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Boy (17) 'sold fake iPhones'

A DUBLIN teenager accused of tricking people into buying fake Apple iPhones has been given two weeks to consider his plea.

The 17-year-old boy was charged last month at the Children's Court with deception at Cope Street, in Dublin city centre, on September 23 last. He was also accused of possessing a stolen wallet on the same date.

Garda Niall Murray had alleged that the teen was selling 'iPhones' which turned out to be fake imports.

The teenager was remanded on continuing bail to appear again on November 21, when he is to enter pleas to the charges.



Bottle assault



on TV's Brody

Reality TV star Brody Jenner says he was hit with a bottle outside a nightspot -- and his and girlfriend singer Avril Lavigne tweeted that she was also attacked.

Jenner filed a police report of assault with a deadly weapon after being hit on Sunday outside the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

Jenner is the son of Olympian Bruce Jenner and a regular on MTV's The Hills. He's also a stepbrother of the Kardashian sisters.



Bazooka bid to



kill detective

A man has been convicted of attempted murder in a string of bizarre attacks on police that included improvised booby traps and the firing of a World War II-era bazooka at a police station.

Nicholas John Smit (41) of San Jacinto, California, was found guilty of four counts of the attempted murder of a detective who had arrested him on a drug charge.

In the bazooka attack, a training rocket was fired from the roof of a nearby market and started a small fire.



Stars play gig for NY protest

Longtime musicians and activists David Crosby and Graham Nash are planning to perform a concert at the Occupy Wall Street protest site in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park.

The Occupy Wall Street website says the concert will be an acoustic set of protest songs.

Crosby, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer of Crosby Stills and Nash fame, visited the park last week.


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