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Woman suing airline after they refused wheelchair ramp and she had to crawl onto plane
Her attorney has filed a lawsuit against American Airlines, which has thus far refused to compensate her, even though they issued an apology: “We regret that a ramp was not requested so Ms. Purcell wold be able to board the aircraft without going up the ... read more
Adulterer Ahmed: Shafilea's father cheated on his first wife and abandoned his son to avoid bringing shame on his family in Pakistan
Iftikhar Ahmed, 52, and wife Farzana, 49, of Warrington, Cheshire, suffocated the 17-year-old with a plastic bag Judge: 'Shafilea was squeezed between two cultures - the culture she wanted to embrace and the one you wanted to impose on her' In fact a young ... read more
IRS Steals $107,000 From Convenience Store Owner, Violating Its Own 'Structuring' Policy
"Sealed filings are intended to promote legitimate law enforcement interests," I.J. says, "not to allow prosecutors to evade public scrutiny." And it's more than a little unseemly for a prosecutor to imply that the bad feelings caused by such scrutiny ... read more
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Atheist and Christian argue about hell (in a Starbucks). Atheist wins.
Christian: Hell is just God’s judgment upon the sinner who refuses to accept his love. Christian: You’re looking for rational explanations for mysteries that only God comprehends. Christian: God bless you, man. I fear for your soul. Tom: I’ll let ... read more
The Editor's Inbox: Require photo ID to vote
After reading that the bill requiring a photo ID before voting will die in commitee, I wonder why. On the front page of the March 25 issue of the Globe it said Hispaniscs will reach 50 million in the U.S. It appears to me that now is the time to pass this ... read more
143 MPH In A 55 Zone While DUI, Cops & Union Want Him Rehired
In those casse the laws in all 50 of the United States specifically exempt LEOs from traffic ... Spend a few minutes at LEO forums and you’ll see that in cop culture, it’s a very bad thing to give an off-duty cop a traffic ticket. read more
Economists list cheapest ways to save the world
The Dane, who shot to fame with his book "The Skeptical Environmentalist" in 2001, insisted the list was necessary since policymakers and humanitarian organisations often allow irrational emotions to dictate how they spend money earmarked for fighting ... read more
What is a persecuted Iranian to do?
These border controls are also Australia's problem: once an Iranian has left the country without seeking the requisite permissions, the Iranian government refuses to accept them back. Put another way, the Foreign Minister's attempts to deny the Iranian ... read more
Dancing in the dark: Sarus Festival premiere rained out, rescheduled for tonight
Andrea Trombetta is a performance artist and fabric sculptor performing in this weekend’s Sarus Festival for Site-Specific and Experimental Art, a festival of dance, music, and visual art prepared for specific locations throughout the greater Wilmington ... read more
HP TouchPad Needs 6 to 8 Weeks for Additional Shipments
HP needs 6-8 weeks to ship additional TouchPads, according to a leaked email sent to customers. HP is prepping one last run for its defunct tablet. Hewlett-Packard will apparently need close to two months to start fulfilling backorders for the (temporarily ... read more