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  • Westminster crash: Salih Khater named as suspect

    08/15/2018 7:00:07 AM PDT · by ek_hornbeck · 22 replies
    BBC News ^ | 8/15/18 | BBC
    The man arrested on suspicion of terror offences after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament has been named as Salih Khater by government sources. The 29-year-old British citizen, originally from Sudan, has also been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, Met Police said on Wednesday. He came to the UK as a refugee and was granted asylum, the BBC understands. His brother described him as a "normal person" with no fanatical ideas, and no links to any religious group. Abdullah Khater also said his family - who are originally from Darfur in Sudan - was in "a state...
  • Thirty men charged with sexually abusing girls in West Yorkshire

    08/15/2018 4:48:51 AM PDT · by Pontiac · 23 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 8/15/18 | Helen Pidd
    Thirty men have been charged with raping and trafficking five girls in West Yorkshire. The allegations against the defendants are non-recent sexual offences dating back to between 2005 and 2012. They relate to five women who say they were abused as children in the Huddersfield area between the ages of 12 and 18. One woman, 38-year-old Fehreen Rafiq from Huddersfield, is charged with two counts of facilitating the commission of a child sex offence.
  • Salih Khater named as Parliament terror attack suspect - this is what we know about him

    08/15/2018 1:36:05 AM PDT · by BeadCounter · 31 replies
    Birmingham Mail via MSN ^ | 15 August 2018 | James Rodger
    <p>The terror suspect arrested by police after a car crashed into cyclists and pedestrians outside Parliament has been named as Salih Khater.</p> <p>Three people were injured in the crash, which happened at 7:40am in the height of rush hour in Westminster.</p>
  • CNN Attacks Trump Over Tweet on London Terror Attack, Fails Miserably

    08/14/2018 1:11:56 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 23 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 14,2018 | PATRICK POOLE
    CNN reporter Jennifer Hansler attacked President Trump today for tweeting about an apparent terror attack in London while the investigation was still underway. However, CNN itself was reporting the incident as a terrorist attack before Trump tweeted. Further, UK authorities had indeed already announced that they were treating the incident as a terror attack. Wrote Hansler: In addition to declaring the incident a "terrorist attack" before officials in London, Trump said the perpetrators are "animals." Remarkably, Hansler's article acknowledges that the suspect had been arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses. In her very first sentence, Hansler also links to another...
  • Knifeman on the run after man stabbed in London park

    08/14/2018 1:47:09 PM PDT · by robowombat · 34 replies
    Star ^ | 14th August 2018 | Henry Holloway
    BREAKING: Knifeman on the run after man stabbed in London park A KNIFEMAN is on the run after a man was stabbed in a London park in a broad daylight attack. Met Police confirmed they are hunting the attacker after a man in his 20s was knifed King George’s Recreation Ground, Longlands Road, Bexley. The victim was airlifted to hospital by London Air Ambulance – but police were unable to confirm his condition. Cops were called at 7.10pm along with paramedics following to broad daylight attack. No arrests have been made and the knifeman remains at large. STABBING: A man...
  • CAR CARNAGE Westminster ‘terror attack’ – Cops quiz ‘man from the Midlands’ who used Ford (T)

    08/14/2018 9:08:02 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies
    thesun.co.uk ^ | 8/14/2018 | Alex Matthews
    THE Westminster terror suspect is believed to have travelled from his home in the Midlands before ploughing the car he bought two months ago into cyclists and pedestrians. Armed cops arrested the man, aged in his 20s, after three people were left injured following the suspected terror attack outside Parliament this morning. Chilling footage showed the Ford Fiesta career through Westminster before mowing down pedestrians and smashing into a barrier during a "terror" rampage. Dramatic videos show the vehicle hurtling across lanes outside the Houses of Parliament before it knocked several cyclists off their bikes. The handcuffed driver is believed...
  • President Trump's Tweet on London Terrorist Attack

    08/14/2018 6:02:21 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 17 replies
    Twitter ^ | August 14, 2018 | Donald J. Trump
    Another terrorist attack in London...These animals are crazy and must be dealt with through toughness and strength!
  • Terror Attack at Houses of Parliament London

    08/14/2018 1:06:03 AM PDT · by Mr Radical · 94 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 14th Aug 2018 | Martin Robinson, Daily Mail
    "Several people are injured after car 'intentionally ploughs into cyclists at 50mph' and smashes into security barriers outside Houses of Parliament before armed police arrest man."
  • THE Turkey lira meltdown is causing a global economic crisis

    08/13/2018 6:43:46 AM PDT · by robowombat · 23 replies
    Express ^ | 12:05, Mon, Aug 13, 2018 | | By ALAHNA KINDRED
    Euro sank 13-month low over Turkey's spiralling Lira currency The lira slipped below 7.0 to the US dollar and was down 12 percent on Friday’s value at one point this morning. The currency is collapsing after Donald Trump doubled import duties on steel and aluminium as part of fresh sanctions on the country. The euro had already plunged after the tariffs were imposed on Friday, with the currency dropping to a 13-moth low this morning. .... The euro slid as low as $1.1365 before recovering slightly today. The pound sterling opened at a 13-month low as the dollar continues to...
  • Sniper Shoots ISIS Fighter Dead From Over One Mile Away With 40-Year-Old Gun

    08/12/2018 10:17:14 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 117 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 8-12-18 | Jason Lemon
    A British soldier from the elite Special Air Service has shot and killed an ISIS commander from more than a mile away, in what is thought to be the best long-range shot in the regiment’s 77-year history. Using a a huge .50 Calibre Browning machine gun, which is nearly 40 years old, the unnamed sergeant, who is a veteran of Iraq and Syria, managed to hit the fighter directly in the chest with a shot that blew off the commander’s arm and shoulder. “The Islamic State commander was briefing his men and clearly liked the sound of his own voice...
  • Donald Trump is using the strength of US economic power

    08/12/2018 9:33:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Communities Digital News ^ | August 12, 2018 | Michael Busler
    Unlike the prior administration who was more than willing to give away America’s wealth and power, President Trump understands US economic power. And he is using the wealth and power of the United States to the country’s full advantage. President Trump knows that since the US is holding all of the aces it is time to use them and really start winning. The US economy is the world’s largest America’s economy is bigger than the combined economies of the rest of the G7. Our total annual output which will exceed $20 Trillion this year, is almost 25% of the world’s...
  • German EM Altmaier: We won’t let Washington dictate us with whom we can do business

    08/12/2018 9:43:09 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 28 replies
    Action Forex ^ | 8-13-2018 | ActionForex
    German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier launched strong attack on Trump for his tariffs and sanctions. He told Bild am Sonntag newspaper that “this trade war is slowing down and destroying economic growth – and it creates new uncertainties.” Meanwhile, the agreement between the EU and US “can only be first step”. Altmaier emphasized “Our goal is a global trade order with lower tariffs, less protectionism and open markets.” Regarding US sanctions on Iran, Altmaier also pledged the Germany and EU will continue to support companies doing business with Iran. He warned that “we won’t let Washington dictate us with whom...
  • The Democrats Don’t Have a Foreign Policy, They Have A Trump Policy

    05/10/2018 6:30:32 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 22 replies
    FrontPage ^ | 5/10/18 | Greenfield
    The Democrats Don’t Have a Foreign Policy, They Have A Trump Policy Not just treasonous, stupid. May 10, 2018 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. Quick, what’s the Dem position on Syria? What about China? Don’t bother. There was once a time when Democrats could discuss Syria, North Korea, the South China Sea, economic tensions in the European Union and the future of Africa. But that was before Trump. Democrats don’t have a foreign policy anymore. They have a Trump...
  • Scarborough pens ominous op-ed: 'A storm is gathering' in 2018

    12/29/2017 10:30:27 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 75 replies
    The Hill ^ | Dec 29, 2017 | Avery Anapol
    NBC’s Joe Scarborough on Thursday is predicting that 2018 will be the “most consequential political year of our lives.” In a Washington Post op-ed, the “Morning Joe” host slams President Trump for his “anti-democratic” actions in 2017 and warns that a "storm is gathering" next year. Scarborough writes that Trump's “low points” included his endorsement of accused sexual predator Roy Moore for an Alabama Senate seat and his statement that there was violence “on both sides” at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. “Others would surely consider the president’s malignant idiocy in foreign affairs to be the most damning...
  • Corbyn urged to step down amid latest controversy [wreath at graves of Munich Olympics terrorists]

    08/12/2018 3:52:28 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    INN ^ | 08/13/18 00:07 | Elad Benari
    British Home Secretary Sajid Javid on Sunday suggested that Jeremy Corbyn should quit as Labour leader following controversy over his visit to a cemetery in Tunisia containing memorials to Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) terrorists, the Daily Mail reports. Questions were raised over Corbyn’s 2014 trip after the Daily Mail published pictures of the Labour leader holding a wreath near the graves of some of those terrorists who were responsible for the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Labour said that Corbyn had already made clear he was paying his respects to the victims of a 1985 Israeli...
  • Family forced to close their cafe after complaints over Union Jack flags they stuck in their fry-ups

    08/12/2018 1:11:39 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 92 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 8/9/2018 | Zoie O'Brien
    Full title: Family say they have been forced to close their cafe after complaints over the Union Jack flags they stuck in their fry-ups A family cafe is being forced to close down after the owners were repeatedly abused and called 'racist' - all because they put Union Jack and England flags in their food. Tiny toothpicks with the flags have been inserted in fry up's since Cafe 164 opened in Hornchurch, east London, in 2016. But Carol Brown and daughter Candy Merrett faced a wave of abuse - mainly from people who had never eaten there, recently. ... On...
  • Two kids among ten injured in Manchester shooting rampage at street party

    08/12/2018 7:27:12 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 38 replies
    Daily Star ^ | August 12, 2018 | Henry Holloway & Anders Anglesey
    Police were alerted to the shooting at about 2.30am on Sunday morning after shots were heard on Claremont Road. A “large number” of armed and unarmed officers raced to the street where they found several people suffering from gunshot wounds. It happened after the popular Caribbean Carnival of Manchester took place on Saturday. Paramedics took the victims to a nearby hospital where they are being treated for minor and critical injuries. Police confirmed they have not been made any arrests and are still trying to catch the shooter. Footage reportedly showing the aftermath of the incident has been posted on...
  • Based Amy (The Bacon Lady) Discusses Tommy Robinson and the U.K. Political Scene

    08/10/2018 12:34:27 PM PDT · by jcpryor
    The Chris Pryor Show ^ | 08/10/2018 | Chris Pryor
    Chris Pryor conducted his most engaging interview to date.  He was joined by “Based Amy” a/k/a “The Bacon Lady”. They discussed Tommy Robinson, the Islamic sexual grooming gangs in the U.K., Brittany Pettibone, Martin Zellner and the Idenititarians, the BNP and much more. Please consider supporting Amy and visit www.BasedAmy.com, and  also visit the Free Tommy site on Facebook.
  • Homeless people wearing barcodes to accept cashless payments

    08/10/2018 8:42:51 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 31 replies
    telegraph ^ | 8/8/18 | Camilla Turner
    Homeless people are wearing barcodes around their necks in an attempt to increase donations in a cashless society, under an Oxford University backed initiative. A new social innovation project, called Greater Change, hands homeless people a QR code, similar to the kind issued for online tickets. Passersby who wish to give money - but who may not have any change in their pocket - can scan the code using their smart phone, and make an online payment to the person. The donation goes into an account which is managed by a case worker who ensures that the money is spent...
  • Trump administration to hit Russia with new sanctions for Skripal poisoning

    08/08/2018 1:34:39 PM PDT · by McGruff · 65 replies
    NBC News ^ | Aug.08.2018 | Josh Lederman
    The Trump administration is hitting Russia with new sanctions punishing President Vladimir Putin's government for using a chemical weapon against an ex-spy in Britain, U.S. officials told NBC News Wednesday. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signed off on a determination that Russia violated international law by poisoning the former spy, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter in March, officials said, a decision that was announced Wednesday afternoon by State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert. Although the U.S. joined European countries in publicly blaming Moscow within days of the attack, the Trump administration had never issued the formal determination that triggers automatic sanctions...