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  • Mega-Tsunami (US East Coast to be Annihilated?)

    12/28/2004 6:19:53 PM PST · by FormerACLUmember · 144 replies · 7,068+ views
    BBC ^ | 12 October 2000 | BBC Science staff
    Scattered across the world’s oceans are a handful of rare geological time-bombs. Once unleashed they create an extraordinary phenomenon, a gigantic tidal wave, far bigger than any normal tsunami, able to cross oceans and ravage countries on the other side of the world. Only recently have scientists realised the next episode is likely to begin at the Canary Islands, off North Africa, where a wall of water will one day be created which will race across the entire Atlantic ocean at the speed of a jet airliner to devastate the east coast of the United States. America will have been...
  • Independent experts identify new MH370 crash zone — at the opposite end of area currently being...

    08/05/2015 7:44:23 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 10 replies
    news.com.au ^ | August 05, 2015 5:50PM
    International researchers not directly affiliated with the Australian Transport and Safety Bureau, which is coordinating the underwater search, believe MH370 rests at the northern tip of the ATSB’s defined area rather than the south, which is the current focus. A new likely splash zone was identified by internationally respected physicist, mathematician and algorithm modeller, Dr Henrik Rydberg in a report released on Monday. ... That conclusion matches the results of analysis undertaken by specialists from all over the world, working independently of each other, in the wake of the flaperon find. The momentum has finally reached the ATSB, which released...
  • Fishermen Plane Sighting a Tip or False Lead in MH370 Hunt?

    03/18/2014 5:00:52 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 25 replies
    ABC News via Yahoo News ^ | 18MAR2014 | Bob Woodruff
    Fishermen from this village believe they may have seen the missing Malaysia Airlines flight on the night it disappeared flying low over the Gulf of Thailand. It's not clear whether what they saw was flight MH370 or whether it is the latest in a string of false leads in the search for the missing plane, but if true it would suggest that the plane may have flown low to avoid radar, what is known as "terrain masking." On March 8 flight MH370 disappeared from radar as it flew north over the Gulf of Thailand towards Vietnam en route to Beijing....
  • Aircraft Part Confirmed to come from Missing Malaysian Flight

    08/05/2015 11:07:47 AM PDT · by SpaceBar · 28 replies
    no source (fox radio)
    Just confirmed on the radio.
  • Debris in Indian Ocean Examined for Connection to Flight 370

    07/29/2015 11:27:24 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    ktla ^ | CNN wire
    Apparent airplane debris found off the coast of Reunion island, a French department in the western Indian Ocean, is being examined to see if it is connected to the 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a member of the French Air Force in Reunion said Wednesday. The debris was found off the coast of St. Andre, a community on the island, according to Adjutant Christian Retournat. “It is way too soon to say whether or not it is MH370. We just found the debris this morning,” Retournat said. He said the debris — what appears to be a wing...
  • Flight MH370: Part number ‘confirms’ debris from Boeing 777, Malaysian official says

    07/31/2015 10:12:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    TIMES OF INDIA ^ | 07/31/2015
    KUALA LUMPUR: A part number on aircraft wreckage recovered in the Indian Ocean confirms it came from a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official said Friday, expressing confidence that the mystery of Flight MH370 was close to being solved. "From the part number, it is confirmed that it is from a Boeing 777 aircraft. This information is from MAS (Malaysia Airlines). They have informed me," deputy transport minister Abdul Aziz Kaprawi told AFP. The wing component found on the French island of La Reunion bears the part number "657 BB", according to photos of the debris. AFP was not immediately available...
  • US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370

    07/29/2015 10:00:00 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 28 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | 7/29/15 | JOAN LOWY, LORI HINNANT and ROD McGUIRK
    Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a U.S. official said Wednesday. Related Stories US official: Debris in photo belongs to Boeing 777 Associated Press Searcher says wing find won't change MH370 seabed search Associated Press Australia Official: Too Early to Say If Plane Debris from MH370 The Wall Street Journal Authorities study plane debris found off Madagascar for links to missing MH370 Reuters Investigators believe debris found...
  • MH370 Search: How Currents Could Have Carried Malaysia Airlines Wreckage All the Way to Reunion

    07/30/2015 4:56:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    NBC News ^ | 07/30/2015 | M. ALEX JOHNSON
    Scientifically speaking, there's no reason the airplane fragment found Wednesday on Reunion island in the Indian Ocean, couldn't be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 — even though it's 4,000 miles away from MH370's last known position before it vanished. Investigators said it's too early to tell for sure whether the fragment really is from Flight 370, which disappeared with 239 people aboard in March 2014. But the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, the Australian agency working with Malaysia to oversee the mammoth search, said the location of the fragment would be "consistent with other analysis and modelling that the resting place...
  • MH370: wreckage found on Reunion 'matches Malaysia Airlines flight'

    07/29/2015 3:45:55 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 07/29/2015 | Harriet Alexander
    A French aviation expert believes he may have found the wreckage of MH370 – the Malaysia Airlines flight which disappeared off the coast of Malaysia in March 2014. Xavier Tytelman, a former military pilot who now specialises in aviation security, was contacted on Wednesday morning by a man living on the island of Reunion, in the Indian Ocean. The man sent Mr Tytelman a series of photos showing wreckage of a plane, which the Frenchman said could possibly be the missing jet. "I've been studying hundreds of photos and speaking to colleagues," Mr Tytelman told The Telegraph. "And we all...
  • Luggage has washed up on island where possible debris from missing Flight MH370 was found

    07/30/2015 8:59:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/30/2015 | Pamela Engel
    In yet another sign we're getting closer to figuring out what happened to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, battered luggage has washed up on an island near where plane debris was found this week. Malaysian and Australian officials have said that it's "almost certain" the plane debris came from a Boeing 777. Flight MH370 is currently the only missing Boeing 777 in the world. It's unclear whether the suitcase that was found on Reunion Island near Madagascar in the Indian Ocean is from the missing plane, but it's a possibility considering where the suitcase washed up.
  • Confirmed:Malaysia PM Confirms Piece of Airplane Wing is from MH370

    08/05/2015 11:18:48 AM PDT · by lbryce · 36 replies
    Mashable ^ | August 5, 2015 | Marcus Gilmer
    Malaysia's prime minister has confirmed that the piece of an airplane wing found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean last week is in fact from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. "Today, 515 days since the plane disappeared, it is with a heavy heart that I must tell you that an international team of experts have conclusively confirmed that the aircraft debris found on Reunion Island is indeed from MH370," Najib Razak wrote on his Facebook page. "We now have physical evidence that, as I announced on 24th March last year, flight MH370 tragically ended in the southern Indian...
  • Experts determine that debris is from missing Malaysia Airlines MH370

    08/05/2015 12:36:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Dayton Daily ^ | 08/05/2015
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — After more than a year of waiting the first piece of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been found. Experts have confirmed that the debris found on Reunion Island last week was that of Malaysian Airlines flight 370 that went missing last year, Malaysia's prime minister said Wednesday. "It is with a very heavy heart that I must tell you that an international team of experts has conclusively confirmed that the aircraft debris ... is indeed MH370," Prime Minister Najib Razak told reporters. Malaysian Airlines published a press release shortly after the debris was confirmed: ______________________________________________________ Malaysia...
  • Australia says initial MH370 debris drift models gave wrong clues

    08/04/2015 8:32:30 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | Tue Aug 4, 2015 9:59pm EDT
    Initial models of where potential debris from a missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet might first wash up had incorrectly identified Indonesia as the most likely location, the Australian body leading the search said on Wednesday. Flight MH370 disappeared without a trace in March 2014 with 239 passengers and crew on board and search efforts have focused on a broad expanse of the southern Indian Ocean off Western Australia. A piece of aircraft debris that washed up on the French island of Reunion last week roughly 3,700 km (2,300 miles) from the expected crash zone was consistent with where the plane...
  • Volcano erupts on Indian Ocean island Reunion

    08/02/2015 7:33:08 PM PDT · by markomalley · 26 replies
    Rapid News Network ^ | 8/2/15 | Clay Griffith
    Le Piton de la Fournaise, one of the most active volcanoes in the world and a main tourist attraction on the Réunion island, was evacuated Thursday as authorities warned of an imminent eruption.Reunion island is where debris believed to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was found on Wednesday.Aviation experts and investigators have expressed near certainty that the piece of barnacle-encrusted debris came from Flight 370, which disappeared 16 months ago while carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.The Reunion Island government imposed a ban on access to the Piton de la Fournaise volcano, including by helicopter,...
  • Authorities study plane debris found off Madagascar for links to missing MH370

    07/29/2015 6:30:46 PM PDT · by lbryce · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 29, 2015 | Paris Syndey
    France's air crash investigation agency is studying a piece of plane debris found on Reunion Island off the east coast of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean for possible links to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, a spokesman said on Wednesday. A person familiar with the matter told Reuters the part was almost certainly from a Boeing 777 but that it had not yet been established if it came from MH370. A U.S. official said air safety investigators had a "high degree of confidence" the debris was from the same model as MH370, the Associated Press reported. No trace has been...
  • MH370 Found? Debris on Reunion Island.

    07/29/2015 9:08:07 AM PDT · by chuck allen · 100 replies
    Breakingnews ^ | 7/29/2015 | News Sources
    MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT MH370 MISSING 36m Editor's note: Numerous tweets are noting the discovery of airline debris off the coast of La Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean and speculating about a possible link to the missing Malaysia jet MH370. Jon Ostrower, the Wall Street Journal’s aerospace reporter, says the debris appears to be an airline flap. - Tom The airline debris found on Reunion Island was discovered on the coast of St. Andrew by trail maintenance workers - @clicanoore read more on clicanoo.re MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT MH370 MISSING 9m Local report: Investigators say the debris found on Réunion Island...
  • Grateful Dead goodbye starts with parking lot busts, serious stage jams

    06/28/2015 8:02:31 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 20 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 28 at 6:32 AM | Geoff Edgers
    The undercover cops didn’t help the vibe, most of all for Moondog. They wore jeans and t-shirts and carried backpacks that made them look almost like everybody else, except not really. They wouldn’t talk to me as they scooped up the spoils of the copyright shakedown – pins and t-shirts – and Moondog, growing uglier by the second as he stood helplessly next to his camper, cursed out the Dead, mocked Bobby and Phil Lesh, then pledged to return next time with bags of heroin decorated with Jerry’s face. Ouch... Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart won’t...
  • At 16, A Monster Got Her Pregnant. 77 Years Later, She Meets The Baby She Gave Up.

    05/13/2015 7:23:57 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Little Things ^ | 05/12/2015 | Barbara Diamond
    In 1928, 16-year-old Minka Disbrow was on a picnic in the woods when she was assaulted and raped. Suddenly, this innocent farm girl was pregnant and terrified. The baby was secretly born, named Betty Jane, and placed for adoption. For decades, Minka wrote letters trying to receive updates on her daughter. She kept loving and praying for Betty Jane, even though she never thought they’d meet again. Nearly 80 years later, Minka whispered a prayer: “Lord, I’d like to see Betty Jane before I die. I promise I won’t bother her or interrupt her life. I just want to lay...
  • Florida Vietnam And All Veterans Annual Reunion

    04/20/2015 6:35:01 AM PDT · by NonValueAdded · 9 replies
    Florida Veterans reunion ^ | 20 April 2015 | NonValueAdded
    The annual Veterans Reunion is upon us at Wickham Park in Melbourne Florida. See this link for the flyer and the main web site for agenda, etc. Opening ceremonies start tonight, 20 April, at 6PM with the wreath presentation ceremony.
  • Dad, Teenage Daughter Reunited by Battle Against ISIS in Kobani

    12/03/2014 9:22:41 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12/02/2014
    KOBANI, Syria — A teenager who is fighting ISIS in this symbolic border town only discovered that her father had also taken up arms when she bumped into him on a street corner. Pervin Kobani, the 19-year-old daughter of a farmer, is among the Kurdish female fighters have been helping to protect Kobani from an onslaught by the Sunni militants. ISIS has been trying to seize the town since mid-September. Pervin said she left home two years ago and joined the Syrian Kurdish women's self-defense force, which has now been integrated with male fighters. When Pervin was reunited with her...
  • Why ABBA Turned Down $1 Billion To Reunite In 2000

    07/09/2014 11:09:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/09/2014 | Frank Pallotta
    Swedish pop group ABBA is responsible for hit songs like "Dancing Queen," "Mamma Mia," and "Money, Money, Money." Made up of two sets of then couples — Agnetha Fältskog and Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad — ABBA has sold over 380 million albums and singles worldwide and is the third-best-selling group of all time, behind the Beatles and Queen and ahead of the Rolling Stones. But in 1979, at the height of their success, Fältskog and Ulvaeus divorced while Lyngstad and Andersson called it quits soon after in 1981. By 1982, the group was broken up. In...
  • Pythons leave them singing at London reunion show

    07/02/2014 4:08:34 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 26 replies
    reuters.com ^ | July 2, 2014 | PAUL HACKETT
    (Reuters) - An audience of 16,000 cheered for the dead parrot and the Spanish Inquisition, and sang along to "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" in London's O2 arena on Tuesday for the premiere of what has been billed as Monty Python's last stand. For tickets that cost up to 95 pounds ($160), and were sold out in 44 seconds, Python fans saw Eric Idle, John Cleese, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam, all in their 70s, perform together for what they have said is probably the last time. The first of 10 nights of "Monty Python...
  • Monty Python reunite for first concert in nearly 35 years

    06/03/2014 10:07:58 AM PDT · by MarkL · 71 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/2/2014 | Fox News
    Everybody expects the Spanish Inquisition. And as with all things Monty Python, fans need to expect the unexpected, too. Next month the surviving Monty Python members reunite onstage for the first time in almost 35 years — and, they say, the last time ever. Fans understandably want to see the anarchic comedy troupe's classic skits. They're hoping for Spam, lumberjacks, dead parrots and of course the red-robed cardinals who burst in to proclaim: "Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!"
  • Mr. G and Jellybean: A Burro And Goat Love Story Taking The Internet By Storm

    05/28/2014 7:41:08 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 34 replies
    CBS local ^ | 5/27/14 | Nick Janes
    It’s the story of an unbreakable bond between two unlikely best friends whose equally unlikely reunion has gone viral. Mr. G the Goat and his female friend Jellybean the Burro are truly inseparable. Where one goes, the other is sure to follow. “He does not let her more than 10 feet,” said Jan Galeazzi at Animal Place. “His eyes are glued on her at all times.” The unlikely pair spent a decade in a 12-by-12 dirt plot with little food and water with no shade, shed or barn. They were rescued from a life of neglect in Southern California, but...
  • Mom and daughter reunited 77 years after (rape &) adoption (grandson astronaut)

    05/12/2014 8:31:37 AM PDT · by cdga5for4 · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 11, 2014 | Susannah Cahalan
    Raised by a Lutheran pastor and his wife, Ruth Lee never wanted to learn the identity of her birth parents. She had a happy childhood and never doubted the love showered upon her by her adoptive parents and three brothers. Blessed with five children herself — one more successful than the next, including NASA astronaut Mark Lee and West Point grad and Army Lt. Col. Brian Lee — her life was too full, too busy to think about her unknown past. But then, at age 77, she was plagued by a series of health issues. Her children begged her to...
  • Cheech Marin says he, Chong might reunite on film

    05/03/2014 3:05:29 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 39 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 3, 2014 5:40 PM EDT
    Actor and comedian Cheech Marin says he and longtime comedy partner Tommy Chong may soon reunite on film. […] The 67-year-old, known as one half of “Cheech & Chong,” says there have been discussions about starting a project within the next year. Meanwhile, the two have been touring together. …
  • Led Zeppelin to reform with new lead singer

    10/28/2008 2:15:50 AM PDT · by the scotsman · 127 replies · 1,997+ views
    BBC News ^ | 28th October 2008 | BBC News
    'Rock legends Led Zeppelin are planning to tour and record but without frontman Robert Plant. Bassist John Paul Jones told BBC Radio Devon that a new singer was being sought after Plant ruled himself out. The last time the band performed together was at the O2 arena in London in December 2007. Speculation has since been rife that the surviving members of the band, with Jason Bonham, son of their late drummer John Bonham, would go back on the road. Jones, speaking at a guitar show in Exeter, Devon said: "We are trying out a couple of singers. "We want...
  • ABBA mulls possible reunion: report

    11/10/2013 10:34:29 AM PST · by Perdogg · 126 replies
    The legendary Swedish pop group ABBA is mulling a possible reunion next year, singer Agnetha Faltskog said in a German newspaper interview Sunday. Next year marks the 40th anniversary of the band's first hit "Waterloo", which won them the Eurovision song contest and catapulted them to fame. ABBA subsequently became one of the world's best-selling pop bands with a string of number one hits such as "Mamma Mia", "Dancing Queen" and "Super Trouper
  • Reunion Island bans surfing, plans massive shark kill

    07/30/2013 1:18:41 PM PDT · by DFG · 17 replies
    grindtv.com ^ | 07/30/2013 | Pete Thomas
    Reunion Island is known for its world-class waves, pristine swimming beaches and, in recent years, shark attacks that are tarnishing the image of this idyllic Indian Ocean paradise. Now, in the aftermath of a fatal attack on a 15-year-old girl earlier this month (the second deadly attack in three months and fifth since 2011), the French-controlled island has embarked on an extreme plan in the hope of ending the bloodshed—or at least making locals and visitors feel safer. Surfer magazine reported Monday that the government has banned swimming and surfing in all but the island’s shallow lagoon through October 1....
  • Mission Accomplished! (US surgeon and his NVA patient reunite after 45 years)

    07/11/2013 9:30:34 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 3 replies
    axelradclinic.com ^ | 7-1-2013 | Chris Axelrad
    Yesterday in An Khe Village, my father reunited with his old friend, Nguyen Quang Hung, who he hadn't seen in 45 years. The story is one for the history books, one that will certainly touch hearts around the world. But, nobody was more touched than Mr. Hung, my father (Samuel Axelrad), and the respective children, siblings, and grandchildren who were there to witness this once-in-a-lifetime reunion. I am sitting in the Quy Nhon airport as we speak. I couldn't wait to get back to Hanoi to write about the events of yesterday. For those of you who don't know the...
  • Ain't Misbehavin P-51 take a ride and reunion..

    06/05/2013 6:19:28 PM PDT · by Doogle · 30 replies
    Vimeo ^ | 06/05/13 | Trey Carroll
    A clip and reunion, a nice story
  • Marine, dog reunited in surprise ceremony (damp eye alert)

    05/17/2013 7:26:18 PM PDT · by llevrok · 41 replies
    Omaha.Com ^ | 5/17/2013
    <p>DES MOINES (AP) — When Marine Sgt. Ross Gundlach served as a dog handler in Afghanistan, he told the yellow lab who was his constant companion that he'd look her up when he returned home.</p> <p>"I promised her if we made it out of alive, I'd do whatever it took to find her," Gundlach said.</p>
  • French honeymooner killed by a shark while surfing in front of his wife in the Indian Ocean

    05/09/2013 7:04:41 AM PDT · by Capt. Tom · 19 replies
    Mail Online ^ | Damien Gayle
    French honeymooner killed by a shark while surfing in front of his wife at beach resort in Indian Ocean It is the third fatal shark attack on Reunion this year Nearby swimmer raised the alert after seeing blood in the water Lifeguards dived into the water and brought the victim back to shore
  • WWII bomber jacket rescued from Goodwill, returned to 90-year-old vet

    04/30/2013 10:51:16 AM PDT · by Doogle · 12 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 04/30/13 | FOX
    <p>A military buff like John Dodds could tell right away the leather bomber jacket wasn't just any old coat hanging on a rack at a Washington, D.C., Goodwill shop.</p> <p>His daughter had noticed it and called him over, and Dodds began to examine it. The leather was a a bit stiff, but it was in good shape, with that perfect vintage patina. On the back was a red-bearded man in a winged helmet, the words “Red Raiders” and “22nd Bomb Group” emblazoned above and below. The jacket had lieutenant bars, a pricetag of $17 and a pretty big clue as to its original owner.</p>
  • The Rapture (PArt 4) The Rapture (Part 4)

    05/15/2012 5:50:55 PM PDT · by Former Fetus · 34 replies
    Bible Prophecy Blog ^ | 5/15/2012 | Dr. Andy Woods
    My previous articles [1] commenced a series on the rapture of the church. We began with the question, "What is the Rapture?" This question can best be answered by noting ten truths about the rapture from 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 and 1 Corinthians 15:50-58. In previous articles, we saw that the rapture is an important doctrine and not something that can be marginalized or explained away as a secondary doctrine. We also noted that the rapture is an event that is distinct from the Second Advent of Christ. We further observed that the rapture will involve the catching up of every...
  • Wounded Marine inspires AP photographer's search

    12/23/2011 9:11:40 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 11 replies · 5+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 12-23-11 | ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS
    Link only.
  • A Heartwarming Military Reunion

    09/23/2011 1:12:02 PM PDT · by stylecouncilor · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | Sept. 23, 2011
    From the Ellen Show: Jessica Gerren thought she was here to watch a taping of the show. What she didn't know was that her husband, who was serving overseas, had returned and was backstage waiting to surprise her. This may be the most touching reunion in the history of the show.
  • Soldiers reunited with their children videos (prepare to cry)

    08/23/2011 3:17:09 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 6 replies
    Girl Gets Wish! Daddy Home From War!!The best video you'll see this year!Soldier Suprises Daughter in class - One of the BEST reactions! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtiTcVrvecM
  • The Gettysburg Reunion of 1913

    07/03/2011 5:17:31 PM PDT · by BigReb555 · 91 replies
    Canda Free Press ^ | July 3, 2011 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    Fifty years had passed since the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1st- 3rd, 1863.
  • Japan: 'Lonely' boy, 9, reunited with cousin(search for his family bears some fruit)

    03/19/2011 7:28:18 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 10 replies
    Asahi Shimbun ^ | 03/18/11 | KUNIAKI NISHIO
    'Lonely' boy, 9, reunited with cousin BY KUNIAKI NISHIO STAFF WRITER Toshihito Aisawa, 9, beams after being reunited with his cousin Yuto Shima, right, after six days. (Kuniaki Nishio) ISHINOMAKI, Miyagi Prefecture--His image and handmade sign seeking information on his family and relatives drew sympathy from not only those in evacuation centers, but from concerned people across the nation and beyond. On Thursday, 9-year-old Toshihito Aisawa came one step closer to fulfilling his goal of finding family members. Toshihito's father Kazuyuki, mother Noriko, grandmother Kyoko and two cousins, Yuna and Yuto Shima, were carried away by the calamitous tsunami that...
  • Touching reunion videos after Japan disaster

    03/16/2011 11:38:00 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 2 replies
    There's not much good news in the wake of last week's devastating 9.0 earthquake in Japan. So far, the disaster may have left as many as 10,000 dead and half a million homeless, as well as sparking a nuclear crisis that is still unfolding. But amid the tragedy, some tsunami and earthquake victims have--against the odds--reunited with their loved ones and shared their incredible tales of survival. Akiko Kosaka, who was studying English in California, had all but given up hope of hearing that her family had survived in the coastal village of Minami Sanriku. Nearly half the town's inhabitants...
  • AP Exclusive: Iran hostage reunion at West Point

    01/13/2011 9:29:17 AM PST · by nuconvert · 6 replies
    WEST POINT, N.Y. — Former Iranian hostage Barry Rosen touched down on an American tarmac 30 years ago and spilled into the arms of a wife and two young children lost to him during 444 days of captivity. Then came the exhilarating bus ride to West Point along a route lined with yellow ribbons and thousands of cheering people, waving and chanting, "USA! USA!"
  • "Sound of Music" Cast to Reunite on Oprah's Show (After 45 years)

    09/27/2010 4:55:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies · 3+ views
    ABC News ^ | 09/27/2010
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The movie cast of "The Sound of Music" are reuniting for the first time in 45 years, with Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer joining their seven fictional children in an October appearance on Oprah Winfrey's TV talk show, producers said on Monday. Andrews, Plummer, Charmian Carr (Liesl), and the actors who played the six other von Trapp family children will talk about making the 1965 Oscar-winning movie and their lives since it went on to become one of the most popular movie musicals ever. The reunion will be broadcast on October 29 on "The Oprah Winfrey...
  • 'It's a good day and a sad day' 21 soldiers come home from war on 9/11 anniversary

    09/12/2010 10:02:25 AM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Rhonda Bodfield Arizona Daily Star
    While U.S. Army Maj. Frank Fair was away in Afghanistan, Iraq and Qatar, his 7-year-old daughter lost her front teeth and learned to write letters. Wearing a red, white and blue sundress, Katherine said she couldn't wait to give him a hug. His 4-year-old son had to have surgery after getting his hand caught in an escalator. Nikolas, who saved a spot on his cast for his father to sign, said he couldn't wait to play again with his dad. The two, with their 38-year-old mother, Kristen, gathered wi....
  • Nurse's patient is long lost pa

    09/04/2010 9:36:23 PM PDT · by pissant · 6 replies
    NY Post ^ | 9/4/10 | Andy Soltis
    In a one-in-a-million twist of fate, a Bronx nurse welcoming a terminal-cancer patient to her unit discovered he was her long lost father, who had vanished when she was just months old. "It was fate and hope and a miracle. It was like God answered my prayers," exclaimed Victor Peraza, whose daughter, Wanda Rodriguez, discovered him fighting for his life in a bed at Calvary Hospital on Aug. 25. The miraculous day had started like any other for Rodriguez, who was working a shift as assistant head nurse at the Bronx hospital. But when a doctor happened to mention the...
  • The Gettysburg Reunion of 1913

    06/30/2010 3:47:19 PM PDT · by BigReb555 · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | June 30, 2010 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    The War Between the States Sesquicentennial, 150th Anniversary, runs from 2010 through 2015.
  • US teen sailor leaves on flight home to California

    06/27/2010 8:02:21 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 216 replies · 1+ views
    FWIX | AP ^ | 6/27/10
    SAINT-DENIS, Reunion -- Sixteen-year-old sailor Abby Sunderland is homeward bound - though her plane flight back to California isn't the homecoming she originally imagined when she set off in hopes of sailing around the world. About two weeks after her rescue at sea, Sunderland departed Sunday from the French island of Reunion, off the southeastern coast of Africa, en route to France, then on to California.
  • Happy 234th birthday America!

    06/25/2010 3:58:54 PM PDT · by BigReb555 · 17 replies
    Huntington News ^ | June 25, 2010 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    Do young people know who Gen. Robert Edward Lee, Major Gen. George Edward Pickett and Major Gen. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain were?
  • Ian McLagan Talks Reuniting the Faces Without Rod Stewart

    06/02/2010 11:07:32 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 10 replies · 343+ views
    Rolling Stone ^ | May 27, 2010 2:58 PM EDT | Andy Greene
    After playing a one-off show with Simply Red singer Mick Hucknall last year, The Faces are gearing up for their first tour since breaking up in 1975. Their only gig on the books now is for August 18th in England, but Faces keyboardist Ian McLagan tells Rolling Stone many more are coming that month followed by a longer run from December to March. "And then we should play the world for f---s sake," he says. "I’ve been trying to make this happen since 1975!" The main reason the reunion has taken so long was Rod Stewart’s reluctance to take a...
  • ABBA Opens Door To Reunion Performance (Swedish super-group hints at concert reunion)

    03/26/2010 5:06:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies · 1,164+ views
    Billboard ^ | 03/26/2010 | Avril Ormsby
    Swedish supergroup Abba may perform again nearly 30 years after they split, the former male members of the band hinted on Friday. The group, one of the most successful in history, has enjoyed continued fame since breaking up in 1982, thanks to tribute bands mimicking their satin outfits and easy-listening music and lyrics. They attracted new fans recently with the musical "Mamma Mia!" which was turned into a film. But they have persistently shunned the chance to regroup, turning down as much as 1 billion dollars to tour again in 2000. However Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus told The Times...