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Sean Penn: My El Chapo Article 'Failed'

He has one 'terrible regret' in particular about 'Rolling Stone' interview

(Newser) - While Sean Penn might not think his interview for Rolling Stone with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was rife with "stupidities," the actor now concedes he has "a terrible regret" about it—and he thinks the article ultimately "failed," CBS News reports. In a Santa... More »

Assad: If US Strikes Syria, 'Expect Every Action' in Return

Clips air from Charlie Rose interview

(Newser) - If the US does indeed strike Syria, "you should expect everything," "expect every action," from Syria in response, President Bashar al-Assad tells Charlie Rose in a new interview . CBS This Morning previewed the interview today; it airs in full on PBS tonight. Some of Assad's... More »

Assad to Charlie Rose: 'No Evidence' I Gassed My People

Syrian strongman hints he'll retaliate if US strikes

(Newser) - Bashar al-Assad "denied that he had anything to do" with the chemical attack that killed nearly 1,500 of his countrymen, he tells Charlie Rose in an interview that airs tomorrow on PBS. "He basically said, ' There has been no evidence that I used weapons against my... More »

Obama: I'm Not 'Bush- Cheney Lite'

President refutes charge in Charlie Rose interview

(Newser) - Appearing on Charlie Rose last night, President Obama had a few things to clear up: First, he's not, as Rose put it, "Bush-Cheney lite." "Some people say, 'Well, you know, Obama was this raving liberal before. Now he’s, you know, Dick Cheney,'"... More »

Condoleezza as Romney VP? 'No Way'

She also criticizes Obama's foreign policy

(Newser) - Condoleezza Rice gave an unequivocal "no," this morning when asked if she'd be Mitt Romney's running mate—despite polls showing she's the most popular pick for the job. "Charlie, I didn't run for student council president," Rice told Charlie Rose on CBS'... More »

Glenn Beck: I 'Debunked Conspiracy Theory'

Responds to charges of opportunism, 'Nobody's watching Charlie Rose'

(Newser) - His words reach about 30 million people a month, and though his detractors both left and right seem to number at least as many, the wildly successful populist Glenn Beck shows himself to be "cheerful and affable" in responding to his critics in a lengthy profile in the Wall ... More »

Network Execs Halted Olbermann-O'Reilly Feud

(Newser) - It took the intervention of a PBS peacemaker to halt the bitterest media fight of the decade, insiders tell the New York Times. Bosses at Fox and at MSNBC owner GE were fed up with Keith Olbermann and Bill O'Reilly's long-running feud—especially after they started savaging each other's networks—... More »

Geithner Sees 'Dramatically Different' Capitalism

Treasury sec defends his record on Charlie Rose

(Newser) - Tim Geithner defended his performance at the New York Fed and the Treasury in a long interview with Charlie Rose last night, but conceded that "expectations got ahead of the policy." Geithner rejected suggestions that the lack of a policy detail was muddling the Obama administration's message and... More »

Top 50-Something Studs

The WowOWow ladies list their picks

(Newser) - Older men can be sexier than callow youths, such as Leonardo and Brad—or so the ladies of WowOWow report, in their list of the top 50 sexiest men over 50. The elite:
  • Rocker Bruce Springsteen
  • Author James Patterson
  • TV host Charlie Rose
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Bloomberg Looks Forward to 'Adult' in the White House

NYC mayor sees light at end of the tunnel

(Newser) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg hasn't decided whom he'll vote for in the presidential election, but he's glad that the next occupant of the Oval Office will be "an adult," reports CNN. The Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-independent mayor offered a thinly veiled rebuke of President Bush when he noted: "... More »

CNN Anchor Cooper Has Skin Cancer

He has growth removed and says he's doing fine

(Newser) - CNN's Anderson Cooper returned to the air today after a two-day absence during which he had a cancerous mole removed from his face, E! News reports. Anderson wrote on his blog that he's fine and that the surgery went well, and a spokesman said doctors don't think the cancer has... More »

Bill Declares Obama a 'Risk'

Calls it 'miracle' that Hillary 'even has a chance' in Iowa

(Newser) - Hillary's hubby sparked a squabble by slamming Barack Obama on Charlie Rose last night, calling the surging Dem "a gifted television commentator" and mere "symbol for change." Not only is Hillary more prepared for the Oval Office, Bill said, "it's not close." Obama reacted today... More »

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