April 5, 2013 |
For the last week Rick Ross has been engulfed in a firestorm over recent lyrics that seemingly promote date rape. Although the track, "U.O.E.N.O. " (a collaboration with Future and Atlanta emcee Rocko; warning: link contains profanity) has been out for more than a month - it's lifted from Rocko's latest mixtape - the largely forgettable song has started to gain traction from the masses due to Ross' controversial guest verse. "Put Molly all in her champagne/ She ain't even know it/ I took her home and I enjoyed that/ She ain't even know it," he raps on the track.
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September 26, 2001 |
The Chumash tribe wants aircraft from nearby Santa Ynez Airport to stop flights over the reservation and its casino. Chumash officials said in a Sept. 12 letter that they want Santa Barbara County to "cease and desist" allowing flyovers or face a lawsuit. "It's just a misunderstanding," said Jim Kunkle, of the airport authority. The misunderstanding apparently refers to the tribe's belief that it has control of airspace above its reservation.
November 13, 1986 |
A Baptist minister, calling it a "misunderstanding" spawned by grief, said Wednesday he did not perform a marriage ceremony at the burial of a young engaged couple killed in a small plane crash. "It wasn't really a wedding ceremony," said the Rev. Rayburn Blair. "There was no exchange of vows, and there was no civil ceremony. It was a reflection of their commitment to each other to be married."
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June 11, 1988
Calling the incident a "misunderstanding," police released a 26-year-old man who had been questioned after he returned two Anaheim children missing for more than a week, authorities said Friday. Michael Robert Cocco, identified as a longtime family friend, was taken into custody for questioning late Thursday after he returned the children, an 11-year-old boy and his 7-year-old sister, to their grandparents, Kermit and Peggy Lopp, with whom they had been living.
July 12, 2006 |
A new bill of rights for California car buyers provides grace periods for used-car purchases, caps dealer compensation on loans and features other provisions that are some of the strongest consumer protections in the country, according to state legislators and consumer advocates. The law, which went into effect July 1, applies to motor vehicles bought in California from a dealer for personal, family or household use.
July 16, 2010 |
Inside a dimly lighted living room in the heart of the Javanese forest, Dede Koswara blankly examines his bulky hands, which have morphed to the size of catcher's mitts. He shuffles along on blackened, bloated feet, a prisoner of his own mutinous body. For years, the slender construction worker watched helplessly as his limbs broke out in a swath of grotesque bark-like warts that sapped his energy and limited his mobility. At one point, he seemed to sprout contorted yellow-brown branches 3 feet long.