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  • WOW! Trump’s Lead Surges to 60% in New York State – Tops Ted Cruz by 46 Points!

    04/12/2016 10:29:16 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 191 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 04/12/16 | Jim Hoft
    WOW! Donald Trump surges to 60% in New York state! Leads Ted Cruz by 46 points!NY1 reported: Donald Trump has a commanding 43-point lead in the New York Republican presidential primary, and Hillary Clinton has a 13-point advantage in the Democratic primary, according to a NY1/Baruch College poll released Monday night. Running in his home state, Trump is supported by 60 percent of likely Republican voters, the poll found. Ohio Gov. John Kasich and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas trail far behind with 17 percent and 14 percent, respectively. “Trump is just killing it,” said Baruch College pollster Mickey...
  • U.S. Authorities Seize More Than Six Tons of Cocaine from Drug-Smuggling Sub

    03/28/2016 2:54:32 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 11 replies
    gCaptain ^ | March 28, 2016
    The U.S. Coast Guard says it has seized more than 12,800 pounds (6 tons) of cocaine and apprehended four suspected drug smugglers from a self-propelled semisubmersible it busted off the coast of Panama earlier this month.
  • Poll: Trump soars to nearly 50 percent in Florida (January Poll Results)

    02/21/2016 11:22:25 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 122 replies
    Politico ^ | 01/20/16 | Eliza Collins
    Donald Trump has the support of nearly 1-in-2 Republican primary voters in Florida according to a new Florida Atlantic University Poll out Wednesday. Trump is leading in the state with GOP primary voters by a significant, 32-point margin, with 48 percent. His nearest rival is Texas Sen. Ted Cruz at 16 percent, and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush are the only others in double digits, with 11 percent and 10 percent, respectively.   Trump’s lead in that survey has been on a rapid rise since September 2015, when he came in at 32 percent, and...
  • First Poll After Saturday’s Cage Fight Debate=> DONALD TRUMP TAKES 17 POINT LEAD

    02/16/2016 5:27:20 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 64 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/15/16 | Jim Hoft
    Donald Trump topped the first poll released Monday following the cage match debate on Saturday night. Trump leads all candidates by 17 points in the Palmetto State. All that 'Dubya' bashing didn't appear to hurt the GOP frontrunner much with South Carolina voters.
  • NEW POLL Shows Donald Trump Expanding Lead on GOP Field (Free Republic Mentioned)

    09/27/2015 3:45:07 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 40 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 09/26/15 | Jim Hoft
    <p>A new poll conducted by Zogby Analytics after last week’s Republican presidential debate on CNN shows Donald Trump leading Dr. Ben Carson by 20 points.</p> <p>According to the survey, conducted September 18-19, made up of 405 likely Republican primary/caucus voters nationwide, Trump garnered the support of 33 percent, which is an increase of 2 percentage points since Zogby’s previous poll. Dr. Ben Carson remains in second place, but dropped 3 points to 13 percent.</p>
  • Media Declares Trumpmania Over -- Again

    09/25/2015 5:48:04 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 9 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 09/24/15 | Rush Limbaugh
    First off from Bloomberg Politics, there is a poll here, national survey which finds that 72% of the American people say their country is not as great as it once was, which, it says here, is a central theme of front-runner Donald Trump's campaign. "Americans are 'fed up' with politics, suspect the wealthy are getting an unfair edge, and think the country is going in the wrong direction, according to a new Bloomberg Politics poll that lays bare the depth and breadth of the discontents propelling outsider candidates in the Republican presidential field. The survey shows that 72 percent of...
  • : Trump Leads GOP Field with 22% in New Post-Iowa Poll; NO DROP After McCain Remarks

    07/22/2015 5:03:46 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 49 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/21/15 | Kristinn Taylor
    “New poll: Trump 22, Bush 15, Walker 12. We did NOT see Trump’s numbers decline after his attacks on McCain -” Wilson wrote about details of the survey, including an important observation that Trump has gained support from an earlier poll taken this month, passing Jeb Bush who has lost support. “The Morning Consult survey, conducted July 17 through July 20 among 1,978 registered voters, includes a subsample of 754 self-identified Republican and Republican-leaning voters who say they will participate in the party’s presidential nominating contest, for a margin of error of plus or minus 3.6 percentage points. “There is...
  • Poll: Ted Cruz Leads 2016 GOP Field

    09/27/2013 1:48:06 PM PDT · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 72 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | 9/27/2013 | Rebekah Metzler
    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is already reaping benefits from his 21-hour stand against President Barack Obama's new health care law, as a new poll shows him leading the way for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. Cruz garnered 20 percent support compared to 17 percent for Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., 14 percent for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, 11 percent for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and 10 percent each for Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., according to a survey by Public Policy Polling released Friday. Cruz improved 8 percent from a similar poll in July.
  • Ted Cruz now leads GOP presidential pack: poll

    09/27/2013 10:14:31 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 85 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 9-27-13 | Seth McLaughlin
    Fresh off his 21-hour filibuster against Obamacare funding, a new poll shows that Sen. Ted Cruz has leapfrogged past his potential rivals for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and that GOP primary voters trust him more than their party leaders on Capitol Hill. The Public Policy Polling survey found that 20 percent of those surveyed supported Mr. Cruz, Texas Republican, while 17 percent supposed Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, 14 percent supported New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and 11 percent supported former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SEE ALSO: Sen. Ted Cruz says he speaks for most Americans about stopping...
  • Gingrich leads by 9 points in national GOP poll NBC/WSJ

    01/27/2012 2:05:25 AM PST · by OPS4 · 26 replies
    CBS NEWS ^ | 1/26/12 | Stephanie Condon
    Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich holds a 9-point lead over his GOP rival Mitt Romney among Republican voters nationwide, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll.
  • Video leads to arrest of angry longshoreman

    09/14/2011 5:01:41 AM PDT · by massmike · 14 replies
    http://mynorthwest.com ^ | 09/14/2011 | Dori Monson
    The angry longshoreman who unleashed a profanity and threat filled tirade on TV crews after last week's union stoppage in SW Washington has been arrested, thanks to his video appearance. Witnesses reportedly identified 45-year-old Ronald Patrick Stavas from the video that's gone viral. The Associated Press reports the Kelso longshoreman is accused of assaulting a guard and breaking into the EGT terminal on Thursday. He was arrested for first-degree burglary and second-degree assault. Bail was set at $50,000.
  • Gallup: Perry leads GOP field by 21 points among tea partiers

    08/26/2011 3:33:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 111 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 8/26/11 | Allahpundit
    Alternate headline: “Confirmed: Tea-party candidate popular with tea partiers.” He banks 35 percent of their vote compared to just 14 percent each for Romney and Bachmann(!). But that’s not the story here. This is the story: The poll finds that 58% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents identify themselves as supporters of the Tea Party movement, with 36% saying they do not consider themselves supporters. Included among the group of Tea Party supporters is a smaller group — representing 12% of Republicans — who say they are “strong” supporters of the movement. Among this smaller group, Perry’s lead is even greater,...
  • Chaos Leads to Arrests at Wisconsin Legislative Hearing

    06/03/2011 4:05:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    big government ^ | 6/3/11 | Brett Healy
    The protests in Wisconsin are heating up again and this time the mob is even angrier than before. Thursday night at the Joint Finance Committee meeting in Madison, law enforcement removed around 30 protesters who repeatedly interrupted the budget-writing panel’s proceedings. The chaos started when an elected member of the Milwaukee Public Schools board and former University of Wisconsin regent ran up to the committee and began making speeches.
  • Belgian Anti-Semitism Leads to More Aliyah

    01/14/2011 8:48:08 AM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    inn ^ | 1/14/11 | Elad Benari
    According to figures released by the Jewish Agency and published this past week on the FightHatred.com website, in 2010 there was an increase of 63 percent in the number of Belgian Jews who made aliyah to Israel. Two hundred and fifty Belgian Jews chose to make Israel their home in 2010, compared to 152 in 2009. The report cites increasingly open anti-Semitism in recent years and the rise of violent attacks against members of the community, especially its highly-visible hareidi religious members, as causes for the sharp rise in the numbers of individuals making aliyah. There are 40,000 Jews in...
  • Connecticut Senate: Blumenthal Loses Ground, Leads McMahon By Just Three Points

    05/19/2010 6:48:22 AM PDT · by AlanD · 13 replies · 496+ views
    Following a New York Times report that he exaggerated his military record, Democratic Senate hopeful Richard Blumenthal has lost ground in match-ups against all his potential Republican challengers in Connecticut. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Connecticut finds Blumenthal with just a three-point advantage over Linda McMahon, 48% to 45%. Two weeks ago, he led the former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment by 13 percentage points. The New York Times story broke late Monday; the survey was taken Tuesday evening.
  • Connecticut Senate: Blumenthal Loses Ground, Leads McMahon By Just Three Points

    05/19/2010 6:15:09 AM PDT · by moose2004 · 17 replies · 634+ views
    rasmussenreports.com ^ | 5/19/10 | Rasmussen Reports
    Following a New York Times report that he exaggerated his military record, Democratic Senate hopeful Richard Blumenthal has lost ground in match-ups against all his potential Republican challengers in Connecticut.
  • Face of Defense: Wounded Warrior Continues to Lead

    10/26/2009 5:05:07 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 207+ views
    BAUMHOLDER, Germany, Oct. 26, 2009 – The noncommissioned officer corps often is considered the backbone of the Army, but defining what it means to be a part of that brotherhood is not as easy as it sounds. A wounded warrior now serving in the plans, training, mobilization and security directorate at the U.S. Army garrison here believes that attaining NCO status does not automatically make a soldier a leader. Army Sgt. 1st Class Chris Edwards, a wounded warrior, chose to remain on active duty and continues to lead soldiers at U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder, Germany. U.S. Army photo by Ignacio...
  • West Point Grad Leads Charge on Denali Despite Combat Injuries

    06/02/2009 4:58:05 PM PDT · by SandRat · 15 replies · 647+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, June 2, 2009 – Summiting the highest peak in North America, will make Marc Hoffmeister’s other challenges, like earning his commission as an Army officer by graduating from West Point, seem like a mole hill, by comparison. Army Lt. Col. Marc Hoffmeister is among four wounded warriors attempting to summit Alaska's Mount McKinley, or Denali, the highest point in North America, June 1, 2009. Courtesy photo  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Mount McKinley, known simply as ‘Denali,’ in Alaska’s Denali National Park, challenges even the most expert climbers. Hoffmeister and three other veterans will face those difficulties,...
  • Tentative meltdown deal: Bush, McCain, Obama meet (no deal yet reports premature)

    09/25/2008 1:36:09 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 41 replies · 501+ views
    http://news.google.com ^ | September 25, 2008 | news.google.com
    WASHINGTON - President George W. Bush says his hope is that negotiators can reach an agreement "very shortly" on a U.S. financial bailout. He commented Thursday as he joined forces on a rescue plan with Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain. The historic White House session also included congressional leaders from both parties. Bush spoke very briefly to reporters at the beginning of the meeting. No one else spoke
  • Iraqi Army Leads Push to Restore Security in Mahmudiyah

    04/01/2008 4:18:08 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 72+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Pvt. Christopher McKenna, USA
    BAGHDAD — Iraqi Security Forces are taking the lead in securing the city of Mahmudiyah against criminals. Iraqi Army soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 25th Brigade, 6th IA Division are securing the city’s neighborhoods with support from Red Knight Rakkasans of 3rd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). This effort, which began March 27, has already proven successful. A cordon and search resulted in the discovery of a significant weapons cache in the Qadasiya Apartments March 28. The cache included 17 explosively-formed projectiles (EFP), 192 DSHKA rounds, Iraqi National Police uniforms and 18 assault...
  • Former Insurgent Leads Coalition, Iraqi Forces to Huge Weapons Cache

    11/14/2007 12:53:36 PM PST · by SandRat · 16 replies · 130+ views
    Soldiers from Battery B, 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, and Iraqi Army Soldiers found refrigerators that contained numerous rockets, mortars and ammunition, Nov. 13. The location of the cache was provided by a former insurgent who now sees al- Qaida as the enemy. Photo by Sgt. Jason Stadel, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division Public Affairs. FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU — A former member of an insurgent group led Coalition forces, Iraqi Army (IA) and members of a Concerned Local Citizens group to a weapons cache site here in the early morning...
  • Afghan Forces Take Lead to Secure Their Country

    09/05/2007 4:50:32 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 193+ views
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2007 – Afghan soldiers and police are increasingly taking the lead to bolster security in their country, U.S. military commanders said today from the Afghan capital of Kabul during a conference call with online journalists and “bloggers.” “The Afghans are a noble people who strongly desire to defend their own nation,” said Army Maj. Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of Combined Security Transition Command Afghanistan. “Our job is to provide the coaching, teaching and mentoring, as well as the critical resources to make that a reality.” “We're just proud of everybody,” said Army Col. Bill Wenzler,...
  • Poll: Republicans Like Giuliani's Electability

    07/25/2007 4:34:00 PM PDT · by shrinkermd · 112 replies · 1,402+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 25 July 2007 | Dan Balz and Jon Cohen
    A new Washington Post-ABC News poll of the GOP field shows Giuliani with a sizable lead over his three principal rivals. The former mayor was the choice of 37 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents, well ahead of Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) and former senator Fred D. Thompson (Tenn.). McCain and Thompson, who has not officially declared his candidacy, are virtually tied at 16 and 15 percent, respectively. Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney came in fourth, with 8 percent.
  • Vietnam Vet Overcomes Obstacles to Lead Troops in Iraq

    07/05/2007 6:30:28 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 375+ views
    Defense News ^ | Staff Sgt. Russell Bassett
    U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Gholston (right), a squad leader with the Oregon National Guard’s 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, talks with his fellow soldiers after coming off a range in June at Fort Dix, N.J. Gholston, a 52-year-old Portland, Ore., resident, rejoined the service after serving in the Navy when he was younger. Gholston and the rest of the 115th deploy to Iraq in August. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Russell Bassett Sgt. 1st Class Michael Gholston Vietnam Vet Overcomes Obstacles to Lead Troops in Iraq By Staff Sgt. Russell Bassett 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment...
  • Arnold leads fuel 'race to the moon' ('eco-jihad' to get the carbon out of gas)

    05/19/2007 10:44:35 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies · 463+ views
    Oakland Tribune ^ | 5/19/07 | Douglas Fischer
    BERKELEY — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger described California's push to make fuels powering our automobiles more environmentally friendly as "our race to the moon," saying efforts to strip climate-warming carbon from gasoline will serve as a model for the rest of the world, reduce dependence on foreign oil and provide drivers with "the best weapon" against rising fuel costs. Schwarzenegger spoke Friday at an international low-carbon fuel symposium at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where more than 200 representatives of industry, government and nonprofit activist groups from around the world gathered to hear an update on the governor's proposed low-carbon fuel...
  • America Supports You: Parents’ Love Leads to Troop-Support Group

    02/23/2007 4:49:25 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 163+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Carmen L. Gleason
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2007 – When Army Sgt. Brian Horn deployed to Iraq in 2003, his unit was spearheading the war effort. He and his men were ahead of supply lines, and after seven months in country, they were still sleeping on the ground. When mail and care packages started coming from loved ones at home, it had a huge impact on morale. But not all troops received the small tokens that did so much to boost the spirits of others. Brian, looking out for the welfare of his comrades, asked his parents to send packages that he could...
  • Eyes On The Prizes (America Usually Prevails)

    10/06/2006 5:26:06 AM PDT · by shrinkermd · 9 replies · 412+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 6 October 2006 | Staff
    Eyes On The Prizes Competitiveness: Chemistry, medicine, physics. Three Nobel Prizes, five Americans, a clean sweep. We hear so often of the “crisis” in American education. So why do we win so many of the world’s top science awards? Just this summer, yet another report came out saying the U.S. is at risk when it comes to education. And frankly, it’s tough to argue with the evidence: On standardized tests, American schoolchildren last year finished 16th in science and 21st in math against their counterparts in 27 other wealthy nations. Not too good —mediocre at best. And yet, come Nobel...
  • Anti-War Sermon Leads IRS to Probe Church for Tax Violations

    09/16/2006 9:47:35 PM PDT · by SandRat · 22 replies · 784+ views
    IRS wants all 2004 election year documents and e-mails it produced talking about political candidates (it's a major uberLIBERAL church). Because its FOX you'll have to go to the source to read the story.
  • California Taxation Leads to Mass Migration

    09/03/2006 11:55:38 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 29 replies · 1,224+ views
    Reason Foundation ^ | 8/15/06 | Adam Summers
    There has been much discussion in recent years of California's tax and business climate—and it has not been very flattering. California owns the dubious title of highest tax bracket in the nation, at 10.3 percent. Even the state's second-highest bracket (9.3 percent), collected on those earning more than $41,500 in taxable income, ranks below only Vermont's 9.5 percent rate. High taxes, onerous regulations, perennial government overspending and multi-billion-dollar budget deficits, and a high cost of living have caused many to question whether it is still worth it to live and do business in California. Public perception of the Golden State's...
  • France Leads Rebuke Of Iran

    09/01/2006 7:08:11 PM PDT · by blam · 36 replies · 552+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9-2-2006 | Harry Mount
    France leads rebuke of Iran By Harry Mount in New York (Filed: 02/09/2006) France led the international condemnation of Iran's nuclear ambitions yesterday, giving the clearest indication to date that it could side with an American push to impose sanctions. The French prime minister, Dominique de Villepin, went further than ever before in his criticism of Iran's refusal to suspend its nuclear programme, though he said he still hoped for a negotiated solution to the row. "We cannot accept that Iran should be able to resume its activities in the nuclear field," said Mr de Villepin. "The door must always...
  • Iraqi citizen leads MND-B Soldiers to terrorists; 2 terrorists killed emplacing roadside bomb

    08/05/2006 1:38:23 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 424+ views
    2nd BCT PAO, 101st Abn. Div. BAGHDAD – A local national’s tip led to the arrest of three terrorists August 3, south of Baghdad and in a separate incident two terrorists were killed while emplacing a roadside bomb. While conducting an area reconnaissance mission, soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, along with Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, were approached by an Iraqi citizen claiming terrorists killed his two sons and was willing to take the troops to homes in the area known by...
  • Mother's sleuthing leads to Norco toilet-papering pranksters

    08/01/2006 11:59:01 AM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies · 562+ views
    Mercury News ^ | Jul. 31, 2006 | AP
    NORCO, Calif. - Teenagers who toilet-papered and damaged a home now face felony vandalism charges because of a mother's extraordinary sleuthing. Katja Base, mother of six, was unwilling to let the teens get away with it, saying she tracked them down to teach her kids about accountability.
  • Iraqi citizen leads MND-B Soldiers to terrorist weapons, cash

    07/27/2006 4:46:22 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 404+ views
    Multi-National Forces-Iraq ^ | Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO
    BAGHDAD – Multi-National Division- Baghdad Soldiers searched three houses Wednesday night and seized weapons and a large amount of money in central Baghdad after acting on a tip from an Iraqi citizen. At the first house, Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, discovered a considerable amount of ammunition and two body armor vests; as the Soldiers continued to search the house, they found a false wall that contained mortar rounds and more ammunition. In an adjoining house, the MND-B Soldiers found AK-47s, bloody clothes and anti-Coalition Forces propaganda. The Soldiers then moved...
  • US posts reward for al-Masri leads

    06/30/2006 9:31:28 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 1 replies · 405+ views
    ABC Net AU & AFP ^ | July 1, 2006
    United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has authorised a reward of up to $A6.7 million for information leading to wanted Al Qaeda leader Abu Ayyub al-Masri in Iraq. Deputy State Department spokesman Adam Ereli says the reward has been offered in the hope it would encourage persons to come forward with information on al-Masri. The State Department says al-Masri is an Egyptian national and a senior Al Qaeda leader in Iraq. He is a direct associate of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the former leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, who was recently killed by US forces. "Trained in Afghanistan and...
  • Masri Now Leads Iraq Al Qaeda, Coalition Officials Say

    06/16/2006 4:08:29 PM PDT · by SandRat · 16 replies · 405+ views
    BAGHDAD, June 16, 2006 – The new lead terrorist in Iraq is a founding member of al Qaeda in Iraq and had a close relationship with the now-killed Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, coalition officials said. Officials revealed yesterday that Abu Ayyub al-Masri succeeded Zarqawi following the Jordanian terrorist's elimination June 7 in a precision-bomb attack on his safe house in Iraq. They said Masri fully bought into Zarqawi's bloody tactics that have left thousands of innocent men, women and children across Iraq dead or maimed. Al-Masri - which means "the Egyptian" - is another foreign fighter who trained in Afghanistan like...
  • Man Leads Archaeologists To Frescoed Tomb (Europe's Oldest)

    06/16/2006 2:21:35 PM PDT · by blam · 21 replies · 966+ views
    ABC News ^ | 6-16-2006
    Man Leads Archaeologists to Frescoed TombSuspected Tomb Raider Leads Archaeologists to Frescoed Tomb North of Rome; May Be Europe's Oldest.This photo provided by the Italian Ministry of Culture on Friday, June 16, 2006 shows a frescoed burial decorated with migratory birds, in the town of Veio, near Rome. Experts on Friday, June 16, 2006 described the tomb as the oldest known frescoed burial chamber in Europe. It belonged to a warrior prince from the nearby Etruscan town of Veio, and dates back to 690 B.C.(AP Photo/Courtesy of Ministry of Culture, HO) VEIO, Italy Jun 16, 2006 (AP)— A suspected tomb...
  • Open Carry Leads To Felony Traffic Stop; Suspended License

    06/05/2006 2:07:09 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 80 replies · 5,587+ views
    http://www.ohioccw.org ^ | 6 4 06 | Jeff Garvas
    Many gun owners fear that Ohio's open carry requirements in a car are going to get someone killed one day. Just last week, another incident played out that demonstrates just how dangerous the mindset of "man with a gun equals criminal" could be for law abiding gun owners. Recently, a concealed handgun license holder was pulled over in Oregon, Ohio (near Toledo) after leaving a gas station. He was ordered out of his vehicle by police conducting a "felony traffic stop", eventually had to crawl out of his window (his doors were locked and he was ordered to keep his...
  • Suicide Bomber Strikes in Afghanistan; Tip Leads Soldiers to Weapons

    06/04/2006 1:21:30 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 346+ views
    WASHINGTON, June 4, 2006 – A suicide car bomber attacked a coalition convoy this morning in downtown Kandahar City in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, killing four Afghan civilians and wounding 12 others, military officials reported. Officials said a man driving a sport utility vehicle waited in an alley and pulled out as the convoy passed. The attacker detonated the explosives between two convoy vehicles, killing himself and causing slight damage to the convoy vehicles, but harming 16 Afghans civilians. Coalition forces and Afghan police responded to the scene of the blast, rendering first aid and evacuating the injured. "This is another...
  • Wounded Warrior Program leads Soldiers, families through recovery

    06/02/2006 5:26:26 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 185+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Katisha Draughn
    WASHINGTON (Army News Service, June 2, 2006) – Staff Sgt. Jarod Behee was patrolling in Iraq last spring when his life forever changed, courtesy of a sniper shot to the head. The bullet left the California National Guardman critically wounded, and he’s since endured numerous surgeries to decrease the swelling of his brain and repair damaged blood vessels. Enter the Army Wounded Warrior Program, which has assisted Soldiers who’ve been severely injured while supporting the Global War on Terror since April 2004. Their injuries range from loss of limbs and sight to extreme burns and brain injuries. “We want them...
  • Climate Change May Be Key To 10,000-Year-Old Mystery...Disappearance Of Ancient People

    05/16/2006 11:41:02 AM PDT · by blam · 31 replies · 1,020+ views
    Newswire ^ | 5-16-2006
    Climate change may be key to 10,000-year-old mystery - University of Alberta leads investigation into disappearance of ancient people OTTAWA, May 16 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) announced an investment of $2.5 million in a research project that will investigate the link between climate change, human genetics and the disappearance of an entire culture from the Boreal forest region of Siberia between 7,000 and 6,000 BC. With the help of DNA analysis, radiocarbon dating and climate modeling, University of Alberta professor Andrzej Weber will lead an international team of scholars in...
  • Afghan Citizen's Tip Leads to Weapons Cache

    05/14/2006 5:09:10 PM PDT · by SandRat · 176+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 14, 2006 – Afghan National Army and coalition forces confiscated a sizeable weapons cache in the Orgun District of Paktika Province yesterday after receiving a tip from an Afghan citizen, officials in Afghanistan reported today. A joint ANA and coalition patrol dispatched to the site and found the cache, which included 164 rocket-propelled grenade rounds, a large sack of heavy-machine-gun ammunition and a large number of RPG boosters. An explosive ordnance disposal team at the site inspected the munitions and turned them over to the ANA. "The Afghan who reported these dangerous munitions increased the safety and security...
  • Blast Destroys Iraqi Police Station; Tip Leads Soldiers to Weapons

    04/19/2006 4:25:12 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 279+ views
    WASHINGTON, April 19, 2006 – Terrorists blew up a new Iraqi police station under construction south of Baghdad yesterday, military officials reported. The explosion caused half of the building to collapse. Iraqi soldiers from 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, secured the site after the blast to prevent further damage. "Terrorists are attempting to prevent the rebuilding of the essential infrastructure," said U.S. Army Lt. Col. Jonathan Withington, a Multinational Division Baghdad spokesman. "The police station is a sign of progress for the Iraqi people." Iraqi authorities are investigating the blast. In other news, a citizen's tip led Multinational Division...
  • 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...
  • Commander Leads Gitmo Guard Force Through Challenges

    03/31/2006 4:20:42 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 142+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sgt. Sara Wood, USA
    NAVAL STATION GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, March 31, 2006 – Navy Cmdr. Catie Hanft knows she asks a lot of the sailors and soldiers she commands. They work 12- to-14 hour shifts in intense heat, dealing with a difficult group of people from a culture foreign to them, all the while knowing their work is under international scrutiny. Navy Cmdr. Catie Hanft, deputy commander of the Joint Detention Group and commander of the Navy Expeditionary Guard Battalion at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, stands in a display of a typical compliant detainee cell at Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, March 30....
  • Iraqi Army Leads Operation; Weapons Cache Found, Destroyed

    02/12/2006 2:47:12 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 422+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Feb 12, 2006 | Multinational Force Iraq news
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2006 – Iraqi soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 4th Brigade, 1st Iraqi Army Division, cleared the rural village of Subiyhat of insurgents yesterday, marking their second independent operation, officials said today. Marines from 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 8, assisted in the operation by providing security on the outer perimeter. The operation resulted in the detention of four suspected insurgents and enhanced relations between the citizens of Subiyhat and the Iraqi army, officials said. It was also another step toward the Iraqi unit's operational independence, said Marine battalion commander Lt. Col. David J. Furness....
  • Marine Leads Team on Weapons Hunts

    02/01/2006 4:39:51 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 214+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Feb 1, 2006 | Cpl. Adam C. Schnell
    U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Sam E. Smithson, a team leader with Company L, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, provides security while on patrol during Operation Red Bull II, Jan. 19, 2006, in Barwanah, Iraq. Smithson and his team continue to patrol and find weapons caches in the region. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adam C. Schnell U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Sam Smithson Marine Leads Team on Weapons Hunts By Cpl. Adam C. Schnell 2nd Marine Division BARWANAH, Iraq, Feb. 1, 2006 — The Marines of 2nd Platoon, Company L, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment constantly search...
  • Woodland, Calif., native leads team on cache hunts

    02/01/2006 4:28:27 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 234+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Feb 1, 2006 | Cpl. Adam C. Schnell
    BARWANAH, Iraq (Feb. 1, 2006) -- The Marines of 2nd Platoon, Company L, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment constantly search the palm groves and desert valleys here for insurgents and their weapon of choice … roadside bombs. Leading one of the platoon’s fire teams during hunts for weapons caches is Woodland, Calif., native, Lance Cpl. Sam E. Smithson. His fire team, with the help of the squad, is responsible for finding at least eight different caches since arriving in the area. In the last month, Smithson was part of two different operations, leading his Marines in finding many caches. His...
  • Iraqi Security Forces Progress Leads to Changing Coalition Role

    12/29/2005 3:32:48 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 704+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Dec 28, 2005 | Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr.
    BAGHDAD, Iraq, Dec. 28, 2005 — Last week Iraqi Prime Minister al-Ja'fari, Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld, and I announced the decision not to deploy two brigades scheduled to come to Iraq early next year. The 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, based out of Fort Riley, Kansas, was originally scheduled to deploy to central Iraq in December to replace the 29th Brigade Combat Team. Additionally, the Baumholder, Germany-based 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, was to deploy to the Iraqi province of Diyala in November to replace the 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division. The 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division will remain in...
  • Woodland, Calif., native leads team in patrol

    12/14/2005 5:10:04 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 250+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Dec 14, 2005 | Cpl. Adam C. Schnell
    HAQLANIYAH, Iraq (Dec. 14, 2005) -- Woodland, Calif., native Lance Cpl. Chris P. Stabler was leading his team down a street here Nov. 27 when suddenly the unusual sound of cheering crowds drew the attention of the patrol. When Stabler looked down the street, the sounds they had heard were citizens cheering on their family members during a game of street volleyball. It is because of Marines like 21-year-old Stabler that the streets here are safe enough for simple recreational activities. Stabler and other Marines with Company I, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, go on these security patrols every day...
  • Victorville, Calif., native leads census patrol in Barwana

    11/10/2005 9:08:11 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 233+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Nov 10, 2005 | Cpl. Adam C. Schnell
    BARWANA, Iraq (Nov. 10, 2005) -- Just days after Company L, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment arrived here, an early morning patrol left their firm base Oct. 26 to learn more about the community. Corporal Ralph E. Arzate of Victorville, Calif. led the census patrol from house to house as they gathered basic information about each family in the community. Arzate, some Marines with the company, and an interpreter went to each house in a three-block area, meeting the people and gathering information like names, the number of people in the family, weapons in the house, occupations and vehicles they...