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  • I decided to repeat it 'cause I'm getting older ....

    06/15/2015 5:08:46 AM PDT · by knarf · 48 replies
    e-mail ^ | June 15, 2015 | knarf
    CONGRATULATIONS! You might want to share this with others who have had the luck to grow up as kids, before the lawyers and the government regulated our lives for our own good. And while you are at it, forward it to your kids so they will know how brave their parents were.
  • Football team plane found 50 years after crash in Chile

    02/08/2015 1:58:02 AM PST · by moose07 · 32 replies
    BBC ^ | 08.02.2015 | Tim Allman
    Mountaineers in Chile have discovered the wreckage of a plane that went missing more than 50 years ago. Twenty four people died when the aircraft disappeared in 1961 - among them eight players for what was then one of Chile's top football teams. VIDEO at site.
  • FOX NEWS NOW--trooper killer caught in PA

    10/30/2014 3:49:00 PM PDT · by Recovering Ex-hippie · 100 replies
    fox news tv
    Killer of trooper caught
  • Family Of Jahi McMath Petitioning Court to Have Her Declared “Alive”

    10/02/2014 8:16:22 PM PDT · by Tired of Taxes · 49 replies ^ | 10/2/14 | Wesley J. Smith
    According to the State of California, JahiMcMath has been dead since December 9, 2013, when she went into cardiac arrest after catastrophic side effects from throat surgery. Oakland Children’s Hospital doctors insisted she was brain dead, that is, she had experienced total brain failure. Under California law, brain death is dead. When the doctors stated their intention to remove the life support from Jahi, her mother sued. A brouhaha ensued. A judge appointed an independent physician from Stanford to examine the girl, and he too found she was dead. The judge declared her dead and the state of California issued...
  • Friend: Andy Kaufman Is Still Alive

    09/28/2014 10:09:08 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 35 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 28, 2014 | Larry Getlen
    Friend: Andy Kaufman is still alive Could faking his own death be Andy Kaufman's biggest joke yet? In 1980, legendary comedian Andy Kaufman and his writing partner, Bob Zmuda, wrote a script for a film called “The Tony Clifton Story,” based on a character of Kaufman’s. On Page 124, there is a block of dialogue intended for Kaufman to speak as himself, informing viewers of Clifton’s demise. Among the lines: “On June 12, 1980 . . . Tony Clifton, at the age of 45, died of cancer at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Hollywood, California.” Four years later, at age 35, Kaufman himself would,...
  • NAACP To Host “How To Stay Alive When Stopped By A Cop” Forum

    09/15/2014 7:33:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 51 replies
    CBS Atlanta ^ | 9/15/14 | Maria Boynton
    In the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the Atlanta NAACP will begin hosting forum. (snip) Atlanta NAACP President Dr. R.L. White says, “Most of the cops, are good cops but every once in a while one in a basket can spoil the whole thing.” And White says when young black males inadvertently run into one of those cops and they show any kind of temper, “the cop gets angry and thinks he has the right to shoot them or demean them in any way that he can.” White adding,
  • Clinic Closed While Animal Cruelty Investigation Continues (Fort Worth, TX)

    05/14/2014 10:36:29 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 9 replies ^ | 5-12-2014 | Frank Heinz
    The Fort Worth clinic at the center of an animal cruelty case has been closed while the veterinarian who allegedly kept animals alive to be used as suppliers for blood transfusions is investigated. The Camp Bowie Animal Clinic is closed to business amid an investigation into a charge of animal cruelty against the clinic's owner, Dr. Lou Tierce. Tierce has been accused of secretly keeping a dog diagnosed with a congenital birth defect alive for blood transfusions after assuring his owner's he would be euthanized. Overnight Saturday, NBC 5 learned all of the animals at the clinic were being transferred...
  • Amnesty is Alive and Well and Moving Forward

    10/06/2013 6:45:22 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 15 replies
    New Zeal ^ | 10-6-13 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    Lest you mistakenly thought that Amnesty had faded away, no it hasn’t. Marxists and illegal aliens across the US are still pushing it — hard. With the help of Progressives on both sides of the Aisle, from Nancy Pelosi on the Left to Paul Ryan on the Right: Thousands of supporters of an immigration overhaul held rallies on Saturday at more than 150 sites in 40 states, trying to pressure Congress, despite the partisan turmoil in Washington, to focus on passing a pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants here illegally. Hoping to display the wide reach of their movement,...
  • Gosnell lawyer: 'Ludicrous' to say a baby is alive just because it’s moving

    04/23/2013 5:56:47 PM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    Lifesite News ^ | 4/23/13 | Ben Johnson
    PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2013 ( – Kermit Gosnell's defense attorney argued today that it was “ludicrous” for an abortion clinic worker to believe a baby was alive simply because she saw it moving. Attorney Jack McMahon told the court Gosnell's former employee saw only a baby's final, involuntary movements, not any signs of life. “If we are going in this room to say a baby is born alive, because it moves one time without any other movement, that is ludicrous,” McMahon said. “This wasn’t a baby moving!” Lynda Williams said Gosnell told her the same thing – that the breathing...
  • Infant died five minutes after burial, autopsy shows (Muslim Dad: It's every parents right)

    07/18/2012 6:48:23 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 13 replies ^ | 7/18/12 | Owais Jafri
    MULTAN: The post-mortem report of a two-day-old girl has confirmed that she was buried alive and died five or more minutes later due to suffocation. The autopsy was conducted by Dr Muhammad Tariq and Dr Rubeena from the Kacha Khu rural health centre.The grave of the child had been dug on the orders of the Khanewal magistrate and civil judge Justice Rehman Elahi, with the permission of the victim’s mother and in the presence of the residents of the area and the police. The grave itself was identified by the infant’s father, who buried her alive last week claiming he...
  • Egypt funeral turns happy after dead man awakes

    05/12/2012 7:32:54 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 27 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 5/12/2012 | AP writer
    The funeral of a 28 year-old waiter in southern Egypt turned into a celebration when he woke up after being declared dead. Hospital officials had pronounced dead Hamdi Hafez al-Nubi, who came from the village of Naga al-Simman in the southern province of Luxor, after he suffered a heart attack while working. His family says grieving relatives took him home and, according to Islamic tradition, washed his body and prepared him for burial Friday evening. A doctor sent to sign the death certificate found it strange that his body was warm. At closer observation she discovered he was still alive.
  • Rita Hayworth Is Stayin' Alive (Video)

    04/11/2012 9:27:29 AM PDT · by murron · 47 replies
    You Tube ^ | October 20, 2010
    With all that's going on in the news today that's bringing us down, this should provide a nice break from that. Someone took a lot of time to edit this but watching it is well worth your time.
  • Shalit: I Was Told a Week Ago I Will Be Free

    10/18/2011 2:42:44 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/10/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedaliahu
    Gilad Shalit told Egyptian media he was told a week ago he would be freed. “I was happy to hear it, but I was suspicious,” he said. “I waited years, but I believed I would find myself free.” He said the first thing he wants to do when he gets home is to “be with my family and meet my friends and speak with them. “I want to tell people about my experience.” Despite his having been in captivity without communication with the outside world for more than five years, Egyptian media asked him difficult and loaded questions. Asked if...
  • Red Cross to Hamas: Prove Shalit is Alive!

    06/23/2011 10:43:43 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/6/11 | Hillel Fendel
    Marking the 5th anniversary of Gilad Shalit’s capture by Hamas, the International Red Cross (ICRC) has now, for the first time, called on Hamas to prove that he is still alive. Shalit was 19 when he was captured on June 25, 2006 by Hamas terrorists, only a few months after he began his three-year compulsory IDF service. He was serving at the time on Israel’s border with Gaza, when several terrorists tunneled under the border, killed two soldiers, and abducted Shalit into Gaza. His whereabouts have been unknown ever since. “Because no sign of life has been had from Shalit...
  • Survivor of 1972 Andes plane crash trusts Dallas firm to tell his tale in film

    10/20/2010 8:50:26 AM PDT · by DFG · 14 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 10/20/10 | Staff
    A week ago, the world watched Chilean miners resurface one by one from their hellacious entrapment. But few people understood the true measure of triumph over death as Nando Parrado did. You've probably heard of him, even if you don't recognize his name. On Friday, Oct. 13, 1972 – 38 years ago to the day from when the first Chilean miner was rescued – a charter plane carrying Parrado, his mother, his younger sister and his rugby teammates from Uruguay slammed into the middle of the Andes Mountains east of Chile.
  • Anti-Israel Hatred on Facebook Alive and Well

    09/05/2010 3:40:04 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    inn ^ | 9/5/10 | Chana Ya'ar
    Anti-Israel racist hate groups are mushrooming on the Facebook social networking Internet website, with few controls being exerted to stem what is threatening to eventually become a possible riptide sponsored by and catering to anti-Semites and Muslims. At present there are nearly 200 such pages, with hundreds of thousands of members declaring their support in foul language for the trend. One of the most recent, a group entitled “F—k Israel” (expletive deleted –ed.) – self-categorized as a “Local Business” has been allowed to remain despite at least four complaints filed against it by Facebook members who say they find it...
  • Paralysed man blinked to stay alive as life support machine was about to be turned off

    07/14/2010 9:05:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    the daily mail ^ | 7/14/10 | David Derbyshire and Andrew Levy
    It is a decision no parent ever wants to make. But as the Rudd family watched their 43-year-old son lying paralysed and comatose on a life support machine, they came to a terrible conclusion. Recalling a conversation where Richard told them he wouldn't want to be trapped in a useless body, his relatives agreed it was time to let him go. Yet even as the Rudd family mentally prepared to say goodbye, his doctor made a startling discovery. Despite his devastating spinal injuries, Richard Rudd was still able to blink his eyes in response to simple questions.
  • Missing 11-Year-Old Girl Found Alive After Days In Woods-(Nadia Bloom)

    04/13/2010 6:59:26 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 50 replies · 2,038+ views
    WFTV ^ | 4-13-2010 | George Spencer
    Posted: 9:24 am EDT April 13, 2010 Updated: 9:49 am EDT April 13, 2010 SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. -- Missing 11-year-old Nadia Bloom was found alive Tuesday morning in woods by a church member volunteering with the search.

    02/02/2010 7:26:29 PM PST · by Ken4TA · 18 replies · 313+ views
    Dec. 2009 | Kenneth Fortier
    Many, if not most Christians think or believe that the saints of both the Old and New Testaments are alive in some place between death and resurrection. But is that what Jesus and His apostles taught? Let’s find out! In Matthew 22:31–32 we read of Jesus saying: “But about the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what God said to you, ‘I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?’ (Ex. 3:6) He is not the God of the dead but of the living.” Luke records Jesus’ response this way: “But in...
  • CNN planning life after Larry (Hilarious Quote Inside)

    09/28/2009 9:07:47 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 74 replies · 2,641+ views
    Larry King's contract with CNN is set to expire in 18 months -- and the cable network's chiefs are busy lining up his successor in case he retires. King, 75, has been interviewing celebrities since 1985. Sources say CNN's first choice to succeed him would be Ryan Seacrest -- but his massive deal with "American Idol" makes him too expensive. Other contenders are CBS anchor Katie Couric, CNN "video wall guy" John King and Joy Behar, who is launching her own interview show on CNN's Headline News.
  • IT has already started.... Michael Jackson may be alive !!!!

    06/30/2009 8:43:12 AM PDT · by OL Hickory · 21 replies · 1,995+ views
    Michael Jackson Sightings ^ | recently | unknown
    Michael Jackson is Alive !!!! The man who died June 25 looked like him, spoke like him and in fact doubled for him many times when Michael did not want to be seen. But it was not Michael. Michael is alive and well and happier than ever. The plot was 10 years in the making but it had to be done. Michael could not go on hampered with past debt , law suits , contracts etc. The Buisness Entity known as Michael Jackson had to die. to free Michael the artist to go on living..
  • Jackson may be 'worth more dead than alive'

    06/26/2009 4:01:51 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 40 replies · 934+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/26/09 | Ryan Nakashima and Michael Liedtke - ap
    LOS ANGELES – Michael Jackson spent the last years of his life buried in debt. But the King of Pop's death is likely to yield a financial bonanza more lucrative than any comeback tour ever could, as fans snap up his music and memorabilia ... "Quite frankly, he may be worth more dead than alive," said Jerry Reisman, general counsel for the Hit Factory, a recording studio where Jackson produced his best-selling album "Thriller." Jackson's death at age 50 leaves a multitude of questions about a financial empire that included his own music, as well a 50 percent stake in...
  • Face of Defense: Soldier Counts Being Alive, in Uniform Among Blessings

    09/19/2008 4:31:01 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 95+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | Jason L. Austin
    HEIDELBERG, Germany, Sept. 19, 2008 – Though he’s never regretted joining the Army, a soldier here said, his decision never felt more right than when he faced the greatest challenge of his life: battling cancer. It’s been almost nine years since Army doctors found a grapefruit-sized tumor growing in Sgt. 1st Class James Jordan’s chest. He was 33 then and stationed in South Korea. Today, Jordan has survived two bouts with cancer and is planning a long career before retiring from the Army. "I love the Army," said Jordan, a senior paralegal for the Europe Regional Medical Command judge advocate...
  • Obama's 10 reasons for supporting infanticide

    09/07/2008 4:19:12 PM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 35 replies · 365+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | January 16, 2008 | Jill Stanek
    Obama's 10 reasons for supporting infanticide Posted: January 16, 2008 1:00 am Eastern By Jill Stanek © 2008 I was intimately involved in the five-year process to pass the Illinois Born Alive Infant Protection Act, testifying before committees twice that then-state Sen. Barack Obama sat on. Following are 10 excuses Obama has given through the years for voting "present" and "no" on the Illinois Born Alive Infant Protection Act, or BAIPA. 10. Babies who survive abortions are not protected by the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution. Obama, the sole opponent ever to speak against BAIPA, stated on the Illinois...
  • 5 buried alive 'tradition' - Pakistani pol

    09/01/2008 7:42:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies · 229+ views
    ny daily news ^ | 9-1-08 | ap
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A Pakistani lawmaker defended a decision by northwestern tribesmen to bury five women alive because they wanted to choose their own husbands, telling stunned members of Parliament to spare him their outrage. "These are centuries-old traditions, and I will continue to defend them," Israr Ullah Zehri, who represents Baluchistan province, told The Associated Press Saturday. "Only those who indulge in immoral acts should be afraid." The women, three of whom were teenagers, were first shot and then thrown into a ditch. They were still breathing as mud was shoveled over their bodies, according to media reports, which...
  • Obama opposed Induced Infants Liability Act (Illinois’ Born Alive Infant Protection Act)

    08/24/2008 10:44:56 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 5 replies · 1,143+ views
    The Husaria: For Our Freedom and Yours ^ | 8/24/08 | Winged Hussar 1683
    The page contains a GRAPHIC cartoon of Barack Obama smashing a baby's head against a wall (which is why I am not actually posting the cartoon here--people who might find such an image upsetting, even in a cartoon, don't have to see it). The cartoon is similar to the kind that was used during the World Wars to portray the enemy as woman-raping and/or baby-killing monsters, e.g. Imperial Germany as a fanged gorilla carrying a half-naked woman over his shoulder. In politics, of course, such a cartoon must convey the absolute truth if it is not to be written off...
  • Thompson tries to stay alive in Iowa

    12/21/2007 2:51:39 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies · 44+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 12/21/07 | Libby Quaid - ap
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Actor-politician Fred Thompson is making an eleventh-hour push to convince Iowa voters he is the only real conservative in the presidential race, contrasting his ideas and record on immigration and abortion with those of his leading rivals. His job isn't getting any easier. Thompson suffered a stinging setback Thursday, when conservative Rep. Tom Tancredo dropped out of the presidential running and endorsed another rival, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. Tancredo, a Colorado congressman, is a hero to many voters who are furious at illegal immigration in this country, and a lot of them are Iowa caucus...
  • Top Enlisted Member Says He’s Alive Because Someone ‘Checked It’

    12/03/2007 3:45:25 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 50+ views
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2007 – On a cold, rainy Christmas morning in 2004 in Iraq, a small group of soldiers huddled before a patrol. The first sergeant introduced the group to a new way to steer out of a spin if a Humvee were to start sliding into a canal. The patrol would be passing canals. If a driver were to steer incorrectly, the vehicle would overturn and drown those trapped inside, the first sergeant said. Steer correctly, the Humvee would not turn over, and everyone lives. Before pulling out that morning, the first sergeant checked again with each driver,...
  • Kidnapped Israeli Troops 'Alive'

    07/15/2007 3:05:58 PM PDT · by blam · 11 replies · 566+ views
    BBC ^ | 7-15-2007
    Kidnapped Israeli troops 'alive' The troops were kidnapped during a Hezbollah incursion into Israel France's foreign minister says he has heard that two Israeli soldiers seized in a Hezbollah raid over the Lebanese border last year are still alive. Bernard Kouchner said he understood they were alive from talking to parties attending a conference near Paris. Rival Lebanese groups, including Hezbollah, were in France for talks on the country's political crisis. The capture of Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev led to a war with Israel in which more than 1,300 people died. Mr Kouchner said he had raised the fate...
  • 'Stillborn' baby comes alive [shocked her grieving parents when she started moving]

    05/21/2007 7:20:30 AM PDT · by bedolido · 6 replies · 1,144+ views
    new24 ^ | 5-21-2007 | Staff Writer
    Kuala Lumpur - A baby girl declared stillborn by a Malaysian hospital shocked her grieving parents when she started moving as they prepared to bury her, a report said on Monday. The father, Azmi Masiron, said he and other mourners in a village in northern Kedah state noticed a tiny movement from the baby as she lay on a funeral shroud, shortly after being declared dead on Sunday. "When my father-in-law placed the baby on the burial shroud, she suddenly moved, shocking about 200 villagers who had gathered for the funeral," Azmi was quoted saying by the New Straits Times....
  • Outgoing Commander Says U.S. Commitment Will Live On in Afghanistan

    01/21/2007 3:23:22 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 187+ views
    KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2007 – The outgoing commander of Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan said the United States is committed to NATO’s success in Afghanistan and will remain the single largest contributor of troops to the mission. Army Gen. John Abizaid, left, presents Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry with the Defense Distinguished Service Medal Jan. 21 in Kabul, Afghanistan, for his service as commander of Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan since May 2005. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher DeWitt  '(Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. “The U.S. is a member of NATO. NATO’s success is the U.S.’s success, which is...
  • Bin Laden 'alive, in Afghanistan'

    09/27/2006 6:55:34 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 79 replies · 2,335+ views ^ | 28 September 2006
    AL-QAEDA leader Osama bin Laden, reported last week to have died, is alive and hiding in Afghanistan, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said in an interview published in The Times today. "It's not a hunch,'' Musharraf said. Afghanistan's eastern "Kunar province borders on Bajaur Agency. We know there are some pockets of al-Qaida in Bajaur Agency. We have set a good intelligence organisation. We have moved some army elements. We did strike them twice there. We located and killed a number of them there.'' Pakistan's military ruler also suggested links between bin Laden and Afghan warlord and former Afghan prime minister...
  • Venezuelan news reports then retracts death of Castro.

    07/11/2006 2:18:59 PM PDT · by tdewey10 · 90 replies · 5,237+ views
    Reported in the minute-by-minute sidebar on El nacional (Venezualan Newspaper) Internacionales Agencia internacional desmintió información de supuesta muerte de Fidel Castro La agencia internacional de noticias EFE desmintió haber divulgado información relacionada con la supuesta muerte del presidente de Cuba Fidel Castro. En horas de la mañana una emisora de noticias venezolana dijo citando a la agencia que el mandatario había fallecido. Es por ello, que EFE informó que en ningún momento ha difundido ese hecho. La agencia dijo haber presentado su reclamo a la emisora que reconoció publicamente su error. **** google translate. International agency denied information of supposed...
  • Personnel Recovery Agency Works to Bring All Americans Home Alive

    05/10/2006 8:48:37 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 316+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 10, 2006 – Every day, officials at the Joint Personnel Recovery Agency track the status of efforts to find 20 Americans believed to still be alive but "isolated" outside the United States. In personnel recovery terminology, isolated personnel are U.S. servicemembers, Defense Department civilians, or contractors separated from their unit who are or may be in a situation where they must survive, evade, resist or escape, a specialist in these "SERE" techniques said here yesterday. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Shawn E. Cross, a SERE specialist at the Joint Personnel Recovery Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va., described his unit's...
  • Kennewick woman found alive in California landfill

    04/19/2006 7:45:38 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 38 replies · 1,872+ views
    A Kennewick woman was pulled alive from a northern California landfill after she reportedly was carjacked and kidnapped while driving to work. Rebecca Huston, 32, was last heard from last Wednesday evening. Friends and family began searching for her after she failed to show up for work at a veterinary clinic in Richland. A landfill employee at the Ukiah Transfer Station in Ukiah, Calif., about 100 miles north of San Francisco on Highway 101, saw Huston's feet sticking out from a garbage pile Tuesday morning. Huston spent Tuesday night at a hospital where she was treated for a cut head,...
  • Labor of love: Father keeps memory alive through museum (TISSUE ALERT)

    04/06/2006 4:44:53 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 713+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Cpl. Jonathan Agg
    MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. (April 6, 2006) -- Greg Medina awoke in the early morning hours of Nov. 12, 2004, with an intense, shooting pain in his side. Clutching the ache, Medina was unable to cry out; he could hardly breathe. After several agonizing minutes the pain subsided, but was replaced with a haunting sense that he had lost his son, Lance Cpl. Brian Medina, an infantryman then serving with B Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Marine Division in Fallujah, Iraq. Medina went to his job as usual that morning at the construction site of the new Social...
  • Illinois Students Keep Valentine's Day Tradition Alive

    02/14/2006 5:13:41 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 372+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Feb 14, 2006 | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2006 – Leading up to Valentine's Day, a group of sixth graders from Chicago crafted valentines for veterans and servicemembers as a part of a longstanding tradition. Sixty-five sixth graders from Chicago International Charter School's Bucktown campus joined Illinois Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn Jan. 31 for the kickoff of the 2006 Valentines for Vets and Soldiers" program. Quinn, back center, and the students' teacher, Robert Lane, back right, joined the students for a group photo. Debi Rickert, founder of Operation Support Our Troops Illinois chapter, bottom left, lent her support to the project as well. Courtesy...
  • WA: Car condensation keeps trapped woman alive (88 year-old woman, trapped for 6 days)

    01/12/2006 9:03:29 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 531+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/12/06 | AP
    VANCOUVER, Wash. - An 88-year-old woman, trapped in her car for six days after driving off the road on the way home from the grocery store, sustained herself by wiping condensation off the windshield with a towel and sucking the moisture, her son says. Mary Lillian Anderson was in satisfactory condition Thursday at Southwest Washington Medical Center. She was rescued Wednesday by a delivery truck driver who noticed the car stuck in blackberry bushes just off Interstate 5 and peered inside. He says he was braced for the sight of a body. "She was sitting right there, staring back at...
  • Anger, Sorrow as Relatives are Told Only One US Miner Survived Blast (West Virginia)

    01/04/2006 8:43:05 AM PST · by beyond the sea · 78 replies · 1,667+ views
    NetscapeNews ^ | 1/04/06 | unknown
    TALLMANSVILLE, United States (AFP) - Relatives of 13 coal miners trapped for nearly two days underground reacted in anger and sorrow after hearing that only one had survived, and not 12, as had erroneously been announced earlier. Families keeping vigil at a church had broken into hymns when they heard that the 12 men had survived. Three hours later, their jubilation turned into grief when they were told the miners were dead. "The initial report from the rescue teams from the command center indicated multiple survivors, but that information proved to be a miscommunication," International Coal Group (ICG) president and...
  • 12 Miner FOUND\! All Alive!

    01/03/2006 8:59:19 PM PST · by Baby Driver · 52 replies · 2,989+ views
    Baby Driver
    MSNBC announced all 12 miners found alive!
  • Cheaper Than Mink Or Sable - Fur Coats Made From Dogs That Were Skinned Alive

    12/17/2005 6:07:46 PM PST · by blam · 105 replies · 2,724+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 12-18-2005 | Katy Duke/Elizabeth Day
    Cheaper than mink or sable - fur coats made from dogs that were skinned alive By Katy Duke and Elizabeth Day (Filed: 18/12/2005) It looks like the must-have item in every glamorous woman's winter wardrobe: a sleek, black fur coat dripping with opulence. But despite the seductive appearance, the coat is not mink or sable. Instead, it has been manufactured from dog fur - possibly from an animal that was drugged and skinned alive to preserve the fur's freshness. Heather Mills-McCartney with a rug made from cats' pelts Similar coats are selling rapidly in fashion boutiques across Europe. An undercover...
  • Skiing Photographer Dies in Andean Fall

    10/27/2005 10:08:45 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 887+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 10/27/05 | AP
    REDMOND, Wash. - A professional skiing photographer attempting to document the harsh Argentine terrain where plane crash survivors once resorted to cannibalism died in a 4,500-foot fall, his family said. Carl Warren Skoog, 46, fell from the remote southern face of 22,210-foot Mount Mercedario in the Andes on Oct. 17 while working with a longtime ski partner, Rene Crawshaw. "It wasn't extremely dangerous. He just fell somehow, and he just couldn't get his ice pick in to stop him," said Crawshaw, who needed more than a day to trek out of the remote area to get aid. The pair had...
  • Security alive in rural Iraq thanks to Marietta Marine's team

    08/17/2005 5:27:35 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 282+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Aug 17, 2005 | Cpl. Mike Escobar
    SAQLAWIYAH, Iraq (August 17, 2005) -- Although hundreds of insurgents were killed during last year’s offensive in Fallujah, those who survived fled the ruined city to blend back into the Iraqi civilian populace living in the surrounding communities. Nine months later, the ongoing task of searching for these insurgents falls to young men like Marietta, Ga. native Clinton Fort. Currently a 20-year-old lance corporal, this infantryman assists 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment and Iraqi Security Forces in rebuilding the city’s infrastructure and keeping its streets safe. Since mid-April, Fort’s company and ISF personnel have operated from a makeshift base inside...
  • Thousands March To 'Keep Vote Alive" (Jackson, Rangle, Pelosi & assorted leftists - CAPTION TIME)

    08/07/2005 8:27:58 AM PDT · by Libloather · 47 replies · 1,171+ views
    WSBTV ^ | 8/06/05
    Thousands March To 'Keep Vote Alive" Jackson Leads March To Celebrate, Protect Voting Rights POSTED: 1:40 p.m. EDT August 6, 2005 ATLANTA -- An estimated 100,000 people from all over the U.S. jammed downtown Atlanta and marched with Rev. Jesse Jackson to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act -- and to urge Congress to renew the historic piece of legislation. The march began about an hour late at the Russell Federal Building, partly because of the large number of dignitaries taking part in the event. Politicians from Atlanta mayor Shirley Franklin to U.S. Reps. Charles Rangel (D-NY)...

    07/16/2005 6:08:35 PM PDT · by Quix · 79 replies · 1,188+ views
    THE MOST STARTLING DEVELOPMENT IN WORLD HISTORY Tuesday, May 24, 2005 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1:00 a.m. Eastern Writer's note: You may have more trouble with this column than with anything you have ever read. I can't say I blame you. It took me a lot of research time before I fully accepted the now-well-attested fact that God has been bringing hundreds of people back from the dead in recent years. By Jim Rutz -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- © 2005 As I was leaving New Delhi in 2003, I called an Indian friend, Rodrick Gilbert, who leads a network of house churches with 26,000 former...
  • Jon Bon Jovi Still Recalls Million Faces, Rocking All

    06/17/2005 7:51:40 AM PDT · by The Therapist · 331+ views
    The Therapist ^ | june 17, 2005 | The Therapist
    Trenton, NJ—Singer/songwriter Jon Bon Jovi, of the group Bon Jovi, says he can “still recall” the million faces he’s seen, all of which he has “rocked.” “It’s all the same,” he said. “only the names have changed.” Bon Jovi says this phenomenon happens "everyday", but that it seems they’re “wasting . . .
  • Girl, 8, Found Buried Alive in Trash Bin

    05/23/2005 1:32:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 48 replies · 1,890+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | May 23, 2005 | JILL BARTON, Associated Press Writer
    LAKE WORTH, Fla. - An 8-year-old girl who was raped and buried alive told a friend she remembers her attacker towering over her before she passed out, then awoke seven hours later beneath a pile of rocks and concrete blocks when she heard the voices of rescuers. The girl, who had been staying overnight at her godmother's house, was reported missing early Sunday. She was hospitalized in good condition Monday and a teenage boy who also had been staying at the home was arrested. Authorities said he confessed. "She said the last thing she remembers is that he looked over...
  • Indians charged for burying children alive

    04/14/2005 6:55:48 AM PDT · by bedolido · 22 replies · 746+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 04/13/2005 | staff writer
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian police have charged 80 people for burying children alive in an ancient Hindu ceremony known as "the festival of pits". The ceremony, in which children -- some less than a year old -- are buried alive briefly and then dug up, happened on Monday in southern Tamil Nadu state, The Asian Age reported on Thursday. Authorities have been trying for years to stop it and people found guilty face up to three years in jail and or a fine of 5000 rupees (60.7 pounds). Every two years, parents who have vowed to bury their first-born...
  • John Paul II:Won in the East,Lost in the West -Where were all these people when the pope was alive?

    04/08/2005 6:14:44 AM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 11 replies · 1,200+ views
    WSJ editorial ^ | 4-8-05 | DANIEL HENNINGER
    What are we to make of what has happened in the days since John Paul II died? The news outlets of American television have spent uncounted hours on the deceased leader of the Catholic Church. It explains why so many of us never quite throw our televisions onto the sidewalk. It is because when moments that matter arrive, they can do this. This is the medium's long-form potential--rarely used out of belief that the viewers' mosquito-sized attention span makes deep treatment of any subject verboten. Notwithstanding some spitballs, the coverage of the 263rd pope since Peter has been almost universally...
  • Per Fox News: Official Vatican announcement The Pope is still alive

    04/01/2005 10:46:07 AM PST · by crushelits · 20 replies · 2,546+ views
    crushelits | April 1, 2005 | crushelits
    The Pope still alive