THE UN-COLA -- North Korea's portly strongman Kim Jong Un continues his sabre-rattling despite his country's widespread starvation, spotty plumbing and little electricity. In fact, it's so backward, it's known among other Third World countries as "the Carnival Cruise Line" of Southeast Asia.
BEEP, BEEP -- Sales of mobility scooters for the disabled has become a $1 billion industry in the U.S., but an investigation revealed that 80% of people who buy them through Medicare aren't disabled. The most blatant cases involved people using them as golf carts and on cruises to cover the long distances between buffets.
RING-A-DING-DING -- Three $25,000 NBA Championship rings owned by former LA Laker A.C. Green were stolen from his Palos Verdes Estates home. Police issued an APB to all members of their Grand Theft Unit, alerted pawn shops to be on the lookout for them, and placed Lindsay Lohan under 24-hour surveillance.
TAX ATTACK -- Fans of Dionne Warwick were stunned this week to learn that she owes a whopping $10 million to the IRS in unpaid income taxes. Seems she knew the way to San Jose but once there, completely forgot the address of H&R Block.
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