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Could these Brits shake up awards season?

Could these Brits shake up awards season?

PA/GettyBritish actors Riz Ahmed, Carey Mulligan and Michaela Coel were among the nominees for this year's Independent Spirit Awards.The awards honour the best in independent film; and often indicate who could win an Oscar.Ahmed was nominated in the male lead category for his portrayal of a heavy metal drummer struggling with losing his hearing in Sound Of Metal.Mulligan was recognised for her role as Cassie in Promising Young Woman.The film - the directorial debut by star of The Crown and best director/best screenplay nominee Emerald Fennell - sees Mulligan's character seeking to avenge her best friend's rape.Getty ImagesAhmed is nominated in the same category as the late Chadwick Boseman for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. The drama, about a blues singer, is up against First Cow and Minari for...

3 quakes shake Alaska’s largest city, but no damage reports

Three earthquakes early Saturday morning shook Alaska’s largest city and its northern suburbs, but there were no immediate reports of damageByThe Associated PressNovember 7, 2020, 7:30 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Three earthquakes early Saturday morning shook Alaska's largest city, but there were no immediate reports of damage.The strongest of the three, at magnitude 5.0, was recorded just before 3:30 a.m.. The Alaska Earthquake Center says that was followed by a magnitude 3.9 quake minutes later.The third earthquake was magnitude 4.4 and was recorded just after 6 a.m.All three quakes were centered about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Anchorage. All were located at depths of about 25 miles (40 kilometers).The center says all thre...
Golden Knights look to shake off adversity vs. Sharks

Golden Knights look to shake off adversity vs. Sharks

The unprecedented success enjoyed by the Vegas Golden Knights in their inaugural season carried over into the second round of their first playoff run. Now that the San Jose Sharks have home-ice advantage after a dramatic win, the question is how will Vegas bounce back from its first taste of postseason adversity? The best-of-seven series between the Golden Knights and the Sharks shifts to Silicon Valley, starting with Game 3 on Monday night. Vegas blanked the Los Angeles Kings twice and limited them to three goals in a first-round sweep. The winning ways continued as three-time Stanley Cup winner Marc-Andre Fleury posted his third shutout during this postseason, 7-0 over the Sharks in Game 1 on Thursday. San Jose evened the series with a 4-3 victory in double overtime on Saturday. Fleury p...