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This year's Oscars will be given out at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday night. At O'Brien's Pub in Santa Monica, Calif., pub trivia regulars — including many former game show champs — had their own competition, answering harder-than-average questions about Academy Awards past and present. Tim Boyle/Getty Images hide caption

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'I'll Take Insanely Hard Oscar Trivia For 400, Alex'

Can you name the longest title of a film nominated for best picture? Or most Oscar-nominated family? At O'Brien's Irish Pub in Santa Monica, the trivia night regulars are former game show champions.

Mingle-Mangle Danny Federici
Nice Problem to Have The Jeff Healey Band

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wears a dark pinstriped suit with his name monogrammed in dull gold stripes Jan. 25 during a reception for U.S. President Obama in New Delhi, India. The suit was auctioned off Friday for more than 43 million rupees, or about $694,000. Saurabh Das/AP hide caption

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Modi's Fancy Pinstripe Suit Lands $694,000 At Auction

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(She Smells Like) Spring Vivid Low Sky
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Love Supreme John Coltrane

This year's Oscars will be given out at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday night. At O'Brien's Pub in Santa Monica, Calif., pub trivia regulars — including many former game show champs — had their own competition, answering harder-than-average questions about Academy Awards past and present. Tim Boyle/Getty Images hide caption

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'I'll Take Insanely Hard Oscar Trivia For 400, Alex'

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Rosie's Tune George Cotsirilos Trio
PYT (Pretty Young Thing) Michael Jackson
Speakers Built In Charlie Hunter Trio
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Training at a new camp near the front line, a mix of Arabs and Kurds prepare for an assault on Mosul in upcoming months. The men will wear balaclavas to conceal their identities while they fight, because they have family in Mosul and don't want to put their relatives at risk. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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From A Mountain, Kurds Keep Watch On ISIS In Mosul

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Broken Waltz
Dragon Gate Larry Coryell, Mark Egan et. al.
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Street Spirit (Fade Out) Christopher O'Riley
Really the Blues Sidney Bechet & Tommy Ladnier & His Orchestra
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The Oscars Are Coming, With 1 Big Hit And Few Close Contests

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Beat Me Till I'm Blue Blow Up
Rain or Shine Alison Brown

A cargo container ship operated by Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. sits docked Friday at the Port of Tacoma. Negotiators for the two sides in the labor dispute that has snarled international trade at U.S. West Coast seaports reached a settlement late Friday. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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West Coast Ports, Dockworkers Reach Tentative Deal

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