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Archive for February 12th, 2009

Haleigh Cummings Still Missing

Posted by lawman2 on February 12, 2009

Haleigh Cummings was reported missing in the early hours of Tuesday morning - she was being looked after by the 17-year-old girlfriend of her father, Ronald.

Haleigh Cummings was reported missing in the early hours of Tuesday morning - she was being looked after by the 17-year-old girlfriend of her father, Ronald.

The police have said they must “assume abduction”.

Both the father and his 17 year old live in girl friend were interviewed Tuesday by authorities. The child lives with the couple in Putnam County, Fla. Read the rest of this entry »

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THE CASE OF THE MISSING LINK Where are Darwin’s predicted fossils?

Posted by kayms99 on February 12, 2009

From Y-Origins Magazine

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The discovery of DNA has revolutionized the world of forensic evidence. Cold case files have been reopened. Criminals who thought they had beaten the system have been belatedly prosecuted by a swab of saliva or body fluids forgotten about for decades. And in some instances, the new evidence has exonerated innocent prisoners.

Herman Atkins was just 20 years old when his life began to fall apart. He was imprisoned in January, 1986 for wounding three people in a shooting spree in South-Central Los Angeles. Prior to his imprisonment a “Wanted” poster had been widely circulated.

Later, at a sheriff’s substation, a 23 year-old rape victim glanced at a “Wanted” poster on a nearby table that showed a young black fugitive from Los Angeles. In court, she testified that she turned to her mother and said, “That’s him,” and pointed at the picture of Herman Atkins.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Bank CEOs defend their lending Capitol Hill

Posted by tothewire on February 12, 2009

Lined up in dark suits, the leaders of eight of the nation’s biggest banks today are testifying in Capitol Hill about their use of taxpayer money to stabilize their companies and jumpstart the U.S. economy.
Bank of America Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ken Lewis testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, before the House Financial Services Committee.

Bank of America Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ken Lewis testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, before the House Financial Services Committee.

 

In his opening remarks, Bank of America Corp. chief executive Ken Lewis noted his bank, which has received $45 billion in government capital Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Business, News, Politics | 2 Comments »

‘Missing Links’ Reveal Truth About Evolution

Posted by tothewire on February 12, 2009

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With the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin this week, people around the world are celebrating his role as the father of evolutionary theory. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Entertainment, News, Religion, Science | 17 Comments »

7 Ways to Alleviate Your Allergy Symptoms

Posted by tothewire on February 12, 2009

0_61_320_eyedrops Short of living in a bubble, there are no cures for allergies.

Even with shots and medicines, patients living with allergies still experience flare-ups and symptoms, especially if their allergies are seasonal.

Dr. Clifford Bassett, an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Long Island College Hospital, offered these seven tips, which may alleviate the severity of allergy symptoms, making it a little easier for allergy sufferers to enjoy life. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Health, News, Science | 1 Comment »

 
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