A GIRL of four was saved from the Grenfell Tower inferno when her mum dropped her from their smoke-filled fifth-floor flat into the arms of a neighbour. The terrified child escaped uninjured after the man, known only as Pat, caught her “like a rugby ball tucked in his chest”. But witnesses said the flat was engulfed in flames seconds later and the mother was feared to have died. Resident Kadelia Woods, 20, said: “The mum had the little girl’s head wrapped in a towel and was holding her out of the window and was screaming for help. The fire was raging like crazy. It was about 2am and the flat was filled with smoke. Content added**
Comments: They still don´t know who Pat is, though there is this photo. I thought good for Father´s Day. Mother was screaming from the window, Pat yells back, Drop her, I will catch her... and finally the mother does, seconds before her apartment goes up in flames. Pat catches the baby.
My 4 year-old grand-daughter weighs ca. 22 lbs. or 10 kilos. Dropping from 50´ that is a TREMENDOUS amount amount of kinetic energy for a mere human to absorb. Also, the baby, dropping from 100´ also builds up a lot of kinetic energy. Can anyone doubt that the Living God, and NOT allah, was with "Pat" and that little girl, as well as with the baby and her catcher?
No one likes to hear that their ex is doing great, Greg Gutfeld began on his show Saturday night. Yet President Trump is the media´s ex, and he is doing just fine, the host chuckled. The president tapped Gen. John Kelly to replace Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff last week, a move Gutfeld said is a slap to the media. "Trump´s choice of Kelly rejects the mili-phobia of libs in the media who spent decades declaring that the only working part of the government, the military, consists of evil fascists," he stated. Kelly is expected to bring order to a White House staff that suffers from leaks of sensitive information and infighting.
Nawaz Sharif has resigned as prime minister of Pakistan following a decision by the country´s Supreme Court to disqualify him from office. The ruling came after a probe into his family´s wealth following the 2015 Panama Papers dump linking Mr Sharif´s children to offshore companies. Mr Sharif has consistently denied any wrongdoing in the case. The five judges reached a unanimous verdict in the Islamabad court, which was filled to capacity. "Following the verdict, Nawaz Sharif has divested himself of his responsibility as prime minister," a spokesman for Mr Sharif´s office said in a statement. However, it said he had "serious reservations" about the
he Brexit referendum result could be "trumped" if Labour used its next general election manifesto to commit to not leaving the EU, or holding a second referendum on withdrawal, London mayor Sadiq Khan has said. In a pointed intervention after days of conflicting signals on Brexit from senior Labour figures, Mr Khan insisted he was an "optimist" about the chances of the UK staying in the EU. Mr Khan said Labour needed to be clear on its stance, telling The Guardian: "For it to have credibility with the British public, there would have to be a Labour manifesto offer, because the public
Planned Parenthood says it´s sending superhero capes to the 51 senators who voted against the Senate´s ObamaCare repeal bill. [snip]The Senate GOP´s healthcare bill failed in a 49-51 vote late Thursday night, stifling Republicans´ hope of fulfilling their seven-year promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was the deciding vote on the bill, joining GOP Sens. Susan Collins (Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) in breaking with their party to oppose the bill. The bill would have defunded Planned Parenthood and repealed key parts of ObamaCare, getting rid of the individual and employer mandates in the healthcare plan.
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California Democratic Representative Maxine Waters wouldn’t rule out the concept of an all-black political party when asked about it on Monday. Waters joined “The Breakfast Club” radio show on Monday morning and was asked if it was time for black people to form their own political party. “No, not at this point,” Waters said. “You have to show that you’re willing and you’re able to put the numbers together and exercise your influence.” “We still are not voting our influence yet,” she continued. “What we should do is organize our power, exercise our power, particularly in the Democratic Party because
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When former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and President Bill Clinton were busted secretly meeting aboard Lynch´s private plane last summer by a local television reporter, a number of government watchdog groups filed lawsuits for documents surrounding the meeting. After all the FBI, under the jurisdiction of the Department of Justice, was actively investigating Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for mishandling classified information at the time. In response to information requests, the FBI and DOJ said documents didn´t exist. Fast forward more than a year and it turns out hundreds of documents related to the meeting do exist and show the Department
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Donald Trump is the reigning king of American victimhood. He is unceasingly pained, injured, aggrieved. The primaries were unfair. The debates were unfair. The general election was unfair. “No politician in history — and I say this with great surety — has been treated worse or more unfairly,” he laments. People refuse to reach past his flaws — which are legion! — and pat him on the back. People refuse to praise his minimal effort and minimal efficacy. They refuse to ignore that the legend he created about himself is a lie. People’s insistence on truth and honest appraisal is so annoying. It’s all so terribly unfair.