Texas City plumber's truck ends up in Syrian war
TEXAS CITY -- A local plumber is being flooded with phone calls -- and some threats -- after a picture of one of his old company vehicles being used by Islamist militants in Syria was posted on Twitter.
The picture was posted online by the Islamic extremist brigade Ansar al-Deen Front, according to a CBS News report. It shows a black pick-up truck with a Mark-1 Plumbing decal on the door and an anti-aircraft gun in the bed. read more
The Charlotte Observer is reporting that Panthers QB Cam Newton was injured in a two-car crash in the Uptown area of Charlotte today. Newton, whose truck overturned, was stretchered into an ambulance and taken to the hospital. (Update: Per the Panthers, Newton is listed in fair condition and spend the night in the hospital for observation. He suffered two fractures to his transverse processes, part of the vertebrae in his lower back.) read more
A half-dozen men considered prisoners in the U.S. war on terror until yesterday now have a new designation as refugees and a new temporary home: Uruguay. A U.S. medical aircraft carrying the six former Guantanamo Bay detainees landed at a military base in the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo. "We have offered our hospitality for humans suffering a heinous kidnapping in Guantanamo," Uruguayan President Jose Mujica wrote on his presidential website. "The unavoidable reason is humanitarian." read more
Gibson Guitar CEO Gets ENRAGED If Someone Asks For a Day Off
The website Glassdoor, where workers can anonymously write reviews of their employers, is full of Gibson employees railing about the company's "poor ownership," micromanagement from the top, and gripes about senior management, and the CEO in particular.
Today, we were forwarded this email sent by Henry Juszkiewicz late last month, replying to an employee who had requested a day off around Thanksgiving. We're told that something like 20 people were CC'd on this email chain. Does Gibson really have a "manic psychotic" CEO? You decide. read more
And, P.J. Masten, one of the two ex-bunnies who have publicly accused Cosby of sexual assault, told CNN's Alisyn Camerota that there are other women who have not come forward, or will not.
"(There are) 12 former bunnies that I know of that are ashamed to come forward, frightened to come forward, married with families (and) don't want to come forward." Masten said. "But they were also drugged and raped by Bill Cosby." read more