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Jailed for NRA T-shirt: Eighth-grader student charged

Jailed for NRA T-shirt , a West Virginia eighth-grader student has been charged with causing a disruption at his middle school after he refused to remove an NRA T-shirt that he wore. The teenager was reportedly arrested and suspended last week after getting into an argument with his teacher about a National Rifle Association T-shirt he wore to school. WOWK-TV reports that Jared Marcum faces charges of obstruction and disturbing the education process for refusing to change the shirt, which shows a rifle and the slogan, "protect your right." Jared told the station the he was punished by officials at Logan Middle School after arguing about the shirt with his teacher, who reportedly objected to the image of the gun on the shirt. "What they're doing is trying to take away my rights, my freedom of speech and my Second Amendment," Jared told the station. Jared's father, Allen Lardieri, told WOWK-TV he is upset his son was briefly jailed for something he

JFK airport evacuation: Suspicious Package Caused Evacuation

JFK airport evacuation , LaGuardia Airport had a temporary evacuation just last week, and now JFK airport has undergone an evacuation due to what was originally called a "suspicious package." Reuters reported on Sunday, April 21, 2013, that one terminal was evacuated so authorities could investigate the package which ended up being a tube of toothpaste wrapped in duct tape. A little after 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, there was an evacuation of Terminal 4 after the suspicious package was found in the baggage room section. Chris Valens, spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, confirmed the location of the package. The terminal was declared safe and re-opened about an hour and a half later. The New York Department bomb squad eventually determined that the suspicious package ended up being simply a tube of toothpaste. It looked strange because it was wrapped in duct tape. "We determined that it only contained toothpaste," Officer James Duffy said. On April

Jailed for NRA T-shirt

Jailed for NRA T-shirt , a student was jailed for wearing an NRA T-shirt to school in West Virginia last week. On April 21, Fox News reported that an 8th grade student got in to an argument with a teacher who allegedly didn't approve of the image of a gun on the boy's shirt. Now, Jared Marcum faces charges of "obstruction and disturbing the education process for refusing to change the shirt." "What they're doing is trying to take away my rights, my freedom of speech and my Second Amendment," Marcum told the media (via Fox News). Many people agree and don't feel as though the student should have been arrested. A kid jailed for an NRA T-shirt seems a bit extreme which is likely why it is making headline news today. The T-shirt had a picture of a rifle on the front and the text "protect your right" above it (see above photo). The school's policy does forbid students from wearing clothing that displays "profanity, violence, discriminat

Bombing suspect awake: is Under interrogation of Authorities

Bombing suspect awake - Suspect is awake, conscious and is under interrogation. He is responding in writing to authorities, CBS News correspondent Bob Orr reports. Officials did not reveal further details on what they are asking or what his responses are. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was in serious condition Sunday, two days after being pulled bloody and wounded from a tarp-covered boat in a Watertown backyard. The capture came at the end of a tense Friday that began with his 26-year-old brother, Tamerlan, dying in a gun battle with police. Dzhokhar remains hospitalized under heavy guard. Officials say Tsarnaev is recuperating from a bullet wound in the leg and in the neck, rendering him unable to speak. They could not comment on whether or not the second wound was self-inflicted. Federal prosecutors are working on bringing charges but there was no immediate word on when Tsarnaev might be charged and what those charges would be. The twin bombings killed three people and wounded more

$2 million Boston victims: Donations pour in for Victims

$2 million Boston victims , Friends, relatives and strangers have raised more than $2 million online to help pay medical expenses for the victims of the Boston bombing. A website on was set up for Celeste and Sydney Corcoran, a mother and daughter from Lowell, Mass. who were both severely injured while standing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Celeste lost both her legs below her knees and Sydney suffered severe shrapnel wounds. The site, Celeste & Sydney Recovery Fund, has so-far raised more than $500,000 out of its $750,000 goal. The campaigns are usually open for donations from friends but even complete strangers often pitch in. The organizers post photos and details of the victims recovery and, to many donors, it's an immediate way to help. "People get angry. They want to get involved. They want to help," said Brad Damphousse, chief executive officer of GoFundMe, which is hosting Celeste and Sydney's campaign. "Crowdfunding is actua

$2 million Boston victims

$2 million Boston victims , its not even a week after the tragic events at the Boston Marathon, crowdfunds websites have already allocated over $2 million dollars in pledges for the victims and families of the April 15 attack. NBC News reported April 21 that online sites that engage in Crowdfunding – a term used to describe the collective effort of individuals who network online and pool their money for charities – have received more than 23,000 pledges promising more than $2 million in aid. That includes nearly $500,000 earmarked specifically for Celeste and Sydney Corcoran of Lowell, Mass., the mother-daughter duo who were both severely injured while waiting together at the finish line. Another $560,000 has been pledged to Boston newlyweds Jessica and Patrick Downes, who each lost a leg in the attack. “All of us were like, ‘How can we help?’” said Leslie Kelly, 56, of Pebble Beach, Calif., whose two daughters grew up with Jessica Downes. “We felt so helpless. I thought, we ca

Bombing suspect awake

Bombing suspect awake , a 19-year-old bomber suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, who was seriously wounded and unable to speak, is awake and responding in writing to questions from authorities, according to tweets by ABC and NBC News networks. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is in the intensive care unit of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is responding sporadically, the ABC news network reported on its Twitter feed. NBC's Pete Williams is also reporting Tsarnaev is writing answers to questions from law enforcement. Tsarnaev is being treated for a gunshot in the mouth that exited the back of his neck, according Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, who was interviewed on CBS' "60 Minutes." He also suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, Davis said. Not licensed for guns The two brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings, who police say engaged in a gun battle with officers after a frenzied manhunt, were not licensed to own guns in the towns where they lived, aut

Reese Witherspoon arrested: With her agent Husband

Reese Witherspoon arrested , Actress Reese Witherspoon and her husband, Hollywood agent Jim Toth, were arrested and briefly jailed on Friday, EW has confirmed with the Atlanta Department of Corrections. Toth was reportedly pulled over in Atlanta early Friday morning on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and arrested on a DUI charge. Witherspoon, a passenger in the car, was also reportedly arrested on a disorderly conduct charge. EW’s inquiry to Witherspoon’s rep was not immediately returned. Toth’s agency, CAA, had no comment. According to Variety, which first reported the news, Witherspoon was handcuffed after disobeying the arresting officer’s instructions to stay inside the vehicle. Both Witherspoon, 37, and her husband, 42, were released on bond on Friday morning and a court appearance is scheduled for Monday morning in Atlanta Municipal Court. The couple is in Atlanta shooting The Good Lie. The couple has been married since 2011.

Mom kids fire BB gun

Mom kids fire BB gun , Long Island mom who drove kids around to fire BB guns at parked cars was arraigned on Saturday. 43-year-old Susan Becker was arrested by Suffolk County police on Friday amid reports that she drove three young teens, including two of her own children, in multiple drive-by shootings that broke windows in at least 60 cars. Now, Becker faces 10 counts of criminal mischief and 11 counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Suffolk County police said that Becker drove two 15-year-olds, her own daughter and a teen boy, and also her 13-year-old son, around as they fired off the BB guns and created havoc in Islandia, Hauppage, and Commack. So far, the cops don’t know or haven’t revealed the motive behind the seemingly senseless shootings enabled by a mom driving a get-away car while she told the kids to fire the BB guns. Yes, that’s right. They don’t just suspect her of being the driver and the enabler. They think that she may have actually encouraged the young teens t

5 die in rollover: out of the 22 in the VAN in Border Patrol chase

5 die in rollover - There was this sad news out of Arizona came on Sunday, April 21, 2013, as five people have died after a pursuit involving the Border Patrol finished with a van rolling over. The Associated Press reports that the accident happened in Southern Arizona on the evening of Saturday, April 20, 2013. Border Patrol was in pursuit of the van which was said to be packed with people as it traveled between Tucson and Benson, Arizona on Saturday night. Once the van rolled over and the pursuit ended, it was realized that there were actually 22 people in total in the van. Authorities say that five people are confirmed dead and the 17 others in the van were taken to different hospitals for treatment. Injuries of the 17 are unknown at this time. Willie Treatch, Rural/Metro Fire Spokesman, says that he did not know the full circumstances to the chase that involved Border Patrol and the van. All he knows is that Boarder Patrol was chasing after it as it traveled down the highw

5 die in rollover: in a Border Patrol pursuit

5 die in rollover , accident began to trend across major news headlines this weekend following a Border Patrol chase and eventual devastating crash, The Epoch Times reported this Sunday, April 21, 2013. According to the latest updates from the Associated Press, five people were killed after their fleeing van toppled and rolled over on the highway in a Border Patrol pursuit late this Saturday night in southern Arizona. Local officials confirmed that the 5 die in rollover headline came as a result of several of the passengers being killed in the van; the vehicle was in fact carrying a total of 22 people cramped inside. The other 17 individuals in the Border Patrol chase were soon taken to local hospitals, although their conditions remain unknown at this point and time. The exact circumstances surrounding the pursuit of the van have not yet been identified, either. The Arizona Border Patrol has not answered any calls for comment this Sunday, though more details are likely to unfold in the

JFK airport evacuation: Terminal 4 evacuated

JFK airport evacuation , was made earlier today. There was evacuation following a bomb scare, Yahoo! News reported this Sunday, April 21, 2013. According to the report, a “suspicious package” led to Terminal 4 of the major airport being evacuated, though an airport spokesman later gave an “all clear” safety message some time later. Reuters added this afternoon that the JFK airport evacuation began to trend across top news headlines this weekend after the “suspicious package” and subsequent bomb scare was soon investigated by an NYPD bomb squad search. The package, fortunately, was discovered to be little more than a toothpaste tub that had been heavily wrapped in tape. Both airport employees and passengers have since been allowed back into the terminal. Yet especially after the marathon tragedy in Boston this week, it seems essential that any and all precautions for Americans' safety must be taken in terms of a bombing scare. The JFK airport evacuation was first reported af

JFK airport evacuation

JFK airport evacuation , airport officials temporarily evacuated a terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday to investigate a suspicious package, which turned out to be a tube of toothpaste wrapped in duct tape, officials said. The package was found shortly after 4 p.m. EDT (2000 GMT) in the baggage room area of Concourse B in Terminal 4, said Chris Valens, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. After about 90 minutes, the terminal was re-opened. The New York Police Department bomb squad determined that the package was a tube of toothpaste with duct tape around it, Officer James Duffy said. "We determined that it only contained toothpaste," Duffy said. The evacuation comes as the country is on edge following the Boston Marathon bombings and the discovery of letters laced with ricin, a highly lethal poison, addressed to President Barack Obama and Republican U.S. Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi.

5 die in rollover

5 die in rollover , One Kansas teenager is dead and three others injured after a single vehicle accident on Monday afternoon. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the accident happened about one mile north of Kensington, Kansas when the truck's passenger side tires entered a ditch. The driver lost control and the truck rolled several times coming to rest on the driver's side. The driver, the front seat passenger and the two teenagers riding in the bed of the truck were all ejected from the vehicle. 16 year old Riley Reneberg of Kensington was killed. The 16 year old driver of the truck and a 15 year old passenger were both transferred to Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. The driver is listed in fair condition and the passenger in serious. Another 16 year old passenger was taken to Smith County Memorial Hospital where he was treated and discharged.

Reese Witherspoon arrested: Suspicion of DUI and Disorderly Conduct

Reese Witherspoon arrested , A 37-year-old 'This Means War' star - who gave birth to her third child Tennessee in September and shares daughter Ava, 13, and son Deacon, 10, with her ex-husband Ryan Phillippe - was arrested for disorderly conduct after her husband Jim Toth, 42, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) in Atlanta, Georgia. The Oscar-winning actress, who is currently in the city shooting her new movie 'The Good Lie', allegedly got into a war of words with a police officer during her husband's arrest, according to The actress was warned twice not to get out of the couple's Ford Focus, which was spotted driving in the wrong lane, and was arrested after she decided to get out to complain that the process was taking too long. According to the police report: "Mrs. Witherspoon began to hang out the window and say that she did not believe that I was a real police officer. I told Mrs. Witherspoon to sit on her but

Reese Witherspoon arrested

Reese Witherspoon arrested , Reese Witherspoon's husband was arrested for Driving under Influence (DUI) on the evening of Friday, April 19, 2013, but he wasn't the only one that went to jail. TMZ revealed on the afternoon of Sunday, April 21, 2013, that Reese Witherspoon herself was arrested and taken to jail as well. The actress was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after she allegedly got into a verbal battle with a police officer. This all took place during her husband's DUI arrest that happened on Friday night in Atlanta, GA. His blood alcohol level was .139. Witherspoon is currently in Atlanta for the filming of a new movie called "The Good Lie." Sources have told TMZ that Witherspoon got out of her car and started talking back to the officer that was arresting her husband for the DUI. It appears as if her biggest problem was that the arrest of her husband was simply taking too long. Variety reports that as an officer was arresting Witherspoon, she

Suspect throat injury: Tsarnaev's throat injury could prevent speech

Suspect throat injury , Tsarnaev's throat injury is believed that it could prevent speech. Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old suspect of the Boston bombings, was captured alive on Friday with significant injuries to his throat that could prevent speech, a federal agent told CNN on Saturday. The officer, who reported on condition of anonymity, did not say whether the damage would deprive the suspect's speech permanently. Nevertheless, if the throat injuries that Tsarnaev suffered render him permanently speechless, the process of the investigation into the attacks of Boston will be delayed. Officials expect to question the suspect and clear many of the unanswered questions, starting with why. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said Saturday at a press conference that the arrested suspect is in "critical condition, but stable, though still not able to communicate." The authorities continue to believe that the two brothers acted alone and they do not believe there is an imm

Jennifer Lawrence haircut

Jennifer Lawrence haircut , everyone was looking only at the Jennifer Lawrence as she always does something! And this time, it's not just her usual coolness. She got a haircut ! America's current sweetheart debuted the look at the GLAAD Awards last night. Tons of celebrities (and quite a few of our own staffers, including our entire beauty department) have been jumping on the bob and long-bob trend ever since Karlie made the cut a few months back, and while Jennifer's new 'do may be a bit too long to really attribute it to the Kloss effect, it's in the vicinity. The best part? This is proof to all of you suffering from the dreaded in-between hair phase that yes, it can look good. And also, it should be noted that Jennifer Lawrence has some kind of magical hair power , because she is constantly switching between her regular dirty blonde and her Hunger Games dark, dark brown with zero signs of hair damage. Girl, what's your secret? Jump to the next pag

Terrorista #1 license

Terrorista #1 license , the license plate reading "Terrorista #1" has sparked controversy after it was found on the vehicle of two friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspects, Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev. The two friends reportedly owned a black BMW 330XI car that had the controversial personalized license plate on, and a sticker on the back of the vehicle that read, "F**** you, You f****** f***." The two friends have only been identified by their first names, Azmat and Diaz, and according to reports they were taken into custody on Saturday for separate alleged immigration violations. The two men are believed to be from Kazakhstan, and their apartment has also been raided, as police believe that Dzhokhar may have once lived there. The picture of the car with the license plate "Terrorista#1" was tweeted by Dzhokhar's alleged Twitter account under the Twitter handle J_tsar. The two men are also believed to be students attending the Univers

N. Korea missile launchers

N. Korea missile launcher: N. Korea has moved two short-range missile launchers to its east coast, apparently indicating it is pushing ahead with preparations for a test launch, a South Korean news agency reported on Sunday. South Korea and its allies have been expecting some sort of North Korean missile launch during weeks of heightened hostility on the Korean peninsula. An unidentified South Korean military source told the South's Yonhap news agency that satellite imagery showed that North Korean forces had moved two mobile missile launchers for short-range Scud missiles to South Hamgyeong province. "The military is closely watching the North's latest preparations for a missile launch," the source said. The North moved two mid-range Musudan missiles in early April and placed seven mobile launchers in the same area, Yonhap said. A North Korean show of force could be staged to coincide with the anniversary of the founding of its army on April 25. A South

Suspect throat injury

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remained sedated and in serious but stable condition at a Boston hospital Sunday, under heavy police guard as investigators prepared to interrogate him about his involvement in the Boston Marathon bombing that shocked the nation. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspected of carrying out Monday's Boston is in a hospital, sedated and unable to be interrogated because of a throat injury. Authorities want to know if anyone else was involved. While officials are eager to question Tsarnaev, a throat injury prevents them from doing so for now. “We don't know if we'll ever be able to question the individual,” Boston Mayor Tom Menino said on ABC’s “This Week” Sunday. Authorities have not publicly detailed the injuries he sustained, but they are reported to include gunshot wounds to his neck and leg. An official who had been briefed said Tsarnaev has been "intubated and sedated,” CNN reported. "I, and I think all of the law enforcement professionals, are hoping for

Terrell Owens Bears: Want to play for Chicago this year

Terrell Owens Bears - Terrell Owens hasn't been in the NFL for a couple years now, and his last stint was with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2010, but he's hoping his professional career isn't over. reports that wide receiver Terrell Owens is looking to play in the 2013 season, and currently he is eyeing the Chicago Bears as his new team. Owens has an old relationship with Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman, and he is hoping that will help him get in with the team. T.O. and Trestman spent a year together with the San Francisco 49ers back in 1996. Trestman was the offensive coordinator for the Niners. "I played my first early years in San Francisco with and shortly after that, he left to do some things," Owens told Comcast SportsNet Chicago's David Kaplan on Friday. "I haven't talked to Marc in a long while. I know he's gone on and done some things, now he's back in the NFL. So, I never really thought about it until myself and (former lineb

Al Michaels DUI: Sportscaster Friday night in jail

Al Michaels DUI - NBC sportscaster Al Michaels DUI arrest is creating a buzz on the Internet today, with CNN reporting that the 68-year-old was arrested on April 19 for drunk driving. Known for his play-by-play coverage of NFL games and now a sportscaster on NBC, Michaels was arrested in Santa Monica on Friday night and reportedly spent several hours in jail before released on his own recognizance on Saturday morning. TMZ reports that Al Michaels' blood alcohol level "was right at the legal limit -- he blew a .08 and a .09 in two breathalyzer tests" but that has not been confirmed by police. CNN reports that Michaels was arrested and charged with misdemeanor DUI. He spent approximately five hours in the Santa Monica City Jail. Michaels, who many remember for yelling "Do you believe in miracles?"when the U.S. hockey team beat the Soviets in the 1980 Winter Olympics, now needs a miracle of his own. Or a good lawyer.

Al Michaels DUI

Al Michaels DUI , An Al Michaels DUI arrest was made on in California on Friday night, according to the latest reports. Michaels, most recently known for his work on "Sunday Night Football," spent five hours in jail after being charged for driving under the influence. The USA Today site reported (via CNN) as of April 21 that Michaels spent time in the Santa Monica City Jail after he was charged. Santa Monica police told them that the play-by-play announcer was "extremely cooperative," and eventually "released on his own recognizance Saturday morning." With the DUI arrest, Michaels is set to now appear at Los Angeles Municipal Court on June 26 at 8:30 a.m. The CNN report notes that neither Michaels, nor NBC, had any immediate comments about the arrest. Al Michaels is not just known for his work on NBC's "Sunday Night Football," but was also the famous voice behind the line "Do you believe in miracles?" The emotional line came a

Darrelle Revis trade

Darrelle Revis trade , sources have revealed that the Darrelle Revis trade to Tampa Bay is all but complete, and when it's done, Revis will be among the highest paid non-QB players in the NFL. Revis flew to Tampa Bay to complete the Bucs' official team physical this weekend, reported Yahoo! Sports on April 21. The trade talks between the New York Jets and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been going on for weeks, with much speculation about the exact details. It has long been clear that Revis would likely be part of that deal and now sources say there's but a slim ".001 chance this deal doesn't happen," reported Yahoo! Sports. Revis and his agents have been vocal about his desire to seal a big money deal that would net him upwards of $15 million per year. Such a salary would put him in good company, including Mario Williams, Calvin Johnson and Larry Fitzgerald. It seems as if the Bucs are willing to lay out the money necessary to secure Revis; they're no stran

Military daughter gets deployed to Afghanistan

A military father and daughter who are stationed at Fort Drum in northern New York are gearing up for deployment to Afghanistan together. Miranda Mogg, 21, who works as an army intelligence officer, said she had always dreamed of following her father, Michael, to the front line. 'It's surreal. I grew up with him always away, and now I get a chance to be out there,' she told the Watertown Daily Times. Family support: Michael Mogg and his daughter Miranda, who are stationed at Fort Drum in northern New York are gearing up for deployment to Afghanistan together 'If you're going to go to war, you should go with people you know,' she added. Chief Warrant Officer 5 Mr Mogg, 47, had planned to end his career at 29 years, but decided to stay to be a part of the deployment, which will be his fifth, and his daughter’s first. More... From the front line to fashion: How a female army officer is transforming discarded military supplies into stylish tote bags No chopp

Artistic Prince Charles selects 130 of his own watercolours

Prince Charles has combined his love of the environment with his passion for painting and the results are available for all to enjoy on his public website. The exhibition of 130 watercolour paintings of the British and Scottish countryside has gone on display in a collection called Life in Pictures at Each painting was personally chosen for display by the Prince and the collection represents the largest public collection of his work ever seen in one place. Scroll down for video The collection includes many paintings of the Royal residencies like this one of Highgrove House which the Prince painted in 1999 Rufiji River from Mbuyuni Camp, Selous Game Reserve, in Tanzania, painted by Charles on an overseas tour to the country in 1997 Featuring scenes of the views from the Balmoral estate, paintings of the Royal residences such as Highgrove and Sandringham, as well as Scottish landscapes such as Lochnagar mountain, the paintings clearly reflect the His Hig

Woman who was so fat she could barely walk is running the London marathon

A woman who was so fat she could barely walk is running the London Marathon - after losing half of her body weight. At her largest Judi Heykoop weighed a huge 27st and was a dress size 32 through a teenage addiction to food which saw her consume 4,000 calories a day. Every day she ate on five bowls of cereal for breakfast, pizza and chips for lunch and a huge meal for dinner. Fighting fit: Judi Heykoop will be running in her first marathon when she takes part in Sunday's Virgin London Marathon after losing thirteen-and-a-half stone, half her body weight She would also snack on up to ten donuts a day - plus whatever else she could get her hands on. She was at her biggest by the age of 24 when doctors warned her life expectancy was 54 unless she did something drastic about her weight. More... Control pants you will want to show off: Triumph's stylish new shapewear range is practical AND pretty Have you ever seen a catwalk model looking like this? Model's bulging butto

Could this be the cure for obesity? Restaurant serves

Eating out can often be a dieter's nightmare with diners unable to control calorific content or portion sizes. But a new pop restaurant in London's Soho seems to have created an ingenious solution for foodies who want to watch their waistlines. The restaurant, Size Matters, which will be at the Sun & 13 Cantons pub in Soho for the next eight weeks, offers traditional British dishes from its 'size matters' menu in small, medium and large. Size matters: Burgers can be ordered in small, left, medium, centre, or large at the pop up restaurant The restaurant is run in collaboration with Piccadilly Circus' The Criterion Restaurant, with their head chef, Matthew Foxon, creating the food including mini British beef burgers and fish and chips. Starters, main courses, desserts and side dishes can all be ordered off the menu in various portion sizes. More... What's your excuse? 'I've had a bad day' and 'it's my birthday' are the main rea

Old King Coal is a bitter old soul: He gloated at Lady T's death

While his ex-wife led gleeful former miners as they burnt an effigy of Baroness Thatcher on the morning of her funeral, Arthur Scargill chose to disrespect her passing rather more succinctly. When an old trade union colleague relayed the momentous news to him via a text message that read: ‘Thatcher dead,’ the man she defeated in the catastrophic pit strike replied instantly, in capital letters: ‘SCARGILL ALIVE!’ Several days have passed since the former miners’ leader issued this gloating, two-word send-off. But such is his determination to avoid making a more sophisticated comment on his great ideological clash with Lady Thatcher — which has in many ways shaped the face of modern-day Britain — that he has remained in hiding. On Thursday, however, I finally caught up with the elusive Arthur. Scuttling into a tower block on London’s Euston Road, accompanied as ever by his austere personal assistant Nell Myers (who is not the only woman in his life, as we shall see), he was barely recog