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  • Conway Mom Killed with Axe

    09/04/2014 6:14:11 AM PDT · by yldstrk · 18 replies
    CBS ^ | August 30, 2014 | WBTW News Staff
    CONWAY, S.C. - Horry County Police were dispatched to the 3700 block of Comfort Ct. in Conway for a domestic violence call Friday. The woman who called police said she got a call from her son saying he thought he killed his girlfriend. When police arrived John Scott, 19, of Georgetown got out of the car with his hands in the air and told police his girlfriend, Eboni Drayton, 21, was in the house. Police said they found blood splatter on the door and the handle of the door of the house. The report stated she was found lying on...
  • Al Gore not divorced from wife Tipper, longtime girlfriend confirms

    04/27/2014 4:31:57 AM PDT · by Libloather · 62 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 4/25/14 | Leslie Larson
    Al Gore, though not divorced from wife Tipper, confirmed he is indeed dating environmental activist Elizabeth Keadle. “I don’t want to get into my personal life, but we’re a couple,” the 66-year-old former presidential candidate told Politico. The former Vice President and his wife shocked supporters in 2010 when they announced their separation after 40 years of marriage. The parents of four have yet to actually divorce. One year after the split, their daughter Kristin told People magazine she couldn’t imagine her parents ever dating other people — but her prediction failed to prove true.
  • Florida Man Who Tricked Girlfriend Into Taking Abortion Pill Gets Nearly 14 years in Prison

    01/29/2014 5:55:14 AM PST · by lbryce · 45 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | January 29, 2014 | Sasha Goldstein
    Original Title:Florida Man Who Tricked Girlfriend Into Taking Abortion Pill Sentenced to Nearly 14 years in Prison A twisted Florida man was sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison for tricking his ex-girlfriend into taking an abortion pill last year and killing their 6-week old fetus. John Andrew Welden, 29, apologized Monday for his actions as a federal judge in Tampa handed down the 13 year, 8 month sentence. But his victim, former girlfriend Remee Jo Lee, demanded the judge show the calculating fiend “the same amount of mercy that he showed me during my pregnancy,” the Tampa Tribune reported....
  • 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...
  • Zimmerman won't be charged in alleged domestic incident with girlfriend

    12/11/2013 1:58:26 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 80 replies
    Fox News/AP ^ | 12/11/2013 | Fox News/AP
    Florida prosecutors say they will not file domestic violence charges against George Zimmerman after he was arrested in an incident with his girlfriend last month. Zimmerman, who was acquitted earlier this year in the highly-publicized murder trial of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, had faced charges of aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief following the Nov. 18 incident at the central Florida house he shared with Samantha Scheibe. Schiebe told authorities Zimmerman had threatened her with a gun, but in a sworn affidavit last week recanted her claims, and asked for the charges to be dropped.
  • George Zimmerman's Girlfriend Wants to Drop Charges, 'Be With Him'

    12/09/2013 1:53:00 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 101 replies
    ABC News ^ | Dec. 9, 2013 | SENI TIENABESO
    George Zimmerman's girlfriend who called Florida police to say he was breaking her stuff and was brandishing a weapon no longer wants to press charges against him and instead wants to get back together with him. Zimmerman, 30, who faces a felony aggravated assault charge as well as lesser charges stemming from the incident, is asking to have conditions of his bail modified so he can resume contact with Samantha Scheibe. According to court documents filed by Zimmerman's attorney Jayne Weintraub, Scheibe, 27, gave a sworn statement in which she wrote, "I do not want George Zimmerman charged." Zimmerman, who...
  • Developing Zimmerman defense narrative: Girlfriend set him up

    11/22/2013 1:48:55 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 87 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 11/22/2013 | William A. Jacobson
    Almost as soon as George Zimmerman was arrested, a report surfaced that girlfriend Samantha Scheibe, who made the dramatic phone call to 911, had been shopping her story to national media for several weeks – but no one would pay her what she wanted. The Orlando Sentinel confirmed that at least one national media outlet (unnamed) had such communications: WKMG’s report that the women were seeking money for interviews with national news organizations was confirmed to the Sentinel by one such organization. Not unexpectedly, the Zimmerman defense team is letting it be known that this was a set-up, via TMZ:...
  • Things you can say about ___ but not your girlfriend FULL VERSION

    09/07/2013 10:55:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jul 22, 2012 | Whose Line is it Anyway
    1. Things you can say about your business, but not your girlfriend 2. Phrases you can use to describe a truck, but not your girlfriend 1:07 3. Things you can say to your dog, but not your girlfriend 1:46 4. Things you can say about your boat, but not your girlfriend 2:55 5. Things you can say about the food you eat, but not your girlfriend 3:55 6. Ways you can describe your motorcycle, but not your girlfriend 4:48 7. Things you might say about your computer, but not your girlfriend 5:37 By "WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY
  • Al Sharpton finds new love in a decades-younger Westchester stylist

    07/17/2013 8:22:34 AM PDT · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 33 replies
    Daily News ^ | 7/17/2013 | Jennifer Fermino
    Al Sharpton has a new, decades-younger, attractive main squeeze. The civil rights activist and MSNBC star, 58, is dating 35-year-old Aisha McShaw, a Westchester “personal stylist” who has been seen on Sharpton’s arm at several recent black-tie affairs, including the White House Correspondents Dinner in April and President Obama’s holiday party in December.
  • Earth Day co-founder killed, composted girlfriend (The original environmental wacko!)

    04/22/2013 9:56:23 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 36 replies
    NBC News ^ | 4-21-2013 | Remy Melina
    April 21, 2013 Earth Day co-founder killed, composted girlfriend Remy Melina Ira Einhorn was on stage hosting the first Earth Day event at the Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on April 22, 1970. Seven years later, police raided his closet and found the "composted" body of his ex-girlfriend inside a trunk. A self-proclaimed environmental activist, Einhorn made a name for himself among ecological groups during the 1960s and '70s by taking on the role of a tie-dye-wearing ecological guru and Philadelphia’s head hippie. With his long beard and gap-toothed smile, Einhorn — who nicknamed himself "Unicorn" because his German-Jewish last name...
  • Lawyer: State's most important witness in George Zimmerman murder case lied

    03/05/2013 7:41:44 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 23 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | March 5, 2013 , 9:25 p.m. EST | Rene Stutzman and Jeff Weiner
    Trayvon Martin's girlfriend, the state's most important witness in the George Zimmerman murder case, was caught in a lie, it was revealed Tuesday. It was not the first piece of misinformation tied to her, but it was the most damaging to date and left prosecutors in a very awkward position. They had to publicly acknowledge that their star witness had lied under oath and had to answer questions about what they intend to do about it. Reporters asked: Will you charge the 19-year-old Miami woman with perjury? The state's lead prosecutor, Bernie de la Rionda, gave an ambiguous answer: "You...
  • Let's Ask Obama About His Made-Up Girlfriends

    01/18/2013 3:56:26 AM PST · by BO Stinkss · 11 replies
    http://www.americanthinker.com ^ | 01/18/2013 | Jack Cashill
    <p>In the last 24 hours, the media have scrutinized Notre Dame All-American linebacker Manti Te'o's life more completely than they did President Barack Obama's in the last eight years. And that is shameful -- on both counts. The crux of the Te'o story, of course, is whether Te'o conspired to fabricate his seemingly tragic relationship with imaginary girlfriend Lennay Kekua or whether he is a victim of a cruel hoax. Much is at stake -- or so we are told. If Te'o proves to be a willing participant in a hoax, NFL scouts will question his character and downgrade his stock in the upcoming NFL draft. For those who care, Deadspin has some excellent reporting on this story -- better reporting, in fact, than anyone in the major media has done on that other Hawaiian fabricator of girlfriends, Barack Obama. Although I and others in the blogosphere had made the case early on that the girlfriends Obama wrote about in his memoir Dreams from My Father were not real, the major media ran from the story. To see how far and fast they ran, please check out my AT articles on the subject: "What Does 'Composite Girl' Tell Us About Obama" and "Did Maraniss Commit Fraud to Protect Obama." The Deadspin reporters rightly chastise a "compliant press" for buying into "Notre Dame's mythmaking," but in the press's defense, who would think it necessary to vet a linebacker? There is no excuse for how our media have failed to vet the president.</p>
  • Manti Te'o's Dead Girlfriend Never Existed

    01/16/2013 3:05:31 PM PST · by LibertyJihad · 57 replies
    Deadspin ^ | January 16, 2013
    Notre Dame's Manti Te'o, the stories said, played this season under a terrible burden. A Mormon linebacker who led his Catholic school's football program back to glory, Te'o was whipsawed between personal tragedies along the way. In the span of six hours in September, as Sports Illustrated told it, Te'o learned first of the death of his grandmother, Annette Santiago, and then of the death of his girlfriend, Lennay Kekua. Kekua, 22 years old, had been in a serious car accident in California, and then had been diagnosed with leukemia. SI's Pete Thamel described how Te'o would phone her in...
  • Soros' 28-y.o. Ex-Girlfriend Accuses Spooky Dude of 'Harassment, Violence, and Emotional Torture'

    08/13/2012 2:13:51 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 25 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | August 13, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Former Brazilian soap-opera star also charges he  reneged on a real estate agreement, is suing for $50M A Dr. Evil-esque megalomaniac control-freak raised in Nazi-dominated Hungary by closeted Jewish parents speaking to him in Esperanto dates a gal 52-years his junior (to provide respite from long hours trying to take over the world) and it turns out to be a relationship-from-hell... wholdathunkit? Now-Columbia University student Adriana Ferreyr claims that Soros never got her a birthday present for the first three years they were together then heartlessly dumped her after five, whispering in her ear (while in bed) that he was giving her apartment...
  • Obama's ex-girlfriend Genevieve Cook’s journal featured in new biography

    07/06/2012 4:53:50 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 19 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 5/02/2012 | Rachel Weiner
    Vanity Fair magazine has published an excerpt from Washington Post reporter David Maraniss’ upcoming biography of the president entitled “Barack Obama: The Story.” -snip In December 1983 Obama met Genevieve Cook, the daughter of a prominent Australian diplomat, at a party. .....Obama and Cook lived together briefly but in May 1985 they broke up.
  • Ex-NY Times CEO clashed with chairman's girlfriend-report (Sulzberger's private life)

    05/27/2012 5:33:03 PM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/27/12
    Ex-NY Times CEO clashed with chairman's girlfriend-reportReuters – 6 hours ago REUTERS - Arthur Sulzberger Jr.'s new girlfriend and the New York Times Co's declining business led to the ousting of Janet Robinson as the newspaper company's chief executive in December. A New York magazine article published this week reconstructs the events that led to Robinson's departure after 28 years of service, working her way up from advertising sales to the corner office in 2004, becoming Sulzberger's most trusted lieutenant in the process. http://tinyurl.com/6oameoz The article is based on interviews with more than 30 sources described as "intimately familiar with...
  • Al Gore's New Girlfriend (Can Tipper can sue the Sex Poodle for adultery?)

    05/20/2012 6:29:08 AM PDT · by Libloather · 51 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/18/12 | Erin McLaughlin
    Al Gore's New GirlfriendBy Erin McLaughlin | ABC OTUS News – Fri, May 18, 2012 It's been nearly two years since Al and Tipper Gore announced their separation after 40 years of marriage, and now Mr. Gore has a girlfriend. The Nobel Laureate and former vice president is seriously dating Elizabeth Keadle, a friend close to Liz confirms to ABC News. She's described by The Washington Post as a "well-heeled Democratic donor from Southern California in her 50s with a background in science and a devotion to environmental causes." **SNIP** For her part, Tipper Gore has been largely out of...
  • Why it matters that Obama dated a composite and ate a dog

    05/03/2012 2:23:14 PM PDT · by BigEdLB · 25 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 5/3/12 | Dr Tim Stanley
    There was a brief media firestorm yesterday when Vanity Fair broke the news that Obama’s famous “New York girlfriend” was a fiction. She appears in his 1995 memoir, Dreams From My Father, described in some detail by her appearance, voice and mannerisms. But a new biography of Obama – with an excerpt published in Vanity Fair – “reveals” that she was actually an amalgam of several different women. Politico immediately ran with “Obama: 'New York girlfriend' was composite” and Drudge headlined with “Obama Admits Fabricating Girlfriend in a Memoir.” Coming hot on the heels of the news that the Pres...
  • Obama: 'New York girlfriend' was composite

    05/02/2012 10:03:41 AM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Politico ^ | 5/2/12 | Dylan Byers
    One of the more mysterious characters from President Obama's 1995 autobiography Dreams From My Father is the so-called 'New York girlfriend.' Obama never referred to her by name, or even by psuedonym, but he describes her appearance, her voice, and her mannerisms in specific detail. But Obama has now told biographer David Maraniss that the 'New York girlfriend' was actually a composite character, based off of multiple girlfriends he had both in New York City and in Chicago
  • WOMAN OF MY DREAMS?

    04/21/2012 12:42:50 AM PDT · by mamelukesabre · 252 replies
    I am a middle aged single guy with no ex wives and no kids. I've never been married and never knocked up no one. For the last 12 years I've been trying hard to find that perfect someone. You may remember me having threads on this very same topic. I recently had a couple of relationships with young asian girls and posted about it...only to have those threads yanked by the FR mods. The asian girlfriend I broke up with and posted about is still around but we don't get along that well anymore. I found another asian girl younger...
  • Mutassim Gaddafi's girlfriend tells of the final days of Libyan regime

    08/28/2011 3:42:40 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 13 replies
    Telegraph ^ | August 28th 2011 | Nick Meo
    Mutassim Gaddafi's former girlfriend, Dutch glamour model Talitha van Zon, talks to Nick Meo about the dying days of the Gaddafi regime. Filipino servants wearing spotless white jackets mixed his favourite Jack Daniels whisky and coke, and then Mutassim Gaddafi raised his glass and toasted the victory that he was sure was close. Relaxing in one of his Tripoli homes just over a week ago, during a break from commanding at the front, the fifth son of Libya's ruler was in a defiant mood. Soon, he boasted to the blonde foreigner sitting with him, he would lead his father's regime...
  • Report: George Soros Made His 28-Year-Old Ex Girlfriend Sit At The ‘Children’s Table’

    08/15/2011 9:16:20 AM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 8/15/11 | Josh Feldman
    So not only is George Soros an evil, shadowy figure manipulating foreign governments and hell-bent on creating a global One World Order, he’s also kind of a dick. According to friends of the 81-year-old billlionaire, Soros used to make his 28-year-old girlfriend (now ex) sit at the children’s table during Sunday brunches. One particular friend gives some explanation, however weak, to this incredibly strange habit. “He always had one table for the men, one for the women, and one for the kids,” said a friend of the Hungarian investing guru.
  • College student dares girlfriend to shoot him; she obliges

    06/03/2011 6:38:37 PM PDT · by TheDingoAteMyBaby · 34 replies
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | June 2, 2011 | Barbara Hijek
    Here's one guy that won't die of a broken heart. Gabriel Mendigutia, a student at Florida International University, dared his girlfriend to shoot him with a pellet rifle on May 23. She did — from a distance of 30 to 40 feet in the backyard, with her eyes closed. The lead pellet went through Mendigutia’s heart and lodged in a muscle in his back, reports The Miami Herald. But because of an unusual anatomy of Mendigutia’s heart, blood was able to flow through the opposite side of the artery, possibly saving his life. His girlfriend hasn’t been charged because "in...
  • Tiger Woods' rumored new girlfriend was arrested for DUI

    03/21/2011 6:51:34 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 43 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 3/21/11 | Vlae Kershner
    The biggest soap opera of 2009-10 has a new episode. An obscure DUI arrest last October in Florida is getting attention now that Alyse Lahti Johnston is rumored to be Tiger Woods' new girlfriend. Terez Owens Online broke the story about Woods' supposed new girlfriend over the weekend, saying the couple had been dating for several months and were recently spotted together on his yacht. Radar Online called Alyse "a stunning blonde (who) is a dead ringer for Woods' ex-wife Elin Nordegren. At just 22, she is 13 years younger than the golfing superstar." Radar Online says she is a...
  • Man Kidnapped, Killed Blind Woman (Detroit)

    02/07/2011 7:13:22 PM PST · by libh8er · 17 replies
    ClickOnDetroit ^ | 2.7.2012
    DETROIT -- Police said a Detroit man is charged with kidnapping and murdering his blind girlfriend. Gregory Harris, 52, kidnapped and murdered his girlfriend, Zilphia Craig, who was blind, police said. Relatives found Craig's apartment ransacked with traces of blood, police said. Craig's body was found last week. Police said Craig's relatives suspected Harris was involved. He was Craig's boyfriend, police said. Harris was charged Monday with second degree murder, kidnapping and as a habitual offender, police said.
  • Sperm' widow in mistress twist

    10/18/2010 4:06:57 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 17 replies · 1+ views
    New York Post ^ | October 17, 2010 | ERIN CALABRESE, LUCY KINDER & CANDICE M. GIOVE
    This was no ordinary love triangle. A grieving Manhattan widow who won a court order preserving her husband's sperm named his girlfriend to be the surrogate mother of his child, sources told The Post yesterday. George Kamau, 37, killed himself Monday in the Norwalk, Conn., home of Etaghua Asefa, 35, who identified herself to cops as the dead man's girlfriend, the sources said. In court papers filed in Manhattan, Kamau's wife, Victoria Chege, named Asefa as the "family friend and appointed surrogate" mother who would receive sperm harvested from her late husband's corpse.
  • unlawful posession of illegal fireworks

    07/18/2010 3:45:36 PM PDT · by ComeCulturedGirl · 186 replies · 2+ views
    jul 18 | me
    My girl friend need helps. But I don't know how to help her. her brother (35 yo) got a ticket for "unlawful posession of illegal fireworks" on Jul 4. he went to the court , the judge told him to get a lawyer (his income is a little bit too high to get a public defender). it costs $2000 for lawyer. it's rediculous to spend $2000 for having fun with fireworks on Jul 4. the lawyer said, he can pledge on his own at court, but if what ever he says do not make sense, he will go jail for...
  • Girlfriend killed by lightning minutes before Knoxville man's proposal

    06/08/2010 1:58:31 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 11 replies · 76+ views
    WATE ^ | 6/7/10 | Harlow Sumerford
    KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A Knoxville man was minutes from proposing to his girlfriend on a hike in Western North Carolina Friday when she was struck and killed by lightning. "Everything went black. I was spun 180 degrees, thrown several feet back. My legs turned to jelly. My shoes were smoking and the bottom of my feet felt like they were on fire," Richard Butler said. For a moment, he said he thought he was the only one hit by the bolt of lightning. However, it was his girlfriend Bethany Lott, 25, who took the direct hit. She was hiking just...
  • George Clooney and girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis quash rumours of a split

    04/17/2010 1:39:46 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 26 replies · 1,517+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | April 16 2010 | Daily Mail Reporter
    George Clooney was quick to stifle recent rumours that he had split up with Italian girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis. And if these pictures of the couple getting intimate in Hawaii are anything to go by, breaking up could not be further from their minds. Clooney, 48, took time out from filming his new movie The Descendants with a stroll along the harbour with his Sardinian girlfriend.
  • Andy Murray gets dumped for playing too many video games

    12/05/2009 7:20:54 AM PST · by em2vn · 19 replies · 1,402+ views
    YahooSports ^ | 12-03-09 | Chris Chase
    Like another famous athlete, British tennis star Andy Murray has been having relationship problems of late. Unlike Tiger Woods, Murray hasn't been spending too much time with other women, however. He's been spending too much time on his Playstation.
  • Anne Hathaway: I Want to Babysit the Obama Girls

    01/16/2009 11:46:59 AM PST · by lewisglad · 67 replies · 2,618+ views
    People Magazine ^ | Friday January 16, 2009 08:30 AM EST | Brian Orloff
    President-elect Barack Obama has already filled his cabinet with Washington veterans like Hillary Clinton – but could there be room for Hollywood in his administration? Anne Hathaway is just one star who would love a job in the Obama White House. "I would want to be head babysitter," the Bride Wars star tells PEOPLE. "I'd love to be First Babysitter, absolutely." Hathaway, 26, is not the only celebrity who would jump at the chance to spend time with Obama's daughters, Sasha, 7, and Malia, 10. High School Musical star Corbin Bleu says he would happily perform for the first daughters....
  • Man charged despite girlfriend telling police she framed him

    01/02/2009 7:45:51 PM PST · by fella · 43 replies · 1,783+ views
    Northwest Arkansas Times ^ | January 2, 2009 | SCOTT F. DAVIS
    Man charged despite girlfriend telling police she framed him BY SCOTT F. DAVIS Northwest Arkansas Times Posted on Friday, January 2, 2009 A University of Arkansas employee faces charges for recording a teenage girl in the shower even though his girlfriend told police she did it to get him in trouble. Kevin Dale Robinson, 35, was charged Tuesday with possessing or viewing matter depicting explicit conduct involving a child and video voyeurism. Robinson is accused on Oct. 6 of possessing nude images of a 16-year-old girl and using a digital camera to secretly record her while she was taking a...
  • NYC councilman charged with assaulting girlfriend

    12/20/2008 6:42:13 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies · 1,061+ views
    ap on SFGate.com ^ | 12/20/08 | Adam Goldman - ap
    A New York City councilman accused of intentionally slashing his girlfriend in the face with a broken glass called it an "unfortunate accident" on Saturday. "I have been charged with offenses that I did not commit and am not capable of committing," Hiram Monserrate, a Democratic councilman and state senator-elect, said in a statement a day after he was arrested on domestic violence charges. Monserrate got into an argument with girlfriend Karla Giraldo, 30, early Friday at his Queens house, according to a criminal complaint. Giraldo said Monserrate broke a glass in his hand and cut her face with it,...
  • Man allegedly assaults girlfriend with burger

    12/04/2008 5:47:23 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 41 replies · 884+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 12/4/08 | AP
    VERO BEACH, Fla. – A Vero Beach man faces a domestic violence charge after authorities said he assaulted his girlfriend with a cheeseburger. An Indian River County Sheriff's Office arrest report said a 22-year-old man and his girlfriend got into an argument as they sat in a car in front of their home.
  • Japanese Firm Creates Robot Girlfriend for Lonely Men

    06/18/2008 9:44:51 AM PDT · by Oyarsa · 104 replies · 382+ views
    Fox News ^ | June 18, 2008 | Unknown
    She's big-busted, petite, very friendly and she runs on batteries.
  • She's Florida's first girlfriend

    03/06/2008 6:24:33 AM PST · by Armando Guerra · 90 replies · 857+ views
    The St. Petersburg Times ^ | March 6, 2008 | Times staff
    For months, Gov. Charlie Crist has insisted that New York socialite Carol Rome is just "a friend," but Tuesday night at a soiree in the Governor's Mansion, he introduced her as "my girlfriend," says the Tallahassee Democrat, which snapped the picture above. In November, the New York Post reported that Rome, in the midst of divorcing Bluestar Jets CEO Todd Rome, was dating Crist. Then, the governor's staff said Rome, a mother of school-age girls, was just "a friend." Still, last month Crist took Rome to the White House for a dinner with President Bush. So far, that's two high-profile...
  • Rush's Good Deeed Lands Him A New Gal Pal (Smokin' Hot El Rushbo Girlfriend Alert)

    01/23/2008 4:55:37 PM PST · by goldstategop · 28 replies · 764+ views
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 1/23/2008 | Jose Lambiet
    Conservative radio talker Rush Limbaugh's got a new sweetheart - and she's nearly half his age. Limbaugh, who turned 57 Jan. 12, told Page Two he's been dating West Palm Beach resident Kathryn Rogers for the past six months.
  • TO WOMEN: How to Build A lasting Relationship

    01/20/2008 9:42:43 PM PST · by Bear_Slayer · 387 replies · 1,526+ views
    1/20/08 | bear_slayer
    Now obviously I can't speak for every male, but I feel qualified to speak in general terms. This is aimed at the married woman, but is applicable to the woman that is involved in a long term relationship. Learn these things and you might get your relationship to last. Ignore them at your peril. 1. He is not your zit. Stop picking at him. Women love to pick at zits. They'll sneak up on you while you're shaving and start squeezing. It's an annoying habit they can't break. They also do this emotionally and intellectually. This is done when they...
  • Man stabbed in the temple with a car key in Hagerstown[MD]

    12/17/2007 9:19:02 AM PST · by BGHater · 39 replies · 222+ views
    Herald-Mail ^ | 17 Dec 2007 | Heather Keels
    Authorities are searching for a woman they say might have stabbed her boyfriend in the head with a car key at a motel Sunday evening, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said. Deputies arrived at Motel 6 near Valley Mall at about 5:15 p.m. and found a man in the lobby with a car key embedded in his right temple just above his ear, the department said in a news release. The victim, James Leon Jackson, 28, said he and his girlfriend had been arguing, and she stabbed him with the key in the parking lot and fled the scene, deputies...
  • Police: Suspect burned girlfriend (Burned his name into her back)

    06/14/2005 6:23:16 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 108 replies · 2,223+ views
    Syracuse Post-Standard ^ | 6/13/05 | Jim Read
    A Syracuse man was charged with assault after he tortured his girlfriend by burning his name into her back with a heated knife blade, according to police. Marcel Tirado, 23, of 501 Seymour St., was charged with assault and unlawful imprisonment, both felonies, and a misdemeanor charge of criminal possession of a weapon, said Sgt. Tom Connellan, a police spokesman. "It's incredibly cruel," Connellan said. "It's beyond imagination what this woman was going through." The woman, whom police did not identify, also had scars she told police were from earlier encounters with Tirado, Connellan said. Police gave this account: Tirado...
  • Man dies on stand testifying about death of California girlfriend

    06/25/2007 9:15:45 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 295+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 6/25/07 | Jacob Adelman - ap
    The family of an American woman who was found dead in Rome during a custody battle with her Italian boyfriend said Monday they're frustrated and relieved the man accused of killing her died on the witness stand. Carlo Ventre, 59, was testifying for the first time in Rome about his relationship with girlfriend Toni Dykstra when he suffered a heart attack and died Wednesday, his attorney Roberto Leonardo said. His sudden death was the latest chapter in a nearly decade-old international murder and kidnapping case. "I really wish that we had gotten to a conviction because it would have made...
  • Michelle Obama: 'I've Got a Loud Mouth'

    05/22/2007 12:13:47 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 85 replies · 2,159+ views
    ABC News ^ | 22 May 07 | Unknown
    No shrinking violet, Michelle Obama, the 43-year-old wife of presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., told "Good Morning America" that she is a strong, professional woman and that her husband's ability to deal with her is one of the reasons Americans should elect him president. Called Obama's closest adviser and his daily reality check, Michelle was raised on the south side of Chicago and is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law school. Today she juggles a career, duties as a wife and mother of two little girls and the role of campaigner. I don't want to paint...
  • Wolfowitz to Resign -- Effective June 30..

    05/17/2007 3:14:10 PM PDT · by yoely · 137 replies · 5,490+ views
    Drodge
    Just Breaking
  • Wolfowitz will not resign from World Bank: lawyer

    05/16/2007 4:09:08 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 25 replies · 1,018+ views
    Reuters ^ | May 16, 2007
    World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz will not resign under the current "cloud" and would rather push the matter to a vote of the bank's board to clear his name, his lawyer said on Wednesday. "Mr. Wolfowitz will not resign under this cloud and he will rather put this matter to a full vote," Wolfowitz's lawyer, Robert Bennett, told Reuters.
  • World Bank crisis becomes perilous

    05/10/2007 6:30:33 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 9 replies · 702+ views
    Financial Times ^ | 10 May 2007 | Editorial staff
    At some point even a sole superpower must recognise reality. Hopes for an effective presidency of the World Bank by Paul Wolfowitz are over. He must either go or be the lame-duck president of a deeply damaged institution. The special panel established to investigate Mr Wolfowitz's behaviour towards the re-assignment of his girlfriend has concluded that he violated rules governing conflict of interest. Mr Wolfowitz's lawyer demands sufficient time to prepare a rebuttal. This request should be granted to remove suggestions of a lack of due process. But if this concession is granted, the administration must accept the legitimacy of...
  • World Bank: Tainted boss

    05/10/2007 6:24:59 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 9 replies · 508+ views
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | 10 May 2007 | Editorial board
    At the start of this week, European officials signaled that they'd had enough of World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz's dragging down the good name of the fine institution. It's only taken them two years to get on top of the situation, assemble a panel and offer Wolfowitz a deal if he steps down after it was revealed that he violated World Bank rules by rigging a raise and a promotion for his girlfriend, Shaha Riza, in 2005. For the past month, these violations have hit the media, and cries for his resign have grown into slightly louder cries. The man...
  • Why Wolfowitz Should Stay

    05/01/2007 12:32:28 PM PDT · by dervish · 23 replies · 837+ views
    NY Times ^ | 5/1/07 | NUHU RIBADU
    FOR the past few weeks, the world has been riveted by the difficulties of Paul Wolfowitz, president of the World Bank, regarding a potential conflict of interest involving the salary of his partner, also a senior official there. With the bank’s board deliberating this week over how to handle the charges, the controversy now needlessly and regrettably threatens Mr. Wolfowitz’s presidency, which has been largely defined by his energetic support for a new Africa that is struggling to emerge. Over the last two years, Mr. Wolfowitz has effectively directed the bank’s energies toward fighting poverty and improving human life. He...
  • Dept. Of Sweetheart Deals: Does He Hear the World's Poor? Don't Bank on It.

    04/21/2007 8:43:45 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 16 replies · 721+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 21 April 2007 | William Easterly
    Pity Paul Wolfowitz: Every time he tries regime change, he triggers an insurrection. The latest revolt was launched by World Bank staffers and Western aid leaders in response to the revelation that Wolfowitz -- who had made a crusade against corruption the hallmark of his bumpy tenure as president of the World Bank -- may have awarded his companion a $60,000 pay increase. A staff that had always hated working for the intellectual architect of the Iraq war was now quite literally shouting for his resignation, and Wolfowitz was left wandering the corridors of the bank looking for a Green...
  • Resign, step aside, go (Barf alert)

    04/17/2007 11:02:40 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies · 688+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | April 17, 2007 | Editorial
    The U.S. government has zero investment in retaining Paul Wolfowitz as president of the World Bank, but millions of poor people rely on the economic health and credibility of the institution. Wolfowitz is an impediment, a liability, who ought to be sacked if he is too dense and proud to quickly step aside. He is in trouble because he lied about getting his girlfriend a promotion and pay raises after she left the World Bank for a job at the State Department when he became president of the international lending organization. Over the weekend, the board of the 185-member World...
  • Sliming Wolfowitz

    04/17/2007 10:52:00 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 19 replies · 683+ views
    Slate ^ | 17 April 2007 | Christopher Hitchens
    We know no spectacle so ridiculous," wrote Macaulay about the vilification of Lord Byron, "as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality." Change the word "ridiculous" to "contemptible," and the words "British public" to "American press," and you have some sense of the eagerness for prurience, the readiness for slander, and the utter want of fact-checking that have characterized Paul Wolfowitz and Shaha Riza as if they were not only the equivalent of Byron seducing his half-sister, but as if they were financing their shameless lasciviousness out of the public purse and the begging bowls of...