Meet the new enemy of Congress: Chinese stink bug

The Chinese-exported stink bug crisis that has ruined apple, peach and grape harvests up and down the East Coast has now reached a frightening 38 states and the Pacific Coast, prompting Congress to push the Agriculture Department to speed up the search for an assassin of the “brown marmorated stink bug.” The bug is indigenous to Asia and More...

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By deskofbrian On Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
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Job interview leads to arrest of Bobby Coley, suspect in 1975 murder case

A Washington, D.C., man was detained for first-degree murder when a background check for a new job revealed an outstanding warrant in one of the oldest cold case murders in Montgomery County. Bobby Coley, 63, of More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
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Phoenix woman drives away with toddler on roof of car, obviously alcohol related

STRANGE NEWS: This month’s mother of the year award goes to a 19-year-old Arizona woman who left her infant on the top of her car as she drove home from an alleged night of partying. Catalina Clouser, 19, was More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
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Walmart shoplifter dies after being detained

A man in California died last Friday shortly after Walmart loss-prevention staff detained him on suspicion of shoplifting. According to reports, store employees detained the man around 1 p.m. PT on Friday, believing More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
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More and more suffering from ‘Truman Show’ Delusion, thinking they are on reality show

Just when you thought those annoying Kardashians couldn’t mess with your head any more than they already do, consider “Mr. A.” When he first saw the psychiatrist, he demanded to speak to “the director” More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, June 4th, 2012
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Miss Ohio cites ‘Pretty Woman’ as movie showing women in positive way

Ohio’s contestant in the Miss USA pageant gave what some considered an unusual answer to a question posed to her Sunday night. Judge Marilu Henner asked Audrey Bolte: “Do you think women are depicted More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, June 4th, 2012
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Bizarre Canada News: Body parts showing up in the mail

A human hand was found at a mail sorting depot in Canada’s capital on Tuesday night, just hours after a foot was delivered to the country’s Conservative party headquarters, according to reports. The discovery More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, June 4th, 2012
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LA police officer earns money for charity by riding Ferris Wheel for 25 hours

A Los Angeles Police Department detective completed a 25-hour ride on a Ferris wheel early Friday, an effort to break the Guinness World Record for the longest ride on a Ferris wheel and raise money for charity. Detective More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, June 1st, 2012
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Chinese Stray Dog, Xiao Sa, follows bikers 1,100 miles

A stray dog has become China’s newest celebrity after latching onto a group of cyclists and traveling more than 1,100 miles over at least 12 mountains, some as high as 13,000 feet, in China’s southwestern Tibetan More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 1st, 2012
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The answer to Japan’s debt crisis: AKB48?

You Tube screen shot Horrible economic policies in Japan have left the country stagnated for over twenty years and the increases in debt have been staggering. Now that the policies of John Maynard Keynes have More...

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