Archive for the ‘Terrorism’ Category

Apr
13
2017

US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

The US military has dropped an enormous bomb in Afghanistan, according to four US military officials with direct knowledge of the mission. A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb, nicknamed MOAB, was dropped at 7 p.m. local time Thursday,... Read more
Mar
19
2017

White House security boosted after arrest

The US Secret Service has bolstered security at the White House after a man was arrested making threats at one its checkpoints, a third such security scare in just over a week. CNN reported that the man made a... Read more
Mar
15
2017

Federal judge blocks Trump’s second travel ban

Hours before it was to take effect, President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban was put on hold Wednesday by a federal judge in Hawaii after hearing arguments that the executive order discriminates on the basis of nationality. The ruling... Read more
Mar
05
2017

Loretta Lynch: Need more marching, blood, death on streets

The Obama administration’s former Attorney General Loretta Lynch has made an impassioned video plea for more marching, blood and death on the streets – a video that was later posted on the Facebook page of Senate Democrats as “words... Read more
Mar
03
2017

Trump calls for probe into Schumer over old Putin photo

President Trump on Friday called for an investigation into Sen. Chuck Schumer — because the Senate minority leader met with Vladimir Putin at the opening of a Russian gas station in Chelsea in 2003. “We should start an immediate... Read more
Feb
21
2017

Bloomberg-backed group plans pro-immigration campaign

A Michael Bloomberg-backed group is organizing a massive pro-immigration campaign this week, a direct challenge to President Trump’s hardline stance on the controversial issue. “Immigration is top of the agenda politically, but the national discussion often bears little resemblance... Read more
Feb
18
2017

Obama-linked activists have a ‘training manual’ for protesting Trump

An Obama-tied activist group training tens of thousands of agitators to protest President Trump’s policies plans to hit Republican lawmakers supporting those policies even harder this week, when they return home for the congressional recess and hold town hall... Read more
Feb
14
2017

Top contenders to replace Michael Flynn as national security adviser

Flynn stepped down late Monday, ending days of speculation about his fate following reports that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia. via Top contenders to replace Michael Flynn as national... Read more
Feb
13
2017

Black Lives Matter co-founder appears to label white people ‘defects’

A co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto argued that white people are “recessive genetic defects” and purportedly mused about how the race could be “wiped out,” according to a post on what appears to be her Facebook page. via... Read more
Jan
30
2017

Trump mocks Schumer for crying over travel ban

President Trump mocked Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Monday for crying during a news conference about the immigration ban, accusing him of raining “fake tears.” “I noticed Chuck Schumer yesterday with fake tears. I’m going to ask him... Read more
Jan
29
2017

Trump asked me how to legally create ‘Muslim ban’

Rudy Giuliani said Donald Trump asked him to work out how he could legally implement a “Muslim ban.” “He called me up, he said, ‘Put a commission together, show me the right way to do it legally,’” the former... Read more
Jan
17
2017

Obama Commutes Bulk of Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

President Obama on Tuesday largely commuted the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the army intelligence analyst convicted of an enormous 2010 leak that revealed American military and diplomatic activities across the world, disrupted the administration and made WikiLeaks,... Read more
Jan
12
2017

Trump names Rudy Giuliani as cyber security adviser

Rudy Giuliani has found his place in the Trump administration. The former New York City mayor will be advising President-elect Donald Trump on cyber security issues, the presidential transition team announced Thursday. via Trump names Rudy Giuliani as cyber... Read more
Jan
01
2017

Theresa May slams John Kerry over Israel remarks

British Prime Minister Theresa May scolded Secretary of State John Kerry for criticizing the “far right” government of Israel and focusing so much on Israeli settlements in his Middle East peace speech earlier this week. “We do not believe... Read more