• 'Hobbit' goes out on top - 12/21/2014 11:10 PM EST
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    NKorean cinema: Kidnappings and evil Americans

    12/22/2014 02:08 AM EST
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hates the currently scrapped Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema — of its own particular styling. 
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    Iraq TV show makes 'terrorists' confront victims
    12/22/2014 01:31 AM EST - BAGHDAD (AP) — Haider Ali Motar was convicted of terrorism charges about a month ago for helping to carry out a string of Baghdad car bombings on behalf of the Islamic State extremist group. Full Story

    NKorean cinema: Kidnappings and evil Americans
    12/22/2014 01:41 AM EST - SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hates the currently scrapped Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema — of its own particular styling. Full Story

    'Hobbit' goes out on top with $90.6 million 5-day debut
    12/21/2014 03:45 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — While Hollywood continued to wrestle with the fallout of the Sony hacking scandal, the weekend box office offered the solace of a moviegoing truism: Hobbits sell. Full Story

    Good news from Tom Brokaw: His cancer is in remission
    12/21/2014 03:16 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brokaw says his cancer is in remission. The veteran NBC newsman announced Sunday that, after months of chemotherapy, he soon will begin a drug maintenance program. Full Story

    Real-life 'Sopranos' strip club robbed of $30K
    12/21/2014 02:11 PM EST - LODI, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say the northern New Jersey strip club that was used for filming of "The Sopranos" has been robbed of $30,000. Full Story

    German-language pop superstar Udo Juergens dies
    12/21/2014 04:26 PM EST - BERLIN (AP) — Udo Juergens, an Austrian-born star who dominated pop music in the German-speaking world and sold more than 100 million records in a career spanning five decades, died on Sunday. Full Story

    How do you joke about the Sony hacking? A little carefully
    12/21/2014 04:01 PM EST - How do you joke about the Sony hacking story? After all, it was an attempt at comedy that launched this whole sobering mess. Full Story

    Happy day: Elton John, David Furnish marry in England
    12/21/2014 02:46 PM EST - LONDON (AP) — Entertainer Elton John and longtime mate David Furnish officially married Sunday on the ninth anniversary of the day they entered into a civil partnership. Full Story

    GOP to back 'The Interview' if it gets to theaters
    12/20/2014 07:06 PM EST - WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP is calling on supporters to buy a ticket to the movie "The Interview" if theater owners reverse their decision not to show the film amid threats of retaliation for its comedic take on assassinating North Korea's leader. Full Story

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    Fort Worth firefighters use oxygen to save cat

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — North Texas firefighters have used oxygen on a cat that was rescued from a burning house after the residents escaped on their own. Full Story
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    From Scratch: Afraid to fry? Stir up your menu

    I think most people like to eat. When I taught ESL classes, I incorporated this idea in an English Through Cooking class. Full Story
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    NKorean cinema: Kidnappings and evil Americans

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hates the currently scrapped Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema — of its own particular styling. Full Story