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The last word in astrology: 1/15/10
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CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Ernie Reyes Jr., 38; Chad Lowe, 42; Andrea Martin, 63; Margaret O’Brien, 73

Wild boar raids anger residents of forest
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Some of the first wild boar to roam free in England for 300 years have been raiding rubbish bins, attacking dogs and digging up green spaces in villages scattered around England’s first national forest park.

IOC will weed out drug cheats: Rogge
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The International Olympic Committee will use a number of measures to weed out doping offenders at next month’s Vancouver winter Olympics, IOC president Jacques Rogge said on Thursday.

Semenya cannot compete until gender case is resolved
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South African runner Caster Semenya will not be allowed to compete until a resolution has been reached in her gender case, the country’s athletics association said Thursday.

Rio won 2016 Olympics on merit not location, Rogge says
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Rio de Janeiro won the right to host the 2016 Olympic Games on merit and not on its geographical location, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge said on Thursday.

Lance Armstrong and MLB pledge Haiti relief aid
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The world of sport rallied to help earthquake-devastated Haiti on Thursday as Major League Baseball and seven times Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong each pledged substantial donations for relief aid.

Gilbert Arenas charged with gun possession
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Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas was charged on Thursday with felony gun possession after an incident last month in which he took a pistol into the NBA team’s dressing room.

Ke$ha, Lady Gaga lead singles chart
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Pop singer Ke$ha led Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for a fourth week on Thursday with her debut single “TiK ToK,” and also grabbed the No. 7 spot with her new follow-up, “Blah Blah Blah.”

Second-guessing studios’ Oscar campaigns
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When Summit Entertainment sent out the DVD of “The Hurt Locker” to awards voters, it did so in early December, even though the critically acclaimed war drama had been released theatrically in late June. This was one of numerous decisions that will now impact the movie’s Oscar chances.

R&B love crooner Teddy Pendergrass dead at 59
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Teddy Pendergrass, the seductive American rhythm-and-blues singer who continued his recording career after he was paralyzed in a 1982 car accident, has died at the age of 59, media reports said on Thursday.

Spielberg to make TV doc. on World Trade Center rebuild
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Oscar winning film director Steven Spielberg is to make a TV documentary on the rebuilding of New York’s World Trade Center, which was destroyed in the September 11 2001 attacks.

George Clooney to host telethon for Haiti aid
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Hollywood actor George Clooney will host a telethon on MTV next week to raise funds for victims of the earthquake in Haiti, the music network said on Thursday.