Tag Archives: terrorism

FBI Director To Warn Of Possible Terror Attack In US

Reuters reports: The FBI is concerned about the possibility of an organized attack in the United States similar to the one that killed scores at a Russian concert hall last month, the bureau’s director plans to tell a House of Representatives panel on Thursday. “Looking back over my career in law enforcement, I’d be hard pressed to think of a …

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AL Man Charged In Bombing Outside State AG’s Office

NBC News reports: Kyle Benjamin Douglas Calvert, 26, of Irondale, was charged with malicious use of an explosive and possession of an unregistered destructive device, the Justice Department said. The explosion outside Attorney General Steve Marshall’s office occurred around 3:42 a.m. on Feb. 24. No injuries or major damage were reported. “That device had the characteristics of an IED, and …

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DOJ: Idaho Man Plotted Terror Attacks On ISIS’s Behalf

From the Justice Department: Alexander Scott Mercurio, 18, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, was arrested Saturday, April 6, 2024, in Coeur d’Alene for attempting to provide material support and resources to ISIS. According to the affidavit in support of the criminal complaint, Mercurio pledged his allegiance to ISIS and intended to commit attacks on its behalf. He planned to attack individuals …

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Cultist Charged With Sending Death Threats To New York Attorney General Letitia James, Judge Engoron

NBC News reports: New York state police filed charges against a man whom they allege sent threatening messages to Judge Arthur Engoron and New York Attorney General Letitia James, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told NBC News. Engoron presided over former President Donald Trump’s civil fraud trial, in which Trump and executives at his company were hit …

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Reuters: Iran Had Warned Russia Before Terror Attack

Reuters reports: Iran tipped off Russia about the possibility of a major “terrorist operation” on its soil ahead of the concert hall massacre near Moscow last month, three sources familiar with the matter said. In the deadliest attack inside Russia in 20 years, gunmen opened fire with automatic weapons at concertgoers on March 22 at the Crocus City Hall, killing …

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Russia Arrests Four Suspects In Moscow Terror Attack

The Associated Press reports: Russian authorities arrested the four men suspected of carrying out the attack on a suburban Moscow concert hall that killed at least 133 people, President Vladimir Putin said Saturday during an address to the nation. He claimed they were captured while fleeing to Ukraine. Kyiv strongly denied any involvement in Friday’s attack on the Crocus City …

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ISIS Claims Responsibility For Moscow Terror Attack

CNN reports: ISIS has claimed responsibility for an attack at a popular concert venue complex near Moscow Friday that left at least 40 dead and more than 100 wounded after assailants stormed the venue with guns and incendiary devices. The terror group took responsibility for the attack in a short statement published by ISIS-affiliated news agency Amaq on Telegram on …

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Dozens Dead In Terror Attack On Moscow Concert Hall

The Guardian reports: At least a dozen people have been killed and many more wounded according to unofficial reports in the worst terror attack in Russia in years, as gunmen in combat fatigues opened fire and detonated explosives in a big concert hall in Moscow. Photos showed the Crocus City Music Hall engulfed in flames as videos emerged from the …

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Senate Moves To Beef Up Security For Local Judges

Axios reports: A bipartisan group of senators is introducing legislation to provide federal support for state and local judges’ security, Axios has learned. The Countering Threats and Attacks on Our Judges Act would establish a State Judicial Threat Intelligence Resource Center, according to a press release first shared with Axios Wednesday. The bill is being introduced by Sens. John Cornyn …

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SCOTUS Seeks $19M For Personal And Home Security

USA Today reports: The Supreme Court has asked Congress for an extra $19.4 million for security to deal with “evolving risks” and a change in how the justices’ homes are protected, according to the office that administers the federal courts system. The office’s 2025 budget request for the Supreme Court includes 33 new positions to boost protection for the nine …

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Capitol Fence To Return For Biden’s SOTU Address

Roll Call reports: A security fence will surround the Capitol as President Joe Biden delivers his State of the Union address on March 7, according to three sources familiar with the decision. The Capitol Police Board on Friday approved the installation of the fencing. A security fence went up around the Capitol for last year’s State of the Union speech. …

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Raichik: I Don’t Care About My “Trans Mass Shooters” Lies, Being Called A Terrorist Makes Me Feel Important

The Washington Post reports: As Libs of TikTok, Chaya Raichik has been blamed for sparking bomb threats, property damage, shooting threats, written and verbal harassment and other forms of violence against individuals, hospitals and schools across the country — including in Oklahoma, according to GLAAD, a nonprofit LGBTQ+ advocacy group. In her profile picture on X, she is holding a …

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Libs Of TikTok: Americans Are Being Replaced [Video]

“There were some months over the past three years that there were more illegals coming into our border than children being born in the U.S. Does that not look like they’re trying to replace us? They’re bringing in a whole new population. “Not all cultures are equal. They’re importing people who want to destroy America and who come here and …

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Libs Of TikTok Celebrates “Stochastic Terrorist” Label

Media Matters has the transcript: CHAYA RAICHIK (GUEST): I’m sad because I thought they made up the stochastic terrorism term, like, for me, like, a year ago… ELIJAH SCHAFFER (HOST): No, they did. They did make it up for you. No, they did. I’m giving you the credit. RAICHIK: They did, right? SCHAFFER: I’m saying they accused me of that …

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Group Accuses X Of Selling Checkmarks To Terrorists

Ars Technica reports: A watchdog group’s investigation found that terrorist group Hezbollah and other US-sanctioned entities have accounts with paid checkmarks on X, the Elon Musk-owned social network that still resides at the twitter.com domain. The Tech Transparency Project (TTP), a nonprofit that is critical of Big Tech companies, said in a report today that “X, the platform formerly known …

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FBI Launches Terror Probe Into Fatal Upstate NY Crash

The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reports: Rochester police are investigating the fatal fiery crash that killed two people and wounded five others outside the Kodak Center on West Ridge Road in Rochester early Monday morning. The New Year’s Day crash occurred within the first hour of 2024, shortly before 1 a.m. A large sport utility vehicle traveling east on West …

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Cuba Claims South Florida Terrorist Arrived Via Jet Ski

Reuters reports: Cuba said late on Saturday it had thwarted a terrorist plot hatched in neighboring south Florida, according to a report broadcast on state-run media, after a man allegedly arrived on the island by jetski to commit acts of violence. The resulting investigation, which state-run media said was still underway, alleged the plot was tied to at least two …

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Michigan School Shooter Gets Life Without Parole

The Detroit News reports: The teen who killed four people at Oxford High School on Nov. 30, 2021 was sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole Friday. After a wrenching day of emotional statements from victims touched by the Nov. 30, 2021 Oxford High School shooting, the shooter told an Oakland County judge he has done terrible …

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Marine Pleads Guilty To Firebombing Abortion Clinic And Plotting To Bomb LGBTQ Pride Night At Dodger Stadium

From the Justice Department: An Orange County man pleaded guilty today to federal criminal charges for firebombing a Planned Parenthood clinic in March 2022 and admitted to plotting other attacks. Chance Brannon, 24, of San Juan Capistrano, who was an active-duty Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton at the time of the offense, also admitted to making plans for additional attacks …

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Hamas Releases 25 Hostages, Aid Supplies Reach Gaza

The New York Times reports: Twenty-five hostages held in Gaza, including 12 Thai nationals and 13 other women and children, were released from captivity on Friday, the Egyptian government said, the first people to be freed under a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas that took effect hours earlier. The hostages were transferred to Egypt as part of a prisoner exchange …

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