Terrorism

Las Vegas Gunman Was Multimillionaire Real Estate Investor, Casinos Treated Him As High Roller [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: The brother of the shooter in the mass Las Vegas shooting says Stephen Craig Paddock was a big spender at casinos and often received free rooms and meals from the casinos. Eric Paddock told reporters Monday his brother never showed signs that he could be violent and owned several guns but never collected firearms. He described …

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Bill O’Reilly: Mass Shootings Are The Price Of Freedom

Former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly writes for his website: The murderer had a number of deadly weapons in his room and you can count on the gun control debate to ramp up. But having covered scores of gun-related crimes over the years, I can tell you that government restrictions will not stop psychopaths from harming people. They will find …

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NRA Delays Ad Campaign In Wake Of Las Vegas

The Hill reports: The National Rifle Association (NRA) has delayed political advertisements in Virginia in the wake of a mass shooting in Las Vegas that left more than 58 people dead and more than 500 injured. The nation’s largest gun rights organization had originally booked $32,000 in cable television advertising to begin Tuesday, according to Advertising Analytics, a nonpartisan ad-buying …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

PBS NewsHour reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to address the deadly shooting in Las Vegas in Monday’s news briefing. Earlier today, President Donald Trump called the Las Vegas shooting that left at least 58 people dead and more than 500 wounded an “act of pure evil.” The president also ordered flags to be lowered to …

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Gun Stocks Rally After Las Vegas Terror Attack

Market Watch reports: The grim predictability of stock-market reactions to U.S. mass shootings—where before a final tally of casualties can be reached, shares of gun makers rise—continued Monday in the wake of a Las Vegas attack that killed at least 58 and wounded 515. Historically, gun stocks have experienced a bump after a mass shooting for reasons both political and …

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Homocon Site Again Fingers Innocent Man As Terrorist

The Washington Post reports: Geary Danley was not the gunman in Las Vegas who killed at least 50 people late Sunday. But for hours on the far-right Internet, would-be sleuths scoured Danley’s Facebook likes, family photographs and marital history to try to “prove” that he was. The right-wing news site Gateway Pundit also picked up these rumors as fact in …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks On Las Vegas Terror Attack

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump will address the deadly shooting in Las Vegas this morning, the White House said. President Trump will speak to the nation at 10:30 a.m. Meanwhile, the Department of Homeland Security said it is monitoring the situation. “At this time, we have no information to indicate a specific credible threat involving other public venues …

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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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