Individuals found guilty twice under a new criminal offense called "ongoing sexual abuse" of children could get the death penalty under a bill tentatively approved Monday by the Texas House. The bill, passing 118-23, targets pedophiles abusing children over an extended period with the death penalty or life without parole.
An Ohio woman is demanding $20 million from Yahoo for allegedly using a photo of her without her permission for a welcome e-mail sent to new users. The complaint charges that the image has been sent to millions of users around the world without the womans authorization.
Former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby was convicted Tuesday of obstruction, perjury and lying to the FBI in an investigation into the leak of a CIA operative's identity. Libby, the former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, was accused of lying and obstructing the investigation into the 2003 leak of Valerie Plame's identity.
Give it some time to load. A short fight scene from the movie based on Frank Miller's graphic novel about the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C. 300 Spartans VS The Persian Empires elite and massive armies.
Every year about 10% of the laptops that are stolen, are done so in airports. Here is a quick video explaining how the theft happens and what you can do to prevent it. Keep an eye on your carry-on luggage as well!
Iraq's neighbors, including
Iran and Syria, have agreed to join U.S. and British representatives at a regional conference here on the Iraqi security crisis, government officials said Wednesday. I really hope this goes well!
A number of good pictures from this photographer are posted on his blog. Make sure you click on the pictures for a full size flickr view!
Here's a batch of good quotes. My favorite one was: "Know whats weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon everything's different."
Calvin from the comic 'Calvin and Hobbes'
A lot of people blame the President and the President alone for the state of affairs in Iraq. The War Powers Clause, however, puts the complete power for withdrawal in the hands of Congress.
Darmi Ali lost his three daughters and wife to the 2004 tsunami. The 44-year-old remarried, and last week became a father again, of triplets, all of them female. "I am overjoyed." said Ali, a police officer who was back at work Wednesday.