Broadway Legend Carol Channing Dies

Whether you knew her as Dolly, Lorelei, Muzzy or just Carol, Channing was a one-of-a-kind talent who captivated any audience. Her razor-sharp wit, gravelly voice and big, bright smile became the trademarks of a performer who originated some of Broadway’s most iconic roles throughout the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s. Channing continued…

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Start your Monday smart: Shutdown, William Barr, Brexit, NFL playoffs, Women’s March

(CNN)Here’s what you need to know toStart Your Week Smart. TODAY Sport’s all-time great comebacks • If your Golden Globes high is wearing off, tune in to the Critics’ Choice Awards on the CW Network at 7 ET. Taye Diggs hosts another star-studded night. Aretha Franklin’s funeral fit for a queen…

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5 things to know for January 14: Trump, TSA, Obamacare, LA teacher’s strike, DC snow

(CNN) 1. President Trump Is the President of the United States a Russian asset? That question, which sounds like the plot for some second-rate geopolitical thriller, was on everybody’s lips this past weekend after a pair of bombshell stories from The New York Times and The Washington Post. The Times reported…

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Scooter startup Bird tried to silence a journalist. It did not go well.

Cory Doctorow doesn’t like censorship. He especially doesn’t like his own work being censored. Anyone who knows Doctorow knows his popular tech and culture blog, Boing Boing, and anyone who reads Boing Boing knows Doctorow and his cohort of bloggers. The part-blogger, part special advisor at the online rights group…

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Praise for Fiona Bruce’s first Question Time

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFiona Bruce navigated some thorny debates on her debut Viewers have reacted warmly to Fiona Bruce’s first edition of Question Time. Thursday evening’s episode was the first to be broadcast since David Dimbleby’s departure last month. “It’s lovely to be here,” Bruce…

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Quiz caught in fashion downturn

After the announcement its shares slumped by 33% in London trading. Shops saw ‘worst Christmas in a decade’ Sales slide at Debenhams and M&S Fashion price-cutting hits Asos profits The profit warning comes despite reports that its revenues are growing. The group said that Christmas trading – between 25 November…

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