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  • Knights of Pride’ wanted to turn France into Islamic Caliphate

    03/23/2012 3:41:29 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 24 replies
    Israel Hayom ^ | 22 March 2012 | Daniel Siryoti and Eli Leon
    Mohammed Merah belonged to extreme Salafi group that works to topple French democracy • Group’s website shut down with homepage reading: “Due to great pressures brought upon us, we have dismantled the Forsane al-Izza movement.” Mohammed Merah, the confessed murderer of three children and a rabbi at a Toulouse Jewish school this week, was not a lone wolf, and on Wednesday the testimonies poured in about his involvement with a Salafi (extreme strand of Sunni Islam) group named Forsane al-Izza (FA). The “Knights of Pride”- as the group’s name means in English - was founded in France about a year...
  • Timing of Attendant's Injury in Question

    08/14/2010 1:08:37 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 8 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Aug. 14, 2010 | Sean Gardiner
    A Brooklyn couple who pre-boarded JetBlue Flight 1052 on Monday said flight attendant Steven Slater's forehead was bleeding before all but one other passenger was allowed on the plane. Their account is the most recent to cast doubt on the flight attendant's version of the events that led to his now-famous exit via the plane's emergency chute. Marta and Rudyard Crichlow, who were returning from visiting family in Pittsburgh, were allowed on the flight early because they were traveling with their 20-month-old daughter, Grace. Ms. Crichlow said the plane was "empty' save one other passenger, a curly-haired man wearing eyeglasses....
  • JetBlue Passengers Say Steven Slater "Looked Disturbed," Started Fight

    08/12/2010 1:55:45 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 78 replies
    TIME ^ | Aug. 12, 2010 | Allie Townsend
    Disgruntled flight attendant Steven Slater might not be the working class hero we've declared him, or so say witnesses to the ordeal. Passengers on board Monday's JetBlue flight where Slater made his infamous emergency exit say that it was Slater who instigated the fight with a passenger, cursing at her after she asked where her bag was stowed, The Wall Street Journal reported today One passenger explained that while exiting the plane at John F. Kennedy International Airport, she overheard a young woman asking Slater where she could find her luggage before the interaction took a nasty turn. "I didn't...
  • More Parents Open to Large Families (It's a Trend!)

    10/09/2006 4:55:02 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 64 replies · 1,151+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | October 9, 2006 | DAVID CRARY
    NEW YORK — Laura Bennett isn't bound by convention. Professionally, at age 42, she's pursuing a midcareer switch into big-time fashion design. At home, she's a mother of five — with No. 6 due next month. "It was nothing that we planned ahead of time," Bennett says. "It's more that we were enjoying all the kids. "We have a happy home. Why not have as many children as we can?" It's barely a blip on the nation's demographic radar — 11 percent of U.S. births in 2004 were to women who already had three children, up from 10 percent in...
  • Caption Israeli Children Inscribing 155mm Artillery Shells (ARTY Graffiti)

    07/17/2006 6:31:13 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 152 replies · 7,211+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 17 JUL 06 | dcbryan1
    Thanks for nothing Bill Clinton!
  • As TVs grow, so do electric bills

    06/18/2005 7:11:20 AM PDT · by Drew68 · 124 replies · 2,706+ views
    Christian Science Monitor (via Yahoo) ^ | June 16, 2005 | Mark Clayton
    As TVs grow, so do electric bills By Mark Clayton, Staff writer of The Christian Science MonitorThu Jun 16, 4:00 AM ET Not long ago, Andrew Fanara was shopping with his wife for a new big-screen television. Everything was going fine, until the sales clerk discovered Mr. Fanara was an energy watchdog for the federal government. Pulling Fanara aside, the clerk confessed: His own new 61-inch TV gulped electricity the way a big SUV guzzles gasoline. "The month after he got it, he got a call from his landlord, who noticed a big jump in the utility bill," recalls Fanara,...
  • FA Meeting (Freepers Anonymous)

    09/14/2004 2:23:10 PM PDT · by dubie · 84 replies · 1,021+ views
    I must admit. Since I found this site two days ago, my life has gone out of control. I am no longer in control of my mouse clicks. I can't stay away from this site. I am doing strange things. My wife wants to know why I insist on wearing my PJs in public places. What should I tell her? I surf to this site from work, home, I tell everyone I see about it... What is wrong with me??? What did you guys do to me!!!! Is there a support group for people with my condition? :)
  • CNN: Cheney used the F word when talking to Leahy in Senate floor

    06/24/2004 1:28:53 PM PDT · by I_killed_kenny · 313 replies · 667+ views
    CNN | CNN Live
    Not sure if anyone else was listening but they said that he said that when talking to Leahy over Halliburton. The VP's office admited that the conversation was heated, but not to the language.