The bodies of a pregnant missing Colorado woman and her 2 young daughter have been recovered in a Denver suburb, just one day after authorities arrested the woman’s husband on suspicion of three counts of murder. Searchers on Thursday afternoon found what appear to be the bodies of 4-year-old Bella Watts and 3-year-old Celeste Watts. The remains of their mother, 34-year-old Shanann Watts, were found earlier on property in northern Colorado owned by Anadarko Petroleum Corp, where the suspect, Chris Watts, had been employed. Shanann Watts (who was 15 weeks pregnant), and her daughters were reported missing on Monday afternoon. Her husband and the children’s father, Chris Watts, 33, was taken into custody Wednesday night in connection with their disappearance. Their case had made national headlines as her husband took to the airwaves earlier this week to plead for his family’s safe return. “This is the worst possible outcome that any of us can imagine,” Colorado Bureau of Investigation director John Camper said in a press conference on Thursday. Colorado prosecutors say they believe Watts killed his pregnant wife and two daughters in their home, though they would not provide any further details.
Paul Walker was taking a break from filming “Furious 7” when he tragically died in a car wreck in 2013. When production of the blockbuster film resumed, the late-actor’s brothers, Caleb and Cody Walker, stepped in to physically act out his role and Paul’s face was superimposed onto his brothers’ bodies to help wrap up the film. Now, “Fast & Furious” fans may once again see his F&F character, Brian O’Conner, back on the big screen. His family is holding out hope that they can somehow bring him back into the hit franchise. The Walker brothers – who will open up about Paul’s legacy in the upcoming documentary “I Am Paul Walker” – hope that Brian O’Conner’s return could help reunite the broken “Fast & Furious” family. “I think there could potentially be a way to do it. But it would take a lot of thought and it’d have to be tasteful,” Cody said. “[Paul] was the real deal, the real car guy. And in his absence, I — you know — I think it’s lost its way in a big way.” “Fast 9” is currently set to debut in theaters on April 10, 2020.
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U.S. health officials have approved a new generic version of EpiPen, the emergency allergy medication. The Food and Drug Administration’s action Thursday opens the door to more competition for a drug that has faced public outrage over its price tag. The injections are stocked by schools and parents to treat allergic reactions to food and bug bites. The new generic version will be sold by Teva Pharmaceuticals. EpiPen maker Mylan has dominated the $1 billion market for two decades and competing shots are not widely marketed or prescribed by doctors. In 2016, Congress blasted Mylan for raising the price to $600, a five-fold increase over nearly a decade, in which the company responded to by launching its own lower-cost generic version for $300.
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Atlanta Braves shortstop Ronald Acuna will bat first in the team’s game against the Colorado Rockies on Thursday, just a day removed from taking a pitch to the elbow against the Miami Marlins. Marlins pitcher Jose Urena struck Acuna with a fastball in the first inning on Wednesday. That pitch was clearly deemed intentional by the umpires, who ejected Urena. Acuna didn’t finish the game, though x-rays after the contest came back negative. Acuna, 20, is hitting .288 with 19 homers, 43 RBI, 49 runs and eight stolen bases this season. He’s a crucial figure for the Braves, who are chasing the NL East title and a place in the postseason.
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Kasey Kahne will no longer race in the NASCAR Cup Series full time after the 2018 season, he announced Thursday morning. The 38-year-old Kahne has 18 career wins in 527 starts over a 15-year-career. “I’ve thought about this decision for many months, if not longer,” Kahne tweeted Thursday. “It’s time for me to step away from racing in NASCAR full time. … Racing in Cup full time for a few more years was just something that I couldn’t commit to. I’m not sure what the future holds for me, but I know I’m at ease with the decision that I have made. The highs didn’t outweigh the lows and the grueling schedule takes a toll on your quality of life.” Kahne won six races in just his third season in 2006 and finished eighth in points. His best points finish was fourth in 2012. He has won two races with 13 top-5s in the past five years. He also has eight Xfinity Series wins and five truck victories in six career starts in the series.
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USA Network’s new TV singing competition Real Country is scheduled to premiere on Nov. 13 at 10PM. Along with celebrity judges Jake Owen, Shania Twain and Travis Tritt, it was announced that numerous big country names will make appearances on the show during its run. Country superstars such as Trace Adkins, Wynonna Judd and Big & Rich will all be celebrity guests and Willie Nelsonwill also make a special appearance. During each hour-long episode, Owen, Tritt and Twain will select up-and-coming solo artists, duos and groups to perform in showcases. The best acts from each episode will return for a grand finale episode. Additionally during each episode, one special guest helping out the three permanent judges. Graham Bunn, a radio DJ who most recently worked in Los Angeles, Calif., will host.
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Cassadee Pope has shared her-upbeat new release, “One More Red Light.” Pope sings about the thrill that comes along with getting to know someone new and wanting to spend as much time as possible with each other. “One More Red Light” was written by Pope, Kelly Archer and Emily Shackleton. The song is available for purchase now. More information about Pope can be found on her official website.
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Young Thug’s anticipated project, Slime Language, dropped Thursday, August 16. The 15-track record is a compilation mixtape, featuring guest appearances from Lil Uzi Vert, Gunna, Jacquees, Lil Baby, Karlae, Nechie, Hidoraah and more. Gunna and Hidoraah make multiple appearances on the project with Hidoraah appearing on two songs, while Gunna is featured on four tracks. On Wednesday Aug. 15, Thug shared the album news on Instagram. “On my BIRTHDAY????????????,” he wrote in the caption of a photo unveiling the Slime Language artwork.
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Rihanna and Donald Glover were spotted in Cuba on the set a movie shoot. The superstar duo was snapped on set in Cuba on Wednesday, and the photos went viral on social media. Sources close to Rihanna said that they are shooting a movie called Guava Island and some of these photos were taken from earlier this month. Rihanna was rocking long braids with Donald Glover as the two posed for a candid photo. Letitia Wright and Nonso Anozie are also a part of the film which was primarily shot in Cuba and “This Is America” director Hiro Murai is directing the film. Murai also directed several episodes for Glover’s hit comedy series Atlanta. Rihanna is also currently working on her upcoming dancehall album, but the title or release date hasn’t been revealed yet.
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After a three-season run, USA Network’s thriller Shooter has been cancelled. Starring Ryan Phillippe, Shooter will finish after the 13-episode third season, but won’t be back for a fourth season. However, the drama may have a second life as producer Paramount Television is shopping the series to other networks, including sibling company Paramount Network. Representatives for both Paramount Television and Paramount Network had no comment.
Shooter premiered to high ratings in 2016 before falling off, and chronicled Phillippe as Bob Lee Swagger, a decorated marksman coaxed back into military service to prevent a plot to kill the president. The series was stalled after a series of mass shootings in summer 2016, including the killing of police officers in Dallas, Texas, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. And after Phillippe broke his leg in an off-set accident last summer, season 2 was cut down to 10 episodes.
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