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Rushdie Makes Surprise Appearance to Collect Award

Honor was kept under wraps until minutes before the author accepted it

(Newser) - The latest honor for Salman Rushdie was a prize kept secret until minutes before he rose from his seat to accept it. On Tuesday night, the author received the first-ever Lifetime Disturbing the Peace Award, presented by the Vaclav Havel Center on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Only a handful...

Marlon Wayans Cited at Airport
Marlon Wayans Cited at Airport

Marlon Wayans Cited at Airport

Comedian accuses airline of mistreatment over luggage issue

(Newser) - Marlon Wayans has accused an airline of racism after he received a citation for disturbing the peace in a clash over luggage. The comedian and United Airlines agree the problem began Friday when an employee told Wayans at a gate at the Denver airport that he had too many bags...

Andrew Doesn't Catch a Break During Funeral Procession

'You're a sick old man!' spectator yelled out to prince in Edinburgh, shortly before being arrested

(Newser) - If Prince Andrew thought he was going to get a reprieve from public rebuke with the death of his mother, it didn't happen. Although most spectators who converged Monday upon the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland, for Queen Elizabeth II's funeral procession were respectful, one man was arrested...

Cops: Booted From McDonald's, Guy Throws Rock, Steals Panties

Jason Daddario, 37, was charged with criminal mischief and breach of peace

(Newser) - A man who'd been kicked out of a McDonald's restaurant for having no face mask threw a rock through the window, stole some underwear from a Walmart, and surrendered when police threatened to set a dog on him, authorities said. The AP reports that Jason Daddario, 37, was...

Truck's Anti-Trump Sticker Causing a Tizzy in Texas

Fort Bend County sheriff posted a photo of it on Facebook

(Newser) - A sheriff in Texas has raised the possibility of criminal charges over a pickup truck bearing a vulgar message about President Trump and his supporters, Time reports. Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls posted a photo of the truck, whose license plate isn't visible and which bears a large...

Cops: Florida Man Deflated Bounce House With Kids Inside

Charles Wotruba charged with trespassing, disturbing the peace

(Newser) - A Florida man is facing misdemeanor charges after he allegedly unplugged the fans inflating a birthday party bounce house, causing it to deflate on the children inside, the AP reports. Charles Wotruba of Port St. Lucie was arrested Friday, charged with disturbing the peace and trespassing.

Winehouse Charged in New Assault
 Charged in 
 New Assault 


Winehouse Charged in New Assault

This time, singer roughs up employee at Cinderella performance

(Newser) - Amy Winehouse made quite a scene at the theater this past weekend and has been charged with assault as a result. \Winehouse attended a stage production of Cinderella, which was fine until police say she started shouting things like “He's f---ing behind you” and “F--- Cinders, Prince Charming,...

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