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  • Marion Barry commits new gaffe while apologizing to Asians

    06/21/2012 6:25:29 PM PDT · by Milagros · 22 replies
    WP ^ | May 24, 2012
    Marion Barry commits new gaffe while apologizing to Asians‎ Washington PostMay 24, 2012 D.C. Council member Marion Barry stepped up his campaign on Thursday to mend relations with the Asian community, apologizing again for disparaging remarks he made about Koreans and Filipinos and pledging to work to improve ties between them and African Americans... Representatives of the Korean, Filipino, Chinese and Japanese communities attended the meeting, held at a church in Southeast Washington. Asked later about his reference to “Polacks,” Barry at first denied using the word, then retracted it, saying, “I meant Poles.” His remark prompted a demand from...
  • Whale Wars Thread - Dead in the Water

    06/15/2012 1:42:16 PM PDT · by matt04 · 37 replies
    The Sea Shepherds' scout vessel, the Brigitte Bardot, is slammed by a 30-foot wave, and water is entering the vessel through a crack in the pontoon. The terrified crew issues a distress call to the rest of the Sea Shepherd fleet, but help is more than 20 hours away. Fighting swells and brutal cold, the crew hopes to hold the outrigger in place with rope and straps. If the damaged piece is ripped from its slender mount, the crew fears the vulnerable craft may be torn to pieces.
  • Two more teenagers are charged in fatal beating of Old Bridge man

    07/25/2010 4:39:58 PM PDT · by Coleus · 9 replies · 2+ views
    star ledger ^ | Thursday, July 01, 2010 | Sue Epstein
    Two more teenagers were charged today with the murder of a township man who was beaten to death outside of his home last Friday night. Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce Kaplan said the two boys, one 17 and the other 16, join three other 17-year-olds who were charged with murder Monday after Divyendu Sinha died from the head injuries he received in the beating. The five, none of whom was identified because of their ages, may also face bias charges, the prosecutor said. In addition to the charges arising from Sinhas fatal beating, the five juveniles, all Old Bridge residents, were...