Evening Headlin es Bloomb er g: Spain’s Bad Bank Begins 15-Year Suicide With Bull Sale. Spain’s Sareb, set up last year to acquire 90 billion euros ($116 billion) of soured real estate assets at a discount from rescued lenders, is preparing...Show More Summary
Post by Julie Ryan Evans Charles Ramsay became an instant hero and celebrity when he helped rescue Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight after a decade of captivity. People lauded him and his straight talking ways, and wondered...Show More Summary
Charles Ramsey gets free burgers for the rest of his life. That is the reward a group of more than a dozen restaurants decided to give the hero credited with freeing three women in Cleveland who had been held hostage for more than a decade. Ramsey was a neighbor of the accused kidnapper and was [...]Show More Summary
Troubled Rescue Squad Slips Another Notch
The brutal abuse of Asiatic moon bears to produce bile for advocates of Chinese Medicine is receiving much needed widespread global attention. Guan Zhiling, a youngster who visited Animals Asia's Moon Bear Rescue Centre outside of Chengdu, China, summed the situation up beautifully: “It’s brutal and disrespectful to the bears, and a disgrace to the human race”. read more
Captain Francesco Schettino is accused of negligence that led to the grounding of the ship and of abandoning the stricken vessel while a rescue of its more than 4,200 passengers and crew was still underway.
We all agree it's a terrible feeling when you drop a phone, that fraction of a second when you realize, only too late, that your handset is headed toward the ground. Worse, of course, is knowing it won't be hitting concrete, but instead performing a beautiful swan dive into water. Show More Summary
An 88 year old woman who collects garbage for a living in China has been saving babies from infanticide since 1972. Only one year after she began saving babies, America bought the lie that legalized abortion would make it safe and lower the maternal mortality rate. Because we bought that lie, many Gosnells and Karpens [...]
Door Kickers is an unique, fast-paced real-time strategy game. Control a SWAT team from a 2D top-down perspective and rescue hostages. It has a random mission generator and will also come with a mission editor. Hat Tip Link Link 2 Price: $8++
NBC's Mark Murray reports that as the rescue and clean-up efforts in the aftermath of the Oklahoma tornado continues, there's a hearing on the IRS, where one official pleaded the Fifth, the immigration bill moved forward – voted out of committee, and Anthony Weiner's back.
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"I never lost consciousness, and I hollered for my little dog, and he didn't answer, he didn't come, so I know he's in here somewhere," says Barbara Garcia of Moore, OK, gesturing to the rubble around her. Share this image It's a scene of utter devastation, and Garcia is describing how she survived the tornado to a reporter from CBS News. Show More Summary
Even as workers continued to comb through the wreckage left by the massive tornado that hit Moore, Okla., official admit efforts are transitioning from rescue to "recovery."
ByGeorge Schneider: Those of us who lived through the rip-roaring inflation of the 70s are keenly aware of the pernicious effects of this confiscation of our earnings and wealth. Those days saw inflation rates up to 15% that wreaked havoc on the economy and household wealth and endured for several years. Show More Summary
Officials think they've found all the survivors, and victims, of the massive tornado that devastated the community of Moore. The official death toll stands at 24. More than 230 people are said to have been injured.
Hundreds of youths have set fire to cars and attacked police and rescue services in poor immigrant suburbs in three nights of rioting in Stockholm, Sweden's worst disorder in years.On Tuesday night, a police station in the Jakobsberg...Show More Summary
Syria’s opposition urged fighters across the country Wednesday to “rush to the rescue” of rebel stronghold Qusayr, while appealing to the international community to set up a humanitarian corridor to the embattled town. Syria’s acting National Coalition opposition chief George Sabra issued the call for rebel reinforcements to the town as Syrian troops backed by [...]
The huge task of clearing debris from areas devastated by the Oklahoma tornado was expected to begin Wednesday as rescue teams wound up their search for survivors -- and victims. Emergency crews and National Guard troops picked through neighborhoods without recognizable streets …
Emergency rescue beacons from SPOT have been slowly but surely moving toward a satellite device that provides seamless real-time communication around the world – in other words, a satellite phone. The company has moved from pre-written...Show More Summary
ACT Fire & Rescue are on scene at the Vikings Erindale Club, Ricardo Street, Wanniassa investigating smoke in the basement area. The club has been evacuated as a precaution. Update to follow. 4:00 PM [Courtesy ESA]