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  • In attack on GOP, Sen. Mazie Hirono perfectly describes Ellison’s handling of abuse allegations

    09/25/2018 2:19:28 AM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9/24/18 | Becket Adams
    Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, has covered herself in shame these last couple of weeks. Her desire to see Brett Kavanaugh's chances of replacing Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy destroyed by any means necessary has been a sickening display of petty, short-sighted partisan zealotry. But there is one unintentionally humorous moment in the parade of awful that has vomited forth from the senator’s office: The moment this week when she attacked the GOP for supposedly behaving like ... Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn.? Republicans “cannot face the idea that women do not sit around making these things up,” Hirono said Monday on...
  • Bear Spray Fails to Stop Fatal Grizzly Attack in Wyoming

    09/21/2018 5:51:02 AM PDT · by marktwain · 48 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 18 September, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Early reports on the fatal grizzly bear attack on guide Mark Uptain and client Corey Chubon have been confused about many details. The attack on the bowhunter, Corey Chubon, and guide, Mark Uptain, occurred on 14 Septemberof 2018 in Wyoming. In the initial reporting, Chubon was said to have thrown a pistol to Uptain and run away. As facts come to light, the reality is more nuanced.Mark Uptain appears to have relied on a can of bear spray to deter the attack. A can of bear spray, with the safety off, was found at the site. The adult sow grizzly...
  • Russia suspected of conducting ‘acoustic’ attacks on U.S. embassy personnel in Cuba

    09/11/2018 3:31:25 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 24 replies
    Great Power War ^ | 9/11/18 | USA Features
    U.S. intelligence officials now say they suspect Russia is responsible for attacks on U.S. embassy and diplomatic personnel in Cuba that caused some hearing loss and brain damage. The attacks began in late 2016 and continued, off and on, into 2018, and have caused a major rift in U.S.-Cuban relations.
  • New York man punched shark in gills to escape attack

    09/09/2018 9:23:41 AM PDT · by Bon mots · 26 replies
    Fox News 5 ^ | August 29, 2018 | Philip Marcelo
    Physical therapist Caitlin Geary, left, checks William Lytton's vital signs at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Aug. 28, 2018. (AP) BOSTON (AP) — The man bitten by a shark off Cape Cod this month said Tuesday he escaped by punching the powerful predator in the gills after it clamped down on his leg. In his first interview since the Aug. 15 attack, William Lytton said he'd been swimming in about "8 to 10 feet" of water off Truro, Massachusetts, when he felt an incredible pain shoot through his left leg and quickly realized he was being attacked by a shark. The...
  • Police: Columbia woman reportedly mauled to death by dog

    09/04/2018 11:01:47 PM PDT · by Norski · 78 replies
    WBAL TV news 11 ^ | September 4, 2018 | Barry Simms
    COLUMBIA, Md. — A woman was mauled to death by a dog she adopted two weeks ago, Howard County police said. County police said officers were called to a house Sept. 3 on Tamar Drive for a report that a woman had been mauled to death by what police described as a pit bull. Officers found Robin Conway, 64, dead in her backyard with significant injuries. The cause of Conway's death will be determined in an autopsy by the state medical examiner. A family member reported that Conway's husband found her injured in their yard around 7:20 p.m. with the...
  • North Carolina woman says dog died protecting family from bear that broke into home

    09/03/2018 2:50:54 PM PDT · by ETL · 62 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Sept 3, 2018 | AP
    BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. (AP) -- A woman says her dog has died after warding off a bear that broke into her family's North Carolina home. WRAL reported Saturday that the incident occurred in Black Mountain, a town outside Asheville in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Tiffany Merrill said she thought she was going to die when the bear broke in. She yelled to her children to shut their doors. Her dog Pickles quickly appeared. Merrill said the five-pound dog "started barking and got the bear's attention and got the bear outside and he saved my life." Merrill said she couldn't save...
  • APB - Pit & Run - Venice, CA

    09/03/2018 12:44:07 PM PDT · by Norski · 36 replies
    Craven Desires Blogspot ^ | September 2, 2018 | scurrilous amateur blogger
    From the blogspot: Hi all, does anyone know the lady in the attached picture or know where she lives? Her pit bull attacked my aunt and her dog this morning in Venice on Lincoln Bl and Sunset Ave at approx 7:00 am (right across the street from Clutch). Anyway, she refused to give my aunt her contact info. My aunt has multiple bite wounds, a fractured wrist, and is in so much pain. If anyone knows who the lady is or how we can get in touch with her, can you please PM me? thanks so much. link Posted by...
  • Missile attack reported at Damascus military air base

    09/02/2018 12:19:09 AM PDT · by firebrand · 9 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | September 2, 2018 | TOI Staff
    Large explosions were reported at a Syrian military air base early Sunday in an attack widely attributed to Israeli warplanes. However, Syria denied an attack had taken place. The reported strike occurred just after midnight at Mazzeh air base near Damascus, a key regime facility thought to have been targeted by Israel in the past. The military airport of Mazzeh, in the west suburbs of Damascus, was hit by a “possible Israeli missile, which hit a munitions store setting off successive explosions,” the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Rami Abdel Rahmane told AFP.
  • Police release name of Rocky Mount man killed by pit bull

    08/22/2018 2:14:44 PM PDT · by Norski · 18 replies
    WITN.com ^ | August 22, 2018 | Staff
    ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - Rocky Mount police have released the name of an elderly man they say was killed by a pit bull. Gurney Walker's body was found early Saturday morning at a home on Buena Vista Avenue. Police say the 75-year-old man had received injuries from a pit bull that was found in the home. The Pitt County Medical Examiner's Office says an autopsy was performed on Walker's body on Sunday and that results are pending. Police say the death of Walker remains under investigation. Previous Story Police are investigating the death of a man who was injured...
  • Pit bull victims sue the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society

    08/22/2018 5:03:16 AM PDT · by Norski · 18 replies
    Animals 24-7 ^ | August 21, 2018 | Merritt Clifton
    First shelter to pay out for a fatal dog attack is sued again FORT WALTON BEACH, Florida––Thirty years after becoming the first animal shelter known to have been sued successfully for liability in a fatal dog attack, the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, has been sued again, this time for alleged failure to prevent the March 25, 2017 disfiguring mauling of Zoey Green, then age 5, by a neighbor’s pit bull. The lawsuit seeks “damages in excess of $1 million against the defendants,” identified as the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society itself and animal control officer Kevin...
  • Siblings suffer serious injuries in dog attack as city set to adopt new animal control bylaw

    08/21/2018 12:01:39 PM PDT · by Norski · 92 replies
    Global News The Canada Press ^ | August 20, 2018 | Sidhartha Banerjee
    Montreal’s mayor called on pet owners to take responsibility for their animals on Monday after a weekend dog attack on two young siblings that caused serious injuries. Police said a four-year-old girl and a seven-year-old boy were recovering from serious injuries to their head and arm, respectively, in two separate incidents on Sunday just hours apart involving the same aggressive dog. The dog belonged to an acquaintance of the children’s grandmother, who was watching the animal in Montreal North. The attack came as Montreal city council is set to vote on a new series of dangerous dog measures focusing on...
  • Columbus man's arms to be amputated after mauled by pit bulls

    08/18/2018 3:16:28 PM PDT · by Norski · 84 replies
    WTVM.com ^ | August 17, 2018 | Tony Sloan
    COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus man has to have his arms amputated after being attacked by three pit bulls. Forty-two-year-old Dudley Willis says he was walking home from the store last week when he was mauled by three pit bulls belonging to one the neighbors on the corner of 38th Street and Earline Avenue. “He was left laying here in this area, just left laying out here. Nobody called for help or nothing. He was just left laying out here,” says his sister Alycia Willis. Alycia Willis says he was left there for an hour and twenty-five minutes before...
  • Dogs attack 79-year-old woman in Cartersville

    08/16/2018 9:59:13 PM PDT · by Norski · 49 replies
    Fox5Atlanta ^ | August 14, 2018 | Alexa Liacko
    Posted: Aug 14 2018 09:35PM EDT Video Posted: Aug 14 2018 10:53PM EDT Updated: Aug 15 2018 08:27PM EDT CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Neighbors are on edge in Cartersville after they say three dogs attacked a 79-year-old woman. The neighbors tell FOX 5 the woman was outside her home in her front yard when the three pit bull mix dogs approached her and began biting her. The woman fell and suffered a fractured spine in addition to the bite marks. I She is now at the hospital in Cartersville recovering. Neighbors say these dogs have gotten out before and have harassed...
  • Woman indicted on three charges of aggravated assault after pit bull attack, gun threats

    08/16/2018 9:55:40 PM PDT · by Norski · 10 replies
    Killeen Daily Herald ^ | august 15, 2018 | Emily Hilley-Sierzchula
    A Bell County grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Killeen woman on three felony charges after police said she threatened three people with a gun and let her pit bulls attack a man. Lashai Jean-Baptist, 22, of Killeen, was indicted on three charges of aggravated assault threaten bodily injury with a deadly weapon. Jean-Baptist was not listed in the Bell County Jail as of Wednesday afternoon, according to jail records. Bell County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a home in the 1300 block of Briggs Road in Killeen on May 26 regarding a domestic disturbance with weapons, according to the...
  • New Mexico man explains how he survived a bear attack

    08/14/2018 12:15:14 PM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    KRQE ^ | Aug 14, 2018 | Francesca Washington
    RATON, N.M. - A New Mexico man is sharing his story of survival after he was attacked by a bear while walking his dogs. He killed the bear while its jaw was clamped around his leg, and the jaw stayed that way for a while. ... When he saw me, he pinned his ears down and immediately made a big charge at me," said Petrini. That's when the struggle began. "Down the hill, we went again rolling and he had bit me a time or two but he was never able to get on my upper body, so my legs...
  • Woman killed by neighborhood dogs

    08/11/2018 4:50:56 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 83 replies
    Her husband called neighbors and friends who searched the area. They were unable to locate her and call 911. Sheriff’s deputies and search and rescue were sent to the scene. Within hours she was discovered deceased on the side of an unused road within the development. An investigation was conducted with the assistance of the Medical Examiner’s Office, NC Wildlife Resources Commission and Animal Control. The investigation revealed she had been attacked by dogs. Law enforcement searched the neighborhood and located two pit bull dogs with physical evidence reflecting the dog’s involvement.
  • Pit bull shot and killed after allegedly biting Suffolk woman

    08/11/2018 11:29:08 PM PDT · by familyop · 41 replies
    WTKR.com news, Tribune Broadcasting ^ | August 8, 2018 | Nick Boykin
    SUFFOLK, Va. — A man allegedly shot a pit bull while trying to help a woman who was attacked by the dog Wednesday around 12 p.m. The woman was in the 100 block of Chestnut Street when the dog reportedly latched onto her hand and would not let go. This is when the man, in an attempt to help the woman, shot the pit bull killing it, according to Suffolk Police. The woman was able to drive to the hospital for treatment. She has already been released from medical care. Police tell News 3 the incident remains under investigation.
  • Rabid beaver attacks father, 7-year-old daughter kayaking on river

    08/10/2018 8:14:08 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 50 replies
    WBAL ^ | 8/10/18 | Chelsea Robinson
    Synopsis: A rabid beaver attacked a man and his young daughter kayaking down a river in PA. The father beat the beaver with a pole until it gave up on him and bee-lined for the daughter. Father goes in the water to protect daughter and ends up beating the beaver to death. Video of the attack Story excerpt:A peaceful day on the water turned to terror for a father and daughter in Pennsylvania. Dan Wherley explained to Fox 43 that he and his 7-year-old Layla were kayaking on the Conewago Creek in Adams County when a beaver took to viciously...
  • Woman killed by neighborhood dogs

    08/10/2018 3:03:59 PM PDT · by Norski · 84 replies
    Montgomery Herald ^ | August 10, 2018 | Montgomery County Sheriff Chris Watkins
    released this statement Friday, August 10. On Thursday, August 9, 2018, a resident of a Lake Tillery development on the western side of Montgomery County went missing while taking her daily walk. After several hours the 66 year old female did not return home. Her husband called neighbors and friends who searched the area. They were unable to locate her and call 911. Sheriff’s deputies and search and rescue were sent to the scene. Within hours she was discovered deceased on the side of an unused road within the development. An investigation was conducted with the assistance of the Medical...
  • Grandma’s Pit Bull Mauls Toddler: Child Second Kid Victim of ‘Vicious’ Dog

    08/09/2018 11:53:52 AM PDT · by Norski · 49 replies
    My News La ^ | August 5, 2018 | Contributing Editor
    An 18-month-old girl suffered serious wounds to her face when she was mauled by her grandmother’s pit bull — the second time the same dog attacked a child, officials said Sunday. The toddler was hospitalized, and may have also suffered an injury to one of her eyes in the attack. The dog had attacked a child two years ago, and was released under strict conditions to its owner, the grandmother. This time, she ordered the dog killed. The attack was at 7:40 p.m. Friday at a Riverside home on Fern Avenue in the Casa Blanca neighborhood, said Riverside County Department...