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Daily Archives: Feb 16, 2014

Sochi Winter Olympics 2014

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Sochi Winter Games: Day 10, February 17 Medals to be won today: Biathlon (women's mass start), bobsleigh (two-man), figure skating (ice dance), freestyle skiing (men's...
Alina Kabayeva was at a children's sporting event in the city of Nizhnekamsk and flashed a sparkling ring to TV camera

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Rumors that Russian President Vladimir Putin has married former gymnast Alina Kabayeva have sparked again after his alleged mistress was shown on television apparently...
The BAFTAs can be an indicator of which films go on to win Academy Awards two weeks later

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BAFTA Film Awards 2014: Full list of winners Best film: 12 Years a Slave American Hustle Captain Phillips Gravity Philomena Outstanding British film Gravity Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Philomena Rush Saving Mr Banks The Selfish...
12 Years A Slave won two awards from 10 nominations at BAFTAs 2014

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12 Years a Slave won best film with its star Chiwetel Ejiofor winning best actor while Cate Blanchett picked up best actress for Blue...
Hundreds of people have been evacuated in Japan, as more than 3 ft of snow fell in some areas

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A record-breaking snowstorm has already killed at least 13 people in Japan, local media reported. Hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes and...
Simon Cowell and his newborn son Eric Cowell in a New York City hospital

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Simon Cowell and his girlfriend Lauren Silverman have welcomed a baby boy on February 14. Simon Cowell and his newborn son Eric Cowell in...
Mohamed Morsi’s lawyers have walked out of his trial on charges of espionage and conspiring to commit acts of terror

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Mohamed Morsi’s lawyers have walked out of his trial on charges of espionage and conspiring to commit acts of terror. The former Egyptian president’s trial...
The Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards have been handed out by Kristen Bell and Michael B. Jordan

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The Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards have been handed out at a ceremony in Beverly Hills. The awards honor the men, women and companies whose...
Lauren Silverman and Simon Cowell have welcomed baby boy Eric on Valentine's Day

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Lauren Silverman and Simon Cowell have welcomed their new baby boy into the world on Valentine's Day. Simon Cowell, 54, confirmed the baby boy will...
Miranda and Elytte Barbour are accused of murdering Troy LaFerrara after placing an ad in classifieds website Craigslist

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Miranda Barbour, who is jointly charged with murder with her husband, has claimed she has killed at least 22 other people. The 19-year-old Pennsylvania woman...
Robert Vineberg was in court seeking bond in a case that has drawn a share of the publicity surrounding Philip Seymour Hoffman's death

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Veteran jazz and pop sideman Robert Vineberg, who was charged with keeping a 300-packet heroin stash amid an investigation into Philip Seymour Hoffman's death,...
Ukrainian protesters are leaving city hall in Kiev, the symbolic centre of prolonged anti-government demonstrations

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Ukrainian protesters are leaving city hall in Kiev, the symbolic centre of prolonged anti-government demonstrations, eyewitnesses say. "City hall is almost completely evacuated," opposition spokesman...
The BAFTAs are the last major movie awards before the Oscars on March 2

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Sandra Bullock, Judi Dench, Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio will be among the stars on the red carpet later for the 67th British Academy...
Chinese thriller Black Coal, Thin Ice has won the Golden Bear for best picture at this year’s Berlin Film Festival

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Berlin Film Festival 2014 Winners COMPETITION Golden Bear: Black Coal, Thin Ice (Bai Ri Yan Huo) by Diao Yinan Silver Bear Grand Jury Prix: The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson Silver...
Chinese thriller Bai Ri Yan Huo has won the Golden Bear for best picture at this year’s Berlin Film Festival

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Chinese thriller Bai Ri Yan Huo (Black Coal, Thin Ice) has won the Golden Bear for best picture at this year’s Berlin Film Festival. Liao...
Switzerland declined to sign deal granting Croatians free access to employment market after a recent referendum invalidated the Swiss-EU pact on freedom of movement

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Switzerland has declined to sign a proposed deal granting Croatians free access to the Swiss employment market. Croatia and Switzerland had agreed the deal last...
Angela Merkel has proposed the creation of a European communications network to help improve data protection

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In her weekly podcast, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has proposed the creation of a European communications network to help improve data protection. The network would...
Nicolas Maduro addressed thousands of his supporters in Bolivar Avenue

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Opponents and supporters of Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro have taken to the streets of Caracas in rival marches. The demonstrations come at a time of...