Archive for May, 2009

Two Austrian tourists were harassed by police for photographing railway and bus stations

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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Londoon – Klaus Matka, 69, and his son Loris, 15, were stopped by community support ­officers as they took snaps of double-decker buses, and told that they were breaking the law.
“We were forced to delete all pictures that included any transport,” said Mr Matka, “even pictures of the new underground station in Vauxhall, which is a modern sculpture. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comMR.BEER

Agency says 70-year-old sheriff with 34 years experience must go through basic training for new recruits

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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Oregon – Had Bob Skipper never left his job as Multnomah County sheriff, he could be disabled, out of shape, rusty with the trigger finger and still keep his job. But because Skipper had retired 13 years before returning last summer to clean up the scandalized sheriff’s office, the agency that certifies police officers says he must go through a four-month basic training for new recruits or step down. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comLuggage OnLine

101-year-old woman been smoking cigarettes since age seven

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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TORONTO — Winnie Langley figures she’s just too old to butt out now. She’s managed to defy health worries and the standard limitations on the human form by living to 101 years old — while smoking every single day.
“You gotta have some vice,” the English widow told Sun Media from her home in South London. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comPetSmart

Wizard of New Zealand awarded Queen’s Service Medal

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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New Zealand – The Wizard, 76, who was born as Ian Brackenbury Channell, was included in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours and was “notable for reviving the ancient art of rhetoric and was most often seen in The Square in Christchurch synthesising the ideas of famous philosophers”. He is also renowned for his wizard’s gown, casting various spells, including one to help the Crusaders rugby team, and trying to avoid being counted on Census night. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comSwissOutpost

Octuplets mom and her 14 kids get TV show

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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LOS ANGELES – The Southern California woman who gave birth to the world’s longest-surviving set of octuplets has signed a deal to star in a reality television series, her lawyer said Sunday.
Nadya Suleman, who gave birth to the six boys and two girls in January and also has six other children, agreed to be filmed for a proposed television show by 3Ball Productions, attorney Jeff Czech said. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comThe Baby Outlet

Last Survivor of ‘Unsinkable’ Titanic Dies at 97

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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LONDON — Millvina Dean, who as a baby was wrapped in a sack and lowered into a lifeboat in the frigid North Atlantic, died Sunday, having been the last survivor of 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic.
She was 97 years old, and she died where she had lived — in Southampton, England, the city her family had tried to leave behind when it took the ship’s ill-fated maiden voyage, bound for America. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comJelly Belly

School to students: Hugging is very dangerous territory – No hugs over 2 seconds

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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NEW YORK – Hugging among U.S. teenagers has become so prevalent some schools say they’ve banned the embrace or imposed limits on how long they last.
“Touching and physical contact is very dangerous territory,” said Noreen Hajinlian, principal of George G. White School, a junior high school in Hillsdale, N.J., which banned hugging. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comChocolate

Students camp out – Pretend to be homeless

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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Georgia – Only a few days before, Aryelle Cormier, 17, slept in her suburban Gwinnett home by night and and attended The Paideia School by day. But not now. At the moment, she is homeless. Cormier and 14 of her schoolmates bed down each night on a playground of the Inman Park Cooperative Preschool near downtown Atlanta, an unlikely classroom with stark questions for the typical private school kid. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comGreat Plains

Starting tomorrow Canada is a foreign country

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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USA – The day that U.S. border crossers anxiously have been preparing for is finally here.
At 12:01 a.m. Monday, the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative takes effect.
The days of going back and forth to Canada over the Peace Bridge with just a verbal declaration of U. S. citizenship officially ends. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comChocolate

Global Warming – Freeze Watch for parts of New York in June

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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New York – Local gardeners may want to take special measures to protect their plants this evening as a frost advisory has been issued for much of New York state, including Oneida County.
The advisory issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect until 8 a.m. Monday.Temperatures are expected to fall into the mid-to-low 30s overnight, and a hard frost is likely as temperatures in colder areas approach freezing. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comGreat Plains

Arrest Made in Shooting Death of Abortion Doctor at Church

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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WICHITA, Kansas – A Wichita city official says a suspect is in custody in the shooting death of late-term abortion provider George Tiller.
The city official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the case. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comAnimals911.org

State Troopers Fired for Poaching While on Duty

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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CHEBOYGAN, Michigan — Two state troopers from the Cheboygan post have lost their jobs for poaching deer while on duty.
Earlier, Jeff Hadley was sentenced to four days in jail for shooting a buck with his hunting rifle Nov. 12 while on patrol in Cheboygan County’s Benton Township. Don Bolen received a two-day jail sentence. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comThe Body Shop

Mom in Abduction Hoax Case to Get Mental-Health Treatment

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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PHILADELPHIA – The Bucks County mother accused of staging an abduction hoax that began near Philadelphia and ended at Disney World posted bail Saturday. She was required to post 10% of the $1 million bail set late Friday night. Sweeten’s lawyer says family and friends pooled their money together to come up with the cash. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comNetflix

Mailing an antique clock to his former boss lands man in prison for 30 years

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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Sioux City, Iowa – An Iowa man accused of mailing a pipe bomb disguised as an antique clock to his former boss maintained his innocence Friday, but a federal judge sentenced him to 30 years and one month in prison. John Worman, 58, of Garner faced a life prison term for the 2005 incident. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comRush My Travel Visa

Serena Williams accuses opponent of, like, cheating

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Date: May 31st, 2009

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PARIS – Serena Williams was sure the ball went off her opponent’s arm, a no-no in tennis. “I’m, like, drama. And I don’t want to be drama,” a hoarse Williams said, straining a bit to get the words out. “I’m like one of those girls on a reality show that has all the drama, and everyone in the house hates them because no matter what they do, like, drama follows them. I don’t want to be that girl.” More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comThrifty Rent-A-Car