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Kim Kardashian announces end of long-running hit reality show

Kim Kardashian announces end of long-running hit reality show

Entertainment
The long-running TV reality show about the Kardashian family is coming to an end, Kim Kardashian West has announced."It is with heavy hearts that we've made the difficult decision as a family to say goodbye to Keeping Up With The Kardashians," she said in a statement posted on Twitter.The show has run for 14 years, and made global mega-stars of Kim, her siblings, their parents, partners and children.The final season, its 21st, will air in early 2021.Expressing her thanks to the "thousands of individuals and businesses" involved in the programme, Kim also added: "I am so incredibly grateful to everyone who has watched and supported me and my family these past 14 incredible years.""This show made us who we are and I will be forever...
Long-running coal plant on Navajo Nation stops production

Long-running coal plant on Navajo Nation stops production

Health
A massive coal-fired power plant that served customers in the West for nearly 50 years shut down Monday, the latest closure in a shift away from coal and toward renewable energy and cheaper power. The Navajo Generating Station near the Arizona-Utah line was expected to shutter by the end of the year, but the exact day hadn’t been certain as the plant worked to deplete a stockpile of coal. It stopped producing electricity shortly after noon Monday when shift supervisor Fred Larson, a 41-year employee, put the plant permanently offline. “It will be hard for people because for employees, there’s a lot of pride, a lot of passion for their work, and they have put their heart and soul in this plant,” said Paul Ostapuk, who oversees safety and environment at the plant. The 2,250-megawatt...
Telecom Italia ousts CEO in long-running boardroom battle

Telecom Italia ousts CEO in long-running boardroom battle

Technology
A long-running board room battle in Italy's legacy telecoms provider, Telecom Italia, has culminated with the ouster of CEO Amos Genish, effective immediately. Telecom Italia said in a statement Tuesday that the board will meet Sunday to name a new CEO. It gave no further explanation for the move. Shares in the company sank 1.5 percent to 0.52 euros. U.S. activist hedge fund Elliot Management, which won control of the Telecom Italia board in May from French media group Vivendi, had at the time expressed full support for Genish. Genish had been brought into the company by Vivendi. The shake-up comes as the Italian government sets its sights on legislation merging the company's fixed-line assets with the broadband network of a smaller rival, Open Fiber.Let's block ads! (Why?) ABC News: Te...