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  • Kenyans chase down and catch goat-killing cheetahs

    11/16/2013 7:57:14 AM PST · by Daffynition · 41 replies
    BBC.com ^ | 15 November 2013 | staff reporter
    Four villagers in north-east Kenya have chased down and captured two cheetahs which were killing their goats. The owner of the goats told the BBC that the cheetahs had been picking off his animals one by one, day by day. The men waited until the hottest part of the day before launching the chase over a distance of four miles (6.4km). The cheetahs got so tired they could not run any more. The villagers captured them alive and handed them over to the Kenya Wildlife Service.
  • Caught this little guy playing with himself...Video

    08/11/2013 12:53:20 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 22 replies
    Youtube ^ | 8/4/2013 | ryanfaw
    Just watch....Linky Here
  • Meanwhile...back at Stinkpotty Park...Occupy "Security" catches Thief.

    10/30/2011 2:49:48 AM PDT · by DGHoodini · 14 replies
    Livestream ^ | DGHoodini
    At 5:30 AM EDT, Occupy "Security" caught a theif red handed. Showed his face on camera, gave his name out of this Maryland ID'ed criminal, and supposedly used no violence, and escorted him out of the park...
  • Britain Set to Free Islamic Movement Radical Raad Salah

    07/16/2011 1:49:19 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/7/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Britain will free Islamic Movement radical Raad Salah on Monday if he agrees to conditions, including wearing an electronic tag and a ban on public speaking. Salah, who has been arrested, jailed and freed on several times in Israel for incitement, violence and attacking policemen, was taken into custody after British authorities mistakenly allowed him into the country. His supporters protested the detention order, calling Salah a “man of peace” although he is blacklisted from Britain. His attorneys appealed the order and told judges that he is not a security risk. The British Home Office agreed to release him Monday...
  • How about Gas for $2.80 a Gallon? Just one catch—it’s in Mexico

    04/15/2011 3:13:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    WOAI Radio ^ | 4/15/11 | Jim Forsyth
    Such a deal! How would you like to be able to fill up at $2.80 a gallon? Gasoline prices like that are available but there’s one catch...they’re in Mexico. But 1200 WOAI’s Michael Board says plenty of south Texans are ducking to avoid the bullets from the gang wars, to gas up at prices which are as much as a dollar lower than prices in the United States.
  • Toddler survives seven-floor fall in France (And is caught)

    11/03/2010 12:32:31 AM PDT · by tlb · 6 replies
    afp ^ | Nov 2, 2010 | staff
    PARIS (AFP) – An 18-month-old boy survived after falling seven floors and bouncing off a Paris cafe awning into the arms of a passer-by, witnesses said Tuesday. "My son saw a little boy on a balcony. He had gone right outside the railing... I said to myself I mustn't miss him," the toddler's saviour, local doctor Philippe Bensignor, told AFP, recounting Monday's drama. "I had time to move from side to side to get in the right position," he added. "The little boy was fine. He cried a little bit but calmed down straightaway." "We were closed yesterday but the...
  • ICE Says It's Caught-and-Released 506,232 Illegal Aliens Who Are Now Fugitives

    09/08/2010 7:45:02 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 36 replies
    CNS News ^ | September 9, 2010
    The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) says that as of Sunday, Sept. 5, it had caught-and-released 506,232 illegal aliens who are now fugtives. That is more than the population of Sacramento, California, which currently numbers 486,189. Fugitive illegal aliens are individuals who were apprehended ICE for being in the United States illegally and then were released ahead of their court proceedings and deemed fugitive when they failed to appear in court. CNSNews.com asked Brian P. Hale, director of public affairs at ICE, about DHS’s annual report Immigration Enforcement Actions: 2009, which includes information on apprehensions and deportations but...
  • The Accountability Project & Shauna Daly, "Research" Director, DNC

    Dear XXXXX-- With Congress's August recess now under way, Republican members of Congress are starting to show up at Tea Party events and campaign rallies all over the country. We saw last year during the fight for health reform that this is a time when the extremists run rampant. Remember "death panels?" This year, Republicans are looking to have it both ways, trying to appeal to independent voters while making promises to the Tea Party crowd to pursue an extreme right-wing agenda if they regain control of Congress. Who knows what's being said when the cameras aren't running? We don't...
  • Blind Dog Plays Catch (Video)

    07/17/2010 4:28:15 PM PDT · by Tina Grazier · 6 replies · 1+ views
    Check out this very cute video of a Visually Impaired Dog Wearing Glasses & Playing Fetch
  • Baker Smith Snags A Foul Ball For Gatorade And Element 79 Partners ("Ball Girl" viral video)

    06/24/2008 12:27:25 PM PDT · by the_devils_advocate_666 · 8 replies · 324+ views
    ShootOnLine ^ | June 20, 2008 | Christine Champagne
    Has anyone emailed you a link to that awesome footage of the ball girl making a stunning catch in foul territory during a minor league baseball game between the Fresno Grizzlies and the Tacoma Rainiers?    The video has been making the rounds on the Internet and likely fooling a lot of people, but what we are seeing is, in fact, staged. It is actually a viral video for Gatorade titled "Ball Girl" that was created by Chicago's Element 79 Partners and directed by Baker Smith of harvest, Santa Monica.    In a cluttered environment full of viral work that isn't really...
  • Scientists 'Train' Fish To Catch Themselves

    03/26/2008 3:37:16 PM PDT · by blam · 20 replies · 537+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 3-26-2008 | Katie Franklin
    Scientists 'train' fish to catch themselves By Katie Franklin and agencies Last Updated: 1:01pm GMT 26/03/2008 Fish will one day be able to catch themselves if an experiment by US scientists proves successful. Researchers at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) at Wood's Hole, Massachusetts, are testing a plan to train fish to catch themselves by using a sound broadcast to attract them into a net. Here fishy, fishy: American scientists are using sound to influence the behaviour of fish They hope to release fish into the open ocean, where they would grow to market size, before enticing them into an...
  • Iraqis interdict insurgents on Euphrates River

    11/11/2006 7:14:46 AM PST · by SandRat · 12 replies · 456+ views
    Multi-National Forces-Iraq ^ | Sgt. 1st Class Jennifer Schwind
    BAGHDAD ? From a distance it looks like a classic summer scene: boaters enjoying an afternoon on the river, taking an occasional dip to cool from the sun. But that?s far from the real situation occurring on the Euphrates River near Camp Habbaniyah, Iraq. The seemingly placid scene is actually is a new initiative to prevent improvised explosive devices from entering the area. The boaters and swimmers are actually Soldiers in the Iraqi Army receiving small boat operator, or coxswain, training they requested from their American Military Transition Team counterparts. Preventing insurgents from transporting IEDs on the Euphrates River is...
  • Iraqi Security Forces Catch Insurgent Killers, Kidnappers

    07/18/2006 4:21:00 PM PDT · by SandRat · 27 replies · 1,912+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Multinational Force Iraq and Multinational Corps Iraq news
    WASHINGTON, July 18, 2006 – Iraqi security forces captured an insurgent-run kidnapping ring and an assassination squad during two separate operations in Baghdad yesterday. In the first incident, Iraqi troops seized two insurgents believed to be involved in a kidnapping ring during an operation conducted near Abu Ghraib. The collared insurgents also are believed to have conducted illegal weapons deals and assisted foreign fighters coming into Iraq, U.S. officials said. Another person of interest was detained. In another operation conducted near Gazaliah, Iraqi forces captured four insurgents suspected of involvement in area kidnappings and assassinations in the Baghdad area. Two...
  • Ivorians Catch Bird Flu Dance Fever

    05/12/2006 12:20:12 PM PDT · by blam · 14 replies · 526+ views
    BBC ^ | 5-12-2006 | James Abidjan
    Ivorians catch bird flu dance fever By James Copnall BBC News, Abidjan DJ Lewis says the dance will stop people being scared to eat chicken In a nightclub in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, DJ Lewis stretches his arms out either side of his body, bends his arms at the wrists, and begins trembling like a man possessed. A man possessed? Three seconds later, the DJ and musician sets that impression straight, by clucking loudly in his best imitation of a dying chicken. "It's like a chicken with Parkinson's disease trying to dance to hip-hop," said one onlooker. Welcome to...
  • McGuire Airman makes lucky catch

    05/09/2006 5:03:07 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 399+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Staff Sgt. Kelly White
    5/9/2006 - MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE, N.J. (AFPN) -- Sports history landed in the lap of a McGuire Airman May 8 while he sat in the right field bleachers of Citizens Bank Park, as the Philadelphia Phillies played the San Francisco Giants. Airman 1st Class Carlos Oliveras of the 305th Aerial Port Squadron caught Barry Bonds' 713th home run ball, which left the Giants outfielder one home run behind Babe Ruth for second place on baseball’s career list. “Mid-game, I saw the crowd getting up out of their seats, and then I saw the ball bounce off the McDonald’s sign...
  • Determined Manhunt Leads to Major Terrorist Catch

    04/06/2006 4:34:37 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 326+ views
    BAGHDAD, April 6, 2006 – U.S. officials announced today that Iraqi forces captured a terrorist leader in Iraq early last month. Iraqi forces captured and arrested Iraqi terrorist leader Muhammed Hila Hammad Ubaydi, also known as Abu Ayman, in the Mahmudiyah neighborhood of southern Baghdad March 7. Investigators held notice of this capture until now to wait for the results of DNA testing, which confirmed the identity of the man in custody. "Ayman's capture was the result of a determined manhunt conducted by Iraqi intelligence professionals and several intelligence agencies within the coalition," U.S. officials said in a release. Until...
  • Can You Catch Cancer?

    01/25/2006 3:08:04 PM PST · by blam · 10 replies · 750+ views
    Can you catch cancer? In the early 1980s, US doctors began to notice a strange phenomenon. A rare form of cancer, once confined to elderly Jewish men in Europe, was suddenly cropping up among young gay men. The explanation? By catching a new virus, called HIV, they were also developing cancer. Now doctors believe that other infections, even simple coughs and colds, can trigger everything from childhood leukaemia to cervical cancer. Should we be worried? Sarah Boseley investigates Tuesday January 24, 2006 The Guardian (UK) Within a few years, girls will be vaccinated against cancer. Not every cancer - at...
  • Iraqi, Coalition Forces Catch Suspects With Munitions

    11/17/2005 10:05:33 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 300+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2005 – Iraqi and coalition forces working a joint operation detained three suspected insurgents with a number of munitions Nov. 16, military officials reported. The men had a 60 mm mortar tube, two 81 mm mortar rounds, a 115 mm round and a fire extinguisher packed with explosives. The men are being detained pending further questioning. Elsewhere in Iraq, Iraqi soldiers detained two men Nov. 16 during a search for suspects in a roadside bomb attack that knocked over a power line tower about 10 kilometers south of Samarra. Soldiers with the 3rd Battalion, 1st Brigade, 5th...
  • One million tires catch on fire in Wisconsin

    07/20/2005 4:41:47 AM PDT · by Libloather · 43 replies · 1,949+ views
    1 million tires catch on fire in Wis. July 20, 2005 WATERTOWN, Wis. -- A massive fire erupted in a huge pile of tires at a recycling plant Tuesday, sending black smoke billowing for miles and forcing roads to be closed while firefighters tried to contain the blaze. The fire ignited in about 1 million tires at the Watertown Tire Recycling Co., said Lt. Doug Ninmann of the Dodge County Sheriff's Department. No one was injured and the cause wasn't determined, but people within a mile's radius were warned to take shelter if the smoke becomes too intense, he said....
  • Priest's record walleye has a catch to it

    02/11/2005 6:57:36 AM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 18 replies · 1,210+ views
    mpls Star & Sickle ^ | 2-11-05 | Bob Von Sternberg
    How's this for a fish story? A priest known by locals as the Fishing Father was praying the Magnificat as he was ice fishing one cold afternoon last month. He makes a point of praying whenever he fishes, whether he catches anything or not. On. Jan. 4, it turned out to be quite an intercessory prayer: the Rev. Mariusz Zajac pulled in a world-record walleye, 18.3 pounds. Delighted with his catch, Zajac promptly posted a photo of him holding the lunker on a fishing enthusiasts' website, and the Internet was instantly abuzz about his Lake of the Woods haul --...
  • (President) Bush Wants to Spend More to Catch Illegals

    01/25/2005 8:30:24 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 66 replies · 830+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/25/05 | Suzanne Gamboa - AP
    WASHINGTON - President Bush (news - web sites) plans to ask Congress to spend more to crack down on undocumented workers and arrest and deport illegal immigrants. But he wants to fund only a fraction of the new Border Patrol agents called for in a bill he signed last year. Bush's budget plan will call for spending $23 million, nearly five times the current level, on work site investigations by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a government official familiar with the spending plan told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The money would be used to conduct audits on employers, investigate violations...
  • That Grass Will Grow Back

    12/18/2004 3:24:26 AM PST · by beyond the sea · 54 replies · 2,038+ views
    Why is the Foul Pole Fair ^ | 2003 | Vince Staten
    There was always a game going on in my neighborhood....... We didn't have a real ball field; we cobbled one together from a couple of backyards, a vacant lot, a garden, and a dog pen. My back yard was the infield in spring; I remember a man my father used to work with coming by and being greatly distressed at how we neighborhood boys had worn base paths into the grass. "Those boys are killing your yard," the man said. And I remember my father's answer: "Those boys will be gone someday, that grass will grow back."
  • One in two youths (15-24) will catch an STD

    03/01/2004 8:30:18 PM PST · by Libloather · 9 replies · 241+ views
    Argus Leader ^ | 3/01/04 | Kevin Dobbs
    <p>People age 15 to 24 account for far more cases of sexually transmitted diseases than any other age group, driving a multi-billion dollar medical problem, new studies by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show.</p> <p>Those young Americans - half of whom will get an STD before age 25 - accounted for 9.1 million of the 18.9 million new cases reported in 2000, even though they make up only a quarter of the sexually active population.</p>
  • Europe's 10-Year Mission To Catch A Comet

    01/06/2004 3:59:01 PM PST · by blam · 9 replies · 122+ views
    Ananova ^ | 1-6-2004
    Europe's 10-year mission to catch a comet Europe's mission to land a spacecraft on a comet is set for take-off next month, a year after the project was delayed because of problems with a rocket launcher. The European Space Agency will propel the Rosetta craft into space on February 26 from a base in Kourou, French Guiana, said Jean-Yves Le Gall, director-general of Arianespace, which made the rocket that will launch the craft. If the Rosetta mission succeeds, it will break new ground by placing a lander on a swift, icy comet. Until now, spacecraft only carried out brief fly-bys...
  • Cats 'Can Catch And Pass On SARS'

    10/29/2003 3:38:05 PM PST · by blam · 36 replies · 284+ views
    Ananova ^ | 10-29-2003
    Cats 'can catch and pass on Sars' Medical researchers have found cats can catch Sars and pass it on to other animals. A team of US scientists at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston say the finding raises the question of whether cats can pass the virus to humans. Researcher Dr Robert Shope, an expert on emerging diseases, said: "You might want to quarantine the pets as well as the people. If it's been shown that the virus can transmit from cat to cat, it doesn't take much of a leap of faith that it will transmit to...
  • New Method May Catch Killer Breast Cancer Earlier

    02/19/2003 2:34:29 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 303+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | 2/19/03 | Reuters - London
    LONDON (Reuters) - A new screening technique being developed by scientists in England may help turn the tables on breast cancer by identifying tumors far earlier. Breast cancer is one of the biggest killers of women across the world, accounting for more than 43,000 deaths a year in the United States and 13,000 in Britain alone. As with all cancers, early detection is key to enhanced survival rates. Currently mammograms can only detect tumors when they have grown to between 10 and 12 millimeters across, but New Scientist magazine reported that a technique being developed at University College London can...
  • Catch Some Rays, Sun-Shunning Aussies Told

    08/06/2002 6:43:55 AM PDT · by blam · 1 replies · 218+ views
    IOL ^ | 8-5-2002
    Catch some rays, sun-shunning Aussies told August 05 2002 at 08:51AM Sydney - After years of being ordered to shun the sun, Australians are now being advised to get a little more light in their lives. New research suggests that efforts to reduce skin cancer and a growing tendency for people to stay indoors may be having an unwanted adverse effect - vitamin D deficiency, which can contribute to the brittle bone disease osteoporosis. In a "clinical update" published in the respected Medical Journal of Australia, Professor Caryl Nowson of Deakin University reported that the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency...