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  • Planned Parenthood Counselor Caught Telling Teen to Let Her Boyfriend Beat Her

    07/24/2014 1:49:05 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Abortion activists claim pro-lifers are engaging in a “war on women:” by passing legislation to protect women and unborn children from abortion. But a new expose’ video catches a Planned Parenthood staffer engaging in her own war on women. The pro-life group Live Action released the third installment today in its “SexEd” investigative series, showing a Planned Parenthood staffer in Portland, Oregon offering disturbing sex counseling to someone she thinks is a fifteen-year-old girl. The video clearly shows the counselor encouraging the young girl to allow herself to be victimized in violent sexual encounters with her partner. The staffer tells...
  • Texas judge claims he was saving girlfriend’s life, not choking her

    12/29/2013 3:37:30 PM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 12/29/13 | Doyle Murphy
    A Texas judge claims he wasn’t choking his girlfriend — he was saving her life. Dallas County Judge Carlos Raul Cortez was arrested Saturday morning after his 26-year-old girlfriend told police he strangled her, dragged her by the hair to his apartment balcony and choked her some more against the railing. “The allegations made by the complainant are false,” Cortez’s attorney Andrew Korn said in a statement to media outlets. “If necessary, it will be shown in the proper forum that Judge Cortez actually saved her life.” The girlfriend described a harrowing scene, according to police reports obtained by the...
  • Autopsy reveals Florida man choked to death after roach eating contest

    11/26/2012 12:05:01 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 26 replies
    Assoc. Press ^ | 11/26/2012 | Assoc. Press
    An autopsy has concluded that a Florida man choked to death after downing dozens of live roaches during a contest earlier this year. The report released Monday says 32-year-old Edward Archbold of West Palm Beach died as a result of "asphyxia due to choking and aspiration of gastric contents." Lab tests for drugs came back negative. The death has been ruled an accident.
  • 9-Year-Old NYC Boy Chokes in School Cafeteria

    12/19/2011 12:50:28 PM PST · by Altariel · 50 replies · 2+ views
    Fox News ^ | December 17, 2011 | Unknown
    NEW YORK -- Witnesses say a fourth-grade boy choked on meatballs during lunch in a New York City school cafeteria this month and later died. The New York Post reports that 9-year-old Jonathan Jewth fell to the ground during lunch Dec. 5 and was unconscious before help arrived. They say cafeteria workers at Public School 47 in the Bronx didn't know what to do and failed to help him. "I saw the boy start choking, but nobody was helping," Andrea Perez, 25, told the New York Post.
  • Woman sentenced for Wal-Mart choking (Attacked 71-year-old greeter)

    09/30/2011 11:53:18 AM PDT · by Las Vegas Dave · 115 replies
    wtam.com ^ | September 30, 2011 | n/a
    (Elyria) - A judge in Lorain County has sentenced a woman to 15 days in jail for choking a 71-year-old Wal-Mart greeter who asked to see a receipt as the woman left the store. Elyria Municipal Judge Lisa Locke graves sentenced 49-year-old Toni Duncan on Thursday for what she calls the “absolutely reprehensible” attack last March. Duncan was sentenced after pleading no contest and being found guilty of assault. According to the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram, the defendant also was ordered to take an anger management course by year's end and stay away from the Elyria Wal-Mart and the victim for five...
  • Instructions On How To Help A Choking Liberal

    09/23/2011 9:51:31 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 12 replies · 2+ views
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 9-23-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    I love this, but I can't make out what the signature on it says. I'd love to know who did this...
  • Passenger chokes to death on in-flight meal and his girlfriend sits next to his body for NINE hours

    09/05/2011 10:31:48 AM PDT · by null and void · 19 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10:48 AM on 5th September 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Robert Rippingale choked to death while eating an in-flight meal A woman sat next to her  boyfriend’s body for nine hours after he choked to death on an in-flight meal. Vanessa Preechakul and Robert Rippingale were on an 11-hour flight from Singapore to Auckland when tragedy struck. Miss Preechakul said she noticed him shaking, but did not realise anything was wrong. ‘I thought he was laughing very hard,’ she said. ‘Then I looked at his face and his eyes were rolling and he couldn’t talk. His lips were turning purple.’ A doctor and two nurses among the passengers went...
  • Prosecutor decides not to file charges against Wis. Supreme Court justice in choking incident

    08/25/2011 9:21:00 AM PDT · by Keith in Iowa · 26 replies
    Twitter ^ | 8/25/11 | nbc15_madison
    Prosecutor decides not to file charges against Wis. Supreme Court justice in choking incident
  • Dane Cnty Bd Sup Melissa Sargeant uses her OFFICE to convict Justice Prosser of FELONY

    06/29/2011 6:36:37 PM PDT · by bigbob · 68 replies
    Vicki McKenna via Facebook ^ | 6-29-11 | Melissa Sergeant Dane Cty Sup'r
    No person should be above the law, especially those sworn to uphold our constitution and legal foundation. As you know, the public reaction to the behavior of our elected officials often establishes what is generally accepted and tolerated in our society. Given the serious nature of the incident earlier this month, we believe you should step down from your position as a Wisconsin Supreme Court justice until the investigative process is complete. Clearly, under the law, you enjoy the presumption of innocence. However, the continuing reports of your violent and abusive behavior, including verbal abuse and apparent choking, are deeply...
  • CA: State To Combat Invasive Weed Choking Contra Costa Delta (Egeria Densa aka Brazilian Waterweed)

    03/16/2011 10:27:53 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 25 replies
    CBS5 ^ | 3/16/11 | Dave Padilla - KCBS
    DISCOVERY BAY (KCBS) – Boaters and swimmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta are finally getting some help from the state in removing a non-native plant that is flourishing uncontrollably. The plant is called Egeria Densa, or Brazilian Waterweed. The South American aquarium plant is notorious for being almost impossible to eradicate. The problem is especially noticeable near Discovery Bay. ”There might not even be any room for boaters to navigate because it’s so thick,” said Gloria Sandoval of the California Department of Boating and Waterways. “And for swimmers, their feet could get tangled in the weeds.” Starting next month,...
  • Doctors in America call for 'safer' hot dog to prevent child choking deaths

    02/23/2010 6:47:14 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 105 replies · 1,664+ views
    The Times(UK) ^ | 02/23/10 | Giles Whittell
    February 23, 2010 Doctors in America call for 'safer' hot dog to prevent child choking deaths US paediatricians say the hot dog is perfectly shaped to "wedge tightly into a child?s hypopharynx" Giles Whittell, Washington That iconic symbol of all things American, the hot dog, needs a safety makeover, doctors said yesterday. The fast-food favourite was singled out in an academic journal for causing nearly one in five food-related choking deaths among young children. Perfectly shaped to “wedge tightly into a child’s hypopharynx”, the frankfurter-style sausage at the heart of the hot dog is a prime culprit in the wave...
  • CNN Drops to Last Place Among Cable News Networks

    10/26/2009 11:12:11 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 66 replies · 2,428+ views
    N.Y. Times ^ | Oct. 26, 2009 | Bill Carter
    CNN, which invented the cable news network more than two decades ago, will hit a new competitive low with its prime-time programs in October, finishing fourth – and last – among the cable news networks with the audience that all the networks rely on for their advertising. The official monthly numbers will be finalized at 4 p.m. Monday, and will include results from Friday; but CNN executives conceded that will not change the competitive standing for the month. CNN will still be last in prime time. That means CNN’s programs were behind not only Fox News and MSNBC, but even...
  • Burglary suspect shot while choking homeowner

    07/31/2008 4:28:49 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies · 143+ views
    The Sun-Times ^ | 30 July, 2008 | Louis Short
    Chris Hooten, 34, of Greers Ferry, is recovering from a gunshot wound to his abdomen after a scuffle around 10:15 p.m. Friday. He reportedly entered a home without permission, fought and choked the homeowner, and was shot in the process. Hooten, and James Gadberry, 26, of Greers Ferry, reportedly went to the home of Don Brown on Shaw Road earlier in the afternoon Friday and an argument ensued. "Brown was upset over how Hooten and Gadberry reportedly treated a female," said Detective Phil Burnham with the Cleburne County Sheriff's Department. "Brown told them both to leave and they did." Hooten...
  • Police Chief: Officer Accused Of Choking Civilian Was Disciplined [Video of choking]

    07/02/2008 12:10:57 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 132 replies · 434+ views
    MOUNT JULIET, Tenn. - A Midstate man said a police officer nearly choked him to death during a traffic stop. The incident was caught on tape. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating how Mount Juliet Cpl. Bill Cosby interacted with James Anders, Jr. Cosby stopped the 26-year-old Wilson County man in April. Cosby suspected Anders hid marijuana in his mouth. The officer used a vascular restraint technique to keep Anders from swallowing. On the video recorded inside Cosby's patrol car, Cosby said he smelled marijuana and handcuffed Anders and his passenger. The video also showed the officer putting his...
  • Huckabee helps choking NC candidate with Heimlich

    06/07/2008 7:36:51 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies · 134+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/7/08 | AP
    GREENSBORO, N.C. - Former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee put the squeeze on a politician at the North Carolina Republican Party convention, but in a good way. The former Arkansas governor performed the Heimlich maneuver on Robert Pittenger, Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, at a lunch Saturday. Pittenger said he was laughing when he choked on some food. "I stood up and the governor came over and did the Heimlich and got the relief," Pittenger said. He said the food dislodged when Huckabee applied the trademark Heimlich squeeze to the midsection. Pittenger added, "In fact he called me in the...
  • 80,000 Ontario youth play 'choking game'

    05/04/2008 6:44:03 PM PDT · by Flavius · 34 replies · 52+ views
    upi ^ | 5/8/08 | upi
    TORONTO, May 2 (UPI) -- Nearly 80,000 Ontario teens in grades seven to 12 report participating in the "choking game," or getting high through strangling, a survey indicated. The 2007 Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey revealed approximately 7 percent of Ontario junior high and high school students reported participating in the thrill-seeking activity, which involves self-asphyxiation or having been choked by someone else on purpose.
  • Seat belt saves choking Oregon driver

    08/17/2007 6:53:42 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 3 replies · 250+ views
    seattletimes ^ | 08/16/07 | AP
    EUGENE, Ore. — A seat belt saved a driver, police say, but not in the usual way. Steven Earp, 48, was eating a fast-food sandwich Wednesday morning, said police Sgt. Doug Mozan. Earp choked and blacked out. His 1997 Honda sedan hit a parked car. After the wreck, Earp came to. Mozan attributed his revival to a "seat-belt-induced Heimlich maneuver."
  • When Life Upstages Politics

    03/01/2006 4:33:12 AM PST · by ReleaseTheHounds · 2 replies · 395+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | March 1, 2006 | Matthew Mosk
    For a year, Jim Rosapepe has loomed as Maryland Sen. John Giannetti's biggest political threat, taking public jabs at him and raising an imposing sum for what could become one of the year's most bitter and negative legislative campaigns. So wouldn't fate have it that Giannetti was sitting in the bar of an Italian restaurant in Annapolis when the former delegate stumbled in from the dining room, doubled over, eyes bulging and gesticulating as though he were trying to cough -- choking.
  • New Jersey Teacher Charged With Choking Second-Grader

    Updated: April 1st, 2004 10:46:30 AM New Jersey Teacher Charged With Choking Second-Grader ............ NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A substitute teacher is accused of using a string to choke a 7-year-old student who had not done his homework. Albert Coleman, 59, is accused of slipping a string around the child's neck and drawing it tight, police said. He was fired by the Newark school district, and police charged him with aggravated assault following Monday's incident at the Elliott Street School. A Newark Public Schools spokeswoman said the incident happened to the second-grader at an after-school program and said the teacher...
  • Russia to play Canada after crushing USA

    01/04/2006 11:27:49 AM PST · by Major Matt Mason · 2 replies · 262+ views
    TSN ^ | 1/01/06 | Canadian Press
    VANCOUVER (CP) - The excitement that Nikolai Kulemin felt regarding what his team had just accomplished was tempered by the anticipation of the task that lay ahead. Kulemin scored two goals, the second a great individual effort on a power play, as Russia defeated the United States 5-1 on Tuesday night to advance to the gold medal game at the world junior hockey championship. Russia will play Canada in Thursday's final (TSN, 7 p.m. ET). "It's a huge responsibility," Kulemin said through an interpreter. "We have to prepare very seriously for that game and we will play to win." The...
  • Choking incident has Thompson Falls parents in turmoil

    12/08/2005 6:29:44 AM PST · by Bear_Slayer · 10 replies · 520+ views
    The Missoulian ^ | 12/8/05 | JOHN STROMNES
    THOMPSON FALLS - An alleged “choking game” incident in an unsupervised locker room at Thompson Falls Junior High School seriously injured one student and is being investigated as a possible assault, school officials acknowledged this week. It also has caused an uproar among some parents who say other youths have been threatened, bullied and physically abused at or near the school in recent months.
  • Idaho Boy Dies in Apparent Choking Game

    07/13/2005 6:20:10 AM PDT · by GPBurdell · 31 replies · 1,242+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 7/13/05 | REBECCA BOONE
    By REBECCA BOONE, Associated Press Writer 43 minutes ago A 10-year-old boy who died after hanging himself from a tree is apparently the second Idaho youth killed while playing a choking game. The Fremont County sheriff's office said Dalton Eby apparently was playing a game known as the "pass-out game," trying to cut off the oxygen supply to his brain to achieve a type of "high." The boy's mother reported him missing last Thursday night when he failed to return home after visiting a friend. Search and rescue crews found his body Friday, hanging from a tree near his Island...
  • A Modern Auschwitz North Korea’s Camp 22 - (it's happening all over again; revolting!)

    05/03/2005 5:17:44 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 24 replies · 1,087+ views
    PFM.ORG ^ | MAY 2, 2005 | CHARLES COLSON
    Note: The following commentary contains graphic descriptions of human-rights abuses that may not be suitable for some readers. The story was reminiscent of the horrors of Auschwitz. Kwon Hyuk, who recently defected from North Korea, was telling a British journalist what it was like to work at Camp 22, North’s Korea’s infamous concentration camp. As Hyuk recalled, “I witnessed a whole family being tested on suffocating gas and dying in the gas chamber. The parents were vomiting and dying, but till the very last moment they tried to save the kids by doing mouth-to-mouth breathing.” Above the glass chamber, scientists...
  • Candy firm fined in tot's death $50 million is 2nd big judgment in row

    07/12/2003 12:55:42 PM PDT · by yonif · 26 replies · 354+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Saturday, July 12, 2003 | Ryan Kim
    <p>A San Mateo County judge on Friday ordered a Taiwanese candy manufacturer to pay $50 million to a Texas couple whose 21-month-old son died after choking on the company's gel candy.</p> <p>The judgment came just two months after the same manufacturer, Sheng Hsiang Jen Foods Co., was hit with a $16.7 million judgment by a Santa Clara jury following the death of an 11-year-old San Jose girl.</p>