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Why ‘preppers’ are going mainstream – BBC News
03 Jul
10:07

Why ‘preppers’ are going mainstream – BBC News

That’s not to say those fringe elements have disappeared altogether, just that the communities themselves have become more diverse. On The Prepared, for example, Mr Ramey does not allow any talk of politics. The site’s biggest age bracket is those aged 25-35, followed by 35-45. Most are living in urban […]

For Melissa Scholes Young, Writing About Small-Town Missouri Is A Path To Empathy – St. Louis Public Radio
02 Jul
9:58

For Melissa Scholes Young, Writing About Small-Town Missouri Is A Path To Empathy – St. Louis Public Radio

Melissa Scholes Young’s new novel, her second, focuses on a family-run pest control business in small-town Missouri. Young knows of what she writes: She was raised in small-town Missouri — by a family that ran a pest control business. She still had to do her research. “That territory is very […]

Minnesota man who threw meth-filled ‘death party’ for wife now facing murder charge – New York Daily News
17 Jul
8:21

Minnesota man who threw meth-filled ‘death party’ for wife now facing murder charge – New York Daily News

Debra Johnson, who was 69, was suffering from multiple medical conditions, including diabetes, and had two previous cardiac arrests. She was taking prescription medication for a mental illness, according to the complaint. Duane Johnson had said his wife’s health had been deteriorating in the last few days. Source: https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/ny-news-minnesota-meth-death-party-murder-charge-20190314-story.html

‘Doomsday prepper’ couple accused of abusing victims in Wakulla County makes first court appearance – WTXL ABC 27
16 Jul
8:11

‘Doomsday prepper’ couple accused of abusing victims in Wakulla County makes first court appearance – WTXL ABC 27

WAKULLA COUNTY, Fla. — The Wakulla County couple of accused of physically assaulting and raping two women made their first court appearance Monday. The women called Regina and Mirko Ceska “doomsday preppers.” Now, one of the accused is returning home while the other will have to wait in jail a […]

Doomsday prepper couple arrested for abusing two women – NBC2 News
15 Jul
8:02

Doomsday prepper couple arrested for abusing two women – NBC2 News

The women said they were not allowed to go anywhere, could not have friends, cell phones or talk to people in public. They were also instructed always to look happy. They stated that if they didn’t smile, they would get punished, according to WCSO. Source: https://www.nbc-2.com/story/40785193/doomsday-prepper-couple-arrested-for-abusing-two-women

Sweat indicted by federal grand jury | Local News – Citizentribune
14 Jul
7:51

Sweat indicted by federal grand jury | Local News – Citizentribune

A heavily armed West Hamblen County man, who kept deputies at bay for six hours at his Naomi Road home in July 2018, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for being a convicted felon in possession of firearms, according to court documents. After George Christopher Sweat, 44, opted […]

Exclusive Trailer: Gunpowder & Sky’s Dust Launches ZERO This Thursday – Dread Central
11 Jul
7:49

Exclusive Trailer: Gunpowder & Sky’s Dust Launches ZERO This Thursday – Dread Central

This Thursday, Gunpowder & Sky’s sci-fi brand DUST will be launching its latest short in the form of Zero, which comes from The Brothers Lynch. Starring Game of Thrones actress Bella Ramsey, the short follows a young girl who lives with her strict father after the entire world’s technology becomes […]

How to Prepare for the Next Big Earthquake – The New York Times
10 Jul
7:49

How to Prepare for the Next Big Earthquake – The New York Times

Good morning. (Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.) When Jacob Margolis felt the biggest earthquake to rumble across Southern California in decades, he didn’t panic. He didn’t jump up to check on his 18-month-old in another room. “We need to sit here,” Mr. Margolis thought. “Everything […]

The 18 Best Performances in Horror Movies — IndieWire Critics Survey – Yahoo Entertainment
09 Jul
7:40

The 18 Best Performances in Horror Movies — IndieWire Critics Survey – Yahoo Entertainment

Click here to read the full article. (Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of film critics two questions and publishes the results on Monday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best film in theaters right now?,” can be found at the end of this post.) Reactions to Ari […]

Combat 18: The neo-Nazi network facing a ban in Germany – Deutsche Welle
07 Jul
7:29

Combat 18: The neo-Nazi network facing a ban in Germany – Deutsche Welle

Last Thursday, Germany’s branch of Combat 18 let its mask slip: the neo-Nazi group took the very rare step of releasing a video. Despite a balaclava, black gloves, zipped-up anorak, and an artificially distorted voice, it didn’t take long for antifascist research organization Exif to identify the man they believed was standing […]