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From what’s going on in the Capitol to what’s happening oversees, we have it all.
Today we found out that Glenn Beck is leaving his show on Fox News, Obama’s golfing buddy was busted and Ryan Seacrest is banking millions.
Better Than Fiction
Character: Glenn Beck
Plot Line: Glenn Beck is bouncing from his daily show. Beck confirmed the news to his faithful audience on Wednesday night telling them, “I am going to leave this program later this year, but I am not leaving Fox.” Wow, who ever thought this day would come?
Take It In The Ring
Contenders: Barack Obama vs. Republicans
Match: With time growing short, President Barack Obama said Wednesday night that he remains confident that a government shutdown can be avoided this weekend. This is if negotiators can build on constructive talks held at the White House.
Money On My Mind
Whose Wallet: Ryan Seacrest
Weight: $55 Million
How They Hustled: Ryan Seacrest is balling. He banks an estimated $55 million this year, thanks to a radio contract with Clear Channel, deals with NBC, E! channel, Pepsi and other partnerships.
GlobalGrind’s Global Mind
What Happened: The Honolulu Police Department confirmed that one of President Barack Obama’s closest friends, Bobby Titcomb, 49, was arrested Monday in connection with a prostitution sting case. Titcomb was Punahou School classmate of Obama.
Shame On You
Who: Eugene Ashley
What: Eugene Ashley was let off with a slap on the wrist after pleading guilty to tattooing his 3-year-old son. A judge in Floyd County, Ga., ruled on Monday that Ashley must pay $300 and serve 12 months probation for giving his son a tattoo on his shoulder that said “DB” – short for “Daddy’s Boy” – in 2009.
What: 3 new FBI files detailing the agency’s investigation into the 1997 shooting death of Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace have been released to the public.
This Day In History
What: Rwandan armed forces kill 10 Belgian peacekeeping officers in a successful effort to discourage international intervention in their genocide that had begun only hours earlier.