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Jewcy Zeitgeist: New New Facebook, Warnings of School Shooting Emerge, and Shoe-Thrower Jailed

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: The German gunman who opened fire on his secondary school reportedly warned of his attack in an online chat room the night before, saying, "everybody is laughing at me." Facebook has launched another new … Read More

By / March 12, 2009

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

  • The German gunman who opened fire on his secondary school reportedly warned of his attack in an online chat room the night before, saying, "everybody is laughing at me."
  • Facebook has launched another new Facebook, effective as of midnight last night. Rolling live updates are causing many to compare the social networking site to its rival, Twitter.
  • After controversy surrounding his alleged attack of girlfriend Rihanna, Chris Brown has withdrawn his nomination from the Kids’ Choice Awards. 
  • In continued shoe-throwing news, Iraqi courts have sentenced the journalist who threw his shoe at former President George Bush to three years in prison.
  • Singer-actress Mandy Moore and indie rocker Ryan Adams have wed in a Tuesday ceremony in Savannah, Georgia.