A promising Australian student, who was on a baseball scholarship in the United States, was allegedly gunned down by a gang of teenagers in what has been described as a ‘senseless attack’.
Chris Lane was returning from a visit to his girlfriend’s in the small town of Duncan in Oklahoma on Friday, when he was shot in the back by three teenagers and left to die in the gutter.
Chief of Duncan Police Department Danny Ford said the baseball fanatic, who was originally from Melbourne, was fired upon ‘for the fun of it’.
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I don’t see a lot of news about this; it’s a horrific story and makes the U.S.A. look very, very bad.
The video is disturbing, but prosecuting the bus driver is foolish. We can’t prosecute people for not intervening. He stopped the bus and called authorities. If he had tried to intervene, he may have become severely injured or killed, and/or the three young men may have been able to commandeer the bus.
Was in Ireland last week, and made some music with my friend who is an instructor at Trinity Dublin. We were out in a little stone cottage on the west coast of Donegal, basically in the middle of nowhere.
I was playing melody and fills on the Moog synthesizer; all three guitar parts were done by my friend Richard
From our friend Foundring
The station has issued an apology
KTVU Channel 2 is apologizing for an on-air gaffe that the station — or viewers – won’t soon forget.
During the noon newscast Friday, co-anchor Tori Campbell, announced that “KTVU has just learned the names of the four pilots who were on board” Asiana flight 214 when it crashed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday.
She then read from a teleprompter while a TV graphic displayed four fake names that clearly were someone’s idea of a joke.
The first name — “Captain Sum Ting Wong” — should have been a give-away that something really was wrong. But Campbell kept reading… “Wi Tu Lo, Ho Lee Fuk, Bang Ding Ow.
An address originally shared on Twitter more than a year ago by movie director Spike Lee is being re-tweeted hundreds of times as belonging to Zimmerman.
The address is one again making its rounds on the Internet, but authorities said it is not Zimmerman’s address.
The family who lives there said they’re worried that now that their address is on the blogs, someone with an extreme view of the trial will come after them.
It’s amazing how stupid people on “the internet” are. A simple google of the address would show all the old Spike Lee stories about it, without even mentioning how stupid it is to blindly forward a residential address.
Just posted on YouTube
Here it is in YouTube