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64th annual Grammy Awards Show postponed due to ‘too many risks’ amid infections surge

The 64th annual Grammy Awards Show due to be held in the US later this month has been postponed due to coronavirus, organisers have said. Uncertainty around the Omicron variant means going ahead “simply contains too many risks”, according to a statement from the Recording Academy and CBS. The event, which is regarded as music’s […]

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United States: Massive sewage spillage shuts California’s Long Beach

A massive sewage spill has led to the temporary closure of all swimming areas at beaches in the Southern California city of Long Beach. City officials announced the spill in a news release on Friday, confirming millions of gallons of untreated sewage was discharged into the Dominguez Channel, a waterway that empties into Los Angeles […]

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Angela Kukawski: Business manager to Kardashian-Jenner family, Nicki Minaj and Offset found dead

A business manager who had worked with several high-profile celebrities, including the Kardashian-Jenner family, was found dead this week, Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Bureau Homicide division said. Angela Kukawski, 55, had been reported missing from Sherman Oaks on December 22, according to police. She was later found dead inside her vehicle in the 1500 […]

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Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge ordered to pay $30,000 to man who found his lost dog

Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been ordered to pay $30,000 to a man who says he found his lost dog. The footballer, who now plays in Australia, said his Pomeranian named Lucci was stolen from a house in Los Angeles in 2019 and offered a reward. Foster Washington, a rapper known as Killa Fame, […]

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California: 14-year-old killed after shot penetrates wall of dressing room, officials say

A 14-year-old who was in a California department store dressing room with her mother was killed on Thursday when a police officer outside fired at a man suspected in an attack, authorities said. One of the shots penetrated a wall and entered a dressing room where the girl was killed, Los Angeles Police Department Assistant […]

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American rapper Drakeo the Ruler fatally stabbed backstage at music festival in Los Angeles

US rapper Drakeo the Ruler has died after being stabbed at a music festival in Los Angeles. The 28-year-old, whose real name was Darrell Caldwell, had been scheduled to perform at the Once Upon a Time in LA festival on Saturday night. His publicist confirmed his death to several US media outlets on Sunday morning. […]

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Delta Air Lines flight makes emergency landing after passenger assaults flight attendant and air marshal

A Delta Air Lines flight made an emergency landing in Oklahoma City, United States after a passenger allegedly assaulted two people, authorities said. “The passenger assaulted a flight attendant,” CNN quoted Oklahoma City Police Capt. Arthur Gregory. An air marshal on board Flight 324 also allegedly was assaulted while attempting to subdue the passenger, who […]

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Jacqueline Avant: Wife of music icon Clarence Avant shot and killed in home robbery

Jacqueline Avant, a philanthropist and the wife of music icon Clarence Avant and mother-in-law to Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos, was fatally shot in her home early Wednesday, according to a spokesperson for Netflix. Police suggested Avant may have been targeted. “I don’t think it’s a random attack, but I can’t speculate on that right now,” […]

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Facebook tells Los Angeles police to stop using fake profiles to conduct surveillance on users

Facebook wrote to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), demanding that it stop setting up fake profiles to conduct surveillance on users. Facebook expressly prohibits the creation and use of fake accounts. The intent, it said, was to “create a safe environment where people can trust and hold one another accountable”. “Not only do LAPD […]

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“I think I’m gonna cry”: Britney Spears’ conservatorship terminated after 13 years

Britney Spears has described the termination of a legal arrangement that controlled many aspects of her life for 13 years as “the best day ever”.”I think I’m gonna cry,” she told her 35 million Instagram followers.A judge in Los Angeles on Friday ended the conservatorship set up by the 39-year-old singer’s father in 2008 with […]

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Vanessa Bryant learnt about Kobe’s death by “RIP Kobe” notifications on her phone

Vanessa Bryant, the widow of Kobe Bryant, said she learned about the death of her husband by seeing “RIP Kobe” notifications on her phone. Basketball star Bryant died with his daughter, 13-year-old Gianna, and seven others in the January 2020 crash. Ms Bryant is suing the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for negligence and invasion […]

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James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther in Friends, has died aged 59

American actor James Michael Tyler, who most famously starred as Gunther in the TV sitcom Friends, has died aged 59. Tyler passed away peacefully at his home in Los Angeles on Sunday morning, a statement from his manager said. “If you met him once you made a friend for life,” it said. “[He] is survived […]