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List of nominees for the Golden Globe Awards

FILE - This undated publicity photo released by DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox shows, Daniel Day-Lewis, center rear, as Abraham Lincoln, in a scene from the film, "Lincoln." The film was nominated for a Golden Globe for best drama on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Daniel Day Lewis was also nominated for best actor. The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards will be held on Jan. 13. (AP Photo/DreamWorks, Twentieth Century Fox, David James, File)Nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif.:

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Jimmy Kimmel rolls out red carpet as Emmy host

Don Mischer, executive producer of the 64thPrimetime Emmy Awards, left, hostJimmy Kimmel, center,and Television Academy chairman and chief executive Bruce Rosenblum attend the Emmy Awards Red Carpet Rollout at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Los Angeles. The Emmy Awards will be held Sunday, Sept 23. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)After rolling out the red carpet Wednesday morning in anticipation of Sunday's Emmy ceremony, host Jimmy Kimmel warned he's planning a prank on folks not watching the show.

Thu, 20 Sep 2012 08:55:40 -0400
Kerry Washington calls on women to support women at Sundance

Actress Kerry Washington addresses the audience during a panel discussion at the Women at Sundance Brunch during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)PARK CITY, Utah (AP) Olivia Pope gets a lot of credit for being a powerful woman, but it's the woman behind the fictional character who is helping to create real change in an industry that's woefully lacking in women and people of color behind the camera. Kerry Washington on Monday spoke to a group of women at the Sundance Film Festival's annual Women in Film Brunch, telling guests that progress is going to take "courage on all of our parts."

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:36:41 -0500
South Dakota museum awarded ownership of Presley guitar

FILE - This April 22, 2013, file photo, shows the slightly smashed acoustic guitar played by Elvis Presley during the final tour before his death in 1977 on display at the National Music Museum in Vermillion, S.D. A federal judge has ruled Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, that the South Dakota museum is the legal owner of the guitar played by Elvis Presley. (AP Photo/Dirk Lammers, File)VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) A federal judge ruled Monday that a South Dakota museum is the legal owner of a guitar played by Elvis Presley.

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:25:13 -0500
Influential Estonian choral composer Veljo Tormis dead at 86

In this photo dated summer 2012, famed Estonian conductor Veljo Tormis poses for a photograph in Tallinn, Estonia. Prolific Estonian composer Tormis, whose innovative choral works helped propel his Baltic nation's drive to restore independence, died Saturday Jan. 21, at the age of 86, it is reported Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. ( Eve Tarm via AP)HELSINKI (AP) Veljo Tormis, a prolific Estonian composer whose innovative choral works helped propel his Baltic nation's drive to restore independence, has died at the age of 86.

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:46:56 -0500
Minnesota author Kelly Barnhill wins Newbery Medal

This undated photo provided by Algonquin Young Readers shows childcare's author Kelly Barnhill, of Minneapolis. The American Library Association announced Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, that Barnhill's book titled "The Girl Who Drank the Moon," has won the John Newbery Medal for the year's outstanding children's book. It is a fairy tale about an abandoned baby with a crescent-shaped birthmark on her forehead. (Bruce Silcox/Algonquin Young Readers via AP)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Before winning the most prestigious prize in children's literature, Kelly Barnhill took a little detour.

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:31:06 -0500
Shyamalan's 'Split' scares away competition at box office

L-R: Actress Anya Taylor-Joy, Director, writer, producer M. Night Shyamalan and actor James McAvoy attend the New Year premiere of "Split" on January 18, 2017 in New York CityLos Angeles (AFP) - "Split," a thriller about a man who imprisons three teenage girls in an underground bunker, topped the North American box office over the weekend, earning a surprising $40 million, industry figures showed Monday.

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:40:17 -0500
Lewis receives 4 literary awards for 'March: Book Three'

FILE - This Nov. 18, 2016 file photo shows Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., in the Civil Rights Room in the Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tenn. The American Library Association announced Monday that the Georgia Democrat received four prizes Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. for March: Book Three, the last of a graphic trilogy about his civil rights activism and winner last fall of the National Book Award. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)NEW YORK (AP) U.S. Rep. John Lewis is having quite a run in the literary world.

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:38:42 -0500
Gospel singer Vicki Yohe apologizes for Trump posting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A gospel singer is apologizing to her fans after posting an image on her social media account suggesting that Jesus was returning to the White House under President Donald Trump.

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:23:39 -0500
White House press secretary: 'Our intention is never to lie'

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Spicer answered questions about prescriptions drug costs, trade, President Donald Trump's schedule among other topics. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)NEW YORK (AP) White House press secretary Sean Spicer told a roomful of reporters that "our intention is never to lie to you," although sometimes the Trump administration may "disagree with the facts."

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:21:32 -0500
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