- Making News: FTC and FCC Offer "No-Call" List to Block Telemarketers President Bush today launched the national -Do Not Call- registry that puts telephone lines off limits to telemarketers. In the first three hours, almost a half million people signed up. Those wishing to add their names to the list may call 1-888-382-1222 or sign-up online at DoNotCall.gov. Andy Mollison of the Atlanta Journal Constitution says the Federal Trade Commission and Federal Communications Commission are -harmonizing- their efforts to regulate telemarketers.
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An American bounty hunter beat the FBI to the punch last week in Mexico when he captured Andrew Luster, the Max Factor heir who jumped bail during a trial that led to his conviction for multiple rapes. Fugitive Luster is back in a California prison, but Duane -Dog- Chapman is still in Mexico, where he may have to do time, too. Daniel Hernandez is in Puerto Vallarta, where he-s following the story for the Los Angeles Times.
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