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  • Hungary declares emergency, seals border, detains migrants

    09/15/2015 5:07:46 PM PDT · by W. · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | DUSAN STOJANOVIC and VANESSA GERA
    HORGOS, Serbia (AP) -- Hungary sealed off its border with Serbia with massive coils of barbed wire Tuesday and began detaining migrants trying to use the country as a gateway to Western Europe, harsh new measures that left thousands of frustrated asylum-seekers piled up on the Serbian side of the border. Human rights activists condemned the move, with Amnesty International saying Hungary's "intimidating show of militarized force is shocking." But Prime Minister Viktor Orban defended the measures, saying he was acting to preserve Christian Europe, which he said had become threatened by the large numbers of Muslims streaming into the...
  • Canadian authorities stopped ISIS-inspired mall attack: Report

    10/08/2014 5:31:31 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 21 replies
    Sun News ^ | 10-8-2014 | QMI Agency
    Authorities recently dismantled an ISIS-inspired plot to carry out a "knife and gun" attack at a Canadian shopping mall, NBC News reports. Anonymous intelligence officials told the American news network that a group of people walked through a Canadian mall to scope out its exists and plan an attack that would see them mowing down people on crowded escalators until police showed up.
  • Global warming not stopped, will go on for centuries: WMO

    03/24/2014 5:40:39 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 32 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 3/2414 | Robert Evans - Reuters
    GENEVA (Reuters) - There has been no reverse in the trend of global warming and there is still consistent evidence for man-made climate change, the head of the U.N. World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said on Monday. A slow-down in the average pace of warming at the planet's surface this century has been cited by "climate skeptics" as evidence that climate change is not happening at the potentially catastrophic rate predicted by a U.N. panel of scientists. But U.N. weather agency chief Michel Jarraud said ocean temperatures, in particular, were rising fast, and extreme weather events, forecast by climate scientists, showed...
  • Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

    10/20/2013 1:39:59 PM PDT · by ClaytonP · 110 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 10-19-2013
    <p>Japan's under-40s appear to be losing interest in conventional relationships. Millions aren't even dating, and increasing numbers can't be bothered with sex. For their government, "celibacy syndrome" is part of a looming national catastrophe. Japan already has one of the world's lowest birth rates. Its population of 126 million, which has been shrinking for the past decade, is projected to plunge a further one-third by 2060. Aoyama believes the country is experiencing "a flight from human intimacy" – and it's partly the government's fault.</p>
  • Peggy Noonan: Obama Got To Point When People Stopped Listening To Him Faster Than Most Presidents

    07/28/2013 5:39:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 50 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 7/28/13 | Noel Sheppard
    "I think every president in the intense media environment we have now, certainly every two-term president, gets to a point where the American people stop listening, stop leaning forward hungrily for information. I think this president got there earlier than most presidents. And I think he's in that time now." So said the Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan on ABC's This Week Sunday. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS, HOST: You are seeing (ph) more populist Democrats, I agree with that, but Peggy Noonan, you know, the president going back to the country one more time, it's unclear that these speeches are doing much...
  • The Coming Global Warming Voter Backlash

    04/04/2013 4:35:03 AM PDT · by Moseley · 27 replies
    The AMERICAN THINKER ^ | April 4, 2013 | Jonathon Moseley
    News is breaking out all over: global warming stopped 20 years ago. A political earthquake has resulted from a feature story in the Economist magazine because the Economist used to be a consistent cheerleader for global warming activism. Doubts about global warming used to be censored by its London editors, one reporter confided to Stephen Hayward. So what will voters do to Democrat candidates in 2014 and 2016 when the former realize that the Democratic Party was lying to them? Is it time to run away from the issue for Democrats, journalists, and Hollywood personalities? While our economy is struggling...
  • intrade.com ceases trading activity

    03/10/2013 3:49:28 PM PDT · by OL Hickory · 25 replies
    Intrade ^ | 03/10/2012 | The Board of Directors of Intrade the Prediction Market Limited
    With sincere regret we must inform you that due to circumstances recently discovered we must immediately cease trading activity on www.intrade.com.
  • Obama twists arms for Warren Buffett

    03/08/2012 2:25:03 PM PST · by Mustang Driver · 10 replies
    Charleston (WV) Daily Mail ^ | March 8, 2012 | Don Surber
    President Obama is twisting Democratic arms to stop the Keystone pipeline, which when built will end billionaire Warren Buffett’s railroad monopoly on shipping oil from the Bakken Oil Field in North Dakota. The billionaire investor is the second richest man in the nation and an ardent supporter of this regime. So obvious is President Obama’s opposition to allowing the pipeline to be built on his watch, that even CNN noticed. From CNN: A razor close vote is expected in the Senate Thursday on a Republican amendment to bypass the Obama administration’s objections and approve the Keystone XL pipeline, Senate aides...
  • Stabbing Attack Thwarted in Hevron

    08/08/2011 2:48:23 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/8/11
    A knife-weilding Arab on Monday approached a border police station near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron and advanced on the officers there. The officers confronted the terrorist at gunpoint and began "standard procedures" to safely arrest the man, who was appaerently so alarmed by the forcefulness of the response that he surrendered without incident. Officers disarmed the man, arrested him, and handed him over the Palestinian Authority security forces for questioning. During his initial interrogation by Israeli authorities the terrorist admitted that it was his aim to "stab soldiers."
  • Gulf Oil Spill Could Have Been Stopped 48 days Earlier

    03/03/2011 12:00:14 PM PST · by Nachum · 36 replies
    american thinker ^ | 3/3/11 | Bruce Thompson
    For 48 days and nights, the Deepwater Horizon well spewed oil into the Gulf of Mexico, when it could have been shut down. We now know this: It is very likely that if the top kill had been designed to deliver more than 109 bpm of 16.4 ppg drilling fluid below the BOP stack for a sustained period, the Macondo blowout could have been stopped between May 26-28, 2010. Given that the well was successfully shut-in with the capping stack in July, and that the subsequent bullhead (static) kill was successful, certainly a higher rate top kill would have been...
  • Officers Stopped Suspect On Day Of Ariz. Shooting

    01/12/2011 9:48:08 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 50 replies
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110112/ap_on_re_us/us_congresswoman_shot_146 ^ | 1-12-2011 | AMANDA LEE MYERS and JUSTIN PRITCHARD
    TUCSON, Ariz. – A wildlife officer pulled over the suspect in the assassination attempt against an Arizona congresswoman less than three hours before the deadly attack, authorities said Wednesday as they pieced together more details of a frenzied morning. Jared Lougher ran a red light but was let off with a warning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, the Arizona Game and Fish Department said. The officer took Loughner's driver's license and vehicle registration information but found no outstanding warrants on Loughner or his vehicle.
  • Obama,"I'm Not Going to Rest Until the Leak is Stopped"

    05/31/2010 5:27:16 AM PDT · by vrwc54 · 44 replies · 844+ views
    You Tube ^ | 5/29/10 | RobtKraft/GrannyJan
    I guess it depends upon your definition of the word rest. Oops, the speechwriter reused the exact same talking points.
  • Kuwaitis Foil Attack on U.S. Logistical Hub

    08/11/2009 4:51:19 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 954+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2009 – U.S. military officials are crediting Kuwaiti security services with foiling a planned terrorist bombing aimed at a major U.S. logistical hub and staging operation in Kuwait and several other Kuwaiti sites. Kuwaiti authorities reportedly arrested six al-Qaida operatives accused of conspiring to carry out the attack on Camp Arifjan next week, during the opening days of Ramadan. Two suspects confessed to planning to use a truck laden with explosive chemicals and fertilizer to attack the base, according to Kuwait’s Al-Rai Al-Aam newspaper, which quoted a Kuwaiti interior ministry statement. The defendants reportedly rehearsed the plot...
  • Police: Gunman stopped by single shot from cop

    03/30/2009 9:14:28 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 32 replies · 1,516+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 3/30/09 | Mike Baker - ap
    CARTHAGE, N.C. – A single shot from a decorated police officer stopped a gunman's rampage through a North Carolina nursing home, ending a slaughter that left eight people dead and three more wounded, police said Monday. Carthage Police Chief Chris McKenzie said Monday the gunman may have targeted the home because his estranged wife, whom he did not name, works there. ... Authorities said Robert Stewart, 45, went on a terrifying rampage in the Pinelake Health and Rehab center on Sunday morning, killing seven residents and a nurse and wounding three other people. He was stopped by a single shot...
  • Jeweller's mobile phone stopped bullet fired at chest during robbery [borrowed Jack Bauers phone?]

    05/11/2007 6:44:50 AM PDT · by bedolido · 3 replies · 201+ views
    thisislondon.co.uk ^ | 5-11-2007 | Staff Writer
    A jeweller shot in the chest during an armed robbery escaped injury because the bullet hit his mobile phone, a court heard yesterday. Shop manager Darren Prior, 25, was chasing the raider who had looted his shop of diamond rings worth £50,000. Despite the raider firing a "warning shot" past him, Mr Prior continued the pursuit down an alleyway, where the gunman suddenly stopped and turned before firing at him from just 20 feet away. Store manager Darren Prior was shot during an armed robbery, but escaped injury because the bullet hit his mobile phone
  • CA: Doctor says ethics stopped him from aiding execution

    09/28/2006 11:23:44 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 485+ views
    ap on Riverside Press Enterprise ^ | 9/27/06 | David Kravets - ap
    SAN JOSE One of two anesthesiologists who bowed out of participating in the February lethal injection of a condemned inmate, prompting a stay of execution, testified Thursday that he didn't want to be "painted as an executioner." Dr. Robert Singler of Queen of the Valley Hospital in Napa volunteered to monitor the execution of Michael Morales, but later declined after learning he may have to participate rather than solely monitor the prisoner's consciousness. Singler testified during the federal court hearing, looking at whether California's lethal injection method is unconstitutionally cruel, that he had agreed only to stand by the inmate...
  • It's Time India Got Angry And Stopped All This 'Bouncing Back' Nonsense

    07/15/2006 6:49:21 PM PDT · by blam · 27 replies · 810+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-16-2006 | Amrit Dhillon
    It's time India got angry and stopped all this 'bouncing back' nonsense By Amrit Dhillon in Bombay (Filed: 16/07/2006) A backlash against the authorities is taking hold in Bombay, five days after the bombings that killed 181 commuters and injured almost 900. There is a sense of anger and betrayal among those living in India's commercial capital that the state has failed to protect them from yet another terrorist attack. A Hindu demonstrator expresses his anger "Blood has become cheaper than water," said Atul Pataonde, a shopkeeper in the Bandra district. "These bombs keep happening but nothing changes." To many...
  • Australia Terror Suspects 'Were Stopped Near Nuclear Plant'

    11/14/2005 5:27:19 PM PST · by blam · 8 replies · 524+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 11-14-2005
    Australia terror suspects 'were stopped near nuclear plant' Staff and agencies Monday November 14, 2005 Three of the 18 terror suspects arrested in Sydney and Melbourne last week were stopped and questioned by police near Australia's only nuclear power station, it was claimed today. A document released to the court where the eight people arrested in Sydney had their first hearing alleged that three of the suspects had been stopped in their car near the city's nuclear facility in December 2004. The men also had an off-road motorbike and claimed they were there to ride, the document said. It added...
  • Car Bomb Stopped Before Reaching Target; 12 Wounded in Explosion (Victory is getting closer)

    10/05/2005 6:19:58 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 492+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Oct 5, 2005 | unattributed
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2005 – U.S. and Iraqi police and military personnel stopped a car bomb from reaching its intended target Oct. 4 in Baghdad's fortified International Zone, U.S. military officials in Iraq said. The car bomber still managed to wound 12 U.S. and Iraqi personnel. Officials said the probable target was either an Iraqi Ministry of Interior official or a Transitional National Assembly delegate. Initial reports indicate four Iraqi police officers, three Iraqi army soldiers and three civilians were wounded during the explosion. Two U.S. Task Force Baghdad soldiers were also slightly wounded. Baghdad emergency workers and firefighters quickly...
  • A Barrier That Could Have Been (environmentalist suit stopped New Orleans project)

    09/09/2005 9:15:45 AM PDT · by Libloather · 74 replies · 2,646+ views
    LA Times ^ | 9/09/05 | Ralph Vartabedian, Peter Pae
    KATRINA'S AFTERMATH A Barrier That Could Have Been Congress OKd a project to protect New Orleans 40 years ago, but an environmentalist suit halted it. Some say it could have worked. By Ralph Vartabedian and Peter Pae, Times Staff Writer September 9, 2005 latimes.com In the wake of Hurricane Betsy 40 years ago, Congress approved a massive hurricane barrier to protect New Orleans from storm surges that could inundate the city. But the project, signed into law by President Johnson, was derailed in 1977 by an environmental lawsuit. Now the question is: Could that barrier have protected New Orleans from...