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  • Tabby Cat Chases Bear Up Tree, Twice

    06/10/2006 5:07:42 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 17 replies · 522+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 10, 2006
    A black bear picked the wrong yard for a jaunt, running into a territorial tabby who ran the furry beast up a tree - twice. Jack, a 15-pound orange and white cat, keeps a close vigil on his property, often chasing small animals, but his owners and neighbors say his latest escapade was surprising. "We used to joke, 'Jack's on duty,' never knowing he'd go after a bear," owner Donna Dickey told The Star-Ledger of Newark for Friday's editions.
  • Woman Attacks Dog Breeder With Chihuahua

    06/08/2006 10:20:11 AM PDT · by SmithL · 8 replies · 309+ views
    AP ^ | 6/8/6
    ST. PETERS, Mo. (AP) -- A woman angry that her new puppy had died pushed her way into a dog breeder's home and repeatedly hit her on the head with the dead Chihuahua, authorities said. The 33-year-old woman told police she had taken the puppy to a veterinarian, who said it was only 4 weeks old and needed to be returned to its mother. But before she could return the puppy, it died. Early Wednesday, the woman went to the breeder's home, pushed her way inside and began fighting with the breeder as she tried to make her way to...
  • College Students Found Dead Inside Balloon

    06/04/2006 2:25:48 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 92 replies · 3,616+ views
    The Las Vegas Sun ^ | 4 June 2006 | AP
    College Students Found Dead Inside Balloon ASSOCIATED PRESS LUTZ, Fla. (AP) - Two college students were found dead inside a large, deflated helium balloon after apparently pulling it down and crawling inside it, officials said. The deaths of Jason Ackerman and Sara Rydman, both 21, appear to be accidental, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Maj. Bob Schrader said. Their bodies were found Saturday partially inside a deflated helium balloon at the entrance of a condominium complex a few miles north of Tampa. The 8-foot-diameter balloon was used to advertise the complex. "It was more a fun thing they thought they were doing,"...
  • 25 Injured In Cheese Rolling Competition

    06/02/2006 4:49:34 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 24 replies · 799+ views
    all headline news ^ | 5-29-06 | Mary K. Brunskill
    Brockworth, England (AHN) - An annual British cheese-rolling competition that entails chasing giant cheeses down a steep slope has resulted in twenty-five injured people, organizers say. A crowd of 3,000 spectators watched dozens of people take part in the event at Cooper's Hill in Brockworth, Gloucestershire, reports Yahoo! News. The 25 injuries, which include 12 injured spectators, occurred when participants chased the wheel-shaped Double Gloucester cheese in a 200-meter race down a slope. The winners of each of the five races were awarded with a big circle of cheese.
  • Plane overshoots runway

    06/01/2006 12:54:38 PM PDT · by 4more4Bush · 18 replies · 762+ views
    06/01/06 | AP
    United Express flight overruns runway in central Wisconsin By Associated Press . MOSINEE, Wis. (AP) — A United Express flight that overran the runway on a landing at Central Wisconsin Airport was pulled from the mud on Wednesday. The 44 passengers and three crew members were not injured in Tuesday afternoon's landing, said manager Tony Yaron. Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board were investigating Wednesday and found the situation highly unusual, said Elizabeth Isham Cory, a Chicago-based spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration. The CRJ 200 regional jet was coming from Chicago and tried to land at about 4...
  • Elderly Woman Taken to Morgue by Mistake

    05/30/2006 4:57:51 PM PDT · by robowombat · 9 replies · 251+ views
    AP via Taphophilia ^ | April 13, 2006
    Elderly Woman Taken to Morgue by Mistake April 13 @ 18:30:52 CDT VANCOUVER, B.C. – An elderly woman in a deep slumber was mistakenly sent to the morgue over the weekend after body collectors confused her with her deceased roommate. . Health authorities say a driver that transports the dead failed to check the woman's identification bracelets and ended up taking the 87-year-old to a morgue across the street from her extended care facility. The mix-up was only discovered when workers at the Surrey Memorial morgue noticed some movement on the stretcher where the woman lay sleeping. Helen Carkner, a...
  • Pacemaker Blamed As Explosion Inside Coffin Halts Cremation

    05/30/2006 4:36:09 PM PDT · by robowombat · 46 replies · 826+ views
    Pacemaker Blamed As Explosion Inside Coffin Halts Cremation Posted on Saturday, May 27 @ 21:57:06 CDT A MINOR explosion in a coffin rocked Carlisle’s crematorium after a funeral service yesterday afternoon. The cause is still being investigated – but it is believed to have been the result of a pacemaker being left inside a body. It is understood that members of the family involved have been informed of what happened. No-one was hurt in the incident and there was no disruption to funeral services or cremations. The crematorium, in Dalston Road, is operated by the city council’s bereavement services department....
  • Champion of nudity found dead in jail cell

    05/21/2006 9:25:06 AM PDT · by Mr. Brightside · 26 replies · 929+ views
    SF Chronicle ^ | 5/21/06
    Champion of nudity found dead in jail cell 'Naked Guy' won fame in Berkeley, challenged values Carolyn Jones, Chronicle Staff Writer Sunday, May 21, 2006 Printable Version Email This Article The Naked Guy, whose au naturel jaunts through Berkeley spurred a nudity revolt in the early 1990s and earned him national fame, died in a San Jose jail cell, apparently of suicide. ...After his days as the Naked Guy, Martinez spent the next decade bouncing among halfway houses, psychiatric institutions, occasional homelessness and jail. ...In typical Berkeley fashion, Martinez's nudity soon hatched a political movement. In September 1992, Martinez organized...
  • Camel goes wild on highway

    05/17/2006 7:54:11 AM PDT · by Alouette · 29 replies · 505+ views
    YNet ^ | May 17, 2006 | Raanan Ben-Zur
    Runaway camel manages to reach Trans-Israel Highway, where he began to go wild and interfere with traffic A camel breached the Trans-Israel Highway Wednesday and interfered with traffic on the road. Police say he also attacked a traffic warden in the region. The camel began to behave wildly and endanger vehicles. Motorists in the area noticed a camel walking on the side of the road heading east. Some of them reported the disturbance to the National Traffic Police, which dispatched units to try and apprehend the camel, but it managed to succeed in escaping and getting on the Trans-Israel highway....
  • Bear eats monkey

    05/15/2006 10:51:20 AM PDT · by pissant · 42 replies · 623+ views
    Sun UK ^ | 5/15/06 | staff
    BEARS killed and ate a monkey in a Dutch zoo in front of horrified visitors. Several Sloth bears chased the Barbary macaque into an electric fence, where it was stunned. It recovered and fled onto a wooden structure, where one bear pursued and mauled it to death. Witness Marco Berelds posted a detailed report on the incident, including photos, on a Dutch Web site. He said one Sloth bear tried unsuccessfully to shake the monkey loose after it took refuge on the structure, built of crossing horizontal and vertical poles. Ignoring attempts by keepers to distract it, the bear climbed...
  • Flatulence ignites operating theatre fire

    05/13/2006 8:48:14 AM PDT · by fanfan · 34 replies · 2,391+ views
    New Zealand Herald ^ | 13 May 2006 | Staff
    A patient's "gas leak" is being blamed for bringing a hospital operation to a fiery end. The man suffered minor burns in a brief but "dramatic" operating theatre fire which is believed to have been caused by flatulence, The New Zealand Herald reported today. The man was at the Southern Cross Hospital in Invercargill to have haemorrhoids removed and was singed in the "exceedingly rare" incident involving his own gas. "This was thought to be flatus containing methane igniting," a health source told the newspaper. "There was a sort of flashfire and that was it, but it was fairly alarming...
  • Husband: Marriage counselor had affair with wife

    05/04/2006 2:14:00 AM PDT · by kingattax · 10 replies · 300+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | May 3, 2006 | DAN ROZEK
    A McHenry County man is suing his marriage counselor, contending the therapist he hired to help improve his marriage instead began an affair with his wife. That relationship eventually prompted the couple to divorce, according to the breach-of-contract suit filed by 35-year-old Scott Buetow of Lake in the Hills. His lawsuit seeks more than $200,000 in punitive damages from his former counselor, Dan Blair, and the Arbor Counseling Center where Blair works. "He [Blair] had an obligation to provide services, and he willfully abused that for his own benefit," said attorney Hans Mast, who represents Buetow. Fraud, malpractice allegedThe lawsuit...
  • Trojan Freezes Computer, Demands Ransom

    04/28/2006 12:40:23 PM PDT · by Former Fetus · 54 replies · 1,827+ views
    yahoo news ^ | 4/28/06 | Jeremy Kirk
    A new kind of malware circulating on the Internet freezes a computer and then asks for a ransom paid through the Western Union Holdings money transfer service. A sample of the Trojan horse virus was sent to Sophos, a security vendor, said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant. The malware, which Sophos named Troj/Ransom-A, is one of only a few viruses so far that have asked for a ransom in exchange for releasing control of a computer, Cluley said. The new Trojan falls into a class of viruses described as "ransomware." The schemes had been seen in Russia, but the first...
  • Rebooting Your Airbus (After All The Screens Go Dark)

    04/24/2006 10:17:12 AM PDT · by Yo-Yo · 153 replies · 3,673+ views
    AV Web ^ | april 24, 2006 | Russ Niles
    Rebooting Your Airbus (After All The Screens Go Dark) April 24, 2006 By Russ Niles, Newswriter, Editor Cures aside, pilots of Airbus A320-series airliners are getting new guidance on what to do if the screens on their electronically biased aircraft go blank. "Checklists will be streamlined so re-booting of power is quicker," an Airbus spokesman told the London Daily Mirror after Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch released a report on an incident aboard a British Airways A319 last October. The plane was carrying 76 passengers to Budapest from London when most of the electronic displays went blank. The crew was...
  • Prison Visitor Allegedly Uses Vagina To Smuggle Live Grenade

    04/20/2006 7:37:40 PM PDT · by Westlander · 184 replies · 4,298+ views
    AP ^ | April 20, 2006 | The Associated Press
    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador -- A Salvadoran woman is in some trouble after she allegedly tried to smuggle into the country's main prison a military grenade and marijuana hidden in her vagina. The cylinder was about 10 inches long and 4 inches wide. Officials didn't say what prompted them to check Lidia Alvarado, 44, but authorities have raised the security level at jails across the country, fearing inmates may be planning something.
  • Stargazer falls to death from rooftop

    04/16/2006 10:05:42 PM PDT · by Panerai · 51 replies · 1,897+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 04/17/2006 | Laura Crimaldi
    A romantic stargazer who was just days away from whisking away his girlfriend on a surprise Paris trip to pop the question plummeted to his death early yesterday morning when he fell from the roof of his Massachusetts Avenue apartment. “He had the tickets. He had the ring. He just didn’t have the time,” said Don Coulon, whose 28-year-old son, Gregory, was found dead after falling from the roof at 552 Massachusetts Ave. Coulon, 28, a Boston University systems analyst and computer programmer, was set to jet his girlfriend of several years, Michelle Kovach, to the City of Lights Wednesday...
  • Four youths climb through windows, soak class with water pistols

    04/15/2006 4:32:50 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 7 replies · 317+ views
    KWQC TV 6 DAVENPORT ^ | 04-15-2006 | AP
    JERSEYVILLE, Ill. Police in Jerseyville say they arrested five Alton High School students after four of them climbed through a first-floor window at Jersey Community High School and used squirt guns to spray a classroom full of students who were taking a history. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon. Rachael Jones, a 17-year-old junior, said she was in her U-S history class along with about 20 other students when she heard a noise outside. She said she saw four boys dressed all in black and wearing bandanas over their faces crawl through the windows and into the classroom, where they used...
  • Russian judge calls a halt to epic world walk

    04/14/2006 7:39:11 PM PDT · by Stultis · 9 replies · 535+ views
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | 15 April 2006 | Nick Allen
    Russian judge calls a halt to epic world walkBy Nick Allen in Moscow(Filed: 15/04/2006)An attempt by Karl Bushby, a former paratrooper, to walk around the world was as good as over yesterday as a judge on Russia's frozen east coast ordered his deportation for failing to have his passport stamped.Seven years and 17,000 miles into the trek from the tip of Chile back to his home town of Hull, the 37-year-old adventurer and an American companion, Dimitri Kieffer, will be flown to Alaska from the Chukotka Peninsula if an appeal is rejected. They protested that they had had to make...
  • Man Used Microwave To Kill Girlfriend

    04/14/2006 6:58:13 AM PDT · by Abathar · 28 replies · 513+ views
    The Indy Channel ^ | April 14, 2006 | AP
    UNIONTOWN, Pa. -- Police in Uniontown are holding a 58-year-old man who they suspect threw a microwave oven at his girlfriend and then beat her to death. Authorities said Walter Fordyce attacked her after she refused to heat up some sandwiches for him. Fordyce is jailed without bond and charged with criminal homicide. Police said he told them he began arguing with his live-in girlfriend Thursday, threw her to the floor, threw a microwave oven onto her chest, stomped on her and repeatedly banged her head on the floor until she lost consciousness. Police said he also said it was...
  • DEA Agent Who Shot Self In Foot Sues U.S.

    04/11/2006 11:20:39 AM PDT · by Screamname · 147 replies · 5,617+ views ^ | 4/11/06 | Screamname
    DEA Agent Who Shot Self In Foot Sues U.S. Seeks damages for distribution of humiliating gun accident video APRIL 11--A Drug Enforcement Administration agent who stars in a popular online video that shows him shooting himself in the foot during a weapons demonstration for Florida children is suing over the tape's release, claiming that his career has been crippled and he's become a laughingstock due to the embarrassing clip's distribution. Lee Paige, 45, blames the video's release on DEA officials in an April 7 federal lawsuit filed against the U.S. government. A copy of the pro se complaint by Paige,...