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2009-10-04 13:33:28

Professional dancer Anton Du Beke of the British TV series Strictly Come Dancing says he is not a racist despite calling TV star Laila Rouass a Paki. De Beke admitted to using the term of abuse for a Pakistani in reference to Rouass, known for her role on Footballers' Wives, and said he has since apologized

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2009-09-30 07:30:00

Model Kathy Ireland became the latest celebrity booted from the US dance competition series, Dancing with the Stars, Tuesday night.

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2009-09-23 20:39:08

Chicago Cubs outfielder Milton Bradley apologized Wednesday for comments he made last week that resulted in his suspension for the remainder of the season. Bradley, who signed a three-year, $30 million contract last winter, made a series of disparaging remarks about the Cubs in an interview published in the Daily Herald of Arlington Heights, Ill. You understand why they haven't won here in 100 years, Bradley was quoted as saying.

2009-09-22 14:42:47

A New Jersey judge ended a three-year custody battle over a family dog by ordering the former couple to share ownership. Superior Court Judge John Tomasello ordered Eric Ware and Doreen Houseman, who were together for 13 years before they split in 2006, to share custody of Dexter the pug on a 5-week cycle, The Gloucester County (N.J.) Times reported Tuesday. Houseman, who said she hasn't seen Dexter in more than 2 1/2 years, is to begin her first cycle of custody Friday. I just can't wait to...

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2009-09-10 12:18:03

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2009-09-03 11:02:34

Dr. Jack Kevorkian is defending Michael Jackson's physician, insisting the U.S. singer got what he wanted when Dr.

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2009-08-26 13:10:04

Beau Bridges has signed on to appear in an upcoming episode of the U.S.

2009-08-20 19:43:53

An 8-year-old London boy has become the youngest person in the world to walk on the wings of an airplane in mid-flight. Tiger Brewer broke the record set eight years ago by a then-11-year-old by wing-walking on his grandfather's biplane Thursday, 1,000 feet above Rendcomb Airfield in Gloucestershire, England, The Times of London reported Thursday. On take-off I was scared.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.