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  • De Blasio talks successes, challenges and selfies 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 9:49 pm
  • NEW YORK - Bill de Blasio says New Yorkers are more interested in stopping him for selfies than to give advice. He's found dealing with lawmakers in Albany to be even more frustrating than he expected. And his hiring of key staff has sometimes been influenced by the movie "Moneyball."

  • Chinese actor's apology to wife breaks web record 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 7:44 am
  • BEIJING - A Chinese actor's apology to his actress wife following rumors of his infidelity has set a record for comments and retweets on China's version of Twitter.

  • 30 minutes of 'Spider-Man 2' shown at CinemaCon 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 7:47 am
  • LAS VEGAS - Sony Pictures debuted 30 minutes of 3-D footage of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" at movie-theater convention CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Wednesday night.

  • Adam McKay to direct finance drama 'The Big Short' 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 2:08 pm
  • NEW YORK - In a shift to drama, Adam McKay will write and direct an adaptation of Michael Lewis' financial crisis best-seller "The Big Short: The Doomsday Machine."