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On Monday, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh reveled in the news that Keith Olbermann was fired from Current TV last week, calling Olbermann an "insane lunatic leftist."

Katie Couric returns to morning television with Good Morning America

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Red Bull 'bored Jesus' commercial pulled in South Africa after outcry (VIDEO)

South Africa's Roman Catholic bishops have urged Catholics to give up Red Bull for Lent after a TV commercial for the energy drink maker showed a cartoon Jesus walking on water.
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Mmmm.... sacrilicious. (Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's Roman Catholic bishops, outraged over a Red Bull commercial that shows a "bored" Jesus walking on water, have asked Catholics to give up the energy drink during the traditional Lent fasting period.

Red Bull pulled the ad from South African TV after an outcry from the country's Christians and Muslims, the South African Press Association reported.

The commercial shows a cartoon Jesus Christ walking on water, apparently after receiving a boost from the caffeine- and sugar-laden drink. 

At the end of the ad, when he slips on a stone that is just below the water's surface, he exclaims: "Oh, Jesus!"

SAPA reported that Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, head of Catholic bishops in southern Africa, said Red Bull had "overstepped a mark."

He called on Roman Catholics to donate to charity any money saved by not buying Red Bull during Lent, the period of 40 days that leads up to Easter.

South Africa's Muslim Judicial Council, meanwhile, warned of the consequences of "secular extremism" against any religious faith. 

In a statement, Red Bull said that "it is never our intention to hurt anyone's feelings," the Associated Press reported.


Gordon Ramsay sued for missing sick girl's fundraiser

Ramsay agreed in a settlement to donate $100,000 to the girl's charity.
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A picture taken on March 20, 2008 shows British TV chef Gordon Ramsay, chef at "Gordon Ramsay au Trianon", his restaurant outside Paris in Versailles, who was awarded with two stars on March 2, 2009. (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images)
He missed two fundraiser appearances for a girl with a rare intestinal disorder.

Somalia: Journalist Ali Ahmed Abdi killed in Galkayo

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Oprah Winfrey deleted tweet that broke Nielsen ratings rules

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Oprah Winfrey in India: Learning to say, "Kya, yaar?" (What, dude?) (INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)
Networks aren't allowed to directly influence people with Nelsen boxes.

The AP opens bureau in North Korea

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China cuts 'excessive entertainment' from TV (VIDEO)

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Ethiopia: Swedish journalists sentenced to 11 years in prison

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