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.

2228

Scarf morphs into iconic accessory.

2227

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.

2226

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?”

2225

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.

2224

Jewish heir wins Austrian fight over art stolen by Nazis.

2223

Former exile wins race for president.

2222

Star dust falls to Earth.

2221

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

2220

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.