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  • Sri Daya Mata, Guiding Light for U.S. Hindus, Dies at 96

    12/05/2010 12:31:09 AM PST · by Cronos · 10 replies · 1+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 3-Dec-2010 | Dennis Hevesi
    Sri Daya Mata, who for more than five decades was the leader of one of the most influential Hindu groups in the United States and an ardent advocate of the healing power of meditation, died on Tuesday at the group’s retreat for nuns in Los Angeles. She was 96. The society, whose monks and nuns adopt Indian names, teaches that there is a unifying truth behind all religious experience, and the group encourages its members to honor their roots in other faiths. Most members follow a vegetarian diet, practice yoga, chant and meditate Sri Daya Mata, who was born Faye...
  • 'RAPE' COPS ON TAPE

    03/03/2009 9:57:58 PM PST · by neverdem · 57 replies · 4,058+ views
    NY Post ^ | March 2, 2009 | BRAD HAMILTON and MURRAY WEISS
    A uniformed cop accused of raping an East Village woman in her apartment tried to hide from a surveillance camera while using a key to enter her building, sources said yesterday. But what he didn't appear to know was that there was a second camera catching his and his partner's every move before and after the alleged sexual assault, the sources said. The NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating a claim that the patrolman raped an intoxicated business executive after the cop and his partner responded to a cabdriver's 911 plea for help with his drunken passenger, the sources said....
  • “Bush Spying Story” Is Four Years Old

    12/19/2005 11:34:08 AM PST · by Sam Hill · 75 replies · 2,419+ views
    Sweetness & Light ^ | December 19, 2005 | N/A
    Somehow the geeky Wired News managed to scoop the vaunted New York Times by more than four years: Bush Submits His Laws for WarBy Declan McCullagh 10:15 AM Sep. 20, 2001 PT WASHINGTON -- President Bush sent his anti-terrorism bill to Congress late Wednesday, launching an emotional debate that will force U.S. politicians to choose between continued freedom for Americans or greater security. Created in response to last week's bloody attacks, the draft "Mobilization Against Terrorism Act" (MATA) rewrites laws dealing with wiretapping, eavesdropping and immigration. The draft, intended to increase prosecutors' courtroom authority, also unleashes the government's Echelon and...