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  • Thomas Cook collapses, leaving thousands of travelers stranded

    09/22/2019 10:54:13 PM PDT · by Texan4Life · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | September 23, 2019 | Clare Duffy & Rob McLean
    Capping a painful year, 178-year-old British tour operator Thomas Cook collapsed Sunday night, stranding hundreds of thousands of travelers. The UK Civil Aviation Authority tweeted Sunday that all Thomas Cook bookings have been canceled.
  • Caught on camera: Postal worker throws package from truck onto North Wales lawn

    11/30/2018 8:57:43 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 25 replies ^ | November 29, 2018 | John Rawlins
    NORTH WALES, Pa. (WPVI) -- The United States Postal Service is conducting an investigation into a mail carrier caught delivering a Montgomery County family's package with an underhand toss. The North Wales family isn't just upset about the way their box was handled, they say the driver tried to place the blame on them. Brian Simon showed Action News surveillance video from Tuesday afternoon where a postal vehicle pulls in his driveway and the driver throws a package out of the truck window onto his lawn. Seconds later, the driver can be seen retrieving it and returning to the truck,...
  • Bomb Squad Investigating Suspicious Package, Vehicle Near Media Offices in Pasadena; Evacuations...

    10/29/2018 8:39:06 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 11 replies
    ktla ^ | OCTOBER 29, 2018, | Erika Martin
    Evacuations were underway in Pasadena as authorities investigated a suspicious vehicle and package reported in a commercial area of the city on Monday.
  • Kamala Harris San Diego Office Building Evacuated over Suspicious Package

    10/24/2018 10:35:09 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 71 replies
    brietbart ^ | 10/24/2018 | Joshua Caplan
    A San Diego building housing an office for Sen. Kamala Harris and the San Diego Union-Tribune was evacuated Wednesday after a suspicious package was found. The packages were discovered atop a trash can outside the newspaper’s office, San Diego police Officer Billy Hernandez told reporters. The paper’s immigration reporter Kate Morrissey shared a photo of the packages to social media following the evacuation. A press representative for Harris has yet to issue a statement on the incident.
  • Suspicious Package Left Near Pro-Lifers Praying Outside Abortion Clinic to Scare Them Off

    10/21/2017 8:06:27 AM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 20 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    A suspicious package was found near a 40 Days for Life prayer vigil Friday in Dallas, Texas, prompting pro-life advocates to call the police and the bomb squad. WFAA News 8 reports police later determined that the suspicious package was a hoax, quite possibly meant to scare pro-life advocates who peacefully pray outside a nearby abortion clinic. Pro-Life Dallas said the suspicious package was the second target this week against pro-lifers’ peaceful, prayerful work. On Oct. 11, the group said a man also vandalized the site and left behind a beheaded doll with the word “pro-choice” written on it. “Our...
  • [N. Korea] N.K. claims U.S. seized its diplomatic package, demands explanation

    06/18/2017 6:57:13 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 22 replies
    Yonhap News ^ | 2017/06/18
    N.K. claims U.S. seized its diplomatic package, demands explanation SEOUL, June 18 (Yonhap) -- North Korea claimed on Sunday that the United States recently mugged its delegation carrying a diplomatic package in New York, calling on Washington to provide an explanation on what it calls a provocation. According to the (North) Korean Central News Agency, which quoted its foreign ministry, a group of government officials and police officers from the U.S. took a diplomatic package from its delegation on Friday at John F. Kennedy International Airport before it was about to board a flight home. The delegation was in New...
  • bundled cable blinks: a la carte in 2015; hbo considers break

    09/15/2014 8:22:53 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 36 replies ^ | 9-15-2014 | John Nolte
    This is huge, huge news. But don't get too excited. For now at least, the a la carte "cable television" service will only be available on your mobile devices. Though it happened a few years sooner than I would have expected, the news also isn't a big surprise. It was just a matter of time before our Bundled Cable Overlords came to terms with the reality of reality. During a Thursday appearance at a Goldman Sachs technology conference, Verizon Communications chief Lowell McAdam said the service will likely include access to the "big four" broadcast networks, as well as "custom...
  • 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...
  • 'Joe's Law': Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Strategy to Derail Amnesty Enrages the Left

    04/14/2013 5:49:08 AM PDT · by montag813 · 43 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 04-14--2013 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With ArizonaWebsite | Facebook | Twitter Sheriff Joe Arpaio is facing a campaign to recall him from office. They are collecting signatures, and already have more than half the required amount with two months to go. This follows a re-election campaign last year which saw unprecedented amounts spent on both sides, as George Soros committed $10 million to oust "America's Sheriff". Joe was forced to spend his entire 'war chest' of $8 million to (barely) hold onto office - the closest race of his career. Why?Why is the Left in America so focused on a single county's...
  • Another Democrat caught taking pics of his stimulus package?

    03/22/2013 4:41:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 3/22/13 | Jim Treacher
    Look out, Anthony Weiner. Another member of your party is taking the pole position. Daily Mail: A state representative in Massachussetts is being investigated after allegedly sending pictures of his genitals to a government computer. The investigation is ongoing and the committee has not formally reprimanded the individual in charge, but it is being widely reported that Democratic State Representative John Fresolo is the one behind the scandal. He allegedly sent ‘lascivious photos of his privates’ to a computer at the State House, and an aide complained to the Ethics Committee to start the investigation… Though he was curt and...
  • Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package

    01/16/2013 2:18:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 33 replies
    mywar ^ | 1/16/13 | JULIE PACE and ERICA WERNER
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting. A month after that horrific massacre, Obama also used his presidential powers to enact 23 measures that don't require the backing of lawmakers. The president's executive actions include ordering federal agencies to make more data available for background checks, appointing a director of the Bureau of Alcohol,...
  • Secret Service shuts down ‘fire Eric Holder’ protest

    U.S. Secret Service officers shut down a student-led protest calling for President Obama to fire Attorney General Eric Holder this morning, according to a report from in front of the White House. After discovering a “suspicious package,” the Secret Service ended the protest. “Several agents seemed hostile to our march and seemed anxious for us to leave the area,” Maurice Lewis, a University of California student, told Campus Reform . “The discover[y of] the ‘unidentified package’ came just as the protest began gain traction.”
  • Human Foot Sent to Tory HQ

    05/29/2012 8:28:57 PM PDT · by Leigh Patrick Sullivan · 34 replies
    Sun News Network ^ | May 29, 2012 | Leigh Patrick Sullivan
    "A Conservative Party staffer made a horrifying discovery late Tuesday morning, partially opening a package that contained what police say appeared to be a human foot. The overwhelming stench from the package sent a staffer running to call police. "Upon arrival, officers noted that the package possibly had blood stains on it," police said in a statement." --- Update: A seoond package addressed the federal Conservative party H.Q. was intercepted at Canada Post. It has been confirmed that the second package contained a human hand.
  • Disneyland suspicious package threat cleared; student was playing game

    03/03/2012 1:24:33 PM PST · by I Drive Too Fast · 17 replies
    ANAHEIM, Calif. (KABC) -- A suspicious package threat at Disneyland was cleared on Saturday after police deemed the item as harmless. Anaheim police said the item turned out to be a rolled-up piece of paper with some kind of message.
  • Obama to offer his own deficit reduction package

    09/18/2011 11:57:57 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 32 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 9/18/11 | Jim Kuhnhenn - ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as President Barack Obama prepares his opening bid on long-term deficit reduction, the White House wants to keep the focus on jobs and is determined to avoid getting sucked into another budget fight with lawmakers. Administration officials see the task of attending to deficits as necessary but not necessarily urgent, compared with the need to revive the economy and increase employment. The White House also sees this as the time to draw sharp contrasts with congressional Republicans, whose public approval ratings are lower than Obama's. As a result, when Obama announces at least $2 trillion in...
  • 3 taken to hospital over suspicious package at Illinois base

    08/31/2011 11:19:37 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    communinist news network ^ | 8/31/11 | staff
    A suspicious package at the mail center of an Illinois Air Force base prompted the evacuation of several buildings, officials said Wednesday, and three people were taken to a hospital. The report of the package at Scott Air Force Base came in at 9:26 a.m. (10:26 a.m. ET), said Lt. Benjamin Garland, base spokesman. The building containing the mail center was evacuated, along with surrounding buildings (Snip) The three people were taken to the hospital as a result of possible chemical exposure, said another base spokesman, Thomas Kistler. Thirteen people were being decontaminated on the scene as a precaution, Garland
  • 'I need to highlight my package': Weiner's pornstar pal says congressman told her to lie.....

    06/15/2011 5:13:18 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 27 replies
    mailonline ^ | 6-15-11
    A former porn actress who says she messaged disgraced congressman Anthony Weiner today revealed that he asked her to lie about their sordid on-line ‘sext’ sessions. Ginger Lee said she and Weiner exchanged about 100 emails between March and June, beginning after Lee posted a supportive statement about the congressman on her blog. She said they mostly discussed politics, but he would often turn the conversation to sex. Candid: Former porn actress Ginger Lee, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred address a news conference at the Friars Club today 'I have wardrobe demands too. I need to highlight my package,'...
  • Breaking News: Dallas Building Evacuated [false alarm]

    01/27/2011 8:43:44 AM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 50 replies ^ | 1/27/11 | Frank Heinz
    One Main Place in Dallas is being evacuated after a bomb-sniffing dog hit on a package. The on-site dog smelled something suspicious in a FedEx package and notified his handlers. The area around the office building, located at 1201 Main Street, is being blocked off and the building evacuated. A Dallas police ordinance squad is headed to the location, police said.
  • Ignited package aimed at Napolitano

    01/07/2011 3:18:44 PM PST · by ColdOne · 27 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 01/07/11 | ABBY PHILLIP
    A package that was found smoldering at a Washington, D.C., post office on Friday was addressed to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, a DHS official confirmed. The package bore similar markings to the two that were found flaring at Maryland state offices on Thursday, according to an initial analysis by security officials. It was discovered by a postal worker sorting mail Friday afternoon.
  • Package to U.S. homeland security chief ignites (package extinguished, no injuries)

    01/07/2011 3:22:53 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 1/7/11 | Jeremy Pelofsky - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A package addressed to U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano ignited on Friday at a postal facility in Washington, D.C. but was quickly extinguished and no one was injured, authorities said. A postal worker was tossing mail into a bin when the package was discovered "popping, smoking and with a brief flash of fire," Cathy Lanier, chief of the Washington Metropolitan Police Department, said during a news conference. The package was addressed to Napolitano and was believed to be similar to others found in two incidents involving packages delivered to Maryland state offices on Thursday, a Department...