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Militant attack on Pakistan school kills 132 children, nine staffers

The 10th-graders were having a class party when the gunmen burst into the auditorium. Disguised as Pakistani security forces and armed with automatic weapons, they moved through the crowd of cowering children, shooting methodically.<p>"I immediately hid beneath the desk," student Shah Rukh Khan said, …

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'Anything for Alice' mixes chemistry, old formula for success

"Anything for Alice" handily demonstrates how there's no need to divert from the dog-eared romantic-comedy playbook when you've got a pair of ace players in your corner.<p>Although formulaic to a fault, this French film directed by Nicolas Cuche packs a charming effervescence thanks to the easy …

Australian film in 2014: the year that genre film-making hit its stride

Photograph: IFC Films/Courtesy Everett Col/REX<p>The Babadook – an experience so brilliantly insidious, watching it feels like ingesting slow-acting …

Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Finally Give the Year’s Most Versatile Actress Her Due

Most of the usual suspects are here on the annual list of Critics’ Choice Movie Awards nominations. At this point, it’s a shock when <i>Boyhood</i> <i>doesn’t</i> lead the pack, as it does here with 13 nods. But unlike most film voting bodies, which usually tip five nominees in each category, the Broadcast Film …

David Letterman Says Goodbye to a Nearly 30-Year-Old Holiday Tradition

<b>Darlene Love’s</b> “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” is a modern classic and one of the very few holiday songs that is not only beloved by many, but also hasn’t been covered to death. (We don’t consider one catchy <b>Mariah Carey</b> version “covered to death.”) In fact, <i>Rolling Stone</i> named it one of the …

Bill Cosby’s Wife Responds to Rape Allegations: “Who Is the Victim?”

Several days after <b>Bill Cosby</b> broke his silence following the rape allegations made against him, <b>Camille Cosby</b> has released a statement in support of her husband of 50 years.<p>“I met my husband, Bill Cosby, in 1963, and we were married in 1964,” Camille writes in a statement obtained by CBS. “The man I …

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski’s Holiday Prank War with Jimmy Kimmel Ends in a Crash

Like most of <b>Jimmy Kimmel’s</b> extended bits this one is worth the payoff. The ten minute video details the long, drawn out prank war between Kimmel and his neighbors, <b>Emily Blunt</b> and <b>John Krasinski</b>. We already knew Kimmel had a wicked sense of humor and a knack for escalating pranks. (See, for example, …

HBO Releases New Footage of Arya and Sansa from Game of Thrones Season 5

Is there much footage here? No, my friends, there certainly isn’t. But this quick look, which was released last night, is all part of the new social-media campaign from <i>Game of Thrones</i> tied to their new site ThreeEyedRaven.com. The snippets of footage (that you can get texted to your phone or …

Sony Hackers Make Terrorist Threats Against The Interview Moviegoers

For better or worse, the recent hack of Sony Pictures has been making all kinds of headlines for weeks now. But the story just took a much darker turn. On a Web site called Pastebin, a group called “the Guardians of the Peace,” claiming credit for the Sony hack, said filmgoers who see the <b>James</b> …

Jane the Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez on Breaking Ethnic Stereotypes and Her Golden Globe Nomination

“Jane could [have been] a black girl, a white girl, an Asian girl,” <b>Gina Rodriguez</b> says of her charming character on the very clever <i>Jane the Virgin</i>, which earned the CW network its first-ever Golden Globe nominations last week, for best TV series, musical or comedy, and best actress in the same …

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Have Internet Bodyguards Too

The Internet was always a scary place. But now, in light of the cyber warfare that the so-called “Guardians of the Peace” have waged on Sony Pictures, the Web is downright terrifying. It seems as though no e-mail, medical record, or even snarky Gchat is safe from nefarious anonymous hackers who …

The Interview New York premiere cancelled in wake of hacker threats

The Interview,Sony Pictures,Hacking,New York,Film industry,Seth Rogen,James Franco,Business,Media,Technology,US news,World news,theguardian.com,News<p>Manhattan premiere pulled, along with media appearances by stars Seth Rogen and James Franco

How DirecTV Is Capitalizing On Growth Of Fantasy Football

The National Football League (NFL) is raking in roughly $10 billion in annual revenue. Media rights packages make up a large portion of the revenue received by the league, which includes a massive, multi-year deal with DirecTV that is said to be worth $1.5 billion per year for a total of eight …

Lewis Hamilton Clinches F1 World Championship at Abu Dhabi

It was supposed to be a showdown between Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamiton and Nico Rosberg in the 2014 F1 season’s double-points finale at Abu Dhabi. Instead Hamilton clinched the title with a relatively easy win after Rosberg suffered mechanical problems midway through the race.<p>Rosberg entered the …

Pacquiao Crushes Algieri And Awaits Mayweather's Call

Manny Pacquiao rolled over Chris Algieri Saturday night in a lopsided decision before a sold-out crowd at the Cotai Arena in the Venetian Macao casino in Macau, China. The fight was a mismatch from the start and Pacquiao knocked down the overmatched Algieri six times and landed more than twice as …

Is Manchester United's Ed Woodward Ahead Of The Wave Or Just Weird?

The global popularity of the Premier League is often put down to the rather nebulous term of “marketing”. However, the promotion and publicizing of something only takes you so far and at some point the consumer decides whether the value is real or not.<p>Rivalries, some local, some regional, some …

Manny Pacquiao: By the Numbers

Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2) squares off against Chris Algieri (20-0) in the ring on Saturday night in Macau, China with the telecast starting at 9 pm on HBO PPV (the fight will be Sunday morning local time). It is Pacquiao’s second straight year fighting at the Cotai Arena in the Venetian Macao casino …

#1 Floyd Mayweather

Total Earnings: $105 million<br>Salary/winnings: $105 million<br>Endorsements: $0<p>Mayweather is the first athlete besides Tiger Woods to earn $100 million in Forbes' annual tally of the highest-paid athletes. His September 2013 fight against Canelo Alvarez set records for highest pay-per-view gross ($150 …

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F1 Teams Burn Up $570 Million Of Losses In Just Five Years

Formula One’s teams made combined net losses of $561.6 million over the five years to 2013 according to recently-released financial statements.<p>Remarkably, more than half of the total loss was made by one outfit – Britain’s Lotus F1 team which is controlled by the private equity firm Genii Capital. …

The NBA's Best And Worst 'Big Threes' for The Buck

The “Big Three.” It’s the concept that’s been all the rage in the NBA the last six years. More than the balanced team or the single superstar, investing in that three-man foundation is the key to winning, teams believe.<p>Subtle forms of the Big Three have existed for years, but the concept really …

Collectible Japanese Performance Cars: Nihon Ahead of the Curve

If a Japanese super GT like the 2015 Nissan GT-R posted elsewhere in this section seems too uncultured and unrefined, lacking in thoroughbred bloodlines, ponder this. Last August in Monterey, a 1972 Datsun (Nissan) Skyline H/T 2000 GT-R, known colloquially as <i>Hakosuka</i> (pronounced Hak-OH-skaa and …

Top 10 Best Foods You Can Eat

According to an analysis by David Grotto, a registered dietician and author of the forthcoming book <i>The Best Things You Can Eat</i>, these 10 foods are the lowest calories and most nutritious in terms of amount and richness of vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, fiber and protein.

FanDuel Hires Richard Sherman As Endorser Despite Contest's Illegality In Washington

In an effort to recruit new users, the daily fantasy sports website FanDuel has hired Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman to endorse one of its play-for-cash fantasy football contests. The FanDuel contest charges a $10 entry fee, pays a $5,000 prize to its winner, and it is advertised on …

Meet China's New Power Collectors (Part I): Three Influential Figures From The Art World

The busy months of October and November for the art world have been an opportunity to witness the omnipresence of a new wave of young and influential collectors from China. Whether it was in London for Frieze, in Paris for FIAC and the opening of the Inside China, an exhibition at the Palais de …

What Brazil's Super-Rich Look For In Real Estate

Most of the Brazilian riff-raff have never heard of the term “lifestyle housing”. That’s because their front porch is a set of terracotta tiles and a palm tree, rather than a Mediterranean-inspired villa overlooking Ilha Grande.<p>The landscape of the luxury real estate market is ever-evolving, as the …

Top 10 Thanksgiving Wines

Red, White, Pink & Fizz – Ten Turkey Wines To Be Thankful For.<p>It’s about this time of year that men-of-the-house start getting harried, or if they are already on the ball, start getting worried, about what wine to serve with the festive turkey. The same applies if it’s the hostess who’s in charge …

Nick's Wine Pick - Riesling And Pork A Perfect Pairing

Pork & Two Princes<p>German wines, being deeply unfashionable, have one irrefutable advantage for the savvy wine drinker – they are tremendous value. Oh, and they’re wonderfully food-friendly too.<p>That they are so ignored, even scorned, is in large part their own fault. Top producers have always made …

New Windows 7 Patch Is Badware, Disables Graphics Driver Updates And Windows Defender

*<i>Due to some valid complaints regarding my usage of the term “Malware,” I’ve updated the headline with a more accurate description of the Windows Update: “Badware,” which is unintentionally harmful software.</i><p>If you have Windows 7 set to automatically update every Tuesday, it may be time to …

The Biggest Video Game Controversies Of 2014

Video games are controversial these days, but 2014 has been one of the most divisive years I can remember.<p>Even the super controversial launches of <i>Mass Effect 3, SimCity,</i> and <i>Diablo III</i> pale in comparison to this year’s controversies.<p>These range from buggy game releases to the rise of online …