LBN – Special Report – Saturday


*Trump Won’t Rule Out Third-Party Bid

In an interview with Fox New Sunday that will air this weekend,Donald Trump said that he will not rule out a third-party bid for the presidency, though in September he signed an agreement saying he would support the eventual Republican nominee. Trump said that his decision largely depends on whether or not he’s treated “unfairly” at the GOP convention. “I’m gonna have to see how I was treated. It’s very simple,” he said.

*UNIQUELY, LBN: Tina U., an LBN reader from Paris, France

*Mass Grave Found in Syria’s Palmyra

According to the Syrian state news agency SANA, a mass grave containing the bodies of 40 people has been found in the Syrian city of Palmyra, which was controlled by the Islamic State up until last Sunday. SANA reported on Friday that the grave included the bodies of women and children and some of the deceased had been beheaded.

*LBN-NOTICED:   ***Dustin Hoffman at Michael White’s Osteria Morini in Soho in NYC with one of his sons, ordering tomahawk steak and three pastas to share.   ***Sean Combsand 12 pals at Philippe after seeing Rihanna at Barclays Center.   ***Aaron Paul at “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”.   ***Gloria and Emilio Estefan wishing former EMI chief Charles Koppelman a happy birthday at Harry Cipriani in NYC.   ***Aziz Ansari seeing London band Savages at Brooklyn club Warsaw.   ***Leslie Mann at Annick Goutal on Bleecker Street in NYC.   ***Friday April 1st, attorney Jack Quinn and his wife, t.v. host Joan Agajanian Quinn dining with designer Raymond Lee at Le Relais de L’entrecote in West Hollywood… there was a line waiting to get into the packed brasserie.

*LBN-MY REVIEW: “LBN is a no bullshit read! It is filled with straight, unbiased facts and truth.”—–Kimberly B., an LBN reader from New Orleans, Louisiana.

*LBN-HEALTH WATCH:   ***A study involving people with diabetes has shown that belly size is a stronger predictor of a dangerous kind of heart disease than body mass index, researchers said on Saturday (Apr 2). The study released at the American College of Cardiology conference in Chicago was based on 200 people with diabetes who had not shown any symptoms of heart disease. Researchers found that those with larger waist circumferences were more likely than smaller-bellied people to have problems with the heart’s left ventricle, which pumps oxygen-rich blood to the brain and the rest of the body.

*LBN-SPOTLIGHT: “Broken Windows, Broken Business” — rated “one of the most influential  business books in the last decade.”


Hans Christian Andersen (1805)
Andersen was a Danish writer best known for his many collections of fairy tales, in which he broke with literary tradition and employed the idioms and constructions of spoken language. His stories are imaginative combinations of universal elements from folk legend and include such favorites as “The Ugly Duckling” and “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” While some reveal an optimistic belief in the ultimate triumph of goodness and beauty, others are deeply pessimistic.


*LBN-OVERHEARD:   ***Drew Barrymore and her third husband, art consultant Will Kopelman, have split after three years of marriage. The couple, who have two little girls ages 3 and 1, have separated and plan to divorce soon, sources said. “They’ve been having some difficulties, but they remain close for the sake of their kids,” one source said of the actress, 41, and Kopelman, 38, who is the wealthy son of former Chanel CEO Arie Kopelman.   ***Brett Rossi filed a restraining order against Charlie Sheen Friday after the National Enquirer released what it said were transcripts of a phone call from Sheen to another woman in which Sheen reportedly said he wanted to have Rossi injured, a source close to the situation tells FOX411. The insider said the actor’s ex-fiancée filed the order in Van Nuys, Calif. after Rossi read in the tabloid on Thursday that Sheen had been quoted saying of Rossi: “This piece of s–t needs to be fu–ing buried.… Family of gangsters. You get it.”

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