Archive for October, 2009

Michael Jackson’s Doctor Unable to Pay Child Support

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Date: October 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

dr2LAS VEGAS – The doctor being investigated in Michael Jackson’s death told a court he can’t afford to pay $13,000 in child support and other debts because he was forced to close his medical practice after physical threats against him and his staff. A family court in Las Vegas set a Nov. 16 hearing to consider a recommendation that Dr. Conrad Murray be arrested for not appearing in court this month to explain the unpaid support. Murray’s lawyer Chris Aaron objected, saying in court documents the 56-year-old doctor didn’t receive notice of the hearing.  More…

 

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Drunken man rams stolen lawnmower into bus

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Date: October 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

martinFlorida – Middle school students on a bus got the giggles. But the man they were laughing at failed to see the humor – or the bus, apparently. Ron Martin, 29, was arrested on a charge of drunken driving after authorities and witnesses say he rammed a riding lawmower into the back of the stopped school bus. The crash caused the mower to tip, Martin and his riding companion to fall off, and the kids who witnessed it all to commence chuckling. The students’ reaction prompted an enraged Martin to mount an unsuccessful attempt to board the bus.  More…

 

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Man bites into family jewels

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Date: October 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

cakeSANFATUCCHIO, Italy – A Romanian caregiver to the elderly woman living in the Italian village of Sanfatucchio baked “a special cake” to take to relatives, and put it in the refrigerator until she was ready to go, Italian news agency ANSA reported. The hungry son of the old woman came in and opened the fridge. Seeing the cake, he proceeded to slice off a huge piece only to find a yummy filling of bracelets, necklaces, earrings and other jewels belonging to his mother. The caregiver lost her job.  More…

 

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Nature Guide Killed by Stampeding Elephant

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Date: October 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

elephantTanzania – Former army officer Anton Turner, 38, was helping with the filming of an episode of the CBBC series Serious Explorers in Tanzania yesterday when the attack happened. The program was tracing the footsteps of the explorer David Livingstone. A BBC spokeswoman said: “We understand at this stage that he was charged by an elephant and was mortally injured.” A doctor was travelling with the expedition and treated Mr Turner at the scene, but it was understood he died shortly after the incident.    More…

 

Calorie counts for Big Macs, vending machines

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Date: October 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

ham1Washington DC – Democrats want you to know that your McDonald’s Angus Burger meal has about 1,500 calories — before you buy and burp. Buried deep in the House health care bill is a provision requiring fast-food chains and vending machine owners to notify customers of calorie counts — by conspicuously posting nutritional information on menus or machines. A vending machine operator shall provide a sign in close proximity to each article of food or the selection button that includes similar data.  More…

 

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Robot Marketed to Be Grandma’s New Helper

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Date: October 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

irobotIt has suction cups instead of hands, two sets of tank-tracks instead of feet, and is strong enough to carry an adult up a steep flight of stairs. Meet your grandmother’s new live-in helper: a robot built by an American company that has already pioneered robot vacuum cleaners and robot bomb-diffusers – 2,000 of which are on duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. The robots will be able to dispense pills, act as stair-climbing wheelchairs, monitor vital signs, provide live video monitoring, and call for an ambulance in case of an emergency.  More…

 

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Man claims with governor’s campaign arrested

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Date: October 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

eastNew Jersey – A man who identified himself as an official with New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine’s re-election campaign was arrested last night after cops found found ecstasy tablets wrapped and ready to be sold in his car, police said. Jason Shih, 25, was pulled over by East Rutherford cops because he was talking on his cell phone. The man who identified himself as an official with New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine’s re-election campaign was arrested. A Corzine spokeswoman said that the campaign doesn’t know who he is.  More…

 

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