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Chicago --30-year-old Emad Haddad was shot and killed Friday
afternoon after chasing two men who'd robbed his store-Sunburst
Food and Liquors-on Chi-Town's bright and glamorous 79th Street.
According to cops, two gents toting semi-auto pistols robbed the
store's registers. Witnesses say Emad The Genius (as he will be
remembered) ran after the men with a two-shot derringer and took
a shot at 'em. They returned the favor with a hail of bullets.
Haddad was struck in the head and died on the spot.
U.S. Lawmaker Says He Is Worried About E-Mail Pregnancy
Citing the case of a woman who claims she got pregnant from
e-mail, an Ohio Democrat called Wednesday for a "chastity
chip" for the Internet. Rep. James Traficant, known for his
flamboyant rhetoric, gave a brief floor speech about a woman
named Frances who claimed to have gotten pregnant through an
e-mail exchange with a paramour 1,500 miles away. "That's right
-- pregnant," he proclaimed, warning of the dangers of
"immaculate reception." He called on Congress to go beyond
"v-chips" that would protect kids from sexual content on the
Internet, saying, "Its time for Congress to act. The computers
do not need a v-chip. The Internet needs a chastity chip."
From Time magazine, "Numbers" section:
Estimated annual cost for a 10-year program that
would identify large asteroids most threatening to earth.
Budget for "Deep Impact", a film about the devastation
caused when a comet hits earth.
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