Eavesdropping In: George Clooney & Father Arrested At D.C. Protest; Spanking In School Still Legal In 19 States; Lakers Trade Derek Fisher, Luke Walton; iPad 3 Released; Prince Harry Chats Up Barefoot Girl Outside Bar

by Emily Green · March 16, 2012

    George Clooney and his father Nick Clooney get arrested, booked at a police station this morning at a protest in front of the Sudanese embassy in Washington D.C. for crossing the police line which is a misdemeanor offense. [TMZ]

    Believe it or not, spanking children in school as a disciplinary method—usually with a paddle—is still legal in a whopping 19 states around the country, mostly in the Midwest and the South. [ABC]

    After 16 seasons with the franchise, the Lakers trade all-around righteous dude Derek Fisher for Houston power forward Jordan Hill, and nine-season veteran benchwarmer Luke Walton and Jason Kapono for Cleveland point guard Ramon Sessions and Christian Eyenga. [KTLA]

    The third generation iPad hit shelves this morning bringing scores of people out to line up for hours outside Apple stores around the world for a chance to be one of the first to own the newest version of the Apple tablet. [HuffPo]

    Prince Harry Update!: in the last two weeks, he's raced the fastest man on earth in Jamaica, kissed a Brazilian supermodel, and played in a polo match with some of the world's greatest players, but last night Prince Harry kept it low-key chatting up a barefoot mystery girl outside a bar in a posh part of London. [Radar]

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