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Banks Receives Royal Proposal From Nigerian King

1st February 2007

Former catwalk stunner TYRA BANKS received an odd proposal to wed a tribal Nigerian king during a TV show appearance in America last night (29JAN07). The retired model-turned-US TV personality was appearing on CNN anchor...

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Lange: 'Being Anti-bush Is Dangerous For My Health'

31st January 2007

JESSICA LANGE is determined to carry on her anti-war and anti-President GEORGE W BUSH stance - even though it almost cost her her life. The actress has opposed the war since US troops first went...

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Vista: The New Tv?

30th January 2007

Windows Vista, which Microsoft released at midnight today (Tuesday), will help enable personal computers become the multimedia hub of the future, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said Monday in New York. The company has already been...

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Jolie's Mother Bertrand Dies

28th January 2007

ANGELINA JOLIE is in mourning after her mother MARCHELINE BERTRAND lost her battle with cancer on Saturday (27JAN07). The former actress died on Saturday afternoon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. In a statement...

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Smith's Ex Reveals Miscarriage Shocker

28th January 2007

The photojournalist fighting ANNA NICOLE SMITH over the paternity of her baby girl DANNIELYNN has sensationally revealed the actress/model miscarried their first child. LARRY BIRKHEAD and his attorney DEBRA OPRI appeared on CNN show LARRY...

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Muslim Groups Protest Abc's Hiring Of Glenn Beck

26th January 2007

Three Arab and Muslim groups have called on ABC to reverse its decision to hire CNN Headline News personality Glenn Beck as a commentator on Good Morning America. In a joint letter to ABC News...

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Cooper Is $4-Million Man At Cnn

22nd January 2007

Anderson Cooper has signed a new contract with CNN guaranteeing him at least $4 million per year, the Hollywood Reporter reported today, citing no sources. Cooper receives an additional fee as a contributor to CBS's...

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Larry King Calls Fnc "A Republican Brand"

18th January 2007

In remarks that sounded as if they could have been written for an episode of Seinfeld, CNN's Larry King described the rival Fox News Channel Wednesday as "a Republican brand. They're an extension of the...

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Cnn Reporter Says Junta Tarnishes Thailand's Reputation

18th January 2007

Although the decision of Thailand's military junta to block CNN's interview with former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra made headlines in some Thai newspapers Wednesday, no television station in the country so much as mentioned it,...

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Cnn To Air In Hdtv

17th January 2007

CNN will become the first cable news network to broadcast in high definition when it launches CNN-HD this fall, the network announced Tuesday. Home satellite operator DirecTV immediately announced that it will carry the HDTV...

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Thailand Censors Cnn, Blocks Cnn And Bbc Websites

17th January 2007

The military junta ruling Thailand has come under new attack by domestic human rights organizations and international journalists groups after it censored CNN's broadcast of an interview with former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra conducted in...

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Cramer Quits As Head Of Cnn International

11th January 2007

Chris Cramer, the British-born managing director of CNN International, which reaches an overseas audience of some 200 million, abruptly resigned Wednesday after serving in his position for 11 years. Cramer, who came to CNN from...

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2007: The Year Of Hdtv For Directv

9th January 2007

Virtually all the popular channels currently available in standard definition will be beaming in high definition over DirecTV by the end of this year, president and CEO Chase Carey said at the Consumer Electronics Convention...

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Cnn Bringing Back Long-form Tv Documentaries

8th January 2007

Hoping to revive the moribund long-form investigative documentary on television, CNN said it will launch CNN: Special Investigations Unit on Saturday, Jan. 20. It said that the program will feature reports by Christiane Amanpour, Anderson...

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Showbiz Review Of The Year

7th January 2007

By Ian Garland and Sarah Henshaw 2006 has been a year of showbiz scandal. Careers have been made and destroyed and marriages have started and ended. If there's one lasting and poignant message for celebrities to...

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Brown's Kids Pull Out Of Chat Show Over Widow's Interview

5th January 2007

JAMES BROWN's grown-up children refused to be part of a TV tribute to the late soul legend on CNN show LARRY KING LIVE on Wednesday night (03JAN07) when they discovered his widow would be taking...

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Brown's Widow Fears She's Lost Home

5th January 2007

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE fears she has lost the mansion she has called home for the past decade as part of a shady tax-saving move pulled off by her late husband. Hynie...

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Brown's Widow Was Battling Pill Addiction When Soul Great Died

4th January 2007

JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE was battling a painkiller addiction in hospital when she learned her husband had died on Christmas Day (25DEC06). Brown insisted his wife take time off to seek help for...

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How To Air An Execution?

1st January 2007

As images of the hanging of Saddam Hussein quickly surfaced on the Internet, U.S. television news executives wrestled with the question of how much of the video should be broadcast. Initially the Iraqi government refused...

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Cnn Airs Ford's Views On Iraq

29th December 2006

A never-before-aired interview with the late President Ford in which he criticized President Bush's decision to invade Iraq was broadcast Thursday on CNN. In the interview, conducted by the Washington Post's Bob Woodward two years...

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Music Review Of 2006

28th December 2006

By Ian Garland and Sarah Henshaw It's been another busy year in the music world. Songs have topped charts, albums have flown off shelves and musicians have kept up the grand old tradition of rock and...

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As The Nation Goes, So Go The News Nets

21st December 2006

The apparent national shift in political sentiment seems to be reflected in the ratings for the cable news networks, with Fox News Network dropping out of the top ten cable outlets. MSNBC, on the other...

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Iraqi Journalists Being Killed In "Staggering" Numbers

18th December 2006

Iraqi journalists aiding U.S. news media are suffering far greater casualties than their American counterparts who are forced to live in fortified compounds and travel while embedded with the U.S. military, CNN Baghdad correspondent Michael...

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Ex-cnn Chief To Fly Pro-war Bloggers To Iraq

15th December 2006

Former CNN news chief Eason Jordan has invited conservative bloggers Michelle Malkin and Curt (who does not disclose his surname) of FloppingAces.com, to fly to Iraq at Jordan's expense to investigate a controversial Associated Press...

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Ex-cnn Chief Jordan To Launch Iraq Website

14th December 2006

Pioneering cable newsman Eason Jordan says he is launching a website, IraqSlogger.com, next week that will attempt to provide "nonpartisan" information about the war in Iraq principally from Iraqi natives. Jordan joined CNN in 1982...

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Jolie Confirms Mom Is Battling Cancer

14th December 2006

ANGELINA JOLIE has confirmed her mother is battling ovarian cancer, but she expects her to win her fight against the disease. Taping an upcoming chat with CNN chat show host LARRY KING, the actress insists...

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France Launches Its Own Version Of Cnn

7th December 2006

France on Wednesday launched a French-language all-news satellite network that will compete worldwide with CNN and the BBC World Service. The channel is the brainchild of French President Jacques Chirac, who complained at the outset...

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Former Adult Film Star Slams Federline Affair

7th December 2006

Former adult film actress KENDRA JADE has slammed reports she had an affair with KEVIN FEDERLINE while he was still married to pop star BRITNEY SPEARS. Media reports claim the two met in Las Vegas...

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Griffin In Mid-air Scare

7th December 2006

US comedienne KATHY GRIFFIN had a mid-air scare on a flight to a show recently when a light bulb burned out in an airplane toilet, forcing pilots to make an emergency landing. The redhead comic...

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Cnn Co-founder Amazed By Growing Audience For Msnbc

6th December 2006

CNN co-founder Reese Schonfeld has taken note of MSNBC's continued rise in the ratings -- particularly against Headline News. "Six months ago Headline and MSNBC were running neck and neck, now it isn't even a...

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