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Variety is spice of Carol Burnett's celebrated career

Variety is spice of Carol Burnett's celebrated career
LOS ANGELES – The Carol Burnett Show almost didn't happen. It took the beloved performer's backbone and ironclad language in an expiring contract to overcome the opposition of a CBS executive who said variety was a man's game. He suggested the …
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Whitaker, Paquin join A&E Networks' 'Roots' cast
Oscar winner Forest Whitaker heads a prominent cast for A&E Networks ' eight-hour Roots miniseries. Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland) will be joined by another Academy Award winner, True Blood's Anna Paquin , and The Tudors' Jonathan Rhys Meyers …
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Celine Dion: Rene hopes to 'die in my arms'
Dion says she has dutifully taken notes during talks in which Angélil has spelled out the details of his funeral service. "Don't forget, he's been the leader of the band all my life," she says, having masterminded her career to the tune of 220 million …
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Facebook, Google roll out welcome mat to Ahmed Mohamed
SAN FRANCISCO — Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old Muslim student who was detained after he brought a homemade clock that a teacher mistook for a bomb to his Texas high school, is receiving an outpouring of support from Silicon Valley, including an …
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Muslim flight attendant suspended for not serving alcohol
Lena Masri, an attorney with the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations , said no one "should have to choose between their career and religion." Employers , she told CNN, must "provide a safe environment where employees can feel …
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California Sophomore Beat The Field By Eight Strokes in Horten, Norway
BERKELEY – California's Marthe Wold added another offseason victory for the Golden Bears women's golfers after the sophomore claimed individual medalist honors at the Norwegian Individual Championships (Norgesmesterskapet) held at the Borre Golfklubb …
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How to Network Your Way to a Job Promotion (and a Raise)
In fact, most professionals like Monika know that networking is beneficial for their career but they either never do it (and feel guilty about it) or they network with too many people, damaging their credibility and creating a reputation for themselves …
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Bob Geldof condemns Norway for decision to take in no more than 8000 Syrian
Bob Geldof has blasted Norway for its 'nonsense' decision to cap the number of desperate Syrian refugees it takes in at 8,000. The musician and aid campaigner has become increasingly vocal in voicing his disgust at the migrant and refugee crisis in Europe.
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Jimmy Carter says he has cancer and it has spread
Washington (CNN) Former President Jimmy Carter has cancer, and it has spread to other parts of his body, he announced Wednesday. Carter, 90, had a "small mass" removed from his liver during surgery earlier this month. At the time, he received a …
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