The legal protection of self-defense, it seems, has been extended to noodle-related strife.
On Wednesday, Judge ShawnDya Simpson of Manhattan Criminal Court found Marcella Caprario, 37, an opera singer and English-as-a-second-language teacher, not guilty on charges of attempted assault in the third degree and harassment in the second degree.
Below is a representation of Pad Thai that may or may not look like that involved in this clear case of White People’s Problems.
Investigators say a man has died while in the act of raping an elderly South Texas woman.
The Refugio (reh-FYOO’-ree-yoh) County Sheriff’s Office identifies the man as 53-year-old Isabel Chavelo Gutierrez. Sheriff’s Sgt. Gary Wright says the incident happened June 2 after he rode two miles by bicycle from his home to that of his 77-year-old victim in the tiny coastal community of Tivoli.
The mayor of the Peru’s capital may have spoiled President Alan Garcia’s plans to erect a huge statue of Jesus similar to Brazil’s iconic Christ the Redeemer on a hill overlooking Lima’s Pacific coastline.
Lima Mayor Susana Villaran says Garcia didn’t ask her before announcing on Friday his intention to have “Christ of the Pacific” put up for a June 29 inauguration. The statue will be 22 meters (72 feet) high and stand atop a 15-meter (49-foot) base.
Villaran has criticized its suitability and lack of originality – it resembles the famed Rio de Janeiro work.