Headlines for: 10-17-2001

OSAMA BIN LADIN A LADY KILLER? HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – Osama bin Laden may be Public Enemy No. 1, but his “bad boy” appeal has some women going gaga over his looks.

COMPANY LAUNCHES X-RATED BEANIE BABIES AUSTIN, Texas (Wireless Flash) – A Texas company has created a line of bean-bag dolls that will make the Beanie Babies blush. The so-called “Obscenies” are X-rated plush bean bags that

LUXURY CRUISE SHIPS TAKE TO THE SKIES ATLANTA (Wireless Flash) – Travelers who can’t stomach cruise ships because of seasickness will soon have an alternative – air ships. A California-based company called Aeronautiqa is opening the first airship

‘GARBAGE PAIL KIDS’ CREATOR TRASHES POP MUSIC LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Remember Garbage Pail Kids trading cards from the early 1990s? Or the mid-1970s Wacky Packages cards, which spoofed consumer products?

N’SYNC SINGER ADDICTED TO SHOWERS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – A.J. McLean isn’t the only boy band singer with an addiction – N’Sync’s JC Chasez has one, too.

LEWIS CARROLL REALLY JACK THE RIPPER? MELROSE, Mass. (Wireless Flash) – Johnny Depp looks all over London for Jack the Ripper in his new movie, From Hell, but he should be looking in a children’s book store instead.

JESUS TO STAR IN MARTIAL ARTS MOVIE? KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Wireless Flash) – The next martial arts star could be Jesus Christ if America’s most advanced taekwondo expert has his way.

IVORY TO CREATE GIANT UNCLE SAM OUT OF SOAP WASHINGTON (Wireless Flash) – American patriotism will be bubbling up in Washington D.C. next Wednesday (Oct. 24). That’s when a soap sculptor will be carving a gigantic Uncle Sam

TEEN POLITICIAN NOT SORRY ABOUT SEXY PHONE MESSAGE GLENFIELD, N.Z. (Wireless Flash) – Bill Clinton isn’t the only politician who knows a thing or two about naughty phone calls – so does 18-year-old Brian Davy.

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Britney Spears is singing the flu blues. The pop princess has postponed the start of her U.S. tour because of a bout with the flu. Her first show will now take place on October 31 in