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  • SUV Passenger Killed By Rock Dropped From Overpass [I-75 TN]

    05/25/2004 5:37:36 AM PDT · by TaxRelief · 30 replies · 223+ views
    News Channel 10 ^ | May 24, 2004 | Associated Press
    Bowling Ball-Size Rock Crashes Through Windshield On Interstate 75 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- A passenger in a sport utility vehicle was killed when someone dropped a rock the size of a bowling ball off an overpass on Interstate 75 in Tennessee. The rock crashed through a windshield in the early morning hours Monday near Knoxville, a television station in Knoxville reported. Authorities are interviewing residents in the area, looking for witnesses. A Michigan woman was seriously injured when a tombstone crashed into her car from an overpass along the same highway in 1995. The man who dropped it was sentenced to...
  • Rock dropped from overpass kills passenger in car (idiot teenagers)

    10/24/2017 1:12:09 PM PDT · by Signalman · 32 replies
    msn.com ^ | 10/23/2017 | Amanda Jackson
    Five teenagers from Michigan have been charged with second-degree murder after being accused of throwing a rock off an overpass that killed a man, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Kenneth White, 32, was a passenger in a van that was traveling along I-75 near Flint, Michigan, on the night of October 18, when a 6-pound rock smashed through the windshield of the vehicle, fatally injuring him. White was struck in the face and head, and the rock ricocheted to his chest, causing him to lose consciousness, according to Genesee County Sheriff Robert Pickell. The driver told police he...
  • Agent no longer with BLM following Burning Man probe [ Dan Love ]

    09/17/2017 9:43:47 PM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    KSL Broadcasting ^ | Sep 16th, 2017 | Lindsay Whitehurst
    A federal agent who had been scrutinized for his handling of rare evidence and his behavior at the counterculture Burning Man festival is no longer an employee of the Bureau of Land Management, authorities said Friday. Daniel Love, who played a command role in federal agents' 2014 standoff with Nevada rancher and states' rights figure Cliven Bundy, no longer works for the agency. .... Love still worked for the agency on Aug. 24, when a federal investigative report was released saying he handed out valuable stones known as moqui marbles to colleagues and a contractor "like candy,". The rocks are...
  • Crowd pelts Venezuela President Maduro with eggs, rocks

    04/12/2017 1:49:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    United Press International ^ | April 12, 2017 | Andrew V. Pestano
    April 12 (UPI) -- Some Venezuelans pelted President Nicolas Maduro with rocks and eggs during a pro-government military event, a moment shown on state television....
  • Snowflakes Set Buildings On Fire At UC Berkeley Over Milo Yiannopoulos

    02/01/2017 9:50:32 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 67 replies
    Published on Feb 1, 2017 Cry baby liberals upset about hearing a different opinion destroy college campus @ UC Berkeley
  • Congressional Republicans move to dismantle Obama rules

    02/01/2017 8:28:49 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 1, 2017 6:56 PM EST | Matthew Daly and Kevin Freking
    Moving to dismantle former President Barack Obamaís legacy on the environment and other issues, House Republicans approved a measure Wednesday that scuttles a regulation aimed at preventing coal mining debris from being dumped into nearby streams. Lawmakers also voted to rescind a separate rule requiring companies to disclose payments made to foreign governments relating to mining and drilling. Republicans said the votes were first in a series of actions to reverse years of what they see as excessive government regulation during Obamaís presidency. Rules on fracking, guns and federal contracting also are in the cross-hairs as the GOP moves to...
  • Cleveland Rocks: Is The Forest City Ready For GOP Convention Chaos?

    04/19/2016 5:10:29 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 13 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 19, 2016 | Jen Lawrence
    Cleveland cops could face a huge threat from potential rioters at the GOPís convention this summer ó and experts doubt the cityís police are ready to handle the demonstrators.
  • Scientists expect more mountain rock slides with climate change

    03/29/2016 6:23:23 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 43 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 28, 2016 | By Kevin Schultz
    A pair of local scientists say climate change may bring one more thing to worry about: rock slides from out of the blue. It's a caution they raised this month after studying a high cliff in Yosemite National Park to find out why mountainous rocks fall from high places for no obvious reason. "There are often rockfalls that happen on beautiful, sunny summer days and there is often no explanation: no rain, earthquakes or any other obvious explanation," said Brian Collins, a researcher at the U.S. Geological Survey. They concluded that daily and seasonal fluctuations in temperature led to expansions...
  • Yemeni Boy Becomes Master of Rock Balancing

    01/21/2016 9:56:48 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Thursday, January 21, 2016
    Says be began doing this after watching it on TVA 19-year-old Yemeni has demonstrated an unprecedented skill in rock-balancing, becoming one of the world‚Äôs best-known persons in such an art. Rock balancing is an art, discipline or hobby in which rocks are balanced on top of one another in various positions. There are no tricks involved to aid in the balancing, such as adhesives, wires, supports or rings. Salah Mohammed Baithan has hit headlines in many publications worldwide for such skills, with the latest report about him published in the US magazine ‚ÄėThe Strange,‚Äô which classified him as second...
  • British MP claims rocks don't kill

    01/11/2016 11:38:51 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 36 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12/1/16 | Nitzan Keidar
    The Israeli embassy in Britain sent a letter of complaint to a Muslim Labour MP after she claimed that no Israeli children had been killed by rock-throwing Palestinians, The Jewish Chronicle reported Monday. During a parliamentary debate on child detainees and prisoners in Palestinian Authority-controlled territories, the MP Naz Shah claimed it was ‚Äúabsolutely unacceptable‚ÄĚ to arrest children. She then claimed the Israeli government had provided no evidence of Israeli children being killed or injured by Palestinian minors protesting in Judea and Samaria. ‚ÄúThe fact is that the disproportionality of someone throwing a stone or a rock and being detained...
  • Ben Carson on "volatile" past, trying to stab a friend

    10/25/2015 9:33:09 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 77 replies
    CBS News ^ | 10/25/15 | REENA FLORES
    Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, in defending against criticisms of his relaxed demeanor on the campaign trail, opened up about his past "volatile" behavior during an interview that aired Sunday. "I have plenty of energy. But, you know, I am soft-spoken. I do have a tendency to be relaxed. I wasn't always like that. There was a time when I was, you know, very volatile," Carson told NBC News. "But, you know, I changed." The retired neurosurgeon went on to explain that "as a teenager, I would go after people with rocks, and bricks, and baseball bats, and hammers." He...
  • Carson's violent past: Bricks, bats, hammers

    10/25/2015 8:18:46 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 75 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/25/15 | Eric Bradner
    Ben Carson says he's soft-spoken now -- but he hasn't always been so calm. "As a teenager, I would go after people with rocks, and bricks, and baseball bats, and hammers. And, of course, many people know the story when I was 14 and I tried to stab someone," Carson said Sunday on ABC's "This Week." "You know, fortunately, you know, my life has been changed," he added. "And I'm a very different person now." Carson's comments came after Donald Trump, his leading opponent for the Republican presidential nomination, said at a rally in Miami on Friday that Carson has...
  • Netanyahu Promises 'New Standard of Deterrence'

    09/15/2015 4:34:39 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/9/15
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu held an emergency security meeting at his office in Jerusalem on Tuesday night, after the wave of terror attacks in Jerusalem over the Rosh Hashanah holiday including massive riots on the Temple Mount and a lethal rock attack. "We will fight through all means necessary against rock throwers, firebomb and pipe bomb throwers, and those who shoot fireworks to harm citizens and police officers," said Netanyahu. "On the eve of the holiday it was again proven that rock throwing can kill," he added. "These activities will meet a very strong response of punishment and prevention. We...
  • Radiometric Dating: How Rocks Can Look Older Than They Are

    04/11/2015 6:13:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    CEH ^ | 04/82015
    Researchers find that the most common dating method can produce ďspuriously oldĒ dates.A team from Europe took a closer look at how uranium-lead ages are determined, and found problems. One of the assumptions going into dating zircons (zirconium silicate crystals encasing uranium that decays to lead) is that the clock is ďresetĒ when the parent rock under goes the high heat and pressure of metamorphism. This team found that nanosphere inclusions of extraneous metallic lead (Pb) can confuse the dating technique, making the rock look older than it is. Writing in PNAS, they say:Zircon (ZrSiO4) is the most commonly used...
  • Black Rocks Red-Flag Uniformitarian Flaws

    03/12/2014 12:51:29 PM PDT · by fishtank · 6 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | 3-12-2014 | Tim Clarey, Ph.D.
    lack Rocks Red-Flag Uniformitarian Flaws by Tim Clarey, Ph.D. * Red flags traditionally act as warning signals. In this case of a surprising rock discovery in West Virginia the flag is black rather than red, but the results are the same. Geologist Callan Bentley recently blogged about another problem with the uniformitarian model.1 As he and Alan Pitts examined the Hampshire Formation in eastern West Virginia, they came across an unexpected phenomenon: a 16-foot black shale and lime layer. The problem? This new layer is sandwiched smack-dab within a 2000-foot-thick pile of red-rock strata that has been labeled by secularists...
  • Police Arrest 4 Suspects in Jerusalem Rock Attack

    11/28/2013 11:12:00 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 3 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/11/13
    Police arrested overnight Thursday four Arabs, aged 15-20. on suspicion of throwing the rocks that seriously injured a baby... The suspects, who fled the scene after the attack, were arrested when they arrived home.
  • Soldiers: We've Capitulated to Rock Throwers

    05/11/2013 1:49:17 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/5/13 | Gil Ronen
    A report by a political activist and reservist combat soldier claims the IDF has effectively capitulated in the face of Arab rock and firebomb attacks. Writing in the web magazine Mida, Erez Tadmor says that in the past week, since the grave injury of Yaakov Zlatkin at the hands of an Arab mob, he has spoken with dozens of officers and soldiers who all said the same thing: The health and security of Jews who live in Judea and Samaria, as well as those of the soldiers who are supposed to guard them, have been left to the mercy of...
  • Clarence Thomas: Obama Approved By The Elites Because He Says What They Expect From A Black Person

    05/03/2013 7:12:51 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 8 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 5/3/2013 | Clarence Thomas
    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas ripped the media and took a subtle dig at President Obama during an CSPAN interview dated from April 9th. When asked about how he felt about the nationís first black President, Barack Obama, Thomas said he always knew it would have to be a person who was ďapproved by the elites and the mediaĒ because if it was someone who they didnít agree with, that person would be picked apart.
  • Agitators Fail to Injure in Latest Rock Attacks

    04/16/2013 5:08:17 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 1 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/4/13
    Dozens of agitators emanating from the Palestinian Authority ruled zones threw rocks and bricks at residents of Yitzhar. The incident took place Tuesday afternoon. The spokesperson of the Yitzhar community council stated that security forces are pursuing the suspect...
  • Police Accused of ĎAppealing to Mediaí in Teenís Arrest

    03/19/2013 4:43:07 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 20/3/13 | Elad Benari
    The Jerusalem Magistratesí Court has rejected a request from police to keep a high school student in jail after he came under suspicion in an attack. Police argued that if the student were released, he could tamper with evidence. The student is one of multiple Jewish teens arrested after a Jewish boy threw rocks at an Arab teacher two weeks ago in Jerusalem. Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir accused the Jerusalem Police of being motivated solely by a desire to appeal to the media. ďThere is no logic in arresting a suspect two weeks after the alleged offense and then requesting a...