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Write a Python program that uses BeautifulSoup to go to
https://news.google.com and prints out all of the headlines on the page. Then, write a function called
find_headline_by_keyword which lets you search through those headlines for keywords, and returns to you a list of all of the headlines that match all the keywords you provide.
This Wikipedia page has a table with data on all of the US Presidential elections. Our goal is to use Beautiful Soup to scrape some of this data into a CSV file. The columns of the CSV should be: order, year, winner, winner electoral votes, runner-up, and runner-up electoral votes. Use commas as the delimiter. For instance, after the header row, the first row of data should look like this:
1st,1788–1789,George Washington,69,John Adams,34
(Hint: use the
pdb debugger! Setting break points is a great way to experiment with your code to make sure that you're selecting the right elements and correctly targeting the text that you're interested in.)
requests module and the OMDB API, build an application that prompts the user for two pieces of information, the name of an actor/actress and a movie. Your program should tell the user if that actor or actress was in that movie (this will only work for leading actors and actresses). As a bonus, add functionality to tell users who the director and writer of a movie were.
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