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All is not lost for Robert Redford – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPARK CITY, Utah — Speaking at the country’s foremost celebration of independent filmmaking, Sundance Film Festival founder Robert Redford was reminded sharply what working outside the Hollywood system can mean. In his case, it…






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Azarenka, Sharapova advance at Aussie Open – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarMelbourne, Australia (SportsNetwork.com) – Two-time defending champion Victoria Azarenka and former titlist Maria Sharapova were first-round victors in Tuesday’s first-round action at the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam event of the year.Australian…



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Israeli, Arab papers miles apart on Sharon’s legacy – BBC News

BBC NewsIsraeli newspapers take a measured view of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. Arab commentators, however, have nothing good to say about him. Editorial in Israeli left-of-centre, independent broadsheet Ha’aretz. Throughout his military career Ariel…







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Serena takes top seed for Australian Open – Sports Network

Sports NetworkMelbourne, Australia (SportsNetwork.com) – The women’s draw for the 2014 Australian Open was released Thursday, with Serena Williams securing the top seed, while two-time reigning champion Victoria Azarenka was named the second seed for…






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Apple Acquires Photo Startup SnappyLabs – Mashable

MashableApple has acquired SnappyLabs, a one-man Australian startup behind the popular high-tech photo app SnappyCam. The SnappyCam app, which is no longer available in the App Store, let iPhone users capture full-resolution images at up…











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Revelers start ringing in 2014 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Exploding fireworks sprayed from Sydney’s iconic opera house and harbor bridge at midnight Tuesday as the world began ushering in a new year. More than 1 million people crammed the…













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