We're all gonna die! Denver Breaks Record For Snowfall On Christmas Day
It certainly made for quite the winter wonderland on this Christmas Day, and provided quite the surprise to residents.
“I think we expected a few flurries and there's probably eight or nine inches now. It's just like Norman Rockwell," said Denver resident Adam Haynes.
Denver officially recorded 7.8 inches of snow on Christmas Day.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Three suspected al Qaeda militants, including two sisters, beheaded their uncle and his wife, forcing the couple's children to watch, Iraqi police said on Friday.I would love to see Harry Reid or Nancy Pelosi try to reason with these "militants" as Reuters has taken to calling them
The militants considered that school guard Youssef al-Hayali was an infidel because he did not pray and wore western-style trousers, they told police interrogators after being arrested in Diyala province northwest of Baghdad.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Violent deaths of U.S. troops and Iraqi civilians appear to have fallen sharply in Iraq in October, according to the latest Associated Press tally.
The AP's figures mirror other reports that the levels of bloodshed are falling here. But the meaning of these statistics is disputed, and experts generally agree that the struggle for security and stability is far from over.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Women who get cosmetic breast implants are nearly three times as likely to commit suicide as other women, U.S. researchers reported on Wednesday.
The study, published in the Annals of Plastic Surgery, reinforces several others that have shown women who have breast enlargements have higher suicide risks.
A cop's worst nightmare:
A shot fired by a police officer trying to kill a snake at a rural pond hit the little boy who had been out fishing with his grandfather.
Doctors in Buenos Aires pronounced the child dead after 40 minutes of attempting to revive her. They sent the body to the morgue. Four hours later a worker heard her crying. -Video Link-
NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez became the youngest player in major league history to hit 500 home runs, sending the first pitch he saw Saturday just past the foul pole in left field.
When he reached the plate, he hugged Derek Jeter and Bobby Abreu, who both scored on the landmark home run. His teammates were already on the field and he embraced several of them on his way to the dugout.
WASHINGTON - The Senate, in a high-stakes showdown over national security, voted late Friday to temporarily give President Bush expanded authority to eavesdrop on suspected foreign terrorists without court warrants.
The House, meanwhile, rejected a Democratic version of the bill.
Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.), chairman of the House Appropriations defense panel, has secured the most earmarked dollars in the 2008 military spending bill, followed closely by the panel’s ranking member Rep. Bill Young (R-Fla.).
Even though Young secured 52 earmarks, worth $117.2 million — and co-sponsored at least $27 million worth of others — Murtha’s 48 earmarks amount to a total of $150.5 million, according to a database compiled by the watchdog organization Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS).
No word yet from Cheech or Chong
NEW YORK (AP) - An ice cream truck parked in front of a junior high school was offering up cocaine and marijuana along with the soft serve, police said.
A police search of the vehicle uncovered a loaded pistol along with the drugs, police said Friday after arresting 26-year-old Jermaine Jordan on charges including criminal possession of a weapon near a school and criminal sale of a controlled substance near a school.