At approximately 2:50 pm, Monday, April 15, 2013 - near the finish line of the Boston Marathon two bombs exploded. The two bombs exploded about 50-100 yards apart within 8-12 seconds of each other. Three people died and over one hundred and fifty people injured (Leopold, Todd). The investigation of this fatal terrorist act will rely to a sensational degree on crowd sourced surveillance, provided by Marathon watchers’ cell phone photos, Instagram feeds, and Vine Video. While crowdsourcing help authorities in this situation to recognize and determined the suspects in the many photos and images of the explosion spot being uploaded online, at the same time the story followed up the names of some random blameless people keep repeating in a growing
DeMar Davis 6-21-12 Engl 1102 Dr.Raynie A Bird Soaring High Philadelphia the city of brotherly love, the city with professional teams that are great, has history in the making, and setting new records, it is the city with the best team in the National Football League right now, The Philadelphia Eagles. It has been a long, long time since a NFL team got so cocky, so quickly. Sensing an opportunity for a real run at what would be their first-ever Super Bowl championship, the Eagles shoved all their chips to the middle of their table and went after every top players they could get to come along for their ride. Other teams, networks, and hall of famers called the Eagles the dream team. Even
Running head: BOSTON BOMBERS Boston Bombers Walter Hogan Alanna Smith Terrorism and Homeland Security CRJ 440 November 13, 2013 Strayer University BOSTON BOMBERS Two apparent explosive devices were detonated near the crowded finish line of the Boston Marathon. The explosions took place at the 4:09 mark of the race, and approximately ten seconds apart. As soon as news of the Boston Marathon bombings broke around 2:50 p.m. on Monday, April 15, myriad layers of the U.S.’s problem-solving teams and experts came into play.” Particularly noteworthy was the initial response of law enforcement units, emergency medical crews, hospitals, and various government agencies. These first responders identified victims, treated injuries, quickly
This causes build-up of fluid in the lungs, liver, arm, and legs. When this happens there is a lack of oxygen and nutrition to organs. Heart failure can also occur when an infection weakens the heart muscles. Congestive Heart Failure is common is high blood pressure, long term alcohol abuse, disorders of the heart valves and coronary artery disease. You need to have a proper diet and get a lot of rest when you have CHF.
The most common effects of steroids are mood swings, short temper, acne on the back and face, and decaying of the liver. When baseball players use steroids they are basically shortening there baseball career because it destroys your tissues and fluctuates hormones.
Brett Favre has been forever looked up for in football. From his incredible record breaking achievements to his performance in the game, fans have seen him as the untouchable hero. He comes from a marriage of 14 years and just became a grandfather this year. (Wilner,2) Favre was looking forward to a great 41st birthday until; lewd photos of Favre were being spread around the internet from television personality Jennifer Sterger. Sterger is an actress, model and television host that wasn’t too known before this scandal.
This year alone, numerous college campuses have received bomb threats. According to the Houston Chronicle, bomb threats have been placed to several universities around the country and forcing a massive evacuation. A televised game with thousands in attendance and in such a concentrated area of the community but still far enough away for more resources to come quickly could be just the target for terrorist threats like this. Access control comes into place and becomes very important in keeping the public and property as safe as possible. As talked about earlier, certain streets and parking lots are sectioned off and monitored before, during, and immediately following the event.
H1N1: Should We Close the Doors to Mexico? By March 9th 2009 the first symptoms of the H1N1 virus, more commonly known as Swine Flu, were showing up in the Mexican state of Veracruz. The first confirmed case there was a five year old boy who, along with hundreds of other people, in the town of La Gloria struggled to breathe due to the symptoms of the flu. The news of the outbreak in Mexico burst into public consciousness last Friday April, 24 2009. Since then, the virus has spread like wild fire throwing the public into panic mode and now there are at least 130 cases of the H1N1 virus have been confirmed in 20 states across the U.S. Not to mention, nearly 300 schools across America have been closed.
The concept of Homeland Security continues to evolve as the challenges and threats America faces change. Write a one page paper (minimum 250 words, double-spaced) discussing the evolution of Homeland Security. Research the changing objectives and missions of the department and its growth to encompass all levels of government and the private sector (for-profit businesses not owned or operated by the government). Answer: The Homeland Security was evolved in September 11, 2011 after the terrorists attack of September 2011 in which 4 flights in United States are hijacked and were planned to hit World trade Centre in which millions of lives were killed. Earlier at the time of George W. Bush, DHS has 22 agencies and three agencies were
Super Bowl Commercials The super bowl is the most watched event in the United States. Everywhere in the country there are super bowl parties, parties that have been planned for weeks. This game attracts to all generations and ever type of audience. Even if your favorite team did not make it to the super bowl everyone tunes in for this game. Though a lot of people do not watch the super bowl for the actual game, many watch it for the advertisements.