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Stealing hair? It seems like an odd sort of crime, but when you consider the price many women pay for extensions, it's not so difficult to see the value in a well-maintained head of hair. Hair theft may be a growing problem in the Venezuelan coastal city of Maracaibo, capital of the state of Zulia, where a number of women have been attacked by people who have made off with a handful of their hair.
As disturbing as it was to learn that a man was pushed onto the subway tracks in New York City earlier this week, it was also disturbing to see the image of the victim standing on the tracks just before he was hit by the oncoming train. A freelance photographer who happened to be on the scene at the time and snapped the photo, which was then run on the cover of yesterday's issue of the New York Post behind the word "DOOMED." That photographer spoke with Matt Lauer about the incident and the photo on the Today show.
Falling or being pushed onto a subway platform is probably among the bigger fears of any New Yorker who uses public transportation (which is a lot of them). In the case of a 58-year-old man, that nightmare became a reality, which was captured, in part, on camera. A subway surveillance camera caught an altercation between the assailant and the victim, and a photographer on the scene captured an image of the man standing on the tracks just before the train hit him.
This doesn't seem like it's going to end well. All three had criminal records prior to this week's events, but I'm not sure anyone knew it would come to this. How and why it did will likely come out later, but in the mean time, it's a cat and mouse game with three twenty-somethings, bound by blood and felonies
Did I have this dude all wrong in my head? Iíve been watching Jeopardy everyday for ten years, and during that time, Iíve never once thought Trebek seemed like the type of guy to confront a problem head on. Whether it be the passive aggressive retorts or the cocksucker smile, Iíve always branded him as all talk