Eavesdropping In: 7.1 Japan Aftershock; Government Shutdown Very Possible; Stabbing, Shooting Outside Hollywood Palladium; Lil Jon Sings For Amanda Bynes' Dearly Departed Puppy; Jake Gyllenhaal & Jessica Lowndes??

by Emily Green · April 7, 2011

7.1-magnitude tremor—an aftershock from last month's catastrophic 9.0 earthquake—strikes Japan's northeastern region, tsunami warning issued, then lifted, no major damage or injuries reported [LATimes]

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says a government shutdown might be inevitable due to the GOP's unyielding attachment to ideological issues such as abortion [HuffPo]

Off-duty police officer shoots a suspect who stabbed another off-duty police officer in the back outside the Hollywood Palladium's A Day to Remember concert [LAW]

Lil Jon lays down a tribute track in the studio to Amanda Bynes' Little Angel Pomeranian pup who passed away yesterday [TMZ]

He didn't. He couldn't have... OMG if Jake Gyllenhaal is actually entertaining the idea of dating "90210's" Jessica Lowndes, I'm never eating again. Ever. [PE]