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Miss California USA 2015 Natasha Martinez

January 12, 2015           6:39 PM MST

Natasha Martinez will represent California at this year’s Miss USA Pageant, state pageant officials announced. Judges chose her as Miss California USA 2015 on Sunday from among 118 contestants for the title.

Martinez was first runner-up at the Miss California USA 2014 competition. She was third runner-up at the Miss California USA 2013 Pageant. Martinez entered this year’s pageant as Miss Santa Anita Park USA.

She is a graduate of Chapman University, where she studied broadcast journalism. She maintains a channel on YouTube that features some of her videos. She is also a former Los Angeles Lakers girl. Martinez is also active on Twitter.

The Miss USA Pageant is co-owned by Donald Trump and NBC Universal. The winner of this year’s Miss USA Pageant will represent the United States at the Miss Universe competition in 2016. Both pageants are broadcast live over the NBC television network. The partnership also owns the Miss Teen USA Pageant. The teen pageant is ordinarily streamed live on the web during the summer. In recent years, the teen competition has been held in the Bahamas.

Also finishing well at Sunday’s pageant were 1st Runner-Up Miss Universal City USA Brittany Wagner, 2nd Runner-up Miss Stronach Group USA Brittany Payne, 3rd Runner-up Miss Greater San Diego USA Shelbi Buchholz, and 4th Runner-up Miss Beverly Hills USA Chanelle Riggan. Miss Sherwood USA Sarah Colbert was named Miss Photogenic, Miss Van Nuys USA Alma Beaty was chosen Miss Congeniality, Miss Gold Coast USA Shisha Sharma was named Producer’s Choice, and Miss Greater Lakewood USA Yary Flores was People’s Choice winner.

from:  http://www.examiner.com/article/natasha-martinez-crowned-miss-california-usa

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using the number/letter grid:

 

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Natasha Martinez

5                 2

 

the most important thing she can do = NT = 52 = Silencing her critics.  To die for.  Astrology.  Her horoscope.  Getting her time of birth.

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6/06/2013 @ 4:05PM

Could she be a future FORBES 400 lister? Well, let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Still, a 15-year-old burgeoning captain of industry from Galveston, Texas named Madison Robinson (or “Maddie,” as she prefers) is on track to make a serious profit in the clothing industry.

Robinson’s company, Fish Flops, makes apparel for children and it all began with her designs for flip flops which she’s been thinking up herself since coming up with the idea in 2006. Most recently, pitching her wares to retailers, her company has signed a deal with both Macy’s and Nordstrom JWN +1.24%.

You’ve got to hand it to the young lady for knowing to strike while the iron’s hot. Her product line has exploded into an all-out brand, featuring hats, t-shirts, kids books she writes herself and what appears to be an upcoming video game or app that takes place under the sea. Holy hamburgers, this kid’s got moxy!

The shoes go for about $25 a pair and Robinson has sold more than 60,000, according to a report. Word is she’s designing a new line for adults for Macy’s. Her ascension came with help from her father, Dan, and good ol’ family financing (the best angels there are).

As far as cash pileup is concerned, right now the money Robinson is making is being set aside to pay for her college education (apparently she has already earned enough to pay for schooling) with the guardian to her mini fortune being her father.

When she does go to college, Madison says she’d like to study business. Should she continue to grow her company as she’s done, she’ll likely accrue more real world business experience by the time she turns 18 than any of the other students in her future classes and then some. Perhaps she should propose to teach a class once she gets to business school. Or at least volunteer to be a TA.

from:  http://www.forbes.com/sites/karstenstrauss/2013/06/06/over-1-million-in-sales-for-15-year-old-entrepreneur/

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using the number/letter grid:

 

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Madison Robinson

4            9   9

 

her primary challenge (MR) and the most important thing she can do (MI) both = 49 = Happy.  Smiling.  Satisfied.  Wish come true.

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16:05 EST            18 May 2013

A young woman is seeking  asylum in Britain after she spurned the advances of the polyamorous King Mswati III of Swaziland and refused to join his harem of 13 wives.

Tintswalo Ngobeni, 22, fled to England from the southern African nation as a teenager after she caught the attention of the millionaire monarch, a notoriously oppressive ruler known for his lavish lifestyle.

As part of Swazi custom, King Mswati III, 45, is permitted to choose a new bride every year.

Miss Ngobeni, who now lives in Birmingham, was just 15 when the King made his advances after seeing her at the palace of his fourth wife, LaNgangaza. She said she was ‘terrified’ when she learned of his marriage intentions.

She added: ‘He started calling me at boarding school. He would ask me if I wanted to be a part of the royal family. I had to keep quiet about my fears but I knew I didn’t want to get married to him and have a life devoted to the king.

‘His wives are kept in their palace, surrounded by bodyguards, and they can’t really go anywhere unless the king says so. The only thing they do is go to America once a year, as the king gives them a shopping allowance.’

Miss Ngobeni was forced to abandon a comfortable lifestyle in a private boarding school as her aunt, who was her chief guardian, arranged the escape to England to join her mother, who moved to Birmingham five years earlier, fleeing an abusive husband.

Fears: Miss Ngobeni believes she could be arrested or even killed if she has to return to SwazilandFears: Miss Ngobeni believes she could be arrested or even killed if she has to return to Swaziland

‘I didn’t have a choice,’ she said. ‘Nobody has ever turned down the king or dares to disobey him, so I just disappeared.’

Since her arrival in England, Miss Ngobeni has become a vocal opponent of the oppressive Swazi regime, where political opposition parties are banned and activists routinely arrested or assaulted.

Amorous: As part of Swazi custom, King Mswati II, 45, is permitted to choose a new bride every yearAmorous: As part of Swazi custom, King Mswati II, 45, is permitted to choose a new bride every year

However, Miss Ngobeni’s high-profile activities, including weekly protests outside the Swazi embassy in London with activist group Swazi Vigil, have caught the attention of the authorities in her home country and she now believes she is in more danger than ever.

She said: ‘Recently I had news that people had been sent from Swaziland to come and get me, which really scares me. If I went back, I would be arrested or much worse as there are people there who are tortured, beaten up or killed for being politically active.’

Miss Ngobeni now lives in fear of having to return to Swaziland, after her first plea for political asylum in England in 2007 was denied in 2011.

Last month, she was arrested and taken to an immigration detention centre after 18 months of reporting weekly to the authorities.

However, after pressure from the TUC and the office of Roger Godsiff, Labour MP for Birmingham, Miss Ngobeni was released and has now been granted an appeal by the Home Office.

Mr Godsiff said yesterday: ‘We were very pleased solicitors were successful in achieving a judicial review into Miss Ngobeni’s case.’

The father of 27 children, King Mswati III was a guest at the William and Kate wedding as well as the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations last summer.

The king’s sixth wife escaped from the royal harem last year, citing years of ‘emotional and physical abuse’ by her husband.

A spokesman from the Home Office refused to comment.

from:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2326680/King-Swaziland-wants-make-14th-virgin-bride–let-stay-UK-Womans-plea-asylum-fleeing-African-monarch.html#ixzz2Tk8eQ0fV

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Tintswalo Ngobeni

2                 6

 

the most important thing she can do = TO = 26 = Photos.  Pretty.  Good looking.  In the news.  Making headlines.

Page of Wands Tarot card

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May 18, 2013, 8:00 a.m.

When people ask Carlos Lucero what he does for a living, his answer often stops them in their tracks.

“I throw people off the Stratosphere,” he says jokingly.

Lucero is the man who stands between a person taking the 855-foot plunge to the second level of the Stratosphere Hotel and Casino, or turning away from the controlled fall and taking the Walk of Shame back to the gift shop.

Lucero is the Sky Master, the man who checks the harnesses and straps before thrill-seeking tourists endure the Sky Jump, a ride that opened here in April 2010 and, Lucero says, holds the Guinness World Record for highest commercial decelerator descent.

Think of him as part sky-dive instructor, counselor, bartender and priest.

Many jumpers are panic-stricken. Lucero says soothing things.

Jump masters can’t physically touch any customers to help them jump off; people have to do that on their own power. Instead, he talks to them, making them feel comfortable enough to do something they might be attempting on a dare from friends.

“There is really only two things a person can do — it’s either step off or dive out, and when people try to dive out they hesitate a little bit when they realize how high up they are,” Lucero told the Los Angeles Times.

Most people jump — and are glad they did.

“It’s cool to see some of those clients come back up and say thank you so much for talking me down because that was amazing,” he said.

Sky Jump is different from a bungee jump, where participants can get a running start, jump upside down and do flips. On a Sky Jump, a person is limited to going off the edge of the balcony or leaping off, but Lucero said either way, the adrenaline rush is the same.

Lucero went through three interviews, just to determine what he might do in emergency situations, such as if a person were stuck. He then went through eight weeks of training, learning things like how to apply the harness, and how to be a motivator to get people to jump off a building.

Building the attraction was quite a ride in itself.

Director of Ride Engineering Patrick Brinckerhoff said the challenge came with erecting something on the 108th level of the skyscraper, and there isn’t a cherry-picker tall enough to reach that height. Workers had to take the structure piece by piece in the elevators. It took a year to complete. The ride goes 45 mph while jumpers get a picturesque view of the famed Las Vegas Strip.

Since 2010, 100,000 people have jumped off the Stratosphere to the bull’s-eye that that looks like a small dot from 855 feet up but gets progressively bigger the faster a rider plummets.

Lucero says only 13 people have decided not to take the 17-second plunge down to the bull’s-eye, where jumpers are greeted by onlookers reclining in pool chairs.

His biggest challenge is trying to calm fearful riders who literally cling to the balcony’s steel railing for dear life.Not jumper Kirk Applejohn.

“I work in high places, and the most nerve-racking part of the ride is the first step off the balcony,” the Canadian electrician told The Times. Applejohn said he took the leap during his first visit to Las Vegas. “When I was at the bottom, my first thought was I never wanted this to end.”

Up on the top of the building, Carlos Lucero is smiling.

from:  http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-sky-master-las-vegas-stratosphere-20130517,0,3465062.story

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Carlos Lucero

3        333

 

his primary challenge (CL), the most important thing he can do (CU), and how he appears to the world (CC) all = 33 = Bravery.  Courage.  Big cojones.

Seven of Wands Tarot card

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A wallet lost 66 years ago inside a wall of a San Marino home contained this photo of the owner's high school sweetheart. (Courtesy of Thomas Robles / April 11, 2013)

May 5, 2013              9:17 a.m.

When construction workers discovered a wallet lost 66 years ago inside the wall of a San Marino home, little did three City Hall clerks know they were about to be in for a days-long sleuthing expedition that would, at its end, reunite a father’s romantic quest with his surviving children.

The brown leather bi-fold held plenty of clues: a World War II-era Navy ID, honorable discharge papers, regular and commercial driver’s licenses, a California Department of Employment card, two pay stubs for $1.50-per-hour insulation contracting work and a Social Security card.
All of them bore the name Arthur Robles, a Los Angeles resident born Aug. 28, 1924.

But there were intriguing mysteries too.

Along with a 1934-series $5 silver certificate were a black-and-white photo of a pretty teenage girl posing in a lush garden, and a 1947 pocket calendar marked with names and dollar amounts.

Victoria Marshall, Lisa Carlson and Janet Ruiz of San Marino’s business license and building permit counter received the wallet on April 9 and began their investigative journey.

They quickly learned Robles had died in 2001 at age 76, but the Central California cemetery where he was buried pointed to a next-of-kin — Thomas Arthur Robles of Moorpark, whose number they found in a telephone directory.

Shortly after the three reached Thomas Robles — a 57-year-old former Los Angeles city firefighter who now works for an insurance company — on April 11, he and his sister, Debbie Chacon, of Simi Valley, headed to San Marino City Hall.

“We were all excited because we wanted to meet Arthur’s family. We’d grown an attachment to this person we didn’t know,” Marshall said.

Still, one anxiety persisted: What if the girl in the photo wasn’t the mother of Thomas Robles and Debbie Chacon?
Marshall had her answer that afternoon, when Robles’ children identified the mystery woman as Julia Tahan — their dad’s high school sweetheart who became his wife in 1949. She was, in fact, their mother.
Tahan died in 2000 at age 72.

And those names and numbers on the pocket calendar?
“We heard the story growing up that dad had borrowed money from aunts and uncles to buy my mother an engagement ring,” Chacon said. The names and numbers were the records of those loans.

“It was so touching to see that with my mother’s picture in the wallet,” Chacon added.

Thomas Robles and Chacon shared their parents’ wedding picture and a photo of their father in his Navy uniform — he worked on troop-landing boats in the Pacific theater — with the three clerks who had solved the mystery.

Because 1940s driver’s licenses included thumbprints instead of photos, the photos provided the first time Marshall, Carlson and Ruiz had seen Arthur Robles. Holding a relic of his father’s early life was “surreal,” the younger Robles said.

“It was like having my dad back for a little while.”

from:  http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-found-wallet-holds-family-treasure-20130505,0,618536.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+latimes%2Fmostviewed+%28L.A.+Times+-+Most+Viewed+Stories%29

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Lisa Carlson

3         9

 

the most important thing she can do = LR = 39 = Reunite a father’s romantic quest with his surviving children.

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Pacific Coast News/WENN
March 27, 2013 @ 10:56AM

Joe Francis and Abbey Wilson, are next up to sit on Dr. Jenn Berman’s couch and risk the Couples Therapy curse,RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.

The controversial Girls Gone Wild founder and his long suffering girlfriend have already started filming season three of the hit reality show, following hot on the heels of last season’s therapy seekers Courtney Stodden and Doug HutchisonNik Richie  and Shayne LamasJoJo and Tiny,  Alex McCord and Simon van Kempen and  Todd “Too Short” Shaw and Monica Payne.

Francis and Wilson — who have had a highly charged on-off-on relationship since they started dating after the model appeared in Girls Gone Wild 2009 — will be joined on the show by rapper Chingy,  Flavor Flav and their respective partners.

Here’s hoping they fare better than the past stars! As RadarOnline.com previously reported, all five couples who participated in the first season have since split!

from:  http://radaronline.com/exclusives/2013/03/couples-therapy-3-cast-joe-francis-chingy-flava-flav/

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Joe Francis

1         1       1

 

the most important thing he can do (JA) and how he obtains/loses his heart’s desire (JS) both = 11 = Karma.  Cause and effect.  You get what you deserve, and you deserve what you get.  Fair is fair.  Fair and balanced.  Fair and equitable.  Balancing the scales.  Fair means produce fair results.  We who seek justice will have to do justice to others.  Justice is served.  Out for justice.  What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.  Justice is swift and certain.

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Joe Francis was born on April 1st, 1973 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Francis

April 1st, 1973

April 1st

4 + 1 +2+0+1+3 = 11 = his personal year (from April 1st, 2013 to April 1st, 2014) = Karma.  Cause and effect.  You get what you deserve, and you deserve what you get.  Fair is fair.  Fair and balanced.  Fair and equitable.  Balancing the scales.  Fair means produce fair results.  We who seek justice will have to do justice to others.  Justice is served.  Out for justice.  What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.  Justice is swift and certain.

[When the number 11 comes up, that’s when he gets to live/experience what he is here to live/experience.  This is his 11 personal year, so April 1st, 2013 to April 1st, 2014 is HIS year!!!]

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January 20, 2013                5:54AM

ALGERIA’S four-day hostage standoff came to a bloody end overnight when the country’s special forces stormed the remote desert gas plant and killed 11 militants, but not before they in turn executed seven hostages, the state news agency reported.

The report, quoting a security source, didn’t specify if any hostages or militants remained alive or give the nationalities of the dead.

“The (army) assault took place mid-morning. Eleven terrorists lost their lives along with the foreign hostages,” the security source told AFP.

“We think they were killed in retaliation” for the army attack,the source said.
Algerian authorities estimated that around 30 militants occupied the Ain Amenas on Wednesday and with 18 already reported dead, it appears the hostage crisis involving hundreds of plant workers is finally over.
Experts have begun to clear the complex of bombs planted by the Islamists, says Sonatrach, the Algerian firm that runs the gas plant jointly with Britain’s BP and Norway’s Statoil.
British Defence Minister Philip Hammond calls the loss of life appalling and unacceptable. He says “it is the terrorists that bear the sole responsibility for it.”
Mr Hammond was speaking at a news conference with US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta, who said much remains “sketchy” but “we know that lives have been lost.”
Mr Panetta refused to criticise Algeria. “They are in the region, they understand the threat from terrorism … I think it’s important that we continue to work with (Algiers) to develop a regional approach.”
“We’re pressing the Algerians for details on the exact situation,” said Mr Hammond.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Britain must prepare itself for “bad news,” and that “the large majority” of Britons originally caught up in the crisis were safe, with “fewer than 10” at risk or unaccounted for.
France said no more of its nationals are being held hostage. French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on France 3 television that a Frenchman had been killed in the attack and other captured French nationals had been freed.
Mr Le Drian said he could not confirm that a French national, who he said used the surname Le Guen, was among the attackers at the Algerian gas plant but that he expected to find out soon. He said Le Guen had been in neighbouring Mali for the past several weeks.
The French national killed in the assault has been named as Yann Desjeux, a former special forces soldier who was also the co-owner of a restaurant in the southwestern beach town of Anglet.
President Francois Hollande said French troops would stay in Mali as long as is needed “to defeat terrorism” in the West African country and its neighbours.
There was no official count of how many hostages were still being held by the final group of militants holed up in the gas refinery overnight, but the militants themselves had reported they were still holding three Belgian, two Americans, a Japanese and a Briton.

 

Earlier, Islamist gunmen remained holed up with an unknown number of foreign hostages at a gas plant in the Algerian desert, amid uncertainty over what the army was doing to free their captives.

 

A Romanian national has been killed and another injured in the Algeria hostage crisis, Romania’s Prime Minister Victor Ponta says.

“We have just had confirmation of the death of one of the five Romanians held hostage in Algeria,” he told a press conference on Saturday.

Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean said authorities in Bucharest did not yet know how the hostage died.

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Two freed British hostages identified as Peter (centre) and Alan (left) with an unidentified Norwegian hostage outside a police station in Ain Amenas, Algeria.

The foreign ministry is keeping the families of the five Romanians abreast of events as they develop.

The ministry had previously announced that three Romanians had been freed, but did not say if any others were still being held by Islamist gunmen at a remote gas plant in the Algerian desert.

The final raid came after the situation appeared to be at a stand-off. More than 72 hours after the heavily armed militants staged a deadly raid on the complex, and two days after Algerian special forces launched a botched rescue bid widely condemned as hasty.

On Friday, a security official said troops were trying to reach a “peaceful” end to the crisis, before “neutralising the terrorist group that is holed up in the plant and freeing a group of hostages still being held there.”

Earlier, The gunmen, cited by Mauritania’s ANI news agency, said they were still holding three Belgians, two Americans, one Japanese and a Briton, although Belgium said there was no indication that any of its nationals were being held.

Amid the virtual news blackout in Algiers, harshly criticised by the local media, world leaders were taking a tough stand on insisting that the remaining hostages be freed.

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Freed Algerian hostages arrive at Algiers airport after they were released by Islamist captors from a gas plant in In Amenas. Seven foreign hostages and 11 Islamist gunmen were killed on Saturday when the desert stand-off ended in a bloodbath.

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta said Washington would “take all necessary steps to protect our people” from the threat of al-Qaida-affiliated militants in north Africa.

“Whether or not that involves assisting others with military operations, whether it involves developing in a cooperative way operations there, those are areas that I think remain to be decided,” he told the BBC.

On Friday, Mr Panetta had said Washington was “working around the clock” to secure the safe return of Americans, after at least one was confirmed dead.

A US official said a military aircraft had begun to help evacuate survivors, but gave no estimate of the number of US hostages.

Earlier, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at a news conference with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida that Washington remained “deeply concerned about those who remain in danger. Utmost care must be taken to preserve innocent life.”

Mr Kishida urged Algeria to place the “utmost priority” on ensuring the remaining hostages’ safety.
In Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered his government to do everything possible to ensure the safety of those Japanese unaccounted for in what he called “an extremely despicable” incident that “can never be forgiven.”

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Britain’s Secretary of State for Defence Philip Hammond, left, addresses the media alongside US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta in London. Picture: Jacquelyn Martin)

“I would like you to do your best to confirm the safety of the Japanese and rescue them by using every possible means,” Mr Abe told top government officials after cutting short a trip to Southeast Asia.

The UN Security Council “condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack” and “underlined the need to bring perpetrators, organisers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice.”

Algerian news agency APS quoted a government official as saying the kidnappers, who claimed to have comefrom Niger, were armed with machineguns, assault rifles, rocket launchers and missiles.

They belong to a group known as “Signatories in Blood,” led by a Algerian Mokhtar Belmokhtar, a former senior al-Qaida commander in north Africa. The group is demanding an end to French intervention in neighbouring Mali, Mauritania’s ANI news agency quoted sources close to Belmokhtar as saying.

Belmokhtar also called for exchanging American hostages for the blind Egyptian sheikh Omar Abdul Rahman and Pakistani Aafia Siddiqui, jailed in the US on charges of terrorist links.

But US State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said “the United States does not negotiate with terrorists.”

Philippine worker Jojo Balmaceda, employed by British oil giant BP which operates the In Amenas gas plant jointly with Norway’s Statoil and Sonatrach of Algeria, recounted overnight how he escaped.

Mr Balmaceda and three fellow Filipinos were taken at gunpoint as they arrived for work, tied up and thrown into a truck along with Japanese and Malaysian hostages, the GMA network reported in the Philippines.

He escaped when the truck was hit by an explosion but sustained a gunshot wound to his head which had affected his hearing, the station added.

An official in Manila said 34 Filipinos had been evacuated from the gas field and were on their way home.

The fate of two Malaysians believed to have been caught up in the crisis remains unknown, the foreign ministry said, while three others were safe.

France said two of its nationals had returned safely but it had no word on two more, and Romania said three of its citizens had been freed.

Earlier, Algeria informed France that a French citizen was killed in the hostage rescue operation at a remote gas plant seized by Islamist militants, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius confirmed today.

“One of our countrymen, Yann Desjeux, has unfortunately lost his life. Three other of our citizens, who were also at the site during the attack by the terrorists, were saved,” Mr Fabius said.

As criticism mounted over the haste of an Algerian military assault on the Sahara desert site, APS news agency said earlier that special forces had freed more than 670 hostages, among them 573 Algerians and about 100 foreigners.

“Around 100 foreigners out of 132 hostages seized by a terrorist group that attacked the Tiguentourine gas plant on Wednesday have been freed,” APS cited a security official as saying.

British Prime Minister David Cameron warned the In Amenas gas plant was a “large and complex site and they are still pursuing terrorists and possibly some of the hostages in other areas of the site.”

An AFP photographer saw trucks delivering empty coffins to the hospital at In Amenas, where the wounded had been taken.

Some of those who had escaped or spoke of their ordeals said explosives had been wrapped around their necks. Others hid, petrified, under beds, in gaps above ceilings or wherever they could.

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A satellite image shows the Amenas Gas Field in Algeria where foreign hostages are held by al-Qaida-linked militants, with estimates for the number of dead vary wildly from four to dozens. Picture: DigitalGlobe

Alexandre Berceaux, who works for France’s CSI Catering, said he hid in his room before being freed by Algerian troops on Thursday evening.

“I was under the bed and I put boards everywhere just in case,” Mr Berceaux said.

“I had a bit of food, a bit to drink. I didn’t know how long it would last.”

Algerian special forces launched their rescue bid on Thursday, a day after kidnappers seized the plant to avenge what they said was Algiers’ support for French air strikes in neighbouring Mali.

The kidnappers said 34 captives were killed in the army assault, but an Algerian security source called that “fantasy,” saying 18 of more than 30 Islamist gunmen were killed.

“We left the complex by a back door the terrorists didn’t know about,” said one freed Algerian.

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A rescued hostage receives treatment in a hospital In Amenas.

“We waved a white cloth so the army would know we were workers.”

Another Algerian, who works for US firm Halliburton, described the Islamist assault.

“There were around 300 or 400 of us, employees of BP and other firms. They gathered us all together, Algerians and foreigners, in the canteen which they rigged with explosives,” he said.

“The army moved in at about midday” on Thursday.

Britain’s Mr Cameron said he was “disappointed” not to have been told in advance about the rescue bid, and said “significantly” fewer than 30 Britons remained at risk at the field, operated jointly by BP, Norway’s Statoil and Sonatrach of Algeria.

BP said a “small number” of its staff remained unaccounted for, adding it had evacuated hundreds of workers from the complex and other fields. Japanese plant builder JGC said it had accounted for 17 of its employees, but not another 61. Statoil said the fate of eight Norwegian workers was unknown.

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A family photograph of escaped Irish hostage Stephen McFaul, seen with his sons. Mr McFaul has contacted his family in Belfast to tell them he is safe, Ireland said. Picture: AFP/HO/Family album

France said two of its nationals had returned safely but it had no word on two more. Vienna said one Austrian had been released.

A Northern Ireland man, Stephen McFaul, escaped. His brother said he fled when the convoy he was in came under army fire.

from:  http://www.news.com.au/world/al-qaeda-seizes-hostages-in-algeria/story-fndir2ev-1226555513214

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Yann Desjeux

7          11 

 

the most important thing he could do (YS) and how he appeared to the world (YJ) both = 71 = A professional.  Special forces soldier.

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