What you missed: Ecuador earthquake, Johnny Depp's wife avoids conviction for dog-smuggling and other news

What you missed: Ecuador earthquake, Johnny Depp's wife avoids conviction for dog-smuggling and other news

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Ecuador Earthquake leaves 413 dead, death toll continues to rise

photo: Teleamazonas twitter

photo: Teleamazonas twitter

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake tore through the country’s Pacific coastal region, 413 people dead and more than 2,500 people severly injured.

Rescuers predict that this number will continue to rise along with their search and rescue efforts throughout the many leveled buildings and cities turned to rubble.

It is said to be the strongest quake to hit the country since 1987.

Three major earthquakes have been reported in Japan and Ecuador, which has alarmed the public. Geologists are investigating these disasters and looking into the possibility of these catastrophic quakes being linked to the ‘Pacific Ring of Fire’ which, they fear, may cause more earthquakes in the coming months.

Doris Roberts dies at 90

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The award-winning character actress passed away in Los Angeles, California and is survived by her son, Michael Cannata Jr.

She made her mark in theatre and television and is best known for her unforgettable role as Raymond’s charming mum in the long-running hit sitcom, ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ for which she’s won four of her five Emmy awards.

TMZ broke the sad news. A cause of death has yet to be released.

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Johnny Depp’s wife, Amber Heard, avoids conviction for dog smuggling

After pleading guilty of falsifying their immigration documents, Heard managed to be avoid conviction for smuggling Yorkshire terriers into Australia.

The 29-year-old actress was cleared granted that she commit to one-month good behavior. If the said bond is broken, she must pay $770 as a penalty.

Australian authorities released an apology video of the couple Johnny Depp, 52, and wife Amber Heard, 29, which has since gone viral and was perceived by many as “odd” and “bizaare”.

Olivia Wilde pregnant with second child


Matching baby bumps. ✌️

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Olivia Wilde will soon be welcoming baby number two with fiance, actor Jason Sudeikis.

She took to instagram to announce the happy news to her 1.1 million followers. The photo has nearly 900,000 likes and counting.

“Matching baby bumps,” Wilde wrote in the caption of her photo with son, Otis, who turns 2 this week.

“I’m desperate for more (kids)!” said Wilde in a previous interview. “I love my siblings so much and Jason has incredible siblings too. The more the merrier.”


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Bianchi Mendoza

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