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Forklift Removes 900-Pound Man From Home Michigan Firefighters Use Forklift to Remove 900-Pound Man From Second-Floor Bedroom of Home Firefighters cut a hole in the side of a house and used a forklift to extricate a 900-pound man from his second-floor bedroom after a visiting...
Wheelchair-Bound Woman Dies After Being Shocked With Taser 10 Times A Clay County woman's family said it's seeking justice after their loved one died shortly after being shocked 10 times with Taser guns during a confrontation with police. The family of 56-year-old Emily...
Dry cleaner closes after $67 million lawsuit over lost pants By LUBNA TAKRURI Associated Press WASHINGTON — The owners of a dry cleaner who were sued for $54 million over a missing pair of pants have closed and sold the shop involved in the dispute, their attorney said today...
Thompson is Clearly in Over His Head By Dick Morris He may be the tallest candidate in the race for president, but Fred Thompson is clearly in over his head! In both his fumbling pre-candidacy period and his hesitant, attenuated post-announcement campaign, he's given the clear...
Mexican Drug Cartels Move North U.S. Effort to Battle Groups Is Flawed, GAO Report Says By Manuel Roig-Franzia Washington Post Foreign Service Thursday, September 20, 2007; Page A14 MEXICO CITY, Sept. 19 -- Mexican drug cartels now operate in almost every region of the United...
Rather’s Lawsuit Says CBS Made Him a ‘Scapegoat’ By JACQUES STEINBERG Published: September 20, 2007 Dan Rather, whose career at CBS News ground to an inglorious end 15 months ago over his role in an unsubstantiated report questioning President Bush’s Vietnam-era National Guard...
Dallas councilman wants to ban saggy pants 05:36 PM CDT on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 From WFAA-TV and Staff Reports The fashion trend of sagging pants has gone far, or rather low, enough for one Dallas city council member and now he wants people pull up their pants. Dallas...
No way, no how No. No. No. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad can not be allowed to defile Ground Zero, must be stopped from exploiting this hallowed landmark, this tragic product of a fanaticism cousin to the demons in Ahmadinejad's soul. When Ahmadinejad expressed an...
If you're trying to impress a girl, don't try sticking a rattlesnake in your mouth. Snake collector Matt Wilkinson of Portland, Oregon, admits alcohol and a ``mixture of stupid stuff'' were involved in the stunt that almost cost him his life. Wilkinson says he had already downed...