Good, Bad, and Ugly

Nazi death camp

May 19, 2011

German court convicts then frees Nazi guard Demjanjuk

MUNICH (Reuters) – A German court convicted John Demjanjuk on Thursday for his role in the killing of 28,000 Jews in the Sobibor Nazi death camp, then set the 91-year-old free because of his age.

The wrong Lewis…

May 18, 2011

Somebody might want to sort this story out. Jerry Lewis and Jerry Lee Lewis are not the same person.

Not the best word?

May 17, 2011

Microsoft to buy Skype for pricey $8.5 bln

NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp plans to buy Internet phone service Skype for $8.5 billion in its biggest-ever acquisition, placing a rich bet on mobile and the Internet to try to best rivals such as Google Inc.

Crouching Nude, hidden date?

May 16, 2011

First auction of Bacon nude could fetch $15 million

Bacon’s 1961 oil on canvas “Crouching Nude” is one of his large-scale paintings and is feted for its ominous, brooding atmosphere in which the distorted female model grins grotesquely.

Lost in the woulds?

May 13, 2011

Pastor regrets posting baby pat-down photo on Twitter

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 11 (Reuters) – The Reverend Jacob Jester said on Wednesday he wishes he never would have posted a picture on Twitter of a baby being patted down by security agents at Kansas City International Airport.

Should we sanction this word?

May 10, 2011

U.S. sanctions 3 firms owned by Libyan government

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States Thursday sought to increase pressure on the Libyan government by imposing financial sanctions on three companies owned by Muammar Gaddafi’s government.

Word draws bad reax….

May 5, 2011

This is your title. Mideast reax to Bin Laden death. How about REACTS !!!!

I can’t believe your moronic grammer and spelling!

L.P.

Ugh. We shouldn’t be using words like that, this isn’t “Variety.”  We fixed the headline.

Osama, Obama…

May 4, 2011

U.S. commandos knew bin Laden likely would die

Brennan said the commandos were prepared to capture Obama alive, but they knew that was a remote possibility.

Taking centre stage…

May 3, 2011

St. Pierre turns hockey-mad Canada into MMA mecca

While such a statement borders on treason in hockey-mad Canada, White’s boast cannot not be simply dismissed with St. Pierre set to headline the biggest mixed martial arts event ever held in North America Saturday at a 55,000 seat Rogers Center that sold out in a matter of hours.

Brutal murder?

May 2, 2011

Five women brutally murdered in Mexico beach resort

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Five women, all apparently connected to a beauty parlor, were found brutally murdered in the Mexican beach resort of Acapulco on Saturday morning, state police said.