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Posted by Ormonde Plater at THROUGH THE DUST:
Murdered in the New Orleans area this week:
10/14 David Lewis 27 M shot Orleans
10/14 Kimberly Perry 32 F shot Orleans
10/14 Alcee Perry 34 M shot Orleans
10/14 name withheld 44 M hit and run Orleans
10/15 Curtis Matthews 61 M shot Orleans
10/16 Matthew Dupuy 23 M shot Jefferson
10/16 Brent Hachfeld 37 M blunt trauma Orleans
10/19 Martin Howard 26 M shot Orleans
10/19 Eugene Miller IV 35 M shot Orleans
10/19 Eric Cargo 29 M shot Orleans
10/19 John Henry Pace 53 M shot Orleans
Please pray for them, their families, and their murderers.
Posted at DIOBETH NEWSPIN:
Pray for our young men and women who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan, and for their families:
Staff Sgt. Robert B. Cowdrey, 39, of Atwater, Ohio
Spc. Michael D. Elm, 25, of Phoenix, Ariz.
Lance Cpl. Scott D. Harper, 21, of Winston, Ga.
Staff Sgt. James R. Leep Jr., 44, of Richmond, Va
Spc. Jeremiah T. Sancho, 23, of Palm Bay, Fla.
Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Michael R. Tatham, 33, of University Place, Wash.
Staff Sgt. Houston M. Taylor, 25, of Hurst, Texas
Pray also for the fallen heroes also of our coalition partners, and for the citizens of Iraq and Afghanistan who have died, unnamed and unknown to us, and for those who mourn ... and for an end to this endless war.
From THE BBC:
Rescue teams are desperately searching for people trapped under rubble after a strong earthquake hit Turkey's eastern Van region on Sunday. Some 239 people died and 1,300 were injured in the 7.2 magnitude quake. The city of Ercis was the worst-hit, where dozens of buildings fell. Tens of thousands have been sleeping outside in freezing conditions.
Three aid workers, two Spaniards and an Italian, were abducted from the Rabuni refugee camp in western Algeria just before midnight on Saturday. The attackers came from the direction of neighbouring Mali in four-wheel drive vehicles and "left from where they came."
Millions of people in the Thai capital nervously prepared for the advancing and seemingly unstoppable flood waters on Monday after a fresh warning for residents to evacuate certain danger zones. Bangkok authorities said late Sunday that large volumes of water were flowing towards low-lying Bangkok and were closing in on six city districts, including areas just north of the city centre.
Twelve people were injured when someone either placed or threw a grenade into a Nairobi night club early Monday morning. Police have not linked the attack to any particular group, but it comes a day after the U.S. Embassy in Kenya warned it had credible information of an imminent terror attack.
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