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Which Dallas Buyers Club Characters Are Based on Real People? – Parade

ParadeQ: Are the main characters in Dallas Buyers Club based on real people? —Sean D., Baltimore. A: There really was a Ron Woodroof, the HIV-positive Texan (played by Best Actor nominee Matthew McConaughey) who fought to bring unapproved …Movie review: Dallas Buyers Club is an intriguing slice of lifeIndia TodayMovie review by Rashid Irani: Dallas […]

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Rebuilding Buffalo Sabres trade goalie Ryan Miller, Steve Ott to St. Louis Blues – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsPHILADELPHIA – The St. Louis Blues and Buffalo Sabres swung open the doors to the 2014 NHL trade season with a blockbuster deal on Friday night. The rebuilding Sabres sent No. 1 goalie Ryan Miller and captain Steve Ott to the Stanley Cup hopeful …Blues-bound Miller ‘thankful to everybody in Buffalo’NHL.comRyan Miller […]

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Oscar horse race to be a photo finish – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleLOS ANGELES (AP) — Many of the winners who will take home an Oscar on Sunday have long been forecast, their triumph made seemingly self-evident after months of anticipation. That is, except for one little category: best picture. Even in a particularly …Oscar predictions in all 24 categoriesWashington PostThe readers’ Oscar picks are […]

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Preview: Sharks at Sabres – KSPR

KSPRThe Olympic break did little to slow down Joe Pavelski. After recording his second hat trick this season, Pavelski looks to send the San Jose Sharks to their fifth win in six games when they visit the Buffalo Sabres on Friday. The United States Olympian scored …Sharks-Sabres PreviewCBSSports.comQuestion of the DayWashington TimesSharks thump Flyers in […]

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Local leader: Armed men have seized government buildings in Crimea – Vancouver Sun

Local leader: Armed men have seized government buildings in CrimeaVancouver SunMOSCOW – A local leader of the Tatar community in Ukraine’s Crimea region says armed men have seized two government buildings in the regional capital, Simferopol. Refat Chubarov wrote on his Facebook page early Thursday that the buildings of the local … and more …read […]

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Kashmiri villagers clash with police over suspected shooting of civilians – The Guardian

The GuardianKashmir police during a passing out parade on Monday 24 February. The army said it killed seven militants on Monday night during a joint operation with police but villagers suspect they were civilians. Photograph: Mukhtar Khan/AP. Hundreds of angry …Kashmir villagers clash with Indian troopsAljazeera.comKashmir: Villagers say army killed 7 civiliansHindustan TimesAnti-India protesters clash […]

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Made In Britain? Alfonso Cuarón Defends Gravity’s British Awards – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseGravity stars an American actress, Sandra Bullock, and actor, George Clooney, who are directed by Mexican auteur, Alfonso CuarĂ³n. So why does Alfonso believe his film deserves the British Academy of Film And Television’s “Made in Britain” awards?The 67th BAFTA AwardsJagran JoshGravity director defends BAFTA winTVNZSlavery epic 12 Years a Slave wins best film at […]

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Will BAFTA winners predict the Oscars? – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionBEVERLY HILLS, CA – JANUARY 11: (L-R) BAFTA board member Sandro Monetti, actor Barkhad Abdi, and BAFTA board member Kara “KJ” Miller attend the BAFTA LA 2014 Awards Season Tea Party at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills …’12 Years a Slave’ named best picture at British Academy Film Awards; […]

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Suspected Egyptian militants raise stakes in insurgency – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – The bombing of a tourist bus in Egypt by suspected Muslim militants marks a strategic shift to soft targets that could devastate an economy already reeling from political turmoil. The assailants, who killed two South Koreans and an Egyptian …Egypt: Suicide bomber caused deadly tourist bus blastUSA TODAYSinai attacks: Deadly bombing hits […]

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All-Star Weekend 2014: Marco Belinelli pulls off surprise 3-point contest win – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comWhen names were announced for the 3-point contest, many weren’t sure how Marco Belinelli ended up on the list. He vindicated himself with a surprise win of the event. Not even the first round could line up with expectations, as Stephen Curry was kicked out …Bradley Beal finishes second in three-point contestWashington Post (blog)John Wall […]

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Review: Colin Farrell and ‘Winter’s Tale’ unabashedly romantic – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times“Winter’s Tale” is so obviously a passion project, so much a labor of love for industry veteran Akiva Goldsman, that you’d like to be able to say it’s a complete success. It isn’t, but the parts that do succeed, especially the fervor between stars Colin Farrell and …Review: A Miracle Couldn’t Save ‘Winter’s […]

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3 charged with drug offenses as part of Hoffman death investigation – Fox News

Fox NewsThree of the four people arrested as a result of the investigation into the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman were charged with drug offenses Wednesday evening. Robert Vineberg, 57, was charged with felony drug possession with intent to sell in …Philip Seymour Hoffman’s number found on cell phones in suspected drug …New York […]

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Elway knows the pain will linger for Broncos, fans – Washington Post

Washington PostENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Three times during his Hall of Fame playing career, John Elway slogged through the rubble of a Super Bowl landslide. Forty-eight hours after Denver’s devastating 43-8 defeat by Seattle in this year’s Super Bowl, the Broncos’ boss was …Highlights and lowlights of Seattle’s title seasonMiamiHerald.comSherman: Seahawks Figured Out ManningESPNPeyton Manning: Elway: […]

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Rory McIlroy’s bid for Dubai Desert Classic title hit by stomach bug – SkySports

SkySportsRory McIlroy admitted he was suffering with a stomach bug as he failed to build a commanding lead at the halfway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic. The 24-year-old upstaged playing partner Tiger Woods with a flawless nine-under 63 that earned him a …Woods to make 1st visit to IndiaBoston.comEarly riser Willett avoids wandering mind […]

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Brewers officially sign Matt Garza to four-year contract – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comMILWAUKEE — The Matt Garza saga is finally over, as the Milwaukee Brewers officially announced a four-year contract with the free-agent right-hander on Sunday. Owner Mark Attanasio began a question and answer session at the team’s annual winter fan …Matt Garza signs with BrewersESPNBrewers finally get Matt Garza on boardMilwaukee Journal SentinelBrewers: Matt Garza signing […]

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Chanel Couture Spring 2014 – Women’s Wear Daily

Women’s Wear DailyKarl Lagerfeld pulled off an ingenious fusion of serene and sporty, one swathed in otherworldly iridescence while shod in sneakers. Chanel Couture Spring 2014. Comments . E-mail; Print; A- A A+. Sending… Close …Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld designs a couture sports club and puts Cinderella in …Vancouver SunCara Delevingne Heats Up the Runway for […]

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John Tortorella suspended 15 days by NHL for antics after Canucks-Flames brawl – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe Rangers kicked John Tortorella out of New York, and now he’s gotten himself booted from the Vancouver Canucks’ bench for 15 days. The fiery former Blueshirts boss was suspended 15 days without pay by the NHL on Monday for his actions during the …Flames coach Bob Hartley fined $25000NHL.comBrawl, bizarre goal […]

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‘Gravity,’ ’12 Years,’ ‘Hustle’: Three’s a crowd in Oscar race – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAs the Academy Awards approach, the various guild awards and critics groups’ honors often provide insight into prevailing Oscar sentiments. In this year’s race for Oscar gold, however, momentum has repeatedly swung back and forth among what might be …PGA Awards: ’12 Years’ and ‘Gravity’ Surge Back to Life After SAG Losses …Hollywood […]

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2014 Producers Guild Awards: Gravity and 12 Years a Slave Tie for Top Prize – E! Online

E! OnlineThe Producers Guild of America couldn’t decide between Gravity and 12 Years a Slave when it came to doling out the top honor at its awards show Sunday night. The two drama flicks tied for the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical …’12 Years,’ ‘Gravity’ tie for prize at Producers Guild […]

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Canucks’ John Tortorella faces league discipline for storming Flames’ dressing … – Vancouver Sun

Vancouver SunDo you agree with Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella’s actions at Saturday’s game? Tell us what you think on our Facebook page. === VANCOUVER — Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella is in trouble with the National Hockey League.Your Call: Should Flames’ Hartley be facing discipline too?TSNWatch ice hockey clash turn nasty with mass […]

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Ride Along rolls into No. 1 spot at weekend box office – Vancouver Sun

Vancouver SunLOS ANGELES, Calif. – “Ride Along” arrived in first place at the weekend box office. The Universal buddy cop comedy featuring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube debuted with $41.2 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The strong opening for “Ride Along” …Weekend Box Office: Ride Along Breaks January Record, Jack Ryan and The …Cinema […]

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After Love Unravels in Media, Indian Politician’s Wife Is Found Dead – New York Times

New York TimesShashi Tharoor, right, a minister in the Indian government, sat in an ambulance with the body of his wife, Sunanda Pushkar, in New Delhi, India. Money Sharma/European Pressphoto Agency. NEW DELHI — He was a smooth-talking politician from south India …Mystery death of Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar after Twitter stormThe AustralianShashi Tharoor […]