of Gothenburg, Sweden, which figures prominently in his songs.


Naeem Khan uses Maya Angelou, Brandon Maxwell faces fears

Fashion from the Naeem Khan collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)NEW YORK (AP) — This Fashion Week, designers have come up with widely varying ways to comment, either overtly or not, on the nation's political situation. Naeem Khan decided to use poetry.


Court: Questioning of Bullock's accused stalker unlawful

FILE - This Oct. 26, 2015 file photo shows actress Sandra Bullock arrives at the premiere of "Our Brand is Crisis" in Los Angeles. A California appeals court ruled Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2016, that Los Angeles police detectives violated the rights of Joshua James Corbett, who was arrested in June 2014 inside Bullock's home, when they questioned him about guns he owned after he invoked his right to remain silent. The unanimous ruling by three appeals court judges also found that police did not have valid permission to search Corbett's home for several guns he owned; the search turned up illegal automatic weapons and became the basis for several weapons charges. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — An appeals court ruled Tuesday that Los Angeles police detectives violated the rights of a man arrested inside Sandra Bullock's home when they obtained his consent to search his home and recovered illegal automatic firearms.


Report: Harrison Ford has jet run-in at California airport

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2016 file photo, Harrison Ford arrives at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. NBC-TV says Ford had a potentially serious run-in with an airliner at a Southern California airport. NBC reports that Ford, an experienced pilot, was told to land on a runway at John Wayne Airport in Orange County on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, but mistakenly landed on a parallel taxiway, passing over an American Airlines jet holding nearby. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Actor Harrison Ford had a potentially serious run-in with an airliner at a Southern California airport, NBC-TV reported Tuesday.


AP Interview: Pullman reveals 'His Dark Materials' follow-up

In this Jan. 11, 2017 photo provide by Penguin Random House, author Philip Pullman poses for a photograph outside of Worcester College, in Oxford, England. The irrepressible young heroine of Pullman's fantasy saga "His Dark Materials" returns in a new novel being published in Britain and the U.S. on Oct. 19, the first part of a trilogy called "The Book of Dust." (Michael Leckie/Penguin Random House via AP)LONDON (AP) — Here are words millions of readers have waited many years to hear: Lyra Belacqua, and her daemon, are back.


'La La Land': The curiously divisive Oscar front-runner

This image released by Lionsgate shows Ryan Gosling, left, and Emma Stone in a scene from, "La La Land." The film was nominated for an Oscar for best feature film. The 89th Academy Awards will take place on Feb. 26. (Dale Robinette/Lionsgate via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — These are divisive times. Agreement is hard to come by. Passions on both sides are inflamed. And "Saturday Night Live" is providing some of the most trenchant satire on the matter.


Nielsen's top programs for Feb. 6-12
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Feb. 6-12. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

NBC acquires stake in Euronews, shuffles news executives

FILE - This Sept. 22, 2015 file photo shows the headquarters of Euronews television, the multilingual European television news in Lyon, central France. NBC News is buying a minority stake in the overseas television news outlet Euronews, appointing NBC News President Deborah Turness to run it, and having "Today" show chief executive Noah Oppenheim replace her as NBC News president. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News is buying a minority stake in the overseas television news outlet Euronews, appointing NBC News President Deborah Turness to run the new partnership, and having "Today" show chief executive Noah Oppenheim replace her as NBC News president.


'SNL' keeps up Trump-inspired winning streak

This Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, image released by NBC shows host Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump during the "Trump People's Court" in New York. In his spoof, President Trump made good on a tweeted vow to "see you in court" directed at the three Ninth Circuit federal judges who refused to lift a stay preventing his immigration ban from being enforced. His chosen venue: "The People's Court," where he was suing the three judges. (Will Heath/NBC via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's comedy institution "Saturday Night Live" reached its largest audience since 2011 with last weekend's episode hosted by President Trump impersonator Alec Baldwin and featuring the return of Melissa McCarthy portraying White House press secretary Sean Spicer.


Woman chained in container says she was raped daily
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman who spent two months chained inside a large metal container says her captor raped her daily and warned that if she ran or tried to hurt him, she would die.

Lawyer to panel: No promises to 'Making a Murderer' inmate

FILE - In this March 3, 2006, file photo, Brendan Dassey is escorted out of a Manitowoc County Circuit courtroom in Manitowoc, Wis. A federal appeals court is about to consider the fate of the Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer." Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in the death of photographer Teresa Halbach two years earlier. Dassey told detectives he helped his uncle, Steven Avery, rape and kill Halbach in the Avery family's Manitowoc County salvage yard. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)CHICAGO (AP) — State attorneys tried to persuade a panel of federal appellate judges that a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" made a voluntary confession and was properly convicted.


The 'Hidden Figures' screenwriter had NASA in her blood

FILE - This Dec. 11, 2016 file photo shows "Hidden Figures" screenwriter Allison Schroeder at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. NASA has been part of Schroeder’s life for as long as she can remember. Her grandfather had uprooted his family from Iowa to move to Florida to work on the Mercury prototypes, and she participated in a NASA mentorship program throughout high school. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA has been part of "Hidden Figures" screenwriter Allison Schroeder's life for as long as she can remember. Not only did a childhood near Cape Canaveral mean that the space program was an ever-present reality — fire drills in school were timed so the kids could see the launches and the Challenger explosion was one of her earliest memories — it's also in her DNA.


'Sex with Me': Rihanna tops Valentine's playlists

Rihanna's "Sex With Me," is the top song for making love according to a Spotify analysis of playlistsLovers who plan to celebrate Valentine's Day with some music in the bedroom have voted -- they do it to Rihanna. Leading streaming service Spotify marked the holiday of love Tuesday by analyzing playlists described by users as songs for making love. The top choice was Rihanna's "Sex With Me," a track off her latest album "Anti" in which the sultry singer boasts of her prowess.


Ambitious Western US music center plans premiere

"Beethoven's Quartet," a work first made in 2003 by US sculptor Mark di Suvero, is seen at the Tippet Rise Art Center near Fishtail, Montana in 2016Tippet Rise, an ambitious music center in the rolling hills of Montana, on Tuesday announced a second season that will include a premiere by leading composer Aaron Jay Kernis. The Tippet Rise Art Center opened last year on a sweeping ranch in the western US state, aiming to bring world-class classical musicians to a venue in nature with concerts attended by no more than 150 people at a time. The estate -- which features original sculptures, communal dinners and, this year, a new 5.5 kilometers (three and a half miles) of hiking and bicycle trails -- is funded by free-spirited philanthropists Peter and Cathy Halstead who sell tickets for just $10.


Lady Gaga, Jimmy Kimmel condemn Texas 'bathroom bill'

Lady Gaga performs "Moth Into Flame" at the 59th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Musicians Lady Gaga and Alicia Keys along with Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence are among more than 140 artists and celebrities condemning a Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people.


The Big Apple Circus to leave bankruptcy under new ownership

FILE - This May 6, 2007 file photo shows Barry Lubin, as " Grandma," performing in the Big Apple Circus in Boston. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus may be shuttering but Big Apple Circus has managed to cartwheel itself out of bankruptcy. A judge approved a deal, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, that would save the circus by selling its tents, equipment and intellectual property to Big Top Works, an affiliate of the Florida-based investment firm Compass Partners LLC. (AP Photo/Chitose Suzuki, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus may be shuttering, but Big Apple Circus has managed to cartwheel itself out of bankruptcy.


'Hidden Figures' to screen for free for Black History Month

This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Taraji P. Henson, standing left, and Kevin Costner, standing right, in a scene from, "Hidden Figures." The film is nominated for an Oscar for best picture. (Hopper Stone/Twentieth Century Fox via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Oscar-nominated film "Hidden Figures" about the untold story of the black women mathematicians who worked at NASA during the space race will screen for free in select U.S. cities in celebration of Black History Month.


Disney ends deal with YouTube star over anti-Semitic stunt

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2013 file photo, YouTube star Felix Kjellberg arrives at the premiere of "Ender's Game" in Los Angeles. Disney's Maker Studios and Google’s YouTube are distancing themselves from Kjellberg after he made jokes about anti-Semitism and posted Nazi imagery in his videos. Kjellberg, a Swedish YouTube star known as PewDiePie, with more than 53 million subscribers, rose to fame by posting gaming videos. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Disney's Maker Studios and Google's YouTube are distancing themselves from a top YouTube star after he made jokes construed as anti-Semitic and posted Nazi imagery in his videos.


Investigators probe fire that burned 8 cars at Disneyland

Disneyland visitors wait outside a parking garage after it was evacuated due to a fire in the garage in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Several cars were destroyed or damaged by fires in the main parking structure Monday at Disneyland, authorities said. (Mark Eades/The Orange County Register via AP)ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A fire broke out in Disneyland's main parking structure that burned eight cars and forced seven people to be treated for smoke inhalation, authorities said.


The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com
Audible.com best-sellers for week ending February 10:

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US
iBook charts for week ending February 12, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ):

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store
App Store Official Charts for the week ending February 12, 2017:

TCM Classic Film Fest celebrates Poitier, Fisher, Reynolds

FILE - This Oct. 8, 2016 file photo shows Sidney Poitier speaking at the 2016 Carousel Of Hope Ball in Beverly Hills, Calif. Turner Classic Movies is recognizing Poitier, Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher at its eighth annual TCM Classic Film Festival in April. The Los Angeles event opens April 6 with a 50th anniversary screening of “In the Heat of the Night.” Festival organizers say Poitier will appear at the screening, along with producer Walter Mirisch, director Norman Jewison, actress Lee Grant and composer Quincy Jones. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Turner Classic Movies is recognizing Sidney Poitier, Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher at its eighth annual TCM Classic Film Festival .


Disney drops YouTube's PewDiePie over offensive videos

Disney drops YouTube's PewDiePie over offensive videosYouTube star Felix Kjellberg (SHEHL'-burg), who goes by the name PewDiePie online, has been dropped from Disney's Maker Studios and YouTube has cancelled his reality series following a Wall Street Journal ...


Review: 'The Freedom Broker' has gripping action, thrills

This book cover image released by Quercus shows "The Freedom Broker," a thriller by K.J. Howe. (Quercus via AP)"The Freedom Broker" (Quercus), by K.J. Howe


Atlanta zoo names cockroach after Patriots QB Tom Brady

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady walks off with his MVP trophy during a news conference after the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game in Houston. Zoo Atlanta announced Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, that it named a baby cockroach after Brady. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)ATLANTA (AP) — More than a week after the Falcons fell victim to the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history, an Atlanta zoo has named a cockroach after Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.


Music Review: Ryan Adams delivers fresh songs and heartaches

This cover image released by PAX-AM/Blue Note Records shows "Prisoner," the latest release by Ryan Adams. (PAX-AM/Blue Note Records via AP)Ryan Adams, "Prisoner" (PAX-AM/Blue Note Records)


Senate confirms former wrestling exec McMahon to lead SBA

Senate confirms former wrestling exec McMahon to lead SBAIn a rare display of bipartisanship, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed former wrestling entertainment executive Linda McMahon to lead the Small Business Administration as part of President Donald Trump's ...


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