Daily Archives: 16 September 16, 2009

Judge tosses out Army captain’s complaint questioning president’s birth

U.S. District Court Judge Clay Land tossed out on Wednesday a complaint by an Army captain fighting deployment to Iraq by questioning the legitimacy of President Barack Obama. Land also put attorney Orly Taitz, who represents Capt. Connie Rhodes and … Continue reading

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Dress Pact

It was a promise neither man would have wanted to keep. Yesterday the funeral of a Black Watch soldier killed in Afghanistan took a bizarre turn when his best friend arrived in a bright green dress and pink leg warmers … Continue reading

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Forbidden Love

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Snake with foot?

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Chinese jeans bearing name of God anger Iranians

A Chinese clothing manufacturer probably thought it was on to a winner by exporting jeans bearing the Islamic expression “In the name of God, the compassionate, the merciful” to Iran. But an otherwise sound marketing ploy was undone by one … Continue reading

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End of the World

England is deserted, Australia and New Zealand have merged, and the man who bought Ireland has killed himself. They were designed to make Dubai the envy of the world: a series of paradise islands inhabited by celebrities and the super-rich … Continue reading

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College student kills intruder with a samurai sword

BALTIMORE — A Johns Hopkins University student armed with a samurai sword killed an intruder in his garage, Baltimore police said Tuesday. Two laptops and a Sony PlayStation had been stolen by burglars Monday from the home, on University Parkway … Continue reading

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Creative Inspector Gadget Theme

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Yemeni girl, 12, dies in painful childbirth

AMMAN, Jordan (CNN) — A 12-year-old Yemeni girl, who was forced into marriage, died during a painful childbirth that also killed her baby, a children’s rights group said Monday. Fawziya Ammodi struggled for three days in labor, before dying of … Continue reading

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Birmingham mayor presents $10,000 check to 14-year-old employee

Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford this morning presented the $10,000 check to 14-year-old Raven Hatcher, the city’s youngest employee. Hatcher, a freshman at Jefferson County International Baccaulaureate School, last year gave a presentation on improving Ensley Park. Her written plan included … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness

I think it was around this time of year the Sears Wishbook would be delivered in the mail and I would instantly turn to the toy section. I remember in on Cheers episode that Cliff was complaining about work because … Continue reading

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