Lesbian couple shot in Texas, one killed; police seek motive

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TweetYumShareThis Lesbian couple shot in Texas, one killed; police seek motive 26 Jun 2012 An 18-year-old south Texas woman is in serious but stable condition Tuesday, and her 19-year-old girlfriend dead, after an unknown attacker shot them both at close range last weekend at a park in the Gulf Coast town of Portland. Investigators hope […]

Last-of-his-tortoise-species, Lonesome George, a Galapagos icon, dies at 100

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TweetYumShareThis Last-of-his-tortoise-species, Lonesome George, a Galapagos icon, dies at 100 24 Jun 2012 Ecuadorean officials say that the famed Galapagos giant tortoise Lonesome George has died. The Galapagos National Park says in a statement that the tortoise estimated to be about 100 years old died Sunday. Lonesome George was first seen by a Hungarian scientist […]

Germans Tired of Bailouts and Being Europe’s Crutch

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TweetYumIt’s a busy day on the Pariser Platz, except for the carriage drivers who ply their trade taking tourists for rides through Berlin’s central park. While throngs of out-of-towners are having their pictures taken in front of the Brandenberg Gate in the heart of Germany’s capital, business is slow for drivers like Janusz Michalak. The […]

Scores Arrested as the Police Clear Zuccotti Park

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TweetYumShareThis Scores Arrested as the Police Clear Zuccotti Park 17 Mar 2012 Scores of Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested on Saturday night as police officers swept Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan and closed it. Dozens of demonstrators sat down and locked arms as officers moved in about 11:30 p.m. The operation occurred after hundreds […]

Official Found Dead, Head Covered With Plastic Bag After Measuring Radiation in Tokyo Park

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TweetYumThe Intel Hub Madison Ruppert February 25, 2012 According to a Japanese news outlet, Iza, on July 1st, 2011 63-year-old Mr. Takashi Kabayama was found dead with a plastic bag over his head in his home office. Kabayama was a member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly for the Liberal Democratic Party and had been measuring […]