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  • The Latest: Kenya court nullifies president's election win

    09/01/2017 2:40:14 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 27 replies
    MSN AP ^ | September 1, 2017
    NAIROBI, Kenya — The Latest on Kenya's presidential election court challenge (all times local): 12 p.m. Kenya's Supreme Court has nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's election win last month and called for new elections within 60 days. The six-judge bench ruled 4-2 in favor of the petition filed by opposition candidate Raila Odinga. He claimed that the electronic voting results were hacked into and manipulated manipulated in favor of Kenyatta. The president had won a second term with 54 percent of the vote. The court says the Aug. 8 election was not conducted with accordance with the constitution. Odinga's lawyer had...
  • Tensions increase in Mexican state of Oaxaca, APPO threatens to beseige federal police (Translation)

    11/15/2006 4:29:35 PM PST · by StJacques · 20 replies · 783+ views
    El Universal ( Mexico City ) ^ | November 15, 2006 | Jorge Octavio Ochoa & Alejandro Torres ( translated by self )
    APPO will beseige PFP in Oaxaca's Zocalo Capital Plaza The State Council of the Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca agrees not to permit either entry or exit to one single element of federal forces Jorge Octavio Ochoa & Alejandro Torres/Correspondents El Universal (Mexico City) Oaxaca City, Oaxaca Wednesday 15 November 2006 2:28 p.m.  The Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca (APPO) will beseige, starting the 25th of November, the Federal Preventive Police (PFP) who are located in the historic center of the capital and for two days APPO will not permit either entry or exit to...
  • Pressure cooker causes bomb scare at Newark Airport

    05/27/2017 5:00:47 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | 05/27/2017 | Larry Celona
    Authorities evacuated part of Newark Airport on Saturday after cops found an unattended pressure cooker in a brown bag. The cooker was discovered near a trash can in Terminal A at around 4:45 p.m., said sources. .. The concern, the source continued, is that the bag may have been part some sort of “dry run,” in anticipation of something more sinister.
  • Hamburg Airport Stops Flights After Toxin Injures Dozens

    02/12/2017 5:21:57 AM PST · by Innovative · 50 replies
    NY Times ^ | Feb. 12, 2017 | AP
    BERLIN — German firefighters on Sunday evacuated hundreds of passengers at Hamburg Airport after 50 people were injured by an unknown toxin that likely spread through the airport's air conditioning system. All flights were halted for several hours due to the evacuation, airport spokeswoman Karen Stein said. "We have cancelled all flight at least until 2 p.m. (1300GMT) and most parts of the airport have been evacuated," she said.
  • Terror Threats (Chicago is being cased)

    11/22/2015 1:31:35 PM PST · by InMemoriam · 13 replies
    Second City Cop ^ | November 22, 2015 | Second City Cop
    From Second City Cop, the blog of a Chicago cop: Anyone have the scoop on this? About three hours ago, a male in his twenties, apparently of middle eastern descent, walked into the lobby of 024 with a bucket full of an unknown substance stating "this is a gift for your chief". When confronted by officers, he quickly exited the building while leaving the bucket just outside the front door. Officers successfully pursued the suspect who was brought back into the station. The subject stated the bucket was full of water and was a "gift". When Lt's DH and NS...
  • The Ahmad Hoax Is Not Going to Hold, and The Media Will Be Massively Discredited

    09/25/2015 6:05:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 94 replies
    Ace of Spades HQ ^ | September 24, 2015 | Ace
    I suppose that headline is a bit optimistic -- the media is very good about suppressing stories that expose them as frauds; see the Gosnell coverage. But we're coming to a point where the media's continue refusal to acknowledge the obvious is going to become very embarrassing to them. IBD states the obvious. (I can't quote it because it's short, but it dispels so much of the previous myth-making here; do read it.) Suggesting, to me, that we're about to hit the moment of Peak Media Embarrassment is the fact that the tech community is now openly referring to this...
  • The Complex 'Military-Style' Raid on California Power Station Spooks U.S.

    12/28/2013 2:15:07 PM PST · by Daralundy · 78 replies
    Financial Post ^ | December 13, 2013 | Shane Harris
    When U.S. officials warn about "attacks" on electric power facilities these days, the first thing that comes to mind is probably a computer hacker trying to shut the lights off in a city with malware. But a more traditional attack on a power station in California has U.S. officials puzzled and worried about the physical security of the the electrical grid--from attackers who come in with guns blazing. Around 1:00 AM on April 16, at least one individual (possibly two) entered two different manholes at the PG&E Metcalf power substation, southeast of San Jose, and cut fiber cables in the...
  • SEPTA Says Commuter Train Hit By Projectile Just Before Amtrak Train Derailed

    SEPTA Says Commuter Train Hit By Projectile Just Before Amtrak Train Derailed
  • Was San Diego illegal alien beach storming a prelude to something bigger?

    08/29/2014 6:12:25 PM PDT · by Twotone · 27 replies ^ | August 29, 2014 | Allen B. West
    When I was commander serving in combat, I always looked for indicators, warnings and trends, and one of the things I always wanted our unit leaders and Soldiers to pay attention to was enemy dry runs. Did we just see a “dry run” this past week in San Diego?
  • MSM Uninterested in FBI Investigation of 'Terrorist Dry Run' Attack on CA Power Station

    12/30/2013 2:43:20 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 11 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 30 December 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    SC Sheriff's Dept released this photo of the attack in progress Last April 16th -the day after the Boston Marathon bombing- one or two individuals militarily attacked a Pacific Gas & Electric electrical substation south of San Jose, CA... you'd think somebody besides blogs and British newspapers would find this of interest, wouldn't you? The operation was systematic, organized, and well planned: assailant(s) first cut both land-line and mobile phone service to the power station before storming the facility at 1am...  firing over 100 rounds into the transformers to see what would happen. In the event, what did happen...
  • Texas drivers get asked for saliva, blood at police roadblock

    11/20/2013 5:58:03 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 62 replies
    Some drivers along a busy Fort Worth street on Friday were stopped at police roadblock and directed into a parking lot, where they were asked by federal contractors for samples of their breath, saliva and even blood. It was part of a government research study aimed at determining the number of drunken or drug-impaired drivers. "It just doesn't seem right that you can be forced off the road when you're not doing anything wrong," said Kim Cope, who said she was on her lunch break when she was forced to pull over at the roadblock on Beach Street in North...
  • 'Dry ice bombs' planted at Los Angeles airport

    10/15/2013 9:35:24 AM PDT · by markomalley · 53 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 10-15-2013
    Dry ice bombs have exploded for two successive nights in restricted areas at Los Angeles international airport, the world's sixth busiest. Two other devices that were found on Monday night before they detonated appeared to have been placed outside the main terminal buildings in an area near planes, according to television news footage. Detectives in America are investigating how the bombs, which consisted of water containers packed with dry ice, were planted in locations where access is barred to the public.
  • Police Search For Dry Ice Bomb Suspect After 3 More Devices Found At LAX

    10/15/2013 6:49:35 AM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies ^ | 10/15/13 | CBSLA
    LOS ANGELES ( — Detectives Tuesday continued their efforts to find the suspect wanted for planting dry ice bombs around Los Angeles International Airport. One dry ice bomb exploded and two plastic bottles containing the dangerous material were found around 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Tom Bradley International Terminal in a restricted area, Los Angeles Police Department Det. Gus Villanueva said. No one was injured, and no flights were delayed. Airport police and a bomb squad cleared the items around 9:45 p.m On Sunday, a dry ice device exploded inside an employee bathroom at LAX’s Terminal 2. No injuries were...
  • Are terrorists doing 9/11-style dry runs on U.S. flights?

    10/12/2013 11:05:19 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 22 replies
    Yahoo/The Week ^ | Oct 11, 2013 | Frances Weaver
    "If a dry run is occurring, the attack will shortly follow." That's according to Wolf Koch, a Boeing 767 pilot for Delta Airlines and an official at the Air Line Pilots Association International, who was discussing common terrorist tactics in the run-up to devastating attacks like those on 9/11. That is an extremely worrying thought given a memo leaked this week from the U.S. Airline Pilots Association, which warns of "several cases recently…of what appear to be probes, or dry runs" of such attacks.
  • Gov’t Response to Dry Runs -- Blanket Denial?

    08/15/2010 2:31:36 PM PDT · by TR Clancy · 5 replies
    Dearborn Underground ^ | August 3, 2010 | TR Clancy
    Dearborn Underground has learned that last January’s disruptive behavior by five Saudi males on Northwest Flight 243 from Amsterdam to Detroit (“Unruly Saudis Disrupt Plane Before Being Released Without Charges By U.S. Customs”) included sitting in scattered locations around the cabin, refusing flight attendant requests to sit down, suspiciously frequent trips to the lavatory, and putting blankets over their heads – the same way Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab hid under a blanket to arm his bomb on the very same flight from Amsterdam hardly more than two weeks before. One of the Saudis unbuckled himself after the cabin and passengers were...
  • Diverting Flights Tough Call for Pilots

    01/08/2010 9:07:14 PM PST · by STARWISE · 22 replies · 806+ views
    KHON2 ^ | 1-8-10 | Ron Mizutani
    Besides two Hawaiian Airlines flight diversions in three days, there have been several flights affected by unruly passengers since the failed terror attack on Christmas Day, including one Friday in Atlanta. The recent spike in flight diversions across the U.S. has many asking if anxiety in the skies is causing pilots to make quick decisions to re-route flights because of unruly passengers. "There's always going to be certain number of needed deplanements from unruly passengers, there's a certain amount that always takes place but i think the media is covering it more often now and also everybody is more on...
  • 'Terrorists could be testing airlines'

    09/17/2006 7:46:52 AM PDT · by CarrotAndStick · 24 replies · 1,012+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 17 Sep, 2006 1242hrs IST || PTI | The Times of India
    NEW DELHI: Strategic experts have warned that some of the recent security incidents in different parts of the world involving aircraft and airports could be 'testers' by terrorists. Though some of these airline security incidents could be results of 'genuine innocence' of first-time travellers, the experts have asked the airlines and aviation authorities not to ignore them as some of them could be terrorist probes with actual imminent threats. They have also pointed out that there have been about two dozen incidents since August, leading to flight diversions, emergency landings, escorting of civil aircraft by air force fighters and arrests...
  • Al Queda, Aircraft and Enemas

    07/22/2004 8:01:26 AM PDT · by Fitzcarraldo · 37 replies · 848+ views
    self | 22 July 2004 | self
    Terrorists may be planning to smuggle material aboard flights in body cavities placed via insertion or ingestion. This deserves mention as it suggests ways in which this form of smuggling could be countered. The process of recovering bomb or other material (encapsulated in indigestible "pills") may involve the use of laxatives and enemas to expel the material on demand and a capture/filtering process to separate the "pills" from the excreta. The number of trips to the bathroom required would depend on a number of factors, and the terrorist plan might include a high degree of redundancy in case material was...
  • Report: Flight to Orlando used as terrorist practice run

    10/10/2013 9:54:21 AM PDT · by Velveeta · 110 replies
    Dayton Daily News ^ | 10/10/2013 | Joe Kelley
    Orlando, Fla. — Terrorists are in the midst of practice runs in preparations for an attack on U.S. airlines. (snip) The pilots say the most recent dry-run occurred on Flight 1880 on September 2. The flight left Reagan National Airport in Washington D.C. and headed to Orlando International. Crew members say that shortly after takeoff, a group of four "Middle Eastern" men caused a commotion......continues
  • Mammoth mystery algorithm on Nasdaq: who and why?

    10/12/2012 10:31:54 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 15 replies
    France 24 ^ | 10/12/2012 | Sébastian SEIBT
    A single algorithm which placed and then cancelled orders on the Nasdaq accounted for 4% of all quoted traffic in the US with no clear goal. An investor gives FRANCE 24 his insight into the mystery which has concerned market watchers. A single mammoth mystery algorithm has set alarm bells ringing for market regulators and players, and underlined the market’s vulnerability to technology and the woeful lack of regulation on algorithms. A single algorithm last week placed and cancelled orders on the Nasdaq accounting for 4% of all quoted traffic in the US. Not only this, it also accounted for...