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Week of 27 April 2009
27 April 2009
Gillian Anderson joins the cast of Doctor Who ...
Security whiz Bruce Schneier tests Twitter for its efficiency in spreading lies ...
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pledges to keep troops in Iraq if violence escalates ...
Snoop Dogg's civil beating trial begins ...
Jamie Lynn Spears' baby-daddy is hostitalized after a car wreck ...
Obama administration has another deployment for US National Guard ...
Sophie Dahl speaks out against unhealthy weight standards for women ...
Zac Efron has a hot date in Berlinhis mom ...
The modern world collides with the Renaissance in J. G. Ballard's last short story ...
Live Nation CEO gets a $550K raise for a terrible year ...
Lane Garrison agrees to payout to victim's family ...
Randi Rhodes returns to radio ...
28 April 2009
'Suicidal' Jayson Williams tasered and taken to psych ward ...
Burglars flee when they realize woman they've tied up is married to Dolph Lundgren ...
General Motors will kill Pontiac, Hummer, Saab, Saturn, close thousand of dealerships, lay of another 21,000+ ...
Average pay at Goldman Sachs this year: $569,220 ...
Linda Evans wins all-celebrity Hell's Kitchen in England ...
Terrence Howard rips Marvel over being dropped from Iron Man sequel ...
Zack and Miri Make a Porno is banned in Thailand ...
Courtney Love says Pamela Anderson lives in a trailer park ...
California sues Wells Fargo Bank over alleged investment fraud ...
30 April 2009
Joe Jonas finds Taylor Swift's break-up anthem "flattering" ...
Spain moves forward with torture charges against six former Bush-Cheney officials ...
Lauren Conrad leaves The Hills ...
Time Warner comes closer to shedding AOL ...
Prosecutors say Brooke Astor's son stole $50M from elderly mother ...
Goldman Sachs boosts risk-taking on Wall Street ...
US Justice Department probes Google over book search function ...
Matthew McConaughey really likes his 'Matthew-ness' ...
Al Roker gets his own show on the Weather Channel ...
Economist Raymond J. Saulnier dies in Chestertown, Maryland, aged 100 ...
1 May 2009
Kevin Smith talks about working with Jon Peters on the Superman reboot ...
Chris Brown's attorney hopes to have charges dismissed in beating of Rihanna ...
Rep Virginia Foxx (R-North Carolina) says murder of gay icon Matthew Shepard was "a hoax" ...
ABC-Disney buys into Hulu ...
Top Gun's Kelly McGillis says she's been a lesbian since she was 12 ...
Chrysler files bankruptcy, hopes to emerge as Chrysler-Fiat ...
Vice President Joseph Biden attempts to calm public by freaking everyone out ...
John Edwards' affair made Elizabeth Edwards sick to her stomach ...
Bank of America dumps Kenneth D. Lewis as Chairman, but keeps him as CEO ...
Tyra Banks testifies in stalking trial ...
Queen Beatrix I escapes 'attack' as car slams into festival goers ...
Film director Marc Rocco dies in his sleep, Los Angeles ...
2 May 2009
Andy Samberg says he funded early shorts with misplaced money ...
Jay Leno reveals mystery ailment: exhaustion ...
Wolverine gets slashed ...
DMX is ordered to pay in assault case ...
Amy Winehouse is hospitalized again ...
US Supreme Court Justice David Souter announces his retirement ...
Paula Abdul dishes on being punked by Sacha Baron Cohen ...
Robert Pattinson stars in upcoming movie as Salvador Dali boinking Federico García Lorca ...
Dorm resident gets Condoleezza Rice riled up over waterboarding ...
Brigitte Bardot chastises Egyptian government for 'cowardly' pig cull ...
Joanna Lumley celebrates Gurkha victory ...
American politician and football player Jack Kemp dies from cancer at his home in Bethesda, Maryland ...
Feminist author Marilyn French dies from heart failure at a hospital in Manhattan ...