Gene Okerlund
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January 02, 2019 - 3:26 pm
( CBS News ) — WWE Hall of Famer "Mean" Gene Okerlund, who for years interviewed wrestling icons from Hulk Hogan to the Iron Sheikh, has died. He was 76. WWE said in a statement that it is "saddened" to learn about the announcer and host's death, and extended its condolences to his family, friends...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2017 file photo, Muslim-American comedian Hasan Minhaj cracks jokes for the audience after New York Mayor Bill de Blasio proclaimed May 10th as "Hasan Minhaj Day," at Gracie Mansion, in New York.
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January 02, 2019 - 3:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix faced criticism Wednesday from human rights groups for pulling an episode in Saudi Arabia of comedian Hasan Minhaj's "Patriot Act" series that criticized the kingdom's powerful crown prince. The American comedian used his second episode, released Oct. 28, to criticize Crown...
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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West
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January 02, 2019 - 2:24 pm
By Chloe Melas (CNN) — Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expanding their family again. A source close to the couple told CNN Wednesday that they are expecting their fourth child via surrogate this year. The couple welcomed their daughter Chicago West via surrogate last January. The couple also have...
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"Stranger Things"
January 01, 2019 - 3:02 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) — It's a good thing you will probably already be off for the Fourth of July. That's because Netflix has announced that's the day it will release the eagerly awaited new season of its hit, "Stranger Things." The streaming giant used the New Year's holiday to tweet an...
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A fancy brigades rehearses at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
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Kimberly Adams
January 01, 2019 - 1:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While most mummers took the famous route down Broad Street, another show was on display indoors at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Sean Kennan was ready to lead his club's "Clans of Scotland" performance. "Very excited," Kennan said. "I'm a bagpiper in the Satin...
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Kevin Spacey
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December 31, 2018 - 3:52 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) — A Massachusetts judge on Monday denied Kevin Spacey's request to be excused from his arraignment in Nantucket District Court next week. Judge Thomas Barrett denied the request without offering further information regarding his decision. According to a criminal...
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'Titan Games,' 'Masked Singer' launch hunt for next reality hit
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December 31, 2018 - 12:45 pm
By Brian Lowry, CNN (CNN) -- Can the Rock -- or masked celebrities singing -- produce another reality TV hit? The major networks, desperately in need of one, clearly hope so as they ring in 2019. This week brings two major competition shows, a genre that has produced past staples like "Survivor"...
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Louis C.K
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December 31, 2018 - 10:10 am
By Doug Criss, CNN (CNN) -- Comedian Louis C.K. is in hot water again, this time for seeming to make fun of survivors of the Parkland school shooting and their effort for stricter gun control. In the audio, reportedly from a recent comedy set, an audience is heard laughing as the comedian mocks the...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Oct. 6, 1964, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is escorted by Captain G. L. Simpson, as she leaves the Royal Yacht Britannia to inspect the 2nd Battalion of the Canadian Guard, on her arrival at Charlottetown, Canada.
December 30, 2018 - 9:31 am
LONDON (AP) — A newly discovered note in the U.K.'s National Archives shows Queen Elizabeth II let government officials know she would welcome a replacement for the Royal Yacht Britannia once it was decommissioned. The 1995 note is unusual because the queen is required to remain politically neutral...
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Chris Brown
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December 28, 2018 - 8:04 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Brown has been charged with monkey-related misdemeanors. The Los Angeles city attorney's office confirms Thursday that the 29-year-old singer was charged last week with two counts stemming from his possession of a pet capuchin monkey without a permit. Brown posted a picture...
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