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Olympic schedule and events to watch Monday
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Olympic schedule and events to watch Monday

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics continue Monday. Here just some of the events that viewers can enjoy watching. (Don’t forget: Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of Eastern Time in the US.) Beach Volleyball: Team USA’s April Ross and Alix Klineman will face Liliana Fernandez and Elsa Baquerizo of Spain. The events airs at 8 p.m. ET…MORE

John Travolta honors Kelly Preston’s last role
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John Travolta honors Kelly Preston’s last role

John Travolta remembered his late wife over the weekend by posting a clip from her final film. Travolta shared a trailer from the film “Off the Rails,” which was the last movie for his wife, Kelly Preston, who died in July of 2020 following an undisclosed battle with breast cancer. She was 57. “Off the…MORE

Dieter Brummer, ‘Home and Away’ star, dead at 45
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Dieter Brummer, ‘Home and Away’ star, dead at 45

Dieter Brummer, the Australian actor best known for his role as heartthrob Shane Parrish on TV soap “Home and Away,” has died at the age of 45. New South Wales Police confirmed to CNN affiliate 9News that Brummer’s body was found in the Sydney suburb of Glenhaven on Saturday afternoon after officers responded to “reports…MORE

Olympic events to watch Sunday
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Olympic events to watch Sunday

With more medals set to be awarded at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, here are just some of the events that viewers can check out this weekend. (Remember, Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of Eastern Time in the US.) Swimming: The swimming qualifying heats continue in the women’s 400-meter freestyle and men’s and women’s…MORE

Retired judge negotiating Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s custody dispute disqualified by appeals court
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Retired judge negotiating Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s custody dispute disqualified by appeals court

A retired judge hired to arbitrate a custody dispute between actors Angelia Jolie and Brad Pitt should be disqualified due to a possible conflict of interest, a California appeals court ruled Friday. The actors’ divorce was finalized in 2016, but custody and visitation issues for their six children have been moving through a California court…MORE

Jackie Mason, legendary comedian, dies at 93
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Jackie Mason, legendary comedian, dies at 93

Comedian Jackie Mason, known for his rapid-fire befuddled observations in a decades-long standup career, died at a New York hospital Saturday at the age of 93, long-time friend and collaborator Raoul Felder told CNN on Saturday night. “He died peacefully with several close friends and family at his side,” Felder said. Mason had been hospitalized…MORE

Amanda Kloots responds to criticism for dating again after late husband Nick Cordero’s death

Amanda Kloots responds to criticism for dating again after late husband Nick Cordero’s death

Amanda Kloots, whose husband Nick Cordero died of Covid-19 last year, responded to criticism over her announcement that she is dating again. Kloots said on “The Talk” on Friday that she has started dating again, saying that “it is hard.” “Both of my husbands, I met doing Broadway shows,” she said. “We became friends first,…MORE

Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist recovering following emergency heart surgery

Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist recovering following emergency heart surgery

Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington is recovering after undergoing emergency heart surgery, the band said on its Facebook page. Rossington, the band’s only original member still playing in the current iteration, is “home resting and recovering with his family,” according to the post on Friday. “He wants everyone to know he is doing good and…MORE

LeVar Burton makes his ‘Jeopardy!’ guest host debut on Monday
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LeVar Burton makes his ‘Jeopardy!’ guest host debut on Monday

LeVar Burton will have all the answers on Monday when he debuts as guest host on “Jeopardy!” The beloved former “Reading Rainbow” host and producer, who’s known for his roles as Geordi La Forge in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and Kunta Kinte in “Roots,” will be behind the lectern through July 30, according to…MORE

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