Tuesday, January 4

TRIBESMEN ARROWS SHOT AT TSUNAMI RELIEF HELICOPTER CREW

In a real-life scene eerily reminiscent of the fictional slaying of Chief Quartermaster Phillips (portrayed by Albert Hall) in Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now," Matt Drudge headlines a BBC News report that primitive tribesmen on Sentinel Island in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago shot arrows at a low-flying Indian relief helicopter dropping food and water to tsunami survivors. Apparently they prefer cash.