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"In his later years, however, he spoke and wrote at length not only about his belief in God but also, with more reluctance, about his opposition to abortion."

"('I don’t like saying it because it’s unpopular,' he said on Dennis Miller’s radio program.)... His comedy was remarkably free of malice, and in recent years it was marked by startling displays of mercy and humility.... By the end of his life, Mr. Macdonald seemed to have abandoned even his well-known animus against O.J. Simpson. 'All he’s guilty of to me,' he said on a Comedy Central program in 2019, was of being 'the greatest rusher in the history of the N.F.L. Maybe I was the greatest rusher...
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The 5 Greatest Norm Macdonald Moments

Norm Macdonald has passed away. The beloved and undeniably distinctive comedian was 61 years old and recently lost his quiet battle to cancer. The fact that the man, known for his dry sense of humor and fearless approach to comedy, opted not to disclose his battle with cancer is very much in character. Macdonald once said this of battles with cancer:A draw for him, a loss for the rest of us here on Earth. There are few people I have ever found to be funnier than Macdonald. That dry delivery. The...
Tags: Television, Movies, Nbc, Conan, Will Ferrell, Burt Reynolds, Alex Trebek, Bob Saget, Norm Macdonald, O J Simpson, Conan O Brien, Reynolds, MacDonald, David Koechner, Carrot Top, Artie Lange

Norm Macdonald, Legendary Comedian And SNL Star, Dead At 61

Norm Macdonald, the brilliant comedian known for his work on "Saturday Night Live" and movies such as "Billy Madison," has died. He was 61 years old. Macdonald had reportedly been battling cancer quietly for the last nine years.According to Deadline, Macdonald's passing has been confirmed by his management company, Brillstein Entertainment. Lori Jo Hoekstra, a longtime friend to Macdonald, as well as his producing partner, said the following:"He was most proud of his comedy. He never wanted the ...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Netflix, Mike Tyson, Adam Sandler, Norm Macdonald, O J Simpson, MacDonald, Norm, Quebec City Quebec, Roseanne, Billy Madison, SlashFilm, Brillstein, Lori Jo Hoekstra

Jamie Lee Curtis Talks ‘Halloween,’ Venice Golden Lion

By Jaime Lee Curtis’ own admission, she’s had a hell of a career, filled with all sorts of opportunities. “I’m an actor. I write books for children. I create websites and podcasts. I have sold yogurt that makes you poop. I’ve done Hertz commercials with O.J. Simpson,” she says. “I’ve been able to do so […]
Tags: Spotlight, Hertz, Jamie Lee Curtis, Venice Film Festival, O J Simpson, Venice Golden Lion, Jamie Lee Curtis Talks, Jaime Lee Curtis, Halloween Kills

‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’ Trailer: The Story of Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky Heads to FX

Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story series has already touched on two major incidents that captivated the nation. The latest installment, Impeachment: American Crime Story, continues the trend. It chronicles the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton, which revolved around his affair with White House intern, Monica Lewinsky. We now have a trailer to show us what American Crime Story‘s take on this affair looked like. ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’ Trailer The trailer, with its ...
Tags: TV, Movies, News, White House, Bill Clinton, Trailers, American Crime Story, Ryan Murphy, Nicole Brown Simpson, Tom Rob Smith, Versace, Beanie Feldstein, Murphy, O J Simpson, Monica Lewinsky, Hollywood Reporter

Attorney for Trevor Bauer’s accuser says alcoholism made her vulnerable to sexual assaults

A 27-year-old San Diego woman seeking a five-year restraining order against Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer wiped away tears as she testified Monday morning about her lengthy history of alcohol abuse, which her attorney said made her vulnerable to the violent sexual assaults allegedly inflicted by the baseball star during a pair of 2021 encounters at his Pasadena home. During a hearing at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles to determine whether a temporary restraining order against ...
Tags: News, Instagram, Sexual Assault, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Courts, Mlb, Ohio, Pasadena, Los Angeles Dodgers, O J Simpson, Bauer, Dodgers

Kevin McCarthy Trashed On Twitter For ‘O.J. Simpson’ Approach To Jan. 6 Probe

Three of the five picks voted against certifying the 2020 election results.
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Mark Peel, California cuisine icon behind LA’s dining renaissance, dies at 66

Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Mark Peel, a trailblazing chef who helped create modern California cuisine and a dining renaissance in Los Angeles, has died at age 66. Peel died on Sunday at a Los Angeles hospital, nine days after he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer, his daughter Vanessa Silverton-Peel, told the Los Angeles Times. Peel seasons a chicken at his restaurant Campanile in 2000 in Los Angeles. “My dad in so many ways was really ill-fit for the emergence of this whole...
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Benigno Aquino III, former president of the Philippines, dies at 61

By Jim Gomez | Associated Press MANILA, Philippines — Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, the son of pro-democracy icons who helped topple dictator Ferdinand Marcos and a defender of good governance who took China’s sweeping territorial claims to an international court, has died. He was 61. Aquino’s family told a news conference that he died in his sleep early Thursday due to “renal failure secondary to diabetes.” A former Cabinet official, Rogelio Singson, said Aquino had been under...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, New York, Supreme Court, Senate, China, Barack Obama, Sport, Beijing, Soccer, Philippines, House, House Of Representatives, Catholic Church, Associated Press, Time Magazine

Morning Docket: 06.21.21

* A federal judge has struck down restrictions imposed on cruise lines by the CDC. Break out the Hawaiian shirts and Dramamine tablets... [Washington Post] * O.J. Simpson is continuing to appeal judgements related to civil suits over the deaths of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. [Washington Times] * A Reno lawyer, who was allegedly present during the January 6th Capitol riots, is running to be governor of Nevada. [Nevada Appeal] * AirBNB is taking legal action against a guest who hos...
Tags: Law, Washington Post, Cdc, Cruise, Fox News, Airbnb, Nevada, O J Simpson, Nicole Brown Simpson, Reno, Washington Times, Jerry Springer, Nevada Appeal, Ron Goldman, Morning Docket, Capitol Riot

Frank Bonner, scene-stealing actor on ‘WKRP in Cincinnati,’ dies at 79

By Antonio Ferme | Variety Frank Bonner, the veteran actor who became famous for portraying Herb Tarlek on the TV sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati,” died Wednesday. He was 79. Bonner’s family confirmed to TMZ that the actor died as a result of complications from Lewy body dementia. Desiree Boers-Kort, Bonner’s daughter, posted in a “WKRP In Cincinnati” Facebook group, saying that the actor “loved his fans and was still signing autograph requests up until the last few weeks of his illness. Thank you to...
Tags: TV, New York, Hollywood, News, Sport, Herb, Things To Do, Soccer, Obituaries, Obituary, Nancy, Cincinnati, Sanders, Utah Jazz, O J Simpson, Little Rock

Today in History for June 17th

Highlights of this day in history: The Watergate scandal begins to unfold; The Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolution; O.J. Simpson arrested in the slayings of his ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman; Singer Kate Smith dies. (June 17)       [Author: AP Domestic]
Tags: News, O J Simpson, Nicole, Ronald Goldman, Kate Smith, AP Domestic

Bosnian Serb war criminal Mladic loses genocide appeal

By Mike Corder | Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Ratko Mladic, the military chief known as the “Butcher of Bosnia” for orchestrating genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in the Balkan nation’s 1992-95 war, lost his final legal battle Tuesday when U.N. judges rejected his appeals and affirmed his life sentence. The ruling involving his 2017 convictions and sentence closed a grim chapter in European history that included the continent’s first genocide since World War II — the...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Crime, News, Russia, Sport, World news, Joe Biden, Soccer, Serbia, Amnesty International, Courts, Zambia, Associated Press, Norway, Biden

Famed trial lawyer F. Lee Bailey, whose clients included O.J. Simpson, dies at 87

F. Lee Bailey, the prominent defense attorney who represented many high-profile clients, including O.J. Simpson, died Thursday at age 87. His death was confirmed to CNN by Jennifer Sisson, a manager at Bailey's consulting firm.
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F. Lee Bailey, attorney who represented O.J. Simpson, dies at 87

By Mark Pratt | Associated Press WALTHAM, Mass. — F. Lee Bailey, the celebrity attorney who defended O.J. Simpson, Patricia Hearst and the alleged Boston Strangler, but whose legal career halted when he was disbarred in two states, has died, a former colleague said Thursday. He was 87. The death was confirmed Thursday by Peter Horstmann, who worked with Bailey as an associate in the same law office for seven years. In a legal career that lasted more than four decades, Bailey was seen as arrogant...
Tags: Florida, News, Boston, Massachusetts, California News, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Harvard University, Maine, Obituaries, New Jersey, Jimmy Carter, Courts, Obituary

F. Lee Bailey, Celebrity Lawyer Who Represented O.J. Simpson, Dies at 87

F. Lee Bailey, the criminal defense attorney who helped successfully defend O.J. Simpson on murder charges, has died. He was 87. Bailey died today in Georgia, according to his son, as reported by the New York Times and Washington Post. The sharply dressed attorney also defended Patricia Hearst (for bank robbery), Army Capt. Ernest Medina […]
Tags: News, Washington Post, Georgia, New York Times, Army, J Simpson, Bailey, Simpson, O. J. Simpson, Lee Bailey, F. Lee Bailey, Patricia Hearst, Ernest Medina

Famed trial lawyer F. Lee Bailey, whose clients included O.J. Simpson, dies

F. Lee Bailey, a prominent and controversial defense attorney, died Thursday. His death was confirmed to CNN by Jennifer Sisson, a manager at Bailey's consulting firm.
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Celebrity attorney F. Lee Bailey, who defended O.J. Simpson, dies at 87

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — F. Lee Bailey, the celebrity attorney who defended O.J. Simpson, Patricia Hearst and the alleged Boston Strangler,...
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F. Lee Bailey, Lawyer at O.J. Simpson 'Trial of the Century,' Dies at 87 -Boston Globe

(Reuters) -F. Lee Bailey, the flamboyant defense attorney perhaps best known as part of the team of lawyers that defended O.J. Simpson against...
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O.J. Simpson bashes LeBron James for Ohio cop tweet

O.J. Simpson has gone from jailbird to law-and-order crusader. The famous ex-con took a pro-cop stance Thursday when he backed an Ohio...
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OJ Simpson hits LeBron James for Ohio cop tweet, slams media for portraying 'edited versions' of story

O.J. Simpson took to social media Thursday to address the controversy surrounding NBA star LeBron James for his tweet targeting an Ohio...
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Deshaun Watson finds support from O.J. Simpson amid sexual misconduct allegations

O.J. Simpson shared his two cents on the Deshaun Watson controversy on Thursday.
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Boris Johnson says 'I feel like O.J. Simpson' after struggling to put on a pair of tight gloves

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks with health worker Wendy Warren during his visit at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination centre at Cwmbran Stadium in Cwmbran, South Wales, Britain February 17, 2021. Geoff Caddick/Pool via REUTERS Boris Johnson said 'I feel like OJ Simpson' as he struggled to put on a pair of tight gloves at a COVID testing centre. The PM's joke appeared to reference the infamous pair of gloves which O.J. Simpson struggled to put on during his murd...
Tags: Politics, UK, Africa, Trends, Britain, Myanmar, Boris Johnson, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Johnson, Nicole Brown Simpson, Oj Simpson, J Simpson, O J Simpson, Simpson, Sikh, Johnnie Cochran

Gavin Newsom speeding toward a recall election

The reviews are beginning to come in for Gov. Gavin Newsom’s performance during the COVID-19 pandemic — and he’s starting to look like a box-office bomb. We could call the movie “Total Recall 2.” According to a new poll from the University of California at Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies, Californians are sick of Newsom and still afraid of COVID. So I guess that means they’re hating him from a distance of at least six feet. The survey found that fewer than half of California voters ...
Tags: California, Opinion, Uncategorized, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Orange County, Los Angeles Lakers, Gavin Newsom, John Phillips, O J Simpson, KABC, Golden State, Simpson, U S Census Bureau, Newsom

LA TV news pioneer Pete Noyes dies at 90

LOS ANGELES — Award-winning news producer and investigative journalist Pete Noyes, a Los Angeles television news pioneer and mentor to many colleagues and students who took his broadcast newswriting classes at USC and Cal State Northridge, has died at the age of 90. Noyes, who had been in declining health, died Monday night at his Westlake Village home, according to his son, Jack Noyes, a longtime assignment editor at NBC4. Noyes began his journalism career at Stars and Stripes, the American mil...
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Kate McKinnon Still Losing Her Mind On ‘SNL’ Because Nothing’s Working

Bad news on the rise in cold open with crazy Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, GameStop and O.J. Simpson getting a vaccine.
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O.J. Simpson's unfortunate COVID vaccine tweet: 'Get your shot, I got mine!'

Whew. The replies. O.J. Simpson [@TheRealOJ32], on Twitter today, shared an image of himself receiving the coronavirus vaccine, and captioned it: 'Get your shot. I got mine!!!' Get your shot. I got mine!!!— O.J. Simpson (@TheRealOJ32) January 29, 2021
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Larry King Appreciation: Hard-Working Host Helped Put CNN on Cultural Map

Larry King, the broadcast legend who died Saturday at the age of 87, deserves more credit than he typically gets for helping to build CNN and realize Ted Turner’s audacious vision for a 24-hour global news network. In his prime, King’s “Larry King Live” interviews regularly made headlines thanks to his unique questioning style, which […]
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