Amanda Bynes has been hospitalised for a mental health evaluation after a witness said he spotted flames on her pant legs from a small gasoline fire in the driveway of a California home. Deputies responding to an emergency call on Monday night (local time) said the 27-year-old actress had started the fire in the driveway in Thousand Oaks, county sheriff’s Captain
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Trap in Colorado suspect’s home held 30 homemade grenades and gasoline
The suspect in last week’s deadly shooting rampage at a crowded Colorado movie theater booby trapped his apartment with more than 30 homemade grenades and 10 gallons of gasoline, a law enforcement official briefed the news media. The sophisticated set up at the sparsely furnished Aurora home of James E. Holmes was meant to […]
Smoke and Mirrors: Greece’s Day of Reckoning
Grin and Bear It
By the time President Obama sat down with House Republicans on June 1 to talk about the exploding public debt, the economic data had been grim for days: another decline in home values, a new dip in consumer confidence and, just that morning, the lowest manufacturing-sector growth rate in more than a year and a dismal payroll report showing job growth far below expectations. In another era, these sorts of numbers would have led to a predictable chain of events for either a Republican or a Democratic President: rush to the cameras, empathize with those suffering the pain and declare that help is on the way.
What Breed of Dog Are You?
Special Report: Organized Crime
“With the unions behind us, we could shut down the city, or the country for that matter, if we needed to, to get our way.” — Genovese soldier Vincent Cafaro, in 1988 Senate testimony Peter Savino, an associate of the Genovese crime family, was a man with a mission and a machine gun. As he drove down Scott Avenue in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was furious with PECO Corp., a window manufacturer