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  • Update on Haitian Earthquake: Aftershocks Hit Area; More than 3 Million People Impacted - Video

    01/13/2010 5:45:51 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 11 replies · 737+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 13, 2010 | Brian
    Here is a CBS News update on the devastating Earthquake that hit Haiti yesterday. Harry Smith gave several facts about the situation there: Strongest Earthquake in the region in 200 yearsEstimates are that 3 million people live in the affected area around Port-Au PrinceHaiti's National Palace destroyedAt least one Hospital destroyedThousands of buildings destroyedU.N. Headquarters Destroyed (believed to be the Hotel ChristopherMore than two dozen aftershocks have hit the areaAirport damaged . . . (VIDEO)
  • Four Brazil soldiers killed in quake, many missing

    01/13/2010 7:27:17 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 4 replies · 479+ views
    Reuters ^ | Wed Jan 13, 2010 12:20pm GMT
    <p>At least four Brazilian soldiers from a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Haiti were killed and a large number are missing in the Caribbean country's huge earthquake, a Brazilian army official said on Wednesday.</p> <p>General Carlos Barcellos of the Brazilian army told a news conference in the capital Brasilia that the total count of Brazilian soldiers missing or killed could be considerably higher because telephones are are down and road transportation is impossible due to wreckage.</p>
  • Haiti earthquake

    01/14/2010 6:25:52 AM PST · by shadeaud · 14 replies · 709+ views
    Mail Online ^ | Jan.14,2010 | M.Seamark/L, Hazelton
    Sixteen Britons are among the tens of thousands missing after a catastrophic earthquake ripped Haiti apart. They had all been living in the capital Port-au-Prince when the disaster - which measured 7.0 on the Richter scale - struck on Tuesday. International Development Secretary Douglas Alexander said there were 32 British nationals living in the city - half of whom had yet to make contact with the UK's ambassador.
  • Haiti Lies in Ruins; Grim Search for Untold Dead

    01/14/2010 7:10:44 AM PST · by mlizzy · 27 replies · 930+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 01-13-10 | Simon Romero
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Survivors strained desperately on Wednesday against the chunks of concrete that buried this city along with thousands of its residents, rich and poor, from shantytowns to the presidential palace, in the devastating earthquake that struck late Tuesday afternoon. Calling the death toll “unimaginable” as he surveyed the wreckage, Haiti’s president, René Préval, said he had no idea where he would sleep. Schools, hospitals and a prison collapsed. Sixteen United Nations peacekeepers were killed and at least 140 United Nations workers were missing, including the chief of its mission, Hédi Annabi. The city’s archbishop, Msgr. Joseph Serge Miot,...
  • Raw: Moment of Haiti Earthquake Caught on Video

    01/13/2010 8:52:29 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 5 replies · 984+ views
    CBS News ^ | Jan. 13, 2010
    The New York Times: Calling the death toll “unimaginable” as he surveyed the wreckage, Haiti’s president, René Préval, said he had no idea where he would sleep.
  • CNN Reporter Says Bodies are "Lying on the Sides of the Streets" in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti - Video

    01/13/2010 7:04:54 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 58 replies · 1,856+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 13, 2010 | Brian
    Here is a CNN report from Haiti where reporter Gary Tuchman was on the streets of Port-Au-Prince. He reports that what he sees is "one of the most difficult things he has seen in his journalistic career." Tuchman says citizens are digging through rubble looking for survivors. They have no real equipment to do so. He said they "look for flies" as an indicator of human remains and then they dig in that spot. Tuchman says that on a main street he went down, every single building was either heavily damaged or totally destroyed. There are many bodies lying on...
  • Haiti rescue efforts slow as death toll rises

    01/14/2010 4:08:33 AM PST · by GonzoII · 5 replies · 467+ views ^ | Jan 14 2012
    Organised rescue efforts in Haiti are said to be going slowly after Tuesday’s earthquake left tens of thousands dead. The country’s President says up to 50,000 may have died, but that could be conservative. The threat of disease is also a major worry. Desperate pleas for help can still be heard from those still trapped alive. The quake wiped out thousands of buildings, including the Presidential Palace. (Video report at link)
  • Haiti death toll could rival tsunami

    01/13/2010 11:59:41 PM PST · by myknowledge · 23 replies · 1,176+ views
    Australia pledged $10 million in aid to Haiti today as US officials said the death toll from yesterday's huge earthquake could rival the loss of life from the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami. As aftershocks continued to shake the devastated capital Port-au-Prince, residents tried to rescue people trapped under rubble, clawing at chunks of concrete with bare hands. Tens of thousands wandered dazed and sobbing in the chaotic, broken streets, hoping desperately for assistance. One young man yelled at reporters in English: "Too many people are dying. We need international help ... no emergency, no food, no phone, no water, no...
  • Tens of thousands feared dead in Haiti earthquake

    01/13/2010 12:23:16 PM PST · by GonzoII · 19 replies · 997+ views ^ | 13/01/2010
    What now for survivors of Haiti’s worst earthquake in 200 years? Amid the rubble, tens of thousands of people are feared dead. Many of those now sleeping outside on the streets of Port-au-Prince have lost everything. Triggering a tsunami watch in parts of the Caribbean, the 7 magnitude quake was also felt in the Dominican Republic. But it escaped the disaster that engulfed its neighbour. Video at link.
  • Rio Hotel Horror, as Landslides Kill 60

    01/03/2010 10:58:45 PM PST · by gleeaikin · 1 replies · 398+ views
    AFP, ^ | Jan. 03, 2010 8:23AM
    Natural disasters kill 60 in Brazil The death toll from the hotel tragedy on Ilha Grande, a resort island southwest of Rio, has risen to... Views today: 111Sorry, this video is no longer available.REPLAY VIDEORESCUERS have pulled more bodies from an avalanche of thick mud and rock that buried a luxury hotel filled with New Year revellers, one of several landslides in southern Brazil that have claimed about 60 lives. The death toll from the hotel tragedy on Ilha Grande, a resort island southwest of Rio, rose to 26 on Saturday. State officials said another landslide in the nearby city...
  • Planned Parenthood Doubles "Abortion Services" From 2007 to 2008 to Over 1 Million

    01/04/2010 11:00:32 AM PST · by jacknhoo · 3 replies · 357+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | Saturday January 2, 2010 | By Samantha Singson
    Planned Parenthood Doubles "Abortion Services" From 2007 to 2008 to Over 1 Million Expanding into "climate change” to increase support to fund abortion growth By Samantha Singson NEW YORK, January 2, 2010 ( - International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) recently released its annual performance report for 2008-2009. Despite an economic downturn and a slight decrease in annual income, the abortion industry giant boasts of increased activity across all of its lines of work, including condom distribution, advocacy and abortion services. IPPF’s overall income for 2008 was US$119.7 million, down from over $120 million the previous year. While IPPF's total financial...
  • Vatican : 37 missionaries killed in 2009

    01/01/2010 12:04:13 PM PST · by Jihadi Du Jour · 10 replies · 578+ views Reports ^ | 1/1/10 | Joseph Speranzella SFO
    The Vatican has published the names of all the missionaries who died violently in 2009. In all 37 people were killed on active duty, the highest number in the past decade. Among them, is a lay person, 2 seminarians, 2 nuns and 30 priests. One of them could be considered a martyr since it appears he died a victim of a religious hate more...
  • Attacks kill 8 purported CIA employees, 5 Canadians in Afghanistan

    12/30/2009 6:21:12 PM PST · by 82ndABNOfficer · 20 replies · 1,983+ views
    CNN ^ | Dec 30 2009 | Alta Abawi
    Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- A senior U.S. official tells CNN that the attack at a military base in eastern Afghanistan by a suicide bomber Wednesday killed eight Americans believed to be CIA employees.
  • Report: At Least 15 Killed in Tehran Clashes

    12/28/2009 4:46:04 AM PST · by nuconvert · 5 replies · 428+ views
    At least 15 people were killed during massive anti-government protests in Tehran when opposition supporters clashed with security forces in the streets, Iranian state television reported Monday. The report said 10 people killed during Sunday's fierce clashes in the Iranian capital were members of "anti-revolutionary terrorist" groups, apparently referring to opposition supporters. The other five who died were killed by "terrorist groups" in a "suspicious act," the report said, without elaborating. Iranian security forces stormed a series of opposition offices on Monday, rounding up at least seven prominent anti-government activists in a new crackdown against the country's reformist movement, opposition...
  • 45 dead in India bridge collapse

    12/26/2009 10:14:24 AM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 3 replies · 367+ views
    CNN.COM ^ | 26 DECEMBER 2009 | CNN
    New Delhi, India (CNN) -- Forty-five people are believed dead after a bridge collapsed in the north Indian industrial hub of Kota, officials said Saturday. Rescuers were struggling to retrieve all the bodies of victims who fell into the Chambal River on Thursday after the bridge collapsed, according to K. Ravikanth, the top administrative official of Kota district. So far, rescuers have pulled out 11 bodies, he said. The bridge, under construction since 2007, is a joint venture among Gammon India, South Korea's Hyundai Engineering and India's national highway authority, said Rajeev Dasot, Kota's inspector of police. Kota, about 250...
  • 9 Slain In Bloody Holiday Weekend (Hope & Change breaks out)

    11/30/2009 5:26:12 PM PST · by Texas Eagle · 20 replies · 726+ views
    CBS 2 Chicago ^ | 11-30-09 | various
    9 Slain In Bloody Holiday Weekend 2 Incidents Of Murder-Suicide On Friday AloneCBS The violence began around 5 p.m. Thanksgiving eve, when Shannon Moore, 18, was found lying on the ground with gunshot wounds in the hallway of a building at 537 E. 44th St. A witness who saw Moore involved in an argument went to call police, and as he was going to make the call he heard multiple gunshots, Perez said. Moore was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.
  • CDC: 3,900 Americans Dead From H1N1 in Six Months

    11/12/2009 11:22:06 AM PST · by Tulsa Ramjet · 211 replies · 5,219+ views ^ | 12 NOV 2009 | Reuters
    H1N1 swine flu killed an estimated 3,900 Americans from April to October, U.S. health officials said Thursday. Better estimates show that the pandemic of flu has infected an estimated 22 million Americans and put 98,000 in the hospital, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Of these totals, children account for 8 million of the infected, 36,000 of those in hospital and 540 deaths.
  • Two dead, 17 injured in shooting reported in downtown Orlando

    11/06/2009 10:41:58 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies · 1,407+ views
    A former employee of a business located in a downtown Orlando building where a deadly mass shooting took place today is suspected in the attack. Two people are dead and at least 17 were shot in the incident, which took place about noon today. The suspect, Jason Rodriguez, 40, is believed to be driving a silver, 2002 Nissan SUV with tag number D11UXR, Orlando Police spokeswoman Sgt. Barbara Jones. Police think he is armed and still in the area.
  • Death toll rises in Fort Hood shooting.

    11/06/2009 3:00:46 AM PST · by malkee · 39 replies · 1,520+ views
    9and10 News ^ | 11/6/09
    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Officials say a 13th person has died after a gunman opened fire yesterday afternoon at Texas' Fort Hood. Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, a suspect in the mass shooting that wounded 30, is on a ventilator and unconscious after being shot four times. In the early chaos of the shooting, authorities believed they had killed the shooter. FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — As officials try to piece together what led to yesterday's shooting rampage at Texas' Fort Hood that left 13 dead, the FBI, local police and other agencies have searched the apartment of the Army...
  • 12 Soldiers Killed and 31 Wounded in Fort Hood Shooting

    11/05/2009 2:31:03 PM PST · by mdittmar · 7 replies · 1,345+ views
    abc news ^ | Nov. 5, 2009 | EMILY FRIEDMAN
    Suspected Gunman Is Identified by ABC News as Major Malik Nadal HasanTwelve people have been killed and 31 wounded in a shooting spree at a Texas military base by what officials believe was possibly carried out by an Army officer. The suspected gunman was identified by ABC News as Major Malik Nadal Hasan. The shooter was killed and two other suspects, who are also soldiers, have been apprehended, Lt. Gen. Robert W. Cone said. The gunman used two handguns, Cone said. He wasn't sure if the shooter reloaded the weapons during the attack. The general called the attack "a terrible...
  • UPDATE: Fort Hood Casualty Count Rises

    11/05/2009 1:48:46 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 55 replies · 2,763+ views
    KWTX ^ | Nov 5, 2009 3:40 PM CDT
    As many as nine people are dead and as many as 30 more are injured after two or more gunmen in military uniforms opened fire Thursday afternoon in a deployment processing center at Fort Hood. Schools on and around the post are locked down and hospitals report receiving mass casualties.
  • In Deadliest Month, 53 U.S. Troops Die in Afghanistan [W's Gains Reversed?]

    10/27/2009 5:24:50 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 27 replies · 997+ views
    NYTimes ^ | October 27, 2009
    In Deadliest Month, 53 U.S. Troops Die in Afghanistan ALISSA J. RUBIN October 27, 2009 KABUL, Afghanistan — Eight Americans died in combat in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, bringing October’s total to 53 and making it the deadliest month for Americans in the eight-year war. September and October were both deadlier months overall for NATO troops. The troops, along with an Afghan civilian accompanying them, were killed in several attacks involving “multiple, complex” improvised bombs, according to a statement from the NATO-led coalition. A Taliban spokesman, Qari Yousuf Ahmadi, said that Taliban in Zabul Province were responsible. He said they...
  • Obama's fury at Baghdad bloodbath (dual car bomb kills 150+)

    10/25/2009 3:32:23 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 67 replies · 2,826+ views
    BBC ^ | 25 October 2009
    US President Barack Obama has led international condemnation of Sunday's double suicide bomb attack in Baghdad that killed at least 132 people. Mr Obama branded the attacks - the worst in more than two years in Iraq - "hateful and destructive". UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband said they were a "terrible reminder of the threat from violent extremism". The blasts hit the ministry of justice and a provincial government office near the heavily fortified Green Zone.
  • 36,000 Americans died of Flu related causes each year during the 1990's.

    04/28/2009 6:57:08 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 20 replies · 9,732+ views
    Centers for Disease Control ^ | Current data for 2008 | Centers for Disease Control
    Questions and Answers Regarding Estimating Deaths from Influenza in the United States How many people die from flu each year in the United States? The number of influenza-associated (i.e., flu-related) deaths varies from year to year because flu seasons often fluctuate in length and severity. CDC estimated that about 36,000 people died of flu-related causes each year, on average, during the 1990s in the United States. This figure includes people dying from complications of flu. This estimate came from a 2003 study published in the Journal of the American Medication Association (JAMA), which looked at the 1990-91 through the 1998-99...
  • H1N1 Kills 11 Children In A Week, CDC Concerned

    10/17/2009 2:07:41 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 97 replies · 3,241+ views
    As the H1N1 flu outbreak strikes the U.S. early and hard, health officials are pointing to a worrisome number of child deaths and warn that supplies of vaccine will remain scarce for at least the next couple of weeks. Delays in producing the vaccine mean 28 million to 30 million doses, at most, will be divided around the country by the end of the month, not the 40 million-plus doses that states had been expecting. The new count from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention means anxiously awaited flu-shot clinics in some parts of the U.S. may have to...
  • 10th person in state dies of swine flu (81 kids dead; if Bush were Prez this'd be front page!)

    10/16/2009 6:23:35 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 48 replies · 1,534+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 10/14/09 | Kelly Brewington
    A 10th person in Maryland has died of swine flu, state health officials said Tuesday. The person, an adult from Western Maryland, had underlying health problems. As with other deaths related to the H1N1 virus, officials would not release further details.
  • New Report Suggests Over 1 Billion Abortions Committed: Pro-Life Activists

    10/16/2009 4:59:11 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies · 625+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/16/09 | James Tillman
    NEW YORK, NY, October 16, 2009 ( -- A new report by the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute, entitled "Abortion Worldwide: A Decade of Uneven Progress," points to the fact that over a billion abortions have been committed, say pro-life activists. The report found that the annual number of abortions have declined over the period from 1995 to 2003. Nevertheless, the Guttmacher Institute said that in 2003 approximately 41.6 million abortions were committed worldwide. On average, this works out to more than one death by abortion for each second of the year. Since abortion has been available since before 1970 and very...
  • Suicide toll at France Telecom hits 25

    10/15/2009 2:36:03 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 7 replies · 661+ views ^ | October 16, 2009 | watoday
    A France Telecom employee committed suicide on Thursday, becoming the 25th staff member to kill himself over the past 20 months, a company official said. The 48-year-old engineer hung himself in his Brittany home, one month after he had taken medical leave following a recommendation from the company doctor. The latest death brought to 25 the number of employees who have taken their lives since February last year at France Telecom, a former state monopoly that has been under major restructuring. Many of the employees have left notes blaming management decisions or stress at work. The 25th death came just...
  • 85,000 Iraqis killed in almost 5 years of war

    10/14/2009 7:02:57 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 30 replies · 1,054+ views
    ap ^ | Oct 14, 8:59 PM EDT | REBECCA SANTANA
    Iraq's government said at least 85,000 people were killed from 2004 to 2008, officially answering one of the biggest questions of the conflict - how many perished in the sectarian violence that nearly led to a civil war. What remains unanswered is how many died in the 2003 U.S. invasion and in the months of chaos that followed it. A report by the Human Rights Ministry said 85,694 people were killed from the beginning of 2004 to Oct. 31, 2008 and 147,195 were wounded. The figures included Iraqi civilians, military and police but did not cover U.S. military deaths, insurgents,...
  • Village Deaths To Increase Indonesia Quake Toll [400 Wedding Guests Feared Dead]

    10/03/2009 7:39:38 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 3 replies · 422+ views
    AP Report ^ | October 03rd 2009
    Village Deaths To Increase Indonesia Quake Toll 400 at wedding party feared dead in mudslides in rural area Rescue workers remove debris as they attempt to locate victims inside the collapsed Ambacang Hotel on Saturday. Survivors buried under the hotel sent a cell-phone text message to a relative saying he and some others were alive. But, disappointed rescue workers were unable to locate anyone. PADANG, Indonesia - The death toll from Indonesia's massive earthquake will likely double as officials on Saturday reached rural communities wiped out by landslides that buried more than 600 people under mountains of mud, most of...
  • 43 U.S. Troops Have Died in Afghanistan Since Gen. McChrystal Called for Reinforcements

    10/01/2009 5:04:06 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 27 replies · 1,840+ views
    CNSNews ^ | September 30, 2009 | Susan Jones
    Another American died in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the final day of September--and exactly one month after the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan sent a confidential war assessment to the Obama administration, warning that more forces are needed--soon. The as-yet-unnamed American serviceman who died on Wednesday was caught in a suicide attack in Khost Province, in eastern Afghanistan, press reports said. On August 30, Gen. Stanley McChrystal sent Defense Secretary Robert Gates a war assessment in which he said more U.S. troops--and a new U.S. strategy--are needed if the U.S. is to defeat the insurgents in Afghanistan. Since that Aug. 30...
  • Another quake strikes near Tonga as death toll from Sumatran quake tops 1100

    10/01/2009 9:20:40 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 17 replies · 708+ views ^ | 2nd October 2009 | Chelsea White, Padraic Murphy
    A POWERFUL earthquake has struck off Tonga and the Samoan islands as the Sumatran death toll rises further. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Tonga and the Samoan islands today, two days after a giant tremor caused a devastating tsunami which killed almost 150. No immediate tsunami alert was issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre in Hawaii.
  • Death toll in Samoas tsunami reaches 150

    10/01/2009 6:42:08 AM PDT · by kingattax · 232+ views
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 10-1-09 | ROD McGUIRK and AUDREY McAVOY
    APIA, Samoa – Samoans searched flattened homes and debris-filled swamps, while dazed survivors told of being trapped underwater or flung inland by a tsunami that ravaged towns and killed at least 150 people in the South Pacific. The day after the disaster struck, officials were expecting the death toll to rise as more areas were searched. "To me it was like a monster — just black water coming to you. It wasn't a wave that breaks, it was a full force of water coming straight," said Luana Tavale, an American Samoa government employee. Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele's own village...
  • Death toll in Indonesia earthquake rises to 777

    10/01/2009 11:30:01 AM PDT · by Justaham · 1 replies · 187+ views
    Associated Press ^ | IRWAN FIRDAUS
    PADANG, Indonesia (AP) - Rescue workers pulled victims, some screaming in pain, from the heavy rubble of buildings felled by a powerful earthquake that killed more than 700 people. The death toll was still expected to rise. The brunt of Wednesday's 7.6-magnitude earthquake, which originated in the sea off Sumatra island, appeared to have been borne by Padang town. Four other districts accounted for the remaining deaths. A government official told The Associated Press that at least 777 people are confirmed to have died in the quake, with about 300 seriously injured. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because...
  • 28 Pregnant Women Dead From H1N1 Swine Flu in U.S.

    10/01/2009 2:00:24 PM PDT · by Ben Mugged · 116 replies · 3,182+ views
    Web MD ^ | Oct. 1, 2009 | Daniel J. DeNoon
    H1N1 swine flu has killed 28 pregnant women in the U.S., raising the level of concern among obstetricians and CDC investigators. The 28 women who died were among about 100 pregnant women who required intensive care because of severe H1N1 swine flu disease. "Doctors around the country have never seen this kind of thing before," CDC respiratory disease chief Anne Schuchat, MD, said today at a news conference. "What we are seeing is quite striking." The CDC has never before tracked the impact of flu on pregnant women. Although flu is a known risk both to a pregnant woman and...
  • At least 113 dead as Pacific quake, tsunami flatten villages

    09/30/2009 3:20:19 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 7 replies · 594+ views
    AFP via Yahoo ^ | Sept 30, 2009 – 1 hr 44 mins ago | Cherelle Jackson Cherelle Jackson
    AFP – This photo taken on September 29, after an 8.0-magnitude quake and tsunami struck in the early morning … APIA (AFP) – Dozens of aftershocks rocked the South Pacific Wednesday, 24 hours after a huge earthquake churned up towering tsunamis that killed at least 113 people when they wiped out villages and flattened tourist resorts. Huge waves that witnesses and officials said measured between three and 7.5 metres high pounded the remote Pacific islands of Samoa and Western Samoa after an 8.0-magnitude undersea quake struck early Tuesday. While the quake toppled buildings and sent thousands fleeing to high ground...
  • Samoa police say 63 dead in tsunami, toll may rise

    09/29/2009 11:01:03 PM PDT · by kingattax · 7 replies · 995+ views
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 9-30-09
    APIA, Samoa – A police official says 63 people are confirmed dead in Samoa following a tsunami that smashed the southern shore of the South Pacific nation. Samoan police commissioner Lilo Maiava told The Associated Press that police have confirmed 63 deaths, and officials are still searching the devastated areas, so the number of deaths might rise soon. A powerful Pacific Ocean earthquake with a magnitude between 8.0 and 8.3 spawned towering tsunami waves that swept ashore early Tuesday on Samoa and American Samoa, flooding and flattening villages, killing dozens of people and leaving scores of others missing. At least...
  • Gang Kills Black Teen in Chicago - Over 159 Black Children Killed Weekly in Cook County

    09/29/2009 3:15:19 PM PDT · by UFC Pride K1 · 61 replies · 4,823+ views
    PLB ^ | 9/29/2009 | Ruben O
    Last week in Cook County, Illinois, Derrion Albert, 16, was murdered after being in the wrong place at the wrong time as a gang fight broke out. What a tragic death for a kid who had a promising future. As a father, my heart goes out to his family - I couldn't even imagine what they must be going through. Unfortunately, Derrion wasn't the only black child killed last week in Cook County - an estimated 159 unborn children of color were also murdered last week - not by street gangs, but by gangs of doctors and nurses.[1] Like Derrion,...
  • Storms flood Southeast, killing 3, leave 5 missing

    09/21/2009 5:10:30 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 96 replies · 3,026+ views
    AP via Google ^ | 9/21/2009 | GREG BLUESTEIN
    ATLANTA — Floodwaters that swept across the rain-soaked Southeast killed at least three people and left five others missing Monday, including a Georgia toddler who disappeared after a mobile home was split apart by a swollen creek. Three Georgia motorists died when their vehicles were swept off Atlanta-area roads, and some major highways were submerged. Officials urged motorists to stay off the roads as a new line of storms threatened the area. Fast-moving water also swept away a Tennessee man who went swimming in an overflowing ditch on a dare. Crews in northwest Georgia worked furiously to shore up a...
  • 19 Terrorists vs Millions of Illegal Aliens

    09/19/2009 6:08:15 PM PDT · by Bender2 · 20 replies · 839+ views
    The Woodward Report ^ | 9-19-09 | DC Lee
    19 Terrorists vs Millions of Illegal Aliens September 19, 2009 by DC Lee - A Woodward Report Columnist On September 11, 2001, nineteen terrorists murdered nearly three thousand in a quest to bring the United States to its knees. Today, however, million of illegal aliens are bringing American to its knees in a much different way. They are exploding spending in health care, welfare, education and if steps are not taken soon, they will bring the US economy to the brink of collapse. The United States was created with immigrants poured into a melting pot that made us the envy...
  • Omitting the scumbag terrorists, how many died on September 11th, 2001?

    09/11/2009 9:11:47 AM PDT · by MGBGUN · 5 replies · 302+ views
    My wife is making a sign to carry in Fort Worth tomorrow and I keep getting conflicting numbers when I search for the number of people killed on 9-11. I don't want the scum muslim terrorists in that count! Thanks in advance.
  • Omitting the scumbag terrorists, how many were killed on September 11, 2001?

    09/11/2009 9:23:54 AM PDT · by MGBGUN · 19 replies · 754+ views
    My wife needs info for a sign she will carry in Fort Worth tomorrow as part of the 912 Project. I keep getting conflicting numbers on my net searches. Can anyone help me out here with the actual number of people killed 9-11-01 MINUS the dirtbag muslim terrorists? Thanks in advance.
  • Five dead, 63 missing as ferry sinks in Philippines

    09/06/2009 1:51:28 AM PDT · by Neil E. Wright · 4 replies · 671+ views
    Zamboanga City, Philippines - Five people drowned and 63 were missing Sunday when a passenger ferry with 968 people aboard sunk in the southern Philippines, rescue officials said. The Superferry 9 sank hours after it listed to the right by 40 degrees off Siocon town in Zamboanga del Norte province, about 810 kilometres south of Manila. It was carrying 847 passengers, 117 crew and four sea marshals. The Office of Civil Defence said the ship's listing was "allegedly due to a hole in its hull." Commandant Real Admiral Wilfredo Tamayo said 900 people were rescued by the coast guard, the...
  • Death shock kills 33 (India)

    09/03/2009 11:28:56 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 10 replies · 969+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 09/03/2009 | G.S. RADHAKRISHNA, G.C. SHEKHAR
    Death shock kills 33 G.S. RADHAKRISHNA AND G.C. SHEKHAR Hyderabad/Chennai, Sept. 3: Thirty-three supporters of Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy, most of them poor farmers, died since they learnt about their leader’s death this morning. Some committed suicide while others suffered cardiac arrests after confirmation that the Andhra Pradesh chief minister’s helicopter had crashed, killing him and the four others on board. The casualties are among the highest reported after a popular leader’s demise or misfortune in the south, where such incidents are not unheard of. In neighbouring Tamil Nadu, two dozen supporters of M.G. Ramachandran consumed poison or set themselves on...
  • Obama spokesman: "Another 1,500 Americans die each month because we haven't passed ObamaCare"

    09/04/2009 1:49:37 PM PDT · by pabianice · 45 replies · 1,528+ views
    Fox News Channel | 9/4/09
    Obama apologist "Steve" was just on Cavuto telling ever greater whoppers. According to Steve, 1,500 people die each month because we don't yet have ObamaCare and thus no health insurance. Cavuto tried to get him to admit that no one is ever turned away from an ER but Steve stayed right on talking points: The right is killing the poor because we are dangerous, selfish, and anti-American . Steve then launched into a pre-packaged rant -- eyes wide and unblinking, words coming at 200 a minute -- about how Obama is not getting the credit for the one million jobs...
  • Two Belarussian pilots killed at Polish air show (video of Su 27 crash)

    08/30/2009 12:32:08 PM PDT · by lizol · 25 replies · 2,796+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sun Aug 30, 2009
    Two Belarussian pilots killed at Polish air show Sun Aug 30, 2009 8:30pm IST RADOM, Poland (Reuters) - Two Belarussian Air Force pilots were killed on Sunday when their SU-27 fighter plane crashed during an aerial acrobatics display at an air show in central Poland, police said. "The two pilots did not manage to catapult to safety and were killed in the crash but there were no other casualties," police spokeswoman Agnieszka Humelusz in Radom, a city about 100 km (62 miles) south of Warsaw, told Reuters. Witness Leszek Kopec told Reuters by telephone: "The SU-27 crashed far beyond the...
  • New U.S. deaths make 2009 Afghan war's deadliest

    08/25/2009 5:47:25 AM PDT · by Cheap_Hessian · 73 replies · 2,690+ views
    Reuters ^ | August 25, 2009 | Peter Graff
    KABUL (Reuters) - Four U.S. servicemen were killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on Tuesday, making 2009 the deadliest year for the growing contingent of foreign troops since the overthrow of the Taliban in 2001. The deaths highlighted the steadily worsening violence in the country, which has been in political limbo since a disputed presidential election last week. Afghan election authorities were preparing later on Tuesday to publish the first partial results from the presidential election, but the tiny sample may do little to resolve a growing war of words on the outcome. The election has also been a...
  • Four People In Los Angeles Killed By Gunfire In 12-Hour Span

    08/23/2009 2:50:33 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 33 replies · 936+ views
    LATimes ^ | August 23, 2009
    Four people in Los Angeles killed by gunfire in 12-hour span August 23, 2009 Four people across the city were killed by gunfire in a 12-hour span, police said today. One person was found dead about 7 a.m. in Glassell Park, and three people were killed in separate shootings Saturday night in Gramercy Park, West Adams and Hyde Park, authorities said. Los Angeles police said the man who was found dead early today, in the 3400 block of Drew Street, appeared to be about 35. He had a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene....
  • Report: Botched North Korean missile test killed 20 in Syria town

    08/20/2009 6:43:36 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 12 replies · 735+ views
    WorldTribune.Com ^ | August 17, 2009
    LONDON — Iran and Syria reportedly participated in a failed missile launch by North Korea. ShareThis Western diplomatic sources said Iran, North Korea and Syria joined in the firing of two new ballistic missiles in 2009. The sources said the North Korean missiles veered off-course and killed or injured scores of people. None of the three countries has acknowledged a joint missile test. In May, Syria was said to have reported a natural gas explosion in the area of Manbij. "The test took place in Syria in May and was a complete failure," a diplomatic source said. On Aug. 14,...
  • 15,000 Die in Europe [article from 2003 but relevant now]

    08/19/2009 1:19:14 PM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 19 replies · 1,646+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 9/11/2003 | Joseph Farah
    Did you hear about the terrorist attack in Europe that killed 15,000? I bet you didn't. It never made a single banner headline here in the U.S. It didn't lead the television news one day. In fact, it was treated matter-of-factly because the terrorist attack that victimized Europe was perpetrated by governments we've been conditioned to believe are "compassionate." I'm talking about what has been described as last month's disastrous heat wave that killed five times as many people as were killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks of 2001. It wasn't really the heat that killed those people –...