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  • ‘I Feel Like Killing Someone’: Police Say Man Beaten To Death In Front Of Crowd At Amtrak Station

    07/09/2014 6:16:30 AM PDT · by mykroar · 55 replies
    CBS Houston ^ | 7/8/2014 | CSB Houston
    A man was beaten to death in front of a crowd of people at an Amtrak Station Thursday. San Antonio Police arrested 21-year-old Michael Joseph Fobbs for approaching a man sitting on a bench alone and fatally beating him. The 56-year-old man was waiting to board a bus when the incident happened. Police said that Fobbs paused for a few moments and said, “I feel like killing someone,” and then continued to beat the man with his fists until he killed him, KENS 5-TV reported.
  • A good beat and you can kill to it

    07/08/2014 3:46:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Power Line ^ | 7/8/14 | Scott Johnson
    Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama draws on the deep well of his wisdom and his foreign policy successes to instruct Israelis on the path to peace in today’s Haaretz column “Peace is the only true path to security for Israel and the Palestinians.” Warning: Reading may induce nausea. “In President Abbas, Israel has a counterpart committed to a two-state solution and security cooperation with Israel,” Obama writes. Benjamin Netanyahu? The observant reader — such as Josh Lederman, the author of this AP story — will note that Obama offered no parallel praise for Netanyahu. He also omits any mention...
  • Cops: Teen pauses attack on 70-year-old man to celebrate

    09/24/2013 9:19:13 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 55 replies
    Fox News ^ | Sep 22, 2013 7:46 AM CDT | Updated: Sep 24, 2013 9:51 PM CDT | none stated
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -Authorities say they've charged a Syracuse teenager with the unprovoked beating of a 70-year-old man outside a convenience store, an attack that left the victim in serious condition. Police Chief Frank Fowler says Monday that 18-year-old Romeo Williams has been charged with second-degree assault after Saturday morning's beating of Jim Gifford as he walked across the parking lot outside a 7-Eleven store. Fowler says Williams hit Gifford in the face, knocking him unconscious. Police say Williams then entered the store and celebrated by taking off his hat and holding it up in the air and smiling before...
  • Deaf woman calls 911 as she's beaten black and blue by Washington police officers 'because she....'

    06/06/2013 9:49:32 AM PDT · by Student0165 · 30 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 6/5/13 | Snejana Farberov
    A Washington woman suffering from mental and hearing disabilities was left with severe bruises on her face after she claims an officer punched over and over her because she could not understand his orders. Megan Graham, 36, of Federal Way, dialed 911 while being arrested last Monday to complain about police brutality after being pulled over by an officer and hit in the face. Things quickly spiraled out of control during Graham's run-in with police officers, whom the 36-year-old disabled woman had accused of hitting her several times in the face while attempting to restrain her. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2336611/Megan-Graham-Deaf-woman-calls-911-shes-beaten-black-blue-Washington-police-officers-didnt-hear-orders.html#ixzz2VSIgfqpA
  • Truck Driver Nearly Beaten to Death By Police For Not Signing Traffic Ticket

    06/06/2013 7:53:06 AM PDT · by Student0165 · 57 replies
    http://www.youtube.com ^ | 5/13/13 | rambone5
    A truck driver was beaten by a CHP cop because he refused to sign a traffic ticket before reading it. CHP initially charged him with DUI and driving over hours - both charges were later dropped. Cops boss says citizens could avoid this if they will simply "comply" with orders when stopped.
  • Newt explains what the Republicans need to do to beat Obama

    11/30/2012 11:43:53 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 77 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 11/30/2012 | The Right Scoop via Fox News
    Forget last night’s interview. Newt was much better tonight on Hannity and laid out exactly what Republicans need to do and explained why they have much more power than they realize. The interview begins at the 4:00 mark.
  • How to Beat the TSA’s Pricey Nude Body Scanners (video)

    03/07/2012 3:24:36 PM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies
    moonbattery ^ | 3/7/12 | Dave Blount
    The government drones at the TSA must get a thrill out of looking at nude pictures with their new scanners, because they can’t possibly think the extravagantly expensive contraptions are keeping us safe. Let’s hope no Muslims have seen this video:
  • (Feral Philadelphia) Gang sought in random beating of decorated Vietnam vet

    01/19/2012 2:38:15 PM PST · by dennisw · 35 replies
    kjkljkl ^ | Thu, Jan. 19, 2012, 12:18 PM | By Allison Steele
    The victim served in Vietnam until he was shot in the eye, McClay said. Since then, the Purple Heart recipient has worked in veterans support services, helping others find jobs. Police are searching for a gang of six teens who allegedly beat and seriously injured a 64-year-old Vietnam War veteran apparently "just for sport" in Olney Tuesday evening. The victim, whose name has not been released, was walking on the 5000 block of North 5th Street on his way to a bus stop about 6 p.m. when the assailants pounced. The teenagers were walking a short distance behind him when...
  • Topless protest group claims Belarusian police abducted, beat, humiliated members

    12/21/2011 6:40:35 AM PST · by Libloather · 43 replies
    Topless protest group claims Belarusian police abducted, beat, humiliated membersBy Associated Press, Published: December 20 MINSK, Belarus — A Ukrainian organization of topless women activists says three of its members were abducted by security officers during a protest against Belarus authoritarian president, beaten, humiliated and left naked in a forest. The group, called Femen, is widely known in Ukraine and neighboring countries for its demonstrations in which women bare their breasts to draw attention to an array of causes. A statement on Femen’s website Tuesday says the three were seized by agents of the Belarusian KGB at Minsk’s train station...
  • Sausage Race Turns Serious

    07/09/2011 8:06:48 AM PDT · by Fester Chugabrew · 37 replies · 2+ views
    The Official Site of the Milwaukee Brewers ^ | July 10, 2003 | Abe Winter and Adam McCalvy / MLB.com
    MILWAUKEE -- Pittsburgh first baseman Randall Simon was interrogated by the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department after a strange incident in which he struck a participant in the popular sausage race during Wednesday's game between the Brewers and Pirates. The race, which takes place after the sixth inning, features runners wearing costumes of various sausages -- bratwurst, hot dog, Polish and Italian. As the runners passed the Pittsburgh dugout, Simon hit the Italian sausage with his baseball bat, perhaps harder than anticipatedYouTube Version.
  • Saudi Men Plan to Beat Female Drivers

    05/28/2011 11:17:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies · 1+ views
    INN ^ | 5/28/11 | Maayana Miskin
    Activist Manal Alsharif recently jump-started a campaign to allow Saudi women to drive when she filmed herself behind the wheel. Now Saudi men are planning to put a stop to the fight for women's rights by beating female drivers until they give up. A Saudi group has launched what it is calling “The Iqal Campaign,” a reference to the rope (iqal) used to hold men's headdresses in place. The group suggests that men use the ropes to hit female drivers. Women are planning to take to the streets on June 17 to protest the driving ban. According to Algerian news...
  • Obama says he beat 'vicious' economic downturn

    07/09/2010 10:41:49 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 131 replies · 2+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 7/9/10 | Stephen Collinson
    LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AFP) – US President Barack Obama said Friday his policies had pulled America out of the most vicious economic dive since the 1930s, setting battle lines for mid-term elections in November. Obama put the Republicans on notice he will vigorously defend his record, despite the fact many Americans do not yet feel the recovery he is touting, while economic data hints that the rebound may be slowing. "Our first mission was to break the momentum of the deepest and most vicious recession since the Great Depression," Obama said in the gambling hub of Las Vegas, wrapping up...
  • Man says wife can beat him each week

    12/01/2009 7:26:03 AM PST · by John Leland 1789 · 23 replies · 1,305+ views
    Shanghai Daily ^ | December 1, 2009 | Li Xinran
    Man says wife can beat him each week Li Xinran A. MAN with a violent wife has taken the unusual step of signing an agreement with her that allows his spouse to beat him once a week. Zhang, 32, said his wife Chen, who is skilled in martial arts, frequently beats him during disputes over petty things such as who will wash the dishes, Chongqing Evening News reported yesterday. Both Zhang, a photographer, and Chen want the marriage to continue and have sought a way to end her violent tirades. "I don't want to beat him very often, but I...
  • Moldova feeds soldiers garlic, onion to beat swine flu

    11/19/2009 9:08:27 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 14 replies · 614+ views
    AFP ^ | Nov. 19, 2009
    Moldovan soldiers has been issued with an extra ration of onions and garlic to ward off swine flu, the defence ministry's chief doctor said Thursday. "We have introduced an extra 25 grams (one ounce) of onion and 15 grams of garlic in their daily ration," Sergiu Vasilita told AFP. So far, 24 soldiers have completed treatment for swine flu, while 19 are in hospital with acute respiratory infections, he said.
  • POLL: SHOULD CONGRESSMAN ADAM SCHIFF BEAT HIS WIFE PUBLICLY?

    10/20/2009 11:10:17 PM PDT · by WayneLusvardi · 2 replies · 381+ views
    Pasadena Sub Rosa ^ | Wayne Lusvardi
    SICK POLL QUESTION: "SHOULD CONGRESSMAN ADAM SCHIFF BEAT HIS WIFE PUBLICLY?" I got an email from Congressman Adam Schiff (Democrat-Pasadena, California) today with one of his hoaked up opinion poll questions: "Should the health care reform bill include the public option?" (the buzz words "public option" means an option for a government run insurance policy as well as private insurance policies). This type of question already is conclusionary that a health care reform bill will be passed by Congress. In other words, the results are already loaded in favor of health care reform. The question is dishonest. It doesn't ask...
  • 2010 SENATE CAMPAIGN: Polls show potential GOP challengers would beat Harry Reid

    08/23/2009 4:07:33 AM PDT · by MaestroLC · 34 replies · 2,000+ views
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | August 23, 2009 | By BENJAMIN SPILLMAN
    It's the highest stakes ever for a Nevada election, and former boxer Sen. Harry Reid is on the ropes early. Either Republican Danny Tarkanian or Sue Lowden would knock out Reid in a general election, according to a recent poll of Nevada voters. The results suggest the Democratic Senate majority leader will have to punch hard and often in order to retain his position as the most accomplished politician in state history, in terms of job status. Nevadans favored Tarkanian over Reid 49 percent to 38 percent and Lowden over Reid 45 percent to 40 percent, according to the poll....
  • Muslim gang attacks gay catwalk model (dragged off catwalk and beaten)

    06/07/2008 3:28:01 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 92 replies · 303+ views
    Pink News ^ | 6/6/08
    Gay people in Holland have been shocked by a public attack on a gay man in Amsterdam. Model Mike Du Pree was taking part in a fashion show to promote tolerance towards gay people when a gang of ten Muslim youths dragged him from the catwalk and beat him. A right wing Dutch MP has called for the youths to be deported. Mr Du Pree's nose was broken in the attack, which was motivated by homophobia. The fashion event was held on a public holiday marking the birth of Holland's late Queen Julianna. Newspaper Gay Krant reports that a bystander...
  • Hamas Beat Gaza Arabs, Took over Homes for Attacks

    05/01/2008 8:18:20 PM PDT · by Nachum · 64+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | 5-1-08 | staff
    (IsraelNN.com) A resident of the northern Gaza city of Beit Hanoun told the Hebrew newspaper Ma'ariv that Hamas terrorists beat several residents while seizing their apartments for attacks on Israel. "They set up heavy machine guns in the windows and planted large explosive devices on the sidewalks," according to the eyewitness, Abu Rajah. He said the terrorists also moved heavy sandbags into bedrooms and forced all the residents to leave. "Scores of masked men rushed to the area," he added. "Most of them carried large bags full of weapons."
  • St. Louis Domestic Courtroom Drama

    10/12/2007 10:41:14 AM PDT · by Proverbs 3-5 · 9 replies · 395+ views
    St. Louis Domestic Courtroom Drama St. Louis Missouri A seven-year old boy was at the center of a St Louis County court room drama yesterday when he challenged a court ruling over who should have custody of him. The boy has a history of being beaten by his parents and the judge initially awarded custody to his aunt, in keeping with child custody law and regulation requiring that family unity be maintained to the highest degree possible. The boy surprised the court when he proclaimed that his aunt beat him more than his parents and he adamantly refused to live...
  • Child luring suspect found beaten

    09/06/2007 12:04:54 PM PDT · by steel_resolve · 44 replies · 1,730+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | Thursday, September 06, 2007 | Jim McKinnon
    Vigilantes attacked a Beaver County man Tuesday because he allegedly tried to lure two children into his Economy Village home, Ambridge police said. Police who found the bleeding man, Kenneth Newingham, outside his home later charged him with attempted luring. The suspect told police he did not know his attackers and no charges have been filed in connection with the beating. Investigators said Mr. Newingham, 43, had been inviting children to his home since last month. Only once did any of them accept, police said. On Tuesday evening he tried to lure a 10-year-old boy and an 8-year-old girl who...
  • Dad dodges lengthy sentence for abuse (animal and human)

    07/18/2007 5:30:49 AM PDT · by Fawn · 16 replies · 840+ views
    Tampa Bay.com ^ | Published July 11, 2007 | JOSE CARDENAS
    CLEARWATER - A decade ago, Rolande Daniels was convicted of animal cruelty for cracking the head of his dog with a bat, knocking out its teeth.The case sparked such an outrage that 57,000 people signed a petition asking a judge for a stiff sentence. He was given a year in jail, though he ended up serving less than that.Daniels was in court again Tuesday, this time accused of inflicting bruises to the face of his infant daughter two years ago.His trial in Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Court was to have started Tuesday morning, but instead, Daniels, 33, pleaded no contest to a...
  • Bulls beat Pistons to make it a series

    05/15/2007 7:54:54 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies · 202+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | May 15, 2007 | LARRY LAGE,
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Suddenly, it's a series. Ben Gordon scored 28 points and the hot-shooting Chicago Bulls beat the Detroit Pistons 108-92 Tuesday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, pulling to 3-2 in the series. Detroit opened the series with two routs and made a big comeback in the third game, leading some to predict it would end with a sweep — or in five games at the most. Obviously, the Bulls had other plans. Game 6 is Thursday night in Chicago and if Game 7 is necessary, it would be Monday night back on the...
  • Hundreds More Troops Are Needed To Beat Taliban, Warns NATO Chief

    09/07/2006 7:33:08 PM PDT · by blam · 27 replies · 678+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9-8-2006 | Richard Westmacott
    Hundreds more troops are needed to beat Taliban, warns Nato chief By Richard Westmacott in Kabul (Filed: 08/09/2006) Nato's senior military commander yesterday called for hundreds of reinforcements to combat the Taliban in southern Afghanistan, where he said fighting was reaching a "decisive moment". 35 British troops have died since 4,500 began arriving earlier this year US Gen James Jones said that the commander of Nato forces in Afghanistan, British Lt Gen David Richards, needed more troops soon. "We have to give the commander additional insurance in terms of some forces that can be there, perhaps temporarily, to make sure...
  • British To Adopt Tactics That Beat Rommel

    08/23/2006 6:45:57 PM PDT · by blam · 77 replies · 3,333+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-24-2006 | Oliver Poole
    British to adopt the tactics that beat Rommel By Oliver Poole in Amarah (Filed: 24/08/2006) The soldiers of the Queen's Royal Hussars will today board a fleet of stripped-down Land Rovers, festooned with weapons and equipment, bound for the depths of the Iraqi desert. Their mission is to adopt tactics pioneered by the Long Range Desert Group, the forerunners of the SAS, more than six decades ago in the campaign against Rommel in North Africa. They will leave Camp Abu Naji, the only permanent base in Maysan province near the local capital of Amarah, and head into the remote region...
  • Music beat on Rush's show?

    08/02/2006 6:22:08 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 36 replies · 1,085+ views
    EEE | 02 AUGUST 2006 | EEE
    Right before the Rush show starts, there's this beat to a song that plays. The beat is very good. I can't remember the artist though. It's a female artist because I vaguely remember the song. But I can't think of the artist though!
  • Troops help village beat heat (IRAQ)

    06/15/2006 3:56:25 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies · 352+ views
    Multi-National Forces-Iraq ^ | Maj. Anna Friederich
    FOB KALSU, Iraq – Citizens of the Bedrani village in the northern Babil province beat the heat June 7 after receiving hundreds of gallons of water from Iraqi army and Coalition forces. Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division and 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, initially visited the Bedrani village two days prior to the operation and found the village had a serious water problem. “The village had not seen a CF (Coalition force) or Iraqi security force presence in the area for over a year,” said Staff Sgt. Morris...
  • McCain calls for more nukes

    05/23/2006 9:06:43 AM PDT · by meandog · 50 replies · 785+ views
    Concord Monitor ^ | 5-23-06 | By ERIC MOSKOWITZ
    The United States needs to overcome its fear of nuclear power and embrace the technology as a way to wean itself from fossil fuels, Sen. John McCain told an audience in Manchester yesterday. Nuclear power "is safe. The technology is here," McCain said, speaking to a crowd of about 200 at a breakfast hosted by The New Hampshire Federation of Republican Women. "It's a NIMBY (not in my backyard) problem, and a waste-disposal problem. It is not a technological problem." McCain pointed to France, which draws more than three-quarters of its power from nuclear plants, and Russia, which has plans...
  • Testimonies: Teenagers Tell How the Police Beat Them

    02/02/2006 5:00:20 AM PST · by Esther Ruth · 5 replies · 503+ views
    www.arutzsheva.net ^ | 14:11 Feb 02, '06 / 4 Shevat 5766 | Hillel Fendel
    Testimonies: Teenagers Tell How the Police Beat Them 14:11 Feb 02, '06 / 4 Shevat 5766 By Hillel Fendel Teenagers all over the country are trying to recover from the unprovoked physical blows they suffered at Amona yesterday, and even more so from the emotional duress they are experiencing. The banner draped from one of the Amona houses reads, "Every house that is destroyed is a victory for Hamas." Yechiam Eyal, 15, of Psagot, was atop one of the houses slated for destruction, together with many others. When the police arrived - crossing over the barbed wire from the shovel...
  • White House race: GOP banks on McCain to beat Hillary

    01/24/2006 3:36:29 PM PST · by Libloather · 131 replies · 1,986+ views
    Times of India ^ | 1/24/06 | Sarah Baxter
    White House race: GoP banks on McCain to beat Hillary Sarah Baxter [Tuesday, January 24, 2006 11:57:52 pm THE SUNDAY TIMES] WASHINGTON: Republicans are warming up to John McCain as the politician most likely to beat Hillary Clinton to the White House in 2008 and to clear the party of the taint of sleaze. A poll last week showed McCain could trounce Clinton, the Democrat favourite, by 52 to 36. The 16-point lead reveals that he has a decisive advantage among independents and swing voters. "The more scandal and corruption in Washington, the better it is for McCain. He is...
  • Warroad boys rule against U.S. women-High school team edges Olympic squad

    01/05/2006 8:49:52 AM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 10 replies · 704+ views
    WARROAD, Minn. — Dennis Fermoyle has coached in state championship games. He has prepared his teams to face some of the top players in Minnesota. But nothing could prepare Fermoyle, the Warroad boys hockey co-coach, for Wednesday night. "I've had more butterflies today than I usually do," he said. Who could blame him? Even some Warroad 8-year-old hockey players such as Dryden Thompson and Cayne Kimble were picking against the Warriors when they played the U.S. women's hockey team in the Gardens. "I think the girls are going to win," Thompson said. The Warriors pulled out a 2-1 victory against...
  • Woman Who Beat Jehovah's Witness Gets Jail

    12/09/2005 11:54:39 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 27 replies · 1,055+ views
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | December 9, 2005 | Associated Press
    SAN BRUNO, Calif. - A woman who used a butcher knife to beat a Jehovah's Witness who knocked on her door on Christmas Day was sentenced to three months in jail. Cathy Infusino, 52, was also ordered Thursday to spend three months in a work program and serve three years of probation. She pleaded no contest to assault with a deadly weapon. Infusino was paranoid and was being harassed by neighbors at the time of the attack, said her lawyer LeRue Grim. "She wasn't mentally well enough to understand the situation," Grim said. "She thought someone was trying to harm...
  • You May Not Like It, But Broccoli Can Beat Cancer

    12/06/2005 5:40:06 PM PST · by blam · 63 replies · 1,314+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 12-7-2005 | Roger Highfield
    You may not like it, but broccoli can beat cancer By Roger Highfield, Science Editor (Filed: 07/12/2005) A variety of "super broccoli" has been grown that may boost protection against cancer, scientists said yesterday. The variety has higher levels of sulphoraphane and will help the half of the population which lacks a gene that allows the body to retain the protective plant chemical, they said. Prof Richard Mithen, of the Institute of Food Research in Norwich and the lead scientist on the project, said yesterday: "Eating a few portions of broccoli each week may help to reduce the risk of...
  • Beat Your Ticket

    10/13/2005 2:21:15 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 42 replies · 1,283+ views
    http://site.aol.com/autos/article/5.adp ^ | 10 13 05 | Edmunds.com Editors
    My rearview mirror exploded with blue and white lights. I glanced down at my speedometer -- I was pushing 80 mph. But the cars around me were going about the same speed. Could this cop really be pulling me over? I carefully navigated my way across six lanes of traffic. I pulled over on the shoulder and waited, my heart pounding. Moments later the motorcycle cop's helmeted face appeared in the passenger window. "License and registration," he said, raising his voice over the roar of the traffic. "What's the problem?" I asked. "You were doing 80 in a 65-mile-an-hour zone."...
  • 'How To Beat Your Wife' Imam Must Study Equality

    09/28/2005 6:55:02 PM PDT · by blam · 14 replies · 888+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9-29-2005 | Isambard Wilkinson
    'How to beat your wife' imam must study equality By Isambard Wilkinson in Madrid (Filed: 29/09/2005) An imam who wrote a book on how to beat your wife without leaving marks on her body has been ordered by a judge in Spain to study the country's constitution. The judge told Mohamed Kamal Mustafa, imam of a mosque in the southern resort of Fuengirola, to spend six months studying three articles of the constitution and the universal declaration of human rights. Mr Kamal was sentenced to 15 months in jail and fined £1,500 last year after being found guilty of inciting...
  • Senior Police Commander On Film – Calls to Beat Disengagement Opponents Without Mercy

    07/24/2005 9:04:37 AM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies · 685+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | Jul 22, '05 | staff
    (IsraelNN.com) Channel 10 TV on Friday night will air its video footage depicting Negev police commander Brigadier-General Miso Shacham. Speaking to the area border police commander, Shacham is recorded instructing his forces to beat anyone who breaks away from the Kfar Maimon group, seeking to enter Gush Katif. He called for the indiscriminate use of the water cannon, giving him authority to do so without hesitation or approval, as well as telling him to use batons and “hit them hard, blows to the lower extremities to teach them a lesson”. The documented footage includes a fair share of vulgarities and...
  • Iran; Police attack protesters as hardline president prepares to take power

    07/22/2005 9:42:27 AM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 14 replies · 838+ views
    The Guardian ^ | Friday July 22, 2005 | Robert Tait in Tehran
    With bone-cracking brutality, the waves of baton-wielding police seemed to confirm what the already demoralised Iranian reform movement had been dreading: the dawn of a new era of political repression. Several hundred pro-reformists had gathered outside Tehran University to demand the release of a jailed dissident journalist, Akbar Ganji, who is in the fifth week of a hunger strike, when they were confronted by massed ranks of officers. In the melee, large numbers of demonstrators, including several women, were hurt. Among the injured were a former reformist MP, Mousavi Khoeini, who had a broken rib after being hit with an...
  • Trapped teen saved

    07/19/2005 6:06:46 PM PDT · by outlaw1_2003 · 2 replies · 244+ views
    Decatur Daily ^ | 7-18-05 | Chris Paschenko
    How a Hartselle teen became trapped for nearly three days in a railroad tanker car used to store processed fertilizer was apparently too complicated for the boy to describe Monday to police.
  • State Dept. Daily Press Briefing July 14 on Iranian dissident Akbar Ganji

    07/14/2005 7:14:10 PM PDT · by Khashayar · 5 replies · 324+ views
    scoop.nz ^ | july 14th, 05
    IRAN Imprisoned Journalist Akbar Ganji / Concern Over Brutality Towards Peaceful Protestors / Importance of Freedom of the Press QUESTION: Can I ask you about the case of Ganji, the journalist who's jailed in Iran? My question is, the Bush Administration has made clear that they want him released and also has urged human rights group, the United Nations, to try and sort of pressure on the case. Given all that's happened in the United States about journalism and the journalist who has been jailed, does that kind of diminish your chances of persuading other people to do it? It's...
  • Jerome Corsi: Riot in Iran

    07/12/2005 11:44:50 AM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 47 replies · 1,518+ views
    WND ^ | July 12, 2005 | Jerome Corsi
    I have been receiving phone calls today from credible Iranians around the world who are saying that the mullahs and their hired thugs are beating and arresting activist dissidents who are outside Evin Prison protesting for the release of Akbar Ganji, who has been on a hunger strike for the last month. Ganji has gained international attention, not only because of his hunger strike, but also for his series of reports investigating the murders of several prominent dissidents and intellectuals. The mullahs imprisoned Ganji to silence him. His writing was very effective in showing the black hand of the mullahs...
  • Mahdi Army Beats 2 Students to Death in Basrah (Sadr Alert!)

    03/21/2005 4:19:31 PM PST · by FreedomNeocon · 5 replies · 214+ views
    Healing Iraq | 3-21-05 | Zeyad
    Mahdi Army Beats 2 Students to Death in Basrah 3/21/2005 06:30:00 AM http://healingiraq.blogspot.com/archives/2005_03_01_healingiraq_archive.html#111137768313819391 No one seems to have reported the latest events in Basrah. Not any of the news services or the blogs. Students of the Basrah and Shatt Al-Arab universities in Basrah city have been on strike for the last three days as a reaction to the attack last week by Sadrists and Mahdi Army militiamen on tens of students organising a field trip or a picnic at Al-Andalus park, downtown Basrah. Hooded men assaulted the students with rubber cables and truncheons which resulted in the death of a...
  • Defeated Kerry sits in cold

    01/20/2005 4:09:28 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 112 replies · 4,770+ views
    news.com.au ^ | 21 January 2005 | Thomas Ferraro
    US Democratic Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts, who had hoped to replace George W. Bush as president yesterday, instead sat in the cold and clapped as the Republican began a second four-year term. Iowa Democratic Senator Tom Harkin patted Senator Kerry on the back shortly before the inauguration Senator Kerry had hoped would be his. As Mr Bush delivered his inaugural address, Senator Kerry, about 10m away on the steps of the US Capitol, joined other lawmakers and the crowd in repeated applause. Senator Kerry looked relaxed, at times wistful. He frequently smiled, able to hide any disappointment over what...
  • Buffet's Second-Class Buffet

    12/25/2004 7:17:26 PM PST · by shrinkermd · 27 replies · 1,212+ views
    Barron's Online ^ | 27 December 2004 | GARY C. BYRNE and SILAS E. BYRNE
    MICHAEL EISNER OF WALT DISNEY may be the most reviled and Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway the most admired CEOs in American business this year. But whose company produces better returns on shareholder equity? Last spring, Eisner was removed as Disney's chairman of the board when more than 40% of shareholders voted against his re-election to the board. Meanwhile, shareholders re-elected Buffett to Berkshire Hathaway's board of directors as the financial press reported details of his comments to an audience convinced of his financial wizardry and panoramic vision for the future. But whose company has been producing better returns on...
  • SAF Blasts Proposed San Francisco Handgun Ban: 'We Beat That In 1982'

    12/16/2004 9:34:21 PM PST · by cougar_mccxxi · 4 replies · 633+ views
    12/16/2004 | Alan Gottlieb
    SAF Blasts Proposed San Francisco Handgun Ban: 'We Beat That In 1982' 12/16/2004 5:07:00 PM To: State Desk Contact: Alan Gottlieb of the Second Amendment Foundation, 425-454-7012 BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 16 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Calling it an "ill-considered return visit of anti-gun bigotry," the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) today blasted plans to put a handgun ban on the November 2005 ballot in San Francisco, Calif. reminding proponents of the measure that such a ban was declared illegal when first tried in 1982. "This issue was decided by the California courts more than 22 years ago, and the gun ban extremists...
  • Elders 'Beat Children At Mosques' (UK)

    11/11/2004 6:42:02 PM PST · by blam · 15 replies · 595+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-12-2004 | Nick Britten
    Elders 'beat children at mosques' By Nick Britten (Filed: 12/11/2004) Police and child protection officials have launched an investigation into allegations of child abuse at two mosques in the West Midlands. Around 40 schoolchildren are to be interviewed over claims that they have been subjected to violence and punishment by elders at the mosques, which are on adjoining roads. The investigation was sparked last month when the mother of an eight-year-old boy complained to the police that a mullah [teacher] had slapped her son on the back and made him lie face down before putting his right foot on the...
  • (President) Bush beat Kerry in all facets of game

    11/04/2004 9:57:09 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 651+ views
    OC Register ^ | 11/4/04 | Dick Polman - Knight Ridder
    PHILADELPHIA – President George W. Bush defeated Sen. John Kerry for three fundamental reasons: He had a more resonant message. He was a more effective candidate. His team was better at getting out the vote. The Democrats, as is their wont, will spend their winter of discontent wondering what went wrong and playing the blame game. And there will be plenty to spread around. Kerry and his strategists will take much of the party heat for failing to knock off a president saddled with an unpopular war and a fitful economy. But a baseball analogy is relevant here: When fans...
  • Marathon Man Beats Horse

    06/14/2004 9:28:55 AM PDT · by hookman · 18 replies · 179+ views
    LONDON (Reuters) - Huw Lobb made history when he became the first man to win Britain's annual man vs. horse marathon. The previous 24 runnings around the 35-km course raced over countryside and moorland round the small mid-Wales town of Llanwrtyd Wells had all been won by a horse. But South Londoner Lobb, 27, a regular marathon runner, broke through Saturday to triumph in two hours, five minutes and 19 seconds and pick up the $45,500 winner's check. The first horse home in 2:07:36 was Kay Bee Jay, ridden by Zoe White. Two years ago a runner came within a...
  • Japanese Growth Set To Beat US (6.1%)

    06/09/2004 3:48:58 PM PDT · by blam · 8 replies · 214+ views
    BBC ^ | 6-9-2004
    Japanese growth set to beat US Japanese consumers are key to an ongoing recovery Japan's economic growth forecasts have been revised upwards as the recovery gathers steam. Bulging demand has pushed estimates to 6.1% for the full year, up from the previous estimate of 5.6%. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew 1.5%, in real terms, in the first quarter up from the previous estimate of 1.4%. Japan is the world's second biggest economy and now looks set to outstrip US growth of 4.4% annualised for the same period of January-March. It is welcome news for Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, attending the...
  • Worries Grow With Dean Surge --- Democratic leaders: He can't beat Bush

    08/05/2003 7:53:18 AM PDT · by bedolido · 56 replies · 236+ views
    NewsDay ^ | 08/05/03 | Ken Fireman
    Washington - His face stares out at voters this week from the covers of both Time and Newsweek as well as television screens in early primary states - and even the president's home turf. "Has anyone really stood up against George Bush and his policies?" asks Howard Dean in a spot running on three local stations in Austin, Texas, where Bush sat as governor for six years before moving to the White House. "Don't you think it's time somebody did?" Dean, the former Vermont governor, has transformed himself from longshot to serious contender for next year's Democratic presidential nomination by...
  • Palestinian poll: A husband may beat his wife if she hurts his manhood

    10/09/2002 11:35:33 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 46 replies · 5,389+ views
    Palestinian Media Watch Bulletin ^ | October 9 2002 | Itamar Marcus
    Introduction: A poll conducted in the Palestinian Authority by a Palestinian public opinion company shows that a majority of Palestinians are of the opinion that a husband may prevent his wife from working, that a woman should strive to devote herself to her husband and that a husband is entitled to beat his wife if he thinks that she "hurt his manhood". Nearly half the Palestinians believe that neither law enforcement nor social welfare agencies' intervention in husbands' violence towards the wife is warranted, while at the same time a the majority calls for tough punitive legislation for violence towards...
  • Saudis beat Canadian, brief says

    09/26/2002 5:09:55 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 3 replies · 201+ views
    National Post ^ | September 26 2002 | Michael Friscolanti and Francine Dubé
    'The confessions were illegal and were obtained by coercion': Sampson tortured before confessing to bomb attacks, defence documents allege Bill Sampson, the Canadian man sentenced to die in Saudi Arabia for allegedly planting two car bombs, was forced to confess after police hung him upside down, kept him awake for more than a week and threatened to harm his family, court documents say. Police in Saudi Arabia also slapped and punched Mr. Sampson while he was bound in chains, even promising to free him if he confessed "to the bombings in a manner dictated by the investigator," the documents allege....