Nov 6, 2013

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Parents sentenced in Austria for buying son 13-year-old bride

A Bosnian couple who arranged a 13-year-old bride for their mentally disabled son were sentenced to five years in jail by an Austrian court for abetting the sexual abuse of a minor.
The parents, both 44 and residents of Austria for 26 years, had paid the poverty-stricken Bosnian girl's parents 2,500 euros ($3,400) in 2011 to arrange the marriage to their 17-year-old son, the Korneuburg prosecutors' spokesman said on Wednesday.
The girl shared a bedroom with her husband at the family home in the town of Gaenserndorf, near Vienna, became pregnant within weeks and went back home to have the child.
The accused told the court they were unaware they were breaking the law but pleaded guilty. They have lodged an appeal. ($1 = 0.7421 euros)

Feb 2, 2012


TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN-ATTENTION AREWA CONSULTATIVE FORUM (ACF) ,NDIGBO, MASSOB: '90 per cent of Boko Haram victims' are NEITHER northerners,easterners or westerners. They are innocent NIGERIANS!!

God, give us men!

God, give us men!

    GOD, give us men! A time like this demands
    Strong minds, great hearts, true faith and ready hands;
    Men whom the lust of office does not kill;
    Men whom the spoils of office can not buy;
    Men who possess opinions and a will;
    Men who have honor; men who will not lie;
    Men who can stand before a demagogue
    And damn his treacherous flatteries without winking!
    Tall men, sun-crowned, who live above the fog
    In public duty, and in private thinking;
    For while the rabble, with their thumb-worn creeds,
    Their large professions and their little deeds,
    Mingle in selfish strife, lo! Freedom weeps,
    Wrong rules the land and waiting Justice sleeps.
    Josiah Gilbert Holland

Sep 16, 2011


Two years ago, Marine corporal Dakota Meyer charged five times into heavy enemy fire in Taliban-held areas in Afghanistan to aid fellow U.S. service members. Yesterday,President Obama awarded Meyer, 23, the Medal of Honor, the highest award given to members of the armed services. He’s just the third living veteran to receive the award for service in Afghanistan or Iraq and the first living Marine to be honored since 1973. When White House staff contacted him to arrange the ceremony, Meyer asked if he could have a beer with Obama, and the president invited him to the White House. On Wednesday Meyer had a beer with President Obama on the patio outside of the Oval Office.


Incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie hopes his influence can make a difference, recently highlighting the trouble that comes with drugs and crime to a 15-year old who said he wanted to be like just Boosie on Beyond Scared Straight, a popular rehabilitation show for troubled teens.Boosie’s message from prison was sent as a letter and read over the phone to the 15-year-old by one of his close friends.Boosie wrote : “You can be better than me.You don’t want a marijuana addiction because it leads to trouble as you can see. Look at me. I’ve been in prison two years for smoking marijuana… most gangstas end up in jail or dead… we never got a letter from our role model telling us to chill out.”

Aug 10, 2011


Facebook has released its own separate group messaging app for Android and iOS, though initial impressions from early adopters today were overwhelmingly negative. “The Messenger app is an extension of Facebook messages, so all your conversations are in one place, including your texts, chats, emails and messages. Whether you’re on your phone or on the web, you can see the full history of all your messages,” writes Lucy Zhang on the official facebook blog. However, not many users are cool with the new app. “This is useless and stupid,” wrote one frustrated tester. “This isn’t a chat app. It’s a separate Facebook app to let you open your messages /email. You can’t see who is online. I figured FB made this because they realized mobile chat support on their app is horrible. I was wrong. This is the opposite of what you guys needed. 1 star for effort,” he added.Others expressed annoyance that on the Android version of the app, you can’t turn off all alerts permanently, instead having to mute them on an individual basis, or mute all for up to an hour or overnight.