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ENTERTAINMENT
Strike: Networks Buying Foreign Shows to Fill Primetime Schedule
Expect to see “I'm Hans, He's Fritz,” a German sitcom, Taiwan's “Friday Night Fights From Parliament” and from India, “Bollywood Squares” (above).
VH1's “Celebrity Rehab” a Hit With Viewers
Producers have no trouble selling spinoff, “Off the Wagon.”
 
BUSINESS
Treasury Secretary Hints
At Economic Stimulus

Might start handing out $20 bills.
Blu-Ray Winning DVD Format War
But there are still some “dead-enders,” says Sony's Secretary of Defense.
India Automaker Unveils $2500 Car
New Nano gets 50 mpg (with optional engine).
HEALTH / MEDICINE
Exercise, Moderate Drinking Considered Healthy
Make jogging to nearest bar part of your daily regimen.
Study: France First, U.S. Last in Healthcare
Easier in France to get a doctor than a waiter.
 
China: Glowing Pig That Passes Gene to Offspring Could Benefit Humans
Expectant parents will soon be able to choose between glowing or non-glowing.
 
Drug Derived From Red Wine
Slows Aging

But take too much and you could be carded.
 
SCIENCE
Astronomers: Universe More Violent Than Previously Thought
Many consider getting into another line of work.

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