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Five people face charges for intentional injury for buying a kidney from a 17-year-old boy who later used the money to buy an iPhone and an iPad, Reuters reported. According to the story, the five people, including a surgeon, removed a kidney from the Chinese teenager in April 2011, four years after the country banned [...] [Read More]
Budget European airline Ryanair will do anything — anything — to save money. Among the cost-saving measures, a spokesman told London’s Daily Telegraph, “we even encourage staff to watch their weight – with the motivation of appearing in the annual Ryanair calendar.” The airline supports a “fat tax” for overweight passengers, considered removing armrests, and [...] [Read More]
Despite her claims to have won the largest Mega Millions jackpot ever, a Maryland woman wants to be left alone with her alleged millions. Mirlande Wilson held a press conference Wednesday after claiming last week to have won the lottery game, but she has not produced the ticket yet, according to NBCWashington.com. Not even her lawyer [...] [Read More]
Seattleite Russ Berkman’s dream was to go to the Masters golf tournament, and his dream came true when he won the lottery for four passes to Wednesday’s practice round. But his dream was almost shattered recently when he came home to find his Masters tickets missing. But he did find paper scraps on his floor. [...] [Read More]
Something just about happened in Arizona that has legal watchers a little frightened. HB 2549, a bill designed to limit “trolling” but to some looked like censorship, is basically an effort to apply the state’s telephone harassment law to the Internet and other electronic communications. [Read More]