5 dead, 21 wounded in mass shooting in Midland-Odessa, Texas; shooter killed

August 31, 2019@11:48 PM TFP Editor 0

When it came to changing vehicles, video taken by bystanders and broadcast by local TV station CBS7 showed a white U.S. Postal Service van, allegedly hijacked by the suspect at some point in his rampage. It crashed into a series of police cars set up as a roadblock. The van stopped, and officers quickly approach the van with guns drawn. Besides the trooper, the injured officers included one from Midland and one from Odessa. Russell Tippin, CEO of Medical Center Hospital, said 13 shooting victims were being cared for at the [Read More]

UPDATE 7-Hong Kong protesters target airport but planes keep flying

August 31, 2019@11:01 PM TFP Editor 0

* Protesters, riot police converge at airport * Police, protesters in violent overnight clashes * China accuses U.S., Britain of fomenting the unrest (Recasts) By Jessie Pang and Aleksander Solum HONG KONG, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters blocked roads and public transport links to Hong Kong airport on Sunday in a bid to draw world attention to their fight for democracy for the Chinese-ruled city which is facing its biggest political crisis in decades. Planes were taking off and landing, with delays, but [Read More]

Hurricane Dorian heading to the Bahamas: What we know about its latest path

August 31, 2019@10:53 PM TFP Editor 0

Hurricane Dorian continues to build in strength as it hurtles across the Atlantic with an eye on the east coast of Florida. Reliable tracking models suggest the storm may shift northward before hitting the Sunshine State, but local officials are taking no chances. Even a glancing blow would bring heavy rain and storms surges along the east coast and could mean a direct hit on Georgia and the Carolinas. Meanwhile, parts of the Bahamas  are under immediate threat as the storm, with near 150 mph winds, [Read More]

What we know about the deadly shooting in Midland-Odessa, Texas

August 31, 2019@10:47 PM TFP Editor 0

CLOSE A traffic stop triggered a deadly shooting rampage. Warning: Some viewers may find this video disturbing. Wochit, Wochit At least five people are dead after a gunman hijacked a postal service van and shot at at least 21 people, Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke said Saturday. The gunman, who was shot and killed by police, was described as a white male in his 30s. Authorities have not yet released his name. This shooting marks the second time in less than a month that Texas has been impacted by [Read More]

New World Order In Meltdown

August 31, 2019@10:45 PM TFP Editor 0

Authored by Jon Hellevig via The Saker blog, Last week was full of portentous events. Only somebody who has not been awake for the last few years will fail to realize how these at first sight unconnected events are part of the same matrix. There was the ever louder talk in mainstream media about an approaching global recession, inverted yield curves and the negative yields, which tell us that the Western financial system is basically in coma and kept alive only by generous IV injections [Read More]