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  • Excessive speed caused Tiger Woods’ Palos Verdes area crash, L.A. County sheriff says

    04/07/2021 11:59:58 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 50 replies
    KTLA ^ | Apr 7, 2021 / 11:29 AM PDT
    Woods’ SUV was traveling between 84 and 87 mph — nearly twice the posted speed limit — when it struck a raised median, Villanueva said. The vehicle was still traveling at about 75 mph as it then careened into a nearby tree in the area of Hawthorne Boulevard and Blackhorse Road. Sheriff’s Capt. James Powers said there was no evidence that the golfer braked throughout the wreck and that it’s believed Woods inadvertently hit the accelerator instead of the brake pedal.
  • US Capitol on lockdown after report of gunfire nearby

    04/02/2021 10:28:41 AM PDT · by RandFan · 155 replies
    AP ^ | April 2nd | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police locked down the U.S. Capitol on Friday afternoon after a report of gunshots in the area. U.S. Capitol Police say all Capitol buildings were being locked down “due to an external security threat” and staff members were told they could not enter or exit the buildings.
  • French billionaire politician Olivier Dassault killed in helicopter crash

    03/07/2021 5:46:02 PM PST · by dynachrome · 35 replies
    Reuters ^ | 3-7-21 | Reuters Staff
    PARIS (Reuters) - French billionaire Olivier Dassault was killed on Sunday in a helicopter crash, a police source said, with President Emmanuel Macron paying tribute to the 69-year old conservative politician. Dassault was the eldest son of late French billionaire industrialist Serge Dassault, whose namesake Dassault Aviation, builds the Rafale war planes and owns Le Figaro newspaper. “Olivier Dassault loved France. Captain of industry, lawmaker, local elected official, reserve commander in the air force: during his life, he never ceased to serve our country, to value its assets. His sudden death is a great loss. Thoughts on his family and...
  • California crash that killed 13 in Imperial County highlights perils of desperate border crossings (partial barf alert)

    03/06/2021 2:33:58 PM PST · by libstripper · 23 replies
    CN, via MSN ^ | Mar. 6, 2021 | Ray Sanchez
    ours after 13 undocumented migrants were killed in a collision on a desolate stretch of California's Imperial Valley, Hugo Castro said a prayer and planted small crosses on the sandy, rocky edge of the cordoned off highway.
  • Is Our Exploding National Debt Fueling A Stock Market Crash?

    03/04/2021 6:00:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    The Federalist ^ | March 4, 2021 | Willis L. Krumholz
    At our current rate of spending, the U.S. will be unable to confront major problems in the future because we’ve already stretched ourselves too thin.America’s debt and deficits usually are spoken of in terms of economics, but they have huge implications for national security. To see why, start with the economics angle. Famed investor Michael Burry — who foresaw the housing market bust and was played by Christian Bale in the hit film “The Big Short” — has just issued a warning. In a series of tweets, Burry said that the stock market could crash because of too much debt....
  • 15 killed in major vehicle crash in Imperial County, California

    03/02/2021 9:51:10 AM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 85 replies
    CNN ^ | Tue March 2, 2021 | Konstantin Toropin, Stella Chan and Eric Levenson (why does it take three people to write an article
    (CNN)An SUV packed with people crashed into a semi-truck in Imperial County, California, on Tuesday morning, leaving 15 dead, hospital officials said. A vehicle was traveling westbound on Norrish Road near State Route 115 when it traveled "in the direct path" of a big rig truck traveling northbound on the 115, California Highway Patrol officer Arturo Platero said. The cause of the crash is under investigation
  • FAA taking charge of SpaceX rocket explosion investigation

    02/04/2021 8:02:28 AM PST · by Stravinsky · 54 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 3, 2021 | John Bowden
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will take over the investigation into an explosion that destroyed a SpaceX rocket during a test flight on Tuesday, the agency said. CNN reported that an FAA spokesperson confirmed the investigation and said it would identify the "root cause" behind the craft's explosion upon landing in Texas. "The FAA's top priority in regulating commercial space transportation is ensuring that operations are safe, even if there is an anomaly," the agency spokesperson said, according to CNN. "The FAA will oversee the investigation of today's landing mishap involving the SpaceX Starship SN9 prototype in Boca Chica, Texas....
  • Harry Dent Predicted ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime’ Crash by 2020. What Now?

    02/03/2021 4:54:12 PM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 35 replies
    Think Advisor ^ | May 04, 2020 at 11:54 AM | By Jane Wollman Rusoff
    Harry S. Dent Jr., the “Contrarian’s Contrarian,” who for years was predicting a cataclysmic market crash late 2017 to early 2020, isn’t gloating. But clearly his mode is I-told-you-so. Recently, he’d warned that the worrisome debt and financial assets bubble would blow in March. Then came “the perfect trigger”: coronavirus, which proved his forecast correct and threw America into “an instant depression,” he argues in an interview with ThinkAdvisor. The U.S. is going through “detox for a crack-addicted economy,” Dent insists, citing a bubble that’s been building to an “orgasmic phase” for some time.
  • MCSO: Fatal rollover crash involving tour bus was headed to Grand Canyon West

    01/22/2021 6:03:39 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    Fox10Phoenix ^ | 01/22/2021
    48 people, including the driver, were on board the bus, which is managed by a Las Vegas-based company. "One occupant was deceased on scene, two occupants were critically injured and transported to nearby hospitals, seven occupants were transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center via ambulance with less-severe injuries, and 33 occupants were transported to KRMC for minor injuries," stated MCSO officials.
  • Signal Messaging App Crashes — After Massive Number of New Users — Tens of Millions New Users Just This Week!

    01/15/2021 7:46:27 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 01/15/2021 | Jim Hoft
    Signal App is the latest alternative app to crash on Friday.Signal is the latest app struggling to keep up with the massive growth they are experiencing.If you’re wondering why signal is down, might have something to do with their installs increasing from 10 million to 50 million since jan 12 https://t.co/7PCwnp1uel— Ken Klippenstein (@kenklippenstein) January 15, 2021Signal posted about their struggles on Twitter. We have been adding new servers and extra capacity at a record pace every single day this week nonstop, but today exceeded even our most optimistic projections. Millions upon millions of new users are sending a message...
  • Boeing Jet With 62 Aboard Missing (Indonesia)

    01/09/2021 5:33:38 AM PST · by dynachrome · 54 replies
    detik news ^ | 1-9-21 | unknown
    Sriwijaya Air flight route Jakarta-Pontianak reportedly lost contact. Regent of Kepulauan Seribu Junaedi said there was a plane crashed around Laki Island, Thousand Islands. Junaedi said he received the information around 2:30 p.m. Juanedi said the plane crashed and exploded. "Yes he said there was (the plane crashed) earlier at 14.30 WIB. Maybe there's a search right now. Infonya there (plane) that crashed, exploded on Laki Island," Junaedi told detikcom,Saturday (9/1/2021). Also read: Sriwijaya Air Plane Lost Contact on Lancang Island thousand Islands Junaedi explained that Laki Island is located around Lancang Island and Tidung Island. According to him, Laki...
  • Nolte: ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Is Seventh Woketard Franchise to Die at Box Office

    12/21/2020 7:10:13 PM PST · by tbw2 · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/21/2020 | John Nolte
    The fake entertainment media is already trying to blame Wonder Woman 1984’s crash and burn at the international box office on the pandemic. Don’t you believe it.
  • Air Force IDs Guard Captain Killed in Michigan F-16 Crash; Base Flight Ops Halted

    12/11/2020 3:21:23 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 1 replies
    The Wisconsin Air National Guard has identified the F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot killed during a crash in Michigan's Upper Peninsula earlier this week as 37-year-old Capt. Durwood "Hawk" Jones. Jones, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, joined the Guard in 2011, according to a Friday Facebook announcement from the 115th Fighter Wing out of Truax Field Air National Guard Base in Madison. He completed F-16 basic qualification training in 2015 and deployed to Japan that same year to support operations in the Pacific, the post said.
  • Dominion server in Atlanta conveniently ‘crashes’ during recount, had to be ‘removed’: If you believe in coincidences, you're naive

    11/30/2020 7:32:26 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | 11/30/2020 | Blaine Traber
    This is getting ridiculous. Correction: This has been ridiculous from the start. The massive voter fraud scheme in Georgia is in the process of being exposed left and right, but that’s not stopping anyone complicit among their election officials or Dominion Voting Systems from continuing to try to cover it all up. Case in point: A convenient “crash” of the voting systems right in the middle of recounts.According to 11Alive in Atlanta:The push to complete a recount requested by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign has hit a snag in Georgia’s most populous county as the statewide deadline looms.Fulton County elections...
  • Oregon man arrested after Tesla going nearly 100 mph crashes, sends batteries flying

    11/20/2020 8:38:01 AM PST · by aimhigh · 55 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 11/19/2020 | AP
    An Oregon man crashed a Tesla while going about 100 mph, destroying the vehicle, a power pole and starting a fire when some of the hundreds of batteries from the vehicle broke windows and landed in residences, police said. Dylan Milota was driving a 2019 Tesla S Tuesday night when he lost control, left the road and traveled more than 300 feet before stopping, according to Corvallis Police Lt. Ryan Eaton.The car sheared off a power pole at the base, knocked down two trees and a telephone junction box, police said. Batteries tossed from the Tesla in the collision landed...
  • Pilot killed in fiery crash near Pacoima home while approaching Whiteman Airport

    11/12/2020 3:19:46 PM PST · by eyeamok · 10 replies
    KTLA ^ | 11/12/20 | Tracy Bloom, Mark Kono, Lauren Lyster, additional reporting by Nidia Becerra
    The plane appeared to have hit multiple parked vehicles, which caught fire, Sky5 aerial video showed. LAFD initially said the flames had spread to a structure, but later stated that the blaze made it as far as the vegetation and trees, and that crews were able to protect the residence.
  • Navy Pilot Ejects Safely Before Super Hornet Crashes Near China Lake

    10/22/2020 10:29:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    MIlitary.com ^ | 10/22/2020 | Gina Harkins
    A Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet crashed in California on Tuesday morning during a routine training flight. The pilot ejected safely and is being examined at a local medical facility, said Lt. Cmdr. Lydia Bock, a spokeswoman for Strike Fighter Wing Pacific. The crash occurred at about 10:10 a.m. local time near Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, about 150 miles northeast of Los Angeles. The Super Hornet, assigned to Naval Air Station Lemoore, was on a routine training flight when it experienced a mishap, Bock said. No additional details were provided about the cause of the crash. "The U.S. Navy...
  • Stock Market Crash: What Is Smart Money Telling Us?

    10/12/2020 7:21:50 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 62 replies
    StreetWise Journal ^ | OCTOBER 12, 2020 | JACOB MASLOW
    When it comes to managing money, there are lots of ways to generate solid returns in the stock market. For some individuals who are trying to become an investor for the first, they might be trying to save for retirement. For other people looking at the financial world, they might have a job as a manager of a hedge fund, managing collective debt, or trying to find ways to make big money as a retail investor. When it comes to personal finance, it is always important to build up an emergency fund as an individual investor. When looking at an...
  • Marines Release More Details on F-35B, KC-130J Collision

    10/05/2020 1:30:45 PM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 50 replies
    USNI News ^ | Oct. 1, 2020 | Mallory Shelbourne
    The Marine Corps has released new information about its F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter that crashed earlier this week after a mid-air collision with a KC-130J tanker. The F-35B, which crashed close to Ocotillo Wells, Calif., was assigned to the ‘Green Knights’ of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121, a Marine Corps spokeswoman told USNI News. The KC-130J that made an emergency landing is assigned to the “Raiders” of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 352.
  • China's No.2 developer Evergrande pleads for government support to avoid cash crunch

    09/26/2020 11:52:33 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 10 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 24, 2020 | Reuters Staff
    Debt-laden China Evergrande Group, the country’s second largest property developer, has pleaded for government support to approve a restructuring plan that has languished for four years, warning it faces a cash crunch that could lead to systemic risks, according to people familiar with the matter. The company, the most indebted developer in China, made the request in a letter to the government of southern Guangdong province dated Aug. 24, according to three people who confirmed the letter’s authenticity... Sources said Evergrande’s letter had asked the local government to support its plan to gain a listing for Hengda on China’s A-share...