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The 31st Academy Awards ceremony was held on April 6, 1959

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The 86th Academy Awards ceremony, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will be broadcast live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles starting at 8:30 p.m....
Ellen DeGeneres hosts the Academy Awards ceremony for a second time

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The 86th Academy Awards air Sunday, March 2 at 8:30 p.m. on ABC. Ellen DeGeneres hosts the Academy Awards ceremony for a second time. Ellen...
Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith were big winners at the annual Golden Raspberry Awards

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Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith were big winners at the annual Golden Raspberry Awards (Razzie), picking up three prizes for their sci-fi...
Admiral Denis Berezovsky surrendered his headquarters in the Crimean port of Sevastopol

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Ukraine launched a treason case on Sunday against Admiral Denis Berezovsky, the head of the navy who surrendered his headquarters in the Crimean port...
Denis Berezovsky was appointed as commander-in-chief of the navy by President Oleksandr Turchynov on March 1st, 2014

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Newly appointed head of Ukraine's navy, Rear Admiral Denis Berezovsky, has sworn allegiance to the Crimea region, in the presence of its unrecognized pro-Russian...
George Lopez took the stage at Caesars Windsor Hotel and Casino in Canada just one day after being arrested for public intoxication

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George Lopez took the stage at Caesars Windsor Hotel and Casino in Canada just one day after being arrested for public intoxication. George Lopez...
Alain Resnais won a number of awards at major film festivals

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French director Alain Resnais has died at the age 91. His film career spanned more than 60 years Alain Resnais’ producer, Jean-Louis Livi, confirmed the director...
Warren Buffett’s investment company Berkshire Hathaway has reported a record $19.5 billion profit for 2013

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Berkshire Hathaway, the investment company run by Warren Buffett, has reported a record $19.5 billion profit for 2013, up from $14.8 billion in 2012. Warren...
Heavily armed groups continue to occupy key sites in Crimea, including airports and communications hubs

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Ukraine is calling up military reservists following Russia's decision to deploy troops in Crimea. Ukraine’s acting President Oleksandr Turchynov had already ordered increased security at...
Tesco has been accused by Greenpeace of stocking a brand of tuna that is caught in a way that can harm other wildlife

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Supermarket giant Tesco has been accused by Greenpeace of stocking a brand of tuna that is caught in a way that can harm other...
Yingluck Shinawatra leads a government that won elections in 2011 with broad support from rural areas

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Thai voting has begun in five provinces that were unable to hold polls in last month's general election because of anti-government protests. No disturbances have...
The remains of a Roman gladiator school at Carnuntum were mapped using sophisticated aerial surveys and ground-penetrating radar

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A Roman gladiator school has been virtually reconstructed by archeologists after being discovered on the banks of the River Danube in Austria. The so-called ludus...
The annual Independent Spirit Awards honor low budget film-making

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The annual Independent Spirit Awards, which honor low budget film-making, take place in a giant tent on Santa Monica beach, one day prior to...
Lupita Nyong'o won an Independent Spirit award on Saturday for her debut movie role in 12 Years a Slave

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Lupita Nyong'o won an Independent Spirit award on Saturday for her debut movie role in 12 Years a Slave. The Kenyan actress told the audience:...
Chinese separatists Uighur Muslims are blamed for the mass knife attack at Kunming railway station

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Chinese separatists Uighur Muslims from the north-western Xinjiang region are blamed for the mass knife attack at Kunming railway station that left 29 people...
In a 90-minute phone conversation, Barack Obama urged Vladimir Putin to pull forces back to bases in Crimea

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President Barack Obama has urged his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to pull his troops back from Ukraine. In a 90-minute phone conversation, Barack Obama urged...
Gravity eyes prizes as Oscars countdown begins

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Space drama Gravity is expected to scoop multiple awards at Sunday's ceremony in Los Angeles. The 3D film is likely to dominate the technical categories,...