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Morning Links: Charlie Sheen’s “Hooker” Was a Porn Star; D.C. Metro Bomb Plotter Arrested; Kidnapping Attempt in the East Village

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• Charlie Sheen’s mystery “hooker” was actually a porn star, “Capri Anderson,” who’s “adamant she’s not a working girl,” according to TMZ, and was very upset to be identified as such. Her dad, of course, had no idea what she did for a living. [NYP]

• Farooque Ahmed, 34, was arrested yesterday for allegedly plotting to bomb D.C. Metro stations, including Arlington Cemetery, Pentagon City, Crystal City, and Court House. [WP]

• Someone grabbed a four-year-old boy in the East Village yesterday and tried to walk away with him. His nanny pulled the kid away, and police are looking for the man. [FOX]

• Black Friday (traditionally the name for the day of sales following Thanksgiving) is starting now. [NYT]

• 682,000 battery-operated Halloween lanterns have been recalled due to potential for overheating. [CNN]

• President Obama was on The Daily Show last night. He called Jon Stewart a pundit. Jon Stewart called him “dude.” [NPR]

• Cops are looking for the gun used in a shooting at Stanton Street and Attorney on Tuesday night. [The Lo-Down]

• Billy Leroy would like his subway signs back. [Bowery Boogie]

• Today’s weather: Still warm, less rainy. [Weather]

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