Man rents his home on Airbnb, returns to find orgy

Man rents his home on Airbnb, returns to find orgy

March 17 (UPI) -- A New York comedian who thought he was renting his apartment to a family through Airbnb came home to find an orgy.
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Police officer fired in teen groping

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Los Angeles, Chicago in Olympic contest

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Aryan Brotherhood 3 get life terms

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U.S. vets don't like Bush being in Hanoi

NORTH HILLS, Calif., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Some Vietnam veterans in the Los Angeles area say they are confused and hurt by President Bush's visit to Hanoi for the Asia-Pacific economic summit.
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David Carter
President Carter, his wife Rosalynn and son Chip walk toward the White House on December 16, 1979, on their return from Camp David. Carter told reporters on his return “it would be gratifying” to see the Iranians release some of the hostages by Christmas (UPI Photo/Darryl Heikes/Files).

Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer were an American folk duo who released three albums from 1998 to 2001, as well as additional material released after Dave Carter's death. The duo consisted of Dave Carter (songwriter, vocals, banjo, guitar, organ) and Tracy Grammer, (producer, vocals, violin, mandolin, guitar).

Their work dealt with a number of themes, particularly Buddhist theology, Arthurian legend (and mythic themes in general), and the American west, often juxtaposed together in one song. In 2002, shortly before his death, Dave spoke of the duo's "ever-burgeoning goddess repertoire" as another lyric theme . One example of his admixture of themes may be found in the closing lines of "Happytown," the first track from the album, Tanglewood Tree:

Their first album, When I Go, was actually released as a Dave Carter album "with Tracy Grammer" and Carter sang the lead vocals on all but one of the tracks, "Kate and the Ghost of Lost Love," which was a duet. Produced by the duo, the album was recorded in Grammer's kitchen. Their second album, Tanglewood Tree, featured a more even split of singing duties, and was the first to actually be labeled as a Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer album. The album was described by Carter in an interview as "the world's first Buddhist country album." Their third album (the last released before Carter's death), Drum Hat Buddha, maintained an even split between the two on lead vocals. This album met with considerable critical success, and the pair was considered by prominent reviewers to be one of the most promising new folk acts then active . In 2002, they toured the United States with folk legend Joan Baez, who described Carter's lyric writing as "a kind of genius"

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