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Week of 7 March 2011
7 March 2011
George Michael says he "deserved jail for driving under influence of drugs" ...
US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms agent claims there's a policy that allows Mexican drug cartels to get guns ...
Skippy peanut butter now comes in creamy, chunky, and salmonella ...
Rebels take and hold key oil cities in fierce civil war, as Libyan internet is taken off-line ...
Cyndi Lauper just wants to have fun in an airport in Buenos Aires ...
Lady Gaga eyes legal action over breast milk ice cream ...
Doctor says Michael Jackson was "chemically castrated" as a child ...
Ke$ha uses needle and pen to tattoo a fan ...
Alleged Wikileaks leaker Bradley Manning will be stripped naked nightly, but explaining why would be a violation of his privacy ...
Surveillance cam shows Lindsay Lohan's alleged heist at jewelry store ...
Why isn't the LAPD investigating Charlie Sheen? ...
8 March 2011
Jeremy London feels vindicated in weird kidnapping case, notes that "We live in weird world" ...
US Secret Service beats FBI at hockey ...
Daniel Craig does drag to promote gender equality ...
Has Glenn Beck reached peak tinfoil? ...
Eddie Griffin knows how Jesus whistles ...
US Rep Charles Rangel (D-New York) is reprimanded over conduct at bail hearing ...
Charlie Sheen is finally and officially fired from Two and a Half Men ...
Sarah Palin is not the biggest fan of Kathy Griffin ...
Alice in Chains bassist Mike Starr dies from unknown causes at a house in Salt Lake City, Utah ...
9 March 2011
National Geographic Society uses balloons to make a house go Up ...
Roger Ebert tests his vocal cords and comedic delivery ...
Louisiana sues BP, partners for $1M a day over spill ...
Wisconsin Democrats demand probe of Governor Scott Walker's conduct on fake David Koch call ...
Wikileaks blows the lid off the sex parties and drug usage among the Saudi Arabian royals ...
Tiki Barber wants an NFL comeback, but would any team want him? ...
Video prankster James O'Keefe goes after departing executive at National Public Radio ...
Warner Bros to offer movies through Facebook ...
Subway passes McDonald's as most omnipresent fast food chain ...
US Rep Pete King's IRA sympathies raise eyebrows ...
Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist and columnist David Broder dies from complications of diabetes at Capital Hospice in Arlington, Virginia ...
10 March 2011
America is denied the spectacle of a trial for wingnutty movie star Mel Gibson ...
Looks illegal, but Wisconsin Republicans pass anti-worker rights legislation, as Democrats remain out of state and protesters peacefully march into the capitol ...
Lady Gaga dumps Target over anti-gay donations ...
Nearly a year after the oil disaster began, Gulf Coast residents are sick and dying from BP's toxic chemicals ...
Carl Icahn gives his clients all their money back rather than lose it in the coming crisis ...
Obama administration pledges to hold Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi accountable for war crimes ...
Former US Rep Newt Gingrich cheated on his wives for America ...
Mike Tyson pays respect to Notorious B.I.G. ...
Brown Brothers Harriman honcho explains that the US government is neither broke nor bankrupt ...
Lindsay Lohan to enter plea deal in theft case? ...
Restaurant manager claims Miguel Cabrera threatened to kill him ...
Federal Reserve governor Emmett J. Rice dies of congestive heart failure at his home in Camas, Washington ...
11 March 2011
Nobel laureate Mohamed ElBaradei says he will run for President of newly-free Egypt ...
Charlie Sheen sues Warner Bros for $100M ...
Police officer and Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange's alleged victim met through political party and corresponded over the internet for months before Assange was accused ...
Annette Funicello is rushed to hospital after house fire ...
Did the New York Times imply that an 11-year-old is to blame for getting gang raped? ...
Muslim US Rep Keith Ellison weeps at US Rep Pete King's Muslim-baiting hearing ...
Kelly Osbourne is bitten on the face by spider ...
Feral leftist mob attacks Madison (in right wing's imagination) ...
12 March 2011
The Beach Boys' fabled Smile album will finally be released in 2011 ...
Japan is rocked by major earthquake, thousands evacuated in subsequent emergencies at five nuclear reactors ...
National Football League initiates lockout; first stoppage since 1987 ...
Governor Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) signs legislation repealing workers' rights, as protests continue and matching bill advances in Ohio ...
Governor Jan Brewer (R-Arizona) is speechless without a teleprompter ...
US State Department spokesman calls treatment of alleged Wikileaks leaker Bradley Manning "ridiculous and counterproductive and stupid" ...
US Food and Drug Administration takes over three Johnson & Johnson factories after repeated violations of federal standards for quality, safety and purity ...
Mel Gibson pleads no contest to misdemeanor battery of baby momma Oksana Grigorieva, who says she'll sue ...
Police search Charlie Sheen's home for weapons ...
Comedian Gallagher is recovering after heart attack ...
Quentin Tarantino sues Alan Ball over annoying exotic birds ...
Underground pharmacologist Owsley Stanley, noted as the "Johnny Appleseed of LSD", dies as his car is run off the road in Queensland, Australia ...
13 March 2011
Hundreds of aftershocks and threat of nuclear meltdown keep Japan's residents in fear ...
Jon Cryer comes out as a troll ...
Rape trial hurt me more than Roman Polanski, says victim ...
Another weekend of huge protests over Republicans' "Tea Party" agenda in Wisconsin ...
Pregnant Jewel is doing "fine" after being hit by a fire truck ...
1970s movie star Katharine Ross says daughter stabbed her with scissors ...
The Huffington Post welcomes right-wing pundit Andrew Breitbart ...
Facebook says no to human rights activists, but yes to Mark Zuckerberg's dog ...
Richard Hatch is going back to prison ...