NewsBites: Obama Pleads for Peace, Fox News’ Media Matters + More

On the eve of the first direct Middle East peace negotiations since he took office, U.S. President Obama urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to make peace. [WaPo]

Fox News has agreed to run a Media Matters for America ad pointing out the cable network’s parent company’s $1 million donation to the Republican Governors Association. [Politico]

According to a new study released by the Pew Hispanic Center, the number of people entering the United States illegally has plummeted in the last decade. [Slate]

A “friend” claims Paris Hilton asked to use the bathroom before her drug arrest because she was trying to stash cocaine in her vagina. [Jezebel]

A drunk man loses a $1.3 million painting. [Huffington Post]

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