Archive for January, 2008

Strange: Woman faces felony bigamy charges – Married to four men at the same time

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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PORT JERVIS, New York — A Port Jervis woman faces felony bigamy charges for being married to four men at the same time, police say.
Dorothy Wunders, 60, has four marriages on file – three with the City of Port Jervis and one with Middletown, according to Port Jervis police Detective Mike Worden. Worden received the case after the Port Jervis city clerk noticed the previous marriages on file. The marriages date from 1972 to 2008, according to police. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

St. Patty: Catholics Asked Not To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day On March 17

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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COLUMBUS — Roman Catholic clergy in Columbus are asking Irish worshippers to refrain from celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 this year.
Columbus Bishop Frederick Campbell has asked local pastors to celebrate the patron saint a week early instead. For the first time in 67 years, the holiday falls during the week before Easter, called Holy Week and considered the most sacred week on the Christian calendar. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Panhandlers Union: Fights for right to sleep in underpass

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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Ottawa, Canada – A panhandlers’ rights group in Ottawa is preparing a human rights complaint against the City of Ottawa after it put up a fence to stop them from sleeping in a downtown pedestrian underpass.
The city’s transportation committee had recommended the installation of the fence and increased lighting to improve safety in the underpass.(CBC)
The Ottawa panhandlers union has also hired Ottawa lawyer Yavar Hameed to apply for a court injunction to remove the fence, said Andrew Nellis, an organizer for the group. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

24/7 Dolly: Dolly Parton fan gets the boot

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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UK – A country and western fan who plagued neighbours by playing Dolly Parton songs around the clock is to be kicked out of her home, council officials said today.
Neighbour from hell Diane Duffin, 36, appeared at Leeds County Court today and failed to overturn an order to have her evicted.
She was found to have repeatedly and persistently ignored warnings from the council’s Environmental Services department to stop the music. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Your Government: U.S. consumer safety regulators typically take almost seven months to inform the public of dangerous products

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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WASHINGTON DC – U.S. consumer safety regulators typically take almost seven months to inform the public of dangerous products in cases where the manufacturers were fined for not promptly reporting the defect, watchdog group Public Citizen said on Thursday.
Companies that were fined for not timely reporting hazards took an average of 2.7 years to notify the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) of the problems, according to a report issued by the nonprofit group. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Strange: 100 Nepalese Workers Missing From Alabama Plant

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — About 100 people who came from Nepal to work at a north Alabama factory seemingly vanished from a pair of apartment buildings, along with a lot of furniture and appliances, and can’t be located, officials said Tuesday.
Immigration agents are trying to determine what happened to the Nepalese workers, among hundreds brought to the United States to work at a DVD factory operated by Cinram Inc., said Lauren Bethune, a spokeswoman for the Alabama Department of Homeland Security.
“We do not in any way consider it a security threat, but we do think it is important,” she said. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Cigarette News: Philip Morris’ new cigarette – Marlboro Intense

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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The new cigarette is Marlboro Intense. The chief executive of Philip Morris International was proudly smoking one of them for a Wall Street Journal story this week about its new products and strategies. Right now, it’s available in Turkey, but don’t be surprised if it turns up in this country too. Full Story

Strange: Man Dies After Drinking Too Much Water

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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UK – When you hear of someone drinking themselves to death, most of us assume it’s alcohol-related. But that wasn’t the case for a 35-year-old man from the U.K., the Daily Mail reports.
An investigation into how Shaun McNamara died revealed that he drank himself to death after consuming too much water. His body was found on the floor of his bathroom last September.
At first, doctors thought McNamara had suffered a heart attack. It was not until an autopsy revealed that he had downed so much fluid, so fast, that his brain had swollen, the Mail reported. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Brave Cops: 13-year-old boy became threatening and abusive – Two cops call for back-up and lock themselves in a room

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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UK – A 13-year-old schoolboy had two community support officers cowering in a locked room as they called for back-up. On their arrival the boy became threatening and abusive, prompting them to call for back-up and lock themselves in a room. Four uniformed police officers then came to their rescue. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Major Crime: Man Jailed For Creating Crosswalk

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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MUNCIE, Indiana – Whitney Stump didn’t like watching drivers ignore the stop signs at the intersection outside his home, so he asked the city to paint crosswalks there.
When the city said no, he made one himself. And the city wasn’t appreciative. He was arrested a second time when he went back to touch up the paint. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Perversion: Vegetarianism proves to be perversion of nature

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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Vegetarians can be referred to as true fanatics. On the other hand, they are seriously misled in their beliefs. Practically nobody argues with them, since it is really difficult to convince a vegetarian of his or her self-deception. To produce a cell is not an easy process for the human body. The human body is unable to generate all substances necessary for the production of cells. It has only 12 or 20 protein amino acids required for the process. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Hot Breakfast: Starbucks axes sandwiches as part of fix

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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SEATTLE, Washington – The scent of ham, eggs, cheese and bacon will soon stop competing with the aroma of coffee in Starbucks stores as hot breakfast sandwiches become the first casualty of the company’s battle to win back customers.
The sandwiches, which will disappear by this fall, boost a typical store’s annual revenue by $35,000. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Obscene?: Shell’s $25.5 billion profit is biggest ever by British company

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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UK – Shell smashed all-time British company profit records today, posting 2007 earnings of $27.5billion (£13.9billion), and immediately ran into a storm with union leaders, who are demanding the Government hits the oil giant with a windfall tax.
Shell’s profit surge – it is now making a staggering $75million (£38million) a day – on the back of a booming oil price that touched $100 a barrel this winter, was labelled as “obscene” by Tony Woodley of Unite, the UK’s largest trade union, as Britons struggle with soaring energy costs. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Again: Britney Spears Taken From Home in Ambulance, Given Police Escort

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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LOS ANGELES, California — Britney Spears was taken from her home by ambulance early Thursday and escorted to a hospital by more than a dozen police officers.
A Los Angeles police officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak on the matter, said the 26-year-old pop star was being taken to “get help” but did not give the ambulance’s destination. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Shocked: Jessica Alba shocked to see her body change when she fell pregnant

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Date: January 30th, 2008

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Actress Jessica Alba has told of her shock at seeing her body change when she fell pregnant.
The Fantastic Four beauty struggled at first when she put on weight. But she said she doesn’t care what she looks like.She said: “You go, ‘What’s happening?’
“You definitely have to go with the flow. You have to surrender, but it’s a shock to the system. But it’s a shock to a system. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace