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Autopsy on British TV host and model Peaches Geldof proves inconclusive

The autopsy on Live Aid founder Bob Geldof’s daughter Peaches, who died suddenly aged 25, proved inconclusive, police said Wednesday, as they awaited the results of toxicology tests. Peaches, who wrote for British magazines and newspapers and presented celebrity-driven television shows, was found dead at her countryside home on Monday.…

Jon Stewart mocks childish fantasies of ‘Noah’ critics: Happily ever after? ‘Everybody drowns!’

Jon Stewart teased conservatives upset over the film adaptation of Noah, one of the Bible’s most famous stories. “Have you heard the good news? This week’s top action heroes at the box office are not only Captain America, but also Captain Sumeria,” Stewart said on Tuesday night’s “Daily Show.” He…

Star Wars: Peter Mayhew returns as Chewbacca for Episode VII

Peter Mayhew is set to reprise his role as wookie Chewbacca in the highly anticipated Star Wars film, Episode VII. . Report by Sarah Kerr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/theshowbiz411 and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/theshowbiz411……

Pro wrestling star ‘The Ultimate Warrior’ dead at 54

The former pro wrestler known as The Ultimate Warrior died Tuesday night in Arizona. He was 54. According to ABC News, World Wrestling Entertainment issued a short statement saying it was “shocked and deeply saddened” to learn of his passing. Born James Hellwig in 1959 in Crawfordsville, Indiana, the Warrior…

Comcast defends Time Warner mega-merger as criticism increases

Comcast opens its campaign to get approval of its mega-merger with rival Time Warner Cable at a congressional hearing Wednesday, amid intense criticism from some activists. Comcast filed documents Tuesday with antitrust regulators saying the $45 billion tie-up of the biggest U.S. cable television and broadband companies “will provide unique…

Signing off: TV and journalism icon Barbara Walters will retire on May 16

Trailblazing U.S. television journalist Barbara Walters, famed for her political and celebrity interviews in a career spanning more than half a century, is to retire next month, the ABC network confirmed Monday. Walters, 84, who had already confirmed she would retire in 2014, will bring the curtain down on 53…

DNC calls on GOP to condemn Breitbart’s ‘reprehensible’ Nancy Pelosi twerking pic

Conservative news outlet Breitbart.com launched Breitbart California today with imagery that congressional Democrats are calling “foul, offensive, and disrespectful to all women.” In a statement, Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz called the site’s artwork — including a Photoshopped image of Nancy Pelosi’s head on Miley Cyrus’s twerking body…

British TV host and model Peaches Geldof dies aged 25: police

Peaches Geldof, the socialite daughter of Band Aid founder Bob Geldof, has died at her home in Britain aged 25, police said on Monday. “At this stage, the death is being treated as an unexplained and sudden death,” police said in a statement after ambulance staff pronounced her dead at…

CNN’s Day 31 missing flight ‘Breaking News’ is ‘Families Frustrated by Media Coverage’

After 31 days of filling airtime about missing Malaysian Flight 370, CNN broke the news on Monday that families were “frustrated” by coverage that was “not based on facts.” On Monday, CNN host Carol Costello noted that in light of the latest news that so-called “pings” had been detected near…

CBS News apologizes for dubbing engine noise over silent Tesla motor on ’60 Minutes’

CBS has apologized to Tesla for adding engine sound effects to its report last week on the electric car. An editor for the “60 Minutes” program made what CBS News described as an “audio error” for dubbing in the sound of a traditional motor over footage of the whisper-quiet Tesla…

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