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Aug 23rd, 2014 by MHz
US man stages $1 bank robbery to get state healthcare
US man stages $1 bank robbery to get state healthcare Unemployed and without health insurance, man in North Carolina has himself arrested in order to receive treatment. Robber holds up bank for just one dollar - YouTube It was not perhaps the...
Aug 23rd, 2014 by B00Mer
SpaceX rocket explodes during test flight (VIDEO)
SpaceX rocket explodes during test flight (VIDEO) An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9R rocket broke up in midair soon after it took off at the companys development site in Texas. No one was hurt in the...
Aug 22nd, 2014 by MHz
Russia crosses into Ukraine and Opens Fire!!
Humanitarian convoy: Trucks cross border, head to Lugansk as Kiev has no more 'excuses' to delay - YouTube source: Russians Open Fire in Ukraine, NATO Reports source: Russian trucks cross into Ukraine illegally | MSNBC
Aug 22nd, 2014 by B00Mer
Storms, flooding hit Chicago area
Storms, flooding hit Chicago area Crews are working to pump flood water away from neighborhood streets after a band of thunderstorms measuring 10 miles wide dumped nearly five inches of rain on the Chicago area. Three inches of rain fell at Midway...
Aug 22nd, 2014 by MHz
LiveLeak bans future ISIS beheading videos
When YouTube started to remove gory videos of journalist James Foley's beheading this week, the next stop for some Internet surfers was LiveLeak, a streaming video website that specializes in hosting graphic videos that other sites won't touch. ...
Employers can legally lie to employees
Let the worker beware: in Texas it is now entirely legal to lie to your staff. A recent decision from the Texas Supreme Court has ruled that...
Evolution in Action
Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt By Associated Press August 22 CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire trucks ladder got...
Other People's Money
In the news: But in the coming weeks, NASA is expected to announce its long-awaited solution: a multibillion-dollar contract to build a U.S. spacecraft, which could help reignite a struggling American space program. Instead of paying the Russians...
Toronto city councilor pushes for ‘O Canada’ change
Toronto city councilor pushes for O Canada change Interim city councillor Ceta Ramkhalawansingh will introduce a motion in council to request the federal government change the English words of Canadas national anthem to be more gender inclusive. ...
Aug 22nd, 2014 by B00Mer
'Brave' police crash into wrong way driver on M6
'Brave' police crash into wrong way driver on M6 Dashboard footage has been released of a police car deliberately crashing into a vehicle travelling the wrong way on the M6 toll Brave traffic police bring wrong way M6 motorist to a safe stop -...
Aug 22nd, 2014 by JLM
Harper shrugs off murdered women inquiry.
Harper rebuffs renewed calls for murdered, missing women inquiry - Manitoba - CBC News Until the trend diminishes I think we have to think of new procedures and further use of modern technology to make things safer for the women and to discourage or...
Brit Muslims urge cooperation in hunt for Foley killer
James Foley: British Muslims urge cooperation in hunt for militant with 'London accent' who killed US journalist - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Muslim leaders in Britain have called on their communities to help establish the identity...
Aug 21st, 2014 by MHz
US corporations boycott Glasgow over Gaza support
US corporations boycott Glasgow over Gaza support Hundreds of US businesspeople have scrapped plans to visit Glasgow, following the Scottish citys decision to fly the Palestinian flag...
"Not white" cop shoots unarmed white kid in Salt Lake City
a little something for everbody eh...paging eric holder. Utah officer who shot Dillon Taylor was wearing a body camera The Salt Lake City police officer who shot 20-year-old Dillon Taylor outside a convenience store last week was wearing a...
Don't See How This Could Possibly End Badly
In Compton, school police can use semiautomatic weapons By Justin Moyer August 21 Its a place thats been associated with gunfire at least since the release of N.W.A.s Straight Outta Compton in 1988: Compton, Calif., a city of 100,000 south...
Teens Charged In South Pasadena School Shooting Plot
The two boys allegedly planned to kill three staff members and gun down as many students as possible. Two South Pasadena teens have been charged with allegedly planning a shooting at their high school, prosecutors said Wednesday. ...
Dead At Noon -
IMO: To choose when and how you die would be marvelous. This lady is so very lucky to have had that opportunity. I hope that should I need this option it's available to me. ...
Aug 20th, 2014 by tay
Lac-Mégantic report blames lax oversight, weak safety culture
A railroad with a “weak safety culture” and a federal regulator that was asleep at the switch combined to bring about the worst accident in modern Canadian history, says a report by the Transportation Safety Board. The agency’s investigation into...