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Biden Weighs In On New COVID Threat

( – Another strain of the dreaded coronavirus has been discovered, leading many nations to initiate a new round of travel restrictions. On Monday, President Joe Biden weighed in on how his administration intends to tackle the variant. The day the World Health Organization identified the Omicron variant, I took immediate steps to restrict travel […]

Family Hunting Trip Ends In Tragedy

( – Hunting is a yearly tradition for many families across the nation. While stalking game in the wild is generally safe, accidents do happen. On Saturday, November 27, such an accident claimed the life of an 11-year-old girl. An 11-year-old girl was killed after she was accidentally shot by her father while hunting in […]

Massive Storm Wakes Deadly Creatures Leaving Hundreds Injured

( – Occasionally, Mother Nature unleashes havoc the likes of which one only expects to see in a Hollywood blockbuster. Such was the case recently in Egypt, where vicious storms brought about an event that could have come straight from The Mummy. #Egypt : Health official in Aswan has told BBC that the heavy thunder […]

Black Friday Scams to Avoid

( – Black Friday is arguably the biggest shopping day of the year. People line up in front of stores, waiting for a chance to score big deals when the doors finally open. For those who aren’t into shopping in person, online retailers have now joined the madness of Black Friday. With so much money […]

Kraft Heinz Announces Major Recall

( – When products are released to the public, they’re supposed to be safe. This is especially true for consumable products. Unfortunately, every once in a while, accidents happen during production that lead to recalls. Such is the case in a recall issued by Kraft Heinz for their 8-ounce tropical Kool-Aid beverages. Kraft Heinz recalls […]

Basic Firearm Safety Rules Everyone Should Know

( – With so many examples of poor firearm safety in the news recently, now is a good time to cover some basic safety rules for firearms. In the following video from Brownells, Inc., Jeff Gonzales from Trident Concepts outlines four important gun safety rules: All guns are always loaded. Even if you know for […]

Police Demolish Family Home During Tense Standoff

( – No one ever expects an armed criminal to break into their home. Even if the unthinkable should happen, it’s all the more unexpected to have the police demolish the house to get to the criminal. Unfortunately for one family of seven, this is exactly what happened, leaving them homeless. Family’s home demolished in […]

Heartbreaking Tragedy Claims 25 Preschool Children

( – Watching tragedy befall another person is never easy. However, when children are involved, disaster tends to be far more heart-wrenching. On Monday, November 8, at least 25 preschoolers lost their lives in one of the most horrific ways imaginable. Niger classroom fire kills at least 25 schoolchildren — BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) […]

Heroic Man Ends Shooting Before It Begins

( – Often, the difference between life and death in a survival situation depends on split-second decisions. Taking too long to decide on a course of action leads to people getting hurt. Thankfully, a church congregation in Tennessee is blessed with a quick-thinking pastor. Police said the suspect was sitting toward the front of the […]

China Caught With Mock US Warships

( – Tensions between the United States and China have been rapidly escalating recently. China claims the sovereign nation of Taiwan to be a part of its empire, while the U.S. has supported Taiwan’s independence. This has led to the exchange of strong words between the two superpowers. Recent satellite images show that China may […]

Dangerous Selfie Leads to Tragedy

( – In today’s world, millions of people carry cell phones with them wherever they go. Along with this luxury comes the ability to take pictures anywhere. This has given rise to the “selfie,” a picture taken of oneself using a smartphone, which is usually shared on social media later. While selfies are generally harmless, […]

Zip Line Worker Dies a Hero

( – For the most part, zip lining is a fun and safe outdoor activity that thousands of people enjoy each year. However, as with anything in life, accidents do happen. On Monday, one zip line worker lost his life due to injuries sustained while trying to prevent such an accident. “We are saddened and […]

New Research Suggests US Tap Water Hiding Dangerous Secrets

( – When it comes to survival, few things are as crucial as clean, drinkable water. In as few as three days, a person can die without it. This is precisely why survival sites, magazines, and shows cover the topic relentlessly. Clean water is vital to one’s survival. For those who never venture out into […]

Chinese Government Gives Urgent Notice, Tells Citizens to Prepare

( – Most world governments want their citizens to be moderately prepared for a crisis. Even the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have guidelines they urge Americans to follow for emergency preparedness. While this might be normal in most cases, the Ministry of Commerce in China just released an emergency warning instructing people […]

Father Faces Murder Charges After Rescuing Daughter, Killing Her Boyfriend

( – Every parent worries that one day, something horrible will happen to their children. In the world we live in, those worries are justified.  For one father in Washington, his worst nightmares turned into reality when his daughter was sold into a sex trafficking ring. What he did next has shocked the nation.  Give […]

Gun Manufacturers Capitalize on New Slogan

( – In early October, Brandon Brown won a Nascar race in Alabama. During an interview following his victory, the crowd was in an uproar, chanting, “**** Joe Biden.” The interviewer, Kelli Stavast from NBC Sports, implied that the crowd was instead saying, “Let’s go Brandon.” NBC reporter attempts desperate damage control as crowd chants […]

Forget Burglary, They Stole the Whole House!

( – For most homeowners, the idea of having a criminal break in and rob them is a legitimate concern. The notion of having their entire house stolen, however, seems a bit far-fetched. For one man in Lutton, England, this nightmare scenario is a bitter reality. Man shocked to find house stripped of all furnishings […]

Lost Hiker Snubs Search and Rescue Efforts

( – Phone calls from unknown numbers are an annoyance that many people are far too familiar with. From unsolicited calls regarding car warranties to possible (or very likely) scams, it’s no wonder why people don’t answer their phones when they don’t recognize a number. But when one is lost in the wild and the […]

Boaters Rescue Desperate Dog Over a Mile From Shore

( – The news often shows the worst of humankind, pushing stories about violence and crime. It becomes rather disheartening after a while. Occasionally, a glimmer of hope shines through, though, highlighting the brighter side of humanity. One such story unfolded off the coast of Florida recently. A group of boaters were enjoying the waves […]

Senior Pentagon Official Warns of Future ISIS-K, al Qaeda Attacks

( – Amidst the current political turmoil and pandemic madness, it’s easy to forget that there are still people in the world who want nothing more than to see America burn. On Tuesday, October 26, a senior Pentagon official gave the nation an ominous reminder. Senior Pentagon official says ISIS-K could be capable of attacking […]

Pastor Suspected of Human Sacrifice Dies in Police Custody

( – Religion is supposed to bring joy and comfort to those who embrace it. Unfortunately, some people weaponize faith and use it as a way to amass power and exert control over others. This seems to have been the case for a pastor in Jamaica prior to his arrest and subsequent death. The leader […]

Mass Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, Multiple Wounded

( – Active shooter events have plagued the country for years. From schools and concerts to churches and bars, it seems that no place is safe from these acts of violence. On Monday, October 25, another gunman opened fire, this time in a mall. BREAKING: At least two people killed after reported shooting at mall […]

Pacific Northwest Hammered by “Bomb Cyclone”

( – America’s Pacific Northwest has had a rough year. Millions of acres and thousands of buildings burned to the ground while wildfires scorched multiple states. But although the fires were bad enough, a new threat came pouring down — literally. Heavy rain and strong winds pounded parts of California and the Pacific Northwest early […]

Police Discover Real Life House of Horrors

( – There seems to be no end to the depths of insanity some people can reach. Police in Indiana found this out firsthand Tuesday night when a woman led them to a real-life house of horrors. Police: A killing and suspected kidnapping in Evansville reportedly began with a meeting on a dating app and […]

Bicyclist Hit Three Times By Same Driver Dies

( – In the concrete jungle, the need to be ever aware of one’s surroundings is critical. One wrong step, or in this case riding a bike near the wrong vehicle, can be fatal. Warren Yoshio Watanabe Wiki – Warren Yoshio Watanabe Biography Warren Yoshio Watanabe was riding on the sidewalk when a 77-year-old woman […]

Honeymoon Ends in Explosive Tragedy

( – The horrors of war claim the lives of soldiers and civilians alike. When wars end, populations rejoice as the killing ends and peace returns. Over a century after the end of World War I (WWI), however, remnants of old battlefields are still claiming lives. A honeymoon party accidentally triggered a buried WWI bomb […]

Woman Assaulted On Train While Bystanders Do Nothing

( – Most people like to believe that humanity as a whole consists of good people. The kind of people who would help each other out in an emergency. Unfortunately for one woman in Philadelphia, humanity fell short of these expectations. As a woman was being raped while on a train near Philadelphia on Wednesday […]

Mother Fatally Shot By Toddler

( – Becoming a gun owner comes with a lot of responsibility. When there is a child in the home, that level of responsibility skyrockets. Unfortunately, not everyone takes the precautions necessary to keep their firearms safe and out of the hands of little ones. One such instance of negligence recently cost a mother her […]

Emergency Food Supplier Runs Out of Supplies

( – The global supply chain has been hit hard since the initial onslaught of the coronavirus. Shelves have gone empty, and recently, the United Nations even received a warning letter from the workers who keep goods moving. Now, it seems that even emergency food suppliers are being hit by shortages. “The biggest emergency food […]

Disturbing “Home Invasion” Nearly Kills Sleeping Woman

( – The whole idea behind embracing a survival mindset is to prepare for the unknown and the unexpected. Unfortunately, sometimes the emergencies that arise are nearly impossible to prepare for. Take, for instance, the sky falling — literally. This is exactly what happened to a woman in British Columbia when a close call with […]