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Get Help From Sell Fast Usa

By Sean Goudeloc

When you live within a very tight budget you will probably experience a great deal of stress and anxiety. Never knowing if you are going to have enough money to pay your bills and take care of your family, indeed, creates a lot of emotional and psychological strain on a person. In fact, this experience can be quite overwhelming for just about anyone and over time it can be almost unbearable. Perhaps this is the reason why some home owners seem to suddenly find themselves facing the possibility of foreclosure: they have ignored the problem too long or have been unable to act out of sheer confusion and frustration.

Whatever the reason may be homeowners who expect they might face a foreclosure need to know that they have other options. Indeed, a foreclosure should always be a last resort. This might lead some people to consider, however, a short sale, but this is not the only thing available. While a short sale might produce an immediate result it is not necessarily the best thing for your credit and will definitely not result in the kind of profit that the most people would desire with the sale of their home.


If you are looking into a short sale or a foreclosure, you might feel that you need to hurry things along. This is particularly true if you have recently lost your job or have taken on an unexpected expense. These are just two of the myriad reasons why people get into trouble with their home loan. Many things can come up in life and force you to have to make very difficult financial decisions that, over time, will be difficult to recover from. While the bank will often work with you if you ask for help eventually you will have to start looking elsewhere for solutions.

Looking elsewhere, though, is actually one of the best things you can do for yourself in terms of selling your home. In regards to your bank, they might not be aware of all the options available to you. They might not have developed and implemented strategies and tools that will help people in your particular situation. They might not have the experience or expertise with the kinds of solutions you need. Unfortunately banks are profitable businesses and so while they do want to create a positive environment for you as a customer, they are not always equipped to help you in the best possible way.

This is why you should consult with the team at SellFastUSA. Founder Allan Garfield started assembling this team several years ago to help him create more possibilities for distressed home owners. With more than 150 years of combined experience, this team can, in fact, sell your home in as little as 10 days while minimizing paperwork and restoring peace of mind. Garfield has more than 20 years of experience himself and because of this he has been able to develop strategies, tools, and relationships, that have helped millions of people over the years.

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‘Bigfoot’ hunters claim to have found corpse of mythical creature in Georgia, USA

Friday, August 15, 2008

During a press conference in Palo Alto, California, hunters of the mythical creature Bigfoot claimed to have found a corpse of the creature. Matt Whitton and Rick Dyer say that they were hunting for the creature in the forests of Northeastern Georgia in the United States when they came across the corpse of one of the alleged animals.

After finding the body, Whitton and Dyer allegedly took it home, where it is currently being stored in a freezer. Despite the possibility of the historic find, they will not say where they found the body.

“We have no intentions of revealing the location. We want to protect this [creature],” stated Whitton during the press conference. He also mentioned that an autopsy is going to be conducted on the body.

The two men had earlier claimed that DNA evidence, photos and video would be presented during the conference, but only one photo was shown. Whitton states that all evidence will be provided once the autopsy, scheduled for next week, is completed.

The single photo shown at the conference portrays a blurred black figure in the distance. Whitton claims the creature was walking “parallel” to them as they hauled out the corpse. Another photo on Whitton’s website shows what is allegedly the corpse, decapitated and stuffed into a freezer.

Tom Biscardi, founder of the Great American Bigfoot Research Organization, joined Whitton and Dyer at the press conference. Biscardi has previously been caught in a hoax. In 2005, his organization claimed to have caught a live male Bigfoot.

Science website LiveScience, run by Imaginova, openly speculates that this is a hoax because of the involvement of Biscardi. It theorizes that this may be a marketing scheme to promote an upcoming film by Biscardi, entitled Bigfoot Lives.

At least one other person states that the group’s pronouncement is a hoax. Jerry Parrino, owner of, a website that sells Halloween costumes, was quoted as saying to Fox News that the photo appeared to resemble a costume that is being sold on his site.

“It definitely looks like our costume. This body has little to do with Bigfoot and everything to do with a Sasquatch costume that someone developed,” stated Parrino.

Despite the claim, the Fish and Wildlife Reserve refuses to investigate the alleged discovery because it does not appear on an endangered species list in either the state of Georgia or the U.S..

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Wikinews interviews Jim Hedges, U.S. Prohibition Party presidential candidate

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Public domain image of Jim Hedges from the Partisan Prohibition Historical Society website

U.S. Prohibition Party presidential candidate Jim Hedges of Thompson Township, Pennsylvania took some time to answer a few questions about the Prohibition Party and his 2012 presidential campaign.

The Prohibition Party is the third oldest existing political party in the United States, having been established in 1869. It reached its height of popularity during the late 19th century. The party heavily supported the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which banned the sale of alcohol, and resulted in the US period known as Prohibition (1919–33). It was repealed in 1933. The party has declined since this period, but has continued to nominate candidates for the presidential election.

In 2003, the party split into two factions. Preacher Gene Amondson and perennial candidate Earl Dodge were nominated for the presidency by their respective factions. After Dodge’s death in 2007, the party reunified and named Amondson as its sole presidential nominee for 2008. During the election, Amondson was interviewed by Wikinews. He died in 2009, leaving an opening in the party for 2012.

Jim Hedges is a longtime Prohibition activist, who holds the distinction of the first individual of the 21st century (and the first since 1959) to be elected to a political office under the Prohibition Party banner. In 2001, he was elected as the Thompson Township tax assessor, and was re-elected to the post in 2005. He served until his term expired in 2010. Hedges declared his intent to run for the Prohibition Party presidential nomination on February 18, 2010. This marks his first run for the presidency.

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Innocent Until Proven Guilty

Submitted by: J. Briere

If you have ever watched the show “Cops”, or any other police reality show for that matter, then you ve seen the line: All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. While this may be true, the time before a suspect actually reaches a court room could be days, weeks, months, and in the some extreme cases up to a year or more. In some cases this could make for tragic consequences for those who are innocent. There are ways to circumvent sitting in a cell waiting for a trial date to come. One particular way to do this is by posting bail or enlisting the help of a bail bondsman. These are more favorable options than busting out of prison, a la “Shawkshank Redemption”, or waiting for the real criminal to be caught, if the suspect actually is innocent.

If making bail is not an option because the total amount is too high then enlisting the help of a bail bondsman can mean the difference between sitting in county lock up and sitting in your living room watching your favorite Friday night reality show. This is known as a surety bond. When a bail bondsman agrees to post bail the defendant is required to produce 10% of the total amount of bail through the use of a cosigner. By accepting aid from a bail bondsman one is essentially entering into an agreement with the bail bondsman, the courts, and the cosigner that he or she is promising to appear in court on the appointed day.


While some people may use this second chance at freedom as an opportunity to skip town and leave their worries behind others can use this as a chance to prove that they are innocent. If someone does skip town while on bail the consequences are only negative. Not only is the person that cosigned out the money they have invested in getting the defendant out but the case of the defendant is only worsened by additional charges. This only furthers the fact that the defendant is guilty of whatever crime he or she is being charged for. On the other hand if a person posts bail, whether it is through a bail bondsman or not, and appears for the appointed court date it could have a positive effect on how the court views the defendant, since obviously an innocent person would not run. A well trained bail bonds also has intimate knowledge of the inner workings of the court system and can facilitate aid and assistance to those awaiting trial.

Of course going through a bail bondsman is not always a necessary option. The courts may in fact allow for defendants to post bail in other ways. If a person is a low flight risk they may issue a citation release, or cite out, in which the arresting officer issues a citation informing the defendant that they are to show up on an appointed date. Other forms of bail include recognizance, property bond, or an immigration bond if the defendant is an illegal immigrant.

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Hellen Saohaga’s London performance second best for Solomon Islands at Olympics, Paralympics

Monday, September 10, 2012

Hellen Saohaga at the Paralympic Village on Friday Image: Laura Hale.
The Solomon Islands during the Opening Ceremony, with Saohaga as flag-bearer Image: Laura Hale.

London, England — When Solomon Islander Hellen Saohaga finished fifteenth in Saturday’s women’s shot put – F57/58, she set a personal best and became the second-highest finishing Solomon Islander ever in Olympic and Paralympic competition; only Olympic powerlifter Wendy Hale has bettered her performance, coming twelfth in competition at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Saohaga qualified for this year’s Paralympics on the basis of being a wildcard invite; a representative of the Solomon Islands Paralympic Committee believes, with better coaching and additional training, she has the potential to qualify for the Rio Paralympics on performance grounds.

Saohaga’s best throw in competition was a distance of 5.23 metres. This set a personal-best career throw for the athlete, and sees her finishing with a season’s best score of 228. Her efforts saw her finish ahead of several competitors including: Nephtalie Jean Louis of Haiti, Rhodah Mutale of Zambia, Madinat Abdullayeva, of Azerbaijan and Nadia Medjedj of Algeria.

Excerpt from an interview with Saohaga prior to competition Image: Laura Hale.

In training at the practice athletics field in London, Saohaga spent time on-field at the same time as Oscar Pistorius, and got her picture taken with the “Blade Runner”.

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Police report drug haul seizure worth up to £30 million in Brownhills, England

Monday, December 2, 2013

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Police in the West Midlands in England today said nearly 200 kilograms worth of drugs with value possibly as great as £30 million (about US$49 million or €36 million) has been seized from a unit in the town of Brownhills. In what an officer described as “one of the largest [seizures] in the force’s 39 year history”, West Midlands Police reported recovering six big cellophane-wrapped cardboard boxes containing cannabis, cocaine, and MDMA (“ecstasy”) in a police raid operation on the Maybrook Industrial Estate in the town on Wednesday.

The impact this seizure will have on drug dealing in the region and the UK as a whole cannot be underestimated

The seized boxes, which had been loaded onto five freight pallets, contained 120 one-kilogram bags of cannabis, 50 one-kilogram bags of MDMA, and five one-kilogram bricks of cocaine. In a press release, West Midlands Police described what happened after officers found the drugs as they were being unloaded in the operation. “When officers opened the boxes they discovered a deep layer of protective foam chips beneath which the drugs were carefully layered”, the force said. “All the drugs were wrapped in thick plastic bags taped closed with the cannabis vacuum packed to prevent its distinctive pungent aroma from drawing unwanted attention.” Police moved the drugs via forklift truck to a flatbed lorry to remove them.

Detective Sergeant Carl Russell of West Midlands Police’s Force CID said the seizure was the largest he had ever made in the 24 years he has been in West Midlands Police and one of the biggest seizures the force has made since its formation in 1974. “The impact this seizure will have on drug dealing in the region and the UK as a whole cannot be underestimated”, he said. “The drugs had almost certainly been packed to order ready for shipping within Britain but possibly even further afield. Our operation will have a national effect and we are working closely with a range of law enforcement agencies to identify those involved in this crime at whatever level.”

Expert testing on the drugs is ongoing. Estimates described as “conservative” suggest the value of the drugs amounts to £10 million (about US$16.4 million or €12 million), although they could be worth as much as £30 million, subject to purity tests, police said.

Police arrested three men at the unit on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug. The men, a 50-year-old from Brownhills, a 51-year-old from the Norton area of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, and one aged 53 from Brownhills, have been released on bail as police investigations to “hunt those responsible” continue. West Midlands Police told Wikinews no person has yet been charged in connection with the seizure. Supplying a controlled drug is an imprisonable offence in England, although length of jail sentences vary according to the class and quantity of drugs and the significance of offenders’ roles in committing the crime.

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Author Amy Scobee recounts abuse as Scientology executive

Monday, October 11, 2010

Wikinews interviewed author Amy Scobee about her book Scientology – Abuse at the Top, and asked her about her experiences working as an executive within the organization. Scobee joined the organization at age 14, and worked at Scientology’s international management headquarters for several years before leaving in 2005. She served as a Scientology executive in multiple high-ranking positions, working out of the international headquarters of Scientology known as “Gold Base”, located in Gilman Hot Springs near Hemet, California.

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Cooking It Up With Lutong Bahay Filipino Recipes

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If you are a Filipino who has made a foreign land as you second home for reasons you cannot avoid, coming home to your motherland is always an exciting treat. Aside from reuniting with your family and friends after a long absence, the thrill of indulging on your old time Filipino foods is something to look forward to. Traditional Filipino or Pinoy cooking is still being done and every homemaker has not waned in preparing home cooked or lutong bahay recipes for the family to enjoy.

Largely inspired by cuisine from countries like China, Japan, Malay and India and Korea, touches of Spanish and American are also evident in healthy Filipino recipes. Good examples are easy Filipino recipes like kare-kare whose name alone tells us that it might have originated from India which is well known for using many spices in every recipe, notable among which is the curry. The pancit or noodles certainly takes its origin from China which is well known for its noodle recipes. A variation of this recipe traces its local regional origin somewhere in Southern Philippines the pancit molo.


A number of Pinoy food recipes the South is noted for are the Lapaz bachoy, the Lechon Cebu and the Bacolod chicken inasal. Certain fruits richly grown to farms in Davao are the durian, rambutan and huge banana lacatan varieties which are largely exported to countries like Japan, China and many other Western countries. From Luzon, Pinoy cuisine is alive with dishes like Bagnet which is a crispy roasted port meat dipped in a tasty mixture of vinegar and soy sauce, Pinakbet and Bulanglang which are both mixed vegetables laden dishes. All three Filipino dishes come from North Luzon where luscious harvest of fruits and vegetables all year round abound and transported to most parts of the country. This explains why healthy Filipino recipes are ever present in every Filipino home because ingredients like these vegetables are available year round. Seafood and marine products are likewise not a problem since the country is surrounded by water with an abundantly rich marine life.

Certain Filipino dishes are appreciated not by Filipinos taste buds alone. Adobo is widely accepted in other countries and many foreigners who come to Manila as tourists who have tried this Philippine food before do not leave the country without eating this famous dish. When they go back to their own countries, they do not miss out in visiting a Filipino store especially in places where there many Filipinos present. More often than not, a Filipino shop can be found in places like California, cities in the Middle East and Japan. Filipino restaurants and shops found there sell the best Filipino food and delicacies to their loyal patrons.

Filipino traditional eating has breakfast, lunch and dinner and the staple food is rice. No Filipino can go without rice during lunch and dinner. Snacks are also something they are used to and merienda recipes like the refreshing Halo-Halo which is a mixture of fruits, ice and milk, native pastries like bibingka and puto which are basically rice cakes recipes.

The best thing to do if you wish to dip your hands at cooking these well loved dishes is by browsing the web and look for lutong bahay free recipes. A long list of online Philippine recipes that you can try is available with easy to find ingredients. The recipes are simple and instructions are easy to follow and can be copied and saved for your own compilation of lutong Pinoy recipes. Free Filipino Food Recipes

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Computer giants attack Aussie CSIRO’s WLAN patent

Friday, May 20, 2005

Six of the world’s largest computer companies are seeking to have a patent held by the Australian Government’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) revoked. Microsoft, Dell, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Apple and Netgear are taking legal action against the CSIRO to have its U.S. patent broken.

In 1996, the CSIRO developed technology to allow computers to be networked together wirelessly. The technology is now built in to most laptop computers and manufacturers currently pay the CSIRO a licence fee to use it.

According to CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Geoff Garrett, the system enables the speed of Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) to be increased by a factor of five.

This isn’t the first time that the CSIRO has been involved in legal action surrounding this patent: in February 2005, it commenced legal action in the United States against Buffalo Technology, a Japanese-owned company, which had ended negotiations with CSIRO about obtaining a licence.

The Australian Government’s research arm has announced that it will fight the legal action to protect its intellectual property, the income of which it uses to fund its research. It has come under increasing pressure following the Australian Government’s cutting its funding in 2003, which has only been recently restored.

“As part of our business we create high quality intellectual property and we are prepared to defend it,” Garrett said.

“We actively encourage the utilisation of the results of research in industry and communities, both nationally and globally, and any royalty income will be reinvested in further research.”

The patent in question is U.S. Patent 5,487,069 Wireless LAN.

The case also raises issues about the recent signing of a Free Trade Agreement between Australia and the United States. Per the agreement, Australia plans to introduce American-style intellectual property law.

  • “Computer giants take aim at CSIRO patent” — Australian Broadcasting Corporation, May 18, 2005
  • CSIRO Australia. “CSIRO defends its intellectual property” — CSIRO Australia, May 18, 2005
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