Thursday, September 06, 2007

Thursday, September 6 in the news....

  • Eleven crew from the ABC comedy show The Chaser have been charged and granted bail following their arrest in Sydney today over a fake motorcade that breached the APEC summit security barriers. Julian Morrow and Chas Licciardello, two of the on-screen stars of the satirical TV program The Chaser's War on Everything, were among 11 detained by police. The Chaser team disguised themselves as a convoy of Canadian dignitaries, Canada was not invited to the summit, but when told of the stunt a representative at the Canadian embassy released the following: 'Ha ha very funny always the butt of someone's joke, leave us alone.'

  • Sixteen Saudis returned home on Thursday after the United States released them from a prison camp at Guantanamo Bay where foreign terrorism suspects are held. 15 other Saudis are rumoured to be held in New York City as part of the 9/11 investigation, but the bone and teeth fragments have not been identified conclusively.