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Pentagon awards contract to Gulfstream for service on C-20, C-37

Pentagon awards contract to Gulfstream for service on C-20, C-37

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Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Gulfstream Aerospace a contract for two different twin-engine, turbofan aircraft used for transporting high-ranking government and Defense Department officials.The terms of the agreement were announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, awarding Gulfstream Aerospace with a deal not-to-exceed more than $ 118.2 million.The contract modifies a previous award under the terms of a firm-fixed-price contract with a five-year option period in support of the C-37 and C-20 aircraft, which aims to provide uninterrupted contractor support and logistics for the aircraft.The C-37 and C-20 are both twin-engine, turbofan aircraft, sporting engines made by BMW and Rolls Royce, and have the same 20-person passenger capacity. The C-20 cost around $ 37 milli...
OK! Beauty Awards: Amanda Holden joined by Strictly stars and A-listers on red carpet

OK! Beauty Awards: Amanda Holden joined by Strictly stars and A-listers on red carpet

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Seven hundred guests descended on central London on Tuesday with a host of A-listers and TV stars among the star-studded red carpet line-up at the 16th installment of the awards.Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden hosted the awards, doling out gongs for 30 categories, including Best New Premium Skincare Product and Beauty Innovation of the Year. X Factor's Holly Tandy is performing at the ceremony, which will be attended by Daily Star and OK! owner Richard Desmond and his wife Joy.WENNALL SMILES: GBBO champ Candice Brown is at the awards hosted by Amanda Holden (R)MARK MOODYGLITZ: Joy and Richard Desmond joined Amanda Holden at the awardsWENNPOSE: Love Island babe Kady McDermott is at the awardsThe event opened with a speech from OK! Magazine editor in chief, Kirsty Tyler.Guests ...
Vicky Chen: Teen actress beats veterans at Golden Horse awards

Vicky Chen: Teen actress beats veterans at Golden Horse awards

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A teenage newcomer has beaten established stars to win best supporting actress at the film awards dubbed the Chinese-language Oscars.Vicky Chen, 14, was nominated at the Golden Horse Film Awards for her role in The Bold, The Corrupt and The Beautiful.Her co-star, Hong Kong veteran Kara Wai, won the best actress gong, which Chen was also nominated for.The awards are held annually in Taiwan and are open to Chinese-language films. The Bold, The Corrupt and The Beautiful, a crime drama centred around a wealthy family, was nominated in seven categories and won in three, including best film.Chen was also nominated for best actress for her role in Angels Wear White. She plays a hotel maid who witnesses a sexual assault and grapples with the decision of reporting it.Despite losing to Wai in that p...
Shawn Mendes wins big at MTV EMA awards

Shawn Mendes wins big at MTV EMA awards

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Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes was the big winner at the MTV Europe Music Awards, picking up three awards including the best artist prize.The 19-year-old, who launched his career by posting song covers to the internet before getting signed to a record label, also scooped the best song and biggest fans awards.He performed the track that won him best song - There's Nothing Holding Me Back - at the star-studded ceremony at Wembley Arena in London.Eminem, who opened the show by unveiling his new single Walk On Water - ahead of the release on Friday of his latest album Revival - won the best hip hop artist gong.Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello was honoured with the best pop prize, French DJ David Guetta won for best electronic act, while US rapper Kendrick Lamar claimed best video....
Emmy Awards 2017: A complete guide

Emmy Awards 2017: A complete guide

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The annual television awards will air this Sunday, and there are a lot of great shows you still need to watch.First things first: Sunday's Primetime Emmy Awards will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles and air on American TV only.Sad news for UK viewers, who won't be able to stream the ceremony due to its geo-block.But even if you miss Stephen Colbert's evening as Jimmy Fallon's successor, there is still time to catch up with some of the ceremony's likely winners.In a year without Game Of Thrones, things are slightly more exciting with smaller shows getting a bigger chance of getting the technical gongs.Image:Westworld is nominated in five categories - if we ignore the Creative Arts nodsThe two most nominated series this year are Sky Atlantic's sci-fi hit Westworld ...