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Week of 21 June 2010
21 June 2010
Nick Cannon's proposal inspired Mariah Carey's new smell ...
New salmonella outbreak linked to ConAgra ...
Detailed and depressing: the build-up to British Petroleum's Gulf of Mexico disaster and the oily aftermath, as BP begins lighting the Gulf on fire ...
Buffy sidekick Nicholas Brendon gets probation for battery, vandalism, and resisting arrest ...
Lady Gaga takes herself out to the ballgame, leaves pants at home ...
Flashback: Groucho Marx strenuously objected when Henry Heimlich maneuvered to marry dancer Arthur Murray's daughter ...
Israel says it will ease Gaza blockade ...
Joseph R. Gannascoli, The Sopranos' Vito, is arrested for driving while intoxicated ...
Google is tinkering with a paywall system for news links ...
Rona Barrett has been off TV for years, but still shovels dirt on the stars ...
Obama administration announces high-tech program to get government to stop issuing checks to dead people ...
Mark Zuckerberg faces possible death sentence for hosting “Draw Muhammad Day” on Facebook ...
Thieves rip off Jenna Bush's bikes while she's out of town ...
22 June 2010
Sex tape star Kim Kardashian says she's "grossed out" by woman breast-feeding baby in public ...
Swindler Bernard L. Madoff may have stashed $9B, if you believe a chatty fellow inmate ...
British Petroleum was told of oil safety fault "weeks before blast" ...
Fat Joe is questioned over alleged sexual assault ...
Off the record, US Air Force insiders say new microwave pain weapon is in Afghanistan for "testing" ...
Starbucks portrays 16-year-old rape victim as slutty ...
Faisal Shahzad pleads guilty, says more bumbling, incompetent terrorists are on their way ...
Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange breaks cover but says he'll avoid the United States ...
Vanessa Carlton comes out as bisexual ...
Tori Spelling feels the un-love from former 90210 co-workers ...
Chris Klein checks into detox at Cirque Lodge ...
23 June 2010
General Stanley McChrystal is relieved of his command -- discretion is the better part of valor ...
Fabulously corrupt ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff is out of prison and working at a pizza joint ...
British Petroleum uses Louisiana police troopers to harass reporters and activists ...
Salma Hayek loves eating bugs ...
Is Aaron McGruder trying to out Tyler Perry? ...
Judge blocks Obama administration's deep-water drilling moratorium ...
Former contestant on The Biggest Loser says the show is "dangerous" ...
Glenn Beck is afraid George Soros will kill him. No, seriously ...
Gary Coleman sought restraining order against ex-wife ...
Amsterdam mayor proposes using "decoy Jews" to combat anti-Semitism ...
"I love nepotism", says Kathie Lee Gifford as her son reviews movies for Today ...
Via video from jail, Lil' Wayne pleads guilty on drug possession charge ...
Gregg Allman has liver transplant ...
Prescott S. Bush, Jr., brother of President George H.W. Bush and uncle of George W. Bush, dies in Hingham, Massachusetts ...
24 June 2010
Time founder Henry R. Luce and his wife, US Ambassador Clare Boothe Luce, both dropped acid ...
Lawrence Taylor is indicted on rape charges ...
Problem with gas in vent forces BP to remove cap over oil gusher, as the ongoing catastrophe passes the two month mark ...
Pastor Ted Haggard predicts the end of the Religious Right and the start of what he calls the Love Reformation ...
Brain surgery for skater-man Scott Hamilton ...
Memo to General David Petraeus, new Commander of US forces in Afghanistan: Is it really a good idea to pay Afghan warlords millions of dollars to not shoot US troops and supply trucks? What are the warlords going to spend that money on? And what are they going to do when the money stops? ...
Katy Perry gets 17 stitches after dancing injury ...
Remember Jeremy London, the actor from 7th Heaven who recently said he was kidnapped and forced to smoke crack at gunpoint? His family says he needs psychological help ...
Former Governor Eliot Spitzer (D-New York) and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Kathleen Parker will co-host a new CNN program that looks like a reincarnation of Crossfire ...
Mel Gibson takes hypnosis lessons ...
Some silly reality show fails to give Lindsay Lohan the respect she believes she deserves ...
Original bassist for The Kinks, Pete Quaife dies ...
Real estate mogul Walter Shorenstein dies of natural causes at his home in San Francisco, aged 95 ...
25 June 2010
Tiger Woods is not the baby-daddy ...
Wrestler Owen Hart's widow sues World Wrestling Entertainment ...
An unidentified videographer says it's raining oil in Louisiana, and in addition to stinking up the Gulf of Mexico, British Petroleum also gave the world Ayatollah Khomeini ...
CNN dumps Associated Press ...
Tiffany and Debbie Gibson will finally face off (in a TV movie) ...
David Letterman ties Jay Leno, as The Tonight Show falls well below Conan O'Brien's ratings a year ago ...
No new loans for borrowers who default on a mortgage if Fannie Mae thinks the borrower "could afford to pay", but you don't need a lawyer to smell the looming lawsuit ...
US Supreme Court offers fresh hope of early release for imprisoned news mogul Conrad Black and convicted Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling ...
Center for Science in the Public Interest says it'll sue McDonald's over Happy Meal toys ...
Robert Bork critiques Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's "immature theory of judging" ...
Former manager sues Joan Rivers, claims defamation ...
Val Kilmer gets the go-ahead to rent guesthouses on his New Mexico ranch after apologizing for branding his neighbors "drunks and criminals" ...
Nineteen new charges filed against already-imprisoned former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick ...
Town of Maywood, California lays off employees and contracts with neighboring town for police and other services ...
26 June 2010
Is Robert Pattinson a blood relative of Dracula? ...
Former US Vice President Al Gore was accused of "sexual advances" by masseuse in 2006 ...
British Petroleum's priority on dealing with Gulf gusher? Controlling costs ...
Dick Cheney hospitalized with discomfort ...
Mariah Carey is sued over $30,000 in un-paid vet bills ...
Tori Spelling says she's been in touch with the late Farrah Fawcett ...
Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) warns Congress about terrorist babies ...
Lindsay Lohan is ordered to answer drug-use questions in civil case ...
Sarah Palin agrees to refund money after probe finds her legal defense fund violates the law ...
Former Lithuanian President Algirdas Brazauskas dies from lymphoma and prostate cancer in Vilnius ...
27 June 2010
Mel Gibson's ex-girlfriend and baby-mama Oksana Grigorieva files restraining order, alleges domestic violence ...
Sunday Times of London finally retracts bogus "Climategate" story ...
BP wants other companies to help pay for unstoppable gusher, as hurricane season queues up in the Gulf of Mexico ...
Belgian police raid Catholic Church headquarters over child sex abuse ...
Focus on the Family chief Jim Daly flips out on a borrowed Harley-Davidson ...
Family patriarch Joe Jackson marks one-year anniversary of Michael Jackson's death by suing Dr Conrad Murray ...
Kellogg recalls stinky Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Froot Loops, and Honey Smacks ...
Wesley Snipes wants a new trial on tax fraud case ...
National Grid cuts power to woman's house, leaving her to die as oxygen tank fizzles ...
Aging Sen. Robert Byrd hospitalized with heat exhaustion ...
Rapper and graffiti writer Rammellzee dies at his home in Far Rockaway, Queens, New York, after a long illness ...
Former Texas Governor Dolph Briscoe dies following an illness at his home in Uvalde, Texas ...