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Johnny Cash’s former home to become a rehab center

The lakefront home was built in 1968, the year Cash married June Carter. The couple lived there for over 30 years, until her death in May 2003. …

Man with rare genetic disorder sues celebrities who mocked his ‘selfie’ on social media

A man with a rare genetic disorder whose “selfie” was mocked by celebrities on Twitter and Instagram is suing his tormenters for $25,000 in damages, the Detroit Free Press reports. Jahmel Binion suffers from a condition called ectodermal dysplasia, which in Binion’s case has led to abnormalities with his hair…

George W. Bush writes biography of his father

 Life of George Bush Sr will look at both the career and the ‘warm decent man know best by his family’ George W Bush has written a biography of “a great servant, statesman, and father”: his own. The volume will bring the Bush political dynasty head to head on the…

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ studio apologizes for 9/11 PR gaffe

Paramount Australia says sorry for mistakenly combining a picture of a burning skyscraper with ‘September 11′, the release date of their Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot The studio behind the latest revival of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has apologised for a publicity poster which combined a picture of the heroes…

Oops! Stephen Colbert trolls Sarah Palin, bags TheSarahPalinChannel.com

Jumping on the bandwagon of those mocking failed vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s widely-reported new TV channel, Stephen Colbert joined the pile-on during Tuesday night’s episode of The Colbert Report. Following the expected hilarious mockery, Colbert announced that he had secured TheSarahPalinChannel.com, which is very close to Palin’s url sarahpalinchannel.com. If…

Rupert Murdoch’s tabloid ‘The Sun’ accuses 4-year-old boy of having ‘mark of the devil’

The Sun is facing a barrage of criticism after featuring a half-naked four-year-old boy with a “mark of the devil” on his chest on its front page. The tabloid’s “exclusive” story featured unpixellated images of the child and his mother. The paper was accused of starting a witch-hunt and endangering…

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ trailer becomes most viewed of 2014 less than a week after release

The trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey has become the most viewed of 2014 after less than one week of release, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Citing figures from tech firm Zefr, the industry bible says the promo for Sam Taylor-Johnson’s film has picked up a staggering 36.4m views on YouTube…

US calls on Iran to free Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian

The United States on Monday called on Iran to release a Washington Post reporter, his wife and two freelancers arrested in Tehran last week. Tehran’s chief justice Gholamhossein Esmaili on Friday confirmed the arrest of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, 38, and his wife Yeganeh Salehi. “We call on the…

Potential whistleblowers less willing to contact the press thanks to NSA spying: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. surveillance programs are making it more difficult for government officials to speak to the press anonymously, two rights groups said on Monday. Large-scale surveillance, on top of the Obama administration’s crackdown on national security leaks, threatens the freedom of the press and the right to legal…

New Sarah Palin Channel will cost more than Netflix, but you get more Sarah Palin

Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, whose media presence has ebbed and flowed since resigning her Alaskan governorship five years ago, has announced the launch of her own online news channel called, unsurprisingly, the Sarah Palin Channel. According to The Daily Variety, the  fledgling news network will be subscription-based,…

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