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  • 2020 Election

    12/01/2016 10:38:29 PM PST · by Justice · 27 replies
    Today | Dunno
    Al Franken is running for president in 2020 and will select Jill Stein for running mate. The Franken/Stein ticket for 2020.
  • Trump ahead in Hawaii

    03/08/2016 10:40:34 PM PST · by Justice · 105 replies
    CNN | 3/8/16 | CNN
    Trump Currently leading in Hawaii
  • Christian Movie Recommendations

    02/16/2016 2:17:55 PM PST · by Justice · 144 replies
    2/16/16 | Vanity
    I am hosting a dinner and movie night for my pastor, his wife and other church members. I am turning to Freepers for some good Christian movie recommendations. The last night like this we enjoyed "War Room". What might be some other uplifting suggestions? Missionary stories, church history r current or whatever. Thanks to all in advance.
  • Au Revoir My Love

    05/09/2015 1:43:05 PM PDT · by Justice · 88 replies
    Self | 5/9/15 | Self
    My wife, Tina passed on to be with Jesus in glory one week ago today. As my sister in law aptly put it "there now remains a Tina shaped hole in our souls and we mourn her loss" but I take hope and peace in knowing that she is in a far better place now. She is free from disease, pain and sorrow and I await the day when we are re-united. After a 2 year battle with malignant melanoma she suffered a stroke about 2 months ago which robbed her of movement and most of her speech. She loved...
  • Prayer for my wife

    03/13/2015 2:42:57 AM PDT · by Justice · 95 replies
    My dear wife of 30 years has been battling malignant melenoma for two years and has recemtly suffered a stroke because of bleeding in thr brain from 2 lesions. We are both in our early fifties. My grief knows no bounds. We are believers in Jesus and what the Bible teaches. We need your prayers and God's help and healing. If its time for her to go home I have no concept of living without her and how to function. Im overcome.
  • Not in my back yard Mr Drifter (Funny Pic)

    02/03/2015 2:53:02 PM PST · by Justice · 13 replies
    Email ^ | Unknown | Unknown
  • Decorating a Christmas tree with cats around!

    12/05/2014 6:14:09 PM PST · by Justice · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | 12/4/2014 | Cole and Marmalade
    Click Here for video Cats VS Christmas Trees ... the battle continues! Even though I knew we couldn't leave the Christmas tree up this year because it would be dangerous and Marmalade would more than likely eat something he shouldn't… Marmalade is currently going through chemotherapy and fighting cancer so I decided to put it up anyway so he could have some fun! As you can see from the look of joy and mischief on his face it was well worth the effort :)
  • Animal Rx: 11 Ways Pets Make You Healthy

    11/09/2014 6:28:56 PM PST · by Justice · 31 replies
    Everday Health ^ | Jordan Lite and Madeline Vann
    Of course you can’t resist your golden retriever’s puppy-dog eyes or your tabby’s silly antics, but you’re getting much more from your pet than unconditional love and great pics for your Facebook wall. Nearly two-thirds of American households include a pet — and our animal companions are proving themselves adept at enhancing human health in increasingly diverse ways. From calming patients before medical procedures to motivating owners to exercise, pets may be the best medicine we don’t even realize we’re taking. Here, the notable ways your animal companions can improve your health.
  • SCARY PRANK VIDEO: Goofy scarecrow is a terrifying zombie in disguise

    10/18/2014 11:10:24 AM PDT · by Justice · 7 replies
    ABC News ^ | Oct 16 2014 | Ed Bassmaster
    PHILADELPHIA -- Strangers passing by a goofy, dancing scarecrow were unsuspecting, believing it was a rare, cute photo opportunity for the Halloween season. What these people didn't know was that underneath this seemingly harmless, silly scarecrow costume was actually a vicious, terrifying zombie. Take a look below.
  • Superman comic: Auction nets record-smashing $3.2 mil for Superman intro comic

    08/25/2014 12:52:19 PM PDT · by Justice · 13 replies
    The Examiner ^ | August 25, 2014 | Linsey Bald
    A Superman comic, sold for a dime back in June of 1938, fetched a record-breaking auction amount over the weekend - $3.2 million. The eBay auction put up for bids a rare and near mint copy of Action Comics #1, featuring the notable first appearance of the Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster creation: Superman.
  • Hawaii storms: Iselle set for direct hit; Julio looms behind

    08/07/2014 10:40:12 AM PDT · by Justice · 78 replies
    CNN ^ | August 7 | Ben Brumfield, Jason Hanna
    <p>Hawaiians are preparing for a potentially devastating one-two tropical cyclone punch, starting with Hurricane Iselle, which in a rarity for the state could make direct landfall Thursday evening.</p> <p>Iselle, on track to pass over the Big Island of Hawaii as a Category 1 hurricane with winds of 80 mph, could bring up to 12 inches of rain, life-threatening storm surges, flash floods and mudslides, forecasters say.</p>
  • Man washes up in Marshall Islands 'after 16 months adrift'

    01/31/2014 12:54:58 AM PST · by Justice · 33 replies
    afp ^ | 1/30/14 | afp
    Majuro (Marshall Islands) (AFP) - An emaciated man whose boat washed up on a remote Pacific atoll this week claims he survived 16 months adrift on the Pacific, floating more than 12,500 kilometres (8,000 miles) from Mexico, a researcher said Friday.
  • Prayers for my dear one.

    06/04/2013 1:46:53 PM PDT · by Justice · 187 replies
    My wife of nearly 30 years and I received news yesterday that she is suffering from a melanoma. She will have more tests done at a yet to be determined time to see how far it has spread. She will need an invasive surgery to remove the one obvious tumor. She and I have been Bible believing Christians our whole life together (We met and fell in love in Bible school) and we are clinging to prayer and God's Word. This is a request to our Christian friends here on Free Republic to pray for her during this time. She...
  • Caption Bush and Putin

    03/27/2008 8:29:42 PM PDT · by Justice · 2 replies · 311+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 3/27/08 | AP
    Looks like they got into Putin's secret stash of vodka or something.
  • Caption Bush and Putin

    03/27/2008 8:28:27 PM PDT · by Justice · 91+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 3/27/08 | AP
  • For all Freepers who plan to stay home on election day to teach the GOP a lesson

    01/08/2008 11:25:26 PM PST · by Justice · 661 replies · 230+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Jan 9 2008 | Me
  • Josh Jennings for Congress

    11/03/2006 11:10:09 PM PST · by Justice · 1 replies · 336+ views
    Josh Jennings for Congress ^ | Nov 3, 2006 | Josh Jennings
    Click Here for video clip Very convincing presentation. He has my vote.
  • Traitor or ally: gospel sheds new light on Judas (New ancient manuscript found)

    04/06/2006 12:41:01 PM PDT · by Justice · 171 replies · 3,878+ views
    AFP via Yahoo ^ | Apr 6, 2006 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - Lost for almost 1,700 years, a manuscript entitled "Gospel of Judas" is putting a new spin on the case of the biblical bad guy, maintaining that Jesus actually asked disciple Judas to betray him. The third- or fourth-century ancient Coptic manuscript -- authenticated, translated and displayed Thursday at National Geographic headquarters here -- paints a different picture of Judas and Jesus. The papyrus manuscript known as a codex maintains, as the bible does not, that Jesus requested that Judas "betray" him by handing him to authorities, something it says pained Judas greatly."The codex has been authenticated as...
  • Man Near Death After Falling Into Polluted Water (Nasty Story)

    04/05/2006 4:49:53 PM PDT · by Justice · 5 replies · 480+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | April 5, 2006 | Yahoo News
    Sewage pumping Into canal A Honolulu man is near death after falling into waters contaminated by the massive sewage spill in the Ala Wai Canal. His friends said they are convinced the polluted water in the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor made him sick. How the man went into the dirty Ala Wai Harbor is not clear. It happened last week. There may have been some kind of altercation. However, he is gravely ill now with a flesh-eating bacteria infection, according to his friends. Oliver Johnson, 34, was fit and healthy, a surfer and runner.Thursday night he was walking near...
  • Egypt's Sphinx to get facelift

    03/14/2006 1:02:03 PM PST · by Justice · 38 replies · 809+ views
    AFP - Yahoo ^ | March 14, 2006 | AFP
    General view of the Sphinx and pyramids at Giza. The Great Sphinx of Giza, one of the most famous monuments of Pharaonic Egypt, is to get a facelift, the Egyptian ministry of culture said.(AFP/File/Amr Nabil) CAIRO (AFP) - The Great Sphinx of Giza, one of the most famous monuments of Pharaonic Egypt, is to get a facelift, the Egyptian ministry of culture said. Restoration work on the noseless creature undertaken by the High Council for Antiquities is to focus on the beast's neck and chest, rendered fragile by the erosion of desert winds. Egyptian antiquities boss Zahi Hawas said...

    10/28/2005 12:18:18 PM PDT · by Justice · 34 replies · 1,413+ views ^ | Oct 28, 2005 |
    VERY IMPORTANT!! Now you can see anyone's Driver's License on the Internet, including your own! I just searched for mine and there it was...picture and all! Thanks Homeland Security! Privacy, Where is our right to it? I removed mine, I suggest you do the same. Go to the website and check it out. Just enter your Name, City and State to see if yours is on file. After your license appears on the screen, click the box marked "Please Remove." This will remove it from public viewing, but not from law enforcement.
  • 400,000 people in China die prematurely from air pollution annually: expert

    10/25/2005 11:57:27 AM PDT · by Justice · 20 replies · 411+ views
    AFP via Yahoo ^ | Oct 25, 2005 | AFP
    400,000 people in China die prematurely from air pollution annually: expert Cyclists make their way along a street in Beijing amid thick smog. More than 400,000 people in China die prematurely annually from air pollution, according to an unpublished study by the research arm of the government's environmental protection agency(AFP/File/Goh Chai Hin) BEIJING, (AFP) - More than 400,000 people in China die prematurely annually from air pollution, according to an unpublished study by the research arm of the government's environmental protection agency, AFP learned. The study, conducted by the Chinese Academy on Environmental Planning in 2003, found that 300,000 people...
  • Setting up a wireless Internet Connection (Need Help)

    10/16/2005 1:16:59 PM PDT · by Justice · 68 replies · 4,239+ views
    Vanity ^ | Oct 26 2004 | Vanity
    Anybody know how to tell if anyone other than me may be using my wireless Internet connection? I have Verizon DSL and a wireless modem that is set up without the need to enter a password. Is there a way to tell if anybody in my neighborhood may be tapping into my connection? Also how does one set up a password? TIA.
  • Police: Suspect Tries To Chew Skin Off Fingers To Foil ID

    09/27/2005 2:00:10 AM PDT · by Justice · 5 replies · 530+ views
    The WGAL Channel ^ | September 22, 2005 | The WGAL Channel
    Police: Suspect Tries To Chew Skin Off Fingers To Foil ID Robert Anwar Nicks. LOWER PAXTON, Pa. -- Robert Anwar Nicks. A fugitive wanted on robbery and weapons charges went to great lengths to conceal his identity, including trying to chew off the skin of his own fingers so he couldn't be fingerprinted, Lower Paxton Township police say.Robert Anwar Nicks, 24, ran across an interstate and ditched two handguns, a 9-mm and a .45, and tried to hijack two cars, assaulting one owner, before bystanders and police restrained him Wednesday, police said.Officers spotted Nicks in the 200 block of North...
  • Woman Describes Escape From Helicopter Crash (Honeymooners loose accompanying parent in crash)

    09/27/2005 1:41:42 AM PDT · by Justice · 1 replies · 1,255+ views
    The Hawaii Channel ^ | September 26, 2005 | The Hawaii Channel
    A Wisconsin man celebrating his wedding anniversary was one of three people killed in Friday's tour helicopter crash off Kauai. The man's daughter and her husband, who are newlyweds, survived the crash. She spoke with KITV for the first time since the crash. Laverne Clifton died in a helicopter crash off Kauai. Here's he's pictured with his wife, Barbara, during their vacation on Kauai to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary. Karen Clifton and her husband traveled from Beloit, Wis., just south of Madison, to her honeymoon on Kauai. Her father and mother came along on their wedding anniversary."God only takes...
  • US anti-war grans face no charges

    08/27/2005 3:47:09 PM PDT · by Justice · 13 replies · 444+ views
    BBC News ^ | 27 August 2005 | BBC News
    US anti-war grans face no charges Tucson's Raging Grannies have protested weekly for three years Charges have been dropped against five elderly anti-war protesters who tried to enlist at a US military recruitment centre, a city prosecutor has said. The women aged between 65 and 81, who belonged to an anti-war group called the "raging grannies of Tucson", had been charged with trespassing. They entered the Arizona centre in July asking to go to Iraq instead of their children and grandchildren. Prosecutor Laura Brynwood said the charges would have been hard to prove. "Essentially, by the time the police arrived,...
  • How Bad Is It? (Canada's Ailing Health Care System)

    08/08/2005 3:07:26 AM PDT · by Justice · 13 replies · 1,272+ views
    THE SARNIA OBSERVER ^ | August 08, 20 | James Wallace
      5-PART SERIES   PART ONE:  Health care costs are spiralling but more money isn't the answer. PART TWO:  Big changes are in store for Ontario's hospitals. PART THREE:  The man behind Ontario's wait time strategy plans to do more than speed up operations. PART FOUR:  ADVERSE EVENTS: Three times more people die from hospital mistakes than car accidents in this country. PART FIVE:  - Two-tier health services, private clinics, province-wide electronic patient and drug records and expanding the role of specialist nurses. Solutions the experts say will work. HOW BAD IS IT?Lengthy wait times, pervasive doctor shortages and...
  • South Korean Scientists Clone First Dog

    08/03/2005 10:17:08 PM PDT · by Justice · 9 replies · 326+ views
    AP Science ^ | August 3, 2005 | JOSEPH B. VERRENGIA
    South Korea's pioneering stem cell scientist has cloned a dog, smashing another biological barrier and reigniting a fierce ethical debate — while producing a perky, lovable puppy. The researchers, led by Hwang Woo-suk, insist they cloned an Afghan hound, a resplendent supermodel in a world of mutts, only to help investigate human disease, including the possibility of cloning stem cells for treatment purposes.But others immediately renewed calls for a global ban on human reproductive cloning before the technology moves any farther."Successful cloning of an increasing number of species confirms the general impression that it would be possible to clone any...
  • Muslim comedians laugh at racism

    05/19/2005 1:45:51 PM PDT · by Justice · 57 replies · 1,511+ views
    BBC News ^ | June 15 2004 | Jannat Jalil
    Muslim comedians laugh at racism With his bushy black beard and skullcap, Azhar Usman strides on to the stage with a raucous "Assalam Aleikum." Preacher Moss wants to use comedy to bridge the divide between Muslims and others "For those who don't know what that means, I'll explain it to you," he declares. "It means: 'I'm gonna kill you.'" The audience bursts into laughter. But his accent reveals that as well as being a Muslim, Azhar Usman is also an American. The "Allah Made Me Funny" comedy show is an attempt by a group of American Muslim comics to counter...
  • Operations Manager for Jack in the Box Voicemail Message VERY FUNNY audio recording

    04/22/2005 6:34:38 PM PDT · by Justice · 46 replies · 10,704+ views
    An operations manager for Jack in the Box was late for a meeting and called his boss to let him know he was running late. As the manager was leaving the voicemail message, he witnessed an accident and went on to provide a "play by play" account of the incident. This is the actual voicemail message. It was forwarded so many times within Jack in the Box that it crashed their voicemail server. Click Here For Audio
  • Tanzania reports surge in elephant, lion populations

    04/02/2005 9:49:22 AM PST · by Justice · 44 replies · 973+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | Fri Apr 1,10:34 AM ET | Science - AFP
    Tanzania reports surge in elephant, lion populationsFri Apr 1,10:34 AM ETDAR ES SALAAM (AFP) - Tanzania said it had recorded a surge in the population of wildlife living in its national parks and game reserves, notably among elephants and lions, attributable to anti-poaching measures. Over the past 12 years, Tanzania's the number of elephants in Tanzania has shot up by more than 100 percent from 55,000 to 120,000, Tourism and Natural Resources Minister Zakia Meghji told AFP. She could not provide exact figures for the increase in lions, but industry sources said Tanzania's Serengeti National Park was now home to...

    03/30/2005 11:43:07 PM PST · by Justice · 4 replies · 1,109+ views
    West Hawaii Today ^ | Wednesday, March 30, 2005 | KIM EATON
    Dropping Everything KONA NATIVE FINISHES THIRD TOUR OF IRAQ IN AIR DELIVERY PLATOON (Freeper Note: Kona is a town on the West coast of the Big island of Hawaii.)BY KIM EATON WEST HAWAII TODAY Lorrin Bush and two of his four daughters Kayla, left, and Malia. KIM EATON | WEST HAWAII TODAY Lorrin K. Bush is no stranger to Iraq. Over the last two years, he's seen more of the barren country than he has of his wife and four daughters. A gunnery sergeant with the Marine Corps, the 35-year-old Kailua-Kona native leads a group of 12 men and women...
  • (Vanity) My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys.

    03/25/2005 10:04:15 PM PST · by Justice · 23 replies · 646+ views
    Very nice flash presentation of old fashioned values. Check it out. Click Here
  • Yahoo! Netrospective: 10 years, 100 moments of the Web

    03/03/2005 8:47:51 PM PST · by Justice · 11 replies · 424+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | 3/3/2005 | Yahoo!
    Click Here
  • Scores demonstrate against plan for dump at D-Day landing site

    12/04/2004 11:49:59 AM PST · by Justice · 9 replies · 406+ views
    AFP ^ | Sat Dec 4 | AFP
    SANNERVILLE, France (AFP) - Some 150 people, backed by D-day veterans, demonstrated against plans to build a garbage dump near a site of the 1944 allied landings. AFP Photo The demonstrators, who included local politicians and former soldiers, waved banners demanding that the site, Maizeret, where parachutists and British commandos landed, be preserved as a "place of memory". The association of veterans of the 46th Royal Marine Commando also expressed their concern in a letter to the regional governor, saying that as the recent 60th anniversary of D-day commemorations showed, thousands of Normandy veterans were still alive, and would be...
  • Caption: Karlov's Frankenstein & John Kerry

    10/26/2004 10:57:20 AM PDT · by Justice · 26 replies · 1,171+ views
    Vanity | Oct 26 2004 | Vanity
  • Google Search Reveals Credit-Card Numbers

    09/18/2004 11:04:05 AM PDT · by Justice · 60 replies · 2,964+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Sep 16, 2004 | Pam Baker and Ben Baker
    Consumer fear of identity- and credit-card theft over the Internet continues to escalate. Yet analysts and retailers continue to assert that the risk is minimal. The bigger fear, say analysts, should be of an inside job. Many of the recent thefts "have been crimes committed by employees of companies that have legitimate access to personal data, that decide to use it for their own gains," Christian Byrnes, senior vice president of technology research services at Meta Group, told NewsFactor. In an effort to ascertain actual theft risk associated with ordering online, NewsFactor conducted an informal test of the Web. The...
  • Freep on-line poll - Wolf Blitzer - Bush's National Guard service -

    09/10/2004 2:49:04 PM PDT · by Justice · 7 replies · 487+ views
    CNN ^ | Sept. 10, 2004 | Wolf Blitzer
    Do you think the recently released memos on President Bush's National Guard service are authentic?
  • Vanity - Questions Re.: Hurricanes pounding Florida and the upcoming elections.

    09/09/2004 1:45:21 AM PDT · by Justice · 16 replies · 749+ views
    Vanity | Sept. 8, 2004 | Justice
    Anybody care to offer opinions regarding any of the following questions: 1. With all of the hurricanes pounding Florida how will this affect the upcoming elections? 2. Are the areas that are getting destroyed mostly Democrat or Republican? 3. With so much infrastructure damaged will they be able to hold elections in this key battleground state? 4. Can Republicans get the vote out with so many people just trying to get their lives back to normal? Thanks for any input.
  • Caption This (Caution - Not for the Faint of Heart)

    08/31/2004 6:24:28 PM PDT · by Justice · 69 replies · 2,592+ views
  • Requesting Help With Free Republic Procedure.

    08/07/2004 8:49:45 PM PDT · by Justice · 11 replies · 516+ views
    Vanity ^ | Aug 7, 2004 | Vanity
    Is there a way on the Free Republic website to list postings for a given time period based on the number of views and/or the numbers of postings that that post received. Thanks in advance.
  • Help waste Kerry's war chest by click a link!

    05/22/2004 1:20:25 AM PDT · by Justice · 107 replies · 192+ views
    Google ^ | May 22 2004 | Justice
    Google has a system of paid advertising which charges its customers for every time a link is clicked on. On the right hand side of the Google results screen is a list of links that someone has paid for. A customer puts a certain amount of money into their Google account and puts the key words into the system that they are willing to pay for. Then every time someone clicks on the link a little bit of money is deducted from their account. Sooooooooooo anyway: If you do a search for Kerry at Google a paid link appears at...
  • Help a Democrat spend their hard earned money!

    05/21/2004 10:36:36 AM PDT · by Justice · 4 replies · 24+ views
    Google ^ | May 21 2004 | Your's Truly
    Google has a system of paid advertising which charges its customers for every time a link is clicked on. On the right hand side of the Google results screen are a list of links that someone has paid for. A customer puts a certain amount of money into their Google account and puts the key words into the system that they are willing to pay for. Then every time someone clicks on the link a little bit of money is deducted from their account. Sooooooooooo anyway: If you do a search for Kerry at Google a paid link appears at...
  • 740 Foot Long US Flag (Photo included)

    04/19/2004 1:36:51 PM PDT · by Justice · 7 replies · 196+ views
    Email | Unknown | Unknown
    In regard to the above flag: Between the field where the flag is planted there are 9+ miles of flower fields that go all the way to the ocean. The flowers are grown by seed companies. It's a beautiful place close to Vandenberg AFB. Checkout the dimensions of the flag. The 2002 Floral Flag is 740 feet long and 390 feet wide and maintains the proper Flag dimensions as described in Executive Order #10834. This Flag is 6.65 acres and is the first Floral Flag to be planted with 5 pointed Stars comprised of White Larkspur. Each Star is...
  • Freep CNN Poll on economic recovery

    04/02/2004 1:25:32 PM PST · by Justice · 10 replies · 111+ views | Now | cnn
    Do you think the U.S. job market is improving? Yes 46% 68574 votes No 54% 80058 votes Total: 148632 votes
  • Maui Police Say Fatal Shooting Justified (Pics)

    03/04/2004 10:54:17 PM PST · by Justice · 17 replies · 226+ views ^ | March 4, 2004 |
    Maui Police Say Fatal Shooting Justified Brother Questions Police Use Of Force POSTED: 3:43 pm HST March 4, 2004 UPDATED: 4:42 pm HST March 4, 2004WAILUKU, Maui, Hawaii -- Maui's police chief said Thursday the use of deadly force that killed a man on a Kihei beach was justifiable.The shooting happened on a Kihei beach Sunday evening. It started when a woman called police because a homeless man had exposed himself to her daughters, police said.A person in the area tried to assist an officer in detaining Ben Ogden (pictured, right). Ogden shot the person with bear repellant, according to...
  • Authorities Raid Stores For Drug Paraphernalia

    01/07/2004 12:57:09 PM PST · by Justice · 37 replies · 276+ views
    KITV - The Hawaii Channel ^ | January 7, 2004 | KITV - The Hawaii Channel
    The war on Hawaii's ice epidemic entered into a whole new area as the federal government Tuesday moved against store owners who sell users the tools of their addiction.KITV 4 News first documented the widespread sale of drug pipes at local stores last fall in an undercover camera investigation. The sales were out in the open because the state law against drug paraphernalia is too hard to use against stores. It turns out that federal prosecutors were doing a very similar investigation, but with much harsher consequences for the storeowners. Last September, an undercover police officer bought a pipe, scale...
  • Revving up for a hiring boom

    12/28/2003 11:40:12 PM PST · by Justice · 8 replies · 87+ views ^ | Dec. 28, 2003 | Kristen Gerencher
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) -Whether you've been eager to switch employers for some time, or are just starting to think about landing a new job, the economy may be on your side in 2004. A hiring boom could begin as early as the first quarter as U.S. companies budget for staff expansion in the new year. Renewed hiring already is under way and should accelerate as the year progresses, labor market experts said. Jobs likely will flow to the hard-hit travel, trade and financial sectors from construction and housing, which have been going gangbusters on low interest rates and tax cuts,...
  • Couple Stuck At Sea On Raft

    11/20/2003 11:03:22 PM PST · by Justice · 2 replies · 83+ views
    The Hawaii Channel ^ | Nov, 21 2003 | The Hawaii Channel
    Couple Stuck At Sea On Raft A married couple in their 60s are stuck at sea Thursday night after trying to sail a boat from Kaua'i to the mainland. The Coast Guard received a distress signal early Thursday morning 1,000 miles northeast of Oahu, when they spotted one person in a safety raft. "This person was in a six-person raft with a canopy on it enduring 18-foot seas and 50-knot winds. It was a pretty bad situation," said Joseph Curcio, of the U.S. Coast Guard. The coast guard says it will not reach the life raft until 6 a.m. Friday.
  • Explosions Shake Iraq's Oil Ministry

    11/20/2003 10:14:57 PM PST · by Justice · 27 replies · 78+ views
    AP ^ | Nov, 21 2003 | AP
    <p>BAGHDAD, Iraq - Explosions shook Iraq (news - web sites)'s oil ministry on Friday morning, witnesses said, and thick black smoke poured from the heavily guarded compound.</p> <p>Fire trucks moved about the ministry and U.S. soldiers kept journalists away.</p> <p>Imad Ahmed, a retired civil servant who lives near the ministry, said he heard five explosions at about 7:30 a.m.</p> <p>The attack occurred minutes after at least three rockets were fired into the Palestine and Sheraton hotels in downtown Baghdad where many U.S. workers and foreign journalists are staying.</p>