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  • CIA spies drowned on secret mission to track Chinese military with pod disguised as rock in South China Sea

    09/23/2020 11:39:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    The Sun ^ | 09/23/2020 | Michael Evans
    FOUR paramilitary CIA officers drowned while on a secret mission to plant an underwater pod intended to track the Chinese military in the South China Sea, it has emerged. The men were reportedly caught in a tropical storm while attempting to place the device, which had been disguised to resemble a rock, off the Philippine island of Luzon. The South China Sea is one of the world's most important shipping routs, and control over parts of it has long been contested between China, the US, and numerous other countries. The 2008 mission came five years before China began constructing artifical...
  • Albany man rescued from Lake George by Priests on a floating Tiki Bar

    09/05/2020 12:23:58 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 33 replies
    WNYT 13 ^ | September 3, 2020 | Mark Mulholland
    LAKE GEORGE - It was a choppy afternoon on the lake and Jimmy MacDonald from Albany was paddling in a kayak. As Jimmy tells it, he drifted away from his wife and stepkids because he was taking pictures with his new smartphone "and not really paying attention." As he tried to make his way back, the water got choppier and he paddled harder before he tipped over and lost his paddle. He was in about 30 feet of water, his ill-fitting life jacket coming up over his head and he was holding onto the kayak with one hand and his...
  • 3 family members who drowned in backyard pool did not know how to swim, police say

    06/24/2020 4:53:02 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 51 replies
    NJ.Com ^ | June 24, 2020 | Chris Sheldon
    None of the three family members who drowned Monday in a pool in the backyard of their East Brunswick home knew how to swim in what has been classified as a tragic accident, authorities said. Investigators revealed earlier that electricity was not a factor in the deaths of an 8-year-old girl, her mother, Nisha Patel, 33, and her paternal grandfather, Bharat Patel, 62, according to a joint statement from the East Brunswick Police and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office. The above-ground pool was mostly shallow at 3½ feet deep, but there was a portion of the pool that was 7...
  • Global warming: Still junk science after all these years

    05/24/2020 8:37:31 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies ^ | 5/24/2020 | Lloyd Brown
    Climate alarmists insist that an increase of one degree in the average global temperatures is a signal that the end of civilization is near. Every day a new revelation: more fires in California, snow in Antarctica is turning green, salmon are dying in Alaska – all attributed to rising temperatures. The first question an inquiring mind would ask is, does the Earth maintain the same average temperature over millennia and how does it accomplish that task? The answer is that it doesn’t. Civilization began because of global warming.
  • If You Are Under Age 29 You Are More Likely to Drown than Die from Coronavirus

    05/17/2020 7:26:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/17/2020 | Jim Hoft
    The number of deaths from coronavirus in the US has been plummeting since mid April.According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) there were 78 coronavirus deaths in the United State in the 0 to 29-year-old age group this year. The numbers were totaled from the week ending Feb. 1 2020 to May 9, 2020 during the current outbreak.Those coronavirus victims under age 60 are also likely to have at least one comorbidity.In the United States since 1999, an average of more than 815 children ages 14 and under have died as a result of unintentional drowning each year....
  • John F. Kennedy’s grand-niece and her son, 8, drowned after boating accident, officials say

    04/03/2020 6:34:09 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 103 replies
    NewYork Post ^ | April 3,2020 | By Natalie O'Neill
    A grand-niece of President John F. Kennedy and her son drowned after rowing into the rough Chesapeake Bay in Maryland to recover a soccer ball, authorities and witnesses said Friday. Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, and her 8-year-old son, Gideon Joseph Kennedy McKean, got into the canoe around 4 p.m. Thursday outside her mother’s home in Shady Side, according to the Washington Post. The child had been kicking a ball with other kids when it fell into the water, and the pair went to retrieve it amid high winds, her husband, David McKean, told the...
  • Theft suspects drown while running from police

    07/13/2019 8:00:27 AM PDT · by BOBWADE · 47 replies
    NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY ( -- Emergency crews have recovered two people's bodies from Maline Creek Friday after an incident involving a stolen vehicle. Police say two 18-year-old men stole a vehicle. The owners of the stolen vehicle got into another vehicle and chased the suspects. Both cars ended up at Bellefontaine and St. Cyr Roads where the four got into an argument. Police were called to the scene and when they arrived, the two suspects jumped off a steep ledge into Maline Creek. The two never resurfaced from the water and search and rescue crews recovered their bodies.
  • Photo Shows A Father And Daughter Who Drowned Crossing The Border. The Story Behind The Image (tr)

    06/27/2019 6:16:02 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 65 replies
    Daiywire ^ | 6/26/2019 | Matt Walsh
    This was not a family turned coldly away as it fled violence and oppression. They were not turned away at all. They simply grew impatient waiting for the bureaucratic wheels to turn. Indeed, family members confirm that the family was not being persecuted in its home country: Oscar worked at a Papa Johns pizza restaurant, where he was earning $350 a month. They lived off his wage, limiting themselves to $10-a-day, because Tania had already quit her job as a cashier in a Chinese restaurant to care for Valeria, their only child. ...They were not fleeing violence, Tania's mother has...
  • Dozens feared dead as migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia

    05/10/2019 8:23:33 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 35 replies
    BBC ^ | 05/10/2019
    Dozens of migrants are thought to have died after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean off the coast of Tunisia. At least 50 people died in the incident, with 16 survivors, the UN's International Organization for Migration says. But Tunisian state media report that 70 migrants drowned about 74km (46 miles) off Sfax, south of the capital Tunis. Tunisian officials reportedly believe the ship set off from Zuwara in Libya.
  • Paddleboarder Dies After Being Swept Away in Storm-Swollen Channel in Escondido

    02/15/2019 2:05:05 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 40 replies
    Authorities in Escondido, northeast of San Diego, recovered the body Thursday of a man who witnesses say had been paddle-boarding down the surging current in a concrete-lined waterway. A 911 caller reported that the man had been swept away by rushing water in the Escondido Creek near Rose Street shortly before 4 p.m., KTLA sister station KSWB in San Diego reported. Responding crews positioned themselves to try and rescue him, according to the station. However, it soon became a recovery effort when they discovered the body near the Tulip Street overpass
  • Body recovered from Lake Travis near where woman fell from barge

    10/05/2018 2:50:53 PM PDT · by bgill · 17 replies
    kxan ^ | Oct. 5, 2018 | Kate Winkle
    Search teams found a woman's body in Lake Travis Friday morning, near the area where a woman fell from a party barge. The Travis County Sheriff's Office said a dive team found the body at a depth of 117 feet around 10:30 a.m. The body has not been officially identified as Rachel Kathleen Scott, who fell off the top deck of a party barge May 19 near Volente Beach and disappeared. After days of searching, divers and other teams could not find her. Divers with both Travis County and the Austin Police Department periodically checked the area this summer. That's...
  • 30 Years Ago Officials Predicted The Maldives Would Be Swallowed By The Sea. It Didn’t Happen

    09/21/2018 10:43:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies ^ | 9/21/2018 | Michael Bastasch
    Environmental officials warned 30 years ago the Maldives could be completely covered by water due to global warming-induced sea level rise. That didn’t happen. The Indian Ocean did not swallow the Maldives island chain as predicted by government officials in the 1980s. In September 1988, the Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported a “gradual rise in average sea level is threatening to completely cover this Indian Ocean nation of 1196 small islands within the next 30 years,” based on predictions made by government officials. Then-Environmental Affairs Director Hussein Shihab told AFP “an estimated rise of 20 to 30 centimetres in the next...
  • Cranberries Singer Dolores O'riordan Death Ruled Accidental Drowning After Drinking Too Much!

    09/08/2018 5:08:41 AM PDT · by Morgana · 40 replies
    TNN News Raw3 ^ | Published on Sep 8, 2018 | Tommy Sotomayor
    Cranberries Singer Dolores O'riordan Death Ruled Accidental Drowning After Drinking Too Much!
  • Dolores O'Riordan Died by Drowning Due to Alcohol Intoxication, Coroner Reveals

    09/06/2018 6:50:18 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 49 replies
    People ^ | September 6, 2018 | Dave Quinn and Phil Boucher
    The death of The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan has been ruled a drowning due to alcohol intoxication by British authorities, an inquest at Westminster Coroner’s Court reportedly revealed on Thursday. O’Riordan was found dead on Jan. 15 in her hotel room at the London Hilton on Park Lane. According to the BBC, coroner Dr. Shirley Radcliffe said that O’Riordan was submerged in the bath at the time she was discovered in what was “a tragic accident.” There were no signs of injury or self-harm found during the post-mortem examination, the outlet reported. Authorities discovered a bottle of champagne and...
  • Kayaker tied large rock to ankles to drown herself, officials say (student loan death)

    08/28/2018 3:40:27 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 125 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 21, 2018 | 7:03pm | Katherine Lam, Fox News
    A 24-year-old kayaker who vanished during a family camping trip in Georgia had tied a rock to her ankles with an extension cord in an apparent intentional drowning, police said on Monday. Maranda Whitten’s body was located in Point Lake Monday morning, three days after she was last seen in a teal-colored kayak. The vessel, along with the paddle, life jacket and Whitten’s uncharged phone, were located near a dam in Shaefer Heard Campground on Saturday. “Maranda did have an extension cord which was missing from the campground tied to her ankles which was then tied to a large rock,”...
  • Woman drowns in Emerald Isle, adding to string of rip current deaths on NC coast

    08/06/2018 2:04:15 PM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 22 replies ^ | 8/6/18 | Jessica Patrick
    Emerald Isle, N.C. — A woman from Kentucky drowned Sunday while on vacation in Emerald Isle, according to officials. In a Facebook post, the Town of Emerald Isle stated that Donna Sue Miller, 49, became caught in a rip current with her friend and her friend's 9-year-old daughter. According to the post, the three were swimming near The Islander Hotel around 7 p.m. when the drowning occured. Officials say Miller was found facedown in the water and was carried to the shore by onlookers. The others made it safely to shore.
  • Another drowning on the N.C. coast

    07/26/2018 7:17:18 AM PDT · by Ikeon · 9 replies
    WITN News ^ | 7/25/2018 | WITN news
    A 41 year old man drowned at Emerald Isle beach (N.C.)Wednesday 7/25/2018. Despite red warning flags, people still went too far into the water. Dozens of beach goers formed a human chain to pull several others from the rough surf.
  • Man drowns while saving girlfriend's son in Outer Banks

    07/21/2018 5:51:55 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 48 replies ^ | 7/20/18 | Janine Bowen
    Powells Point, N.C. — Beach-goers in the Outer Banks got a powerful reminder of the dangers of the ocean after a man drowned Thursday. According to police, the drowning victim, Kenny Ray Gooch, 32, was from Powells Point and sacrificed himself to save his girlfriend’s son. “We heard screams of help in the water and we looked out and there were multiple people in the water, somewhat scattered,” one witness said. Southern Shores police said three teenage boys were swimming north of the Kitty Hawk Pier at about 8 p.m. Thursday when they got pulled too far out. Gooch jumped...
  • Table Rock Lake duck boat tragedy: 11 dead, others injured in 'mass casualty' incident

    07/19/2018 10:42:03 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 66 replies
    Ky3 ^ | July 19, 2018 | Staff
    BRANSON — Eleven people, including at least one child, are dead after an amphibious duck boat capsized Thursday evening on Table Rock Lake. At least seven other passengers were injured, including one in serious condition. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader updated the casualty information just after 11 p.m. Thursday. The Ride the Ducks tourist boat sank near the Showboat Branson Belle with a reported 31 people on board. Rader said emergency personnel were still searching for at least five people. CoxHealth said in a statement victims were being treated at Cox Branson. Spokeswoman Kaitlyn McConnell said the patients were a...
  • ‘Mass casualty incident’ reported at Table Rock Lake

    07/19/2018 7:32:11 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 35 replies
    Fox 2 St. Louis ^ | July 19 | Staff
    BRANSON, Mo. - First responders across southwest Missouri were called to the scene of a reported "mass casualty incident" at Table Rock Lake on Thursday after several people were thrown into the water.