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  • Top Obama advisor: Hillary’s a “monster”

    03/07/2008 7:45:23 AM PST · by jdm · 19 replies · 130+ views
    Hot Air ^ | March 06, 2008 | Allahpundit
    Truth is an absolute defense to libel. [Samantha] Power told The Scotsman Mrs Clinton was stopping at nothing to try to seize the lead from Mr Obama.“We f***** up in Ohio,” she admitted. “In Ohio, they are obsessed and Hillary is going to town on it, because she knows Ohio’s the only place they can win.“She is a monster, too – that is off the record – she is stooping to anything,” Ms Power said, hastily trying to withdraw her remark.“Interestingly, the people in her innermost circle seem to not mind her; I think they really love her.”…“You just look...
  • 'Hillary Clinton's a monster': Obama aide blurts out attack in Scotsman

    03/07/2008 4:43:33 AM PST · by jalisco555 · 75 replies · 550+ views
    The Scotsman (UK) ^ | March 7, 2008 | GERRI PEEV
    HILLARY Clinton has been branded a "monster" by one of Barack Obama's top advisers, as the gloves come off in the race to win the Democrat nomination. In recent TV appearances Mrs Clinton had looked desperate and on the back foot. In an unguarded moment during an interview with The Scotsman in London, Samantha Power, Mr Obama's key foreign policy aide, let slip the camp's true feelings about the former first lady. Her comments came as Mr Obama, whose defeats in Texas and Ohio on Tuesday were largely attributed to a series of negative attacks on him, vowed to turn...
  • BBC: Sea reptile is biggest on record ( measured 15m (50ft) from nose to tail - alligator jaws)

    02/27/2008 9:26:47 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 29 replies · 713+ views
    BBC ^ | Wednesday, 27 February 2008, 00:54 GMT | Paul Rincon Science reporter, BBC News
    By Paul Rincon Science reporter, BBC News A fossilised "sea monster" unearthed on an Arctic island is the largest marine reptile known to science, Norwegian scientists have announced.The 150 million-year-old specimen was found on Spitspergen, in the Arctic island chain of Svalbard, in 2006. The Jurassic-era leviathan is one of 40 sea reptiles from a fossil "treasure trove" uncovered on the island. Nicknamed "The Monster", the immense creature would have measured 15m (50ft) from nose to tail. A large pliosaur was big enough to pick up a small car in its jaws and bite it in half Richard Forrest,...
  • Global Warming Stress Syndrome Increasing, Psychologist Says

    There has been a disturbing increase in Global Warming Stress Syndrome (GWSS, pronounced gwiss) according to Dr. Ron N. Hyde, a clinical psychologist at the prestigious McKitrick Center for the Especially Disturbed. “Since April, there is been a 32.817% increase in public cases of GWSS,” he explained. “The rate now is almost double what it was this time last year.” He added the trend was very worrying to his colleagues. According to literature provided by the McKitrick Center, GWSS was at first a disease confined to academics, where it was thought to be controllable...
  • "Cloverfield" Has Begun...

    01/07/2008 1:25:54 PM PST · by pcottraux · 47 replies · 211+ views
    As you've probably heard by now, "Cloverfield" is a mysterious J.J. Abrams movie that revolves around a giant monster attack on New York as told via a home movie camera (a la "Blair Witch"). The movie, which opens January 18, started a world of hype after its untitled trailer premiered before "Transformers" last year. Anyway, the countdown to "Cloverfield" has begun. There's a fake newscast involving the movie on-line now...it says that a Japanese oceanic exploration company's drilling station in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean has...DISAPPEARED. Something huge destroyed it. The news casts can be views here. Since the...
  • 'Monster' Arctic reptile remains found

    12/04/2007 12:49:03 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 60 replies · 4,075+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 12/4/07 | AP
    OSLO, Norway - Remains of a bus-sized prehistoric "monster" reptile found on a remote Arctic island may be a new species never before recorded by science, researchers said Tuesday. Initial excavation of a site on the Svalbard islands in August yielded the remains, teeth, skull fragments and vertebrae of a reptile estimated to measure nearly 40 feet long, said Joern Harald Hurum of the University of Oslo. "It seems the monster is a new species," he told The Associated Press. The reptile appears be the same species as another sea predator whose remains were found nearby on Svalbard last year....
  • Second Trailer for "Cloverfield" Now On-Line

    11/19/2007 11:54:39 AM PST · by pcottraux · 9 replies · 76+ views
    apple.com ^ | 11-19-07
    You can view the new trailer here.For anyone who may have been following this movie, its first trailer premiered before "Transformers" and started a whirlwind of hype (partially because it had no title, and became known as "the mysterious JJ Abrams Monster Movie)."Cloverfield" is basically about a giant monster attack on New York, as told "Blair Witch" style via a handheld camera.The original trailer was pretty sweet. However, I was afraid the hype was pretty much dying out, as details since July have virtually been non-existant. Even the title "Cloverfield" only became official a few days ago. There are a...
  • Mystery monster returns home after 121 years [Montana][Cryptozoology][Shunka Warak'in]

    11/15/2007 2:27:42 PM PST · by BGHater · 46 replies · 1,925+ views
    Bozeman Daily Chronicle ^ | 15 Nov 2007 | Walt Williams
    ENNIS - More than a century ago, a wolf-like creature prowled the Madison Valley, killing livestock and letting out screams that one account said would leave a person's hair standing on end. A bullet from a Mormon settler's rifle ended the animal's life and triggered stories of the creature that were passed along through generations of family history and local folklore. The only evidence of the creature's existence was a missing taxidermy mount and a grainy black-and-white photograph of that mount - which fueled strange speculation about what kind of animal it really was. Now after 121 years, the taxidermy...
  • Hillary Reveals Her Inner Self

    11/01/2007 10:04:27 PM PDT · by gpapa · 88 replies · 258+ views
    OpinionJournal.com ^ | November 2, 2007 | Peggy Noonan
    The story isn't that the Democrats finally took on Hillary Clinton. Nor is it that they were gentlemanly to the point of gingerly and tentative. There was an air of "Please, somebody kill her for me so I can jump in and show high minded compassion at her plight!" Barack Obama, with his elegance and verbal fluency really did seem like that great and famous political figure from his home state of Illinois--Adlai Sevenson, who was not at all hungry, not at all mean, and operated at a step removed from the grubby game. Mr. Obama is like someone who...
  • Airman Builds ‘Frankenstein’s Monster’ Computer

    11/01/2007 4:15:39 PM PDT · by SandRat · 17 replies · 83+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Tech. Sgt. Sonny Cohrs, USAF
    SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras, Nov. 1, 2007 – In the spirit of Halloween, an airman here built his very own version of “Frankenstein’s monster.” Air Force Tech. Sgt. Robert Russell, Armed Forces Network Honduras chief engineer, shows off the "Frankenstein computer" he built from spare parts and a shipping box. The computer took about two weeks to build. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Sonny Cohrs, USAF  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Robert Russell, chief engineer for American Forces Network Honduras, is somewhat of a computer guru. When his wife called and said she needed a...
  • Columbia U. students organize: Ahmadinejad is not welcome here (Michelle Malkin)

    09/21/2007 5:42:36 PM PDT · by Stoat · 91 replies · 348+ views
    MichelleMalkin.com ^ | September 21, 2007 | Michelle Malkin
    Columbia U. students organize: Ahmadinejad is not welcome here By Michelle Malkin  •  September 21, 2007 10:30 AM     Update 4:15pm Eastern. The American Congress for Truth has a petition to Columbia U. president Lee Bollinger. You can sign here.Update 3:30pm Eastern. Mahmoud is welcome at the National Press Club for a lunchtime videoconference. For crying out loud.*** As I mentioned yesterday, Columbia students on Facebook have been busy organizing a protest of the Iranian nutjob’s visit on Monday.Here are some details:WHEN: Monday, September 24, 1:00-3:00 WHERE: COLUMBIA STUDENTS (w/ Columbia ID’s): On campus, outside Lerner Hall NON-COLUMBIA STUDENTS: The Columbia...
  • Monster beefs up security after breach

    08/30/2007 5:32:49 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 2 replies · 331+ views
    Yahoo News/AP ^ | Aug 29, 2007
    Monster beefs up security after breach Aug 29, 2007 Monster Worldwide Inc., a major online job-search site, said Wednesday it was beefing up its security measures following a significant data breach this month. Sal Iannuzzi, the company's chairman and chief executive, said the company was improving its surveillance of how the site is used as well as limiting the way data can be accessed. Iannuzzi declined to provide specific details about how the new security measures will work, saying he didn't want to make them vulnerable to potential hackers. While Iannuzzi said the company couldn't provide an absolute guarantee against...
  • Monster Jellyfish Invade Gulf of Mexico (Australian spotted jellyfish)

    08/18/2007 9:37:12 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 32 replies · 10,705+ views
    LiveScience.com on yahoo ^ | 8/18/07 | Robert Roy Britt
    Australian jellyfish that invaded the Gulf of Mexico seven years ago have made a "vigorous reappearance" this summer and threaten to devour native fish, scientists announced Friday. And in the Gulf, with plenty to eat, they grow to monster size. "In their native waters, they tend to be fist-sized," said Monty Graham of the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. "Here in the Gulf, they can be a big as dinner plates.” The creatures can weigh up to 25 pounds. The Australian spotted jellyfish, Phyllorhiza punctata, are not dangerous to humans. But scientists say the invasion could pose a threat to the...
  • A Huge Amazon Monster Is Only a Myth. Or Is It?

    07/08/2007 12:14:36 PM PDT · by BGHater · 33 replies · 1,635+ views
    New York Times ^ | 08 July 2007 | Larry Rohter
    RIO BRANCO, Brazil — Perhaps it is nothing more than a legend, as skeptics say. Or maybe it is real, as those who claim to have seen it avow. But the mere mention of the mapinguary, the giant slothlike monster of the Amazon, is enough to send shivers down the spines of almost all who dwell in the world’s largest rain forest. The folklore here is full of tales of encounters with the creature, and nearly every Indian tribe in the Amazon, including those that have had no contact with one another, have a word for the mapinguary (pronounced ma-ping-wahr-EE)....
  • History's worst mass killer gets Hollywood makeover

    06/05/2007 12:49:29 AM PDT · by dbehsman · 29 replies · 1,325+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | June 4, 2007
    A man who is believed to have killed up to 100 million people in his life is to be the subject of a positive $60 million biographical film portrait, if a Hollywood producer gets his way. "Challenging Heaven" by Steven North will tell the story of the founding of Communist China with Mao Zedong in the role of George Washington. North is currently trying to romance Beijing into offering support for the project. "This is a very positive portrayal of Mao, and we are hoping that once the script clears the approval process, China will come forward with services and...
  • Hellish hairy sea monster cast ashore in Guinea

    05/14/2007 9:31:16 AM PDT · by bedolido · 24 replies · 16,187+ views
    english.pravda.ru ^ | 5-14-2007 | staff writer
    A strange ugly sea monster was cast ashore in Guinea.
  • Castro hits out at US biofuel use

    03/29/2007 2:57:04 AM PDT · by Jedi Master Pikachu · 43 replies · 225+ views
    BBC ^ | Thursday, March 29, 2007
    Officials expect Mr Castro to return to public life soon Cuban President Fidel Castro has strongly criticised the use of biofuels by the US, in his first article since undergoing surgery last year.He said George W Bush's support for the use of food crops in fuel production would cause 3bn deaths from hunger. The article in the Granma newspaper did not mention Mr Castro's health. Officials say they expect Mr Castro - who temporarily handed over power to his brother last July - to resume activities in government soon. Last month, Mr Castro appeared in a live radio broadcast...
  • Shopping for HDMI cables: who do retailers think they're kidding? Our price list inside.

    02/20/2007 8:38:50 AM PST · by george76 · 45 replies · 1,771+ views
    opposable thumbs ^ | February 19, 2007 | Ben Kuchera
    Everyone is talking about HDMI with the release of the PS3, and it's worth talking about; many people don't know that much about the cables or the connections. Heck, I've talked to people who don't realize that their PS3 will look better if they upgrade their composite cables that come with the system. I'm not going to try to break down the entire issue of cabling because it's a broad one, but if you're looking to buy an HDMI cable, just pay attention to the fact that there are stores that will rob you and others that won't. When I...
  • Child porn snares teacher

    01/25/2007 11:35:52 AM PST · by skeptoid · 37 replies · 2,144+ views
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | January 25, 2007 | MEGAN HOLLAND
    A former principal and longtime educator in Alaska has been accused of possessing some of the most violent images of child pornography Anchorage police say they have ever seen. .....SNIP ....Police said that in November, Deussing took his Apple laptop to CompUSA in South Anchorage for repair. While working on the computer, a technician found the images. The technician happened to be a full-time computer specialist for the FBI and was moonlighting at the retail store.
  • Iran Leader Writes to Americans

    11/29/2006 3:59:55 AM PST · by Dallas59 · 40 replies · 880+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 11/29/2006 | NASSER KARIMI
    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has written a letter to the American people that will be released at U.N. headquarters in New York on Wednesday, a state newspaper reported. ADVERTISEMENT The newspaper gave no details of the letter, an apparent attempt by the firebrand president to reach out to Americans over the head of their government. The state-run newspaper Iran reported the letter in bold type on its front page, saying "the five-page letter to the American people will be released by Iran's representative at the United Nations today." Ahmadinejad wrote a rambling, 18-page letter to President Bush...
  • O.J. Simpson to Tell FOX How He Would Have Killed Slain Wife Nicole

    11/15/2006 6:07:40 AM PST · by deathrace2000 · 122 replies · 14,294+ views
    Fox News ^ | November 15, 2006 | Fox News
    LOS ANGELES — FOX plans to broadcast an interview with O.J. Simpson in which the former football star discusses "how he would have committed" the slayings of his ex-wife and her friend, for which he was acquitted in a widely-watched trial, the network said. The two-part interview, titled "O.J. Simpson: If I Did It, Here's How It Happened," will air Nov. 27 and Nov. 29, the TV network said. Simpson has agreed to an "unrestricted" interview with book publisher Judith Regan, FOX said. "O.J. Simpson, in his own words, tells for the first time how he would have committed the...
  • Did a hairy monster stalk Tazewell County?[Illinois]

    11/06/2006 6:47:56 PM PST · by FLOutdoorsman · 45 replies · 3,836+ views
    AP ^ | 06 Nov 2006 | AP
    Thirty-four years ago in Tazewell County, 100 armed men walked the woods around East Peoria's Cole Hollow Road in search of a monster. The search was called off about 7:45 p.m. when one of the men accidentally shot himself in the foot. The creature was never found. The monster hunters were looking for was dubbed the Cohomo Monster, a beast thought to be lurking in Tazewell County in the summer of 1972. James Donahue, Tazewell County Sheriff in 1972, still remembers the infectious hysteria of that summer. "At the time it was a very big deal," Donahue recently told the...
  • Montgomery Police Officer In Critical Condition After Shooting (Bad news: passes away)

    09/29/2006 5:32:02 AM PDT · by commish · 19 replies · 1,030+ views
    WSFA-TV Montgomery, AL ^ | 29 Sep 2006 | WSFA-TV
    A Montgomery police officer remains in critical condition at Montgomery's Jackson Hospital after he was shot while making a traffic stop in the 1800 block of North Decatur Street around 12:45pm on Thursday. As of late Thurday night, the mayor told WSFA 12 the officer is in "grave condition." Mayor Bobby Bright, who says he's been in emergency room with the officer, says the officer has responded to some voice communication by blinking his eyes, but, "If he makes it through the night we'll all be lucky." The officer's family is now with him. During WSFA 12 News at 6:00,...
  • 'I DON'T WANT YOU ANYMORE' (mom abandons and literally pushes away tot on NYC street)

    09/07/2006 11:51:23 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 174 replies · 4,333+ views
    NY Post ^ | September 7, 2006 | LORENA MONGELLI and ERIKA MARTINEZ
    A terrified 3-year-old girl was left stranded in the lobby of a Chinatown building after her mother angrily told her, "Go away! I don't want you anymore!" police and witnesses said yesterday. Little Angelina Chen was seen running after her mother, weeping and desperately calling, "Mommy! Mommy!" as her mother walked off, witnesses told The Post. Police arrested the woman, Jin Lin, 32, of Queens, hours after witnesses said she left the child in an office building near the corner of Market and Division streets. She was charged with abandonment of a child and endangering the welfare of child. But...
  • 'Hybrid Mutant' Found Dead in Maine {REAL MONSTER Alert!]

    08/16/2006 5:35:23 PM PDT · by TFFKAMM · 347 replies · 24,686+ views
    (08-16) 13:55 PDT Turner, Maine (AP) -- Residents are wondering if an animal found dead over the weekend may be the mysterious creature that has mauled dogs, frightened residents and been the subject of local legend for half a generation. The animal was found near power lines along Route 4 on Saturday, apparently struck by a car while chasing a cat. The carcass was photographed and inspected by several people who live in the area, but nobody is sure exactly what it is. Michelle O'Donnell of Turner spotted the animal near her yard about a week before it was killed....
  • Just on CNN: DEA has arrested Mexican drug king pin Javier Arrellano-Felix at sea in a sting

    08/16/2006 11:32:27 AM PDT · by OnRightOnLeftCoast · 27 replies · 3,528+ views
    CNN ^ | August 16, 2006 | Terry Fridman
    A reputed Mexican drug lord who tops the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's Most Wanted List has been captured in an offshore operation in the Pacific Ocean, federal law enforcement sources said. The DEA lists rewards of $5 million each for the capture of Javier Arellano-Felix and his brother, Eduardo, who allegedly head the cartel that bears their name
  • ‘Monster moose’ derails train (Norway)

    08/15/2006 9:08:56 AM PDT · by Kurt_Hectic · 58 replies · 1,781+ views
    Aftenposten (Norway) ^ | 15 Aug 2006, 15:36 | Aftenposten English Web Desk/NTB
    Service on Norway's northern train line (Nordlandsbanen) wasn't expected to resume until Wednesday afternoon at the earliest, after a train collided with a moose and derailed. The train, designed to carry loads of iron ore, derailed after it hit the moose on the tracks Monday evening. "It must have been a monster moose," said Harry Korslund of the agency in charge of the rails, Jernbaneverket. "It all depends, of couse, on how the train hit the moose, but in this case it was enough that it derailed." The accident occurred between Dunderland and Mo i Rana. Passengers were being transported...
  • Free Havana

    08/01/2006 5:08:32 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 17 replies · 714+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 1 August 2006 | Editorial Leader
    Cuban Communism: Fidel Castro's slide toward death's embrace is bringing closer the island-state's day of reckoning: Either it lives free or dies a tyranny. The U.S. must now push for freedom relentlessly. The ailing dictator will probably go out the way he shouldn't — in his bed. But the legacy he leaves just 90 miles from our shores is one of the worst in the world and should be destroyed. Contrary to the media's puerile awe at the 79-year-old Castro's significance — he's often reverently called "the longest-serving" Latin American ruler or "maverick leader" — he is one of the...
  • A Martyr's Death

    06/11/2006 6:19:23 PM PDT · by jennivinson · 20 replies · 827+ views
    1440 KEYS AM radio ^ | June 10, 2006 | Jenni Vinson Trejo
    A Martyr’s Death By Jenni Vinson Trejo June 10, 2006 In Islam, martyr or shahid encounters a sacred level by fighting against the enemies of the true religion. In the process, he gives up his life in exchange for a higher, celestial existence. It is not merely the event of the death that identified martyrdom, but the very fulfillment of the duty of obedience to the will of Allah that brings a death to the level of sacred. As noble it is to die in battle —that is, to die at the enemy’s hands in a just cause —so has...
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 06-08-2006

    06/08/2006 5:56:12 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 187+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 06-08-2006 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. Have you heard? Al-Zarqawi is dead! The *ssh*le who liked to behead This sack of warm feces Met his Maker in Pieces Bin Laden, you're NEXT! Enough said!
  • He seemed so normal (Purcell, Ok, child murder case)

    04/16/2006 8:22:24 AM PDT · by MizSterious · 22 replies · 2,942+ views
    The Norman Transcript ^ | Melissa A. Wabnitz
    Published: April 16, 2006 01:42 am      ‘He seemed so normal’ • Purcell reacts to news local man accused of murdering, plotting to cannibalize 10-year-old girl The Norman Transcript By Melissa A. Wabnitz Transcript Staff Writer PURCELL— Months of strategic planning and preparation led Kevin Underwood to invite in, kill, attempt to dismember and sexually assault his upstairs neighbor, Jamie Rose Bolin, District Attorney Tim Kuykendall said Saturday. “It is our belief that though she was chosen to be the victim of this particular crime, other people, children and adults, had been targeted,” said Purcell Police Chief David Tompkins. Bolin,...
  • "Monster rabbit" targets vegetable patch

    04/07/2006 9:05:02 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 150 replies · 21,042+ views
    Reuters ^ | Fri Apr 7, 06
    It sounds like a job for Wallace and Gromit. A "monster" rabbit has apparently been rampaging through vegetable patches in a small village in northern England, ripping up leeks, munching turnips and infuriating local gardeners. In an uncanny resemblance to the plot of the hit animated film "Wallace & Gromit in the Curse of the Were-Rabbit," angry horticulturists in Felton, near Newcastle, have now mounted an armed guard to protect their prized cabbages and parsnips. "They call it the monster. It's very big -- it's nearly the size of a dog," said Joan Smith, whose son Jeff owns one of...
  • Bigs bunny: monster rabbit devours English veggie plots

    04/07/2006 1:07:56 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 408+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 4/7/06 | AFP
    LONDON (AFP) - In a tale reminiscent of the last Wallace and Gromit movie, furious villagers in northeast England have hired armed guards to protect their beloved communal vegetable gardens from a suspected monster rabbit. Leeks, Japanese onions, parsnips and spring carrots have all been ripped up and devoured by the mystery were-rabbit -- prompting the 12 allotment holders in Felton, north of Newcastle, to hire two marksmen with air rifles and orders to shoot to kill. "It is a massive thing. It is a monster. The first time I saw it, I said: 'What the hell is that?'" the...
  • Herrera guilty of murder, rape in Nagle killing

    04/06/2006 12:02:41 PM PDT · by Houmatt · 5 replies · 3,009+ views
    livejournal.com ^ | 4-6-06 | STEVE LIEBERMAN
    NEW CITY, NY — Mary Nagle's family wept yesterday as the jury foreman pronounced Ronald Douglas Herrera Castellanos guilty of raping and murdering the New City mother inside her bedroom last April. Herrera, 30, faces a maximum term of life in prison without parole when he is sentenced May 15 by state Supreme Court Justice William Kelly. The foreman, Matthew Kerewski, declared Herrera guilty of all 15 felony charges, including seven counts of first-degree murder and single counts of rape, sodomy and sexual abuse in the sexual mutilation of the 42-year-old woman on April 29. The jury of seven women...
  • 22 reporters held in Belarus this week--watchdog

    03/24/2006 4:19:30 PM PST · by bd476 · 14 replies · 454+ views
    Reuters ^ | 24 Mar 2006
    PARIS, March 24 (Reuters) - Police in Belarus have arrested 22 reporters since the beginning of this week, an international media watchdog said on Friday in what it called an unprecedented crackdown on journalistic freedom. "These arrests are intended to gag dissent and to sow a climate of terror in the country. The independent journalists should be immediately released," the Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said in a statement. RSF said 13 of the journalists were still in prison, mostly serving sentences of several days "for alleged 'hooliganism', 'taking part in an unauthorised gathering' or for 'offering obscenities'". It said...
  • EVIL STEPDAD'S SADISTIC RAGE - 7 year old Nixzmary , Bound, beaten, starved, killed (TORTURED)

    01/13/2006 1:12:32 PM PST · by Former Military Chick · 111 replies · 4,834+ views
    NY Post ^ | January 13, 2006 | PHILIP MESSING, LARRY CELONA and DOUGLAS MONTERO
    He was a crazed monster and she was his pint-sized prey. Whatever 7-year-old Nixzmary Brown did, it was inevitably wrong in the eyes of her brutish, 27-year-old stepfather. There were six kids in their cramped Bed-Stuy apartment, and she was the one Cesar Rodriguez always targeted. He told cops Nixzmary was wild and disobedient and he responded with violence, sources said. It happened all the time. She was "the devil" and it was his job to discipline her — that's how he put it. "There were arguments, lots of arguments. One was over her taking $100; one was over her...
  • Monster Diversity and Inclusion

    12/20/2005 12:57:42 PM PST · by Pessimist · 9 replies · 326+ views
    Monster.com ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    Monster Diversity and Inclusion Be yourself at the office: Find the job you want and the job that wants you. Monster's Diversity & Inclusion is a specialized job board, where you can search and view jobs posted by employers who are actively recruiting applicants from diverse backgrounds, just as you would on Monster's main job board. Monster understands that our gender and ethnicity do not define us -- they are only part of who we are as workers. However, our diversity gives us different ideas, points of views and perspectives that can enhance our contribution to the workplace.
  • Man Convicted in Fla. Girl Rape, Slay

    11/17/2005 1:55:44 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 26 replies · 1,004+ views
    Guardian ^ | November 17, 2005 | MIKE SCHNEIDER
    SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A former mechanic was convicted Thursday of raping and strangling an 11-year-old girl whose abduction was captured by a car-wash security camera.
  • Africa: Zim warns US ambassador (Amb. Dell could face deportation for criticizing Mugabe "Gov't")

    11/11/2005 9:25:25 PM PST · by Stoat · 2 replies · 462+ views
    News 24 (South Africa) ^ | November 11, 2005
    Zim warns US ambassador 10/11/2005 09:30  - (SA)     Related Articles US govt supports Zim envoy Mugabe: Mr Dell, go to hell Zim could expel 'meddling' envoy Mugabe upset with US ambassador Envoy slams Zim corruption    Johannesburg - United States envoy to Zimbabwe Christopher Dell has gotten off with a warning after raising the ire of his host country, Zimbabwe's Herald Online reported on Thursday. It said the Zimbabwean government had summoned and warned him not to interfere in Zimbabwe's internal affairs, failure of which could result in him being thrown out of the country. Initial indications were that Dell...
  • Mom arrested for allegedly offering her 4-year-old daughter for sex

    11/11/2005 10:39:02 AM PST · by SmithL · 38 replies · 2,389+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 11/11/5 | Suzanne Herel
    MARTINEZ -- A 22-year-old Martinez woman is in police custody after allegedly having Internet correspondence with someone who solicited sex from her and her 4-year-old daughter in exchange for $500, police said. Shannon Nicole Woods, of the 200 block of Thistle Circle, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of offering a minor under 16 for lewd and lascivious acts. She is being held on $50,000 bail, said Martinez police detective Sgt. Gary Peterson. Police are reviewing videotapes and the contents of Woods' laptop while determining whether they have enough evidence to charge her with a crime. Peterson said police received tips...
  • Director finds humanity in suicide bombers (Big Barf Alert)

    11/02/2005 8:39:38 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 28 replies · 567+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | Nov. 02, 2005 | Bruce Newman
    Though he is Palestinian by birth and by political disposition, when director Hany Abu-Assad began thinking about suicide bombers in the occupied territories of the West Bank, he imagined them as heartless monsters. "Like anybody else," he says, "I thought they had been brainwashed."In the film "Paradise Now," the final hours of a pair of auto mechanics who have been recruited as bombers are recounted, and the last thing the young men appear to be is unthinking. Abu-Assad used the interrogation transcripts of actual bombers who had failed to strike their targets when he was writing the script for the...
  • Idaho man pleads guilty in rape, kidnap

    09/07/2005 7:51:53 PM PDT · by SmithL · 14 replies · 559+ views
    AP ^ | 9/7/5
    WALLACE, Idaho - A convicted sex offender accused of raping and stabbing his 12-year-old daughter and leaving her for dead at a remote campsite pleaded guilty on Wednesday. John R. Tuggle faces possible life in prison on the guilty pleas to one count of rape and one count of kidnapping with a deadly weapon. Sentencing was scheduled for Nov. 7. In a plea deal, the Shoshone County prosecutor's office agreed to drop charges of attempted murder and lewd and lascivious conduct. Prosecutor Michael Peacock said the deal will protect Tuggle's daughter from having to testify. Tuggle, 37, was accused of...
  • A picture of Nessie? Well, yes and no...

    08/15/2005 10:57:48 PM PDT · by ChristianDefender · 28 replies · 1,349+ views
    Scotsman.com ^ | 08-16-05 | FERGUS SHEPPARD
    AFTER decades of blurred photographs, snatches of wobbly cine-camera film and centuries of myth, tourists cruising Loch Ness aboard the Royal Scot could scarcely believe their eyes when a 16ft plesiosaurus reared out of the water in front of them. However, what could have been the natural history coup of the century was last night revealed to be a Ł100,000 television stunt as Channel 5 revealed it placed a 440lb animatronic model of Nessie in Loch Ness to see if people would really believe they had seen the fabled monster. The results of the test will be screened later this...
  • Lake Erie Monster returns

    06/24/2005 7:47:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies · 426+ views
    Morning Journal ^ | 06/21/2005 | RICHARD PAYERCHIN
    After several months hiding in depths unknown, the well-known monster has returned to the marshy area west of the Huron River, north of SR 2. Brothers Dale and Gerald Schofield returned the monster and a new friend to their swampy lair Saturday evening. The brothers chose to replace the creature in time for Father's Day as a tribute to their father, Thomas A. Schofield, who created the monster in 1994 and died in November 2004 at age 80. "It's strange seeing it out there," Gerald Schofield said yesterday about the monster sculpture. "It's got a little baby with it. It...
  • Father Raped 7-Week-Old Baby, Police Say

    06/09/2005 10:09:47 AM PDT · by TSgt · 210 replies · 7,957+ views
    Channel Cincinnati ^ | June 8, 2005 | Channel Cincinnati
    MILFORD. Ohio -- A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of raping his 7-week-old baby, News 5's Bina Roy reported. The baby girl also has a broken leg, a broken wrist and bruises on her chest, nose and legs, Roy reported. The baby's mother, Shannon Sorah, said her husband, Joseph Warner Sorah, admitted sexually assaulting his daughter. "He admitted to doing it when no one was around," she said. She said he slept next to the child's crib in another room. "He said the reason why he wanted her to sleep in there was so I could get my...
  • Fonda movie refused by theater owner

    05/17/2005 7:28:34 PM PDT · by corsair · 53 replies · 2,040+ views
    The News-Enterprise Hardin County, Kentucky ^ | May 17, 2005 | John Friedlein
    Fonda flick doesn't fly in Hardin County By JOHN FRIEDLEIN The owner of Hardin County's two movie theaters is refusing to show the nation's top-grossing movie. Like many veterans, Ike Boutwell has an issue with "Monster-in-Law" star Jane Fonda. On the ticket window at the Elizabethtown Movie Palace is a sign that tells movie goers the cinema will not show the film because of what she did in Vietnam. Below the message are pictures of Fonda clapping with a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft crew in 1972. The sign on the marquee outside Showtime Cinemas in Radcliff reads: "No Jane Fonda movie...
  • Loch Ness Monster Finally Identified???

    04/07/2005 9:31:30 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 206 replies · 19,856+ views
    emediawire.com ^ | April 7th, 2005 | William McDonald
    Loch Ness Monster Finally Identified Forensic Artist and private investigator William McDonald, finally identifies what Loch Ness Monster may be. (PRWEB) April 7, 2005 -- After nearly 1,500 years of conjecture, it appears the Loch Ness Monster may finally be identified. According to American Forensic Artist and private investigator William McDonald, the famous lake monster known as “Nessie” is neither a plesiosaur or prehistoric reptile, but a real, predatory species of water animal possessing the ability to hunt on land. In the winter months of 2004, McDonald photographed tracks left by a large animal on a mud-covered Loch Ness shoreline...
  • Details Revealed of Florida Girl's Attack

    03/20/2005 7:36:50 PM PST · by TexKat · 166 replies · 4,258+ views
    AP ^ | 3/20/05 | MIKE BRANOM
    HOMOSASSA, Fla. - A convicted sex offender entered Jessica Lunsford's house through an unlocked door, snatched the 9-year-old girl from her bed and later sexually assaulted her, authorities said Sunday. Medical examiners confirmed the sexual assault by examining her body. But because suspect John Evander Couey was under the influence of drugs, detectives might never know how long she was held before she was slain, Citrus County Sheriff Jeff Dawsy said. The sheriff released new details of the attack on the same day Couey was returned to Florida in shackles. He was booked early Sunday on a probation violation and...
  • Mom Says Boyfriend Sacrificed 13-Month-Old Daughter

    03/03/2005 10:53:46 AM PST · by softengine · 97 replies · 2,342+ views
    News Net 5 ^ | March 2, 2005
    AKRON, Ohio -- A Springfield Township mother broke down in tears as she was sentenced to 10 years in prison in connection with the death of her 13-month-old daughter. Vanessa McGlumphy, 25, and the baby's father made statements to the court Wednesday, NewsChannel5 reported. McGlumphy, pleaded guilty last month to involuntary manslaughter and child endangering for not protecting her daughter. The toddler died last October. She suffered a broken neck, a severed liver and 12 broken ribs. She also had been struck 40 times with a needle on the bottom of both feet and the side of her head, the...
  • Last word on Terri Schiavo...

    02/26/2005 3:47:17 PM PST · by Hildy · 617 replies · 8,609+ views
    February 26. 2005 | Hildy
    For all of those who have called me every imaginable name because I dare to suggest that there are some things worse than death...I don't wish you on you anything that poor woman goes through on a minute by minute basis. Because you know so much, and are so sure that you are right because you are all so freakin self-righteous...I'm leaving FreeRepublic because I no longer want to be a part of something that has become so twisted. Hannity is right, this website has been hijacked. It was a good run...but we'll find another place. Save your jabs, I...