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French Minister's Slip Reveals 'Genital Database'

French Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux has become the latest senior official caught out by an embarrassing slip of the tongue, after he spoke on television of his "database of genital prints."

Hortefeux was apparently attempting to distinguish between police files of suspects' finger prints -- "empreintes digitales" -- and their DNA records -- "empreintes genetiques" -- mixing the two to form: "empreintes genitales."

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Tyra Banks Sued by Teen Sex Addict's Mom

A Georgia woman whose 15-year-old daughter appeared on an episode of Tyra Banks' talk show featuring teen sex addicts is suing the TV host for $3 million.

In a lawsuit filed Oct. 8 in federal court in Atlanta, Beverly McClendon says her daughter appeared on the former model's talk show without McClendon's permission.

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Band Arrested after Blocking LA Freeway to Perform

A rock band will have to face the music after blocking a Los Angeles freeway and performing atop its trailer.

California Highway Patrol spokesman Rick Quintero said a big box van decorated with Imperial Stars' logo stopped on the southbound U.S. 101 near Sunset Boulevard at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, blocking four of the five lanes.

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Ambulance Stolen with Paramedics Treating Patient!

Bond was set at $50,000 for a 27-year-old Chicago man accused of stealing an ambulance over the weekend while two paramedics treated someone he apparently knew in the back.

Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said Jimmy McCoy allegedly jumped into the stopped ambulance and drove off with the emergency lights on.

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Philippine Carrier Adds 2nd Dancing Crew Flight

Budget Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific on Friday flew a second regular flight with dancing cabin crew, using male stewards instead of female after criticism the original stunt was sexist.

The airline had created a YouTube sensation, as well as a storm of criticism earlier this week with an in-flight safety demonstration using pretty young female cabin attendants toe-tapping to a Lady Gaga tune.

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'Naked Cowboy' Puts It All Back On to Run for U.S. President

Watch out, Sarah Palin. There's a new conservative in town, and he's (nearly) naked and gunning for the White House.

The Naked Cowboy, a strapping guitar player and Times Square fixture known for busking in his briefs, 10-gallon hat and boots, says he will be donning a normal outfit on his next adventure: a run for the White House.

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Presidential Seal Falls Off Podium as Obama Speaks

The presidential seal fell off U.S. President Barack Obama's lectern and clattered to the stage as he delivered a speech to a women's conference.

"That's all right, all of you know who I am," the president joked to laughter from the audience when he realized what had happened.

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