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Diplomat found dead in New York apartment: A Nicaraguan diplomat based in New York was found dead in his apartment in the Bronx on Thursday, his throat slashed, police said.
Stewart 'saddened' by Obama: Appearing on Fox News' The Bill O'Reilly show Wednesday, liberal comedian Jon Stewart said he thought Obama would do a better job when he voted for him in the 2008 presidential election.
Joaquin Phoenix apologizes to Letterman: Now that the ruse is up and the truth has been set free that Joaquin Phoenix was simply acting crazily for the not-actually-a-documentary, “I’m Still Here,” the 35-year-old star sat down with David Letterman on “Late Show” Wednesday night to apologize for any ill will he may have caused.
Years later, 911 dispatcher's body found: Authorities say the remains of a missing 911 dispatcher have been found nearly 3 1/2 years after her disappearance.
Bishop denies allegations: In a statement read on a syndicated radio show Thursday, Atlanta-based megachurch pastor Eddie Long denied he had coerced young male church members into sex, as alleged in three lawsuits filed against him.