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Reporter Throws Shoes at President Bush

We snagged this from FishbowlDC. It’s video of President Bush‘s news conference in Baghdad earlier this morning (the President made a surprise farewell trip this weekend) during which an Iraqi reporter hurls his shoes at the President! Apparently this is a very insulting gesture in Arabic countries. The reporter misses Bush…both times — the President has quick reflexes! — but it left us wondering: shouldn’t the Secret Service been quicker to react? We mean, one shoe, sure, but both? Also, will this become a trend over the next six weeks do you think? As in don’t let the shoe hit you on the way out.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.