NEWS LITE : FLOWERS IN VEGAS GETTING LAST LAUGH.
The one thing that's bad about the Clinton mess - besides the adultery, the betrayals, the lies, etc. - is that it gives Gennifer Flowers Gennifer Flowers (born January 24, 1950) is one of three women who have claimed to have had affairs with U.S. President Bill Clinton. She is the only one of the three who claims to have had a child by Clinton, a son whom she later gave up for adoption. another chance to pop up and tell America, ``I told you so!''
Flowers, who's chasing a singing career on the Vegas strip, performed at the Electronic Retailing Association's annual conference at the MGM MGM
in full Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
U.S. corporation and film studio. It was formed when the film distributor Marcus Loew, who bought Metro Pictures in 1920, merged it with the Goldwyn production company in 1924 and with Louis B. Mayer Pictures in 1925. Grand Hotel. Yeah, she's in the big time. Among the ditties she warbled: ``Who's Got the Last Laugh Now?''
Flowers insisted she had a 12-year affair with Bill Clinton and was branded a liar and a tart by Clinton's camp. She's now calling herself a rhythm-and-blues singer and moved to Las Vegas Las Vegas (läs vā`gəs), city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the United States. about a month ago.
Asked if her notoriety over her affair with Clinton might help boost her show-biz career, Flowers said: ``Obviously, it's something that can't be ignored, but at the same time, it's something that needs to be handled tastefully and with dignity.''
Romantic novelist not hot stuff to ex
Georgia Ann Waller, whose ex-husband, Robert James Robert Sallee James (17 July, 1818 - 18 August, 1850) was a pastor and father of four children including the James outlaws... Frank and Beans a.k.a. The James Brothers. Born in Logan County, Kentucky, U.S. he met Zeralda Cole they married on 28 December, 1841. Waller, left her for a younger woman after making millions writing the awful ``Bridges of Madison County Madison County is the name of twenty counties in the United States, named after President James Madison:
Brown to turn self in for five-day stay
Singer Bobby Brown is expected to drop his appeal and serve a five-day sentence for drunk driving.
His attorney, Robert Buonauro, said Brown will turn himself in to the Broward County, Fla., jail within a few days. ``This is a decision he reached with his family,'' Buonauro said in Friday's editions of the Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale (lô`dərdāl), residential, commercial, and resort city (1990 pop. 149,377), seat of Broward co., SE Fla., on the Atlantic coast; settled around a fort built (c.1837) in the Seminole War, inc. 1911. . ``He wants to put this behind him.''
Brown, 31, was convicted last year and sentenced in January to five days in jail and 12 months' probation.
His license also was suspended for a year, he was fined $500 and directed to spend 30 days in a residential drug- and alcohol-treatment center, undergo random drug testing, attend DUI school and perform 100 hours of community service.
Murdoch selling his Beverly Hills Beverly Hills, city (1990 pop. 31,971), Los Angeles co., S Calif., completely surrounded by the city of Los Angeles; inc. 1914. The largely residential city is home to many motion-picture and television personalities. home
Rupert Murdoch, the News Corp. chairman who is divorcing his wife, Anna, has put his Beverly Hills estate on the block for $19.5 million.
Wilderness hero Canada hails U.S. teen
for bravery against bear
The last time Kelly McConnell was in Canada, he was nearly killed trying in vain to prevent a bear from fatally mauling his mother.
The 14-year-old from Paris, Texas This article is about the city in Northeast Texas. For other uses, see Paris, Texas (disambiguation).
Paris is a city located 98 miles (158 km) northeast of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex in Lamar County, Texas, in the United States. , was back Friday to receive one of Canada's highest awards for bravery. Honored along with him, posthumously, was the Canadian man who died saving Kelly's life by wrestling the bear off the wounded boy.
Kelly and Ray Kitchen's widow were presented with the Star of Courage medal by Canada's governor-general, Romeo LeBlanc, during a ceremony at the Citadel, a historic fortress in Quebec City.
The star-shaped silver-and-gold medal is awarded for ``acts of conspicuous courage in circumstances of great peril'' - which certainly applied to the events of Aug. 14, 1997, at a campground in northern British Columbia British Columbia, province (2001 pop. 3,907,738), 366,255 sq mi (948,600 sq km), including 6,976 sq mi (18,068 sq km) of water surface, W Canada. Geography
Patti McConnell, 37, and her two children were moving from Texas to Alaska, and had stopped for the night at Laird Hot Springs Provincial Park A provincial park (or territorial park) is a park under the management of a provincial or territrorial government in Canada.
While provincial parks are not the same as national parks, their workings are very similar. near the Yukon border.
Kelly and his mother were walking in the park when they came upon an underfed, ravenous male black bear munching plants along a pathway. Unprovoked, the bear charged Patti McConnell and threw her to the ground.
Kelly, 13 at the time, grabbed a stick and began hitting the bear until it turned on him.
Alerted by screams, Kitchen, 56, rushed to the scene and hit the bear in the face with a stick to try to force it away from Kelly. When that failed, Kitchen jumped on the animal's back.
Five other men from the campground arrived to help, hitting the bear with sticks, while a Felton, Calif., woman, Ingrid Bailey, tended to Kelly's wounds. Another camper shot and killed the bear moments later.
But the reinforcements were too late to save either Patti McConnell or Kitchen, whose head was severed by the bear's claws.
Lewinsky not seen as victim, dateable
Finally, here is a look at how Americans think about some of the more pressing questions swirling about the President Clinton-Monica Lewinsky affair, from new polls taken by Time-CNN and Fox:
Which of these two views of Monica Lewinsky Monica Samille Lewinsky (born July 23, 1973) is an American woman with whom the former United States President Bill Clinton admitted (after initially denying) to having had an "inappropriate relationship" while Lewinsky worked at the White House in 1995 and 1996. describes her better. She is:
A victim - someone who was taken advantage of by her boss: 10 percent.
An opportunist op·por·tun·ist
One who takes advantage of any opportunity to achieve an end, often with no regard for principles or consequences.
op - someone who wanted to have sex with Clinton because he is president: 77 percent.
Which one of the following do you think has the dirtiest mind:
Bill Clinton: 34 percent.
Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr
Kenneth Winston Starr (born July 21, 1946) is an American lawyer and former judge who was appointed to the Office of the Independent Counsel to investigate the death of the : 25 percent.
Monica Lewinsky: 21 percent.
All of them: 7 percent.
If you were a single man, is Monica Lewinsky someone you would consider dating, or not?
Yes: 10 percent.
No: 85 percent.
Do you think it is acceptable for the president to lie under oath about his sexual behavior sexual behavior A person's sexual practices–ie, whether he/she engages in heterosexual or homosexual activity. See Sex life, Sexual life. ?
Yes: 18 percent.
No: 73 percent.
What do you think the chances are of Bill and Monica getting together again?
Very likely: 6 percent.
Somewhat likely: 11 percent.
Not very likely: 13 percent.
Not at all likely: 65 percent.
News Lite is compiled by Karen Duffy Karen Duffy (born May 23, 1962) is an American model, television personality, and actress.
Born in New York City, she attended Park Ridge High School in Park Ridge, New Jersey, graduating in 1979. from Daily News staff and wire reports
PHOTO (1) Kelly McConnell, 14, receives Canada's Star of Courage on Saturday in Quebec.