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  • Amy Schumer hospitalized for kidney infection (Barf!)

    04/27/2018 3:37:55 PM PDT · by nickedknack · 61 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 27, 2018 | Lindsey Kupfer
    Amy Schumer is recovering after being hospitalized for five days with a “horrible” kidney infection. The “I Feel Pretty” star was supposed to fly to London for the opening of her new movie, but announced in the post that her doctors wouldn’t let her travel.
  • T-Mobile Port Out Scam Alert

    02/08/2018 12:05:59 PM PST · by vespa300 · 15 replies
    KIRO 7 News ^ | February 8, 2018 | Linzi Sheldon
    The Better Business Bureau has issued a nationwide alert as a scam stealing thousands of dollars from T-Mobile customers expands.
  • 38 Minute Delay--State EMA Got Permission from FEMA Before Retracting False Alarm (Hawaii)

    01/15/2018 10:47:51 AM PST · by aimhigh · 34 replies
    Hawai'i Free Press ^ | 01/13/2018 | Hawai'i Free Press
    Excerpt: 8:30 a.m. – Governor posts cancellation notification to his Facebook page. 8:45 a.m. – After getting authorization from FEMA Integral Public Alert and Warning System, HIEMA issued a “Civil Emergency Message” remotely. (Why is this time-consuming authorization needed? NOTE: The UH System was able to correct its cell phone false alarm ten minutes after sending it.-- Editor) The following action was executed by the Emergency Alert System (EAS): 1. EAS message over Local TV/Radio Audio Broadcast & Television Crawler Banner. “False Alarm. There is no missile threat to Hawaii.” “False Alarm. There is no missile threat or danger to...
  • U.S. Ready To Put 'Nuclear Bombers On 24-hour Alert' For First Time Since Cold War

    10/23/2017 5:15:18 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 36 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 10/23/17 | Abigail Miller
    US Air Force is prepping nuclear-armed bombers to be on 24-hour alert Armed B-52s will be parked at Barksdale Air Force for the first time since 1991Weapons will be ready to take off at a moment's notice if they get the command  The United States Air Force will put its ageing fleet of nuclear-capable B-52 bombers on 24-hour alert for the first time since the end of the Cold War, according to its chief of staff.  Amid rising tensions with North Korea and a resurgent Putin-led Russia, General David Goldfein told Defense One that the strategic bomber force will be...
  • Sonoma County officials opted not to send mass alert on deadly fire

    10/12/2017 2:29:05 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    S F Chronicle ^ | Joaquin Palomino and Kimberly Veklerov October 12, 2017 | Joaquin Palomino and Kimberly Veklerov October 12, 2017
    In the early hours of the blaze, officials at the Sonoma County Fire and Emergency Services Department discussed sending something similar to an Amber Alert to cell phones in the area, but chose not to since it would have gone to tens of thousands of people not in immediate danger. The type of warning, called a Wireless Emergency Alert, can only target phones in large geographic areas, according to Sonoma County Fire and Emergency Services Coordinator Zachary Hamill, who made the decision not to send the wireless alert together with the county’s emergency manager, Christopher Helgren. “If I had done...
  • Longtime Trump aide Keith Schiller tells people he intends to leave

    09/01/2017 3:40:45 PM PDT · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 39 replies
    Convoluted New Network ^ | 9-1-2017 | CNN staff
    President Donald Trump's longtime aide and current director of Oval Office operations Keith Schiller has told people he intends to leave the White House, three sources familiar with the decision told CNN. Schiller has told associates within the last two weeks that he plans to leave the White House at the end of September or in early October, the sources said. Schiller has told people his primary reason for leaving was financial, the sources said. Schiller earns a $165,000 annual salary at the White House -- a downgrade from his annual earnings before he followed Trump to the White House....
  • Ex-commander: Nukes on high alert are vulnerable to error

    04/30/2015 11:39:50 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr. 30, 2015 3:36 AM EDT | Robert Burns
    A former commander of U.S. nuclear forces is leading a call for taking U.S. and Russian nuclear missiles off high alert, arguing that keeping them less ready for prompt launch would reduce the risk of miscalculation in a crisis. It also could keep a possible cyberattack from starting a nuclear war, he said, although neither Washington nor Moscow appears interested in negotiating an agreement to end the practice of keeping nuclear missiles on high alert. Retired Gen. James Cartwright said in an interview that “de-alerting” nuclear arsenals could foil cyber intruders by reducing the chance of firing a weapon in...
  • Chinese bombers on high alert over North Korean situation

    04/21/2017 6:56:05 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies
    Irish Times ^ | Apr. 21, 2017 | Clifford Coonan
    Chinese bombers on high alert over North Korean situation US defence official tells CNN aircraft being brought full readiness Clifford Coonan in Beijing China’s air force has put its land-attack, cruise-missile-capable bombers “on high alert” in response to a potential situation in North Korea, a US defence official has been quoted as saying. The moves to bring an extraordinary number of Chinese military aircraft to full readiness were part of an effort to “reduce the time to react to a North Korea contingency,” the defence official told CNN. The remarks come amid ongoing tensions on the Korean peninsula. President Donald...
  • (CNN Yuck) US official: With eye on North Korea, China puts bombers on 'high alert'

    04/20/2017 10:45:52 AM PDT · by johnk · 10 replies
    www.cnn.com ^ | Updated 12:23 PM ET, Thu April 20, 2017 | By Ryan Browne
    Washington (CNN): The US is seeing evidence that the Chinese military is preparing for a potential North Korea contingency, a US defense official told CNN Thursday. Chinese air force land-attack, cruise-missile-capable bombers were put "on high alert" on Wednesday, the official said, adding that the US has also seen an extraordinary number of Chinese military aircraft being brought up to full readiness through intensified maintenance. The official said that these recent steps by the Chinese are assessed as part of an effort to "reduce the time to react to a North Korea contingency." Such a contingency could include the risk...
  • China Puts Country On 'NATIONWIDE ALERT:' Scrambles 25,000 More Troops to North Korea Border

    04/12/2017 6:34:47 PM PDT · by drewh · 155 replies
    UK Express and United Press International ^ | one minute ago | Charlie Bayless
    CHINA has scrambled another 25,000 troops to be militarised along the North Korean border as the country is put on ‘nationwide alert’ amid heightened tensions between the hermit state and the West, according to reports. All five regions military regions from China have been ordered by Beijing to maintain readiness for the possibility of conflict along their border with Kim Jong-un’s kingdom, according to UPI. China’s armoured and mechanised infantry brigades in the Shandong, Zhejiang and Yunnan provinces have been given the go-ahead.The troops being deployed from China to the Korean peninsula are from the 47th group army of the...
  • Sources: U.S. intel warning of possible al Qaeda attacks in U.S. Monday

    11/04/2016 12:56:44 PM PDT · by Bayou City · 18 replies
    CBS News ^ | November 4, 2016, 6:20 AM
    NEW YORK -- CBS News has learned about a potential terror threat for the day before the election. Sources told CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton that U.S. intelligence has alerted joint terrorism task forces that al Qaeda could be planning attacks in three states for Monday.
  • Upcoming IPAWS National Test (Emergency Alert System Wednesday, September 28 2:20pmEDT)

    09/19/2016 11:06:40 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 28 replies
    FEMA & FCC ^ | 09/19/2016 | Fema C. Amp
    Upcoming IPAWS National Test IPAWS will hold a national test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 2:20pm EDT.
  • Remember the Sikhs

    06/12/2016 12:39:44 PM PDT · by Ketill Frostbeard · 38 replies
    6/12/16 | Ketill
    I contacted my local Sikh temple to tell them that online conservatives are aware that Sikhs are often very concerned at times like this, that we try to educate and inform and are with them. I hope you do, too. Pardon the vanity, please.
  • Obama For the Supreme Court

    05/10/2016 6:34:20 AM PDT · by Jim Noble · 47 replies
    The Boston Blobe ^ | May 10, 2016 | HDS Greenway
    BY NOW it is clear that Merrick Garland, President Obama’s nomination to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Antonin Scalia’s death, is not going anywhere. But if Hillary Clinton wins the White House, Senate Republicans may make a desperate about-face during the lame-duck session to lock in the moderate Garland before the arrival of Clinton and a possibly more left-leaning candidate. By then, however, it will be too late. Sorry, Judge Garland, but what Clinton should do if she wins is make clear that her choice will be none other than Barack Obama, a former professor of constitutional law,...
  • LIVE: Asteroid “B2Bomber” approaches close to Earth (webcast to begin at 12am EST)

    03/09/2016 11:57:40 AM PST · by Dave346 · 31 replies
    Youtube ^ | Scheduled for Mar 10, 2016 | Ruptly TV
    The “Near Earth Asteroid” discovered in 2013, which was called 2013 TX68 before being renamed to “B2Bomber,” will make its close approach to Earth on March 10. Slooh will broadcast the asteroid’s approach from Canary Islands Observatory. The event will be followed by discussions by Slooh Astronomer, Eric Edelman, and scientist Dr. Mark Boslough, an expert on planetary science and global catastrophes. The experts are unable to pin down the asteroid’s orbit, though it is suggested that it may pass as close as 11,000 miles, maybe even colliding with Earth in September 2017. Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv Contact: cd@ruptly.tv Twitter:...
  • Man legally changes his name to Bacon Double Cheeseburger

    02/23/2016 3:51:53 PM PST · by twister881 · 62 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | February, 23, 2016 | Fox News
    <p>A British man decided to legally change his name to Bacon Double Cheeseburger as a show of his undying love of the sandwich.</p> <p>Sam Smith, 33, told the U.K.’s Standard that the, “Bacon Double Cheeseburger was pretty much the first thing that came up,” after a night of drinking with his buddies who convinced him to do go ahead with the stunt.</p>
  • Russian troops put on high alert as part of massive drills

    02/08/2016 11:30:34 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    cns ^ | 02/08/2016 | ap
    Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that military units were put on combat alert early Monday, marking the launch of the exercise that involves troops of the Southern Military District. The district includes troops stationed in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, as well as forces in the North Caucasus and southwestern regions near the border with Ukraine. ... According to Shoigu, who spoke at a meeting with the top military brass, the war games would include redeployment of air force units to advance air bases and bombing runs at shooting ranges. The maneuvers will...
  • Geneva still on high alert over terror probe

    12/11/2015 5:37:39 AM PST · by csvset · 2 replies
    The Local ^ | 11 Dec 2015
    Geneva remained on high alert Friday as police carried out further searches in the western Swiss city for several suspected jihadists believed to have links to the Islamic State (IS) group, officials said. Americans in Switzerland advised to be 'vigilant' (11 Dec 15)Bern officials launch Geneva terror probe (10 Dec 15)Geneva police hunt for jihadist terror suspects (10 Dec 15)French 'search homes of Geneva mosque imams' (26 Nov 15) Geneva, which borders France and is home to the UN's European headquarters, ratcheted up its security Thursday after receiving information from the Swiss government about suspicious individuals in the area. The...
  • Free Republic Malware Alerts

    10/27/2015 2:23:14 PM PDT · by 2harddrive · 54 replies
    Vanity
    Do you all get full-page orange MALWARE ALERTS from Google when you try to post on the Free Republic? Could it be an attempt to strangle FR?
  • France's Eiffel Tower shut amid security alert

    09/20/2015 10:55:23 AM PDT · by traumer · 21 replies
    France's famous Eiffel Tower, one of the world's most visited attractions, was closed after a man carrying a rucksack was seen climbing the tower. The alarm was quickly raised early on Sunday and the area was evacuated while anti-terror police carried out a search of the iconic landmark. Police said that so far they have been unable to find the man. France is on the highest state of alert following a spate of terror attacks this year. The Eiffel Tower, which receives as many as 30,000 daily visitors, has been the target of plots by Islamist extremists in the past....