Archive for June, 2008

Search for oil in an eight-level mall in Beverly Hills

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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California – Britney Spears, Jay Z, Adam Sandler and Plains Exploration and Production Company have one thing in common. They’ve all been sighted at Beverly Center, an eight- level mall near Beverly Hills, where celebrities shop for clothes and the oil company pumps crude. The rising price of oil, which hit a record $142.99 a barrel today, has sent exploration companies scurrying to squeeze additional supplies from the fields underlying Los Angeles and its celebrity-rich neighbor. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceFog Dog Sports

Man survives a lightning strike in the back of the head

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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Mora, Minnesota – Kent Lilyerd wrestled with his new gazebo Friday afternoon as strong winds threatened to toss it into a nearby river. Soon, man and structure were cartwheeling through the air. Suddenly, a blow to the back of Lilyerd’s head planted him face-down in his lawn. He lay unconscious for about an hour before awakening to the buzz of mosquitoes in his ears and cold rain slapping his body. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceInterstate Batteries

Feds Investigate San Francisco – Protecting Honduran youths caught dealing crack cocaine from possible federal deportation

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Date: June 30th, 2008

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California – San Francisco juvenile probation officials – citing the city’s immigrant sanctuary status – are protecting Honduran youths caught dealing crack cocaine from possible federal deportation and have given some offenders a city-paid flight home with carte blanche to return. The city’s practices recently prompted a federal criminal investigation into whether San Francisco has been systematically circumventing U.S. immigration law, according to officials with knowledge of the matter. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceExposures

Paris men’s fashion spring/summer 2009 – Dresses and kilts

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Date: June 29th, 2008

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PARIS – Pants are coming in all shapes and forms at the Paris men’s fashion spring/summer 2009 shows this week, with some designers even throwing in dresses and kilts. Top name John Galliano, a designer who likes to shock, threw asymmetrical kilts topped by brightly-coloured tartan jackets on his models in a catwalk show themed on the sartorial travels of a male model. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceApple Computer

Truck Full Of Extinguishers Catches Fire

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Date: June 29th, 2008

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Pennsylvania – A truck full of fire extinguishers and other safety equipment caught fire in Lancaster Township Wednesday afternoon. The Lancaster Township Fire Department was called to 1405 Wabank Road for a vehicle fire at 4:19 p.m. The box truck belonged to Lancaster Safety Technologies, a company that specializes in fire extinguisher inspections, recharges and sales. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplacealle’ Fine Jewelry

State prepares for first execution since foul up

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Date: June 29th, 2008

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STARKE, Florida – Florida’s new procedure for lethal injections could be tested Tuesday when executioners strap down a condemned inmate for the first time since a botched execution. Mark Dean Schwab, 39, is scheduled to die exactly 16 years after he was sentenced in the 1991 kidnapping, rape and murder of 11-year-old Junny Rios-Martinez. Florida officials say they have resolved problems with the December 2006 execution of Angel Diaz. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBoden

Vogue Magazine Cover Model Dies in Fall From New York Building

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Date: June 29th, 2008

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NEW YORK — A European Vogue cover model fell to her death from her Manhattan apartment building Saturday in an apparent suicide, published reports said. Ruslana Korshunova, 20, died around 2:30 p.m. in a fall from a building on Water Street, in Manhattan’s Financial District, The New York Post, the Daily News and Newsday reported. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBead Room

Man charged in weed-whacker attack

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Date: June 29th, 2008

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GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania – A Westmoreland County man is accused of hitting his neighbor with a weed-whacker. Sixty-seven-year-old Gary Wright, of Southwest Greensburg, is charged with simple assault, recklessly endangerment and disorderly conduct. Police say neighbor William Bell told Wright to get off his property on May 23 and Wright hit him in the arm with the tool. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSwank Magazine

Soccer star gave a false name to police – Turned out to be that of a wanted burglar

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Date: June 29th, 2008

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UK – Arsenal legend Michael Thomas scored a real own goal when he gave a false name to police…which turned out to be that of a wanted burglar. When Thomas, who was carrying a large sum in cash, was asked who he was he bizarrely gave the name of a wanted man. He was arrested and taken to Chingford police station in East London. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceApple iTunes

Amy Winehouse punches fan, spits chewing gum into audience

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Date: June 29th, 2008

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UK – Amy Winehouse made Pete Doherty look angelic last night after punching a fan, spitting chewing gum into the crowd and calling Kanye West a c*** on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury.
Her obnoxious behaviour tainted what should have been a magical comeback set. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceAsk PC Experts

PETA turns its fire on celebrity meat-eaters

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Date: June 29th, 2008

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Animal rights protesters have launched a series of angry campaigns against A-list carnivores. They are shifting their focus from celebrities who wear fur to others who encourage the “exploitation” of animals by eating them. In its latest campaign, Peta – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which became infamous for dousing fur-wearers in red paint – has launched an attack on the singer Jessica Simpson. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceAmerica’s Largest Pet Pharmacy

Teen Decapitated by Batman Ride At Six Flags

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Date: June 29th, 2008

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COBB COUNTY, Georgia – Investigators with Cobb County police said a boy was decapitated at Six Flags amusement park Saturday. Authorities said the incident happened just after 2:00 p.m. Saturday. A church group went to the amusement park and a group of boys with the group jumped a fence and entered an area that was marked off limits. More… VideoVideo 2Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceFox TV Store

Hero: 5-Year-Old Boy Saves Little Sister From Choking to Death on Beads – Jumps Into Action As Sister Hangs By Neck

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Date: June 28th, 2008

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BRISTOL, Connecticut – Trevor Caron didn’t waste any time when he saw his younger sister hanging with beads around her neck. “I thought Hannah would die in three more seconds,” he said. “But then that’s when I got off my bed and ran to Hannah and saved Hannah’s life.” With his grandmother in the other room, Trevor said he was watching television when he heard his 2-year-old sister choking. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceLEGO

Mystery Letter Claims Responsibility for Pregnant Army Dentist’s Death

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Date: June 28th, 2008

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A North Carolina newspaper received a letter from someone claiming to be the killer of a pregnant Army dentist found dead last weekend in a hotel bathtub. The note’s writer takes responsibility “for the dead body that was found on Saturday, June 21 @11:30,” but police are skeptical of the letter’s credibility, according to The Fayetteville Observer, the paper that received the letter. More… VideoDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBooks-A-Million

Court refuses obscene name change: F— Censorship

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Date: June 28th, 2008

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SANTA FE, New Mexico – A New Mexico appeals court on Friday ruled against a Los Alamos man who wanted to change his name to a phrase containing a popular four-letter obscenity. The man appealed after a state district judge in Bernalillo County refused his request to change his name to “F— Censorship!” Judge Nan Nash ruled that the proposed name change was “obscene, offensive and would not comport with common decency.”
The man’s name now is Variable. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBooks-A-Million