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henicodermcq. ne season of "the simpsons." it's now the longest running tv sitcom in history and longest running scripted show so it was lit up in yellow as a result last night and the cast visited the observation deck on the 86th floor to mark the milestone. "the simpsons" have aired more than 640 episodes since 89. decision by cbs not to give its
former ceo, les moonves, his $120 million severance. >> the decision follows a series of sexual misconduct allegations and a new claim that moonves has not cooperated with the investigation. and now s a defiant response. this morning cbs with that bombshell announcement denying its former chairman and ceo les his $120 million severancs e packmoage.ve the network releasing a statement saying there are grounds to terminate for cause including his willful and teria. moonves, one of the most powerful men in media for decades stepping down after 12 women came forward with allegations ranging from harassment to sexual assault over three decades. phyllis golden-gottlieb accused moonves of physically restraining her and forcing her >> he really hurt my career. >> reporter: and this coming after more troubling revelations at cbs. the company paid a staggering $9.5 million confidentially in a
settlement to actress eliza dushku after she accused michael weatherly, the star of the current hit, "bull," of sexual harasent and the list of accusers against moonves has only grown. phitbicy ulcltiermately cost her her sho >> my show could have run another five years, but i didn't fall on the right side of les. >> reporter: overnight attorneys for moonves releasing a statement saying cbs' decision is without merit and consistent with the pattern of leaks that have permeated this process. the press was informed of these baseless conclusions before mr. moonves further damaging his name, reputation, career and legacy. while moonves denies any nonconsensual sex and insists he cooperated with investigators, he now has 30 days to fight this decision. two police officers near baton rouge, louisiana, now face charges because of a fight with a student. the officers are seen on video appearing to slam the ea-y14d olr- it happened in october but only
came to light after this surveillance video was leaked to the media. the family's lawyer calls the grand jury indictment a slap on the wrist. one of the officers claims the boy had reached for the officer's gun. a prosecutor says there is no evidence of that. a missouri judge is making forgets his crime. david berry is spending a year in jail for killing the animals. and while he's behind bars, a judge ordered berry to watch the disney film "bambi" at least once every month. his first viewing is next week. >> how about that? a nasa engineer is getting revenge on so-called porch pirates who steal packages delivered to homes. mark rober posted a video showing the glitter bomb he developed. it looks like a box containing an apple product ripe for the picking, but when someone opens it, glitter sprays out the top and a mist of foul odor is sprayed. so far four thieves have fallen for it. as soon as they tried to open it, they were showered with
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