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Emmanuel Lubezki and Alfonso Cuaron attend the 39th Annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
Alfonso Cuaron and Emmanuel Lubezki Gush About Academy Award Nominations

Alfonso Cuarón must be on cloud nine. Fresh off his Golden Globe win for best director, the Mexican filmmaker’s space thriller “Gravity” received 10 Academy Award nominations Thursday – tying the film with “American Hustle.”

“Thank you Academy for this incredible recognition,” the 52-year-old director said in a statement. “These nominations are not just about single achievements, but rather the collective effort of hundreds of dedicated artists who made this dream a reality.”


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Son Of Pablo Escobar Launches Clothing Line Depicting Colombian Drug Lord's Image
Son Of Pablo Escobar Launches Clothing Line Depicting Colombian Drug Lord's Image

The son of notorious Colombian drug lord  Pablo Escobar Gavíriahas launched a clothing line, taking steps away from father’s career – and causing some controversy along the way.

Juan Pablo Escobar Henao, 36, launched in 2012 “Escobar Henao,” a T-shirt line with intricate artwork depicting documents that once identified his father, who was shot down in Medellín, Colombia, in 1993.


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‘Enlisted’ Star Angelique Cabral Opens Up About Being 'De-Hollywooded' At Boot Camp

When the members of the cast of FOX’s new comedic drama TV show “Enlisted” began filming, they did not know all the intricacies and practices of military protocol.

This led to some mistakes that can be seen in the first episode regarding posture and attitude unbecoming of U.S. soldiers.


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4 Latinas Nominated for Worst Performances of 2013

Just when you thought it was safe to be nominated. While movie stars are waiting to find out who will get an Academy Award nod for the best performances of 2013, the “Golden Raspberry Awards” – more commonly known as the “Razzies” or the “anti-Oscars” – identifying the worst films and performances, recently issued their pre-nomination list.


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California Supreme Court Rules That Undocumented Immigrant Can Be A Lawyer

In a closely watched case, the California Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a man living in the United States illegally who graduated from law school and passed the state bar exam may obtain a license to practice his craft.


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Crash That Killed Paul Walker & Roger Rodas Not Caused By Car Failure, Investigators Find

Investigators have found no evidence that the Porsche that Roger Rodas was driving alongside actor Paul Walker had mechanical problems before it crashed, killing both of them. They also ruled out debris or other roadway conditions as causing the car to slam into a light pole and tree.


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Penelope Cruz Named Celebrity With Hottest Body By Fitness Magazine

Penelope Cruz has the hottest celebrity body of 2013, according to the list drawn up by Fitness Magazine, which places the Spanish actress ahead of showbiz colleagues like Jennifer Lawrence and Sandra Bullock.

"'The Counselor' star welcomed her second child, daughter Luna, in July and popped back up on the red carpet in amazing shape just three months after giving birth," the magazine said.

The 39-year-old actress credits the Mediterranean diet as key to regaining that stunning silhouette.


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Ryanair's Flight Attendant Calendar Has Too Many 'Sexual Connotations' For Spain

A racy calendar featuring scantily clad flight attendants from Ryanair has caused quite a controversy in Spain after a court in the European nation upheld a ruling that the airline's advertisements had too many “sexual connotations.”
 


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Obama-Castro Greeting Sparks Debate Among Cuban-American Groups

A simple handshake between U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raúl Castro during a memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa, has sparked a debate over whether or not it signals a thaw between the two Cold War adversaries, if relations should be getting better and, of course, furor among Cuban-American exile groups.

 


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Texas Principal Put On Leave For Banning Spanish In School
Texas Principal Put On Leave For Banning Spanish In School

A Texas middle school principal has been placed on paid leave after she banned the speaking of Spanish by students while in class.

In Hempstead, a town of about 6,000 about 50 miles northwest of Houston, a school district spokeswoman confirmed that Amy Lacey has been placed on leave pending investigation of her Nov. 12 announcement over the intercom at Hempstead Middle School.


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