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  • Suspicious wires on Delta flight out of JFK could have been the beginnings of a bomb, source says

    07/14/2012 5:05:01 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 27 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 7/14/12 | ROCCO PARASCANDOLA
    Authorities interviewed several passengers on the Spain-bound Delta flight, including an Argentinian woman and a Pakistani-American. Two suspicious wires found in one of the plane’s bathrooms could have linked a battery and an explosive. Investigators have not ruled out the possibility someone was putting together an explosive device when wires were found about a Spain-bound Delta flight, forcing an emergency landing, a law enforcement official said Friday. -snip- “There is the possibility somebody was interrupted,’’ the official said. -snip- They also interviewed a Pakistani-born passenger who was believed to be the last person in the bathroom. A U.S. citizen for...
  • Police: IED Found Near Chester Train Tracks

    05/07/2011 4:53:09 AM PDT · by Cindy · 61 replies · 1+ views
    Philadelphia.CBSlocal.com ^ | May 6, 2011 8:38 PM | n/a
    SNIPPET: "CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) – Chester police are urging vigilance after they found an improvised explosive device, this afternoon, near Amtrak and Septa railroad tracks and the Commodore Barry Bridge. 

 Police say the device consisted of two bottles with a yellow liquid inside. They say one had a timer and wires attached by duct tape."
  • TERRORISM and COUNTERTERRORISM: News, INFORMATION & Analysis #2

    04/11/2010 9:33:03 AM PDT · by Velveeta · 4,070 replies · 6,773+ views
    Free Republic | 4/11/2010 | FReeper Collaboration
    Obama amputates our nuclear arms By: Charles Krauthammer ...snippet...Under President Obama’s new policy, however, if the state that has just attacked us with biological or chemical weapons is “in compliance with the Non-Proliferation Treaty,” explained Gates, then “the U.S. pledges not to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against it.” Imagine the scenario: Hundreds of thousands are lying dead in the streets of Boston after a massive anthrax or nerve gas attack. The president immediately calls in the lawyers to determine whether the attacking state is in compliance with the NPT. If it turns out that the attacker...
  • Times Square Is Evacuated in Bomb Scare [Pathfinder Had "Propane Tanks, Gasoline and Timing Device"]

    05/01/2010 9:09:39 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 159 replies · 2,869+ views
    NYTimes ^ | May 01st 2010 | RAY RIVERA and KARIN HENRY
    Times Square Is Evacuated in Bomb Scare The scene at Times Square on Saturday night after police found a suspicious package inside a Pathfinder on West 45th Street. RAY RIVERA and KARIN HENRY May 1, 2010 A bomb in Times Square led to the evacuation of thousands of tourists and theatergoers from the area on a warm and busy Saturday evening, the police said. There was no explosion. “It appears to be a car bomb left in a Pathfinder between Seventh and Eighth,” said Deputy Commissioner Paul J. Browne, the Police Department’s chief spokesman. The device, he said, contained “explosive...
  • Prototype Nokia phone recharges without wires

    06/16/2009 3:56:34 PM PDT · by mgstarr · 13 replies · 903+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 6/16/09 | Yahoo Tech
    Pardon the cliche, but it's one of the holiest of Holy Grails of technology: Wireless power. And while early lab experiments have been able to "beam" electricity a few feet to power a light bulb, the day when our laptops and cell phones can charge without having to plug them in to a wall socket still seems decades in the future. Nokia, however, has taken another baby step in that direction with the invention of a cell phone that recharges itself using a unique system: It harvests ambient radio waves from the air, and turns that energy into usable power....
  • LAX passenger hides objects in his body; bomb squad called

    03/07/2007 1:42:37 PM PST · by VAGOP · 103 replies · 2,831+ views
    LA Times ^ | 3/7/07
    This is disturning on many levels - LAX passenger hides objects in his body; bomb squad called His plane was diverted but deemed safe. The Iraqi national, a legal U.S. resident, said he was trying to ease stress. He is turned over to ICE. By Andrew Blankstein, Times Staff Writer March 7, 2007 Authorities called in the bomb squad early Tuesday and diverted a flight to Las Vegas after Los Angeles International Airport security screeners found hidden wires and other objects in a body cavity of a Philadelphia-bound passenger. Fadhel Al-Maliki, a 35-year-old Iraqi national living in Atlantic City, N.J.,...
  • Wired Iraqi man triggers scare at L.A. airport

    03/06/2007 9:02:53 PM PST · by STARWISE · 150 replies · 2,956+ views
    Reuters ^ | 3-6-07
    An Iraqi national wearing wires and concealing a magnet inside his rectum triggered a security scare at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday but officials said he posed no apparent threat. The man, identified by law enforcement officials as Fadhel al-Maliki, 35, set off an alarm during passenger screening at the airport early on Tuesday morning. A police bomb squad was called to examine what was deemed a suspicious item found during a body cavity search of the man. Local media reports said a magnet was found in his rectum. "He was secreting these items in a body cavity and...
  • Sweat and wires to build the new Iraqi Army

    09/08/2006 4:56:36 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 519+ views
    Multi-National Forces-Iraq ^ | Lance Cpl. Geoffrey P. Ingersoll
    Capt. Luke A. Coyle, a Military Transition Team communications advisor, watches while Lance Cpls. Timothy A. Ebert and Jesse L. Jamison attempt the task of engineering wires. Department of Defense photo by Marine Lance Cpl. Geoffrey P. Ingersoll. CAMP TAQADDUM -- As the early morning sun slips over the horizon, it illuminates a group of Marines and their line of humvees, loaded heavy with gear. The industrious Marines suit up, mount up and roll out of their home-away-from-home: a dry, dusty lot they call “Comm Company.” The Marines of Wire Platoon, Communications Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, wear enough equipment...
  • News Updates [Request for news links]

    04/23/2006 8:05:49 AM PDT · by sirchtruth · 7 replies · 393+ views
    042306 | sirchtruth
    I am looking for Up To The Minute news stories to gather. Topix.net use to have Up To The Muinute nes stories. You could refresh your browser and they'd indicated when they were posted 1 minute -10 minutes ago. I only know of NewsLookup.com that has wire feeds from all over the world and they can update ever two minutes, but I'm more interested in ALL news that's updated or posted than just major headlines. Does RSS allow you to do this kind of things? Where do yous Guys get you news stories
  • Colorado Liberals trying to fire American Citizens for saying they are "English Speaking Americans"!

    03/03/2006 3:05:37 PM PST · by Thanatos · 4 replies · 399+ views
    Left Wing=Hate Website ^ | 3-3-2006 | Thanatos
    Liberals are on the hunt and are threatening the jobs of American Citizens who proudly proclaim they are Citizens. In an Article by CBS 4 in Denver Colorado: Arapahoe County is threatening to fire a veteran Public Works employee for promoting the fact that he is an English speaking American. "They claim it's offensive and I've been accused of discrimination and harassment, believe it or not, because of this," said Mike Gray, a heavy equipment operator with the Arapahoe County Road and Bridge Department for 16 years. The problems began last spring. Gray, 50, owns a lawn service business on...
  • Liberals Capitulating to the Enemy, Sweden shuts down Free Speech

    02/10/2006 9:31:54 AM PST · by Thanatos · 3 replies · 169+ views
    Left Wing=Hate Website ^ | 2-10-2006 | Thanatos
    BBC News is reporting that the Liberal Government of Sweden has ordered the shutdown of websites that have any Muhammad cartoons on display. The site's host, Levonline, pulled the plug on the website of the Swedish Democrats' SD-Kuriren newspaper (website is currently down due to the Swedish Government orders, use SD Kuriren Backup Website) after being ordered to by the Swedish government. Kuriren editor Richard Jomshof said the government was breaking the law. "We have to do something about it. This is illegal. They can't do this just because we are a small magazine," he told the BBC News website....
  • 3 imams arrested for links to Jaish

    12/04/2004 1:15:40 AM PST · by miltonim · 2 replies · 442+ views
    Daily Times ^ | Pakistan December 3, 2004 | Shahnawaz Khan
    LAHORE: An anti terrorist team of the Sheikhupura Elite Force has arrested three mosque imams for being linked to banned militant organisation Jaish Muhammad and seized a large quantity of explosives and weapons. All three militants were arrested on Friday from Malyanwala village, in Farooqabad Police Station’s jurisdiction. Police said that on the directions of Punjab Inspector General (IG) of Police Saadatullah Khan and Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Pervaiz Rahim, District Police Officer Shahid Iqbal formed a raiding team led by Assistant Sub Inspector Azam Ali to arrest the culprits. The team raided a mosque at Dera Arianyawala in Farooqabad,...
  • Parachutist rescued from high wires

    08/04/2003 11:34:22 AM PDT · by bedolido · 14 replies · 214+ views
    KING 5 News ^ | 08/04/03 | RAY LANE
    SHORELINE, Wash. - It was a high-flying BASE jump stunt gone wrong: Three parachutists jumped off a radio tower in Shoreline, Wash.; one of them got stuck in some tower wires that left him dangling in the air for several hours. In the early morning Monday hours, three men leapt from a 350-ft. observation platform of the 400-ft. radio tower on the Crista Ministries property in Shoreline, Wash. Two of the men made it down safely, but the third man’s parachute got caught in the lines some 140 feet in the air. The one jumper who did not run away...