Oct 20, 2011

Check out the latest headlines that are burning up the web and the rest of the media:

- Libyan TV reports Gadhafi dead; report unconfirmed: Former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is dead, reported Al-Ahrar, a National Transitional Council TV station. It didn't cite a source and the news couldn't be independently confirmed.

- NJ teacher's husband defends her comments on gays: The husband of a New Jersey high school teacher accused of anti-gay postings on her Facebook page is defending his wife's comments.

Gene Knox told WCBS-TV in New York that "everybody's entitled to an opinion." He also told the station: "They can persecute her but they can't prosecute her."

-Man Trying to Raise $1M Dollars to Have 100 Pound Genitals Removed: A Las Vegas man is looking to raise $1 million for a rare condition that has kept him homebound for most of his life.

-Lawsuit: Alabama Counties Keep Blacks Off Juries: An advocacy group sued a district attorney for two Alabama counties on Wednesday, saying he and his assistants deliberately exclude blacks from juries in serious criminal cases.

-Bryant Gumbel calls NBA commissioner 'plantation overseer': Bryant Gumbel invoked race in a televised editorial on the NBA's strained labor talks, likening league Commissioner David Stern to a "plantation overseer."

Gumbel ended Tuesday's edition of HBO's "Real Sports" by taking aim at Stern, who he said is to blame for the lockout that threatens the entire season. He said Stern's "disdain for the players" is "pathetic."


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