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  • Sarah Palin Says Trump's Carrier Deal Could Be 'Crony Capitalism'

    Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Gov. Sarah Palin, who is being considered for a cabinet position in the Trump administration -- is raising alarm over president-elect's recently announced deal with Carrier, suggesting in an op-ed it could amount to "crony capitalism.""When government steps in arbitrarily […]

  • Washington Monument to Remain Closed for Repairs Until 2019

    iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Washington Monument, one of Washington, D.C.’s most recognizable landmarks and the centerpiece of the National Mall, will remain closed for at least two years as workers modernize the structure’s elevator and construct a permanent screening facility, the National Park […]

  • US Stocks Close Mixed After November Jobs Report

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed mixed Friday after the November jobs report was released.The Dow fell 21.51 (-0.11 percent) to finish at 19,170.42.The Nasdaq gained 4.55 (+0.09 percent) to close at 5,255.65, while the S&P 500 finished at 2,191.95, up 0.87 (+0.04 percent) from its open.Crude oil […]

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  • "Rocky": Look Back at the Film on Its 40th Anniversary

    United Artists/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Saturday, December 3, marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Rocky. The 1976 film was made for around $1 million and ended up grossing $117 million domestically, taking home Best Picture at the Oscars the next year.  Not bad for Sylvester Stallone, a […]

  • Holy "Thwip" -- Fans Buzzing About Description of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" Footage

    Marvel - 2016(SAN PAULO) -- Although no footage has leaked, due to tight security, fans are buzzing about footage of Spider-Man: Homecoming that screened Friday at Brazil Comic-Con in San Paulo. The snippet, said to be from the trailer that will first be seen officially running before Rogue One: A Star […]

  • Vin Diesel Calls the Years without "Brother" Paul Walker the "Hardest of My Life"

    Getty Images/Jonathan Leibson(SAO PAULO) -- Vin Diesel says he is still reeling, nearly three years to the day since he lost his dear friend Paul Walker. Walker died in a fiery car crash in 2013, a passenger in a Porsche driven by friend Roger Rodas, who also perished.    "The last three […]