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  • Ben Stiller's comedian mother dies at 85
    Ben Stiller's comedian mother dies … Cinema Online - 3 hours ago

    Actress and comedian Anne Meara was reported to have passed away, cause of death yet to be revealed More »Ben Stiller's comedian mother dies …

    Ben Stiller's comedian mother dies at 85

    Actress and comedian Anne Meara was reported to have passed away, cause of death yet to be revealed

  • Crowe stunned by "A Beautiful Mind" John Nash's death
    Crowe stunned by "A Beautiful Mind" … Cinema Online - 4 hours ago

    The mathematician, who was portrayed by Russell Crowe in the 2001 film, died in a car crash More »Crowe stunned by "A Beautiful Mind" …

    Crowe stunned by "A Beautiful Mind" John Nash's death

    The mathematician, who was portrayed by Russell Crowe in the 2001 film, died in a car crash

  • Zimbabwean artist Jonathan Khumbulani Nkala performs in "The Crossing" at Harare International Festival of the Arts
    Zimbabwe's comedians draw tears … AFP News - 4 hours ago

    With Zimbabwe’s economy on its knees and life a daily struggle for most people, there is one luxury that many can surprisingly still afford -- laughter. Simuka Comedy … More »Zimbabwe's comedians draw tears …

    Zimbabwean artist Jonathan Khumbulani Nkala performs in "The Crossing" at Harare International Festival of the Arts

    With Zimbabwe’s economy on its knees and life a daily struggle for most people, there is one luxury that many can surprisingly still afford -- laughter. Simuka Comedy -- made up of Victor Mpofu, better known by his stage name Doc Vikela or simply The Doctor, Michael Kudakwashe, Samm Monro and Comic King -- attract full …

  • FILE - In this Sunday, Oct, 12, 2014 file photo, Buruji Kashamu attends a primary election event for Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja, Nigeria. On Saturday, May 23, 2015, drug agents surrounded the house of the senator-elect wanted by the United States in a nearly 20-year-old heroin deal that was the alleged basis for the TV hit "Orange is the New Black." (AP Photo)
    Nigerian senator-elect to fight US extradition, … Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A wanted man newly elected to Nigeria's Senate will appear in court Monday to fight his extradition to the United States on 20-year-old charges … More »Nigerian senator-elect to fight US extradition, …

    FILE - In this Sunday, Oct, 12, 2014 file photo, Buruji Kashamu attends a primary election event for Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja, Nigeria. On Saturday, May 23, 2015, drug agents surrounded the house of the senator-elect wanted by the United States in a nearly 20-year-old heroin deal that was the alleged basis for the TV hit "Orange is the New Black." (AP Photo)

    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A wanted man newly elected to Nigeria's Senate will appear in court Monday to fight his extradition to the United States on 20-year-old charges related to the TV hit "Orange is the New Black."

  • FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2008, file photo, comedian Anne Meara attends the Museum of the Moving Image Salute to Ben Stiller in New York. Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85. Jerry Stiller and son Ben Stiller say Meara died Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
    Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated … Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, … More »Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated …

    FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2008, file photo, comedian Anne Meara attends the Museum of the Moving Image Salute to Ben Stiller in New York. Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85. Jerry Stiller and son Ben Stiller say Meara died Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.

  • FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1994 file photo, Princeton University professor John Nash speaks during a news conference at the school in Princeton, N.J., after being named the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for economics. Nash, whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind,” died in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey on Saturday, May 23, 2015, police said. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
    John Nash: A life of great struggle … Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for … More »John Nash: A life of great struggle …

    FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1994 file photo, Princeton University professor John Nash speaks during a news conference at the school in Princeton, N.J., after being named the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for economics. Nash, whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind,” died in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey on Saturday, May 23, 2015, police said. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a household …

  • FILE - In this Saturday, May 16, 2015, file photo, U.S actors Emma Stone, left, and Bradley Cooper pose for photographers at a photo call for the film, "Aloha," in London. The Sony Pictures romantic comedy, which releases in U.S. theaters on May 29, 2015, is drawing criticism in Hawaii, where it was filmed. Some Native Hawaiians, including the state’s film commissioner, are taking issue with using a Hawaiian word to title a mainstream Hollywood movie.  (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)
    Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of … Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation … More »Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of …

    FILE - In this Saturday, May 16, 2015, file photo, U.S actors Emma Stone, left, and Bradley Cooper pose for photographers at a photo call for the film, "Aloha," in London. The Sony Pictures romantic comedy, which releases in U.S. theaters on May 29, 2015, is drawing criticism in Hawaii, where it was filmed. Some Native Hawaiians, including the state’s film commissioner, are taking issue with using a Hawaiian word to title a mainstream Hollywood movie.  (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)

    HONOLULU (AP) — Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich with meaning.

  • David Letterman, who ended his 33-year career as a late-night television host Wednesday, waves to fans as he walks through the pit area before the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
    David Letterman drives into retirement … Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — David Letterman has a new No. 1 on his personal Top Ten list of reasons he loves the Indianapolis 500. More »David Letterman drives into retirement …

    David Letterman, who ended his 33-year career as a late-night television host Wednesday, waves to fans as he walks through the pit area before the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — David Letterman has a new No. 1 on his personal Top Ten list of reasons he loves the Indianapolis 500.

  • FILE - In this March 29, 2006 file photo, YouTube cofounders Chad Hurley, 29, left, and Steven Chen, 27, pose for a photo with their laptops at their office loft in a San Mateo, Calif. YouTube has been celebrating its 10th anniversary throughout May 2015 because the site entered its testing, or “beta,” phase in May 2005, but the company’s roots go further back. Co-founders Hurley, Chen and Jawed Karim started YouTube in February 2005 shortly after realizing there wasn’t an easy way for people to share their videos on the Internet. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
    YouTube's 1st decade shows sharing … Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube's legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet's video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, … More »YouTube's 1st decade shows sharing …

    FILE - In this March 29, 2006 file photo, YouTube cofounders Chad Hurley, 29, left, and Steven Chen, 27, pose for a photo with their laptops at their office loft in a San Mateo, Calif. YouTube has been celebrating its 10th anniversary throughout May 2015 because the site entered its testing, or “beta,” phase in May 2005, but the company’s roots go further back. Co-founders Hurley, Chen and Jawed Karim started YouTube in February 2005 shortly after realizing there wasn’t an easy way for people to share their videos on the Internet. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube's legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet's video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast their opinions, show off their talents, expose abuses or just pass along their favorite clips of movies, TV …

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