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Academy Awards 2014: Will Oscars’ return to tradition mark a TV win? – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesMarch 1, 2014, 5:00 a.m.. They’ve tried edgy and tinkered with experimental. But the producers of the 86th Academy Awards telecast believe that what America really wants is tradition. This year’s Oscar show Sunday will bring back 2007 host Ellen …17 fun facts about the Academy AwardsUSA TODAYEllen DeGeneres hopes ‘to make people […]

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Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeYANGON, Myanmar — Doctors Without Borders said Friday it has been expelled from Myanmar and that tens of thousands of lives are at risk. The decision came after the humanitarian group reported it treated nearly two dozen Rohingya Muslim victims of …Medécins Sans Frontières ‘deeply shocked’ as Burma expels charity over claims …The IndependentThe […]

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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death ruled accidental – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesPhilip Seymour Hoffman, who won the hearts of fans and fellow actors during decades of an award-winning career, accidentally died of a deadly mix of drugs, New York medical officials announced Friday. The office of New York’s chief medical examiner said …Hoffman died from accidental ‘speedball’ overdose, examiner saysAtlanta Journal ConstitutionPhilip Seymour Hoffman […]

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Comic arrested for intoxication at Canada casino – Washington Post

Washington PostWINDSOR, Ontario — A Canada casino says a performance by U.S. comic George Lopez will go on as scheduled Friday after he was arrested for alleged public intoxication. Ceasars Windsor spokeswoman Jhoan Baluyot says the show is continuing as …George Lopez jokes about his arrest for public intoxication after passing out on …Daily MailGeorge […]

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Obama warns Russia: There will be costs to any military intervention in the Ukraine – Haaretz

HaaretzUkraine has reported that Russian forces have taken control of Crimea’s airports and had flown 2,000 troops into the region; Russia said any troop movement was in keeping with its agreements with the country. By Reuters, The Associated Press and Haaretz …President Obama warns Russia to stay out of Ukraine or face ‘costs’ for military […]

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President Obama blunt in warning Russia not to intervene in Ukraine – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — President Obama issued a blunt warning to Moscow on Friday that “there will be costs” if Russia sends its troops into Ukraine, saying he is deeply concerned about reports of Russian military movements in the region. Obama told a hastily …Reports of Russian activity in Crimea prompts stern warning from ObamaWashington […]

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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s cause of death determined – Reality TV World

Reality TV WorldThe results of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s autopsy have been released nearly four weeks after the actor’s death. ADVERTISEMENT. According to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of New York City via Us Weekly the 46-year-old actor died of “accidental …Hoffman Killed by Toxic Mix of Drugs, Official ConcludesNew York TimesNYC Official: Hoffman […]

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George Lopez humble as he jokes after drunken arrest in Canada – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesGeorge Lopez is usually a stand-up comic, but Thursday night in Canada he appeared to be more of a passed-out-on-the-floor comic — and was subsequently arrested on suspicion of public intoxication, according to reports out Friday. “Tied one on last night …George Lopez Explains Arrest for Public Intoxication with a JokePeople MagazineComic arrested […]

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Jailed Venezuela protest leader mocks Maduro’s talks – Reuters

ReutersCARACAS (Reuters) – Jailed Venezuelan protest leader Leopoldo Lopez scoffed on Friday at President Nicolas Maduro’s efforts to open talks with opponents and businessman after a month of demonstrations and violence that have killed at least 17 people.Gov. Scott: Obama ‘doing the wrong thing’ by not pushing for Venezuela sanctionsMiamiHerald.comMaduro Urges Negotiations as Venezuela Death […]

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Myanmar orders Doctors Without Borders to cease operations – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesDoctors Without Borders has been ordered to cease activities in Myanmar, leaving tens of thousands of patients without medical care, the Nobel Prize-winning aid group said Friday. Doctors Without Borders did not give a reason for the move. But local news …Myanmar suspends aid agency Medecins Sans FrontieresBBC NewsMyanmar expels Doctors Without Borders; […]

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New Mexico State’s KC Ross-Miller suspended for actions that provoked brawl – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comNew Mexico State’s KC Ross-Miller has been suspended for his role in provoking a brawl that erupted vs. Utah Valley University and included some of UVU’s court-storming fans. In the final seconds of the game, won 66-61 by UVU, Ross-Miller hurled the …New Mexico State suspends KC Ross-Miller after on-court brawlUSA TODAYWAC looking into postgame […]

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Adam Muema, who bolted from NFL combine, resurfaces via social media – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThat service was the NFL Combine Catholic Mass. According to Muema’s post, Seahawks General Manager John Schneider spoke at the event, Muema was honored for attending and told he was the first athlete in eight years to attend. The mention, Muema …Adam Muema resurfaces in Fla. after going missing following combineSI.comAdam Muema turns […]

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Russia must stop Crimea provocations, says Ukraine’s Turchynov – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s acting president Oleksandr Turchynov has accused Russia of deploying troops to Crimea and trying to provoke Kiev into “armed conflict”. In a televised address, he claimed Moscow wanted the new interim government to react to provocations so it …From Russia, no love for YanukovychCNNOusted Ukrainian president blasts opposition, West in vow to keep […]

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‘Son of God’ and other religious movies at the box office – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe gallery above gives a sampling of significant religious movies and their box office numbers of the past (using data from Rentrak and Box Office Mojo), as well as some of the upcoming efforts that have helped brand 2014 “The Year of the Biblical …Box office preview: It’s Liam Neeson vs. JesusEntertainment WeeklyHOLY […]

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Richie Incognito admitted to psych hospital in Arizona: report – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsTroubled ex-Miami Dolphins lineman Richie Incognito has been admitted to a psych hospital in Arizona, according to a report. TMZ reported that Incognito was checked into a psychiatric care center in Scottsdale on Thursday night after police there filled out a …Richie Incognito receiving counselingABC NewsRichie Incognito smashed his black Ferrari with […]

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A pattern for life – ESPN

ESPNJohnny Manziel and Joe Namath Getty Images A zest for life has led to Johnny Manziel (left) being compared to former Jets QB Joe Namath. Joe Namath has heard the comparisons between himself and Johnny Manziel, perhaps the most controversial player …Barry Switzer: ‘I’d never recruit a white quarterback’Los Angeles TimesFormer Cowboys and Oklahoma coach […]

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One of five LAFD recruits in training class are related to department firefighters – Los Angeles Times

One of five LAFD recruits in training class are related to department firefightersLos Angeles TimesOne in five recruits in a new Los Angeles Fire Department training class are related to firefighters working at the agency, according to figures released Thursday evening. Of the 70 recruits hired for the class now in training, 13 are sons […]

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Academy Awards acceptance speeches should be more than thank-yous – Los Angeles Times

Academy Awards acceptance speeches should be more than thank-yousLos Angeles TimesSunday night, a happy cohort of entertainment folks will have their careers sprinkled with fairy dust at the 86thAcademy Awards. And, as happens every year, too many of them will clutch their Oscars and bore an audience of many millions with totally … …read more […]

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Academy Awards show advertising retains a golden aura – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times… are rare in Hollywood — except when it comes to Oscar. During Sunday’s telecast of the 86th Academy Awards, McDonald’s Corp. is set to make its 23rd straight appearance in Hollywood’s biggest night, and American Express Co. will mark its 22nd year.17 fun facts about the Academy AwardsUSA TODAYOscar Ballot: Vote for […]

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Blockbuster game Minecraft set to demolish the box office after Warner Brothers … – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukCreator Markus Persson tweeted: “Someone is trying to leak the fact that we’re working with Warner Brothers on a potential Minecraft Movie.” The makers of the blockbuster game Minecraft have announced a film is going into production. Warner Brothers has …Minecraft Movie Being Made by Warner Bros. and MojangGamingBoltMinecraft movie in the worksiAfrica.comMinecraft set to […]

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Justin Bieber jail video released following DUI arrest – watch – OnTheRedCarpet.com

OnTheRedCarpet.comPolice had arrested Bieber and the R&B singer on Jan. 23 after pulling them over on a residential street in Miami Beach. They said the two were street racing. Bieber later pleaded not guilty to charges of driving under the influence with an expired …Bieber booking video released by prosecutorsNew York Daily NewsJustin Bieber Just […]

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Liam Neeson, cast give airplane thriller a lift – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldFLIGHT RISK: Liam Neeson, right with Julianne Moore and below with Michelle Dockery, plays a federal marshal trying to track down a killer onboard a plane. 022614nonstop04.jpg. Photo by: Unknown. FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELTS: Lupita Nyong’o, above, …‘Non-Stop’ review: Film delivers sky-high thrillsToronto Sun‘Non-Stop’: Liam Neeson earns his wingsChicago Sun-Times‘Non-Stop’ review: Liam Neeson action […]

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NASCAR drivers get a second chance at Phoenix – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAVONDALE, Ariz. — NASCAR moves to Phoenix International Raceway this weekend with several leading drivers hoping to rebound from poor finishes in the season-opening Daytona 500. While Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrated his second Daytona 500 victory, …NASCAR: Stewart confident about leg heading into PhoenixKankakee Daily JournalDale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR try to sustain momentum […]

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UCLA basketball: Kyle Anderson, Jordan Adams suspended for one game – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesGuards Kyle Anderson and Jordan Adams, UCLA’s two best players, have been suspended for tonight’s game against Oregon. The school announced that both were suspended for one game for “violating team rules.” Anderson, the team’s point guard, …UCLA suspends Jordan Adams and Kyle Anderson for Oregon gameCBSSports.comUCLA suspends Kyle Anderson, Jordan Adams for […]