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President Barack Obama took a rare opportunity to relax and play golf Saturday in a sprawling estate right outside Palm Springs after spending Friday in meetings with California leaders on drought and with Jordan’s King to discuss issues concerning the Middle East.
It’s Emmy time again, and among the nominees for the top awards are five first-time contenders, three of whom have been acting for decades on the big and/or small screen.
With 14 Emmy nominations, the once little mail order provider turned online streaming network, Netflix, has officially made it to the big leagues. Its original productions of “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” are up against top cable shows including “Game of Thrones” and “The Newsroom” from HBO and “House of Lies” from Showtime.
Oscar winners Woody Allen and Diablo Cody are among the scribes who will compete tonight for the Writers Guild of America’s award for best original screenplay, while the writers of HBO’s hit series “Boardwalk Empire” and “Game of Thrones” are among the nominees for television drama writing.
Here are the nominations for the 2012 People’s Choice Awards, to air Thursday, January 11 on CBS.