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  • Detroit Police Shoot and Kill 7-Year-Old-Girl (While Police Struggle With Mother)

    05/16/2010 10:47:23 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 108 replies · 3,292+ views
    My Fox Detroit ^ | 5/16/2010 | My Fox Detroit
    Updated: Sunday, 16 May 2010, 11:09 AM EDT Published : Sunday, 16 May 2010, 8:44 AM EDT DETROIT - A spokesperson for the Detroit Police Department says a 7-year-old girl named Ayana Jones was accidently shot and killed by a DPD officer. Watch the latest video report by Fox 2's Roop Raj. It happened in the 4000 block of Lillibridge at 12:40 Sunday morning. According to Detroit Police , officers went to the house to arrest a murder suspect, with a valid search warrant. The suspect was wanted in another crime that happened on Friday in Detroit. A 17-year-old high...
  • Ohio executes hitchhiker who shot 3 drivers in '83

    05/13/2010 8:50:23 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 24 replies · 769+ views
    hosted ^ | May 13 | JULIE CARR SMYTH
    LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio executed a hitchhiker Thursday who admitted to killing one motorist who gave him a ride and shooting two others during a three-week string of shootings that terrorized the Cincinnati area in 1983. Michael Beuke, 48, died by lethal injection at 10:53 a.m. EDT at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, about 90 minutes after the Ohio Supreme Court turned down his final appeal.....
  • Chinese Men Killing Kids. Sterilization, Infanticide to Blame?

    05/12/2010 12:10:10 PM PDT · by stillafreemind · 19 replies · 845+ views
    Associated Content ^ | May 12th, 2010 | Sherry Tomfeld
    is that Chinese men have perhaps reached their limit of tolerance to China laws. With female infanticide, is there a shortage of Chinese women to marry? More men than women are alive in China. The natural thing for a man to do is to grow up, get married and raise a family. Chinese men don't have enough women to go around. Once they do find a mate, China law says 1 child only. Coupled with the fact that China "occasionally" puts a sterilization program into affect. Are men hitting the wall of frustration in China?
  • Killing and kidnapping at Mexico wedding (groom, his brother, uncle, best man missing)

    05/09/2010 5:31:36 PM PDT · by Libloather · 37 replies · 1,203+ views
    UPI ^ | 5/09/10
    Killing and kidnapping at Mexico weddingPublished: May 9, 2010 at 4:47 PM JUAREZ, Mexico, May 9 (UPI) -- Gunmen killed one person at a wedding and kidnapped the groom and three others Friday at a Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, church before escaping, officials say. Chihuahua State Attorney General's Office spokesman Carlos Gonzalez said "It's unclear if this was gang or drug related," CNN reported. The shooting victim, described in his 20s, was shot in the back in the church's parking lot while running from the scene, Gonzalez said. The groom, his brother, uncle and best man were kidnapped, CNN said. In...
  • The man playing South Africa's death card

    04/10/2010 11:10:15 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 16 replies · 805+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 4/9/2010 | Rian Malan
    As white supremacist Eugene Terreblanche is buried, the dangerously charismatic Julius Malema threatens the country's future. We are not here to mourn the white supremacist Eugene Terreblanche, whose funeral took place yesterday, but since his name is on the world's lips, let's face the truth: the saddest thing about his murder last weekend is that it obscured an event that casts an infinitely darker shadow. The event took place in Zimbabwe, and involved, as fate would have it, Julius Malema, the ANC Youth League leader whose repeated singing of an old struggle song about shooting Boers is viewed by many...
  • US to develop smart machines with visual intelligence

    03/28/2010 7:27:34 PM PDT · by Flavius · 17 replies · 507+ views
    networkworld ^ | 3.28.10 | layer 8
    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is set to develop a system that will let machines or robots have visual intelligence similar to humans. DARPA said the program, known as Mind's Eye, should generate the ability for machines to have the perceptual and cognitive underpinnings for recognizing and reasoning about the actions it sees and report or act upon it.
  • Investigation Into FBI Killing Of Imam Now In Fifth Month - DOJ Moving Very Deliberately

    03/02/2010 12:36:33 PM PST · by JLWORK · 10 replies · 525+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsRealBlog.com ^ | March 2, 2010 | John L. Work
    An investigation into the October 2009 FBI shooting death of a Muslim Imam in Dearborn, Michigan, has entered its fifth month. A coroner’s report which revealed that Luqman Ameen Abdullah (photo above) died flat on the floor of a semi-trailer with his hands cuffed behind his back, after being shot twenty-one times by FBI Agents during a stolen property raid last October 28, has ignited accusations of use of excessive force. Abdullah’s supporters voiced the complaints. The FBI says Abdullah opened fire first. I can confidently tell you that the Department of Justice and the Dearborn police are treading slowly...
  • Killing Republicans Is OK for the Left?

    02/16/2010 6:41:30 PM PST · by antidemoncrat · 22 replies · 796+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 2/16/10 | Henry Percy
    "You shouldn't lose your health insurance just because you lose your job ... My friend's on Medicare now and loves it. Lot better than a money-grubbing private insurance company ... They had 25,000 at the protest, and no one knows how many of them were illegals. Probably a lot ... Wonder why they don't arrange to have someone shoot Sheriff Joe [Arpaio] and have a plane standing by. Hustle the guy on the plane and take him down to Mexico City and he could disappear-they'd never find him ... Yeah, Joe would get what he has coming."
  • Moshtarak, Other Operations Continue in Afghanistan

    02/14/2010 9:26:22 AM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 158+ views
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2010 – Operation Moshtarak, the Afghan-led initiative to assert government authority in the center of Afghanistan’s Helmand province, completed its first day of clearing operations yesterday, military officials reported. An early morning air insertion of Afghan and international forces before 6 a.m. included helicopters, A-10s, Tornadoes and C-130 aircraft. Afghan soldiers then had at least two meetings with local leaders, one in Nad Ali and one in Marja, to explain the operation and establish themselves on the ground. Discussions with local Afghans have been assessed as good, officials said, and more such meetings are anticipated in the...
  • Clearing Operations Begin in Central Helmand

    02/13/2010 1:06:40 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 219+ views
    KABUL, Feb. 13, 2010 – Key military clearing operations for Operation Moshtarak have begun in the central part of Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Afghan government officials announced today. The clearing operations follow smaller-scaled shaping operations that have helped to set the conditions for this new phase, officials said. The combined force comprises the Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police, International Security Assistance Force Regional Command South and the Helmand provincial reconstruction team. The operations now under way are designed to clear the region of insurgents and set the conditions for the Afghan government to introduce increased security, stability, development, rule of...
  • 2 Street Preachers Shot to Death in Florida

    02/07/2010 12:38:52 PM PST · by blueyon · 26 replies · 2,071+ views
    Fox News ^ | 2/07/10 | AP
    BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Two men ministering on the streets of Boynton Beach were allegedly gunned down by an 18-year-old man. Police say 24-year-old Tite Sufra and 23-year-old Stephen Ocean were preaching to Jeriah Woody for about 15 minutes, until he got a phone call. Woody left, but then allegedly started walking toward the two. When Sufra approached, Woody allegedly shot him in the head. Ocean ran, and police say Woody shot him in the back, then walked up and shot him again — this time in the head at point-blank range.
  • Judge Denies Scott Roeder Trial Rights

    02/01/2010 4:09:13 PM PST · by kathsua · 14 replies · 422+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 02/01/10 | reasonmclucus
    It is unfortunate that Sedgwick County District Judge Warren Wilbert decided to deny Scott Roeder his right to a trial by a jury that was independent of government control. Roeder had admitted to the crime of Voluntary Manslaughter [the "honest but unreasonable belief" that the use of force was necessary in defense of another] in the killing of Dr. George Tiller, but the prosecution decided it wanted him convicted instead of the much broader crime of 1st Degree Murder. Instead of giving the jury the choice between the two different crimes, Judge Wilbert sided with the prosecution and told the...
  • CA: Jury recommends death in retrial of 1982 killing of two Riverside policemen

    12/24/2009 10:29:47 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 546+ views
    Jurors on Wednesday recommended death for the man they had earlier convicted of murdering two Riverside police officers in 1982. There was no visible emotion in the courtroom from Jackson Chambers Daniels Jr., now 71. Daniels is confined to a wheelchair, as he was on the day officers Dennis Doty and Phil Trust were shot. ... "Their verdict said that Jackson Daniels -- a career criminal without an ounce of remorse -- that his life is not more valuable than Dennis Doty and Phil Trust's lives," she said outside court. Riverside County Superior Court Judge Roger Luebs set Jan. 28...
  • Experiment to test killing 1 owl to help another

    12/10/2009 10:01:20 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 34 replies · 850+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 12/10/09 | Jeff Barnard - ap
    GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Scientists want to determine if killing the aggressive barred owl that has invaded old growth forests of the Northwest would help the protected spotted owl. Federal biologists are doing a formal study to decide whether to do the experiment, and laying out the terms if they go ahead. The study will be available for public comment and is expected to be completed by fall 2010. "This is to be done experimentally so we can nail down whether, in fact, removing barred owls could improve spotted owl demographics, and also to look into the feasibility of doing...
  • Boston man convicted of killing, cutting up, father

    12/09/2009 2:38:33 PM PST · by Reaganesque · 7 replies · 614+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 12/09/09 | AP
    A Boston man was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole, hours after a jury found him guilty of beating his 70-year-old father to death, then using a power saw to cut up the body before scattering the remains throughout the neighborhood. Brian Lee showed no outward emotion when the jury returned a verdict of guilty on a charge of first-degree murder for the October 2006 slaying of Edward Lee at the victim’s home in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood, prosecutors said. He declined to make a statement at his sentencing Wednesday afternoon, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office...
  • Kids Killing Kids. "Just to Know What it Feels Like."

    12/04/2009 11:57:35 AM PST · by stillafreemind · 4 replies · 407+ views
    Associated Content ^ | Dec. 4th, 2009 | Sherry Tomfeld
    We've taken God out of everything. We have allowed the Lord and Jesus to be ridiculed and mocked and defamed. Kids aren't given as much exposure to God as they are to violence. Who's responsibility is this? Who has turned our kids into humans walking around wanting to kill others "just to know what it feels like?"
  • Elf & safety strikes again: Ł250,000 study to tell us ten-pin bowling is dangerous

    12/02/2009 3:33:55 AM PST · by greatdefender · 17 replies · 737+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | November 30, 2009 | Steve Doughty
    It's a peril that only a crack team of health and safety experts could have uncovered. After two years and Ł250,000, they found that ten-pin bowling alleys up and down the country could be a 'very dangerous' environment for families. They concluded that it was too easy for children or teenagers to run down lanes and get trapped in machinery that sets up the pins - even though there was no record of any such accident having happened. The bizarre Health and Safety Executive report found that members of the public would be at risk if they walked along the...
  • Killing Terrorists Saves Lives

    11/12/2009 11:47:07 AM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies · 226+ views
    Commentary ^ | 11/12/09 | Evelyn Gordon
    When four Knesset members proposed legislation last week to institute the death penalty for child murderers, it revived a long-dormant Israeli debate over the pros and cons of this penalty in general. The latest installment, in today’s Jerusalem Post, supports the current de facto ban on executions, arguing that they deter neither murderers nor terrorists. Regardless of whether that’s true, it misses the point: Israel desperately needs a death penalty for hard-core terrorists — not as a deterrent but to prevent them from being released to kill again. And, equally important, to spare the country wrenching emotional blackmail over kidnapped...
  • Kiel Native Killed in Fort Hood Shootings

    11/06/2009 2:33:06 PM PST · by Saije · 10 replies · 645+ views
    WBAY ^ | 11/6/2009 | Emily Matesic
    A 1998 graduate of Kiel High School is among the 13 people killed Thursday when 39-year-old Major Nidal Hasan opened fire on his fellow soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, getting ready to deploy overseas. Thirty people were wounded. Staff Sergeant Amy Krueger was killed at Fort Hood. The first thing the mayor of Kiel did Friday morning when he heard the news about 29-year-old Amy Krueger was to order all the flags in the city lowered to half-staff. The mayor, who's too close to the Krueger family to speak on-camera, told us he feels overwhelmed and he still can't believe...
  • Practitioner Admits Yes I Am Killing Unborn Children in Abortions

    11/06/2009 8:33:32 AM PST · by julieee · 9 replies · 612+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | November 6, 2009 | Steven Ertelt
    Practitioner Admits Yes I Am Killing Unborn Children in Abortions Dallas, TX -- The late-term abortion practitioner at the new abortion center in Dallas has admitted in a shocking interview that he kills unborn children during abortions. Curtis Boyd is one of the few abortion practitioners to admit what he is doing, but he has no qualms with his job. http://www.LifeNews.com/state4549.html
  • Tampa intelligence officer wants to know if Fort Hood shooter had 'sinister' connections

    11/05/2009 9:40:14 PM PST · by Saije · 54 replies · 2,101+ views
    ABC Action News ^ | 11/6/2009 | Jeff Butera
    According to retired Col. Mike Pheneger, who spent 30 years as a military intelligence officer including five years at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, said United States intelligence should be focusing on why suspected Fort Hood gunman Nidal Malik Hasan did what he did. It is possible that Hasan was merely unhappy about an imminent deployment to either Iraq or Afghanistan, as some have speculated, Pheneger said. But Pheneger believes there are enough facts about Hasan's background that merit at least some suspicion about his motivation. "One of the issues they're trying to figure out is whether the guy...
  • Hasan family had Roanoke area connections

    11/05/2009 9:00:22 PM PST · by Saije · 3 replies · 580+ views
    WDBJ7 ^ | 11/5/2009 | Staff
    The family of Nidal Hasan once owned the Community Grocery Store on Elm Avenue. The Hasans also lived on Ramada Road in Vinton. Charles Garlick, a former neighbor, remembers the family. He told News-7 Thursday night that he remembered Nidal Hasan as a clean cut , nice young man. Garlick remarked that Hasan had more hair in those days than in the photos circulating after the shooting. The family sold the house about eleven years ago, Garlick said. He also noted that Nidal Hasan's parents both had died. Obituaries in the Roanoke Times show Malik Hasan died in 1998 and...
  • Arab-Americans Respond to Shootings

    11/05/2009 8:37:58 PM PST · by Saije · 61 replies · 1,955+ views
    Fox DC ^ | 11/5/2009 | Roz Plater
    The D.C. area Islamic community has been quick to condemn Nidal Malik Hasan's alleged attack on dozens of people at Ft. Hood, Texas. They're taking a stand, and trying to cut off any impending backlash. D.C. area Arab-American leaders are calling for calm. They do indeed fear there will be a backlash. They told FOX 5 the hate calls and hate emails have already begun.
  • Tale Of Deadly N.H. Feud Is Etched In ‘Bad Blood’

    09/26/2009 11:05:46 PM PDT · by Saije · 8 replies · 1,098+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 9/27/2009 | Casey Sherman
    In the shadow of the fallen Old Man of the Mountain in Franconia, N.H., on a lonely stretch of mountain road, two men lay dead. A spasm of violence that took only a few minutes to play out leaves a community divided and searching for answers. Casey Sherman’s “Bad Blood: Freedom and Death in the White Mountains” (University Press of New England), just published, is an exhaustive account of the longstanding feud between Franconia police officer Bruce McKay, 48, and Liko Kenney, 24, the two dead men. In May 2007, Kenney shot and killed McKay after a harrowing chase that...
  • Why the Silence on Pouillon Killing?

    09/15/2009 9:51:05 AM PDT · by Elvina · 12 replies · 715+ views
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | 9/14/09 | Matthew Hay Brown
    Days after the shooting death of anti-abortion activist James Pouillon, some abortion opponents are asking why abortion rights supporters haven’t condemned the slaying. Harlan Drake has been charged in the deaths of Pouillon, a 63-year-old retired autoworker who was known locally for wielding signs depicting aborted fetuses, and another man Friday in Owosso, Mich. Police say Drake, 33, intended also to kill a third man. According to the Associated Press, prosecutors say Drake had been irritated by Pouillon’s protests, but police have said little about what might have led Drake to kill, other than that he had a grudge against...
  • Church altercation leads to infant's death

    09/08/2009 1:34:06 AM PDT · by Chet 99 · 14 replies · 1,623+ views
    WHEATON, Minn., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- An altercation over a washer and dryer at a church in Wheaton, Minn., left a 14-month-old girl dead, authorities say. The Traverse County Sheriff's Office alleges David E. Collins and Darryl G. Kennedy confronted the girl's father, Claude Hankins, at Thy Kingdom Come Church regarding household appliances Hankins received from the church's pastor, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Friday. The sheriff's office said Collins allegedly was armed with a baseball bat during Thursday night's incident and while confronting Hankins, the bat struck Hankins' infant daughter. After Collins and Kennedy left the scene, the unidentified...
  • We're killing people, say over-worked doctors

    09/06/2009 1:20:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies · 2,015+ views
    Courrier Mail ^ | 9/6/09 | Matthew Fynes-Clinton and Michael Crutch
    EXHAUSTED doctors have confessed to killing and harming patients, falling asleep during surgery and crashing their cars because of marathon shifts. The public hospital medicos claim to be so tired on the job that they are working "like drunks". More than 100 doctors vented guilt and anger in a confidential Queensland survey. Almost 60 per cent admitted to fatigue-induced errors while performing procedures.
  • Killing Obamacare

    08/21/2009 10:53:29 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 32 replies · 1,194+ views
    National Review ^ | 8/21/2009 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Earlier this week, some of my National Review colleagues recoiled from Sarah Palin’s bracing allegation that Obamacare would foist government “death panels” on vulnerable Americans. I recoiled from the recoil, which I thought exemplified the same sort of “hysteria” the editorial in question, “Rationing and Rationality,” condemned. There followed a debate (see The Corner archives for August 17 and 18), largely a fine parsing of how — rationally, of course — the term “death panel” ought to be defined. As we went back and forth, I kept having this nagging thought: We could still blow this thing. (snip)Things may appear...
  • Muslim man sentenced to life in jail after killing his German-born wife ...'too independent'

    08/20/2009 9:23:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies · 956+ views
    Dailymail UK ^ | 8/20/09 | Allan Hall
    A Muslim asylum seeker has been sentenced to life in prison after killing his German-born wife because she was 'too independent', a court in Germany heard today. The 27-year-old Kurdish man, identified only as Onder B, was found guilty today of stabbing his wife in the eyes, beating her with a billiard cue and then running over her in his car. His mother-in-law had once told him to be 'strict' with her strong-willed daughter, Mujde - who was also Onder's cousin.
  • A Horrific “Honor” Attack

    07/28/2009 2:15:40 PM PDT · by Victory111 · 23 replies · 2,096+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 7-28-09 | Stephen Brown
    It was as cold-blooded and vicious an honor crime as any the West has seen, but with one difference. This time, the victim was male. A 24-year-old Asian man is clinging to life in a British hospital after seven men attacked him last week in London for having a friendship with a married Muslim woman. The unidentified man, who is Muslim himself and has Danish citizenship, was stabbed twice in the back and beaten so severely with bricks that authorities report he is now blind in one eye and will probably lose sight in the other. Acid was also poured...
  • Capital murder charge filed in Army recruit killing (Abdulhakim Muhammad aka Carlos Bledsoe)

    07/27/2009 7:20:30 PM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies · 782+ views
    Capital murder charge filed in Army recruit killingBy: Associated Press - Texarkana Gazette - Published: 07/23/2009 LITTLE ROCK—Prosecutors have filed a capital murder charge against a man who confessed to killing one soldier and wounding another outside an Army recruiting center in Little Rock. Abdulhakim Muhammad, 24, is also charged with attempted capital murder and 10 counts of firing a gun from a vehicle. Muhammad is accused of fatally shooting Pvt. William Long, 23, of Conway and wounding Pvt. Quinton Ezeagwula of Jacksonville. Both had just finished basic training and were outside the recruiting center June 1 when Muhammad drove...
  • The Culture of Death Hanging over this Nation like a Black Cloud

    05/05/2009 10:06:45 PM PDT · by truthandlife · 4 replies · 532+ views
    Liveprayer.com ^ | 5-05-09 | Bill Keller
    The culture of death hanging over this nation like a black cloud! God created man never to die. Physical and spiritual death were never part of God's plan for man. However, it was man, exercising his God-given free will that introduced both forms of death into the human experience. Death is from the pits of hell itself, while life is from God. Satan comes to KILL, steal, and destroy and is synonymous with death. It is through faith in Jesus Christ that man is promised everlasting life and conquers death. Christ came to give life and life abundantly and He...
  • Gunman kills 3 officers, wounds 4th in Oakland {Updated Info Including Officer Names and Pictures)

    03/22/2009 3:53:30 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 136 replies · 4,875+ views
    Associated Press ^ | March 21, 2009 | Terry Collins and Lisa Leff
    <p>A police officer was battling for his life and three more were dead after a parolee with an "extensive criminal history" opened fire at a routine traffic stop and hours later gunned down members of a SWAT team searching for him.</p>
  • Washington state to allow `dignity' deaths

    03/01/2009 12:21:37 PM PST · by greatdefender · 323 replies · 8,074+ views
    Yahoo-AP ^ | 03/01/2009 | RACHEL LA CORTE
    OLYMPIA, Wash. – Terminally ill patients with less than six months to live will soon be able to ask their doctors to prescribe them lethal medication in Washington state. But even though the "Death with Dignity" law takes effect Thursday, people who might seek the life-ending prescriptions could find their doctors conflicted or not willing to write them. Many doctors are hesitant to talk publicly about where they stand on the issue, said Dr. Tom Preston, a retired cardiologist and board member of Compassion & Choices, the group that campaigned for and supports the law.
  • Vienna, one of the spy capitals of the world(rampant hits by foreign agents)

    02/22/2009 2:38:43 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 3 replies · 635+ views
    AFP ^ | 02/20/09 | Philippe Schwab
    Vienna, one of the spy capitals of the world by Philippe Schwab Fri Feb 20, 9:06 pm ET VIENNA (AFP) – Twenty years after the end of the Cold War, Vienna remains a spy haven, swarming with foreign agents who think nothing of killing in broad daylight, while the Austrian authorities turn a blind eye, experts say. Vienna formed the backdrop to Orson Welles's legendary spy thriller "The Third Man" in 1949, but even today it remains a hive of secret service activity. "Austria is still a favourite place for agents. They're frequently known to the authorities, but rarely hindered....
  • NY Honor Killer's Muslim Sympathy Site Yanked

    02/15/2009 4:18:29 AM PST · by Man50D · 21 replies · 1,468+ views
    AmericanThinker.com ^ | February 14, 2009 | Marc Sheppard
    The website of a New York TV network whose aim is to improve American perceptions of Islam was shut down this morning, two days after its founder admitted to the beheading of his wife. And while that irony might bring a momentary smile, another attempt to conceal the facts behind an honor killing right here in America should stir nothing short of outrage. Muzzammil Hassan, CEO of Bridges TV, whose motto is "connecting people through understanding," apparently didn't think Thursday's honor killing -- and make no mistake about what this was -- at the station might somehow blur that message....
  • Prominent Orchard Park man charged with beheading his wife

    02/13/2009 12:33:15 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 106 replies · 3,433+ views
    buffalonews.com ^ | Feb. 13, 2009 | Gene Warner
    Orchard Park police are investigating a particularly gruesome killing, the beheading of a woman, after her husband -- an influential member of the local Muslim community -- reported her death to police Thursday. Police identified the victim as Aasiya Z. Hassan, 37. Detectives have charged her husband, Muzzammil Hassan, 44, with second-degree murder. "He came to the police station at 6:20 p.m. [Thursday] and told us that she was dead," Orchard Park Police Chief Andrew Benz said late this morning. Muzzammil Hassan told police that his wife was at his business, Bridges TV, on Thorn Avenue in the village. Officers...
  • Pakistan condemns 'barbaric' Polish killing: FM

    02/10/2009 11:35:49 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 19 replies · 1,007+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 2/10/09 | AFP
    ISLAMABAD (AFP) – Pakistan on Tuesday condemned the Taliban's killing of a Polish engineer as "absolutely barbaric", after Warsaw blamed his death on Islamabad's "apathy" towards tackling extremism. Piotr Stanczak, who was abducted in late September in volatile northwest Pakistan, was beheaded at the weekend by his Taliban captors, who then released a graphic video of the execution to several media outlets. Warsaw has confirmed the authenticity of the video and vowed to find Stanczak's killers, who are believed to come from Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Pakistan's umbrella Taliban organisation which has links to Al-Qaeda. "Officially the ministry of interior has...
  • Scientists: Global warming may be killing trees in West twice as fast

    01/22/2009 2:40:13 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 52 replies · 1,129+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 1/22/09 | Hadley Leggett
    Trees in old-growth forests of the western United States are dying at twice the usual rate, and scientists say climate change may be to blame. In one of the largest-ever surveys of U.S. forests, ecologists analyzed data on nearly 60,000 trees in 76 old-growth forests. Set to be published Friday in the journal Science, the study reported a startling jump over the past few decades: regardless of type, size or elevation, twice as many trees are dying each year. And while death rates have increased, birth rates for new trees have remained stable — meaning there aren't enough new trees...
  • Muslim ads on county buses drive Jewish group to protest

    01/15/2009 4:25:17 AM PST · by nobama08 · 38 replies · 2,011+ views
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | January 15, 2009 | Robert Nolin
    There's a new front in the conflict between Jew and Muslim: Broward County Click here for restaurant inspection reports buses. Fifty of the county's 290-bus fleet have been chugging around area streets for the past several weeks with a message that might seem more oblique than inflammatory. Black letters on a white backdrop proclaim, "ISLAM: The Way of Life of Abraham, Moses, Jesus and Muhammad." The $60,000 ad was paid for by the Council on American-Islamic Relations. "We owe it to our fellow Americans to let them know that Islam stands for peace," said Altaf Ali, director of CAIR's South...
  • Oakland homicides drop by three in 2008

    01/01/2009 9:28:59 AM PST · by csvset · 21 replies · 1,155+ views
    Oakland Tribune ^ | 12/31/2008 | Harry Harris
    OAKLAND — Barring any deadly New Year's Eve revelry, Oakland is poised to finish with 124 homicides in 2008, three fewer than the 127 recorded in 2007.Regarding numbers, it is not much of a change. But in a city where homicides seem to get more public interest than other crimes and in a city looking for any kind of good news when it comes to crime, it was reason for optimism."I'm the eternal optimist," Assistant Police Chief Howard Jordan said Wednesday. "Three less is better than three more. But we are not satisfied with that, and we will work harder...
  • George F. Will: Schwarzenegger's 'post-partisanship' killing California

    08/29/2008 8:51:31 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 148+ views
    InsideBayArea.com ^ | 8/29/08 | George F. Will
    <p>IF JOHN MCCAIN becomes president, he will be confronted by a Congress with significantly larger Democratic majorities than today's — majorities furious about high hopes dashed by an eighth Republican victory in 11 presidential elections. And if the normal pattern of off-year elections obtains in 2010, those majorities will expand. So McCain would have to deal with a hostile legislature for four years, as Arnold Schwarzenegger has done for almost five years. For that reason, and because these two self-styled post-partisan, reach-across-the-aisle mavericks admire one another — ...</p>
  • Party Chairman’s Name Found on Note Inside Shooter’s Home [Much More Information on the Shooter]

    08/14/2008 1:54:39 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 27 replies · 286+ views
    Fox News ^ | August 14, 2008
    The man who shot and killed the chairman of the Arkansas Democratic Party had a Post-It note at home with the victim’s last name and phone number along with 14 guns, antidepressants and a last will and testament, according to court documents. But local police said they still have no indication that the shooter knew Bill Gwatney, the 48-year-old former state senator who was gunned down inside his party’s headquarters on Wednesday. [Snip] Investigators have yet to identify a motive, but said Johnson recently left a job at a Target in Conway, Ark., after writing graffiti on one of the...
  • GLOBAL JIHAD

    07/31/2008 5:45:12 PM PDT · by CHEE · 9 replies · 193+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | Posted: July 26, 2008 | 2008 WorldNetDaily
    GLOBAL JIHAD 1 in 3 Muslim students approve killing for Islam 'Stop talking about celebrating diversity and focus on integration and assimilation' If ignorance and poverty are responsible for the growth of extremist views in the Islamic world, someone needs ask to Muslim students, privileged enough and bright enough to attend some of the United Kingdom's best universities, why one-in-three of them endorses killing in the name of Islam. The report of this finding, based on a poll of 600 Muslim and 800 non-Muslim students at 12 universities in the UK, and conducted by YouGov on behalf of the Center...
  • Abortion Practitioner Indicted for Killing Woman in Botched Legal Abortion

    07/16/2008 12:49:05 PM PDT · by julieee · 13 replies · 203+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | July 16, 2008 | Steven Ertelt
    Hyannis, MA (LifeNews.com) -- Abortion practitioner Rapin Osathanondh has been charged with manslaughter after killing one of his patients in a botched legal abortion. Osathanondh did the abortion on 22-year-old Laura Smith, who died in September at his Women's Health Center abortion business. Osathanondh has been indicted by a grand jury after an investigation by local police, state police and the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine. Read the complete story at: http://www.LifeNews.com/state3384.html
  • Pakistan PM condemns killing of troops

    07/13/2008 4:17:26 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 147+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 7/13/08 | AFP
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) - Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani condemned Sunday the killing of 17 soldiers by Taliban militants in the country's restive northwest, saying they had been lured into a trap. The soldiers were part of a convoy ambushed by rebels armed with rocket- propelled grenades and assault rifles as they headed to a fort outside the city of Hangu near the border with Afghanistan on Saturday. "I strongly condemn the killing of Frontier Constabulary personnel and salute them for their courage and valour," Gilani told reporters during a brief visit to Peshawar to condole the death of...
  • Woman tourist shot dead at North Korean resort

    07/10/2008 11:43:43 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 32 replies · 162+ views
    Reuters ^ | 07/11/08 | Jon Herskovitz
    Woman tourist shot dead at North Korean resort SEOUL (Reuters) - A woman tourist in her fifties was shot and killed at a mountain resort in North Korea popular with South Korean tourists, Yonhap news agency reported on Friday.
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Thirsty

    07/10/2008 10:04:59 AM PDT · by lesser_satan · 4 replies · 317+ views
    Modern Drunkard Magazine Online ^ | July 2008 | Richard English
    With the exception of a few goofy teetotalers, in the average Old West town you couldn’t swing a dead cat without hitting a serious tippler (and he’d probably shoot you soon after). The drinkers you’re about to cross paths with—con-men, gunslingers, gamblers, madams, lawdogs and soiled doves—are among the very best.  THE GOOD…  Wild Bill Hickok (1837-1876)Law man, gunfighter, Union Army spy, military scout, dime-novel hero and dangerous poker player, James Butler Hickok was born in Troy Grove, Illinois. His youth was characterized by a love of guns, a cheerful fondness for “medicinal” whiskey, and a near-total disregard for...
  • Georgia honor killer says he did nothing wrong, demands Islamic food in prison

    07/09/2008 1:59:40 PM PDT · by Victory111 · 61 replies · 238+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 7-9-08 | Robert Spencer
    Contrary to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution headline, he didn’t actually say he was innocent. He said he had done nothing wrong. That’s not the same thing. According to an earlier story on this case, he confessed to killing his daughter, and explained that he had done it to cleanse his family’s honor. When he appeared before the judge, it is unlikely that he changed this story. He just said he didn’t do anything wrong. And by the lights of the Islamic culture from which he comes, which thinks that a father killing a daughter who has sullied his family’s honor is...
  • CA: Gang member arrested in killing of dad, 2 sons (MS-13, "nothing more than a soccer group")

    06/26/2008 12:12:56 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies · 616+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | 6/26/08 | Jaxon Van Derbeken and Henry K. Lee
    San Francisco -- A member of a notoriously violent street gang was arrested and booked Wednesday on three counts of murder in the shootings of a San Francisco father and two sons in the city's Excelsior district that police believe stemmed from a minor traffic incident, authorities said. Edwin Ramos, 21, of El Sobrante was arrested at 12:05 a.m. at his home on the 4300 block of Hilltop Drive in the Sunday slayings of Tony Bologna, 48, and his sons Michael, 20, and Matthew, 16, authorities said. At 5 p.m., he was booked on the murder charges. Police recovered a...