• Let's talk 9/11, shall we?: Rudy Giuliani will give the keynote speech at the Republican National Convention next week, with Senator Joe Lieberman helping out. McCain's campaign manager said he wanted the list of speakers to showcase the diversity of the Republican Party.
• Biting Clay Aiken's style: Ricky Martin is the father of twin boys via a surrogate mother, his publicist said today.
• Foreign relations: George Hussein Onyango Obama, Barack Obama's long lost brother, apparently lives in a shanty town in Kenya and sustains on less than a dollar a month. He said he is embarrassed by his poverty and denies their relationship when people notice his surname. This puts Cindy McCain's estranged half sister to shame.
• Congresswoman Stricken: U.S. Representative Stephanie Tubbs Jones of Ohio is in critical condition after have a brain aneurysm while driving. A team of doctors has determined that she has limited brain function.
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