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Category: Terrorism
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Venezuela Says It Has Arrested 14 in Alleged Assassination Plot 15.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Venezuela’s top prosecutor said 14 people, including two senior military officers, have been arrested in connection with an alleged assassination attempt against President Nicolás Maduro.
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Crash outside parliament in London treated as terrorism 14.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The incident heightened tensions in a city that has seen four vehicle-based terror attacks in less than 18 months.
Last surviving crew member has 'no regrets' about bombing Hiroshima 7.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Russell Gackenbach was a 22-year-old second lieutenant on Aug. 6, 1945, when he flew in the Necessary Evil, one of three planes in the mission that dropped the first nuclear weapon used in warfare.
Defense budget shifts U.S. military's focus from terrorism to China and Russia 5.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The 2,500-page National Defense Authorization Act, which tells the Pentagon how to spend its budget, is headed to President Trump's desk for signature. Here's a look at its key provisions.
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'Hello. I'm Your Killer': Behind Ukraine's Faked Assassination 3.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
“Hello. I’m your killer,” Oleksiy Tsymbalyuk said when he first met Arkady Babchenko. The next time the two men saw each other, Mr. Babchenko was lying in a pool of pig’s blood inside his Kiev apartment, which had been prepared to look like the setting for an assassin’s hit.
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Philippines Car Bombing Linked to Pro-Islamic State Group 31.7.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
At least 10 people were killed in a powerful car bombing in the southern Philippines that officials linked to the Abu Sayyaf group, which tried to carve out a slice of territory in the south of the country last year.
Indonesia Bans Terror Group Behind Child Suicide Bombings 31.7.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Indonesia banned the militant group behind Islamic State’s first attack in Southeast Asia and suicide bombings involving children, a move that foreshadows the arrests of hundreds of the group’s members in the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation.
Trudeau gaslights Canadian women and ignores their safety 26.7.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Politics in Canada Two weeks ago, a new study by the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability confirmed the state of domestic terrorism against women in this land. A woman is murdered by a man every other day in Canada, with at least 78 known acts of femicide up to July 1 (the numbers are likely higher given that it is based largely on media reports). A disproportionate number of those murdered were Indigenous women. That very same day, there was audible silence from the self-proclaimed "feminist" Trudeau government. Instead of declaring that the time had come to finally launch a National Action Plan to End Violence Against Women and Girls (NAP), Trudeau was in Latvia, trying to match the toxic masculinity of Donald Trump by whipping out hundreds of millions of dollars to continue funding Canadian troops to engage in endless war games through the year 2023 against a non-existent threat to the people of this land. Indeed, instead of showing solidarity with Canadian women, Trudeau chose ...
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Pakistan Election Day Bombing Kills at Least 30 25.7.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
A bombing outside a polling station in the city of Quetta in western Pakistan killed at least 30 people, according to officials, as voting began in a pivotal national election.
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Canada Sees No Evidence Toronto Shooting Linked to Broader Terrorism 25.7.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Canada’s Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said there was no evidence that a Toronto shooting on Sunday night was linked to a broader national-security threat such as terrorism.
Al-Qaeda operative who recruited Montco's 'Jihad Jane' pleads guilty, agrees to 15 years in prison 24.7.2018 Philly.com News
An Algerian-born al-Qaeda operative who recruited Montgomery County's Colleen "Jihad Jane" LaRose and others in a 2009 plot to assassinate a Swedish cartoonist pleaded guilty Monday and agreed to accept a 15-year prison term on terrorism-related charges.
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Calling for nuance in terrorism sentences, judge frees Philly man 6 years after arrest 20.7.2018 Philly.com News
Federal sentencing guidelines make no distinction between a defendant who stored bombs in his home for an impending terrorist attack and someone like Bakhtiyor Jumaev, who despite having expressed pro-jihadi views on the internet had done relatively little to act upon them.
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'Jihad Jane' terror suspect to plead guilty 19.7.2018 Philly.com News
An Algerian-born al-Qaeda operative accused of recruiting Montgomery County's infamous "Jihad Jane" in a 2009 plot to assassinate a Swedish artist has told a federal court in Philadelphia that he intends to plead guilty to terrorism charges, prosecutors said Thursday.
How Canada's military shapes media coverage of deployments 17.7.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Yves Engler For the military, shaping media coverage of deployments is what roasting a marshmallow is to a summer camper's S'mores; there isn't one without the other. Even before beginning a small "peacekeeping" mission, the Canadian forces have an elaborate media strategy. At the end of June, Chief of the Defence Staff Jonathan Vance brought journalists with him on a visit to Mali. They toured the facilities in Gao where an advance team was preparing for Canada's UN deployment to the African nation. An Ottawa Citizen headline described Vance's trip as part of an effort at " selling  the public on the Mali mission." The tour for journalists was followed by a "technical briefing" on the deployment for media in Ottawa. " No photography , video or audio recording for broadcast purposes" was allowed at last week's press event, according to the advisory. Reporters were to attribute information to "a senior government" official. But, the rules were different at a concurrent departure ceremony in Trenton. " ...
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After 26 years working with at-risk teens, can a Philly couple forgive the one who killed their son? 15.7.2018 Philly.com News
Every year, they hold a Mothers' Prayer Breakfast for Peace, for women who've lost children to violence. Looming over the celebration was a court date the couple had been dreading: a resentencing for their son's killer, Joseph Chamberlain.
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Trump Says White Supremacist Terror Is Fake News. These Chilling Cases Prove Otherwise. 11.7.2018 Mother Jones
Four days after a homemade bomb blew through the window of a mosque in Bloomington, Minnesota, in August 2017, Sebastian Gorka, then a national security aide to President Donald Trump, commented about the attack. Though the culprits were still unknown, Gorka suggested that the bombing may have been a “fake hate crime” ginned up by […]
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Meet the Philly artist yarn bombing the city to attract Taylor Swift's attention 11.7.2018 Philly.com News
Nicole Nikolich has a talent in crochet-work and a love for Taylor Swift. Here's how the Philadelphia mixed-media artist is trying to win the singer's attention this weekend.
Trump Judicial Pick Who Blogged Favorably About the KKK Had to Withdraw. Now He’s at the Justice Department. 2.7.2018 Mother Jones
Brett Talley had already been voted out of the Senate Judiciary Committee and was on his way to a lifetime appointment to the federal bench when reporters discovered what he’d written about the Klan. Since 2005, Talley, a 36-year-old lawyer nominated for a seat on the US District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, […]
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Kim Jong Nam's 'Assassination' No Prank, Prosecutors Say 28.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Two women on trial for killing the half-brother of North Korea’s ruler weren’t pranksters but trained assassins, Malaysian prosecutors said, urging a judge to reject defense arguments for dismissal.
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Zimbabwe's President Survives Apparent Assassination Attempt 23.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Zimbabwe’s president dodged an apparent assassination attempt ahead of a historic election, and a blast at a rally attended by Ethiopia’s new leader killed one person, rattling politics in two African nations in the midst of major transitions.
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