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  • Citing ISIS threat, feds urge stiff sentence for Evergreen Park activist

    02/26/2015 1:31:31 PM PST · by redreno · 3 replies
    http://chicago.suntimes.com ^ | 02/26/2015 | Kim Janssen
    A Palestinian immigrant convicted of hiding an Israeli terrorism conviction from U.S. authorities when she moved to the Chicago suburbs in the 1990s should be locked up for at least five years, federal prosecutors say. Anything less would be a “slap on the wrist” for Evergreen Park activist Rasmieh Odeh, and could encourage terrorists fighting with ISIS to come to the U.S., they argue. But lawyers for Odeh — who was convicted by an Israeli court of taking part in a Jerusalem supermarket bombing that killed two students in 1969 — say she was a freedom fighter, not a terrorist,...
  • SHOCK: Portland ANTIFA Holds Memorial For ICE Firebomb Terrorist

    07/17/2019 1:32:48 PM PDT · by detective · 51 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | Jul 17, 2019 | Tom Pappert
    Portland Antifa is planning a memorial for the terrorist, who attacked a migrant detention center with an AR-15 rifle and Molotov cocktails, tonight calling him a “fallen comrade”. After the horrifying attack on a migrant detention center that, had it not been foiled by local authorities, could have resulted in the deaths of law enforcement as well as migrants, Portland Antifa has sided with terror and is planning a vigil for Willem Van Spronsen. The pro-Antifa Twitter account @OccupyICEPDX posted information about the memorial today, inviting residents of Portland to “Stand with us to honor our fallen comrade, #WillemVanSpronsen, this...
  • Asked if the US will strike Iran, Trump says, "You'll soon find out".

    06/20/2019 9:23:34 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 126 replies
    CNBC ^ | 20 JUN 19 | Tucker Higgins
    President Donald Trump on Thursday told reporters, "you'll soon find out" whether the US will strike Iran as tensions between the two countries ratcheted up. This is breaking news please check back for updates.
  • Michael Dukakis sends support letter ahead of Phillipos sentencing (Boston Bomber ally)

    06/05/2015 3:35:19 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 22 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | 6/5/15 | Laurel J. Sweet
    Former Gov. Michael Dukakis says a Cambridge man facing five years in federal prison for repeatedly lying to the FBI about his pal Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is “a fine young man” who “could have a great future in public service.” Dukakis went to bat for Robel Kidane Phillipos, 21, in a letter to U.S. District Court Judge Douglas P. Woodlock ahead of Phillipos’ sentencing today for making false statements to the FBI in its investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings. Prosecutors want five years. Phillipos and Tsarnaev, both 21, grew up together in Cambridge and were classmates at the University of...
  • ‘Overstayed Their Welcome’: Sri Lanka Continues Mass (Muslim?) Deportations After Easter Bombings

    05/09/2019 10:39:05 AM PDT · by blam · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Edwin Mora
    Sri Lankan immigration authorities revealed this week that nearly 50 foreigners without valid visas are among the hundreds deported by the South Asian island nation in the wake of the Islamic State (ISIS)-linked attack that primarily attacked Christians on Easter Sunday. On Wednesday, Sri Lanka’s News 1st learned from a spokesperson for the country’s Immigration and Emigration Department that “a total of 48 foreigners without valid visas have been deported” from the island nation. “The media spokesperson added that further investigations are underway to arrest individuals without visas,” the Sri Lankan news outlet noted. News 1st’s report came after Sri...
  • ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings

    04/23/2019 7:33:36 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 26 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/4/19
    ISIS has claimed responsibility for bombings that left 321 people dead and 375 hospitalized in Sri Lanka. In a statement released by its Amaq news agency, the group said it was targeting citizens of countries bombings its territories and Christians. Previously, authorities believed that the National Thowheeth Jama’at (NTJ), a Sri Lankan Islamist movement, was responsible for orchestrating the Easter Sunday attacks....
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers want his death sentence tossed. Here’s what they’re arguing.

    12/28/2018 7:23:50 AM PST · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 84 replies
    Boston.com ^ | 12/27/2018 | ALANNA DURKIN RICHER
    BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s convictions or death sentence should be tossed because it was impossible for him to get a fair trial in the same city where the shrapnel-packed, pressure cooker bombs exploded, his lawyers told a federal appeals court on Thursday. In a 500-page brief filed in the 1st U.S. District Court of Appeals, Tsarnaev’s legal team outlined a host of other problems with his 2015 trial, during which the defense admitted from the outset that he and his older brother carried out the attack. His appellate lawyers are also pointing to issues with jurors,...
  • “Honduran Bombing Suspect Is Given Asylum by Mexico” [The Suspect is the leader of The Caravan!]

    12/12/2018 5:55:22 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 5 replies
    https://www.nytimes.com/1987/10/04/world/honduran-bombing-suspect-is-given-asylum-by-mexico.html ^ | OCT 4, 1987. Yes 1987 To those in Rio Linda that was 31 yeras ago.
    Mexico has granted permanent asylum in its embassy here to a man suspected of planting a bomb that exploded in a Chinese restaurant in August, slightly wounding six United States soldiers and a Honduran civilian. Charging that the Mexicans are harboring a ''terrorist'' in violation of all international conventions, the United States has lodged a ''firm'' behind-the-scenes protest with the Mexican Government in Mexico City, diplomats in Mexico said. But the Mexican Government has dismissed the American protest. Mexican diplomats called the man, Alfonso Guerrero Ulloa, 22 years old, a ''freedom fighter'' whose life was at risk because of his...
  • U.N. Official Killed in West Bank

    11/22/2002 1:31:30 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 29 replies · 217+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Nov 22, 2002 | NICOLE WINFIELD
    A British aid worker was killed Friday in a U.N. compound in the West Bank during a gunbattle between Israeli troops and Palestinian gunmen — the first senior U.N. official to die in over two years of fighting. The United Nations accused Israeli soldiers of preventing an ambulance from immediately reaching Iain Hook, a senior manager for UNRWA, the U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees. The Israeli army said he was evacuated from the U.N. compound in the Jenin refugee camp as soon as possible. The death occurred hours after Israel reoccupied the West Bank town of Bethlehem for the...
  • Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was rescued from Libyan civil war by Royal Navy

    07/31/2018 7:04:35 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 20 replies
    Sky News ^ | July 31, 2018
    The suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester last year had been rescued from the Libyan civil war by the Royal Navy. [snip] It has now emerged that in 2014 Abedi, his brother Hashem and around 100 other British citizens were evacuated from Tripoli by HMS Enterprise as the security situation in Libya deteriorated. They were taken to Malta before returning to the UK. A government spokesman said: "During the deteriorating security situation in Libya in 2014, Border Force officials were deployed to assist with the evacuation of British nationals and their dependants." It...
  • The 1.6 Billion Dollar Hoax (Leftards will believe anything negative about Trump)

    03/15/2017 2:55:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | March 15, 2017 | Ken Bensinger, Jason Leopold, Craig Silverman and Megha Rajagopalan in Beijing
    An elaborate hoax based on forged documents escalates the phenomenon of “fake news” and reveals an audience on the left that seems willing to believe virtually any claim that could damage Trump. In the third week of January, an Israeli named Yoni Ariel flew from Tel Aviv to Rome carrying $9,000 in cash on a secret mission to bring down Donald Trump. There, he met with an Italian businessman. Seated at a table toward the rear of a café, away from the street where they might attract unwanted attention, Ariel recalled, he handed over the cash. In exchange he was...
  • Boston terror suspects uncle was married to CIA officer's daughter and even shared a home...

    04/28/2013 6:56:32 AM PDT · by maggief · 59 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 27 April 2013 | Katie Davies
    An uncle of the Boston bombers was previously married to a CIA officer's daughter for three years, it emerged today. Ruslan Tsarni, who publicly denounced his two terrorist nephews' actions and called them 'Losers', even lived with his father-in-law agent Graham Fuller in his Maryland home for a year.
  • More than 128 people killed in Pakistan suicide bombing

    07/14/2018 1:12:20 AM PDT · by BBell · 21 replies
    http://www.euronews.com/ ^ | 7/14/18 | Michael Daventry
    More than a hundred people have been killed in a suicide bombing in Pakistan as tensions rise in the country ahead of an election on July 25. At least 128 people died in the explosion at an election rally in the southwestern province of Baluchistan. Siraj Raisani, a candidate running for a provincial assembly, was among those killed in the town of Mastung. It was the deadliest attack in Pakistan in four years. Hours after the bombing, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was arrested after making a high-profile return to the country. Sharif was given a 10-year prison sentence in...
  • bombings at three Indonesia churches

    05/13/2018 9:00:57 AM PDT · by the_daug · 18 replies
    The Strait Times ^ | May 13, 2018 | Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja
    JAKARTA - A family of six carried out suicide bombings at three churches in Surabaya in Indonesia's East Java province during Sunday mass on May 13, killing at least 13 people, according to the police. The attacks took place at the Santa Maria Church in the Ngagel Madya area of Indonesia's second-largest and busiest city, the Surabaya Centre Pentecostal Church and the GKI Diponegoro Church. East Java provincial police spokesman Colonel Frans Barung Mangera told reporters a total of 41 injured victims from the attacks have been sent to hospital. At least two of the injured were police officers on...
  • World powers show off advanced weaponry in Syrian war

    04/17/2018 7:30:44 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 40 replies
    Ahval ^ | Apr 17 2018 | Salim Kahraman
    As tension mounts between Russia and the West, Syria’s brutal seven-year civil war has become an arena for world powers to display their advanced weaponry and ability to project their military might. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said his country had tested nearly 215 advanced weapons in Syria since his country directly intervened in the conflict to support Syrian President Bashar Assad in September 2015. Russia has shown off both its Kalibr cruise missiles, launched from warships and submarines in the Mediterranean and Caspian Seas, and the ability of its Tu 160 bombers to fly an 8,000-mile strike round trip mission...
  • Q Anon: (4/12/18) FRiendly Freeper Collaboration

    04/12/2018 6:51:12 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 2,018 replies
    qntmpkts.keybase.pub ^ | 4/12/2018 | FReepers, vanity
    <p>This thread is a friendly collaborative place for FReepers to analyze information and share opinons. FReepers have a wide variety of reasons for investigating Q Anon content; this is not the appropriate place to criticize or badger those who choose to use some of their time in this manner.</p>
  • Assad rains fire on the last of the rebels: Incendiary explosives fall in militant-held region [tr]

    03/23/2018 6:41:29 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 23, 2018 | Chris Pleasance
    Syrian government forces have intensified their attack on rebels in Eastern Ghouta as fighter jets rained fire down on one of the last insurgent strongholds in the region. Bombs containing what appeared to be white phosphorus, a banned weapon, lit up the night sky over the town of Douma in the early hours of Friday as videos from the ground showed dozens of fires burning in hellish scenes. The bombardment came as hundreds of anti-government fighters and civilians stranded in another rebel enclave around the town of Harasta were allowed to flee to Idlib province.
  • Austin bombing suspect, 24-year-old man, dies as police close in, chief says

    03/21/2018 3:34:11 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 66 replies
    American-Statesman ^ | 3-21-2018 | Tony Plohetski
    5:10 a.m. update: The suspect in a string of bombings in Austin is dead, interim Austin Police Chief Brian Manley confirmed early Wednesday. Investigators identified several leads but the case really broke in the past 24 to 36 hours, Manley said. The chief described how authorities tracked down the suspect’s vehicle to a Round Rock-area hotel. Police began following the suspect’s vehicle, and as SWAT approached, the suspect detonated a bomb in the car, Manley said. The name of the suspect, described only as a 24-year-old white man, has not been released, pending notification of his family, Manley said. Although...
  • Austin Police Respond to Another Explosion, Hours After Plea to Bomber

    03/18/2018 9:04:46 PM PDT · by Blue House Sue · 31 replies
    New York Times ^ | 3/18/18 | DAVE MONTGOMERY and MANNY FERNANDEZ
    AUSTIN, Tex. — The Austin police responded on Sunday night to an explosion that injured two people in a neighborhood in southwest Austin, just hours after an unusual direct appeal to whoever was responsible for several deadly package explosions this month that have kept the capital of Texas on edge. A short time after the authorities said they received reports of an explosion, two men in their 20s were taken to a hospital with serious injuries, the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Service said.
  • Breaking- New Bombings in Austin

    03/18/2018 7:12:43 PM PDT · by SE Mom · 48 replies
    ATCEM/Twitter ^ | 3/18/18
    ATCEMS @ATCEMS 26m Multiple #ATCEMS assets responding to an unconfirmed report of an Explosion at 4721 Eagle Feather Dr (20:32); Initial unconfirmed reports of 6 patients "on the ground". Assets still responding More to Follo