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Jen Chung

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    [Update: 3:28 p.m.] The death toll has now climbed to 59, and the count of injuries now stands at 527, reports the New York Times. The Times also reports that a search of Stephen Paddock's hotel room at the Mandalay Bay uncovered at least 20 rifles, according to authorities. Among the weapons found were AR-15-style assault rifles. According to a Fox 11 reporter, a search of Paddock's home in Mesquite, Nevada uncovered explosives, 18 firearms,...
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    After eight weeks of freedom from the spotlight, former White House press secretary Sean Spicer made his post-West Wing television debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live, which he agreed to appear on after Kimmel asked him on Twitter. During the 20-minute conversation, which you can watch in full below, Kimmel asked Spicer about his disastrous first press briefing, where he insisted that President Trump's inauguration crowds were larger than President Obama's. "When you brought that...
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    An 18-year-old male had the tiger cub on the floor of his Camaro when federal agents stopped him at the border.
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    Justin Bieber at the 2016 102.7 KIIS FM Jingle Ball (Getty Images) Days after announcing he was canceling the remainder of his world tour, possibly to focus on his "faith," pop star Justin Bieber struck a photographer with his truck in Beverly Hills on Wednesday night. TMZ has footage of the incident. "Justin was leaving the Saban Theater, where he'd been worshipping at a City Church event. He climbed into his monster pickup truck...
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    Kermit and Steve Whitmire in 2003 (Getty Images) The puppeteer who was fired after voicing Kermit the Frog for 27 years is speaking out about his dismissal. Responding to criticism that he had made the character a "bitter, angry, depressed victim," Steve Whitmire said that wasn't true. "In terms of the character stuff of Kermit having become stale or bitter, it isn't true in my mind," Whitmire said on the Today show. Whitmire effectively...
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    It's important to have a bar mitzvah that is, as the kids today say, on point. Will Rubin, a 13-year-old from Media, Pennsylvania, decided to make his event a Jimmy Kimmel-affair, with a talk show set, a Kimmel-style opening credits sequence and an ice sculpture of Guillermo. However, since Kimmel is not Jewish, Jon Stewart emerged to challenge this concept. Kimmel was video-chatting with Rubin following his big day (while he didn't attend the...
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    Adam West, the first actor to bring Batman to international fame, died on Friday at age 88 in Los Angeles. According to Variety, "A rep said that he died after a short battle with leukemia." His family released a statement, "Our dad always saw himself as The Bright Knight and aspired to make a positive impact on his fans' lives. He was and always will be our hero." Our beloved AW passed away last night....
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    Bill Paxton at the 48th NAACP Image Awards on February 11, 2017 (Getty Images) Actor Bill Paxton, whose everyman appeal saw him in a diverse range of roles from a treasure hunter in Titanic to a bigamist in Big Love, a fatalistic tech in Aliens to a veteran LAPD detective in the TV adaptation of Training Day, passed away yesterday at age 61. According to TMZ, he "underwent heart surgery and had complications post-op...
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    (Image via Snapchat) The defense team for the Playboy model who Snapchatted a photograph of a naked gym member in the locker room to mock her body is trying to get her out of jail time. Lawyer Dana Cole said of Dani Mathers, "If anyone is deserving of (diversion) it would be someone like Ms. Mathers who inadvertently, on accident, did a bad thing." He added, "There was no intent on her part. She...

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