Author Archive for: ‘Tina Volpe’

Bob Dylan: France’s ‘Hate Speech’ Lawsuit Dropped

Bob Dylan, 72, a musician for more than five decades, was being sued for his alleged violation of the French anti-discrimination laws, in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine. The lawsuit claimed that he appeared to compare Croatians to Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan, a court official said Tuesday. But the prosecutors changed their minds and are going after …

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Rare Baby Camel Born In Captivity In Hungary

Born in one of the oldest zoos in the world, the Budapest Zoo, which was opened in 1866, was a rare baby camel from a breed that has become nearly extinct. The Little baby boy Ilias, was born last week to an eight-year-old mother, Iris, whose family has lived at the zoo for several generations. Because this was his mother’s …

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France’s Black Widow – Murder Trial Begins

The woman known as the “Black Widow of Isère”, Manuela Gonzalez, stands accused of drugging her husband and burning him to death, as well as two other previous husbands who died in mysterious ways, and another two lovers involved with her who narrowly escaped death. Gonzales’ trial on begins Monday for drugging her husband and then burning him to death …

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Wild Horses Targeted In Utah Roundup

Another standoff between federal officials and rural rangers has the potential to escalate in Utah, just one state away from where a similar dispute recently propelled a disagreement there, which involves a Nevada cattle rancher, who didn’t pay his grazing fees. Recently, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has determined that there should be no more than 300 wild …

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Malaysia Airlines: Underwater Search Is On

The deep-sea underwater hunt has begun for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Retired Air Chief Marshall Angus Houston, who is the head of the huge search effort, told reporters in Perth, that a crew is preparing to launch the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, U.S. Navy Bluefin-21, “as soon as possible.” Since there were no “ping” signals heard since last Tuesday, officials …

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Chile Fire Rages In Hills Of Valparaíso Burning 500 Homes and Killing At Least 12

A raging fire burning in the hills near the port city of Valparaíso killed at least 12 people, leaving more than 500 homeless and forcing the evacuation of 10,000 other residents, including 200 female inmates from a nearby prison. It started on Saturday in a forest, on steep and heavily populated hills. High winds and high temps quickly fueled the …

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Bear Attacks Woman In Florida, Now Innocent Bears Being Killed

A Florida woman recovering from an attack by a black bear in her garage over the weekend is thankful to be alive. But was it the bear’s fault? Terri Frana, 44, needed 30 staples in her scalp and 10 stitches in her forehead after a 200-pound bear attacked her on Saturday in Lake Mary, Fla., a suburb of Orlando. “I …

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Moon Eclipse 2014: Blood Moon Visible Mon & Tues

The lunar eclipse scheduled to take place on April 14-15th promises to give sky watchers an unusual and even rare event. Lunar eclipses usually happen at random – you can get a total eclipse, followed by a prenumbra, then a partial and then another total – but this time – there will be four total eclipses in a row… known …

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Fatal Tour Bus Crash – Dreams Die Along With Many Teens

A bus full of students headed to view a college at a remote redwood campus, journeying from the low income section of Los Angeles, and filled with hopeful and young motivated students determined to be the first in their families to go to college, had those dreams shattered when that bus never made it to its destination. On Thursday in …

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Las Vegas Hotels: Religion Raises Its Ugly Head, Disputes GOP Location

Where is it written that a location has to be sinless in order to hold a political rally? Is there such a place on Earth? And when have politics and religion ever gone hand and hand successfully? But, some heavy hitters in the religious conservative right have warned the GOP (Grand Old Party) to cross Las Vegas off the list …

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Belafonte Dispute: Martin Luther King, Jr. Documents

Anyone who possesses documents from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has a treasure from one of the greatest men to ever grace our country. Ownership, however, can get a bit tricky, especially when family members of Dr. King argue that they belong to family. Civil rights activist, Harry Belafonte, claimed he owned documents given directly to him by Dr. …

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Appendix Lawsuit: Doctor Failed To Remove It

When you go in for an appendectomy you expect the organ to be removed, but Dr. Michael Kerin of Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, N.Y., obviously ‘forgot’ to remove it during surgery. He and the hospital where the operation was performed are now facing a lawsuit. William McCormack went into a medical center in the Adirondacks last month with severe stomach …

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