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  • Selling the Namesake Brothel
    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - There's more money in owning strip
    clubs than being landlord for a brothel, Australia's Daily
    Planet Ltd said on Tuesday as it announced plans to sell its
    namesake bordello.
    And while sex may sell, it scares off the investors and
    bankers Australia's first listed brothel property owner says it
    needs to spur its growth plans.
    One year after making a splash with its debut on the
    Australian Stock Exchange, Daily Planet said it would change
    its name and focus on expanding into strip clubs.
    "Whilst the Daily Planet brand was a great launch platform
    for us, we've had a lot of resistance from shareholders and
    advisers because of the perception that we're in the
    prostitution business," Chief Executive Andrew Harris told
    Reuters.
    The listed company owns the property where the Daily Planet
    brothel is located in Melbourne.
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    • Canadian firm sends ice cream to the dogs
      TORONTO (Reuters) - The maker of Eskimo Pie ice
      cream said on Tuesday it was launching cold treats for hot dogs
      who want to stay slim and cool this summer.
      CoolBrands International says its Dogsters ice
      cream for dogs is low in sugar and carbohydrate, and is better
      for the average pooch than normal sweet ice cream.
      "Dogs love ice cream," CoolBrands said in a statement
      announcing a global deal to sell the canine dessert.
      It did not say what portion of the $5-billion-a-year U.S.
      petfood market it hoped to capture with the new product.

      Reut14:24 04-20-04
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      • 'Toothing' for Hi-Tech Sex with Strangers
        LONDON (Reuters) - British commuters take note -- the
        respectable person sitting next to you on the train fumbling
        with their cell phone might be a "toother" looking for sex with
        a stranger.
        "Toothing" is a new craze where strangers on trains, buses,
        in bars and even supermarkets hook up for illicit meetings
        using messages sent via the latest in phone technology.
        "Toothing is a form of anonymous sex with strangers --
        usually on some form of transport or enclosed area such as a
        conference or training seminar," says the "Beginner's Guide To
        Toothing" on a Web site dedicated to the pursuit.
        It is made possible by Bluetooth technology which allows
        users to send phone contacts, pictures and messages to other
        Bluetooth-enabled equipment over a range of about 10 meters
        (yards).
        Users discovered they could send anonymous messages to
        people they didn't know with Bluetooth equipment, spawning a
        craze dubbed "bluejacking."
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        • Blue-Ribbon Guinea Pig?
          QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) - Farmers are known to win
          blue-ribbon prizes or trophies for their best livestock.
          In Ecuador, that now includes guinea pigs.
          Sunday, Ecuadoreans in the Andean city of Riobamba will
          select the nation's top guinea pig in an effort to encourage
          rural villages to raise the rodent, which is eaten as a
          delicacy in the South American nation.
          "I guess you could consider the heaviest guinea pig to be
          the 'king,"' said Fatima Ortiz, an official at local
          development organization Sedal, which oversees the judging.
          While guinea pigs are popular pets in many countries,
          Ecuadoreans raise them for local consumption and to export
          their meat to immigrant communities abroad, she said.
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          • Pooped Out?

            Judges Declare War on Pet Pests
            AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Two Texas judges have made a
            federal case out of dog poop on the courthouse lawn.
            Irked by a profusion of pet excrement on the small lawn of
            the federal courthouse in downtown Austin, U.S. District Judges
            Sam Sparks and Lee Yeakel issued an order on Thursday:
            "Any person who authorizes or permits any animal to relieve
            itself on the grass or grounds of the United States Courthouse
            shall be subject to citation, fine, and/or arrest effective
            from this date...
            "Too many individuals had permitted their pets to relieve
            themselves on the grass and grounds," the order said.
            The courthouse neighbors a ritzy loft development, and the
            dog owners who live there are the apparent targets of the
            order.
            REUTERS
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            • April 21, 2004 -- Many New York City firefighters are unwilling to get treatment for "severe" drinking problems or on-the-job injuries, a new study says."Do they reach out to get the help they need, the support they need? Right now, I don't see that," said Dr. Samuel Bacharach, director of the Smithers Institute at Cornell University, which looked into the work conditions and emotional health of FDNY firefighters during an 18-month period after 9/11. The institute interviewed more than 2,000 firefighters and officers, and found that the city's Bravest felt a "disconnect" from department brass, Bacharach said. Marianne... Weird But True
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              • *WHACK* with a *WOK*

                Cook stops German purse snatcher with wok attack
                BERLIN, April 22 (Reuters) - A purse snatcher was stopped
                cold on a Berlin street by a quick-thinking fast-food cook who
                hit the fleeing thief over the head with a wok, a German
                newspaper reported on Thursday.
                Asian food cook Hai Nguyen, 40, was quoted in Bild as saying
                he saw the purse snatcher running from a shop in the eastern
                Berlin district of Koepenick. He grabbed his wok and hit the
                thief as he ran by. Knocked down, the thief was then arrested.
                A Berlin court sentenced him on Wednesday to two years and
                nine months in prison, although German courts generally let
                prisoners out after they complete just over half their
                sentences.

                Reut04:10 04-22-04
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                • German army to lift ban on sex in barracks
                  BERLIN, Germany (Reuters) - A German army ban on sex in the
                  barracks may soon be lifted because it's considered outdated,
                  the government said Wednesday.
                  Hannes Wendroth, spokesman for the Defense Ministry,
                  confirmed a report in Bild newspaper that said partners who are
                  both serving in the armed forces should no longer be barred
                  from having sex on German military installations.
                  "There was a feeling that the existing regulations were no
                  longer in keeping with the times," Wendroth told reporters,
                  referring to a rule that outlawed sex on military bases.
                  "We're looking into changes that would allow those who so
                  desire to pursue their needs in their own privacy," he said.
                  The proposed changes would allow troops to have
                  "partnership relationships within military facilities" and
                  couples to live together there, according to a draft of the
                  measure.
                  Charles Heyman, senior defense analyst at Jane's
                  Consultancy Group, said the proposal was unusual. He said
                  Germany may be lifting the ban because its military bases lack
                  quarters for couples, who have always had to live off its
                  bases.
                  "I am not aware of any country that allows free-for-all sex
                  in the barracks," he said. "You can't have people going around
                  the barracks having sex everywhere. It's ludicrous."
                  There are 9,850 women in Germany's armed forces out of a
                  total of 270,000. The women serve voluntarily, while one third
                  of the men are conscripts.
                  In 2000, the army lifted a previous ban on homosexuality.
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                  • Curses...says she!

                    Aborigines Put Black Curse on Prime Minister
                    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Aborigines invoked an ancient curse on
                    Australian Prime Minister John Howard Tuesday by "pointing
                    the bone" at the conservative politician to protest against his
                    decision to scrap a top aboriginal body.
                    Aborigines believe that to point a kangaroo bone at someone
                    is to bring that person ill fortune, and the black magic is
                    strong enough to cause death.
                    An aboriginal woman dressed in possum skin and traditional
                    tribal makeup confronted Howard Tuesday after he made a
                    speech in a rural town and pointed a one-inch bone at the
                    politician to place a silent curse on him.
                    The aboriginal woman, known only as Moopor, was not
                    permitted to speak with the media, in line with aboriginal
                    culture, but the head of the axed aboriginal body said the
                    curse was a message to Howard to heed black Australians.
                    "This curse could go two ways, it could enlighten him and
                    lift a mental block that Mr. Howard has about indigenous
                    Australians," Aborigine Geoff Clark told reporters.
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                    • April 22, 2004 -- War is hell - war is not sweet.That's the word from officials in Irwin, Pa., who've demanded the Veterans of Foreign Wars stop their tradition of throwing candy to children during the Memorial Day parade.But Councilman Todd Bertani says his fellow pols are robbing kids of an annual treat, and fears youngsters won't come if sweets are banned.
                      ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
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                      LT. John Ginley Engine 40
                      FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
                      FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
                      FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
                      FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
                      FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
                      FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
                      FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
                      FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
                      FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

                      Charleston 9
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                      • April 23, 2004 --A sex-crazed rhino mistook a Renault for a mate and began humping it.Sharka, a 2-ton male, got frisky as Dave Alsop cruised through the West Midlands Safari Park in England, climbing onto the vehicle, denting it and ripping off the side mirrors."He's banging away at the car and it's rocking like hell. 'Mounted by rhino' will have to go in the car's service history," Alsop joked.
                        ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
                        NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
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                        CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
                        LT. John Ginley Engine 40
                        FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
                        FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
                        FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
                        FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
                        FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
                        FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
                        FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
                        FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
                        FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

                        Charleston 9
                        "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
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                        • WHAT SOME PEOPLE WILL DO FOR "15 MINUTES OF FAME"...

                          1010wins.com

                          Apr 22, 11:20 PM EDT

                          Gay Lovers Climb Tree, Then Have Sex

                          By MADISON J. GRAY Associated Press Writer

                          NEW YORK (AP) -- Two gay lovers - a man in a black dress and a boy in only a pair of shorts - protested their families' lack of understanding for their relationship by climbing a Central Park tree on Thursday, stripping, performing lewd acts in front of onlookers and refusing to come down for hours.

                          The lovers, ages 32 and 17, scaled the 55-foot larch tree next to the Chess and Checkers House around 4 p.m., said Detective John Sweeney, a police department spokesman.

                          The couple had told the boy's parents about their relationship and been rebuked, police said.

                          The man played on branches near the top of the tree and waved at onlookers while the boy sat quietly a few feet below him. Police said the man later performed oral sex on the boy and stripped down to a thong to taunt them.

                          Police were alerted to the mischief when an onlooker flagged down a bicycle officer. When Emergency Services Unit officers responded, "the two individuals began to shout obscenities to the approaching officers, threatening to push the officers down and throw branches at them in an effort to ward the officers off," police Inspector William Callahan said.

                          The two were in danger of falling because the tree's largest branches were only 4 inches thick and couldn't support their weight for long, said police, who set up an inflatable safety mat on the ground.

                          Police negotiators who went up the tree to talk the couple down gave them soft drinks and water. A crowd of about 100 onlookers stood nearby.

                          After about five hours, police put harnesses on the lovers and began to lure them down. The names of the lovers were not immediately released.

                          The couple were taken to a hospital for evaluation, and Callahan said arrests and criminal charges depended on the outcomes of those evaluations.

                          No one was injured in the bizarre Earth Day stunt, Callahan said.

                          "When I heard they were in a tree," he said, "I figured it was very fitting."

                          Copyright 2004 Associated Press.
                          If you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)

                          "I may be slow, but my work is poor." Chief Dave Balding, MVFD

                          "Its not Rocket Science. Just use a LITTLE imagination." (Me)

                          Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!

                          impossible solved cotidie. miracles postulo viginti - quattuor hora animadverto

                          IACOJ member: Cheers, Play safe y'all.

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                          • April 24, 2004 -- News flash: Exposing yourself in public is no way to meet women.Joshua Baldwin, 24, of Bay City, Mich., said he exposed his privates to customers at area businesses in an attempt to meet ladies."I was only hoping to get lucky, but I went about it the wrong way," said Baldwin, who was sentenced to six months in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of indecent exposure by a sexually delinquent person.
                            ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
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                            FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
                            FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
                            FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
                            FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
                            FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
                            FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
                            FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
                            FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
                            FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

                            Charleston 9
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                            • April 24, 2004 -- Three police officers rushed into a burning Queens building Friday morning and got several residents out safely, but two of the cops became trapped by the flames and smoke and had to be rescued by firefighters.
                              ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
                              NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
                              343
                              CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
                              LT. John Ginley Engine 40
                              FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
                              FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
                              FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
                              FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
                              FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
                              FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
                              FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
                              FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
                              FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

                              Charleston 9
                              "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
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                              • April 26, 2004 -- Here's an idea that's long overdue, fines for weather forecasters who get it wrong. Russia is now considering stiff fines for forecasters who fudge their predictions, because the practice has cost the government money to prepare for weather emergencies that never happen.
                                ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
                                NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
                                343
                                CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
                                LT. John Ginley Engine 40
                                FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
                                FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
                                FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
                                FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
                                FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
                                FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
                                FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
                                FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
                                FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

                                Charleston 9
                                "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
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