October 2010

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Anna Nicole Smith boyfriend and doctor found guilty

by Shannon Harris on October 29, 2010

A jury in Los Angeles has found Anna Nicole Smith's boyfriend and psychiatrist guilty of conspiracy to drug the former Playboy model and cleared the charges levied against her doctor. Howard K. Stern and Dr. Khristine Eroshevich were convicted yesterday of conspiring to help Smith fraudulently obtain illegal substances. Eroshevich was convicted on two separate […]

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Indian man builds home for $1bn

by Jorge Hernandez on October 29, 2010

Mukesh Ambani, the wealthiest man in India, has recently completed building the world's most expensive home in Mumbai, which is one of the world's poorest cities. The house, at 400,000 square feet, is worth about $1 billion. Called "Antilia", the house is comprised of 27 floors, includes a plethora of terraces, airborne swimming pools and […]

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TSA to implement more invasive pat-down procedure

by Jorge Hernandez on October 29, 2010

Beginning on Monday, travelers at airports will have to submit to a new pat down procedure that some say goes a little too far. The Associated Press reports that the Transportation Safety Administration has changed the traditional pat down to a hand-sliding motion. Although the new method raises some concerns, officials stress that the more […]

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North Korea opens fire at South

by Adam Russett on October 29, 2010

North and South Korea exchanged fire shots last night along the inter-Korean border, escalating tensions in an already hostile relationship during a time when the South is at a high security alert in preparation for the G20 Summit. North Korean troops first fired two rounds at a South guard post over the border at 5:26 […]

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Obama appears on The Daily Show days before election

by Adam Russett on October 28, 2010

President Barack Obama rode the support of younger voters to capture the presidency in a historic victory nearly two years ago. With the Democrats on the verge of losing control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate in next week's mid-term elections, Obama reached out to those young voters on Wednesday night when […]

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Gibson out, Tyson still in for Hangover sequel

by Shannon Harris on October 28, 2010

Although Mel Gibson's role in the Hangover 2 was ultimately nixed, one oft-troubled star will be making an appearance. Fresh off his famous role in The Hangover, Mike Tyson will be appearing in the hit film's sequel which is expected to be released next summer. The movie's director, Todd Phillips, revealed to Details magazine that […]

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Bin Laden threatens France

by Jorge Hernandez on October 28, 2010

An audiotape which French officials believe to be authentic was released yesterday and featured the voice of Osama Bin Laden threatening to kill French citizens if France does not remove its troops in Afghanistan and stops oppressing Muslim women at home. The tape, which was obtained by the Qatari owned television station Al-Jazeera, relays Bin […]

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Joy Behar calls Sharron Angle a ‘bitch’

by Shannon Harris on October 28, 2010

Joy Behar has been making headlines lately following clashes with prominent Republicans. Earlier this month, her and fellow host of The View Whoopie Goldberg walked off their set during a spat with Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly, and on Wednesday, Behar took a dig at Nevada's Republican candidate Sharron Angle. During a discussion about Angle's […]

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Severe storm hits Midwest

by Jorge Hernandez on October 27, 2010

The Midwestern states are recovering from a powerful, extremely low-pressure storm that hit the nation yesterday morning. No deaths were reported though hundreds of flights were canceled and residents saw considerable damage to their homes and vehicles. The storm, which touched down at 7:40 a.m. on Tuesday, swept through northern Illinois and northwest Indiana. It […]