Wall Street Journal
May 20, 2013
Rioting youth torched cars and fought police in a Stockholm suburb into the early hours of Monday, injuring four police officers and causing substantial damage to property.
The rioting was caused by anger over the fatal police shooting of an elderly man in the Husby area a week ago, according to Megafonen, a local youth organization.
Police said between 60 and 100 persons, most of them young [...]
The organizers of the Tea Party Patriots have called for a nationwide protest Tuesday against the Internal Revenue Service to challenge the government agency’s abuse of power while targeting Tea Party groups.
The planned protests will take place at IRS offices around the country at noon. The Tea Party Patriots website highlights more than 100 IRS offices where protests are planned.
The Tea Party Patriots are encouraging “anyone and everyone” to protest Internal Revenue Service offices [...]
Two mortar shells struck Israel’s Golan Heights on Monday in the early evening local time. Though the IDF described the mortars as accidental spillover from fighting across the border in Syria, they are bound to deepen fears of escalating violence in the region.
On Friday and Sunday Israel reportedly struck Iranian and Hezbollah assets based in Syria. The Israelis have subsequently made extensive efforts to dampen tensions – IAF jets had conducted the [...]
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Israel has reportedly conducted an airstrike into Syrian territory this evening in a bid to halt the flow of arms out of that country, according to American officials who confirmed with both CNN and NBC News.
According to initial reports, Israeli warplanes were observed over Lebanese airspace, but there is no confirmation that any entered Syria’s.
According to CNN, US and Western intelligence agencies are reviewing classified data showing that Israel most [...]
Al Arabiya reported that activists on the ground said there may have been up to 200 people who had been killed.
“Damascus, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Damascus International Airport is operating normally today after an attack by opposition armed groups with two mortar shells, which sparked a fire in a fuel tank and damaged an aircraft.
The gasoline container explosion was very powerful, the blast destroyed part of the glassware of the [...]
*FIVE SAID KILLED IN WEST FERTILIZER EXPLOSION: KWTX.COM
*SECOND TANK AT WEST FERTILIZER PLANT MAY EXPLODE: CNN
UPDATE: Entire town (within a mile radius) to be evacuated – toxic fumes may be spreadingUPDATE: Hospital told to anticipate 100 people with injuries, Hospital CEO tells CNNUPDATE: 70 people confirmed dead, incl 5 firefighters, 1 police officer. Hundreds more injured
City of West being evacuated
F-E Region: Aegean Sea
Time: 2013-01-08 14:16:09.2 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4 (mb)
Epicenter: 25.58°E 39.70°N
Depth: 10 km
Status: C – confirmed
downgrade now to 5.8
Magnitude ML 5.8
Region AEGEAN SEA
Date time 2013-01-08 14:16:08.0 UTC
Location 39.66 N ; 25.56 E
Depth 10 km
Distances 194 km NW Izmir (pop 2,500,603 ; local time 16:16:08.3 2013-01-08)
67 km W Ezine (pop 15,677 ; local time 16:16:08.3 2013-01-08)
34 km SE Moúdros (pop 1,036 ; local time 16:16:08.3 2013-01-08)
Cops have been caught egging a house in a small Massachusetts town, according to new reports out this week, sparking outrage at their inappropriate behavior.
The incident saw a number of off-duty police officers caught as they gathered outside a superior officer’s home with dozens of eggs. They then proceeded to “egg” the house.
The three off duty cops were caught at about 2 a.m. local time on Dec. 11, after Framingham [...]
December 7, 2012
Japan escaped largely unscathed on Friday after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake shook the north-east coast. It was, however, a chilling reminder of the 9.0 quake that struck the area in March 2011, triggering a tsunami that killed almost 20,000 people and a triple meltdown at the nearby Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
Initially, the appearance on TV screens of a tsunami warning, and repeated announcements to remember last [...]
According to this news article from Gismeteo http://www.gismeteo.ru/news/proisshestviya/yarkaya-vspyshka-v-velikom-novgorode/Around 20:15 local time yesterday a bright flash illuminated the whole city. Shortly afterwards most of the city’s power was lost for about two hours. Anything from television sets to street lights. As noticed in the video some car lights and the radio stopped working as well. Some people even reported their room light bulbs changing color through the spectrum and or showing [...]
Despite a carefully narrated version of events rolled out late this week by the CIA claiming agents jumped into action as soon as they were notified of calls for help in Benghazi, security officials on the ground say calls for help went out considerably earlier — and signs of an attack were mounting even before that.
The accounts, from foreign and American security officials in and around Benghazi at the time [...]
Four Chinese government ships have entered territorial waters around disputed islands in the East China Sea, the Japanese coastguard said.
The islands – known as Senkaku in Japan, Diaoyu in China, and Tiaoyutai in Taiwan, are claimed by all three countries.
The four maritime surveillance ships entered the waters shortly after 12:30pm local time (03:30 GMT) on Tuesday,
the Obama Administration has deployed two aircraft carrier battle groups plus a 2200 strong Marine [...]
Over 70 Taiwanese fishing vessels are heading for two disputed islands in the East China Sea to protest their nationalization by the Japanese government, Kyodo News reported.
The vessels left the port of Yilan in northeastern Taiwan earlier on Monday and are expected to be within 37 kilometers of the islands by 5 a.m. local time on Tuesday, Kyodo said.
Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology, a major supplier for Apple, has halted production at [...]
(CNN) – The U.S. Navy said its guided missile destroyer collided with a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz early Sunday morning.
No one was injured in the collision that occurred about 1 a.m. local time when the USS Porter collided with the Panamanian-flagged bulk oil tanker M/V Otowasan, the Navy said in a statement.
U.S. destroyer, oil tanker collide
‘Weirdest thing’ floats in South Pacific
U.S. officials apologized today for mistakenly leaving a fake bomb attached to an embassy vehicle in Oslo and causing a bomb scare that led to the evacuation of the U.S. embassy, Norway’s royal palace and part of downtown Oslo.
The device had been placed beneath an embassy vehicle as part of a security drill and then mistakenly left there. It was spotted by security guards at the embassy’s front entrance when [...]
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 [...]
Why are people panicking as their courtyards fill with “mysterious blood redrain“?
Did Nostradamus and others predict “rain like blood”?
Has this happened before?
What causes the red color in the mysterious rain?
Is it caused by an unidentified life form?
Could dust from a meteor affect an area more than a decade later?
Is all this just coincidence?
On Thursday, July 5, 2012, around 6:50 p.m. local time, a mysterious red rain shower fell for about 15 minutes [...]
Cambodian troops “fire at passenger jet”
Posted: 12 July 2012 2152 hrs BANGKOK – Cambodian troops fired shots at a passenger aircraft flying near the country’s disputed border with Thailand, believing it to be a spy plane, the Thai army said Thursday…
“The Cambodian military fired because there was a Thai passenger plane — Bangkok Airways — which could not land at Siem Reap airport because of bad weather,” said deputy army spokesman [...]
Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his Cold Case Posse investigating Barack Obama’s presidential eligibility have been promising more major revelations since their March 1 press conference, and now another event has been scheduled to unveil new information.
Arpaio told WND a press conference will be held July 17 at 2:30 p.m. local time at the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office in Phoenix, Ariz.
WND will once again provide live Web streaming of the event.
Subscription Only: Cooling system for Fukushima Daiichi No. 4 reactor suspended
June 30, 2012
The cooling system for the spent fuel pool at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant’s No. 4 reactor automatically suspended operation Saturday, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said.
The utility known as TEPCO has been unable to activate a backup cooling system for the pool and is looking into the cause of the trouble, officials of the plant operator said [...]
The U.S. Air Force’s robotic X-37B space plane came back to Earth Saturday after 15 months in orbit on a mystery mission, and its much-anticipated landing was caught on video.
The X-37B spacecraft touched down at California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base at 5:48 a.m. local time Saturday (8:48 a.m. EDT; 1248 GMT). Several hours later, Vandenberg officials released a short video of the event (seen above).
The first part of the 80-second video was [...]
BREAKING: ANOTHER MASSACRE IN HAMA 60 KILLED, 37 bodies were identified until now at the town of Al-Qebeer.
BREAKING: Most of the 60 Massacred at the town of Al-Qabeer are Women, children and elders. Thugs burned bodies and took others!
A Free Syrian Army major claims that 78 people have been killed by government forces in Hama. His report is so far unconfirmed by other news outlets, though it was confirmed by [...]
May 10, 2012
A woman killed at least two people and herself in a bomb blast and another woman took her own life by jumping from building in separate protests in China over the demolition of houses.
China Daily said three people died as a result of the explosion at 9 a.m. local time Thursday in Zhaotong city in Yunnan province. Four of 14 people who were injured were badly hurt, [...]
Man arrested for driving while intoxicated
All four children were reported unharmed
The mother of three of the children ‘livid and in shock’
A father-of-three and mother-of-one were arrested in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after driving from a liquor store with their children on top of the car.
Fort Wayne Police received an emergency call at 5:30 local time reporting that a male and a female had tied four small children to the hood with [...]
April 27, 2012
According to reports two of the bombs were placed in the garbage bins next to a tramway station with the third exploding near a train station and the fourth blasting in a park situated close to a cinema.
First bomb exploded just before noon local time in the city center leaving at least five tramway passengers and bystanders wounded.
Latest reports say nine out of the 27 wounded civilians were [...]
Update: the PPT has not done its job just yet, which is why the Micex just announced it will extend the suspension for another 40 minutes. Since it may reopen at 7: 35 pm, perhaps Russia may just keep it closed until tomorrow?
Remember when Russia was the harbinger of global stock market halts and the best predictor of Rule 48s right here in the US? Here we go again (and [...]
April 20, 2012
An earthquake that struck the Oaxaca region of Mexico at 12:02 p.m. local time was revised slightly downward to magnitude 7.4, the United States Geological Society reports.
The epicenter was 15 miles east of the Acapulco resort area and 200 miles south, southeast of Mexico City. Its depth was recorded at 12.4 miles.
The quake was followed by an aftershock that shook southern Mexico, swayed buildings in Mexico City and [...]
The White House said Tuesday afternoon that President Obama’s older daughter Malia was unharmed by a 7.4-magnitude earthquake that shook Mexico, where she was traveling on a school trip.
“In light of today’s earthquake, we can confirm that Malia Obama is safe and was never in danger,” said Kristina Schake, communications director for First Lady Michelle Obama.
The quake struck the Oaxaca region of Mexico at 12:02 local time, according to the [...]
OBAMA HAS HEATED ARGUMENT WITH AZ GOV
Wed Jan 25 2012 18:33:56 ET
(Drudge) President Obama arrived in Phoenix at 3:15 pm local time, finding the chilly weather of Iowa giving way to sunny skies and temperatures in the high 60s.
He stepped off Air Force One at 3:28 pm and was greeted by Gov. Jan Brewer. She handed him a handwritten letter in an envelope and they spoke intensely for a [...]
VIDEO: Eleven die in NZ hot air balloon crash
ELEVEN people have died when a hot air balloon was engulfed in flames in New Zealand.
The balloon came down in flames at Clareville, near the Wairarapa township of Carterton, about 7.30am local time (5.30am AEDT) today.
Local resident David McKinlay said he was watering the garden of his home on the northern boundary of Carterton at 7.40am (5.40am AEDT) when he looked up [...]
A Boeing 767 plane made a dramatic emergency landing at Warsaw, Poland’s Frederic Chopin International airport after problems with its landing gear, an airport spokeswoman said Tuesday.
All the passengers on the flight, from New Jersey’s Newark airport to Warsaw, are safe and uninjured, she told CNN.
The LOT Polish Airlines flight, which had been due to land at 1:35 local time, circled above the airport for an hour before coming down [...]
In a few short minutes, at 4 am local time, Herman Van Rompuy will hold a press conference to formally announce the 50% haircut agreement, to somehow pretend that a 50% haircut is voluntary, and to finally release the captive reporters. SARKOZY SAYS POWERFUL FIREWALLS TO STEM CONTAGION – holding people hostage until 4 am is quite powerful. Watch it live.