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06Feb/16
Emotional Barack Obama wipes away tears

Obama owns stock in gun companies

U.S. President Barack Obama with a meager $30 stake is among the millions of Americans who own stock in gun companies, often without knowing it, as mutual funds increase gun holdings to record levels. Diane Hodges reports.
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14Jan/16
Leonardo DiCaprio's The Revenant

‘The Revenant’ leads Oscar nominations with 12 nods

Pioneer-era drama “The Revenant” led the Oscar nominations with 12 nods, including best picture.
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13Jan/16

Obama touts legacy in last State of the Union

In a wide-ranging speech, U.S. President Barack Obama sets a hopeful tone for 2016 as he touts progress made in two terms.

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04Dec/15

Scott Weiland dies age 48 – Facebook statement

Rock singer Scott Weiland, the troubled ex-frontman of the band Stone Temple Pilots, died during a tour stop with his new band the Wildabouts in Minnesota, according to a statement posted to his Facebook page. Linda So reports. Continue reading

28Oct/15

Politics is the hot topic at premiere of Dalton Trumbo biopic

The life of blacklisted Hollywood writer Dalton Trumbo was celebrated on Tuesday in Los Angeles where the film’s stars Bryan Cranston and Helen Mirren took to the red carpet to talk politics and equal pay.
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19Oct/15

Comedian Eddie Murphy honoured in DC

(REUTERS / WETA WASHINGTON, D.C. / MT PRIZE PARTNERS J.V.) – Comedian Eddie Murphy was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.
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13Oct/15

Kanye West for president? Obama has some words of advice

President Barack Obama pokes a little fun at rapper Kanye West for saying he plans to run for the White House and offers some tongue-in-cheek advice on how to achieve a successful political career.
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09Oct/15

Musk disses Apple

(BVO) – A Musk-read story on Apple. Elon Musk bashing Apple, saying he and his staff jokingly call it the “Tesla Graveyard.” The CEO of the electric car maker made those comments in an interview with the German business daily Handelsblatt. Musk contending that iPhone maker has – in his words – “hired people we’ve fired.”
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