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  • Ex-Russian spy who was MI6 double agent fights for life after ‘being poisoned’ in Salisbury

    03/05/2018 3:05:04 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 11 replies
    The Sun ^ | 5 March 2018 | By Olivia Loveridge-Greene and Ellie Cambridge
    AN ex-Russian spy who became an MI6 secret agent has been left fighting for his life in hospital after reportedly being poisoned. Sergei Skripal - who was jailed in 2006 for spying for Britain - collapsed alongside a younger woman in The Maltings shopping area in Salisbury yesterday afternoon. ...
  • Jordan denies arresting king’s brothers over Saudi contacts

    01/08/2018 12:00:23 AM PST · by BlackVeil · 2 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 30 December 2017 | By TOI staff
    The Jordanian army on Saturday denied a report that two of King Abdullah II’s brothers had been arrested over contacts with Saudi Arabian officials. ... But in denying the arrests, Jordanian military officials said the brothers — Prince Faisal bin Hussein and Prince Ali bin Hussein — had simply “retired.”...
  • Two stabbed to death in The Netherlands

    12/14/2017 6:30:08 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 24 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 15 Dec 2017 | Staff
    Two people have been killed and three injured in two stabbing incidents in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht, authorities said. Police said in a tweet that one suspect had been detained ...
  • Owner of vandalized car admits responsibility for racist graffiti

    11/16/2017 4:39:47 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 31 replies
    The Collegian ^ | Nov 6, 2017 | By Rafael Garcia
    The owner of a car that was vandalized with racist threats and slurs Wednesday has admitted that he was responsible for the graffiti, the Riley County Police Department announced Monday afternoon. According to the RCPD, Dauntarius Williams, a 21-year-old Manhattan resident, said the alleged vandalism was “just a Halloween prank that got out of hand.” ...
  • Black US Air Force cadet 'wrote race slurs' on dorm doors

    11/15/2017 3:33:30 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 38 replies
    BBC News ^ | 8 Nov 2017 | Staff
    The US Air Force Academy has said racial slurs scrawled on dormitory doors of five black cadets were by one of the supposedly targeted students. An inquiry into the September incident found that one of the cadets admitted to writing "go home" with an epithet on dorm doors, the school told US media. The vandalism shook the campus and drew a stern rebuke from commanders. ...
  • Syrian film-maker accused of faking his own attempted murder

    11/04/2017 4:29:06 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 6 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 4 Nov 2017 | Kareem Shaheen
    Doubts have emerged about the story of a Syrian filmmaker who claimed to have survived a murder attempt in Istanbul last month, after videos were published in which he appears to be planning the attempt on his own life to generate publicity for his anti-Assad film. Muhammad Bayazid said he was stabbed ...
  • Hate crime that sparked EMU protests deemed hoax

    10/28/2017 1:24:30 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 20 replies
    Leadership Insititue ^ | Oct 25, 2017 | Anthony Gockowski
    An alleged hate crime that sent Eastern Michigan University’s campus into racial unrest in has now been confirmed as a hoax by local authorities. As Campus Reform reported in September, students took to the streets to protest, and even blocked traffic at one point, in response to racist images found on campus, including “KKK” in red, white, and blue spray paint and “leave N*****s.” ... Now, M Live reports that officers have arrested 29-year-old Eddie Carlin, a black man who attended the institution for two years ...
  • Never Forget: Muslim Hate Crime Hoaxes

    10/12/2017 11:01:32 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 4 replies
    National Review ^ | 13 Sept 2017 | Michelle Malkin
    ... I contacted the FBI this week to ask about the Minnesota mosque incident. It is unsolved after more than a month, and a $30,000 reward for information remains unclaimed. An agent based in Minneapolis acknowledged to me that “it’s always a possibility” that the crime may be a hoax. ...
  • Turkey shifts policy on Syria

    10/12/2017 9:44:10 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 13 replies
    Jordan Times ^ | Oct 11,2017 | Michael Jansen
    Turkey’s latest intervention in the Syria conflict appears to reflect a 180-degree shift in its policy of backing Al Qaeda-linked takfiris and a range of largely fundamentalist insurgents, as well as the Saudi-sponsored Syrian opposition with the aim of bringing down President Bashar Assad. Last weekend, Turkish tanks, armoured vehicles and troops gathered in the western sector of the border between Turkey and Syria and exchanged fire with Al Qaeda’s Hay’at Tahrir Al Sham, a coalition headed by Jabhat Fatah Al Sham (formerly Jabhat Al Nusra). Ankara is deploying Syrian insurgents belonging to the so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA), allegedly,...
  • Philly Trans Health Conference Cancels Sessions on Detransitioning

    10/02/2017 5:09:29 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 4 replies
    TheStranger ^ | Aug 30, 2017 | Katie Herzog
    The Philadelphia Trans Health Conference—an annual meeting of transgender people, advocates, and health care providers—announced Tuesday that they are canceling two panels, one on detransitioning and one on alternate ways of dealing with gender dysphoria besides medical transition. ....
  • Man admits fake hate-crime report, faces probation

    09/27/2017 7:19:18 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 27 replies
    Times Union ^ | 5 Sept 2017 | By Robert Gavin
    Andrew King has admitted he spray-painted swastikas on his own home and lied about it to police. King, who will turn 55 on Friday, pleaded guilty last week to falsely reporting an incident, a misdemeanor. He will receive three years of probation ...
  • Muslim dad shunned by community after 22-yr-old student FALSELY accused him of molesting

    09/27/2017 6:59:01 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 28 replies
    Express ^ | 19 Sept 2017 | Paul Jeeves
    Sophie Pointon, 22, invented the lie after a clash with the Muslim cabbie who refused to take a £10 note soaked in oil from a kebab she was holding for religious reasons. Pointon, a criminology undergraduate at the time, told police the driver had molested her in the back of his cab. She dialled 999 and later continued the deception by signing a statement describing her “horrendous” ordeal after a drunken night out in Leeds. ...
  • Pundit Debbie Schlussel sues Ann Arbor to ID Muslim reporting fake hate crime

    09/02/2017 12:40:21 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 11 replies
    MLive ^ | 30 August 2017 | John Counts
    ANN ARBOR, MI - Conservative commentator Debbie Schlussel is suing the city of Ann Arbor for not releasing the name of a Muslim woman who reported a false hate crime. The lawsuit, filed Monday, Aug. 27, alleges the Ann Arbor Police Department violated the Freedom of Information Act when it refused to release the name of a Muslim woman who reported a hate crime on Nov. 11, 2016. In the highly publicized case ...

    06/25/2017 6:56:10 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 10 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 26 June 2017 | Ben Lynfeld
    ... "The [Golan] separation line was created in 1974 with Israeli and Syrian agreement and it was for many years the most quiet border Israel had. Now, if on the other side of the divide you don't have an entity that respects agreement on the separation line because its policy is to not agree with Israel on anything, that Israel doesn't exist, than this is something Israel need not and should not tolerate," Halevy stressed. Israel signaled this in January 2015 when an airstrike against two cars on the Syrian side of the Golan killed six Hezbollah fighters and a...
  • 34 bodies found in Resorts World Manila

    06/01/2017 9:29:19 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | 2 June 2017 | By Ralph Ellis and Holly Yan
    Thirty-four bodies have been found inside Resorts World Manila, which was attacked by a lone gunman in the early hours of Friday morning, according to a local official. The victims did not appear to have been shot, but indications were that they had suffocated, Bureau of Fire Protection, Southern Police District Director P/Supt. Tomas Apolinario said in an interview ....
  • Enough with the hate crime hoaxes

    05/29/2017 1:56:04 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 16 replies
    We are in the midst of a college hoax epidemic, and it shows no signs of getting any better. Just last week at St. Olaf College, a racist note placed on a black student’s car was revealed as a hoax, written by someone who wanted to “draw attention to concerns about the campus climate.” At USC last month, someone hung a “no black people allowed” sign outside of a residence hall; the fellow who hung this reputable message turned out to be…a black person himself. At Indiana State University ....
  • Why this gay man spray painted anti-gay graffiti on his church is just sad

    05/23/2017 12:04:13 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 41 replies
    LGBTYnation ^ | 4 May 2017 | Dawn Ennis
    George Nathaniel Stang, 26, stands accused of a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief, after confessing that it was he who spray painted homophobic, pro-Nazi and pro-Trump graffiti last November, including a swastika, on the church where he was the organist. When confronted by police, Stang — who is gay — reportedly admitted to staging the vandalism and wrote in a handwritten statement to police that he did it to “mobilize a movement” ....
  • French investigators say no trace of explosives on Egyptair victims: Le Figaro

    05/06/2017 11:04:04 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 10 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 5, 2017 | Staff
    French investigators have found no traces of explosives on the bodies of French victims of Egypt Air flight MS 804 that crashed into the Mediterranean last year ...
  • Temple to Mysterious Roman Deity Unearthed in Turkey

    05/03/2017 5:45:02 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 33 replies
    Sputnik News ^ | 3 may 2017 | Staff
    An ancient temple dedicated to god Mithras was unearthed by archaeologists in the vicinity of the Turkish city of Diyarbakir. The underground 4th century temple was discovered by archaeologists working at Zerzevan Castle located in Diyarbakir province, and apparently served as a gathering place for Roman nobles who participated in the cult of Mithras. ...
  • Army vet tied dog to tree, shot it 5 times at close range

    04/26/2017 4:39:30 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 191 replies
    New York Post ^ | 26 April 2017 | Chris Perez
    An Army veteran was thrown behind bars Tuesday for allegedly tying her PTSD therapy dog to a tree and shooting him five times at close range — killing the poor pup for no apparent reason while a soldier filmed it. ... Court documents obtained by the Fayetteville Observer describe how she teamed up with her boyfriend, Jarren Heng, 25, for the seemingly random killing earlier this month. The couple allegedly led the white and gray pit bull to a wooded area before tying him to a tree and taking his life. ... ultimately was shot five times with a rifle...