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Naya Rivera Search Scaled Down Amid Difficult Diving Conditions

Naya Rivera Search Scaled Down Amid Difficult Diving Conditions

The search for “Glee” star continues on Lake Piru in Ventura County, Calif., but searchers have scaled back operations amid difficult conditions underwater.Rivera with her 4-year-old son on Wednesday afternoon. After she did not return to the rental stand on time, workers found her boat on the north end of the lake. Her son was asleep on board, and her life jacket and purse were on the boat, but Rivera was nowhere to be found.Based on an interview with the boy, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office believes that she accidentally drowned in the lake. The search shifted on Thursday morning from...

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'Fletch' Reboot With Jon Hamm in the Works

'Fletch' Reboot With Jon Hamm in the Works

A modern-day reboot of “” is in the works, with set to star as the quick-witted investigative reporter character originally played by in 1985’s “Fletch” and its sequel “Fletch Lives.”The project, unveiled Wednesday by , is based on the second book in Gregory McDonald series, “Confess Fletch.” In a mysterious chain of events, Fletch finds himself in the middle of multiple murders — one of which pins him as a prime suspect. While on a quest to prove his innocence, Fletch is tasked with finding his fiancée’s stolen art collection, acquired after her father goes missing and is presumed...

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Johnny Depp's severed fingertip found near bar after actor's fight with Amber Heard, London High Court hears - ABC News

Johnny Depp's severed fingertip found near bar after actor's fight with Amber Heard, London High Court hears - ABC News

Print contentPrint with images and other mediaPrint text onlyPrintCancelHollywood star Johnny Depp's former estate manager found the actor's fingertip after it had been severed in an alleged attack by ex-wife Amber Heard in Australia, a court has heard.The 57-year-old Pirates of the Caribbean star is suing The Sun's publisher, News Group Newspapers, at London's High Court after the tabloid labelled him a "wife beater" and referred to "overwhelming evidence" he had attacked Ms Heard in a 2018 article.While giving evidence on Wednesday, Ben King, who worked for Mr Depp between 2014 and 2015,...

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Doctors pull 1.5-inch worm from woman’s tonsils after she ate sashimi

Doctors pull 1.5-inch worm from woman’s tonsils after she ate sashimi

Thanks for contacting us. We've received your submission.Raw fish strikes again.Sushi, poke and other similar dishes have food group, where even the most prized cuts can come with an unwelcome garnish: parasites.By nature of their uncooked preparation, parasites that call many fish home can survive even while the fish is out of water and long-dead. Sometimes just a few millimeters long, these worms can go unnoticed on the plate, and later wreak havoc on your insides.On July 8, doctors in Tokyo reported the case of an anonymous 25-year-old woman who was admitted to St. Luke’s International...

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Filmmaker James Gunn wanted 'Scooby-Doo' character Velma to be 'explicitly gay'

Filmmaker James Gunn wanted 'Scooby-Doo' character Velma to be 'explicitly gay'

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)Director and screenwriter James Gunn says he "tried" to make "explicitly gay" in his script for the live-actionmovie.A Twitter account for a film podcast implored Gunn to make future onscreen iterations of Velma gay, to , "I tried!" "In 2001 Velma was explicitly gay in my initial script" (for 2002's live-action "Scooby-Doo'), he wrote. "But the studio just kept watering it down & watering it down, becoming ambiguous (the version shot), then nothing (the released version) & finally having a...

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Johnny Depp Says Amber Heard Hit Him With "Haymaker" Punch

Johnny Depp Says Amber Heard Hit Him With "Haymaker" Punch

byJohnny Depp accused Amber Heard of hitting him with a "haymaker" punch during an altercation near the end of their volatile marriage, as the star wrapped up testimony in his libel suit against a British tabloid newspaper that accused him of domestic abuse.Depp said the fight came after Heard's 30th birthday party, and hours after he had learned that his former business managers had absconded with hundreds of millions of dollars.The Hollywood star is suing News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and the paper's executive editor, Dan Wootton, over an April 2018 article that called him...

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Pepe the Frog Creator Tries to Reclaim Meme in 'Feels Good Man' Doc Trailer

Pepe the Frog Creator Tries to Reclaim Meme in 'Feels Good Man' Doc Trailer

The creator of Pepe the Frog — the comic character that became an -troll — attempts to reclaim his creation in the new trailer for Feels Good Man, a documentary about cartoonist Matt Furie and the unintentional evolution of his anthropomorphized amphibian.In the trailer for the Sundance award-winning film, Furie’s beloved “happy little frog” is co-opted by white-supremacy groups, which the cartoonist helplessly witnesses. “I’m just a spectator to how things evolved on the internet,” Furie says in the preview.“In November 2016, a nasty election cycle had exposed a seismic cultural rift, and...

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Kanye West remains in presidential race after filing first official paperwork

Kanye West remains in presidential race after filing first official paperwork

This comes after previous reports that he had dropped out of the races presidential campaign has not ended following his filing with the Federal Elections Commission.Despite previous reports that he has dropped out of the race, the rapper has taken his first official step to the White House.On Wednesday, West filed the first piece of paperwork required by the FEC, Form 1, Statement of Organization, declaring that the Kanye 2020 committee will serve as the “Principal Campaign Committee” with West as its candidateThe party is listed as BDY whichstands for the Birthday Party according toA post...

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Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith Address Prior Separation, August Alsina Relationship on 'Red Table Talk'

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith Address Prior Separation, August Alsina Relationship on 'Red Table Talk'

followed up on her promise to bring herself to the Red Table.In a surprise episode, Pinkett Smith sat down with her husband, , to address recent rumors regarding the status of their relationship.R&B singer stirred up controversy on June 30 when he claimed in an interview with radio host Angela Yee that he had been romantically involved with Pinkett Smith. Alsina added that Smith had given them his blessing.On July 2, Pinkett Smith : “There’s some healing that needs to happen… so I’m bringing myself to The Red Table.”In the episode of the Facebook Watch series, the couple revealed that...

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Sean Combs Tweets Job Offer To Nick Cannon After Ouster From ViacomCBS Over Anti-Semitic Podcast - Update

Sean Combs Tweets Job Offer To Nick Cannon After Ouster From ViacomCBS Over Anti-Semitic Podcast - Update

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Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews Axed as Hosts of ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews Axed as Hosts of ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Switching it up. revealed he wasn’t asked back for season 29 of , and producers confirmed to Us Weekly that his cohost, , won’t be returning either.“Just informed @DancingABC will be continuing without me,” Bergeron, 65, on Monday, July 13. “It’s been an incredible 15 year run and the most unexpected gift of my career.”The hosted the for 28 seasons, beginning in 2005, but the ABC show has now decided to go another way.“I’m grateful for that and for the lifelong friendships made,” the TV personality continued. “That said, now what am I supposed to do with all of these glitter masks?”ABC and...

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Body of 'Glee' actress Naya Rivera found at Lake Piru in California, authorities believe

Body of 'Glee' actress Naya Rivera found at Lake Piru in California, authorities believe

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.July 13, 2020, 4:56 PM UTCUpdated July 14, 2020, 12:39 AM UTCBy Janelle Griffith and Doha MadaniAuthorities are confident they have found the body of actress Naya Rivera at Lake Piru in California, five days after she went missing during a boating trip with her son, the Ventura County Sheriff's Office said Monday.An official identification is dependent on an examination of dental records, Sheriff Bill Ayub said during an afternoon news conference. An autopsy has not been conducted, but...

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Viola Davis’ Stunning 'Vanity Fair' Cover Is Making History

Viola Davis’ Stunning 'Vanity Fair' Cover Is Making History

History is being made! ’ latest cover was shot by a Black photographer for the first time in the magazine’s history.On Tuesday, July 14, the publication dropped it’s featuring the Oscar-winning actress photographed by Dario Calmese. In the stunning image, Davis — in an open-back Max Mara coat dress — has her back to the camera as she looks over her left shoulder. But there’s a lot more to this cover than just your magazine style.As Calmese describes it, the cover concept is “a recreation of the Louis Agassiz slave portraits taken in the 1800s — the back, the welts.” He continues, “This...

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Kanye West Presidential Bid Seemingly Ends 10 Days After Announcement

Kanye West Presidential Bid Seemingly Ends 10 Days After Announcement

byConstruction on Kanye West's road to the White House has shut down.Ten days after the musician and clothing designer tweeted that he was running in the 2020 election, the effort seems to have quietly ceased. “He’s out," adviser Steve Kramer — hired to get West on the ballot by gathering signatures in two key states: Florida and South Carolina — New York Magazine's "The Intelligencer" on Tuesday. “I’ll let you know what I know once I get all our stuff canceled."West has yet to confirm or deny the report. The billionaire made global headlines when he tweeted on July 4 that he would run for...

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Cardi B criticised for using racist term to describe her sister

Cardi B criticised for using racist term to describe her sister

"We don’t even use that as a insult and I didn’t use it as a insult"is facing heavy criticism for using a racist slur to describe her sister’s appearance on social media.The artist had shared a composite photograph of how her two-year-old daughter Kulture might look as an adult, based on images of both Cardi and her husband, ‘ , per .After a fan pointed out the similarities between the image and her sister Hennessy Carolina, Cardi replied: “I think cause Hennessy got ch**ky eyes like Offset and so KK [Kulture Kiari]. It’s the only think I could think off [sic]”.Responding to the swift...

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Coronavirus: England's R number is creeping up – does that mean a second wave is on the way?

Coronavirus: England's R number is creeping up – does that mean a second wave is on the way?

July 15, 2020by Jasmina Panovska-Griffiths,Since the UK government began lifting pandemic lockdown restrictions, there that going too fast would allow the coronavirus to start spreading again. And ever since, there about that have seen the R number—a key measure of the spread of the disease—rise above the crucial threshold of 1, which would mean case numbers start rising again.Recent that the R number in south-west England may be as high as 1.1, with the overall number for England rising to between 0.8 and 1, compared to being between 0.8 and 0.9 the week before. Is this increase in R a...

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Nick Cannon demands full ownership of ‘Wild ‘N Out,’ says ViacomCBS on ‘wrong side of history’

Nick Cannon demands full ownership of ‘Wild ‘N Out,’ says ViacomCBS on ‘wrong side of history’

Actor and TV host Nick Cannon has struck back at ViacomCBS, hours after  for making anti-Semitic comments on his podcast. Cannon has asked for ownership of his MTV and VH1 series "Wild 'N Out," as well as an apology from the company. Advertisement In a lengthy statement posted to his Facebook page early Wednesday, Cannon wrote, "If I have furthered the hate speech, I wholeheartedly apologize. But now I am the one making demands. I demand full ownership of my billion dollar 'Wild 'N Out' brand that I created, and they will continue to misuse and destroy without my leadership! I demand that...

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Portland Place couple who confronted protesters have a long history of not backing down

Portland Place couple who confronted protesters have a long history of not backing down

or×On your next view you will be asked to:×Subscribe today for unlimited access×Subscribe today for unlimited access×You've run out of free stories. Get 3 months of full digital access for only $3.orYou are the owner of this article.© 2020 Lee EnterprisesPortland Place couple who confronted protesters have a long history of not backing downShare thisST. LOUIS — When Black Lives Matter protesters marched up Kingshighway on June 28 and turned through an iron gate into the magnificent private street of Portland Place, they encountered a couple who have for years, nearly constantly, sued other...

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Gavin Rossdale on Bush's new album 'The Kingdom', catching flak in the '90s, and the "experiment" of being on 'The Voice'

Gavin Rossdale on Bush's new album 'The Kingdom', catching flak in the '90s, and the "experiment" of being on 'The Voice'

The frontman talks to us about the modern age, comebacks and hating the term "'90s band"Deep into lockdown, frontman (and former coach on The Voice) Gavin Rossdale picks up the phone to talk to NME about the ever-changing landscape into which the grunge veterans are about to release their eighth album, ‘The Kingdom’. Not only is the very fabric of society being questioned (a prescient topic of the record), but Rossdale feels like the band are enjoying somewhat of a renaissance – able to reach thousands of new fans via Spotify, free of context or what critics think.Bush got a lot of shit...

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Nick Cannon Dropped by ViacomCBS After Making Anti-Semitic Comments

Nick Cannon Dropped by ViacomCBS After Making Anti-Semitic Comments

UPDATED: is ending its long-running relationship with after he made anti-Semitic comments on his podcast.In the June 30 episode of “Cannon’s Class,” the actor and TV host interviewed Professor Griff, a rapper who was a part of Public Enemy before leaving the group after making anti-Semitic remarks.On the podcast, Cannon said Black people are the “true Hebrews” and talked about anti-Semitic conspiracy theories involving the Rothschild family.“It’s never hate speech, you can’t be anti-Semitic when we are the Semitic people,” Cannon said.  “When we are the same people who they want to be....

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Idris Elba Says Racist Films and TV Shouldn't Be Censored: Add Warning Labels Instead

Idris Elba Says Racist Films and TV Shouldn't Be Censored: Add Warning Labels Instead

Idris Elba has an issue with the handful of films and television programs being removed from streaming platforms and the airwaves over racist content such as blackface. Over the last couple months, episodes of “30 Rock,” “The Golden Girls,” “The Office,” “Scrubs,” and more have been pulled for featuring blackface. Elba says in a new interview with Radio Times that these controversial episodes should not have been erased but updated with a warning or rating to ensure viewers know what racist content the programs contain. “I’m very much a believer in freedom of speech,” Elba said. “But the...

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How Nespresso's coffee revolution got ground down

How Nespresso's coffee revolution got ground down

Nestlé’s sleek, chic capsule system changed the way we drink coffee. But in an age when everyone’s a coffee snob and waste is wickedness, can it survive?by Tue 14 Jul 2020 01.00 EDTSuccessful products can look inevitable in hindsight, but the gap in the market wasn’t obvious. At the time, two kinds of coffee were drunk at home. There was roast and ground, which was tasty but laborious, whether prepared in a cafetière, stove-top or filter machine. Or there was soluble instant coffee, which was quick and easy but had an unsubtle flavour. To be tempting at a higher price, Favre’s new machine...

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‘MythBusters’ host Grant Imahara, an influential popular science personality, dies at 49

‘MythBusters’ host Grant Imahara, an influential popular science personality, dies at 49

Grant Imahara, the electrical engineer and roboticist who became an influential popular-science personality as co-host of the long-running show “MythBusters,” died July 13 at 49.The Discovery Channel confirmed the death but did not provide further details. The Hollywood Reporter and other outlets reported the cause was a brain aneurysm.Mr. Imahara, a former engineer at Lucasfilm, joined “MythBusters” in its third season in 2005 after an invitation from host Jamie Hyneman. For more than 200 episodes, Mr. Imahara, lovingly referred to as the “geek” of the show’s build team, wowed audiences by...

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'Psych' Star James Roday Reclaims His Birth Name Rodriguez

'Psych' Star James Roday Reclaims His Birth Name Rodriguez

Rodriguez went by “James Roday” for over 20 years, electing to forego the use of his last name professionally.But he said the process of reconnecting with his Mexican American heritage prompted him to add his last name to all future credits, starting with Wednesday’s premiere of “ 2: Lassie Come Home” on Peacock. In an interview with , Rodriguez discussed why he’s adding Rodriguez back into his name and the events that led to his decision to drop it in the first place.“For me, because I’ve always had a bit of a strange relationship with my own heritage, I started talking to my dad in, like,...

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ViacomCBS Fires Nick Cannon After Podcast 'Perpetuating Anti-Semitism'

ViacomCBS Fires Nick Cannon After Podcast 'Perpetuating Anti-Semitism'

ViacomCBS has cut ties with “Wild ‘N Out” host Nick Cannon after a podcast episode which the company said “promoted hateful speech and spread anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.”“While we support ongoing education and dialogue in the fight against bigotry, we are deeply troubled that Nick has failed to acknowledge or apologize for perpetuating anti-Semitism, and we are terminating our relationship with him,” a spokesperson said in a statement late Tuesday.Cannon’s comments came in an episode last month of his podcast series “Cannon’s Class” in which he interviewed former Public Enemy member...

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