CNBC host accidentally outs Apple CEO Tim Cook live on air

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WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) --CNBC's Simon Hobbs was discussing the issues facing gay CEOs with NTY columnist James Stewart Friday when he accidentally outed Apple CEO Tim Cook.
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Spielberg planning 'Harvey' re-make

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LONDON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A British judge sentenced a former Mr. Gay winner and chef to life in prison for killing his companion, then cooking and eating a portion of flesh.
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James Stewart
Actor James Stewart, 87, seen here in a 1941 file photo, slipped and fell Thursday Dec 21 at his Beverly Hills home and was taken to hospital, a Beverly Hills Police Department spoeksman said. The injury was not serious. Stewart won an academy awar for "The Philadelphia Story " and starred in the Christmas classic "It's a Wonderful Life." He was nominated for best actor Oscars four other times and won a lifetime achievement award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1984.

James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American film and stage actor, known for his distinctive voice and his everyman persona. Over the course of his career, he starred in many films widely considered classics and was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one in competition and receiving one Lifetime Achievement award. He was a major MGM contract star. He also had a noted military career and was a World War II and Vietnam War veteran, who rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Air Force Reserve.

Throughout his seven decades in Hollywood, Stewart cultivated a versatile career and recognized screen image in such classics as Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Philadelphia Story, Harvey, It's a Wonderful Life, Shenandoah, Rear Window, Rope, The Man Who Knew Too Much, and Vertigo. He is the most represented leading actor on the AFI's 100 Years…100 Movies (10th Anniversary Edition) and AFI's 10 Top 10 lists. He is also the most represented leading actor on the 100 Greatest Movies of All Time list presented by Entertainment Weekly. As of 2007, ten of his films have been inducted into the United States National Film Registry.

Stewart left his mark on a wide range of film genres, including westerns, suspense thrillers, family films, biographies and screwball comedies. He worked for a number of renowned directors later in his career, most notably Alfred Hitchcock, John Ford, Billy Wilder, Frank Capra, George Cukor, and Anthony Mann. He won many of the industry's highest honors and earned Lifetime Achievement awards from every major film organization. He died at age 89, leaving behind a legacy of classic performances, and is considered one of the finest actors of the "Golden Age of Hollywood". He was named the third Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute.

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