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Rodner Figueroa Fired for Comments About Michelle Obama

Emmy winning fashion expert Rodner Figueroa has been fired from Univision after comments he made about Rodner Figueroa Fired From Univision After Racist Comment About Michelle Obama Michelle Obama. 

The 41-year-old talk show host, who’s known for his often outlandish fashion commentary, said that the first lady  looks like someone from the cast of “Planet of the Apes.” “Oh no he didn’t!”

The shamefully inappropriate remarks were made during a live segment of the show “El Gordo y la Flaca.” The shows hosts were commenting on a viral video that demonstrates a makeup artist who transformed himself into celebrities, including Michelle Obama.

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The shows co-host Lili Estefan appeared shocked at the comment and replied by asking  “What are you saying?” Figueroa defended his remark, saying “but it is true.”

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 Univision issued a statement aboit the incident saying that Figueroa’s comments “completely reprehensible” and said they “in no way reflect the values or opinions of Univision.”

Terry Pratchett Creator of Discworld has Died

English author Terry Pratchett , the creator of the exuberant, satirical “Discworld” series and author of more Terry Pratchett Diesthan 70 books, has died.

Pratchett, who suffered from a rare form of early onset Alzheimer’s disease,  died Thursday at his home, “ He was surrounded by his family.”

Pratchett reportedly died of  natural causes and the onset of complications of a chest infection combined with the worsening effects of his dementia.

He was 66.

Pratchett’s death was also announced on his Twitter account, with a series of tweets that began: “AT LAST, SIR TERRY, WE MUST WALK TOGETHER.”

It continued: “Terry took Death’s arm and followed him through the doors and on to the black desert under the endless night.”

“The End.”

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The Discworld is the fictional setting for all of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld fantasy novels. It consists of a large disc (complete with edge-of-the-world drop-off and consequent waterfall) resting on the backs of four huge elephants which are in turn standing on the back of an enormous turtle, named Great A’Tuin (similar to Chukwa or Akupara from Hindu mythology) as it slowly swims through space. The Disc has been shown to be heavily influenced by magic and, while Pratchett has given it certain similarities to planet Earth, he has also created his own system of physics for it.

Nancy Snyderman Resigns as NBC News Chief Medical Editor

NBC News Chief Medical Editor, Nancy Snyderman has resigned.

Nancy Snyderman Resigns from NBCThe resignation comes just months after the Ebola scandal in which she failed to comply with a voluntary quarantine following her return from West Africa where she and her crew were covering the viral outbreak.

According to sources…Snyderman had apologized in December for violating her voluntary quarantine.  In a statement Thursday she announced that she was stepping down, she said “becoming part of the story upon my return to the U.S. contributed to my decision.”   She has reportedly taken a faculty position at a major U.S. Medical University.

A spokesperson for NBC said: “Throughout her career with NBC News, Dr. Nancy Snyderman has provided her expertise on countless health and medical topics that are vitally important to our audience. She’s been a valuable voice both on air and in our newsroom, and we wish her all the best.”

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Nancy L. Snyderman (born 1952) is an American physician, author, and broadcast journalist. She served as a medical correspondent for ABC News for 15 years, and since 2006 she has been the chief medical editor for NBC News, frequently appearing on the Today show, NBC Nightly News and MSNBC to discuss medical-related issues.

Dutch Man Survives 130 ft. Fall off Cliff

A Dutch man on his honeymoon escaped death after falling 130 feet off a cliff top – by landing on a tree top.

Man falls of Horton Plains CliffThe unidentified 35-year-old newlywed backpacker  fell while taking pictures of his newly-wed wife, at ‘Worlds End‘ in Horton Plains.

According to sources…40 soldiers of the Sri Lankan Army were involved in the rescue mission. They used  ropes were used to reach the man who was then shouldered by soldiers along the 5.5 km long foot track down hill to the nearest hospital.

He remains hospitalized.   His  condition is stable and he is reportedly out of danger.

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The ‘World’s End‘ cliff at the Horton Plains nature reserve in central Sri Lanka is one of country’s main tourist attraction and receives thousands of tourists every year.

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Chain Smoking Indonesian Boy Kicks Habit

Cigarette-smoking toddler who shocked the world with his 40-a-day habit has given up... now he's addicted to foodAldi Rizal, the Indonesian boy who made world headlines when pictures and video emerged, showing him as an infant, puffing away on a cigarette has kicked the habit.

Rizal has reportedly kicked his 40 cigarette a day habit in exchange for an unhealthy diet.

According to his 28-year-old mom Dians “there are so many people in the house it’s hard to stop him from getting junk food.”

He is now topping off at 56pounds.

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