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Ashley Greene’s condo fire

Ashley Greene’s condo fire, American Actress Ashley Greene's condo in West Hollywood, Calif., caught fire on Friday, and one of her dogs is said to have died in the blaze. The "Twilight" star's rep confirmed the fire to People, saying: "The cause is undetermined." A source told People that the 26-year-old actress' two fox terriers were in the apartment at the time of the fire, but rescuers were only able to save one. TMZ reports that at least 10 fire trucks were on the scene at the seven-story building. A firefighter told the website that Greene, her boyfriend and her brother were home when the fire broke out on a couch in the living room and were able to get out. The men then tried to get back in to rescue the dogs, but were unsuccessful. The actress' dog reportedly died under the bed.

Pippa dropped

Pippa dropped, It was dropped by literary agent after the book tanked for being just too ordinary, Pippa Middleton has been dropped by her literary agent, according to new reports out on Friday. Pippa, the sister of Duchess Kate Middleton, recently release her long-awaited first book, "Celebrate: A Year of British Festivities for Families and Friends......christianpost. " However, the book did not get rave reviews, and comments on the book were lukewarm. Sales also did not kick in as good as expected, and it appears that this has led to Pippa being dropped by her agent. Pippa's published, Michael Joseph, was reported to have offered her $600,000 for the rights to publish her party planning book, which was a massive amount for someone to receive for a first time commission.Despite the publicity surrounding the book, it only managed to sell 2,000 copies in its first week on sale. Sales were so bad that some outlets slashed prices on the book to 50 percen

Aurora shooter Islam

James Holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people last July at a midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado, has reportedly converted to Islam. Holmes has exhibited extremely erratic behavior since his arrest on July 20, after a shooting that left 12 dead and 58 people wounded. He has since reportedly converted to Islam, observing a strict Muslim diet, studying the Qur’an, and praying up to five times a day. Holmes was in court last month wearing a beard, which one source says is a symbol of his new-found faith. The source also said that Holmes converted to Islam in order to justify his crimes. “He has brainwashed himself into believing he was on his own personal jihad and that his victims were infidels,” a source told The National Enquirer, a tabloid. The source continues that Holmes’ Muslim inmates are unhappy with his conversion to the religion. “None of them condone forms of terrorism or extremism,” the source said. “And they don’t want their religion to be co

Police search for shooter after Ga. infant killed

Police are searching for two young suspects in Brunswick, Ga., on Friday after a shooter fired on an toddler being pushed by his mother in a stroller, killing the 13-month-old boy. At a news conference Friday, Brunswick Police Spokesman Todd Rhodes said officers have received more than 30 leads in the case and are encouraging citizens to come forward if they have any information on the shootings. "We will not rest until somebody has been arrested for this senseless act," Rhodes said. WTLV reports the mother and her toddler were on a morning walk Thursday, when they were approached by two suspects and shot, Brunswick Police Chief Tobe C. Green said. The two suspects are described as black males, one age 13 to 15 and the other age 10 to 12. Rhodes said the toddler was shot with a handgun, which has not been recovered, according to CNN. Several people in the neighborhood called 911 after they heard the gunshots fired, but Rhodes said investigators believed that the mother was t

Kate Upton prom

Kate Upton prom, High school senior Jake Davidson is on a mission to get Sports Illustrated cover model Kate Upton to be his date to his prom on May 23, 2013. In a now-viral video he posted on March 16, Davidson pops the prom question while trying to impress Upton with his shirtless bod, workout routine, good hygiene and sense of humor. "I'm Jewish, 5'9" on a really good day –- and I can't dance. At all," the L.A. resident jokes. "You're Christian, 5'10", and that Cat Daddy video should have won an Oscar for best short film. You could say this is destiny." Other things they have in common? Upton, 20, is on the cover of Sports Illustrated -- and Davidson reads Sports Illustrated! "I'm going to be real with you here, I don't have a girlfriend," Davidson confesses. "Kate, great moments are born from great opportunity. And that, is what you have here today. A chance to make a nice guy's senior year the be

Jennifer Capriati charged, with stalking

Jennifer Capriati charged, Former tennis star Jennifer Capriati was questioned for numerous battery and stalking allegations stemming from a Valentine's Day domestic incident at a Florida health club, The Palm Beach Post reports. Pictures: Ex-tennis star accused of stalking, battery Police said there was probable cause to arrest 36-year-old Capriati for "battery for punching and pushing" her ex-boyfriend Ivan Brannan Jr. and "stalking Brannan on a constant basis from phone calls, text messages, showing up at his gym, his place of work and following him" in recent months, according to a police report. The former world No. 1 player was not arrested and it was unclear Saturday whether she will be charged, according to the newspaper. It will be up to a judge to decide whether to issue an arrest warrant. Natalie Mikolich, a spokesperson for Capriati, denied the allegations and called them "an over-exaggeration," according to the Post. Brannan reportedly co

Jon Hamm rumor, Gets ground as 'Mad Men'

Jon Hamm rumor, A Jon Hamm that the actor was ordered to wear underwear in an effort to tone down the bulge of his private parts on-screen is trending online. According to a March 21 report on Los Angeles Times, an AMC insider close with the situation claims Hamm had been wearing underwear to minimize the distraction of his man parts in "Mad Men" season 6. Hamm plays the lead role of Don Draper on the highly popular series based on the professional and personal lives advertising executives in New York City. The insider went on to reveal that several promotional photos for "Mad Men" had to be digitally edited in order to hide the "distracting" areas on Hamm. When Hamm was asked about the rumors circulating like crazy about this latest news flash, he shrugged off the question. Hamm said he had heard about the rumor, "but I don't need to talk about that," he said In a Star magazine report last year there was a Jon Hamm rumor similar t

Naked bathers flee fire

Naked bathers flee fire, Several naked bathers were recently forced to flee a fire in a Chinese bathhouse. Authorities said the blaze that ripped through a bathhouse in Leqing, Zhejiang province spread so rapidly that many people didn’t have a chance to put on their clothes. This caused several nude bathers to run out onto the street as fire consumed the building. “One minute I was soaking in the tub, the next I could smell smoke and hear screams. There was no time to get my clothes. I just ran for my life,” one naked bather who fled the fire explained. One person reportedly died in the blaze that consumed the bathhouse in China. Six people were injured as a result of the fire. Officials believe the problem started in a neighboring apartment. Reports indicate that the blaze soon spread the the rest of the block. This ultimately forced several naked people to flee from the bathhouse as the smoke and fire filled the building. “A gas pipe fractured in an apartment kitchen which then exp

3 Marines, including gunman, dead in shooting at Marine Base

Authorities say a Marine shot and killed two fellow service members at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia before killing himself early Friday. Sgt. Christopher Zahn tells Fox News the shooter was found dead of a self inflicted gunshot wound and two others were pronounced dead at the scene. The Associated Press reports authorities entered the barracks where the suspect had barricaded himself early Friday after allegedly killing one Marine and found the suspect dead along with another victim. The standoff began after a shooting on the base around 11 p.m. Thursday. No names have been released, but Lt. Agustin Solivan says the suspect and both victims were Marines. Solivan says authorities believe the suspect was a staff member at the officer candidate school on the base. The base had been put on lockdown but the lockdown has been lifted. A post on the base's Facebook page had urged residents to stay inside with their doors locked and follow any instructions from the base interc

Crash Kills 6, Injured 9

Crash Kills 6, A crash killed 6 people and injured 9 others in Texas after police chased a truck said to be crammed with undocumented immigrants. Police said there were 15 people in the truck that slammed into a security barrier at a Navy facility in Texas. Ten people were in the truck’s cab while another five were under a tarp in the truck’s bed, said John Gagne, spokesman for Naval Air Station Kingsville. The chase started late on Wednesday when the pickup sped past an officer at the base’s man gate, prompting a chase from police. Guards at the base put a pop-up barrier outside a second security post, and the GMC truck slammed into it at full speed, causing the crash the killed 6. Police said that wasn’t the intention. “That’s exactly what the barrier is designed to prevent,” Gagne said, referring to the driver’s behavior. “It’s quite possible this guy didn’t even know where he was.” At close to 12:33 am, the Department of Public Safety was called to the scene of the crash

300 guns seized

300 guns seized, An arsenal of more than 300 guns, many of them illegal, has been seized from a Long Island home around the corner from a high school, and the homeowner was arrested, authorities said Thursday. Jay Steiner, 66, was arrested in late January after an undercover Suffolk police officer visited his Centereach home. Steiner has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon and is free on bail. "Wow!" said one surprised neighbor. "That's a lot of guns. It's scary." Police were acting on a tip from a gun owner who had taken his weapon to Steiner, said Suffolk District Attorney Thomas Spota. "The guns were stored all throughout the house," said Spota, as he stood in front of a table filled with the seized weapons. In all, 85 illegal handguns and 230 rifles and shotguns were found, as well as thousands of rounds of ammunition. "He had more firepower than the detectives who arrested him," said Spota. Investigators said Steiner h

Malcom Jamal Warner splits

Malcom Jamal Warner splits, Theo Huxtable is once again a single man. After over two years of dating, Malcolm-Jamal Warner has split with girlfriend Regina King, a source confirms to Us Weekly -- and it wasn't the most amicable of partings. "He said he wasn't feeling it anymore," the source adds, explaining that Warner, 42, asked King and her young son (with ex-husband Ian Alexander Jr.) to move out of the house they shared. "She's still very brokenhearted," says the insider of the Southland actress, 42. Friends since the 1980s when both were child TV stars -- Warner on The Cosby Show and King on 227 -- the twosome only rarely opened up about their romance. "I believe the universe has a plan, and we probably wouldn’t have been ready years ago. We both had to do whatever we had to do to be ready for each other now," Jerry Maguire actress King told Parade in January 2012. Said Warner in an October 2011 interview with BET: "We like to protec