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  • Welsh Restaurant Served Double Whisky to Two-Year-Old Celebrating His Birthday (U.K.)

    10/11/2012 11:08:29 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 52 replies
    AP ^ | October 12, 2012 | AP
    Welsh restaurant Frankie and Benny's served booze to toddler A RESTAURANT chain has apologised for accidentally serving alcohol to a toddler in Wales, calling it a case of human error. The BBC reported that two-year-old Sonny Rees was taken to a hospital emergency room after drinking whisky at his second birthday party at a Frankie and Benny's restaurant in Swansea. His mother, Nina Rees, said he was clearly intoxicated. She said she tasted his drink, which was supposed to be lime juice and water, after noticing that he was making a funny face. "It was whisky, I would say a...
  • War on Women Absurdity: Liberals Claim Romney Will Ban Tampons

    10/10/2012 2:48:19 PM PDT · by NYer · 52 replies
    Life News ^ | October 10, 2012 | Steven Ertelt
    The so-called War on Women meme liberals and abortion advocates have been pushing against pro-life advocates and presidential candidate Mitt Romney has jumped the shark even further.Now, as the conservative Twitter watchdog web site Twitchy reports, liberals are now accusing Romney of wanting to ban tampons. Here are a sample of a few of the tweets Twitchy found today.* “did I really just hear romney wants to eliminate tampons bc it’s unnatural for a woman to shove a foreign object up her!? #goobama”* “romney wants to stop sellin tampons bc its “unnatural for a woman to insert a foreign object...
  • Huge Pile of Horse Manure Dumped At Democratic Headquarters (Warren County Ohio)

    10/10/2012 4:52:43 AM PDT · by TSgt · 140 replies
    WKRC ^ | 10/9/12 | WKRC
    Volunteers at the Warren County Democratic headquarters say they are shocked and disappointed by a political prank played on them early Tuesday morning. Someone dumped a pile of horse manure in the parking lot of the headquarters building on U.S. 42, just north of Lebanon. Warren County Democratic chair Beth Goldenfield tells Local 12 that the pile was dumped in the parking lot, blocking the entrance to the building, sometime between 10 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday. A report was filed by the party with the Warren County sheriff's department. Goldenfield says no one has claimed responsibility for the...
  • South Florida Man Wins Live Cockroach-Eating Contest, Then Suddenly Dies

    10/09/2012 9:23:17 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 48 replies
    AP ^ | October 9, 2012 | SUZETTE LABOY
    Man dies after live roach-eating contest in Fla. MIAMI (AP) A contestant in a roach-eating contest who downed dozens of live bugs and worms collapsed and died shortly after winning the contest in South Florida, authorities say. About 30 contestants ingested the insects during Friday night's contest at Ben Siegel Reptile Store in Deerfield Beach about 40 miles north of Miami. The grand prize was a python. Edward Archbold, 32, of West Palm Beach became ill shortly after the contest ended and collapsed outside the store, according to a Broward Sheriff's Office statement released Monday. He was taken to...
  • Lawyer Says Castrating Model Wore Lover's "Demon" Testicles On Wrists To "Harness The Power"

    10/08/2012 9:02:00 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 58 replies
    Gothamist ^ | Oct 6, 2012 | Rebecca Fishbein
    The murder trial for Renato Seabra, the young model accused of castrating and killing his lover in 2011 began on Thursday, and the details coming out of it are quite gruesome. Prosecutors told the jury that Portuguese underwear model Seabra, 22, cut off 65-year-old fashion writer Carlos Castro's testicles using a corkscrew while Castro was still alive; in addition, he also allegedly choked him, bashed him over the head with a computer, and stomped on his skull in their Times Square hotel room, leaving sneaker prints. Lead prosecutor Maxine Rosenthal alleged that Seabra murdered Castro because the wealthy older man...
  • Rugby league player loses testicle in rugby final

    10/07/2012 11:25:15 AM PDT · by the scotsman · 39 replies
    Eurosport ^ | 7th October 2012 | Yahoo News
    'Warrington's Paul Wood lost a testicle after sustaining an agonising injury in the Super League Grand Final. Remarkably, the prop played on after rupturing a testicle early in the second half of the match, which Warrington lost 26-18 to Leeds at Old Trafford. Wood even conducted media interviews after the game before going to hospital where he was operated on. He tweeted late on Saturday night to fellow rugby league star Leon Pryce: "Ruptured my right testicle mate, got a knee 1 minute into the second half, had to have it removed tonight." He joked on Sunday: "Just coming out...
  • Dems Scramble to Explain Obama Debate Defeat

    10/05/2012 11:25:23 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 44 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 Oct 2012 | John Semmens
    Going into this week's first presidential debate Democrats were confident that the most brilliant man to ever hold the office would easily trounce his challenger. However, 67% of voters who saw the debate judged Romney to have won. Only 25% saw Obama as the winner. Obama campaign strategist, David Axelrod blamed debate moderator Jim Lehrer for allowing Romney too much leeway. Time after time the President was left to fend for himself against repeated attacks on his policies. Lehrer failed to come to the President's aid despite numerous opportunities to do so. Axelrod expressed the hope that our other friends...
  • Humblegunner meets Lazamataz (caption this pic!)

    10/05/2012 9:09:55 PM PDT · by NYTexan · 470 replies
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  • Brazilian Student Auctions Off Virginity for Charity

    10/05/2012 10:54:28 AM PDT · by redreno · 38 replies
    foxnews ^ | September 28, 2012 | Fox News Latino
    Call it having sex for a good cause. A 20-year old college student in Brazil is auctioning off her virginity to the highest bidder in an attempt to raise money to build homes for poverty-stricken families in her hometown. The leggy Catarina Migliorini plans to give the money from the highest bidder currently standing at $160,000 from a U.S. man named Jack Miller to a non-governmental organization that will build modern homes in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. While she insists she is not a prostitute and that she is only doing this to make a...
  • Orlando Cruz becomes first openly gay man in boxing

    10/04/2012 8:59:35 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Manchester Guardian ^ | Thursday 4 October 2012 11.00 EDT | (Associated Press)
    Orlando Cruz from San Juan, Puerto Rico and ranked the No4 featherweight by the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) has openly admitted his is "a proud, gay man". He added: "I've been fighting for more than 24 years and as I continue my ascendant career I want to be true to myself. I want to try to be the best role model I can be for kids who might look into boxing as a sport and a professional career. I have and will always be a proud Puerto Rican. I have always been and always will be a proud, gay man."...
  • Woman busted for riding a manatee in Florida, violating state law

    10/03/2012 7:54:58 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 31 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | October 3, 2012 | Rheana Murray
    Police busted a Florida woman for an unusual crime riding a manatee like a body board. Ana Gloria Garcia Gutierrez turned herself in Tuesday after local police released photos of her catching a ride on a manatee, an endangered species, over the weekend in Tierra Verde, Fla. To her credit, she called us up and let us know she was the one in the pictures, Sgt. David DiSano of the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office told the Daily News.
  • Yeti Sightings On The Rise In Russia - In Other News: Russian Vodka Consumption Shocks Even Russians

    10/02/2012 3:19:10 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 15 replies
    The Sun ^ | September 26, 2012 | The Sun
    'Yeti' Sightings On The Rise In Russia A group of yetis are on the loose in Sibera, fishermen and a forestry worker have claimed. There were three reported sightings in recent weeks. One person who reported spying the beast said We shouted, Do you need help? They rushed away, all in fur, walking on two legs, making their way through the bushes and with two other limbs, straight up the hill. The person who made the report added: It could not be bears, as the bear walks on all fours, and they ran on two. Then they were gone. On...
  • SF supervisor wants to crackdown on nudity (Supervisor Scott Wiener)

    10/02/2012 2:59:59 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 10/2/12 | AP
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A San Francisco supervisor is fed up with the almost-daily displays of nudity in one city neighborhood. Supervisor Scott Wiener plans to introduce legislation on Tuesday that would make it illegal to walk around nude on San Francisco streets. The city currently allows nudity except in parks, on port property and in restaurants. Wiener's legislation would add city plazas, parklets, sidewalks, streets and public transit to the ban. It would, however, allow nudity at parades and street festivals.
  • Michigan Professor Strips Naked In Class, Shouts 'There Is No (Expletive Deleted) God'

    10/02/2012 8:54:02 AM PDT · by profit_guy · 179 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 02, 2012 | Noel Sheppard
    The rigors of teaching apparently got to Michigan State University professor John McCarthy Monday. According to multiple sources, the math teacher stripped naked in the middle of his Calculus 1 class and started shouting obscenities.
  • Sharia Medicine: Egyptian Clinic Treats People with Camel Urine

    10/01/2012 10:25:07 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 26 replies
    frontpagemag.com ^ | Oct. 1, 2012 | Raymond Ibrahim
    A recent Egyptian TV program showed how Islamic Sharia laws many prescriptions do not merely clash with modern-day concepts like free speech and religious freedom, but even with medicine and science. On September 16, popular TV persona Wael El-Ibrashi hosted Dr. Zaghlul al-Naggar, a prominent Islamic thinker and Chairman of Egypts Committee of Scientific Notions in the Quran, on the topic of medical science and Islam. Inevitably the idea of drinking camel urine as a form of therapyfirst proposed in the 7th century by Muslim prophet Muhammadcame up. Not only did Dr. Naggar promote this practice, but he made the...
  • 220 lb. Queens NY Phys Ed Teacher Beaten Up by Six-Year-Old 1st Grader ... Teacher Plans to Sue City

    10/01/2012 7:26:59 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 79 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 1, 2012 | KIERAN CROWLEY
    Queens teacher suing city claiming he was beaten up by a first-grader Tiny terror, 6, unleashes wrath at school A hulking Queens gym teacher and former college football player claims a pupil fractured his ankle, injured his knee and forced him to go to a shrink for stress even though the kid was only 50 pounds and in first grade. Burly, 220-pound PS 330 teacher John Webster, 27, said a 4-foot-2 Rodrigo Carpio, 6, also kicked and pinched the Elmhurst schools principal, a security officer and another teacher during a rampage in April. Its sort of like an angel-devil...
  • Mayday, Mayday! Man Needs Wife (Man Pretends to Lose Control of a Plane for Proposal)

    09/30/2012 9:04:37 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Friday, Sep 28, 2012 | Alexandra Clark
    Man pretended to lose control of a small plane as the lead-in for his proposalLove is in the air over Chicago. Thankfully it didn't land in the lake. Ryan Thompson popped the question mid-flight this week in what's being considered an unorthodox proposal. Thompson pretended to lose control of the small plane he was flying as his girlfriend, Carlie Kennedy, reached for the emergency landing checklist and found the proposal. He filmed the entire thing and posted it Wednesday on YouTube. I have to tell you, when the plane headed for water, I genuinely did believe it was a true...
  • Fowlty towers: Luxury five-star hotel for chickens opens in Kent

    09/29/2012 11:51:32 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 28 replies
    Metro [UK] ^ | 9/28/12 | Mark Molloy
    An egg-centric hotelier has turned her passion for poultry into a business after opening up a luxury five-star hotel for chickens. Julie Smith decided to open the guesthouse for hens due to the huge demand for the service in her rural Kent community. She was inspired to create the hen hotel, named Fowlty Towers, after being regularly asked to look after her friends feathered pets while they were on holiday. 'A lot of people asked what they would do when they went on holiday with the hens,' explained Ms Smith, who has 13 hens of her own. 'So I started...
  • Romney distributes beef jerky to reporters, one of whom gets jerky envy

    09/29/2012 11:25:28 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 26 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 9/27/12 | Holly Bailey
    -snip- Minutes later, Romney returned again, this time carrying a large bag of beef jerky that he said he had personally received from jerky guru Jack Link. "Here you go," Romney said, as he handed out gigantic sticks of beefidentified as Jack Link's "Sasquatch" size. Reaching into the bag as he approached Sam Youngman, a Reuters reporter, he pulled out a miniature "All American Beef and Cheese" packabout half the size of the pieces of jerky he had doled out to other reporters. Glancing at the package and then at Youngman, Romney laughed. "OOH, sorry," Romney said, letting out a...
  • Polar bear attacks drunken lady with chicken legs in Russia

    09/28/2012 10:53:11 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 67 replies
    Pravda.Ru ^ | Sept. 24, 2012
    A polar bear attacked a woman who, after drinking too much alcohol, decided to feed the "clumsy" bear with chicken legs. The incident took place in the Chaunsky district of Chukotka, Russia's Far East. A policeman, who heard cries for help, saved the compassionate lady from the claws of the bear. The incident occurred in the village Yanranay. Sergei Terekhov, an assistant to police precinct, heard the screams. The man grabbed a gun and ran out into the street. He saw a polar bear dragging the victim to the side of the tundra, writes FederalPress. The police officer wounded the...
  • Wellfleet police: East Bridgewater woman trying to shoot raccoon, trips, shoots self

    09/28/2012 10:08:39 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    The Enterprise (Brockton, MA) ^ | September 27, 2012 | Maria Papadopoulos
    EAST BRIDGEWATER A 31-year-old East Bridgewater woman who was trying to shoot a raccoon accidentally shot her self on Cape Cod late Wednesday night, authorities said.
  • Cold Mashed Potatoes Lead to Assault at Bradenton Restaurant

    09/28/2012 10:27:02 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    Bradenton Herald ^ | September 25, 2012
    A manager at Cody's Roadhouse, 895 Cortez Road W., reported to deputies that she was beaten by a customer Monday afternoon, an incident that allegedly started over cold mashed potatoes. The incident began on Sept. 14 when a woman, who was eating in the restaurant with a male and two young girls, became upset when her mashed potatoes were cold and requested a 50 percent discount on her meal, according to a Manatee County Sheriff's Office report. The manager, the one later assaulted, gave the woman a credit to return at a later time. On Monday around 4 p.m., the...
  • Bizarre Clip Of The Week: Bagel Head Surgery.. Trend Is Growing In Japan

    09/28/2012 3:04:26 PM PDT · by lbryce · 28 replies
    You Tube ^ | September 28, 2012 | CheckMediaOut
    Xenophenomena, the new fad of people watching the crazy things foreigners do have been mesmerized by the new Japanese craze called 'Bagel Head Surgery'. The Japanese having been depressed lately that they are now have only recently become the third largest economy being overshadowed by China have gotten into a funk where they are becoming increasingly detached, bored with everyday Japanese customs and preoccupations , bored with with eating raw fish, fugu, playing video games, tired of social websites, eating whale bacon, are now taking out their frustration by going bit too far with this new Bagel Head Surgery phenomenon...
  • Alaska woman falls off 60-foot cliff while texting

    09/28/2012 5:57:03 AM PDT · by vet7279 · 37 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | September 27, 2012 | foxnews
    The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports she slipped as she was texting on her phone at the same time she tried to toss a cigarette butt over the cliff edge. Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/09/27/alaska-woman-falls-off-60-foot-cliff-while-texting/?test=latestnews#ixzz27lhu2uif
  • Police chief resigns, NM force has gone to the dog

    09/27/2012 1:40:21 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 22 replies
    AP viaYahooNews ^ | Sept 27, 2012 | RUSSELL CONTRERAS
    VAUGHN, N.M. (AP) A drug-sniffing dog now is the only certified member of the police force in the small eastern New Mexico town of Vaughn. Police Chief Ernest "Chris" Armijo decided to step down Wednesday after news stories reported that he wasn't allowed to carry a gun because of his criminal background. "He decided the attention was distracting," said Dave Romero, an attorney for the town. State officials said Armijo couldn't carry a gun since acknowledging that he owed tens of thousands of dollars in delinquent child support payments in Texas. Armijo also faces new felony charges after being...
  • Kesha Reveals She's Had "Ghost Sex"

    09/27/2012 11:31:07 AM PDT · by zeestephen · 51 replies
    MSN.now ^ | 27 September 2012
    "I don't know his name! He was a ghost!" she said, adding that she's "very open" to "experiences with the supernatural."
  • Reckless Driver Tells Cop Squirrel Was Eating Him

    09/26/2012 12:23:26 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    <p>Michael opened his window to greet officers, he wasnt holding his drivers license and registration he was holding a squirrel.</p> <p>Upon contact with the defendant, he immediately told me he had a squirrel eating him, the arresting officer said in a report.</p>
  • Homeless Woman Helps Herself To Shower In Sacramento Mans House

    09/26/2012 3:18:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    KOVR-TV ^ | September 25, 2012
    A Sacramento man came home Tuesday morning to find a stranger at his front door, fresh from a shower in his house. She had my sons robe on and I assume nothing else, but I didnt check to see, Randy Kizer said. She made herself right at home. She used this towel right here, and thats where she took the shower, Kizer said as he showed CBS13 the bathroom the woman used. She even found soap. It was like I was intruding into her home not the other way around, said Randy. (VIDEO AT LINK) A bewildered Randy Kizer...
  • Police: Woman throws case of beer at responding officers from 2nd-floor window

    09/26/2012 4:28:36 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 42 replies
    www.wpxi.com ^ | September 26, 2012
    BUTLER TOWNSHIP, Pa. A Butler Township woman was arrested over the weekend after police said she threw a case of beer at police officers from a second-floor window. Authorities said three officers responded to the report of a domestic dispute between Diane Pusateri, 48, and another woman when Pusateri threw a full case of beer at the officers. The case of beer hit two of the officers in the head, shoulder, neck and thigh, officials said.
  • Proposed 4-dimensional crystal clock to keep perfect time even after the heat death of the universe

    09/25/2012 12:21:39 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 30 replies
    io9 ^ | 9/25/12 | George Dvorsky
    Scientists say that a perpetual motion machine is physically impossible, but a research team at the University of California Berkeley has just outlined an idea that comes pretty damn close. By proposing a 4D "space-time crystal," the engineers have designed a device that would operate at its lowest quantum energy state and exhibit a clock-like persistence that would theoretically exist even after the universe is exhausted of all its energy, the so-called heat death. Normally, crystals are comprised of atoms that are arranged in an orderly, repeating three-dimensional pattern. Earlier this year, however, MIT's Nobel-prize winning physicist Frank Wilcze outlined...
  • Eunuchs reveal clues to why women live longer than men

    09/25/2012 6:46:49 AM PDT · by Renfield · 42 replies
    BBC News ^ | 9-24-2012 | James Gallagher
    Castration had a huge effect on the lifespans of Korean men, according to an analysis of hundreds of years of eunuch "family" records. They lived up to 19 years longer than uncastrated men from the same social class and even outlived members of the royal family. The researchers believe the findings show male hormones shorten life expectancy. The study is published in the journal Current Biology. Castration before puberty prevents the shift from boy to man. One of the scientists involved in the study, Dr Cheol-Koo Lee from Korea University, said: "The records said that eunuchs had some women-like appearances...
  • Seminole man calls 911 because daughter refuses to get him beer

    09/24/2012 8:29:19 AM PDT · by jakerobins · 18 replies
    SEMINOLE The man told authorities he needed a help with a domestic situation. But deep down, all he apparently wanted was a beer. Pinellas deputies said that late Thursday night they got a 911 call from Seminole resident Robert Hagerman, 56. Hagerman said he needed help because his daughter was hitting him, throwing things and using drugs. Deputies arrived shortly after 11 p.m. Father and daughter were both home. Hagerman, however, was "very intoxicated and uncooperative," a report said.
  • Turkish divers "rescue" blow-up sex doll from sea

    09/23/2012 5:38:36 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 23, 2012 | Ayla Jean Yackle
    Turkish rescue workers retrieved an inflatable sex doll from the Black Sea after police were notified by panicked residents who mistook it for a woman's body ...
  • New Swiss sex trade union targets price cutting

    09/22/2012 10:26:56 AM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 39 replies
    The Local (Switzerland) ^ | 14 Sep 2012 10:33 GMT+02:00
    Switzerlands first union for male and female prostitutes launched on Thursday following a founding meeting in Genevas red light district. The gathering in the Pquis, a downtown city neighbourhood known for its active sex trade, attracted 80 people who signed up for the STTS, the only officially recognized labour organization in the country for workers in the sex trade. The union was spearheaded by Angelina, a Colombian woman who has worked as a prostitute in the Pquis for several years. In addition to defending sex trade workers against unfair room rents and on such issues as security, the STTS also...
  • Zimbabwe city residents synchronize toilet flush

    09/22/2012 10:05:32 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 32 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | September 22, 2012
    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) City authorities in Zimbabwe's second largest city are appealing to home owners to flush their toilets at a specified time as a way to unblock sewers after days of severe water rationing.
  • Dog shoots man [France]

    09/22/2012 10:12:54 AM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 19 replies
    The Local (France) ^ | 17 Sep 2012 17:53 GMT+02:00
    A 55-year-old French hunter who had to have his right hand amputated after his dog accidentally shot him said Monday he didn't blame the pet, which he still considered "adorable". The hunter, identified only as Ren, told France Bleu radio the dog accidentally pulled the trigger of his shotgun when he jumped on him while they were hunting Sunday in the Dordogne region. Ren said he was hunting with three dogs when two of them ran off after a deer while the youngest stayed behind. "He jumped on top of me for a cuddle" and accidentally fired the gun, shooting...
  • Two men...convicted of drugs offence...despite being caught with grounded Paracetamol and caffeine

    09/21/2012 11:41:33 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 51 replies
    Daily Mail [UK] ^ | 21 September 2012 | David Baker
    Two men have made UK legal history after being convicted of a drugs-related offence even though the substances involved are not illegal, police said. Anthony Woodford, 23, and David Lewinson, 44, stood trial after Lewinson was found with 150kg of grounded Paracetamol and caffeine at Dover docks in Kent. Although the substances are not illegal, investigators suspected they would be used as cutting agents for heroin, giving the Class A drug a street value of more than 5 million. The Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate launched an investigation and identified Woodford as the organiser of the cross-Channel trip, which...
  • New Jersey Bans Smiling in Drivers License Photos

    09/20/2012 6:33:20 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 60 replies
    ABC News ^ | Sep 20, 2012 4:01pm | Colleen Curry
    The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission has cracked down on drivers smiling in their drivers license photos because their smiles could interfere with new facial recognition software. New Jersey resident Velvet McNeil told the Philadelphia Inquirer Thursday that when she went to get her license at her local New Jersey motor vehicle center, she was told she could not smile for her photo. Shocked, McNeil said she walked out of the center.
  • U.S. denies plot to invade Canada

    09/19/2012 6:11:16 PM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 58 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | September 19, 2012 | Bryn Weese
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - WASHINGTON, D.C. Phew! The U.S. and Mexico aren't scheming to invade Canada, according to U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland. On Wednesday, she thrice denied that a closed-door meeting between Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Mexico's foreign minister was to plot a takeover of Canada. "This isn't some secret thing to invade Canada or something like that?" a reporter asked Nuland during a press briefing about why a signing ceremony between the two countries wasn't open to the press. "No, no, no," Nuland replied. "It's not anything classified." That's a relief.
  • Prosecutors contend wife tried to saw off husband's head while he was sleeping

    09/19/2012 10:25:41 AM PDT · by Stoat · 49 replies
    Q13Fox TV ^ | September 18, 2012
    <p>An Everett woman who was arrested in October 2011 after allegedly attempting to cut her sleeping husband's neck with an electric saw, appeared in court Monday after being charged with first-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault with a deadly weapon.</p>
  • Nassau couple charged after sex on the highway turns to confrontation

    09/18/2012 1:50:56 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 35 replies
    The Florida Times-Union ^ | September 18, 2012 | Dana Treen
    Passion in a moving car on Interstate 95 ended in a Fernandina Beach couples arrest Sunday when another motorist who witnessed the sex was followed by the lovers and confronted, according to an arrest report. In addition to indecent exposure, Ernest Felix Gonzales, 27, and Suzanne Welker, 31, were charged Sunday with aggravated assault for pulling a gun, according to the Nassau County Sheriffs Office. Around 3 p.m. Sunday near the Nassau County line, a man and woman engaged in a sex act were spotted from the another lane. Then the woman, who the report said was naked and could...
  • Protester dies after inhaling fumes from burning American flag

    09/18/2012 11:16:13 AM PDT · by Justaham · 42 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 9/18/12
    Burning an American flag proved fatal for a Pakistani protester, who reportedly died from inhaling fumes from the ignited icon of independence. Some 10,000 people rallied this week in Lahore, the capital of the Punjab province, to protest the movie trailer that Muslims say insults Islam, according to the International Herald-Tribune. One participant, identified as Abdullah Ismail, died after being taken to an area hospital. Witnesses said he had complained of feeling sick from the smoke from American flags burnt at the rally. The rally was organized on the city's landmark mall by the Tehreek Hurmat-i-Rasool. Despite a ban on...
  • Cat 'Arrested' After Home Break-In Attempt

    09/17/2012 1:29:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    The Local ^ | 17 Sep 12
    Published: 17 Sep 12 14:04 CET | Double click on a word to get a translation A fat and aggressive cat named Oscar was arrested by police at the weekend for trespassing into a home in northern Swedish home and stealing food. A family in Pite took action after what they first thought was a stray cat had been terrorizing the family's own felines. They left out a cat trap for the mischievous pussy and captured him soon thereafter. They then put a call into local police, who arrived on the scene and promptly took the cat into custody. After...
  • Earthworms 'Marry' in Taiwan ceremony

    09/17/2012 11:47:46 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Monday, September 17, 2012
    Seventy "lucky earthworms" have been married off in an elaborate wedding ritual in south Taiwan in a bid to raise awareness about the environment and the problem of soil erosion, organisers said on Monday. The worms arrived Sunday at Takang Park in Tainan city inside a traditional wedding sedan draped in red cloth to "tie the knot with the soil of the park", Takang Community Development Association said. "The ceremony was implemented exactly according to traditional Taiwanese customs," said Huang Sen-nan, the leader of the volunteer group.
  • Muslim Youths In Nigeria Crucify A Cat On The Cross To Protest Anti-Islam Film

    09/17/2012 11:18:37 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 47 replies
    Nigeria News ^ | 9-17-12 | Nigeria News
    Muslim Youths In Nigeria Crucify A Cat On The Cross To Protest Anti-Islam Film (pic at link)
  • Sushi shop sign too offensive for neighbourhood

    09/16/2012 8:22:47 AM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 58 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | September 14, 2012
    MONTREAL - A Quebec Superior Court flipped the bird to sushi restaurant Fukyu. The name "Fukyu" might be a Japanese word for a form of martial arts, but a judge ruled in August that it was "clearly inappropriate" in the Montreal context. Sushi bar owner John De Melo, 28, told QMI Agency he wanted to name his Montreal resto something "catchy and Japanese. We didn't think it would be inappropriate." So the sign outside his restaurant read "Fukyu" since last February. By July, De Melo's landlord began receiving complaints from other tenants. The landlord, L.G. Plaza, filed a lawsuit claiming...
  • Texas asks voters: 'Are you dead?'

    09/16/2012 8:19:17 AM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 20 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | September 14, 2012
    Before Texans head for the polls in November, the state wants to know one thing: Are you dead? Election officials are sending letters to thousands of voters asking them to verify they are alive, in compliance with a 2011 law requiring officials to cross-reference the voter list with the social security death list, the Austin Statesman reported Thursday. So-called notices of examination are going out to 77,000 of the state's approximately 13 million registered voters. Because of the size of the "master death file" with 89 million entries the Social Security Administration "does not guarantee its accuracy," the...
  • Saddam Lookalike Attacked & Almost Kidnapped & Forced To Impersonate Dictator In Porn Film

    09/14/2012 9:02:36 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 20 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 14 September 2012 | Rebecca Seales
    Saddam lookalike attacked by gang who tried to kidnap him and force him to impersonate the dictator in porn film An Egyptian Saddam Hussein lookalike claims an Iraqi gang tried to kidnap him and force him to make a pornographic film impersonating the late dictator. Mohamed Bishr, who comes from Alexandria, said the group hoped to sell their video as exclusive erotic footage of the former leader. He claims the gang beat him severely when he refused to go along with the plan, despite being offered $333,000 (205,000). The devout Muslim says the gang made threatening phone calls saying they...
  • (Roadkill Raccoon) Along Duluth Roadside, Road-Striping Crew Delivers A Final Insult

    09/14/2012 8:41:31 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 32 replies
    Duluth News Tribune ^ | September 14, 2012 | News Tribune staff,
    Along Duluth roadside, road-striping crew delivers a final insult At least one Howard Gnesen Road traveler said she wishes someone on the road crew had taken the time to clear the way before the striping truck came through this week. At least one Howard Gnesen Road traveler said she wishes someone on the road crew had taken the time to clear the way before the striping truck came through this week. Patty Donaldson of Gnesen Township said shed seen the dead raccoon in the roadway near South Road, north of Arrowhead Road, since early this week. She said shes been...
  • Toronto woman says to withhold sex from men with guns (Canada)

    09/14/2012 6:51:42 PM PDT · by marktwain · 97 replies
    globaltoronto.com ^ | 14 September, 2012 | Adam Frisk(Aristophanes?)
    TORONTO - A Toronto woman hopes to curb gun violence by urging women to withhold sex from men who carry guns. Following the devastating Danzig Street shooting in July, Nicole Osbourne James started the blog, 'Got a gun? You get none!' with the hopes of curbing gun violence. "Women. Mothers. Lovers. We need to use our own power and have a BAN on SEXUAL RELATIONSHIPS with men that have guns. We need to stop HARBOURING and ENABLING our sons with guns. Can we make it happen?" the blog states.