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  • Cali Psychic Medium Says Donald Trump Will Not Be President

    09/12/2015 12:33:08 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 85 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 09/12/2015 | Betsy Rothstein
    Rolling Stone writer Paul Solotaroff said this week that Donald Trump has superpowers along the lines of a clairvoyant. If so, Trump may already know what renowned psychic medium Bill Philipps told The Mirror during an extensive phone interview Friday upon the release of his new book, Expect The Unexpected: Bringing Peace, Healing, and Hope from the Other Side. Which is that Trump will not be president. Philipps didn’t address Trump’s candidacy for president. Nor is the Orange County-based psychic medium too well-versed in politics considering he never watches TV or follows online reports about the campaign trail. But he...
  • Psychic Capital: Tech and Silicon Valley Turn to Mystics for Advice

    07/19/2015 1:36:23 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    SF Weekly ^ | Wednesday, Jul 15 2015 | Jeremy Lybarger
    The names of the tech workers in this story have been changed.Ten thousand miles from Silicon Valley, in a room near the Black Sea, Yegor Karpenchekov dreams of money. At night, while the rest of Odessa sleeps and cocaine smugglers drift in and out of the port under cover of darkness, Yegor logs onto FaceTime and talks to a 70-year-old woman in San Francisco. Her name is Sally Faubion, and five months ago she recruited Yegor from the freelancer marketplace UpWork to code her apps. She believes "divine intervention" brought them together; for Yegor, it was likely $20 per hour...
  • Long Island Medium (Theresa Caputo) works for Satan

    05/30/2014 4:32:27 PM PDT · by Coleus · 103 replies
    Connecticut Catholic Corner ^ | May 29, 2013 | Julie
    Long Island Medium (Theresa Caputo) works for Satan She’s charming, she’s whacky, and she’s got funny hair and crazy fingernails- she’s also working for the devil. Sound harsh?  Good. , Theresa Caputo,AKA “The Long Island Medium” seen weekly on the TLC cable channel, is the devil’s own Pied Piper leading people along the devil’s path.  Does she know it?  Probably not, but she should. Caputo is a psychic- yes they do exist.  I am not talking about the “Miss Cleo” types who randomly make up anything to make a billion (yes, that’s right) dollars.  I am talking about the psychics...
  • Celeb Psychic Sally Morgan Embarrassed After 'Contacting' Spirit of Woman Sitting ALIVE in Audience

    05/26/2014 2:18:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 51 replies
    Mirror ^ | May 26, 2014 | Jeremy Armstrong
    Mystic to the stars Sally Morgan was left embarrassed by the stage blunder which had the ­audience in stitches, according to blogger Myles PowerWith her astonishing psychic powers, Sally Morgan really should have seen this coming… But the mystic to the stars was left embarrassed when a woman in a photograph she was passing messages from the spirit world about turned out to be sitting in front of her – alive. The stage blunder had the ­audience in stitches, according to blogger Myles Power. He said: “People can submit photographs of dead loved ones, in the hope Sally gives a...
  • Police: Fortune Teller Claimed Cure for 'Curse' for $200,000 Scam

    03/06/2014 5:10:58 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    UPI ^ | March. 6, 2014
    New York police arrested a fortune teller accused of scamming a woman out of more than $200,000 with claims of a curse that needed to be lifted. Investigators said Amanda Ufie, 26, a fortune teller operating out of a Manhattan storefront, convinced Jiawei Li, 22, that she was suffering from a curse in January 2012, and Li paid Ufie $217,040 in the ensuing 10 months to lift the curse, the New York Post reported Thursday. Police said their investigation, which began when Li filed a complaint against Ufie in January, discovered a "second individual" had been bilked of $1,400 when...
  • What the future holds: US futurist Peter Diamandis on the shape of things to come ("Abundance")

    02/16/2014 11:26:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Gulf News ^ | February 12, 2014 | Faisal Masudi and Noor Nazzal, Staff Reporters
    Dubai: At a conference in Dubai this week, an American futurist painted an intriguing, at times unsettling, picture of the coming world. As Dr Peter Diamandis went over his presentation slides at The Government Summit on Tuesday, there were plenty of raised eyebrows. In the future, the slides suggested, privacy will be a thing of the past, robots will take over our jobs, 3D printers will pop out everything from human organs to houses, and man will mine asteroids in deep space for unfathomable mineral wealth. The 58-year-old said hyper-tech breakthroughs are already hurtling us towards that future, today. “The...
  • World-famous psychic Sylvia Browne dead at age 77

    11/20/2013 6:59:32 PM PST · by ocean · 66 replies
    World famous psychic Sylvia Browne is dead at the age of 77, according to her website. Browne, who made appearances on programs like "Larry King Live" and "Unsolved Mysteries," died Wednesday morning in San Jose, California, the site reported. Her son, Chris, confirmed her death to TMZ, saying she passed away while surrounded by family and friends. Read more:
  • Psychic Who Said Amanda Berry Was Dead Silent After Berry Is Found Alive

    05/08/2013 12:16:42 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 57 replies ^ | may 7, 2013 | COLLEEN CURRY
    A year after Amanda Berry disappeared in Cleveland, her mother appeared on "The Montel Williams Show" to speak to a psychic about what happened to her daughter. Psychic Sylvia Browne, who has made a career of televised psychic readings, told Louwanna Miller on a 2004 episode of the show that her daughter was dead, causing Miller to break down in tears on the show's set. "She's not alive, honey," Browne told Miller on the show, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper. "Your daughter's not the kind who wouldn't call." Miller told the newspaper that she believed "98 percent" in...
  • Psychic center robbed (Somebodies sleeping on the job)

    02/21/2013 6:28:03 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 16 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 2/21/2013 | Sun Sentinel
    Palm Beach County deputies are hunting for a man who robbed a psychic center in Delray Beach. On Feb. 5, a suspect entered the Psychic Center, located in the 3300 block of Federal Hwy, Delray Beach and committed an armed robbery. During the robbery the suspect forced three women and an autistic child to lie down on the floor.
  • US Government Invited Brazilian Psychic to Avert Sandy

    11/03/2012 12:40:22 PM PDT · by juliosevero · 13 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    US Government Invited Brazilian Psychic to Avert Sandy By Julio Severo After Superstorm Sandy, everybody knows what happened: tragedy. What many ignore is what happened before: spiritual tragedy. According to Istoé, a major Brazilian magazine, Brazilian psychic Adelaide Scritori had travelled in a hurry to the Caribbean Islands by invitation from the US government and an insurance company in New York. Her purposed mission was to weaken Superstorm Sandy. Adelaide Scritori Her husband, who is also the spokesman for Coral Snake Chief Foundation in Brazil, said that her mission was a success, because without her intervention the superstorm would...

    07/30/2012 10:54:17 AM PDT · by robowombat · 11 replies
    Examiner ^ | JULY 13, 2012 | MATT ROBERTS
    A Louisiana fortune teller feels vindicated after a federal judge struck down a city ordinance that banned fortunetelling, palm reading and astrology within the city limits of Alexandria. A Louisiana fortune teller feels vindicated after a federal judge struck down a city ordinance that banned fortunetelling, palm reading and astrology within the city limits of Alexandria. U.S. District Judge Dee Drell’s ruling Wednesday coincides with a magistrate’s findings that Alexandria’s city ordinance prohibiting such practices was unconstitutional in that it infringed on the First Amendment right to free speech. The ordinance itself not only prohibited psychic or Tarot reading for...
  • DOUG KASS: Four Reasons The Stock Market Is Ready To Surge

    04/25/2012 5:17:16 AM PDT · by lbryce · 25 replies
    Business Insider ^ | April 25, 2012 | Joe Wisenthal
    Doug KassEarlier we mentioned a tweet from Doug Kass where he said that "frankly" the bears might be screwed. The reason? It was all looking bad for the market a few days ago, but suddenly the bearish momentum has stopped. And if the bearish momentum can't continue in this environment, then there's really no hope for those on the short-side. In a post up at RealMoney, Kass identifies 4 things that have changed. Overall earnings and forward guidance were far better than many of the pessimists expected. Apple remains a pivotal stock and an important contributor to aggregate corporate profits,...
  • Psychic Octopus Search Undertaken By German Aquarium

    06/25/2011 11:45:02 PM PDT · by shibumi · 11 replies
    AOL/Weird News ^ | 6/21/2011 | David Moye
    It's not every day you meet a psychic octopus like the one that predicted eight World Cup wins in a row last summer, but that isn't stopping a German aquarium chain from trying. In honor of the Women's World Cup, which begins June 26 in Sinsheim, Germany, the Sea Life aquarium chain is looking for the next incarnation of Paul, the octopus who amazed the world by correctly predicting the results of Germany’s matches in the 2010 World Cup, according to Each of the country’s eight aquariums will have one of its octopuses predict the competition’s results by picking...
  • Texas hoax had the media digging their own grave

    06/09/2011 9:03:35 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 11 replies ^ | 9 June 2011 | Bob Garfield
    After a psychic tip-off about a mass grave in Texas, Liberty County sheriff's department informs the media no bodies have been found. Turned out that Liberty County sheriff's deputies had been acting on a tip from a woman who may or may not have been claiming to be a psychic, and who may or may not have had an ulterior motive in directing police to the home of the long-haul trucker who owns the place. But by then it was too late for media, in or near Greenwich mean time. They'd long since launched a journalistic corpse-a-palooza. Agence France Presse...
  • Mob Torches Belize Crocodile Sanctuary

    09/20/2010 4:06:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    UPI ^ | Sept. 9, 2010
    An American couple says the crocodile preserve they ran in Belize was burned down by a mob of locals who were apparently inspired by a psychic. Vincent and Cherie Rose, formerly of Aspen, Colo., said about 100 angry Mayans stormed their compound in Punta Gora over the weekend after a local psychic told them the Roses had kidnapped two local children and fed them to the crocs. "I'm going to get a lawyer and sue the Mayan village that's responsible for destroying our lives and our not-for-profit crocodile sanctuary," Rose told the Aspen Times. The newspaper said Thursday that the...
  • Spain worried about safety of new world star Paul the Octopus

    07/08/2010 6:56:45 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies
    Earth Times ^ | 07/08/10 | Wolfgang Dahlmann
    Spain worried about safety of new world star Paul the Octopus Posted : Thu, 08 Jul 2010 13:42:23 GMT By : Wolfgang Dahlmann Oberhausen, Germany - Paul the Octopus has turned into a global superstar revolving around the 2010 World Cup, with top political leaders in Spain even worried about the oracle mussel-eater's safety. /snip Two glass cubes are baited with mussels and marked with flags of Germany and Uruguay. The mussel Paul chooses first is viewed by his handlers as his prediction. While Spanish football supporters are in heaven about La Roja reaching their first World Cup final, politicians...
  • Moonbat Certification training

    05/20/2010 7:58:23 AM PDT · by Cheesel · 14 replies · 338+ views
    Newton, MA Community Education ^ | 5/20/2010 | Various and Yours Truly, Cheesel
    Moonbat Certification Training (Actual courses offered by Newton, MA Community Ed. I have taken names out to protect the Enlightened Ones from the Hateful, Neanderthal Conservatives on FR): Course Name: Dreams, Spirit, and Astral Visits (Personal Awareness) Description: A spiritual teacher and clairvoyant medium will discuss dreams, the spirit, and astral visits. Symbolism is the language of our dreams—and the language our “guides” often choose to communicate with us. Learn the five types of dreams, how to understand their language, and how to “remember” them. She will also discuss how loved ones can contact us in the dream state. Time...
  • Amazing Kreskin Predicts Tiger Woods Will Pay for Sex Scandal for the Rest of His Career

    03/06/2010 9:39:21 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 29 replies · 634+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | Saturday, March 6th 2010 | Hank Gola
    No one seems to know when Tiger Woods will be returning to the PGA Tour, let alone whether he will performing up to his incomparable standards. Even caddie Steve Williams pleads ignorance - although he'll have to explain that to Elin. With so few places to turn, we called on The Amazing Kreskin, who is to mentalists what Woods is to hackers. Kreskin, who just turned 75, says he has given the matter a lot of thought and has some definite ideas on Tiger post-scandal. The bottom line: Woods will find success again on the golf course but will never...
  • S.E.C. Sues Sean Morton, 'America's Prophet,' for Fraud

    03/05/2010 6:41:25 AM PST · by hennie pennie · 8 replies · 393+ views
    New York Times ^ | March 5, 2010 | Michael J. de la Merced
    He calls himself "America's Prophet," a psychic, trained by Nepalese monks in the art of time travel, who can foretell the future of the stock market. But to the authorities, Sean David Morton is simply a fraud - and a really, really bad psychic. In a case that seems ripped from the pages of the satirical newspaper The Onion, the Securities and Exchange Commission sued Mr. Morton for securities fraud on Thursday, claiming he swindled more than $6 million from investors by promising them "piles of money," along with spiritual happiness. "I have called ALL the highs and lows of...
  • S.E.C. Charges Psychic With Securities Fraud

    03/04/2010 2:55:02 PM PST · by BuckeyeTexan · 14 replies · 429+ views
    NYT ^ | 03/04/2010 | Michael J. de la Merced
    The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday sued a well-known fortune-teller who called himself “America’s Prophet,” charging him with securities fraud for swindling investors out of $6 million with the promise that he could accurately predict market moves. (Read the lawsuit after the jump.) Sean David Morton, 51, is accused of inducing more than 100 investors into pouring money into the Delphi Investment Group through his newsletter, Web site and guest spots on a nationally syndicated radio show. Among his pitches: “I have called ALL the highs and lows of the market giving EXACT DATES for rises and crashes over...
  • Psychic computer shows your thoughts on screen

    12/28/2009 10:29:31 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 17 replies · 1,108+ views
    Scientists have discovered how to “read” minds by scanning brain activity and reproducing images of what people are seeing — or even remembering. Researchers have been able to convert into crude video footage the brain activity stimulated by what a person is watching or recalling. The breakthrough raises the prospect of significant benefits, such as allowing people who are unable to move or speak to communicate via visualisation of their thoughts; recording people’s dreams; or allowing police to identify criminals by recalling the memories of a witness. However, it could also herald a new Big Brother era, similar to that...
  • Psychic makes claim to reward money in Cantu case

    05/01/2009 10:40:45 AM PDT · by SmithL · 7 replies · 375+ views
    San Joaquin Herald via CoCoTimes ^ | 5/1/9 | Mike Martinez - San Joaquin Herald
    TRACY — A Southern California woman is in a dispute with Tracy police over whether her psychic predictions helped them solve the Sandra Cantu murder case. She thinks she's entitled to at least a portion of the reward money, totaling more than $30,000, but Tracy police say they never used any information provided by any psychics during the investigation. Dani Pedlow, based in Los Angeles, said she predicted the little girl would be found in a "barranca—" a Spanish word for canyon or ravine — and that she was killed in a church, and the killer was someone in the...
  • Did a psychic solve the Tabitha Horn murder case?

    03/27/2009 11:33:01 AM PDT · by mattstat · 3 replies · 703+ views
    Background On Monday, 5 July 1993, Kenneth Norton, 34, a resident of Vestaburg, Michigan (his home was about ten miles from Mount Pleasant and Central Michigan University) was driving to Ann Arbor in his station wagon with his live-in girl friend’s daughter, Tabatha Horn, 3. They were on their way to see Wendy Michelle Gokee, Tabitha’s mother, who who was at a medical facility in Ann Arbor undergoing tests. Norton, who at the time was a Correctional Officer at the Carson City Correctional Facility, called the police around noon from the Hop In convenience store in Brighton (which is near...
  • Team of Psychic Detectives Aid Police in Search for Missing Florida Girl

    08/11/2008 1:51:40 PM PDT · by nmh · 51 replies · 643+ views
    Fox News ^ | 8/11/08 | Fox News
    ORLANDO, Fla. — A team of psychic detectives is assisting Orlando police in their search for missing three-year-old Florida girl Caylee Marie Anthony, according to local news reports. The group, known as "Body Hunters" and lead by psychic detective Gale St. John, is "blind driving" around Central Florida in search for the toddler who was last seen June 16, reported. "We will not even look at street names," psychic detective Gale St. John told the TV station and its Web site on Monday. "We drive and go completely on feeling instinct, chasing down what we call a person signature."...
  • Board use of psychic blasted

    06/18/2008 5:25:42 PM PDT · by SES1066 · 6 replies · 113+ views
    Toronto Sun ^ | June 18, 2008 Board use of psychic blasted Allegation of sex abuse stems from 'vision' of letter V | RAYMOND BOWE
    Leduc said they advised her that Victoria's educational assistant (EA) had visited a psychic, who said a youngster whose name started with "V" was being sexually abused by a man between 23 and 26 years old. Leduc was also handed a list of recent behaviours exhibited by her daughter.
  • Psychic's charge of abuse leaves Barrie mom fuming

    The mother of an autistic girl says the public school board was "completely unprofessional" to formulate a theory that her daughter was being sexually abused based on a psychic's perception.
  • Board use of psychic blasted (Ontario, Canada)

    06/18/2008 8:54:41 AM PDT · by ColoCdn · 8 replies · 129+ views ^ | June 18, 2008 | Raymond Bowe
    BARRIE -- The mother of an autistic girl says the public school board was "completely unprofessional" to formulate a theory that her daughter was being sexually abused based on a psychic's perception. Barrie resident Colleen Leduc wants an apology from the Simcoe County District School Board, which called in the Children's Aid Society (CAS) to investigate. According to the board, the case is still under investigation, although Leduc says it was closed. Leduc immediately pulled her 11-year-old daughter, Victoria Nolet, out of Terry Fox Elementary School in north-end Barrie. "I have trust issues now," Leduc said. "What are they going...
  • Jimmy Carter inauguaration day anecdote

    02/04/2008 10:42:04 PM PST · by Steve Schulin · 6 replies · 289+ views
    Telepolis ^ | Feb 5 2008 | Markus Kompa
    They [CIA] said to me that they wanted me to meet President Carter to invest millions of Dollars in psychical research. So I said to them, "How do you want me to do it?" This was when he was President elect, not yet sworn in as President. So they said to me, "We will arrange for you to go to the White House on the day of the inauguration, and you talk to him there." "How are you going to get me into the White House?" "Don't worry." And to make a long story short, a girl came into my...
  • Robbers use 'psychic powers' to 'get into' clerk's mind, safe

    09/27/2007 9:37:06 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies · 68+ views
    New Hampshire Union Leader Staff ^ | September 26, 2007 | CAROL ROBIDOUX
    MARLBOROUGH – Police are looking for help in solving a convenience store robbery Monday in which two men used distraction techniques and what the clerk described as "psychic powers" to "get into his mind" and somehow make off with a large amount of cash. Marlborough Detective Steven E. LaMears said the clerk didn't realize until yesterday that he had been robbed by the two men. "He was embarrassed to come forward at first," LaMears said. "As he described it to me, he said it reminded him of when he would go overseas to his home in India and see the...
  • Pressure grows on Norway's psychic princess

    08/13/2007 6:31:31 AM PDT · by Kurt_Hectic · 20 replies · 756+ views ^ | 13 Aug 2007, 12:48 | Aftenposten English Web Desk Nina Berglund
    Calls were spreading on Monday for Princess Martha Louise to give up her royal title, to eliminate what's considered an inappropriate mix of her privileged position with her new controversial psychic venture. Even relatively conservative newspapers are criticizing the princess for "earning money on her princess title," as Bergens Tidende wrote in an editorial in Monday's editions. The newspaper, Norway's largest outside the Oslo area, also noted that "as a princess and theoretically an heir to the throne," Martha Louise "needs to relate to the rest of us others within a certain framework." The editorial questioned whether the princess' new...
  • Is this REALLY proof that man can see into the future?

    05/05/2007 8:00:52 AM PDT · by fanfan · 188 replies · 3,880+ views
    The Daily Mail ^ | 4th May 2007
    Do some of us avoid tragedy by foreseeing it? Some scientists nowbelieve that the brain really CAN predict events before they happen Professor Dick Bierman sits hunched over his computer in a darkened room. The gentle whirring of machinery can be heard faintly in the background. He smiles and presses a grubby-looking red button. In the next room, a patient slips slowly inside a hospital brain scanner. If it wasn't for the strange smiles and grimaces that flicker across the woman's face, you could be forgiven for thinking this was just a normal health check. But this scanner is engaged...
  • Philly Authorities Shut Down Psychics, Astrologers and Palm Readers (WEIRD BUT TRUE)

    04/28/2007 7:40:32 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 14 replies · 518+ views
    New York Post ^ | April 28, 2007 | LUKAS I. ALPERT
    Philly Authorities Shut Down Psychics, Astrologers and Palm Readers WEIRD BUT TRUE By LUKAS I. ALPERT, Wire Services April 28, 2007 -- They should have seen it coming, but maybe that was the problem. Philadelphia authorities shut down dozens of psychics, astrologers and palm readers after realizing there's a decades-old law on the books that bans fortune-telling for profit. The law states that fortune-telling "for gain or lucre" is a third-degree misdemeanor. No fines were levied, but they will be if "these people try to return to work," said a city official.
  • MoD defends psychic powers study[UK]

    02/22/2007 9:34:37 PM PST · by FLOutdoorsman · 6 replies · 380+ views
    BBC ^ | 23 Feb 2007 | BBC
    The Ministry of Defence has defended decision to carry out tests to find out whether psychic powers could be used to detect hidden objects. The previously secret tests - conducted in 2002 - involved blind-folding volunteers and asking them about the contents of sealed brown envelopes. Most subjects consistently failed to establish what was in the envelopes. The MoD said the study was to assess claims made in academic circles and found the theories had "little value". Revelations about the hitherto secret research is contained in a previously classified report released under the Freedom of Information Act. During the tests,...
  • Psychic predicts discovery of new planets

    09/29/2006 11:55:40 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 13 replies · 326+ views
    PR Leap ^ | September 29, 2006 | unattributed, but psychics probably already know
    In June of 2005 psychic Jeffry R. Palmer predicted that several planets similar in size to our Earth would be found orbiting distant stars and that the discovery of new planets will reach the hundreds if not thousands by the end of 2006. These predictions may have seemed far fetched, even absurd to many of us. But recent astronomical discoveries may prove Mr. Palmer's predictions to be correct.
  • Paris Hilton Knows What People Want(album release)

    08/18/2006 5:15:20 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 21 replies · 433+ views
    Showbuzz.Cbs ^ | NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2006
    CBS) Paris Hilton says she knows what people want, and she's about to give it to them. The hotel heiress and star of the reality show "The Simple Life" releases her debut album, "Paris," on Aug. 22. "It's a very fun album, it's very eclectic mix of music," Hilton tells CBS News correspondent Drew Levinson. "I know music very well, and what people like. I want to incorporate hip-hop, rock, pop and dance all into one album." Will it be popular? "I think everyone will enjoy it," Hilton says. Hilton rose to fame as a party girl and red-carpet regular...
  • JonBenet Ramsey Murder: Psychic Drawing (1998) vs Karr

    08/17/2006 7:30:29 PM PDT · by HitmanLV · 151 replies · 5,656+ views
    The Crime Library ^ | The Crime Library
    To this day, John and Patsy Ramsey have lived up to their promise and continue to search for their daughter's killer. They have posted a composite sketch of a suspect compiled by the late psychic, Dorothy Allison, on their Internet site with the attached message: "Have you seen this man? This man may have been in the Boulder area in December 1996. ... We firmly believe that this most horrible of killers will be caught based on information provided by people who care about right and wrong. ... Please help, so another innocent child will not be a victim and...
  • Self-proclaimed psychic gets probation for scam

    07/28/2006 6:28:15 AM PDT · by LA Woman3 · 1 replies · 133+ views
    WWLTV ^ | 07/28/2006 | Associated Press
    COVINGTON -- A palm reader and self-proclaimed psychic has been put on probation for a year for trying to scam a Slidell business owner out of $5,000 in July 2004. Lecia Urich, of Kenner, who pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempted theft of more than $500, had told the woman that a ritual during which money was buried would help lift a deadly curse. Urich, who goes by the name "Sister Jackson," also was fined $250 by State District Judge Reginal Badeau. Authorities said the Slidell woman was not the only victim. Kenner police said Urich told four customers that their...
  • Trouble in the cards as psychic-licensing rules debated

    06/28/2006 4:30:33 PM PDT · by Momaw Nadon · 20 replies · 796+ views
    The Salem News Online ^ | Wednesday, June 28, 2006 | Chris Cassidy
    SALEM — In a paranormal public hearing last night, dozens of psychics argued before a city licensing panel about what the future holds if Salem cracks down on rogue clairvoyants. Unfortunately, no clear vision emerged from the meeting. One side told councilors the city needs to embrace its standing as the Witch City by allowing more licensed psychics. But opponents warned that oversimplifying the process could bring predators bent on making an easy dollar, rather than ethically telling fortunes. The debate unfolded before a hearing of the City Council's licensing committee, which is pondering tightening its regulation of Salem's fortunetelling...
  • Judge allows Polk to question psychic

    06/07/2006 7:59:29 AM PDT · by SmithL · 4 replies · 197+ views
    Oakland Tribune ^ | 6/7/6 | Jason Dearen
    MARTINEZ — A well-known television psychic can testify as a witness in the murder trial of self-described soothsayer Susan Polk, a judge ruled Tuesday. Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Laurel Brady's decision came despite objections from prosecutor Paul Sequeira, who argued that allowing a psychic to testify could send the wrong message to the jury and could raise thorny legal issues. "If a psychic is going to testify and say, 'I am a psychic and I can see the future and I have solved cases with my psychic abilities ... the very nature of the testimony is that of...
  • MARTINEZ: Polk testimony covers her marriage, premonitions

    05/18/2006 8:46:32 AM PDT · by SmithL · 2 replies · 146+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/18/6 | Henry K. Lee
    Murder defendant describes being 'ashamed' to wed therapist she says she killed in self-defense, then delves into paranormal - Susan Polk stood before the court Wednesday morning, raised her right hand and swore to tell the truth, relinquishing, for now, her role as defense attorney to become the star defense witness in her murder trial. And then the defendant, who claimed in her opening statement to be psychic, told the jury she predicted the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, thwarted a papal assassination and heard her husband, whom she has claimed was an Israeli intelligence agent, discuss the death...
  • [Susan] Polk's mother takes the stand

    04/24/2006 3:31:25 PM PDT · by SmithL · 3 replies · 131+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 4/24/6 | Bruce Gerstman
    MARTINEZ - Murder defendant Susan Polk today began her defense against charges she killed her husband, telling the jury in an opening statement that she is psychic but not delusional. Polk, 48, said that not only did she live in an abusive relationship with husband, Felix Polk, for more than 25 years, but that during that time she used her psychic powers to thwart terrorism by feeding information to him because he was a spy. "If you doubt psychics exist, examine your own experience," she told the jury, alluding to the example of how birds and fish each travel in...
  • Report: Cop suspended for psychic consult

    04/10/2006 10:30:43 AM PDT · by SmithL · 11 replies · 480+ views
    AP ^ | 4/10/6
    SYDNEY, Australia - An Australian federal police officer has been suspended for consulting a clairvoyant as part of an investigation into a death threat made to the country's prime minister, a newspaper reported Sunday. The officer, whose identity has not been released, reportedly consulted clairvoyant Elizabeth Walker after inquiries into the threat to Prime Minister John Howard hit a dead end, The Sunday Age reported. In a statement to the newspaper, an Australian Federal Police spokesman confirmed an officer was being investigated. "I can confirm we are currently investigating the matter. A member of the AFP has been suspended," the...
  • Human skeletons found at falls

    02/08/2006 7:37:27 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 4 replies · 466+ views
    Bay of Plenty Times ^ | February 8 2006 | Rachel Tiffen
    In TV2 show Sensing Murder, three psychics independently identified a spot at the falls as the burial site of Williams. The Tauranga woman disappeared without trace from her Gate Pa home on June 5, 1986. Her body has never been found. A man phoned police the day after the show screened, saying he knew of a skull at the falls. But his discovery was kilometres away from the spot the pyschics were drawn to - at the top lake end of McLaren Falls... Historic Places Trust archaeologists were able to determine that the bones were ancient, likely "pre-European" by marks...
  • Think of a Headline, Any Headline. This Is It, Isn't It?

    03/26/2005 3:41:10 AM PST · by MississippiMasterpiece · 10 replies · 635+ views
    The New York Times ^ | March 26, 2005 | Sarah Lyall
    LONDON - Derren Brown, it seems, can read the minds of pedestrians. He can beat half a dozen world-class chess players in simultaneous games, determine how many fingers people are holding up behind their backs and talk a London cabdriver out of being able to find the London Eye, the huge Ferris wheel that looms over the Thames. Naturally, none of his clever tricks will work on this psychologically astute interviewer, who plans to use mysterious journalistic techniques to unearth his darkest secrets. But the coolly charming Mr. Brown decides to try anyway. He produces a sheet of blank paper...
  • Financial planner cheated of $2300 by psychic

    05/17/2003 12:05:05 PM PDT · by tdadams · 2 replies · 180+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | May 15, 2003 | TAMARA LUSH AND CHRISTOPHER GOFFARD
    According to a report, the victim - whose name was not released by police because the investigation is pending - walked into the Delayed Criminal Investigation Unit in March. She told police that she went to the psychic - whose name was also not released - last year because she was having problems with her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend. "The victim was suffering from evil influences against her spirit," wrote Jack Waters of DCIU. Apparently, the psychic dealt a hand of tarot cards for the woman and determined that the woman had a "dark aura" and that "bad spirits" were coming from...
  • A psychic guru prays the rosary: John Edward's new book promotes the ancient prayer

    01/31/2006 4:36:10 PM PST · by Coleus · 11 replies · 576+ views
    National Catholic Reporter ^ | 02.03.06 | RETTA BLANEY
    If John Edward’s new book turns out to be as popular as his previous endeavors, we could soon see rosaries for sale at Wal-Mart.With Practical Praying: Using the Rosary to Enhance Your Life, the best-selling author and TV psychic medium is putting himself on the line in an entirely new way. “I had major, major blocks on a personal level,” he said in a telephone interview. “I’ve been very private about my rosary praying.”A book about the rosary wouldn’t be commercial coming from most writers, but Mr. Edward, 35, has such a built-in following of far-reaching fans that his book...
  • Sylvia Browne: Catholic?, Parochial School Teacher and Psychic or a Charlatan & Huckster

    01/29/2006 5:31:32 PM PST · by Coleus · 8 replies · 440+ views
    "The way of all peace is to scale the mountain of Self. Loving others makes the climb down easier. We see all things darkly until love lights the lamp of the Soul."The above words form the first tenet of Novus Spiritus. Within them lies the basic philosophy of the Society, namely: Life is a long journey of discovery, wherein each person must meet - and love - themselves, overcome their own fears, and learn the truth about loving. It is a process of perfecting the innate, God-given beauty of the Soul.   A B O U T   S Y L V I A   B R O W N E ,   F O U N D E R  In April 1986, Sylvia...
  • Jimmy Carter's Psychic Connection

    01/01/2006 10:56:02 AM PST · by Sen Jack S. Fogbound · 33 replies · 1,237+ views
    Newsmax Newsletter | Newsmax Staff
    Jimmy Carter's Psychic Connection Former President Jimmy Carter reveals that he once used a psychic in a trance to do what the United States' satellite surveillance system couldn't - find a downed American plane. In an interview for GQ magazine excerpted in The Weekly Standard's Scrapbook section, Carter recalls: "We had a plane go down in the Central African Republic - a twin-engine plane, small plane. And we couldn't find it. "So we oriented satellites that were going around the earth every 90 minutes to fly over that spot where we thought it might be and take photographs. We couldn't...
  • Brazil psychic seeks $25 mln US reward for Saddam

    10/10/2005 6:58:09 AM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 6 replies · 634+ views
    reuters ^ | 10-7-05 | Reuters
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Oct 6 (Reuters) - A Brazilian court will consider a psychic's claim that the U.S. government owes him a $25 million reward for information he says he provided on the hiding place of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. Brazil's second-highest court, the Superior Court of Justice, decided on Thursday the Brazilian justice system could rule on the matter and told a court in the psychic's home state of Minas Gerais to judge the case. The lower court had earlier told Jucelino Nobrega da Luz it could not take up his claim and it would have to...
  • Caryville psychic arrested

    09/13/2005 10:05:44 AM PDT · by SmithL · 13 replies · 254+ views
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 9/13/5 | JAMIE SATTERFIELD
    A Caryville man who once billed himself as a modern day Merlin will need more than a magic wand to handle his latest situation. He'll need a lawyer. David Marius Guardino, who claims he is a seer and sorcerer for the rich and famous, able to predict the future using a mix of telekinesis and clairvoyance, faces three counts of income tax evasion in a federal indictment handed up by a grand jury in U.S. District Court in Knoxville. The 63-year-old Guardino made his initial appearance before federal Magistrate Judge Clifford Shirley on Monday after a quick trip to an...