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  • Hall of Fame basketball player Harry Gallatin dies

    10/08/2015 3:02:13 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 6 replies
    AP ^ | October 7, 2015
    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- Harry Gallatin, the Hall of Fame basketball player who was a seven-time All-Star forward for the New York Knicks in the 1950s, died Wednesday. He was 88. The Knicks and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, where Gallatin was a former coach and athletic director, confirmed the death through Gallatin's family. He died in Edwardsville.
  • Brawl over spaghetti in NYC subway ignites debate

    03/24/2011 10:01:49 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 98 replies
    Tampa Bay Online ^ | March 24, 2011 | Chris Hawley (Associated Press)
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The city's subway riders can handle panhandlers, rats and tuneless street musicians. But eating spaghetti in a crowded subway car? Well, that's just going too far. An Internet video that shows New Yorkers brawling over a passenger's right to nosh noodles on the subway has ignited a debate about what people should and shouldn't do in the nation's largest mass transit system.
  • London's Heathrow terminal 3 closed after 'suspect package' found

    07/01/2007 1:11:18 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 3 replies · 514+ views
    Associated Press ^ | July 1, 2007
    LONDON: Heathrow Airport's terminal 3 was closed Sunday night after a "suspect package" was found, airport authorities said. Airport operator BAA said in a statement that police were on the scene and "are working with airport staff to get the terminal reopened as soon as possible." Further details were not immediately available.
  • Sheep owner charged with cruelty to animals (77 sheep inside his downtown home)

    03/28/2007 10:49:40 AM PDT · by Rb ver. 2.0 · 93 replies · 251+ views
    AP via N&R ^ | Wednesday, March 28, 2007 | AP
    APEX (AP) ? A man who kept 77 sheep in his downtown Apex home was charged Wednesday with 30 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty. David Watts, 47, was being held at the Wake County jail in lieu of $30,000 bond and was to appear in court Wednesday afternoon, Apex Police Detective Joey Best said. Watts surrendered the flock to animal control officers Monday after police found some sheep grazing in the town cemetery. Watts kept some of the younger sheep on the ground floor of his suburban Raleigh house and kept the others in pens in the yard. In an...
  • Sweden highlights bestiality problem

    05/07/2005 2:24:02 PM PDT · by Bushwacker777 · 29 replies · 1,284+ views
    The Local ^ | April 29, 2005
    "AFP) Bestiality, or sex with animals, is a growing problem in Sweden and in many cases the animals suffer physical injury, according to the country's first government-commissioned study on the issue presented on Friday. Horses are the species most often abused, the Swedish Animal Welfare Agency said in its report, which it handed to the government. A total of 209 cases of bestiality, of which 161 involved horses, have been documented since the 1970s, the agency said. It based its figures on responses to more than 1,600 questionnaires sent to veterinarians, animal welfare inspectors and police agencies across the country....
  • Kidnap, rape and animal sex porn trial starts

    01/19/2005 5:31:50 AM PST · by csvset · 19 replies · 7,207+ views
    Expatica ^ | 10 January 2005
    Kidnap, rape and animal sex porn trial starts 10 January 2005AMSTERDAM óThe trial of two Belgian brothers, and three other people accused of kidnapping, raping and forcing women to have sex with animals for pornographic videos has opened in the Dutch city of Lelystad.Two Belgians and a Dutchman ó were arrested in April last year on accusations they forced three kidnapped female asylum seekers to have sex with men and animals in a farm shed in the Dutch village of Kraggenburg. The trial opened on Monday.Both Belgian men claim they were pressured by the other to participate in the offences,...
  • Repost: Kerry makes a swift Marathon move (Ketchup Boy's Boston Marathon Affirmative Action Program)

    04/11/2004 8:25:06 AM PDT · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 6 replies · 329+ views
    Free Republic (via Boston Globe) ^ | March 11, 2003 | Carol Beggy & Al Young
    RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT Memo to all of you who have braved this winter's bitter cold, piles of snow, and bad roads to train for the Boston Marathon: All you needed to do to qualify for this year's Boston run was be able to deliver the South Side of Des Moines come presidential-caucus time for our very own Senator John Kerry . The March 17 issue of US News & World Report describes a phone conversation between Kerry and Des Moines state Senator Matt McCoy , who just prior to their conversation had completed the San Diego Marathon. The mag quotes...