• Parachute fail wife ‘among UK’s best’
  • The 9 best horror movies and series to stream in October
  • Rucksack ‘saved’ mine-plunge man’s life
  • “Experts” Are Now Predicting That The End Of The World Will Begin On October 15
  • Trump says envoy ‘wasting his time’ talking to North Korea

Parachute fail wife ‘among UK’s best’

‘Massive entanglement’ Mark Bayada, chief instructor of the Army Parachute Association at Netheravon, told the court Mrs Cilliers was “in the top per cent of competency in the country”. He told jurors two vital components, known as slinks, were missing from Mrs Cillier’s reserve chute. It is “almost impossible”, he said, for the “extremely strong” components to come off by mistake. Mr Bayada said Mrs Cillier’s main parachute was “distorted,…

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The 9 best horror movies and series to stream in October

It’s been a good year for horror: It and Get Out were two of the most popular movies of 2017, and original horror is finding its way to platforms like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. October is especially heavy on the streaming horror, so here are some suggestions to help you through the woods. Check out this week’s Upstream podcast for even more horror talk. 1) Gerald’s Game It’s the year…

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Rucksack ‘saved’ mine-plunge man’s life

Image copyright Cornwall Live Image caption Coastguard recue teams from Penzance and Lands End were involved Rescuers led by volunteers Cornwall Search and Rescue brought Mr Williams to safety through a narrow “hourglass” gap. He said the “professionalism and knowledge” of the rescue teams was “amazing” and thanked them for “without a doubt saving my life”. He had “many dark moments” during the ordeal but focusing on his family and…

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“Experts” Are Now Predicting That The End Of The World Will Begin On October 15

I’ve lived through so many end of the world predictions that I’m starting to wonder if there’s any truth to them at all. But on the off chance that we are living in a ‘boy who cried wolf’ situation, maybe I should start to pay attention. Christian conspiracy theorist David Meade predicted that the world was going to end on September 23, but this clearly didn’t happen. (Either that, or…

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Caribbean islands ravaged by Hurricane Irma vow to come back stronger than ever

St. John, once dubbed the jewel of the Caribbean, was left looking like a devastated wasteland after Hurricane Irma ripped through it. The storm also destroy 90 percent of St. Martin and left the once glamorous and exclusive resort town of St. Barts a tattered mess. But the survivors left behind on the Caribbean islands ravaged by Hurricane Irma say they will rebuild and the islands will be stronger than…

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Erdogan threatens Iraqi Kurds with army

close Speech by Turkish leader Erdogan turns violent in NYC Brawl breaks out in crowd after protesters disrupt event; Laura Ingraham reports “Our military is not [at the border] for nothing,” Erdogan said. “We could arrive suddenly one night.” Erdogan also said Turkey would take political, economic and military measures against Iraqi Kurds’ steps toward independence and also suggested that Turkey could halt oil flows from a pipeline from northern…

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The World Is Ending Again

Remember when the world ended on September 23 of this very year? Me neither, which was weird: various conspiracy theorists, including the American numerologist David Meade, seemed to be totally convinced that the planet would collide on that date with a hidden world, and subsequently explode in a riot of death and destruction. Well, it appears he made a mistake. Reports are now going around that Meade has double-checked his…

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