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  • Las Vegas shooter fired 'incendiary' rounds at fuel tank

    10/10/2017 4:10:29 PM PDT · by SSS Two · 93 replies
    CNN ^ | 6:37 PM ET, Tue October 10, 2017 | Kyung Lah and Scott Glover, CNN
    Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock fired special "incendiary" bullets at a 43,000-barrel fuel tank in what investigators believe was an attempt to cause an explosion, two law enforcement sources told CNN. Those types of rounds, meant to ignite what they hit, were found inside Paddock's room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and near the fuel tank a short distance away on the grounds of McCarran International Airport, the sources said. Authorities have previously disclosed that Paddock fired at the tank and struck it with two rifle rounds, when he opened fire on the crowd below from his 32nd...
  • Las Vegas Shooter Targeted Secret Government Planes In Addition To Victims

    10/05/2017 12:25:58 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 58 replies
    RADAR ^ | October 5, 2017 | Staff
    Las Vegas Shooter Targeted Secret Government Planes In Addition To Victims Stephen Paddock ‘might have held anti-American views,’ expert says. By Radar Staff Posted on Oct 5, 2017 @ 13:27PM Las Vegas Shooter Targeted Secret Government Planes In Addition To Victims thumbnail Las Vegas madman Stephen Paddock not only targeted innocent concertgoers — but also seemingly the hanger for the U.S. government’s super secret JANET airlines. Law enforcement sources exclusively told that just afield of the two massive, circular fuel tanks at which Paddock fired, lies the shadowy terminal for JANET. “JANET is essentially an airline that doesn’t exist,”...
  • Las Vegas Strip shooter targeted aviation fuel tanks, source says

    10/04/2017 8:03:44 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 48 replies
    review journal ^ | 10-4-17 | Jeff German
    Las Vegas Strip mass murderer Stephen Paddock used his Mandalay Bay hotel room to spray massive aviation fuel tanks with bullets Sunday night, a knowledgeable source told the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The bullets left holes, but did not penetrate the two circular white tanks, sparing the nearby Route 91 Harvest country music festival from a potentially massive explosion, the source said Wednesday. The tanks are roughly 1,100 feet from the concert site, where Paddock killed 58 people and wounded almost 500.
  • Las Vegas Strip shooter targeted aviation fuel tanks, source says

    10/04/2017 7:34:36 PM PDT · by harwood · 89 replies
    <p>Las Vegas Strip mass murderer Stephen Paddock used his Mandalay Bay hotel room to fire bullets at jet fuel tanks Sunday night, a knowledgeable source told the Las Vegas Review-Journal.</p> <p>The bullets left two holes in one of two circular white tanks. One of the bullets penetrated the tank, but did not cause a fire or explosion near the Route 91 Harvest country music festival, another knowledgeable source said late Wednesday.</p>
  • Abdul Kadir Arrested in JFK Plot (Guyana news source)

    06/03/2007 4:09:32 PM PDT · by Shermy · 33 replies · 2,150+ views
    Starbroek News, Guyana ^ | June 3, 2007 | Heppilena Ferguson
    Four men including former PNCR Member of Parliament Abdul Kadir were yesterday charged by United States law enforcement officials with allegedly conspiring to blow up the John F Kennedy International airport as well as tanks storing aviation fuel and underground fuel pipelines. Those charged with Kadir are former JFK worker Russell Defreitas, a Guyanese-born US citizen; Kareem Ibrahim, an imam from Trinidad; and Guyanese Abdel Nur. Kadir and Ibrahim were arrested in Trinidad, while Defreitas was held in New York. Up to press time, however, Nur had not been apprehended and was thought to be still at large in Trinidad....
  • Fuel tanks could be leaking (Cold War relics face FEMA checks)

    09/05/2008 6:21:26 PM PDT · by Coleus · 3 replies · 391+ views
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency is trying to figure out if more than 150 underground fuel tanks -- including one each in Clifton and Lodi -- are leaking diesel fuel into the soil and groundwater. First, though, they need to find out where they are. The agency knows of at least 150 underground tanks, some of which were built for federal emergency storage dating back to the 1950s, that need to be inspected for leaks, according to spokeswoman Debbie Wing. FEMA also is trying to determine by September whether an additional 124 tanks are underground or aboveground and whether they...
  • Some Boat Owners With Gunky Motors Sing Ethanol Blues

    09/02/2006 12:24:22 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 95 replies · 3,563+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 2, 2006 | Robert Tomsho
    EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. -- Proponents of ethanol see it as a fuel additive that can relieve the nation's energy woes. Pleasure boaters like Walter Kaprielian say they need it like a hole in the hull. Mr. Kaprielian's 1969 boat was made in Miami by Bertram Yacht, whose sturdy older vessels have a devoted following. But the 20-footer, a beamy craft with a small cabin, has had all sorts of things go wrong with it since marinas here began selling nothing but ethanol-blended gasoline two years ago. The boat has spent the summer sitting in a repair yard while its owner...
  • Shuttle Board (CAIB) Says NASA Needs Photos of Fuel Tank

    07/30/2003 5:27:14 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies · 142+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | 7/30/03 | Deborah Zabarenko - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NASA (news - web sites) needs high-resolution pictures of the external fuel tanks that boost shuttles into orbit, and these images should be taken during any future launch and ascent, investigators probing the Columbia disaster said Wednesday. The Columbia Accident Investigation Board said these sharp images, made available to ground controllers soon after the external tank separates from the orbiter after launch, would help engineers troubleshoot any problems during shuttle missions. "Imaging the space shuttle system during launch and ascent provides necessary engineering data including the ability to examine the space shuttle system for any unexpected debris...