xxxNews Of The Weirdxxx
Bizarre but true stories about real people collected by syndicated columnist Chuck Shepherd.
Two hospitals affiliated with Duke University notified about 4,000 patients in January that they had accidentally “cleaned” surgical instruments in a petroleum-based hydraulic fluid (leaving them slightly sticky even though they were subsequently sterilized before use).
Purdue University student Danlei Chen was arrested in January and charged with stabbing her husband during a sexual episode following the couple’s having watched the movie “Basic Instinct,” which has a famous similar scene.
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