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Author Archive for: ‘Tina Volpe’

Malaysia Plane: The Saga Continues

It has been a grueling three weeks for the families, the search teams, and the others involved in this unprecedented aviation disaster with the vanishing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Malaysian authorities say the plane went down in the southern Indian Ocean. Search efforts are concentrated in an area far off Australia’s west coast. The first search area started in …

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Blackwater Shootings: Killers Hiding Behind The Military

On September 16, 2007, employees of military contractor Blackwater USA opened fire in a Baghdad traffic circle called Nisoor Square. They killed 17 unarmed Iraqi civilians, including a 9-year-old boy who was riding with his father. Many more were injured. New evidence is expected to be introduced by U.S. prosecutors in the upcoming trial of the Blackwater security guards, who …

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Putin Calls Obama: Wants Resolutions To Ukraine

Since the annexation of Crimea last week, the world watched as Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the documents, however, the West and the E.U. are calling his force over Crimea and his methods illegal. Many have called Putin a man drunk on power, and predicted that his cool demeanor and calculated plays would not stop there. It is evident that …

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Texas Oil Spill: Dead Oiled Birds Already Discovered

A major oil spill in Texas occurred when ship hit a barge filled with millions of gallons of oil sitting in the bay of Galveston, Texas, on Saturday afternoon, spilling 168,000 gallons of thick, sticky oil into the Port of Houston. As clean up crews worked, going into their third day after the spill, wildlife rescuers were also in the …

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Road Rage Video Goes Viral: Angry Driver Crashes

Most of us have experienced being on the road with someone who is either angry or in a hurry and tails and/or harasses you in some way. Heck, many of us have been guilty of “road rage” ourselves a time or two, but this woman who experienced a dose of rage on a Florida highway got it all on video. …

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Tornadoes in California: Four Twisters Wreak Havoc

Sacramento and the surrounding areas in northern California have seen some extremely unusual weather since their drought emergency. Although the rains and weather have eased the dry situation somewhat, California remains in an unprecedented drought. Heavy rain fell in San Francisco Wednesday morning, but by the end of the day only about a half-inch of the much-needed rain had fallen. …

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Obama To Meet Pope Francis For The First Time

Obama’s visit to the Vatican to meet Pope Francis this Thursday will be their very first meeting. However, the Vatican has been visited 28 times by an American president. The main purpose of President Obama’s visit is to discuss bridging the gap between the rich and the poor. Obama has called income inequality “the defining challenge of our time,” and …

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Lake Michigan Spill: BP Responsible For Another Oil Catastrophe

Wildlife and human life are still reeling from the damage the BP Deepwater Horizon accident created in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, and BP is again responsible for an oil spill in Lake Michigan. Less than a year ago, BP started up a new unit in northwestern Indiana to process Canadian tar sands at its Whiting refinery. Today that …

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Yemen Kidnapping Quickly Resolved, Captors Jailed

Yemeni security forces freed two Westerners unharmed on Tuesday shortly after they were kidnapped by gunmen in the capital Sanaa, in an incident highlighting the growing security threat in the country, sources told CNN. Yemen seems to be a common place for kidnapping, as foreign nationals are used as bargaining chips in their dealings with the central government. Over the …

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Flight 370: Is New Debris Found Best Lead Yet?

Wednesday, Malaysia’s defense minister announced that Europe’s main commercial satellite company, Airbus Defense and Space, had forwarded images depicting more than 122 objects floating in Indian Ocean near the suspected area Malaysian Flight 370 went down. Although the debris could be trash, and unrelated to the aircraft, Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said, “this is still the most credible lead that …

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Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Guilty Of Terrorism Threat

The voice of the al-Qaida propaganda videos and Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, was convicted Wednesday of conspiring to kill Americans as evidenced in his role as the terror group’s spokesman. After two days of deliberating, the jury returned the guilty verdict, which had entered its third week in United States District Court in Manhattan. Ghaith was convicted …

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Houston Fire Blazes For Hours Amid Dramatic Rescue

A fire broke out around 12 pm in a 396-unit apartment complex in downtown Houston on Tuesday. The $50 million luxury Axis Apartment project was still under construction in Houston’s Montrose district, and it was completely destroyed. Authorities said it was fueled by gusty winds that turned from a small rooftop fire to a blaze that completely engulfed the large …

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