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  • Trump Just Released Even MORE Evidence of Hillary’s Crimes

    06/04/2017 11:16:24 AM PDT · by yoe · 82 replies
    Conservatibe Daily ^ | June 3, 2017 | Max McGuire
    After the latest bombshell, Congressmen and Senators are calling for the Clinton email scandal to be re-opened! Yesterday, the Trump administration quietly released even more of Hillary Clinton's previously-unreleased emails and it includes a bombshell. There is now (concrete evidence) that Hillary Clinton emailed classified information to people outside of the government and asked them to print out a hard copy for her and Bill. This is one of the emails that the Obama administration tried to hide. In it, Hillary Clinton is seen forwarding 2-3 pages worth of classified information to Doug Band. If that name sounds familiar, he...
  • Witness Says Saw People Who Appeared To Have Throats Cut On London Bridge

    06/03/2017 6:24:24 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 72 replies
    Reuters ^ | 0/03/17 | William Schomberg
    LONDON (Reuters) - A person who was on London Bridge after an incident on Saturday told a Reuters reporter that she saw three people who appeared to have their throats cut. The London ambulance service said it was responding to the incident. Reuters was unable to immediately verify the statement by the witness. (Reporting by Megen Revell; Writing by William Schomberg; Editing by Guy Faulonbridge)
  • BREAKING: Car ploughs into '15-20' people on London Bridge

    06/03/2017 2:39:36 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 588 replies
    The Daily Star ^ | June 3, 2017 | Tom Evans
    People at the scene have claimed the incident is a "terrorist attack". Twitter users have suggested seeing "bodies" at the scene. Reporters for Daily Star Online have seen people fleeing the scene and running away from the bridge in tears. Police have cordoned off the area as they deal with the incident. Emergency helicopters, ambulances and police cars have all been sighted in the area.
  • Breaking: London Bridge Van Attack

    06/03/2017 2:38:12 PM PDT · by UKrepublican · 67 replies
    Breaking now van attack and knife attack.
  • How a supposedly free bridge over the L.A. River will cost taxpayers millions

    05/28/2017 8:13:24 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    L A Times ^ | 05/26/2017 | David Zahniser
    In the end, the announcement was too good to be true. L.A. was going to get a “generous gift” — a bridge across the Los Angeles River, constructed with private money. Six years later, city leaders are ready to build the project. But it’s definitely not free. Instead, the council voted Friday to move forward with a $16.1-million “cable-stayed” steel bridge connecting Griffith Park and Atwater Village, with taxpayers shouldering about three-fourths of the cost. The cost of the roughly 325-foot span has gone up repeatedly in the intervening years, despite nearly $3.9 million in construction funding donated by a...
  • China Built A $350 Million Bridge That Ends In A Dirt Field In North Korea

    05/05/2017 2:33:02 PM PDT · by blam · 23 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 5-5-2017 | Nathaniel Lee
    The New Yalu River Bridge was supposed to be a key link for trade between China and North Korea, replacing the Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge built in 1943. (snip)Click on the site to see the video
  • Delaware River Turnpike Bridge to Reopen Late Tonight (reopened early in March)

    04/01/2017 10:54:01 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission ^ | March 9, 2017 | Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
    Delaware River Turnpike Bridge to Reopen Late Tonight Crossing was closed for seven weeks as fractured truss member was repaired. Officials from the PA Turnpike Commission (PTC) and the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) today announced that they expect to reopen the jointly owned Delaware River Bridge sometime late tonight. The 1.25-mile-long bridge, which carries traffic between the two states, first closed Jan. 20 when a complete fracture was discovered in the superstructure beneath the westbound lanes on the Pennsylvania side in Bristol Township, Bucks County. “Many people were greatly inconvenienced by this closure over the last seven weeks, and...
  • Trump takes first step to building the wall by requesting bids from contractors (Tr.)

    02/26/2017 5:04:59 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2-25-2017 | Karen Ruiz
    The Trump administration has taken its first step to building the wall on the Mexican-American border as it has requested proposals from contractors and plans to have a prototype built by mid-March. The US Customs and Border Protection issued the preliminary requests on Friday and said it will accept proposals next month for the design of the wall. The agency also said the it would release requests on or about March 6 asking companies for prototype ideas.
  • Sacramento Police: Protester With Device Shuts Down Tower Bridge, Capitol Mall

    01/31/2017 6:21:30 PM PST · by markomalley · 25 replies
    KHTK ^ | 1/31/17
    4:23 p.m. UPDATE: The woman has been peacefully taken into custody after an hour and a half, and police are inspecting the vehicle.4:10 p.m.: UPDATE: The City of West Sacramento is urging people to avoid the area and use alternate routes.The woman is still located inside the vehicle as police stage around the scene.—-3:40 p.m. UPDATE: Sacramento Police have shut down the Tower Bridge and Capitol Mall. Traffic is being redirected to Interstate 80 and the I Street Bridge.For the latest traffic conditions on the freeways, visit http://cbs13.com/traffic.—SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A woman claiming to have a device has shut down traffic around...
  • Decades-old mistake may have caused bridge beam to fail

    01/24/2017 8:11:35 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 48 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | January 23, 2017 | Jason Laughlin
    An apparent construction error six decades ago could have caused the fracture discovered Friday in a steel beam that forced the closure of the Delaware River Bridge, an engineering expert who viewed pictures of the cracked truss said Sunday. An image of the cracked truss - a supporting piece - on the bridge that runs between Bucks County in Pennsylvania and Burlington County in New Jersey shows signs of holes that had been mistakenly drilled into the steel beam and then filled with plug welds, a typical solution in the 1950s when the bridge was built, said Karl Frank, professor...
  • The Beipanjiang Bridge

    Terrifying new Chinese Bridge email description: Engineering Breakthroughs as China Opens World’s Highest Bridge Dec. 30, 2016 (EIRNS)—A towering bridge hanging 565 meters above a gorge in southwest China opened to traffic yesterday, making it the world’s highest bridge. It was built using engineering technology unique to China’s bridge-building thus far. The Beipanjiang Bridge spans 1.34 kilometers between the city of Xuanwei in Yunnan Province and Shuicheng County in Guizhou Province. It cost more than 1 billion yuan ($140 million) and took only three years to build, according to China Global Television Network (CGTN, formerly CCTV). Crossing a river valley...
  • The Golden Gate Bridge Is Starting To Show Its Age

    11/23/2016 7:36:08 AM PST · by glasseye · 56 replies
    CBS SF ^ | November 22, 2016 | Jeffrey Schaub
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Golden Gate Bridge is in need of some love and its corrosion in causing concerns. While the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge regularly gets a paint job to prevent rust, the Golden Gate Bridge doesn’t receive the same attention. The Caltrans bridge painters hunkered down on a wooden platform, suspended mid-air are painting and re-painting the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
  • FBI detains 5 in connection to Chelsea bombing

    09/18/2016 8:30:46 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 138 replies
    <p>FBI agents stopped a car in Brooklyn carrying five men who may be connected to Saturday’s bombing in Chelsea, sources said.</p> <p>The men were heading over the Verrazano Bridge from Staten Island to Brooklyn when they were stopped Sunday night.</p>
  • Freedom Bridge in Santa Clara faces demolition despite bicyclists' protests

    08/28/2016 3:09:00 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 11 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 8/27/16 | Scott Herhold
    <p>A couple of long blocks north of Highway 101, bicyclists whiz up and down the San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail, one of the best bicycle paths in the valley. At the property of tech giant Intel, a few of them cross to the east side of the creek on a wooden bridge called "The Freedom Bridge."</p>
  • Suspected Islamic extremist arrested in plan to bomb, shoot up Tampa-area sites

    01/10/2012 9:13:25 AM PST · by Cronos · 20 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 9 Jan 2012 | AP
    A Kosovo-born man was charged with plotting to attack Tampa-area nightclubs and a sheriff’s office with bombs and an assault rifle to avenge wrongs done to Muslims, federal authorities said Monday. According to a federal complaint, 25-year-old Sami Osmakac recorded an eight-minute video shortly before his arrest explaining why he wanted to bring terror to his “victims’ hearts” in the Tampa Bay area. Osmakac is a naturalized American citizen born in Kosovo, then part of the former Yugoslavia in eastern Europe. In the video, Osmakac is seen cross-legged on the floor with a pistol in his hand and an AK-47...
  • FBI warns of Islamic State threat to Mississippi River bridge

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI has warned local authorities of a threat that Islamic State militants would blow up the Memphis & Arkansas Bridge spanning the Mississippi River, an agency spokesman said on Tuesday. The bridge is a major route connecting Tennessee and Arkansas. The Federal Bureau of Investigation passed the threat on to local police in a bulletin out of an "abundance of caution," spokesman Chris Allen said. "This is an unsubstantiated, anonymous threat," he said, adding that there was no useful intelligence arising from it. Allen had no details on when the threat was received or how. The...
  • (Live coverage MEMPHIS, TN) PROTESTERS MOVE OFF I-40 BRIDGE

    07/10/2016 8:57:41 PM PDT · by GailA · 58 replies
    This has been a 3 nearly 4 hr BLM protest, no violence, but they have broken the law by obstructing the I-40 Bridge that runs from Arkansas to Memphis. As of this posting the police and Billy Kyle Jr have slowly moved them first past 1 exit ramp, then off the bridge. Another group joined the original group. Both black and white protesters, many covering their faces. Mostly young blacks male and female. Demanding justice when they don't want Police in their neighbor hoods and the INJUSTICE SYSTEM is BROKEN!
  • Workers connect final steel stretch creating the world's largest sea bridge which is a [tr]

    06/30/2016 1:45:11 PM PDT · by C19fan · 19 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 30, 2016 | Jennifer Newton
    This is the moment workers connected the two sides of the world's longest sea bridge - seven years after building first began. The last steel box girder was installed for the crossing on Wednesday, which spans the estuary of the Pearl River connecting Hong Kong and China. The project, called Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge is 14 miles long and also includes an underwater tunnel. Construction of the Y-shaped bridge began in 2009 at a cost of 100 billion yuan ($15billion). And when the bridge opens to traffic, it will shorten the distance between Hong Kong, Zhuhau and Macao. It will officially...
  • New system will alert drivers to low clearance on I-35

    01/22/2016 11:44:11 AM PST · by thackney · 31 replies
    KXAN ^ | January 21, 2016 | Calily Bien
    Last month, a garbage truck caused a parking lot on Interstate 35 through downtown Austin when it got stuck underneath the overpass at I-35 and 12th Street. To avoid scenes like that from happening in the future, the Texas Department of Transportation is installing a new bridge warning system to detect overheight trucks along the southbound lanes of I-35 between Airport Boulevard and Riverside Drive. KXAN News told you about the workgroup formed last year to address the issue of overheight trucks. The detection system will be placed at three locations along I-35, including just north of Martin Luther King...
  • Cross-border airport bridge opens next month

    11/22/2015 1:10:46 PM PST · by Nero Germanicus · 12 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | November 20, 2015 | Sandra Dibble
    Ticketed airline passengers crossing between San Diego and Tijuana will soon have a new option. A 390-foot pedestrian bridge linking Tijuana International Airport directly to Otay Mesa in San Diego is set to launch operations on Dec. 9. Users of the privately operated port of entry, called the Cross Border Xpress, will be charged for each crossing. Enrique Valle, chief executive officer of Otay Tijuana Ventures, builder and operator of $120 million facility, said Friday that the toll will be $15 for those who purchase tickets ahead of time on the website for the facility and $18 for those who...