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Burst Water Main Floods NYC Subway, Streets – 9 April 2015

RT logoA busted water main flooded streets and interrupted subway service near Greenwich Village in New York City on Wednesday. The fire department and water crews are responding.

The cause of the broken water main is unclear at this point, but the fire department said it’s possible that a Con Edison utility crew accidentally struck the water pipe. The incident resulted in a downpour of water at the 14th Street station, where the 1, 2 and 3 trains stop.

Videos posted online show one subway car stuck on the rails as water cascades down its sides, with people still sitting inside. The fire department told DNAinfo that there have been no reports of people still inside the station, though some 500 people had to be evacuated.

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Freak Russian blizzard: Mad Snow Storm Swallows Cars, Streets, Buildings In Far East – 4 December 2014

Screenshot from YouTube user Евгений Шибин
Screenshot from YouTube user Евгений Шибин

Winter has come with a vengeance: Russia’s snow-and-ice-bound Far East regions have declared states of emergency. Traffic chaos is rife, with cars stuck or sliding uncontrollably. Residents are trying to push cars, and also stop them with their bodies.

The cold and snowy season began in Russia’s Far East – including the cities of Vladivostok and Khabarovsk – on Dec. 1, the first day of winter proper according to the calendar. Yet municipal services were not ready to deal with weather conditions, people on social networks complained.

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Anti Pope Visit Protesters Fill Madrids Streets, 17 August 2011

Anti Pope Visit Protesters Fill Madrids Streets

My comment: “Its not all about money!”

After S&P Downgrade, Chicagoans Take to Streets, Demand Arrest of Bankers

Immediately following the announcement of the S&P downgrade, defiant Chicagoans took the the streets and demanded the arrest of the Bankers and an the end of the Federal Reserve system. This was never covered on any news outlet.

via 2012IndyInfo.wordpress.com