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In The News: January 8, 2015

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Manhunt continues for two brothers in that horrific terrorist attack on a satirical magazine in France yesterday. Twelve people were killed when three gunmen stormed the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo. One suspect has surrendered. Hollywood reacts Deadline. Cartoonists around the world pay tribute to the fallen satirists  CNN Huffington Post

California Senator, Barbara Boxer, announced today that she will  not run for re-election in 2016. CNN Los Angeles Times

The 2015 People’s Choice Awards handed out last night at the Nokia Theatre  in Los Angeles. Highlights and list of winners.  Best looks People Magazine

The Writers Guild of America has announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during 2014. On the list, nominees for best original screenplay, adapted screenplay, and documentary screenplay. The awards to be given out on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York City. Nominees here and on The Hollywood Reporter

The American Society of Cinematographers has released its list of the best feature-film cinematography of 2014 . Nominees include “Birdman,” “The Imitation Game ,” and “Unbroken.”  ASC Awards to be hand out on February 15, 2015. More on the nominees on The Wrap

Costume Designers Guild Awards nominees came out yesterday. The awards honor costume design excellence in film, television and commercials in 2014. The list includes      “Gone Girl,” “Selma,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” and the TV drama “Scandal.” The  awards will be presented at the guild’s ceremony on February 17, 2015. More on The Hollywood Reporter

O.J. Simpson’s 1968 Heisman Trophy recovered after being stolen more than 20 years ago. The investigation is ongoing. Details Los Angeles Times


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