All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘terrorism’

Chris Christie: Do Terrorism Fears Have Something To Do With Surge In Polls?

Chris Christie has seen a surprise surge in popularity since his intense focus on New Hampshire in the last couple of months. In the latest Public Policy Polling (PPP) report, Chris Christie has skyrocketed from three percent support from likely Republican voters to an astonishing 10 percent. That puts Chris Christie in fourth place behind Marco Rubio, third, Ted Cruz, …

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Chattanooga Shooting by ISIS? Fox News Ran ISIS Tweet ‘Before’ Killings.

The Chattanooga shootings are still the hot topic of conversation all across the United States. Everyone wants to know if this was another foreign terrorist attack within the United States, especially if it was carried out by ISIS? After Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez sprayed bullets into a military recruiting center and a Naval reserve center in Chattanooga, he was killed by …

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Twitter Is Playing Whack-a-Mole with ISIS Accounts

Twitter has ramped up its own war with the so-called Islamic State, suspending more and more pro-ISIS accounts with every passing month. A recent report from ABC News quoted people familiar with the operation as saying Twitter has suspended at least 2,000 individual accounts linked to ISIS and ISIS supporters. And while that seems like a lot, it’s barely cracking …

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ISIS Threatens to Kill Jack Dorsey, Twitter Employees

This weekend, someone writing on behalf of ISIS threatened Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey and all Twitter employees, calling on supporters to not “allow any one of the atheists to survive.” A post claiming to be in response to Twitter’s “campaign to delete accounts” specifically addresses Dorsey, who appears with superimposed crosshairs over his face. “You started this failed war,” the …

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Top 5 ISIS Beliefs “Okayed” By God (Including Rape)

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS, also known as ISIL), is the self proclaimed and unrecognized state in Iraq and Syria. They publish Dabiq, an online glossy propagandized magazine with high quality photographs and formatted graphics. From Dabiq magazine issue 4, Islamic State fighters beheaded the cross from this Chevrolet. Toyota logo still baqiyah pic.twitter.com/XToXJ6BeEj — Mounssif …

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Pope Francis Targeted by ISIS Terrorists?

Italy’s Il Tempo newspaper reported on Monday that Pope Francis is a target of the Islamic State militant group. According to the article, Israeli sources believe that Pope Francis is “in the crosshairs of the ISIS” as the “greatest exponent of the Christian religion” and is considered a “bearer of false truth”. However, the Vatican has released a statement to …

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Osama bin Laden Expressed Fear of I.S. in 2011

When the death of Osama bin Laden, former leader of Al-Qaeda, was announced in May 2011, the western world was assured that it had rid itself of the last great terror to plague the Earth for quite some time. After all, who or what would be able to cause more devastation than bin Laden when he orchestrated the attacks on …

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American General Killed in Afghanistan

A U.S. Army two star major general was killed today, and 15 other soldiers were wounded, in an attack at a military academy in Afghanistan. The shooting occurred at Camp Qargha, a military academy situated roughly 11 miles west of Kabul. A gunman wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire on Americans and other Afghans. The Taliban has claimed responsibility …

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Texas Woman Gets 18 Years for Sending Obama Ricin

Texas actress Shannon Guess Richardson, 36, who plead guilty in December to sending President Barack Obama ricin in a letter, was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Richardson, who also sent a ricin-laced letter to then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, was also given a $367,000 fine. The The Walking Dead bit player was …

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Man Found with Knife Hidden in Shoe at Airport

On the heels of the Transportation Security Agency’s announcement that uncharged electronic devices will be banned from certain international flights, security agents found a knife concealed inside of a passenger’s shoe Sunday morning. During a standard security check at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, Michigan, TSA agents found that a man had concealed a knife in the sole of his …

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TSA Bans Uncharged Cellphones on Certain Flights

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced Sunday that it will not allow cellphones or other electronics on U.S.-bound planes originating at some international airports if the devices are not charged up. The ban is part of heightened security measures surrounding Yemen-based al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and the Islamist Nusra Front, al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, seeking to blow …

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Benghazi Suspect Stirs Up US Justice System

On June 15, special operations forces in Libya captured Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the American embassy in Benghazi, Libya – an attack which resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including US Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens. Following his capture, Khatallah was transported via Naval ship to New York. During …

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Autopilot Theory Points to Hypoxia

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 continues to be one of the biggest mysteries of 2014, and has left many not just grieving the loss of their loved ones but wondering what happened in the last minutes of their lives. Was something sinister–like terrorism–at play? A new theory based on the belief that the plane was flying on autopilot …

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Abu Hamza Trial Comes To A Close, Says He Never Conspired To Harm Anyone

Abu Hamza was the imam of Finsbury Park Mosque in London. He preached militant Islamism, Islamic fundamentalism, and jihadism. Hamza is on trial in the U.S. with several charges of terrorism. Hamza told his followers that they had a religious obligation to kill. Ian McGinley, assistant district attorney for New York’s southern district, delivered the prosecution’s closing speech. He said …

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China Explosion: President Xi Vows “Decisive Action”

Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed action against the terrorist strike yesterday. His visit to the region, focused on combating terrorism, coincided with the attack. China’s Xinjiang province was rocked by an explosion yesterday at a train station. Assailants attacked civilians with knives, then set off explosives. The coordinated nature of the attack left officials to believe it was motivated …

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Sarah Palin Talks Waterboarding, Baptism

Former Governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin gave a speech at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Indianapolis Saturday, in which she’d sensationally discussed her opinions concerning the Obama administration’s policy on terrorists and firearms. Regarding her views on how she would deal with suspected “enemies who would utterly annihilate America – they who’d …

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American Airlines Terror Threat: Dutch Teen Arrested

There has been a new twist in the story of a 14-year-old who tweeted a terroristic threat to American Airlines on Sunday. It has been reported that the teen responsible has been arrested and taken into custody. In a statement to Business Insider, Dutch police spokesman Wessel Stole said that law enforcement officials were not able to “communicate any state …

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Habanero Peppers Close Down Colorado School

An unknown substance initially designated as a “toxic irritant” forced the evacuation of Jefferson County Open School in Lakewood, Colorado Monday. Students had come in from recess complaining of eye and skin irritation. After a school-wide evacuation on Monday, the K-12 institution remained closed Tuesday as investigators tried to discern what “toxic irritant” had been deployed on the playground. Police, …

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Fort Hood Shooting Not Linked to Terrorism

A senior Department of Homeland Security spokesperson has stated that the shooting that occurred Wednesday at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas was a “soldier on soldier” incident, and that no links to terrorism have yet been suspected. The Homeland Security source added that there was “currently no (counter terrorism) nexus” and that the shooter killed himself. The shooter has been …

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Flight MH370 Theories Already Rampant

Flight MH370 was announced just recently to have been almost surely downed in the Indian Ocean. Satellite evidence and research from multi-national search teams is fairly conclusive. The families are mourning, weeping and protesting after the news and are looking at a long road of recovery. They face possibly never recovering the remains of their loved ones and having that …

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Georgetown Student Arrested for Making Ricin in Dorm

A Georgetown student was arrested in Washington Friday, after showing his resident advisor a bag of homemade ricin he’d made in his dorm room. The advisor contacted police, and Daniel Harry Milzman, 19, of Bethesda, Md., was taken into custody, after testing confirmed the substance was ricin, according to a court document. Milzman claims to have learned how to produce …

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Brazil No-Fly Zones for World Cup: With a Catch

Brazil’s Air Force has established no-fly zones around the stadiums hosting the 64 soccer games of the 2014 FIFA World Cup taking place July 12-13. A four mile perimeter has been set around each stadium, and the suspensions will begin one hour before each game, and last 4-5 hours, though takeoffs are permitted. Planes cannot land at any of the …

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Malaysia Airlines Plane: The Mystery Continues

The mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 remains unexplained, even though multinational search teams are in the Asian waters, where it is thought to have gone down, and in the air, searching relentlessly. One consideration of the disappearance is foul play, as suspicions were raised by officials discovering that two passengers were traveling on fake passports. Interpol said in …

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Malaysia Airlines Plane: Was It Hijacked?

As the search for the vanished Flight MH370 continues, the likely outcome becomes grimmer and grimmer with each passing minute. Already the surviving family members of those on board have been told to prepare for the worst. Even though it remains uncertain exactly what went wrong or even where the plane may have crashed, investigators are already considering various scenarios. …

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Americans Still Cite Terrorism as Top Concern

It’s been over 12 years since the World Trade Center tower fell, yet terrorism still remains the top concern for Americans when considering threats to their country. New Gallup poll results out today show that 77% of U.S. adults believe international terrorism is a critical threat to the vital interests of the U.S. Another 19% consider terrorism to be an …

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Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Weapon Shipments

In 2006, Israel and Hezbollah fought a 34 day battle which ultimately resulted in nothing gained but many lives lost. This conflict, known as the 2006 Lebanon War or 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War, was just part of the much larger Israeli-Iranian proxy-war, a perpetual struggle for power between the Jewish Israeli state and the Muslim state of Iran. Since hostilities officially …

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Terrorism on the Rise, Shows New Report

The “War on Terror” is well over a decade long at this point, and it doesn’t seem that much progress has been made to stamp out terrorism. A new report has even shown that terrorist attacks worldwide have spiked significantly over the past few years. The report, issued by analyst firm IHS, estimates that there were 18,524 attacks in 2013 …

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Toothpaste Alert? Legitimate Fear, Bizarre Sources

According to CNN, the United States is telling all airlines headed for Russia to be on the lookout for something peculiar: toothpaste. The House Homeland Security Committee’s chairman said Wednesday night that they believed that there is a possibility that individuals would attempt to smuggle explosive materials in toothpaste tubes and cosmetic cases. Sochi, where the Winter Olympics is being …

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Sochi Olympics: Will Security Be Tight Enough?

The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia are preparing to get underway as teams across the world begin competing for the gold, silver, and bronze on Thursday evening. Both snowboarding and team figure skating will be broadcast on Thursday, even though the Opening Ceremonies will not take place until Friday, February 7th at 7:30 p.m. EST. The Ceremonies will be held …

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