Archive from: Tuesday November 7, 2006 (8 Total)
Genesis reunites for first tour in 15 years
LONDON (AFP) - Founding members of British rock band Genesis and their drummer-vocalist Phil Collins have said they would reunite for a 20-city tour of Europe next year: one they say is for the love, not the money.
"I think we're all loaded enough without worrying about where the next million or two are coming from," he added, triggering laughter from journalists in London's luxurious Mayfair Hotel.
LOS ANGELES -- Britney Spears filed for divorced Tuesday from Kevin Federline, officials said. The Los Angeles County Superior Court filing cites "irreconcible differences," said court spokeswoman Kathy Roberts.
From: Sooty Chimney
File Under: Celebrity Bullshit
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Voter smashes touch-screen machine in Allentown
The Morning Call
Published November 7, 2006, 1:19 PM CST
A man who reportedly believed Republicans were conspiring to steal today's election entered an Allentown polling site, signed in and proceeded to smash the screen of one of the electronic voting machines with a metal cat paperweight, poll volunteers said.
Michael Young, 43, of 375 Auburn St., will be charged with felony criminal mischief and tampering with voting machines, according to Ronald Manescu, chief of investigations for Allentown police.
Police gave no motive, but a source said Young, a registered Independent, believed Republicans had conspired to win the election by using electronic ballots. This is the first time electronic machines are being widely used in a Pennsylvania general election.
"He smashed it with the cat's ears," said volunteer Jim Govostis, who watched the incident unfold at Raker Center, a nursing home owned by Good Shepherd, around 12:30 p.m.
Young, who brought the paperweight with him, then sat down, hung his head and waited for police, who arrested him without incident.
"He came in here very peaceably and showed his ID," said volunteer Gladys Pezoldt, "then he got on the machine and just snapped…
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's Internet celebrity Mahir Cagri is so convinced he was the inspiration for the Kazakh journalist character Borat Sagdiyev that he plans to travel to London seeking ways he can benefit from the movie that has surprised Hollywood with a No. 1 debut.
Cagri, 44, became a cyber celebrity after he posted a personal Web site in 1999, which featured unintentionally amusing photos of himself playing pingpong or the accordion and sunbathing in a skimpy bathing suit.
Someone should recommend this to that white power dude, but it's proabably too late:
From: JayWar Chimney
Karl Rove's Last-Minute "Robocalling" Tactic to Steal the Election
The point here is that these 2006 "robocalling" attacks aimed at Democrats are happening at the last minute, and many Democrats may believe them to be real and get thoroughly pissed off at the Democratic candidates and decide to not vote for them or to stay home and not vote at all.