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Archive for June 17th, 2011

Free Samples of Head & Shoulders 2-in-1 High Endurance Shampoo and Conditioner

Posted by 4love2love on June 17, 2011

Free Samples of Head And Shoulders 2-in-1 High Endurance Shampoo and Conditioner for Men, “like” them on Facebook, then click on the “Special Offers” tab.

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Free Sample of Estee Lauder Even Skintone Illuminator

Posted by 4love2love on June 17, 2011

Estee Lauder is giving away free samples of Estee Lauder Even Skintone Illuminator. Please complete the free sample form and submit to claim yours. PLEASE NOTE: If you get an error please refresh the page.

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The Huffington Post – Caylee Anthony’s Father’s Identity Remains A Mystery At Casey Anthony Trial

Posted by 4love2love on June 17, 2011

First Posted: 06/17/11 06:17 PM ET Updated: 06/17/11 06:32 PM ET

By  (bmuessig@gmail.com)

Amidst the courtroom battle to determine who killed Caylee Anthony, another question of identity has emerged: Who is Caylee’s father?

The question has become a central issue at the blockbuster trial, in which 25-year-old Casey Anthony faces the death penalty if convicted of killing her two-year-old daughter.

Anthony’s lawyers contend that the child drowned in the family’s swimming pool and Casey was so overwhelmed after years of abuse she was unable to tell anyone. They’ve suggested that she’s been the victim of incest.

Baez drew gasps in the courtroom Thursday when he asked a DNA expert whether she conducted a paternity test for Casey’s brother, Lee Anthony, while working with the FBI in 2008.

Serology expert Heather Seubert said she had run the test and noted that it proved that Lee was not Caylee father.

Jurors didn’t hear about it, but investigators also performed a paternity test on Casey’s father, George Anthony, and came up with similar results.

Baez’s suggestion of incest is only the most recent theory about the identity of Caylee’s father. 

In 2005, a then-pregnant Casey told a neighbor that Caylee’s dad was “just a random one night thing,” People reported.

Casey’s friends believed that Caylee’s father was Jesse Grund, a man she started dating after becoming pregnant. But DNA tests indicated that Grund wasn’t the tot’s dad.

Casey’s pal, Lauren Gibbs, and the defendant’s mother, Cindy Anthony, both claim Caylee’s father perished in a car accident, the magazine noted.

One of Casey’s former boyfriends, 21-year-old Jesus Ortiz, died in a 2008 car wreck. But Ortiz’s family was shocked when he was named as a possible father.

 

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The Huffington Post – Casey Anthony Trial: Lawyers Raise Incest Issues, Question FBI Witness About Paternity Tests

Posted by 4love2love on June 17, 2011

First Posted: 06/16/11 07:34 PM ET Updated: 06/16/11 10:08 PM ET

Casey Anthony’s defense team came out swinging this afternoon, when lawyers asked a DNA expert if law enforcement had ordered a paternity test to determine if Anthony’s older brother was the father of her child.

Anthony, 25, is accused of multiple charges, including capital murder, aggravated child abuse, aggravated manslaughter of a child and misleading law enforcement in the case of the death of her daughter, Caylee. The prosecution is seeking the death penalty.

“Were you asked to conduct a paternity test for Lee Anthony as to being the potential father of Caylee Anthony,” Anthony’s attorney, Jose Baez, asked serology expert Heather Seubert.

Seubert, who worked in the forensic DNA analysis unit at the FBI in 2008, said she was assigned to the Anthony case and examined several key pieces of evidence.

Prosecutor Jeff Ashton immediately objected to Baez’s question and Judge Belvin Perry quickly sent jurors to lunch and called a sidebar with the attorneys.

Ashton argued the line of questioning was irrelevant and not in good faith. He said it implied that law enforcement had requested the test.

Baez and Ashton got into a heated exchange about the subject, at which time Perry told the two men to lower their voices.

“I don’t have a hearing problem and the amplification of questions, objections, I don’t need them,” Perry said.

Outside the presence of the jury, Seubert told Perry that Nick Savage, another FBI agent who was working on the case, asked her to conduct DNA tests in October 2008, to see if Anthony’s brother, Lee Anthony, was Caylee’s father.

Perry ultimately instructed Baez to revise his question and warned him not to ask questions that would lead to an inference. Perry added, “I’m not even going to venture a guess … as to your motivation.”

When the jury returned from lunch, the line of questioning continued.

“I wanted to ask you if you conducted, what would be considered a paternity test, to determine if Lee Anthony was the biological father of Caylee Anthony,” Baez asked.

Seubert affirmed a DNA comparison had been made and replied, “Based on the STR typing results, the DNA obtained from … Caylee Anthony could not have originated from a biological offspring of … Lee Anthony.”

Baez did not ask Seubert if the same test was conducted on Casey Anthony’s father, George Anthony. As a result, jurors are unaware her father was also tested and excluded.

The powerful testimony about paternity is largely considered a win for the defense who, up until today, were unable to get testimony before the jury about alleged abuses they claim Casey Anthony suffered.

During opening arguments, Baez claimed Caylee died on June 16, 2008, when she drowned in her family’s swimming pool. He said Anthony did not contact the authorities because she was unable to tell the truth after years of sordid sexual abuse that she suffered at the hands of her own father.

“It all began when Casey was eight years old and her father came into her room and began to touch her inappropriately and it escalated … She could be 14 years old, have [had] her father’s penis in her mouth, and go to school and play with the other kids as if nothing [had] happened,” Baez said.

The defense attorney also took aim at Lee Anthony, alleging he tried to “follow in his father’s footsteps.”

“On certain occasions when he was a teenager, [Lee] attempted to also touch his sister, although it didn’t go as far,” Baez said, adding, “These ugly secrets will come out at this trial. And you’ll see what makes Casey Anthony act the way she does.”

Baez tried to make good on his promise during the third day of the trial when he attempted to question Anthony’s ex-boyfriend, Anthony “Tony” Lazzaro, about a conversation he allegedly had with Anthony in June or July of 2008. Lazzaro said she told him that Lee Anthony had attempted to “feel her up.”

Lazzaro said he could not recall if Anthony had offered a time frame for when the alleged abuse had occurred, but said it was “definitely in the past … not anything in the present.”

Lazzaro also said that Anthony told him that her father, George Anthony, had physically abused her.

“Hitting — that’s all I can remember,” Lazzaro said.

Perry ultimately ruled the jury would not be able to hear the testimony.

Today’s testimony, however, may leave questions in the minds of jury as to why someone in law enforcement would have even been curious whether Anthony’s brother could have potentially been the father of her child.

Earlier Thursday, Seubert reported she tested swabs taken from items in the trunk of Anthony’s car, including the spare tire cover and the trunk liner. All of those items were tested for the presence of blood and were negative, the expert testified.

In addition to testifying about Anthony’s vehicle, Seubert said she also examined several items that were taken from Anthony’s closet, including clothing investigators believe she wore on June 16, the day Caylee was last seen alive. While several of the items had faint stains, all were negative for the presence of blood, she said.

Since the beginning of the trial, prosecutors have dismissed the defense’s explanation of Caylee’s death and have claimed Anthony killed her child by placing duct tape over her mouth. Duct tape was found wrapped around Caylee’s skull when a county worker found her remains on December 11, 2008.

Toward the end of her testimony today, Seubert testified that the duct tape — a vital piece of evidence in the case — had been contaminated. During testing, DNA found on the tape did not match any members of the Anthony family. Instead, it was found to be a match with another forensic examiner who had analyzed the duct tape.

Today’s testimony marked the third anniversary of Caylee’s reported disappearance.

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CBC News Canada – Alleged Vancouver looter turned in by parents

Posted by 4love2love on June 17, 2011

Police say 6 people have turned themselves in

CBC News

Posted: Jun 17, 2011 11:21 AM PT 

Last Updated: Jun 17, 2011 12:51 PM PT

Vancouver Canucks fans walk away from a burning pickup truck in downtown Vancouver during riots following Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final on June 15. (Anthony Bolante/Reuters)

The couple decided to contact police about their son after seeing photos of the looting at the Louis Vuitton store on the corner of Howe Street and West Georgia Street that were posted on the internet, RCMP said.

Police allege the teen was also linked to the destruction of a Vancouver police vehicle, which was flipped upside down during the rioting.

The youth, who cannot be named because of his age, is set to appear in court in August to answer to charges of break enter and theft, and mischief to property over $5,000.

People turn themselves in

Meanwhile, police in Vancouver continue to make arrests following the riot on Wednesday after the Stanley Cup final game at Rogers Arena.

Vancouver Police Department Chief Jim Chu said six people have turned themselves in and police are recommending charges ranging from arson to unlawful assembly.

Chu said 1,800 tips have come into VPD and 30 officers are assigned to the investigation, with more expected to be added.

On Thursday, police said that 88 people had been charged with breach of peace, eight were charged with public intoxication and eight were charged with criminal offences, including theft, mischief, assault with a weapon and break and enter.

People with pictures or video or other evidence that may identify rioters are being asked to contact police.

The riot broke out on Wednesday evening after the Canucks lost Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final to the Boston Bruins.

 

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City Chase Takes On Calgary

Posted by 4love2love on June 17, 2011

What this event is for is for – The Right to Play. To raise money to support sport programs for kids that dont have the money to be able to play sports.

On Saturday June 11th, City Chase invaded the city of Calgary for the third stop of its Canadian Series. The weather may have been challenging, but that wasn’t enough to stop Calgarians, as 600 teams battled the rain with nothing but enthusiasm.

Chasers had the chance to conquer their fears while holding all sorts of creepy-crawlers like snakes, tarantulas, and even scorpions. They even got to test their “Ninja” skills as they learned how to use throwing stars and jump over swords. Highlights from this year’s Calgary City Chase include the cannonball pool jump, balloon obstacle course, and the tower climb – a gruelling hike of over 800 stairs up the Calgary Tower. It was tough, but worth the view!

It was a close race this year with Shane Gryzko and Tyler Jeffery in first place in just over three hours. Following within minutes was team Goat Cookie Magic – Darcy Chalifoux and Todd Bowman – in second place three minutes after and The Sneetches – Becky and Colin Feasby (2010 Champions) – in third place a mere six seconds after Goat Cookie Magic. Shane and Tyler will be representing Calgary in The 2011 City Chase Canadian Championships in October.

The fundraising efforts of Calgarians was outstsanding, with $60,000 raised! The Sneetches, Colin and Becky, broke a record and raised $13,000 on their own!!! Their efforts alone will provide 260 children in Africa the opportunity to participate in sport and play program for one year.

Fifth place wasn’t good enough for team Fury. After crossing the finish line Nicki Rehn and John Markez decided to go back out and compete in the Columbia Enduro-Chase. They were a force to be reckoned with completing 21 out of 36 ChasePoints in a mere 3:50:54 and winning the Enduro-Chase.

Congratulations and thank you to all the extraordinary Chasers, volunteers, sponsors, and partners who fought the elements and made it a memorable event!

My ex works for the security company, ERS Security, that helped sponsor this event. Here is a picture of them. 🙂

 

ERS Security Team Members From Left to right : Colleen, Andrew, Babar, Travis, Polish(Kris), Eddie, Jeff (in front), Matt (in back), Jason, John, Adam and Connie

From Mitsubishi/City Chase

Copywrite 2011 Mitsubishi/City Chase

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PRNewswire.com – U.S. Postal Service to Suspend Accepting Mail to Canada This Weekend

Posted by 4love2love on June 17, 2011

Global Express Guaranteed Service Continues Without Delay

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Due to the expectation by Canada Post officials that the strike by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers will last until at least sometime next week, the U.S. Postal Service will suspend accepting mail destined to Canada — effective Saturday, June 18, 2011, 11:59 p.m. CDT — with the exception of Global Express Guaranteed shipments.

“As a convenience to our customers and to minimize service disruptions, we arranged to accept mail destined for Canada as long as possible,” said Giselle Valera, vice president, Global Business. “We will continue to closely monitor the strike situation, and once Canada Post resumes operations, the U.S. Postal Service will again begin accepting mail for Canada. We also will then resume processing any Canadian-destined mail currently held in our network.”

To avoid service disruptions or delays — regardless of the duration of the strike at Canada Post — U.S. Postal Service customers can continue to send letters and packages via the Postal Service’s Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) service. GXG is a premium, date-certain international shipping option with international transportation and delivery by FedEx Express. GXG is available online at www.usps.com and at thousands of participating retail locations throughout the United States.

Additional information and updates regarding acceptance and movement of international mail is available at www.usps.com/communications/news/serviceupdates.htm.

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses, and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.

We’re everywhere so you can be anywhere:  www.uspseverywhere.com

A self-supporting government enterprise, the U.S. Postal Service is the only delivery service that reaches every address in the nation, 150 million residences, businesses and Post Office Boxes. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses, and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. With 32,000 retail locations and the most frequently visited website in the federal government, usps.com, the Postal Service has annual revenue of more than $67 billion and delivers nearly 40 percent of the world’s mail. If it were a private sector company, the U.S. Postal Service would rank 29th in the 2010 Fortune 500. Black Enterprise and Hispanic Business magazines ranked the Postal Service as a leader in workforce diversity. The Postal Service has been named the Most Trusted Government Agency six consecutive years and the sixth Most Trusted Business in the nation by the Ponemon Institute.

SOURCE U.S. Postal Service

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Free Purex Complete with Zout Sample

Posted by 4love2love on June 17, 2011

Prove it to yourself. Remove stains with Purex Complete with Zout free sample, try before you buy. Sample packets will be sent by mail in about 12 weeks. Sample is only available in Fresh Morning Burst fragrance. US households only. Limit one per household per 12 months. While supplies last.

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