Archive for August, 2009

Clogged toilets delay flight 10 hours

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Date: August 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

toiletDHAKA, Bangladesh -  Biman Bangladesh Airlines said a flight from the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, to London was delayed for 10 hours due to clogged toilets.  Airline officials said workers spent two hours  clearing the plane’s five toilets, which were clogged with paper cups and other garbage flushed by passengers.  More…

Customer runs out on Hooters bill, hides under bed

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Date: August 31st, 2009

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hootersCRESTVIEW  - An Alabama man was accused of  theft after skipping out on a $188 bar bill at the Crestview Hooters.  When the server went back to his table after presenting the ticket, he was gone. Police found the perpetrator lying on his back, on the floor, under the  bed.  More…

Teacher Accused of Selling Grades for $1,400

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Date: August 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

gradesTRENTON, New Jersey –  A New Jersey social studies teacher has been charged with accepting cash from students looking to improve their grades. Thirty-year-old Megan Laboy is accused of collecting more than $1,400 from Colts Neck High School students during the 2008-09 school year.   More…

College cancels game – No helmets

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Date: August 31st, 2009

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helmet1CHARLESTON, West Virginia -  No helmets. No pads. No game. Two days before St. Paul’s College was supposed to open the 2009 football season, the Tigers canceled Saturday’s contest with West Virginia Wesleyan. The reason, West Virginia Wesleyan athletic director Ken Tyler said Friday, was a lack of equipment. Tyler said St. Paul’s AD Leroy Bacote called him with the news Thursday, less than 24 hours before the Wesleyan team was scheduled to travel 341 miles to play the game in South Hill, Virginia.  More…

Shelley Duvall convinced her home is a portal for little green men

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Date: August 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

shelley-duvallTexas -  Blano residents tell the tabloid that 60-year-old Duvall, who hasn’t acted since 2002, flashes her car lights in a bid to communicate with extra-terrestrials and “wanders around town… looking dishevelled, strange and totally crazy.” Another local says, “She mutters to herself and talks about aliens living in her body.”  More…

Man refuses to pay cab fare, threatens to shoot driver

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Date: August 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

cabTAMPA, Florida -  Police say it took two hours to get a drunk man out of his home, where he armed and barricaded himself after refusing to pay his cab fare. Andrew Jason Hickey, 22, took a United Cab to his home, according to the Tampa Police Department. There, he refused to pay the $6 fare. Hickey then went inside and came back out with a handgun, and threatened to shoot the driver.  More…

Princess Diana Dies Because of French Health System

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Date: August 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

dianaFrance – When rescue workers arrived, Diana was conscious, uttering, “My God” and “Leave me alone” to the  paparazzi. Although she had suffered internal injuries, she did not arrive at the Parisian hospital for 110 minutes – too late for the surgery that could have saved her life. Diana’s last hour — in cardiac arrest and bleeding to death — was spent in a mobile medical unit parked a few hundred yards from Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, where an emergency team followed French protocol and administered treatment at the scene of the accident and en route to the hospital. More…

Prisoners have a better diet than hospital patients

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Date: August 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

mealUK – Patients in Health Service hospitals are far more likely to go hungry than criminals in jail.  Frail and elderly patients do not get the help they need with meals, and nobody checks whether they get enough to eat. Despite years of Government promises to tackle poor hospital nutrition, food still arrives cold, and patients often miss out because meal times clash with tests and operations. More…

Macaulay Culkin is father Michael Jackson’s son Blanket

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Date: August 31st, 2009

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macaulay-culkinThe Home Alone film star is said to have donated sperm to help Jackson create his seven-year-old offspring, real name Prince Michael II, with an unknown surrogate mother. The two celebrities became firm friends after Culkin, now 29, shot to fame as a child in the 1990 box office smash. More…

Reality Contestant Drowns Performing Challenge

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Date: August 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

reality-tvISLAMABAD - A contestant on a Pakistani reality TV show drowned while performing a challenge for the program. Pakistani contestant Saad Khan, 32, was swimming across a lake while wearing a 15-pound  backpack when he called out for help and then disappeared underwater.  More…

Man assaults 9-year-old girl – Said it was her fault

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Date: August 30th, 2009

Category: Nutty News

racine2RACINE, Wisconsin – A man accused of repeatedly molesting a 9-year-old girl  told police the abuse was the girl’s fault. He  admitted to a host of abuses against the girl, starting when she was 6 years old. The story he  gave police portrayed himself as the girl’s victim, and he said she asked him to touch her.  More…

Clinics Turn Away Gunshot Victims

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Date: August 30th, 2009

Category: Nutty News

juarezCIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -  Pivate clinics in Ciudad Juarez, the scene of a bloody turf war between rival drug cartels, are refusing to treat victims of gunshot wounds due to the risk to their staff and other patients. Representatives of the clinics told authorities  that they could no longer receive this type of patients because cartel hit men have  gone to hospitals to finish off a member of a rival drug mob who survived an attack.  More…

Man Kills 4 People – Thinks They Stole His Watch

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Date: August 30th, 2009

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watch1MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin -  A Milwaukee man was found guilty in the shooting deaths of four people -  two men and two women outside a house party.  He was looking for revenge against rival gang members because he believed that they stole his watch. More…

 

Smelley Woman in Custody After Standoff with Police

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Date: August 30th, 2009

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ambulance5OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma -  A woman is in custody after a more than five hour standoff with police at a South Post Road residence. Police said Wanda Smelley called 911 complaining of chest pains. When medics arrived at 3620 S. Post Rd., Smelley fire several shots but did not hit anyone.  More…

Man steals second boat after first one breaks down

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Date: August 30th, 2009

Category: Nutty News

marinaCORTLANDT, New York -   A  man has been accused of stealing a boat  from the Hudson Valley Marina to go to a bar, then snatching another in Haverstraw when his first ride broke down. He stole another boat and tried to hide the fact he took the first boat to begin with. He put back the first boat and left the boat from Haverstraw floating around.  More…