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  • Small plane crashes on St. Pete road, 4 people taken to hospitals

    10/22/2017 5:46:44 AM PDT · by ETL · 22 replies
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A small plane crashed on a road and hit multiple cars in St. Petersburg Wednesday afternoon. St. Pete police and fire departments are on scene at 18th Avenue South and 16th Street South. Two people were on the plane. Four people overall were taken to area hospitals and one person was treated at the scene. According to the FAA website, the plane is a 1978 model Cessna 402b, owned by Noble Charter Service out of Opa Locka airport. ..." Tabitha Callihan applauds the pilot for putting the plane down where he did. “Where I looked...
  • Chicken Arrested for Crossing Busy Road

    10/12/2016 11:28:28 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    A chicken was arrested after it attempted to cross a busy road. The feathery bird was desperate to get to the other side of the tarmac in East Marketgait, Dundee, during rush hour but was stopped in its tracks after a motorist reported it to the police. Officers rushed to the scene as they believed the chicken was "giving passing motorists cause for concern" and captured it. They then took it back to the station in Tayside, Scotland, and appealed for its owner before contacting the Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA). Taking to Facebook, the police...
  • France Cancels Nice Cycling Championships Amidst Terror Fears

    08/06/2016 4:20:22 AM PDT · by Truth29 · 22 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | August 6, 2016 | Breitbart London
    NICE (FRANCE) (AFP) – The European road cycling championships, which were due to be held in Nice from September 14 to 18, have been cancelled for security reasons, the French city’s mayor confirmed on Friday. The announcement came just three weeks after the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice which claimed 85 lives and injured more than 300. Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a 31-year-old Tunisian who drove a truck into revellers watching a fireworks display on the city’s Promenade des Anglais, was shot dead by police. “Given that it was an event that would have required a large police presence, and...
  • Off-duty NYPD cop shoots man dead after alleged road rage attack in Brooklyn...

    07/05/2016 3:52:57 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 49 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 7/5/16 | Kerry Burke, Graham Rayman, Molly Crane-Newman, Larry Mcshane
    Off-duty NYPD cop shoots man dead after alleged road rage attack in Brooklyn; state attorney general will probe use of deadly force Off-duty cop shoots man dead in road rage incident in Brooklyn BY Kerry Burke Graham Rayman Molly Crane-newman Larry Mcshane NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 4:03 AM facebookTweetemail BY Kerry Burke Graham Rayman Molly Crane-newman Larry Mcshane NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 4:03 AM A road-rage showdown left an unarmed Brooklyn driver dead and an off-duty cop under investigation for answering two punches with three point-blank gunshots. State Attorney General...
  • China’s Pakistan-occupied Kashmir tunnels ring alarm bells for India

    10/25/2015 1:04:02 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    The Daily Mail India ^ | October 3, 2015 | Ananth Krishnan
    China's move to construct five tunnels to open up a new section of the Karakoram Highway in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) last month has signalled Beijing’s intent to go forward with ambitious projects despite India’s increasingly vocal concerns and rising security concerns in the restive disputed region. In a major project that will ensure year-round land connectivity linking China and Pakistan through PoK, the China Road and Bridge Corporation has constructed five seven km-long tunnels on the Karakoram Highway. Earlier, this particular section had been cut off on account of a barrier lake formed at Attabad, which had blocked access since...
  • 'China would be the bank and Russia would be the big gun' in Central Asia

    07/16/2015 8:45:02 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 12 replies
    Business Insider ^ | July 15, 2015 | Elena Holodny
    We are seeing the emergence of a dual power structure in Central Asia, with China as the dominant economic power and Russia as the big security player. Or, as Alexander Gabuev, senior associate and the chair of the Russia in the Asia-Pacific program at the Carnegie Moscow Center, told Foreign Policy: "China would be the bank and Russia would be the big gun." The confluence comes as Moscow shifts its attention toward Asia after being isolating by the West over the war in Ukraine. China, for its part, is seeking to find new countries it can export goods to as...
  • Latest Mad Max:Fury Road Trailer

    05/01/2015 8:44:33 AM PDT · by mkleesma · 62 replies
    Time Warner Pictures ^ | Today | No Author
    Latest trailer from the new Mad Max movie. In theaters May 15th.
  • Truckers road rage waltz

    12/21/2014 10:48:47 AM PST · by Patriot777 · 12 replies ^ | December 20, 2014 | unknown
    It was strangely majestic for a moment.
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Road to Zanzibar"(1941)

    05/04/2014 1:17:21 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 4 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1941 | Victor Schertzinger
  • Redneck Road Rage / Instant Karma [video]

    03/28/2014 7:22:34 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 246 replies ^ | 3-26-2014 | Florida Driver
    This happened to me on SR 41 in Tampa on Monday March 24th. This pathetic excuse for a human being tailgated me for about three minutes. After about a minute, and me shaking my head, I pulled out my phone and started recording. I couldn't move over because there were trucks in the right lane, and I sure as heck wasn't going to speed on a rainy day with the roads being as slick as they were. I was turning left in about a half-mile when this happened. Now bear in mind, that this guy had already passed a truck...
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Road To Rio"(1947)

    03/02/2014 11:36:45 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 5 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1947 | Norman Z. McLeod
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "The Road To Hong Kong" (1962)

    04/21/2013 11:13:31 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 5 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1962 | Norman Panama and Melvin Frank
  • Hold on to Your Hats in Poland!

    12/27/2013 7:30:35 AM PST · by albasun · 8 replies
    You Tube ^ | 27.12.2013
    A strong wind blew away from the road a man in the vicinity of Zakopane. - I thought that flew into the abyss and never will be at gathering - says the daughter of the man.  Just how strong was the element, you can see the video from the camera car is stated by tourists returning from the mountains. - Jesus Maria! Father flew! - We hear on the recording.Read more and watch at
  • Again: Arabs Fly Nazi Flag Near Road

    10/20/2013 10:55:49 AM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    inn ^ | 10/19/2013, 10:10 PM | Arutz Sheva
    For at least the second time in five months, Arab residents of Beit Umar in the Palestinian Authority (PA) have placed a Nazi flag over a major thoroughfare where Jews pass in their vehicles. Beit Umar is located between Halhoul and the Etzion Bloc, not far from Hevron. Soldiers from the Haruv battalion in Kfir Regiment tried to take down the flag Saturday, but encountered difficulty because it was placed very high up. A similar event took place at Beit Umar in May, when hundreds of residents of Gush Etzion who drove down Highway 60 were astounded to see an...
  • Road Rage Marine

    08/31/2013 2:50:49 AM PDT · by rawhide · 37 replies
    You Tube ^ | April, 2013 | EpicViralz
    Camp Pendleton road rage incident. See link above for video.
  • A state-by-state look at the road to 270 (electoral votes)

    05/28/2012 3:49:19 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/28/12
    A state-by-state look at the road to 270By The Associated Press – 15 hrs ago An analysis of the state-by-state race to 270 electoral votes, the total needed to win the presidency, and where Democratic President Barack Obama and probable Republican nominee Mitt Romney stand now. The numbers reflect electoral votes: SOLIDLY DEMOCRATIC (186): California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington. **SNIP** SOLIDLY REPUBLICAN (159): Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah,...
  • On the Road for Romney, 40,000 Miles and Counting

    05/26/2012 9:36:55 AM PDT · by Signalman · 4 replies
    NYT ^ | 5/25/2012 | Michael Barbaro
    CLEVELAND — In Florida, a state trooper pulled Jim Wilson off the highway, but instead of issuing a speeding ticket, asked a favor: Could he have a few Romney for President bumper stickers? In Michigan, a woman left a handwritten letter for Mitt Romney on Mr. Wilson’s dashboard, recounting her husband’s trouble finding work. “We pray you can get us out of this mess,” she wrote. And here in Ohio, three young men surrounded Mr. Wilson’s car, repeated a crude anti-Romney chant and broke his driver’s side windshield wiper. The cocoonlike machinery of the modern presidential campaign, with its bulletproof...
  • Russia Has the Wheels; Now it Needs the Roads

    04/11/2012 5:44:56 AM PDT · by cunning_fish · 9 replies
    Voice of America ^ | April 10, 2012 | James Brooke
    Russians get perverse pleasure out of taking photos of their bad roads and then posting the pictures on the internet. This year, for the first time, Russia is expected to top Germany as Europe’s largest car market. With car purchases increasing by 20 percent in Russia this year, the Center of Automotive Management predicts that Russians will buy 3.2 million vehicles during 2012, slightly more than Germany. So how are Russia’s roads? According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report, Russia ranks number 125 out of 139 countries on the quality of its highway infrastructure. According to another report,...
  • Oops: White House Sending Joe Biden Off to ‘Road Island’

    02/20/2012 11:55:45 AM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies ^ | 2/20/12 | Jammie
    Let’s face it, Greasy Joe probably has no idea where he is most of the time, so the fact he’s heading to Road Island probably doesn’t register with him. Joe Biden‘s camp might be overly-reliant on spell-check. The White House recently announced that the Vice President would be attending campaign events in “Road Island.” The glaring misspelling of the Ocean State showed up in a widely-distributed press release detailing Biden’s upcoming travel plans. After spending the holiday weekend in Wilmington, Del., the VP will make stops on Thursday in Boston, Mass., Manchester, New Hampshire, and finally, Providence, Rhode Island. In...
  • Why Did The Occupier Cross The Road? (People's Cube Humor)

    11/14/2011 11:37:09 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 21 replies
    The People's Cube ^ | 11-11-11 | Dr. W. S. Palimpsest
    Why did the Occupier cross the road? Because his Mom called and said, “It’s time to come home, honey.” Because ‘Ketchup’ broke her glasses during a fit of righteous crying and had to go to Lynz-Krafterz Because some radicals thought “free love” meant “unsolicited surprise sex” Because three homeless guys were occupying his tent "Help, police..." Because a few "more-equal-than-thous" (aka, Party people) appropriated [sic, smoked up] his stach for the Greater Good -- he had to score another bag of kind bud Because the police car looked like a port-o-john Help me out, comrades! What are some other reasons...