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David Letterman honored with Mark Twain prize for humor

David Letterman, a pioneering entertainer who was the longest-running host of late-night TV in U.S. history, was honored on Sunday for his contributions to American culture. Continue reading


George Clooney raises a solution to Hollywood abuse scandals

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 22, 2017) (REUTERS) – George Clooney turned out to launch the latest film he directed “Suburbicon” in Los Angeles on Sunday (October 22) amid an ongoing issue in Hollywood about sexual harassment of women. Continue reading


Trump slams San Juan mayor in morning tweet storm

INTERNET (SEPTEMBER 30, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE VIA PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday (September 30) hurled criticism via Twitter towards the mayor of Hurricane-hit San Juan one day after she called the disaster on the U.S. island territory ‘a people-are-dying’ story.

“The Mayor of San Juan, who was very complimentary only a few days ago, has now been told by the Democrats that you must be nasty to Trump,” Trump said in one of several morning tweets about Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz.


LA residents react to death of Playboy ‘legend’ Hugh Hefner

HOLMBY HILLS, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 27, 2017) (NBC) –Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who helped usher in the 1960s sexual revolution with his groundbreaking men’s magazine and built a business empire around his libertine lifestyle, died on Wednesday (September 27) at the age of 91, Playboy Enterprises said. Continue reading


Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies at 91

He helped usher in a sexual revolution in the 1950s, and his business empire ultimately became one of the world’s most recognizable brands. Now, after more than 60 years of publishing and partying, cultural icon Hugh Hefner has passed away. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading


NBA star Lebron James says Trump trying to “divide us”

CLEVELAND, OHIO, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 25, 2017) (NBC) – Basketball player Lebron James lashed out on Monday (September 25) against U.S. President Donald Trump over his verbal battle with the National Football League (NFL) over players who drop to one knee during the national anthem. Continue reading


NFL-Trump feud on anthem protests takes over fields across U.S.

National Football League players sat out, knelt and linked arms during pre-game national anthems played across the country and in London on Sunday, after a weekend of tweets by President Donald Trump criticizing protesting players. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading


Cohen, close Trump business adviser, to testify before Senate committee

WASHINGTON D.C., UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 19, 2017) (NBC) – Michael Cohen, one of President Donald Trump’s closest business advisers, told reporters on Tuesday (September 19) his scheduled testimony before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, was postponed. Continue reading


Protesters march against Trump in New York

Protesters take to the streets of New York, calling for an end to the Trump presidency. Continue reading


Trump lampooned, Spicer surprise appearance at Emmys

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 17, 2017) (TELEVISION ACADEMY / CBS TELEVISION NETWORK) – The Emmy awards show was peppered with political jokes and pointed speeches on Sunday (September 17), as host Stephen Colbert took shots at U.S. President Donald Trump and Sean Spicer made a surprise appearance. Continue reading