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O.J. Simpson, former NFL star acquitted of murder, dead at 76

O.J. Simpson, the American football star whose 1995 acquittal in the so-called "trial of the century" for the murder of his ex-wife and a male friend gripped the world, has died at the age of 76.

Once a beloved national figure, his fame turned to infamy after the savage killing of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman in a suburb of Los Angeles.

Thieves steal $30 mn cash in Los Angeles heist

Los Angeles police and the FBI are investigating a daring heist of nearly $30 million in cash after burglars apparently broke through the roof of a money storage facility and cracked a safe.

David Cuellar of the Los Angeles Police Department said the robbery — one of the largest cash thefts in the city's history — took place on Easter Sunday in the northern suburb of Sylmar.

‘Poor Things’ editor Yorgos Mavropsaridis constructs a world for the viewer

Yorgos Mavropsaridis celebrated his nomination at this year's Oscars alongside his two daughters, who joined him on his journey to Los Angeles: 24-year-old Ilektra, a musician, and 27-year-old Penelope, a director. Perhaps this was his greatest joy.

Oscars 2024: ‘Best actress’ Stone thanks Lanthimos for ‘gift of a lifetime’

Emma Stone, left, and Yorgos Lanthimos embrace as Stone wins the award for best performance by an actress in a leading role for "Poor Things" during the Oscars on Sunday, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Stone, who won her second Oscar, thanked the team behind the film, including the Greek director. "Thank you for this gift of a lifetime in the role of Bella," she said. [AP]