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Mike Nichols, crafter of films, plays, dies at 83
NEW YORK — Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as “The Graduate,” “Angels in America” and “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” has died. He was 83. The death was confirmed by...
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Calle 13, Enrique Iglesias win early Latin Grammys
Calle 13 kicked off the 2014 Latin Grammys by giving a strong performance that looked like it was inside an Irish bar — and by taking a pair of trophies. Calle 13 won best urban album for “Multiviral” and best alternative song for “El Aguante” (“To Tolerate”), which they performed at ...
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Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex
BOCA RATON, Fla. — A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually. Therese Serignese, now 57 and a nurse in Boca Raton, said the television icon raped her in 1976 when she w...
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Jay Leno cancels gig at Vegas firearms trade show
LAS VEGAS — Comedian Jay Leno canceled a planned appearance at a firearms trade show on the Las Vegas Strip after learning that a group representing victims of gun violence was gathering signatures urging him not to attend, his publicist said Thursday. Leno made the decision when he was told the ...
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Putting Oscar on the block
LOS ANGELES — ‘Tis the season when many stars are preparing for months-long campaigns with the distant hope of bringing home an Academy Award come February. But winning isn’t the only way to snag one of the coveted statuettes. Enthusiastic collectors with several hundred thousand to spare ca...
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CBS news chairman stepping down
NEW YORK — CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager, who has been running the network’s news division along with “60 Minutes” for the past four years, said Thursday that he’s stepping down from the chief executive role to concentrate on the newsmagazine. His top deputy, CBS News President David Rhode...
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Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
What do you think of President Obama's expansive executive actions on immigration unveiled Thursday?

About time
He had no choice after congressional inaction
He should have waited for new congressional legislation
Don't like it at all
Prospects for broader action are now eliminated

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
  
 
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