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November 04, 2003

Two murderers on California presidential ballot
Wire Services | Submitted by: Juan Motaim
"Vying for the small socialist Peace and Freedom Party's presidential nomination are Leonard Peltier, an American Indian activist serving two consecutive life terms for killing two FBI agents in 1975, and radio journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is serving a 1982 murder conviction for the slaying of a Philadelphia city police officer... The ballot released by the California Secretary of State's office lists a total of 20 candidates, including President Bush and 10 Democratic candidates."

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al-Qaeda urges Muslims to evacuate LA, NYC, DC
Fox News | Submitted by: DucTapeRanger
"An Al Qaeda Web site is running a warning issued to Muslims to leave Washington D.C., New York City and Los Angeles because of implied imminent terrorist attacks... 'We are serious in our warning,' the message states. "The next few days will prove to you the truth of this warning... To the oppressive rulers of America we say: Expect our terms following the first strike of Allah's believing soldiers.'"

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Lawyer defending cop killer makes faux pas
BBC | Submitted by: Queeebec
"A Canadian lawyer who represented a man convicted of murdering a policeman has apologised for singing 'I Shot The Sheriff' as he left the courtroom. Christian Gauthier was heard singing the words of the Bob Marley tune during a break in the trial of his client, Stephane Boucher. Boucher was later sentenced to 25 years for shooting and killing policeman Benoit L'Ecuyer in Montreal. He was overheard by reporters and police as he sang: 'I shot the sheriff, but I swear it was in self-defence.'"

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Pregnant penis chopper remorseful
Sky News | Submitted by: jimbo
"A pregnant wife has been given a suspended jail sentence for cutting off the penis of her cheating husband after he threatened to divorce her... She told the court in Lam Dong, Vietnam, that he slapped her after she refused to buy him more wine and then threatened a divorce... The court handed the woman a 20-month suspended sentence because she had shown remorse and was seven months pregnant."

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CBS yanks problematic Reagan miniseries
CNN | Submitted by: jimbo
"Capping an extraordinary conservative furor over a movie virtually no one has seen, CBS said Tuesday it will not air The Reagans and shunt it off to the Showtime cable network instead. Based on snippets of the script that had leaked out in recent weeks, conservatives, including the son of the former president, accused CBS of distorting the legacy of Ronald Reagan... 'We believe it does not present a balanced portrayal of the Reagans for CBS and its audience,' the network said."

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Eminem merchandise causes stabbing
CNN | Submitted by: Mean Gene
"A knife fight broke out in an Istanbul suburb after 19-year-old Dilaver Akkurt told T-shirt vendor Hayrettin Demir his mother was named Emine and lived in the area, Hurriyet newspaper said. 'Eminem' means 'my Emine' in Turkish. Akkurt warned Demir to stop shouting 'Eminem' and to cease sales of the clothing inscribed with the star's name and image. Police believe Demir, who died at the scene from multiple stab wounds, was killed by a friend of Akkurt's in the brawl."

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Those who teach, die
ABC TV affiliates | Submitted by: UncleGum
"Investigators in Houston say a radio-controlled aircraft instructor died when he was struck by a model helicopter... Officials say it appears Kyle had been doing flight maneuvers with a model helicopter when he turned the controls over to the student who owns the mini-aircraft. Authorities say the helicopter apparently went out of control and ended up flying toward the two people - and Kyle was struck in the throat area."

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Wal-Mart investigation continues
Fox News | Submitted by: jimbo
"Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday that it has received a target letter from the U.S. Attorney's Office saying the world's largest retailer allegedly violated federal immigration laws... On Oct. 23, federal agents arrested about 250 alleged illegal workers in a 21-state sweep of 60 Wal-Mart stores... Wal-Mart has 1,494 discount stores, 1,386 Supercenters, 532 Sam's Clubs and 56 Neighborhood Markets in the United States. The company has about 1.1 million employees in the United States and 300,000 in other countries. Wal-Mart had sales last year of $244.5 billion."

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Maybe Jesus was hitched
CNN | Submitted by: jimbo
"ABC News correspondent Elizabeth Vargas concedes her network is stepping into a theological minefield with its one-hour exploration of whether Jesus Christ had a wife... The program is based on the best-selling novel, The Da Vinci Code, which claims to be partly grounded on historical fact. The book asserts that Mary Magdalene was Jesus' wife - not a prostitute, as in some teachings - and that she fled Jerusalem with his child following his crucifixion. The story was kept alive for centuries by a secret society that included the painter Leonardo da Vinci, who supposedly inserted clues about it in his art, the book claimed."

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Unhappy diner allegedly slugs deaf woman over dog
Miami Herald | Submitted by: Lucid346
"A woman dining with her elderly mother at a Tamarac buffet was in jail Monday after punching a 71-year-old deaf woman, angered because the woman had brought her hearing dog into the restaurant, police said... Shapiro was eating with her mother, who uses a wheelchair, when Sala walked in with her son and hearing dog, a brown-and-white sheltie, he said... '[Shapiro] started yelling, "Get that dog out of here! It's turning my stomach!"' recalled Delgardio, who tried to explain to her that the dog was allowed in the restaurant under laws that protect the rights of the disabled... According to the BSO news release, 'Sala tried to explain to Shapiro that she relied on her dog because she was deaf. Unprovoked, Shapiro punched the 71-year-old woman in the mouth with a closed fist.'"

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Bus driver slaps insolent student over 'penis'
helenair.com | Submitted by: Buzz Beer
"The dispute between Campbell and the student from C.R. Anderson began when Campbell objected to the boy loudly repeating the word 'penis' despite Campbell's request to stop. The boy's response to the bus driver's request was that 'penis' isn't a derogatory word, but is in fact, a scientific term. At that point, Wood said, Campbell slapped the boy - a move that was documented by the video camera with which all district buses are equipped."

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American Idol for porn starlets
KNBC-TV 4 Los Angeles | Submitted by: Cynical2afault
"A new reality TV show asks the question 'Can YOU Be a Pornstar?' Mary Carey, the porn actress who ran for California governor in the recent recall election, is among the X-rated hosts... A group of 28 women will compete for a one-year contract with a major adult video distributor and a cash prize of $100,000. In each episode, four women arrive at a house in Los Angeles for photo shoots, interviews and 'surprises,' according to a Silhouette news release. Viewers will help pick eight finalists for a 90-minute finale."

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Traffic light gizmo generates controversy
Washington Post | Submitted by: rungreenlights
"It sounds like a suffering commuter's dream come true: a dashboard device that changes red traffic lights to green at the touch of a button. Police, fire and rescue vehicles have had access to such equipment for years, but now the devices are becoming available to ordinary motorists thanks to advances in technology and a little help from the Internet. Safety advocates are outraged, and news accounts in Michigan last week led to politicians there seeking a ban on the gadgets."

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Voodoo celebration involves public genitorture
Wire Services | Submitted by: Rufferto
"A Vodou believer pours hot pepper-spiced homemade alcohol on her genital area, one of the key rituals during Gede, a Vodou holiday dedicated to Baron Samdi and the Gede family of spirits of the dead... One of the most important Vodou holidays in the country, but especially in the capital, Vodouists go to cemeteries to pray with food, coffee and peppered alcohol, to light candles and to put fresh flowers on graves, and then dance all night at 'peristyles' or Vodou temples." With photo.

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