Tag Archives: terrorism

Man Who Streamed DC Bomb Threat Pleads Not Guilty

ABC News reports: A North Carolina man charged over his claims he possessed a bomb near the Capitol building last month was deemed competent Wednesday to stand trial on the two counts he’s facing. Appearing in front of D.C. magistrate judge Zia Faruqui, Floyd Roseberry, 49, pleaded not guilty to both charges against him, including attempting to use a weapon …

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Militia Leader Gets Life Sentence In Mosque Bombing

Via press release from the Justice Department: Emily Claire Hari, 50, f/k/a Michael Hari, was sentenced to life in prison for the Aug. 5, 2017, bombing of the Dar al-Farooq (DAF) Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minnesota. On Dec. 9, 2020, following a five-week trial, Hari was convicted by a federal jury on all five counts of the indictment, including intentionally …

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FBI Releases Newly Declassified 9/11 Document

The Associated Press reports: The FBI late Saturday released a newly declassified document related to logistical support given to two of the Saudi hijackers in the run-up to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The document details contacts the hijackers had with Saudi associates in the U.S. but does not provide proof that senior Saudi government officials were complicit in …

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Bush Condemns Domestic Extremists In 9/11 Speech

The Independent reports: Former president George W Bush recalled images of chaos and death rejoined by stories of service and kindness in the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks during a memorial service in Pennsylvania, surrounded by families of the 40 passengers and crew members who wrestled control of a plane to avoid untold destruction 20 years ago. He said …

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That Day: My September 11th Short Story

Some longtime readers may recall that this story was posted annually on this day for the first few years of JMG.   That Day Manhattan, September 11th, 2001 That day, I got to my office on 42nd Street at about 8:55am, a bit later than usual because that morning I’d voted for the first time as a New Yorker, pulling the …

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LIVE VIDEO: Bidens Attend Manhattan 9/11 Memorial

The Washington Post reports: President Biden and first lady Jill Biden are scheduled to travel to three locations, starting with New York City, then moving on to Shanksville, Pa., and finally Arlington, Va. Their day begins at Ground Zero in New York City for a ceremony that begins at 8:30 a.m. At 8:46 a.m. they will hold a moment of …

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Woman Made Bomb Threat After Missing FLL Flight, Her Luggage Was Aboard, Passengers Evacuated [VIDEO]

From the Broward County Sheriff’s Office: A Chicago woman was arrested after making a false bomb threat at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). According to Broward Sheriff’s Office Threat Management Unit detectives at around 8:45 p.m., Monday, Sept. 6, BSO deputies responded to a bomb threat in Terminal 3 at FLL located at 200 Terminal Drive in Fort Lauderdale. On …

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Biden Orders Declassification Of FBI’s 9/11 Documents

The New York Times reports: Making good on a campaign promise, President Biden directed the Justice Department and other federal agencies on Friday to oversee the review and declassification of documents related to the F.B.I.’s investigation into the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. In an executive order, Mr. Biden instructed Attorney General Merrick B. Garland to publicly release the declassified documents …

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Extremist Dead After Stabbing Six In New Zealand Shop

The New York Times reports: Six people were injured in a knife attack at a supermarket in New Zealand on Friday, an outburst of violence that the prime minister labeled a “terrorist attack” that had been carried out by a “violent extremist” inspired by the Islamic State. The suspect, a Sri Lankan national, was shot and killed by the police, …

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Amazon To Beef Up Moderation Of Sites It Hosts

The Verge reports: Amazon is planning to expand its in-house moderation team for Amazon Web Services, according to a new report from Reuters. Citing two sources within the company, the report says Amazon is planning to develop a proactive threat monitoring capability within AWS, which will seek out prohibited content on AWS servers and remove it before it’s reported by …

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Pennsylvania Woman Sentenced To Year In Prison After Spitting On Grocery Produce, Yelling She Had COVID

The Associated Press reports: A Pennsylvania woman who pleaded guilty to coughing and spitting on food at a supermarket in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic was sentenced Tuesday to at least a year in jail. Margaret Ann Cirko, 37, pleaded guilty in June to a felony count of making bomb threats. Authorities said Cirko entered a Gerrity’s Supermarket …

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Proud Boys Leader Gets Six Months For Burning DC Church’s BLM Banner And Possessing Gun Magazines

CNN reports: Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio was sentenced Monday to six months in jail for burning a church’s Black Lives Matter banner in December and bringing high-capacity rifle magazines to Washington, DC, days before the US Capitol insurrection. The decision was handed down Monday by Judge Harold L. Cushenberry Jr. of DC Superior Court. Even though Tarrio was not …

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Cultist Would-Be Capitol Bomber Is Formally Charged

The Washington Post reports: A man who prompted an evacuation of the U.S. Capitol and surrounding buildings on Thursday by claiming to have a bomb inside his truck faces charges of threatening to use explosives and a weapon of mass destruction. Floyd Ray Roseberry of North Carolina surrendered to authorities Thursday about five hours after he drove a truck onto …

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Insurrectionist Rep Sympathizes With Today’s Capitol Terrorist: “I Understand Citizenry Anger At Socialism”

“I’m aware of the Capitol bomb threat. I’m monitoring the situation. I am in Alabama. My Washington staff is accounted for and safe. “I pray for the safety of Capitol Police and first responders on the scene in Washington. Sadly, violence and threats of violence targeting America’s political institutions are far too common. “Although this terrorist’s motivation is not yet …

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Cultist Ex-SEAL Wants To Copy Taliban Against Biden

Mediaite reports: Robert O’Neill, the former Navy SEAL famous for claiming to have killed Osama bin Laden, is calling for a Taliban-like coup in the United States. O’Neill, seemingly envious of the Taliban’s ability to takeover Afganistan, took to Twitter to claim that he knows “a few dudes who would do the same with me right now.” The veteran made …

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“Southern Patriot” Surrenders After Capitol Hill Bomb Threats, Demanded That Biden, Top Democrats Resign

Buzzfeed News reports: Although police have not yet publicly confirmed the suspect’s identity, he appears to be a man named Ray Roseberry, according to multiple livestreams on his Facebook page that appear to have been recorded from within the black truck on Capitol Hill. In the livestreams, the man demanded that President Joe Biden and other prominent Democrat politicians step …

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DHS Warns Of Increasing Violent Threats By Cultists

ABC News reports: “Some conspiracy theories associated with reinstating former President Trump have included calls for violence if desired outcomes are not realized,” according to a DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis bulletin obtained by ABC News. “As public visibility of the narratives increases, we are concerned about more calls to violence. Reporting indicates that the timing for these activities …

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MAGA Threats Spark Fear Of Election Workers Exodus

The Hill reports: Election workers had their homes broken into. Their private information was maliciously posted online. Some fled with their families into hiding. Others faced down armed crowds outside their workplaces and homes. And nearly nine months after Election Day, the threats persist. “It’s absolutely going to lead to an unprecedented exodus of a whole generation, I think, of …

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Guilty Plea In 2019 California Synagogue Mass Shooting

The Associated Press reports: A 22-year-old former nursing student pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and other charges in connection with a deadly shooting at a Southern California synagogue on the last day of Passover. John T. Earnest avoided the death penalty with his plea in San Diego Superior Court. The San Diego County district attorney’s office said he agreed to …

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Cops: Man Plotted Genocide Of Blacks, Jews, Hispanics

The East Bay Times reports: When police officers arrested a Los Gatos man on suspicion of prowling around a car lot last week, authorities say they discovered far more troubling threats after they searched his truck, turning up a cache of weapons, a handwritten manifesto about committing genocide and bullets that he personally inscribed, one of them with the words …

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