Twitter User Breaks News Of Whitney Houston's Death 27 Minutes Before Press
An account located in Clark County, Nevada, tweeted "Whitney Houston found dead in Beverly Hills hotel" almost a half hour before the Associated Press released their report. The user in question, @chilemasgrande a.k.a. Big Chorizo, has not yet been reached for comment.
Gabrielle Giffords Votes To Pass The Debt Bill In Surprise Return
No matter how you feel about the debt bill drama, at least everyone can agree that this moment was awesome. Making a surprise return to the House of Representatives, her first since being gravely wounded in the Tuscon shooting spree, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords drew thunderous applause from members of both parties and voted for the debt bill. By all accounts, she looked great and there wasn't a dry eye in the House. The bill passed 269-161.
The Man Suspected Of Killing More Than 90 In Norway
Anders Behring Breivik has been identified as the man in police custody who is believed to be responsible for the bombing in Oslo that killed at least 7 and the shooting rampage at a youth camp on Utoya Island that has left at least 85 dead. Breivik is 32 and known to have right-leaning, nationalist, anti-Islamic views, although an actual motive remains unknown. Officials believe he acted alone.
Stills From The Alleged Marilyn Monroe Porno
A newly discovered print of what is purported to be a pornographic film starring an underage Norma Jean Baker (aka Marilyn Monroe) is going up for auction. Here a few stills. Monroe fans insist it's a different woman, but the film's owner says it was shot before the Hollywood sex bomb lost some weight and underwent plastic surgery. What say you?
45 More Photos Of The Riots In Greece
Despite massive and often violent protests against them, severe austerity measures have been passed by the Greek parliament. This paves the way for emergency bailout loans from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund that are intended to prevent a total collapse of Greece's economy and stabilize global markets. Here are some more photos from the ongoing riots that have erupted in the streets of Athens as a response to the painful budget cuts.
45 Amazing Photos Of The Riots In Greece
UPDATE: Parliament has passed the austerity measures, paving the way for financial assistance from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund which will hopefully stabilize not just the Greek economy, but the world economy. Unrest continues in the streets of Athens. Demonstrations against the Greek government's proposed austerity measures turned violent in Athens today, with protesters hurling rocks and firebombs at police. Police have responded with tear gas and batons. If parliament doesn't pass the cost-cutting plan, Greece will not receive a bailout package from the European Union. Without the aid package, Greece will default on its debt, sending shock waves through the world economy.