Carriers Don’t Care About Stolen Phones


goodwitchbadwitch-buttdialing1Carriers Ignore, Profit From Phone Thefts, Say Cops
‘Some law enforcement authorities, though, say there is a bigger issue — that carriers and handset makers have little incentive to fix the problem.

‘“The carriers are not innocent in this whole game. They are making profit off this,” said Cathy L. Lanier, chief of the police department of the District of Columbia, where a record 1,829 cellphones were taken in robberies last year…’
nytimes

Ranting Online Causes Another Arrest
Cameron D’Ambrosia charged with making terrorist threats on Facebook

‘An 18-year-old Methuen High School student was arrested yesterday afternoon after allegedly posting comments on his Facebook page that suggested he wanted to kill people and outdo the Boston Marathon bombings, police said. He’s being held on $1 million bail.Cameron B. Dambrosio, 18, 19 Glen Ave., was arrested on Pleasant Street at 1:35 p.m. and charged with communicating a terrorist threat, a felony with a penalty of up to 20 years, said Police Chief Joseph Solomon. The language was not directed at a specific person or target, officials said, but was a general threat of violence and terrorism…’
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1st Woman on FBI’s Most Wanted
Joanne Chesimard was convicted of 1973 killing of NJ state trooper

‘Joanne Chesimard, who killed a New Jersey cop 40 years ago today, then escaped prison and fled to Cuba, has been labeled a terrorist and had a $2 million bounty put on her by the FBI, authorities said Thursday.

‘Chesimard was serving a life term for killing a New Jersey state trooper in 1973 when she escaped prison. After hiding out in a New Jersey safe house for several years, Chesimard managed to flee in 1979 to Cuba, where she has been living for decades under the name Assata Shakur…’
foxnews

Ridiculous Health Myths You Probably Believe
‘There are all of these weird exceptions to the red meat rule that have puzzled scientists. People like the Masai and Inuit, who are still fairly close to the classic hunter-gatherer lifestyle, both exist on all-animal high-fat diets, yet have very low rates of the diseases red meat is blamed for. It’s not just some fluke of genetics, either: Almost a century ago, a scientific study found that two ordinary men who lived on an all-meat diet for an entire year were in good health and completely lacking in horror diseases.

‘It appears that the problem with all of the studies about the horrors of red meat is that they don’t distinguish between processed and unprocessed meats. According to a massive Harvard study, this seemingly insignificant difference is the entire reason behind red meat’s bad rap…’
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