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Predicting the Oscars 2014: Insiders’ knowledge put to the test – CNN International

CNN International(CNN) — It’s that time again, time to pull out the ballots and read the tea leaves and see who’s going to take home the trophies at Sunday’s 86th Academy Awards. Will it be “12 Years a Slave”? Leonardo DiCaprio? “Let It Go” from “Frozen”? Oscar forecasting is …Oscars 2014: For many, ’12 Years […]

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Oscars 2014: Take our Best Supporting Actor poll – CBS News

CBS NewsAcademy Award nominees for Best Supporting Actor (clockwise from top left): Barkhad Abdi, “Captain Phillips”; Bradley Cooper, “American Hustle”; Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”; Michael Fassbender, “12 Years a Slave”; and Jonah Hill, “The Wolf of Wall …Voting for Academy Awards 2014Lima Ohio all 9 news articles …read more Source: Academy Awards News From […]

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Scotland could join EU 18 months after independence vote, says Sturgeon – The Guardian

The GuardianScotland can become independent from the UK legally and become a member of the European Union within 18 months of voting for independence in March 2016, the Scottish deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. If Scotland votes for independence …Swinney: Scotland will not join ERM or euro currencyBBC NewsBritannia Rues the WavesNew York […]

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BAFTA Awards: ’12 Years’ and ‘Gravity’ Race to the Oscars (Analysis) – Variety

BAFTA Awards: ’12 Years’ and ‘Gravity’ Race to the Oscars (Analysis)VarietyThe game is afoot! Sunday’s BAFTA Awards were filled with plot twists, including “12 Years a Slave” as best film. Are these awards a preview of Oscar? No. These are very different voting groups, and their rate of similarity is pretty mixed. But one … […]

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Oscars 2014: Jennifer Lawrence named as first presenter at Academy Awards – The Independent

The Independent… actress award at last year’s Oscars, has been named as the first presenter of the 2014 ceremony. Revealed by the show’s producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, the announcement came around an hour after voting for the 86th Academy Awards opened.Jennifer Lawrence Is Presenting At The Academy Awards!FanlalaJennifer Lawrence to Present at 86th […]

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Oscars 2014: Voting officially underway for 86th annual Academy Awards – The Times-Picayune

The Times-PicayuneVoting for the 86 annual Academy Awards is officially underway, as of 10 a.m. CST (8 a.m. PST) this morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced. Polls will close 7 p.m. CST (9 a.m. PST) on Feb. 25. Academy members can vote …Academy Awards-nominated Composers To Perform At Oscar ConcertContactmusic.comAll […]

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Jill Broadhurst v Nicolas Heidorn For Oakland City Council District Four

Jill Broadhurst v Nicolas Heidorn For Oakland City Council Jill Broadhurst has a challenger in the race for the Oakland City Council District Four Seat: Nicolas Heidorn. Nicolas is a former intern to Cal Governor Jerry Brown. Jill is Executive Director of East Bay Rental Housing. This is her second run for the seat; it’s […]

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Thai Opposition Challenges ‘Unconstitutional’ Election – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaThailand’s opposition is moving ahead with legal challenges to Sunday’s election, which, though peaceful, failed to resolve a months-long political standoff. The opposition Democrat Party, which boycotted the polls, says it will ask the Constitutional Court on …Thai opposition challenges poll in court as protest numbers dwindleReuters IndiaThailand’s EC to announce date for […]

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Thai Vote Fails to Ease Tensions as Protesters Disrupt Election – Bloomberg

BloombergThai voters cast ballots across almost 90 percent of the country yesterday, defying efforts of protesters who disrupted polling stations in a general election where the results may not be certified for several months. Voting went ahead in 83,669 of the nation’s …Thailand elections: PM backs vote despite disruptionsBBC NewsBehind Thailand’s vote, a looming national […]

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Tense Thai Elections Go Ahead Despite Protests – ABC News

ABC NewsProtesters trying to derail Thailand’s national elections forced the closure of hundreds of polling stations in a highly contentious vote that has become the latest flashpoint in the country’s deepening political crisis. Around the country, the vast majority of voting …Bangkok gunmen appeared to be military trainedSydney Morning HeraldThai protesters join final anti-govt march […]

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Panthers’ Luke Kuechly is Defensive Player of the Year – NFL.com

NFL.comNEW YORK — Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly has spent just two years in the NFL, and he already has reached the pinnacle of individual achievement for a defensive player. Defensive Player of the Year voting. Player, Position, No. of votes.Cincinnati native Kuechly AP’s top defensive playerFOXSports.comManning top offensive player, Rivera coach of yearSan Jose […]

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Thailand election: Country goes to polls – BBC News

BBC NewsMillions of Thais are voting in a general election boycotted by the opposition and blighted by protests. Anti-government protesters say they will disrupt voting across Thailand and continue their campaign to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to quit.Thailand votes: Polls open after violent clashes in Bangkok’s Laksi districtABC OnlineThailand braces for tense national electionHouston […]

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Thai Election Commission Says Blocking of Ballots to Hamper Vote – Businessweek

BusinessweekThailand’s Election Commission warned that voting in tomorrow’s general election may be called off in parts of the country’s southern provinces because protesters are blocking the distribution of ballots. The results of the polls may not be certified for months …Shots, Explosions Heard as Thais Continue Protest in BangkokVoice of AmericaThai election: Shooting in Bangkok […]

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“Alone Yet Not Alone”: The Academy Removes Oscars Original Song Nomination

Alone Yet Not Alone was nominated for “Original Song,” for the 86th Academy Awards, to be held in March. But, per an email just issued by Teni Melidonian of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences, that nomination was taken away. This is what Ms. Melidonian wrote: BEVERLY HILLS, CA — On Tuesday night, […]

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2,00000 police to be deployed for Feb 2 snap polls in Thailand – The Hindu

The HinduThailand’s embattled government will deploy 2,00,000 police nationwide for the disputed snap polls on Sunday to foil protesters’ bid to derail the voting as part of their campaign to oust premier Yingluck Shinawatra. “Even though protests are going on, …“No” option valid political choice in upcoming Thai electionChannel News AsiaThai Firms Feel Squeeze From […]

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Thai protesters stop people voting in election – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldA Thai anti-government protest leader was shot dead on Sunday as demonstrators besieged polling stations in Bangkok and forced most to close, hampering advance voting for next weekend’s disputed election. Nine other people were injured in the shooting, …Protesters Block Early Voting in Thai CapitalNew York TimesAnti-government protester leader shot to death in […]

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Protesters Block Early Voting in Thai Capital – New York Times

New York TimesAn antigovernment protester waved a flag in front of the locked gates of a polling station after it was forced to close. Damir Sagolj/Reuters. BANGKOK — Hundreds of thousands of Thais were blocked from voting on Sunday as antigovernment demonstrators …Thai Protester Killed as Election Commission Seeks to Delay VoteBusinessweekAnti-government protester leader shot […]

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Protesters Block Vote Centers in Thai Capital – New York Times

New York TimesAn antigovernment protester waved a flag in front of the locked gates of a polling station after it was forced to close. Damir Sagolj/Reuters. BANGKOK — Hundreds of thousands of Thais were blocked from voting on Sunday as antigovernment demonstrators …Thai protesters obstruct vote; 1 dead in violenceWashington PostThailand protesters block early election […]

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Thailand Protest Leader Killed During Campaign to Block Voting – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalA voter, center, reacts as antigovernment protesters stopped her from entering a polling station they blocked in central Bangkok on Sunday. Reuters. BANGKOK—One person was killed and several injured amid clashes between rival political factions in the …Divided Thailand readies for advance voting SundayBusinessweekThailand protesters block early election voteBBC NewsThai anti-government protest leader […]