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List of 2015 Oscar winners

Partial list of winners at Sunday's 87th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.<p>Best picture: "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)."<p>Actor: Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything."<p>Actress: Julianne Moore, "Still Alice."<p>Supporting actor: J.K. …

Here's When All Your Favorite Shows Are Returning To TV

Below is a list of when the popular shows will be back from hiatus or will kick off their midseason premieres.<p><b>Thurs., Jan. 1</b><br>"A to Z," first of remaining four episodes, 9:30 p.m., NBC<br>"Bad Judge," midseason return, 9 p.m., NBC<br>"Lucas Bros. Moving Co.," season 2 premiere, midnight, FXX<p><b>Fri., Jan. 2</b><br>"Blue …

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Couple Arrested, Accused Of Stealing From MH370 Victims

Malaysian police have arrested a bank officer and her husband over allegations they stole more than $30,000 from the accounts of four passengers aboard missing flight MH370, an official said Friday.<p>The couple have been held in police custody since Thursday on suspicion of withdrawing 110,643 …

'Screaming, banging' reveals 35 trapped in U.K. container

More than 35 people, including several children, were found crammed inside a shipping container on a freighter at an Eastern England dock Saturday morning, according to multiple media outlets.<p>One man died from the conditions discovered at the Tilbury Docks near Essex, England, after dockworkers …

Apple Fans Are Going Bonkers Because A Chinese Startup Appears To Be Copying Everything Apple Does

The Mi4 dominated the news cycle for much of the morning: A smartphone with a sharp 5-inch screen and powerful specs that you can buy for just $320. That's quite a deal.<p>But the glow didn't last long. By the time the Western press got ahold of Xiaomi's announcement, the inevitable cries that yet …

Google’s new moonshot project maps out what a healthy human being looks like

There’s a new project brewing at Google X — the company’s research arm — and it has to do with how a healthy human being should look like. As first reported by the Wall Street Journal and later confirmed by Google in a press release sent to TNW, ‘Baseline Study’ will put together anonymous genetic …

The Average American Man Is Too Big For His Britches

When my colleague Viet Le started writing about his struggle to find clothing that fits him as an "extra-small" man in a world that idolizes "big and tall," I was intrigued — and a bit confused.<p>Viet has never struck me as an especially small guy. At 5 feet 6 inches tall and 128 pounds, is he really …

Breaking a 700-Year-Old Tradition: The American Islamic Gospel Drummer

Inside Flipboard / July 25, 2014<p>When the Islamic holy month of Ramadan wraps up at the end of July, a small group of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims …

Chinese man charged with hacking into US fighter jet plans

Su Bin accused of breaking into computers at Boeing and elsewhere to steal files on F-22, F-35 and the C-17 carrier<p>US authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of companies with large defence contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects …

Boeing projects global air travel will double

July 10, 2014 | 2:00 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/07/10/sustainability/boeing-projects-global-air-travel-will-double/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

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Rodríguez: "Playing for Real Madrid is my life's dream"

James Rodríguez is the flavor of the month, having dazzled fans across the planet with his brilliant performances at the World Cup. What better moment to secure an exclusive interview with him? That's exactly what MARCA did. "It's true that I played well at the World Cup, but I can't help feeling …

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iWatch Will Prove Apple As A Luxury Brand And A Brand Powerhouse

Two recent developments suggest that Apple will use and extend its brand power as the primary engine of adoption for its forthcoming iWatch. The first is the launch of the first smartwatches with the new Android Wear OS highlighted at Google I/O. Although many early reviewers have complained of the …