A Uganda bombing
linked to terrorists took the life of at least 64 in Uganda who were watching the World Cup Final.
Texas Rep. Lawmaker Joe Barton apologizes to BP
for ‘shakedown’ politics thereby exposing a massive rift that is absolutely impossible to see across between the old school of greedy/sleazy politics and the new public awakening to a world of unregulated corporate destruction and it’s corrosive effect on the American (and global) economy.
A Kansas pain clinic doctor has been tied to 68 deaths
and has been charged with unlawfully prescribing drugs, health care fraud and money laundering at his Haysville clinic.
Death by firing squad is still happening? Yep. No way. Where? In Utah
Director Guillermo Del Toro has quit as the director of the upcoming movie, “The Hobbit
,” citing production delays as his rationale.
Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama announced he would resign his position
after only 8 months in office after facing allegations of corruption and low approval ratings.
Thousands of Gazans fled
their blockaded territory after Egypt announced a temporary opening of the border. Fear is mounting over armed conflict as protests rise over an Israeli assault on a flotilla carrying supplies to the Gaza strip.
Hollywood hellraiser Dennis Hopper passed away
from prostate cancer Saturday May 29th at the age of 74.
More than 1,000 police and soldiers staged an assault yesterday
on a public housing complex in the heart of Jamaica’s West Kingston slums yesterday in an effort to extradite infamous drug dealer Christopher “Dudus” Coke on drug and arms trafficking charges.
One time Mexican presidential candidate and political powerhouse Diego Fernandez de Cevallos was abducted 9 days ago
raising fears in the region that the Mexican drug war may be reaching new and even more dangerous heights.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has ordered his 1.2 million troops to prepare for combat
as tensions mount along the border after accusations that the North sunk a South Korean warship.
After an investigation involving Australia, Britain, Sweden and the United States it has been concluded that North Korea fired a torpedo on a South Korean warship that killed 46 sailors. South Korea intends to formally announce it’s findings Thursday May 20th.
Heavy metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio — who fronted Black Sabbath after Ozzy Osbourne’s departure in 1979 passed away
May 16th, 2010 at the age of 67. The well loved front man had battled stomach cancer since last fall.
After operation ‘Top Hat’ failed BP has decided a to adopt a new strategy utilizing what is being called an ‘insertion tube
‘, possibly because it’s an even more apt and ironic analogy to how the ocean is getting fu**ed. Sarcasm aside, let’s just all hope it works.
Theories are abounding
as to how the ‘machines took over’ causing a 1,000 point crash on the stock market accounting for the largest single drop in the stock market’s history.
A massive flood
has submerged much of downtown Nashville under water and is so far responsible for at least 19 reported deaths.
A crude bomb constructed of propane, gasoline and fireworks was discovered in a smoking Nissan Pathfinder in Times Square
Saturday night. Police arrived quickly on the scene and are underway with an investigation involving the vehicle and recently uncovered video
from the scene.
Gizmodo Editor Jason Chen arrived home April 23rd to find his home being raided
by local police after a fiasco that revealed the upcoming design of the new Apple iPhone. It’s a blatant violation of Chen’s first amendment rights and I hope for Apple’s sake that they did not order the raid.