‘To Catch a Predator’ host charged with bouncing checks to Stamford merchant
STAMFORD - Shippan resident and "To Catch a Predator" host Chris Hansen has been accused of bouncing checks and failing to pay for $13,000 worth of marketing materials he received from a local vendor. Hansen, 59, was charged Monday with issuing a bad check and released after signing a written promise to appear in court. Hansen did not immediately return a call Tuesday for comment. According to a four-page arrest affidavit, Hansen asked Peter Psichopaidas, owner of Promotional Sales Limited of Summer Street, for 355 ceramic mugs, 288 T-shirts and 650 vinal decals. Hansen planned to use them at marketing events, the affidavit said. The total amount due was $12,998.
Judge: State in violation of CPS order for a year
A federal judge supervising the state's foster-care system has ordered child-protection officials to immediately comply with a year-old court order prohibiting foster children from being placed in group homes that lacked 24-hour supervision. The development comes as the state has continued to downplay reports of continuing abuse and chronic staffing shortages in a system that faces the possibility of court supervision early next year, as the Legislature convenes to address a plan to increase funding for the troubled programs.
Rigging of Foreign Exchange Market Makes Felons of Top Banks
Traders, including some who called themselves “the cartel,” colluded to manipulate the foreign exchange market, federal and state authorities said.
Advanced Materials: The DNA of Disruption
Replay The need to make products faster, stronger, smaller and lighter is driving the development of new and enhanced materials with properties out of reach of prior generations. Goldman Sachs Research’s Craig Sainsbury discusses three of the most promising – graphene, nanotechnology and OLEDs – and their potential applications from cancer treatment to water filtration.
Why Trump is vulnerable to impeachment: Allan Lichtman
In the early stages of his presidency, he has already begun matching the abuses of Nixon.
OTC engages with next generation of engineers, scientists and managers
[...] while energy professionals 18 years and older are welcome to attend, an adult must accompany attendees 15-18 years of age (no one under 15 years of age is allowed admittance). Since 2007, OTC has been educating the next generation of aspiring engineers, scientists and managers for the E&P industry. To encourage Houston-area students to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), we have two exciting programs - the OTC Energy Challenge and the Energy Education Institute High School Student STEM Event, said Cindy Yeilding, OTC board of directors and senior vice president of BP America.
'Why Are We So Angry?' The Atlantic on politics in 2018
Anger has become less episodic and more persistent in daily life, argues journalist Charles Duhigg in his latest piece for The Atlantic. Duhigg joins Morning Joe to discuss his research anger and its impact on politics.
How Trump Gave the Supreme Court a Second Chance on Japanese Internment
The president’s travel ban gives Anthony Kennedy an opening to right a historical wrong.
5 Sex Moves To Achieve An Amazing Orgasm
If I told you that your elusive orgasm is within reach, would you do just about anything to experience the toe-curling, back-arching pleasure? You should. Aside from its health benefits, orgasms feel too damn good to live without. Our lady parts, specifically the clitoris, are designed to experience pleasure. Our ovaries do not reside in our clit. And we don’t deliver babies via that nub of tissue and nerve endings.
What It's Like To Pray At A Queer-Inclusive Mosque
Toronto's Unity Mosque offers a place of faith and refuge for queer Muslims.