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Retailers Realize Osama Bin Laden Costume Might Be Offensive, Stop Selling It

We have to wonder whether anyone pays attention at all to the Halloween costumes offered at major retailers. The “naughty leopard” incident was weird, but how is it even remotely okay to sell Osama bin Laden costumes to the public? After the Sikh Coalition pointed this out, so far Walmart, Amazon, Sears, and Rite Aid have pulled the outfit from their shelves. [More]

Bin Laden's Death Greeted By Falling Oil Prices, Market Gains

Bin Laden's Death Greeted By Falling Oil Prices, Market Gains

Looks like the death of Osama Bin Laden this Sunday took some “fear factor” out of markets, which greeted the news favorably. Pressure at the pump could be relieved a bit with oil falling 0.7% to $113.23. Gains were seen across several markets, with the Dow Jones up .5%, the S&P up 5 points and the Nasdaq moving forward 7 points. However the surge could evaporate easily, even by end of day, as the euphoria wears off. And if Bin Laden’s death leads to retaliatory attacks, you can be sure those gains will be erased, and then some. [More]

British Airways Locates Osama Bin Laden… In First Class

British Airways Locates Osama Bin Laden… In First Class

While the world continues its nearly decade-long hunt for terrorist Osama Bin Laden, the folks at British Airways have him located comfortably in first class — seat7-C to be precise. [More]

WalMart Bans Delivery Guy For Looking Like Osama

WalMart Bans Delivery Guy For Looking Like Osama