Monthly Archive for January, 2006

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An American comedian is sent overseas by the State Department to find out what tickles Islam”s funny bone.


Scarf morphs into iconic accessory.


A former teenage idol pleads not guilty to drug possession charges in Los Angeles after being arrested for allegedly trying to ride the subway without a ticket. Now 44, he is charged with felony possession of heroin and fare evasion.


A failed policeman sells out his Irish rebel buddy to the British authorities for passage to America. After being caught and marked for execution, he cried: “Isn”t there a man here who can tell me why I did it?”


I survived two years of near-starvation, beatings and dengue fever, but dozens of cell-mates died in my arms. From the depths of that madness, I took and oath that if I ever got out, I would fight for justice.


Jewish heir wins Austrian fight over art stolen by Nazis.


Former exile wins race for president.


Star dust falls to Earth.


A 20-year-old skinhead burst into a synagogue and stabs eight people before he is wrestled to the floor and disarmed.


A hustling Hollywood native whose charm, flamboyant deal-making and readiness to bend or break rules propel him first to the pinacles of success and probably next will lead him to jail.