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  • Woman Who Falsely Accused 15 Men of Rape Sentenced

    08/30/2017 8:30:00 AM PDT · by joma89 · 29 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 29, 2017 | Tom Knighton
    Jemma Beale, a UK citizen, has accused 15 men of rape. One of the accused fled the country rather than serve time. Another spent two years in prison because of Beale's accusations. Now she's going to prison, because it turns out all her accusations were bollocks: A fantasist who made up bogus rape and sex assault claims against 15 men in three years for "attention" has been jailed for 10 years. ... The 25-year-old would injure herself and use self-inflicted cuts and bruises against the 15 victims she falsely accused of sex attacks -- including one who fled the country...
  • Wendy Davis selling lingerie in Estate Sale

    02/26/2016 2:53:18 PM PST · by catfish1957 · 55 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | February 26, 2016 | Kelsey Bradshaw
    AUSTIN — Former gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is putting up a pink pair of Mizuno Wave Rider 17 running shoes, identical to the ones she wore during her 11-hour filibuster over abortion rights in 2013, this Friday and Saturday at her moving sale in Ft. Worth, according the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram. Davis plans to keep her original pair of pink shoes, but an identical pair with an autographed box will be sold at the former senator’s moving sale. Davis is cutting down on her belongings since recently moving to Austin................Her sale has it’s own estate sale listing online and boasts...
  • AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd loses appeals against convictions

    10/09/2015 9:26:45 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Manchester Guardian ^ | Tuesday 6 October 2015 11.01 EDT | Tim Jonze and Agencies
    AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has lost his appeal against a string of recent convictions in New Zealand. The musician had been ordered in June to serve a sentence of eight months home detention along with six months of post-release conditions and payment of $NZ120,000 (51,000) reparation after pleading guilty to charges of threatening to kill and possession of methamphetamine and cannabis. However, his appeal, which argued that the sentence was manifestly excessive, was rejected by New Zealands high court.
  • Schaumburg girls quinoa burger a winner in Michelle Obamas healthy lunch' contest

    07/05/2015 8:24:10 AM PDT · by PROCON · 58 replies ^ | July 4, 2015 | sontiveros
    Nine-year-old Shreya Patel of Schaumburg will be among the young winners of Michelle Obamas healthy lunchtime challenge wholl get to dine with the first lady at the White House later this week. Her garam masala quinoa burger with raita was chosen as the winning recipe entered from Illinois, winning her a spot at the awards luncheon Friday. Entries had to be healthy, affordable and tasty. Shreya wrote in an essay accompanying her entry that shes been cooking since she was 3 and said she loves to mix, measure, chop and even clean up afterwards. Heres her recipe: GARAM MASALA QUINOA...
  • Dodgers hosting LGBT and Giants Friday night

    06/19/2015 10:34:29 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 31 replies
    mynewsla ^ | June 2015
    The Los Angeles Dodgers will conduct their third annual LGBT Night at Dodger Stadium at Friday nights game against the World Series champion San Francisco Giants. Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member Lisa Vanderpump will throw the ceremonial first pitch. Country singer Ty Herndon will sing the national anthem. Recording artist Lance Bass will announce the Dodgers starting lineup. Major League Baseballs Ambassador of Inclusion Billy Bean, who played 59 games for the Dodgers in 1989, will be present for pregame festivities. David Kopay, a former NFL running back who in 1975 became one of the first professional athletes...
  • Maya Angelou Stamp Includes Quote That Isn't Hers

    04/07/2015 5:22:10 PM PDT · by IncPen · 61 replies
    AOL News ^ | Apr 7th 2015 | Staff
    Maya Angelou was known for her inspirational and thought-provoking quotes, so it's only fitting that a stamp commemorating her features one. A new postage stamp that was unveiled in a dedication ceremony Tuesday morning celebrating the late literary icon aimed to do just that. It features her image with the quote, "A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song." Except that quote ... isn't Angelou's.
  • Meet the couples who will be part of history in the same-sex marriage battle

    01/17/2015 8:11:53 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 38 replies
    Washingon Post ^ | 1/16/2014 | Jerry Markon
    April DeBoer never intended to be a legal pioneer, much less a public face of perhaps the most significant civil rights challenge to reach the Supreme Court in years. She and her partner just wanted to be able to adopt children as a couple. But when their lawsuit challenging Michigans adoption code came to a federal district court in 2012, the judge shocked DeBoer and her partner, Jayne Rowse, telling them they should instead be contesting the states same-sex marriage ban. After much anguished discussion, the couple agreed, DeBoer recounted. By no means did we set out to be...
  • How Can Chirlane McCray de Blasio be a Former Lesbian?

    06/16/2014 2:00:56 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Conservative Read ^ | 12/28/2013 | Gary DeMar
    NY Magazine is reporting that Before she was married to New York City public advocate and Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio, Chirlane McCray was a lesbian. How is this possible? Once gay, always gay. Isnt this what weve always heard? I was born that way. . . Homosexuality is not a choice. . . You didnt choose to be heterosexual. I didnt choose to be homosexual. The claims go on and on. Gm When someone leaves the same-sex lifestyle, the homosexual community goes into recovery mode: The persons in denial. Is Mrs. De Blasio in denial? The homosexual...
  • Lesbian Real Estate Agents of North Carolina

    05/13/2013 1:36:30 PM PDT · by goodnesswins · 47 replies
    The Internet ^ | 5/13/13 | Idiots
    Lesbian real estate agents of North Carolina
  • Obama Speech - Will he mention gun control? Place your bets.

    04/18/2013 9:08:15 AM PDT · by struggle · 38 replies
    TV ^ | 04/18/13 | struggle
    Place your bets folks, he's speaking generally now, but will he go on about gun control?
  • Deployed soldier begins sex change

    10/20/2012 9:50:57 AM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Air Force Times (link only) | 10/15/12
    Gannett rag, so link only. Article is here.
  • 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...
  • Woman, 63, 'becomes PREGNANT in the mouth' with baby squid after eating calamari

    06/15/2012 5:01:50 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 100 replies
    mailonline ^ | 6/2012 | hartley-parkinson
    Woman, 63, 'becomes PREGNANT in the mouth' with baby squid after eating calamari Woman was 'eating when she felt a prickling sensation in her mouth' She was chewing 'sperm sacks', which forcefully shoot sperm Sperm in turn try to embed themselves when they land But have no fear in the West... Squid's internal organs are (generally) removed before serving By Richard Hartley-parkinson PUBLISHED: 03:40 EST, 15 June 2012 | UPDATED: 15:06 EST, 15 June 2012 A 63-year-old woman became 'pregnant' with 12 baby squid after eating calamari, according to a claim in a bio-tech report. The real-life 'octo-mum', from South...
  • State of the Union style: First Lady wears Barbara Tfank (Moo in blue at tonight's doo)

    01/24/2012 9:39:18 PM PST · by Zakeet · 107 replies · 1+ views
    Philly.Com ^ | January 24, 2012 | Esther Lee
    In 2010, she wore red. In 2011, she wore white. So, what did Michelle Obama wear in 2012? A politically-charged, patriotic shade of blue. The First Lady looked regal in a short-sleeved, sapphire-blue, Barbara Tfank dress Tuesday evening for the President's State of the Union address. Tfank, a New York and Los Angeles-based designer, prides herself upon designing pieces that are "timeless." [Snip] The First Lady's hair and makeup looked perfectly elegant as well... and we're dying to see some photos of her shoes.
  • Angry Manhattan residents lambast Zuccotti Park protesters (They're defecating on our doorsteps)

    10/20/2011 5:58:40 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 79 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/20/11 | JOSH SAUL
    Infuriated lower Manhattan residents went ballistic on Zuccotti Park protesters at a chaotic Community Board 1 meeting tonight while blasting politicians for allowing the siege to continue without any end in sight. "They are defecating on our doorsteps," fumed Katherine Hughes, a stay at home mom who has the misfortune of living one block from the chaos. "A lot of people are very frustrated. A lot of people are concerned about the safety of our kids." Fed up homeowners said that they've been subjected to insults and harassment as they trek to their jobs each morning. "The protesters taunt people...
  • Woman's "loud sex noises" lead to her arrest (Prominent Atheist, In Front of 10-year-Old)

    05/06/2011 1:00:19 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 49 replies
    NBC2 ^ | May 05, 2011
    A prominent Florida atheist activist has been charged with verbally simulating sex in the presence of a 10-year-old neighbor. Ellen Beth Wachs, 48, was charged with lewd and lascivious behavior. Wachs has been prominent in her opposition to prayer at public meetings and challenged the constitutionality of the sheriff donating jail basketball hoops to Polk County churches. An arrest affidavit said she was arrested following a Saturday morning dispute with a neighbor. According to the affidavit, the 10-year-old boy was playing basketball when Wachs yelled through her open bedroom window for him to stop. The boy was joined outside by...
  • Jefferson High School dance coach charged with improper relationship with student

    03/18/2011 5:44:19 AM PDT · by Dacula · 70 replies ^ | Tuesday, March 15, 2011 | Eva Ruth Moravec
    A Jefferson High School dance coach was free on bail Tuesday after her arrest on allegations she had a relationship with an 18-year-old male student, officials said. Destini Michelle Munoz, 25, was released from a holding cell at the city magistrate's office after posting $15,000 bail around 9:50 a.m., charged with one count of being involved in an improper relationship between an educator and a student, Bexar County records show. San Antonio Independent School District police and the Texas Rangers arrested her about 11 p.m. Monday. A student told her mother about Munoz's alleged relationship, and the parent called district...
  • First Barack, now Michelle Obama hits the chat show circuit as she busts a move on Ellen ...

    10/29/2010 4:23:08 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 49 replies
    U.K. Daily Mail ^ | October 29, 2010 | Andrea Magrath
    With her husband facing electoral oblivion at next week's mid-terms, Michelle Obama is clearly prepared to do anything she can to help. Whether showing off her dance moves on Ellen was a politically astute gimmick, however, remains to be seen. The First Lady appeared on the daytime chat show just hours after her husband went on The Jon Stewart Show in a desperate attempt to woo younger voters. The President has been attacked for appearing on a comparatively lightweight show hosted by a comedian. At one point Stewart even called him 'dude', the first time word has been used...
  • Rogue American Woman (Dowd reads Sarah Palin's book)

    12/08/2009 6:35:50 AM PST · by reaganrevolutionin2010 · 80 replies · 4,079+ views
    New York Times ^ | 11/17/09 | Maureen Dowd
    Of course, the subtitle of Sarah Palins book is An American Life.Because she is the lovely avatar of real Americans ordinary, hard-working, God-fearing, common-sense, good, ordinary, real Americans. If you are not living an American life, you are, to use a Palin coinage, living bass-ackwards.(snip) I approached reading her book with trepidation, worried I might learn that I am not a real American, dang it, just another dreaded, jaded enlightened elite.
  • Michelle Obama's Toned Arms Spark A Trend "[New Kind Of Low-Key Status Symbol"]

    03/17/2009 10:03:33 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 77 replies · 1,842+ views
    London Times ^ | March 17, 2009
    March 18, 2009 Michelle Obama's toned arms spark a trend Dress designers and Michelle Obama have developed an obsession with toned biceps. Is this a new kind of low-key status symbol, asks our Fashion Editor Lisa Armstrong Who knew that when the faintest dimple on the mountain of Michelle Obama adulation manifested itself, it would be incurred by the First Lady's propensity to display her biceps? It began, as barely perceptible dips in adulation (and concurrent spikes in envy) often do, when she appeared on the March cover of American Vogue. The accompanying gallery, in which the First Lady's fine...