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  • Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel smuggled £84,000 to his family in Tunisia

    07/16/2016 6:54:49 AM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 06/16/16 | Mohamed Krit In Msaken, Tunisia and Nick Fagge
    ISIS killer Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel sent his family £84,000 just days before his Bastille Day atrocity, his brother told MailOnline. The Islamic fanatic persuaded friends to smuggle the bundles of cash back to his family in their hometown of Msaken, Tunisia. Although Bouhlel had been sending small sums of money to his family, his brother admitted that they were stunned by the size of the 'fortune'.
  • 'Did you see her walk? Runway walk. My God that is good': MSNBC's Chris Matthews is caught on hot m

    05/04/2016 11:36:07 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 44 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 05/04/16 | OLLIE GILLMAN
    The Hardball host was heard enthusiastically commenting on Mrs Trump's 'runway walk' as she joined her husband for his victory speech in Indiana on Tuesday. While Brian Williams was speaking about the impact the result would have on the Republican party, Matthews could be heard talking about Mrs Trump's appearance. Apparently unaware he was speaking into a hot mic, Matthews said: 'Did you see her walk? Runway walk. My God is that good. I could watch that runway show.'
  • 'Mess with the bull, you’re going to get the horns, sweetheart': (....)

    08/09/2015 11:23:43 AM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 38 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 08/09/15 | Staff
    Tana Goertz, his campaign co-chair in the battleground state, said that she was not offended by Trump's suggestion that Kelly asked him tough questions because there was 'blood coming out of her wherever'. Goertz instead said the abuse is part of political debate, saying: 'If you mess with the bull you're going to get the horns, sweetheart'. Trump's comments, made Friday night in a CNN segment where he also called her a 'lightweight' and 'overrated', were widely interpreted as a crude reference to Kelly's menstrual cycle. He has since claimed he was referring to her nose. Goertz, whose association with...
  • 'Once In A Blue Moon' Rare Blue Moon Is Happening!!!

    07/31/2015 8:06:27 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 28 replies
    TMZ ^ | 07/31/15
    There’s a reason why the phrase “once in a blue moon” means rare … and Friday night’s lunar event proves it. There will be a blue moon July 31… no, the orbiting space rock isn’t going to trip out and change colors, but it means it will be a second full moon within the same month.
  • Allred to Cosby: I'm Gonna Grill You Like a Cheeseburger ... On Video

    07/23/2015 12:01:20 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 44 replies
    TMZ ^ | 07/23/15
    Allred says she is sending Cosby a notice today, demanding to take his depo in the next 30 days, and making it clear it will all be videotaped. She also says if Cosby refuses to sit for the depo in the next month, she'll ask a judge to hold him in contempt. Cosby's got a problem ... he can't take the 5th because the statute of limitations has run out on all possible criminal prosecutions. So for Allred, it's open season.
  • ever-before-seen Bill Cosby deposition from 2005 reveals IN HIS OWN WORDS pursuit of sex

    07/18/2015 7:54:53 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 55 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 07/18/15 | Staff
    A deposition from a 2005 lawsuit has Bill Cosby acknowledging using his fame and drugs to prey upon women The deposition is from a lawsuit filed by Andrea Constand, who accused the comedian of drugging and molesting her
  • EXCLUSIVE: Cops close in on BILL COSBY as they prepare to question woman

    07/08/2015 5:11:07 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 07/08/15 | Ryan Perry
    Chloe Goins alleges the comic spiked her drink then launched a sex assault when they met at a party at Hugh Hefner's home Los Angeles police have told her lawyer their investigation is 'open' and they are expected to speak to Goins Development comes after court documents revealed Cosby admitted drugging a woman for sex Goins tells Daily Mail Online: 'I'm very relieved everyone now knows I've spoken the truth.'
  • BILL COSBY admitted in 2005 to getting Quaaludes to give to women he sought sex with

    07/06/2015 4:58:23 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 27 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 07/06/15
    Cosby admitted in a 2005 deposition that he obtained Quaaludes He admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman The 77-year-old comedian was testifying under oath in a lawsuit filed by a former Temple University employee Andrea Constand He admitted giving the Constand three half-pills of Benadryl Cosby settled that sexual-abuse lawsuit for undisclosed terms in 2006 The woman who Cosby gave Quaaludes to meanwhile is an unnamed Jane Doe who he met in Las Vegas in 1976
  • Fourth of July reveller is killed during attempt to launch a firework off his HEAD

    07/05/2015 9:06:48 AM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 54 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 07/05/15
    Devon Staples, 22, died on Saturday night after he tried to launch a firework from his head in the backyard of a friends home Police say Staples placed a fireworks mortar tube on his head and set it off, injuring his head and killing him instantly Staples and his friends had been drinking prior to the accident
  • REVEALED: Leader of far-right group donated thousands to presidential candidate Ted Cruz [SMEAR]

    06/21/2015 11:04:57 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 42 replies
    A leader of the group that South Carolina shooter Dylann Roof praised in his online 'manifesto' has donated large sums of money to conservative Republican candidates such as Senator Ted Cruz. Earl Holt III, 62, is the president of the Council of Conservative Citizens, a St. Louis-based group that Roof says helped influence him in his views on race. Roof, 21, is being investigated for terrorism after shooting nine black people at a Charleston bible study group on Wednesday and saying that he wanted the act to start a race war. It has now been revealed that Holt has donated...
  • Dave who? Meet Roger, the big red roo KANGAROO who crushes metal buckets with his bare paws,

    06/03/2015 11:55:09 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 18 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 06/03/15 | Staff
  • Moose Mom and Her Two Kids Playing in the Sprinklers

    06/03/2015 6:10:33 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 23 replies
    You Tube ^ | 06/03/15
  • Kingsmen lead singer Jack Ely, famous for the single Louie Louie has died age 71

    04/28/2015 7:05:04 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 04/28/14
    Kingsmen lead singer Jack Ely, famous for the single Louie Louie has died age 71 Jack Ely, the singer known for Louie Louie, the low-budget recording that became one the most famous songs of the 20th century, died at his home in Redmond, Oregon, after a long battle with an illness. He was 71. His son, Sean Ely, confirmed the death Tuesday. 'Because of his religious beliefs, we're not even sure what (the illness) was,' he said. —— In addition to the song's fame, Ely's incoherent singing also made it one of the most misunderstood. The FBI was so mystified...

    04/19/2015 8:00:11 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 32 replies
    ZEROEDGE ^ | 04/19/15
    Caption Hillary & Corzine. Does she need his endorsement? Bad?

    04/13/2015 9:12:18 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 16 replies
    Google ^ | 04/13/15 | Staff
    Use your direction keys, bottom right on your keyboard, [right, left, up, down0 to bump off letters strewn along the pony's route.
  • Cats who rose from the ashes of East Village fire:

    04/02/2015 10:35:07 AM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 29 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 04/02/15 | DAVID MCCORMACK FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    Woman who lost her home in gas blast gets reunited with her two beloved felines who survived by hiding under a bed Kathleen Blomberg was forced to leave her beloved pets behind when she fleed her apartment after the gas explosion last Thursday She was finally reunited with Kitty Cordelia and Sebastian on Wednesday The ASPCA had found the two tramatized cats hidden under Blomberg's bed in the abandoned home 'I have no words, because, I mean, they're my children,' said an emotional Blomberg following the reunion
  • Girlfriend of killer co-pilot and her family flee their home [Pix of GF]

    04/02/2015 8:23:38 AM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 65 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 04/02/15 | Inderdeep Bains In Dusseldorf For The Daily Mail
    Kathrin Goldbach's family are reportedly afraid to face 'hatred of the world' Her boyfriend Andreas Lubitz flew the plane he was co-piloting into Alps Kathrin, brother Andreas and their parents have left home in Montabaur Close friends say family have no plans to return to close-knit community
  • A staggering 40% of Millennials believe that homosexual relationships are 'immoral'

    03/30/2015 7:35:14 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 38 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 03/30/15 | DAILY MAIL REPORTER
    A further 33 per cent believe abortion should be legal in most cases Two-thirds said they believe schools need to offer more sexual education classes 71 per cent of millennials, people aged between 18 and 35, still believe in marriage
  • 'Open the goddamn door!': Desperate final pleas of Germanwings captain emerge

    03/28/2015 7:56:05 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 75 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 03/28/15 | Allan Hall
    In the plane, the automatic alarm signal ‘Sink Rate’ sounds almost at the same time, according to the voice recorder. Shortly afterwards there is a loud bang, which sounds like someone trying to enter the cockpit. Sondheimer yells: ‘For God’s sake, open the door!’ In the background, passengers can be heard screaming. At 10.35am ‘loud, metallic banging against the cockpit door’ is heard again, according to the French authorities. The jet is still 7,000ft above the ground. About 90 seconds later there is a new warning message – ‘Ground! Pull up! Pull up!’ The pilot is heard shouting: ‘Open the...
  • Pilot Andreas Lubitz 'planned to marry teacher GF but she broke off before Alps crash' [trunc]

    03/28/2015 7:39:07 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 46 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 03/28/15 | By Ian Gallagher and Allan Hall In Montabaur, Germany For The Mail On Sunday and Stephanie Linning f
    Killer pilot Andreas Lubitz once planned to marry his long-term girlfriend but she broke off the relationship because his Jekyll and Hyde personality left her fearing for her safety, it was claimed. The woman, named for the first time as teacher Kathrin Goldbach, is understood to have called time on Lubitz's increasingly erratic and controlling behaviour just weeks before the Germanwings crash. Reports emerged that police searching the pilot's flat had found a 'small mountain of pills' and he had apparently been refusing to take his antidepressants medication.
  • 'I'm planning a heinous act that will be remembered forever': Pilot's ex-GF says he shared prophecy

    03/27/2015 7:35:29 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 68 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 03/27/15 | By David Williams and Sam Marsden and Tom Kelly In Dusseldorf For The Daily Mail
    Andreas Lubitz told former girlfriend he was planning an act so horrifying his name would be remembered forever He was a master of hiding his darkest thoughts and frightened his former lover so much she decided to leave him Startling revelations add weight to claims the pilot concealed medical condition that should have stopped him flying Comes after it emerged Lubitz should have been off sick on day he deliberately crashed plane into mountainside Torn-up sick notes have been found in 27-year-old's flat which showed he had hidden extent of illness from airline
  • Germanwings pilot Andreas Lubitz had just been DUMPED by fiancée before he murdered 149

    03/27/2015 2:54:45 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 76 replies
    Express UK ^ | 03/27/15 | LEVI WINCHESTER
    Reports this morning suggested the pilot may have been badly affected by a "relationship crisis" and was struggling to cope following a break-up with his girlfriend - who he was due to marry next year. He is said to have shared an apartment in Dusseldorf - the destination of the doomed plane - with a woman whose surname is Goldbach. ——— Reports suggested there was a "violent struggle" between the two airmen, who were "shouting at each other" moments before impact.
  • Germanwings co-pilot was 'signed off sick by TWO different doctors' for day of the disaster [trunc]

    03/27/2015 12:44:43 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 86 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 03/27/15 | By Richard Spillett and Nick Fagge In Dusseldorf and Allan Hall In Berlin and Peter Allen In Paris a
    Killer co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was signed off by two different doctors for the day of the Germanwings disaster but failed to tell his employers, it has been reported. The claims from German newspaper The Rheinische Post come after it emerged Lubitz may have crashed his plane due to fears he was about to lose his licence on medical grounds. snip
  • Cats Welcoming Soldiers Home

    02/10/2015 12:54:57 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 32 replies
    YouTube ^ | 02/10/15
    Originally found on E Online! It's still there now. :)
  • Jay Leno on Bill Cosby Scandal: Why is It So Hard to Believe the Accusers?

    01/21/2015 4:32:14 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 81 replies
    People ^ | 01/21/15
    The 64-year-old comedian and former host of The Tonight Show told TV executives Wednesday that he doesn't understand why "it's so hard to believe women." "You to go Saudi Arabia and you need two women to testify against a man," Leno said at the annual National Association of Television Program Executives convention, Variety reports. "Here you need 25."
  • DONNA DOUGLAS 'Beverly Hillbillies' Star DEAD AT 81 [Ellie Mae]

    01/02/2015 10:47:41 AM PST · by BunnySlippers · 222 replies
    TMZ | 01/02/2015
    Donna Douglas -- who famously portrayed Elly May Clampett on the legendary 60s TV series "The Beverly Hillbillies" -- passed away Thursday at her home in Louisiana with friends and family by her side. Douglas' granddaughter confirmed the death to TMZ. Donna starred on "The Beverly Hillbillies" for all nine seasons and even returned for the 1981 reunion TV movie.
  • Cosby Team’s Strategy: Hush Accusers, Insult Them, Blame the Media

    12/29/2014 1:08:19 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 26 replies
    NY Times ^ | 12/29/14 | Lorne Manley & Grahman Bowley
    Five years earlier, after an actress on Mr. Cosby’s TV series “Cosby” told the police that he had tried to put her hand down his sweatpants at his New York townhouse, Mr. Cosby’s lawyers threatened The National Enquirer with a $250 million defamation suit for publishing detailed comments about the incident by the woman’s relatives.
  • Twelve Days of Buttery Christmas. [XdOGS]

    12/25/2014 1:05:07 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 15 replies
    Daily Butters ^ | 12/25/14
    A photo of Butters and two Turtle Gloves
  • Friends baffled as Camille Cosby stands by Bill amid scandal

    12/20/2014 11:19:19 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 37 replies
    Recently, an old friend asked Camille Cosby how she was holding up. The comedian’s wife, married 51 years, was silent for a moment. “You know, everyone has their limits,” she confided. But the glimpse into her pain was fleeting, and Mrs. Bill Cosby was instantly back in the character of the loyal defender. “I think his problem is that he’s far too trusting and he lets things go too far and people can get the wrong idea,” the 69-year-old said. Friends talked to The Post last week about the marriage of Bill and Camille, and why she has not lost...

    12/18/2014 3:51:04 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 11 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 12/18/14 | Lloyd Grove
    “I’ve been in contact with Cosby’s team for about three and a half weeks and I got the feeling that there was a lot of internal turmoil,” said Stacy Brown, the freelancer who got the brief exclusive interview with the comedian, simply by dialing his home number in Massachusetts, and wrote it for the New York Post. “When you talk to them, you get the distinct impression that there are some who really wanted him to talk and other people who were adamantly opposed to him talking to the media. It just seems like there’s this huge war going on...
  • The last thing I remember is him stroking my head': New Bill Cosby accuser claims she blacked out

    12/18/2014 3:23:08 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 69 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/18/14
    Coming up ...
  • Bill Cosby is under full-scale police investigation after series of women tell detectives

    12/18/2014 3:06:52 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 69 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/18/14
    Several more women who claim to have been sexually assaulted by comedy legend Bill Cosby have come forward sparking a ‘definitive open investigation’ by Los Angeles Police Department, a lawyer for one of the victims has told Daily Mail online. The new victims claim to have been subjected to sex attacks by Cosby but have asked to remain anonymous. Significantly, in another blow for the star, it is believed a number of the latest raft of allegations fall within the statute of limitations meaning he can be prosecuted if enough evidence is found.
  • Bill Cosby's Wife 'He is the Man You Thought You Knew'(She responds)

    12/15/2014 3:03:08 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 74 replies
    TMZ ^ | 12/15/14
    Camille didn't attack her husband's accusers, but said the media has been way to quick to pass judgment, saying, "A different man has been portrayed in the media over the last two months. It is the portrait of a man I do not know." She then zeros in on the accusers saying, "It is also the portrait painted by individuals and organizations whom many in the media have given a pass." Read more:
  • I was only 18 when Bill Cosby drugged me. I woke up naked; he was licking my toes.' (6 Years Ago)

    12/15/2014 2:38:49 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 172 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/15/14
    She recalls: 'My girlfriend got an invite to a Playboy party and asked me to go with her. I remember being excited about it. 'We stayed at the W Hotel in Hollywood which is one of my favorites and were both looking forward to the party. We got all dressed up, we were going to the Playboy mansion after all. 'I was a wearing a cute little red dress and my friend was wearing a strapless tan dress. 'I remember we got to the house and it was like a bigger party so there was a lot going on, lots...

    12/13/2014 10:33:00 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 78 replies
    Trader Joes ^ | 12/13/14
    I have had what seems like the flu or 2 or 3 weeks. It is a killer sore throat, moderate cough. But it is the sore throat that is killing me. Anyway, I just dragged myself out to Trader Joe's to buy something tempting and thought I would check out their tiny medicine section. I saw and bought Oscillococcinum which was hiding on the bottoms half. I know nothing about it except what I just learned in Wikipedia. Does anyone have experience with this stuff. The Amazon page with photos
  • Would You Wear An Ugly Christmas Suit? American Company Sells Out ...

    12/07/2014 4:59:59 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 25 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/07/14
    Ugly Christmas Sweater company is now making ugly suits for Christmas.
  • Not so grumpy now! Cat that became an internet star has made its owner $ 99 Million

    12/07/2014 1:47:02 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 58 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/07/14
    Owner Tabatha Bundesen from Morristown, Arizona, said the two-year-old moggy is 'unstoppable'. She told The Express: 'What she's achieved in such a short time is unimaginable and absolutely mind-blowing.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Passed around by Bill Cosby, Hugh Hefner and dozens of Hollywood honchos

    12/04/2014 10:53:56 AM PST · by BunnySlippers · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/04/14
    Read at your own discretion at the link.
  • COSBY: LAPD Ready to Investigate Playboy Mansion Sexual Assault Claim

    12/04/2014 10:14:04 AM PST · by BunnySlippers · 33 replies
    TMZ ^ | 12/04/14
    he LAPD is ready, willing and able to investigate sexual assault claims against Bill Cosby that allegedly occurred at the Playboy Mansion ... even though the incident is way past the statute of limitations. As we previously reported ... a woman named Judy Huth sued Cosby Tuesday ... claiming Cosby got her drunk and then sexually assaulted her at Hefner's pad when she was 15 years old back in 1974.
  • Gloria Allred: Bill Cosby: Put $100 mil up to clear your name

    12/03/2014 2:02:40 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 108 replies
    TMZ ^ | 12/03/14
    Gloria Allred -- who reps some of the women accusing Bill Cosby of rape -- says she knows the statute of limitations has run out but she issued a challenge ... do "what's right" and fight it out in court, or ante up $100 million for an informal hearing where the women can prove he damaged them. The famed attorney says what's in it for Cosby is that he can clear his name if he's telling the truth. Read more:
  • The exercise that predicts your DEATH: Struggling with 'sitting-rising test' ...

    12/03/2014 9:07:50 AM PST · by BunnySlippers · 72 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/03/14 | SARAH GRIFFITHS
    No equipment is needed to sit and stand without any support People can score a maximum of 10 points, with 1 point deducted for putting a hand or leg for stability, and half a point docked for wobbling Patients who scored fewer than eight points, were twice as likely to die within the next six years, compared with people with more perfect scores Study claims that musculoskeletal fitness, as assessed by the simple test, can be used to predict death in 51–80-year-olds
  • Darren Wilson Switched Homes, Preferred Dark Movie Theaters to Avoid Detection

    11/27/2014 1:40:40 AM PST · by BunnySlippers · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/26/14
    "He's had to learn to live in a way that makes him completely unnoticeable. As a consequence, there are several techniques that he utilizes that make that happen," Bruntrager said without elaborating. "It's an odd way to live your life. But for him, it's all about his family." Except for his getting married last month, Bruntrager told The Washington Post newspaper on Wednesday that Wilson mostly stayed out of the public eye. Wilson preferred going to the movies because it was dark, Bruntrager told the paper, jokingly saying that the officer "crossed dressed a lot."
  • Ex-NBC employee Frank Scotti claims Bill Cosby paid off women

    11/23/2014 1:28:52 AM PST · by BunnySlippers · 75 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 11/23/14
    Back when Bill Cosby was the king of network television, veteran NBC employee Frank Scotti served as the royal fixer. When Cosby invited young models into his Brooklyn dressing room, the megastar’s pal stood watch outside the door. When the married Cosby sought a Queens apartment for another pretty face, Scotti arranged the deal. And when the man behind Fat Albert needed cash disbursed to his flock of single female friends — hey, hey, hey — Scotti became the conduit for payments of up to $2,000 a month. “He had everybody fooled,” said Scotti in an exclusive interview with the...
  • Grand jury decision on Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson could come Friday

    11/20/2014 11:32:43 AM PST · by BunnySlippers · 58 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/20/14 | Evan Perez, Shimon Prokupecz and Moni Basu
    Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- The grand jury hearing evidence on the Michael Brown shooting is preparing to meet Friday for what might be its final session, and a decision on whether to charge Officer Darren Wilson could come the same day, law enforcement officials briefed on the plans said. St. Louis County prosecutors are preparing to present more evidence to the grand jury before starting deliberations, and a decision on an indictment is expected soon after, the law enforcement officials said. If a decision comes Friday, prosecutors are expected to provide law enforcement with 48 hours notice before making a...
  • Michael Brown’s parents make ABSURD demand about Officer Darren Wilson to the United Nations

    11/14/2014 11:05:07 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 45 replies
    It requests that the U.N. panel recommend the immediate arrest of Officer Darren Wilson, who killed Brown, as well as an end to “racial profiling and racially-biased police harassment across the jurisdictions surrounding Ferguson.” As our friends at Downtrend say, “Just try to imagine if the UN sent police or troops into Missouri to arrest Officer Wilson. You think there’s unrest in Ferguson now; it would be a full-blown war zone with armed Americans repelling a foreign invading force.”
  • Dallas hospital insists Ebola victim had the best care (Duncan)

    10/09/2014 3:52:55 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 44 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/09/14
    The hospital said Mr. Duncan had been cared for by a team of 50 doctors and nurses 24 hours a day. It said Mr Duncan was not given the experimental drug ZMapp because the manufacturer hasn't got any more stocks and he was not given a blood transfusion from an Ebola survivor because he was a different blood group. Details of his care were released as Duncan's nephew launched a renewed attack on the Dallas hospital, claiming his uncle had received inferior treatment. Josephus Weeks told MSNBC: 'He is a poor black man. He had a very deep accent coming...
  • How The Simpsons predicted US Ebola outbreak in 1997: 'Curious George and the Ebola Virus

    10/09/2014 1:01:51 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 9 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/09/14
    According to Internet conspiracy theorists, The Simpsons predicted the Ebola crisis - after a 1997 episode from season nine of the popular cartoon featured Marge trying to coax a sick Bart out of bed and into an activity. Among her suggestions is reading which she illustrated by showing him a copy of a book entitled 'Curious George and the Ebola Virus'.
  • Faith, Medicine or ZMapp? What Cured The Ebola Patients?

    10/05/2014 4:58:05 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 67 replies
    NBC News ^ | 10/05/14
    The doctors who treated them have another idea and they think what they’ve learned can save Ebola patients in Africa. What almost killed Brantly, they say, were irregular heart rhythms caused by what’s called electrolyte imbalance — the loss of minerals because of his constant, unending diarrhea. “The closest infectious disease we can compare it to is cholera,” Dr. Bruce Ribner, who heads the special containment unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta where Writebol and Brantly were treated, told NBC News. As with cholera, the constant vomiting and diarrhea pull all the fluids from the body, and with them...
  • Judgement day for Oscar Pistorius [Verdict in hours]

    09/10/2014 11:24:32 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 32 replies
    Reuters Africa ^ | 09/11/14 | ED CROPLEY
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - After 41 days of tears, anguish and at times gruesome testimony in the Pretoria High Court, Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee who became one of the biggest names in athletics, will learn this week whether he will spend the next 25 years behind bars. In a fitting reminder of how South Africa has changed in the 20 years since apartheid, the fate of Pistorius, a wealthy white man from privileged roots, rests in the hands of a 66-year-old black woman from Soweto, Judge Thokozile Masipa. Throughout the on-off six-month trial, Masipa - only the second black woman...
  • Sister of accused Boston marathon bombers arrested after bomb threat [Tsarnaev]

    08/27/2014 7:49:35 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 25 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 08/27/14 | Victoria Cavaliere
    Tsarnaev, of North Bergen, New Jersey, was accused of calling a woman in New York City's Harlem neighborhood and telling her "I have people that can go over there and put a bomb on you," the spokesman said. The two have "some kind of dispute," he added but gave no further details.