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Review: 'Hercules' needs better Dwayne Johnson

CNN Entertainment - 2 hours 46 min ago
In Brett Ratner's adaptation of Steve Moore's 2008 graphic novel, "Hercules," as played by Dwayne Johnson, is a world-weary mercenary who allows others to believe — and perhaps embellish — his heroic tales. Travelling with a Magnificent Seven-style band of warriors who are lured by riches to defend the beleaguered kingdom of Lord Cotys (John Hurt), the mighty man is still haunted by nightmares of the three-headed Cerberus, and he mourns the murder of his wife and children — though there are those who whisper that he himself killed them.
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Your personal information just isn't safe

Business News - 2 hours 49 min ago
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Move over Hollywood! Louisiana is top for film production

Business News - 3 hours 4 min ago
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Review: 'Lucy' has no boundaries

CNN Entertainment - 3 hours 6 min ago
Three years ago, director Luc Besson tried to do prestige, directing an Oscar-bait biopic about Burmese political dissident Aung San Suu Kyi titled "The Lady."
Categories: Entertainment News

ISIS blows up Jonah's tomb

CNN World - 3 hours 20 min ago
The site is said to be the burial place of the prophet Jonah, who was swallowed by a whale or fish in the Islamic and Judeo-Christian traditions.
Categories: International News

Lyft gets the green light in New York City

Business News - 3 hours 22 min ago
If you see a pink-mustachioed automobile or two zipping around the streets of New York City Friday, you're not imagining things.

McCain: Ariz. execution was 'torture'

CNN - 3 hours 29 min ago
The prolonged execution of Arizona death row inmate Joseph Wood was tantamount to torture, Sen. John McCain said. "The lethal injection needs to be an indeed lethal injection," McCain said.
Categories: National News

Stocks end week on sour note

Business News - 3 hours 42 min ago
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Mary Poppins won't work for minimum wage

Business News - 3 hours 52 min ago
You'd think magical powers would entitle Mary Poppins to more than $7.25 an hour.

Male model now a woman

CNN Entertainment - 3 hours 57 min ago
As a male model, Andrej Pejic blazed trails with an androgynous look that saw him walking the runway in women's fashion shows.
Categories: Entertainment News

Saldana's hero-less "Guardians"

CNN Entertainment - 3 hours 58 min ago
The "Guardians of the Galaxy" spills, Zach Braff casts his best friend, and Dwayne Johnson gets in shape for "Hercules!"
Categories: Entertainment News

Adam West: Affleck will be a great Batman

CNN Entertainment - 3 hours 59 min ago
You can calm down now, Internet. Ben Affleck has gotten the original TV Batman's stamp of approval.
Categories: Entertainment News

Morgan Freeman with a high voice is hilarious

CNN Entertainment - 4 hours 8 min ago
You know the voice of Morgan Freeman: commanding, firm, resonant. He's even played God. On Thursday's "Tonight," he inhaled helium.
Categories: Entertainment News

Investors go LOCO for grilled chicken stock

Business News - 4 hours 12 min ago
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Boomers Find Reason to Celebrate With Vacations

Lifestyles - 4 hours 51 min ago
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(NewsUSA) - Let's face it. For many people, getting older has less to do with chasing the almighty dollar, and more to do with enjoying special moments with friends and family.

Highlighting this point is new research by AARP showing that many of America's baby boomers are choosing to celebrate personal milestones such as anniversaries, birthdays or family reunions by traveling rather than throwing a party or buying or receiving a piece of jewelry or other item.

"Travel is the number-one aspirational activity for the boomer generation," says Sami Hassanyeh, AARP's chief digital officer, "We are seeing not just AARP members but also non-members who seem to prefer investing in a celebration vacation for their life's special moments."

Currently, there are 76 million baby boomers in the U.S., and AARP (travel.aarp.org) aims to help this generation and its family members plan a vacation, by taking away some of what can arguably be a stressful activity. Travelers can now go to AARP's travel website to find expert advice about activities, places to explore, travel tips and entertainment options, as well as how to stay within budget.

Not up for a lengthy stay away from home? How about a weekend getaway instead? One of the newest additions to the non-profit's travel website is a section that includes itineraries curated by the experts at Fodor's Travel. The collection recommends local escapes less than three hours from home, including where to eat, shop and stay, from popular locations including Denver, Washington D.C., and other places nationwide.

In addition, the website includes other tools and features that can help you with your planning, such as:

* Questions designed to deliver ideas and recommendations for destinations.

* A personal page that allows you to save and organize trip ideas, itineraries and related articles.

* Travel tips and online booking tools for hotels and rental cars through Expedia and Liberty Travel.

For more information about AARP's research on celebration vacations and trends, visit www.aarp.org/celebrationvacations. To plan a trip, visit, http://travel.aarp.org

Former Bear Stearns CEO Ace Greenberg dies

Business News - 5 hours 21 min ago
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Baseball manager's rectal exam

Health - 6 hours 5 min ago
The General Manager for a baseball team got a prostate exam in the press box while singing to the crowd before a game.
Categories: Health

Drops 100 pounds 'marathon' style

Health - 6 hours 17 min ago
When Nicole Durham finally decided it was time to lose weight, she knew she had a long way to go. See her amazing transformation:
Categories: Health
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