Police in the southern Russian region of Dagestan say a female suicide bomber has injured at least 11 police officers and civilians.Full Story >
A female suicide bomber blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday injuring at least 18, including two children and five police officers, police said. The attacker was later identified as a widow...Full Story >
Gay rights campaigners and their opponents clashed at an unsanctioned rally in Moscow but a heavy police presence in Ukraine kept the two sides apart at a demonstration which went ahead despite a court order.Full Story >
Gay-rights campaigners and their opponents clashed at an unsanctioned rally in the Russian capital on Saturday, but a heavy police presence in Ukraine kept the two sides apart at that country's first-ever gay pride march.Full Story >
The Diaguita Indians live in the foothills of the Andes, just downstream from the world's highest gold mine, where for as long as anyone can remember they've drunk straight from the glacier-fed river that...Full Story >
The Diaguita Indians live in the foothills of the Andes, just downstream from the world's highest gold mine, where for as long as anyone can remember they've drunk straight from the glacier-fed river that irrigates...Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 7:00 AM EDT2013-05-25 11:00:14 GMT
(RNN) - An active six months is predicted for the 2013 North Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center has called it an "extremely active"Full Story >
An active six months is predicted for the 2013 North Atlantic hurricane season.Full Story >
Authorities in eastern Afghanistan say explosives transported by suspected Taliban fighters accidentally detonated while they were stopped at a mosque, killing 12 people.Full Story >
A would-be suicide bomber died when his explosives-rigged vest went off prematurely in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday morning, police said. The apparent failed attack came a day after a major Taliban assault on an...Full Story >
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
A website is promising to help women get a free breast enhancement, and they say the fine print is just making a few new friends.
These days, people hit the web to raise funds for everything from medical bills to field trips, but chances are not many people have heard of this one.
"If someone else is going to pay for my boob job that's fine with me," said Andrea, who didn't want to reveal her last name. "'My Free Implants' is where their friends are," Jay Moore said. "It's their social network of choice. It's their Facebook."
Moore is the co-creator of the website that was conceived in 2005. Seven years later, you could say business is busting at the seams.
"So you are communicating, you're getting to know each other, you're making friends and you are also fundraising at the same time," Moore said. About 4,000 women and about 40,000 donors use the site. "I definitely feel if I had bigger boobs, then I would be more confident," Andrea said.
Andrea, for example, started her profile a few months ago and has raised about $400 toward her more than $5,000 goal.
"Nineteen years old, proud mommy of a beautiful little girl and a college student," she told CBS 5 News as she described some of the things on her website profile.
"Every message can be worth a dollar," she said.
Communicating with the donors who often give in small contributions is key.
"Hey, how are you doing? How is your day going?" is what Andrea said she chats with her donors about.
"My very first donation was $40 just from a random guy who just wanted to chat on webcam," she said. CBS 5 News asked, "Do the guys ask for something in return?"
"Sometimes, like the guy with the foot fetish," Andrea said. "He asked to see my feet."
Nudity is not allowed, according to Moore, and he said the money goes straight to a board certified surgeon.
Andrew keeps all contact online. "I would never meet someone if they asked me to just because that's going over the borderline," she explained.
Any suspicious activity can be reported. "We do want to keep all the interaction online and in an environment where we can control and monitor it," Moore said.
Andrea said there is nothing fake about the website. "If you want to get your boob job done go ahead and go sign up on myfreeimplants.com," she said.
So if you don't mind sharing a"before" and "after" picture of your new enhancements, maybe it really is about just a little companionship.
"Why do guys buy women drinks in bars?" Moore asked. "They want to be conversant, they want to get to know them."
"Once I have my breasts done, I think, I'm not going to have that confidence issue anymore and I'm just going to be so much more bubbly than I already am," Andrea said.
Moore said the site pays for about one breast augmentation per day. He said they are now working on a similar site that will help donate to mommy makeovers.
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Friday, May 24 2013 10:11 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:11:14 GMT
A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday evening in College Hill. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road, a larger intersection in the area, around 9 p.m. TheFull Story >
A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday evening in College Hill. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road, a larger intersection in the area, around 9 p.m.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:17:47 GMT
Heads are starting to roll at the IRS. A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leaveFull Story >
A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leave Thursday. We have learned more about Lois Lerner's connections to Cindy Thomas, the highest ranking Cincinnati employee in this IRS division.Full Story >
Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust."Full Story >
The trucker was hauling drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him....Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 6:19 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:19:48 GMT
Last week, Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller said "two rouge IRS employees" were responsible for targeting conservative groups in 2012, something the IRS admitted to. However, the Exempt OrganizationFull Story >
The IRS worker says an Exempt Organization Specialist's job is to ask questions to those applying for 501(c)4 status, but there was never any intent to target conservative groups. The worker says this is not the conspiracy some are making it up to be.Full Story >
The Village of Morrow: 2013 Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 27, 2013 Participants must line up at 10 a.m. at the former Morrow Elementary School located on Pike St., the parade is to start at 11 a.m. ContactFull Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 1:23 PM EDT2013-05-22 17:23:38 GMT
A Charlotte mother is teaching her young son a lesson, by having him arrested, after he stole her Pop-Tarts, according to a police report. According to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police report, officersFull Story >
A Charlotte mother is teaching her young son a lesson, by having him arrested, after he stole her Pop-Tarts, according to a police report.Full Story >
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