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ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) _ A homeless, hatchet-wielding hitchhiker who became an Internet hero earlier this year was arrested Thursday for allegedly beating a New Jersey lawyer to death inside his home, authorities said.
Caleb ``Kai'' McGillvary, who became known as ``Kai the Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker'' after intervening in an attack on a California utility worker, was arrested on a murder warrant at a Philadelphia bus station, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow. He was being held on $3 million bail.
Earlier in the day, Romankow said McGillvary was wanted in the killing of Joseph Galfy Jr., a
Galfy's body was found two days after authorities said he met McGillvary in New York City. He was found wearing only his underwear and socks by police who went to his home to check on his well-being.
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Travelers have figured out a way to get through airport security faster...by abusing the wheelchair system. From ABC:
Off the heels of a report that the uber-wealthy hire disabled tour guides to cut the lines at a famous Florida theme park comes another story about able-bodied people gaming a system set up for people with limited mobility.
ABC Houston affiliate KTRK reported an increase in the number of wheelchair requests at Houston-area airports. An airport manager was quoted as telling the station, "We've handled maybe a hundred wheelchairs a year. Now there are some certain times we can handle a hundred wheelchairs in a day."
American Airlines told ABC News that while they haven't seen a noticable uptick in wheelchair requests in Houston, the number of requests at New York's John F. Kennedy airport -- now about 600 per day -- has increased recently.
...on IRS Building Sign. From Mashable:
Tax-season gripes regarding the Internal Revenue Service are about as American as baseball and apple pie. But we bet you've never expressed your frustration quite like NFL player Evan Mathis did on Wednesday.
The Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman posted the photo you see below to Instagram. As one can't help but notice, he appears to be taking a leak on something that's obviously IRS property. Please take special note of the "audit this" caption.
The appointment of Werfel comes as a second top
Joseph Grant, commissioner of the agency's tax exempt and government entities division, will retire on June 3, according to an IRS statement. Grant joined the IRS in August 2005 and became the deputy commissioner of the tax exempt division in 2007. He became the second senior IRS official in as many days to offer his resignation.
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Pack your bags. It's time to move to Ecuador. FROM ABC:
Nestled in the Andes Mountains is a kind of paradise that has lured thousands of Americans away from home.
Cuenca, Ecuador, may be a place many people have never heard of. But it's become a city teaming with retirees from all over the United States, drawn there by quality health care, a booming social scene and a low cost of living that makes their nest eggs suddenly seem golden.
Jan and Paul Cottage moved to Cuenca from Houston, Texas about a year ago. But it was not a future they were counting on when they began discussing retirement several years ago.
Remember A.J. Clemente? He is now working as a bartender. From DAILY NEWS:
It might be the only tavern in the country where the patrons have to listen to the bartender’s tale of woe.
Former news anchor A.J. Clemente, who became a viral sensation after dropping an F-bomb on his very first day on air, has landed a fallback career — tending bar for $2.23 an hour plus tips, RumorFix.com reported.
"This is what I'm doing for now — I definitely need to make money for bills," the 24-year-old Clemente told the gossip site about his new gig at the Table and Taproom in Dewey Beach, Delaware.
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced the resignation of the top official at the Internal Revenue Service following a controversy over the agency's targeting of conservative political groups.
Obama, who has been criticized for appearing passive in his response to the matter, declared, ``I am angry about it'' and said the American people had a right to be angry as well.
Before announcing the resignation of Acting
Miller became acting commissioner in November, after Commissioner Douglas Shulman completed his five-year term. Shulman had been appointed by President George W. Bush.
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Los Angeles is a dangerous place for postal workers. From DAILY MAIL:
Los Angeles mail carriers may have an increasing number of reasons to watch where they step.
The U.S. Postal Service named the city the worst in America for dog attacks on letter carriers last year while urging pet owners to help reduce the attacks on an estimated 4.5 million Americans annually.
The agency on Wednesday released its city rankings ahead of National Dog Bite Prevention Week, which starts Monday, May 19.