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Jewcy Zeitgeist: More Human Traffickers, Passenger Overboard, and Palin and Letterman BFF Again

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: The Iranian election saga went into day four as thousands of people took to the streets in Tehran today. These demonstrations are the biggest since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. The annual "Trafficking in … Read More

By / June 16, 2009

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order:

  • The annual "Trafficking in Persons Report" is out from the U.S. government and it’s put more than 4 dozen nations on its watchlist for not doing enough to combat human trafficking. Seventeen nations are up for sanctions and 52 are on the watchlist.
  • Lindsay Lohan’s in trouble again, this time accused of swiping jewels worth nearly a half million dollars from her last photo shoot with the British edition of Elle Magazine. Nothing is confirmed at this point, but let’s be honest, we’re only interested in the gossip anyway. [Editor's note: Remember how she once stole a fur coat from the coat check at some club and the owner sued to get it back? I wonder if all this time we thought Lindsay was a junkie and it turns out she's just a klepto.]
  • A Carnival cruise ship has lost a passenger in the Gulf of Mexico, thought to have gone overboard. The Coast Guard is conducting a search-and-rescue mission.