The Otherground News Archive

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Woman sues debt collector, wins $83 million
Woman sues debt collector, wins $83 million
A Missouri jury ordered a debt buyer to pay nearly $83 million to a Kansas City woman it pursued for a $1,000 credit card bill she didn't owe.
05/19/2015
It's raining spiders in Australia
It's raining spiders in Australia
Millions of tiny spiders fell from the sky in Australia, alarming residents whose properties were suddenly covered with the creepy critters and mounds of their silky threads.
05/19/2015
Fort Bliss soldier dies in police custody
Fort Bliss soldier dies in police custody
An active-duty Fort Bliss soldier self-reported for a two day DWI sentence at the El Paso County Jail in 2012 but died before he saw the light of day or his family again.
05/19/2015
Base jumper Dean Potter dead at 43
Base jumper Dean Potter dead at 43
Extreme sports legend Dean Potter is one of two BASE jumpers found dead in Yosemite National Park after attempting an aerial descent from Taft Point, authorities said.
05/18/2015
Adult star paid $8mil for 'Exclusive' servies
Adult star paid $8mil for 'Exclusive' servies
An adult star sealed an $8million deal to give a businessman 15 years of exclusive service. It is not known what duties personal assistant Rola Misaki, 22, will be expected to perform.
05/18/2015
Texas biker gang shooting: 9 dead
Texas biker gang shooting: 9 dead
Gunfire erupted Sunday among rival biker gangs in Waco, Texas, leaving at least nine people dead. Authorities had anticipated trouble and pre-positioned officers.
05/18/2015
Bicyclist: 'I saw my leg on the sidewalk'
Bicyclist: 'I saw my leg on the sidewalk'
In Porland, Oregon an avid bicyclist who lost his leg when a pickup truck struck him last weekend spoke of his harrowing experience Thursday.
05/15/2015
Guy kills stepfather with atomic wedgie
Guy kills stepfather with atomic wedgie
An Oklahoma man who admitted to strangling his stepfather by pulling his stepfather’s underwear over his head has told a judge the case is “like a bad dream.”
05/15/2015
Blues legend BB King dies at 89
Blues legend BB King dies at 89
The legendary guitarist known as B.B. King, whose velvety voice and economical, expressive style brought blues from the margins to the mainstream, died Thursday night.
05/15/2015
St. Augustine, FL - slowly drowning
St. Augustine, FL - slowly drowning
Rising waters are threatening to submerge America's oldest city and its historical sights. Buildings & economies will be further inundated by rising seas in just a couple of decades.
05/14/2015
Hand grip tied to heart health
Hand grip tied to heart health
Canadian-led researchers carried out a large-scale probe into evidence that a firm hand grip is a rough yet reliable indicator of good health.
05/14/2015
Man boards train, forgets baby in car
Man boards train, forgets baby in car
“I left my 1-year-old baby in my SUV by accident this morning at North Quincy station,” the man tells the dispatcher as he heads back to the station on the Red Line.
05/14/2015
DEA steals man's life savings
DEA steals man's life savings
A DEA agent boarded the train at the Albuquerque Amtrak station and began asking various passengers, including Rivers, where they were going and why...
05/13/2015
Third Atheist blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh
Third Atheist blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh
Following Dr. Avijit Roy in February and Washiqur Rahman in March, a group of anonymous attackers killed blogger Ananta Bijoy Das yesterday as he walked to work.
05/13/2015
N. Korean defense minister executed
N. Korean defense minister executed
North Korea's Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed for showing disloyalty to leader Kim Jong-un, South Korea's spy agency has told parliament.
05/13/2015
Couple dies in twister protecting daughter
Couple dies in twister protecting daughter
The Mooneyhans were among five people killed after a line of powerful tornadoes battered several small communities in Texas and Arkansas. Three people died in Texas.
05/12/2015
George Zimmerman involved in shooting ... again
George Zimmerman involved in shooting ... again
George Zimmerman, acquitted in the death of Trayvon Martin in 2013, was involved in a road-rage shooting Monday in Lake Mary, Florida, police said.
05/12/2015
Woman robs three banks in under 30 minutes
Woman robs three banks in under 30 minutes
Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 50-year-old woman late Monday afternoon, charging her with robbing three Brandon banks in a span of 30 minutes.
05/12/2015
Report claims Obama lied about Bin Laden raid
Report claims Obama lied about Bin Laden raid
An investigative report published this weekend accuses President Barack Obama of lying to Americans about how Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011.
05/11/2015
BFFs build their own 'bestie row'
BFFs build their own 'bestie row'
Forget moving to the same town to be together; these four couples decided to create their own mini-town in Texas, dubbed “Llano Exit Strategy.”
05/11/2015
ISIS hackers plan 'message to America' attack
ISIS hackers plan 'message to America' attack
A group of hackers affiliated with ISIS are threatening to carry out a cyber attack—dubbed “Message to America”—against a number of targets 2 p.m. EST
05/11/2015
Colorado restaurant plans to hold 'White Appreciation Day'
Colorado restaurant plans to hold 'White Appreciation Day'
"On June 11th, what we plan on doing is 'White Appreciation Day.' And on that day, all white people get 10 percent off." said Edgar Antillon, owner of Rubbin' Buttz BBQ.
05/08/2015
NSA has an actual Skynet program
NSA has an actual Skynet program
Skynet, the program that brings about world destruction in the Terminator movies, was just a fictionalization of a program in the hands of the US government. Until now.
05/08/2015
Florida man tries to cash $368 billion check
Florida man tries to cash $368 billion check
According to Mr. Waters, the U.S. Bank of Idaho owed him $368,000,000,000.00, because that’s what it said on the blank check that this guy name Tito sold him for $100.
05/08/2015
Stephen Colbert funds $800k for SC teachers
Stephen Colbert funds $800k for SC teachers
Comedian Stephen Colbert announced that he would fund every existing grant request SC school teachers have made on the education crowdfunding website DonorsChoose.org.
05/07/2015