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  • Man arrested in stolen truck carrying weapons, explosives, body armor in Seattle

    07/04/2013 8:47:24 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 47 replies
    NBC News ^ | July 4, 2013 | M. Alex Johnson
    The FBI and Seattle authorities were investigating a Nevada man who was arrested after he was spotted on the University of Washington campus in a stolen truck carrying multiple explosive devices, stolen firearms and body armor, police said Thursday. The man was arrested a few blocks away after a police pursuit near Seattle Children's Hospital late Wednesday, said John Vinson, chief of the University of Washington police. He gave no further details of the pursuit, but he described the arrest as "high-risk." Justin Miles Jasper was arrested early Thursday and was being held without bail in the King County jail...
  • Labor Unions: A History of Murder and Sabotage

    12/12/2012 5:21:40 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 20 replies
    The New American ^ | 28 February 2011 | Daniel Sayani
    This article analyzes the history of labor union violence, and how Rep. Capuano's comments are a perfect continuation of this historical truth. Labor Unions: A History of Murder and Sabotage The New American 28 February 2011 The raging union-led protests in Wisconsin have resulted in many Americans taking a closer, more critical look at labor unions and their political clout and influence in shaping policy. With the ubiquitous announcement from AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka that he is granted an audience at the White House “nearly every day,” the American people have become more skeptical of unions and the role...
  • Detained protesters accused of Chicago terror plot

    05/19/2012 11:13:47 AM PDT · by SmithL · 27 replies
    AP via SacBee ^ | 5/19/12
    CHICAGO -- Prosecutors say three men arrested in a raid on a Chicago apartment had planned to attack President Barack Obama's campaign headquarters, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home and other targets, including police stations and police cars.
  • Tunisian religious radicals riot over TV image of Allah, firebomb TV station executive's house

    10/22/2011 9:48:57 PM PDT · by martosko · 18 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/22/2011 | Asma Ghribi
    On October 14 a Tunisian television station aired “Persepolis,” an animated movie about a girl coming of age during the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran. The film won the Jury Prize at the 2007 Cannes film festival, but its depiction of Allah as an old, bearded man upset Tunisia’s ultra-conservative Muslim radicals. After two days of mostly peaceful protests, one group estimated to be as large as 100 men rioted — torching the home of Nabil Karoui, the TV station’s top executive. Witnesses said the rioters arrived in taxicabs, armed with Molotov cocktails and knives. A similar group attempted to...
  • Egyptians Turning on Each Other (EGYPT LIVE THREAD # 2)

    02/02/2011 7:31:01 AM PST · by SE Mom · 1,984 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 2 February 2011
    URGENT: Gunfire heard in Cairo's Tahrir Square as supporters of President Mubarak and anti-government demonstrators clash hours after the embattled leader defiantly said he would serve out his term in office.
  • Arkansas Man Arrested in Smyth Co. for Possession of Explosives

    11/27/2010 9:11:27 AM PST · by Velveeta · 41 replies
    WSET-TV ^ | 11/27/2010 | WSET-TV
    Smyth Co.,VA- An Arkansas man was arrested, and charged with multiples counts of manufacturing and possessing explosive devices after a traffic stop in Smyth County. Around 10:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving State Trooper L. J. Testerman was traveling through Chestnut Ridge Road and Grubmore Road when he observed someone throwing some type of bottles out of a black Ford Ranger pickup. Moments later the trooper heard a loud bang come from the pickup. Trooper Testerman stopped the pickup truck on Chestnut Ridge Road. After a search of the vehicle the officer found explosive devices. 21-year-old Emad Hatem Abdullah of Little Rock,...
  • "Incidents" in France after a "youth" dies evading police

    10/27/2009 3:51:47 AM PDT · by Cindy · 15 replies · 1,086+ views
    (ESISC, October 26, 2009) via JIHAD WATCH.org ^ | Posted by Robert on October 26, 2009 9:27 PM | n/a
    "After his death, at least 50 youths took to the streets and started to break windows at the entrance of Gabelle, an outskirt of the city. The youths also burned garbage, tires, a motorcycle and five vehicles in a shipyard, said the police. When the Police and the fire-fighters arrived on the scène, protesters threw stones and Molotov cocktails against them. Then, the police retaliate by firing tear gas but it was unable to enter into Gabelle." Think about that last sentence for a minute. "France/Civil unrest: clashes erupted in Fréjus after a young man killed himself," from ESISC, October...
  • Burning car rams synagogue door in France

    01/06/2009 12:19:12 AM PST · by Cindy · 9 replies · 569+ views
    AP via YNET NEWS.com ^ | Published: 01.06.09, 09:49 / Israel News | n/a
    Breaking News A burning car was rammed into a synagogue door in southwest France as the interior minister convened Muslims, Jews and police in Paris to warn against contagion from the Gaza conflict.
  • 'And On the Seventh Day...' More Rocket Rain on Southern Israel

    01/02/2009 2:07:03 PM PST · by Cindy · 53 replies · 1,746+ views
    ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS.com ^ | 1/02/09, 8:45 AM / Last Update: 01/02/09, 11:55 AM | Hana Levi Julian
    Home Front Command reiterates that residents should immediately take cover if they hear the siren sound, or if they hear an explosion.
  • ISRAEL CALLS GAZANS TO WARN THEM TO FLEE FOR SAFETY

    12/30/2008 2:31:24 PM PST · by Cindy · 75 replies · 2,242+ views
    THE AUSTRALIAN via JIHAD WATCH.org ^ | December 30, 2008 | n/a
    RESIDENTS at certain addresses in the Gaza Strip have been receiving unusual phone calls since the Israeli air assault began on Saturday - a request that they and their families leave their homes as soon as possible for their own safety.
  • Moroccan "youths" firebomb church in Netherlands

    11/24/2008 7:47:52 PM PST · by Cindy · 13 replies · 953+ views
    JIHAD WATCH.org ^ | November 24, 2008 9:33 AM | ISLAM IN EUROPE via JihadWatch.org
    Note: The following text is a quote: http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/023624.php November 24, 2008 Moroccan "youths" firebomb church in Netherlands High-spirited "youths" at it again in Europe. "Gouda: Church firebombed," from Islam in Europe, November 24 (thanks to John Doe): Four teenagers of Moroccan origin were arrested Saturday evening for setting fire to the Vaste Burcht Reformed church in Gouda. A Molotov cocktail was thrown at the door of the church, according to the police. The bottom part of the door and the doormat were damaged. The four Gouda residents, three aged 14 and one aged 15, are suspected of arson. The fire...
  • Fake Ambulance Spotted at RNC

    11/13/2008 3:46:15 PM PST · by BCW · 32 replies · 2,512+ views
    EMS Responder ^ | 31 OCT 2008 | DAVE LONG
    Numerous Minneapolis-Saint Paul area EMS agencies, headed by the U.S. Secret Service, undertook special preparations to handle EMS operations during the Republican National Convention held Sept 1-4, 2008. Following is an inside account of the experience along with some lessons to take away for future events. Fake Ambulance Spotted On Tuesday, the second day of the RNC, a Twin Cities Paramedic spotted an "ambulance" with unusual generic markings in the city of St. Paul. The medic had attended RNC briefings on the need for heightened awareness, and as an Iraq War Veteran, he was well-educated and possessed a keen eye...
  • Threat Matrix: June 2008

    06/02/2008 12:04:34 PM PDT · by nwctwx · 1,085 replies · 5,263+ views
    The Hunt for American al Qaeda The United States is turning up the heat in the hunt for the California boy turned al Qaeda operative, Adam Gadahn, who has been charged with treason and is believed to be hiding in Afghanistan. If caught and convicted, Gadahn could face the death penalty. The State Department along with the Department of Diplomatic Security announced the beginning of a publicity campaign in Afghanistan urging locals to provide any information on Gadahn's whereabouts, with a reward if the information leads to his capture. Radio advertisements with information concerning the $1 million reward have...
  • Man attacks passerby with machete; throws Molotov cocktails at police car

    04/02/2008 7:38:52 AM PDT · by milford421 · 16 replies · 81+ views
    The NY Daily News ^ | 4/2/08 | BY KERRY BURKE and ETHAN ROUEN
    "A lunatic who randomly attacked a man with a machete fought off cops by hurling Molotov cocktails at them from the roof of his Queens home Tuesday, police said. Felipe Velasquez, 21, began the rampage that set a police car ablaze because "I had a bad day," he told police. Velasquez erupted about 5:30 p.m. when he whacked Bernard Hoffman, 45, in the head with the machete in front of the Richmond Hill home he shares with his uncle, police said." ... When police arrived, Velasquez was ready for them, hopping between roofs with three homemade bombs he brewed in...