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"American Hustle" and space thriller "Gravity" led Oscar
nominees on Thursday with 10 nominations each, including best
picture, in the race for the world's top film prize.
Slavery drama "12 Years a Slave" received nine nominations,
including in the best picture category.
The Oscars are given out by the Academy of Motion Picture
Arts and Sciences, and this year's winners will be named at a
ceremony hosted by comedian Ellen DeGeneres in Los Angeles on
(Reporting By Mary Milliken; Editing by Sandra Maler)