News Brief: Egypt in Turmoil, Police Officer and Elderly Man Dead in Louisiana, NIU Fail, Blackhawks Prevail, Plastic Wives

News brief for Sunday, January 27th: More than 230 dead in Brazil nightclub fire; Three killed during funeral procession in Egypt; Officer, elderly man dead, two deputies wounded in Louisiana; Holocaust Day remembrances.

Exxon Passes Apple As Most Valuable Company …

Investors look to future expected performance, not past performance. Exxon has returned to surpassing Apple as the world’s most valuable company after the iPhone and iPad maker saw its stock price falter. Apple Inc.’s stock has been on the decline since its earnings report earlier this week.

Thousands March for Gun Control in Washington …

Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as “Ban Assault Weapons Now,” joined a rally for gun control on Saturday, marching from the Capitol to the Washington Monument.

Blackhawks Remain Perfect …

Jonathan Toews scored the game-winner early in the third period, leading the Blackhawks to the best start in team history.

Basketball: Northern Illinois Score only 4 Points in 1st Half …

Northern Illinois broke its own NCAA Division I record for futility Saturday by scoring just four points in the first half at Eastern Michigan.

“Why should I be tortured every day, and live life uneasy, why?

… because, bachelorette, you’re starting to realize you’re on a culturally rotten show. Chris Harrison says there’s one thing that makes the latest ‘Bachelor’ Sean Lowe stand out from the pack. “He has this incredible way of making you feel like you’re the only person in the room.” Maybe you can graduate to join the women in the next video below …

… and shallower …

… and shallower …

… and shallower …

Meet the ‘Plastic Wives!’ and Something that Looks Like Two Soy Hot Dogs …

Hollywood’s so-called “Plastic Wives” aren’t just married to plastic surgeons… they’re also very proud (and VERY OBVIOUSLY) clients as well!