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  • Airbus stops A380 evacuation test after incident

    03/26/2006 9:11:38 AM PST · by Jambe · 160 replies · 3,343+ views
    Reuters/Business ^ | 3/26/06 | Jambe
    PARIS (Reuters) - European plane maker Airbus said on Sunday it had interrupted an evacuation test for its new A380 double-decker plane after an incident in which several people were injured as an evacuation slide dis-inflated. The test took place in a hangar at its Hamburg site in Germany under supervision of the European certification authority and in the presence of a representative from the U.S. Federal Aviation Authority, as it is part of the certification procedure. "Such an incident during such a trail is not unprecedented," said Airbus chief operating officer and head of the A380 programme, Charles Champion,...
  • Detroit to get NEW mayor!

    11/08/2005 5:28:44 PM PST · by Jambe · 55 replies · 2,217+ views
    WJR Radio AM-760 | 11/08/05 | Jambe
    WJR Radio has just broadcast that exit pole results for the Detroit mayoral race give the challenger Freeman Hendrix a 4 point victory over Kwame Kilpatrick. Kilpatrick would be the first Detroit incumbent mayor since 1961 to be voted out of office. Kilpartick is in his first term. It is unknown what effect numerous charges of voter fraud in Detroit will have on the final results.
  • Vanity - National Geographic - 9/11 & Able Danger

    08/23/2005 5:56:52 AM PDT · by Jambe · 21 replies · 1,048+ views
    Many of those who watched the National Geograhic program on the 9/11 attack "Inside 9/11" caught the following statement: "At this air force base in Tampa (picture of entrance gate to Macdill Air Force Base), members of the U.S. Army special operations command are reviewing an unusual chart that reportedly identifies both Atta (picture id of Atta shown) and Al-Shehhi (picture id of Al-Shehhi shown) as likely members of an Al-Qaeda terror cell operating within the united states. the officials decide they cannot pass this information along to the FBI, in part because the men are holding valid U.S. visas...
  • U.S. District Court Rules in Favor of Lilly

    04/14/2005 3:28:10 PM PDT · by Jambe · 5 replies · 408+ views ^ | 4/14/05 | jambe
    U.S. District Court Rules in Favor of Lilly; Upholds Company's 2011 Patent on Zyprexa April 14, 2005 - The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana today upheld Eli Lilly and Company's 2011 patent on Zyprexa®, a breakthrough medicine for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. In the case of Eli Lilly and Company v. Zenith Goldline Pharmaceuticals et al., the court ruled in favor of Lilly on all accounts, including the patent doctrines of obviousness, double patenting, inequitable conduct, novelty, and public use.
  • Senate Leaders Play Hardball on Eve of 109th Congress

    01/06/2005 7:23:25 AM PST · by Jambe · 16 replies · 2,009+ views
    On-Line Human Events ^ | 12/27/04 | Jambe
    Senate Leaders Play Hardball on Eve of 109th Congress by Robert B. Bluey Posted Dec 27, 2004 Frist Seeks More Money for GOP Committees The GOP's four-seat gain in the Senate in November's election has emboldened Majority Leader Bill Frist (R.-Tenn.) to limit the Democrats' influence by reworking the appropriations for Senate committee in hopes of giving Republicans a two-thirds-to-one-third advantage in resources. Frist's willingness to use hardball tactics represents a change for the majority leader who took over at the start of the last Congress with a razor-thin 51-to-49 advantage and was criticized by some conservatives for failing to...
  • LIVE Thread - X43-A Mach 10 Launch

    11/16/2004 1:59:56 PM PST · by Jambe · 138 replies · 4,224+ views
    NASA TV Live ^ | 11/16/2004 | JAMBE
    Live thread of 3rd and final X43-A drop. Drop scheduled approx 5:30 EST. B52 is airborne.
  • Vanity - Rumor!! GOP OK's Three (3) Debates!

    09/17/2004 2:19:37 PM PDT · by Jambe · 12 replies · 543+ views
    The Rather Files | 9/17/2004 | Jambe
    GOP leadership has OK'd the format for 3 debates.The debate schedule will have the first two events follow the original format proposed which will be President Bush vs. Kerry in a moderated setting. The third and final debate added will feature Kerry vs. Kerry in a un-controlled environment. The GOP agreed this would be the best option for Kerry to present his "both sides now" approach campaign issues he has taken over the past 20+ years. The GOP further stated that broadcast network See-BS has agreed to provide network coverage for the third Kerry vs. Kerry event. A spokesperson from...
  • Vanity - Video of Al Gore's speeding ticket!

    09/05/2004 12:55:16 PM PDT · by Jambe · 61 replies · 2,743+ views
    KATU - TV | 9/5/2004 | jambe
    Here's a link to the local TV station in Oregon that has the police video of Al getting pulled over back in August. Al's bad day! Enjoy, I did!
  • Vanity - Lanny Davis / Fox transcript

    08/12/2004 2:00:24 PM PDT · by Jambe · 3 replies · 692+ views
    None | 8/12/2004 | Jambe
    Need help locating a transcript of Lanny Davis being interviewed on a evening FOX program (maybe O'R or H&C) this week. This program also featured the attorney from Florida that was involved during the 2000 election/court cases. The topic was the Swift Boats Vets for Truth. TIA
  • FBI Finds Propane Trucks Missing From San Antonio

    06/02/2004 11:28:24 AM PDT · by Jambe · 27 replies · 38+ views
    FBI Finds Propane Trucks Missing From San Antonio 2 Trucks Located In Laredo, Texas, Warehouse POSTED: 6:58 pm EDT June 1, 2004 UPDATED: 1:50 pm EDT June 2, 2004 SAN ANTONIO -- Two stolen propane trucks stolen from San Antonio and a subject of an FBI alert were found Wednesday, according to a TV station report. FBI Agent-In-Charge Patrick Patterson confirmed to KSAT-TV in San Antonio that the trucks were found in a warehouse in Laredo, Texas. The FBI issued an alert earlier Tuesday for two propane trucks and 15 gas canisters that were stolen over the Memorial Day Holiday...
  • Michigan Macomb County Prosecutor Marlinga (DEM) Indicted

    04/22/2004 9:40:05 AM PDT · by Jambe · 11 replies · 96+ views
    WDIV TV ^ | 04/22/04 | Jambe
    Macomb County Prosecutor Marlinga Indicted Prosecutor Recently Announced He Would Not Run For Reelection POSTED: 12:29 pm EDT April 22, 2004 A federal grand jury sitting in Detroit handed down an indictment against Macomb County Prosecutor Carl Marlinga on Thursday. Marlinga appeared before the grand jury, which reportedly has been investigating allegations that Marlinga traded prosecutorial favors for political contributions to his campaign for congress two years ago. The federal investigation into Marlinga was triggered by complaints from Republicans who claimed Marlinga -- a Democrat -- intervened in an appeal filed by convicted rapist Jeffrey Moldowan in exchange for campaign...
  • Michigan woman wins WEB free speech case

    03/06/2004 6:23:16 AM PST · by Jambe · 126+ views
    The Detroit Free Press ^ | 4/06/2004 | JEFF BENNETT
    <p>Anyone who has thought about developing a Web site to gripe about a company owes Michelle Grosse some thanks.</p> <p>The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled Friday that the Canton woman did not violate the law when she used the name of Lucas Nursery and Landscaping Inc. for a Web site she created to complain about the Canton nursery.</p>
  • Telecom industry asks court to block consumer phone number transfers

    11/21/2003 1:19:52 PM PST · by Jambe · 1 replies · 455+ views
    ASSOCIATED PRESS | Friday, November 21, 2003 | BY JONATHAN D. SALANT
    Telephone industry asks court to block FCC rules allowing consumers to transfer phone numbers Friday, November 21, 2003 BY JONATHAN D. SALANT ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON - A trade group representing local telephone companies sued on Friday to block a new rule that will allow customers to transfer their landline number to a cell phone. The United States Telecom Association said the rule, which takes effect Monday for people living in the 100 largest metropolitan areas, gives an unfair boost to the wireless industry. The trade group asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia for an emergency...
  • US Air Express flight crash

    08/26/2003 1:22:19 PM PDT · by Jambe · 100 replies · 460+ views
    Network News (FOX, CNN)
    <p>Fox news reporting that a US Air Express flight to Mass has crashed off Cape Cod. Flight 9446. Down 3 miles off coast.</p>
  • Federal Court Backs Cell Phone Number Portability

    06/06/2003 12:43:17 PM PDT · by Jambe · 15 replies · 533+ views
    Info Week via AP ^ | June 6, 2003 | David Ho, Associated Press Writer
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Consumers should be allowed to keep their phone numbers when they switch cellular providers, a federal court ruled Friday in rejecting an appeal by wireless companies. Consumer advocates say the inability to retain numbers is one of the biggest barriers preventing more cell phone users from switching in search of better service and prices. The Federal Communications Commission is requiring wireless carriers to provide "number portability" by Nov. 24. In April, attorneys for Verizon Wireless and the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association, an industry group, told a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
  • Pastry spurs Kraft lawsuit

    03/31/2003 7:22:24 PM PST · by Jambe · 17 replies · 285+ views
    Traverse City Record-Eagle ^ | March 31, 2003 | DAN SANDERSON
    GAYLORD - A burned Toastette that an insurance company claims caused a Johannesburg house fire has resulted in a $150,000 lawsuit against Kraft Food. Allstate Insurance Co. alleged in its suit that the toaster pastry ignited while being heated and started a fire that seriously damaged the home of James and Brenda Stricker on April 21, 1999. Allstate lawyers claimed Kraft was negligent because the frosted fudge Nabisco Toastette was improperly designed and manufactured, making it unsafe. They also alleged that the company failed to warn customers that the product could catch fire. Kraft Foods attorneys said Toastettes are not...
  • Hillary Clinton's Mystery Thesis (circa 1969)

    02/25/2003 3:42:38 PM PST · by Jambe · 41 replies · 726+ views
    column by Jack Anderson and Jan Moller | 2/25/03 | Jambe
    Hillary Clinton's Mystery Thesis Recently syndicated columnist Jack Anderson was doing a story on Hillary Clinton, and in the process his staff requested a copy of her 1969 senior thesis from Wellesley College. It was a seemingly simple request, since normally college theses are public record, available to anyone. Not, however, in this case. Anderson was told that the current Wellesley president had created a new rule in 1992. The new rule, Anderson says, is that "...the college would seal the senior theses of any Wellesley grads who were either the first lady or the president of the United States."...
  • Hardball 1/30 - France dumped on!

    01/31/2003 5:06:54 PM PST · by Jambe · 3 replies · 139+ views
    Did anyone catch Hardball on 1/30/03 - conversation regarding France and their current position regarding Iraq? Classic! Matthews is interviewing Christopher Hitchens, Ken Adelman & Jeb Babbin. The topic comes around to "old Europe" France and what their roll might be regardin Iraq. From the transcript: MATTHEWS: OK, Ken, I want to ask you this. Ken, is it possible that France will become very historic about this and see itself outnumbered in Europe and say wait a minute, we’re one of the victors of World War II, even though they weren’t, the free French were, but not the country. They...
  • FBI raid - possible use of public revenue in Granholm campaign

    11/22/2002 10:40:29 AM PST · by Jambe · 25 replies · 248+ views
    The Detroit News ^ | 11/22/2002 | Paul Egan
    <p>DETROIT -- Federal and state agents raided the offices of Wayne County Executive Edward H. McNamara on Friday morning, using search warrants to seize records and issuing subpoenas for three of his aides to testify before a grand jury.</p> <p>Police also searched McNamara's campaign headquarters in Greektown and visited the homes of his top deputy, Mary Zuckerman, and Lisa Moore, an executive assistant.</p>
  • Vanity - "Going away watches for Torricelli"

    09/30/2002 9:50:19 AM PDT · by Jambe · 4 replies · 12+ views
    None ^ | 9/30/2002 | Jambe
    Just got out of the shower after returning from DU -Saw an interesting comment about the Torricelli breaking news. The comment was to the effect "the Kingdom for a watch (and a few other things)", implying the DEMs will lose their kingdom (Senate) due to the Torch's gift of a watch.Let's kick some sand in their faces!!! I suggest we mail off to DEM Senate our old, broken watches - just to let them know they suck!
  • Deaf skydiver fights for free interpreter

    08/02/2002 10:42:49 AM PDT · by Jambe · 39 replies · 301+ views
    The Grand Rapids Press | August 02, 2002 | Kyla King
    Deaf skydiver fights for free interpreter By Kyla King The Grand Rapids Press A deaf skydiver is accusing a Hastings company of discrimination because it refused to provide a sign-language interpreter for pre-jump training. The state's Civil Rights Department agrees and asked an administrative referee to order Skydive Hastings Inc. to pay for an interpreter. But the company's attorney said it provides written lesson plans to deaf customers, and the $400 cost of hiring an interpreter is double the $199 fee for tandem skydiving with an instructor. Nancy Gingery of Wyoming said she has been deaf since age 2 and...
  • Mom rescues 'Ninjas' after scare shuts down I-75 Freeway (Detroit)

    06/13/2002 6:21:27 AM PDT · by Jambe · 11 replies · 277+ views
    The Detroit News ^ | 6/13/2002 | By Hawke Fracassa
    <p>DETROIT -- A Gaylord, Michigan teen and his 20-year-old brother never imagined that dressing up in black masks and Ninja warriors costumes could lead to a brush with the law. They were wrong.</p> <p>A dozen police officers shut down Interstate 75 Wednesday night to detain them. A frightened truck driver had reported that they were waving a gun and a sword at him and looked dangerous, state police Sgt. Michael Rogers said.</p>
  • Software glitch overestimated pollution health risks

    06/06/2002 8:38:32 AM PDT · by Jambe · 8 replies · 192+ views
    The Mercury News ^ | 5 May 2002 | Unknown
    Posted on Wed, Jun. 05, 2002 Software glitch overestimated pollution health risks WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists revising a study of tiny pollution particles from diesel engines and power plants found a computer glitch that might mean less health risk than previously thought and could delay new federal rules. Research by investigators at Johns Hopkins University's biostatistics department indicates the software used for the study of 90 large American cities was overestimating the rise in the typical mortality rate. The study is just one of more than 100 the Environmental Protection Agency is examining as it prepares to issue regulations next...
  • Florida Supreme Court - Justice Major Harding retiring

    03/28/2002 6:47:21 AM PST · by Jambe · 19 replies · 771+ views
    AP ^ | 3/28/2002 | Jackie Hallifax
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Supreme Court (news - web sites) Justice Major Harding, who took part in the legal battle over the 2000 presidential election, is retiring after 11 years on the court. Harding, who wrote decisions on issues ranging from paternal rights to the electric chair, said he's been thinking about retirement for a while. The 66-year-old jurist's current six-year term was to end in early 2005; instead, he will retire Aug. 31. Harding served on the high court when, during two nationally televised hearings, it allowed Vice President Al Gore (news - web sites) to recount Florida...
  • Snowmobile break-thru Event

    03/05/2002 4:00:35 PM PST · by Jambe · 16 replies · 157+ views
    On Scene - Pictures | 3/5/02 | Jambe
    Pictures taken of Houghton Lake Michigan snowmobile event gone bad!
  • NATO preparing to invoke Art. V

    09/12/2001 10:30:58 AM PDT · by Jambe · 19 replies · 144+ views
    Various News (CBS,CNN) | 9/12
    Various news sources are reporting that NATO is expected to invoke Article V. - The attack on the U.S. will be considered an attack on all NATO countries. Awaiting NATO announcement.
  • Possible KAL plane highjacked

    09/11/2001 1:12:31 PM PDT · by Jambe · 29 replies · 204+ views
    Fox News TV (local Detroit)
    Fox News TV-2 Detroit is reporting that a KAL jet is on the ground in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada and under possible highjack attack. Unconfirmed at 4:12 EDT.
  • All domestic flights on the ground - FAA

    09/11/2001 12:18:26 PM PDT · by Jambe · 42+ views
    FAA reporting that all domestic flights on the ground and accounted for.
  • Breaking - NYC No Fly Zone

    09/11/2001 7:16:26 AM PDT · by Jambe · 1 replies · 148+ views
    Live TV - ABC News
    ABC news now reporting a NO FLY zone has been established over NYC. U.S. Military jets are on patrol in the area of World Trade Center - will down any aircraft.
  • Handguns illegal in trunk, judges rule

    05/21/2001 7:45:27 AM PDT · by Jambe · 847+ views
    Traverse City Record-Eagle ^ | May 19, 2001 | Patrick Sullivan
    TRAVERSE CITY, MICHIGAN - People who transport handguns in their trunk without a concealed weapons permit can be prosecuted, Court of Appeals judges have ruled. The court reversed a circuit court decision dismissing two felony charges against Jeffrey Dale Wilson, 32, of Bay City, and cleared the way for prosecutors to reinstate charges. Traverse City Police investigating a complaint of a window peeper stopped Wilson in April of 2000 and found two long guns, two handguns and several hundred rounds of ammunition in the trunk of his car. Wilson, who lacked a permit to carry the handguns, was charged ...
  • Breaking - Hillary & Gore linked to Crime

    10/14/1999 4:50:10 AM PDT · by Jambe
    10/14/99 | Cub Reporter
    Word is 'leaking' out of Washington D.C. of another Whitehouse scandal. Last winter, during the peak of Impeachment hearings, Bill Clinton stepped out onto the White House lawn in the dead of night. Right in front of him, on the White House lawn, he sees, "The President Must Go!" written in urine across the fresh snow. Bill is outraged, and determined to find the offender. Reports indicate he stormed into his security staff's HQ, and yelled, "Somebody wrote a threat in the snow on the front lawn! And they wrote it in urine! The person had to be standing right ...