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  • Israel says seized Gaza-bound rocket shipment from Iran

    03/05/2014 6:38:31 AM PST · by don-o · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | March 5, 2014 | Dan Williams
    (Reuters) - The Israeli navy seized a ship in the Red Sea on Wednesday that was carrying dozens of advanced Iranian-supplied rockets made in Syria and intended for Palestinian guerrillas in the Gaza Strip, the military said. The disclosure came as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in the United States to press his case for tougher international action against Iran over its disputed nuclear program and support for Islamist guerrilla groups. The Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel Klos C was boarded in international waters without resistance from its 17-strong crew in a "complex, covert operation", military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Lerner told...
  • ‘Israeli officials confirm Syria airstrike that hit Hezbollah-bound weapons’

    05/04/2013 7:56:55 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 43 replies
    timesofisrael ^ | May 4, 2013, 11:35 am | By AP and Times of Israel staff
    Israeli officials on Saturday reportedly confirmed the Israeli Air Force carried out a strike against Syria and say it targeted a shipment of advanced missiles. The officials said the shipment was not of chemical arms, but of “game changing” weapons bound for the terror group Hezbollah. One official said the target was a shipment of advanced, long-range ground-to-ground missiles.
  • The Sign of the Swaddling Clothes

    And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.(Luke 2:6-7)At the beginning of Luke’s gospel, Joseph and Mary are together in an enclosed place, wrapping Jesus tightly in cloth strips,laying him out on a table/manger. An almost identical scene plays itself almost at the end of Luke’s gospel. True its a different Joseph in the second instance, but the scene repeats, Joseph and...
  • Airport stops Germany-bound suspected bomb

    11/18/2010 7:05:39 AM PST · by LSUfan · 15 replies
    NBC ^ | 18 Nov 10 | Unknown
    Police have found a suspected bomb in a parcel bound for Germany at an airport in Namibia, officials said on Thursday.
  • the word 'bound'

    11/12/2010 6:42:42 PM PST · by perfect stranger · 36 replies
    The word "bound". The verb tense means 'to leap forward', but the adjective of the word means the inability to do the same. Does this make sense?
  • Chinese Mecca-bound pilgrims get swine flu shots

    10/27/2009 11:24:23 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 4 replies · 471+ views
    AP ^ | Oct 27, 2009
    BEIJING — China will give swine flu vaccinations to thousands of Muslims about to make the annual pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, state media said, as authorities reported the mainland's third death from the illness. Concerns over the hajj, which attracts about 3 million Muslims every year to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina, have led several countries to impose travel bans over fears the mass gathering could speed the spread of swine flu. Arab health ministers in July banned children, the elderly and those with chronic illnesses from attending this year. All of China's 12,700 Muslims making the pilgrimage...
  • Pittsburgh Steelers going to 7th Super Bowl with 23-14 win over Baltimore Ravens

    01/18/2009 7:24:47 PM PST · by TheEaglehasLanded · 207 replies · 4,171+ views
    ESPN ^ | the eagle has landed
    Steal Curtain CallJust when it seemed the Ravens had solved the Steelers' vaunted D, poof! Pittsburgh snagged another Super Bowl berth.
  • Woman bound, burned is ID'd

    10/26/2007 11:11:24 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 44 replies · 565+ views
    The Fresno Bee ^ | 19-25-07 | Unk - Merced Sun-star
    "Pazin said. He called the crime "barbaric," saying the heat from the fire was so intense, the plastic zip-ties around Avina's feet had melted into her flesh. "She was bound and literally left for dead," Pazin said. Investigators believe the suspects in the case tied Avina at her hands and feet, placed a bag over her head and sometime early Wednesday morning drove her to a location on South Avenue in the Ballico area, between Pepper Street and Ballico Avenue."
  • America Supports You: Mile-Long Yellow Ribbon Bound for Baghdad

    03/22/2007 5:45:08 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 172+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, March 22, 2007 – A mile’s worth of yellow ribbon bearing the signatures of 10,000 young Americans is finally bound for Baghdad. Seventeen-year-old Matthew Cook (center) stopped at the Pentagon with his parents, David and Sharon Cook, while visiting Washington to collect signatures on a section of yellow ribbon. Cook has arranged to ship the ribbon -- which now stretches a mile long -- to Iraq this fall as a show of young people’s support for deployed troops. Photo by Donna Miles  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. The project has been a two-year endeavor for Matthew Cook,...
  • Woman tied to Scalia faces DUI charge [Police issue press release]

    02/14/2007 4:12:57 AM PST · by johnny7 · 37 replies · 1,179+ views
    Daily Herald ^ | February 14, 2007 | By Jack Komperda
    A Wheaton resident was arrested Monday night and charged with drunken driving and child endangerment while driving with her three children from a local McDonald’s.
  • Gunrunners homeward bound after six-month OIF deployment

    08/19/2005 4:33:33 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 284+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Aug 19, 2005 | Sgt. Juan Vara
    AL ASAD, Iraq (Aug. 19, 2005) -- The Gunrunners of Marine Light/Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 have transferred their mission to the Warriors of HML/A-167. The squadron will soon return to Marine Corps Air Station, New River, N.C., after six months deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. “It’s an honor to be part of the history of Iraq,” said Cpl. Chris J. Henderson, HML/A-269 administrative clerk and Baton Rouge, La., native. “We had a mission set out for us before coming out here and we accomplished it in a way that makes our unit proud.” With only half of their...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Europe-Bound Migrants Drown At Sea

    06/21/2003 5:43:15 AM PDT · by blam · 1 replies · 168+ views
    BBC ^ | 6-21-2003
    Europe-bound migrants drown at sea Thousands of people risk their lives to cross from Africa to Europe Tunisian rescue teams have resumed their search for about 200 illegal immigrants who are feared dead after their boat capsized off the country's coast on its way to Italy. The Tunisian coast guard has already rescued 41 people and recovered 20 bodies, but rough seas have hampered the rescue operation. Survivors said the boat had been carrying about 250 people, believed to be from sub-Saharan Africa and northern Africa. It is at least the second boat to go down in the area this...