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11 Surprising Celebrity Couples

Yep, they really dated

(Newser) - "Wait... they were together?" That's the reaction you'll probably have to the long list of surprising celebrity couples rounded up by ETOnline , including:
  • Sofia Coppola and Keanu Reeves: Dated in 1992 after Coppola's famous director father worked with Reeves on Bram Stoker's Dracula.
  • Kathy Griffin
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The Game Tweets Cops' Number, Jams Phones

LA sheriff's department is investigating

(Newser) - Someone tweeted an LA sheriff station's phone number on the Game's Twitter account last night, encouraging all 580,000 of his followers to call for an internship—and incidentally jamming emergency lines for two hours. The rapper appears to be backtracking, notes the LA Times, suggesting that, ahem,... More »

Foreign Policy 101: Jay-Z's Feud With The Game

(Newser) - What does the burgeoning beef between rappers Jay-Z and The Game have in common with US foreign policy? Plenty, writes Marc Lynch in Foreign Policy. Like America, Jay-Z is a hegemon: “Nobody, but nobody, in the hip-hop world has his combination of hard power and soft power.” But... More »

Custody Battle Over Michael's Kids Heats Up

(Newser) - Michael Jackson’s parents and Debbie Rowe, the ex-wife who’s the mother of two of Jackson’s children, are already murmuring about custody, the Sun reports. “It will be probably the start of a long battle,” the Jackson family lawyer said, adding that Michael’s mother, Katherine,... More »

Classic Harvard-Yale Tie Gets Documentary Gloss

Crimson comeback was behind headline 'Harvard Beats Yale 29-29'

(Newser) - The 40th anniversary of a classic game in the football rivalry between Harvard and Yale has inspired a documentary, Mark Feeney writes in the Boston Globe. The contest is as notable for “its time-capsule aspect” and rising-star participants (future Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones) as for the underdog Crimson's... More »

14-Year-Old Boy Sues 50 Cent

Teen alleges rapper's music promotes gangsta lifestyle that led to his assault

(Newser) - 50 Cent and Universal Music Group were sued yesterday for promoting a "gangsta lifestyle" that encourages violence. The plaintiff: 14-year-old James Rosemond, who was assaulted on a Manhattan sidewalk by 50's fellow G-Unit member Tony Yayo. Rosemond is the son of a record exec whose label represents The Game,... More »

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