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  • Greece: Devastated by major fires, survivors urgently need help

    07/30/2018 4:08:13 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 21 replies
    H Fusion Media Group ^ | 30th July 2018 | Uzay Bulut
    Greece has declared a state of emergency after multiple wildfires burned out of control on either side of Athens. The fires reportedly just burst out in the forests near the seaside towns outside the Greek capital, prompting thousands of people to flee for their lives. Many jumped into the sea for survival to escape the flames. According to the Greek media, several of the dead had drowned. The wildfires have left Greece with a devastating aftermath, as the death toll has climbed to 91 people, with nearly 200 injured, and many are in critical condition. Twenty more are missing. Relatives and...
  • Will We Ever Hear From Benghazi’s American Survivors?

    05/23/2018 4:02:11 PM PDT · by originalbuckeye · 36 replies
    Vanity | 5/23/18 | Originalbuckeye
    Will we ever find out about the people who were saved from our Consulate and the Annex in Benghazi? Are they in Witness Protection? Will the investigations reveal their fate? Were they interviewed when they returned to the USA?
  • Everything to Know About Emma Gonzalez,the Florida School Shooting Survivor

    02/23/2018 5:34:33 PM PST · by mdittmar · 73 replies
    PEOPLE.com ^ | February 23, 2018 | Diana Pearl
    Two weeks ago, Emma Gonzalez led the life of a typical high school senior. But after speaking out in an 11-minute speech at an anti-gun rally in Fort Lauderdale just two days after a former Marjory Stoneman Douglas student fatally shot 17 of her peers, she’s quickly become one of the country’s most visible gun violence prevention activists at just 18 years old.
  • This Law Will Save Newborns After Botched Abortions From Murder. Here’s Why It Matters.

    02/03/2018 5:24:27 PM PST · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/3/18 | Grace Carr
    The majority of debate between pro-lifers and abortion advocates has centered around the 20-week abortion ban that failed in the Senate Monday. Another important bill, however, recently passed the House and would prevent babies who’ve been born after botched abortions from being murdered shortly thereafter.The U.S. House approved the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act in January, and it requires health care practitioners to give the same care to a child born alive after a botched abortion as they would provide to any other child birthed at the same gestational age. They must also ensure that babies born after botched abortions are immediately admitted to a...
  • Eric Church writes song about Las Vegas

    10/08/2017 9:18:47 AM PDT · by Newbomb Turk · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10.08/2017 | NewBomb Turk
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwDZ8uhqJg0
  • Family Who Survived Mandalay Bay Shooting Praise Trump’s Humanity [VIDEO]

    10/06/2017 7:08:41 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 6, 2017 | Nick Givas
    A family who survived the Las Vegas massacre spoke highly of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, calling the Trumps real human beings who are sympathetic and caring. Steve Melanson was at the concert with his daughters Stephanie and Paige along with their mother Rose-Marie, who was shot and is currently recovering. “They’re real people. He’s a real human. She’s a real human,” Stephanie praised the Trumps on CNN’s “New Day” Friday.”They had a heart. They were caring. They were sympathetic. They had a listening ear. He sends his condolences.” WATCH: (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Melania ran over to hug the...
  • 'Hailey, I Love You': Las Vegas Shooting Survivor Leaves Horrifying Message For Daughter As Bullets

    10/05/2017 10:22:17 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Oct 4, 2017
    'Hailey, I Love You': Las Vegas Shooting Survivor Leaves Horrifying Message For Daughter As Bullets Rain DownA Fresno woman who survived the Las Vegas massacre shared a horrifying recording she left for her daughter as bullets were raining down near her from the Mandalay Bay Hotel. Crystal Alaniz quickly took cover under a trailer Sunday night when the deadly mass shooting began, and she feared she was about to die. She immediately called her daughter with these words: "Oh my god, we're getting shot right now. Hailey, I love you. Hailey I love you." Alaniz thought it would be her...
  • Vegas Survivor Tells CNN He Became a Believer After Attack

    10/03/2017 4:49:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 2, 2017 | Courtney O'Brian
    Taylor Benge and his sister survived the massacre in Las Vegas Sunday night, where a gunman killed 58 people and wounded 500 more outside a country music festival. The shooter, who eventually killed himself, aimed at the concertgoers from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. His rampage appears to have been meticulously planned.Still shaken, Taylor spoke with CNN anchors John Berman and Kate Boduan Monday morning to offer his eyewitness account. The 21-year-old was at the concert when he said he heard what sounded like fireworks. It wasn't until he saw a man next to him bleeding from...
  • Video: I Was a Human Experiment During the Holocaust [A Story of Victimization and Forgiveness]

    09/27/2017 2:22:44 PM PDT · by Jim 0216 · 3 replies
    BuzzFeedVideo ^ | 9/26/17 | Eva Mozes Kor
    VIDEO: Click on link for 14:36 minute video.
  • President Trump Visits With Survivors From The USS Arizona

    07/23/2017 9:34:49 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 10 replies
    The White House via Youtube ^ | 7/23/17 | Donald J. Trump
    This is good to see President Trump honoring these men. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zd-S-AkfZrQ  
  • Travelers lose 25,000 items after Florida airport rampage

    01/08/2017 2:26:41 PM PST · by Kaslin · 69 replies
    Fox News.com via AP ^ | January 8, 2016
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Dan and Janice Kovacs and their two children were passing through airport security when the gunfire erupted. They were shoeless — with wallets, passports and carry-on items chugging along a conveyer belt — when they sprang into the mass of people running to safety. Now they're among stranded travelers at Fort Lauderdale trying to recover what the airport director says are 25,000 pieces of luggage, cellphones and other belongings separated from their owners during Friday's shooting rampage. "We have no IDs, we have no passports, no money," Janice, 39, said Saturday afternoon, wearing sandals borrowed from...
  • Crewman in Colombia plane crash... ‘I survived because I followed safety protocols’

    11/30/2016 9:09:26 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 86 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 10:47 AM | stephen rex brown
    Tweet email One of the five survivors of the plane crash in Colombia that killed 71 — most of them belonging to a Brazilian soccer team — said he dodged death because he followed safety instructions. Crew member Erwin Tumiri said that as many passengers panicked, he followed the guidelines repeated at the beginning of every flight. “I survived because I followed safety protocols. Before the crash, many got out of their seats and started to scream,” Tumiri said, according to Latin American news outlet NTN. ... The pilots on the British Aerospace 146 aircraft declared an emergency due to...
  • Louisiana Officials Demand That Self-Reliant Locals Stop Surviving The Flood Without Permission

    09/08/2016 8:48:20 AM PDT · by lafroste · 13 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 9/8/2016 | Tyler Durden
    Around the world, governments have recently been issuing an unsettling call for their citizens to become more self-reliant. Just this week, the governments of both Germany and Czechoslovakia warned that people should be “be prepared for the worst case possible scenario.” But here in the United States, just the opposite is happening. Our government seems to have an unquenchable thirst for cracking down on those who take responsibility for themselves. There is an abundance of evidence of this in Louisiana. (snip...) This massive disaster was all but ignored by the mainstream media, since it didn’t fit the current agenda of...
  • Orlando Surgeons,Survivors To Speak At 10:30AM EDT About Nightclub Shooting

    06/14/2016 7:23:28 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 3 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | June 14, 2016 | FoxNews.Com
    Press conference at 10:30AM.
  • Brussels attacks: These are the incredible survivors' stories

    06/13/2016 1:59:21 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 3 replies
    telegraph.co.uk/news ^ | 23 March 2016 | Andrew Marszal, Mumbai David Chazan
    Brussels attacks: These are the incredible survivors' stories Andrew Marszal, Mumbai David Chazan, Brussels 23 March 2016 • 9:00pm Hundreds were caught up in the Brussels attacks on an airport and a train on Tuesday which left 31 dead and 270 wounded. These are some of the stories of the survivors. The survivor from the iconic image Late on Monday, Nidhi Chapekar put her two young children to bed, said goodbye to her husband Rupesh in the crowded Mumbai flat they share with five other relatives, and flew to Brussels for the last time. As a chief air hostess on...
  • Last survivor of Nazi death camp Treblinka dies in Israel

    02/20/2016 4:14:19 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 31 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | Feb. 20, 2016 | AP
    JERUSALEM -- Samuel Willenberg, the last survivor of Treblinka, the Nazi death camp where 875,000 people were systematically murdered, has died in Israel at the age of 93. Only 67 people are known to have survived the camp, fleeing in a revolt shortly before it was destroyed. Treblinka holds a notorious place in history as perhaps the most vivid example of the "Final Solution," the Nazi plan to exterminate Europe's Jews. Unlike at other camps, where some Jews were assigned to forced labour before being killed, nearly all Jews brought to Treblinka were immediately gassed to death. Only a select...
  • Bill Del Monte, Last 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Survivor, Dies Days Before 110th Birthday

    01/11/2016 1:56:15 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    The last known survivor of the devastating San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 died Monday. Bill Del Monte, who was 109 years old, passed away just after midnight at the San Rafael senior care facility where he lived, according to his family. He was 11 days shy of his 110th birthday. His niece, Janette Barroca of San Francisco, said he'd been doing "great for 109 years old." Del Monte was just three months old when the quake struck, forcing his family into the streets to escape in a horse-drawn buck board with fire burning on both sides, Barroca said....
  • Obama compares Syrian refugees to Holocaust survivors

    12/15/2015 6:21:12 PM PST · by Nachum · 48 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 12115/15 | staff
    US President Barack Obama on Tuesday drew a comparison between Syrian refugees today and Jewish refugees during World War II, during a speech at a naturalization ceremony of 31 petitioners seeking United States Citizenship held at the National Archive in Washington DC. At the ceremony, marking the 224th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights, Obama chided those who would seek to clamp down immigration, as he continued to defend his plan to resettle thousands of Syrian refugees in the US. “In the Mexican immigrant today — we see the Catholic immigrant of a century ago. In the...
  • 5-Year-Old Played Dead And Survived Church Shooting That Killed 9 In Charleston

    06/18/2015 9:09:25 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 39 replies
    KFDM.com ^ | June 18,2015 | KFDM.com
    CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Charleston police are searching for a gunman who shot and killed nine people, including a state senator, during a Bible study at a historic Calhoun Street church Wednesday, Chief Greg Mullen said.
  • Couple dies shielding their baby girl from Arkansas storm

    05/11/2015 9:21:54 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 16 replies
    thv11.com ^ | May 11, 2015 | thv11.com
    HOWARD COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) -- A young couple died while shielding their daughter from debris during Sunday night's storms. According to Howard County Coroner John Gray, the storm moved through the county around 11:20 p.m., and left two dead in Nashville, Ark. That daughter, a 1-year-old infant, is the only one that made it out of this mix of metal and memories alive on the 1000 block of W. Sypert Street. Her mother, and Linda Purtell's friend, Melissa and her 29-year-old husband Michael are the reason she survived