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Twitter reacts to all-white Oscar, Dick Poop

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Moments after the nominations of the 87th Oscars were announced, social media was abuzz with debate over lack of diversity in the list, which is dominated by white people and men, besides Academy pres

Birdman, Grand Budapest get top Oscar nods

Dark comedy Birdman and stylish crime caper The Grand Budapest Hotel topped the Oscars nominations list Thursday with nine each, firing the starting gun on the home stretch of Hollywood’s awards race.

Lapd gets new Bill Cosby sex claim

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A woman accusing Bill Cosby of sexually abusing her in 2008 at the Playboy Mansion met with Los Angeles police for two hours on Wednesday, her attorney said, in what could conceivably result in the fi

Transformers tops Razzies ‘worst film’ nominees

The cast of Transfor-mers: Age of Extinction during the European premiere of the film in Berlin.— AP

Director Michael Bay’s special effects spectacle Transformers: Age of Extinction led all movies in ignominy with seven Razzie Awards nominations, including worst picture, screenplay and director.

Foie gras back on California menus

Californians will be able to legally eat foie gras again after a judge on Wednesday overturned a ban on sales of the delicacy, outlawed in the US state for the past 18 months.

Reality TV losing its lustre in the US?

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Falling ratings, cancelled shows and lurid scandals: 2014 was a trying year for reality television in the United States, as American audiences wearied of producers chasing success by recycling the sam

Doc in fatal Joan Rivers’ op identified

Joan Rivers

US-Indian doc refused to cooperate in investigation

Steven Gerrard to join Los Angeles Galaxy?

Steven Gerrard is close to signing an 18-month contract with Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy, ESPN reported on Saturday.

Interview now on pay TV & in 580 theatres

Sony Pictures Entertainment added more viewing options for its provocative comedy The Interview, making the film available through US pay TV operators and nearly doubling the number of independent the

2-year-old shoots mom at Walmart store in US

A two-year-old in a shopping cart at a Walmart store shot and killed his mother with a handgun taken from her purse, in the latest US shooting tragedy.

On the first day of American President Barack Obama’s visit to India, the two most commonly used words were chemistry and optics.

January 27, 2015, was an eventful day. A few events took place almost simultaneously on this day that are likely to impact the future of India’s security and economy.