Headlines for: 12-03-2000

STOCKS AND BLONDES: AUSSIE BROTHEL TO GO PUBLIC MELBOURNE, Australia (Wireless Flash) -- The world's oldest profession could soon be traded on Wall Street if the owners of an Australian bordello get their way.

JOHN GOODMAN: GAY AMERICA'S NEW SEX SYMBOL? NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Forget Ricky Martin -- John Goodman is gay America's hottest new sex symbol. Goodman tells the upcoming "Advocate" magazine that one

BULGARIAN STUDENTS PLAGUED BY BAD CAFETERIA FOOD BLAGOEVGRAD, Bulgaria (Wireless Flash) -- Students at the American University in Bulgaria have had a gut-wrenching time over the past few months -- and it's not because they're

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Singer Jewel has something in common with Greta Garbo: She "vants to be alone" -- at least when she urinates. Jewel tells "Self" magazine she was

BRITS POOH-POOH `POOP IN THE POST BOX' STORY BASILDON, U.K. (Wireless Flash) -- A British news item about citizens in Essex mistaking dog litter bins for mailboxes is being pooh-poohed by officials.

GARTH BROOKS PAST LIFE TO BE MADE INTO MOVIE TAUNTON, U.K. (Wireless Flash) -- Garth Brooks' life is about to be made into a movie -- but there's a catch: It's his past life as a 17th century Irish poet.

SEARS TURNING TO 10-YEAR-OLDS FOR FASHION ADVICE NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Fashion is becoming child's play for the Sears department store chain: It's just assigned two 10-year-olds to become "style advisors" for the retail chain.

DOES FESTIVUS ICE CREAM LEAVE JERRY STILLER COLD? NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Actor Jerry Stiller isn't warming up to Ben & Jerry's new "Festivus" ice cream which was inspired by his character on "Seinfeld."

RECORD BREAKING PASTA PLATTER HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Mama Mia, talk about a spicy meatball: Tomorrow (Dec. 5), a world's record for the largest serving of spaghetti and meatballs will be attempted.