Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Police are calling the death of Mike Tyson's 4-year-old daughter, Exodus, a "tragic accident." Police say the girl was playing on a treadmill Monday in her central Phoenix home when her head apparently slipped inside a cord hanging under the console. She was pronounced dead in a hospital just before noon yesterday. CBS News

North Korea has threatened to attack the South after it joined a U.S.-led plan to check vessels suspected of carrying equipment for weapons of mass destruction. South Korean media have also reported that Pyongyang has restarted a plant that makes plutonium that can be used in nuclear bombs. ABC News

General Motors Corp. says not enough of its bondholders agreed to swap their debt for company stock. This means the troubled automaker giant is almost certainly headed for bankruptcy protection. ABC News

The parents of Daniel Hauser, the 13-year-old Minnesota boy who refused chemotherapy for his cancer, told a judge yesterday they now agree to the medical treatment. The judge ruled that Hauser, who has Hodgkin's lymphoma, can stay with his parents. He and his mother, Colleen Hauser, missed a court appearance last week and left the state to avoid chemotherapy and seek alternative treatments. Colleen and Anthony Hauser told a Brown County District judge they now understand their son needs chemotherapy. CBS News

AT&T, one of the biggest corporate sponsors of "American Idol" is now being accused of swaying the results of this year's competition by providing phones for free text-messaging services and lessons in casting blocks of votes at parties organized by fans of Kris Allen. NY Times

1 comment:

  1. oh my goodness how sad..was anyone watching the little girl?? my prayers go out to mike and his fam!

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