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Jewcy Zeitgeist: Google Launches Additional Stalking Software, Britain Calls It a Depression, and Mother of Six Recruits Bombers

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: In a startling comment, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that he feels the world economy is facing a depression. For those who enjoy being stalked by family and friends, Google has launched Latitude, … Read More

By / February 4, 2009

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order:

  • In a startling comment, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that he feels the world economy is facing a depression.
  • For those who enjoy being stalked by family and friends, Google has launched Latitude, which works with Google Maps for mobile phones and iGoogle to distribute your location information to selected viewers.
  • More than 200,000 people across the midwest are still without heat and electricity after last week’s ice storms that wiped out power. 
  • MySpace users can rest easy knowing that 90,000 sex offenders have (finally) been booted off the social networking site. 
  • An Iraqi mother of six is being detained for allegedly turning dozens of women into suicide bombers. 
  • Habitat for Humanity founder Millard Fuller died yesterday en route to an Atlanta hospital. He was 74.