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Here's one of the reasons I don't miss cable, especially the "news" channels.

She's talking to a Congress Woman who is in Davos about NSA spying for God's sake.

I'm hard pressed to remember which "news network" was the worst.

Glendale girl, 16, faces trial as adult in death of boyfriend during sex


The 16-year-old girl arrested in Glendale on Saturday in connection with strangling her 43-year-old boyfriend during sexual activities will face trial as an adult after the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office agreed to charge her with second-degree murder, according to court documents.

Glendale police say Jessica Burlew used an electrical wire to choke Jason Ash during sexual activities. When Ash seemed to have passed out, Burlew told officers she cut him with a razor to get him to respond. She told officers that she continued to cut him to relieve her own stress, according to the documents.

Ash was declared dead at about 5:45 p.m., according to the documents.

Burlew told police she and Ash would often engage in these types of activities prior to sex, according to the documents.

Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/community/glendale/articles/20140122glendale-teen-faces-trial-adult-death-boyfriend-during-sex-abrk.html

Update to a story posted yesterday, now she's being identified and charged as an adult.

So she's being charged as an adult for committing the crime of murder while participating in the crime of rape (hers) because she wasn't old enough to consent or something.

I'm so confused, but you can bet Nancy Grace is warming up the jet as we speak.

What a trial this will be.

Man arrested after burglary loot tracked by GPS

Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 9:22 am

A Chino Valley man is jailed after the victim of a Phoenix burglary and authorities used GPS tracking to locate one of the stolen items.
The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office says the burglar took electronic items and jewelry but that the victim had installed a GPS tracking device in one item in case it was ever stolen.
The victim contacted authorities after using the GPS system to track the item to a Chino Valley home.
Deputies went to the home and were allowed to search it. The locator led them to the bedroom of the homeowner's son, and the deputies found items stolen in the burglary under the bed.
The Sheriff's Office says 37-year-old James Yunis later was arrested and jailed. It's not immediately known whether he has a lawyer.


Source: Illegal sale of human body parts leads to raid


Read more: AZFAMILY via Youtube

Soylent Green is PEOPLE!

Glendale police: 16-year-old girl says man died during sex act


Glendale (AZ) police have arrested a 16-year-old girl in connection with the strangulation death of a Phoenix man during what she claimed to be a consensual sex act, officials said.

The girl, whose name was not released by police because she is a juvenile, was booked Saturday into a detention facility on suspicion of second-degree murder. She remained there Tuesday.

Police were called to the 6200 block of West Olive Avenue on Saturday at about 5:45 p.m. on report of a injured person in an apartment. What they found instead was a dead 43-year-old man, officials said.

Sgt. Jay O’Neill, a Glendale police spokesman, Jason Ash had several cuts to his body and a cord around his neck.

Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/community/glendale/articles/20140121glendale-police-year-old-says-man-died-during-sex-act-abrk.html

Police first interviewed the teenager’s mother, who said she had been home for a time but left her daughter and her daughter’s friend, Ash, alone at the apartment.

The leader in the clubhouse for the Mother of the Year Award right there.

Target to pull health coverage from part-time workers

Source: Twin Cities.com/Pioneer Press

Target Corp. said Tuesday it will stop offering health insurance coverage for its part-time workers, effective April 1.

Instead, the Minneapolis-based discounter is offering $500 to employees who are losing their coverage, and directing them to seek coverage through health insurance marketplaces run by states or the federal government.

"Health care reform is transforming the benefits landscape and affecting how all employers, including Target, administer health benefits coverage," Target's vice president of human resources, Jodee Kozlak, said Tuesday on its corporate blog.

"Our decision to discontinue this benefit comes after careful consideration of the impact to our stores' part-time team members and to Target, the new options available for our part-time team, and the historically low number of team members who elected to enroll in the part-time plan."

Target said less than 10 percent of its workforce currently enrolls in its part-timer health insurance plan.

Read more: http://www.twincities.com/business/ci_24959284/target-pull-health-coverage-from-part-time-workers?source=nav

After years of warning people about the dangers of responding to unsolicited e-mail offers

The geniuses at Target Corp pull this stunt.

Naturally, given the recent news about Target's credit card security woes — and the fact that the "free credit monitoring" messages were sent with return addresses outside the target.com domain and were sent even to customers who hadn't shopped at Target during the period in which the security breach occurred — many recipients were suspicious of those messages and believed they might be part of the same (or another) scheme to compromise credit card numbers. However, although Target perhaps could have found a better way of notifying customers about their offer, company representatives have confirmed that the free credit monitoring messages are legitimate and were indeed sent by Target.

Read more at http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/targetcredit.asp#mhS1AsBZrjherKfE.99

So CGI is out and Accenture takes over the Obamacare enrollment website

While everyone was crossing a bridge in New Jersey this little noticed news was dumped Friday night.

No doubt CGI had to go, a scapegoat was needed, but just who is Accenture.

Well for one thing they're what's left of Arthur Anderson after the Enron scandal blew up and took them with. Everybody is entitled to one mistake though, right?

Oh and that thing about corporate headquarters being in Bermuda....

In October 2002, the Congressional General Accounting Office (GAO) identified Accenture as one of four publicly traded federal contractors that were incorporated in a tax haven country. The other three, unlike Accenture, were incorporated in the United States before they re-incorporated in a tax haven country, thereby lowering their U.S. taxes. Critics, most notably former CNN journalist Lou Dobbs, have reported Accenture's decision to incorporate in Bermuda as a U.S. tax avoidance ploy, because they viewed Accenture as having been a U.S.-based company. The GAO itself did not characterize Accenture as having been a U.S.-based company; it stated that "prior to incorporating in Bermuda, Accenture was operating as a series of related partnerships and corporations under the control of its partners through the mechanism of contracts with a Swiss coordinating entity."

Well Sir, that's all been taken care of now....

Accenture announced on May 26, 2009 that its Board of Directors unanimously approved changing the company’s place of incorporation to Ireland from Bermuda and would become Accenture plc.

The company cited several reasons for the change:

Ireland's sophisticated, well-developed corporate, legal and regulatory environment
Ireland's long history of international investment and long-established commercial relationships, trade agreements and tax treaties with European Union member states, the United States and other countries where Accenture does business
Ireland's stable political and economic environment with the financial and legal infrastructure to meet Accenture's needs
The change became effective on September 1, 2009, the beginning of the company's 2010 fiscal year.

While Ireland is the company's headquarters for tax and legal purposes, much of the operational administration occurs in the United States, mainly New York City and Chicago.

See? All better now.

Enron, Bermuda, Dublin. It just doesn't get any better than that now does it.

I'm so comforted that the current administration has our backs.


The Lessons of Physical Therapy By GABRIELLE GIFFORDS

TODAY, the anniversary of the shooting in Tucson that put a bullet through my head and killed six of my constituents, is when I make my annual resolutions.

Many may look at me and see mostly what I have lost. I struggle to speak, my eyesight’s not great, my right arm and leg are paralyzed, and I left a job I loved representing southern Arizona in Congress.

But three years ago, dispatched to an almost certain death by an assassin’s bullet, I was allowed the opportunity for a new life. I had planned to spend my 40s continuing my public service and starting a family. I thought that by fighting for the people I cared about and loving those close to me, I could leave the world a better place. And that would be enough.


I posted an article on Monday about the anniversary of this event and there was no response.

I guess most have moved on to more important things, like woo and gender wars.

Just found on my Twitter timeline

Think there might be a connection?

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