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  • Transgender man in Ecuador makes history with pregnancy

    12/25/2015 8:51:41 AM PST · by redreno · 63 replies
    http://news.yahoo.com ^ | 12/24/2015 | J. Garcia
    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A couple in Ecuador is making history with a unique pregnancy: The father-to-be is carrying the baby of his transgender partner. Fernando Machado and Diane Rodriguez announced their pregnancy, believed to be the first of its kind in South America, on social media earlier this month and it's received widespread attention in a continent that has seen a sudden explosion in the rights and visibility of trans people. Rodriguez, who was born Luis, is one of Ecuador's most-prominent LGBT activists and says she and her Venezuelan-born partner, whose birth name was Maria, decided to publicize the...
  • 73-Year-Old Dad Celebrates Birth Of Second Child With Girlfriend, 30

    12/23/2015 8:04:51 PM PST · by hout8475 · 146 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | December 23, 2015
    One of Britain’s oldest dads is celebrating the birth of his second child with this girlfriend - who is 43 years younger than him. Coach driver John Willows, 73, first became a proud father on Christmas Day 2011- with partner Polly Jackson D’zaccheus - who is just 30 years old.
  • Lee Robert Moore, Secret Service member, arrested on child-sex charges [on duty]

    11/12/2015 3:39:47 PM PST · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/12/15 | Victor Morton
    A Secret Service officer attached to the White House has been arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex, CNN reported Thursday afternoon. Lee Robert Moore turned himself in to federal authorities in Maryland on Monday and has admitted his guilt. According to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Delaware, Mr. Moore, 37, sent nude pictures of himself and lewd messages to a “14-year-old girl” who was actually an undercover cop. He also asked to meet the “girl” in person for sex.At least some of the misconduct took place while he was at the White House,...
  • Elk Field Dressing Gut Bag Accident

    10/28/2015 10:43:53 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 25 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 10/28/2015 | C Cocoles
    This video highlights a hunter not being careful while dressing this bull elk. Tip is, always guide the blade with your fingers so as to push the gut bag away, and make sure that the knife point isn't close to the bag. Anyone have this problem or accident before? Watch the video here.
  • Source: FBI probe of Clinton email focused on gross negligence provision

    10/15/2015 5:51:59 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 15, 2015 | Catherine Herridge & Pamela Browne
    Three months after Hillary Clintons use of a private email address and server while secretary of state was referred to the FBI, an intelligence source familiar with the investigation tells Fox News that the team is now focused on whether there were violations of an Espionage Act subsection pertaining to "gross negligence" in the safekeeping of national defense information. Under 18 USC 793 subsection F,the information does not have to be classified to count as a violation. The intelligence source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity citing the sensitivity of the ongoing probe, said the subsection requires the "lawful...
  • Former Falls Church Democratic official pleads guilty to molestations

    09/24/2015 4:36:10 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 5 replies
    democratherald.com ^ | Sept 23, 2015 | AP
    <p>ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Former Falls Church Democratic official Michael Gardner has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to molesting a family member, and two of his daughter's friends at a sleepover party.</p> <p>Gardner's guilty plea on all charges and sentencing Thursday in Arlington County Circuit Court came in the midst of a trial on aggravated sexual battery.</p>
  • Caitlyn Jenner Says She Was Under the Speed Limit at the Time of Fatal Malibu Car Accident

    09/09/2015 2:03:56 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 70 replies
    MSN ^ | 9/9/2015 | ET Online
    (Caitlyn Jenner Says She Was Under the Speed Limit at the Time of Fatal Malibu Car Accident) Caitlyn Jenner is telling her side of the story when it comes to the fatal February four-car accident in Malibu, Calif., in which she was a driver and one person was killed. Last month, the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff's Dept. -- who investigated the accident -- told ET that Jenner could be charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter. Kimberly Howe, 69, was killed and seven others were injured as a result of the crash. Footage obtained by ET of the accident shows Jenner's Cadillac Escalade...
  • Caitlyn Jenner scared of being sent to male prison

    09/09/2015 11:29:19 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 86 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | September 9, 2015 | Susan Heavey, Reuters
    U.S. reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner, who is being investigated in connection with a fatal California car crash earlier this year, defended herself on Wednesday and expressed concern over county jails that place transgender people with the opposite sex. Jenner, who transitioned to being a woman this year and at the time of the crash was known as Bruce, was driving a Cadillac Escalade in the February crash that killed one woman and injured another. Los Angeles County authorities are considering misdemeanor manslaughter charges against Jenner and have said speed was a factor in the collision, according to media reports...
  • Transgender with male genitalia using girls' bathroom sparks student walkout

    09/02/2015 2:18:05 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 94 replies
    MCRTV ^ | 9/1/2015 | Dan Joseph
    Students at Hillsboro High School in Hillsboro, Missouri, staged a walkout Monday to protest a transgender student who is being permitted by the school to use the facility's women's restrooms, despite being a biological male.
  • Two North Texas high school teachers accused of sex with same 16-year-old female student

    08/25/2015 7:00:10 AM PDT · by csvset · 29 replies
    SFGATE ^ | August 24, 2015 | Joshua Fechter
    Two former teachers at a North Texas high school have been accused of having inappropriate sexual relationships with the same 16-year-old female student. Darrell Glenn Whitten, a 50-year-old former teacher at Melissa High School, turned himself in on Friday and was charged with two felonies improper relationship between an educator and a student and indecency with a child by sexual contact, according to online jail records. Whitten, a government and economics teacher, was also booked on a misdemeanor charge of failure to report child abuse, stemming from his failure to tell officials about the alleged offenses by Michael Eugene...
  • Women tweet updates about their periods to Donald Trump

    08/12/2015 1:09:01 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 174 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | August 12, 2015 | Carly Stern
    Women are storming social media to let Donald Trump know that they are still perfectly capable of doing their jobs and living their lives while on their periods, after the presidential candidate made sexist remarks about Fox News host Megyn Kelly. At last week's GOP debate, Megyn, 44, pressed Donald, 69, about comments he has made about women in the past that many have deemed as sexist. Donald, put off by being asked to explain why he's called women 'fat pigs, dogs, slobs, and disgusting animals', lashed out at Megyn, insinuating that she was only being hard on him because...
  • Texas woman who organized McKinney pool party starts modeling career

    06/18/2015 9:50:16 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 41 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 4:22 PM | Melissa Chan
    The young Texas woman who organized the chaotic pool party that led to a McKinney cop resigning after he slammed a bikini-clad teen to the ground will get 15 more minutes of fame. Tatyana Rhodes has become a model to "turn the negative attention" surrounding the encounter that sparked national outrage into a "positive jumpstart" into her new career, she announced in a statement Wednesday "As a model, Tatyana is committed to using her exposure and fame to help bring about change in the community, as well as to show others you should never let negative events in your life...
  • John Boehners Tawdry Character

    06/16/2015 3:57:22 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 17 replies
    Tea Party Army ^ | 2015 | Charles Benninghoff
    Its not new. Blackmail, extortion, and dirty pool in politics have, like disease-ridden ticks, found easy hosts for decades. J. Edgar Hoover had dirt on everyone who stepped across the line. The Mafia had dirt on him he was a closet homosexual. All came to mind recently when Ohio Republican Congressman John Andrew Boehner, the 61st and current Speaker of the House, allowed Obama to push through the far-reaching and disastrous CRomnibus budget bill. The Political Insider expressed its astonishment this way: Why, after a massive Republican landslide victory on election day, would Boehner act in such a strange...
  • Jeb Bush shakes up team ahead of campaign launch

    06/10/2015 6:50:04 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 8, 2015 | Ed O'Keefe and Robert Costa
    Jeb Bush is just days away from formally launching his presidential campaign and already a shake-up is underway. (SNIP) Diazs promotion is a frank acknowledgment that Bushs six-month exploratory phase has not met expectations and that the former Florida governor needed a new consultant to take the reins ahead of his campaign kickoff in Miami on Monday. (SNIP) Jebs had a pretty bumpy campaign road so far, and he needed to make some changes, said Douglas E. Gross, a Bush family friend in Iowa who is not aligned with any candidate. One of the keys to success is getting the...
  • Single White Female Meets Polygamous West African Shaman

    05/25/2015 8:23:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    The Huffington Post's Arts & Culture ^ | May 21, 2015 | Tim Ward, Author, publisher, teacher, and traveler
    In her sexy, stormy, spiritual memoir, Honey in the River, Marsha Scarbrough explores the contemporary relevance of ancient African wisdom teachings, wrapped around a love affair with a married African shaman. The mythology and metaphysics of Ifa, the indigenous religion of the Yoruba people of West Africa, is woven throughout her fast-paced tale that combines spiritual text with descriptions of her experiences in rhythm, dance and deep trance. As she blends archetypal drama and epic soap opera, Marsha reveals and befriends her personal shadow. I interviewed Marsha about her book and what it was like become so deeply involved with...
  • Toni Morrison: I want to see a White man convicted for raping a black woman

    04/20/2015 4:28:09 PM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 148 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 4/20/2015 | Toni Morrison
    People keep saying, We need to have a conversation about race, Morrison told the Daily Telegraph. This is the conversation. I want to see a cop shoot a white unarmed teenager in the back. She added: And I want to see a white man convicted for raping a black woman. Then when you ask me, Is it over?, I will say yes.
  • Ingrate Alan Gross -American Freed by Castros- SUING U.S. for 'Financial Loss', 'Emotional Distress'

    02/21/2015 4:30:09 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 6 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 21 February 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    Should have let him rot there... Cuban prisons are lovely. Remember recently when Obama was attempting to snuggle-up to the vile Castro regime? And how they laughed at our lil' useful idiot -took whatever they could- then asked for much, much more? While offering us nothing of any significance whatsoever -not even a meager apology for almost bringing the world to the cusp of WWIII in the 1962'sCuban Missile Crisis...? Oh, except they released Alan Gross, the US government contractor working with USAID who smuggled computer equipment and satellite dishes to Cuba's small Jewish community on four separate occasions--...
  • John Kerry says he's going to give 'a big hug to Paris'

    01/15/2015 11:50:40 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 01/15/2015 | By MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer
    <p>PARIS (AP) Pledging "to share a big hug with Paris" and show American solidarity with the French people after last week's deadly terrorist attacks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has touched down in the French capital.</p> <p>Kerry arrived in Paris on Thursday from Sofia, Bulgaria, where he said his trip to France is not an apology for the Obama administration's failure to send a senior official to last weekend's unity march. Rather, he said it is to express the "affection" Americans have for France, which has been on edge since the attacks.</p>
  • Why Does Freed Cuban Prisoners Lawyer Have A Picture Of Che On His Wall?

    12/18/2014 1:56:36 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 14 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Dec 18,2014 | ALEX GRISWOLD
    New York Times photographer Stephen Crowley snapped a picture of freed Cuban detainee Alan Gross at his lawyers office preparing his televised remarks after landing in America. But when he posted it to Twitter, it raised eyebrows for someone else in the picture: Communist revolutionary Che Guevara.
  • Disturbing to say the least': Somethings VERY wrong with this photo of Alan Gross

    12/18/2014 6:30:09 AM PST · by Texas Eagle · 80 replies
    twitchy.com ^ | Nov. 17, 2014 | Twitchy Staff
    After years in Cuban captivity, Alan Gross is free. But what has he come home to?
  • Lena Dunham: Why I Chose To Speak Out

    Lena Dunham writes an essay for BuzzFeed responding to the controversy over a passage from her memoir describing a sexual assault during her college years. It has been almost a decade since I was sexually assaulted. It took me a long time to fully acknowledge what had happened and even longer to discuss it publicly, in the form of an essay in my book Not That Kind of Girl. When I finally decided to share my story, it had ambiguities and gray areas, because thats what I experienced, because thats what so many of us have experienced. As indicated in...
  • Baystate Medical Center doctor to lead gun violence roundtable at Waltham conference

    12/04/2014 8:43:56 AM PST · by rktman · 15 replies
    masslive.com ^ | 12/3/2014 | Coir Urban
    "Nobody is not at risk for gun violence; nobody is immune from interpersonal violence gun violence or other violence," said Dr. Ronald I. Gross, chief of the Division of Trauma, Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. He will lead a roundtable discussion Saturday at "Caring for the Patient at Risk for Gun Violence: Medical, Legal, Ethical Issues," the first Continuing Medical Education-accredited conference on gun violence. It will take place at The Conference Center at Waltham Woods in Waltham.
  • Discharge pending for combat pilot who tried to halt lesbian officers make-out session

    11/13/2014 7:12:51 AM PST · by massmike · 34 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 11/13/2014 | Rowan Scarborough
    The Army is moving to discharge a decorated combat pilot who intervened to stop two lesbian officers from showing excessive affection on the dance floor at an official ball at Fort Drum, N.Y. Lt. Col. Christopher Downey ended up being convicted administratively of assaulting a soldier trying to film the kissing and grabbing. Col. Downeys lawyer, Richard Thompson, says his client merely pushed down the camera to prevent photos that could end up on social media. Mr. Thompson said Col. Downeys commanding officer also convicted him of violating the regulation that ended the ban on gays openly serving in the...
  • Vice President Biden loves to skinny dip, says tell-all book [HORRIFIC MENTAL IMAGES]

    08/01/2014 1:00:54 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 18 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 1 Aug 14 | Celeste Katz
    It's the Joe Biden you didnt know and might not want to see. Secret Service agents dread being assigned to protect the vice president, in part because Bidens a big fan of skinny dipping, according to a new tell-all book. In The First Family Detail, author Ronald Kessler quotes unnamed Secret Service agents dishing about the supposedly hidden lives of Presidents and the other important people they protect.
  • Cuban spy calls for prisoner swap, like with Taliban

    06/03/2014 8:30:48 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 8 replies
    Havana (AFP) - A former Cuban spy urged Washington Monday to swap three detained agents for the freedom of American Alan Gross, citing the deal that saw a US soldier released over the weekend. Gross, 65, was sentenced to 15 years in prison in Cuba in 2011 after being convicted of "acts against the independence or territorial integrity of the state" for allegedly distributing communications equipment as a USAID contractor.
  • McDonalds Begins Efforts to Debunk Pink Slime Myth

    02/24/2014 2:57:24 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    WTVR ^ | Alix Bryan
    Ever wonder what exactly is in a chicken McNugget? Mcdonalds of Canada is inviting folks on a video tour that shows the making of a McNugget , trying to debunk the rumor of pink goo. Jeanne Moos, CNN, reports the fast food giant isnt chicken when it comes to taking on a misleading photo: considered the pink elephant in the room. What are legitimately in McNuggets. Is there pink goop? This pink goop a photograph that has snaked around the internet with the caption, can you guess what McDonalds food item this is. Its said to be the entire...
  • Jesse Jackson Ends Cuba Trip Without Meeting With Alan Gross

    10/01/2013 3:44:36 PM PDT · by Libloather · 3 replies
    CBS Local ^ | 10/01/13
    HAVANA (AP) The Rev. Jesse Jackson ended a four-day visit to Cuba on Monday without getting to visit a U.S. government development subcontractor who is serving a 15-year sentence in the Caribbean nation. The civil rights activist said he had requested access to Alan Gross of Maryland, but island authorities told him it couldnt be arranged in time. I certainly inquired about him. No American can come here in good conscience and not ask about him, Jackson said. I would hope we would maintain our vigil in trying to gain his release.
  • Obama's Crony Capitalism (PIMCO Management Now in Bed with the White House)

    01/08/2013 7:13:30 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Reason ^ | 01/08/2013 | Ira Stoll
    On the Friday before Christmas, President Obama announced that he was appointing Mohamed A. El-Erian, the CEO of Pacific Investment Management Company, as the chairman of his Global Development Council. The announcement didnt get much attention, but it should. It exemplifies whats wrong with Obamas approach to economic policy, which amounts to: insult rich people as fat cats, raise their taxes, and then choose a favored few of them for special access. If youre not familiar with El-Erian, you must not be watching CNBC or attending the World Economic Forum at Davos. The son of an Egyptian ambassador to France...
  • Jason Collins to march in Boston gay pride parade [Sodomy Celebrated Far & Wide]

    04/30/2013 3:12:17 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 36 replies
    CBS ^ | 4/30/13
    ... the White House -- President Obama called him -- along with former President Clinton, the NBA, current and former teammates, a sponsor, and athletes in other sports. On Monday evening, hours after his story appeared on the web, Collins wrote on Twitter, "All the support I have received today is truly inspirational. I knew that I was choosing the road less traveled but I'm not walking it alone." ... In Monday's story, Collins writes that the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15 "reinforced the notion that I shouldn't wait for the circumstances of my coming out to be perfect....
  • Ugliest Tattoos - face tats (you will be amazed at the freak show)

    02/10/2013 3:05:24 PM PST · by doug from upland · 136 replies
    Unbelievable is all I can say. Great example:
  • Kal Penn is to Barack Obama what Marilyn Monroe was to John F. Kennedy

    09/06/2012 12:21:44 PM PDT · by mojito · 30 replies
    HillBuzz ^ | 9/5/2012 | Kevin DuJan
    ....Some day, twenty years or so form now, youre going to just accept as similar fact that actor Kal Penn and President Obama had a romantic relationship that began on the 2008 campaign trail and continued when Obama asked Penn to move to Washington so they could be close to one another and the two could have sex more frequently. Future biographies of President Obama must contain entire chapters devoted to how Penns presence in the White House affected and strained Obamas relationship with longtime body man Reggie Love, who friends and acquaintances since his days playing basketball at Duke...
  • 2012 Republican Convention: Protesters Dressed As Vaginas Greet Delegates (Video)

    08/27/2012 1:17:31 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 142 replies
    www.hollywoodreporter.com ^ | 10:48 AM PDT 8/27/2012 | Paul Bond
    TAMPA -- Giant, walking vaginas have descended upon the Republican National convention. Several demonstrators from Code Pink, a feminist group, wore frilly pink costumes while others adorned with cardboard cutouts resembling the sexual organ were milling about on Sunday looking for Republicans. PHOTOS: The 20 Biggest Political Players In Hollywood A Florida website called Shark-Tank.net captured video of some of them during their preparation (video below). The protesters carried signs saying such things as: Read my lips. Leave my vagina alone, and argued that pro-life Republicans are waging a war against women. But with the official proceedings, along with two...
  • Why aren't 'Booty Pop' boy's parents in jail?

    07/22/2012 5:15:11 PM PDT · by redreno · 24 replies
    Foxnews ^ | Published July 11, 2012 | By Dr. Keith Ablow
    Carla and K Roundtree, parents of a 6-year-old rapper and Tyler Council, producer of the boy's Booty Pop music video should be legally charged with child sexual abuse, convicted and made to register as sexual offenders. The parental rights of his parents should be suspended, pending an investigation by child protective services. Why?
  • The Ripped, Bikini-Clad Reverend

    04/22/2012 9:30:33 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 17 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 4/20/12 | The Rev. Dr. Amy Richter
    I stood by the mailbox holding a package that weighed about as much as an apple. Inside, I knew, there was a bikini. I was almost afraid to open it. How could something so small hold such a big risk? As an Episcopal priest, I am usually more interested in what is going on inside a person than in what shows on the outside. Most days, if I have official duties, I put on my black clergy shirt, my white collar and a suit that looks decent and head out looking like a priest. Now here I stood with my...
  • Yes, Obama Eating Dogmeat Matters

    04/21/2012 3:19:31 PM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 89 replies
    My Brain | 4/21/12 | Alan Levy
    "And away from the dinner table I was introduced to dog meat (tough), snake meat (tougher) and roasted grasshopper (crunchy)...."---Bark Hussein Obama, writing in Dreams From My Father(No typo.) *********************************** Yes, it matters. Yes, it matters a great deal. This little quote speaks volumes. It shows just how foreign Obama truly is. It shows how foreign his upbringing was. Not only that, it also shows how much the Arrogant and Lazy Mainstream Media sucks at its job. Now, before we get started, yes, I know that former domestic terrorist Bill Ayers may have ghost written Chairman Obama's books. However, that...
  • 728-Pound Susanne Eman Wants To Be The Worlds Fattest Woman [VIDEO]

    03/25/2012 11:38:37 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 139 replies · 16+ views
    wcrz ^ | 3-2012
    (VIDEO AT LINK) I guess its great to have goals, but this one could be fatal. Mother of two Susanne Eman is on a mission to be the fattest woman in the world, and she is well on her way at 728lbs. Susan is only at the half way mark of her 1600lb goal. Meet Susanne and get the rest of the story after the jump. Susanne Eman, 32, runs her own blog on the way to 1600+pounds where she describes herself as your average gal next door who just happens to have a body to match the size of...
  • Dem presses USDA to ban 'pink slime' in school lunches (Where else would it go?)

    03/14/2012 5:20:23 PM PDT · by Libloather · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/14/12 | Mike Lillis
    Dem presses USDA to ban 'pink slime' in school lunchesBy Mike Lillis - 03/14/12 06:00 PM ET A Maine Democrat is pressing the Obama administration to ban "pink slime" in school cafeterias. Rep. Chellie Pingree said the product a blend of beef scraps treated with ammonia and used as a ground-beef filler is "gross" and unfit for consumption by schoolchildren. In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Pingree is urging the agency to abandon its plan to continue buying hamburgers and other meats containing the producthistorically used in animal feedsfor the nation's schools. "It is wrong to...
  • About That Seminal Event In Dan Gross' Life (Brady)

    02/08/2012 7:26:59 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    No Lawyers - Only Guns and Money ^ | 7 February, 2012 | John Richardson
    Dan Gross, the newly hired president of the Brady Campaign, counts the shooting of his brother Matt in 1997 at the Empire State Building as a seminal event in in his life. He may not call it that but he left a high paying partnership at JWT (formerly known as J. Walter Thompson Advertising) to start what eventually became the Center to Prevent Youth Violence. From his bio at the Brady Campaign: Dan founded CPYV after his brother was severely wounded in a shooting at the Empire State Building in February 1997. Prior to co-founding and directing the Center to...
  • SC: Romney Gives Unemployed Woman Cash on Ropeline [WHAT?]

    01/14/2012 7:27:04 PM PST · by upchuck · 24 replies
    abc News ^ | January 14, 2012 | Emily Friedman
    Amid shaking hands and signing campaign posters, Mitt Romney did something he has never done before on the ropeline: He took out his wallet and handed a wad of cash to a woman waiting to shake his hand. [snip] According to Williams, she followed the campaign bus to the Columbia airport on Wednesday, the same day Romney was arriving from New Hampshire. When Romney wasnt on the bus, aides told her to go to the rally scheduled in Columbia later that day. When she showed up, Romney found her to say hello and pulled over South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley...
  • Pakistani woman suspected of killing, cooking husband (Video)

    11/25/2011 4:18:15 PM PST · by Evil Slayer · 15 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | 11/25/11 | Reza Sayah
    Islamabad (CNN) -- A Pakistani woman is being held on suspicion of killing her husband, cutting him up and trying to cook the pieces, Karachi police said Friday. Zainab Bibi, 32, was arrested in connection with the murder Tuesday of her husband Ahmad Abbas, police said. Her 22-year-old nephew, Zaheer Ahmed, is accused of helping Bibi stab Abbas to death and carve his body into small pieces. Police said she wanted to cook her husband's body parts so she could dispose of them without being caught. Neighbors raised the alert when they detected a foul odor in the neighborhood, police...
  • Ted Haggard to Swap Wives With Gary Busey?

    09/23/2011 4:22:48 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 39 replies · 1+ views
    AolTV ^ | September 21, 2011 | Chris Harnick,
    ABC's 'Celebrity Wife Swap' has reportedly lined up two participants: Gary Busey and former New Life Church pastor Ted Haggard. Yep, you read those names right. According to the Colorado Springs Gazette, Haggard and Busey will swap partners ... without the sex of course. The Gazette reports the show will shoot at the GLBT Pride Center in Colorado Springs on Thurs., Sept. 22. Each episode of 'Celebrity Wife Swap' follows two couples as they switch wives for two weeks. For the first week the new wives must live by the manual left by host family. The second week, the new...
  • Richardson to leave Cuba bitter, with no prisoner

    09/13/2011 3:07:09 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 38 replies
    Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said Tuesday that he would leave Cuba after exhausting all possible avenues to try to win the release of a jailed U.S. government subcontractor, adding that he was treated so poorly he doubted he could ever come back to the island as a friend.
  • After a two-year rebound, recession risks rise (fears of a double dip no longer a fringe view)

    08/20/2011 7:19:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 08/20/2011 | Tom Petruno
    The U.S. economy has officially been out of recession for two years, but fear of falling back into the abyss has dogged the recovery every step of the way. Now, the prospect of recession no longer is a fringe view. "Recession is not inevitable, but I think there's better than a 50-50 chance now," said Bill Gross, the respected investment chief at bond fund giant Pimco in Newport Beach. Stock markets worldwide have been ringing warning bells since late July, as share prices have plunged in the steepest pullback since the 2008 financial-system crash. The Dow Jones index sank nearly...
  • Man arrested for popping zits at burger joint, police say

    08/11/2011 4:10:23 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 30 replies
    MSNBC ^ | August 11, 2011 | John P. Wise
    A Florida man was arrested for popping zits on his back at a McDonald's restaurant, according to a report. Owen Lemire Kato of Port Charlotte stood in front of one of the entrances and repulsed customers by squeezing the pimples for more than 10 minutes, the police report cited by news-press.com said. Kato, 23, gave a fake name to an off-duty officer who tried to intervene, then gave his real name before bolting out of the restaurant, news-press.com reported. Another officer in the area heard the call go out, spotted Kato and tackled him after a brief chase on foot,...
  • And then there's THIS: Police Nab Alleged Zit-Popper Grossing Out Fast-Food Customers

    08/10/2011 11:20:51 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 53 replies
    CBS Tampa ^ | August 10, 2011
    CAPE CORAL, Fla. (CBS Tampa) Definitely not lovin it. A man accused of disgusting McDonalds patrons by popping his pimples was under arrest after customer complaints led to a brief chase by officers. It started Monday when customers of the McDonalds located at 2404 Santa Barbara Blvd. alerted authorities to a man standing outside the restaurant for about 10 minutes squeezing away at the acne on his back. Events that followed with police ended in a brief chase and the arrest of the man, who allegedly gave a false name when confronted about the
  • Gross US Debt Surges By $240 Billion Overnight, US Debt To GDP Hits Post World War II High 97.2%

    08/03/2011 3:39:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 8/3/11 | Tyler Durden
    Two things happened when the Senate voted in the "Bipartisan" plan into law yesterday: i) deferred debt on the Treasury's balance sheet finally caught up with reality, and ii) as a result of i) America's Debt/GDP just hit a post World War 2 High of 97.2%. Becasue as the Daily Treasury Statement as of last night indicates, total US marketable debt surged by $124.6 billion, while debt in intragovernmental holdings (Social Security, Government Retirement Accounts, etc), soared by $113.6 billion, for a combined one day change of $238.2 billion, the single biggest one day increase of US debt in history....
  • History made as nipple is found on foot

    07/18/2011 9:21:23 AM PDT · by Vermont Lt · 48 replies
    The Sun ^ | 7/18/2011 | The Sun
    Startled researchers believe the 22-year-old's case is the first of its kind. Between one to five per cent of the population are believed to suffer from the condition, which is clinically referred to as supernumerary breast tissue. Read more: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3701059/History-made-as-nipple-is-found-on-foot.html#ixzz1STQHCpPr
  • 35 lb. bag of vomit left in Pa. Bed, Bath, & Beyond parking lot.

    06/27/2011 10:43:53 AM PDT · by Mikey_1962 · 64 replies
    Channel 2 news ^ | 6-22-11 | STAFF
    An employee of Bed, Bath & Beyond in St. Davids Square shopping center reported to Radnor Township Police on June 5 a package containing human vomit was left in the parking lot there. He estimated that about 35 pounds of vomit was in the package discovered June 5 and stated that a similar package was left in the same spot the week before. According to the employee, the package was concealed in a white kitchen trash bag and placed about 10 parking rows from the store behind a tree. Radnor Police redacted information that describes what the hidden package was...
  • US Is in Even Worse Shape Financially Than Greece: Gross

    06/13/2011 8:32:58 AM PDT · by george76 · 28 replies
    CNBC ^ | 13 Jun 2011 | Jeff Cox
    When adding in all of the money owed to cover future liabilities in entitlement programs the US is actually in worse financial shape than Greece and other debt-laden European countries... Much of the public focus is on the nation's public debt, which is $14.3 trillion. But that doesn't include money guaranteed for Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security... The government also is on the hook for other debts such as the programs related to the bailout of the financial system following the crisis of 2008 and 2009, government figures show. Taken together, Gross puts the total at "nearly $100 trillion
  • Bachmann: Obama's comments a 'gross error'

    05/20/2011 12:01:07 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    OneNewsNow ^ | 5/20/11 | Russ Jones and Chris Woodward
    GOP lawmaker and Tea Party Caucus founder Michele Bachmann says President Obama has defined his Middle East policy: "blame Israel first." Supporters of Israel are expressing outrage over President Barack Obama's call yesterday that Israel give back territory it gained when attacked by Arabs in the 1967 war. Obama's demand came as he prepares to meet today (Friday) with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Washington. Obama urged that a Palestinian state be based on 1967 borders -- before the Six Day War in which Israel governed East Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza. The president also pressed Israel to...