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February 05, 2003

Indian court rejects eunuch mayor
BBC | Submitted by: MagicalMysteryRoy
Important prededent: "A court has said eunuchs are still technically men in a controversial ruling set to force a mayor from a job held for women... The landmark judgement in the central northern state of Madhya Pradesh has thrown the political status of eunuchs throughout India into doubt."

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Courtney Love arrested on flight
Boston Globe | Submitted by: AnnePage
"Singer-actress Courtney Love was detained by police Tuesday as she arrived at Heathrow airport on a trans-Atlantic flight, an airline said... Love was "verbally abusive" to cabin crew during a Virgin Atlantic flight from Los Angeles, a spokesman for the airline said. TV channel Sky News showed pictures of Love being escorted by two officers from the plane to a police van parked on the runway."

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Benicia woman lost $85 million lottery ticket
UPN 31 | Submitted by: Rockpile
"A 44 year old Costco employee says she won $85 million in the California Lottery, but now she's misplaced the ticket... No matter... Carole Warner isn't sure she wants the money anyway. Money changes everything, she points out, and she likes her life as is."

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Men spent a year in prison because of Customs error
Sign on San Diego | Submitted by: Rockpile
"Rivera and Calderón, brothers in law and partners in a small family-owned Tijuana printing business, said the marijuana was already inside the 1997 Nissan Pathfinder when Rivera bought it in San Diego at an auction of vehicles that had been seized by U.S. Customs."

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Absurd tax writeoffs
CNN Money | Submitted by: Crazy Quagga
"The year the [Social Security number] was required, the number of dependents [claimed by taxpayers] plummeted by something like 7 million,' said Gerry Voss of B&G Accounting and Tax Service in Hazel Park, Mich. 'People had been deducting their pets."

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Jackson still having kiddie sleepovers
London Telegraph | Submitted by: Rockpile
"The singer said that "very few" had actually stayed in his bed. Asked if he thought it appropriate conduct for a grown man, he replied: "Why can't you share your bed? The most loving thing to do, is to share your bed with someone. "When you say bed, they make that sexual. It's not sexual. We're going to sleep."

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Jacko *IS* Peter Pan
Wire Services | Submitted by: Aarkwilde
"I think it's my favorite thing, having water-balloon fights and climbing trees." Asked if he doesn't prefer making love, Jacko says he likes water-balloon fights better. Jackson, a former child star who was physically abused by his father, insisted his interest in children was not sexual, saying he liked to tuck them in bed and give them hot milk and cookies." We've never heard it called that before.

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Ripper family considering legal action
BBC | Submitted by: Vomit
"In a macabre twist to the story, a transcript of his final hours found by his family a week after his death shows that his online friends (sic) egged him on to take more and more drugs including Klonopin, Methadone and Restoril... Questions are being asked about how much liability should be taken by the man's online companions and by the internet service provider which hosted a chatroom dedicated to stories of how to get hold of prescription drugs."

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Did budget cuts kill the Columbia and crew?
Guardian | Submitted by: Ann Onymous
"NASA's head, Sean O'Keefe, is a protege of Dick Cheney, and was sent in with a mission to impose financial rigour. Safety, he has been assuring everyone since he became famous three days ago, was always the top priority. Yet after the nine-strong safety advisory panel warned last year that cutbacks imperilled the shuttles, five were dismissed and a sixth resigned in protest."

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Pentagon adviser: France no longer an ally
UPI | Submitted by: JON BLAST
"France is no longer an ally of the United States and the NATO alliance "must develop a strategy to contain our erstwhile ally or we will not be talking about a NATO alliance" the head of the Pentagon's top advisory board said in Washington Tuesday... Richard Perle, a former assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration and now chairman of the Pentagon's Policy Advisory Board, condemned French and German policy on Iraq in the strongest terms at a public seminar organized by Iraqi exiles and American Middle East and security officials."

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Thirty six hour bonerpill
Melbourne Herald Sun | Submitted by: MagicalMysteryRoy
"From today Australian men will be among the first in the world to access a new 36-hour erection drug being marketed as a rival to Viagra... The timeframe may sound a bit scary for wives and partners but the makers of Cialis, Eli Lilly, stress the drug requires sexual stimulation to take effect... Cialis is available on prescription, with a four-pill pack costing about $75."

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Tommy Franks under investigation
Globe and Mail | Submitted by: Ann Onymous
"U.S. Army General Tommy Franks, who would command a U.S. led war in Iraq, is under investigation for allegations of abuses of his office relating to his wife, Defense Department officials said Tuesday... Officials speaking on condition of anonymity said the Inspector General has been looking into allegations that Gen. Franks allowed his wife, Cathy, to attend classified briefings, gave her a military bodyguard she was not entitled to and may not have properly reimbursed the government for all of her travel when she accompanied him on official trips."

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Be a winner, loser, idiot & cadaver all at once
Court TV | Submitted by: Tim Howard
"The medical examiner listed homicide as the cause of death of a Toughman contestant. But law enforcement officials said they would not seek criminal charges, noting the bouts are legal in the state... He was taken to the hospital Jan. 4, shortly after falling unconscious after winning his bout at Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant. Toughman, a form of boxing where contestants compete for small cash prizes, has been linked to at least nine deaths since 1979." So who gets his prize money?

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Prime time drug czar payola
Media Awareness Project | Submitted by: ChaosRing
Government officials and their contractors began approving, and in some cases altering, the scripts of shows before they were aired to conform with the government's anti-drug messages.  "Script changes would be discussed between ONDCP and the show -- negotiated," says one participant... Rick Mater, the [Warner Brothers] network's senior vice president for broadcast standards, acknowledges: "The White House did view scripts. They did sign off on them... they read scripts, yes."

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