Source: Officers wounded in hunt for Christopher Dorner

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Los Angeles (CNN) — The renegade ex-cop bent on carrying out “unconventional and asymmetrical warfare” possibly was involved in a robbery in the Big Bear area on Tuesday, law enforcement sources involved in the investigation told CNN. The robbery involved the theft of a vehicle, the sources said. San Bernardino Sheriff’s deputies were responding to the… Read more »

‘Snow White and the Huntsman’: Movie Review

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Stars: Kristin Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron Studio: Universal Studios Remember the children’s literature standby — Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the Brothers Grimm tale that was adapted for film by Walt Disney in 1937? While even that version begins with a tragedy and has a fair amount of drama — a mother who… Read more »

Spring 2016 movie preview: 12 must-see blockbusters

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The weather’s not the only thing heating up this season. As the warmer months approach, studios like Fox, Paramount Pictures and Lionsgate are dropping release dates for a wide variety of potential blockbuster hits like Disney’s family feature The Jungle Book. No to mention action packed films like the highly anticapted Batman vs. Superman. For… Read more »

The Weeknd nabs 7 Grammy nominations

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The nominees for the 2016 Grammy Awards were announced live on CBS this morning. The 58th Annual Grammy Awards take place on February 15. They’ll be broadcast live from the Staples Center in L.A. on CBS. The Weeknd, Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar lead the nominations, which includes album of the year. To Pimp a Butterfly, 1989 and Beauty Behind… Read more »

The Weeknd nominated for 5 AMAs including ‘Artist of the Year,’ JLo to host

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The American Music Awards, the world’s biggest fan-voted award show, announced today the “2015 American Music Awards” nominees. Taylor Swift leads this year with six nominations. Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd tie with five nominations each, while Sam Hunt, Nicki Minaj, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor and Walk the Moon earn three nominations each.  Additionally, Jason… Read more »

Lisa Bonet makes 2nd red carpet appearance, supports daughter Zoë Kravitz

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The Mad Max: Fury Road premiere’s red carpet with flooded with stars including Zoë Kravitz and mom Lisa Bonet, Charlize Theron, Tom Hardy and even a surprise appearance by the original “MAX,” Mel Gibson. It was held on Thursday, May 7 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Other guests included actors from the film Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne,… Read more »

2015 Grammy Award winners: The complete list

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And the winners are … Right now, music’s biggest stars are gathered together at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, as the 57th annual Grammy Awards celebrates some of the most talented musicians and performers in the game. While early awards of the night included Eminem walking away with the Best Rap Album of the… Read more »

Jennifer Hudson’s half-brother arrested for stabbing a man

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Jennifer Hudson and her family are no strangers to unspeakable tragedies,especially in the wake of the murder of Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew years ago. Thankfully, the family has been living in relative peace ever since. But it appears that tragedy has struck again as reports reveal that Hudson’s half-brother has been arrested for stabbing… Read more »

Celebrities caught using the n-word

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It can be a little jolting or disconcerting when some of your favorite entertainers are caught letting loose a stream of racial epithets. Though most of them offer a quick mea culpa and/or fumble through a pained explanation as to why they did it, something is lost in the process. Here is a list of… Read more »

Celebrities accused of having gay love affairs

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Even though celebrities highlighted here are married to women, they’ve been accused of engaging in a relationship with individuals of the same sex. It appears to fans and speculators that these men risk and compromise so much: reputation, fan base, etc. A study conducted earlier this year in the U.K. revealed that men cheat so… Read more »

10 Things You Need to Know About Paul Ryan

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Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin was officially named Mitt Romney’s running mate on Aug. 11, 2012. Though Romney accidentally introduced him as the country’s next president during the announcement in Norfolk, Va., Ryan is, of course, the Republican candidate for vice president. We’ve prepared a list of 10 quick facts to help you get to… Read more »

Black Wine Grower Mac McDonald’s and His Vision Cellars Have Graced the Tables of the White House

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It has become fashionable in modern times for upwardly mobile African Americans to attend and organize wine tastings around the country. Yet, many urban sophisticates have yet to sip on a Pinot Noir created by one of America’s most celebrated and decorated winery owners and growers, Mac McDonald, who owns the renowned Vision Cellars. Black… Read more »

stocking stuffers

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extra gift guide BEATS Various Artists Grooves for the Season nuGroove Records If you’re in search of something to calm your nerves during the holidays, skip the wine bar and head straight to the CD player, slide in nuGroove Records’ Grooves for the Season and press play. The 12-track CD opens with guitarist Jay Soto’s… Read more »