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Eavesdropping In: NotW Tied To Police Bribes For 9/11 Info, The Insane Cost Of Creating A Hit Song

  • Wrap it up! A "superbug" strain of gonorrhea, the first ever to resist all currently recommended treatments, has been discovered in Japan. [Reuters]
  • Groupon announced yesterday that it will collect and share more information about its users, along with changes in privacy policy. [WaPo]
  • Struggling actor James Whittemore kicked through a glass door at the home of the Late Show with David Letterman yesterday morning, after a night of drinking, and smashed three more doors, destroyed phones, ripped frames off walls, and knocked over trash cans. [WSJ]
  • Rupert Murdoch's now shuttered News of the World tried to pay a New York City police officer for phone records on British victims of 9/11. [Reuters]
  • It costs over $1 million to create a Rihanna song. NPR breaks it down. [NPR]