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Jon Stewart Plays Drums on National Suicide Prevention Benefit Song @jppower96

Jon Stewart provided percussion on a new benefit song for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. According to Billboard, Stewart recently stepped in as drummer for New Jersey band No Wine For Kittens on their single “Catastrophes.” The song was recorded as part of New Jersey-based indie label and music blog Speak Into My Good Eye’s annual “24 Hour Songwriting Challenge” fundraiser, which benefits the hotline. 30 more words

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Pope Francis Declares Vatican Employees Banned from Buying Cigarettes @jppower96

Pope Francis has declared that Vatican employees will no longer be able to buy cigarettes in the duty-free supermarket or shop. The New York Post reports the decision came down because “the Holy See cannot contribute to an activity that clearly damages the health of people.” The stance is admirable, especially considering the Vatican reportedly makes a whopping $11 million in profit due to the cancer sticks.

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Seahawks' Richard Sherman Out for Season with Ruptured Achilles' Tendon @jppower96

Seattle Seahawks star Richard Sherman is out for the season after rupturing his Achilles tendon during Thursday night’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. The injury happened in the third quarter, when the cornerback said he was going for an interception. 80 more words

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O.J. Simpson Booted From Vegas Hotel for Belligerence @jppower96

“The Juice” got too loose in Sin City this week, so now O.J. Simpson is no longer allowed on the grounds of the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas. 76 more words

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Kathy Griffin Faints During Standup Gig in Dublin @jppower96

Kathy Griffin fainted onstage during her standup gig in Dublin on Wednesday night. Page Six reports that the 57-year-old comedian had been on stage for more than two hours and was telling a story about Mariah Carey when she suddenly froze, slumped and declared, “I’m going down.” Her boyfriend then hurried onstage and grabbed her. 67 more words

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Fifth Time's the Charm? Gary Oldman Marries Wife #5 @jppower96

It’s been revealed that Gary Oldman married art curator Gisele Schmidt, back in August at his manager’s home in Beverly Hills. This is the 59-year-old British actor’s fifth marriage. 84 more words

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Is Mariah Carey's Boyfriend Her New Manager? @jppower96

Page Six is reporting that Mariah Carey’s boyfriend, backup dancer Bryan Tanaka, may be managing her career. Insiders are dismayed. “This is a full-on Britney-and-Kevin Federline situation,” one source tells the publication. 119 more words

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