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Jenny McCarthy and Amanda Peet Go On Verbal War Over Vaccines

Jenny McCarthy and Amanda Peet Go On Verbal War Over VaccinesAmanda Peet, actress, new mom and a spokeswoman for vaccine advocacy group Every Child by Two, came under fire when she in an interview called parents who elected to not to vaccinate their children “parasites”.


Actress Heather Locklear Arrested

Actress Heather Locklear ArrestedCalifornia Highway Patrol arrested television star Heather Locklear, 47, outside the coastal city of Santa Barbara on Saturday, for suspicion of driving under the influence of prescription drugs.

The star of television shows, including Melrose Place, Locklear, has been suffering from anxiety and depression after her divorce last year from Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora after 11-years of marriage. She checked into a medical clinic in June to seek treatment for her condition.


Tina Fey Spoofs Sarah Palin In ‘Saturday Night Live’

Tina Fey Spoofs Sarah Palin In ‘Saturday Night Live’‘Saturday Night Live’ (SNL) on NBC, in its third season, opened with a memorable sketch, featuring Tina Fey as Sarah Palin and Amy Poehler as Hillary Clinton. This Saturday, the NBC comedy brought back the tandem of Fey and Poehler once again – though Fey reprised her role as Palin, Poehler this time around played CBS’s Katie Couric – in a skit parodying Palin’s interview earlier this week.


Wilson urges Republicans to fight Schwarzenegger recall

Wilson urges Republicans to fight Schwarzenegger recall

The California Republican Party’s fall convention had former Governor Pete Wilson urging his fellow Republicans to fight the recall drive against Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. In his lunchtime speech to about 250 delegates, Wilson did not directly address the rift between Schwarzenegger and others in his party. He told delegates that the threat from the state prison guards union should be taken seriously.


Britney Spears Plays Waitress In “Womanizer”

Britney Spears Plays Waitress In “Womanizer”Britney Spear is filming as a waitress in her new video “Womanizer”. The pop star was wearing a black wig and a red lipstick during the shoot. She plays a vampy waitress/erotic dancer and makes out with a hot boy toy on a table. This is quite similar to her other videos, pre-Blackout.

The shooting took place at Elevate Lounge, a club located within Takami Sushi & Robata restaurant on the 21st floor of an office building in downtown L.A. Dancers at the shoot were dressed in waiter uniforms - white dress shirts, skinny ties, and black pants or leggings.


Jenifer Aniston Sounds Eager To Go Back To Her Ex-Boyfriend

Jenifer Aniston Sounds Eager To Go Back To Her Ex-Boyfriend A celebrated US actress Jennifer Aniston is eager to patch up her relationship with ex-boyfriend John Mayer. It is reported that the former Friends actress, who broke up with the Gravity singer last month is calling John almost every day with the aim to get back with the man once again.

A source recently informed, “Jennifer reached out to John first. She had a few glasses of wine - then decided to throw caution to the wind and make the first move.”


Britney’s “Womanizer” Leaked Online

Britney’s “Womanizer” Leaked OnlineBritney Spears fans had a fantastic day as “Womanizer” was leaked on the internet. The video made its presence felt on Nashville radio station 107.5 The River’s website Friday, September 19th.

A brief clip was recorded when a radio rep from The River previewed it over the phone. The single was set to be released September 22nd. Jive Records' Zomba Label Group is delaying the release for at least another week. This means that radio stations won't be playing it until Sept. 29 at the earliest.


Tarceva Causes Two Deaths By Liver Damage

Tarceva Causes Two Deaths By Liver DamageGenentech Inc. and OSI Pharmaceuticals, the makers of Tarceva - a cancer drug, in a letter posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s website at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/safety/2008/safety08.htm#Tarceva, alerted doctors about liver damage in patients who took the drug, as part of a post-approval study designed for patients with moderate liver impairment and advanced tumours.

The two deaths related to Tarceva saw one patient dying from rapidly progressing liver failure, while the other developed a fatal liver complication called hepatorenal syndrome, leading to his death.


UCSF Researchers Reveal That Majority Of Drug Studies Never Get Published

UCSF Researchers Reveal That Majority Of Drug Studies Never Get Published A new study reveals that even five years after a drug becomes available on the market, many clinical trials or drug studies submitted to the FDA, never get published in medical journals consulted by most doctors for evaluating overall drug safety and effectiveness.

Looking at 90-drugs approved by FDA between 1998 and 2000, researchers found out of a total of 909-studies, only 394 or 46% got published, with 56% never seeing the light of day.


"Matrix" Star Keanu Reeves Declared Not Guilty

"Matrix" Star Keanu Reeves Declared Not GuiltyA Los Angeles judge on Monday ruled out charges of assault and battery brought against Keanu Reeves by a photographer, Alison Silva, who claimed that Reeves intentionally hit him with his car.

Silva alleged that he was struck by Reeves' Porsche while he was photographing the actor in March 2007, causing grave injuries. Reeves' attorneys argued in court documents that Silva positioned his hand on the actor's car and stumbled over his own feet.


Nicholas Cage In “Season Of The Witch”

Nicholas Cage In “Season Of The Witch”Academy Award winning actor Nicolas Cage is set to star in the supernatural thriller “Season of the Witch” which will be directed by Dominic Sena.

Cage has also starred in the Dominic Sena-directed “Gone in Sixty Seconds,” in which he played a former car thief who was brilliant in his line of “work,” forced to get one last job done in order to save his brother. The movie also starred Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi and Robert Duvall. It earned more than $100 million domestically and $242 million around the world.


Kim Kardashian Says, She's Excited About Her Debut On “Dancing With the Stars”

Kim Kardashian Says, She's Excited About Her Debut On “Dancing With the Stars”  Kim Kardashian is all set to make her big debut on “Dancing With the Stars”. She has been maintaining a rigorous rehearsal schedule for sometime now and is leaving no stone unturned to make her debut special.

“I am so excited and getting some butterflies in my stomach,” the reality star wrote on her official blog. “So I will have a good breakfast and get to the stage.”  


Cyrus Says, She Has No Plans To Quit “Hannah Montana”

Cyrus Says, She Has No Plans To Quit “Hannah Montana”Falsifying the rumors that 15-year old Miley Cyrus wished to quit the show that made her a star, Patti McTeague, spokeswoman for Disney’s Hannah Montana show said that it was pure gossip with no truth to the rumors.


California Polls: Obama Looking To Edge Out McCain

California Polls: Obama Looking To Edge Out McCainSen. Barack Obama currently appears to be having complete command in the presidential race, in the Golden State. Well, the Illinois Senator is looking to edge out McCain in California, in November.

Obama has been leading in California since June, and he has well maintained his lead over McCain. Obama is having a big lead over McCain, in the recent Obama vs McCain California Polls. The polls were conducted by Field Research Corporation and American Research Group.


Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign the budget without fanfare

Schwarzenegger to sign the budget without fanfare

The California Legislature has finally approved a state budget, thereby putting an end to the state’s record three-month deadlock without a spending plan, and a week of wrenching negotiations. The approval comes after the government relinquished to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s demands for financial reform and won his consent for the plan.


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