Peter Berg, Battleship Director, Grills Israeli Reporter on Military Service, Foreign Policy

Peter Berg, Battleship Director, Grills Israeli Reporter on Military Service, Foreign Policy

Battleship director Peter Berg was doing an interview for his new movie last week when he somehow started grilling an Israeli reporter about foreign policy matters ... as well as the journalist's own military service (or lack thereof).

After outlining a bellicose view of the political situation in the Middle East, Berg asked the 25-year-old reporter if he ever served in the Israeli military.

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Barack Obama: The First Gay President!

Barack Obama: The First Gay President!

In the mid-90s, author Toni Morrison famously referred to Bill Clinton as "the first black President" based on his empathy, efforts to foster broad socioeconomic equality and commitment to issues important to African-American community at large.

Newsweek plays off this quote in its new cover story on President Barack Obama.

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John Edwards Trial: Aide Recounts Wife Raging at Donors Over Rielle Hunter Cover-Up

John Edwards Trial: Aide Recounts Wife Raging at Donors Over Rielle Hunter Cover-Up

Former presidential hopeful John Edwards was more "a spectator than a participant" at a 2007 meeting in which his now-deceased wife, Elizabeth, railed at two political donors because they had maintained ties to his mistress, Rielle Hunter.

Jennifer Palmieri, a former aide to Edwards who is now the White House deputy director of communications under Barack Obama, said Elizabeth Edwards was angry at Fred Baron and his wife Lisa for taking Hunter on a shopping spree.

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