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Designer Christian Audigier, founder of Ed Hardy, dies at 57

Funeral services were pending today for French fashion designer Christian Audigier, famed for his Ed Hardy and Von Dutch lines. Audigier, who announced earlier this year he was suffering from cancer, died Thursday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center at age 57. “I just heard the news and I am truly devastated, Audigier’s publicist Michele Elyzabeth told the website […]

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Charles Manson’s prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi dies

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Funeral plans have yet to be announced for Vincent Bugliosi, who prosecuted Charles Manson and members of his murderous “family” for the Tate-LaBianca killings and later wrote about the case in the best- selling “Helter Skelter,” which he co-authored. The 80-year-old Bugliosi died Saturday in a Los Angeles hospital from cancer, according to his […]

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California bike tour ends with race from downtown to Rose Bowl

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Amgen Tour of California will conclude today with a 65.4-mile stage from downtown Los Angeles to the Rose Bowl and Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe holding a two-second lead over Peter Sagan of Slovakia. The stage will start at 9:15 a.m. on Chick Hearn Court, between Staples Center and L.A. Live. The field will then […]

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Angelina Jolie’s cancer prevention surgeries stir awareness, praise

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Angelina Jolie was widely praised again today for going public about her proactive battle to reduce her risk of cancer, with the actress announcing in a New York Times op-ed that she had surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes. The 39-year-old actress underwent a double mastectomy two years ago […]

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TV titan Brandon Stoddard dies at 77

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Brandon Stoddard, who as president of ABC Entertainment oversaw the creation of shows such as “Thirtysomething” and “The Wonder Years” and helped develop the miniseries “Roots,” died today at age 77.   According to The Hollywood Reporter, Stoddard died at his Bel-Air home following a long battle with cancer.   Stoddard, […]

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