Free Republic 4th Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $77,811
88%  
Woo hoo!! And we're now over 88%!! Less than $10.2k to go!! Less than $1.4k to the yellow!! Go, FReepers, GO!! We can do this.

Keyword: escape

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • VIDEO MIX: Gun battles engulf CuliacŠn streets forcing Mexico's National Guard to stand down

    10/18/2019 8:13:33 AM PDT · by MassMinuteman · 39 replies
    In what appears to have been a routine patrol, 30 members of Mexico's National Guard were caught off guard and ambushed from an unsuspecting local house. After repelling the initial attack, authorities soon discovered Ovidio GuzmŠn Lůpez, son of "El Chapo" and suspected co-leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, hiding inside the home. Chaos quickly ensued as gunmen blocked streets with burning vehicles. The scenes that unfolded were reminiscent of a war zone.
  • Trump Claims Prison ĎEscapeí Of ISIS Terrorists Was Manufactured

    10/17/2019 10:29:40 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 12 replies
    News Wars ^ | 10/17/19 | Steve Watson
    President Trump claimed Wednesday that the purported ‚Äėescape‚Äė of hundreds of ISIS terrorists from a prison in northern Syria was purposefully manufactured in order to draw US troops back into the conflict there.While speaking in front of the press at the White House, Trump described the withdrawal of troops from Syria as ‚Äústrategically brilliant,‚ÄĚ adding that as far as ISIS is concerned ‚Äúyou have a lot of countries over there that hate ISIS as much as we do‚ĶSo they can take care of ISIS.‚ÄĚ‚ÄúWe have them captured. The United States captured them,‚ÄĚ Trump urged before making the claim about the...
  • TBI searching for 'extremely dangerous' man who escaped West Tennessee State Penitentiary

    08/08/2019 10:17:50 PM PDT · by Cedar · 26 replies
    News Channel 5 ^ | August 8, 2019 | Caroline Sutton
    HENNING, Tenn. (WTVF) ó A massive manhunt is underway for an "extremely dangerous" man who escaped the West Tennessee State Penitentiary in Henning, Tennessee. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued a Blue Alert for Curtis Ray Watson. He is a person of interest in the murder of Tennessee Department of Correction Administrator Debra Johnson on Wednesday. The 64-year-old was a 38-year veteran employee of the state of Tennessee. Johnson was found dead in her home, which is on penitentiary property. Officials said they didn't know of any specific contact she may have had with Watson. Watson escaped from jail on...
  • Texas Gunman Devin Kelley Escaped from Mental Health Facility in 2012

    11/07/2017 1:39:30 PM PST · by Hadean · 17 replies
    NBC News ^ | Nov. 7, 2017 | Tracy Connor and Daniel Arkin
    The gunman accused of the worst mass murder in Texas history escaped from a mental health hospital during his stint in the Air Force, according to a 2012 police report. Police took Devin Kelley into custody on June 7, 2012 at a bus terminal in downtown El Paso, Texas, where he had planned to flee by bus after breaking out of Peak Behavioral Health Services, just over 10 miles away in New Mexico, according to NBC Houston affiliate KPRC. Kelley, who was 21 at the time of the escape, had been sent to the facility after he was accused of...
  • 15-Year-Old Boy Being Held For Murder [his mother] Escapes From Orange County [CA] Juvenile Hall

    04/12/2019 3:42:31 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    Authorities are searching for a 15-year-old who escaped from an Orange juvenile detention facility, where he was being held on suspicion of murdering his mother. The boy was 13 when he was arrested in May 2017 on suspicion of stabbing his mother, Barbara Scheuer-Souzer, in Garden Grove. She was able to tell police she was attacked by her son, before she died at a hospital. Ike, who has mild autism, was found at a shopping center nearby after the stabbing. His name wasnít released at the time of the murder. Probation officials say Ike got out of a locked room...
  • 5 INMATES ESCAPE FROM NORTH CAROLINA DETENTION CENTER

    03/25/2019 7:20:25 PM PDT · by deport · 25 replies
    WWAY News ^ | March 25, 2019 6:39 PM | WWAY News
    Nash County deputies are actively searching around Nashville after five inmates cut through a fence Monday and escaped. The call regarding the escape came in just before 4 p.m. from the complex on Washington Street in Nashville. Sheriff Keith Stone confirmed the escaped inmates are Raheem Horne, 25, Laquaris Battle, 22, David Viverrette, 28, David Ruffin, 30, and Keonte Murphy, 23.
  • The Unmaking Of An Incel

    06/07/2018 2:17:28 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 37 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | June 07, 2018 | Melissa Jeltsen
    In May, Jack Peterson went on a Tinder date. With a woman. They ate at an Italian restaurant in downtown Chicago, and made casual chitchat about themselves. It was an ordinary date in every way. But for 19-year-old Peterson, it was an achievement of epic proportions. Until recently, Peterson identified as an ¬ďincel,¬Ē or involuntarily celibate. Incels believe that, due to reasons entirely beyond their control ‚Äē too short, too bald, too weak a jawline ‚Äē they cannot attract a female partner. They believe they¬íre doomed to remain alone, forever. For many incels, this fatalistic worldview is paired with a...
  • Three inmates escape Orangeburg County Detention Center

    05/20/2018 8:44:36 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    WRAL ^ | May 20, 2018 04:35 AM EDT | Mayci McLeod 
    Orangeburg County investigators are searching for three inmates who escaped the Orangeburg County Detention Center Saturday night. ... 27-year old Tyshon Demontrea Johnson who is charged with murder, 20-year-old Curtis Ray Green who is charged with murder, and 27-year-old Christopher Shannon Boltin who is charged with carjacking and grand larceny. All three are considered to be dangerous.
  • Escape from Proxima b

    04/16/2018 1:36:42 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 27 replies
    Scientific American ^ | 4/16/18 | Abraham Loeb
    A civilization in the habitable zone of a dwarf star like Proxima Centauri might find it hard to get into interstellar space with conventional rocketsAlmost all space missions launched so far by our civilization have been based on chemical propulsion. The fundamental limitation here is easy to understand: a rocket is pushed forward by ejecting burnt fuel gases backwards through its exhaust. The characteristic composition and temperature of the burnt fuel set the exhaust speed to a typical value of a few kilometers per second. Momentum conservation implies that the terminal speed of the rocket is given by this exhaust...
  • What's it like to live in North Korea? (Escapees Video)

    01/01/2018 4:38:19 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 17 replies
    BBC ^ | Jan 1, 2018, original broadcast Oct. 17, 2017 | James Reevell, Hosu Lee & Wonjung Bae
    North Korea is one of the most closed-off counties on the planet, with little access to the outside world. Four North Koreans who managed to escape explain what life was like back home and what they miss the most.
  • Kim Jong-Un secret escape route to China revealed as North Korea fears US strike

    08/22/2017 7:17:23 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 24 replies
    Express ^ | Aug 20, 2017 | MARCO GIANNANGELI
    Kim Jong-Un secret escape route to China revealed as North Korea fears US strike IM Jong-un has an escape plan for fleeing over the border to China in the event of a US military attack on North Korea, intelligence sources reveal. By MARCO GIANNANGELI - EXCLUSIVE PUBLISHED: 00:33, Sun, Aug 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 13:01, Sun, Aug 20, 2017 The dictator would take only a tiny group of people with him, including his wife and two rocket experts. ĖĖ ADVERTISEMENT ĖĖ Details of the secret plan were given to MI5 and the CIA by Thae Yong-ho last year after his...
  • I escaped from the DPRK

    06/14/2017 6:32:25 PM PDT · by Cold War Veteran - Submarines · 74 replies
    Today | Self
    Last week in the dead of night I loaded up my grab and go gear and waited for the appropriate time after night had set in. After spending several hours ensuring nobody was watching I hit the road. I kept to the highways playing the tourist and made my way to the border. As it approached I made sure my speed was kept to the legal limit and there was no reason for the authorities to pull me over. My heart was beating a bit harder than normal as I crossed into a free state and only after I saw...
  • Sources: Dem Aide Suspected Of Major Security Breach Under Government Protection In Pakistan

    05/23/2017 12:44:37 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 42 replies
    DAILY CALLER ^ | 05/22/2017 | LUKE ROSIAK
    A criminal suspect in an investigation into a major security breach on the House of Representatives computer network has abruptly left the country and gone to Pakistan, where her family has significant assets and VIP-level protection, a relative and others told The Daily Caller News Foundationís Investigative Group. Hina Alvi, her husband Imran Awan, and his brothers Abid and Jamal were highly paid shared IT administrators working for multiple House Democrats until their access to congressional IT systems was terminated Feb. 2 as a result of the investigation. Capitol Police confirmed the investigation is ongoing, but no arrests have been...
  • Escape from Raqqa horrors (Syrian escape from ISIS)

    05/20/2017 6:19:56 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 12 replies
    ANF News ^ | Saturday, May 20, 2017 | none stated
    At least 100 thousand civilians have been transferred from Raqqa city center and surroundings to safe zones. There is an escape among all the dust. The people advance in groups. Vehicles are filled up up to 3 times their height. People are everywhere, walking. Dust clouds make it hard to see far. The town and villages they leave behind arenít visible, there is a vague sight behind them. In the muggy weather and hot wind, women in black niqabs can be seen. A child carries a baby. Everybody is exhausted. There is the mark of exhaustion on childrenís faces, their...
  • China lawyer's family says US helped them flee

    05/08/2017 8:29:02 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 6 replies
    Stuck in a Bangkok jail with a deportation order against her, Chen Guiqiu waited with dread over what seemed certain to come next. A Thai immigration official showed her surveillance video of the jail entrance, where more than a dozen Chinese security agents were waiting. Within minutes, Chen feared, she and her two daughters would be escorted back to China, where her husband, prominent rights lawyer Xie Yang, was held on a charge of inciting subversion - and where punishment for attempting to flee surely awaited her. After weeks on the run, Chen was exhausted, and so was her luck....
  • Over 10,000 civilians escape Raqqa city, arrive in SDF-held areas

    04/21/2017 6:24:14 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil
    ARA News ^ | April 21, 2017 | Wladimir van Wilgenburg
    Members of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) seen in the northern countryside of Raqqa after launching a new anti-ISIS campaign to liberate Raqqa governorate. Photo: ARA News More than 10,000 civilians displaced from the ISIS-held Raqqa city arrived on Thursday to†areas controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) after the SDF captured two more villages.ďOver†10,000 civilians†came from the city of Raqqa and Tabqa, after liberation of the village of Al-Abbara & Tel Jerbo,Ē said Jesper SŲder, a Swedish volunteer with†the Syrian Democratic Forces.In the meantime, the newly created Raqqa Civilian Council called for international aid.ďThe Council has set...
  • The face of raw courage: Brave Yazidi teenager was kidnapped by jihadis and sold into sexual slavery

    02/05/2017 5:09:10 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 33 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 7 January 2017 | Ian Birrell
    Lamiya Haji Bashar was condemned to sex slavery by Islamic State members She tried to escape many times but was hauled back, sold, attacked and raped The teen was injured when she escaped after another teen stepped on a mine Lamiya hopes to go to university and is raising awareness of the Yazidi slaves (must read, ISIS MUST END)
  • Obamaís betrayal of the Cuban people

    01/18/2017 11:01:43 AM PST · by TBP · 22 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 17, 2017 | Antonio Benedi
    I couldnít have imagined that President Obama could do any more harm to the Cuban people before he left office, but I was wrong. With only a week left in his presidency he announced that the long-standing policy of accepting Cubans that flee the Communist island of Cuba by sea ó the policy known as ďwet feet, dry feetĒ ó would change. That policy has been in place since President Clinton declared it so after the horrific debacle of the Clinton administrationís handling of 9-year-old Elian Gonzalez. After the forced deportation of Elian Gonzalez by armed U.S. federal agents under...
  • Teekay Gas Carrier Attacked Near Key Shipping Lane Off Yemen

    10/26/2016 6:33:01 PM PDT · by rockinqsranch · 10 replies
    gcaptain/Reuters ^ | October 26, 2016 | Jonathan Saul
    LONDON, Oct 26 (Reuters) Ė Unknown assailants attacked a gas tanker off the coast of Yemen close to the Bab al-Mandab waterway in the latest flare up in an area through which much of the worldís oil passes, shipping and security officials said on Wednesday. The incident, the first attack on a commercial ship since July, followed missile attacks in recent weeks on military craft, including U.S. navy vessels, which were launched from Yemen that had already raised risks for merchant shipping.
  • Vietnam searching for more than 200 escapees from drug rehab center

    10/24/2016 5:55:02 AM PDT · by tekrat · 8 replies
    UPI ^ | October 24, 2016 | Andrew V. Pestano
    Police in Vietnam's southeast Dong Nai province are searching for more than 200 presumed drug addicts who broke out of a compulsory rehabilitation center. About 560 inmates broke out Sunday, some using fire extinguishers and sticks to break walls and windows, but police recaptured about 330. The center holds 1,481 inmates, about twice the center's capacity. Residents in the province east of Ho Chi Minh City have been urged to stay indoors and lock their doors after inmates began moving through the area. Some officials believe the escaped inmates left the province aboard taxis.