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  • GOP: IRS lost more emails in tea party affair

    06/17/2014 2:31:21 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 29 replies
    Politico ^ | 17 Jun 2014 | RACHAEL BADE
    Republicans on Tuesday charged that the IRS has lost emails of a half dozen of its employees involved in the tea party targeting controversy, including a top aide to the now-fired acting IRS commissioner. In addition to losing two years’ worth of emails sent and received by Lois Lerner, the central figure in the scandal, the IRS “cannot produce records from six other IRS employees involved in the targeting of conservative groups,” Ways and Means Republicans said in a release. That includes Nikole Flax, who was the chief of staff for Steven Miller, the acting IRS commissioner who was fired...
  • Paula Broadwell's License Discovered in D.C. Park (Espionage? Meeting with Obama thugs?)

    11/13/2012 1:17:14 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 159 replies
    US News ^ | 11/13/12 | PAUL D. SHINKMAN
    The woman revealed to have been carrying on an affair with former CIA Director David Petraeus lost her driver's license in a Washington, D.C., park recently, sources tell U.S. News. A Maryland National Capital Park Police spokesman confirmed that a jogger found a North Carolina license in Rock Creek Park belonging to Paula Broadwell. Park Police planned to hold it for 90 days, per policy, and then send it back to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The Park Police also alerted the FBI, says Bill Kellogg, a spokesman for the Park Police. The FBI did not initially return calls...
  • Giant Eyeball the Size of a Softball Washes Ashore in Pompano Beach, Fla.

    10/12/2012 10:42:36 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 34 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | October 11, 2012 | David Fleshler,
    Huge eyeball turns up in Pompano Beach Taking his usual morning stroll along the surf in Pompano Beach, Gino Covacci noticed a strange ball-like object at the high tide line. He kicked it over and found himself staring at the biggest eyeball he had ever seen. The blue, softball-sized orb he found Wednesday was a departure from the shells, cigarette butts and seaweed he usually sees. He put it in a plastic bag and put that in the refrigerator. "It was very, very fresh," he said Thursday. "It was still bleeding when I put it in the plastic bag." He...
  • Priest Lake (Idaho) Fisherman Finds FINGER Inside Fish!

    09/25/2012 3:15:18 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 20 replies
    KHQ-TV ^ | September 25, 2012 | Bonner County Sheriff's Office
    Human finger in Idaho trout belongs to wakeboarder OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM THE BONNER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: On September 11, 2012, Nolan Calvin reported that while fishing on the west side of Priest Lake he caught a large lake trout. Mr. Calvin began to clean the fish and discovered what he believed to be a severed human finger inside the fish. Mr. Calvin put the finger on ice and reported the incident to the Sheriff's Office. The finger was picked up and examined by Detectives from the Bonner County Sheriff's Office who determined that the finger was indeed human. Detectives...
  • World War I era ammunition frozen in a glacier for nearly a century has been found in N. Italy

    09/02/2012 7:17:19 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | September 2, 2012 | Alex Gore
    First World War ammunition frozen in time for nearly a century has been found as glacier melts WWI ammunition frozen in time for nearly a century has been discovered in northern Italy. More than 200 pieces of the ammunition were revealed at an altitude of 3,200 metres by a melting glacier on the Ago de Nardis peak in Trentino. The 85-100mm caliber explosives weighed between seven and 10 kilos and explosives experts have been to the site to safely dispose of the weaponry. The once-perennial glacier began partially melted during a recent heat wave, allowing the Finance Police Alpine rescue...
  • Missing woman unwittingly joins search party for herself

    08/28/2012 6:30:16 PM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 51 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | August 28, 2012 | QMI Staff
    A group of tourists spent hours Saturday night looking for a missing woman near Iceland's Eldgja canyon, only to find her among the search party. The group was travelling through Iceland on a tour bus and stopped near the volcanic canyon in the southern highlands Saturday afternoon, reports the Icelandic news organization mbl.is. One of the women on the bus left to change her clothes and freshen up. When she came back, her busmates didn't recognize her. Soon, there was word of a missing passenger. The woman didn't recognize the description of herself, and joined in the search. About 50...
  • Found: Ancient Warrior's Helmet, Owner Unknown (Greek Mercenary Helmet, Circa 600 B.C.)

    02/28/2012 9:07:41 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 24 replies · 2+ views
    Live Science ^ | 28 February 2012 | Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor
    Found: Ancient Warrior's Helmet, Owner Unknown A Greek bronze helmet, covered with gold leaf and decorated with snakes, lions and a peacock's tail (or palmette), has been discovered in the waters of Haifa Bay in Israel. But how this helmet ended up at the bottom of the bay is a mystery. The helmet dates back around 2,600 years and likely belonged to a wealthy Greek mercenary who took part in a series of wars, immortalized in the Bible, which ravaged the region at that time. Archaeologists believe that he likely fought for an Egyptian pharaoh named Necho II. Dredging discovery...
  • City of Dallas keeps $2000 found by honest teen

    05/10/2011 9:54:00 PM PDT · by NeverForgetBataan · 61 replies
    WFAA.com ^ | May 10, 2011 | CRAIG CIVALE
    DALLAS — Dallas will keep $2,000 found by a teenager in a parking lot last February. The money will go into the city's general fund — not back to Plano high school student Ashley Donaldson, who found the cash in an envelope at the Pavillion Shopping Center in North Dallas. "I don't regret making the decision I did," she said. "I feel proud of myself for giving the money back. It's one of the biggest decisions of my life." The 15-year-old Shepton High School student spotted the money on the ground and took it to a nearby Chase Bank. Over...
  • Ancient boat discovered on Norfolk Broads

    09/06/2010 5:21:48 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 14 replies · 1+ views
    Eastern Daily Press UK ^ | 9/4/2010 | Anthony Carroll
    A series of scientific tests are now being carried out to find the age of the boat which could be from 1,000BC to 600AD - from the Iron Age to the time of the Anglo-Saxons. After the boat was carefully excavated from 2m of silt clay it was taken to the York Archaeological Trust where preservation work and extensive dating tests, including soil and pollen dating, will be carried out to pinpoint the age of the boat.... The discovery is the third major archaeological find in the region during the last few months, with evidence of a human settlement from...
  • Hotel Maid Returns $6,000 Left in Hotel Room

    06/10/2010 7:34:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies · 694+ views
    NBC Miami ^ | Thu, Jun 10, 2010 | TODD WRIGHT
    Housekeeper finds $6,000 and gets a $100 rewardNeed a sign that there is still some good left in the world? Look no further than Jeanne Mydil. The cleaning woman at the Miami International Airport Hotel was honored Thursday for returning $6,000 in cash that she found in a hotel nightstand after the guests had checked out. What makes the honest act even more remarkable is Mydil's husband died just a week before and she was struggling to figure out how to pay for his burial. But Mydil had a feeling the money was more important to someone else than it...
  • Dog Found After Five Years on the Lam

    07/16/2008 10:40:55 AM PDT · by Coffee200am · 29 replies · 83+ views
    Web India 123 ^ | 07.16.2008 | UPI
    A collie that disappeared from his suburban Chicago owners more than five years ago has been located 85 miles away in the town of Rockford, Ill. Bo was reunited with the Moeller family of Arlington Heights, Ill., thanks to a microchip that allowed authorities to identify his owners, the Daily Herald newspaper in Arlington Heights reported Wednesday. I honestly hadn't thought about Bo in so long, said Melissa Moeller, 23. It seems so far-fetched that he would be found. Kelly Swanson of the Winnebago County Animal Services says a resident discovered Bo running loose and called the shelter. This is...
  • Man Finds $140,000, Turns It In To Cops

    04/10/2008 12:37:40 PM PDT · by Dallas · 82 replies · 272+ views
    (CBS) It was a tempting sight for struggling landscaper Eli Estrada: a bag filled with $140,000 on a Cerritos street. There was his credit card debt, upcoming wedding and making ends meet with his artificial grass and landscaping business. But turning it over to Long Beach police last month was the right thing to do, he said. The 40-year-old Estrada admits that some days "I think I was nuts," but he adds, "I know in my gut that to keep that money would be wrong." The Bank of America money bag was lost March 11 by Brinks Armored truck drivers. The...
  • Man Finds Missing Dentures -- In His Throat

    08/02/2005 4:09:06 AM PDT · by Cowman · 6 replies · 417+ views
    Man Finds Missing Dentures -- In His Throat POSTED: 7:49 am EDT August 1, 2005 UPDATED: 11:23 pm EDT August 1, 2005 TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A Taiwanese man is breathing easier after a surgeon removed a missing set of dentures from one of his bronchial tubes -- three years after he lost them in a fall. Surgeon Chen Chun-lei said the unidentified man visited his clinic several days ago complaining of shortness of breath and a high fever. The man had no idea the missing denture was the culprit, causing a mild case of pneumonia. "He had looked for the...
  • Behind the barbed wire they are also searching

    10/01/2004 10:57:44 PM PDT · by struwwelpeter · 7 replies · 527+ views
    Noviy Vestnik ^ | 29.09.2004 | Irina Moskovka
    Television journalists from the capital go to 'places that are not so far away' TV crews from the capital spent last Tuesday on the other side of the wire. The journalists received this unusual request from the Karaganda (Kazakhstan) criminal justice committee (UKUIS). We observed just how our guests from the southern capital got along with the prisoners doing their time in the men's and women's prisons. "Right now there are about 600 prisoners who have lost all contact with their relatives. It should be obvious that everyone needs contact with someone. We're trying to find their relatives, we're sending...
  • Help me locate somebody (Vanity)

    02/23/2004 3:53:46 PM PST · by birbear · 25 replies · 782+ views
    me | 02/22/04 | Me
    Do we have any Private Investigators or people knowledgable about tracking down people? I know this story is going to sound fishy, but it's the honest truth. A friend of mine employed a woman for a number of years, and this woman has suddenly moved away and left no forwarding address, and my friend wants to get the last paycheck to her. I tried a couple of web resources that I know of, but I fine about a dozen people with this woman's name in the state of Georgia (the woman's last known address was in GA)... I have a...