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  • U.S. Journalist With Ebola Being Evacuated Freelancer Being Evacuated From Liberia to Nebraska

    10/03/2014 6:12:10 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 86 replies
    WSJ ^ | 10/03/14 | Drew Hinshaw, Lukas I. Alpert and Jennifer Levitz
    MONROVIA, Liberia—Ashoka Mukpo, an American freelance journalist diagnosed with Ebola, and the NBC News team he worked with here will be flown to the U.S., as the epidemic sweeping West Africa continues to have international repercussions. Mr. Mukpo is scheduled to be picked up Sunday night in Liberia and will be transported to the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, his father, Mitchell Levy, said Friday
  • Massive Pipeline Explosion Near Milford, Texas; Entire Town Being Evacuated - Live Choppercam

    11/14/2013 11:51:41 AM PST · by Nachum · 24 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 11/14/13 | Tyler Durden
    Every day in the New Normal, it is either a mass shooting or an explosion in some pipeline or crude-carrying train. Moments ago, a pipeline in Texas exploded in a massive fireball and has prompted the evacuation of the nearby town of Milford. From Breaking911: Smoke and flames are visible for miles. There is a fear that an additional pipe may explode. Nearby schools have all been evacuated as well. NUmerous rescue teams responding; unknown if there are any injuries at this time. UPDATE 11:30AM EST: According to county officials, a 10-inch pipeline east of U.S. Highway 77 and Farm-to-Market...
  • Terminal evacuated at Birmingham airport

    11/03/2013 3:46:29 PM PST · by machogirl · 55 replies
    CNN ^ | November 3, 2013 | CNN
    At link per FR
  • Prime Minister’s Office evacuated after suspicious package found

    10/16/2013 11:10:31 AM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 5 replies
    National Post ^ | October 16, 2013
    The Langevin Block, the building across from Parliament Hill that houses the Prime Minister’s Office, was evacuated Wednesday morning amid reports of a suspicious person and package in the area. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was not in the building. Police also closed Wellington Street, the street in front of the Parliament Buildings, for two blocks, and taped off roads in the area. RCMP officers were questioning a man who was put into a police cruiser. A joint RCMP-Ottawa police team that deals with potentially hazardous materials was called to the scene. The Conservative government’s throne speech was to be delivered...
  • Waterford Lakes Town Center evacuated over suspicious devices

    04/23/2013 11:32:55 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Click Orlando ^ | 4/23/13 | staff
    ORLANDO, Fla. - The Waterford Lakes Town Center has reopened on Tuesday afternoon after four suspicious devices were reported, prompting an evacuation of the mall, officials said. The devices, two of which were described by deputies as backpack-like packages with wires protruding from them, were discovered Tuesday morning, prompting officials to evacuate more than 20 businesses at the Orlando shopping plaza, including a day care. They were later deemed safe.
  • NDSU Campus Evacuated After Bomb Threat

    09/14/2012 8:52:48 AM PDT · by Nachum
    Valley News ^ | 9/14/12 | Staff
    The campus of North Dakota State University in Fargo is being evacuated this morning because of a bomb threat. An emergency message sent out to students and posted on the university's website this morning ordered all students and employees to leave campus by 10:15 am. "This is an emergency message from North Dakota State University. NDSU is requiring all employees and students to leave campus by 10:15 a.m. This includes residence hall students, who, if necessary, should walk to locations off campus. This also includes the downtown buildings and agricultural facilities.
  • Israeli embassy staff evacuated from Ivory Coast

    04/10/2011 10:05:57 AM PDT · by Nachum
    JTA ^ | 4/10/11 | staff
    JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Israel evacuated its embassy staff from the Ivory Coast amid heavy fire between opposing sides in the west African nation's civil war. Acting Ambassador Daniel Saada was injured during the April 8 evacuation in Abidjan, the former capital of and largest city in the Ivory Coast, by a United Nations force. The four staff members had been holed up in the ambassador's residence for several days due to the ongoing civil war. The diplomats were evacuated out of fear that government soldiers would take over the embassy, as had occurred in the Japanese embassy, Haaretz reported. The...
  • Arizona power plant evacuated over suspicious package

    10/13/2010 9:14:37 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 20 replies
    kold ^ | Oct. 13, 2010
    The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station was evacuated after a suspicious package was found early Wednesday morning. Explosive experts from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office are investigating two suspicious packages at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, according to an MCSO spokesman. Lt. Brian Lee said the sheriff's office was contacted at 5 a.m. today by Palo Verde Security to report a suspicious device and received a second call at 5:30 a.m. reporting another suspicious package. Access to and from the plant was halted, according to Arizona Public Service and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. The immediate area was evacuated...
  • Fire nears Calif. coastal city; 20,000 evacuated

    05/08/2009 12:18:09 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 23 replies · 831+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/8/09 | Raquel Maria Dillon - ap
    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Powerful winds during a night in which "all hell broke loose" have pushed a raging wildfire to the doorstep of this wealthy coastal city, threatening to destroy dozens more homes and leading to the evacuation of more than 20,000 people. Firefighters were putting out roof fires Friday as gusts drove the flames down from the steep canyons above Santa Barbara and started burning homes in the residential flatlands. Once tame, the fire front now stretches for five miles, city Fire Chief Andrew DiMizio said. "Literally last night, all hell broke loose," he said.
  • U.S. cruise ship runs aground off Alaska, over 200 being evacuated

    05/14/2007 8:34:29 AM PDT · by bedolido · 15 replies · 1,016+ views
    news.xinhuanet.com ^ | 5-14-2007 | Lin Li
    WASHINGTON, May 14 (Xinhua) -- A cruise ship ran aground off the coast of the U.S. state of Alaska early Monday, and over 200 passengers and crew members are being evacuated, U.S. TV networks reported. The accident took place off Alaska's eastern peninsula near Juneau, CNN quoted Coast Guard officials as saying. The Coast Guard has sent a cutter and a helicopter to the scene, and has asked all boats nearby to help evacuate the 281 passengers and crew, Fox News reported. Dozens of people have been rescued from the 110-meter-long Empress of the North, the report said. The ship,...
  • China Hit By Strongest Typhoon For Half A Century (1.5M Evacuated)

    08/10/2006 5:24:38 PM PDT · by blam · 22 replies · 637+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 8-11-2006 | Jonathan Watts
    China hit by strongest typhoon for half a century · 1.5 million evacuated, state of emergency declared· Summer of damage for storm-devastated region Jonathan Watts in Beijing Friday August 11, 2006The Guardian (UK) The most powerful typhoon to strike China for half a century tore into one of the country's manufacturing heartlands yesterday, killing at least two people, injuring 80 and forcing the evacuation of 1.5 million residents. With winds of up to 135mph, typhoon Saomai hit the coastal town of Mazhan in Zhejiang province, dumping a torrent of rain on a region still recovering from earlier floods. A dozen...
  • Main headline in Iranian newspaper: Tel Aviv evacuated

    07/27/2006 11:54:51 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies · 1,453+ views
    ynet news ^ | 07.27.06 | Dudi Cohen
    Newspaper of spiritual leader, Khamenei, claims that government bodies in Israel have been evacuated to Jerusalem and that it even has proof. Tuesday Hizbullah flag flown above Iranian parliament Iranian conservative newspaper, Kayhan, claimed Thursday in its top story that "Tel Aviv has been evacuated." The newspaper, associated with the spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, tends to exaggerate about anything connected to reports on Israel. It seemed Thursday that the imagination of the Iranian editors spilled over. According to the newspaper's editors, "Following the recent threats of Hassan Nasrallah, some of the Israeli government bodies were evacuated from Tel Aviv...
  • 341 Americans Successfully Evacuated by Bus From Southern Lebanon

    07/20/2006 4:20:59 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 350+ views
    WASHINGTON, July 20, 2006 – A total of 341 Americans successfully convoyed out of southern Lebanon and are shipping out of Beirut harbor for Cyprus, State Department officials said today. Maura Harty, assistant secretary of state for consular affairs, said the bus convoy got the Americans to the harbor, where they are boarding the Orient Queen cruise ship. They are among the 2,250 Americans that left Lebanon today. "That brings the total of assisted departures to 3,850, and there are another 400 people our embassy in Damascus has confirmed have made it out by land to Syria," Harty said during...
  • Typhoon storm kills 50 people; 1 million evacuated in China

    05/18/2006 9:45:59 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 1 replies · 319+ views
    http://www.philstar.com/ ^ | 5 19 06 | philstar.com
    SHANGHAI (AP) - Tropical Storm Chanchu swept into the East China Sea Friday leaving behind a path of destruction in southern China, where it killed at least 11 people and left 27 Vietnamese fishermen missing after their boats sank in Chinese waters. Chanchu, downgraded early Thursday from a typhoon, has killed at least 50 people in Asia, including 37 last weekend in the Philippines, where it destroyed thousands of homes. There were fears the death toll could rise dramatically. Chanchu hit China Thursday, flooding scores of homes and forcing the evacuation of more than 1 million people before weakening to...
  • How many could have been evacuated from New Orleans?

    09/03/2005 2:29:16 PM PDT · by Nightshift · 21 replies · 1,209+ views
    Seeing all the tragedy in New Orleans is bad enough, but to see how the local leaders of this community failed to serve their people is inexcusable.
  • WHAT HAPPENED IN OSHKOSH? AND WHY SHOULD GUN OWNERS CARE?

    08/07/2004 9:37:20 AM PDT · by TERMINATTOR · 53 replies · 1,882+ views
    Jews For The Preservation of Firearms Ownership ^ | August 5, 2004 | The Liberty Crew (JPFO)
    On Saturday, July 17, an unknown shooter wounded an Oshkosh, Wisconsin, police officer, then faded into the night. Was the shot fired by a partying teenager? Was it an accidental discharge from another officer's gun? Was it a mistake or an intentional assault? No one knows. What happened next is unclear; everyone gives a different version of the events. According to the most credible reports, the Oshkosh PD evacuated a several block area. Without warrants in the immediate aftermath of the shooting, SWAT teams and police dogs descended on the neighborhood. Officers got consent to search homes. (It's logical to...
  • HUNDREDS EVACUATED BECAUSE OF CHEMICAL LEAK ON I-80 IN PA.

    02/02/2004 9:20:17 PM PST · by varina davis · 12 replies · 134+ views
    AP WIRE (breaking news) ^ | FEB. 2, 2004 | AP WIRE
    Hundreds Evacuated Because of Chemical Leak on I-80 in Pa. The Associated Press Published: Feb 2, 2004 BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) - About a thousand people were evacuated from their homes and 16 miles of Interstate 80 were shut down Monday night after a tanker truck leaked a hazardous chemical at a rest stop, authorities said. Homes in Mifflin Township within half a mile of the rest area in north-central Pennsylvania were evacuated, Columbia County Emergency Management Director Irene Miller said, and the highway was closed in both directions. State police said it was not immediately clear how long the hazard...
  • Swiss Alps Crumbling in Heat Wave; Climbers Evacuated

    07/15/2003 11:38:11 AM PDT · by bedolido · 16 replies · 239+ views
    Bloomberg ^ | 07/15/03 | Staff Writer
    <p>July 15 (Bloomberg) -- A heat wave in Europe is melting Switzerland's glaciers and causing chunks of the Swiss Alps to break off, prompting the evacuation of climbers and hikers, Agence France-Presse reported.</p> <p>In southern Switzerland, helicopters ferried about 70 people from the Matterhorn after a rock face on the 3,400-meter (11,155- foot) peak crumbled, AFP said. A portion of a glacier near the Alpine resort of Grindelwald also broke away and fell into the Luetschine river, causing a surge of water downstream. Police warned people several miles away to stay away from the river, AFP cited the Swiss news agency ATS as saying.</p>
  • London to be evacuated in case of terror attack

    12/29/2002 6:29:49 AM PST · by knighthawk · 10 replies · 252+ views
    The Times of India ^ | December 29 2002 | PTI
    LONDON: Britain will arm itself with new legislation to allow police and military to evacuate or quarantine by force large parts of London and other cities in the event of a catastrophic terrorist attack. The special powers are likely to form part of a "civil contingencies" Bill to be published shortly. According to the Ministry of Defence, a new 7,000-strong Civil Contingency Reaction Force, to be deployed next year to 14 regions around the UK, would have the option of carrying arms. Live ammunition could be used in major cases of unrest. A "semi-live" test of London's ability to handle...
  • Fire storm enters Show Low AZ

    06/23/2002 3:41:25 PM PDT · by newsperson999 · 94 replies · 598+ views
    ETHERZONE
    A few minutes ago the fire entered the west part of town with several houses on fire..pray UPDATES BEING POSTED HERE
  • Cincinnati Terminal Evacuated After Security Incident

    05/12/2002 2:29:27 PM PDT · by TaRaRaBoomDeAyGoreLostToday! · 8 replies · 249+ views
    HEBRON, Kentucky (AP) - The main terminal at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport was evacuated for three hours on Sunday after a security incident involving a passenger waiting to board an airliner. Airport Police Chief Chuck Melville said the man passed the main checkpoint, but during a random search at the gate, Comair employees found marijuana. "He alleged he had a penknife, but no penknife was found," Melville said. The statement alone prompted the evacuation, Melville said. "He said he had one, so we have to take it as if he had one," he said. The man did not attempt to...
  • Tornado near Kansas City

    05/08/2002 5:13:47 PM PDT · by codebreaker · 39 replies · 1,152+ views
    KMBC ^ | May 8, 2002 | Brian Busby
    Tornado headed towards Kansas City Airport. All persons taking cover.