Headlines for: 02-07-2000

MYSTERIOUS BEAR-LIKE CREATURE HAS AUSSIES STUMPED GAYNDAH, Australia (Wireless Flash) -- The tiny town of Gayndah, Australia, is baffled over recent sightings of an unusual, furry creature.

`HURRICANE' FILM A FRAUD? PATERSON, N.J. (Wireless Flash) -- A New Jersey man claims the hit movie, "The Hurricane," isn't telling the whole truth about boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter.

BUGSY SIEGAL'S SAFE TO BE OPENED AFTER 60 YEARS HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Remember when Geraldo Rivera opened Al Capone's secret vault years ago? Now a Chinese restaurant in Hollywood is about to do the same thing with a safe

WHO HAS WORSE BREATH: MARILYN MANSON OR MADONNA? PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Wireless Flash) -- Music fans are raising a stink about Marilyn Manson -- literally. A breath mint manufacturer has launched a survey requesting

SCRIBES NEEDED FOR CONDOM COUPLET CONTEST SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- National Condom Week begins next Monday (Feb. 14) and, in honor of the event, a public health organization is looking for a few good prophylactic poets.

FOGHAT LEAD SINGER DEAD FROM CANCER NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- "Lonesome" Dave Peverett -- the lead singer of the '70s-era rock group, Foghat -- has died from kidney cancer at the age of 57.

ARTIST GETS A HAND FROM FAMOUS DEAD PAINTERS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Rembrandt died more than 300 years ago, but that hasn't stopped him from painting. A British-born artist named Anthony Christian claims the

PHOTOGRAPH OF CIVIL WAR CROSS DRESSER ON AUCTION BLOCK NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- The Civil War was a real drag for some women -- literally. Next Monday, a photograph of a female who fought in the

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Music mogul Sean "Puffy" Combs' recent court appearance on charges of illegal gun possession isn't tarnishing his image one bit. Case in point: Combs and his