Archive for November, 2008

Pirates Killed in Standoff

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Date: November 27th, 2008

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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Pirates attacked a Chinese fishing vessel in a rare attack off West Africa, officials said Thursday.
Four of the pirates, all from neighboring Guinea, were killed early Wednesday in a clash with the Sierra Leone navy, police spokesman Mohamed Samura said. Two were shot and another two drowned, he said. The remaining four were arrested. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePaul Fredrick Men Style

Thieves steal house brick by brick

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Date: November 27th, 2008

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UK – Thieves didn’t try to steal from this house, they tried to pinch the whole thing. Dressed as workmen, they attempted to take the building, brick by brick and slate by slate.
The pair even stopped for lunch during their audacious theft and a neighbour inadvertently helped them by collecting fallen tiles. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceHotels.com

Zoo sells reindeer droppings as ornaments

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Date: November 27th, 2008

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BLOOMINGTON – It began with a family legend about John Tobias’ Irish grandmother in the early 1900s. “She would take chocolate drops — she would sprinkle them around so the kids would think reindeer came at Christmas.” That memory, and talk about stringing cranberries and popcorn, led to an idea from zoo marketing director Susie Ohley: to use reindeer droppings in Christmas ornaments for a fundraiser. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceDavid’s Cookies

Jealous lover who blinded woman with acid will be blinded with acid

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Date: November 27th, 2008

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Iran – A jealous lover who blinded a woman with acid is also to be blinded with acid under the country’s Islamic law. A 27-year-old named only as Majid confessed to attacking Ameneh Bahrami in 2004 to dissuade anyone from marrying the woman he loved. Wednesday’s ruling was issued based on the Islamic law system of ‘qisas,’ or eye for an eye retribution. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace1-800 CONTACTS

Man shoots teen – Looked at him the wrong way

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Date: November 27th, 2008

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HURST, Texas – Police searched for a gunman Wednesday who opened fire on a teen after the youth apparently looked at him the wrong way at an apartment complex.
The 16-year-old was hit in the right buttocks, and his injury was not life-threatening, police said Wednesday. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & Tobacco - Nutty News MarketplaceBooksfree

Police mistake widow’s tomato plants for cannabis factory

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Date: November 27th, 2008

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UK – The officers burst in with sniffer dogs and took samples of the plants for analysis. Lulu Matheson, who has lived in the property in Shieldaig for 53 years, said she was shaken up by the encounter.
Mrs Matheson told the Daily Mail: “I got a terrible fright and I couldn’t understand what they were doing here because I knew we had nothing more than tomatoes in the window. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceVitamin World

Teen lives 118 days without heart

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Date: November 26th, 2008

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MIAMI – An American teen-ager survived for nearly four months without a heart, kept alive by a custom-built artificial blood-pumping device, until she was able to have a heart transplant, doctors in Miami said on Wednesday. The doctors said they knew of another case in which an adult had been kept alive in Germany for nine months without a heart but said they believed this was the first time a child had survived in this manner for so long. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceJoin The NRA

Workers riot at toy factory

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Date: November 26th, 2008

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DONGGUAN, China – It started as a pay dispute at a southern Chinese toy factory. But it quickly turned into a riot as laid-off workers tapped into a network of friends and unemployed laborers who flipped over a police car, stormed into the plant and smashed office computers.
The latest violent protest to rock China’s export machine was still simmering Wednesday at the massive plant, which makes Nerf toys for the U.S. company Hasbro Inc. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceJust My Size

Tax-Free Guns on Black Friday

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Date: November 26th, 2008

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COLUMBIA, South Carolina – TVs and laptops won’t be the only hot items in South Carolina this Black Friday. The state is offering an unusual perk to shoppers: no sales tax on handguns, rifles and shotguns. The so-called “Second Amendment Weekend” is thanks to a little-debated amendment legislators tacked on this summer to a tax break for energy-efficient appliances. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceAnimals911.org Discount Pet Products

Woman Sets Possessed Apartment on Fire

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Date: November 26th, 2008

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ATLANTA, Georgia – A Marietta woman told authorities she set two fires in her apartment because items inside were possessed. Felicia Johnson is charged with arson. This is an unusual arson case. Investigators said Johnson was trying to cleanse her apartment but in doing so she put lives in danger. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace - Catherines Plus Sizes

Nurse Accused of Twice Being Drunk in Operating Room

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Date: November 26th, 2008

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Wisconsin – A Wisconsin operating room nurse’s license has been suspended after she was caught allegedly working legally drunk at least twice, WGBA TV reported Tuesday.
Cindy Elizabeth Kocian, worked at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wisc., allegedly had a blood alcohol level of .095 on Oct. 22, 2007.
“She was working in the operating room while under the influence of, and impaired by, alcohol,” according to state records. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceAnimals911.org Discount Pet Products

Parents clash over kindergarten Thanksgiving costumes

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Date: November 26th, 2008

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Claremont – For decades, Claremont kindergartners have celebrated Thanksgiving by dressing up as pilgrims and Native Americans and sharing a feast. But on Tuesday, when the youngsters meet for their turkey and songs, they won’t be wearing their hand-made bonnets, headdresses and fringed vests. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceFlight Tracker – Track Any flight

Drunk Driver Ends Police Chase by Running Over Himself

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Date: November 26th, 2008

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SANTA FE, New Mexico – A man is in a northern New Mexico jail, accused of driving drunk and leading police on a chase that finally ended with him running over himself. Roy Travis Aguilar, 21, was treated for minor injuries at a Santa Fe hospital and booked into the Sandoval County detention center on charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated, fleeing a police officer, careless driving and two other outstanding traffic warrants. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceNetflix

Men entered Britain illegally in fake Christmas tree

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Date: November 26th, 2008

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NORTHAMPTON, England – British authorities said four men are being questioned after they allegedly entered the country illegally by hiding in a 32-foot-tall fake Christmas tree.
Northamptonshire Police said two Iraqi men and two Iranian men were turned over to the country’s Border Agency after staff at a council depot in the city of Northampton, England, discovered them hiding in the back of a truck. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceC Medical

Man releases hundreds of worms in train – Wanted to see women shake their legs

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Date: November 26th, 2008

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TOKYO – A Japanese man was arrested for releasing hundreds of beetle larvae inside a moving express train to try to scare female passengers, police said Tuesday.
“I wanted to see women get scared and shake their legs,” police quoted 35-year-old Manabu Mizuta as saying. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePrisoner Pen Pal

Father Raped Daughters For 30 Years – Bore 9 Children

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Date: November 26th, 2008

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LONDON — A father who repeatedly raped his two daughters for nearly 30 years told the children the abuse would never stop.
They finally broke the silence this year, but only after he had fathered nine of their children. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePetCareRx

Man Continues Watching Porn as Apartment Burns

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Date: November 25th, 2008

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Waukehsa County – A man in Waukehsa County is facing a misdemeanor charge for negligent handling of burning materials. Pewaukee Police say Steven Flaugher realized that some plastic had caught fire on his stove, but didn’t try to put it out or call for help. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceEnterprise Rent A Car

Thanksgiving in Space: It’s Not Grandma’s Home Cooking

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Date: November 25th, 2008

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HOUSTON — The smoked turkey resembles sliced deli meat but stiffer, the candied yams are bland inside, the green beans taste like they’ve been microwaved to death and the corn bread stuffing has a broth-heavy, institutional flavor.
Grandma’s home cooking, it’s not. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceUS Online Rx

School Bus Driver Allegedly Asked Cheerleaders to Lift Up Shirts for Money

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Date: November 25th, 2008

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Massachusetts – A longtime school bus driver could be fired after several members of a cheerleading squad in Lynnfield, Mass., said he offered them $40 to lift up their shirts. Driver Bill Diamond, 56, was suspended without pay after the allegations surfaced, MyFOXBoston.com reported. Diamond has been at the job for 23 years.
“This clearly goes well beyond any bounds of acceptable behavior,” said town administrator William Gustus. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePrisoner Pen Pal

Two buses destroyed during joyride – Audio/video recorders recorded the thieves’ conversations and their names

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Date: November 25th, 2008

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MISSOULA – Four Bonner-area residents face charges after two school buses were totaled during a weekend joyride. Missoula County Sheriff’s Sgt. Pat Estill says the investigation was made easier by the fact that the audio/video recorders on the buses recorded the thieves’ conversations, including their names. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceTravel News

Oops: Member of SWAT team forgets rifle near scene of standoff

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Date: November 25th, 2008

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Utah – A member of the Salt Lake County SWAT team left a loaded M4 rifle near the scene of a standoff Friday in White City, Utah.
The Tribune says a “veteran” member of the tactical unit forgot his or her weapon in someone’s front yard.
Deseret News reports that a jogger found the rifle about two hours after officers left the scene. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceFlight Tracker – Track Any flight

Facebook Wins $873 Million Judgment Against Spammer

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Date: November 25th, 2008

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Facebook won $873 million in damages from a spammer, the largest award to date under the 2003 Can-Spam Act. The penalty for illegal spamming appears to be rising. Facebook’s award tops the $234 million judgment won by MySpace in May against Sanford Wallace and Walter Rines. It also exceeds the $177,500 fine and $1.1 million ill-gotten-gain forfeiture that Jeffrey Kilbride and James Schaffer were ordered to pay in October 2007 for the pair’s porn spam operation. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceAnimals911.org Discount Pet Products

Cheating woman flushed newborn son down toilet

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Date: November 24th, 2008

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Australia – A woman who became pregnant to her secret lover told an inquest she didn’t know she had given birth to their child until she saw his foot in the toilet bowl. Claire Jones, 32, gave evidence at the inquest into the death of the newborn boy in Cardiff, Wales, yesterday. Ms Jones, a lab technician, found out she was pregnant to a man she met through work but concealed the pregnancy from her partner of 11 years and her family by telling them a wheat allergy was making her fat. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceKeg Works

Pardoned White House turkey going to Disneyland

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Date: November 24th, 2008

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WASHINGTON – United Airlines says it will help the turkey that dodges Thanksgiving dinner at the White House make its getaway to Disneyland this week. The airline will strap the lucky bird into a first-class seat Wednesday for a non-stop flight from Washington to LAX where it will be whisked to Orange County and a date as grand marshal of the annual Thanksgiving parade at Disneyland. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & Tobacco - Nutty News MarketplaceFlowers Delivered Nationwide

Snake found wrapped around car AC fan

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Date: November 24th, 2008

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YARRAWONGA, Australia – A mechanic investigating a noise in a car engine in Australia’s Northern Territory said he found a carpet python wrapped around the air conditioning fan. Kit Carson, 59, said he was searching for the origin of the strange noises coming from a woman’s car at Cheaper Car Air-Conditioning when he spotted the snake, which the mechanic said may have been wrapped around the car’s air conditioning fan for an entire week. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceNickelodeon Shop

Mystery piano baffles police

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Date: November 24th, 2008

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HARWICH, Massachusetts – Police in Harwich, Mass., said they are investigating the origins of an intact and in tune piano found without explanation in the woods.
Investigators said the Baldwin Acrosonic piano, model No. 987, was found alongside a bench positioned as though someone had intended to sit down and play. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceLillian Vernon

Couple thinks creaky couch is haunted

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Date: November 24th, 2008

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BRISTOL, England – Christine Strange and her husband, Nigel, say a couch in their home in the British city of Bristol makes mysterious noises because they believe it’s haunted.
Strange, 52, said the creaking noise from the leather couch began randomly one recent weekend and the couple has been unable to determine what has been causing the strange noise, The Daily Telegraph said Monday. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSirius Satellite Radio

Bobcat-Driving ATM Robbery Suspect Ends Up At Bottom Of Cliff

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Date: November 24th, 2008

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LEAVENWORTH, Kansas – A crook went to great lengths to get the money inside an automatic teller machine early Sunday morning, but ended up putting his life in danger, police said.
Leavenworth police said a thief stole a Bobcat loader from a construction site about 1 a.m., then used it to pull an ATM out of the ground at the Frontier Community Credit Union near South Fourth and Walnut streets. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceC Medical

Russians forced to cut back vodka drinking – Now drinking cosmetics, perfumes and cleaning agents

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Date: November 24th, 2008

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Russia – Stockpiles of Russia’s national drink were six times higher at the start of the month than the same time a year ago because factories are producing vodka faster than they can sell it, an alcohol industry lobby and research group said on Monday.
“People are having to save money, including on drinks, and this is connected to the impact of the financial crisis on people’s disposable incomes,” Pavel Shapkin, president of the National Alcohol Association (NAA), told Reuters. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & Tobacco - Nutty News Marketplace1-800-PetMeds

Boy stabs himself in front of classmates – Dumped by girlfriend

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Date: November 24th, 2008

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UK – A 13-year-old schoolboy today stabbed himself in the stomach in front of horrified classmates after being dumped by his girlfriend.
Pupils at the school say he walked into a registration class, confronted her and said: ‘I know you don’t love me.’
The Year 9 student then stabbed himself with a kitchen knife in front of around 30 classmates and a teacher. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace - Laptops For Less