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  • Argument leads to samurai sword slashing in SF’s Outer Sunset

    12/28/2016 6:06:37 PM PST · by Gamecock · 12 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 12/28/2016 | Jenna Lyons
    31-year-old man is suspected of slashing a woman’s leg with a samurai sword during an argument in San Francisco’s Outer Sunset neighborhood, police said. The suspect, whose name was not released, was arrested by police after the Monday morning incident at 32nd Avenue and Noriega Street.
  • Trump Castigated For Acknowledging Immigration Threats

    07/29/2016 5:35:59 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 6 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | July 29, 2016 | Michael Cutler
    There have been no shortage of participants of the Democratic Convention who have dismissed the concerns articulated by Donald Trump in his acceptance speech and elsewhere, as painting a fearful and dark image about America today.
  • American reported killed while walking on Caribbean beach with her husband

    01/25/2016 2:00:03 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 80 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | January 25, 2016
    An American tourist was brutally stabbed to death at a deserted beach on the Caribbean island of Grenada Saturday, according to police who say the suspect quickly turned himself in. The 39-year-old woman had been walking in the sand with her husband when the attacker stabbed her with a cutlass, a short sword, The Telegraph reports.
  • Tuscany's Excalibur Is The Real Thing, Say Scientists

    09/24/2001 7:46:55 PM PDT · by blam · 53 replies · 2,702+ views
    The Observer ^ | 9-16-2001 | Rory Carroll
    Tuscany's Excalibur is the real thing, say scientists Rory Carroll in Rome Sunday September 16, 2001 The Observer The sword of St Galgano, said to have been plunged into a rock by a medieval Tuscan knight, has been authenticated, bolstering Italy's version of the Excalibur legend. Galgano Guidotti, a noble from Chiusdano, near Siena, allegedly split the stone with his sword in 1180 after renouncing war to become a hermit. For centuries the sword was assumed to be a fake. but research revealed last week has dated its metal to the twelfth century. Only the hilt, wooden grip and ...
  • Muslim arrested after neighbor flees sword attack ('I die and kill for Allahu!')

    12/09/2015 6:55:32 PM PST · by amorphous · 137 replies
    WND ^ | 9 Dec 2019 | Douglas Ernst
    San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department arrested a Muslim man on Monday after he allegedly threatened to kill his neighbor with a sword. Mohamed Ahmed Elrawi, 57, of Victorville, California, allegedly screamed, "I die and kill for Allahu!" during an altercation. Authorities said Elrawi was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after chasing a man in his apartment complex. A Quran and other items were located inside the suspect’s residence, leading investigators to believe Elrawi may have been a radicalized Muslim," Sgt. Dave Burgess told the Daily Press on Tuesday.
  • Dairy Queen Robbed By Mysterious, Sword-Wielding Assailant

    11/21/2015 1:58:04 AM PST · by Cowman · 18 replies
    Kitchenette ^ | 11/19/15 9:49am | C.A. Pinkham
    Y’know. Just robbing a Dairy Queen with a sword. As one does. A robbery at a Port Huron, Michigan Dairy Queen has police searching for a robber armed with f----g Longclaw. Police say the man ordered a Blizzard, then as soon as the counterperson opened the cash register, he pulled out a “sword or machete,” grabbed the cash, and ran. OK, important question here: how exactly does one hide a sword? A sword tends to occupy a sizable area, not to mention immediately drawing one’s attention to its presence, because it’s a f----g sword. Was the nameless suburban ronin actually...
  • Hiker taking a rest finds a 1,200-year-old Viking sword in great condition

    10/24/2015 5:33:35 PM PDT · by ETL · 31 replies
    FoxNews.Com ^ | October 23, 2015 | Jenn Gidman
    Goran Olsen was enjoying a leisurely hike recently in Norway when he stopped near the fishing village of Haukeli, about 150 miles west of Oslo. Under some rocks along a well-traversed path, he made a discovery that's now the envy of every detectorist in Scandinavia: a 30-inch wrought-iron Viking sword, estimated to be about 1,200 years old, CNN reports. One would think a sword that old would be so decrepit it could never be wielded again, but a Hordaland County archaeologist says it just needs a little polish and a new grip to be good to go. "The sword was...
  • Mystery surrounds cryptic sword inscription

    08/09/2015 7:24:45 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 50 replies
    A sword found in Lincolsnhire's River Witham in 1825 bears a peculiar inscription that nobody can read. ... The inscription on the blade reads +NDXOXCHWDRGHDXORVI+. "An intriguing feature of this sword is an as yet indecipherable inscription, found along one of its edges and inlaid in gold wire," wrote British Library curator Julian Harrison.
  • Hacked to pieces with a Samurai sword, the burglars who got a VERY unpleasant surprise (...)

    04/13/2015 8:27:12 PM PDT · by Ramius · 56 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4-13-2015 | Jack Crone
    WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Dias Costa, 49, slashed the face, arms, and necks of the four raiders The men, armed with guns, had broken into his home in central Argentina Raiders were forced to flee in getaway car and they are all in intensive care. By JACK CRONE FOR MAILONLINE PUBLISHED: 12:24 EST, 13 April 2015 | UPDATED: 14:28 EST, 13 April 2015 A man defended his home from four armed burglars by hacking pieces out of them with a Samurai sword. Dias Costa, 49, slashed the face, arms, and necks of the raiders, who fled the property in a getaway...
  • BBC Shows Wait Time for Products in Venezuela; Avoids the Why

    03/23/2015 3:02:31 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 11 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | March 23, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    WHY? WHY? WHY?That is what your humble correspondent wants to shout at the computer screen while watching this BBC Mundo report presented by Daniel Pardo in Venezuela. Pardo actually has a good idea, namely to see how long it takes to buy eight basic home products (yes, including toilet paper) while waiting on the notoriously long lines in that country. Unfortunately he does not inform us "why" the situation is so dire even though the S-word providing the answer is proclaimed on wall posters all over that oil-rich but impovershed nation. Therefore Pardo is this week's winner of the John Chancellor Avoidance of...
  • Islamic State’s Plans/Justifications: “DABIQ” Magazine & Its Strategic Outlook

    02/14/2015 7:56:21 PM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 6 replies
    Adinakutnicki.com ^ | 2/14/2015 | Adina Kutnicki
    ...Al-Muhallab said, “You must use deception in war, for it is more effective than reinforcements.” Some methods of deception include: a. Planting spies. b. Reconnaissance. c. Feigning an intent to attack an area other than the actual target, for when the Prophet (sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) wanted to attack one area, he would give his army the impression they were going to attack another. “If a man’s chest is too narrow to hold his own secret, then the chest of the one with whom he stores the secret is even narrower” [Poetry]. And be on guard against your enemy at...
  • Power Rangers Actor Ricardo Medina Arrested for Killing Friend With Sword

    02/01/2015 9:34:39 PM PST · by South40 · 34 replies
    Time ^ | Feb. 1, 2015 | Time Staff
    "He’s really a superperson" Power Rangers actor Ricardo Medina, 36, was arrested in Los Angeles County, in California, on Saturday afternoon for allegedly stabbing his roommate to death with a sword. The incident occurred at around 4 p.m. after Medina had an apparent altercation with 36-year-old Joshua Sutter, who entered Medina’s room after an earlier argument. Medina grabbed a sword by his door and struck Sutter in the abdomen with one fatal stab, reports the Los Angeles Times.
  • 'This toy is sexist': French feminists plant warnings in children's Christmas presents

    12/23/2014 7:34:07 PM PST · by Morgana · 47 replies
    telegraph uk ^ | 23 Dec 2014 | Henry Samuel,
    Feminists in France say they have secretly inserted tracts inside children's toys from Barbie dolls to plastic guns issuing a warning that "this toy is sexist". Hundreds of French girls and boys will open Christmas presents at the foot of the tree to find an unexpected accompanying note resembling those found in Chinese "fortune cookies". Except in this case, the message will neither provide instructions nor predict the future. It will read: "Warning, this toy is sexist:" The operation was launched by feminist group FičrEs, which said that it had inserted "around 500" such tracts into a range of toys...
  • Court Overturns Ex-Army Medic's Weapons Conviction (CT)

    12/16/2014 11:35:23 AM PST · by aimhigh · 5 replies
    ABC News ^ | 12/16/2014 | David Collins
    e Connecticut Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the acquittal of a former Army medic who was sentenced to 15 months in prison for transporting a knife and police baton in his vehicle during a move out of state. Justices issued a 7-0 decision in the appeal of former Clinton resident Jason DeCiccio. The court said part of the state law on illegal possession of weapons in a motor vehicle violates the Second Amendment because it bans people from transporting weapons between residences when they have the right to possess those weapons in their homes.
  • Sword For sale WARNING might be haunted - $150

    12/04/2014 6:48:36 PM PST · by Mechanicos · 57 replies
    Craigs List ^ | 12/1/14 | Sword owner
    "This sword is from the 1700s. I got it at an antique store in my memaw's home town back in 1984. The person who sold it to me told me to be careful because there is a 90+% chance that it is cursed. Since it's been in my house my life has descended into pure chaos. My knitting group came over and they all said they could feel a strange energy in my sword room (I have a collection of over 100 swords. This is my only haunted sword). Since i got this sword, about 3 times a week a...
  • Beheading is Against Islam, That’s Why Mohammed Owned a Sword Named “Cleaver of Vertebrae”

    09/30/2014 7:20:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 37 replies
    Front Page Mag ^ | Sep. 30, 2014 | aniel Greenfield
    Can anyone name Moses or Jesus’ favorite swords? Mohammed though had a huge sword collection, a lot of them stolen from other people, because he was kind of a psycho. How much did Mohammed like his swords? He named them. And he liked them more than his wives or just about anything else. “The al-Rasub sword is one of the nine swords of the prophet Muhammad. It is said that the weapons of the house of the prophet Muhammad were kept among his family just like the Ark was kept with the Israelites.” Except the Ark contained the word of...
  • Texas Game of Thrones fan staves off an intruder with a MEDIEVAL SWORD...

    09/20/2014 3:36:14 PM PDT · by Ramius · 44 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 9/20/2014 | Mail Online
    A homeowner sporting a Game of Thrones T-Shirt and brandished with a medieval sword says that he could have taken the life of an intruder who entered his home but that he is a Christian and doesn't believe in killing. Thomas McGowan, 25, broke into the Wichita Falls, Texas home of Jimmy Morgan Jr. at midnight on Tuesday but retreated with terror leaving splatters of blood on the wall after Morgan Jr. whipped out a medieval sword and told him to get lost. McGowan broke into Morgan Jr.'s home to hide from police after crashing his car during a police...
  • Deputy shoots, kills sword-wielding suspect

    08/28/2014 6:29:56 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 24 replies
    10 News WTSP ^ | 8-28-14 | Isabel Mascareńas
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  • Las Cruces man accused of killing mom with sword set to appear in court

    08/04/2014 8:23:24 AM PDT · by skinkinthegrass · 20 replies
    http://www.ktsm.com ^ | Monday, July 21, 2014 - 7:19pm | Andra Litton
    Las Cruces, NM (KTSM) — The Criminal Complaint against a 35-year-old Las Cruces man accused of brutally murdering his mother with a sword was obtained by NewsChannel 9 on Monday morning.
  • Police searching for two people who assaulted man with a sword in Charleston, WV

    07/17/2014 7:38:19 AM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    WOWKTV ^ | staff
    CHARLESTON, WV - UPDATE: According to Trooper Wilson of the WV State Police Quincy Detachment, who is handling the case, Angelo Dilo, of Zanesville, OH, was tied up by both his ex-wife Patricia and Ronald Coleman at around 8 p.m. Friday, and was beaten with a sword with a 20-inch blade, as well as jumper cables and a bag of tools. Trooper Wilson says Dilo, who moved to the Charleston area three to four weeks ago and has been in the process of opening up a business with his brother at the building formerly known as Hall's Sign, escaped from...