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• This space is reserved: Team Clinton sent a letter to the New York Times—yes, the one that endorsed her—refuting a story that suggested Hillary‘s campaign is deteriorating. The Times sent a letter back stamped “rejected.” With sliding poll numbers in Ohio and Texas, things aren’t looking good.
• Predator on trial: A judge tossed a motion to dismiss the case of a woman suing NBC’s To Catch A Predator and a local police force following her brother’s suicide during one of the show’s sting operations.
• Gay doesn’t always mean happy: A New York judge is allowing a lesbian couple, who were married in Canada, to divorce. It is unclear who will get the kids, the dog, or the alimony payments.
• Fingers on the pulse: The next President will be a Republican, according to George Bush. Apparently, the president knows this because he “understands the mentality of the American people.” All 32 percent of them.
• Not content with purple drink: He brought chronic to your coffee table, now he’s putting cognac in your glasses—uber-producer Dr. Dre is following in 50 Cent‘s footsteps and getting into the beverage business.
• A way with words: Presidential hopeful John McCain distanced himself from talk show host Bill Cunningham at a campaign rally today after the controversial commentator called New York Times staffers “stooges,” described CNN as “the Clinton News Network,” and repeatedly referred to Barack Obama‘s middle name, Hussein.
• Passing on the Blunt: Oasis front-man Noel Gallagher is selling his Ibiza estate because he can’t stand his neighbor, “Beautiful” singer James Blunt.