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Suspect pleads not guilty to celebrity hacking

A Florida man pleaded not guilty to hacking into the emails of Scarlett Johansson, Christina Aguilera, Mila Kunis and other celebrities, following his arrest last month. Christopher Chaney, 35, appeared in court in Los Angeles three weeks after he was detained following an 11-month investigation by agencies including the Federal…

Fire guts offices of French satirical magazine

The offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, which published a special Arab Spring edition Wednesday with the prophet Mohammed as guest “editor”, were gutted in a petrol bomb attack overnight, police said. The fire at the magazine started around 01.00 am (0200 GMT) and caused no injuries, a police…

Maddow: Political discourse now linked to ‘Occupy’ protests

After showcasing the ways the “Occupy Wall Street” protesters planned to overcome the winter, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said on her show Tuesday night that the ongoing demonstrations have altered the political discourse of the United States. The demonstrations across the country “demonstrate why someone like [House Majority Leader] Eric…

Michael Moore: Youth stayed home in 2010 because of Obama’s ‘B.S.’

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore said Tuesday that young voters did not turn out for 2010 elections because “they don’t suffer fools” and “because they don’t take bullshit.” “You promise them something, you’d better do it, or they’re going to call you on it” he said during a speech at the…

News of the World warnings went back to 2008: documents

LONDON — Aides to Rupert Murdoch were warned as far back as 2008 that there was a culture of illegal voicemail hacking at the News of the World tabloid, according to documents released in Britain on Tuesday. The warnings by a senior legal advisor to the British newspaper arm of…

Taibbi: Perry ‘just kind of lost it’

Rolling Stone contributor Matt Taibbi says that Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has “just kind of lost it.” Over the weekend, Perry gave an odd speech in New Hampshire that quickly went viral and caused some to suggest that he might be medicated or drunk. “When he felt like he…

Olbermann wears Guy Fawkes mask to report on foreclosure mill

Current TV’s Keith Olbermann got into the Halloween spirit Monday by donning a Guy Fawkes to report on a foreclosure mill that encouraged employees to dress up as homeless people. A former employee of foreclosure firm Steven J. Baum provided The New York Times with photos of employees at a…

Maddow: Oddball speech the end of Perry’s campaign

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry was unusually expressive and giddy during a speech Friday to an influential conservative group in New Hampshire. He was so out of character that some have even questioned if he was drunk. MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said Monday night that the “devastating” video of his…

New website seeks to hold journalists accountable

WASHINGTON — A Wikipedia-style website launched on Monday which provides information about the journalists behind the bylines. News Transparency is a creation of Ira Stoll, the founder of another website called FutureOfCapitalism.com and the former managing editor of the now defunct New York Sun. In a statement on its home…

Posthumous Amy Winehouse album to be released

LONDON — A new album containing previously unheard material by soul singer Amy Winehouse is to be released just months after her death from alcohol poisoning, her record label confirmed Monday. “Lioness: Hidden Treasures”, features unreleased tracks, alternate versions of existing classics as well as a couple of brand new…

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