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  • Man attempts to gouge eye of Calif. officer

    Man attempts to gouge eye of Calif. officer SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — A 33-year-old homeless man was arrested near Depot Park Wednesday after allegedly trying to gouge out the eye of a Santa Cruz police officer. The attack, a Santa Cruz police spokesman said, is part of a larger trend locally and nationally in the past year toward increased physical confrontations between the public and police. Robert Craig. (Santa Cruz Police Department Image) Police spotted Robert Craig standing in the Pacific Avenue and Center Street roundabout at about 1:40 p.m. and disturbing traffic, said Santa Cruz police Lt. Bernie...
  • Elderly man attacked with his own oxygen supply then carjacked by protesters in Ferguson

    11/26/2014 4:19:08 PM PST · by Teotwawki · 58 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | November 26, 2014 | David McCormack
    An elderly man was run over after two people stole his car in Ferguson during Monday night’s disturbances. The aftermath of the incident was captured by a St. Louis news crew and shows the chaotic scene in the parking lot of Faraci Pizza. The victim is shown lying face down on the pavement with his oxygen tank beside him.
  • Horse-Drawn Carriage Drivers Robbed in Downtown St. Louis

    09/05/2014 2:04:28 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 37 replies
    CBS St Louis ^ | 09/02/14 | Kevin Killeen
    Teenaged boys on bicycles rob two female drivers of horse-drawn carriages downtown. It happened Sunday around 9 p.m. at two separate locations – one near Broadway and Kiener Plaza, another at Broadway and Washington.
  • New Security Breach at Metcalf Substation, Site of 2013 Sniper Attack

    08/29/2014 7:58:53 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 10 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Aug 28, 2014 | Scott Pham and Cheryl Hurd
    New Security Breach at Metcalf Substation, Site of 2013 Sniper Attack By Scott Pham and Cheryl Hurd More than a year after a major sniper attack at an electrical substation near San Jose, a new security breach has PG&E asking the public for help. Cheryl Hurd reports. Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 • Updated at 7:27 AM PDT More than a year after a major sniper attack at an electrical substation near San Jose, a new security breach has PG&E asking the public for help. PG&E officials said burglars stole construction equipment from the Metcalf Substation. The security breach happened at...
  • The Rest of the Story: Palestinian Teens Attacked Police w/ Knives Before YouTubed Beating (Video)

    07/06/2014 1:46:31 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/6/14 | Jim Hoft
    Images broadcast on Palestinian television this weekend appeared to show Israeli police beating and kicking a teenager. The victim, Tariq Abu Khdeir, is reportedly a US citizen who was hurling rocks with a slingshot at police. Khdeir goes to school in Florida. The edited footage was released by the Palestinians and widely reported around the world.
  • White family stalked, pummeled by black mob

    05/15/2014 11:10:26 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 57 replies
    WND ^ | 5/15/2014 | WND
    A family of eight, “just enjoying their Mother’s Day weekend in Savannah,” were savagely attacked by an unknown number of blacks in the Georgia city, that left several family members injured, including a 6-year-old girl who was “punched in the stomach.” A report from WTOC-TV said the attack on eight members of a family visiting from Atlanta happened in downtown Savannah on Saturday night.
  • Syrian Official: If Damascus is Attacked, Tel Aviv Will Burn

    08/27/2013 7:47:20 PM PDT · by Lera · 34 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/28/2013 | Elad Benari
    A senior official in the Syrian army warned the United States and its partners on Tuesday that waging a full-scale war on Syria would be reciprocated with an immediate attack on Tel Aviv. "If Damascus comes under attack, Tel Aviv will be targeted too and a full-scale war against Syria will actually issue a license for attacking Israel," the Syrian army source told the Iranian Fars news agency. "Rest assured that if Syria is attacked, Israel will also be set on fire and such an attack will, in turn, engage Syria's neighbors," he added. The source also warned the U.S....
  • Afghanistan presidential palace attacked in Kabul

    06/24/2013 9:08:20 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    bbc ^ | 6/25/13 | staff
    More than half a dozen explosions were heard as they clashed with security personnel at the palace's eastern gate, the defence ministry and a CIA station. The police said all of the attackers were killed. The Taliban said they carried out the assault. The incident comes days after President Hamid Karzai raised objections about US-backed peace talks with the Taliban. He said the High Peace Council, the government body set up to lead peace efforts, would not take part unless the process was "Afghan-led". News conference The attack near the presidential palace, in the central district of Shash Darak, began...
  • Injuries As French Embassy Attacked In Libya

    04/22/2013 11:25:08 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 18 replies
    Sky News ^ | Tuesday 23 April 2013
    The French embassy in Libya has been attacked and two guards have been injured. The attack took place in the country's capital, Tripoli. "There was an attack on the embassy. We think it was a booby-trapped car," the official told Reuters. "There was a lot of damage and there are two guards wounded." A Libyan source said the blast caused serious damage to the building.
  • Wolf attacks trapper on snowmachine near Tok ( Alaska )

    12/18/2012 7:28:17 PM PST · by george76 · 97 replies
    News-Miner ^ | Dec 17, 2012 | Tim Mowry
    FAIRBANKS — A wolf attacked a Tok trapper on his snowmachine last week about 30 miles off the Taylor Highway, biting through the man’s parka and three layers of clothing to put a 3-inch gash on his arm. Lance Grangaard, 30, said he was “putting along” on his Ski-Doo Tundra on Thursday afternoon, coming down a frozen creek, when he saw the wolf out of the corner of his eye. “I turned in time to stick my arm up,” said Grangaard, who was trapping with his father, Danny, in a remote area off the Taylor Highway known as Ketchumstuk. “A...
  • Rabbi Attacked by Soccer Fans in Vienna

    09/01/2012 11:56:44 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    INN ^ | 9/1/12 | staff
    A rabbi was attacked over the weekend in Vienna, Austria, by local soccer fans. According to local media reports, the fans, who were on their way to a game, met Rabbi Schlomo Hoffmeister and screamed at him, “Move, Jew - Jews out, Heil Hitler.” According to the rabbi, they also saluted with the Nazi salute. Rabbi Hoffmeister claimed that police officers standing nearby refused to intervene. When he asked for their help, they reportedly replied, “It’s just soccer.” Local police later said they will investigate the claims and will work to catch both the police officers and the fans who...
  • Businessman attacked for anti-Obama sign

    08/09/2012 10:10:21 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/10/2012 | Greta VanSusteren
    August 9, 2012 Businessman attacked for anti-Obama sign Computer store owner takes offense to president's 'you didn't build that' comments and gets slapped
  • Mark Levin: President Has Attacked the Supreme Court

    April 4, 2012 Mark Levin: President has attacked the Supreme Court Author and radio host on Obama's controversial remarks
  • Two police officers attacked during Occupy SF march

    11/13/2011 1:52:39 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Kron4.com ^ | 11/13/11 | Michael Whitney
    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) -- Two police officers were attacked with sharp objects by protestors in an Occupy San Francisco march this afternoon, police said. Protestors were marching in the area of Embarcadero and Broadway around 3:30 p.m. today when the attacks occurred, according to police. Officers accompanying the march were attempting to prevent demonstrators from taking over the middle of the intersection, where Muni light rail lines are located. Police say a woman emerged from the crowd and attacked one of the officers with what was described as an exacto blade attached to a pen or pencil like object. She...
  • America Attacked...Images (Caution: disturbing recordings)

    09/11/2011 4:28:18 PM PDT · by Outlaw Woman · 14 replies
    http://attacked911.tripod.com/ ^ | 09/11/2011 | Various
    This clip was made within days of the Attack on US. Forgive me as I do not have the author's name, but this compilation expresses the sentiments right after. Original recordings of that day are forever documented in this video/recording. We will NEVER Forget. We KNOW the enemy! (Thank you for your leadership President Bush! God Bless you.) http://attacked911.tripod.com/
  • Cairo Mob Attacked CNN: 'They Were Animals

    09/11/2011 8:19:11 AM PDT · by Nachum · 83 replies
    INM ^ | 9/11/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    CNN journalists described the Friday mob that attacked them during the riot at the Israeli embassy as “animals.” One other journalist was called a spy and almost was raped. The worldwide news site reported a scene that brought back ugly memories of the gang rape of CBS reporter Lara Logan earlier this year during the Arab spring uprising against the Mubarak regime. CNN reported that one person in the mob on Friday called Dina Amer, a woman member of another American crew, “a spy.” A CNN producer who is an Egyptian approached to rescue the woman from the rioters, but...
  • Robert Ford attacked in Syria (VIDEO)

    08/29/2011 5:47:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Foreignpolicy.com ^ | 8/29/11 | Josh Rogin
    A video has emerged of U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford being assaulted by a pro-regime demonstrator on the streets of Damascus last week. The assault took place before Ford's unapproved trip to the city of Jassem on Aug 23. Ford was present at a gathering of demonstrators who support the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad outside the Cham Palace Hotel in Damascus when one demonstrator ran up to Ford and tried to wrap him in a poster that featured Assad's face. Ford's security intervened quickly and rushed Ford to his car. The incident was then replayed in a...
  • Jay Carney vs. Jay Carney: Attacked Bush's 2001 'Heartland Tour,' Defends Obama's 2011 Midwest

    08/11/2011 3:05:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 8/11/11 | Alex Fitzsimmons
    Jay Carney, meet Jay Carney.In 2001, the then-Time magazine reporter wrote a snarky piece criticizing President George W. Bush's month-long vacation that was billed as a "Home to the Heartland" tour. But almost exactly 10 years later Carney, now the Obama White House's press secretary, is defending President Barack Obama's Midwest job-creation tour and vacation at Martha's Vineyard."I don't think Americans out there would begrudge that notion that the President would spend some time with his family," claimed Carney at a recent press briefing.But that's exactly what he, as a private citizen working for Time,
  • Documents Show Obama White House Attacked, Excluded Fox News Channel

    07/14/2011 9:32:51 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 14, 2011
    White House Emails Detail anti Fox Bias inside Obama White House: “I’m putting some dead fish in the fox cubby -- just cause” “[FNC Anchor] Bret Baier…is a lunatic” Washington, DC -- July 14, 2011Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered documents from the Obama Department of Treasury showing that the Obama administration, contrary to its repeated denials, attempted to exclude the Fox News Channel (FNC) from a round of interviews with Treasury’s “Executive Pay Czar” Kenneth Feinberg. The documents, which include email exchanges within the Department of the...
  • Man With Obama Sign Attacked In San Francisco

    04/05/2011 3:47:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 54 replies
    CBS ^ | 4/5/11 | BCN
    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) – A man who set up a table with political literature and a sign supporting President Obama was attacked in San Francisco’s North Panhandle neighborhood on Monday morning, a police captain said Tuesday. The attack happened at about 11:30 a.m. Monday in the 1200 block of Fell Street, where the victim, a 29-year-old Daly City man, had set up his table, said Capt. Denis O’Leary of the Police Department’s Park Station. A man and woman approached the victim, tore one of the signs and shook the table, causing the political literature to fall to the ground. The...
  • 20 NATO oil tankers on fire in Pakistan

    01/15/2011 4:15:04 AM PST · by Cardhu · 10 replies
    PressTV ^ | January 15th 2011 | Agencies
    A group of unidentified gunmen in southwestern Pakistan have set ablaze 20 NATO tankers carrying oil to US-led soldiers stationed in war-hit Afghanistan. According to some witnesses, unidentified armed men on Friday night opened live ammunition on tankers at a time when the drivers were inside a roadside restaurant near Dera Murad Jamali in Balochistan province in southwestern Pakistan, a Press TV correspondent reported on Saturday. There were no reports of casualties in the incident, but witnesses said the flames of fire spread to a nearby restaurant and a shop. The assailants were seen fleeing the area in their cars,...
  • Marine Home From Iraq War, Wife Allegedly Assaulted Outside Florida Theater by Teen Mob

    12/30/2010 6:22:47 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 69 replies · 38+ views
    Fox News ^ | December 29, 2010 | Cristina Corbin
    Marine Home From Iraq War, Wife Allegedly Assaulted Outside Florida Theater by Teen Mob By Cristina Corbin Published December 29, 2010 | FoxNews.com He made it home from the Iraq war just in time for Christmas. She was looking forward to a night out with her husband after so much time apart. But a group of teenagers had other plans for Federico and Kalyn Freire, who were assaulted outside a Florida movie theater after asking the teens to be quiet during a movie on Christmas Day. Federico Freire, a 28-year-old Marine, and Kalyn Freire were attacked after the couple attended...
  • Taliban attack Nato bases in Afghanistan's Khost area

    08/28/2010 1:31:54 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 7 replies
    BBC ^ | August 28th 2010 | Staff
    Taliban insurgents have attacked two coalition bases in eastern Afghanistan, Nato forces say. Coalition forces repelled both attacks, killing 13 militants and capturing others, the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) said. The coalition suffered some casualties as a result of the fighting in Khost province, south-east of Kabul. The Taliban said about 30 fighters, including suicide bombers, were involved in the two separate assaults. Continue reading the main story Taliban ConflictCivilian toll shows Nato dilemma Q&A: Fighting the Taliban Who are the Taliban? Challenges for Afghan forces The attacks on Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khost province and nearby...
  • Afghan Schoolgirls Attacked with Poison Gas

    08/26/2010 9:44:21 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 25 replies
    AllVoices ^ | 8/25/10
    Girl attacked in 2008 acid throwing, determined to get education. Family in danger from relatives of acid throwers. Afghan girls attending the Totia Girls School in Kabul were attacked with an unidentified poisonous gas. The spokesman for the education ministry, Asif Nang, said that it was part of a series of attacks against schoolgirls. "We were in our classroom when I smelt a bad smell. Our teacher walked outside the class to find out whether the smell is just in our classroom or everywhere at school," Farida, a 12-year-old schoolgirl being treated at the local hospital, said. "When she found...
  • Man who killed tourist and attacked his family freed for 'good behaviour' (Scotland)

    THE release of a notorious killer who shot dead a German tourist and then savagely attacked his family has been criticised by MSPs as another example of "soft-touch Scotland". James Boyce, 70, is to be freed after serving 17 years for killing Thomas Boedeker, even after being told that he would be locked up for at least 20. The brutal murder and Boyce's savage attack on the victim's family stunned the quiet community of Cairnryan, near Stranraer.
  • Israelis, 22 and 18, attacked in Berlin

    06/28/2010 1:57:41 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies · 1+ views
    jpost.com ^ | 6/28/10 | BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
    A Berlin police spokesman told the Jerusalem Post on Monday that two young Israelis were violently attacked in a Berlin disco because of their nationality. The spokesman said the attack prompted the police to issue a statement terming the attack as “anti-Semitic.” According to statements from two male Israelis aged 18 and 22, a Palestinian man was responsible for the assault. He asked the 22-year-old Israeli about his nationality, who replied that he is a citizen of Israel.
  • Netanyahu: Israel's legitimacy is being attacked

    06/23/2010 1:12:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    haaretz ^ | 6/23/10 | Jonathan Lis and Haaretz Service
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday called on human rights activists who participate in Gaza-bound flotillas to sail to Tehran instead, where he says real human rights violations exist. "I call on all human rights activists in the world - go to Tehran, that's where there is a human rights violation," said Netanyahu during his meeting with the Austrian Chancellor, Werner Faymann, in which he discussed Israel's ease of the Gaza blockade and flotillas planning on breaching Israel's Gaza blockade.
  • German synagogue attacked by arsonists

    05/17/2010 1:29:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies · 374+ views
    jpost.com ^ | 5/17/10 | BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
    BERLIN - A synagogue in the German city of Worms was attacked by arsonists on Monday. The attackers left a note linking their torching of the synagogue with the Israel-Palestinian conflict, according to a report in the regional paper Wiesebadner Kurier. German police found eight copies of a note written in “awkward” German, claiming responsibility for setting the place blaze. “So long as you do not give the Palestinians peace, we are not going to give you peace,” stated the note.
  • Video: Swedish artist who drew Mohammed as a dog attacked at lecture

    05/11/2010 1:30:20 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 28 replies · 1,256+ views
    HotAir ^ | May 11, 2010 | Allahpundit
    Via Michael Moynihan at Reason. Remember Lars Vilks? A few years ago he decided to draw Mohammed as a pooch and has been dodging killers ever since, from garden variety Islamist nuts like “Jihad Jane” all the way up to the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq. Funny thing, though: Not only wasn’t he intimidated, he practically dared the mujahedeen to come and get him, letting CNN cameras film his home and even booby-trapping the place in case the soldiers of Allah paid him an unexpected visit. Quote: Vilks has faced numerous death threats over the controversial cartoon, but said...
  • St. Paul woman attacked boyfriend with liquor bottle, police say

    04/03/2010 8:17:49 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 14 replies · 411+ views
    pioneer press ^ | 4-3-10 | richard chin
    A 29-year-old St. Paul woman has been charged with two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon: a bottle of Hot Damn cinnamon schnapps. According to a criminal complaint filed Friday in Ramsey County District Court, Shaunna Rae Maldacker smashed the liquor bottle over her boyfriend's head and then cut him on the arms with the broken bottle early Thursday. Details of the incident come from the criminal complaint: The boyfriend told police that the two were arguing at a residence in the 1200 block of West Seventh Street in St. Paul. The boyfriend said that when Maldacker tried to...
  • Toronto: Jewish Students Attacked

    02/04/2010 7:59:01 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies · 359+ views
    INN ^ | 2/4/10 | Gil Ronen
    (IsraelNN.com) Two Jewish students at Toronto's York University were assaulted on Monday during pro-Israel activity. Eyewitness Tyler Golden, Co-President of Hasbara Fellowships at York University, told the Shalom Life website: “Hasbara was tabling for Gilad Shalit. We run a campaign called Free Palestinians from Hamas. It was a very peaceful day and we had permission from the university to table. At around 4 o’clock, several known anti-Israel faces on campus came to start questioning us and debate with us.”
  • Video Of Pope Attack

    12/25/2009 2:19:55 PM PST · by Jihadi Du Jour · 3 replies · 355+ views
    Examiner.com ^ | 12/25/2009 | Joseph Speranzella SFO
    Thank God it was not a serious incident... had there been a weapon...one hates to think of such things...See the video here...
  • Jewish Center attacked in Venezuela

    02/27/2009 1:29:12 PM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies · 347+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 2/27/09 | ap
    Assailants threw an explosive at a Jewish community center on Thursday, but nobody was hurt in the blast - the second assault against Venezuela's Jewish community this year. Jewish community center attacked in Venezuela Abraham Garzon, president of the Jewish Community Center, told the local Globovision television news channel that a small explosive resembling a pipe-bomb was lobbed at the building in Caracas before dawn on Thursday. The explosion damaged the doors to the center. "It seems there are people in the country dedicated to sowing terrorism," Garzon said. No one claimed responsibility for the attack, which immediately reignited fears...
  • Army Unit Attacked near Gaza Security Fence

    01/27/2009 10:03:28 AM PST · by Nachum · 1 replies · 226+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | 1-27-09 | staff
    (IsraelNN.com) Terrorists in Gaza set off an explosive device they had planted along the Gaza security fence as an Israel army vehicle patrolled near Kissufim, shortly after 8 am on Tuesday. The terrorists also fired a number of rocket-propelled grenades at Israel. The army responded with machine-gun and tank fire. No Israeli casualties were reported. Gaza sources report one dead, apparently a farmer, in an exchange of fire between soldiers and terrorists. Two explosions were heard in Gaza City. The attack represents the first violation of the cease-fire announced by Gaza terrorists since Israel withdrew its forces last week, at...
  • When wife is attacked, husband becomes hero

    10/28/2008 3:17:27 PM PDT · by pasr · 31 replies · 2,016+ views
    SF Gate ^ | 10-27-08 | Chip Johnson
    He was up against a determined Berkeley resident who would chase him down, becoming a neighborhood hero and a symbol of neighborhood vigilance as the city deals with a surge in street crime It was his wife, and she was in distress. Here's what happened, according to the Furlongs and police: A man and woman smiled and passed by the 43-year-old mother as she opened the trunk of her car. The man, identified as Davidson, 19, of Bakersfield, apparently doubled back and struck Myra Furlong in the head before spraying mace into her eyes. He quickly walked to the driver's...
  • I Need Your Help to Validate a Story (Vanity)

    10/28/2008 2:58:08 PM PDT · by CitizenM · 32 replies · 878+ views
    10/28/08 | Self
    If anyone can, please help me. I have some friends in Pittsburgh who are both liberal and conservative. We had been chatting about the woman there who said she was attacked and a "B" etched into her face. One particularly liberal friend is now saying that the McCain people PRESSURED the news media there to run the story about the woman. She has said this after I sent her the original article, and then sent the report that it was a hoax. I even commented how these "hoaxes" hurt us all, of both parties. But this woman INSISTS that now,...
  • Woman Attacked At ATM, Assailant Carves Letter Into Her Face

    10/23/2008 2:54:47 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies · 994+ views
    thepittsburghchannel.com ^ | 10-23-08 | staff
    PITTSBURGH -- A 20-year-old woman who was robbed at an ATM in Bloomfield was also maimed by her attacker, police said. Pittsburgh police spokeswoman Diane Richard tells Channel 4 Action News that the victim was robbed at knifepoint on Wednesday night outside of a Citizens Bank near Liberty Avenue and Pearl Street just before 9 p.m. Richard said the robber took $60 from the woman, then became angry when he saw a McCain bumper sticker on the victim's car. The attacker then punched and kicked the victim, before using the knife to scratch the letter "B" into her face, Richard...
  • Two delegations attacked by protesters(RNC)

    09/02/2008 7:42:22 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 26 replies · 311+ views
    pioneer press ^ | 9-2-08 | bob shaw tom webb
    Protesters harassed two state delegations in St. Paul to attend the Republican National Convention Monday. Someone threw a rock through the window as delegates from Alabama rode their bus to the Xcel Energy Center, where RNC events took place. And masked protesters confronted and harassed the Connecticut delegation — several of them were spat upon, roughed up and doused with a mixture of water and bleach.
  • Woman injured in fox attack (then shot by husband)

    07/26/2008 10:46:23 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 38 replies · 444+ views
    Gainesville Sun ^ | 7/25/08 | Lise Fisher
    A Levy County man accidentally shot his wife Friday morning when he tried to fend off a fox that had attacked the woman, deputies reported. The animal was killed and will be tested for rabies due to its unusual behavior, said Levy County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Evan Sullivan. Test results won’t be available until next week, but authorities are advising anyone who comes in contact with a wild animal exhibiting strange behavior to leave it alone and contact law enforcement. Officers were called to an accidental shooting in the 3000 block of SE 18th Ave. in the Morriston area...
  • Coalition Forces Attacked During Humanitarian Mission

    06/04/2008 6:24:32 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 81+ views
    WASHINGTON, June 4, 2008 – Coalition forces killed more than a dozen insurgents who attacked them during a humanitarian-assistance mission yesterday near Putay, in Afghanistan’s Helmand province. While approaching the town, a vehicle in the convoy struck a roadside bomb. Coalition forces immediately began vehicle-recovery operations, but the convoy was ambushed by insurgents using small-arms fire. During the fight, another coalition vehicle struck a mine. Insurgents entered homes in an attempt to use them as fighting positions, causing residents to flee. Coalition forces then ensured no women or children were in the area before using precision air strikes against the...
  • Postal workers attacked by wild turkeys

    04/07/2008 6:10:18 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 84 replies · 135+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/7/08 | AP
    MADISON, Wis. - Rather than rain or snow, or even dogs, postal workers in a West Side neighborhood near Owen Conservation Park are being pestered by wild turkeys this spring. Mara Wilhite, manager of the Hilldale Station Post Office, said she expected to deal with all manner of issues when she went to work for the U.S. Post Office. But that was not one of them. "Just when you thought you'd heard it all," she said. About five to 10 of the birds have been pecking at the postal workers as they make their rounds, and some of the birds...
  • 'I thought I was going to die' ( bear attack )

    12/02/2007 9:24:01 AM PST · by george76 · 63 replies · 258+ views
    JUNEAU EMPIRE ^ | December 2, 2007 | KIM MARQUIS
    Juneau man recounts Friday morning bear attack on Admiralty Island . A "crack" in the brush. A split second to turn and see the bear. Another second to click the gun's safety off. That's all the time Dr. John Raster had before the brown bear attacked him. "I screamed and fired a shot into the air," he said. "It was already on me and the gun was still pretty much slung around my shoulder. He bit me and started scratching me and pushed me down into the water." The Juneau doctor had been walking alone Friday morning along a stretch...
  • Hillary Backed Israel’s Syria Attack

    09/28/2007 6:33:29 PM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 12 replies · 60+ views
    NewsMax ^ | September 28, 2007 | Staff
    Hillary Clinton said she strongly supported Israel’s reported air strike on a suspected nuclear facility in Syria. During a presidential debate on NBC Wednesday night, the Democratic hopeful said: “What we think we know is that with North Korean help, financial and technical and material, the Syrians apparently were putting together, and perhaps over some period of years, a nuclear facility, and the Israelis took it out. I strongly support that.”
  • Shop Attacked 200 Times In 10 Years (UK)

    07/17/2007 7:29:14 PM PDT · by blam · 14 replies · 568+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-18-2007 | John Steele
    Shop attacked 200 times in 10 years By John Steele Last Updated: 2:53am BST 18/07/2007 More than half of offenders not taken to court A corner shop run by an Asian couple has been attacked 200 times in the past decade by thieves and robbers using guns, knives and CS spray. The owners of the K&S corner shop, in east London, have been threatened, assaulted and racially abused by thugs and feel let down by police. They fear they may be killed. Suresh Kumar: threatened with guns, knives and CS gas Leaders of the organisation representing small businesses believe the...
  • Iranian official says Iran will strike U.S., Israel if attacked

    04/26/2007 8:35:05 AM PDT · by bedolido · 33 replies · 1,090+ views
    haaretz.com ^ | 4-26-2007 | staff writer
    Iran will strike U.S. interests around the world and Israel if attacked over its disputed nuclear program, a senior official was quoted on Thursday by the official IRNA news agency as saying. "Nowhere would be safe for America with (Iran's) long-range missiles ... we can fire tens of thousands of missiles every day," said Mohammad Baqer Zolghadr, the deputy interior minister in security affairs. 'With long-range missiles Iran can also threaten Israel as America's ally.' Iran says its Shahab-3 missile with a range of 1,250 miles (2,000 km) is capable of hitting Israel and U.S. bases in the Gulf. From...
  • French Jews Attacked After HaPoel Tel Aviv Beats French Team

    11/26/2006 12:26:17 PM PST · by Nachum · 35 replies · 1,431+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | Nov 26, '06 | Ezra HaLevi
    A Jewish fan of the HaPoel Tel Aviv soccer team was attacked by French fans in Paris Thursday, resulting in a police shooting that left one dead and one injured. The incident took place at 11 PM at a McDonald’s restaurant near Paris’s Parc des Princes stadium following Tel Aviv’s 4-2 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in a UEFA Cup match. Paris fans attacked four French Jewish fans after members of the mob identified them as “Jews”. The Jews fled in different directions and a mob formed chasing after one of them, Yaniv Hazout. A plain-clothes policeman tossed tear gas grenades...
  • video Seventh Grader 'Attacked' By Deer

    10/23/2006 4:31:13 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 3 replies · 537+ views
    http://us.video.aol.com ^ | 10 23 06 | us.video.aol.com
    Kevin Cox tried to run away from the deer, only to become a "human salt lick." (Oct. 23) http://us.video.aol.com/video.index.adp?mode=2&guideContext=65.73&pmmsid=1747750
  • Musharraf Nuclear Claims Attacked

    10/02/2006 4:04:14 PM PDT · by blam · 1 replies · 301+ views
    BBC ^ | 10-2-2006 | Gordon Corera
    Musharraf nuclear claims attacked By Gordon Corera Security correspondent, BBC News Dr Khan's confessions sparked worldwide concern The daughter of disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist AQ Khan has criticised claims made by President Pervez Musharraf in his autobiography. In her first statement since her father's arrest in 2004, Dina Khan said she wanted to set the record straight. She said suggestions that her father asked her to go public on Pakistan's nuclear secrets were "ludicrous". Dr Khan was put under house arrest after admitting passing nuclear secrets to Iran, North Korea and Libya. Pakistan's cloistered scientist In his book, President Musharraf...
  • Coalition Forces in Ramadi Attacked From Mosque

    08/25/2006 1:59:59 PM PDT · by SandRat · 38 replies · 849+ views
    RAMADI, Iraq, Aug. 25, 2006 – Coalition forces were attacked today from the Al Qadir Al Kilami mosque in Ramadi, Iraq, military officials here reported. The attack at about 12:30 p.m. included small-arms and machine-gun fire, rocket-propelled grenades, hand grenades and a makeshift bomb, officials said. Coalition forces returned fire in self-defense using escalation-of-force procedures, officials said, and finally fired several main gun rounds from M1 tanks into the mosque to defeat the attackers. The mosque’s dome and minaret were heavily damaged. A coalition soldier was wounded in the attack, but later returned to duty. Officials said no assessment was...
  • Medevac Helo Attacked During Rescue of Afghan Child

    08/03/2006 4:30:27 PM PDT · by SandRat · 11 replies · 309+ views
    WASHINGTON, August 3, 2006 – A U.S. medical evacuation helicopter carrying an injured Afghan child came under attack with small-arms fire Aug. 1 in Afghanistan’s Zabul province, U.S. military officials said. The incident happened just days after media reports indicated Taliban leaders were urging followers to target U.S. and coalition medical personnel and clergy, officials said. Army Col. Michael Rose, Task Force Falcon and 10th Combat Aviation Brigade commander, called the attack a senseless and cowardly act. “This crew risked their lives to save this little girl, and the Taliban response to that was to try to shoot down an...