16 January 2014

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American Hustle, Gravity top Oscar nods with 10 each (62)
(AFP) / 16 January 2014 Crime caper "American Hustle" and 3D space spectacular "Gravity" topped the Oscar nominations list Thursday with 10 each. Historical drama "12 Years a Slave" followed with nine. They were among nine movies nominated for best picture for the March 2 Academy Awards, along with 'Captain Phillips,' 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Her,' 'Nebraska,' 'Philomena,' and 'The Wolf of Wall Street.'
Lebanon tribunal makes risky bid to try Hezbollah for Hariri killing (+video) (40)
By putting Hezbollah members on the stand, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, which is investigating former leader Rafik Hariri's assassination, could topple a delicate political balance. By Nicholas Blanford, Correspondent / January 15, 2014 Beirut, Lebanon A landmark trial of four indicted members of Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah accused of killing a former Lebanese prime minister begins
UN hearing grills Vatican on child sex abuse record (26)
Vatican Ambassador to UN Office in Geneva, Monsignor Silvano Tomasi (L), speaks with former Vatican Chief Prosecutor of Clerical Sexual Abuse, Charles Scicluna, before start of a questioning over sexual abuse of children in Geneva, Switzerland. Related Interviews: 'Sex scandals push church into crisis' 'Pope could be sued over sex scandals' Related Viewpoints: 'Decadent West naked in coffin of shame'
Pillay warns armed opposition groups in Syria (19)
GENEVA, Jan 16 (KUNA) - United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Thursday warned armed opposition groups in Syria that executions and unlawful killings are in violation of international human rights and humanitarian law and may amount to war crimes. "In the past two weeks, we have received reports of a succession of mass executions of civilians and fighters who were no longer participating in
12 Years A Slave, American Hustle: top Oscar contenders? (18)
AFP Los Angeles, January 16, 2014 American Hustle seems to be a top contender for the Oscars this season. Here're some solid reasons why. more photos " Hollywood is holding its breath for the unveiling Thursday of this year's Oscar nominations, with top Golden Globes winners 12 Years A Slave and American Hustle leading a crowded field of contenders.
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