News Bites: RIP John Hughes…Advertisers Just Say No to Glenn Beck…A Twitter Meltdown…Tamil Tiger Leader Arrested

The Breakfast Club...Sixteen Candles.. Pretty in Pink. John Hughes was the king of teenage coming of age movies in the 80s and  suffered a fatal heart attack yesterday.  RIP.  Your legacy will never be forgotten. [New York Times]

After calling Obama a nazi racist, advertisers of the Glenn Beck show like Progressive Insurance and Proctor & Gamble decided to run for the hills.  I wonder which advertisers decided to stay… [Gawker]

Twitter shut down for a spell yesterday, all due to a hacker attack? Meanwhile, Facebook had it’s own share of delayed issues as well.  At the end of the day, no one is safe. [Gulf News]

Sri Lankan officials are still breaking down the Tamil Tigers months after they were defeated. New leader Selvarasa Pathmanathan, who took over after their downfall, was arrested yesterday. [BBC]


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