MADELEINE McCann went missing while on holiday with her parents in Portugal in May, 2007. More than 11 years have passed and she has still not been found. The three-year-old's disappearance remains one of the most well known missing person cases in British history. Where did Madeleine McCann go missing? Little Maddie, then three, disappeared from her bed in a holiday apartment in Rua Dr Agostinho da Silva, Praia da Luz, a resort in the Algarve region of Portugal. The McCanns arrived on Saturday, April 28, 2007, for a seven-night spring break at the two-bedroom, ground-floor apartment. It was in the fifth block of a group of apartments known as Waterside Village. But on the evening of May 3, she vanished from the apartment where she had been sleeping with her brother and sister. Her parents were at a nearby restaurant. It was due to be the penultimate day of the McCann family holiday. Where is the Ocean Club in Praia da Luz? The apartment is on the edge of travel firm … [Read more...] about Where in Portugal did Madeleine McCann disappear from and where is the Ocean Club in Praia da Luz?
Why did september 11 happened
THEY dedicated hours, days, weeks to shovelling away the tower debris and searching for September 11 survivors. But now thousands of people who rushed to Ground Zero to help have been left diagnosed with various forms of cancer - including cancers of the blood, breast cancer and cancers affecting the digestive system. Why have cancer rates gone up since September 11? Government reports have suggested that those near the World Trade Center were exposed to chemicals that were known carcinogens or cancer-causing agents. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center oncologist, Dr. Larry Norton, has even formerly spoken out and said there was “every reason to expect” that the debris released in the attack could have been carcinogenic. More than 50 types of cancer are now believed to be related to the toxic smoke and dust of September 11. According to the New York Post, the NYPD cops who worked at Ground Zero after 9/11 had 50 per cent more cancer diagnoses than officers … [Read more...] about 9/11 cancer deaths: Why have cancer rates gone up since the September 11 attacks?
Before September 11, 2001, Elissa Slotkin was a 20-something graduate student at Columbia University with an interest in foreign affairs. After she watched the second plane hit the World Trade Center from a student lounge, her life's trajectory was changed forever: She changed her course of study, later met with recruiters from the CIA and signed up for a job that would take her on three tours of Iraq during the War on Terror.Slotkin, 17 years removed from that fateful day, is now running for Congress, one of a handful of Democratic veterans and service candidates carrying the party's mantle in a host of competitive midterm races who trace their service back to what they saw and felt on September 11."I did not go into graduate school thinking I would choose national service as a career," she said, reflecting on what was her second day at Columbia. "By the end of that day, I knew national service was what I was going to do."Candidates like Slotkin represent a generation of political … [Read more...] about Democratic candidates trace careers of service to memories of September 11, 2001
TODAY marks 17 years since the 9/11 terror attack on New York wiped out the iconic Twin Towers and killed 2,996 people across four sites. Despite the terror attack being broadcast live across global TV screens, there are still conspiracy theories surrounding the horrific events of September 11, 2001. We look at the most common ones still floating around. When was 9/11? On September 11, 2001 a group of al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four airliners. Two planes - American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 75 - were crashed into the North and South towers of the World Trade Center complex in New York. Another was flown into the Pentagon in Washington and the fourth crashed into a field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after a struggle between the hijackers and passengers. How many conspiracy theories are there? There are dozens of conspiracy theories floating around seventeen years after the attacks took place. The most well-known conspiracy theory relates to the collapse of World … [Read more...] about 9/11 conspiracy theories – what are the common conspiracies surrounding the September 11 attacks and how have they been debunked?
Kenny Still Smoking stands over the tombstone of his 7-year-old daughter, Monica, who was disappeared from school in 1979 and found frozen on a mountain, as he visits her grave on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Browning, Mont., Saturday, July 14, 2018. “I talk to her, let her know I’m doing ok, that I’m still kicking,” he said. “I think about her all the time.” (AP Photo/David Goldman) A woman performs a traditional Native American dance during the North American Indian Days celebration on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. (Associated Press) Friends and family members of Ashley HeavyRunner Loring hold a traditional blanket dance before the crowd at the North American Indian Days celebration to raise awareness and funds for her search. (Associated Press) Kenny Still Smoking wipes his eye while talking about his 7-year-old daughter, Monica, who disappeared from school in 1979 and was found frozen on a mountain. (Associated Press) … [Read more...] about Why are Native American women and girls vanishing?