Probably not a good idea to send a postcard to the cops when you’re no-showing a court appearance.
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In Ohio, a police chase ends as the suspect’s leg falls off. It gets me thinking — shouldn’t the police make a reasonable accomodation for the suspect’s disability? It hardly seems fair that this man should be hindered by his disability, especially when there’s nothing inherent in the job of being a criminal that says a disabled man can’t do it . . .
A deal to pardon murderers in Pakistan in exchange for cash and young women has unraveled. Pakistan allows a victim’s family to pardon a convict in exchange for financial compensation. I actually think this makes alot of sense. Here in the U.S., we think of crimes such as murder as “crimes against the state.” The state prosecutes and the state punishes — as though it was the state that was harmed. This practice, which strikes me as more advanced than in the West, allows the people who are truly harmed — the families — to be compensated instead. The problem with this particular deal is that the parties agreed to something that was not permitted — including young brides in addition to the cash. Pakistani elders declared that it was simply “unethical” for a 77-year…
Boy’s Penis Stitched Back After Donkey Bite. I don’t even want to speculate on how the accident happened in the first place.
A woman in Sudan is pregnant with nine babies. I don’t even know what you call that.
So I found out how that Puerta Vallarte fare happened… they meant to enter a 10% discount: TC10 (tour code, 10%). Instead they entered 10TC (10% of tour fare). Whoops. They got it backwards.