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Your guide to Oscar top nominations – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWith the Oscars weeks away, USA TODAY Network lists the top contenders. Check out the movie trailers and see our reviews. Best picture nominations. 1. American Hustle. The film, starring Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper,…

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Fire in China’s Shangri-la put out – Xinhua

XinhuaSHANGRI-LA, Yunnan, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) — A fire that started in the early hours of Saturday in an ancient town in Shangri-la, a resort county in southwest China’s Yunnan Province, has been completely put out….

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Snapchat updates app, apologizes – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat on Thursday made changes to its app to address privacy concerns. The Venice Beach-based service will now allow people to opt out of linking a phone number with their username….

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Russia Bombings Spark Olympic Concerns – ABC News

ABC NewsThe suicide bombings in Russia serve as a chilling reminder of what the Winter Olympics represent to terrorists: A high-profile target with more than 2,500 athletes, some of them world-famous, waving the flags of…

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Iraq troops arrest leading Sunni MP – Financial Times

Financial TimesRAMADI, Iraq, Dec 28 – Iraqi security forces arrested a prominent Sunni Muslim lawmaker and supporter of anti-government protests in a raid on his home in the western province of Anbar, sparking clashes in…

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Storms move on, leave cold behind – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Thousands of Ontario residents made do without power Monday in the aftermath of storms that toppled trees and brought down power lines. Meanwhile, residents in the upper Midwest prepared for bitter cold wind…


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