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  • White House fence jumper screams; forcibly removed from court

    10/27/2014 12:51:51 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 11 replies
    My Fox Tampa Bay / AP ^ | 10-27-2014 | PETE YOST
    A man appearing in court on charges that he scaled a White House fence was found incompetent to stand trial Monday and screamed for help as marshals forcibly removed him from the courtroom. Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland, began screaming after he was ordered to undergo psychiatric evaluation and treatment for the next 45 days. Adesanya has been charged with two federal offenses: unlawfully entering the restricted grounds of the White House and harming two law enforcement dogs that were released to apprehend him. Don't "do this to me," Adesanya yelled at the end of a five-minute court...
  • Intruder, 23, who calls himself 'American Slave' jumps the fence at the White House

    10/23/2014 1:35:04 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 34 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 22 October 2014 | Pete D'amato
    ... Adesanya's last post to Instagram on Tuesday showed an I Voted sticker captioned 'Voted for this B #ImpeachObama.'
  • Woman hurt after jumping from third floor at Coliseum

    11/24/2013 8:04:00 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    KGO ^ | November 24, 2013
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Two people were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries following Sunday's Oakland Raiders game against the Tennessee Titans. The Alameda County Sheriff's Office says a woman jumped from the third deck near section 301 at O.co Coliseum around 4:30 p.m. The section was closed to the public at the time. A fan that was walking along the concourse about 60-feet below saw it happen and tried to catch her. But he was critically injured when she landed on him.
  • Leading banker jumped to his death after snorting cocaine at welcome home party(UBS)

    09/08/2010 3:21:56 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 34 replies · 2+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 09/08/10
    Leading banker jumped to his death after snorting cocaine at welcome home party By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 4:45 PM on 8th September 2010 A leading banker jumped to his death after snorting cocaine at a party thrown to welcome him back from abroad, an inquest heard today. Neil McCormick plunged sixty feet and landed on rubble after he was spotted walking in circles and mumbling 'guys, don’t do this to me', the court heard. Mr McCormick, who had used cocaine regularly since studying at Oxford University, moved to Hong Kong last September with his wife Diana and...
  • IAI to unveil naval version of new artillery system (Israel)

    05/16/2011 7:06:58 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 4 replies
    Globes, Israel ^ | 16 May 11 | Yuval Azulai
    IAI to unveil naval version of new artillery system The high-precision missile artillery system has a range of up to 50 kilometers. 16 May 11 15:41, Yuval Azulai Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) (TASE: ARSP.B1) Missile Systems and Space Group Division will unveil the naval version of its Jumper autonomous artillery missile system, which has a range of up to 50 kilometers, at the Singapore International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference IMDEX Asia 2011 on Wednesday. The naval platform of the system will enable navies to provide support for land forces. The missiles have GPS/INS and optional laser guidance system...
  • Face of Defense: Sergeant Defies Odds to Pursue Dream

    03/07/2011 4:42:26 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrea Thacker
    MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga., March 7, 2011 – When many people hear the odds are against them, they simply give up. But Air Force Master Sgt. Robert Disney does just the opposite and says, "Challenge accepted." Air Force Master Sgt. Robert Disney plays his guitar at his home, Feb. 24, 2011. A pararescue jumper, Disney began performing at local venues during his first assignment to Moody Air Force Base, Ga., from 1998 to 2004. He is the 347th Rescue Group standards and evaluations superintendent. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image...
  • NYC man plunges 40 stories, lands on car, survives

    09/01/2010 9:19:21 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 37 replies
    ap ^ | Sep 1
    NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City man who plunged 40 stories from the rooftop of an apartment building has survived after crashing onto a parked car. Witnesses and police say 22-year-old Thomas Magill jumped from the high-rise at West 63rd Street on Tuesday. He landed in the backseat area of a Dodge Charger after crashing through the windshield. He suffered broken legs...
  • Claim Jumpers does not support the 2nd Amendment Read and forward to friends and family.

    01/28/2010 9:18:31 AM PST · by .454Puma · 4 replies · 623+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | 01/27/2010 | Transsylvania Phoenix
    Robert Ott, the CEO of the Claim Jumper restaurant chain does not believe ordinary citizens have the right to protect themselves and their families under the rights conferred by the Second Amendment of the US Constitution. This is the letter sent to Robert Ott by T. Mark Graham (AKA Gunplumber) owner of Arizona Response Systems, a small firearms manufacturing company. Read the letter at the link and forward to friends and family.
  • Passer-By Pushes Man Contemplating Suicide Off Bridge in China

    05/23/2009 4:15:55 PM PDT · by rightinalabama · 11 replies · 698+ views
    Fox News ^ | 5/23/2009 | Associated Press
    BEIJING — Chen Fuchao, a man heavily in debt, had been contemplating suicide on a bridge in southern China for hours when a passer-by came up, shook his hand — and pushed him off the ledge. Chen fell 26 feet onto a partially inflated emergency air cushion laid out by authorities and survived, suffering spine and elbow injuries, the official Xinhua News Agency said Saturday. The passer-by, 66-year-old Lai Jiansheng, had been fed up with what he called Chen's "selfish activity," Xinhua said. Traffic around the Haizhu bridge in the city of Guangzhou had been backed up for five hours...
  • Passer-by Pushes Suicide Jumper in South China (He Got Tired of the Drama)

    05/23/2009 1:28:42 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 57 replies · 1,596+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 05/23/2009 | Yahoo
    BEIJING – Chen Fuchao, a man heavily in debt, had been contemplating suicide on a bridge in southern China for hours when a passer-by came up, shook his hand — and pushed him off the ledge. Chen fell 26 feet (8 meters) onto a partially inflated emergency air cushion laid out by authorities and survived, suffering spine and elbow injuries, the official Xinhua News Agency said Saturday. The passer-by, 66-year-old Lai Jiansheng, had been fed up with what he called Chen's "selfish activity," Xinhua said. Traffic around the Haizhu bridge in the city of Guangzhou had been backed up for...
  • Shetland Jumper Firms Running Short Of Knitters

    02/13/2006 5:40:20 PM PST · by blam · 66 replies · 897+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2-13-2006 | Auslan Cramb
    Shetland jumper firms running short of knitters By Auslan Cramb (Filed: 13/02/2006) Knitwear companies in Shetland are having trouble fulfilling orders for their distinctive sweaters because their knitters are "a dying breed". Garments from Britain's most northerly islands are highly prized in Japan. But Doreen Brown, of Shetland Collection, the largest hand knitting company in the islands, said her firm had struggled to meet a large order for Japan. "We have two dozen knitters but they are a dying breed," she said. "Our oldest is 94 and the youngest is 60 and we can't get any more." Turnover in the...
  • Jumper on I-95 near Laurel, MD--whole highway shut down!!!

    07/29/2005 7:22:36 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 42 replies · 750+ views
    WMAL Radio news and traffic | July 29, 2005 | Yours truly
    There is a jumper on the MD 212 overpass over I-95 near laurel. Both the northbound and southbound lanes are currently shut down.
  • Crane climber shuts down Peachtree

    05/26/2005 9:43:46 PM PDT · by Wally_Kalbacken · 10 replies · 1,163+ views
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | 05/26/05 | By MIKE MORRIS , BILL MONTGOMERY, BILL TORPY
    Crane climber shuts down PeachtreeMan identified as murder suspect from Florida By MIKE MORRIS , BILL MONTGOMERY, BILL TORPYThe Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionPublished on: 05/26/05 The sister of a Florida murder suspect perched 350 feet above a Buckhead intersection pleaded for her brother to surrender this afternoon.Tawana Roland, who said she is the younger sister of 41-year-old Carl Edward Roland, appeared at the condominium construction site after receiving a call from detectives. Carl Roland   John Spink/AJC A man identified as Carl Roland stands atop a crane high above Buckhead as police officers try to talk him into coming down.    ...
  • Jumper On St. Peter's at Vatican

    03/26/2005 6:19:50 AM PST · by GRRRRR · 40 replies · 2,362+ views
    FoxNews | 03/26/05 | GRRRRR
    A person has managed to make his way to the top of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. The dome is some 400 feet tall and was designed and built by Michealangelo...it is filled with hundreds of MOSAIC pictures...not a single actual painting... Image #1Image #2
  • Man dies in leap from Empire State Building

    11/26/2004 3:54:54 PM PST · by SmithL · 196 replies · 7,875+ views
    AP ^ | 11/26/4
    NEW YORK -- A man jumped to his death Friday from the 86th-floor observation deck at the Empire State Building, one of Manhattan's busiest tourist destinations, police said. The apparent suicide forced police to briefly close the landmark on Fifth Avenue to tourists in New York for the holiday weekend. The man apparently climbed over a security fence that encloses the observation deck before leaping off. He hit a landing on the sixth floor, where he died instantly, police said. No identification was found on his body. At least 31 other people have committed suicide at the Empire State Building...
  • BASE jumper dies in leap off radio tower

    11/19/2004 7:20:23 PM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 154 replies · 5,156+ views
    pioneer press ^ | Nov. 19, 2004 | KEVIN HARTER
    Brooklyn Park skydiver, known as expert in risky hobby, apparently misjudged area
  • Negotiator trying to talk man down from Bay Bridge

    04/02/2004 2:44:22 PM PST · by rivercat · 38 replies · 252+ views
    SF Gate ^ | 04/02/2004 | Bay City News
    The San Francisco Police Department has sent a negotiator to talk down a man who is standing on a railing on the westbound side of the Bay Bridge near Treasure Island, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Virgil Aquilar.Also assisting in the situation is the U.S. Coast Guard, which has sent two boats to the Bay Bridge "for any type of rescue and assistance should the man decide not to go back over the rail onto the auto deck,'' Coast Guard Petty Officer Gabriel Flesher said.