• Because nothing says happiness like a statement from a lawyer: Reuters reports that a lawyer representing Vince Vaughn will be suing several papers over claims that his client and Jennifer Aniston have split and apparently not-so-true reports (and photos) of a disheveled Vaughn—who showed up in London in a shlubby sweatshirt with his fly undone—was having a makeout sesh with a “mystery woman.”
• Questionable metaphor of the day: Former secretary of state James Baker, who is co-chairing the Iraq Study Group for Congress, has warned “there’s no magic bullet for the situation in Iraq.”
• Profits will be available Friday between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m.: Time Warner Cable, the country’s number two cable provider, has filed for an initial public offering. Morgan Stanley estimates the company’s value at $43 billion—that’s like forty YouTubes!
• Cute overload: Bindi Irwin, the 8-year-old daughter of late “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin, gets her own wildlife show tentatively titled Bindi the Jungle Girl. In it, she
hunts stingrays interacts lovingly with all kinds of animals.