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Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ Christmas Day release

Sony Pictures has canceled the Dec. 25 release of “The Interview” after hackers threatened terrorists attacks and the largest multiplex chains in North America pulled the film from its screens.

Robin Williams tops 2014 list of Google searches

Robin Williams’ suicide seared into the world’s collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google.

Cosby won’t be charged over molestation claim

Los Angeles prosecutors on Tuesday declined to file any charges against Bill Cosby after a woman recently claimed the comedian molested her around 1974.

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Camille Cosby defends husband as ‘kind, generous’

Bill Cosby’s wife rejected sex assault allegations against her husband of a half-century on Monday, saying the man being accused by at least 15 women of drugging and having sex with them is “a man I do not know.”

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Google researching use of color in business

Google is one of the major U.S. corporations researching the power of color in the working world, in everything from workspaces to marketing and branding.

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Sale of Oregon craft brewery provokes backlash

The Facebook page of a local brewery lit up with condemnations: Loyal beer drinkers said the brewers were greedy “sellouts.” Some fans threatened to boycott the brand.

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Spreading ‘Christmas Magic’ through Lake Ozark

Lake of the Ozarks Christmas Parade celebrated 30 years

“Christmas Magic” was abound during the Lake of the Ozarks Christmas Parade Saturday afternoon in downtown Lake Ozark.

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SantaCon kicks off with hopes of less naughtiness

The annual costumed pub crawl featuring a horde of sloshed Santas on the streets of Manhattan got underway Saturday with a lesson in the First Amendment.

Construction begins soon on Blues Museum

Construction will begin by the end of the year on the National Blues Museum in St. Louis, now that financing is in place.

'Unbroken' strikes a nerve in Japan over WWII past

Angelina Jolie's new movie "Unbroken" has not been released in Japan yet, but it has already struck a nerve in a country still wrestling over its wartime past.

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Cuba: Rappers targeted by USAID program 'victims'

Cuban rappers targeted by a clandestine U.S. program are "victims" unknowingly swept into an effort to spark an anti-government youth movement, the Cuban government said Friday in its first reaction to an Associated Press investigation into the initiative.

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Ordeal at sea reconnects estranged father, son

A Hawaii fisherman who rode out massive waves and ate raw fish to survive 12 days lost at sea said the ordeal was worthwhile because it led to him reconnecting with the son he’d lost touch with for years.

List of nominees for 72nd Golden Globe Awards

Nominees for the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association:

‘Birdman’ tops list of Golden Globes nominations

Birdman” squawked loudest in the Golden Globes nominations, flying away with a leading seven nods including best picture in the comedy or musical category.

Time capsule found at Massachusetts Statehouse

Crews worked carefully Thursday to remove a time capsule dating back to 1795 from the granite cornerstone of the Massachusetts Statehouse, where historians believe it was originally placed by Revolutionary War luminaries Samuel Adams and Paul Revere among others.


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