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  • Angry Mobs Take to Kondopoga's Streets

    09/03/2006 4:39:30 PM PDT · by A. Pole · 14 replies · 908+ views
    Moscow Times ^ | Monday, September 4, 2006 | Simon Saradzhyan
    The northwestern industrial town of Kondopoga was consumed by ethnic violence over the weekend, with angry and often drunken bands of Slavs waging an uncoordinated series of attacks on natives of the Caucasus. The violence included mobs with Molotov cocktails burning down Caucasian-owned businesses and natives of the Caucasus being forced out of town. An air of fear and uncertainty permeated the town Sunday The angry mobs, which left the town of 37,000 pockmarked with storefront fires and shattered glass, stemmed from a fight Wednesday evening outside the Chaika restaurant in which two ethnic Russians were killed. A group of...
  • Barbara Kay: What pit bull activism says about our culture

    01/03/2015 9:39:36 PM PST · by RBStealth · 95 replies
    National Post ^ | Jan 2, 2015 | Barbara Kay
    Last weekend in Saanich, B.C., a 16-day old baby was mauled by her family’s pit bull-Rottweiler mix on the same day as an elderly man was attacked by two pit bull dogs outside a Langley, B.C. dollar store. News like this is reported, but commentary-wise, dog-related public safety is virtually an orphan topic. Which is why I adopted it. Public-safety regulation is usually linked to what is deemed a critical number of injuries or deaths. Between 1971 and 1980, for example, Ford produced three million Pintos. Due to a peculiarity in the Pinto’s structural design, its fuel tank was prone...
  • Riots follow killing of Martin Luther King Jr. (Mayor Daley's order to shoot to kill, maim.)

    08/17/2014 11:47:33 PM PDT · by ReaganÜberAlles · 10 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | James Coates
    Sounds about right to me... "...Mayor Richard J. Daley later told reporters that he had ordered police "to shoot to kill any arsonist or anyone with a Molotov cocktail in his hand . . . and . . . to shoot to maim or cripple anyone looting any stores in our city."
  • Sheriff Arpaio's Office Says Mail Bomb Was Strong Enough to Maim or Kill

    04/12/2013 7:55:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    ABC ^ | BEN WALDRON
    A suspicious package addressed to controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio contained a bomb that was powerful enough to maim or even kill him, his office said today. "Had someone opened that package, it would have caused a major explosion and caused serious physical injuries, burns and maybe death," Maricopa County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jerry Sheridan said at a press conference. "That was a very serious threat, it was labeled to come here to this building and be opened by Sheriff Arpaio."
  • Norfolk officials seize dog wanted in Delaware attack

    02/27/2005 4:22:51 AM PST · by csvset · 2 replies · 1,250+ views
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | February 26, 2005 | Matthew Roy
    Norfolk officials seize dog wanted in Delaware attack Sire, an 80-pound dog suspected of attacking a child in Delaware, was discovered in Norfolk with freshly stitched wounds, apparently from a bullet. A trooper at the attack scene had shot at the dogs responsible. STEPHEN M. KATZ/THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT By MATTHEW ROY, The Virginian-Pilot © February 26, 2005 NORFOLK — A dog suspected in a gruesome attack in Delaware that tore up a 6-year-old boy’s face and ripped his ear off has been seized here, authorities said. Authorities said they believe the animal was brought to Norfolk so that he would not...
  • John Kerry Girl Tells All

    02/15/2004 6:36:42 PM PST · by lunatic12 · 522 replies · 1,029+ views
    The Sun ^ | 2/15/04 | BRIAN FLYNN
    THE beauty said to have had a fling with presidential hopeful John Kerry has recorded a bombshell tell-all interview. Journalist Alex Polier taped a talk with a US TV network at Christmas. The former Washington intern, 27, told all about an alleged fling with the 60-year-old super-rich senator in spring 2001. The channel is sitting on the tape until it has enough evidence to back her story. If the sex claims are true, they would shatter his White House hopes. Kerry, a married dad of two, has denied the fling. But Alex told pals she fled to Kenya on his...
  • Al-Qaida: 'America is the head of all evil'

    06/24/2002 4:35:27 PM PDT · by vannrox · 19 replies · 280+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | Posted: June 24, 2002 | By Jon Dougherty
    This is a WorldNetDaily printer-friendly version of the article which follows. To view this item online, visit http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=28068 Monday, June 24, 2002 GLOBAL JIHADAl-Qaida: 'America is the head of all evil'WND translations covers unreported parts of spokesman's taped diatribe Posted: June 24, 20025:00 p.m. Eastern By Jon Dougherty © 2002 WorldNetDaily.com Though most media reported many of the details discussed by an al-Qaida spokesman in a lengthy audiotape in which he promises new attacks against U.S. and Jewish targets, an interpretation of the diatribe supplied to WorldNetDaily found key particulars were left out by news agencies. Spokesman Suleiman Abu Ghait's tape...
  • Hospital Lobbyists Killed Error Disclosure Bill

    04/30/2002 2:21:34 AM PDT · by 2Trievers · 179+ views
    Hartford Courant ^ | Apr 30 2002 | JACK DOLAN
    When a plan to force Connecticut hospitals to disclose mistakes that kill or seriously injure their patients surfaced in the legislature's public health committee last year, lobbyists sharpened their political scalpels. The initiative didn't survive long. Almost as soon as the "mandatory reporting" requirement appeared in an early draft of a bill, it was surgically removed at the behest of the influential Connecticut Hospital Association. CHA officials consider their accomplishment a public service - they argued that the heightened fear of lawsuits and disciplinary actions would have made hospital staff more secretive about mistakes, not less so. But critics say...