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Week of 9 February 2009
9 February 2009
Nuclear secret-seller A. Q. Khan won't be charged ...
Looks like baseballer Alex Rodriguez was on steroids ...
Eva Green doesn't want to know if you're talking about her nipples ...
Congressman Pete Hoekstra (R-Michigan) twitters his secret trip to Iraq ...
Chris Brown surrenders in felony battery investigation, skips Grammy performance ...
Republican Chair Michael S. Steele is a crook, says his former campaign finance guy ...
Usher flies to Brazil for wife's plastic surgery emergency ...
Todd Palin and several aides to Alaska Governor Sarah Palin get contempt citations ...
Playwright Robert W. Anderson dies from pneumonia in Manhattan ...
10 February 2009
Chris Brown reportedly beats the hell out of girlfriend Rihanna, leaving her bloody and bruised ...
Usher's wife is stable after complications from surgery ...
Puff Daddy's new fragrance is based on his breath ...
Robert Pattinson took his stalker to dinner ...
Jerry Springer is out and Nick Cannon is in for America's Got Talent ...
Fantasia Barrino is going back to school ...
Liv Tyler talks divorce and deadbeat dad ...
11 February 2009
Rihanna is released from hospital, and assists police after being beaten by Chris Brown ...
There have been eight arrests so far, over bonghuffing swimmer Michael Phelps ...
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he's ready to talk with US President Obama, who bumps his head on helicopter door ...
Salma Hayek breastfeeds a stranger's baby ...
Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman is running for Governor of California ...
Victor Willis sues the The Village People for impersonating a police officer ...
Porn star Stormy Daniels considers mounting challenge to hooker-happy Senator David Vitter (R-Louisiana) ...
Feds raid lobbying firm with close ties to Congressman Jack Murtha (D-Pennsylvania) ...
Joe Scarborough ponders a run for the Senate ...
Dirt-poor Zimbabwe plans 85th birthday bash for President Robert Mugabe ...
Sopranos tough guy Vincent Pastore settles domestic assault suit ...
Surgeon and inventor Willem Johan Kolff, designer of the first artificial kidney and heart, dies at his home in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania ...
12 February 2009
Joaquin Phoenix goes low-key bonkers with David Letterman ...
Rihanna tells police Chris Brown has hit her before ...
Nicolette Sheridan is leaving Desperate Housewives ...
FEMA rejects almost 90% of housing aid applications after Hurricane Ike ...
Robin Gibb says baby with housekeeper was 'heaven sent' ...
Writers Guild of America may discipline Jay Leno over monologues ...
After card-holders' deaths, Bank of America pressures grieving family members to pay ...
Joss Whedon unveils his new toy ...
American diplomat Malcolm Toon dies in Pinehurst, North Carolina, aged 92 ...
13 February 2009
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is offered a minor league baseball contract ...
Chris Brown could be charged with attempted murder ...
Chevron demands $500,000 from Nigerian villagers ...
Kobe Bryant pulls ahead of Wilt Chamberlain's all-time scoring pace ...
Merrill Lynch paid billions in bonuses as the company faltered, with new owner Bank of America's approval ...
while Morgan Stanley and Citigroup's Smith Barney cleverly call their billions in bonuses "awards" instead of bonuses ...
YouTube will start offering downloads ...
Coca-Cola faces competition from cow urine ...
Brett Favre retires again, and again and again ...
Fidel Castro blogs about Rahm Emanuel ...
Court approves warrant for Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir ...
Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman wants President Obama to apologize for perceived slight to city ...
Federal court says Verizon can't use begging and pleading to stall customers who want to cancel their accounts ...
U2 will spend a week with David Letterman ...
Siegfried & Roy plan farewell show ...
14 February 2009
Chris Brown is "a good kid" and "feels very bad that something like this has happened" ...
Tainted by a bad reputation, Blackwater rebrands itself Xe ...
Former Senator Pete Domenici gets served ...
Prince Harry gets sent back to racial sensitivity course ...
Charter Communications files Chapter 11 ...
Vatican's position toward Charles Darwin evolves ...


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15 February 2009
James Franco gets a fake bar mitzvah ...
Utah is the first state swindled by the "Nigerian email" scheme ...
Roland W. Burris (D-Illinois), named to the Senate by corrupt former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, now says Blago's people asked him for money ...
Phoebe Snow will undergo DNA testing to determine her ethnicity ...
Jade Goody has only months to live ...


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