They said that the unprecedented salvage effort “reached degree zero [vertical], which was our target”.
In the operation that took all of Monday and most of the night, they used cables and metal water tanks to roll the ship onto a platform.
Officials are quoted as saying that the ill-fated cruise is set to continue as soon as they do a “bit of cleaning up!”
The ex-US Navy reservist who killed 12 people and wounded eight at a Washington DC Navy installation had mental health issues, US media have reported.
(Just thought you would like to know! -Ed.)
The NRA has issued a statement claiming that guns were not to blame………………………………, the mental health system (Obama-care) is!
The Hells Angels have opened up a retail store in Toronto’s east-end Leslieville neighbourhood.
The shop is selling merchandise, including coffee cups and T-shirts.
No word yet on why everybody seems to be going into the back room!

470_2690071Barbie is getting all wrapped up-in a bandage dress! Hervé Léger by Max Azria is the latest design house to dress the famous doll in looks reminiscent of the brand’s fall 2012 collection.
Donning a classic red bandage dress, a black corset belt, black gladiator boots and gold clutch, the Hervé Léger Barbie-available for $150 at Hervé Léger stores, Neiman Marcus locations and on beginning October 15
Ever so chic, the doll’s runway-inspired looks were constructed in the same factory that produces the real collection. The biggest challenge of crafting the miniature dress? Scaling down the famous knits used in the dresses to make them Barbie-size, the brand said.

A Boston homeless man turned over to police a backpack stuffed with nearly $42,000 worth of cash and travelers checks shortly after he found it at a shopping mall, police said on Monday.
untitledThe man, identified by police as Glen James, found the bag Saturday evening at the South Bay Mall in the Boston neighborhood of Dorchester.
James was given a special citation from Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis on Monday afternoon “for his extraordinary show of character and honesty,” the police department said.
Meanwhile, his common-law wife, and all his friends,  have told him to take the citation……………………, and shove it up his ass!


imagesCAE1X88XI don’t know what it is about Donald Trump, but every time I see a picture of him, I want to punch him in the face and tell him he’s FIRED!


Justin Trudeau, right, chats to his chief advisor Gerald Butts after taking part in the the Liberal leadership debate in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday, February 16, 2013.
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Justin Trudeau defended his record, experience and wealth during a fiery debate in Toronto on Saturday as his fellow Liberal leadership contenders sought to poke holes in the high-flying front-runner’s seemingly insurmountable lead.
Former astronaut Marc Garneau took it upon himself to press Trudeau the most, accusing the son of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau of not having the necessary experience to be a national leader, and saying that “leadership is about more than being a motivational speaker.”
AND SPEAKING OF QUEBEC……………..The Quebec Liberal party has confirmed that its offices were searched by the province’s anti-corruption unit.
(Why does this not surprise anyone, after all……………., it IS Quebec!)
Justice France Charbonneau is shown at Quebec’s corruption inquiry, where the provincial Liberals are among several political parties to have been accused of illegal financing. Police conducted a search for evidence of illegal fundraising in July. (Graham Hughes/Canadian Press)