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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The Bold and the Beautiful Bernard

03/24/2014 4:48 pm0 comments
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Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard Parks

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard Parks will appear on the “The Bold and the Beautiful” as part of an effort to draw attention to pets in local shelters that need adopting. The cameo features Parks, who was on the set today, explaining why adopting animals from [...]

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Gwar lead singer Dave Brockie dead at 50

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GWAR lead singer Dave Brockie dead at 50

  By Alan Duke CNN   (CNN) — Gwar lead singer died Sunday, his manager said Monday. Brockie was 50. “His body was found Sunday by his band mate at his home in Richmond, Virginia,” Gwar manager Jack Flanagan said in a statement on the group’s website. An autopsy will [...]

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KYLE BUSCH DEFENDS AUTO CLUB 400 TITLE WITH REPEAT VICTORY

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KYLE BUSCH DEFENDS AUTO CLUB 400 TITLE  WITH REPEAT VICTORY

    FONTANA, Calif. (March 23, 2014) – Kyle Busch’s dominance continued at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana as the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 400 champion took home the checkered flag once again. Busch (No. 18, Interstate Batteries Toyota) held off rookie Kyle Larson (No. 42, Target [...]

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Lady Gaga spews forth: This is no act

03/21/2014 4:01 pm0 comments
Lady Gaga

    By Breeanna Hare CNN   (CNN) — After staging a “vomit as art” performance and facing lackluster sales for her latest album, Lady Gaga is ready to speak her piece. On the “Today” show Friday, the 27-year-old singer defended her commitment to the weird and spectacular (and sometimes [...]

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Conspiracy theories haunt the Nirvana front man’s death nearly 20 years ago

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Photos of Property/Narcotics Recovered from the Scene

  By Ben Brumfield CNN   (CNN) — Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain killed himself at age 27 with a shotgun, a Seattle police investigation concluded, and nothing has changed about that assessment 20 years after his death. But as the anniversary of Cobain’s passing approaches early next month, rumors [...]

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03/19/2014 2:13 pm0 comments
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George Barris, left, king of the custom car designers, and comedian Jeff Dunham met at the Warner Bros
Studios in Burbank March 11 for a speaker series event. Barris brought along two of his cars, the original Batmobile and Futurama, for display.
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Why Kate Winslet named her son Bear Blaze

03/18/2014 2:28 pm0 comments
Kate Winslet

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  By Breeanna Hare CNN   (CNN) — If you’re going to name your kid after a wild animal, at least have a good reason. Kate Winslet, who welcomed son Bear Blaze with husband last December, has assured “Ellen’s” Ellen DeGeneres that yes, there’s a purpose for the kid’s unique [...]

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