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Hospital payout for girl's glue injection

<b>A 10-year-old girl who was left brain damaged after she was accidentally injected with glue in her brain is to receive a multimillion-pound payout.</b><p>Maisha Najeeb was undergoing a treatment which involved injecting glue to block off bleeding blood vessels.<p>During the procedure at Great Ormond Street …

Family Burns Down House Cleaning Up Toilet Paper With Fire

WSFA.com: News Weather and Sports for Montgomery, AL.<p>Asses to ashes.<p>A family's attempt to clean up their TP'd house (or "rolled house" as some say) in Dora, Ala., went horribly awry when they lit the toilet paper on fire in order to get rid of it.<p>Cheryl Crausewell told WBRC that neighborhood kids …

DataWind’s $38 Tablet Is Turning the World Upside Down

Over the past couple years, DataWind has been up-ending the emerging tablet market with its budget Aakash and Ubislate tablets, which sell for as low as $38. At CES last week, we spoke to DataWind CEO Suneet Singh Tuli about the company’s recent expansion to the US, UK, and Canada and its plan to …

Retailers Try to Break Consumers' New Saving Habits

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Consumers' search for deals that keep more cash in their pockets brings memories of the Great Depression, when stretching a …

eCommerce

5 of History's Great Bank Robberies

<i>When the famous bank robber Willie Sutton was asked why he robbed banks, he supposedly replied, "That's where the money is." Sutton claimed he never</i> …

5 Stocks Under $10 Set to Soar

Delafield, Wis. (Stockpickr) -- There isn't a day that goes by on Wall Street when certain stocks trading for $10 a share or less don't experience …

Trading

BuzzFeed Tests Out Burgers and Other Items from the McDonald’s Secret Menu

In this video, <i>BuzzFeed</i> tests out a variety of secret menu items from McDonald’s including the Monster Mac — a Big Mac with eight meat patties — and …

Talking Parakeet Tells Cops Owner Is ‘Drunk'

There's a reason dogs are considered man's best friend -- they're obedient, protective and, unlike parakeets, won't rat you out.<p>Mexican motorist Guillermo Reyes learned this lesson the hard way last week when he was stopped at an alcohol checkpoint in Mexico City.<p>"He's drunk, he's drunk," a voice …

MURDER SUICIDE HORROR AS MOM KILLS SELF & KIDS

The same day as her fiancé moved out a Utah mother shot and killed her two young daughters before turning the gun on herself, cops say.<p>The Utah …

Mother's Full-Page Newspaper Ad Asks Son To Come Home

A Chinese mother was reportedly so upset her son was not answering her calls that she decided to do something he would be sure to see.<p>If a 21CN report is to be believed, the mother bought a full-page ad in Tuesday's edition of the Chinese Melbourne Daily -- a major Chinese-language newspaper in …

Jose Morales Goes On Walmart Rampage When Employees Won't Let Him Return Printer: Cops

A Florida man who forgot a receipt to a printer he was trying to return lost something else: his temper.<p>Jose Morales, 24, was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly assaulted Walmart employees who wouldn't take his HP printer without the receipt.<p>Morales showed his displeasure at the policy by …

Woman scammed out of $500K on Christian dating site

You can't look them in the eyes.<p>That's the difference between meeting someone online and meeting them in real life.<p>One California woman might be wishing that she had looked her online date in the eyes, before she parted with $500,000.<p>As CBS San Francisco reports, the 66-year-old woman met a man on …

San Francisco

Why New York State Legally Recognizes Haunted Houses

(Image: Columbia Pictures)<p>In 1990, Helen Ackley put her lovely old home in Nyack, New York up for sale. Patrice and Jeffrey Stambovsky bought it. …

Unfriendly Spiked Vest Maintains Personal Space on the Bus

Sick of people invading your personal space on public transportation? Industrial designer Siew Ming Cheng invented the Spike Away vest to ensure that …