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Casey Anthony's Lawyer Tells All in His Book: 'Casey Thought Her Father George had also Fathered Her Daughter Caylee and Killed the Toddler to Hide Evidence of Abuse'

  • In new tell-all, former defence attorney Jose Baez accuses father George Anthony of sexually abusing Casey
  • Also says that Casey suspected that George had fathered Caylee
  • On July 5, 2011, a jury sensationally acquitted Anthony of all three charges which together carried the death penalty
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Accused: Casey Anthony's lawyer accused her father George, left, of sexually assaulting her, and speculates that he killed Casey's daughter Caylee to cover up the abuse
Casey Anthony, dubbed the most hated mother in America, had suspicions that she and her daughter Caylee shared the same father, according to her former defence attorney.

In his explosive new tell-all, the Florida woman's lawyer Jose Baez accuses George Anthony of abusing his daughter, and speculates that George could have murdered 2-year-old Caylee to hide evidence of abuse.

Casey was sensationally acquitted of murdering her daughter after a highly-publicised trial last July.

In his book, Presumed Guilty, Casey Anthony: The Inside Story, Baez reveals aspects of the Anthony's private lives that were not looked into during the trial.

Dollar

Zimmerman Posts $1 Million Bond, Released from Florida Jail



George Zimmerman was released from the Seminole County Jail at 2:49 p.m ET Friday after posting $1 million bond in the Trayvon Martin case.

Zimmerman, 28, was wearing a white shirt and gray suit as he stepped into an SUV and was driven off, NBC News reported. Don West, one of Zimmerman's attorneys, described his client's mood as "buoyant."

He was fitted with an electronic monitoring device before his release. Zimmerman is required to stay in Seminole County, according to a statement by the Seminole County Sheriff's Department.

According to conditions of his release, Zimmerman can not open a bank account, obtain a passport or set foot on the grounds of the local airport. He has a 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew, the Associated Press reported.

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Budweiser Sponsors "Snapperfest" - Torturing Turtles For "Sport"

Snapperfest 2011 - Turtle Torture Festival held annually at the Campshore Camp Ground in Ohio County, Indiana
Warning! Not For Sensitive Viewers


"Snapperfest" is a brutal festival held every summer in Ohio County, Indiana, where backwater, hillbilly proto-humans gather to cheer on fellow neanderthals, who torture turtles for their depraved amusement.The turtles are snatched from their natural wetland habitat, forced to endure being wrestled, as well as strangled ...some to death, even ripped out of their shells to the sound of exuberant applause from the crowd.

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[Warning! If you choose to click "read more" you will see some extremely graphic and disturbing images!]

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'Billionaires Tax' to Help World's Poor Called for by UN, but Idea Unlikely to get Widespread Support - Big Surprise!

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The United Nations on Thursday called for a tax on billionaires to help raise more than $400 billion a year for poor countries.

An annual lump sum payment by the super-rich is one of a host of measures including a tax on carbon dioxide emissions, currency exchanges or financial transactions proposed in a UN report that accuses wealthy nations of breaking promises to step up aid for the less fortunate.

The annual World Economic and Social Survey says it is critical to find new ways to help the world's poor as pledged cash fails to flow.

The report estimates that the number of people around the globe worth at least $1 billion rose to 1,226 in 2012.

There are an estimated 425 billionaires in the United States, 315 in the Asia-Pacific region, 310 in Europe, 90 in other North and South American countries and 86 in Africa and the Middle East.

Together they own an estimated $4.6 trillion so a one percent tax on their wealth would raise more than $46 billion, according to the report.mary

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Bird Poop Facial?

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Facials, bringing a whole new meaning to the birds and the bees.
Alix Strauss kicks off her New York Times "trend" story about animal-based additives in beauty products with an account of her bird poop facial. The procedure, which she underwent at a fancy midtown day spa, features UV-disinfected nightingale poop air-lifted from Japan and mixed with rice bran to hide its smell.

Strauss swears that the $180 treatment made her skin look radiant. The "poop powder ... brushed up against my lips and slipped into my mouth. I fought my desire to leave, and surprisingly the next morning my skin did glow."

Good thing, that. Strauss would feel pretty silly if she let a stranger smear bird excrement on her face and it didn't work. When it comes to assessing efficacy claims for beauty products, a testimonial is all but worthless. Never underestimate the power of suggestion or the allure of wishful thinking.

Strauss bills the bird poop facial as evidence of a new trend toward animal-derived additives in premium cosmetics, but the bird poop facial isn't new. Shizuka New York, where Strauss had her treatment, has been touting the dung-based "Geisha Facial" since at least 2008, garnering credulous coverage from Today, Good Morning America, and other high profile outlets.

Info

Hackable Irish E-Voting Machines Costing 54 Million Euros Sold For Scrap

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For years, we've been pointing out the massive problems of e-voting, and governments' general blindness to the security risks. Of course, beyond the basic fear of fraud, there should have also been concerns about wasting taxpayer money. Apparently those concerns didn't amount to much in Ireland. As Slashdot highlights, Ireland spent €54 million on 7,500 e-voting machines. However, after realizing that there was no way to secure them from being hacked, the government has sold them off for scrap for a grand total of €70,000, or approximately €9 per machine. On the bright side, at least they weren't completely worthless...

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Was there a Penn State Conspiracy to Cover up Sandusky's Sex Abuse?

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Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, leaves court in handcuffs after being convicted in his child sex abuse trial at the Centre County Courthouse
Conspiracy theorists are pretty much always treated as if they are insane. The notion that powerful people might secretly conspire to conceal evidence or direct an outcome - at the expense of the powerless - is often portrayed by mainstream culture and media as entirely irrational.

Indeed, there are crazy conspiracy theories out there (global warming is a hoax, anyone?). But sometimes, real conspiracies do take shape and those in power do collude to direct outcomes in secret. Nowhere is this more true than in the case of sexual abusers in elite institutions.

Recently, a slew of such elite institutions - from Yale University to the United States military (which we explored in our discussion of The Invisible War) - have been exposed as having become aware of systematic sexual abuse, and having suppressed evidence of it.

On 22 June of this year, Jerry Sandusky, an assistant football coach at Penn State University, was found guilty of abusing ten boys over the course of a decade and a half. At first, the Sandusky case at Penn State seemed like that of a lone abuser. Now, it seems to be turning into a story of extensive and shockingly high-level coverup of the known rape of children. A new trove of emails from 2001, read by a firsthand source to a CNN reporter last week, suggest that 15 young lives were not just ruined because Sandusky abused vulnerable boys for over 15 years, but were ruined, too, because powerful men around Sandusky knew exactly what he was doing - and colluded in detail with one another not to stop it.

Gear

Armageddon Postponed Yet Again

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A billboard near Bloor and Jane streets in Toronto, showing Jose Luis De Jesus. The organization has been accused of being a cult.
Kitchener - A Christian sect with hundreds of followers in Canada that had proclaimed Armageddon would strike over the weekend was met with a picture-perfect Canada Day and left waiting for their prognosticated superhuman-powers to kick in.

Growing in Grace, also known as Creciendo en Gracia, predicted that its Texas-based leader Jose Luis de Jesus, would "transform" into an immortal being, while non-believers and roughly two-thirds of the world's population would be destroyed on June 30 (or July 1, depending on the time zone).

The group predicted Mr. de Jesus - whom they believe is the second coming of Christ - and his followers would also be bestowed with special abilities such as walking through walls and flying, while religious institutions such as the Vatican and the world's financial systems would be wiped out.

But Monday, the global economy continued churning, the Holy See appeared intact and there was no sign of a major global disaster.

When reached in Kitchener on Sunday afternoon, the group's Canadian bishop Alex Poessy would not answer many questions, but said their transformation had not yet come to pass.

"Well, we are still waiting for that," he said.

Newspaper

RCMP officer under fire for posing in sexually explicit pictures

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Commissioner Bob Paulson takes part in a news conference on Parliament Hill.
The RCMP is under scrutiny again as word comes out of yet another Mountie facing a code-of-conduct inquiry. The Vancouver Sun reports that an inquiry is underway into Coquitlam Cpl. Jim Brown - who played a bit part in the investigation into serial killer Robert Pickton - for posing in sexually explicit pictures reminiscent of the pig-farmer's crimes.

Ian Mulgrew writes that the narrative of the photographs, posted on a S&M website, progresses from an apparent street scene of a woman walking past Brown sitting on a wall; he overpowers her; he hog-ties her, and he imprisons her in a cage. In one image, Mulgrew notes, Brown appears to be wearing only his regulation-issue Mountie boots and is aroused carrying a huge knife while the naked woman cringes in terror.

His detachment commander, Supt. Claude Wilcott, said that when he became aware of the material on the Web earlier this year, he discussed the issue with the force's legal services to determine if there was a violation of the Mountie code of conduct. "The alleged issue was deemed to be off-duty, non-criminal, adult consensual activity during which the individual was not representing himself as a member of the RCMP and thus it did not appear to legal services to meet the threshold for a code-of-conduct violation," he told the Sun.

Ambulance

'Rightful heir' to British monarchy dies in Australia

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Mike Hastings pictured in front of a portrait of a relative in his home town of Jerilderie, some 750 kilometres (465 miles) southwest of Sydney, in 2005. Hastings, an Australian forklift driver who some historians argued was the true heir to the British throne has died in the small New South Wales town he called home, his local newspaper reported Thursday.
An Australian forklift driver who some historians argued was the true heir to the British throne has died in the small New South Wales town he called home, his local newspaper reported Thursday.

Mike Hastings, 71, was a real-life aristocrat, born the 14th earl of Loudoun, who moved to Australia in 1960 in search of adventure. He made international headlines in 2004 when a documentary team from Britain's Channel Four conducted extensive research into the monarchy and concluded his ancestors were cheated out of the crown in the 15th century.

Hastings, an avowed republican, died on June 30 and was buried Thursday in Jerilderie, about 750 kilometres (465 miles) southwest of Sydney, the local Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser reported. Hastings was a descendant of England's House of York, whose dynastic struggle with the House of Lancaster became known as the Wars of the Roses and was dramatised by William Shakespeare.