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Eavesdropping In: David Duchovny & Tea Leoni Separated; New CA Budget Cuts; Madonna To Open Malawi Orphanage; Google+ Social Network Launches; Bankrupt Dodgers Borrow $60 Mil

  • After a brief separation a few years ago while he sought treatment for sex addiction, David Duchovny and wife of 14 years Tea Leoni are separated again. [TMZ]
  • CA Legislature passes new budget that would cut funding for UC and Cal State schools, courts, health and education programs for the poor, and close 70 state parks. [LATimes]
  • Madonna is planning to open her own orphanage in Malawi that will care for at least 1,000 children and they will all practice Kabbalah, do daily pilates and be raised on vegan macrobiotic diets. [PE]
  • Google launches its social network Google+ for a limited trial run on a selective invite-only basis available only to truly special people but common folk may send requests to join. [HuffPo]
  • Bankruptcy court judge allows Dodgers owner Frank McCourt to borrow $60 million to maintain operations while MLB considers seizing control of the franchise. [KABC]