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by IceCube
Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: New H&M tagline sparks outcry over gender violence association
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New H&M tagline sparks outcry over gender violence association

A new collection from fashion giant H&M has unleashed protests from women's rights campaigners because it includes the slogan "I love GBV", the initials of the designer but also a widely used acronym for gender-based violence. H&M said the slogan, emblazoned on hats, a necklace and boxer shorts with...
by IceCube
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Man charged with forgery after counterfeit bills found in his trash, authorities say
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Man charged with forgery after counterfeit bills found in his trash, authorities say

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. - A garbage pickup employee noticed something unusual in one man's trash, landing a man behind bars on counterfeiting charges, authorities said. "When they first saw the money they thought it was real. And then of course upon further examination they could see that it was just...
by IceCube
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Alleged DUI Driver Arrested After SUV Lands on Top of Parked Car in Santa Cruz County
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Alleged DUI Driver Arrested After SUV Lands on Top of Parked Car in Santa Cruz County

A 21-year-old driver was allegedly under the influence when he crashed his SUV and landed on top of a parked car in Watsonville, police said Monday. Steven Vitela crashed the Chevy Tahoe in the 600 block of Tuttle Avenue early Sunday morning, according to a post on the Watsonville Police Department’...
by IceCube
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Eagle nearly bankrupts Russian tracking programme with roaming text messages
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Eagle nearly bankrupts Russian tracking programme with roaming text messages

A steppe eagle has nearly bankrupted a Russian bird-tracking programme with roaming text messages after he flew to Iran and began transmitting backlogged GPS data. Scientists from the Siberian Environmental Centre were forced to turn to crowdfunding, with donations flooding in since the story made n...
by IceCube
Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Former Apple lawyer in charge of preventing insider trading is indicted on insider trading charges
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Former Apple lawyer in charge of preventing insider trading is indicted on insider trading charges

Former Apple lawyer Gene Levoff was indicted on insider trading charges, the U.S. Attorney in New Jersey said in a press release on Thursday. The government in its indictment alleges that Levoff used inside information from Apple, including financial results before they were published, to trade Appl...
by IceCube
Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: After being shot 15 times, man walks into emergency room
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After being shot 15 times, man walks into emergency room

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say a man who was shot 15 times walked into a hospital emergency room and is expected to survive. The shooting unfolded early Friday in the city’s Kensington section. Police found 23 spent shell casings on the scene, but no victim. That’s when word came about ...
by IceCube
Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Limerick student cons scammer out of money
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Limerick student cons scammer out of money

A 22-year-old student from County Kilkenny managed to successfully scam money out of an internet scammer. The scammer transferred £25 to the student's account, which he subsequently donated to charity. This is the third time that Ross Walsh, a student at the University of Limerick, has extracted a s...
by IceCube
Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:36 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Boost Mobile Employee In Fairhill Stops Armed Robbery, Traps Suspect Inside Store
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Boost Mobile Employee In Fairhill Stops Armed Robbery, Traps Suspect Inside Store

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police say a quick-thinking employee stopped an armed robbery and locked the suspect inside the store until police arrived. It happened around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at a Boost Mobile store on the 2700 block of North 5th Street. The employee says a man pulled a gun and d...
by IceCube
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Alabama woman calls sheriff’s office to test her meth, deputies say
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Alabama woman calls sheriff’s office to test her meth, deputies say

According to Limestone County deputies, a Toney woman was worried her methamphetamine was unsafe, so she called the sheriff’s office. Deputies say Jennifer Hall called dispatch, and when deputies arrived, she pulled out a bag of meth. According to the deputies, she said, “I want this dope tested.” H...
by IceCube
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Thief forgets a cellphone in Langley garage during burglary
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Thief forgets a cellphone in Langley garage during burglary

A thief may have made a critical mistake in a recent Langley heist – forgetting a cell phone at the scene. “Someone broke into our garage last night!… And they dropped something! Their phone! In my car!” said the woman whose house was burglarized in a social media post. She decided to make the mista...