Headlines for: 04-15-2002

Bra Fence Hit By ‘Thick’ Bra-Bandits WANAKA, New Zealand (Wireless Flash) – A fence in Wanaka, New Zealand, famous for the hundreds of bras that have been left tied to it, has been hit by some mysterious bra-bandits.

Premier of Virtual Government Wants Say In Mid-East Affairs BRISBANE, Australia (Wireless Flash) – A 55-year-old woman in Brisbane, Australia, believes her 15-month-old granddaughter can do what Colin Powell can’t: Negotiate peace in the Middle East.

Atheist Makes Blasphemous Paper Dolls For Therapy EVANSTON, Ill. (Wireless Flash) – Weighed down by the angst of your newfound atheism? Try making paper dolls – of Jesus. That’s the advice Robert Hain offers on Jesusdressup.com – a

Your Desk Is Dirtier Than a Toilet TUCSON, Ariz. (Wireless Flash) – Would you consider working while sitting on a toilet? Chances are, it would be cleaner than the desk at which you currently sit.

Fake Painting Puts New Zealand Prime Minister in Bad Light WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Wireless Flash) – New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark is getting painted in a bad light by news that she has committed fraud by signing her name on other people’s artworks.

Women Will Rule in Upcoming ‘Combat Chess’ Match CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) – Like a woman who can handle a sword? Well, some real-life warrior princesses will be strutting their stuff at an upcoming event in Chicago.

Soft Rock Gets Its Own Lollapalooza: The L.U.S.T. Tour LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – The man who wrote “I Love Rock And Roll” is now promoting a “Lollapalooza for lovers.” Songwriter Jake Hooker also manages music acts like Player, best

Mary Hart Takes Cycle Of Fame To Heart NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – This June, Entertainment Tonight celebrates its 20th anniversary – which is especially heartening with anchor Mary Hart, who has been with the show since its inception.

Restaurant Owner: ‘Tom Hanks We Need Your Help!’ SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – The owner of a restaurant in Santa Monica, California, is begging Tom Hanks to save her business. Kelly Bixby, lawyer for the Boathouse restaurant owner Naia Sheffield, says

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – The Fox show COPS is getting naked in honor of its 500th episode. Immediately following the landmark episode running April 27, Fox will air Naked COPS: Special Edition, which features

Around the Weird: Bizarre News Briefs LONDON (Wireless Flash) – Five stripping funeral directors in England are flushed with embarrassment now that a video of their act has been broadcast on TV. Members of the so-called “Funeral Monty” troupe – which