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  • Buckingham Palace in Armed Police Stand Off After US Tourist Attacks Officers

    02/16/2018 12:23:13 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    Express (U.K.) ^ | Fri, Feb 16, 2018
    AN American tourist assaulted two armed police officers outside Buckingham Palace after asking them "Do you know any jokes?”.Ryan Robinson, 36, of Hawaii, punched PC Ben Collins at least four times to the face and tried to grab his Taser on Wednesday evening. When PC Simon Leckie tried to intervene, shouting "Armed police. Stand still" and pointing his weapon at the American, Robinson knocked him to the ground. He then pulled the two officers to their feet in "an extraordinary display of strength", prosecutor Henry Fitch said, before punching PC Collins again. Robinson was heavily intoxicated and it took several...
  • Trump Jr. wife in hospital after opening white powder envelope

    02/12/2018 2:02:43 PM PST · by Spiridon · 36 replies
    BBC News ^ | 2/12/2018 | BBC
    The US president's daughter-in-law, Vanessa Trump, was taken to hospital as a precaution after opening an envelope containing white powder, police say. The letter was addressed to Donald Trump Jr., Mr. Trump's eldest son, at his apartment in Manhattan........
  • Russia: Explosion in St. Petersburg supermarket injures at least 4

    12/27/2017 10:18:55 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 28 replies
    cbs ^ | 12/27/2017
    ...Investigative Committee of Russia, said a device containing the equivalent of 200 grams of TNT went off on Wednesday. Russian news agencies said the blast occurred at a storage area for customers' bags.  No one has claimed responsibility for the explosion at the market in the city's northwest Kalininsky district.  ... Petrenko said the blast was "an attempt to kill two or more persons in a generally dangerous way." ... In April, a suicide bombing in the St. Petersburg's subway left 16 people dead and wounded more than 50.In April, a suicide bombing in the St. Petersburg's subway left 16...
  • Huge explosion at St Petersburg supermarket leaves Christmas shoppers injured 'after bomb in

    12/27/2017 10:17:32 AM PST · by ColdOne · 20 replies
    mirror.co.uk ^ | 12/27/17 | mirror
    Investigators are treating the blast, which happened at one of the busiest times of year, as a deliberate attempt to kill snip It is thought a bomb in a storage locker detonated, and authorities are treating the explosion as a deliberate attempt to kill.
  • Man accused of plotting terror attack on SF’s Pier 39

    12/22/2017 1:33:21 PM PST · by VanShuyten · 13 replies
    SF GATE ^ | Dec.22, 2017 | Evan Sernoffsky
    Federal authorities on Friday charged a 26-year-old Modesto man with planning a terror attack on San Francisco’s Pier 39 after an undercover investigation that unfolded in recent weeks. Everitt Aaron Jameson, a tow-truck driver and discharged Marine, was charged in a criminal complaint filed at the U.S. District Court in Sacramento with attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization — in this case the Islamic State. ...... Jameson explained that he also desired to use explosives and described a play in which explosives could ‘tunnel’ or ‘funnel’ people into a location where Jameson could inflict casualties,” McKinney...
  • FBI: Man planned Christmas terror attack for SF's Pier 39

    12/22/2017 1:23:53 PM PST · by DFG · 11 replies
    ABC7NEWS ^ | 12/22/2017 | Staff
    Officials have stopped a man who reportedly stated that "Christmas was the perfect day" for a terror attack in San Francisco and "did not need an escape plan because he was ready to die." We've learned the FBI has arrested a man by the name of Everitt Aaron Jameson from Modesto. According to a handwritten letter obtained by the FBI, Jameson also referred to himself as Abdallah adu Everitt ibn Gordo
  • Putin phoned Trump to thank him for CIA intel that foiled a planned terrorist attack in Russia

    12/17/2017 9:06:43 AM PST · by NRx · 165 replies
    WaPo ^ | 12-17-2017 | Staff
    <p>Russian President Vladimir Putin phoned President Trump to thank him for information from the CIA that foiled a terrorist attack being planned in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin said.</p> <p>The information helped “find and detain a group of terrorists who were planning explosions” at Kazan Cathedral as well as other centrally located and crowded places in Russia’s second-largest city. This is a developing story. It will be updated.</p>
  • Suicide bombers attack Pakistan church, killing at least 9, officials say

    12/17/2017 1:16:06 PM PST · by Lera · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/17/17 | Katherine Lam
    Two suicide bombers attacked a church in Pakistan where hundreds of worshippers were attending service ahead of Christmas, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens of others, officials said. One of the suicide bombers was shot dead outside Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta, but the other assailant made it to the church's entrance hall as Sunday services opened, said Sarfaraz Bugti, home minister for the southwestern Baluchistan province. The gunman — who didn’t gain access to the main building — opened fire at the churchgoers before detonating his explosive vest. “There were nearly 400 people inside the church,...
  • Britain is now one of the WORST nations on earth for acid attacks, claims senior police officer

    12/07/2017 3:15:26 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 50 replies
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | 7 December 2017 | By Paddy Dinham
    A senior police officer has called for on-street testing of liquids to tackle acid attacks, as Britain struggles to cope with one of the worst rates of acid attacks in the world. Suffolk Assistant Chief Constable Rachel Kearton wants new legislation to criminalise the carrying of corrosive substances, similar to laws for carrying knives. Under the proposed legislation, suspects would have to prove they were carrying liquids, ranging from sulphuric acid to household bleach, for legitimate reasons.
  • Bloodbath in downtown NYC after driver shoots pedestrians from his truck

    10/31/2017 1:09:56 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 117 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 10/31/17 | fox
    At least two people were fatally shot in Lower Manhattan Tuesday afternoon by a gunman firing from his truck, police sources said. The gunman, who is in police custody, shot at least six people at West Street and Chambers Street, which is near Stuyvesant High School, at 3:15 p.m.
  • Act of terror: At least 8 dead, 11 injured in truck rampage on lower Manhattan bike path; ‘lone wolf

    10/31/2017 12:41:56 PM PDT · by SomeCallMeTim · 504 replies
    PIX 11 NYC TV ^ | 10/31/2017 | Aliza Chasan
    Apparently, an active shooter and perhaps a truck attack going on NOW in lower Manhattan....
  • 3 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Harford Co. [MD] business park

    10/18/2017 9:13:23 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 37 replies
    WTOP News [Washington DC] ^ | October 18, 2017 11:50 am | John Aaron | @JohnAaronWTOP
    WASHINGTON — Three people were killed and two critically injured in a shooting at a Maryland business park north of Baltimore Wednesday morning. The shooting occurred at a business in the Emmorton Business Park in Edgewood, Maryland, and police continue to search for the shooter, who officials identified as Radee L. Prince, 37. The five victims were believed to all be employees of Advanced Granite Solutions, which Harford County Sheriff Jeff Gahler said was targeted by the shooter. “There’s an individual out there on the loose who committed one of the most henious acts we’ve ever seen in our county,”...
  • 3 dead in 'heinous' Maryland workplace shooting, suspect on the loose

    10/18/2017 9:09:12 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 18, 2017 | M.L. Nestel
    Three people are dead after a workplace shooting in Maryland, police said today. Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler told reporters this morning that the suspect was still on the loose. The shooting took place inside a business complex at Emmorton Business Park in Edgewood. "Multiple injuries reported," the Harford County Sheriff's Office tweeted earlier today....
  • Death toll from truck bomb rises to 276 in deadliest single attack ever in Somalia's capital

    10/15/2017 4:18:28 PM PDT · by BBell · 22 replies
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ ^ | 10/15/17 | Helen Nianias
    Death toll from Mogadishu truck bomb rises to 276 in deadliest single attack ever in Somalia's capitalThe death toll from a truck bomb that exploded near to a hotel and market in Mogadishu rose to 276 on Sunday, making it the worst terrorist atrocity in the country's history. Saturday's savage attack targeted a busy street close to several important ministries in Somalia's capital. Officials say about 300 people were wounded. "This is the deadliest attack ever," police official Ibrahim Mohamed told AFP. "It is very difficult to get a precise number because the dead bodies were taken to different medical...
  • Somalia: Mogadishu truck bomb death toll rises to 230

    10/15/2017 2:02:56 PM PDT · by Innovative · 19 replies
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  • Somalia: At least 30 dead in Mogadishu blasts [Islam in Somalia]

    10/14/2017 11:41:36 AM PDT · by Enchante · 12 replies
    BBC ^ | October 14, 2017 | Staff
    A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed at least 30 people, police say. Dozens more were wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of a hotel. Police say two people were killed in a second bomb attack in the Madina district of the city.
  • People injured after a car drove into pedestrians outside of London's Natural History Museum

    10/07/2017 7:31:14 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 56 replies
    Business Insider ^ | October 7, 2017
    LONDON — The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that a number of people have been injured after a car reportedly drove into pedestrians outside of London's Natural History Museum. Police confirmed that a man has been detained after the incident on Saturday and witness accounts show that the road in west London has been closed off.  In a statement, the Met said:  "Police were called at 14.21 on Saturday, 7 October to reports of a collision in Exhibition Road, South Kensington. It is believed that a number of pedestrians have been injured. Officers are on scene, and the London Ambulance Service have...
  • ISIS claims responsibility for Las Vegas shooting

    10/02/2017 7:59:05 AM PDT · by Vostok-1 · 28 replies
    The Sun ^ | 2nd October 2017, 3:39 pm | Patrick Knox
    ISIS are claiming they are behind America’s worst ever mass gun shooting that killed at least 50 people - despite shooter Stephen Paddock having no known links to the terror group. The death cult claimed in a statement published by their official Amaq propaganda agency that the attacker recently converted to Islam and was a "soldier of the Islamic State".
  • Somali refugee faces terror charges in Canada stabbing, car attacks

    10/01/2017 9:08:43 PM PDT · by Innovative · 17 replies
    Reuters ^ | Oct. 1, 2017 | Ethan Lou
    A Somali refugee who had been on a watch list over extremist views faced five counts of attempted murder and terror charges on Sunday after Canadian police said he stabbed a police officer and ran down four pedestrians with a car in Edmonton, Alberta. The suspect, a 30-year-old man whom police did not identify, had been investigated two years ago for promoting extremist ideology but was not deemed a threat, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said.
  • Knifeman yelling 'Allahu Akbar' shot dead after killing 2 in France

    10/01/2017 2:53:58 PM PDT · by Innovative · 28 replies
    AOL ^ | Oct. 1, 2017 | Marc Leras and Emmanuel Jarry
    MARSEILLE, France/PARIS, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Two women were stabbed to death and their assailant shot dead by a soldier in the southern French port city of Marseille on Sunday in what officials described as a "likely terrorist act." Police sources said the suspect had shouted "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest) in Arabic as he attacked the women, aged 17 and 20, at Marseille's main railway station.