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Hollywood Walk of Fame Blooms With Orlando

04/02/2014 3:19 pm0 comments
Orlando Bloom and his son Flynn as he is honored with a Star on the Walk of Fame.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Orlando Bloom received the 2,521st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today at a ceremony honoring a career highlighted by starring roles in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy and three “   ” films. Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker, who starred with Bloom in the 2013 [...]

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Meningococcal Disease

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Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Eight people in Los Angeles County have been diagnosed with invasive meningococcal disease this year, health officials announced today as they issued a call for gay men to be vaccinated against the potentially fatal ailment. According to the county Department of Public Health, three of the [...]

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Pharrell Williams joining ‘The Voice’

04/01/2014 4:29 pm0 comments
Pharrell Williams joining ‘The Voice’

  By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — Yet another reason for fans of “The Voice” to get “Happy.” NBC tweeted confirmation on Monday that Pharrell Williams will be joining the show as a coach for Season 7 of the reality singing competition. “Okay, we can OFFICIALLY say it! [...]

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No one knows who he is or why he made the photographs

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Mystery Man Photo Exhibit

  By Dana Ford CNN   (CNN) — He smiles. He stares. He sits without apparent expression. Who is he? That’s the question historians are trying to answer after a collection surfaced of some 450 photo booth portraits, taken of the same man over what appears to be decades. No [...]

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Jose Huizar, Francine Godoy have motion

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Jose Huizar

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A former aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar wants to expand her lawsuit, which alleges retaliation and sexual harassment. Francine Godoy sued both Huizar and the city last Oct. 17. She is a former deputy chief of staff in Huizar’s 14th District council office. [...]

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Stormy Weather

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Stormy Weather

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A cold storm out of the Gulf of Alaska brought the and strong rip currents today. In addition to this morning’s relatively light precipitation, there is a possibility of brief heavy downpours of rain, which could trigger minor mud and debris flows down slopes recently denuded [...]

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New Michael Jackson album coming in May: ‘Xscape’

03/31/2014 3:39 pm0 comments
Eight previously unheard Michael Jackson songs will be released on a new album in May, Epic Records announced Monday.

  By Alan Duke CNN   (CNN) — Eight previously unheard Michael Jackson songs will be released on a new album in May, Epic Records announced Monday. The late pop icon’s music has been “contemporized” by several producers who Epic Chairman L.A. Reid believes have the “gravitas, depth and range [...]

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Joe Mantegna Gets Lifetime Achievement Award from Hollywood Chamber

03/28/2014 4:04 pm0 comments
Joe Mantegna  receives  Lifetime
Achievement Award

Photo by Gary McCarthy.

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Actor Joe Mantegna, known for his roles in “The Godfather Part III” and the CBS series “Criminal Minds,” received a Lifetime Achievement Award today from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Mantegna, who also voices the character Fat Tony on “ ,” received the award during a special [...]

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Mantecore, the white tiger that attacked during Siegfried & Roy show, dies

03/26/2014 2:53 pm0 comments
Mantecore, the white tiger whose co-starring role in Siegfried and Roy's illusion-packed Las Vegas act was overshadowed by one visceral act of violence, has died. The big cat was 17.

  By Emma Lacey-Bordeaux and Melodi Smith CNN   (CNN) — Mantecore, the white tiger whose co-starring role in illusion-packed Las Vegas act was overshadowed by one visceral act of violence, has died. The big cat was 17. Mantecore died March 19, wrote Siegfried Fischbacher on the duo’s Facebook page [...]

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‘Captain America’ is ready to retire

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"The Avengers" - the superhero equivalent of a musical supergroup - is kicking off the summer movie season as a hit with a wide spectrum of moviegoers. Chris Evans plays 'Captain America.'

  ‘ By Breeanna Hare CNN   Chris Evans is ready to hang up his cape. The Marvel star, who leads the studio’s “Captain America” movies and plays the patriotic superhero in the “Avengers” franchise, tells Variety magazine that he’s looking forward to quitting acting altogether. “I’ve known for a [...]

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