Headlines for: 03-16-2000

MAN INVENTS ANTI-E.T. ABDUCTION HATS BELLEVUE, Wash. (Wireless Flash) -- If you've been plagued by alien abductions, this ought to flip your lid: A man in Bellevue, Washington, claims he's created a special hat that prevents alien abductions.

NO PORNO POTENTIAL IN THIS YEAR'S OSCAR FLICKS MALIBU, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Although porn flicks often spoof mainstream movie titles, it's doubtful there will be many X-rated versions of this year's Oscar contenders.

NASA CONSULTING WITH BATMOBILE DESIGNER NORTH HOLLYWOOD (Wireless Flash) -- Holy spaceballs Batman! NASA is now taking advice from the creator of the Batmobile. Car designer George Barris, who created the original Batmobile for

CONTEST PRIZE: SHAQUILLE O'NEAL'S SIZE 22 SNEAKERS SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Here's a sports collectible you might turn up your nose at: A pair of Shaquille O'Neal's sweaty sneakers.

PSYCHIATRISTS HAND OUT FILM AWARDS: THE `SHRINKIES' SAN FRANCISCO (Wireless Flash) -- "American Beauty" is not only the Oscar front-runner, it's also a top pick of San Francisco's psychiatrists.

JULIA ROBERTS: HER IDEAL LADY LOVER IS HILLARY CLINTON NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Julia Roberts isn't a lesbian, but if she were, she'd have the hots for Hillary Clinton. Roberts tells the upcoming "US Weekly" magazine that if she had to

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD HOUSTON (Wireless Flash) -- Variety is the spice of sex if a new survey is correct. According to the Adam & Eve sex products company, 12 percent of Americans admit they've had sex with at least 18 people and

TEENS PICK DI CAPRIO, RICCI AS WORST ACTORS (EMBARGOED UNTIL 6 P.M., FRIDAY, MAR. 17) NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Leonardo Di Caprio is getting a double whammy from American teenagers: they've voted him worst actor for the

SHIPMENT OF ROCKS ON ITS WAY TO JOHN ROCKER NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker may have received a standing ovation from fans at Spring training -- but not everyone is on his side.