search results. It also ordered several ISPs to block customers from accessing those sites. The court said the sites violate French intellectual copyright laws.A French court has ordered Google, Yahoo and Microsoft not to list 16 video-streaming sites in any
Child Protective Services. Landry Thompson, 13, had traveled with two of her teachers from Oklahoma for some classes. When cops spotted them napping in their car, they pulled her out and took her away even though the teachers tried to explain they had a notarized letter from her parents giving them guardianship over her during the trip. The fact that her teachers were two black men and Thompson is white probably played no part in the matter.Houston police aren't commenting on why they handcuffed a young dancer, took her away from her teachers and turned her over to
professional cuddler for just $60. Cops have already threatened to raid the place. Authorities say that if it isn't a front for prostitution it could be something even worse. "There's no way that (sexual assault) will not happen," assistant cityOfficials in Madison, Wisconsin, say they don't like the prospect of any hugging or cuddling going on there. At least, not for money. The Snuggle House recently opened, promising one hour with
make offensive remarks against the country could be fined up to 30,000 euros. The measure now goes to parliament.The Spanish government has recommended increasing fines for unauthorized street protests up to 600,000 euros. The maximum fine would apply only if protests turn violent, but those who cover their faces or who
elementary school students. They turned on her bus's GPS tracking device and saw she was missing stops. Meanwhile, someone called 911 after seeing her driving the bus erratically. Police say when she stopped Denton had an open container on the bus and blew almost three times the legal limit when they gave her a breath test.Columbus, Ohio, police have charged school bus driver Tia Denton with operating a vehicle while intoxicated. School officials became concerned when Denton was late dropping off
on his own property and seized his gun and towed his truck. A judge tossed out the charge at his initial appearance.Eric Lee has sued the DeKalb County police department after it refused to return his gun and to reimburse him for towing his truck. Lee, who has a concealed carry permit, went to check on a noise at a business he owned when cops confronted him. They charged him with loitering
waiting for a school bus. The team was waiting on the sidewalk for the bus to take them to a scrimmage. An officer accused them of blocking foot traffic and ordered them to disperse. When some of them tried to explain they were just waiting for a bus that should arrive shortly he arrested them for disorderly conduct. Their coach arrived as they were being handcuffed, and when he asked they be released, cops threatened to arrest him, too.Rochester, New York, police arrested three high school baskteball players for
forcibly sedate her and remove her baby by caesarian section. The woman has fought a legal battle since to get her child back, but social services and British courts have refused to turn the child over to her or to its father.An Italian woman, who wasn't named by media, is fighting to keep British social services from placing her baby for adoption. Last summer, the woman, who was then pregnant, came to England for a Ryanair training course. While there, she had a panic attack and called for help. When police arrived, she was on the phone with her mother who told them her daughter was bipolar and hadn't been taking her medicine. Cops took her to a mental hospital where social services had doctors
private locations then arresting them under the state's anti-sodomy law, which was declared unconstitutional after a Supreme Court case 10 years ago. Gautreaux insists the stings did not target gays.East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux has promised to stop arresting gay men for crimes against nature. Undercover sheriff's deputies had been meeting men in local parks and arranging to have consensual sex with them in
diabetic attack and left her on the ground. Revina Garcia had been in a minor automobile accident and did not respond to deputies when they arrived on the scene. They smashed out the windows of her vehicle, dragged her out, handcuffed her and left her face down on the pavement for about a minute before placing her in a patrol car. Deputies said they believed she was intoxicated.Santa Fe County, New Mexico, Sheriff Robert Garcia says he will look into why deputies handcuffed a woman suffering a
meat or dairy at school fund-raising events. A government spokeswoman said the rules are aimed at reducing food poisoning. The government has no data on how frequently people get food poisoning from eating things they bought at school fund raisers.Australian Capital Territory health officials have banned parents from selling homemade foods containing
reduce lead in drinking water, but city officials and manufacturers note that water from fire hydrants is rarely used for drinking.Officials in cities across the nation say they were caught off guard by a recent ruling by the Environmental Protection Agency that fire hydrants must meet new stricter lead-content rules for plumbing fixtures. Officials say that means that hydrants and hydrant parts they have already bought can't be installed after Jan. 4, and manufacturers say they'll have to completely change the way they make them. The new rules are supposed to
knocking out a 12-year-old boy. Reginald Wells made a joke about Fisher's favorite football team, and Fisher hit him in the shoulder. Wells pushed him back, and the teacher punched him twice in the face. Police say they plan to file a charge of injury to a child against Fisher.Michael Fisher, a teacher at Willie Ray Smith Middle School in Texas, has been fired after
10 felony counts of filing a false instrument. Alicea arrested two men on drug charges after claiming he saw them involved in a sale in the lobby of a housing project. But security video later showed the two men never even came into contact with one another.A judge sentenced former New York City police officer Isaias Alicea to six months in prison after he was found guilty of
going blind because of delays in treatment. More than 80 percent of those surveyed said their clinics didn't have the capacity to meet demand.A survey of staff at the United Kingdom's National Health Service found that a third of ophthalmologists and ophthalmological nurses believe patients are unnecessarily
honoring a classmate who had just died after a battle with cancer. But they did not inform students or parents of their decision. So at least a dozen students showed up for school wearing those shirts only to have administrators tell them to changes clothes, turn the shirts inside out or put tape over the classmate's name. After an outpouring of criticism by students and parents, administrators said they would allow students to wear the shirts.In Michigan, officials at Lakeview Middle School decided they were not going to allow students to wear T-shirts
criticizing security at his daughter's school. Appi apparently doesn't believe that officials are taking his concerns seriously and posted on Facebook “Maybe I have to walk in with a toy gun just to prove a point.” Police say the remark alarmed many parents.New Haven, Connecticut, police have charged Angelo Appi, Jr. with breach of the peace for
no longer certain that a crime even occurred. He had served 10 years of a 30-year sentence. But his legal troubles weren't over. As he was getting ready for church recently, Berwyn police arrested him for being an unregistered sex offender after they discovered his name on the state's sex offender registry. They released him after prosecutors said his name should not have been on that list. The Illinois State Police, which maintains the database, said they would remove his name but could not explain why it was on there.Earlier this year, an Illinois court freed Carl Chatman from prison on rape charges after prosecutors said they now doubted the credibility of the woman who accused him of rape and were
In London, England, police arrested street preacher Tony Miano for speaking insulting words in public. Miano delivered a sermon on sexual immorality and listed homosexuality and fornication as examples of sexual sins. A woman complained, and two police officers were sent to arrest him.
Miami Township, Ohio, has agreed to pay $100,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of a 17-year-old girl who was forced to strip naked then hosed down by former deputy police chief John DiPietro. He did this ostensibly to decontaminate her after she was pepper-sprayed. DiPietro also photographed a tattoo on the girl's back and sent it to a friend, but he insisted she was not naked when he did that.
Saudi police have arrested a Kuwaiti woman, who wasn't named by media, for driving her father across the border to a hospital. Women can legally drive in Kuwait, but not in Saudi Arabia.
In Vancouver, officials at Coghlan Fundamental Elementary School have banned kindergarten students from touching each other That means no holding hands and no games of tag. School officials say they are trying to reduce injuries to their students.
California's Serra High School has suspended a coach, an assistant coach and a teacher after finding they attended a non-school Halloween event in blackface. The three were dressed as the Jamaican bobsled team of “Cool Runnings” fame.
The morning express bus from Dunellen, New Jersey, to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan usually takes about 45 minutes. But for one group of passengers the trip took more than two hours. Passengers said the driver appeared to be lost and refused their efforts to give her directions. When several finally asked just to be let off the bus, the driver accused them of threatening her.
In Wales, the Swansea University student union has banned a pole-dancing fitness class. Union officials say pole dancing is linked to the “sex industry” and it “upholds and bolsters sexist attitudes and behaviors.”
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