Good, Bad, and Ugly

Offensive headlne?

September 13, 2011

I am writing with reference to your article, ‘Jacko’s doc represents rise in criminal prosecutions.’ I was extremely shocked a media establishment such as yours which is respected for its integrity would use such a term.

A house is not a home…

September 9, 2011

Funeral planning: How to avoid paying beyond the grave

Take the time to really think through what kind of funeral you think you want. “People can have their funerals anywhere, not necessarily a church or funeral house,” says Erika Dillman, author of “The Party of Your Life.” There are also green burials, where you can be buried in a shroud or a biodegradable casket.

Wrong adjective…

September 8, 2011

Large Libyan convoy arrives in Niger – sources

AGADEZ (Reuters) – A large convoy of Libyan armoured vehicles escorted by the Nigerian military arrived in the northern Niger desert town of Agadez late on Monday, a French military source and a Niger military source told Reuters.

Number one or two?

September 7, 2011

Nadal faces tough test against Nalbandian

But the world number one knows Nalbandian is a different proposition altogether. The pair have split their four previous meetings.

Misleading headline?

September 6, 2011

Family sues police over California Taser death

LOS ANGELES, Sept 1 (Reuters) – The parents of a Southern California man who accuse police of killing their son with a Taser after he honked at a patrol car have sued the sheriff’s department and county.

Cramping our style?

September 6, 2011

Nadal collapses after win at scorching U.S. Open Moments later, Nadal suddenly stopped talking, then covered his face with his hands and slumped to the floor.

Please!!! Nadal did not collapse… he cramped.

Million, not billion…

September 1, 2011

Study: Some US firms paid more to CEOs than taxes

WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Twenty-five of the 100 highest paid U.S. CEOs earned more last year than their companies paid in federal income tax, a pay study said on Wednesday.

Cause of death…

August 31, 2011

Michael Jackson crowned king of MTV VMAs: poll

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – King of Pop Michael Jackson is gone, but he is not forgotten — not by MTV Video Music Award voters.

Keeping up with the sisters…

August 26, 2011

Reality star Kim Kardashian weds Kris Humphries

Kardashian, who stars with her three sisters and their mother in “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” began dating Humphries in late 2010 and he proposed in May with a whopping 20.5 carat diamond ring.

The wrong rank…

August 25, 2011

British Royal Air Force “Red Arrows” plane crashes, pilot dies

Egging, known as “Eggman” according to Captain Simon Blake, Commandant of the RAF’s Central Flying School, joined the team last year.