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MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid has denounced the use of racist language to denigrate forward Vinícius Júnior.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 18-24:

Sept. 18: Actor Robert Blake is 89. Gospel singer Bobby Jones is 84. Singer-actor Frankie Avalon is 82.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sherri Shepherd is no stranger to hosting gigs on daytime TV, but when Oprah Winfrey offered to give her advice, the actor, comedienne and best-selling author took 15 pages of notes.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two sparkly golden trophies gleam behind Tamron Hall on the set of her nationally syndicated talk show.
Fox News veteran Shannon Bream was named host of the “Fox News Sunday” political talk show, the permanent replacement for Chris Wallace, who left the network last December.
Jô Soares, one of Brazil’s most notable humorists and television stars, died in Sao Paulo. He was 84.
Alyssa Farah Griffin, a former Trump administration spokeswoman who broke from her old boss in 2020, will be the conservative voice on the daytime talk show “The View.”
Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 3-9:

July 3: Actor Michael Cole (“The Mod Squad”) is 82. Singer Judith Durham of The Seekers is 79.
Here’s another sign America’s entertainment landscape is returning to normal: President Joe Biden will make his first in-person appearance on a late-night talk show since taking office.
Ellen DeGeneres brought her nearly two-decade daytime talk show to an end Thursday with a celebrity lovefest.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres relishes what her daytime show has given viewers in its nearly two-decade run, a blend of the silly, sometimes earnest and, particularly in the last few years, a respite from hard times.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A court in Islamabad on Thursday asked Pakistan’s intelligence agency and the police to stop harassing a prominent TV anchor after his lawyer petitioned the court, saying his client’s fundamental rights were being violated by security officials.
Journalist Charlie Rose has reemerged by posting an interview with investor Warren Buffett on his website — Rose’s first public work since his career imploded in November 2017 after sexual misconduct charges.
Veteran talk show host Maury Povich is calling it quits, saying he’ll stop making original episodes of ‘Maury’ after he’s been a daytime mainstay for 31 years.
Tamron Hall has plenty on her hands with a successful daytime talk show, but she’s going back to her journalism roots with a Court TV series, “Someone They Knew,” about murder stories where the victims knew their killer.
As the West sounds the alarm about the Kremlin ordering troops into eastern Ukraine and decries an invasion, Russian state media paints a completely different picture.
“The Wendy Williams Show” is ending because of Williams’ prolonged health-related absence and will be replaced this fall with a show hosted by Sherri Shepherd.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani authorities Wednesday raided the home of a media owner and arrested him after a dramatic scuffle in which the man fired a pistol toward police and hit one officer in the head with the weapon, injuring him, police said.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 13-19:

Feb. 13: Actor Kim Novak is 89. Actor Bo Svenson (“Walking Tall”) is 81. Actor Stockard Channing is 78.
Pope Francis has a new first in his papacy — an appearance as a TV talk show guest. Francis was interviewed by the host of a popular Italian talk show on Rai state television that airs on Sunday nights.
Whoopi Goldberg’s colleagues on the ”The View’’ had virtually nothing to say Wednesday about her two-week suspension for her comments on Jews and the Holocaust.
Comedian, talk show host and political influencer Jon Stewart has been named the 23rd recipient of the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Award for lifetime achievement in comedy.
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died. She was 99.
Sony says that the ‘Dr. Oz’ syndicated talk show will end next month, with its star Mehmet Oz now a candidate for the U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania.
A far-right TV pundit who is expected to run for the French presidency is going on trial for allegedly inciting racial hatred with his comments on unaccompanied migrant children.
Conservative firebrand Meghan McCain says she decided to leave “The View” the day after she returned from maternity leave last winter when colleague Joy Behar said ‘I did not miss you’ during a political argument.
Seth Meyers has dreams beyond hosting his own talk show — like writing a story about a bear. Penguin Random House announced that Meyers’ picture story “I’m Not Scared, You’re Scared!”
Nick Cannon almost quit his lucrative TV host and producer career after facing heavy scrutiny for his anti-Semitic comments last year.
Vice President Kamala Harris will visit ‘The View’ studio on Friday for her sixth appearance on the daytime chat show — but her first as vice president.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres has a lot of ground to cover in the 19th and final season of her talk show, which she promises will be a “huge celebration.”