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In The News: February 5, 2015

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New hacker victims!

Sony’s Amy Pascal is heading for the door, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The co-chair of Sony Entertainment, Pascal apparently got hit with the fallout from that major cyber attack from the group calling itself Guardians of Peace — which leaked embarrassing and sensitive company documents as well as threatening havoc if “The Interview” film was release.

Heath insurer Anthem hit by major hack to its network containing perhaps as many as 80 million personal data records. Among the victims customers and employees including Anthem CEO Joseph Swedish. Anthem reportedly has more than 37 million members in California. There’s an alert about it on the Anthem website. Los Angeles Times is reporting a second cyber attack could be coming.

Bobbi Kristina, the daughter of the late superstar Whitney Houston, continues to fight for her life in hospital in Atlanta. Now, an Entertainment Tonight report out says Bobbi Kristina’s controversial marriage to Nick Gordon, whom Houston raised like a son, is not legal, that coming from an attorney for her father, singer Bobby Brown.

Former rap mogul, Suge Knight, is back in jail after a short stay in the hospital. Knight was rushed to the hospital earlier in the week after pleading not guilty to murder and attempted murder in court. The case involves two men who were run over, one died, by a truck being driven by Knight.

NBC news anchor Brian Williams recants story  of being in a helicopter shot down in Iraq.

Props to “American Sniper” as the January box office topped $1 billion — first time that has happened since 2010.

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