Posts Tagged ‘emergency’
Faye Hyde (right) sits on a mattress in what was her yard as she comforts her granddaughter Sierra Goldsmith, 2, in Concord Alabama Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Their home was completely destroyed. WASHINGTON – PRESIDENT Barack Obama late on Wednesday ordered the US government to ‘move quickly’ to get search and rescue aid to..
Russia clashes over energy with Belarus, Ukraine, EU
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Simple test may predict life expectancy
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
For North Korea, next step is a nuclear test?
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
NASA releases “Told Ya So” apocalypse video early
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
wikileaksnews.net – An image of the Tu-154 plane after its emergency landing at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, which was recorded on a passenger’s cellphone, on Dec. 4, 2010. At least two people were killed and 87 were injured when a Tu-154 plane skidded off the runway during an emergency landing at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport Saturday, local..
A uniformed policeman proposed to his girlfriend at the headquarters of the Police Tactical Unit (Hong Kong’s emergency police squad) while being flanked by cheering colleagues. The YouTube video attracted more than 32,800 hits in three days. Local viewers are torn between collective “awwwww”s and moral outrage. It’s the stuff that fuels girly daydreams and..