Quantcast
Home » Topics » mistake

Man mistakenly jailed for trying to cash check at Chase Bank

A 28-year-old construction worker was mistakenly thrown in jail after trying to deposit a check at a local Chase bank, and the whole ordeal ended up costing him his car and job. KING5 reported that Ikenna Njoku of Auburn, Washington received a home buyer rebate from the IRS, which Chase…

Florida homeowners confront bank, threaten to seize property after foreclosure mistake

Florida couple Maureen and Warren Nyerges took their revenge on Bank of America after the bank mistakenly tried to foreclose on their home: They showed up at the bank with moving trucks and deputies, ready to seize the bank’s property, WinkNews reported. The Nyerges paid for their house in cash…

Meteorologists: Tornadoes caused by torrential winds, not climate change

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US meteorologists warned Thursday it would be a mistake to blame climate change for a seeming increase in tornadoes in the wake of deadly storms that have ripped through the US south. “If you look at the past 60 years of data, the number of tornadoes is…

Bloomberg: ‘Birther’ talk a ‘terrible mistake’ for Republicans

Publicly questioning whether President Barack Obama is a natural born citizen of the United States will hurt Republican candidates in the 2012 elections, according to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. “Look, anybody can run for president if you’re 35 and an American citizen and born here,” Bloomberg said on…

Gordon Brown admits ‘big mistake’ over banks

LONDON — Ex-prime minister Gordon Brown admitted that he made a “big mistake” in not seeking tighter regulations on banks in the lead up to the financial crisis. The former leader told a conference in the US that he had not fully appreciated how “entangled” the global financial system had…

Fox anchor: Wrong CPAC footage of Ron Paul was an ‘honest mistake’

Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer claimed Thursday that the network had made an “honest mistake” when they aired 2010 footage of Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) being booed at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), as opposed to the 2011 footage where he was cheered. Appearing on Fox News last Tuesday,…

Uncovered: Fox News deceptively used old CPAC footage to smear Ron Paul

Update: Fox News claims airing deceptive footage was just a ‘mistake’ Fox News’ Senior Vice President of News Michael Clemente told Mediate that the network simply made a “mistake” when it aired old footage of Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) being booed. “We made a mistake with some of the video…

Maddow falls for satirical story calling for Palin-led Egypt invasion

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow was red-faced Tuesday after it emerged she and her producers had fallen for a satirical article jokingly calling for a US invasion of Egypt led by Sarah Palin. In her broadcast Monday night, Maddow reported on an article at ChristWire.org, a satirical site that has fooled reporters…

Boehner: I ‘made a mistake’ by advocating raising the retirement age

WASHINGTON – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) walked back his prior remarks that Social Security benefits should be cut by raising the retirement age, but added that the idea still “ought to be on the table.” “I made a mistake when I did that because I think having the conversation…

Whoops: Fox News labels esteemed Jewish author a ‘Holocaust Winner’

It’s not the first time Fox News has flubbed an on-screen graphic but it may be the worst. When Fox News host Gretchen Carlson interviewed Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel in mid-December, the conservative network made the unfortunate mistake of identifying him as a “Holocaust Winner” on the lower-third portion of…

Page 1 of 212
Google+