• Ukraine tests missiles, drawing Russia's anger

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    Russian Federation calls its takeover of Crimea legal and denies either plotting or backing Ukraine's bloodiest conflict since World War II. Ukraine is test-firing missiles near the disputed Crimean peninsula, despite a Russian threat to shoot them down and an apparent warning that Moscow could also target their launch sites.
  • 'Manchester by the Sea' tops National Board of Review awards

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    Naomie Harris took Best Supporting Actress for her brief but powerful performance in Barry Jenkins' "Moonlight", while Best Supporting Actor was awarded to Jeff Bridges for the gritty modern Western "Hell or High Water". The National Board of Review was founded in 1909 and is made up of a collection of film enthusiasts and academics. The NBR is not traditionally the most reliable indicator for Oscars, as many of their picks have not translated into big awards runs, but they often ...
  • Bill To Keep Nuke Plants Open Advances

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    Exelon , which owns and operates the power plants, recently requested a subsidy for the power plants to remain open and operating. To maintain the support of environmental groups, who backed the package's increased investment in renewable power and energy efficiency, a provision that would have subsidized Dynegy-owned coal plants in southern IL was jettisoned.
  • Dolly and Miley Perform on 'The Voice'

    Dolly and Miley Perform on 'The Voice'

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    A capella group Pentatonix joined forces with Parton for their own rendition of the song, which they released in September. The singers were fanned out on stage, with Parton naturally front and center. While the 1973 hit is one of Parton's most beloved tunes, Cyrus has also made it one of her live staples and Tuesday marked the second time this season she's performed the tune on The Voice .
  • Gilmore Girls Is Definitely Maybe Done (Until It Comes Back Again)

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    While it's likely we will see more , creator Amy Sherman-Palladino tells The Hollywood Reporter that there's no talk of a second series on Netflix yet. You'll understand that this is not the intrigues shortage of ideas for a possible sequel of Gilmore Girls and it is certain that Palladino know. Because it all comes full circle .
  • Darth Vader looms over the new Rogue One TV spot

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    On the other hand, Atom tickets promised to promote exclusive Rogue One products including t-shirts, hoodies, placards, etc. on its mobile ticketing portals. Early reports say probably. Rogue One is now tracking for a $130 million opening weekend, which is a little less than half of The Force Awakens' opening haul, but everyone expected that drop.
  • Kanye West Still Hospitalized, Doctors Are Monitoring Him 'Day By Day'

    Kanye West Still Hospitalized, Doctors Are Monitoring Him 'Day By Day'

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    West spent Thanksgiving in the hospital with Kim Kardashian by his side. "He wasn't sleeping and he was having nightmares about it". Kanye was admitted to the UCLA Medical Center last week for mental exhaustion after he abruptly cancelled his tour and walked off stage mid-performance, then reportedly had a breakdown at his trainer's house.
  • Nintendo Is Building A Real-Life Mario World At Universal's Theme Parks

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    These Nintendo-themed areas will be built at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, as well as the two United States parks in Hollywood and Orlando, Florida. "Since we're really bringing the world to life, I think Mario will feel like he finally came home". And to do so in new and innovative ways that capture what makes them so special.
  • 'Moana' wins Thanksgiving weekend box office

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    With the mega-arrival of " Moana " over the U.S. Thanksgiving weekend, the reinvigorated Walt Disney Animation Studios cemented its status as cartoon-dom's reigning powerhouse for non-sequel films. The average Rotten Tomatoes scores for these films is over 90% and their average global box office gross is over $800M. " Moana " raked in an estimated $97.4 million worldwide in its debut.
  • Trump appoints 2 more administration posts

    Trump appoints 2 more administration posts

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    Trump also has expressed interest in finding a way to bypass a federal anti-nepotism law in order to give his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, a formal White House role. In 1985, Ms. McFarland received the Defense Department's highest civilian honor, the Distinguished Service Award, for her work in the Reagan Administration.
  • Kim Kardashian West to make first public appearance

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    We bet Kimmy K is happy her trip came when it did, considering husband Kanye West seems to be having a total meltdown! It looks like Kim Kardashian might make a public appearance at Angel Ball on Monday night, her first since she was robbed at gunpoint almost two months ago.
  • The First 'Cars 3′ Teaser Trailer Is Actually Kind of Dark

    The First 'Cars 3′ Teaser Trailer Is Actually Kind of Dark

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    One of Disney and Pixar's most commercially successful franchises, Cars is as merchandise-friendly and light-hearted as they come. As the trailer progresses, we see some absolutely stunning visuals of a race that ends with an incredibly serious crash involving everyone's favorite talking speedster.
  • So much to be thankful for

    So much to be thankful for

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    That said, we should never forget the events that led to the first Thanksgiving , a true story with a moral that is just as valid today as it was almost four centuries ago. Chestnut dressing with oysters, mashed sweet potatoes, a turkey cooked so perfectly that just the aroma was enough to create obnoxiously loud grumbling in the stomach ...
  • Harry should honeymoon with Meghan Markle in Antigua, the country's PM says

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    Sir Viv said "It was fantastic that the prince has come to Antigua" adding "we are very grateful to him - he was so down to earth". Prince Harry (32), wearing a navy suit , white shirt and light blue tie, was met and greeted at the VC Bird International Airport by the governor general, Sir Rodney Williams, and prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne.
  • Michelle Yeoh joins 'Star Trek: Discovery' cast

    Michelle Yeoh joins 'Star Trek: Discovery' cast

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    Yeoh was recently seen in Crouching Tiger sequel Sword of Destiny and also starred in Netflix's Marco Polo. Star Trek: Discovery is an upcoming USA television series created by Bryan Fuller and Alex Kurtzman for CBS All Access . Plus, Star Trek on television has always been a bit lacking in genuine action, and how great would it be if Michelle Yeoh got to show off her spectacular moves every once in awhile? She was preceded by Malaysian director Dain Iskandar Said and the ...
  • Excitement as second Gilmore Girls trailer released ahead of Netflix debut

    Excitement as second Gilmore Girls trailer released ahead of Netflix debut

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    Thankfully, it's not imagined. " Of course this all depends on how "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" ends and what those fated four last words reveal", according to HelloGiggles. Actresses Alexis Bledel (L) and Lauren Graham from the series " Gilmore Girls " attend the 2006 Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour for the The CW Network at the Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel on July 17, 2006 in Pasadena, California.
  • 'It's hard to talk about': Mariah Carey on James Packer split

    'It's hard to talk about': Mariah Carey on James Packer split

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    In August, Carey confirmed that Packer would star on the show and that he had been "very good in allowing some moments" of their private life be captured by cameras. Carey and Packer, a billionaire casino mogul, got engaged in January after dating for almost a year. Elsewhere in her Ellen appearance, Carey - who showed up in a red silk robe before taking it off and revealing a sleek black outfit - talked about her perpetual lateness.
  • No, Elton John will not perform at Trump's inauguration

    No, Elton John will not perform at Trump's inauguration

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    He said that Sir Elton's inclusion in the inauguration would demonstrate the president-elect's "commitment to gay rights". Scaramucci presented the newly elected president as the first true champion of gay rights and used the argument of Elton John playing the event as bonus evidence of this stance.
  • Suspect in fatal police shooting upset over custody battle

    Suspect in fatal police shooting upset over custody battle

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    Otis Tyrone McKane says he was angry about a child-custody battle and that's why he "lashed out". An ambush-style attack does not necessarily involve someone lying in wait for police officers; it's any shooting created to catch police off-guard and put them at a disadvantage, Floyd said .