"Cookie Monster" Mayor Targets Girl Scouts • Nurse Gives Wrong Woman AbortionMaria7/21/08 4:30pmFiled to: girl scout cookiesClaremontcookie monsterLawsmayorNurseAbortionWrong WomanEnglandOopsieclinicAbortion PillPatient PrivacyPillsLeftovers59EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkEllen Taylor, the mayor of Claremont, was dubbed "The Cookie Monster" when she shut down Girl Scouts selling cookies on a street corner (she said it was hurting her business) and then creating a new law that requires a permit for non-profit sellers. • An elderly woman was saved from a violent kangaroo attack in Australia when her son's dog heard her screaming and chased the 'roo away. • A new sex-change regulation in Thailand which has set the legal age of the operation at 18 has some activists worrying over damage still-growing bodies. • Under a new law in Nashville that gives county officers immigration enforcement powers, an arrested Mexican woman developed an infection when officers refused to let her breast feed, use a breast pump, or even see her newly-born child.AdvertisementJournalists boost brothel business in Sydney during the Pope's visit. • Women over 16 near Teesside beach in the UK can pay 5 pounds and don a bikini to set a new world record on Sunday. There is "no upper age limit." • Hundreds of angry pregnant women in Australia plan to "storm" a hospital that is shutting down its maternity unit per the government's instructions. • Showjumpers in England make a "desperate" attempt to drum up publicity for their sport by having two young female showjumpers pose without their pants. • A nurse in England gave the wrong woman an abortion after she failed to do a background identity check and followed anonymity rules at the clinic to protect women seeking the procedure (the two patients shared the same first name). • Former Olympic track star Marion Jones applied for a federal commute of her six-month prison sentence after she was convicted of lying to federal agents about her performance-enhancing drug use. • The latest strange female aphrodisiac out there? Donkey skin. • It is serious puppy face time!