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2 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

This June 18, 2014 file photo shows the new Amazon Fire Phone's Firefly feature, which lets the user take a photo of objects, numbers, artwork or books and have the phone recognize the item, is demonstrated in Seattle.


Related Topix: Amazon, IT Services, Audible

6 hrs ago | The Willits News

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to star in movie together

For the first time since "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" in 2005, the pair will co-star together -- this time in the character-driven drama "By the Sea," Universal Pictures announced Friday.


Related Topix: Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Celebrities, Brad Pitt, Universal Pictures, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | WWWZ-FM North Charleston

How Eric Stonestreet Spoils His Parents

"[I enjoy] just having them out and giving them a comfortable place to stay," he told ABC News.


Related Topix: Fox Filmed Entertainment

10 hrs ago | El Paso Times

170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois

Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money.


Related Topix: HarperCollins Publishers, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network, Weird

14 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Sweet, indeed. Stephan Eirik Clark's 'Sweetness #9' gets a boost from 'Colbert Bump'

Edan Lepucki, whose novel "California" became a bestseller thanks to a plug from Stephen Colbert, has in turn helped another book catch on.


Related Topix: Amazon, IT Services, Audible

15 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Robert Downey Jr.: Highest-paid actor

The publication, which regularly ranks who's making top dollar, estimates that Downey earned roughly $75 million between June 2013 and June 2014, putting him at the top of its highest-paid actors list for the second year in a row.


Related Topix: The Avengers, Iron Man, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robert Downey Jr., Publishing, Forbes, Dwayne Johnson, Entertainment

15 hrs ago | Olney Enterprise

Robert Downey Jr. is still Hollywood's best-paid actor

Forbes magazine reports Downey is the highest paid actor in Hollywood for the second straight year, estimating the "Iron Man" star earned $75 million between June 2013 and June 2014, which is about the same amount as he earned last year.


Related Topix: Iron Man 3, Iron Man, Drama Movies, Publishing, Forbes, Celebrities, Robert Downey Jr., Thor, Dwayne Johnson

18 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Taylor, US Military, US Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Fox Filmed Entertainment

21 hrs ago | NBC Connecticut

Calif Teens Can Taste Wine in Class

A ban on smoking went into effect Friday in Manhattan Beach, expanding its existing smoking ban to include e-cigarettes and all public areas.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Publishing, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

Yesterday |

Time Warner moves to block any quick takeover

Time Warner's board has moved to prevent its shareholders from calling special meetings, effectively throwing up a hurdle to any quick move to approve a potential takeover by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Computers, Air Products and Chemicals, Chemicals

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Scarlett Johanssen is getting married

Johansson, who is pregnant, will marry Romain Dauriac in a few weeks, she reportedly said at dinner at Martha Stewart's East Hampton estate.


Related Topix: Scarlett Johansson, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Publishing, Journalism, Wedding, Biloxi, MS

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Israeli tech talent tapped to fight in Gaza

Lior Vaknin, 27, is no exception. He served as a special forces paratrooper in the Israeli army from 2006 to 2009, and then ran a startup in Israel.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Social Software, IT Services, Meetup

Breckenridge American

Steven Seagal's pro-Putin views get him dumped from Baltic blues

Steven Seagal has been kicked off the bill of a blues festival in Estonia over his support for Russian leader Vladimir Putin, according to the New York Daily News.


Related Topix: Under Siege, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Steven Seagal, Vladimir Putin, Startups, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Publishing, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

The Modesto Bee

2 Los Angeles charter schools could be closed

The Daily News reported Sunday that district administrators last month revoked the charters of Van Nuys' Magnolia Science Academy 7 elementary school and its sister institution, Magnolia Academy 6 middle school.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Modesto, CA

KURB-FM Little Rock

"Treme" Star Rob Brown Settles Racial Profiling Suit Against Macy's, New York City

Rob Brown, best known for his role as trumpet player Delmond Lambreaux on the HBO series Treme , is settling his racial profiling lawsuits against Macy's and the City of New York, according to the New York Daily News .


Related Topix: Treme, Entertainment, Television, Rob Brown, Retail, Bloomingdales, New York Daily News, Startups, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, Ottaway Newspapers

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

CBS Outdoor to buy billboards from Van Wagner

CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. said Monday that it will buy about 1,100 billboards from rival Van Wagner Communications for $690 million in cash, giving the outdoor advertising company control of more billboards in some of the largest cities around the country.


Related Topix: CBS, Television, Showtime Networks

Click Orlando

Millennials love cash

Americans between 18 and 29 years old are three times more likely to keep their long-term investments in the form of cash rather than in the stock market, according to a survey from


Related Topix: Bankrate, Computers, Personal Finance, Retirement

The Winnipeg Free Press

Wave of media mergers may be in wings

Jason Reed / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILES Rupert Murdoch s bid for Time Warner shows he s on the prowl, an analyst says.


Related Topix: Viacom, Startups, Netflix

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Original report: 45 years ago, humans first set foot on the moon

EDITOR'S NOTE: On July 20, 1969, at 10:56 p.m. EDT, man took his first step on the moon.


Related Topix: HarperCollins Publishers, Startups, Publishing, News, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Television, FOX News Network, Music

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Woodlands Hills man in Israeli Army killed in Gaza

WOODLAND HILLS >> A Woodland Hills native who had volunteered as a soldier for Israel was killed today in the Gaza Strip.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Woodland Hills, CA, Fox Filmed Entertainment


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