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Week of 3 August 2009
4 August 2009
Jack Nicholson smokes while swimming ...
Gazillionaire insider trader Joseph Nacchio has convinced a judge that his sentence was too long and his fine too severe ...
Pals say Mischa Barton is back in the fast lane too fast after hospital stay ...
The late Joe DiMaggio was naked while showering (NSFW) ...
Israeli author and newspaper columnist Amos Kenan dies in Tel Aviv ...
6 August 2009
Method Man shot me, says fan in lawsuit ...
Oh, Brave New World that has Leonardo DiCaprio in it ...
Shahrukh Khan is indicted in another tax dispute ...
Stephenie Meyer is accused of plagiarizing novel for Breaking Dawn ...
General Electric pays $50M fine and admits no wrongdoing, for false accounting that booked more than $1B in phony earnings ...
Willy DeVille, leader of Mink DeVille, dies from pancratic cancer in New York City ...
Southern historian Jack T. Kirby dies from heart failure in St. Augustine, Florida ...
Film director John Hughes dies from a heart attack in New York City ...
7 August 2009
Ex-Congressman William Jefferson (the cash in the freezer guy) is convicted of seeking bribes ...
New York Giants make Eli Manning the richest quarterback in the National Football League ...
Former French President Jacques Chirac says US President George W. Bush said war on Iraq would fulfill Biblical endtimes prophecies ...
Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher set to party after surviving emergency landing ...
Detroit could be reinvented as a good-sized farm town ...
Muhammad Ali will visit his Irish roots ...
Sonia Sotomayor gets that US Supreme Court gig ...
Attorney and human rights activist Adrian W. DeWind dies at his home in Manhattan, aged 95 ...
Former President of the University of Kentucky, Frank Graves Dickey dies from pancreatic cancer complications at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky ...
9 August 2009
Roman Catholic Church's bank invests in guns, tobacco, and birth control ...
Squeaky Fromme will be paroled later this month ...
Coca-Cola test markets fizzy milk ...
Associated Press, New York Times, and big newspaper chains ask court to overturn prior restraint on unauthorized sequel to J. D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye ...
Skin growths saved poisoned Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko ...
American character actor John Quade dies in his sleep from natural causes, at his home in Rosamond, California ...