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La La Land producer addresses Oscars debacle

La La Land producer addresses Oscars debacle

During the show, Ruiz and Cullinan stand on opposite sides of the stage and hand each envelope to the presenters. Either way, it produced a surreal moment. By the time the mistake had been fully rea...

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PWC's Brian Cullinan to blame for Oscars Best Picture mistake

PWC's Brian Cullinan to blame for Oscars Best Picture mistake

He took the Oscar on Sunday over a field that included Denis Villeneuve for " Arrival ", Mel Gibson for " Hacksaw Ridge ", Kenneth Lonergan for " Manchester by the Sea ", and Barry Jenkins for " Moonl...

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Two World Records Set by World's Fastest Electric Car…Without a Driver

Two World Records Set by World's Fastest Electric Car…Without a Driver

The achievement is billed as "the world's fastest autonomous lap". The NIO EP9 has recorded the fastest autonomous lap at the Circuit of the Americas race track in Austin, Texas. Our Silicon V...

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U2 sued for allegedly stealing song for 'Achtung Baby'

U2 sued for allegedly stealing song for 'Achtung Baby'

We've embedded U2's song above and Rose's song below. He had it copyrighted two years later. The New York Post is reporting that Rose filed suit in a Manhattan court, saying that he and U2 were si...

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Rekha presents 'Badshah' Shah Rukh Khan the 4th Yash Chopra Memorial Award

Remembering his memories, Shahrukh said that it was a very special moment for him to receive the award in the memory of legendary Yash Chopra who has been a father-figure to him. Shah Rukh also added ...

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Star Trek: Discovery Gets a Premiere Time Frame

Star Trek: Discovery Gets a Premiere Time Frame

CBS intends to launch its much-anticipated revamp of " Star Trek " for its growing "All Access" broadband service some time in late summer or early fall, according to Leslie Moonves , chief executive...

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PricewaterhouseCoopers Apologizes For Oscars Balloting Error: We 'Deeply Regret' It

PricewaterhouseCoopers Apologizes For Oscars Balloting Error: We 'Deeply Regret' It

Beatty, who presented the award with actress Faye Dunaway , had been handed the envelope for the previous award, Best Actress. Apparently, Beatty had been given the wrong envelope and card to read. B...

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Oscars criticised for Casey Affleck win and Mel Gibson nomination

Oscars criticised for Casey Affleck win and Mel Gibson nomination

The two separate civil cases were closed and settled out of court after the director reached an undisclosed settlement with his accusers. Meanwhile, the women who filed suit against Affleck have b...

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Starstruck auditor blamed for Best Picture Oscar goof-up

Starstruck auditor blamed for Best Picture Oscar goof-up

Besides La La Land , Moonlight beat seven other films, including alien thriller Arrival and family dramas Manchester by the Sea and Fences for best picture honours. Natoli rushed onstage and in...

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First sequel teaser revealed as JK Rowling shares cryptic post

The film was nominated in two categories in the latest Oscars where one is the best in production design and best in costume which they won. Atwood herself has won four times - the others being fo...

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Ed Sheeran and Jimmy Fallon Perform

Ed Sheeran and Jimmy Fallon Perform "Shape of You"

Ed's third album is set to drop in just three days, and based on how fantastic this track sounds even without the typical musical instruments, it's going to be good. Later he teamed up with Stormzy fo...

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SoundCloud Launches Cheaper $4.99 Streaming Subscription Plan

With the new $4.99 tier, SoundCloud becomes the only music streamer to offer on demand listening at that price point. SoundCloud Go lets listeners discover, stream and share a constantly expandi...

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Twitter blames Bonnie and Clyde for 'La La Land'-'Moonlight' Oscar debacle

Twitter blames Bonnie and Clyde for 'La La Land'-'Moonlight' Oscar debacle

The producer of La La Land quickly came to the microphone and showed everyone the winner's card, stating clearly the name of Moonlight. As Beatty read the card in the envelope, he looked visibly con...

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Xbox Game Pass Subscription Service Announced; Will Allow Full Game Downloads

Dubbed Xbox Game Pass, the new service will be priced at $9.99 per month for access to more than 100 Xbox One and Xbox 360 backwards compatible games. Xbox head Phil Spencer made the announcement to...

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Oscar host incorrectly awards best picture to La La Land, snubbing Moonlight

Oscar host incorrectly awards best picture to La La Land, snubbing Moonlight

However, it quickly transpired that La La Land had NOT won. God, I love Moonlight so much. Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel shared his perspective on the show's best-picture gaffe during his Monday monolo...

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Russian Ties Trip Up President's Administration

Russian Ties Trip Up President's Administration

In response to a question at Monday's press briefing about whether a special prosecutor should investigate communications between Trump's associates and Russians, Spicer asked, "A special prosecutor f...

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Oscars 2017: Casey Affleck Wins Best Actor For 'Manchester by the Sea'

Oscars 2017: Casey Affleck Wins Best Actor For 'Manchester by the Sea'

While the actress kept things professional, she also made a subtle but definite statement: refusing to clap while Affleck gave his acceptance speech, and maintaining a pointed distance from him as she...

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Jon Stewart to the media: 'Stop your whining' about Trump

And the whole time you are chasing after Donnie, the rest of us are thinking 'Can't you see he is an [expletive].' You tried to defend him 'That was just Primaries Donald. The blabbermouth who's as ...

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Oscars 2017: Emma Stone wins Best Actress

Oscars 2017: Emma Stone wins Best Actress

After Superbad , Stone took roles mostly in comedy films such as The Rocker, The House Bunny , and Zombieland before her big breakout role in 2010's Easy A , earning her her first Golden Globe n...

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1 dead, 26 hurt in charter bus crash

Ultimately, fourteen ambulances responded to the location on Highway 58 just east of Route 395. Officers say the bus crossed the double yellow line, hitting two westbound vehicles head-on. However, ...

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Oscars 2017: Dev Patel and Andrew Garfield's hot dates? Their attractive moms

Sunny , complete with his green and yellow sneakers last night, got to attend to pre-Oscar parties last night - The Weinstein Company's party and the Screen Australia and Australians in Film Oscar Nom...

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Oldest Rio party kicks off as Carnival in Brazil hits full stride

Oldest Rio party kicks off as Carnival in Brazil hits full stride

An iron structure, shaped like a house on the top of the float, collapsed taking dancers down with it as the float, driven by a hidden truck, entered the Sambodromo stadium. A limited police strike in...

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Big night for 'Moonlight' at the Independent Spirit Awards

Photograph by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images for Film Independent. Germany's Toni Erdmenn won best worldwide film and backstage director Maren Ade was asked about the American reimagining of her cri...

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Patrick Stewart Officially Done With X-Men

So, we had some time to sit there and, as I sat there I realized there will never be a better, a more flawless, a more sensitive, emotional, and handsome way of saying au revoir to Charles Xavier ...

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Oscars 2017: Casey Affleck, Emma Stone win Best Actor and Actress award

Oscars 2017: Casey Affleck, Emma Stone win Best Actor and Actress award

All awards season, every time she had to give an award to Casey Affleck, her face betrayed her. Affleck had been the strong favourite for the award, and duly carried off the statuette, despite the...

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89th Oscar Awards: Red carpet fashion gallery

89th Oscar Awards: Red carpet fashion gallery

PricewaterhouseCooper's Brian Cullinan photographed Emma clutching her Best Actress award for her role in La La Land before tweeting it at 9:05pm Pacific time. They're securing not us, but what'...

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Oscars' shocking twist: 'Moonlight' wins best picture

Oscars' shocking twist: 'Moonlight' wins best picture

In the climactic Oscar moment, actors Warren Beatty and his Bonny And Clyde co-star Faye Dunaway were handed the wrong envelope to read out the Best Film Oscar victor from. So, assuming this sto...

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Mystery over deaths of famous swimming pigs of the Bahamas

Mystery over deaths of famous swimming pigs of the Bahamas

However, seven or so of the honey-coloured creatures have reportedly been found dead, and the man who started the colony says tourists are to blame. Local lore says they were left behind by a shipwrec...

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President Trump supporters rally in Raleigh

President Trump supporters rally in Raleigh

The rally was held at the South Lawn of the state Capitol. Main Street Patriots called for Trump supporters to host their own rallies today and the original objective for the event was to have a peace...

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Trump supporters cheer America-first policies at Capitol

Trump supporters cheer America-first policies at Capitol

The organizers of the pro-Trump rally said the gathering will be part of simultaneous rallies around the United States. "The reason for these rallies is kind of at the same time we're all hearing ab...

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What Happened at the Oscars Last Night?

What Happened at the Oscars Last Night?

That's the night when someone at the Oscars handed Warren Beatty , who was presenting the last award of the night for Best Picture , the wrong envelope, leading to the announcement of the wrong...

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Brie Larson Refused To Clap After Presenting Casey Affleck With The Oscar

Brie Larson Refused To Clap After Presenting Casey Affleck With The Oscar

It is Affleck's first Oscar win after previously being nominated in the supporting actor category for 2007's " The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford ". In 2016, Brie Larson earn...

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Who Is Abdul Sattar Edhi? Google celebrates philanthropist with its latest Doodle

Who Is Abdul Sattar Edhi? Google celebrates philanthropist with its latest Doodle

Edhi was born on 28 February 1928 in India but moved to Karachi shortly after Pakistan was formed. It also runs the world's largest ambulance service (operating 1,500 vehicles) and Edhi ambulances a...

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Almost 100-year-old woman 'arrested' to fulfill bucket list item

Almost 100-year-old woman 'arrested' to fulfill bucket list item

Most people cringe at the thought of being inside a jail cell - but this granny had it on her bucket list. The freaky photo shoot was organised by Annie's niece, who got in touch with the Politie Ni...

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Glee Star And Bachelor Join Dancing With The Stars

Dancing With the Stars returns Monday, Mar. 20 at 8/7c. Viall is now looking to find the love of his life on TV, but he could soon try his luck on the dance floor after "The Bachelor " season 21 ends...

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