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2011-09-15 07:00:00

One of Hollywoodâs most terrifying new films, Tape 407, features footage that feels too real for reality and too disturbing for fiction. The film opens with two teenagers flying from New York to Los Angeles on New Years Eve. Their nightmare begins when their plane hits extreme turbulence mid-flight. The relentless weather attack causes panic and terror amongst the passengers until the plane ultimately crashes in a remote government-testing area. The handful of survivors from...

2010-04-23 10:38:00

LOS ANGELES, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- MLA Partner Schools, a nonprofit organization working to improve schools and empower neighborhoods in Los Angeles, will honor producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall at L.A.'s PROMISE GALA dinner, April 27, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. Tom Cruise will present the Steuben designed award. Grammy nominated British pop singer and songwriter Natasha Bedingfield will perform and Reno 911 creators Tom Lennon and Ben Garant will emcee....

2008-08-25 09:00:42

By Aaron Falk Deseret News and Juan Carlos Llorca Associated Press A Bountiful man survived a plane crash that killed 10 people, including two Utahns, in eastern Guatemala on Sunday. The Cessna Caravan 208 was carrying a group of humanitarian workers traveling to the county of El Estor when it crashed in a field of crops about 60 miles east of Guatemala City. Dan Liljenquist survived the crash and suffered only minor injuries, including a fractured leg, his wife said. "It's just...

2008-06-12 21:00:23

Three British men who survived the crash of their small plane in a French forest said they were found after a five-hour search set off by a phone call home. Pilot Michael Vernon, Lawrence O'Toole and Michel Boileau escaped the wreckage of their three-seater aircraft without life-threatening injuries after it crashed into a Loire Valley hillside in thick fog, The Daily Mail reported Thursday. The men said a phone call they made to a friend back in Britain to say they were still alive led...

2007-12-12 00:00:00

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING - Miners trapped for nearly a week in a collapsed mine in northern China ate a leather belt and paper to stay alive, state media reported today. Eleven men told their story after they were rescued Sunday from a collapsed iron and gold mine in Chengde, north of Beijing, where they had been trapped, the official Beijing News reported. Their rescue and survival follows a similar case in August in which two brothers, Meng Xianchen and Meng Xianyou, became mini-...

2007-05-08 06:00:41

By Qianna Bradley, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. May 8--No food, no clothes, no water. There was no life at 14,000 feet in the Andes for an Uruguayan rugby team, whose plane crashed in the mountains in October 1972. The team was on its way to Chile for a match. For Nando Parrado, one of 16 of the 45 people who survived the disaster, the memories are still vivid. "Rescue didn't come on the first day, second day or third day," Parrado told a crowd of more than 1,200 Monday at the ninth...

2006-12-04 18:00:00

GRANTS PASS, Ore. - Three members of a San Francisco family missing for more than a week were found alive Monday in a remote area or southern Oregon, police said. A search continued for the father. Investigators said a helicopter spotted 30-year-old Kati Kim waving an umbrella about 1:45 p.m. They also said they found daughters Penelope, 4, and Sabine, 7 months. They were airlifted to a hospital in Grants Pass. There was no immediate word on their condition. Rescuers continued to look for...

2006-11-07 18:00:52

By Leigh Woosley, Tulsa World, Okla. Nov. 7--Ryan Biedron watched his friend die as they waited hours to be rescued from a pasture just outside of Hominy, where their rental plane crashed early Sunday morning. Ryan Sageser, the 17-year-old pilot, was alive long enough to crawl from the plane, tell Biedron to call 911 and then say he wanted to go to sleep. Ryan Sageser died in the crash along with his father, 46-year-old Mark Sageser. Mark Sageser and his wife have two other sons,...

2005-10-24 10:21:09

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Rescue workers said on Monday there was no hope of finding seven French and 11 Nepali climbers missing after an avalanche in western Nepal last week. Authorities in Kathmandu lost contact with the 21-member climbing team on Wednesday after an avalanche swept through their base camp of the 6,981-meter (22,903-feet) Kang Guru peak. Three Nepali climbers were rescued on Sunday, but the rest were still missing. "There is no hope of finding them alive," Bikram...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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