Gregor Peter‏@L0gg0l11 min
HEAVY GUNFIRE AND TANK FIRE HEARD AT ISRAELI-SYRIAN BORDER CROSSING OF QUNETIRA — @eliselabottcnn
Gregor Peter‏@L0gg0l31 min
AUSTRIAN PEACEKEEPERS RETREAT FROM GOLAN HEIGHTS AS CLASHES RAGE BETWEEN SYRIAN ARMY AND REBELS –GOVT STATEMENT
Gregor Peter‏@L0gg0l36 min
ISRAELI MILITARY IN HIGHT STATE OF ALERT, CLOSES PART OF NORTHERN BORDER IN RESPONSE TO GOLAN FIGHTING
*TURKEY ARMY DEPLOYS TANKS, AMBULANCES ON SYRIAN BORDER:ANATOLIA
Business Insider‏@businessinsider39 s
The Turkish Prime Minister seems to be saying everything he [...]
Car plows into crowd at Trail Days parade in Virginia, ‘mass casualty’ event declared
Numerous pedestrians struck by vehicle in Damascus, VA (Trail Days) – 4 medical helicopters and almost a dozen ambulances assisting. -SF01
Scannerfood @scannerfood 6m
Per unconfirmed sources at the scene “Elderly man in Cadillac possibly having have a medical emergency lost… fb.me/xvzfRILg
View details ·
Scannerfood @scannerfood 9m
Expect local hospitals to be on total diversion, local hospitals paging out additional personnel for [...]
Homes have been destroyed and the amount of injured or dead is still unknown. Very serious situation in Texas.
Very severe weather with the possibilities of tornadoes about to move through Dallas.
Live: Tornadoes, Large Hail Invade Dallas Area
Private Issued Tornado Watch Gives Texas Five Hour LeadTime On Wednesday
Here is the scanner…Reporting tornadoes on the ground…It’s getting CRAZY
Officials: ‘Multiple fatalities’ in Texas tornado
Tornado damage from earlier
“Several people were killed and more than [...]
As if adapting to health-care reform and curbing the “nightmare bacteria” weren’t challenge enough, hospitals are increasingly plagued by another problem: bedbugs.
More than a third of pest-management companies treated bedbug infestations in hospitals in 2012, 6% more than the year before and more than twice as many as in 2010, according to a survey released today by the National Pest Management Association. The percentage of exterminators dealing with [...]
This plant is controlled and owned by the government provides different parts of the nuclear project and in part responsible for the production of the Iranian missile program components.
Today the factory iron works near a uranium conversion (UCF) used the Iranian nuclear program, the iron factory part used as a factory for converting uranium uranium extraction plant – yellow cake uranium converter Hksflooridi (en: uranium hexafluoride).
According to the article instead [...]
At least two people were shot at Taft High School Thursday morning. It happened at about 9 a.m. and as of 9:30, students had been evacuated to the football field and there were reports one person was in custody.
Details were still sketchy at 9:45 a.m. but the Sheriff’s Department has confirmed a shooter is in custody and at least two people have been wounded.
Hall Ambulance dispatched three ambulances and a [...]
U.S. experiencing what is shaping up to be the worst flu outbreak in a decade with 20 children dead
Boston has had a ten-fold increase in the number of cases compared to last year
At one stage 12 Chicago hospitals were so swamped that they were turning patients away
Elsewhere hospitals are taking extra precautions including limiting visitors or setting-up tents in their parking lots
Hospitals across the country are battling what is shaping up to [...]
DEVELOPING: Connecticut State Police say they are responding to reports of a shooting at an elementary school.
Shortly after 9:40 a.m., police reported that a shooter was in the main office at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, according to the Hartford Courant.
There are multiple reports of injuries, according to local news outlets.
A man who answered the phone at the Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corp. told Fox News that they have two ambulances on [...]
Bridge collapses: http://www.breakingnews.com/
Emergency crews are on the scene of a freight train derailment and hazardous material spill in southern New Jersey.
The Gloucester County Times reports four tank cars were dumped into Mantua Creek in Paulsboro Friday and are leaking vinyl chloride.
The newspaper says 18 people are reported to be having difficulty breathing.
Good pics here
Four railroad tank cars tumbled into the Mantua Creek and are leaking flammable vinyl chloride after the train [...]
Yemen’s defense minister targeted in an explosion near Prime Minister office in Sanaa
A car bomb exploded on Tuesday near Yemen’s government headquarters in central Sanaa, a day after troops killed a top Al-Qaeda operative, state news agency Saba said.
Smoke billowed from the area of the explosion sealed off by police while ambulances rushed to the scene which hosts several government departments as well as security headquarters, witnesses said
At least seven people were killed, including one shooter, just after 10 a.m. Sunday at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, police said.
Four of the dead were inside the temple at 7512 S. Howell Ave. and three of the dead, including a shooter, were outside the temple.
A police SWAT team entered the building before noon and brought uninjured people out of the building, 7512 S. Howell Ave.
They started removing injured [...]
At least 12 people have died in a shooting in Aurora, Colorado early this morning at a midnight showing of The Dark Knight. Here are the details that we know so far:
Story is developing. Refresh for updates.
URGENT: At least 15 people have been killed and up to 50 injured after a mass shooting at a showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” at a suburban Denver movie theater, police say.
The suspect, believed to be the [...]
Multiple boats, helicopters and ambulances sent out in rescue effort
Rescuers have found no sign of boat or passengers after three hours
All 21 passengers make it to life rafts but nine suffer burns from explosion, according to initial reports
The U.S. Coast Guard says a report of an explosion on a yacht off the coast New Jersey today could be a hoax because it cannot find any signs of distress in the [...]
Amazon, you should really be ashamed of yourself for this one. At the company’s annual meeting today in Seattle, CEO Jeff Bezos promised that the company will spend $52 million this year to add air conditioning to its warehouses, reports the Seattle Times.
That’s because Amazon was outed last year in an article by the L.A. Times. It documented how employees were forced to work in temperatures above 100 degrees last summer.
Apparently, Amazon had the [...]
SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. -
Spotsylvania County emergency officials are working to secure drug compartments in ambulances following a recent string of thefts.
Since April, two thefts have occurred at one rescue station and a third at another station. Morphine and other drugs were taken from locked ambulance compartments.
Fire Chief Chris Eudailey tells The Free Lance-Star that the Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management is changing the drug compartment locks in every ambulance. [...]
Leaked emails report that ambulance drivers are having fuel rationed – as an industry leader described the crisis as “self-inflicted insanity”.
One email, seen by Sky News, suggested that ambulances were being forced to join lenghty queues at petrol stations and restricted to a maximum of £50 of petrol.
Another email suggested that police and ambulance drivers were turning up to designated petrol stations to demand that fuel be held back for [...]
By John Horton, The Plain Dealer
CHARDON, Ohio — At least four students have been injured in a shooting this morning at Chardon High School.
Multiple reports say that one suspect was arrested and police are searching for at least one other person. The boy who is in custody is being processed at the Geauga County Sheriff’s office, according to reports about 9 a.m.
Geauga County Sheriff’s spokesman John Hiscox confirmed there had been [...]
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – Parents in a Connecticut suburb are outraged over disturbing disciplinary actions at a local elementary school.
They claim students are being locked in unsupervised “scream rooms,” where some children have harmed themselves, reports CBS 2’s Hazel Sanchez.
The Middleton School District is on the hot seat as furious parents are demanding to know what’s going on behind closed doors at Farm Hill Elementary School.
“My daughter is telling me that there’s kids [...]
Occupy Oakland Live Blog: Crowd begins to thin at port
7:45 p.m. Injury accident on Broadway at 11th Street
A man and a woman were hit at 11th Street and Broadway by a silver Mercedes, after a male driver ran
a red light, said Joe Jackson, 37, of Oakland, who witnessed the incident.
The driver was irritated by protesters walking in front of him.
Onlookers said the driver deliberately ran over the pair, accelerating [...]
A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 shook southeastern Turkey on Sunday, Turkey’s Kandilli Observatory said, triggering the collapse of buildings and killing scores of people.
Turkey’s main seismography center says the quake could have killed up to 1,000 people.
The Kandilli observatory’s estimate is based on the strength of the quake and the structure of the housing in the area.
“We are estimating a death toll between 500 and 1,000,” Mustafa [...]
What’s going on with labor in Pennsylvania?
It was just last month that foreign students working at Hershey’s for the summer went on strike over poor labor conditions.
Now, a huge investigation in the Allentown Morning Call shows Amazon treating its local warehouse workers like dirt—and endangering their health.
Spencer Soper’s terrific piece of reporting goes around the company, which wouldn’t respond to his interview requests, and uses interviews [...]
Fighters aligned with Libya’s National Transitional Council have launched a fierce two-pronged assault on Sirte with the support of heavy artillery, tanks and NATO warplanes.
Al Jazeera correspondents said NTC fighters on Saturday had pushed into the center of the city, overrunning positions that forces loyal to deposed dictator Muammar Gaddafi had held for months.
Gaddafi’s forces battled the attackers with mortars and rocket-propelled grenades and [...]
This is the price of free shipping from Amazon.com…
Inside Amazon’s Warehouse
“Workers said they were forced to endure brutal heat inside the sprawling warehouse and were pushed to work at a pace many could not sustain. Employees were frequently reprimanded regarding their productivity and threatened with termination, workers said. The consequences of not meeting work expectations were regularly on display, as [...]
TRAGIC Amy Winehouse was found dead yesterday aged just 27. Her death followed a binge on ecstasy and booze, friends have claimed.
The troubled singer, who spent years battling heroin and drink addictions, is believed to have been found slumped at home by her bodyguard.
But she was already “beyond help” by the time ambulance crews and police arrived. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
At 8.45pm a private [...]
by REBECCA LOPEZ
LEWISVILLE – Criminals are now preying on paramedics. News 8 has learned thieves have been breaking into ambulances right outside the doors of North Texas emergency rooms.
Seconds matter for paramedics. They have to act quickly to save lives, which is hard to do if someone has stolen critical equipment or medications from their ambulance.
“If you call us about your child, you call us [...]
Nearly a third of the District’s basic life support ambulances are out of service for repairs, a situation that couldn’t come at a worse time, union officials said.
The shortage of transport units comes as a heat advisory has been issued and the fire department is reporting an unusually high number of calls.
The downed ambulances mean longer transport times for patients and could be the [...]
Two patients died after being left waiting in ambulances outside an over-stretched hospital.
The patients, believed to have been in their 80s, couldn’t get into the Royal Oldham Hospital for seven and 20 minutes respectively.
They were assessed by ambulance crews as ‘very sick’ and were both suspected of having suffered heart attacks.
The A&E department was so busy that all but the most urgent cases were being sent to other [...]
JOPLIN, Mo. – Tornadoes ripped through parts of the Midwest on Sunday, killing at least one person in Minneapolis and an unknown number of others in Missouri, where a massive twister flattened a large area of one city and heavily damaged a hospital.
Damage was widespread across part of the southwest Missouri city of Joplin. John Campbell, operations director for the Missouri State Emergency Management [...]
Harrowing testimony of torture, intimidation and humiliation from a doctor arrested in the crackdown on medical staff in Bahrain has revealed the lengths to which the regime’s security forces are prepared to go to quash pro-democracy protests.
Interviews obtained by The Independent from inside Bahrain tell of ransacked hospitals and of terrified medical staff beaten, interrogated and forced into signing false confessions. Many have been detained, their fate unknown.
Inspired by the [...]
by Chris Martenson
Here is a portion of a much larger image (covering 25 square kilometers in total) showing the reactor complex as of March 31, at roughly mid-day:
Photo Credit, 2011, DigitalGlobe
What We Can See
Here’s what we can directly observe in the larger satellite image:
Steam is still rising from reactors #2, #3 (circled in green) and #4.
Of the four reactor buildings, three are nearly or totally destroyed, while [...]