Kermit Gosnell Faces Trial For Illegal Abortions

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Gosnell’s clinic was found with blood stained rooms and fetal parts in jars

You don’t need to be Pro Life to see that Kermit Gosnell was committing murder at his abortion clinic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Gosnell, now stands on trial for cutting the spines of over a 100 newborns, killing his patient Karnamaya Mongar in a faulty abortion, and abusing the dosages of prescription painkillers.

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Christina Regusters Charged With Kidnap and Rape

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Similar playground the five year old was found

There has been some alarming news in Philadelphia this morning.  A five year old elementary student was kidnapped, assaulted, and raped by a 19 year-old daycare worker.  Christina Regusters, the daycare worker, allegedly wrapped herself in a Muslim  veil, similar to what the five year old’s mother wears, and took the student out of class.  They then proceeded to a nearby house where the girl was told to strip, put on a long t-shirt, and hide under the covers.  Regusters apparently dropped the five year old 18 hours later at a nearby park.

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Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account?

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Goodbye professional and personal connections.

A recent court case, Eagle v. Moran, raises new questions regarding employee LinkedIn accounts and opens the door to ownership issues across the accounts of all social media platforms.

Linda Eagle, former President of Edcomm, had come across predicament when she left the company.

She created an account on LinkedIn to promote her company like millions of people in this country do as well.  Edcomm’s SOP has its employees use LinkedIn accounts to increase professional connections.  If they left the company, it was Edcomm policy to ‘mine’ the data on the account.  When Ms. Eagle employment  was terminated, an Edcomm employee who knew her password changed it, thus barring her from accessing the account she created.

Ms. Eagle filed suit, claiming Edcomm had illegally accessed the account and the intrusion was a violation of the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act.

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UGI, You Ain’t Got No Alibi

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Black background for a cool effect

Pennsylvania-based utilities company, UGI, and the Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement have submitted a joint settlement regarding a deadly 2011 Allentown natural gas explosion.  UGI has agreed to pay $386,000, the maximum fine possible.  They also need to increase their efforts to replace cast-iron pipeline that played a role in the tragic incident.  The natural gas explosion killed five people, injured dozens, and destroyed numerous homes.  The investigation following the event alleged that UGI had ignored warning signs for the explosion.  Had they been addressed the catastrophe could have been prevented.

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The Most Sued Mascot in Sports Sued Yet Again

The Philly Phanatic, by Flickr user "Jakes_World", licensed via Creative Commons.I mean what is that thing.

The Philly Phanatic, mascot of the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team, is one of the most loved and absurd among sports mascots.  It also holds the dubious honor of being the most sued mascot. Most recently, he is being sued for an incident that occurred at the Golden Inn Hotel and Resort in New Jersey in 2010. The victim of this case is Suzanne Peirce, who was at the hotel to attend a wedding.  While sitting around the pool and enjoying the comic routine of the big furry green weirdo, the Phanatic allegedly approached Ms. Peirce, picked up the lounge chair she was sitting in, and threw her and the chair into the pool.  Unfortunately for Ms. Peirce, the Phanatic threw her into the shallow end of the pool, where she hit the bottom and suffered “severe and permanent injuries to her head, neck, back, arms and legs, bones, muscles, tendons, … and other injuries, the full extent of which is not yet known.” Ms. Peirce now must walk with a cane.  Along with the Phanatic, Ms. Peirce also sued the owners of the hotel, and the Phillies baseball team. Both Tom Burgoyne and Matt Mehler were named in the suit, as both share the duty and burden of the Phanatic cowl.

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