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Liz Smith, the iconic syndicated NY gossip columnist, died on Sunday. Denis Ferrara, her longtime assistant, confirmed the news to EW.

Explaining why Madonna had become a regular in her columns, Smith wrote in 2006: "I didn't always agree with what she said, or what she did, but the hysterical overreaction to her caused me, if not to defend her, then at least to put a more balanced perspective on her astonishing ongoing saga". Known as the "Dame of Dish", Smith helped usher in the era of celebrity journalism in print and television. Throughout her illustrious career, Smith worked for the New York Daily News, New York Post, HuffPost, CBS Radio, and others. Its success was due in part to Smith's own celebrity status, giving her insider access. Mr. Trump said he would buy the Daily News just to fire her, The New York Times reported earlier this year. She also wrote magazine articles and three books: The Mother Book, Natural Blonde and Dishing: Great Dish - And Dishes - From America's Most Beloved Gossip Columnist. "Still, I'm having a lot of fun". "Someone you never knew their name is on the front page, making millions of dollars or going broke, and you never heard of them before".

Suspicious driver reported in Crestview neighbourhood
The man is described as having light brown skin, a medium build, and standing approximately 5'9 in height. The teen was walking in the 400 block of Hamilton Avenue, just north of Silver Avenue, at 9:25 a.m.

As news of Smith's death spread, the Today show's Al Roker paid tribute to her on Twitter.

Liz Smith attends the Edgar Awards of the Mystery Writers of America in NY in May 2003. During my time at WNBC she was nothing short of fabulous.


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    Actors shouldn't enter politics just because they're popular, says Prakash Raj

    Actors shouldn't enter politics just because they're popular, says Prakash Raj

    He did not stop there and went on to add that in his view, no actor should join politics. "My comments stemmed out of sheer concern".
    Neymar: PSG star furious with Barcelona star Luis Suarez for leaking information

    Neymar: PSG star furious with Barcelona star Luis Suarez for leaking information

    I'm totally realistic and what I don't like is these false stories about me, there is nothing bothering me at my club. The 56-year-old Brazilian specialist denied rumors that he has disagreements with the 25-year-old footballer.
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    Pacad Investment Ltd. Acquires 2975 Shares of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM)

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    Talks for new Trans-Pacific Partnership delayed by Canada

    Talks for new Trans-Pacific Partnership delayed by Canada

    Japan and Vietnam have been chairing the talks on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum's annual summit. The agreement negotiated over more than a year would deliver 19 new free trade agreements among the 11 countries.

    Eaton Corp (ETN) Stake Increased by Van Eck Associates Corp

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  • Chelsea's £500m redeveloped stadium 'will not be ready until at least 2024'

    Chelsea's £500m redeveloped stadium 'will not be ready until at least 2024'

    Demolition of the current stadium's surroundings and building work on the adjacent railway line are "planned to start next year".

    Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) Shares Bought by First Trust Advisors LP

    BidaskClub raised shares of Vodafone Group PLC from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. The Corda Investment Management Llc holds 697,379 shares with $20.04 million value, up from 662,097 last quarter.

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    Greenleaf Trust reported 3,681 shares stake. $6,227 worth of HomeStreet Inc (NASDAQ:HMST) was sold by ISEMAN JAY C. The Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Llc holds 180,779 shares with $15.00M value, down from 190,178 last quarter.
  • Rowan Atkinson 'to become a dad at 62'

    Rowan Atkinson 'to become a dad at 62'

    He split from Sunetra in 2014, who cited "irreconcilable differences" in the divorce papers the following year. Atkinson already has two grown-up children Ben, 23, and daughter Lily, 21, from his previous marriage.

    NIKE, Inc. (NKE) Given a $61.00 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG

    Hoplite Capital Management Lp increased Alphabet Inc stake by 6,164 shares to 69,011 valued at $62.71M in 2017Q2. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in NKE.
    49ers aiming to have Jimmy Garoppolo start Week 12

    49ers aiming to have Jimmy Garoppolo start Week 12

    The good news. kind of: The loser of Sunday's game would be one step closer to the first pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. So if the Giants defense puts forth any effort whatsoever, they'll make life hard for rookie quarterback C.J.


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