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  • Escheatment of personal property

    11/10/2017 8:19:09 AM PST · by ProudFossil · 37 replies
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    My wife and I have an account with one of the large mutual fund companies. We were just informed that the state is getting ready to seize the account because it is considered abandoned. We have had the fund for about 12 years with the dividends and capital gains automatically deposited in our bank account. After calling the fund we were told that even though there have been approximately 150 automatic transactions on the account over the last 12 years they did not count as activity and so the state is preparing to seize the account. We were told we...
  • The documentary -- "Mully" is a must-watch: Remarkable story of Kenyan who saved 10,000 children

    09/27/2017 8:38:34 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Augusta Free Press ^ | 09/27/2017 | Rosa Whitaker
    Charles Mutua Mulli, one of the most interesting and inspirational people you’ve probably never heard of, woke up in his family’s hut in a tiny village in Kenya one morning in 1955 and discovered that his parents had taken his brother and fled. Charles had been abandoned. He was 6 years old. The tale of that child’s experiences over the ensuing 60 years is told in a compelling new documentary titled “Mully” (he later changed the spelling of his surname), directed by the actor/filmmaker Scott Haze. It is a rags-to-riches story of extraordinary dimensions – i.e., Mully literally went from...
  • VIDEO: Baby in critical condition after abandoned by father in North Bay parking lot

    07/25/2017 10:56:39 AM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    KRON4 ^ | July 25, 2017 | Julianne Herrera, KRON and KRON 4 Staff
    SUISUN CITY (KRON) — A baby, just 16-days-old, is in critical condition Tuesday morning after he was abandoned by his father Monday in the North Bay. 18-year-old Daniel Mitchell allegedly went shopping at a strip mall in Suisun City, dropped the infant off in the parking lot, and drove away. Employees at a barber shop noticed the baby boy after the car drove off, and contacted police.
  • Dakota Access protest camps cleared after $1.1 million federal cleanup; four more dogs rescued

    03/13/2017 6:20:06 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 20 replies
    Washington Times ^ | March 13, 2017 | Valerie Richardson
    Federal contractor hauls off 835 dumpsters of trash and debris from protest sites The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wrapped up its $1.1 million cleanup of the Dakota Access pipeline protest camps on federal land in North Dakota, hauling away 835 dumpsters of remaining trash and debris. The site, once occupied by thousands of environmental demonstrators, is now vacant. [Snip] Corps Capt. Ryan Hignight said a total of 8,170 cubic yards of debris was removed from the three camps — Sacred Stone, Oceti Sakowin and Rosebud - all within the flood plain on federally managed land. "In total, there were...
  • At 62, US special forces veteran battles against ISIS on lonely desert front

    11/04/2016 9:48:40 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 9 replies
    FOX ^ | November 04, 2016 | Benjamin Hall
    NORTHERN IRAQ – On the Western side of Mosul, lies a forgotten front crucial to choking off ISIS' lifeline to Syria. Fox News recently made the eight hour trip west from Mosul to the front outside the devastated city of Sinjar and found a small outpost where a handful of men hold off near-daily attacks from ISIS fighters. One soldier manning the post was David Shumock, a 62-year-old Floridian and former U.S. Air Forces pararescueman. The American fights side-by-side with the Kurdish Peshmerga, and serves as medic and trainer to his comrades, as well. Shumock has called the dusty, makeshift,...
  • A Drone Flies Through A Rotting, Abandoned $17.5 Million Vancouver Mansion; This Is What It Saw

    04/15/2016 5:59:08 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 31 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 4-15-16 | Tyler Durden
    So far, he’s filmed five properties in Point Grey and a few in the south Cambie area. Many of them sit behind blue fences, the telltale sign a backhoe is on its way. Fieldwalker said accessing the properties is simple: “We just go up to them and shoot.” In the following film posted to Fieldwalker’s Vimeo page, the viewer is brought inside a 3,430 square-foot Point Grey teardown on Drummond Drive, which last year sold for $17.5 million. The property’s overgrown lawn, mossy shingles, smashed windows and missing doors suggest it’s been many years since anyone called it home. It's...
  • The Abandoned Penn Hills Resort In Pennsylvania Is Eerily Elegant

    10/28/2015 7:20:16 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 11 replies
    onlyinyourstate.com ^ | october 27, 2015 | christi
    Everything that's coveted is eventually forgotten, and fancy resorts are no exception to this rule. Penn Hills Resort, located in the Poconos, was once the crowning glory of honeymoon destinations in the area, with commercials broadcast throughout Pennsylvania as well as in New York City and the entire Northeast. You might remember seeing these commercials; or maybe you once stayed at Penn Hills during its lifespan from 1944- 2009. Below, check out some amazing photographs of what Penn Hills now looks like, followed by a thorough video tour of the abandoned property.
  • Mother Sought After Newborn With Umbilical Cord Attached Found Alone in Stroller in South L.A.

    08/05/2015 10:38:16 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    KTLA ^ | Tracy Bloom and Mark Mester
    The baby — believe to be just 1 day old — was discovered in the Adams-Normandie neighborhood of South L.A. The area is about a half-mile north of the University of Southern California campus, and is close to St. Agnes Church, Vermont Avenue Elementary School and a Ralphs grocery store. The infant was transported to California Hospital Medical Center and remained hospitalized in stable condition early Wednesday. Police have described the child as either white or Hispanic. Investigators are still searching for his mother, whose identity continues to be a mystery
  • Mom, 26, is arrested 'after dumping her helpless baby daughter on the roadside at midnight...

    07/06/2015 9:13:55 AM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 6 July 2015 | Anneta Konstantinides For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Mom, 26, is arrested 'after dumping her helpless baby daughter on the roadside at midnight in a car-seat' A 26-year-old mother whose baby was found abandoned on the side of a Maryland road strapped in her car seat has been charged with child neglect and reckless endangerment, police said. Sandra McClary called police herself at 10am on Sunday to say the baby - who was discovered shortly before midnight on the 900 block of Druid Hill Avenue in Pasadena - was her daughter. McClary also claimed that the baby's father was supposed to have the infant and she...
  • Fetuses found dead, abandoned in driveway of residence just north of St. Peter's Catholic Church

    01/02/2015 7:02:06 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 9 replies
    Fallbrook Bonsall Village News in Temecula Valley ^ | Friday, January 2nd, 2015 Issue 01, Volume 19 | Debbie Ramsey
    Sheriff's Homicide responded to a call regarding the discovery of reportedly two fetuses who were found dead in the driveway of a home located on St. Peter's Way, just north of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Fallbrook. Emergency responders were called to the scene at approximately 2 p.m. today, Fri., January 2, after the discovery was made. A witness near the scene said the fetuses appeared to still be connected to a placenta.
  • Rally Attendees Leave Event After Obama Began Speaking (The Thrill is Gone)

    10/20/2014 5:09:49 AM PDT · by lbryce · 40 replies
    Washington Free eacon ^ | October 19, 2014 | Staff
    Many attendees of an Obama campaign rally headed for the exits shortly after the president began speaking Sunday evening. Speaking at campaign rally in Maryland for Democratic candidate for governor Anthony Brown, Obama either ignored or didn’t notice the movement of attendees out of the event. The White House pool report described the mass exodus as “unusual” and one reporter present tweeted it was “weird.” Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason tweeted that the steam of rally attendees leaving early was “noticeable and noisy.”
  • Short of votes, House abandons border bill at last minute

    07/31/2014 11:19:34 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 27 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/31/2014 | Susan Ferrechio
    The House abandoned efforts to pass a bill to deal with the surge in migrants on the southern U.S. border Thursday. House Republicans, who had authored a plan to spend $659 million on humanitarian aid as well as additional border security and judges, failed to garner enough support among their rank and file to come up with the 218 votes needed for passage. They plan to adjourn today until Sept. 8, which virtually guarantees no action on legislation until after the August recess. Republicans had to pass the bill entirely on their own because no Democrats were likely to support...
  • 'Ghost Ship' Lyubov Orlova - Abandoned Cruise Ship Filled w/ Cannibal Rats Headed for British Shore

    01/23/2014 7:11:09 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 66 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | January 23, 2014, | Stephen Rex Brown
    Abandoned cruise ship filled with cannibal rats headed for British shore The Lyubov Orlova has been detected off the coast of Scotland. Its only passengers are demented, disease-ridden rats feeding off each other. An abandoned cruise liner teeming with inbred cannibal rats is adrift in the Atlantic Ocean and possibly about to run aground on Britain’s coastline, according to a new report. The Lyubov Orlova has been drifting east from Canadian waters since last year. Newly detected beacons off the dilapidated vessel’s rescue boats indicate it is was recently off the west coast of Scotland, raising concerns it could run...
  • Watch this guy explore Detroit's abandoned Packard Plant on a dirt bike.

    01/21/2014 10:00:39 AM PST · by nascarnation · 47 replies
    Autoblog ^ | 1/20/2014 | J. Ramsey
    Packard gave up on its automotive plant in Detroit in 1956, but the 3,500,000-square-foot complex of reinforced concrete remains - if only as remains. It is perhaps just as famous for being ruins as it was when it built cars, still attracting plenty of attention from entrepreneurs, paintballers, vandals and urban spelunkers. Creative types love them some Packard Plant, too, evidenced by the short film produced by Cantini Pictures when they wanted to test out a homemade motorcycle and an aerial drone. The result is a few minutes of "motocross meets the monument." Check it out in the video below....
  • EXPLOSIVE REPORT: FORCES WERE AVAILABLE TO HELP AMERICANS UNDER ATTACK IN BENGHAZI

    04/29/2013 6:26:39 PM PDT · by crosslink · 315 replies
    The blaze ^ | 4-29-2013 | Jason Howerton
    The U.S. government had the ability to “react and respond” to the Benghazi terrorist attack and could have had forces on the ground before the second wave of the assault began, a special operator with knowledge of the response told Fox News in an exclusive interview. Due to the explosive nature of his allegations, the special ops member asked to remain anonymous. “I know for a fact that C 110 the UComm CIF was doing a training exercise, not in the region of northern Africa, but in Europe. And they had the ability to react and respond,” he told Fox...
  • Exclusive: Classified cable warned consulate couldn't withstand 'coordinated attack'

    10/31/2012 4:48:08 PM PDT · by tsowellfan · 17 replies
    The U.S. Mission in Benghazi convened an “emergency meeting” less than a month before the assault that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, because Al Qaeda had training camps in Benghazi and the consulate could not defend against a “coordinated attack,” according to a classified cable reviewed by Fox News. Summarizing an Aug. 15 emergency meeting convened by the U.S. Mission in Benghazi, the Aug. 16 cable marked “SECRET” said that the State Department’s senior security officer, also known as the RSO, did not believe the consulate could be protected...
  • The Neglect of France's Socialist Welfare State - Skeleton of French Man Found in Bed after 15 Years

    10/20/2012 11:29:18 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 14 replies
    Reuters (via Yahoo!) ^ | Fri, Oct 19, 2012 | Pierre Savary; Vicky Buffery
    LILLE, France (Reuters) - Police in France said on Friday they were trying to identify the skeleton of a man believed to have lain undiscovered in bed for more than 15 years. The body, found in an abandoned house in the northern city of Lille, is thought to be that of the elderly owner of the property, who lived alone and appeared to have no relatives. Police said they had found piles of unopened mail at the house dating back to 1996.
  • U.S. intelligence hurt when Libya base was abandoned

    10/13/2012 9:18:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10/14/12 | Mark Hosenball
    WASHINGTON - U.S. intelligence efforts in Libya have suffered a significant setback due to the abandonment and exposure of a facility in Benghazi, Libya identified by a newspaper as a "CIA base" following a congressional hearing this week, according to U.S. government sources.(Snip) The publication of satellite photos showing the site's location and layout have made it difficult, if not impossible, for intelligence agencies to reoccupy the site, according to government sources, speaking on condition of anonymity. The post had been a base for, among other things, collecting information on the proliferation of weaponry looted from Libyan government arsenals,
  • After 50 Years, Fire Still Burns Under Pennsylvania Town (Centralia, PA - Ghost Town)

    05/26/2012 9:18:07 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 34 replies
    Fort Wayne Journal Gazette ^ | May 25, 2012 | Michael Rubinkam
    After 50 years, fire still burns under Pa. town (A motorist in 2004 drives among the smoldering remains of land near Route 61 in Centralia, Pa. AP file photo) Fifty years ago Sunday, a fire at the town dump ignited an exposed coal seam, setting off a chain of events that eventually led to the demolition of nearly every building in Centralia — a whole community of 1,400 simply gone. All these decades later, the Centralia fire still burns. It also maintains its grip on the popular imagination, drawing visitors from around the world who come to gawk at twisted,...
  • Face of Defense: Captain Cares for Pets Left Behind

    03/17/2011 5:06:29 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies
    WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 – On Jan. 25, Egyptians began protesting against the government of then-President Hosni Mubarak. By Feb. 1, the U.S. State Department had ordered the departure of all nonemergency U.S. government personnel and their families from Egypt. After many Americans evacuated Egypt, their pets were left behind, but Army Capt. Eric Coulson helped to set up an impromptu pet kennel to care of the animals. Courtesy photo  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. But not all "members" of the families departed. The four-legged ones stayed behind. "A lot of people had pets that they really didn't have...