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Getty heir found dead in Los Angeles home, March 2015

Family of Andrew Getty, heir to Getty oil fortune, issues statement confirming his death; ask for privacy in 'extremely difficult time' - @latimes

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celebrities

Editor's note: We're following reports that singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell has been hospitalized. At this point, no officials have confirmed these reports. - Jillian

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Getty heir found dead in Los Angeles home, March 2015

Los Angeles police confirm woman inside Andrew Getty's home called 911 and is a 'cooperative witness' - @RobertNBCLA

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Getty heir found dead in Los Angeles home, March 2015

Andrew Getty, heir of the Getty oil fortune, found dead in Los Angeles home; police investigating - @latimes

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Trevor Noah

New 'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah following scrutiny after announcement: 'To reduce my views to a handful of jokes that didn't land is not a true reflection of my character, nor my evolution as a comedian' - @Trevornoah

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Trevor Noah

Comedy Central says Trevor Noah 'like many comedians ... pushes boundaries'; 'To judge him or his comedy based on a handful of jokes is unfair' - @ditzkoff

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The Daily Show

Anti-Defamation League says it wishes comedian Trevor Noah success at 'The Daily Show'; urges him to ensure show does not make 'jokes at the expense of Jews' - statement

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Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, US

Photo: Thousands gather on Hollywood Boulevard for Van Halen performance at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'; band's appearance includes original lead singer David Lee Roth - @ABC7

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Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Actors Nick Offerman and Megan Mullaly cancel May 16 comedy tour stop in Indiana in response to state's 'Religious Freedom' law; Offerman says he'll still play at Indiana University April 1, but will be donating proceeds to LGBT advocacy group HRC - @Nick_Offerman

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Robin Williams dies

Attorneys for wife and children of Robin Williams agree to try to resolve their dispute out of court involving personal items of the actor - @NBCNews

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media

Madison Square Garden Co. to split into 2 companies, separating sport and entertainment from media businesses - @bizjournals

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Jon Stewart retires from 'The Daily Show'

'No-one can replace Jon Stewart. But together with the amazing team at The Daily Show, we will continue to make this the best damn news show!' - @Trevornoah

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Jon Stewart retires from 'The Daily Show'

Comedy Central chooses comedian Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show' - @nytimes

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Gene Saks

Gene Saks, Tony-Award winning director of Neil Simon hits, dies at 93 of pneumonia, wife says - @nytimes

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Angelina Jolie

Photo: Angelina Jolie Pitt makes first public appearance since ovarian surgery attending Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards - @TheWrap

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Glendale, CA, US

Actress Taraji P. Henson apologizes to Glendale, Calif., police for accusing officers of racial profiling - @latimes

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Kenya

Banned in Kenya, LGBT film tells tales of taboo love

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television

Presenter of UK's 'X Factor' Dermot O'Leary announces he'll no longer host the show - @radioleary

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Nobel Prize

Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer, winner of 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature, dies at age 83 - @NobelPrize

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music

Guitarist and songwriter John Renbourn, founder of Pentangle, dies at 70 - @guardian

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