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Polanski says doubts Poland will extradite him to US WARSAW: Filmmaker Roman Polanski said Thursday he doubts Poland will agree to extradite him to the United States for sentencing on charges he raped a 13-year-old girl in 1977. The 81-year-old French-Polish director spoke a day after Polish prosecutors questioned him in the context of an extradition request filed by the US earlier this month. Polish prosecutors said Thursday they would "soon" file a court motion, but did not say whether it would be to dismiss or accept the extradition bid."If they decide to extradite, I'll have problems, but I don't think it will happen," Polanski told reporters in the southern Polish city of Krakow. The director of "The Pianist", "Chinatown" and "Rosemary's Baby" cited by way of explanation the time he was arrested in Switzerland on an international warrant in 2009 and released after nine months under house arrest. "Considering the Swiss experience, I know it (extradition) shouldn't be ...


Rapper Pitbull helps expand Little Havana Miami school MIAMI: US rapper Pitbull announced Thursday the expansion of a school in the impoverished Cuban-American area of Miami where he grew up, heralding its students as embodying the American dream.The rapper, who was also celebrating his 34th birthday, showed plans for a second phase of the public school he first helped open in 2013."I'm looking at you guys, I'm looking at the American dream, kids that are not gonna stop fighting, that don't understand what ...

Could Julianne Moore finally win Oscar for 'Alice'? LOS ANGELES: Julianne Moore scored her fifth Oscar nomination Thursday -- and some say her role as a professor with early onset Alzheimer's disease in "Still Alice" could finally bring her a golden statuette.In her latest movie, the radiant 54-year-old redhead plays a woman who has everything -- love, children and a career, but faces losing it all as she descends into the fog of dementia.Moore already scooped up a Golden Globe for the role ...

Oscar best supporting actress nominees LOS ANGELES: The following are the nominees for the best supporting actress Oscar, which will be handed out on February 22:Patricia Arquette, "Boyhood"Laura Dern, "Wild"Keira Knightley, "The Imitation Game"Emma Stone, "Birdman"Meryl Streep, "Into the Woods"Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015

Oscar best director nominees LOS ANGELES: The following are the nominees for the best director Oscar, which will be handed out on February 22:Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, "Birdman"Richard Linklater, "Boyhood"Bennett Miller, "Foxcatcher"Wes Anderson, "The Grand Budapest Hotel"Morten Tyldum, "The Imitation Game"Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015

Oscar 2015 best picture nominees LOS ANGELES: The following are the nominees for the best picture Oscar, which will be handed out on February 22: "American Sniper""Birdman""Boyhood""The Grand Budapest Hotel""The Imitation Game.""Selma""The Theory of Everything.""Whiplash."Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015

Oscars 2015 best actor nominees LOS ANGELES: The following are the nominees for the best actor Oscar, which will be handed out on February 22: Steve Carell, "Foxcatcher"Bradley Cooper, "American Sniper"Benedict Cumberbatch, "The Imitation Game"Michael Keaton, "Birdman"Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything"Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015


 



 
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