South Florida Lifeguard, Tomas Lopez Declines Old Job

Tomas Lopez, the South Florida lifeguard that was fired after helping to rescue a swimmer said Thursday that he “humbly declined” Jeff Ellis Management offer to return him to his old lifegard position.

The Hallandale Beach, Florida lifeguard got fired after leaving his post to perform an ocean rescue outside his coverage zone.



HALLANDALE BEACH Fired lifeguard says ‘no thanks’ when he’s re - 7 hours ago
The 21-year-old lifeguard fired for leaving his coverage zone to help rescue a man struggling in the ocean is re-offered his job. He turned it

Highly Cited: Hallandale Beach lifeguard fired after participating in beach rescueMiami Hurricanes (blog)
In-Depth: Lifeguard fired for saving man outside his ‘zone.’ Outsourcing gone Christian Science Monitor

Castro Triggers Radiation Sensor At Check Point

Raul Castro, Arizona’s 96-year-old Mexican-American former governor was stopped by U.S. Customs and Border Protection after pacemaker caused radiation sensor to go off, Castro said.

The former governor of Arizona had to suffer triple-digit heat while being driven to lunch in Tucson to celebrate his birthday.


News Reports:

Ex-Arizona governor, 96, detained at checkpoint in sweltering heat

Chicago Tribune - 6 hours ago
PHOENIX, July 5 (Reuters) – A 96-year-old former governor of. Arizona state’s first and only Mexican-American governor, was stopped by

Highly Cited: Raul Castro, 96-year-old former US ambassador and Arizona
Border Agents Detain Arizona’s Ex-Governor, 96Newser

Syria WikiLeaks – Over 2 Million Syrian emails

WikiLeaks on Thursday started posting over two million e-mails from government departments, officials leaders and Syrian companies.

Julian Assange, who at this time remains inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London, says the Syria Files emails, about 2.4 millions, will embarrass the Syrian government and the companies from Western nations that engage with their Syrian customers.


News Reports:

WikiLeaks says it has obtained 2.4 million emails from Syria, claims

Fox News - 32 minutes ago
The secret-spilling group WikiLeaks says it is in the process of publishing material from a trove of 2.4 million emails from Syria.

In-Depth: Syria: WikiLeaks begins publishing 2.4 million emails as regime Toronto Star
Blog: WikiLeaks releasing over 2 million Syrian e-mailsWashington Post (blog)

ANTI-ARIZONA Law Block Police From Referring Detainee

The California Senate passed the Anti-Arizona law in a vote of 21 to 13 in the Democrat-led Senate.

The bill is the California Trust Act and it blocks California local police from referring any one detained to immigration official to get deported unless the person has been CONVICTED of a violent or serious felony.



California Senate passes “anti-Arizona” immigration bill

Reuters - 50 minutes ago
SACRAMENTO (Reuters) – The California Senate passed a bill on Thursday that seeks to shield illegal immigrants from status checks by local

In-Depth: Scalia critics say justice too political last termBusinessweek
Lawmakers approve ‘anti-Arizona‘ immigration billSan Francisco Chronicle

Rouge DNS Servers Shutdown Due To Virus- FBI says

The temporary DNS servers setup by internet scammers will be put down as per New York federal judge order.

Many computer that are still looking up websites via the temporary ROGUE DNS server, because they remain infected by Alureon virus will not reach the websites until they clean up the virus. 



Leftover Computer Virus Threatens Web Access, FBI Says

Businessweek - 6 hours ago
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning that more than 252000 computers worldwide still carry a virus spread by a fraud ring that

In-Depth: Thousands could lose internet access July 9 due to
Blog: Computer Virus Could Leave Hundreds of Thousands Unable to Voice of America (blog)
Computers with deadly virus to lose web link: FBINew York Daily News


Los Angeles Dodgers Gordon Dislocates Thumb On Steal

SS Dee Gordon will be unable to play for 6 weeks after headfirst slide cause right thumb injury that will now undergo surgery.

LA Dodgers Gordon dislocated his right thumb and had to leave the game against the Reds this Wednesday.  The Dogers Gordon leads the majors with 30 stolen bases.


News Reports:

DodgersGordon out 6 weeks with injured thumb - 1 hour ago
Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Dee Gordon has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb that will require surgery, and he’s expected

 Blog: Dee Gordon out 6 weeks; Dodgers activate Javy (blog)


LAXPD – Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association Exorbitant Fees Complaint Against LAPD, Has No Merit Says FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration has cleared the LAPD from any wrong doing after reviewing LAX Peace Officers Association complaint of overcharges.


News Reports:

Federal probe clears LAPD of misappropriating LAX payments

Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
Federal investigation finds no evidence that the LAPD misappropriated millions of dollars it was paid for services at LAX but does find issues to

LAX cleared on allegations it improperly diverted security fundsDaily Breeze



Kelly Thomas Lawsuit Against Fullerton Police Department Filed

The father of Kelly Thomas, Mr. Ron Thomas has announced a wrongful death lawsuit against the Fullerton Police Department.

Mr. Kelly Thomas, was the victim of a Fullerton Police beating on July 5, 2011.


News Reports:



Kelly Thomas 1-Year Beating Death Anniversary Rung in with

OC Weekly (blog) - 6 hours ago
Proving yet again that what happens in the Kelly Thomas family does not necessarily stay in the Kelly Thomas

Father sues Calif. city over homeless son’s deathHouston Chronicle