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  • Illegal Immigrant Beat Toddler to Death: Cops

    11/25/2011 5:29:03 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 35 replies
    NBC Connecticut ^ | Nov 25, 2011 | Bob Connors
    A 23-year-old man charged with killing his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter appeared before a judge Friday. Police arrested Fredy Alexander Chingo Riz, of Willimantic, on Thanksgiving Day. State police began an investigation Wednesday night after the victim, 3-year-old Athena Angeles, was taken from her home at 112 Hope Street in Willimantic to Windham Memorial Hospital in cardiac arrest. She died at the hospital. Thursday, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner concluded the toddler died of blunt abdominal and chest trauma and ruled the death a homicide, police said. Chingo Riz, an illegal immigrant here from Guatemala, admitted to police he...
  • Senate Sets Vote on Next Slice of Stalled Jobs Bill

    10/21/2011 2:03:12 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 22 replies
    ABC News ^ | Oct. 21, 2011 | Sunlen Miller
    The Senate will move forward with another piece of President Obama’s jobs bill the first week in November, following the failure of two separate pieces of the bill Thursday. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announced in a conference call today that the next part of Obama’s jobs bill that they will now move to is a $70 billion bill to rebuild roads bridges and infrastructure. The Rebuild America Jobs Act, Reid said, would create “hundreds of thousands” of new jobs. The bill invests $50 billion in immediate projects for roads, rails and airports and another $10 billion for a...
  • African dictator's son orders luxury superyacht ($380 million yacht)

    02/28/2011 10:48:42 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 56 replies
    Yahoo | AP ^ | 2/27/11 | MICHELLE FAUL
    JOHANNESBURG – The son of Equatorial Guinea's dictator of 30 years commissioned plans to build a superyacht costing $380 million, nearly three times what the country spends on health and education each year, a corruption watchdog said Monday. The statement from Global Witness said that German company Kusch Yachts has been asked to build the yacht, housing a cinema, restaurant, bar and swimming pool, though construction has not yet started. Global Witness has been urging Washington to institute sanctions against Teodorin Obiang, whose extravagant lifestyle currently includes a $35 million-dollar mansion in Malibu, California, a $33 million jet and a...