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Rush Limbaugh’s ratings have fallen 30% in the last six months

by Jen Ortiz The just-released Arbitron report reveals that a lot less people are listening to right-wing talk radio. With a lull in ratings since November, Rush Limbaugh had a 3.0 share of listeners for his radio time slot, which is a 33% slide from October and from last April,…

Star of ‘Taxi’ arrested for mooning during Cannes film festival

CANNES, France — Police arrested a French actor for baring his bottom to fans when they asked to take a photograph of him in the movie festival town of Cannes, media and an official said Monday. Sami Naceri, 49, star of the hit television series “Taxi”, was arrested on Sunday…

Jimmy Carter: My role is ‘probably superior’ to that of other presidents

Former President Jimmy Carter is in an awkward position after he told NBC’s Brian Williams that “I feel that my role as a former president is probably superior to that of other presidents” in an interview. Carter quickly tried to clarify, saying that his work at the Carter Center and…

Oscar-winning ‘You Light Up My Life’ songwriter Joseph Brooks commits suicide

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Joseph Brooks, the Oscar-winning composer of the hit “You Light Up My Life” and who was awaiting trial on rape charges, was found dead in his New York apartment on Sunday having apparently killed himself, police said. The body of Brooks, 73, was discovered at his…

Life of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange turned into theatre play

SYDNEY — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will have his life story immortalised in a stage play in his home country of Australia, a report said Sunday. Rehearsals are due to start this week for “Stainless Steel Rat” by award-winning Melbourne playwright Ron Elisha, which will tell the story of a…

Beck’s $5,697 Israel trip doesn’t include tickets to the main event

For only $5,697 you can go with Glenn Beck to Israel, but don’t expect to actually attend his rally for that price. The Fox News host announced Friday the first of two travel agencies that will be providing tours to his August 24 “Restoring Courage” rally at the Southern Wall…

Gore: Murdoch banned Current TV in Italy because we hired Olbermann

An Italian cable provider owned by billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch has kicked the Current TV network off the air following the channel’s announcement that former MSNBC liberal news host Keith Olbermann would be joining their lineup. Current TV founder Al Gore, the former vice president of the United States,…

Schwarzenegger reveals he secretly fathered child over 10 years ago

Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has admitted to reporters that he fathered a child over 10 years ago with a longtime member of his household staff. Breaking the news of this to his wife, Maria Schriver, largely contributed to their split. “After leaving the governor’s office I told my wife…

YouTube launches channel dedicated to fallen journalists

SAN FRANCISCO — Google on Monday launched a YouTube channel honoring fallen journalists and enhanced its online news pages. Google teamed with the Newseum based in Washington, DC on a Journalists Memorial channel dedicated to the works and lives of those around the world who have died while reporting news.…

IMF chief assaulted another woman nearly a decade ago, lawyer claims

PARIS (Reuters) – A French lawyer said on Monday his client was considering filing a legal complaint against IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn over an alleged sexual incident almost a decade ago. Lawyer David Koubbi said his client Tristane Banon, a writer, could file a complaint over an alleged incident that took place when she went…

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