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Golden Globes could go Gaga for ‘popular’ films

The Golden Globe Awards historically have a savour for star power, hit movies, musicals, and international ability. Happily for the broader awards-industrial complex, this year’s roster of contenders includes an abundance of all of them, in a year where the Oscars flirted with creating a “popular film” category. Read more: …

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The Sept GDP math doesn’t spell good news for Modi govt

New DELHI: India’s economic growth fell to a worse-than-expected 7.1 percentage in the July-September quarter, dragged down by a slower consumer spending and farm growth, in a setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi who are suffering from a national election by May.India’s growth is still faster than China’s 6.5 percentage …

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2018 Is Pro Surfing’s Year of the Woman

Last week, the chatter among pro surfing’s grades centered on a massive swell steaming toward Maui, where the ripples would converge with two of “the worlds largest” watched events of the World Surf League’s 2018 season. By Monday morning, at the notorious big-wave break Pe’ahi the 10 females set to …

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