The U.S. Navy is tapping the power of the Force (of Star Wars fame) to wage war. Its latest weapon is an electromagnetic railgun launcher. It uses a form of electromagnetic energy known as the Lorentz force to hurl a 23-pound projectile at speeds exceeding Mach 7
TOPEKA In a revelation that shocked lawmakers, the companies running the state’s foster care system said Tuesday that more than 70 foster children are missing in Kansas. Lawmakers also were furious that Phyllis Gilmore, secretary of the Kansas Department for Children and Families, appeared unaware that three sisters have been missing from a northeast Kansas foster home since Aug. 26. Sen. Laura Kelly, a Topeka Democrat, told a child welfare task force meeting that when she asked DCF about the missing children on Tuesday, the agency knew nothing. Follow link for full story. http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article178148856.html
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The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Kansai in Osaka Prefecture has succeeded in making hens lay eggs that contain a pharmaceutical agent that can be used to treat such diseases as cancer and hepatitis, it has been learned. The procedure uses genome editing technology to produce interferon beta, a type of protein related to the immune system, at a relatively low cost. As early as next year, a joint research company plans to sell the drug as a research reagent at a price about half that of the conventional product. Eventually, they hope to lower the price to less than 10 percent of the current level. Interferon beta is used in the treatment of malignant skin cancer and hepatitis, as well as for virus research. Conventional product...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – FEMA is hiring local residents to assist in the disaster recovery effort in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Residents who wish to apply should email their résumés to email@example.com and include the words “Puerto Rico” in the subject line. If you do not have access to the internet, you can submit your resume at any open post office in Puerto Rico in a sealed envelope; you do not need to mail your resume, simply drop it off and the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will transmit to FEMA’s team in Puerto Rico. Some of the jobs needed include: Engineer, Floodplain Management Specialist, Geospatial Information Systems Specialist, Administrative Support Assistant, Insurance Specialist, Emergency Management Specialist, Equal Rights Advisor,
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Tropical Storm Nate has killed at least 22 people in Central America as it pummeled the region with heavy rain while heading toward Mexico's Caribbean resorts and the US Gulf Coast, where it could strike as a hurricane this weekend. In Nicaragua, at least 11 people died on Thursday, seven others were reported missing and thousands had to evacuate homes because of flooding, said the country's vice president Rosario Murillo. Emergency officials in Costa Rica reported that at least eight people were killed due to the lashing rain, including two children. Another 17 people were missing, while more than 7000 had to take refuge from Nate in shelters, authorities said. Two youths also drowned in Honduras due to the sudden swell in a river, while a man was killed in a mud slide
A Detroit mother was sentenced to seven days in jail for refusing to vaccinate her son will appear in court on Wednesday morning. Rebecca Bredow had a hearing in Pontiac Wednesday to decide if she will go to jail for refusing to vaccinate her son. She was sentenced for contempt of court. The mother of two had one week to get her son vaccinated, and refused to comply with court orders and agreements dating back to November 2016 saying she would vaccinate the boy. Bredow's ex-husband wants their son vaccinated, but she is the primary caregiver for their son. Now, he will have temporary custody to take the child to get vaccinated while she goes to jail. "I would rather sit behind bars standing up for what I believe in, than giving in to something I strongly don't believe in," Bred
CAUTION !!!! Alledged photo of Stephen Paddock Not sure if its real, seems real, looks real.
Boston 25 News released the images of automatic rifles, with a bipod stand, lying on the carpet of the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay hotel. They can be seen with a hammer to smash the windows needed to fire upon crowds below. “There were multiple people dead and multiple shooters. I was just hiding waiting for police to come get us. I got outside safely and was hiding in bushes,” Brian Hodge told Australia’s Courier-Mail. Mr. Hodge, who was staying in room 32134, next door to Stephen Paddock in room 32135, also provided important information when he revealed that a security guard was killed by police. Source: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/world-news/649472/las-vegas-shooting-first-picture-guns-stephen-paddock-mandalay-bay-hotel-room http://yournewswire.com/hotel-guest
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Interesting information about statement made at concert. 45 mins before shots were fired. #LasVegasShooting pic.twitter.com/OiYQwPw1wC — Carl Bunce (@CarlBunce) October 2, 2017
Check out @severeweatherEU’s Exceptional nearby lightning strike - location somewhere in Canada. Report: SuperϟCélula pic.twitter.com/e73y9j9fnC — severe-weather.EU (@severeweatherEU) September 29, 2017 Tweet: https://twitter.com/severeweatherEU/status/913714744732905472?s=09