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  • Marvel’s Standalone ‘Black Widow’ Movie Gains Momentum With Jac Schaeffer Writing

    01/10/2018 5:51:02 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 22 replies
    Variety ^ | January 10, 2018 | Justin Kroll
    Marvel is finally pushing ahead with the highly anticipated “Black Widow” standalone movie starring Scarlett Johansson, with Jac Schaeffer penning the script. Sources say this is still very early development, as the film has no greenlight, but naming a writer is the closest the studio has come to moving forward on a standalone pic. Marvel President Kevin Feige met with several candidates before tapping Schaeffer, and Marvel execs met with Johansson to discuss what they wanted from a “Black Widow” writer. Schaeffer is an up and coming scribe who broke out with her Black List script “The Shower,” a comedy...
  • Puppet master in Stefanie Rengel murder granted unescorted absences

    11/29/2017 3:33:28 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 5 replies ^ | 11/29/2017 | NA
    KITCHENER — A young woman serving a life sentence for sexually blackmailing her boyfriend into killing a 14-year-old girl has been granted unescorted temporary absences from prison. Melissa Todorovic was 15 when her boyfriend, David Bagshaw, stabbed Stefanie Rengel six times and left her to die in a snowbank outside her house on New Year’s Day, 2008.
  • Canada's 'Black Widow' Charged With Breaking Release Terms

    04/14/2016 12:40:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    BBC ^ | 4/12
    A Canadian woman dubbed the "Black Widow" after a series of convictions involving male partners has been charged with breaking the terms of her release. Melissa Ann Shepard, 80, was freed in March after a jail term for drugging her new husband. But police said she was a high-risk re-offender and set a number of conditions, including not going online. She used a computer on Monday to access the web at a library in Nova Scotia. Police have warned elderly men looking for love to steer clear of Shepard, with the internet flagged up as a possible threat. In addition...
  • Michigan woman finds black widow spider in Walmart grapes

    09/10/2015 4:59:55 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 97 replies
    upi ^ | Sept. 9, 2015 | Ben Hooper
    TROY, Mich., - A Michigan woman who bought grapes from a Walmart store said she discovered a venomous black widow spider in the package. Ariel Jackson, 25, said she bought the perforated package of grapes from a Walmart Supercenter in Troy and she discovered the spider when she started washing the fruit. "She was screaming about a huge spider, and everyone was like, 'Calm down, it's probably nothing,'" Jackson's boyfriend, Michal Frank, 26, told ABC News. "But we took a closer look and lo and behold, it's a black widow. It had the red hourglass-shaped spot on its belly." Jackson...
  • Scarlett Johansson Exposes BDS Political Jihad Against Jews, Christians

    01/25/2014 7:02:57 PM PST · by IsraelBeach · 27 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | January 25, 2014 | Herb Brandon
    Scarlett Johansson Exposes BDS Political Jihad Against Jews, ChristiansBy Herb Brandon Israel News AgencyJerusalem — January 25, 2014 ... American starlet Scarlett Johansson responded to a wave of criticism thrown at her for agreeing to endorse the Israeli company SodaStream, which owns a factory in Israel. In a statement made to the Huffington Post, Johansson described her role as the first-ever brand ambassador for SodaStream as "building to peace." Johansson also made clear that despite the pressure from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS), she would not renege on her commitment to SodaStream, which will include a TV ad...
  • Sochi Olympics terrorism threat: Three more 'black widow' suspects identified

    01/21/2014 7:18:07 AM PST · by C19fan · 27 replies
    NBC News ^ | January 24, 2014 | Albina Kovalyova, Richard Engel and Erin McClam
    Russian security officials are hunting for three more young Muslim women — so-called “black widow” terror suspects — who they believe are planning to target the final stages of the Olympic torch relay with suicide bomb attacks. Wanted posters distributed by police say that the women have been dispatched by underground groups to attack between Tuesday and Thursday in Rostov-on-Don, where the torch is expected to arrive Wednesday on its way to the Olympic city of Sochi.
  • ‘Black Widow’ terror suspect hunted in Sochi [Putin serious, Obama ignored Boston warnings]

    01/21/2014 6:29:50 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    Fox 13 ^ | 1/20/14
    ...Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed that his country has stepped up security and is prepared to handle any threats. But some U.S. lawmakers — and at least one Olympic athlete — have said they’re worried about the situation. Police in Sochi have handed out fliers at area hotels warning of a woman they believe could be a terrorist and who may currently be in the city. One flier, obtained by CNN, asks workers to be on the lookout for Ruzanna “Salima” Ibragimova, described as the widow of a member of a militant group from the Caucasus region.
  • Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Security Will Be Beefed Up...

    04/21/2013 4:11:43 PM PDT · by Cindy · 44 replies ^ | 10:10AM BST 16 Apr 2013 | By Telegraph Sport, and agencies
    SNIPPET: "Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics security will be beefed up following Boston Marathon explosions, officials say Russian sports officials said they will beef up security at forthcoming sports events and the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the wake of deadly explosions at Boston's marathon that killed three people, and injured over 140 others." "Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics security will be beefed up following Boston Marathon explosions, officials say" SNIPPET: "The World Athletics Championship takes place in Moscow on Aug 10-18, and the event is seen as a dress rehearsal for the 2014 Winter Games in the Black Sea resort...
  • US, Russian forces hunt jihadist widow feared inside Olympic zone

    01/20/2014 1:07:33 PM PST · by Doogle · 8 replies
    foxnews ^ | 01/20/14 | Jana Winter
    U.S. counterterrorism operatives are helping Russian security agents in the hunt for four female potential terrorists, including a "white widow" -- the wife of a dead terrorist -- who could already be inside the massive security zone set up for next month's winter Olympics. Ruzanna Ibragimova, the 22-year-old widow of a jihadist killed by Russian security forces, is believed to have traveled from Dagestan to Sochi, according to a Russian security bulletin obtained by, along with photos of her. The bulletin and photos were distributed by the Russian security force FSB and Sochi security officials to U.S. and other...
  • Suspected 'Black Widow' suicide bomber kills 6 in southern Russia (near 2014 Winter Olympics)

    10/21/2013 11:19:13 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 18 replies
    Long War Journal ^ | October 21, 2013 | By Lisa Lundquist
    A suspected "Black Widow" female suicide bomber attacked a bus in the southern Russia city of Volgograd today, not far from Sochi, the site of the February 2014 Winter Olympics. The attack is the first such incident in the region in over a year. According to Russia's Federal Investigative Committee, a 30-year-old Dagestani woman named Naida Asiyalova boarded the bus at a stop, then detonated shortly afterward in an explosion that killed at least six people and wounded 32 others. There are thought to have been about 40 people on the bus. Identity documents found near the blast site indicated...
  • Spiders Top the 'Most Feared' List

    09/01/2011 7:19:00 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    UKPA ^ | 9/1/2011
    Spiders are the most feared pest, although people increasingly have phobias about hornets, rats and wasps, a new study has revealed. Spiders topped a "fear index", with two-thirds of those questioned saying they were spooked by them, a survey of 2,000 adults by home emergency firm HomeServe found. Hornets and rats were closely behind, with foxes sneaking into the top 10 ahead of mice, fleas, slugs and snails, while moths, flies and ants were the least feared.
  • Man dies after suffering 19 Black Widow spider bites

    07/22/2011 1:08:15 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 82 replies
    FOX 31 Denver ^ | July 21, 2011
    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. -- A man from Erie, Colo. died after getting bitten by a black widow spider. Health experts say it's a rare for someone to die from black widow bites. Jeff Seale, 40, noticed 19 bites on his foot two weeks before he died. His sister says he worked at a horse stable, and she wonders if that's where her brother might've encountered the spider...
  • Police: Black Widows Used to Harass Ex-Girlfriend

    07/08/2011 12:09:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    WTSP ^ | Thursday, July 7th | Christopher Collette
    Police say a man stalked his ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend, even going so far as to place black widow spider eggs in their mailbox. 65-year-old Michael R. Burcum faces stalking charges after Hernando deputies say he harassed her after the two broke up earlier this year. Investigators say Burcum briefly dated 47-year-old Kimberly Sonnenschen for about three weeks in March, before they broke up and Sonnenschen went back to her long-term boyfriend, 52-year-old Stephen Boyce. Since that time, Burcum has allegedly written harassing letters to Boyce and Sonnenschen, and also tried to get access to Boyce's social security number....
  • Betty Neumar, the so-called Black Widow killer, dies after being charged with first-degree murder

    06/14/2011 10:23:52 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 5 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | June 14, 2011 | Lukas I. Alpert
    ...Betty Neumar, 79, was free on $300,000 bond on first-degree murder charges in the death of her fourth husband, Harold Gentry, in 1986 when she died late Sunday or early Monday in Louisiana...
  • Black Widow attempted New Year Moscow attack but blew herself up by mistake

    01/27/2011 6:45:36 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 90 replies ^ | 28 January 2011 | Andrew Osborn
    A "Black Widow" suicide bomber planned a terrorist attack in central Moscow on New Year's Eve but was killed when an unexpected text message set off her bomb too early, according to Russian security sources. The unnamed woman, who is thought to be part of the same group that struck Moscow's Domodedovo airport on Monday, intended to detonate a suicide belt on a busy square near Red Square on New Year's Eve in an attack that could have killed hundreds. Security sources believe a spam message from her mobile phone operator wishing her a happy new year received just hours...
  • Deadly blast at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport (FSB looking for three potential accomplices,)

    01/24/2011 2:20:25 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 24 replies
    RT ^ | 25 January, 2011, 00:55
    35 people have been killed in an explosion at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport according to the airport spokesperson. Up to 168 are said to have been injured in what the Investigative Committee believes to be a terror attack.Eighty-six people have been taken to nearby hospitals, 46 of them are reported to be in critical condition. Some reports say there are foreign citizens among the victims, including those from the UK, Italy, France, Serbia and Slovakia. *************************snip************************************ FSB knew about possible terror attack – reports Russia’s Federal Security Bureau had known about a suicide bomber in the city, but their information was...
  • Black widow spiders infest San Diego elementary school

    10/04/2010 1:12:42 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 63 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | October 4, 2010 | Ethan Sacks
    Students in a San Diego elementary school are getting a lesson in arachnophobia. Dozens of venomous black widow spiders have been found infesting classrooms in Pete W. Ross Elementary School, San Diego's KGTV reported. "The spiders... are coming out now from the bookshelves and the doorways and even up in the rafters," April Robertson, a third grade teacher at the school, told the station.
  • Zazi case sheds light on US plot, Pakistan connections

    04/14/2010 1:59:05 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 5 replies · 219+ views
    Long War Journal ^ | April 13, 2010 7:20 PM | Wes Bruer
    The continued cooperation of Najibullah Zazi with the investigation into his attempt to carry out terrorist attacks in New York City has led to the arrest of a fourth suspect, a Pakistani citizen, two days ago, and has shed some new light on the details of the case and the specific targets Zazi and his co-conspirators intended to hit. Few developments in the case have come out of Pakistan, where the fourth suspect, who has not been named, was arrested. Authorities say he will be extradited to the United States soon, but that "he may not ultimately be charged in...
  • Teenage bride of Islamist militant named as 'Black Widow' suicide bomber

    04/02/2010 5:44:26 AM PDT · by myknowledge · 21 replies · 880+ views
    Times Online ^ | April 2, 2010 | Tony Halpin
    The 17-year-old bride of an Islamist militant was named today as one of the “Black Widow” suicide bombers who killed 39 people in the Moscow Metro. Investigators believe that Dzhennet Abdurakhmanova blew herself up at the Lubyanka station, close to the headquarters of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), in revenge for the killing of her husband, Kommersant newspaper reported. It published a photograph of the teenager exuding childish defiance as she brandished a pistol in black Islamic dress next to her husband, Umalat Magomedov. He was killed on New Year’s Eve in a shoot-out with police in his native Dagestan....
  • Deadly explosions on Moscow Metro system [UPDATE: 41 Dead; 2 Female Suicide Bombers]

    03/28/2010 10:12:15 PM PDT · by Liberty Valance · 75 replies · 2,184+ views
    The BBC ^ | Monday, 29 March 2010 06:02 UK | the BBC
    At least 25 people are reported to have been killed in an explosion on the Metro system in central Moscow, with a second blast coming shortly afterwards. The first blast happened at the city's central Lubyanka station, reports quoting security sources said. A second explosion happened at the Park Kultury station, Russian news agency Tass reported. Ten people were injured in the first blast, Tass said, quoting the emergencies ministry. The number of casualties at the second blast is not yet clear.