Man who beheaded, ate fellow passenger on Greyhouse bus in Canada wins bid to leave grounds of mental hospital.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/man-beheaded-ate-fellow-passenger-greyhouse-bus-canada-wins-bid-leave-grounds-mental-hospital-article-1.1080377#ixzz1vDeaf6nl

RDBowker:  O Canada!  The land of Greyhouse buses and untreated schizophrenia.  Maybe it wasn’t his fault–he got tired of waiting for an appointment at his socialized medical clinic, and needed a snack!  [Note:  the article has updated to let everyone know that this happened on a Greyhound bus; apparently the Greyhouse bus company was unhappy with the adverse publicity.]

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Upstate New York woman busted for naked stroll through lumber store

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/upstate-york-woman-busted-naked-stroll-lumber-store-article-1.1079762#ixzz1vDgY1qEI

RDBowker:  Two warnings–watch out for slivers and shivers.

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Michigan boy finds piece of a finger in Arby’s sandwich

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/michigan-boy-finds-piece-a-finger-arby-sandwich-article-1.1079966#ixzz1vDhcCs6z

RDBowker:  Probably the healthiest thing on the menu.  No, seriously–“Turns out it tasted like finger.”?!?  I wonder what kind of warning label this lawsuit will result in: “Caution–product may give you the finger.”  (Gross scientific observation:  apparently human flesh is tougher than roast beef.)

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Russian man gets stuck in building’s garbage chute while trying to hide from girlfriend

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/russian-man-stuck-building-garbage-chute-hide-girlfriend-article-1.1080359#ixzz1vDkhIDzg

RDBowker:  Sounds like a bad case of low self-esteem.  At least he will have stories (three stories, to be exact) to tell his grandchildren:  “And then I slid from the seventh floor down to the sixth floor, and I felt kind of safe from my evil girlfriend, but I knew she had arms like an orangutan, so….”

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Immigrant’s use of phony Social Security card not a bar to naturalization

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/immigrant-phony-social-security-card-a-bar-naturalization-article-1.1079771#ixzz1vDnGh0L5

RDBowker:  Wrong on so many levels.  You steal a person’s identity, and present a forged and fraudulent  instrument for the purpose of getting a job.  The law says that  making a false claim to U.S. citizenship is grounds for denying permanent residence and for deportation, but courts have restricted immigration’s right to penalize a person for claiming U.S. citizenship in employment.  So you can lie about your status, as long as you are trying to take a job away from a legitimate US citizen.  Am I missing something here?

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