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Highway robberies on the rise in Spain

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British holidaymakers should be vigilant when driving on Spanish motorways.
According to the British Embassy in Spain, an increasing number of British holidaymakers are being targeted in highway robberies across the country.

Unsuspecting tourists travelling in hire cars or British registered vehicles are particularly vulnerable on the AP7 stretch of motorway between the French border of La Jonquera and the Alicante region of Southern Spain where so far 140 cases of theft have been reported to local British consulates.

Some might speculate that the rise in motorway crime by well organised gangs has been exacerbated by the perilous state of the Spanish economy but in reality such tricksters have been using the same scams to rob tourists for many years. A popular ruse employed at motorway service stations involves surreptitiously puncturing a tyre and then offering to help the driver while an accomplice steals valuables from the vehicle. Another scam includes making loud bangs when a tourist's car is in transit causing the driver to pull over on to the hard shoulder. A fellow road user quickly pulls up offering assistance while a gang member steals from the victim's car.

Heart - Black

Woman Agrees to Marry Man who Ditched Her During Aurora Theater Shooting

In Aurora, Colorado, Jamie Rohrs took his girlfriend Patricia Legarreta and their two young children to the now infamous midnight showing of 'The Dark Knight Rises.'

When the shooting happened, Rohrs did not try to protect his girlfriend or their children, but actually ran for the exit and got into his car, leaving them behind. (Video below.)

Fortunately for Leggareta, a stranger, 19-year-old college student Jarell Brooks, escorted her and her children to the exit.

Cowboy Hat

Randy George Scott Speeds on Highway at 186 MPH, Turns Self Into Police

Randy George Scott, who posted a video (below) on YouTube of himself driving up to 186 mph on the Trans-Canada Highway, walked into the Kelowna, British Columbia police department and surrendered because of a warrant out for his arrest.

Kelowna police said in a statement: "The man allegedly responsible for the infamous YouTube video 'Victoria Highway Run 299km' is in custody."

According to CNN, Scott videotaped himself speeding on the 50 mph highway, dangerously weaving around cars.


CBS Spin doctoring: Is James Holmes a psychopath? (Probably not)

James Holmes

James Holmes during his first court appearance on July 23. Was he 'greenbaumed'?

Ever since suspected gunman James Holmes' seemingly dazed televised court appearance Monday, speculation has run rampant on whether or not the man accused in the Aurora, Colo., massacre may have deeper psychological problems.

Chicago clinical psychologist Daniela Schreier told CNN that it was possible that Holmes was a longtime psychopath with a violent streak who snapped. Meanwhile, Marissa Randazzo, former chief research psychologist for the U.S. Secret Service and an expert in mass shootings, told Good Morning America that Holmes' previous behavior didn't suggest he was a psychopath or a sociopath.

The court of public opinion following the tragedy also included many voices judging Holmes to be a psychopath. These people may be right - but probably not for the reasons that they think. The psychopath label has been used so much, it has become a broad term that's real meaning has been lost among everyday citizens.

"It's like a 'nervous breakdown,'" Dr. Michael First, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University, told CBSNews.com. "It's all these words that people use with no precise meaning."

"The word has been borrowed from a technical term," First added. "If a psychologist or a psychiatrist says it, it probably has a specific meaning. If a member of the public says it, it normally means a very bad person."

Comment: Probably not. Most likely, he was a mind-programmed patsy. He was also being treated for schizophrenia. This is just blatant propaganda. See: Batman shooter was psychiatric patient

2 + 2 = 4

The Plight of Low Wage Workers

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LAID OFF Agustina Guillot, left, and Lorena Ordonez were let go.
This past week had many New Yorkers indulging an amused horror over a curated set of images on the social-media site Tumblr titled "Rich Kids of Instagram." Photographs, outlined in gilded frames, depict the summer-holiday excesses of young people for whom Y.M.C.A. camp was apparently never on the horizon. Several revelers pay tribute to their imbibing on noncommercial modes of transportation.

To the question "What did you do on your summer vacation?" many teenagers will presumably return to school in September answering: "I helicoptered back and forth between Cap Ferrat and St.-Tropez." In one of the original photos, a toddler on a private jet is strapped into a car seat and staring at a computer screen. How uplifting it would be to learn that he was watching The Muppets Take Manhattan and not Jim Cramer's Mad Money.


Former Miss Nevada Caleche Manos Sues Police For Breaking Into Home, Getting Her Out of Bed Naked

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Former Miss Nevada 2007 Caleche Manos says that law enforcement officers busted into her Santa Monica, CA apartment, on November 15, 2011, and forced her to get out of bed without any clothes on, all because they targeted the wrong apartment.

The officers then reportedly joked that Manos would "have a story to tell at Thanksgiving."

Instead of a story to tell, Manos and her fiance, Eric Otto Ryder, have sued Los Angeles County and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

The lawsuit says that the officer's warrant was clearly marked and intended for apartment 'C,' while Manos lives in apartment 'A.'


Wife of disgraced senior Chinese politician charged with murder of British businessman

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Gu Kailai with her husband, Bo Xilai.
Wife of disgraced politician Bo Xilai is alleged to have poisoned Neil Heywood after an argument

Chinese prosecutors investigating the death of the British businessman Neil Heywood are to charge Gu Kailai, the wife of the disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, with the murder.

The official Xinhua news agency reported that the indictment in the case said Gu had had a falling out with Heywood and was worried that it would threaten her and her son's safety.

The report says Gu and a family aide, Zhang Xiaojun, who is also charged with murder, are alleged to have poisoned Heywood together.

Bo was removed from office this spring and the investigation into his family is the biggest political scandal the normally secretive Chinese leadership has faced in decades.

The brief report is the first official news that the case against Gu is proceeding since the announcement three months ago that she and Zhang were being investigated and that Bo was being suspended from the powerful politburo for unspecified discipline violations. Xinhua did not mention Bo's case.


Anatomy of a Criminal Psychopath: British Murderer Shows no Remorse for Shooting Stranger Dead


Do I look bothered? Kieran Stapleton, who said during his trial that he is looking forward to prison.
Anuj Bidve's killer, an angry man with a penchant for random acts of aggression, was accused of not taking his trial seriously

His declaration from the witness box in courtroom one at Manchester crown court that he "wasn't bothered" about spending 65 years in prison revealed for the first time the true extent of Kiaran Stapleton's contempt for his fate and his lack of remorse.

There had been a glimpse of it during his first appearance at Manchester magistrates court when the 21-year-old was asked his name. "Psycho, Psycho Stapleton," he replied.

Yet it was not until he had an opportunity to answer the prosecution's questions in court and during the cross-examination of his evidence that his lack of empathy and indifference to his fate was finally evident.

Light Saber

Occupy Wall Street - What's It All About?

The following video explains why the Occupy Movement exists in the modern global pathocracy. Most countries on the planet are under direct governance by the pathocracy, a concentration of psychopaths who have used the banking system to subvert democracy.
The judicial and law enforcement systems are also run by psychopaths in order to protect the interests of other psychopaths. For normal people there is no justice.

Check out 'ponerology'

Bizarro Earth

Second Toddler Mugged in Broad Daylight in New York City

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SHAME: A Brooklyn man was arrested for allegedly stealing a bracelet from Destiny Maizanche, pictured here yesterday.
No toddler is safe in this city!

A heartless thug mugged a 2-year-old toddler in a Brooklyn elevator - saying nothing as he snatched the young girl's bracelet while her terrified, pregnant mom looked on, The Post has learned.

Michael Andrews, 30, was arrested yesterday morning for the sickening attack, which happened a half-mile away from where a thug ripped a $400 chain off a 3-year-old boy's neck as he sat in his stroller, sources said.

"He didn't care that I was pregnant and he was stealing from a little girl," said Adriani Espinal, whose daughter, Destiny Maizanche, was mugged six days before her third birthday.