Woman kills boyfriend by sitting on him, get probation

“I feel there wasn’t no justice” Sit on my face and tell me that you love me, I’ll sit on your face and tell you I love you, too. – “Sit on My Face,” Monty Python Dysfunctional relationships and domestic abuse are not laughing matters. If you feel you are in a dangerous relationship, contact
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Internet land rush may lead to .nazi, .gay and .god domains

The masses have pushed the .com domain name to the limit. Now the Internet domain name system devised by the the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is preparing for some competition from a battery of subject-specific domains like .love, .god, .gay and .nazi. These and other colorful domain names may be headed
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100-Calorie packs diet | An expensive way to cost yourself a diet

If you’re trying to lose weight or get healthy, the 100-calorie packs diet may seem like a great way to go. The 100-calorie packs diet is relatively simple — limit your food intake to the 100 calorie packs commercially available. Scientific study, however, shows that the 100-calorie packs actually encourage overeating and are very expensive.
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Jared Loughner YouTube channel gives insight into disturbed mind

Since the deadly Tuscon shooting incident, thousands have been viewing accused perpetrator Jared Loughner’s YouTube channel. The channel on YouTube, under Loughner’s username Classitup 10, has three videos, which feature sparing background music and text. The videos are being used as evidence of Loughner’s disturbed mental state. Thousands view Jared Louhgner YouTube page after shootings
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Colonial Bank Failure Shows State of Economy

Recession far from over The economy hasn’t been making headlines quite as much lately as it did during the economic stimulus package legislation or the official start of the recession. But recent activity in the banking industry shows that things have not turned around just yet. CNN Money reports: Troubled Colonial BancGroup will be bought
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Austin Plane Crash | Joe Stack’s rant against the tax man

Plane crash in Austin linked to suicide note The story of the Austin plane crash and Joe Stack is bizarre and sad. Though Joe Stack’s death is tragic, I am grateful that reports so far say all the office workers in the building he crashed into made it out alive. The Huffington Post reports Joe
An unemployed (or underemployed) father begging for diaper money.

Economists: US is still in a growth recession

Think it’s time to celebrate economic recovery? Don’t get cocky, suggests Investor’s Business Daily. In this job-starved economy, we’re already living a kind of double-dip recession that economists call a growth recession. What’s a growth recession? When economic growth is so low that it creates net unemployment, that’s growth recession. Growth recession can also suggest
Glamorous? No. A vacation to remember? Definitely. (Photo: flickr.com)

Freighter World Cruises For the Adventurer in You

Saving for a needed holiday Everybody needs to get away sometime. We save our nickels and dimes throughout the year. We stockpile vacation time and cut corners where possible to ensure that we have that little bit extra to help us get away for a nice holiday. Now that we’re dealing with a serious recession,
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Payday loan alternatives are often more expensive

  There are plenty of financial experts who claim that if you’re in a situation where you need same day loans, there are consumer payday loan alternatives offered by banks and credit unions that are less expensive. However, as sources like ConsumerAffairs.com indicate, many of these bank and credit union quick loans available the same
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Foreign Fast Food Shows American Appetites are Recession-Proof

Growing fast and furious Though higher-end restaurants are struggling as people try to scrimp and save, fast food restaurants in the United States are doing as well as ever. In fact, more foreign fast food restaurants are opening locations in the United States, even during this recession. CNN Money wrote a series on several foreign
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Obama announces two-year federal pay freeze

On Monday, President Obama announced that in order to tame the massive federal deficit, plans have been created to institute a two-year federal pay freeze. It is projected that this move will save the U.S. $28 billion within five years and $60 billion over the the next decade. The federal pay freeze would affect all

Bad Credit Loans, How to Get One

How to get a bad credit loan The loan industry is one of the largest financial marketplaces in the world today. Spending largely drives the economy and many consumers need loans to do their fair share of the spending. An unfortunate by-product of the loan industry is that many consumers and borrowers fail to repay
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Leonid meteor shower 2010: when to watch, where to look

The Leonid meteor shower 2010 has been intensifying for a week now and reaches its peak Wednesday, Nov. 17. The best time to catch the Leonid meteor shower in the U.S. will be a few hours before dawn on Thurs., Nov. 18 when you can expect to see about a dozen meteors per hour. The
A mentally imbalanced homeless woman outside a hotel in Waikiki.

The Hawaiian Islands homeless problem that won’t go away

Aside from the economic importance of military jobs in the Hawaiian Islands, tourism is a vital system. NPR reports that tourists spend an average of $200 per day for hotel, meal and entertainment. But the homeless population of the Hawaiian Islands has room and board, full health coverage and more for only $3 per day
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Automatic 401(k) enrollment plans less effective than opt-in

A survey recently found that laws allowing employers to automatically enroll employees in 401(k) plans don’t work as well as was hoped. When workers automatically contribute to a retirement plan unless they opt out, they will often put in less than they would if they chose to start a plan. Automatic contributions fall short of

Inexpensive Weekend Activities for the Entire Family

Weekends Were Made for Family Fun In a struggling economy, families find it especially hard to find satisfying, yet inexpensive weekend activities. This doesn’t mean that a good time cannot be had on a budget; it simply means that adults have to find creative ways of planning family activities that will not break the bank
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Save time and money with no faxing payday loans online

No faxing payday loans online are great for people in need of emergency money. Everything is done online, so you don’t have to waste fuel driving around town looking for the right payday loan store that’s right for you. Personal Money Market’s wide network of payday loan lenders makes the process fast and easy, just