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Week of 12 April 2010
12 April 2010
National Science Foundation tries to suppress data on the ignorance of Americans ...
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre becomes a grandfather ...
Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger reports Wiki's parent site to FBI over child pornography ...
Amy Winehouse is hospitalized, apparently with complications from breast augmentation surgery ...
Atheist activist Richard Dawkins encourages citizen's arrest of Pope Benedict XVI if the Pope comes to England ...
Judge sues The Cleveland Plain Dealer after newspaper identifies her as the author of anonymous on-line comments ...
In violation of New York Times ethics policy, the paper's health blogger Uwe E. Reinhardt has a $5M portfolio in health care stocks ...
Conan O'Brien is making sweet sweet love to the internet ...
Quebec nationalist labor leader Michel Chartrand dies of kidney failure in Montreal, aged 93 ...
13 April 2010
Christopher Walken vividly remembers having his diapers changed ...
Roger Ebert describes the Sex Pistols movie he didn't make with Russ Meyer ...
Gilbert Arenas is serving his time in a halfway house ...
Roger Waters announces tour of "The Wall" ...
Conan O'Brien signs for late-night show on basic cable ...
Connecticut Catholics are urged to fight the power, defend priestly child molesters ...
MasterCard opens online store, uses predictive software to guess what you'll buy ...
Kennedy kin Michael Skakel loses appeal in murder conviction ...
Jack Bruce says Cream has separated for good ...
14 April 2010
Steven Seagal is sued over alleged sexual assault, trafficking ...
The late Lehman Brothers used a shell company to convert its dumbest gambles into positive cash flow ...
Bishop denies blaming Jews for criticism of Roman Catholic Church's abuse and cover-up ...
Ukraine agrees to get rid of its stockpile of bomb-ready highly-enriched uranium ...
Jury holds Boy Scouts of America negligent in sex-abuse case ...
Sting is criticized for performing for Uzbek dictator Islam Karimov's daughter ...
Bank of America insider to plead guilty to hacking ATMs ...
Apple's policy is that they own the trademark on "Pad" and Steve Jobs is going to enforce it ...
Conan O'Brien sings "I Will Survive" ...
Frontman of Type O Negative Peter Steele dies from apparent heart failure ...
Cattleman Russell Olson, Lt. Governor of Wisconsin from 1979 to 1983, dies at a retirement home in Holmes Beach, Florida ...
15 April 2010
Google backs Yahoo! in legal fight against Obama administration's attempt to read emails without warrants ...
Trey Parker and Matt Stone bring The Book of Mormon to Broadway ...
Washington Mutual failed because it wasn’t part of the cool crowd, says former CEO Kerry K. Killinger ...
Lady Gaga says she's celibate and "it's not really cool anymore to have sex all the time" ...
James Cameron sees Avatar in Amazon rain forest fight in Brazil ...
Former Congressman Eric Massa (D-New York) is accused of being even more Eric Massa-esque than previously thought ...
Randy Quaid and wife pull a no-show for court date ...
Lauren Hutton says she hasn't owned a TV since 1964 ...
Kathy Griffin to get pap smear on camera for her reality TV show ...
Cannabis legalization activist Jack Herer dies from heart failure in Eugene, Oregon ...
Longtime NAACP Executive Director Benjamin Hooks dies at his home in Memphis, Tennessee ...
16 April 2010
Oklahoma Christians see the genitals of Jesus Christ ...
Former Governor Eliot Spitzer (D-New York) boinked three hookers in one day, new book alleges ...
Pope Benedict XVI complains of "subtle aggression against the church" in pedo-priest scandals ...
President Obama orders hospital visitation rights for gays, lesbians ...
Jenny McCarthy says Steven Seagal told her to strip during 1998 casting call ...
Birther conspiracy site WorldNetDaily sues White House Correspondents Association for more table space at party ...
Finding out about Merrill Lynch's CDO problem was like getting kicked in the balls, says former CEO Stanley O'Neal ...
Hewlett-Packard offices raided in Russian bribery probe ...
Retired LAPD Police Chief Daryl Gates, who led the department during the Rodney King riots, dies at his home in Dana Point, California, following a battle with bladder cancer ...
Management guru C. K. Prahalad dies in San Diego following a brief illness ...
17 April 2010
Doctor Who returns with new Doc Matt Smith and the usual wit, depth ...
Ginormous banks stand with Federal Reserve against letting the public know details of $2T bank bailout of 2008 ...
Bob and Harvey Weinstein buy back Miramax ...
US Securities and Exchange Commission charges Goldman Sachs with subprime fraud ...
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka hurls at the White House ...
Jay-Z sues Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz over 40/40 club name ...
Several former Blackwater (a/k/a Xe) executives are indicted on firearms charges ...
Hollywood film editor Dede Allen dies in Los Angeles after suffering a stroke ...
18 April 2010
Randy Quaid and his wife are wanted fugitives ...
US Justice Department abandons warrantless attempt to read Yahoo! e-mail ...
Danny Glover is arrested at Maryland protest ...
Soundgarden reunite for surprise concert in Seattle ...
John Cleese takes a $5,000 taxi ride ...
Luci Baines Johnson hospitalized with immune disorder ...