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NYC mayor declares 'Al Roker Appreciation Day' - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Al Roker didn't have this honor in his forecast. Mayor Bill de Blasio surprised the beloved "Today Show" weatherman on his 60th birthday Wednesday and declared it Al Roker Appreciation Day across the city. De Blasio presented Roker with a ...
Photographer sues Bieber over Hawaii altercation - humboldtbeacon.com
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A photographer who says he was assaulted by Justin Bieber's bodyguard on a Hawaii beach last year is suing the pop singer for assault and negligence. Aja Oxman sued Bieber and bodyguard Dwayne Patterson on Wednesday in Los Angeles.
Emmys: Bill Crystal to pay tribute to Williams - humboldtbeacon.com
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The producer of the Emmys says that Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams during the awards ceremony. Executive producer Don Mischer said that Crystal will honor Williams as part of the traditional "in memoriam" segment for ...
Gilberto spreads her 'Bebel Sound' in new album - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Bebel Gilberto isn't just about bossa nova. The Rio de Janeiro-raised musician — the daughter of renowned singer and guitarist Joao Gilberto and singer and composer Miúcha, — describes her music simply as the "Bebel Sound," an ...
Justin Bieber being sued for cliff-jumping photo incident - humboldtbeacon.com
Justin Bieber has a new foe -- and surprise, it's a paparazzo. Photographer Aja Oxman is suing Bieber and his bodyguard Dwayne Patterson for beating him and destroying his camera, Billboard reported Wednesday. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles ...
Los Angeles port welcomes massive rubber duck - humboldtbeacon.com
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Port of Los Angeles is welcoming an unusual visitor — the world's biggest bath toy. A 60-foot-tall rubber duck sailed into port Wednesday to kick off the Tall Ships Festival LA. It will remain in the harbor through Sunday.
Jackie Chan expresses shame over son's drug arrest - humboldtbeacon.com
BEIJING (AP) — Jackie Chan said Wednesday he's ashamed and saddened over his son's detention on drug charges in Beijing, and he apologized to the public. The Hong Kong film star wrote on his microblog that Jaycee Chan would have to face the consequences ...
Another Duggar baby on the way - humboldtbeacon.com
That didn't take long. Just eight weeks after tying the knot, Jill Duggar (now Jill Dillard) and husband Derick Dillard announced to People magazine that they are expecting their first child. So, the counting part still technically applies for the Duggar ...
Elizabeth Vargas to divorce, hot on heels of rehab return? - humboldtbeacon.com
As weeks go, this one is pretty bad for Elizabeth Vargas. A source told People magazine that the ABC News reporter and her singer-songwriter husband Marc Cohn are ending their 12-year marriage. The news comes only days after Vargas announced she had ...
Nicki Minaj to open VMAs -- but not alone - humboldtbeacon.com
It won't be just the Beyonce show after all. Nicki Minaj will join Ariana Grande and Jessie J to open the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, MTV announced Wednesday. The trio will perform their new song "Bang Bang" for the first time live. Later in the show ...