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Cyberattack on Sundance briefly shutters box office

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Representatives for the Sundance Film Festival say that their network systems were subject to a cyberattack that caused its box offices to shut down briefly Saturday afternoon. The Festival issued updates to attendees via their official account and say that online ticketing for future shows is currently back up and running. Even in the midst ...

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Country star Crystal Gayle being inducted in Grand Ole Opry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music legend Crystal Gayle is being inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, nearly a half-century after she first walked onto its stage to perform as a teenager. Gayle’s sister, country luminary Loretta Lynn, will induct her into the country music institution during a Saturday night ceremony at the Ryman Auditorium, the Grand Ole ...

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CBS SF Talks To ArnoCorps Singer Graf Holzfeuer

By Dave Pehling SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — One of the Bay Area’s most unique and potent punk/metal bands, the action-rock heroes of ArnoCorps have been electrifying audiences for the better part of two decades. Founded back in 2000, the San Francisco sextet of musical combat veterans aims to take back the Austrian mythology and lore appropriated for American consumption by actor ...

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UC Berkeley Discovery Yields New Mark Twain Children’s Book

NEW YORK (CBS/AP) — More than a century after his death, Mark Twain’s publishing life continues. Doubleday Books for Young Readers announced Friday that it has acquired a fairy tale only recently discovered. The book is called “The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine” and is scheduled for Sept. 26. The work is based on 16 pages of notes written by Twain ...

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Actor Shia LaBeouf Begins 4-Year Donald Trump Protest Live Stream

By Chloe Melas PHILADELPHIA (CNN) –– Shia LaBeouf is planning to protest President Donald Trump for the next four years. The actor and performance artist has installed a camera at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York that will run a continuous live stream for the duration of Trump’s presidency. LaBeouf is inviting the public to participate in the ...

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Premiere of ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ canceled amid treatment issue

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This weekend’s premiere of “A Dog’s Purpose” has been canceled following the release of a video that appears to show a frightened dog being forced into churning water during production of the film. TMZ published the video Wednesday showing a man struggling to put a dog into a pool of rushing water while the animal fights ...

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‘SNL’ Writer Criticized For Tweeting Barron Trump ‘Will Be This Country’s First Homeschool Shooter’

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A writer for “Saturday Night Live” is getting criticized on social media for an inappropriate tweet about President Donald Trump’s 10-year-old son Barron. Katie Rich tweeted Friday, “Barron will be this country’s first homeschool shooter.” She later deleted the post. However, many on Twitter took issue with Rich’s tweet, slamming her for going after a young boy. DISGUSTING! ...

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New CBS Show ‘Hunted’ Has People On The Run As Fugitives

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) — You can run, but can you hide? CBS has created the most elaborate game of hide and go seek. It’s called ‘Hunted.’ The show follows nine teams of two in a real-life manhunt as they attempt the nearly impossible task of disappearing in today’s vast digital world as highly skilled investigators combine state-of-the-art tracking methods with ...

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Artists React To Trump Inauguration On Social Media

By Radio.com Staff (RADIO.COM) – Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President Of The United States today and artists took to social media to react. The Game took a shot at the new Commander-in-chief, making fun of his hair. Ellie Goulding shared her thoughts about moving forward with compassion. Rihanna, Adele and others took a moment to say ...

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Adele Will Perform At The GRAMMYs

By Hayden Wright (RADIO.COM) – The growing roster of GRAMMY performers just confirmed a big name: Adele, who earned five nominations for her album 25, will take the stage on February 12th. This is Adele’s fourth time performing on music’s biggest night, and she’s a 10-time winner for music from 19, 21 and her James Bond theme, “Skyfall.” This year’s ...

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Prince William To Leave Job As Air Ambulance Pilot

LONDON (AP) — Prince William will soon leave his job as an air ambulance helicopter pilot to spend more time on royal duties. Kensington Palace said in a statement Friday that William, his wife Kate and their two children will spend more time in London and less time at their country home in Norfolk. Prince William (credit: Stefan Rousseau WPA ...

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Wax Figure Of Donald Trump Unveiled At Madame Tussauds Orlando

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter ORLANDO (CBSMiami) — Madame Tussauds Orlando has welcomed President-elect Donald Trump’s wax figure. The figure was put on display in the Orlando attraction’s Oval Office themed room on Jan. 19, just ahead of Inauguration Day in Washington D.C. It took artists and sculptors six months to create the figure, from the sculpting of the clay head to the ...

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Madonna On Trump: ‘We Have Gone As Low As We Can Go’ 

NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna, an outspoken critic of President-elect Donald Trump, is trying to put a positive spin on his Friday inauguration. “He’s actually doing us a great service, because we have gone as low as we can go,” she said Thursday night. “We can only go up from here, so what are we going to do? We have ...

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Daughter Of Miami Music Legends Making A Name For Herself

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The 22-year-old daughter of Miami royalty Gloria and Emilio Estefan is prepping her first big concert performance. CBS4’s Lisa Petrillo caught up with Emily Estefan, who was playing her single “Purple Money” that’s off her first CD called “Take Whatever You Want.” She and her band will be one of 20 live concert performances featured ...

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Foodie Chap With Chef Adam Sobel of Mina Test Kitchen

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – There is no better eating out adventure to experience in San Francisco right now than Mina Test Kitchen (MTK) – “Postcards from la Costiera”. With Chef Adam Sobel at the helm, it’s the latest series at MTK, an evolving and quarterly revolving restaurant in the heart of San Francisco’s Marina/Cow Hollow neighborhood. “Postcards from la ...

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Baldwin, De Niro, Moore Join Hundreds At Trump Protest

NEW YORK (AP) – City mayors, actors and hundreds of New Yorkers have gathered outside a Donald Trump building for a pre-inauguration demonstration. Organizers said the Thursday event outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower near Central Park was meant to express concern about the president-elect’s plans. Director Michael Moore urged the crowd to regularly call their representatives in Congress, ...

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‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Premiere Canceled after Video Leaks

LOS ANGELES – This weekend’s Los Angeles premiere of “A Dog’s Purpose” has been canceled after leaked video prompted an investigation into the treatment of animals during the movie’s filming, according to a statement obtained by the Hollywood Reporter Thursday. “Because Amblin’s review into the edited video released yesterday is still ongoing, distributor Universal Pictures has decided it is in the ...

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‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61

NEW YORK (AP) — Miguel Ferrer, who brought stern authority to his featured role on CBS’ hit “NCIS: Los Angeles” and, before that, to NBC crime drama “Crossing Jordan,” has died. CBS said Ferrer died Thursday of cancer at his Los Angeles home. He was 61. He had played assistant director Owen Granger on “NCIS: Los Angeles” since 2012. Before ...

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‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ Actor Miguel Ferrer Dies at 61

Actor Miguel Ferrer, who starred in “NCIS: Los Angeles” died Thursday of cancer, Variety reported. He was 61. The actor, who was George Clooney’s first cousin, appeared in the NCIS spin off for seven seasons. “Today, NCIS: Los Angeles lost a beloved family member. Miguel was a man of tremendous talent who had a powerful dramatic presence on screen, a wicked ...

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‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ Star Miguel Ferrer Has Died

By Ned Ehrbar (CBS NEWS) – Noted character actor Miguel Ferrer, star of “Crossing Jordan,” “Twin Peaks” and “NCIS: Los Angeles,” has died following a battle with cancer. He was 61. PHOTOS: Notable Deaths 2017 Born in Santa Monica, California, Ferrer began his career working on numerous television shows in the 1980s, with guest appearances on the likes of “CHiPs,” ...

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Butter, Salt or Both? Today is National Popcorn Day!

  It’s National Popcorn Day! Here are some fast facts about one of America’s favorite snacks: Popcorn became popular in the united states in the middle 1800’s, but it wasn’t until a candy-store owner developed a machine for popping corn with steam that the tasty treat became more abundantly poppable. By about 1900, Louise Ruckheim added peanuts and molasses to popcorn to ...

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Iron Maiden To Play Oakland For First Time In 30 Years

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Iconic British metal band Iron Maiden is returning to North America for the latest leg of its “Book of Souls” tour, including the group’s first show in Oakland since the late 1980s. The band and Live Nation announced the summer tour dates promoting Iron Maiden’s most recent recording Thursday morning. Maiden released Book of Souls in 2015. ...

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Price Of Butterbeer Gets A Boost At Universal Studios

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter ORLANDO(CBSMiami) – Get ready to dig a little deeper to pay for that Butterbeer at Universal Orlando. According to theme park website Dis Universal, the theme park has hiked the price of its popular vanilla soda with butterscotch topping to $6.99. Previously, it was $5.99. Butterbeer is a huge hit inside The Wizarding World of Harry Potter which ...

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Watch: Robert Downey Jr. Shouts ‘Go Steelers’ At People’s Choice Awards

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Today we welcome the newest member of Steelers Nation: Iron Man himself. Robert Downey Jr. gave a proud shout out to the black and gold Wednesday night while accepting the award for “Favorite Action Movie Actor.” Watch @AshleyMGreene present the award for “Favorite Action Movie Actor” to @RobertDowneyJr #PCAs – pic.twitter.com/gyL3Sm96AD — People’s Choice (@peopleschoice) January 19, 2017 ...

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