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  • Did mother’s urge to play Yahtzee cause son to strangle her?

    07/14/2011 4:34:08 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 12 replies
    star tribune ^ | 7-12-11 | PAT PHEIFER
    Tamara Lee Mason wanted to play Yahtzee with her three sons after they all returned home from Christmas dinner at a friend's. When the boys wouldn't, she got mad, grabbed a few things and stormed out of the house. That's the story Mason's oldest, Dylan C. Clemens, told investigators back on Dec. 27, according to criminal charges filed in Stevens County District Court. A much stranger story is laid out in criminal charges filed Tuesday against Clemens, 25. His half-brothers Andrew Q. Cobb, 18, and Jacob S. Cobb, 17, were charged Friday. Mason's decomposing remains were found Thursday buried in...
  • Biden's latest figure of speech

    10/05/2010 8:54:18 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 26 replies
    CNN ^ | October 5, 2010 | Gabriella Schwarz
    (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden is known for his bluntness, and his comments Tuesday were no exception. "If I hear one more Republican tell me about balancing the budget, I am going to strangle them," Biden said at a fundraiser in Minnesota. "To the press: that's a figure of speech."
  • The Truth of Mexicos Civil War with Drug Cartels

    08/13/2010 12:58:50 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 132 replies · 1+ views
    El Blog Del Narco ^ | 13 August 2010 | Candor7
    Relatively few people in the United States know of the horrible tragedies that are now being visited upon the people of Mexico by a war between drug cartels, and the government of Mexico.The US media does not report the full story, and the Government of Mexico has a press black out on much of what is happening in Mexico concerning the war between the Mexican Government, and the drug cartels who war among themselves. To complicate matters the drug gangs often wear federal uniforms while performing assaults on their victims. One anonymous web site operates a blog which receives posts,...
  • Md. appeal: 'Strangle' e-mail is free speech

    11/29/2009 3:09:33 AM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 7 replies · 703+ views
    Washington Times ^ | November 16th | Jeffrey Anderson
    When Walter Carl Abbott Jr. posted comments last year on a Maryland government Web site saying he would "strangle" Gov. Martin O'Malley, he learned there's a difference. The 45-year-old Pikesville construction worker was found guilty of threatening a public official. He is serving two years' probation for his rant against the governor, whom Mr. Abbott blames for personal financial problems that stem from business competition from illegal immigrants. ... Out back, a homemade sign leaning against his partially finished garage says: "Deport Illegals - Imprison Bush! By Order of the American People!!!"
  • Man Who Strangled Wife During Dream Is Freed

    11/20/2009 12:33:53 PM PST · by Cardhu · 28 replies · 1,230+ views
    Sky News ^ | Nov 20th 2009 | LUlu Sinclair
    A man who strangled his wife during a nightmare in which he dreamed he was attacking an intruder has been freed. Brian Thomas, 59, was released after the prosecution withdrew the case against him at Swansea Crown Court. It had been seeking a special verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity but said later there would be no purpose in sending Mr Thomas to a psychiatric hospital. Family members who were in court for the hearing, greeted the news with a jubilant cry of "yes". Mr Thomas' brother Raymond spoke of his relief as he left court. "Family and...
  • Will High Unemployment Strangle the Recovery?[16.8% Underemployed, GDP likely Severely Constrained]

    10/20/2009 3:09:21 AM PDT · by Son House · 12 replies · 651+ views
    Money Morning ^ | October 20, 2009 | By Don Miller
    The worst recession since the Great Depression has already eliminated 7.2 million jobs, and analysts figure 750,000 more jobs could disappear over the next six months. That means the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama may be forced to employ a second stimulus if it wants to preserve the fledgling recovery that has carried the Dow Jones Industrial Average back above 10,000. The U.S. unemployment rate officially hit 28-year high of 9.8% in September, according to the Labor Department. But that number grows to 16.8% when you add the number of “total unemployed, plus all marginally attached workers, plus total...
  • Nurse Strangles Intruder With Bare Hands

    09/08/2006 12:46:36 PM PDT · by TrebleRebel · 165 replies · 4,040+ views
    Forbes ^ | 9/8/06 | AP
    A nurse returning from work discovered an intruder armed with a hammer in her home and strangled him with her bare hands, police said. Susan Kuhnhausen, 51, ran to a neighbor's house after the confrontation Wednesday night. Police found the body of Edward Dalton Haffey 59, a convicted felon with a long police record. Police said there was no obvious sign of forced entry at the house when Kuhnhausen, an emergency room nurse at Providence Portland Medical Center, got home from work shortly after 6 p.m. Under Oregon law people can use reasonable deadly force when defending themselves against an...
  • We Eat; Therefore, They Are

    08/10/2004 6:52:35 AM PDT · by boris · 4 replies · 417+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 08-10-2004 | Rosie Mestel
    We Eat; Therefore, They Are A panel of nutrition experts has heard about sugar and salt and fatty acids ad nauseam. Now they have to rewrite the federal dietary guide. By Rosie Mestel, Times Staff Writer BETHESDA, Md. — Inside a packed ballroom at the local Holiday Inn, 13 government-appointed scientists sat regally around a table, debating servings of fish. "What do we want to recommend for children? Fish twice a week?" asked chairwoman Janet King. "Small fish," another panel member said. "Children are advised to eat smaller portions of fish than adults?" "Can we defer a vote on that?"...