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  • The latest on the rapidly growing Smokehouse Creek Fire in Texas

    02/27/2024 2:58:16 PM PST · by CFW · 27 replies
    CNN ^ | 2/27/24 | staff
    Texas governor issues disaster declaration From CNN’s Joe Sutton Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday issued a disaster declaration for 60 counties in response to wildfire activity, saying more counties could be added. “The State of Texas stands ready to provide support to our local partners and deploy all resources needed to protect our fellow Texans and their property. Hot and dry conditions caused by high temperatures and windy conditions are expected to continue in the region in the coming days," the governor said in a statement. Those conditions could mean the wildfires continue to grow larger and more dangerous,...
  • Homeowners in these cities feel ‘trapped’ in their mortgage: report

    08/14/2023 5:58:06 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/14/2023 | ALIX MARTICHOUX
    (NEXSTAR) – If we’ve learned anything about the real estate market these past few years, it’s that things change fast. During the peak of the pandemic, low interest rates and the desire for more space led to a home buying and selling frenzy. At the end of 2021, home prices were 18.5% higher than they had been just a year before, according to CoreLogic. Now, in places where the real estate market was recently red hot, fewer homes are being listed than just two years ago. Those same homes now have bigger price tags and are sitting on the market...
  • Missing Massachusetts woman Emma Tetewsky found trapped in mud at state park

    07/05/2023 5:19:57 AM PDT · by CFW · 33 replies
    NYPost ^ | 7/5/23 | Allie Griffin
    A Massachusetts woman who disappeared late last month was found Monday at a state park, where authorities said she had been trapped in a muddy area for at least three days. Emma Tetewsky, who was reported missing on June 26, was rescued from a swampy area inside Borderland State Park, Easton and Stoughton police said in a joint statement. Hikers inside the Easton park said they heard a woman screaming for help but were unable to reach her so they called 911 at about 6 p.m. Monday. Easton police officers who arrived on the scene heard Tetewsky’s desperate calls for...
  • Waste Management drivers rescue Florida man trapped under golf cart for hours

    12/14/2022 2:07:35 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    WFLA News Channel 8 ^ | December 13, 2022 | Dylan Abad
    TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — An 83-year-old Port Charlotte man who was trapped under a golf cart for several hours was rescued by an unlikely duo — two Waste Management workers. According to a release from the company, driver Alex Galarza and assistant driver Paulino Ortega were driving along their regular route Monday when they noticed the man trapped under a golf cart at the end of a Port Charlotte driveway. The workers immediately dialed 911 and started providing first aid treatment while authorities were en route. In talking to the man, the workers noticed he was showing signs of hypothermia...
  • Gym-goer trapped under weights for 33 minutes in critical condition

    11/18/2022 9:51:34 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 40 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/18/2022 |
    A gym fanatic was left trapped under weights for 33 minutes while he waited for emergency services to free him. The man, aged between 25 and 35, was working out at Snap Fitness in Spring Hill, Brisbane, Australia at 5:47 am on Thursday when he got into trouble. Firefighters did not arrive until 6:20 am to rescue him, with paramedics arriving shortly afterward. It took six minutes to extract the man from under the weights. By this point, the man was unconscious and required CPR. He was taken to Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in critical condition. There were no...
  • Cornered like a rat, Vladimir Putin is more dangerous than ever, warns Russia expert

    10/10/2022 8:03:02 PM PDT · by dennisw · 143 replies
    The horrifying attacks on Ukraine yesterday– are a sign that the Russian president is, if not yet desperate, getting nearer to it. They represent a highly significant psychological shift for the beleaguered leader. He is no longer trying to win the war: now he is simply trying not to visibly lose it. Previously he could have defined victory however he wanted. But by annexing Ukrainian regions, he has upped the already high stakes. If he cedes so-called ‘Russian’ territory, he will become the Tsar who gave away Russian land instead of the strongman who restored the empire. And by ordering...
  • Mexican woman dies after getting ‘trapped upside down’ on border fence

    04/14/2022 8:22:20 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 61 replies
    Nypost ^ | 04/13/2022 | Emily Crane
    A Mexican migrant woman has died after she got stuck upside down trying to scale the US border fence, authorities said. The 32-year-old woman was found dangling in a harness on a section of the fence near Douglas, Arizona, late Monday.
  • Rescuers in Morocco race to save Rayan, boy trapped in well (since Tuesday)

    02/05/2022 8:38:59 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 12 replies
    NBC News ^ | February 4 | Dennis Romero
    Crews in Morocco raced to rescue a 5-year-old boy that's been trapped in a well more than 100 feet deep since Tuesday. The scene has been playing out on multiple livestream videos watched across the globe via platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
  • Did Capitol Police murder someone other than Ashli Babbitt?

    11/22/2021 3:38:41 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 22 Nov, 2021 | Andrea Widburg
    New video from the Capitol tunnel raises the appalling—but still believable—possibility that the Capitol Police may have killed another woman. After January 6, although the media initially reported that MAGA protesters had trampled Rosanne Boyland to death but, the D.C. coroner attributed it to a drug overdose. Now, though, footage has emerged showing a Capitol Police Officer brutally beating a woman in the Capitol tunnel—a woman who may have been Rosanne Boyland. Julie Kelly has written about a motion for the release of a January 6 prisoner, Ryan Nichols. Nichols, a former Marine with a career as a volunteer search-and-rescuer,...
  • McCaul: Interpreters Still in Afghanistan Are ‘Gone’ – ‘The Taliban Will Not Allow Them to Leave’ and They’re ‘Already Being Executed’

    09/13/2021 6:25:57 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Sep 2021 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Michael McCaul (R-TX) stated that there are around 10,000 interpreters who worked with U.S. forces still in Afghanistan, and they “are gone. The Taliban will not allow them to leave.” And are “already being executed.” McCaul said, “The interpreters who worked with our special forces, they are gone. The Taliban will not allow them to leave.” Host Wolf Blitzer then cut in to ask McCaul if he was referring to SIV holders. McCaul responded, “Special Immigrant Visas, these are the guys that worked right with our special...
  • American woman trapped in Kabul sends desperate plea as Biden bows to the Taliban

    08/24/2021 1:51:01 PM PDT · by edwinland · 36 replies
    An American woman identified as Fatima is begging the Biden Administration to help citizens trapped in Afghanistan get home She pleaded: 'We are in danger. We are in danger Mr. President, please help us' Fatima, whose children are currently in the United States, is just one of an unknown number of Americans who remain trapped in Afghanistan She said it is nearly impossible to get to the Kabul airport and that the evacuation process has lacked guidance with 'a lot of miscommunication' The U.S. ramped up airlifts to evacuate more than 23,000 people in the last 48 hours from Kabul...
  • American mom trapped by Taliban describes horrific violence, pleads for Biden to solve evacuation crisis

    08/22/2021 3:06:39 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 65 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/21/2021 | Michael Ruiz , Sara Ballou
    An American mom trapped in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan is worried she'll never see her kids again and in hiding with family members and Afghan allies – unable to reach Kabul's U.S.-held airport for a chance at an evacuation, she said Saturday. "I really have given up hope, given up on the hope of going to the airport," the woman, whose identity is being withheld due to concerns for her safety, told Fox News. "It’s just not possible to make it through all those people." She said there are as many as 20 Taliban checkpoints between her and the airport – and...
  • Thousands of U.S. citizens are trapped in Kabul with no ability to get to the airport.

    08/16/2021 3:49:08 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 150 replies
    Thousands of U.S. citizens are trapped in Kabul with no ability to get to the airport. As Taliban soldiers go door to door, searching for Westerners, these U.S. citizens are now reaching out to Washington for help. “We’ve been screaming at the State Department over this issue,” one senior GOP Senate staffer told me. “This is a s---show everyone saw coming, and they didn’t do a damn thing about it until about 24 hours ago, after days of pounding on them by the Hill.” State Dept and DOD have two options: negotiate safe passage for American citizens with the Taliban,...
  • Trapped Chinese gold miners send note to surface asking for medicines

    01/18/2021 12:41:16 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 18, 2021 | Yaron Steinbuch
    A dozen Chinese gold miners trapped thousands of feet underground for over a week have sent up an urgent note saying that four are injured and that the others were in dire shape, according to reports. “We are in urgent need of medicine, painkillers, medical tape, external anti-inflammatory drugs, and three people have high blood pressure,” the note reads, Agence France-Presse reported. It was unknown if 10 other miners were still alive, according to the Xinhua Nerws Agency. Twenty-two workers were trapped about 2,000 feet below the surface after a blast eight days ago near the city of Qixia in...
  • With his tweets about Scarborough’s intern, Trump set a trap for Twitter

    05/28/2020 5:53:26 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 68 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Andrea Widburg
    Even Trump supporters have wondered about Trump’s tweets implying that MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough had something to do with a young intern’s death in his office when he was still a Florida congressman. It’s true that Scarborough and his co-host and wife Mika Brzezinksi have spent three years accusing Trump of treasonous collusion with the Russians, but Trump’s venom still seemed strange. I, however, don’t think it was strange at all. Trump is one of the most calculating, rational people ever to occupy the White House. He’s been faced with a serious problem, which is the fact that the immensely powerful...
  • More than 4,000 trapped on Aussie beach told to put on life jackets and jump in sea as deadly bushfires turn sky red

    12/30/2019 10:38:07 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 105 replies ^ | 31 Dec 2019 | Mark Hodge
    THOUSANDS of people who were warned to flee an Aussie town are trapped on the beach ready to jump into the sea to escape the deadly bushfires. Around 4,000 people are still in Mallacoota, in Victoria in the south east of the country which is battling terrifying infernos sparked by a record-breaking 40C heatwave, authorities said.
  • Body Discovered Behind Supermarket Cooler Identified As Missing Iowa Man

    The body of an Iowa man missing for nearly 10 years was identified after being found in the supermarket he had previously worked at earlier this year. The body was identified as Larry Ely Murillo-Moncada of Council Buffs, Iowa. His body was discovered in a No Frills supermarket on Jan. 24 as contractors were removing shelves and coolers. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation promptly began running autopsies to identify the body, which was completed Monday. Murillo-Moncada, who was 25 years old at the time, was originally reported missing in November 2009, after he left his parents’ home very upset....
  • Air Canada investigating after passenger left asleep on empty plane

    06/24/2019 8:17:35 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 37 replies
    ABC News ^ | 24 June 2019 | MORGAN WINSOR
    Tiffani O'Brien, of Ontario, Canada, said she fell asleep in an empty row of seats on her short flight home from Quebec City to Toronto. She awoke hours later around midnight still strapped to her seat and all alone on a cold, dark plane. O'Brien said she texted her friend, Deanna Dale, who drove her to the airport in Quebec City earlier that day. Dale told CTV News she called customer service at Toronto Pearson International Airport to tell them her friend was trapped on the plane. She found a flashlight and turned it on, directing the light out of...
  • Video shows Thai boys, trapped in cave, smiling and joking with rescuers

    07/04/2018 12:21:05 PM PDT · by BBell · 34 replies
    MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) -- Their skinny faces illuminated by a flashlight, the Thai soccer teammates stranded more than a week in a partly flooded cave said they were healthy on a video released Wednesday (July 4), as heavy rains forecast for later this week could complicate plans to safely extract them. The 12 boys and their coach are seen sitting with Thai navy SEALs in the dark cave. The boys, many wrapped in foil warming blankets, take turns introducing themselves, folding their hands together in a traditional greeting and saying their names and that they are healthy. The video,...
  • Thai official: Boys may have to dive from cave despite peril

    07/03/2018 6:51:18 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 56 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 07/03/2018 | Tassanee Vejpongsa
    A top Thai official said Tuesday that heavy rains forecast for the coming days could worsen floods in the mountain cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach were located after being missing for more than a week, forcing authorities to speed up their extraction. ... Officials said Tuesday that the boys, aged 11-16, and their 25-year-old coach were mostly in stable medical condition and have received high-protein liquid food. Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda, a member of the country's ruling military junta, said Tuesday that the boys may need to swim out using diving equipment ahead of bad weather forecast...