Archive for February, 2008

Big Lie: Author of Best-Selling Holocaust Book Admits Survival Story Not True

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Date: February 29th, 2008

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BOSTON — Almost nothing Misha Defonseca wrote about herself or her horrific childhood during the Holocaust was true.
She didn’t live with a pack of wolves to escape the Nazis. She didn’t trek 1,900 miles across Europe in search of her deported parents, nor kill a German soldier in self-defense. She’s not even Jewish. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBody Candy

Hero: Girl, 12, Declared Hero for Saving Siblings in House Fire

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Date: February 29th, 2008

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Illinois – A 12-year-old Illinois girl was honored Friday with her own day for her heroism during a recent house fire, MyFOXStLouis.com reports.
East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks Jr. presented the girl, Derrionna Adams, with a plaque and declared it Derrionna Adams Day in the city at an assembly for Adams held at her school, according to MyFOXStLouis.com. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceHunting Knives

Dumb Crook: Git-N-Go robber sheds jacket with W-2 personal info

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Date: February 29th, 2008

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Iowa – A man who stole $115 from a Git-N-Go just after midnight left the store after shedding his hat and jacket. Police officers found a W-2 form in one of the pockets, which provided the suspect’s personal information, according to the police report. When officers checked the name on the W-2, results showed that the 25-year-old man has a suspended driver’s license and is currently on probation for theft charges. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceGreat American Products

What a nightmare: Americans get too little sleep – Yawn

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Date: February 29th, 2008

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WASHINGTON – With late-night TV watching, Internet surfing and other distractions, Americans are getting less and less sleep, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.
And all this sleeplessness can be a nightmare for your mental and physical health, CDC experts cautioned, calling sleep loss an under-recognized public health problem. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceHallmark

US Currency: 29 N.J. Students Punished After Using Pennies To Pay For Lunch

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Date: February 29th, 2008

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READINGTON TOWNSHIP, New Jersey – Sometimes a penny for your thoughts isn’t a good thing.
Readington Township school officials gave 29 students detention after they used pennies to pay for their $2 lunches.
Superintendent Jorden Schiff said it started out as a prank. But as the eighth-graders began to get in trouble for taking up so much time, it turned into a protest about Thursday’s shortened lunch period. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceFog Dog Sports

Mean: Nurse’s Aide Accused of Abusing, Urinating On Patients – Faces 15 years in prison

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Date: February 29th, 2008

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MUSKEGON, Michigan — A Michigan nurse’s aide abused an elderly couple by urinating in the woman’s hair and pouring liquid soap on her husband’s head, according prosecutors.
Timothy Andrew Carl, 26, was charged in an arrest warrant with two felony counts of vulnerable victim abuse, Muskegon County Prosecutor Tony Tague said Wednesday. If convicted, Carl faces up to 15 years in prison.
The alleged abuse happened Friday at the couple’s Muskegon Township home, Tague said. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceeBooks

Come Home: Britain to pull Prince Harry from Afghanistan

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Date: February 29th, 2008

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London – Britain’s defense chief decided Friday to immediately pull Prince Harry out of Afghanistan after news of his deployment was leaked on the U.S. website the Drudge Report.
Air Chief Marshal Jock Stirrup, chief of the Defense Staff, said he decided to withdraw the prince after senior commanders assessed the risks, the Defense Ministry said in a statement.
Harry, third in line to the British throne, has been serving on the front line with an army unit in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province since mid-December. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBuckle

Poison: Ricin, made from castor beans, possibly found at Las Vegas motel – 7 people in hospital

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Date: February 29th, 2008

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LAS VEGAS — The FBI says a package containing a toxic substance found at a Las Vegas motel does not appear to be a targeted attack.
Authorities say preliminary tests indicate the package found at the Extended Stay America Motel Thursday contained the toxin ricin. Seven people, three motel employees, three police officers and another person were taken to hospitals. All were reported in good condition.
FBI spokesman Richard Kolko in Washington says the event does not appear to be terrorism related. He says the FBI is assisting local police in the investigation. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBargain Cell

Detroit City Council Committee to Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick – It’s Time to Resign

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Date: February 28th, 2008

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DETROIT, Michigan — A City Council committee passed a resolution on Thursday accusing Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick of using his office for personal gain and calling on him to resign or risk being forced from office.
The resolution, which is expected to go before the entire City Council for a vote on Tuesday, accuses Kilpatrick of lying under oath when he denied during a whistle-blower lawsuit that he was involved in a romantic relationship with his former chief of staff, Christine Beatty. Full Story- Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePinatas

Michael Jackson late on payments on home used by his family

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Date: February 28th, 2008

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LOS ANGELES – Public documents show Michael Jackson has repeatedly failed to make mortgage payments on a Los Angeles home that has been used for years by his family.
Documents filed with the Los Angeles County Recorder’s Office indicate the reclusive pop star was most recently in default last month on the property in Encino, an area in the San Fernando Valley. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceProblem Solvers

Boy George denies imprisoning charges

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Date: February 28th, 2008

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LONDON – Boy George has denied imprisoning a 28-year-old Norwegian man at his London home last year. The former Culture Club singer pleaded not guilty to the charge of false imprisonment during a court hearing in London on Thursday.
Audun Carlsen claims Boy George handcuffed him to a wall after he went to the singer’s apartment as a photo model. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceMichigan Bulb

Police review alleged Britney Spears drugging

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Date: February 28th, 2008

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LOS ANGELES, California – Los Angeles police say they are looking into allegations that someone drugged Britney Spears but have not decided whether to open a formal investigation. Police Capt. Kyle Jackon said in a statement Wednesday that the allegations “are being considered” by the Robbery-Homicide unit to determine if laws have been violated. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceHotwire

Hero: Lucky Soldier Wins $1 Million – Sergeant Plans to Return to Iraq for a 3rd Tour

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Date: February 28th, 2008

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After completing two tours in Iraq, Sgt. Wayne Leyde won $1 million from a scratch-and-win lotto ticket on Tuesday. Now that he’s won, Leyde, a 26-year-old member of the Washington National Guard, says he’s still going to volunteer to go back to Iraq for a third tour and won’t spend any of the money in the meantime. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceHealth Center for Better Living

Religious Police: Professor Faces 180 Lashes for Having Coffee With Student

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Date: February 28th, 2008

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Mecca – A university professor allegedly caught in a Saudi-style honey trap has been sentenced to 180 lashes and eight months in jail — for having coffee with a girl.
The man, a prominent and well-respected Saudi teacher of psychology at Umm al-Qra University in the holy city of Mecca, was framed by the religious police after he angered some of their members at a training course, his lawyer said.
The academic has not been named by the local media, which have given his case wide coverage, but one senior Saudi journalist told The Times he was Dr. Abu Ruzaiz, a married man in his late 50s with children. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceFingerhut

What Can Brown Do For You: Man Arrested in Sale of 213 Pounds of Marijuana Shipped to Him via UPS

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Date: February 28th, 2008

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Minnesota – The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office charged a 27-year-old Inver Grove Heights man with First-Degree Sale/Possession of Marijuana Thursday after finding 213 pounds had been shipped to the man from California. Doanzell Gieddarr Johnson was arressted after Los Angeles Police notified local authorities that three individuals had been arrested for shipping Marijuana via UPS. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceEasy Comforts