Everything In The News Will Piss You Off Today, Puppies And Presidents Edition

  • The Bushes spent about $3.7 million dollars on real estate in a pricey Dallas neighborhood, and boy, are you going to seethe with jealousy when you see the house the Presidency can buy you. [Washington Post, The Smoking Gun]
  • Italy is struggling with a rise in puppy smuggling due to a love of specific breeds and a…
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MySpace Trial: Jurors Wanted A Harsher Sentence For Lori Drew

25-year old Valentina Kunasz, thejJury forewoman in the recently-wrapped Lori Drew trial, says she can't stop thinking about Megan Meier. "I still have dreams about the testimony," Kunasz admits, according to Wired. Because of her emotional reaction, Kunasz says that she and the other jurors wanted to convict Drew of… » 12/02/08 9:30am 12/02/08 9:30am

Megan Meier's Mother Talks To Today About MySpace Verdict

Tina Meier was on the Today show this morning to discuss last week's verdict in the case against Lori Drew for harassing her daughter on MySpace. Though Drew was only convicted of three misdemeanors, but found not guilty of felony hacking charges, Meier says she still feels going through the trial was worth it. "It is… » 12/01/08 12:00pm 12/01/08 12:00pm

MySpace Trial: Jury Is Close To A Verdict

Yesterday, at just before 5 p.m. Pacific time, the jury deciding Lori Drew's fate emerged to announce » 11/26/08 9:30am 11/26/08 9:30am that it had reached a decision on 3 of the 4 counts against the Missouri mom, but were split on the fourth. According to the , Drew "is charged with three counts of violating federal computer statutes and one count of…

MySpace Trial, Day 4: Sarah Drew Says Megan "Was My Best Friend"

Yesterday marked the final day of testimony in the trial of Lori Drew, which may set precedent in cases of cyberfraud and social networking. Today at 9 a.m. a jury of six men and six women » 11/25/08 9:30am 11/25/08 9:30am will convene to decide the fate of Ms. Drew, whose online bullying of Megan Meier allegedly violated the MySpace terms of use and…

MySpace Trial, Day 3: Lori Drew's Daughter Speaks

Day 3 of the trial against Lori Drew, accused perpetrator of cyberfraud » 11/24/08 9:30am 11/24/08 9:30am, continued on Friday with testimony from Drew's daughter and Megan Meier's former friend, Sarah. Sarah, now 16, that Megan said to her, "I don't know if I could live anymore." (Sarah burst into tears when Federal attorney Thomas O'Brien asked her…