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AP source: North Korea linked to Sony hacking

12/18/2014 03:16 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators have now connected the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. 
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Film students to play role in Academy Awards show
12/17/2014 08:17 PM EST - LOS ANGELES (AP) — As many as six aspiring filmmakers will appear in next year's Academy Awards ceremony, and Channing Tatum will help them get there. Full Story

Stars and others react to 'Interview' cancellation
12/17/2014 08:16 PM EST - LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars, politicians and pundits are weighing in on Sony Pictures Entertainment's decision Wednesday to cancel the Dec. Full Story

Canadian chain postpones 'The Interview' showings
12/17/2014 07:26 PM EST - TORONTO (AP) — Canada's dominant theater chain has postponed its planned showings of the film "The Interview. Full Story

Sony cancels 'The Interview' amid terror hack threats
12/17/2014 09:31 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation's largest multiplex chains pulling the film from their screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. Full Story

US official says federal investigators connect Sony hacking to North Korea
12/17/2014 06:31 PM EST - WASHINGTON (AP) — US official says federal investigators connect Sony hacking to North Korea. Full Story

25 movies chosen for the National Film Registry
12/17/2014 05:15 AM EST - Here are the 25 films selected in 2014 by the Library of Congress to be preserved as part of the National Film Registry: — "13 Lakes" (2004) — "Bert Williams Lime Kiln Club Field Day" (1913) — "The Big Lebowski" (1998) — "Down Argentine Way" (1940) — "The Dragon Painter" (1919) — Full Story

'Saving Private Ryan' among films being preserved
12/17/2014 05:06 AM EST - WASHINGTON (AP) — "Saving Private Ryan" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" are among 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation, the Library of Congress announced Wednesday. Full Story

Review: 'The Hobbit' wraps with a Middle-earth melee
12/16/2014 07:56 PM EST - With a sum total of 1,032 minutes, Peter Jackson's six J.R.R. Tolkien films have earned more than $5 billion worldwide. Full Story

Russian freedom of speech promoter Simonov honored
12/16/2014 03:11 PM EST - WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Russian film director and writer Alexei Simonov has been honored for campaigning for freedom of speech and the rights of journalists in Russia. Full Story

Worker spends 90 minutes stuck in mud up to waist

GREENLAND, N.H. (AP) — Fire officials say a fuel delivery worker in New Hampshire sank in soggy ground up to his waist and it took nearly 90 minutes to pull him back out. 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