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‘Octopussy,’ ‘Gigi’ Star Louis Jourdan Dead At 93

If you know him you will know its a great loss to the industry

CBS Los Angeles

BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA.com)  —  Suave, debonair and dashing French actor Louis Jourdan has died.

Jourdan, who was most known for starring in films like “Octopussy” and “Gigi,” was 93.

He died Saturday in his Beverly Hills home.

Whether he was the sweet-talking playboy or the obsessed villain,  Jourdan was always witty and urbane. Film audiences of the 50s and 60s made Jourdan the heir apparent to French stars like Charles Boyer and Maurice Chevalier. In the 70s, he appeared in a variety of TV movies and series.

Jourdan, born Louis Gendre, was nominated for a Golden Globe for “Gigi” playing Gaston Lachaiie, a bored playboy who falls for Leslie Caron.

While he appeared in more than 100 movies and TV shows, he always said he preferred being a character actor as opposed to being the leading man.

His other credits include the films “Can-Can,” “Swamp Thing,” “Year of the…

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Bobby Brown Asks Media To Stop Talking To Family Members

Black America Web

It appears Bobby Brownis having problems controlling certain family members from blabbing to the press about Bobbi Kristina Brown, so he’s asking the press to refrain talking to them.

The reality of relatives speaking to reporters without Brown’s permission about his comatose daughter’s condition is borne out in conflicting reports about her current status and future.

“At this time it is requested that the media cease speaking with unauthorized members of the family. The integrity of the events that led to the hospitalization of Bobbi Kristina must remain uncompromised,” Brown’s legal counsel, Christopher Brown of Brown & Rosen LLC, said in a statement to Extra.

“Various members of the family have provided media interviews, however, none of them are approved visitors to see Bobbi Kristina. None of them have firsthand knowledge of Bobbi Kristina’s treatment and the medical staff at Emory University Hospital has not communicated with them,” the statement…

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Democracy delayed in Nigeria

Friends of Missions International

Nigeria (MNN) — On one hand, Nigeria’s
government is vowing to take out all of Boko
Haram’s camps before the general elections
March 28.
One the other hand, Boko Haram is taunting the
government by continuing to raid, bomb, and
kidnap with near impunity. Their growing
brazenness has led to an aggressive expansion of
their so-called caliphate, an Islamic state ruled
under a caliph.
A case in point: Boko Haram stepped up cross-
border raids and suicide bombings in Niger this
week, sending waves of panicked residents into
Zinder, Niger’s second-biggest town.
According to the U.S. council on foreign relations,
roughly 10,000 people have died in the Islamic
uprising over the past year, compared to 2,000 in
the previous four years. Although Nigeria’s
government has issued tough rhetoric and
curfews, its struggle with the group is seen as
largely ineffective.

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In fact, it feels like the latest government…

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Students arrested in Ibadan for unlawful possession of arms, cultism

najuju

15.Feb.2015

TWO young men who claimed to be HND 2 students of Mechanical Engineering at The Polytechnic, Ibadan, have been arrested for unlawful possession of arms and suspected cultism by the Oyo State Police Command.

Crime Reports learnt that the suspects, identified as Oyedeji Paul and Olaniyi Olufemi, were intercepted on January 20, 2015 at about 12.45a.m. when a patrol team, led by one Inspector Waheed Oyetola, attached to Sango Division, was on night patrol along First Bank/Poly Road axis.

The suspects were reported to have been found with a brown bag containing one locally-made pistol with 10 rounds of live cartridges, two identity cards, one wrist watch, three handsets and N550.

When the young men were interrogated on the reason for moving about at such an ungodly hour, they were unable to give a satisfactory explanation, it was learnt. On the gun and other items found with them, one…

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