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News on 2012 continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Tuesday | Los Angeles Times

'Bullets Over Broadway' to close in New York on Aug. 24

"Bullets Over Broadway," the first stage musical based on one of Woody Allen's movies, is a comedy about the difficulties of mounting a stage production in New York.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Bullets Over Broadway, Crime Movies, Celebrities, Woody Allen, Pop/Rock, The Producers, Musical Movies, Entertainment

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Mastermind behind East L.A. bank heist using a fake bomb gets 14 years

A robot and bomb squad were brought to the seen of a Bank of America where a robbery occurred in East Los Angeles on September 5, 2012.


Related Topix: East Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, Huntington Park, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status

Protesters wave to motorists on the Wardlow Road overpass of the 605 Freeway in Long Beach on Saturday.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Long Beach, CA, US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Pat Rice: Coming soon: Volusia County Council debates Consider this...

Consider this your personal invitation to attend a series of political debates The News-Journal is sponsoring in advance of the Aug. 26 primary elections.


Related Topix: Volusia County, FL, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Stetson University

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Big jump in number of millennials living with parents reported

More young adults are living with their parents or grandparents in multigenerational households, according to a Pew survey.


Related Topix: California

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Why you should buy African contemporary art now

The contemporary art coming from Africa today is as varied and exhilarating as from any other place in the world, says Chibundu Onuzo.


Related Topix: World News, Ethiopia, Africa, Nigeria, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Kashkari calls out Gov. Brown for silence on teacher job protections

The Rev. Dr. William Barber II, second from left, wraps up his speech as AFT secretary-treasurer at the convention.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Nice, CA


EMMYS: British Continue To Invade Acting Categories

Cor blimey, the British aren't coming - they're here to stay. Including Ricky Gervais ' surprise Emmy nomination as Lead Actor in a Comedy series for Derek this morning, there are 15 nods for Brits in the acting races this year.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Downton Abbey, Luther, Sherlock

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Payday lender will pay $10 million to settle consumer bureau's claims

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau accused Ace Cash Express of using illegal tactics to pressure borrowers with overdue payday loans into taking out new loans to pay them off.


Related Topix: Irving, TX


EMMYS: Analysis - 'True Detective',...

In the months leading to this year's Primetime Emmy nominations, a lot of attention had been focused on HBO's decision to enter the eight-episode True Detective as a drama, Showtime switching Shameless from drama to comedy series after three seasons, and Netflix entering Orange Is the New Black as a comedy after submitting it as a drama for the ... (more)


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Shameless, Comedy, Downton Abbey

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Here are your Emmy nominees a Here are your Emmy nominees a Actor Jim...

Actor Jim Parsons has been nominated for best actor in a comedy series for his role on "The Big Bang Theory."


Related Topix: Jim Parsons, Don Cheadle, Entertainment, Television

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Saulnier: For the best summer action movies, a DVD time machine

So far, it's been a pretty crummy season at the movies. No matter how many millions they rake in, massive misfires like "Terminator: Revenge of the Fallen" give summer blockbusters a bad name -- and make you nostalgic for the great releases of years past.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Jaws, Celebrities, Roy Scheider, Jurassic Park, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Short, Independence Day, Drama Movies, Jeff Goldblum

Central Western Daily

Orange Express: Thursday, July 10

Flow Mountain Bike posted this video a month ago showing off Orange's existing trails.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

'Half of a Yellow Sun' to premiere in Nigeria

In this file photo taken on Thursday, May, 17. 2012 and released by Yellow sun ltd, unidentified actors act in a film ''Half of a yellow sun'', an adaptation of novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's book, in Calabar, Nigeria.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News,

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

VFX Vet Marc Weigert Joins Method Studios As President

Marking another change in the visual effects business, vet Marc Weigert has been named president of Deluxe's VFX business Method Studios.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Action Movies, Short, Independence Day, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Anonymous, White House Down

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Alexandre Philippe explores final act in Lucas sale to Disney

Following up his 2011 crowd-sourced documentary "The People vs. George Lucas ," filmmaker Alexandre Philippe recently announced plans to make a sequel that will address Disney's 2012 takeover of the "Star Wars" franchise.


Related Topix: Vocal, Star Wars, War Horse, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Wirral Globe

Special screening of Wirral kickboxing champion's new film

A WIRRAL born actor and kickboxing champion will attend a special gala screening of his latest film at the Light Cinema in New Brighton later this week.


Related Topix: Merseyside County, England, United Kingdom, World News, John Cusack

Nigeria: Davido, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong'o Shine at 2014 BET Awards

The 2014 BET awards held on Sunday at the Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles, saw African entertainers emerge winners.


Related Topix: Chiwetel Ejiofor, World News, Africa

Sat Jun 28, 2014


Almanac for Saturday, June 28, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include English King Henry VIII in 1491; Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens in 1577; English clergyman John Wesley, founder of Methodism, in 1703; French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau in 1712; French physician Paul Broca in 1824; Italian author Luigi Pirandello in 1867; composer Richard ... (more)


Related Topix: Leon Panetta, US News, US Supreme Court

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Age

Hollywood's biggest stars, in dollars and in deeds

I'm not talking celebrities. Celebrities are dull. Who can keep up with who's in and who's out and who married which Armenian-American princess? Stars are different.


Related Topix: Dwayne Johnson, Australia, The Avengers, After Earth, Crime Movies, Vampire News, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Entertainment, Twilight