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Bafta TV Awards: Britain's Got Talent, Love Island and Blue Planet II win

Bafta TV Awards: Britain's Got Talent, Love Island and Blue Planet II win

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Britain's Got Talent, Love Island and Blue Planet II were among the winners at this year's Bafta Television Awards.Declan Donnelly was at the ceremony to accept the entertainment programme prize for Britain's Got Talent - but co-host Ant McPartlin wasn't there.Love Island won its first ever Bafta, for best reality show, while Casualty scooped its first Bafta for 11 years, for best soap or continuing drama. Sir David Attenborough picked up Blue Planet II's Must See Moment prize.That was the only award voted for by viewers, and it was for the scene showing a mother pilot whale refusing to let go of her dead calf.Sir David told viewers: "We set out to try and show the seas,...
Carrie Underwood to perform new song at ACM Awards

Carrie Underwood to perform new song at ACM Awards

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April 9 (UPI) --Carrie Underwood is confirmed as a performer for Sunday's 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards gala in Las Vegas.Underwood will give the world-television premiere of a soon-to-be-released single at the MGM Grand Garden Arena ceremony, which Reba McEntire is set to host and CBS is scheduled to air live.Previously announced ACM Awards show performers include Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Kelly Clarkson, Florida Georgia Line, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Midland, Maren Morris, Jon Pardi, Bebe Rexha, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Brett Young.Among the celebrities to serve as presenters are David Boreanaz, Drew Brees, AJ Buckley, Cam, Sam Elliott, Eve, Ashto...
Navy awards Lockheed $481M for F-35 spare parts

Navy awards Lockheed $481M for F-35 spare parts

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March 16 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has secured an additional $ 481 million from the U.S. Navy's Naval Air Systems Command for the procurement of spare parts in support of F-35 Lightning II production efforts, the second contract the company has been awarded this week related to the F-35.The new cost-plus-fixed fee delivery order, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, amends a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the F-35 for the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, non-DoD participants and foreign military sales customers.The work, which is expected to be completed by June 2022, will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, El Segundo, Calif., Orlando, Fla.,Nashua, N.H., Baltimore, Md., Warton, Britain, and Nagoya, Japan.The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is t...
Oldman and McDormand win big at SAG Awards

Oldman and McDormand win big at SAG Awards

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Gary Oldman and Frances McDormand were the big winners at the SAG awards, confirming odds they will triumph at the Oscars.Oldman won the Screen Actors Guild award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, in a ceremony celebrating "silence breakers" who spoke out about sexual harassment."You have your moment in the sun, there's no guarantee that you're going to keep working. God forbid, I could get sick, I could get hit by a car," Oldman said."We have today but there's no guarantee we're going to get tomorrow."So my feeling is: enjoy the moment in the sun, it will eclipse, it always does, and it will be someone else standing up here next year. I'm enjoying it."The big winner of the ceremony was Martin McDonagh's Th...
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...