Saturday, July 29, 2006

Midnight News -- 7/30/06

On the day that Vladimir Putin and Hugo Chavez signed a massive arms deal, a Russian journalist was found murdered.

A former junior high teacher was convicted of executing an elaborate plan to kidnap and rape his ex-wife. He paid another man to break into his wife's home and abduct her. Then, according to the husband's plan, the man pretended to force the husband to have sex with his ex-wife. One of these times, the couple's 14-year-old son was tied and bound in another room during the rape.

The denizens of Chez Occi will not be viewing or renting any Mel Gibson movies anytime soon. It's not the alcoholism so much as the rabid anti-Semitism (via Hot Air).

An 85-year-old Japanese man plowed into the patio of a Starbucks in a Los Angeles suburb, injuring 10. He claims that he accidentally stepped on the accelerator instead of the brake, but that's what they said about Pearl Harbor.

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