Dog on the Run

12:35 PM -- Today's BBC News has yet another of those "Daft Yanks" stories in which it so much delights:

    A dog that inherited $12m (£5.8m) from late New York hotelier Leona Helmsley is in hiding after it was targeted by death threats, US media say.

    Trouble, a white Maltese that belonged to the billionaire until her death in August, was flown by private jet to Florida, the New York Post reported.

    It says the tiny bitch was whisked away under an assumed name after receiving about 20 threats.
(She checked into her hotel under the name "Muffin.")

    Trouble is said to have earned a number of enemies due to its habit of biting.
Not unlike her late, lamented mistress...

— Larry, Attack Monkey, Light Reading

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