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  • Al-Qaida 'bought uranium' in Congo

    11/14/2003 8:54:23 AM PST · by joyful1 · 59 replies · 922+ views
    Aljazeera ^ | 11/13/2003 | Aljazeera.net
    Al-Qaida 'bought uranium' in Congo Friday 14 November 2003, 19:18 Makka Time, 16:18 GMT Bin Ladin's network alleged to have 'dirty bomb' capability Related: Al-Qaida threatens more attacks Saudi regime v al-Qaida: Only one survives Tools: Email Article Print Article Send Your Feedback An al-Qaida representative bought enriched uranium capable of being used in a so-called dirty bomb from the Congolese opposition in 2000, according to a French newspaper report. In sworn testimony an unnamed former soldier from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has told investigators looking into the murders of two Congolese opposition figures in France in December...
  • Tashfeen Malik remains unclaimed at morgue so may end up cremated

    12/16/2015 2:12:54 AM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 61 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | Dec. 16 , 2015 | Chris Pleasance
    Nobody is willing to claim Malik's body, it has been reported She has no family in the U.S., did not attend mosque and wasn't part of Islamic community groups in California who could have provided burial She has family in Saudi Arabia and Pakistan but they have not volunteered If body is not claimed within a month it could be cremated , a practice that is strictly forbidden in even the most moderate forms of Islam
  • Ghostly ships filled with dead bodies arrive on Japan’s shores

    12/01/2015 1:18:16 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 25 replies
    CNN Wire ^ | November 30, 2015 | CNN
    An unsettling mystery has washed up on Japan’s shores. Over the past two months, at least eight wooden boats have been found in the Sea of Japan on or near the coast, carrying a chilling cargo — the decaying bodies of 20 people, Japan’s coast guard told CNN. ll of the bodies were badly decomposed and “partially skeletonized” — two were found without heads — and one boat contained six skulls, the coast guard said. The first boat was found in October, then a series of boats in late November. Coast guard officials are now trying to unravel the riddle...
  • Islamic State vows to fill the streets of Paris with dead bodies

    07/22/2015 6:47:56 PM PDT · by markomalley · 31 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 7/22/15 | Robert Spencer
    They love death like you love life. They are the enemies of life, and of creation, and of creativity, of love, of art, of civilization. All they love is death and pain and destruction. They are the quintessential force of evil.ISIS Vows to Fill The Streets Of Paris With Dead Bodies,' by Vladi Vovcuk and Gilad Shiloach, Vocativ, July 22, 2015 (thanks to Jerk Chicken): ISIS official media wing in Syrias Hama province published a video Wednesday showing a French-speaking militant shooting a Syrian army prisoner and declaring that the Islamic State will fill the streets of Paris with dead...
  • WGN:Thousand of Bodies Could be Unearthed in Road Improvement Project (Chicago)

    09/28/2015 7:15:56 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 31 replies
    Yahooo ^ | 9-28-15 | WGN
    could be as many as 10,000 bodies buried under what is now Oak Pak Avenue in Chicago. The area was once the grounds of a Cook County poorhouse and later an asylum for the mentally ill. (video report)
  • 8th Shocking Video: StemExpress CEO Admits Planned Parenthood Sells Fully Intact Aborted Babies

    08/21/2015 6:44:57 PM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 40 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 8/21/2015 | Steven Ertelt
    Just a short time after a judge issued a ruling that the biotech firm StemExpress cant block the Center for Medical Progress from releasing another video that shows what it does with aborted babies Planned Parenthood sells to it, the pro-life group put up a preview of the 8th video in its series showing the scandal of Planned Parenthood selling aborted baby body parts. While the videos have focused on the Planned Parenthood abortion business, the biotech firm StemExpress, which buys and resells aborted baby body parts from the abortion giant, has filed a lawsuit seeking to block some information...
  • Networks Censor Release of Fifth Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Video; Continue Lion Coverage

    08/05/2015 2:31:34 AM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 8/5/15 | Curtis Houck
    With the ABC and CBS preoccupied with continuing coverage of Cecil the Lion and NBC harping on Jeb Bushs comments about womens health, the major broadcast networks found zero time on Tuesday night to mention the fact that arguably the most disturbing video yet in the Planned Parenthood scandal was released hours earlier by the Center for Medical Progress (CMP). Despite multiple mentions on cable networks CNN, the Fox News Channel (FNC), and MSNBC, the big three networks reverted back to their old ways of censoring the CMP videos as they did in the case of the third video (plus...
  • What Will Our Resurrected Bodies Be Like? (Catholic Caucus)

    04/23/2015 6:16:22 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 27 replies
    Archdiocese Of Washington ^ | April 23, 2015 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    St Paul writes to the Philippians of the glory that our currently lowly bodies will one day enjoy: He will change our lowly body to conform with his glorified Body by the power that enables him also to bring all things into subjection to himself (Phil 3:19).
  • All (known) Bodies in our Solar System Larger than 200 Miles in Diameter (88 in all) - (pic)

    07/27/2014 11:23:33 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 34 replies
  • Abbas Calls 'Emergency Meeting' Over Bodies Found

    06/30/2014 3:58:14 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 39 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/6/14
    Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has called an "emergency meeting" over the news that the bodies of Gilad Sha'ar (16), Naftali Frenkel (16), and Eyal Yifrah (19) have been found in the PA. "Abbas has convened an urgent meeting of the Palestinian leadership tonight to discuss the latest developments," his spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina told AFP. .....
  • Mass immigrant graves uncovered in Texas cemetery

    06/21/2014 2:36:21 PM PDT · by gusopol3 · 53 replies
    Yahoo ^ | June 21, 2014
    Volunteer researchers have uncovered mass graves in a South Texas cemetery that they believe contain the bodies of immigrants who died crossing into the U.S. illegally, according to published reports Saturday. The discovery at Sacred Heart Burial Park in Falfurrias came in the last two weeks, as Baylor University anthropologist Lori Baker and Krista Latham, a forensic anthropologist at the University of Indianapolis, and their students worked as part of a multi-year effort to identify immigrants who've died in the area near the U.S.-Mexico border. Teams unearthed remains in trash bags, shopping bags, body bags or without a container at...
  • What Will Our Resurrected Bodies Be Like? Catholic/Orthodox Caucus

    11/16/2012 4:23:51 AM PST · by Biggirl · 18 replies
    http://blog.adw.org/ ^ | November 16,2012 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    St Paul writes to the Philippians of the glory that our currently lowly bodies will one day enjoy: He will change our lowly body to conform with his glorified Body by the power that enables him also to bring all things into subjection to himself. (Phil 3:19) I once spoke with an older woman who wasnt all that pleased to hear that her body was going to rise and be joined again to her soul: Oh, Father, you dont mean this old decrepit body?! If this body has to rise I am hoping for an improved model! Yes! I think...
  • 5 bodies found in submerged Oklahoma cars(UPDATE: Sixth body found)

    09/18/2013 3:29:58 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 39 replies
    KFOR.com ^ | 9-17-2013 | K. Querry and A. Edwards
    ELK CITY, Okla. – Emergency crews pulled two cars from Foss Lake in Custer County Tuesday afternoon. The Elk City Daily News reported human remains have been found in both vehicles. Investigators said one of the vehicles is connected to a cold case more than 40-years-old where three teenagers went missing Nov. 20, 1970. The 1969 Chevrolet Camaro crews pulled from Foss Lake may have belonged to 16-year-old Jimmy Allen Williams, who was last seen driving in Sayre with two friends, 18-year-old Thomas Rios and 18-year-old Leah Johnson. The three teens never returned home and have not been heard from...
  • Medical Examiner May Not Bury Bodies of Babies Gosnell Killed for 10 Years

    08/26/2013 5:33:03 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    Life News ^ | Cheryl Sullenger, Steven Ertelt
    A coalition of pro-life groups gathered in Philadelphia Sunday evening to call on the Philadelphia Medical Examiners office to release to them the remains of 47 aborted babies found at Kermit Gosnells squalid abortion clinic so that the babies can have the dignity of a proper funeral and burial. Gosnell was convicted earlier this year of three counts of first degree murder for intentionally severing the spinal cords of late-term babies that had been born alive during abortions. The remains of the babies were discovered in a filthy freezer in the rat-and-flea-infested basement of a brick building on Lancaster Avenue...
  • 'Four trucks filled with bodies' after Reynosa firefight

    03/12/2013 10:34:55 AM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    The Monitor ^ | 3/11/13 | Ildefonso Ortiz
    REYNOSA Fear and panic filled the streets of Reynosa on Sunday night as rival gunmen battled during a three-hour firefight that saw automatic weapons and grenades used. Surprisingly, Mexican authorities were absent for most of the melee. The opening clashes were reported just before 9 p.m. Sunday, when rival factions of the Gulf Cartel consummated what appeared to be a yet another rift within the criminal organization. During the protracted gunbattle, dozens of gunmen were killed, but authorities Monday would only confirm the deaths of two bystanders and the injury of a third. A Tamaulipas law enforcement official, who...
  • Twenty bodies turn up in Aleppo's "river of martyrs"

    03/10/2013 2:53:14 PM PDT · by Wanderer99 · 26 replies
    xfinity ^ | 3/10/13
    AMMAN Syrian opposition campaigners said at least 20 bodies of young men shot by security forces were found on Sunday in a small waterway running through the contested city of Aleppo. It was the largest number of bodies lifted in a single day from what became known as "the river of martyrs", after 65 bodies turned up in late January. An average of several bodies a day have been appearing in the river since, several activists in the northern city, which is near Turkey, told Reuters. Most bodies found so far floated down the River Queiq to the opposition-held...
  • Bodies found in Iowa could be those of missing girls

    12/05/2012 8:09:57 PM PST · by Alaska Wolf · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | Dec 5, 2012 | Mary Wisniewsk,Kay Henderso
    (Reuters) - Iowa police said they have not yet identified bodies found by hunters in a wooded area on Wednesday that could be those of two girls who vanished last summer in a case that received national attention. Captain Rick Abben, chief deputy of the Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office, could not say that the bodies were those of Elizabeth Collins, 8, and Lyric Cook, 10, until they are positively identified by the State Medical Examiner's Office. But Abben said the families of the two cousins had been notified. "It's definitely not the outcome that we wanted," Abben said in...
  • The Smoking Gun of the Benghazi Cover-up

    11/02/2012 12:18:14 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 40 replies
    Townhall ^ | November 2, 2012 | Pat Buchanan
    November 2, 2012 The Smoking Gun of the Benghazi Cover-up By Pat Buchanan 11/2/2012 On June 6 of this year, a bomb planted at the U.S. compound in Benghazi ripped a 12-foot-wide hole in the outer wall. On June 11, the British ambassador's motorcade was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade, wounding a medic and doctor. The next day, the ambassador was gone and the British Benghazi post was closed. At the same time, the Red Cross, after a second attack, shut down and fled the city. "When that occurred," says Lt. Col. Andrew Wood, who headed the military...
  • Politico Reporter Smears: Limbaugh Is Like the 'Serial Murderer' With 'Bodies in the Trunk' (Video)

    03/13/2012 1:59:48 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 25 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 3/13/2012 | Scott Whitlock
    According to Joe Williams, the senior White House reporter for Politico, Rush Limbaugh is like the "serial murderer" who was caught with "three bodies in the trunk." The veteran journalist made the outrageous comparison on Tuesday's Martin Bashir show, a program that included other liberal smears against the conservative radio host. Before making his offensive connection, Williams highlighted his background covering the police. Regarding Limbaugh's comments about Sandra Fluke, the journalist linked: "... [Law enforcement] always would catch the serial murder because he was driving around with a busted taillight, not because he had, like, three bodies in the trunk."...
  • Bodies Doubled Up Again At Cook County Morgue (Sour economy even hurting dead people)

    10/07/2011 7:28:01 AM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies · 1+ views
    Bodies Doubled Up Again At Cook County MorgueOctober 6, 2011 5:42 AM CHICAGO (CBS) The Cook County Morgue is once again double-stacking bodies on trays in its cooler. As WBBM Newsradios Steve Miller reports, at least 30 trays are being stacked on the cooler at the county Medical Examiners Office, 2121 W. Harrison St. We shouldve had a burial in September but we didnt, said county Medical Examiner Dr. Nancy Jones. There are several reasons why no burial happened, Jones said. One reason is that the plain wood coffins for unclaimed bodies, which the Medical Examiners office calls burial...
  • New body 'liquefaction' unit unveiled in Florida funeral home

    08/31/2011 7:08:13 AM PDT · by tlb · 52 replies
    bbc ^ | Neil Bowdler | Neil Bowdler
    A Glasgow-based company has installed its first commercial "alkaline hydrolysis" unit at a Florida funeral home. The unit by Resomation Ltd is billed as a green alternative to cremation and works by dissolving the body in heated alkaline water. The facility has been installed at the Anderson-McQueen funeral home in St Petersburg, and will be used for the first time in the coming weeks. It is hoped other units will follow in the US, Canada and Europe. The makers claim the process produces a third less greenhouse gas than cremation, uses a seventh of the energy, and allows for the...
  • Eyewitness: 20-25 Bodies at Youth Camp (Photos inside)

    07/22/2011 12:06:27 PM PDT · by Smogger · 344 replies · 1+ views
    ABC News ^ | 7/22/2011 | AP
    An eyewitness tells Norwegian broadcaster NRK that he saw 20 to 25 bodies at the youth camp where a gunman dressed in a police uniform opened fire. Andre Scheie says he saw bodies on the shore of the Utoya island where the youth wing of the Labor Party was holding a summer camp for hundreds of youths. Scheie said Friday: "There are very many dead by the shore ... there are about 20-25 dead." He also said he saw dead people in the water.
  • 2 bodies found at Napa County marijuana garden

    07/07/2011 6:29:17 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 7/7/11 | AP
    Napa, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating the killing of two men in a massive marijuana garden in a remote area of Napa County. ... .. the operation was believed to be part of a larger Mexican drug trade operation. ... About 3,000 marijuana plants were found at the garden,..
  • Dozens of bodies found buried in Texas (major Ouija Board fail)

    LIBERTY COUNTY, Texas -- Dozens of bodies have been found in a mass grave in Liberty County, officials said Tuesday. The Liberty County Sheriff's Office said 25 to 30 bodies were buried at the intersection of County Roads 2049 and 2048 between Hardin and Daisetta. The bodies are those of children, according to preliminary reports. The FBI was called in to assist the investigation.
  • Vanity: Can we please agree to warnings before gruesome dead photos are posted, even in a thread?

    05/03/2011 12:53:55 PM PDT · by Yaelle · 61 replies · 1+ views
    self ^ | 5/3/11 | self
    Is it OK to ask for simple "GRAPHIC WARNING" to be said before posting any photos of any gruesome dead bodies? I don't have a problem with them being posted, just would like a warning to be seen BEFORE the photo. If you want to stick a photo of bin Laden or Uday and Qusay, or whomever, especially the bloody ones, can you give the GRAPHIC WARNING and then do this / / / enough times to give someone a chance to not see it, or speed past it? We sensitive people want you to see it and we want...
  • What have we come to when middle-class girls like this see whoring as a career choice?

    09/09/2010 1:08:55 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 92 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9th September 2010 | Ben Mooney
    When it comes to human failings, I always try to be understanding. In fact, readers of my Saturday advice column in the Mail will know that its my stock-in-trade. But there are times, Im afraid, when sympathy fails me and I am left nursing a deep anger which needs putting into words. Sometimes, even those words fail me. How else to respond to this weeks story of well-educated girls brought up in decent homes with every privilege choosing to sell their bodies for a fast buck, not caring how many footballers use them in one week?
  • Bones delay Blue Island stadium (Chicago suburban)

    01/18/2011 9:44:53 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 6 replies
    Southtown Star Chicago ^ | Jan 18, 2011 | Steve Metsch
    Bones delay Blue Island stadium By Steve Metsch smetsch@southtownstar.com Jan 18, 2011 02:31AM Blue Island Park District Commissioner John Spizzirri isnt joking when he calls the hill at Blue Islands Memorial Park, Curse Hill. Over the past year, the construction of a new stadium there has been delayed by weather, building woes and, yes, bones. Human bones. We didnt find any full skeletons, said park board president Fred Bilotto. Its all pieces. A femur here. A rib there. Construction workers discovered the bones in September while excavating for the foundation of a new football stadium at the park. When the...
  • Two bodies found in popular Phoenix four-wheeling area

    01/08/2011 3:57:37 PM PST · by jackspyder · 2 replies
    Yahoo News, Reuters ^ | Jan 8, 2011 | Reuters
    PHOENIX (Reuters) The bodies of two men were found near an abandoned Jeep Wrangler in a rugged area used by recreational vehicle owners for four-wheeling, Phoenix police said late on Friday. The dead men were not identified, but police said they received a call from a family earlier on Thursday reporting three missing persons. The family said that a 38-year-old man and two friends had gone four-wheeling after picking up the Jeep from a mechanic, where the vehicle was being repaired. ...
  • Bodies Found on Long Island Beach

    12/13/2010 8:21:35 PM PST · by LonePalm · 49 replies
    Wall Street Journal Online ^ | 12/13/2010 | Associated Press
    BABYLON, N.Y.Four bodies have been discovered at a beach on Long Island during a search for a missing New Jersey woman. Suffolk County police say three bodies were found Monday at Oak Beach, which is on a remote barrier island that divides the Great South Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The bodies were near where skeletal remains were discovered over the weekend. Police were continuing to search into Monday evening. A police canine unit searching the area Saturday came upon the first body. The unit was searching the area in response to a missing-person report made in May after Jersey...
  • Dismembered bodies all too common in South Florida

    12/06/2010 8:01:12 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | December 5, 2010 | Sofia Santana
    Was it merely coincidence or something sinister that a man's head was found behind a Dania Beach auto parts store named Millions of Parts? The question is part of a grisly mystery that now covers two counties, as authorities in Miami-Dade try to determine whether that head and a torso discovered in a Miami Gardens canal the day after Thanksgiving belong to the same victim. Police still don't know his name, let alone who killed him, or why. "To dismember someone is really awful It's quite evil," said Dr. Joshua Perper, Broward's chief medical examiner.
  • Mystery of Mummified Babies Surrounds 'Jean M. Barrie' (Follow-up Story..)

    08/20/2010 7:38:05 AM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 20 replies · 1+ views
    KTLA-TV Los Angeles ^ | August 20, 2010 | Chip Yost
    LOS ANGELES -- Investigators are trying to learn more about a woman named Jean M. Barrie as they work to unravel the mystery of two mummified babies found wrapped in historic newspapers in a Westlake apartment building. Authorities began autopsies on the babies' remains Thursday. Investigators plan to use DNA testing to determine whether the babies were related. Toxicology tests will also be performed to help determine the cause of death. The grim discovery was made Tuesday evening in the 800 block of Lake Street, near James M. Wood Boulevard. Workers were clearing out the basement for renovations when they...
  • Mummified Babies from 1930s Found in L.A. Apartment Building

    08/18/2010 11:06:37 AM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 39 replies
    KTLA News ^ | August 18, 2010 | Eric Spillman
    LOS ANGELES -- An investigation is under way after the skeletal remains of two babies, believed to be at least 70 years old, were found wrapped in historic newspapers in the basement of an apartment building in the Westlake District of Los Angeles. The grim discovery was made Tuesday evening in the 800 block of Lake Street, near James M. Wood Boulevard. Workers were clearing out the basement for renovations when they spotted the remains inside a steamer trunk, LAPD Lt. Cory Palka said. The babies' bodies were wrapped in Los Angeles Times newspapers dated between 1930 and 1934. News...
  • 51 Bodies Found at Northern Mexico Dumping Ground

    07/24/2010 1:34:05 PM PDT · by Cindy · 23 replies · 1+ views
    (AP) via Washington Post.com ^ | Saturday, July 24, 2010; 3:43 PM | By MARK STEVENSON, AP
    SNIPPET: "MEXICO CITY -- Investigators said Saturday they have found 51 corpses in two days of digging in a field near a trash dump outside the northern city of Monterrey, as excavations continued at one of the largest clandestine body dumping grounds in Mexico's bloody drug war." SNIPPET: "The largest mass grave found in recent years was discovered in May in the southern city of Taxco, where a total of 55 bodies were dumped in an abandoned mine shaft, apparently by a drug gang."
  • Divers find minivan with human bones in (Alligator) Alley canal (FL)

    03/31/2010 6:03:49 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 13 replies · 805+ views
    sun-sentinel.com ^ | 3/31/10 | Robert Nolin, Lisa J. Huriash and Sofia Santana
    WESTON - A canal along Alligator Alley yielded up a murky mystery Wednesday: an algae-covered minivan with human bones that may have been submerged for more than a decade. Broward Sheriff's Office divers on a training mission discovered the van in 18 feet of water near a rest area at Mile Marker 31 along Interstate 75, Sheriff's spokesman Mike Jachles said. The remains of at least one person were inside. The case was being treated as a homicide, and investigators were trying to determine "how many more human remains might be in the water, how they got there and whether...
  • Air passengers face full body X-rays after suicide bombers hide devices INSIDE their bodies

    10/06/2009 3:08:51 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 44 replies · 1,783+ views
    Mail Foreign Service ^ | Oct. 6, 2009
    Travellers to Europe face being treated like drug smugglers as security chiefs are expected to recommend new intrusive security measures. French anti-terror chiefs are expected to propose the new measures, such as full body X-rays or handing in all electronic devices, after a terrorist tried to kill a Saudi prince with a bomb he had inserted into his body. Al Qaeda's latest ploy was first pioneered by Abdullah Hassan al Asiri, who blew himself apart in Jeddah in late August in an attack on Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, the Saudi anti-terrorism chief. The 23-year-old terrorist blew himself into 70 pieces...
  • Upcoming Military Robot Could Feed on Dead Bodies

    07/14/2009 2:06:06 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 39 replies · 1,513+ views
    Fox News ^ | 7/14/09
    Robotic Technology Inc. EATR robots roam a barren landscape as an unmanned drone flies overhead in an artist's rendering. EATR robots roam a barren landscape as an unmanned drone flies overhead in an artist's rendering. It could be a combination of 19th-century mechanics, 21st-century technology and a 20th-century horror movie. A Maryland company under contract to the Pentagon is working on a steam-powered robot that would fuel itself by gobbling up whatever organic material it can find grass, wood, old furniture, even dead bodies.
  • Upcoming Military Robot Could Feed on Dead Bodies

    07/15/2009 5:14:05 AM PDT · by RDTF · 27 replies · 1,091+ views
    Fox ^ | July 15, 2009
    It could be a combination of 19th-century mechanics, 21st-century technology and a 20th-century horror movie. A Maryland company under contract to the Pentagon is working on a steam-powered robot that would fuel itself by gobbling up whatever organic material it can find grass, wood, old furniture, even dead bodies. -snip-
  • Bodies Dug Up, Plots Resold at Historic Cemetery (Chicago suburb)

    07/08/2009 4:48:51 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 26 replies · 1,376+ views
    NBC Chicago ^ | July 8, 2009 | BJ LUTZ and PHIL ROGERS
    Bodies Dug Up, Plots Resold at Historic Cemetery: Police As many as 100 bodies disinterred at Alsip's Burr Oak Cemetery By BJ LUTZ and PHIL ROGERS Updated 6:19 PM CDT, Wed, Jul 8, 2009 As many as 100 human bodies may have been dug up from a South suburban cemetery and the burial plots resold, investigators said Wednesday. Often called the first African-American cemetery in Chicago, Alsip's Burr Oak Cemetery has a storied past and is the final resting place for several notables, including boxing great Ezzard Charles and blues legends Willie Dixon and Dinah Washington. Emmett Till, whose murder...
  • FIVE HUMAN HEADS FOUND IN COOLERS IN WESTERN MEXICO

    03/10/2009 11:43:00 AM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 60 replies · 3,528+ views
    deutsche presse via email, no url | 3/10/0
    Mexico City (dpa) - Mexican police found five human heads Tuesday in portable coolers on a road in Ixtlahuacan del Rio, some 600 kilometres northwest of Mexico City. On the inside of the coolers' lids, two messages had been written in black ink, with threats addressed to someone that was only identified as ``Goyo,'' a spokesman for the public prosecutor's office in the state of Jalisco told Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa. The authorities said the heads of the five men had been severed just hours before they were found. Police were combing the rural area where the heads were found, some...
  • Exclusive: Secret Trade in Chinese Bodies (in a town near you!)

    12/16/2008 6:32:07 AM PST · by Broker · 22 replies · 957+ views
    ABCnews ^ | Feb. 14, 2008 | BRIAN ROSS, RHONDA SCHWARTZ and ANNA SCHECTER
    The German doctor who invented the process that led to hundreds of human bodies being put on display around the world, says he has stopped using bodies from China because some of them may be those of executed Chinese prisoners. The body shows, which have drawn millions of paying customers in more than 30 cities, show human bodies that have been preserved with a liquid plastic process. The bodies are shown skinned and trimmed, in a variety of poses, including throwing a football, playing poker or at a chess board. In an interview to be aired Friday on the ABC...
  • Italians Shocked After Sunbathers Relax on Beach Near Dead Bodies

    07/21/2008 10:25:12 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 43 replies · 290+ views
    Fox News ^ | 07/21/2008 | Fox News
    <p>Naples Photographs that depict Italian sunbathers relaxing at the beach despite the nearby presence of the bodies of two Gypsy girls who had drowned, have raised questions about Italian attitudes toward the Roma minority, The U.K. Guardian reported.</p> <p>The incident took place outside of Naples on Saturday. At about 1 p.m., four Gypsy teens, who had reportedly been begging beachgoers, decided to go into the water, despite apparently not being able to swim. The girls were hit by an unusually large wave, resulting in an attempted rescue by life-savers from a nearby beach. Two of the girls were saved. The other two, aged 14 and 16, could not be reached in time, The Guardian reported.</p>
  • America Supports You: Golfers Say Game Good for Vets Bodies, Minds

    11/14/2007 11:49:08 AM PST · by SandRat · 21 replies · 168+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2007 A Maryland group is using its favorite game to positively affect combat-wounded veterans who served in Afghanistan or Iraq. Members of the Salute Military Golf Association believe the rehabilitative benefits of golf can improve the mental and physical condition of wounded servicemembers returning from combat, Jim Estes, the groups founder, said on the organizations Web site. The SMGA believes that every (servicemember) matters and should be given the opportunity to learn and improve his or her golf knowledge and skill, he said. The SMGA will provide a venue and mentoring to this end. Earlier...
  • Bodies Dragged Through Mogadishu

    11/08/2007 6:44:28 PM PST · by blam · 18 replies · 116+ views
    BBC ^ | 11-8-2007
    Bodies dragged through Mogadishu Ethiopian reinforcements were sent into the battle zone Somali insurgents have dragged the bodies of two dead Ethiopian soldiers through the streets of Mogadishu after a day of heavy battles. Residents say hundreds of people trailed after them, pelting the corpses with stones, chanting "God is Great". Similar scenes were witnessed after Somali militiamen shot down two US Black Hawk helicopters in 1993. Thousands of Somalis have been killed, and hundreds of thousands displaced, by renewed fighting in the capital. The BBC's Mohamed Olad Hassan says clashes in the Huriwa neighbourhood in north-eastern Mogadishu were sparked...
  • Origin of Exhibit's Bodies Contested

    09/15/2007 8:12:47 PM PDT · by JACKRUSSELL · 29 replies · 758+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | September 15, 2007 | By Robert Vitale
    Controversy has followed an exhibit of preserved, plasticized human bodies around the world. Now, a group of Ohio State University students and faculty members is raising questions about "Bodies The Exhibition" during its six-month stay in Columbus. Like others, the OSU group is challenging whether the bodies are those of people who died of natural causes, as the exhibit's owners insist, or whether they are those of political prisoners who died in Chinese prisons. Premier Exhibitions, the Atlanta company that brought an exhibit of Titanic artifacts to COSI Columbus in 2005, says it's under suspicion because the bodies came...
  • 4 Bodies Found in Texas Home

    08/27/2007 6:37:43 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 59 replies · 2,172+ views
    washingtonpost.com ^ | 08/27/07 | AP
    AUSTIN -- Authorities found the bodies of four people in a home northwest of Austin Sunday evening, a sheriff's spokesman said. Travis County Sheriff's spokesman Roger Wade said the cause of death had not been determined but was believed to be "homicide times four."
  • 17 decomposing bodies found in Ramadi (Warning: graphic photos)

    04/17/2007 7:13:44 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 1,793+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/17/07 | Bassem Mroue - ap
    BAGHDAD - Police in Ramadi uncovered 17 decomposing corpses buried beneath two schoolyards in a district that until recently was under the control of al-Qaida fighters. At least 85 people were killed or found dead across the country Tuesday. The adult bodies were discovered in the Anbar provincial capital after students and teachers returned to the schools a week ago and noticed an increasingly putrid odor and stray dogs digging in the area, Police Maj. Laith al-Dulaimi said. He said one body had not yet been recovered from a separate burial site behind one of the schools because authorities feared...
  • Police find 17 bodies across Mexico

    04/16/2007 8:26:14 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 538+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/16/07 | E. Eduardo Castillo - ap
    MEXICO CITY - Police found 17 bodies stuffed in cars or dumped on streets in garbage bags across Mexico on Monday in the latest wave of violence apparently triggered by warring drug gangs. In the resort city of Cancun, the bodies of three men and two women were found in an SUV with their heads covered in tape and their hands bound behind their backs, Quintana Roo state police said. Police spokesman Antonio Coral said he could not immediately confirm the cause of death. Mexico City police found more three bodies in an SUV parked in a middle-class neighborhood in...
  • Human Kidney Found 2 Months After Theft From 'Bodies' Exhibit in Seattle

    02/23/2007 3:08:50 PM PST · by Stoat · 16 replies · 531+ views
    Fox News / AP ^ | February 23, 2006
    A human kidney stolen from an exhibit of preserved bodies and organs was recovered after two months, thanks to an anonymous tip, police said.Police interviewed and released a 26-year-old Tacoma man about the case and were waiting for prosecutors to decide whether to bring charges, Officer Jeffery R. Kappel said. Police declined to say why the kidney was taken or where it had been kept. (snip)The kidney was part of an interactive area where visitors can touch some body parts.
  • Bodies of elderly pair found on fort

    11/04/2006 6:39:47 AM PST · by SandRat · 9 replies · 968+ views
    FORT HUACHUCA The bodies of an elderly couple were found Friday afternoon in a remote area of Huachuca Canyon on this Southern Arizona Army post. A hiker found the bodies near a vehicle, said Maj. Matt Garner, the forts spokesman. While no foul play is suspected, an investigation by the FBI and the Armys Criminal Investigation Detachment on the fort is continuing, the major said. The couple had no apparent military ties, Garner said. However, the normal process for the members of the public without a military vehicle sticker is to access the fort by stopping at one of...
  • Police find 60 bodies in Baghdad

    10/10/2006 4:33:25 PM PDT · by MrNationalist · 28 replies · 586+ views
    BBC ^ | Oct 10 2006 | BBC
    Sixty bodies have been found scattered across the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police there have said. A car bomb has also exploded near a Sunni mosque in a southern district of the city, killing 11 people. The bomb attack comes a day after 10 people were killed in a car bombing at a market in the capital. It also coincides with the release of new figures indicating that an estimated 300,000 Iraqis have fled their homes due to sectarian violence. Attacks have increased between Iraq's majority Shia Muslims and the Sunni minority, who dominated the country until the fall of Saddam...