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  • Jobs Report Leads US Stocks to Decline

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The latest jobs report pulled the major indexes lower at the close on Friday with major tech stock sell-offs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 211.75 (over 1 percent) to close at 16204.83. The tech-heavy Nasdaq fell 146.42 (about 3 percent) to end the session at 4363.14, while […]

  • Ken Doll Follows Barbie's Lead, Gets Hipster Makeover From Shopping Site

    Lyst(NEW YORK) -- Barbie isn't the only one with a new look. Just days after the announcement of Barbie's newly expanded "Fashionista" line, which includes tall, curvy and petite dolls, the U.K. based e-commerce website Lyst released a photo of their version of a modern-day Ken doll collection, which shows Ken […]

  • Amazon Echo Picks Up Three Helpful New Skills

    Amazon(NEW YORK) -- How's this for making your Super Bowl weekend a little more enjoyable? Amazon's Echo speaker can now hail an Uber, order a pizza and play music from Spotify. The tremendously popular Echo, which is a hybrid between a speaker and a personal assistant, debuted its three new skills this week. Want to […]

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  • Helen Mirren Defends Academy in Oscar Diversity Debate

    Helen Mirren accepts the Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar for "The Queen" in 2007; Michael Caulfield/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Oscar winner Helen Mirren is defending the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the Oscars diversity debate. Asked about the controversy by England's Channel 4 News, the 70-year-old […]

  • Chris Rock Opens Up About Black Hollywood, the Oscars, His Future, in "Essence"

    Image courtesy Essence magazine(NEW YORK) -- With all the controversy surrounding Hollywood’s lack of diversity, Chris Rock seems to have the weight of the world on his shoulders with his upcoming duties as host of this year’s Academy Awards. The multiple Emmy- and Grammy Award-winning funnyman recently […]

  • "MacGyver" Movie, TV Reboot Planned

    CBS via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Break out your Swiss army knife -- MacGyver’s coming back. Variety reports entertainment company Lionsgate made the announcement Friday during an earnings call, revealing both a movie and subsequent CBS TV show are planned.  The original series credit, Lee David Zlotoff, […]