On the Radar: Sheen sacked, Gadhafi denies deal, gang rape in Texas
Charlie Sheen was fired from his popular TV show after publicly insulting its creator.
March 8th, 2011
11:13 AM ET

On the Radar: Sheen sacked, Gadhafi denies deal, gang rape in Texas

Charlie Sheen sacked - It probably didn’t surprise anyone but Charlie Sheen to learn that the actor was canned from “Two and a Half Men” on Monday. The firing comes after a series of bizarre public appearances that included attacks on the show’s creator. We’ve been waiting on a response, but the last we heard – via Twitter – was that the self-professed warlock was seeking a winning intern with #TigerBlood.”

Libya unrest - A government spokesman is denying that Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is agreeing to step down if the opposition guarantees he won’t be prosecuted and can leave the country safely. Spokesman Musa Ibrahim called the opposition claims “lies.” The development comes as Libya enters its fourth week of clashes. Rebels now control several cities, and the death toll is estimated to be at least 1,000.

Texas gang rape arrests - Thirteen adults and five juveniles have been arrested as part of an investigation into the alleged rape of an 11-year-old girl in Texas, police said. The investigation into the incident is “continuous,” police added, explaining there could be more major developments. So far, the 18 people arrested range in age from 14 to 27 years old. Four students from the Cleveland, Texas, independent school district appeared in court Monday.

Wisconsin standoff - Wisconsin state Sen. Jon Erpenbach, who fled with 13 other senators to Illinois to avoid voting on Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal, says he wishes “we could be home right now.” The bill has sparked widespread protests in Madison, and on Monday, Senate Minority Leader Mark Miller sent a letter to Walker proposing the two sides meet at the border to “resume serious discussions.” Walker responded by calling the idea “ridiculous” and said Miller is not open to negotiations.

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    Charlie Sheen is looking like Bruce Campbell these days.

    March 8, 2011 at 12:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • kirish begorra

      Charlie and Lindsay need their own planet.

      March 8, 2011 at 7:18 pm | Report abuse |
  2. JackName*

    Daniel craid was cool

    March 8, 2011 at 12:45 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Tlboyd

    Please enough about Charley Sheen,He is all over the news.this spoiled so called actor lives on an entirely different planet.I have been married for 18 years and have 5 children.and have recently lost my job.let him trade places with me and see how he reacts.The real world is not all glitz and glamour.but we make the best of it.and we are happy.

    March 8, 2011 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
  4. banasy

    Hey, now, easy on ole Bruce Campbell. "Army Of Darkness" is a classic! 🙂

    March 8, 2011 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Cesar

    Hi banasy. I missed you, and so did many others. I can tell that's really you.

    March 8, 2011 at 3:04 pm | Report abuse |
  6. banasy

    Hi, Cesar, missed you and a lot of other people, too. Glad you can tell the diff! 😉

    March 8, 2011 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Bio girl 2010

    I think Charlie Sheen's case is terribly sad. Pretty obvious that, unless something is done and done quickly, we'll be watching Martin Sheen burying his son.

    March 8, 2011 at 3:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dudley4637289

      Yes. Poor Charlie.

      March 8, 2011 at 6:48 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Janice

    Yet another celebrity melt down. As amusing as it is to watch someone dive towards bottom, I think we have seen enough. I can not bear to watch any more of his "win".

    March 8, 2011 at 4:18 pm | Report abuse |
  9. George clooney

    simple premise.. Sharia premise. Eliminate all armies..security...and police leeches.. Worlwide tea party. Imagine the savings.. No more biliioanare b.s. Media machines. You say it is not possible? I say your view is humankind is warped into your own lack of intelligence. Try it.. Science is curiousity..except for pork fed supremist americans. Lol

    March 8, 2011 at 5:05 pm | Report abuse |
  10. George clooney

    just kidding.. Obviously everyone must rule the world of santa clause and internet democracy claims.. Except for george clooney.. Free man..george clooney.

    March 8, 2011 at 5:13 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Cesar

    @Kirish: You are so right, they do don't they?

    March 8, 2011 at 9:00 pm | Report abuse |
  12. linda charlton

    Let carliesheendowhathewants. Itdoes not effet our lives anyway heisagreat actor and he will comeout

    just fine just think about our problems he is not hurting like we are so who cares

    March 8, 2011 at 11:28 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Squared

    interesting how everyone is talking about charlie sheen and how it is a shame but no one mentions the Texas story below his about the 11 year old girl. LOL!.

    March 8, 2011 at 11:31 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Cesar

    Squared, I think we avoid commenting on that kind of story. It makes people feel very uncomfortable. We read it, but it's really a bad thing. Sheen is easy for folks to comment. No discomfort, no worry. Easy story.

    March 9, 2011 at 12:10 am | Report abuse |
  15. Squared

    Sometimes this obsession with people we do not really know gets out of hand. That's the point I was trying to get at. He doesn't do anything for me....no even entertain me...and that's his job. There is people this crazy without his money.

    March 9, 2011 at 12:20 am | Report abuse |
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