Journalists in Jordan fight on live TV talk show
AMMAN, Jordan — Two journalistsin Jordan having a televised debateabout the civil war in neighboringSyria literally turned — and overturned— the table on each other during an on-air brawl.The program aired on Tuesday on the“Seven Stars” satellite television chan-nel.It featured journalists Shaker al-Johari and Mohammad al-Jayousi talk-ing about the 3-year-old war pittingrebels against President Bashar Assad’sgovernment, a conﬂict that activistssay has killed more than 150,000 peo-ple.However, the debate fell apart as al-Jayousi accused al-Johari of supportingthe Syrian rebels. Al-Johari thenaccused al-Jayousi of taking money forsupporting Assad.The two men, obviously carried awayby the debate, stood up and grabbed theedge of the studio table they had beenseated at, and tried to ﬁght each other.
Driver is cited for using dummy in carpool lane
QUINCY, Mass. — Acommuter head-ing into Boston had a real dummy alongfor the ride.State Trooper John Carnell was work-ing a paid detail in Quincy on Thursdaymorning when he saw a vehicle enterthe carpool lane on Interstate 93 northwith a suspicious-looking passenger.Carnell pulled over the vehicle andfound that indeed, the driver hadpropped up a jacket with a mannequinhead on top in the passenger seat. Thefake head even had a little mustachedrawn on.Vehicles using the lane must have atleast two occupants.The driver, whose name was not madepublic, has been issued a citation foroperating on an excluded way.
Suspect mistakenly freed in L.A.captured in Mexico
LOS ANGELES — Amurder suspectwho was mistakenly released from theLos Angeles County jail system lastyear because of a clerical error has beencaptured in Mexico and returned to theU.S.The Los Angeles Times reportedWednesday that 34-year-old JohnnyMata was turned over to deputies at theSan Ysidro port of entry in San DiegoCounty.Mata was freed from the InmateReception Center in downtown LosAngeles last April after a clerk failed toenter a hold order for the reputed gangmember in a computer.He’s charged with a 2010 gang-relatedshooting that killed a man in BaldwinPark.Sheriff’s ofﬁcials said four inmateswere wrongly released last year. TheTimes says unlike Mata, the other threeinmates were not considered high-riskcriminals. All three were captured.
Motorcyclist killed in collision with deer
SAN DIEGO — Amotorcyclist hasdied after hitting a deer on a southernSan Diego County road.U-TSan Diego says the 45-year-oldPotrero man was wearing a helmet whenhe struck a deer that ran out in front of him shortly before 5 a.m. Thursday onState Route 94.The accident near Tecate killed thedeer and threw the rider from his 2007Harley Davidson.He died at the scene. His name hasn’tbeen released.
100 sickened by virus at Orange County school
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO — Morethan 100 students and staff membershave been sickened by a gastrointesti-nal virus spreading around an OrangeCounty middle school. Capistrano Uniﬁed School Districtspokesman Alan Trudell says the illnessbroke out this week Ladera RanchMiddle School. The Orange County Register reportedWednesday that about 90 of the school’s1,360 students fell ill, as well as 20teachers and two clerical staff members. Trudell says the symptoms are vomit-ing, nausea and diarrhea. Students withthe symptoms are asked to stay out of school for 48 hours.
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This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
President Woodrow Wilson, acting ona joint congressional resolution,signed a proclamation designatingthe second Sunday in May asMother’s Day.
“A watch is always too fast or too slow.I cannot be dictated to by a watch.”
— From “Mansﬁeld Park”by Jane Austen (1775-1817)
Actress CandiceBergen is 68.Actress RosarioDawson is 35.
Chef Rogerio Holanda makes a carving of Brazil’s soccer player Neymar on a watermelon at San Raphael hotel in Sao Paulo.
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Partly cloudy in theevening then becoming mostly clear.Breezy. Lows in the upper 40s. Northwestwinds 15 to 20 mph.
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The article, “Eichler tour showcases neighborhood: SanMateo Highlands hosted its third tour of mid-centuryhomes” in the May 6 edition of the Daily Journal had incor-rect information. The organizers of the tour actually raisedmore than $70,000 not $700,000.
a political cartoon in Benjamin Franklin’sPennsylvania Gazette depicted a snake cut into eight pieces,each section representing a part of the American colonies;the caption read, “JOIN, or DIE.”
the Jane Austen novel “Mansﬁeld Park” was ﬁrstpublished in London.
, Union Maj. Gen. John Sedgwick was killed by aConfederate sniper during the Civil War Battle of Spotsylvania in Virginia.
, country music star Hank Snow was born inBrooklyn, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Americans Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett sup-posedly became the ﬁrst men to ﬂy over the North Pole.(However, U.S. scholars announced in 1996 that their exam-ination of Byrd’s recently discovered ﬂight diary suggestedhe had turned back 150 miles short of his goal.)
Italy annexed Ethiopia.
, U.S. ofﬁcials announced that a midnight enter-tainment curfew was being lifted immediately.
, the U.S. conducted its ﬁrst thermonuclear experi-ment as part of Operation Greenhouse by detonating a 225-kiloton device on Enewetak Atoll in the Paciﬁc nicknamed“George.”
in a speech to the National Association of Broadcasters, Federal Communications CommissionChairman Newton N. Minow decried the majority of televi-sion programming as a “vast wasteland.”
the House Judiciary Committee opened publichearings on whether to recommend the impeachment of President Richard Nixon. (The committee ended up adoptingthree articles of impeachment against the president, whoresigned before the full House took up any of them.)
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(Answers tomorrow)AHEAD YUCKYIRONIC BICKERYesterday’sJumbles:Answer:The wild ox did so well in school because hewas a — “BRAINY-YAK”Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, assuggested by the above cartoon.
THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
Unscramble these four Jumbles,one letter to each square,to form four ordinary words.
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