The Psychic Twins made the following predictions on national TV and radio or in national magazines from 1998 to 2014. All of them happened.

100 PREDICTIONS THAT HAPPENED IN OCTOBER 2014

Written by The Psychic Twins

Celebrity, Economic, General Interest, Medical, Natural Disasters, Predictions, Terrorism, What's New, World

All predicted on 1/6/14 Beyond the Gate

Listen to The Psychic Twins’ 2014-15 Predictions Show on Beyond the Gate radio now! We have nearly 200,000 hits on this show alone: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YZujEmkyZw

Government, Political and Military Scandals

• Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns after series of breaches, including knife-wielding intruder who made it all the way through the White House – 10/1/14

• Secret Service scandal: White House facing coverup accusations in Secret Service prostitution scandal – investigator was asked to alter or withhold “info that would be embarrassing.” – 10/9/14

• Pennsylvania Porn Scandal: 2 top state officials resign – 10/3/14

• VA: Veterans Affairs Department is firing 4 senior officials amid mounting allegations – 10/7/14

• Alabama House Speaker arrested on 23 felony ethics charges – 10/20/14

 

Economy / Financial Fraud/ Scandals/ Cyberattacks

• China overtook the US as the world’s largest economy, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – 10/8/14

• J.P. Morgan Chase Bank Cyber Attack: One of the largest corporate security cyber hacks in history! Data breach affected 76 million households and 7 million businesses – 10/1/14

• Kmart latest victim of US retail data breach – 10/11/14

• Staples investigates massive data breach, 1.2 million customers impacted – 10/21/14

• Saks Fifth Avenue employees busted in identity theft ring at flagship midtown store – 10/6/14

• 500 million financial records hacked in 2014, said federal officials – 10/20/14

• White House hacked, NATO and US Defense among targets; Russia suspected – 10/29/14

• Red Cross accused of misusing assets during disasters Hurricane Sandy and others – donors outraged that millions never went to immediate relief – 10/31/14

• Stock Market volatility: Dow Jones plunges 334, worst day of 2014, day after “best day” – 10/9/14

• Stocks plummet as Dow tumbles 460, biggest one-day drop in 3 years – 10/15/14

 

Terrorism and Lone Wolf Terror Attacks, School Shootings

• Seattle Washington: 5 students killed in lone wolf shooting rampage at Marysville-Pilchuck High School by 15-year old student – 10/24/14

• New York and Washington D. C. investigate bomb threat by Al Qaeda – 9/9/14

• New York City: 2 New York cops attacked with hatchet on the street – Suspect killed, was jihadist “inspired by terrorists” – 10/23/14

• California: 3 Sacramento sheriff’s deputies shot, 2 killed…manhunt for 2 suspects, shooters arrested – 10/24/14

• Los Angeles, California: 5 shot, one killed in Watts shootings – 10/27/14

• Chicago O’Hare Airport: 19 year-old arrested, charged with attempting to join ISIS and provide material support to terror group – 10/6/14

• Denver: 3 Denver Colorado teens detained in Germany. “Jihad Janes” attempted to join ISIS – 10/21/14

• North Carolina: Gunman on run after shooting 2 men outside courthouse – 10/28/14

• London Anti-terror Raids: 4 Islamic terrorists arrested in several raids; suspected of plotting “significant attack” in UK – 10/7/14

• UK: First ISIS terror plot on UK foiled amid growing fears – 10/7/14

• Texas: At least 10 ISIS fighters caught trying to cross Mexico border
into Texas – 10/8/14 (Predicted in popmusicgadfly interview July 22, 2014)

• Houston Texas: 2 dead after shooting outside Ben Taub Hospital – 10/22/14

• Yemen: Suicide bombings kill 67, wound 75 – 10/9/14

• Yemen: suicide bomber kills 20 – 10/27/14

• Yemen: 10 killed in Al Qaeda stronghold – 10/26/14

• Malaysia Flight MH370 spiraled into the Indian Ocean when fuel ran out: ATSB Report confirms The Psychic Twins’ predictions – 10/9/14

• Iraq: ISIS suicide bombers kill 28 Kurds, police chief assassinated – 10/13/14

• Iraq: Triple suicide bombing kills 58 – 10/13/14

• Iraq: Bodies of hundreds of Iraqi tribesmen fighting against ISIS found in mass grave – 10/30/14

• Iraq: ISIS massacre 600 prisoners in Mosul – 10/30/14

• Iraq: ISIS kills 85 members of Iraqi tribe – 10/30/14

• Iraq: ISIS suspected in blast that killed 43 – 10/20/14

• Iraq: Attacks in Baghdad by ISIS kills at least 50 people – 10/16/14

• Iraq: Baghdad restaurant bomb kills 21 – 10/21/14

• Iraq: Baghdad suicide bomber kills 38 militiamen, wounds 60 – 10/27/14

• Iraq: ISIS executes more than 40 tribesmen in Anbar – 10/29/14

• Washington state: man goes on shooting rampage, opens fire on
police stations and patrol cars in 3 towns – 10/16/14

• Chicago Illinois: Man shoots 2 deputies in Chicago, IL – He is captured – 10/16/14

• Syria: ISIS is training pilots to fly MiG fighter planes – capture 3 jets for use in possible terror attacks – 10/17/14

• Syria: Airstrikes target ISIS near Kobani, more than 400 killed – 10/7/14

• Nigeria: for the first time, Islamist violence in Nigeria has claimed 10,000 lives in 2014 – Now on the level of ISIS.

• Nigeria: Boko Haram attacks and kills 8, kidnaps others despite cease-fire announcement – 10/18/14

• Nigeria: Boko Haram kill dozens in 5 attacks on villages – 10/18/14

• Nigeria: Boko Haram kill 17, abduct dozens – 10/26/14

• Canada: 2 Canadian soldiers run over and killed by radicalized Muslim – 10/20/14

• Ottowa, Canada: Manhunt for Ottawa gunmen after attack on Parliament and mall by radicalized Muslims. Soldier and gunman dead – 10/22/14

• Saudi Arabia terror: Saudi Arabia convicts 27 for plotting series of attacks on US forces – 10/22/14

• Egypt: 7 attacks kill 33 security personnel – 10/24/14

• Egypt: Bomb blast outside Cairo University wounds 11, including 6 police officers. Militant group claimed responsibility – 10/22/14

• Egypt, Cairo: State of Emergency declared after 2 attacks kill 31 soldiers, including several senior Army officers (25 wounded) – 10/25/14

• “Khorasan Group” is new name coined by Obama for old foe Al Qaeda, which is still alive and active – 9/30/14

• Mali: 9 peacekeepers killed by militants – 10/3/14

 

Health and Medical Breakthroughs

• Obesity and cancer linked, scientists find – 10/3/14

• Colon cancer breakthrough: Home test for colon cancer offered – 10/26/14

• Prostate cancer: Missing link between vitamin D and prostate cancer – 10/22/14

• Alzheimer’s: Memory loss is reversed for the first time in Alzheimer’s patients – 10/3/14

• Brain and Alzheimer’s breakthrough: 3 Neuroscientists receive Nobel Prize in Medicine for work on cells that form brain’s GPS system – 10/6/14

• Alzheimer’s: Non-drug treatment may reverse disease – 10/12/14

• Transplant: First baby born to woman with womb transplant (Sweden) – 10/3/14

• Parkinson’s: Drug used for another disease slows progression of Parkinson’s, improves motor function – 10/8/14

• Cancer: Light-emitting diodes bring relief to young cancer patients – 10/8/14

• Heart breakthrough: Aortic valve treatment promising – 10/10/14

• Heart: Australian doctors perform pioneering heart transplant – 10/24/14 (Predicted in January 2011 Futurescope)

• Ebola: No longer an epidemic, “It’s now a humanitarian crisis” – 10/17/14

• Paralysis/ spinal cord injury: Paralysed man walks again thanks to cells transplanted from his nose (U. College of London) – 10/15/14

• Autism: Scientists link 60 genes to autism risk – 10/30/14

• Stem cells: Scientists generate first human stomach tissue in lab with stem cells – 10/29/14

 

Earthquakes/Extreme Weather/ Mega Storms

• Hurricane Simon becomes season’s eighth major hurricane off Baja California Coast – 10/4/14

• CAT 5 Super Typhoon Vongfong, most powerful Typhoon of 2014, batters Japan (63,000 miles wide) – 10/8/14

• Texas: 3 killed as powerful storm sweeps across country from Texas to Alabama (EF2 tornado strikes Little Rock, Arkansas) – 10/13/14

• CAT 4 Hurricane Gonzalo strongest Atlantic hurricane in 3 years – 10/15/14

• Chicago has worst flooding since 1987 – 300 flights cancelled due to high winds and waves – 10/31/14

• China Earthquake: 6.4 quake rattles Yunnan Province – 10/7/14

• Mexico: 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes coast – 10/7/14

• Japan: 6.3 earthquake hits Japan coast – 10/11/14

• El Salvador: 7.4 earthquake shakes coast, one dead – 10/13/14

 

Celebrity Scandals

• Real Housewives star Teresa Giudice gets 15 months prison sentence, husband gets 41 months jail time on conspiracy and bankruptcy charges – 10/2/14

• Joan Rivers’ throat specialist and Yorkville Endoscopy Clinic sued by daughter Melissa, following comedienne’s tragic death – 10/2/14 (predicted on Facebook after Joan’s death)

• Former exec says NFL ignored hundreds of domestic violence cases over many years – 10/9/14

• NFL star Adrian Peterson used charity funds to pay for sex party – 10/6/14

• Registered sex offender emerges as star college football player Jamil Cooks, 23 – 10/28/14

• ‘7th Heaven’ star Stephen Collins dropped from ‘TED 2’ film, resigns from SAG board after child molestation confession – 10/7/14

• Ex-husband of Melba Moore convicted of running multi-million dollar investment scam – 10/10/14

• Actress and child star Skye McCole Bartusiak died of accidental overdose at 21 – 10/16/14

• Plagiarism: ‘Stairway to Heaven’ lawsuit against Led Zeppelin moves forward. Members of the band Spirit claim rock legend plagiarized Randy California. Many consider this to be rock ‘n roll’s greatest song – 10/21/14

• Biggest collegiate fraud in history exposed: 3,100 students (and 1,500 student athletes) took bogus classes; many coaches knew about scheme over 20 years – 10/22/14

• ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ cancelled (TLC Network): Mama June allegedly dating child molester who abused her older daughter Anna at age 8 – 10/24/14

 

Church Scandals

•  Pastor with AIDS who slept with flock has been barred from pulpit. Rev. Juan D. McFarland sued by deacons – 10/14/14

•  Top megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll resigns in shame after 18 years – 10/16/14

 

Year of the Woman

•  Malala Yousafzai, 17, is youngest woman to ever win the Nobel Peace Prize. The young activist was shot in the head by Taliban gunman 2 years ago in Pakistan for insisting that girls have the right to an education – 10/11/14

•  Rampage ended when hero teacher Megan Silverberger ran towards and confronted gunman Jaylen Fryberg during Seattle school shooting – 10/28/14

•  Marvel Studios announces first female and black superheroes – 10/28/14

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100 PREDICTIONS (a new record!) THAT HAPPENED in SEPTEMBER 2014

Written by The Psychic Twins

Celebrity, Economic, Medical, Natural Disasters, Predictions, Terrorism, What's New, World

All predicted on 1/6/14 Beyond the Gate

Listen to The Psychic Twins’ 2014-15 Predictions Show on Beyond the Gate radio now! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YZujEmkyZw

Government, Political and Military Scandals

• Ex-Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and wife guilty of 11 corruption counts, face 20 years in jail – 9/9/14

• Major IRS scam: identity tax refund fraud; Con artists have been filing bogus tax returns and collecting millions – 9/21/14

• IRS has lost emails from 5 more employees who are part of congressional probes – 9/6/14

• Obama: “US Intelligence underestimated Islamic militants in Syria. Conversely, the US overestimated the ability of the Iraqi army to fight ISIS” – 9/28/14

• Secret Service fumbled response after gunman hit White House residence – 9/27/14

• Obama faces backlash after criticizing the intel community for missing ISIS threat – 9/29/14

• Former HHS cyber security chief Timothy DeFoggi convicted on child porn charges – 8/27/14

 

Economy / Financial Fraud/ Scandals/ Cyberattacks

• China hacked military contractor networks at least 9 times, putting US military security operations at risk – 9/17/14

• Half of all American adults were hacked this year, with data or identities stolen (CNN) – 9/4/14

• Digital Jihad: Jihadists in the Middle East ramp up efforts to mount a catastrophic cyber attack on the US infrastructure and financial system – 9/14/14/

• Russian hackers release 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords online – 9/10/14

• Home Depot Hack could be biggest card breach ever, 60 million customers hacked – 9/9/14

• Ruble plunges to new lows, authorities tell Russians not to panic – 9/16/14

• Ice Bucket Fraud: ALS Foundation admits that 73% of donations are not used for ALS research – 9/1/14

• Massive pedophile ring busted, world’s largest with up to 70,000 members. 230 kids from 30 countries saved – 184 arrested 9/17/14

• NFL Scandal grows: League execs lied about seeing video of Ray Rice punching his fiancé in elevator – 9/10/14

• Dow tumbles 264 points in biggest stock sell-off in two months 
- 9/25/14

 

Church Scandals

•  The Vatican arrested a former archbishop accused of paying for sex with children while he was a papal ambassador in the Dominican Republic, the first-ever arrest inside the city state on charges of pedophilia.

Jozef Wesolowski was defrocked by a Vatican tribunal in June, and has been placed under house arrest, awaiting a criminal trial – 9/23/14

•  Pastor with AIDS sued after revelation of multiple affairs, drug use; knew he had AIDS (Alabama) – 10/15/14

 

Terrorism and Lone Wolf Terror Attacks, School Shootings

•  Washington: White House and Pentagon announce the US is at war with ISIS (Al Qaeda offshoot) – 9/12/14

•  Australia: 15 terror suspects arrested in largest counterterrorism raid in Australian history, thwarting ISIS plot to behead random civilians; 800 federal and state police officers raided a dozen properties – 9/17/14

•  New York: US charges NY man with funding ISIS, plotting US terror attack (to kill US troops), recruiting for ISIS – 9/16/14

•  Pennsylvania: Massive Cop killer manhunt – One state trooper killed, one wounded by lone gunman in Blooming Grove – 9/15/14

•  Pennsylvania: Police arrest Reading man after being found passed out in car with 2 children, 3 homemade bombs – 9/12/14

•  Syria: ISIS executes British aid worker David Haines, third western captive to be killed by extremists in recent weeks – 9/13/14

•  Syria: Al Qaeda cell in Syria (known as Khorasan Group) poses ISIS-level threat – 9/18/14

•  Pakistan: Army arrests 10 militants suspected in attack on teen activist Malala, 16 – 9/12/14

•  Texas: ISIS terror cell formed just a few miles from El Paso on Texas border – 9/10/14

•  France: French girl investigated over alleged jihad plan

•  Chicago: Man with ISIS flag accused of threatening cop with a bomb -9/3/14

•  Chicago: Employee started arson fire at FAA facility that canceled 2,000 flights at O’Hare and Midway Airports; faces 20 years in prison – 9/26/14

•  Florida: Mall shooting outside Orlando Florida, 2 suspects dead and 2 victims wounded – 9/24/14

•  Boston: Tech-savvy terrorist from Boston running ISIS’ social media campaigns, now on FBI “Most Wanted Terrorists” list. Father is prominent Boston endocrinologist – 9/4/14

•  Iraq: Terror attacks kill 17, mass grave found to contain 15 bodies – 
9/5/14

•  India: Al Qaeda announces in video it’s opening new branch in India “to wage jihad” – 9/4/14

•  Somalia: Top Somali militant killed in US operation, Pentagon says; was behind deadly 2013 siege of Nairobi Kenya shopping mall – “Major loss to Al Shabaab terror group” – 9/5/14

•  North Carolina: ISIS supporter from NC arrested at JFK airport on weapons charges; expressed allegiance with ISIS jihadists – 8/11/14

•  China: Man kills 3 children, stabs 8 students and a teacher, then jumps off building – 9/1/14

•  Libya: Libyan islamist rebels steal 11 commercial jets from Tripoli airport; planes could be used to carry out terror attacks – 9/2/14

•  Second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, beheaded by ISIS – 9/2/14

•  Missouri: 3 killed, 2 critically wounded in shooting rampage in Kansas City. Hours later, 3 injured in nearby Motel 6 – 9/3/14

•  Missouri: Man who threw Molotov cocktails at Missouri Congressman’s office arrested – 9/18/14

•  Florida: Man shoots daughter, 6 grandchildren in murder-suicide – 9/18/14

•  Florida: 15 wounded in Miami nightclub shooting; some victims are children as young as 11 years old – 9/28/14

•  Colorado woman attempts to join ISIS militants – 9/28/14

•  Intel: Southern border terror attack imminent, threat of Islamic groups (ISIS and Al Qaeda) now operating in Juarez, Mexico – (Predicted by The Psychic Twins in interview on popmusicgadfly.com June, 2014)

•  London: UK counterterror police arrest 11 men in London for supporting terrorism; More than a dozen homes and businesses raided – 9/25/14

•  Saudi Arabia: 88 suspects arrested in Al Qaeda cell, plotting attacks inside and outside Saudi Arabia (Predicted 1/20/13 on BTG Radio)

•  Minneapolis, Minnesota: 2 dozen men from Minnesota are fighting with ISIS in Syria; 2 Minneapolis men killed fighting with ISIS rebels – 9/1/14

•  Nigeria: Uganda arrests 19 Al Qaeda militants linked to ‘imminent’ terror attack on US Embassy (foiled plot); Somali group al Shabaab hatched plot – 9/14/14

•  Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 15 at N. Nigerian college – 9/17/14

•  Iraq: Baghdad car bombing attack kills 17 – 9/19/14

•  Iraq: Wave of terror attacks kills nearly 50 – 9/30/14

•  New York: Al Qaeda plot uncovered to bomb New York and Paris subway systems – 9/26/14

•  Arizona: Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station was evacuated after bomb threat – 9/24/14

•  Australia: ISIS plot to attack lawmakers (including Prime Minister Tony Abbott) triggers ramped-up security – 9/19/14

•  Pope Francis says current world chaos is “effectively World War III” – 9/13/14

•  Washington, D.C.: White House fence jumper who ran deep into The White House overpowered Secret Service officer; had 800 rounds of ammunition and machete in car, posed threat to President Obama – 9/22/14

•  Terror Groups Al Qaeda and AQAP in the Gulf and North Africa have issued a rare joint statement, urge militants to unite against the west, US – 9/28/14

•  North Carolina and Kentucky: 2 school shootings on same day leave 2 students wounded – 9/30/14

•  Queens New York: 2 gunmen shoot four men on porch – 9/20/14

 

Health and Medical Breakthroughs

• Cancer: Man survives rare cancer after new “targeted therapy;” new drugs seek out novel proteins and shut them down – 9/16/14

• Cancer breakthrough may kill all tumors, allows immune system to do the work – 9/3/14

• Alzheimer’s breakthrough: Popular sleeping pills and anxiety meds, Valium, Xanax and Ativan may lead to rick of developing Alzheimer’s – 9/10/14

• Prostate Cancer: New genetic discovery! Test identifies new methods to treat Prostate cancer – 9/15/14

• Prostate Cancer: Revolutionary treatment SU2C – 9/4/14

• Brain Cancer: Medical milestone when Arizona doctor used new technology to help remove brain tumors; could revolutionize the field. Minimally invasive, less risk, less trauma – 9/5/14

• Skin Cancer: New Merck Melanoma drug called “game-changing” with big advantages over chemo. 90% of patients have no side effects – 9/5/14

• Cancer: Mantis shrimps can see cancer and scientists have created a camera that does the same – 9/26/14

• Diabetes breakthrough: Combo Diabetes therapy outperforms other treatments, combines insulin with new hormone-like drug – 9/12/14

• MS, Diabetes, Lupus breakthrough: Scientists discover how to “switch off” autoimmune diseases – 9/4/14

• MS: Success in trial for first generic MS drug, paves way for more development – 9/12/14

• MS: Music therapy helps boost coordination, concentration and movement in MS patients – 9/29/14

• ADHD: Medications plus parent training may help kids with aggression, ADHD (Predicted on The Allie Cheslick Show 6/2/13) – 9/12/14

• Schizophrenia: Team discovers neurochemical imbalance in schizophrenia (Predicted 1/20/13 on Beyond the Gate Radio) – 9/11/14

• Depression: Blood test spots adult depression – 9/17/14

• Weight loss: FDA approves third new weight-loss pill Contrave – 9/10/14

• Telepathy breakthrough: Harvard scientists send mental message 4,000 miles between two people – 9/8/14

 

Earthquakes/Extreme Weather/ Mega Storms

• California: 500 mini quakes struck Southeast California in 2 days (September 2014) 

• Alaska: 6.2 earthquake jolts Alaska – 9/25/14

• Hurricane Odile, CAT 4, hits Mexico’s Baja, causes flooding in Texas and Southwest – 9/18/14

• Croatia: 21 counties flooding – 9/14/14

• Indonesia: 6.5 Earthquake rocks Indonesia – 9/9/14

• Turkey earthquake, 6.9 strikes on 5/24/14

• India, Pakistan: Worst flooding in a century (Kashmir); Over 200 dead in monsoon rains – 9/13/14

• Southwest US: Record monsoon rainfall swamps Arizona, Southern California and Nevada; state of emergency declared – 9/8/14

 

Celebrity Scandals

• Nicole Kidman’s father dies in Philippines under suspicious circumstances as pedophile, child murder ring allegations swirl – 9/14/14

• NFL Scandal: Minnesota Vikings reverse course, suspend Adrian Peterson for child abuse. Nike pulls endorsement contract – 9/17/14

• Disgraced NFL star Ray Rice fired when shocking video surfaces, shows him knocking wife unconscious in casino elevator – 9/10/14

• NFL players want Ray Rice banned from the NFL – 9/10/14

• Worst week in NFL history. 4th NFL player: Arizona Cardinals player arrested on domestic violence allegations – 9/17/14

• Singer Robin Thicke admits drugs, lying about writing “Blurred Lines” hit – claimed he was jealous and wanted credit – 9/16/14

• Biggest celebrity hacking scandal in history:
Jennifer Lawrence nude photos leaked. More than 100 celebrities were targeted by a phone hacker – 9/1/14

• Pop star Iggy Azalea files lawsuit against ex-boyfriend for copyright infringement and theft – 9/18/14

• Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge, second one since 2004 – 9/30/14

 

Year of the Woman

•  White House names Google’s Megan Smith next Chief Technology Officer of the US – 9/4/14

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82 PREDICTIONS THAT HAPPENED IN AUGUST 2014

Written by The Psychic Twins

Celebrity, Economic, General Interest, Medical, Natural Disasters, Predictions, Terrorism, What's New, World

82 PREDICTIONS THAT HAPPENED IN AUGUST 2014

All predicted on 1/6/14 Beyond the Gate
Listen to The Psychic Twins’ 2014-15 Predictions Show on Beyond the Gate radio now! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YZujEmkyZw

Government, Political and Military Scandals

• Leaked document reveals immigrants from 75+ Countries are entering US Southern border. Most of the human smuggling from Syria and Albania into the US is through Central America. Middle East also named. (Predicted in Pop Music Gadfly interview, July 2014) – 8/4/14


• 64,000 charities are deep in debt with IRS, cheating IRS out of payroll taxes – 8/13/14

• Pentagon broke the law by exchanging five Taliban detainees for US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl without giving Congress a heads-up 8/21/14

• Food stamp fraud rampant (GAO report) according to new federal Government Accountability report – 8/22/14

• Edward Snowden leaks: Unrevealed NSA cyber weapon “MonsterMind” – 8/13/14

• Flight MH370: Classified documents were stolen targeting 30 government officials just one day after plane disappears, China suspected. – 8/21/14

Economy / Financial Fraud/ Scandals/ Cyberattacks

• CNN sued for $1 million over correspondent Arwa Damon’s drunken biting freakout – 8/4/14

• Largest collection of stolen credentials in history: Russian crime ring of hackers steal over a billion internet usernames and passwords, 500 million email addresses – 8/5/14

• 700 Albertson’s stores hacked for credit card data – 8/15/14

• 200 Supervalu stores victim of cyber data breach – 8/15/14

• Community Health Systems Hospital network hacked, 4.5 million patient records stolen – 8/18/14

• Data breach at UPS Stores in 51 stores in 24 states. Names, addresses and payment cards stolen. – 8/21/14

• People Magazine sued for racial discrimination – 8/21/14

• JP Morgan and six other banks hit by hackers: Russia is prime suspect. – 8/27/14

• Italy falls back into recession, raising concern for Eurozone economy – 8/6/14

•  German stocks plunge 11% in correction after Russia invades Ukraine – 8/8/14

 

Church Scandals

•  Pope excommunicates Italian Mafia members – 6/23/14

 

Terrorism and Lone Wolf Terror Attacks, School Shootings

•  Syria: ISIS video shows beheading of US journalist James Foley – 8/20/14

•  Syria: ISIS militants execute 250 Syrian soldiers – 8/28/14

•  Pentagon Chief calls ISIS “a cancer beyond anything we have seen.” – 8/22/14

•  Virginia mass shooting: 2 adults, 3 children shot dead in murder suicide, Culpeper County – 8/4/14

•  Libya: 22 dead in Tripoli in fight over airport – 8/3/14

•  Britain: Fighter jet scrambled to escort passenger plane into UK’s Manchester Airport after bomb threat – 8/5/14

•  Afghanistan: American General killed is highest-ranking US Army officer to be killed. 15 others wounded – 8/5/14

•  Afghanistan: Taliban attack on Afghan Intelligence Agency HQ leaves 6 dead, 45 injured (2 suicide car bombs) – 8/30/14

•  Ukraine: Rebel leader resigns, Russian militants shoot down fighter plane – 8/7/14

•  Iraq: Hundreds of Yazidi women captured by ISIS, an offshoot of Al Qaeda – 8/8/14

•  Iraq: ISIS attack on Yazidis. 350 men were killed, 1,000 women and children abducted – 8/16/14

•  Iraq, Baghdad: Militants kills at least 70 in Iraq mosque attack, wounding 50 – 8/22/14

•  Iraq: Bombings kill 30 after Sunni mosque attack – 8/23/14

•  Iraq, Baghdad: Suicide bomber kills 11, wounds 24 – 8/23/14

•  Iraq, Baghdad: wave of attacks kills at least 43 people (suicide bomber and 2 car bombs) – 8/25/14

•  Paris: Gunmen attack convoy, seize papers and cash from Saudi Embassy – 8/18/14

•  Nigeria: Boko Haram kidnaps at least 97, kills 28 in raid – 8/15/14

•  Africa: 2 U.N. peacekeepers killed and 9 injured in suicide attack in Mali – 8/16/14

•  China executes 8 people convicted of terrorism – Tiananmen Square attack “masterminds” – 8/24/14

•  New York: Boston Marathon bomber’s sister charged in New York bomb threat – 8/27/14

•  Chicago: 32 shot and 5 killed in weekend violence – 8/17/14

•  New Orleans: 3 killed, 6 hurt in New Orleans shootings – 8/10/14

•  California: 7 shot in house party shooting – 8/10/14

•  California man fighting for ISIS is killed in Syria, first US man to be killed fighting with terrorists in Syria – 8/26/14

•  California terror suspect, 20, is charged with planning US attacks, arrested near Canadian border – 8/27/14

•  Minnesota dad of 9 killed fighting for ISIS in Syria – 8/28/14

•  Los Angeles, CA: Student arrested in connection with terrorist threats at school – 8/17/14

•  Los Angeles: 2 boys planned Columbine-style massacre with guns and bombs at Pasadena High School – 8/18/14

•  Los Angeles: Shootings at Chris Brown’s VMA party. Suge Knight and 2 others shot – 8/24/14

•  Massachusetts: Man accused of making threat to kill President Obama faces gun charges – 8/30/14

•  Connecticut: Second death threat against Obama thwarted, car found in connection – 8/30/14

•  Los Angeles: 3 dead, 4 injured in L.A. area shootings within one hour. Man in custody following standoff – 8/24/14

•  Los Angeles: Suspect shoots 7, kills 4 over 5 days in deadly Southern California shootings – serial killer – 8/27/14

•  Seattle, Washington: Jihadist admits to killing 4 people, calls it vengeance for US actions in Mideast – 8/20/14

•  ISIS could pose threat to US and Europe. The group now “the most potent military force of any terrorist outfit in the world.” – 8/15/14

•  Islamic State militants are expressing increased interest in crossing over Mexican border to carry out a US terrorist attack, according to reports (Predicted in Pop Music Gadfly interview, July 2014) – 8/29/14 

Health and Medical Breakthroughs

• Spinal Cord Injury breakthrough: New device allows brain to bypass spinal cord, move paralyzed limbs – 6/25/14

• Sickle-Cell Anemia: Blood transfusions could reduce strokes in kids with sickle-cell anemia by more than 50% – 8/21/14

• Stem-Cell breakthrough: Scientists create a working organ from scratch for first time ever. Hailed as a scientific first in Scotland – 8/25/14

• First-ever 3D-printed vertebra implanted in 12-year-old cancer patient’s spine in Beijing China – 8/28/14

• HIV breakthrough: Temple University, Philadelphia – researchers successfully eliminate HIV virus in human cells, a scientific first (Temple is our alma mater!) – 7/21/14

• MS breakthrough: HIV drugs could help prevent and treat Muscular Dystrophy – 8/5/14

• MS: Singer Gloria Estefan and her husband donate money to Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health for people with MS – 8/14/14

• Cancer: Scientific review finds aspirin significantly cuts cancer rates – 8/6/14

• Prostate Cancer breakthrough: $6 million program. New treatment method slashes spread of prostate cancer by 40% – 8/15/14

• Cancer: Natural cure? Bee, scorpion and snake venom may hold cancer cure – 8/12/14

• PTSD: Mice may light the way to treating PTSD – 8/27/14

• Heart breakthrough: New Novartis drug launch could be most exciting ever. Works to rebalance blood’s chemistry and normalize circulation, could help prevent heart failure – 8/30/14

 

Earthquakes/Extreme Weather/ Mega Storms

• Major San Francisco California earthquake: 200 injured, 6 critically, in 6.1 Napa Quake – worst in 25 years – 8/24/14

• Chile: Strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake jolts Chile – 8/24/14

• Alaska: 5.4 earthquake rattles Alaska – 8/30/14

• China: 175 dead and 1,400 injured as strong earthquake hits China’s Yunnan province – 8/3/14

• Japan: 6.1 earthquake shakes Japan’s Kyushu island – 8/29/14

• Hawaii: Very rare event as twin hurricanes make landfall in Hawaii – 8/6/14

• Detroit, Michigan: Historic flooding, Detroit’s wettest day in 89 years – flooded 5 freeways and thousands of homes – 2 dead. – 8/12/14

• New York and Baltimore, Maryland: Record rainfall and flooding (14 inches in 24 hours). Extreme flooding also in Washington, Detroit and Scotland – 8/13/14

• Chicago and Midwest: Major flooding across much of Chicago, Illinois – 8/22/14 

• Hurricane Marie, CAT 5, heads for Southern California – 8/25/14

• Hiroshima, Japan: Record rain and floods cause deadly landslides, killing at least 36 – 8/19/14

 

Celebrity Scandals

• ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ star arrested and indicted for fraud – 8/8/14


• Conrad Hilton, Paris’ brother, sustains major injuries in car crash – 8/27/14

• ‘Sons of Guns’ reality star Will Hayden arrested for raping daughter and another minor girl, 11, for one year – 8/27/14

 

Year of the Woman

•  Sony Studios plans movie with female superhero in the Spiderman Universe, due out in 2017 – 8/5/14

•  All female sailing team takes on the ocean’s toughest race, plans to race around the world against all male crews in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014 – 8/7/14

•  Katie Ledecky sets world record in 1500-meter freestyle (Australia Pan Pacific Championships) – 8/24/14

•  First ever full-time female assistant coach in NBA history, San Antonio Spurs – 8/5/14

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