Terrorism

Las Vegas Gunman Once Sued Casino For Negligence, Brother Claims Gunman Had No Political Affiliations

The Daily Mail reports: The brother of the Las Vegas shooter said that he was a normal guy who must have ‘snapped’ before carrying out the worst mass shooting in American history. In an exclusive interview with DailyMail.com, Eric Paddock said that ‘something happened’ to make his brother Stephen kill at least 50 people and injure 200. Eric said that ...

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POLICE: Gunman Stephen Paddock Killed Himself In Hotel Room, Had “In Excess Of Ten Rifles” [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Heavily armed police are searching the Nevada retirement-community home of a man authorities say killed more than 50 people when he opened fire at a country-music concert in Las Vegas. Mesquite Police Chief Troy Tanner says police surrounded and entered the single-family home where 64-year-old Stephen Paddock lived with 62-year-old Marilou Danley early Monday morning. He ...

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Trump Sends “Warmest Condolences” To Terror Victims

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump sent his support Monday to the victims of a shooting at a Las Vegas concert in which police said at least 50 people were killed and more than 200 were injured, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Trump has been briefed on the Sunday night incident and White House officials are ...

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British PM Complained To Trump About Terror Tweets

Bloomberg reports: Theresa May complained directly to Donald Trump after the U.S. president said on Twitter that the people behind a Friday bombing in London were known to British police, according to a U.K. government official familiar with the conversation. Trump called the British prime minister to offer his condolences over the attack on a subway train, which injured 22 ...

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London Cops Slam Trump’s “Unhelpful” Terror Tweets

Buzzfeed News reports: The Metropolitan police has called Donald Trump’s comments on the Parsons Green explosion “pure speculation” and “unhelpful” after the US president posted a series of tweets following the terror incident in west London. “Anyone with information relating to the investigation should contact the counter-terrorism hotline,” the spokesperson told BuzzFeed News. Trump had tweeted to say the attack ...

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Terror Attack On London Tube, 18 Minor Injuries

The New York Times reports: Britain was hit by another terrorist attack on Friday morning, when a crude device exploded on a crowded London Underground train, injuring several commuters, sowing panic, disrupting service and drawing a heavy response from armed police officers and emergency workers. The explosion occurred at 8:20 a.m. on a District Line train as it left the ...

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Four Arrest Warrants Issued For “Weeping Nazi”

The New York Times reports: Officials at the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office of Albemarle County in Charlottesville said on Monday morning that four warrants had been issued for Mr. Cantwell’s arrest. The office referred questions about the nature of the charges to the University of Virginia Police Department. A spokesman at the department did not respond to requests for comment on ...

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Nazis Erupt In Infighting Over Vile Tweet Attacking “Disgusting” Charlottesville Terror Victim Heather Heyer

The Los Angeles Times reports: A tweet from the account of the far-right activist who organized the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally insulted the protester who was killed at the event, saying late Friday night that her death was “payback time.” “Heather Heyer was a fat, disgusting Communist,” said the tweet on the account belonging to Jason Kessler . “Communists ...

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Trump: Stop Terrorism By “Whatever Means Necessary”

Business Insider reports: Tweeting the morning after 13 people were killed in Barcelona after a van plowed through crowds in a busy pedestrian area, President Donald Trump called on American courts to “give us our protective rights back” to stop “Radical Islamic Terrorism.” The president has been heavily criticized by human rights and civil liberties advocates for his stances on ...

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Heather Heyer’s Mom: I Won’t Talk To Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The mother of the 32-year-old woman killed amid the racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Va. on Saturday said on Friday she has not spoken with President Trump and she is not planning to. ABC News’ Robin Roberts asked Susan Bro, who is the mother of Heather Heyer, if she has spoken to the president in the wake ...

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Trump Again Repeats Debunked Claim About Torturing Muslims With Pig Blood In Response To Barcelona Attack

In his tweeted response to today’s terror attack in Barcelona, Trump alluded to a debunked story he repeated on the 2016 campaign trail. Here’s what he said last February about the supposed actions of US Gen. John Pershing during the Philippine-American war of 1899-1902: “They were having terrorism problems, just like we do. And he caught 50 terrorists who did ...

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POLL: 67% Of Republicans Back Trump On Nazis

CBS News reports: Nearly two-thirds of Americans consider the attack that led to loss of life in Charlottesville an act of “domestic terrorism,” a view that spans partisan lines. But President Trump’s response to Charlottesville finds more division. He gets majority disapproval overall for his response to the events, while most Republicans approve. Republicans interviewed following Tuesday’s press conference also ...

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NEW YORK: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Proposes Adding “Inciting To Riot” To Hate Crime Laws Because Nazis

The New York Daily News reports: In the wake of the deadly hate march in Charlottesville, Va., Gov. Cuomo said Tuesday he will introduce legislation designed to prevent a similar situation in New York. The bill being drafted would add to the state hate crimes law the new offenses of rioting and inciting to riot when the actions target protected ...

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Former Presidents Bush I and Bush II React To Trump: America Must Always Reject Racial Hatred In All Forms

USA Today reports: Former presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush released Wednesday a joint statement condemning the hatred that was at the heart of the violent clashes in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. “America must always reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred in all forms,” the father and son said in their statement. “As we pray for ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Vice Interviews Charlottesville Nazis

Two million views already. Mother Jones reports: A 22-minute documentary released Monday on HBO’s Vice News Tonight offers a chilling look behind the battle lines in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend, with a reporter who embedded with some of the white supremacists who engaged in the violence that ended in the death of one counter-protester and two state troopers. The video ...

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Video Appears To Show Accused Nazi Terrorist James Alex Fields Taking Part In “Fuck You, Faggots!” Chant

JMG reader Devin writes to tip us to a much longer video of the now-infamous “Fuck you, faggots!” chant just before Saturday’s terror attack in Charlottesville. Devin notes that accused terrorist James Alex Fields can be seen taking part in the chant and he points out that the “extreme anti-gay” aspect of the Nazi rally has been largely overlooked by ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Memorial For Heather Heyer

Starting at 11am. USA Today reports: Family, friends, supporters and other mourners were gathering in Charlottesville Wednesday to honor a 32-year-old legal assistant who was killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people who had turned out to protest a white supremacist rally. The vigil has become a symbol of the community’s effort to stand up to the ...

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Charlottesville Terror Victims File $3 Million Lawsuit Against Driver, Nazis, David Duke, Multiple Hate Groups

Reuters reports: Two people who say they were injured in a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia sued the man charged with killing a woman by driving his car through the crowd as well as the event’s organizers on Tuesday for $3 million. Tadrint Washington and Micah Washington said in papers filed in Charlottesville circuit court that they had been among ...

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Richard Spencer: Trump Didn’t Say “White Nationalists” So His Denouncement Doesn’t Apply To “Any Of Us”

Business Insider reports: Alt-right leader Richard Spencer told reporters from his “office” today that he doesn’t think President Donald Trump condemned his movement when he denounced neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, and white supremacists. “His statement today was more kumbaya nonsense,” said Spencer, who attended and was slated to speak at the white nationalist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, ...

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Nazi Site Goes Offline After Losing Web Host, Plans To Protest Funeral Of Woman Killed In Terror Attack

Raw Story reports: The white supremacist website The Daily Stormer is taking a page out of the Westboro Baptist Church playbook by sending self-described Nazis to the funeral of a woman who was allegedly killed by a white nationalist brethren in Charlottesville, Virginia. Conservative journalist Laura Loomer revealed in a tweet on Tuesday that Daily Stormer system administrator Andrew Auernheimer, ...

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