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Global Intelligence Feed: Counterterrorism

The European ‘conservatives’ invited to this week’s CPAC conference are the ones Europe didn’t want - The Washington Post


WorldViews The European ‘conservatives’ invited to this week’s CPAC conference are the ones Europe didn’t want By Rick Noack By Rick Noack Email the author February 20 at 7:05 AM Email the author Follow @rick_n French National Front leader Marine Le Pen (L) and her niece and party deputy Marion Marechal-Le Pen on Oct. 15, 2016. (Sebastien Nogier/EPA) BERLIN — When American conservatives assemble for the now iconic Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) later this week, in addition to the newly powerful luminaries of America’s right wing, they will also hear a number of European speake,

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Saudi Arabia releases most detainees in corruption probe after settlements totaling nearly $107 billion - The Washington Post


Middle East Saudi Arabia releases most detainees in corruption probe after settlements totaling nearly $107 billion Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal sits for an interview with Reuters in the office of the suite where he was detained at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 27, 2018. (Katie Paul/Reuters) By Kareem Fahim and William Branigin By Kareem Fahim and William Branigin Email the author January 30 Email the author Follow @kfahim RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that it has released most of the businessmen, officials and princes who were being held in a ,

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Journalist or Terrorist? Kashmir Photographer Is Jailed, Pending Answer - The New York Times


The New York Times Asia Pacific |Journalist or Terrorist? Kashmir Photographer Is Jailed, Pending Answer Search Continue reading the main story Photo Journalists in Kashmir are calling for the release of Kamran Yousuf, a news photographer who has been in jail since September. The Indian authorities say he was part of a conspiracy against the security forces. Credit Atul Loke for The New York Times SRINAGAR, Kashmir — He is known as one of Kashmir’s gutsiest news photographers covering the intensifying hostility in his home region, and when violence broke out he was always among the first to th,

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The Telegraph


The Telegraph The Telegraph RSS feed. Violence has not stopped: Bangla Nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees have fled violence in Myanmar, an "untenable situation" for neighbour Bangladesh, the country's UN envoy said on Monday, calling on Myanmar to let them return. CIA's covert plans The CIA is expanding its covert operations in Afghanistan, sending small teams of highly experienced officers and contractors alongside Afghan forces to hunt and kill Taliban militants across the country, according to two senior American officials, the latest sign of the agency's increasingly integral role in Pres,

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Naqeeb murder: Close aide of Rao Anwar arrested - Samaa TV


Naqeeb murder: Close aide of Rao Anwar arrested Naqeeb murder: Close aide of Rao Anwar arrested February 20, 2018 Be the first to comment! KARACHI: DSP Qamar Ahmed, a close aide of absconding Rao Anwar, the former SSP Malir, has been arrested for involvement in extrajudicial killing of Waziristan’s Naqeebullah Mehsud. According to Counterterrorism Department (CTD) of Sindh Police, Qamar Ahmed was taken into custody for recording his statement; however, he was arrested owing to contradictions in his statement. The CTD officials said the police officer is involved in the killing of Naqeeullah Me,

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Pakistan minister defends planned deployment to Saudi Arabia - Washington Times


Print By - Associated Press - Monday, February 19, 2018 ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan’s defense minister says the planned deployment of 1,000 troops to Saudi Arabia does not violate a parliamentary resolution against taking part in combat operations in Yemen. Khurram Dastigir told the Senate on Monday that the troops would be training and advising Saudi forces in line with a bilateral agreement and would not see combat. Saudi Arabia has been seeking Pakistani military support for its intervention in Yemen, where it has been leading a coalition battling Houthi rebel,

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How the FBI handled two tips related to Nikolas Cruz


How the FBI handled two tips related to Nikolas Cruz The FBI received two tips raising red flags about Nikolas Cruz. Post to Facebook A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 2 To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs How the FBI handled two tips related to Nikolas Cruz George Petras , USA TODAY Published 5:24 p.m. ET Feb. 19, 2018 | Updated 5:58 p.m. ET Feb. 19, 2018 CLOSE The FBI admitted Friday that it received a detailed tip about accused Florida school shooter Nikloas Cruz in January but failed to follow up and investigate. Time Robe,

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Is the West finally pushing Saudi Arabia to squelch its version of radical Islam? | Fox News


Is the West finally pushing Saudi Arabia to squelch its version of radical Islam? Email U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Salman (center L) at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX36QQO The West is showing evidence of a newly stiffened spine in the face of Saudi Arabian influence on Islamic culture – and none too soon. The world heard the get-tough rhetoric of President Trump last May in the Saudi capital of Riyadh when he admonished Muslim leaders to begin “honestly,

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FOX NEWS FIRST: Trump supports changes to gun background checks, urges 'insecure' Oprah to run in 2020 | Fox News


FOX NEWS FIRST: Trump supports changes to gun background checks, urges 'insecure' Oprah to run in 2020  (Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) Welcome to Fox News First. Not signed up yet?  Click here . Developing now, Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 President Trump would support efforts to improve the nation's system for background checks for gun buyers, the White House says  Trump and critics trade barbs over the president's weekend comments on Friday's Russia indictments, the FBI and Florida school shooting Some who knew Nikolas Cruz are shocked that he could have,

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Chinese Rainbow 4 drones in use by foreign powers have 96pc strike rate in combat situations, paper says | South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post Print Email Now Reading Chinese Rainbow 4 drones in use by foreign powers have 96pc strike rate in combat situations, paper says   Military reform Chinese Rainbow 4 drones in use by foreign powers have 96pc strike rate in combat situations, paper says More than 30 unmanned aerial vehicles have been involved in counterterrorism and inspection missions, submission document for science award reveals PUBLISHED : Monday, 19 February, 2018, 4:17pm UPDATED : Monday, 19 February, 2018, 4:40pm China’s air force gets a lift with pilot’s promotion to top military job 14 Feb 2018 ,

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Afghanistan- Counter-terrorism sweeps: 131 insurgents killed | MENAFN.COM


Afghanistan- Counter-terrorism sweeps: 131 insurgents killed Tweet on Twitter (MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) AT-KABUL: At least 131 Taliban militants were killed and 36 others heavily wounded in counterterrorism military raids across Afghanistan in the past day. Ministry of Defense in a statement said on Sunday that Afghan army staged joint military operations with the Afghan police and national directorate of security to sweep militants from different parts of Nangarhar, Laghman, Kapisa, Kunar, Ghazni, Paktia, Maidan Wardak, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Herat, Farah, Badghis, Faryab, Balkh, Jawzja,

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Did the FBI miss a warning before Florida school shooting? - Sun Sentinel


Did the FBI miss a warning before Florida school shooting? MICHAEL BALSAMO and SADIE GURMANAssociated Press Privacy Policy The massacre at a Florida high school is again raising concerns about whether the FBI missed signs that might have stopped a mass shooting. Last fall, a Mississippi bail bondsman and video blogger noticed a comment on one of his YouTube videos that said, "I'm going to be a professional school shooter." He immediately reported it to YouTube and the FBI and the next day two agents came to his office to take a printout of the comment and ask him whether he knew anything about,

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Cleric behind bombing in Indonesian capital goes on trial | Bangkok Post: news


Cleric behind bombing in Indonesian capital goes on trial | Bangkok Post: news Cleric behind bombing in Indonesian capital goes on trial 15 Feb 2018 at 11:04 564 viewed 2 comments Oman Rochman, also known as Aman Abdurrahman, a radical Muslim cleric, raises his hands in a holding cell as he waits with other militants for their trial in Jakarta Aug 26, 2010. (Reuters file photo) - + JAKARTA: A key ideologue for Islamic State militants in Indonesia has gone on trial for ordering a 2016 suicide bombing and gun attack in Jakarta that killed eight people including the four attackers. The radical cl,

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A fight to the death in the desert


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Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks - ABC News


Yahoo!-ABC News Network | © 2018 ABC News Internet Ventures. All rights reserved. Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks By amy forliti, associated press MINNEAPOLIS — Feb 17, 2018, 3:03 PM ET 0 Shares Star Ramsey County Sheriff's Office via AP, FILE Tnuza Jamal Hassan, of Minnesota, is pictured in his file photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office in St. Paul, Minn. 0 Shares Email After Tnuza Jamal Hassan was stopped from flying to Afghanistan last September, she allegedly told FBI agents that she wanted to join al-Qaida and marry a fighter, and that she might ,

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Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks | The Spokesman-Review


Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 1:42 p.m. This photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office in St. Paul, Minn., shows Tnuza Jamal Hassan, of Minnesota. Hassan, who authorities say had hoped to kill people when she set fires in January 2018 on a college campus, has been ordered detained by a federal judge. Hassan pleaded not guilty Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, to federal counts of attempting to provide material support to al-Qaida, lying to the FBI and arson. (AP) By Amy Forliti Associated Press  SMS This photo provided by the Ramsey County S,

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Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks | Minnesota | lacrossetribune.com


Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks By AMY FORLITI Associated Press 4 hrs ago Email FILE - This file photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office in St. Paul, Minn., shows Tnuza Jamal Hassan, of Minnesota. Hassan, who authorities say had hoped to kill people when she set fires in January 2018 on a college campus, has been ordered detained by a federal judge. Hassan pleaded not guilty Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, to federal counts of attempting to provide material support to al-Qaida, lying to the FBI and arson. (Ramsey County Sheriff's Office via AP, File) HOGP Save M,

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Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks | Minnesota | postbulletin.com


Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks By AMY FORLITI Associated Press 4 hrs ago Email FILE - This file photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office in St. Paul, Minn., shows Tnuza Jamal Hassan, of Minnesota. Hassan, who authorities say had hoped to kill people when she set fires in January 2018 on a college campus, has been ordered detained by a federal judge. Hassan pleaded not guilty Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, to federal counts of attempting to provide material support to al-Qaida, lying to the FBI and arson. (Ramsey County Sheriff's Office via AP, File) HOGP Save M,

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Trudeau family arrives in India for state visit | Toronto Star


Canada Trudeau family arrives in India for state visit The seven-day Indian state visit is a mix of business meetings, round tables on education, women’s rights and human rights, tours of popular Indian sites and a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, 10, Ella-Grace, 9, and Hadrien, 3, arrive in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.  (Sean Kilpatrick / THE CANADIAN PRESS) By Mia RabsonThe Canadian Press Sat., Feb. 17, 2018 NEW DELHI—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s state visit to India,

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Needed in Syria: Disengagement


Needed in Syria: Disengagement Syria Russia Iran, Middle East Needed in Syria: Disengagement The cauldron of intervention known as the Syrian war has recently become even more likely to boil over than it was just a few weeks ago.  There are two immediate dangers of escalation. One is the outbreak of another war between Israel and its neighbors.  A reminder of this danger has come from events that began when Israel said it shot down an Iranian drone that had entered its airspace.  Israeli F-16s then attacked a command center in Syria, during which Syrian air defenses downed one of the Israeli w,

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U.S. and Britain are divided over what to do with captured ISIS fighters - The Washington Post


National Security U.S. and Britain are divided over what to do with captured ISIS fighters Iraqi special forces soldiers search for Islamic State fighters on the border with Saudi Arabia on Feb. 12, 2018. (Haidar Hamdani/AFP/Getty Images) By Paul Sonne , Devlin Barrett and Ellen Nakashima By Paul Sonne , Devlin Barrett and Ellen Nakashima Email the author February 14 Email the author Follow @PaulSonne Follow @DevlinBarrett Follow @nakashimae A dispute between the United States and Britain over what to do with Islamic State foreign fighters captured on the battlefield is demonstrating the compl,

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11 Republicans want to replace U.S. Rep. Joe Barton in Congress. | Fort Worth Star-Telegram


11 Republicans want to replace U.S. Rep. Joe Barton in Congress. | Fort Worth Star-Telegram Eleven Republicans are in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis. Eleven Republicans are in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis. Why do the Republicans who want to replace Joe Barton in Congress keep talking about him? By Anna M. Tinsley Order Reprint of this Story February 16, 2018 05:54 PM For the first time in three decades, voters in the 6th Congressional District won't see Joe Barton's name on the ballot this year. And that's just fine with nearly a dozen Republicans who ho,

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Two Bronx Brothers Arrested in Bomb-Making Scheme - The New York Times


The New York Times N.Y. / Region |Two Bronx Brothers Arrested in Bomb-Making Scheme Search Continue reading the main story Photo James P. O’Neill, the New York City police commissioner, announced the arrest Thursday of two Bronx men on federal bomb-making charges. Credit John Taggart for The New York Times A former teacher at a charter high school and his twin brother were arrested on Thursday on federal bomb-making charges, stockpiling more than 32 pounds of ingredients for explosives in a closet in their apartment in the Bronx, law enforcement officials said. The teacher paid high school stu,

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Did the FBI miss a warning before Florida school shooting? | National | newsminer.com


Did the FBI miss a warning before Florida school shooting? By MICHAEL BALSAMO and SADIE GURMAN Associated Press Feb 16, 2018 Email People comfort each other at a public memorial for the victims of the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Gerald Herbert A video monitor shows school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz, left, making an appearance before Judge Kim Theresa Mollica in Broward County Court, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in ,

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Russian indictment: Fake Tennessee GOP Twitter account highlighted in indictment


Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 21, 2017.  J. Scott Applewhite, AP Fullscreen Mueller arrives for a court hearing at the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco on April 21, 2016. He had been overseeing settlement talks with Volkswagen, the U.S. government and private lawyers for the automaker to buy back some of the nearly 600,000 diesel cars that cheat on emissions tests.  Jeff Chiu, AP James Comey talks with Mueller before he was officially sworn in as FBI director on Sept. 4, 2013.  Susan Walsh, AP Mueller jokes wi,

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Minnesota prosecutors charge three men with conspiring to export goods to Hezbollah terrorists - StarTribune.com


Minnesota prosecutors charge three men with conspiring to export goods to Hezbollah terrorists According to indictment announced Friday, parts included drone aircraft technology.  By Stephen Montemayor Star Tribune February 16, 2018 — 6:08pm Purchase: Order Reprint Federal prosecutors in Minnesota announced charges Friday against three men accused of conspiring to illegally export drone aircraft technology to a terrorist organization in Lebanon. An indictment unsealed Friday detailed a complex international scheme through which the men sourced drone materials from businesses around the world —,

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One-third of MBTA workers made $100k or more last year - The Boston Globe


By Matt Rocheleau Globe Staff  February 16, 2018 The number of Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority workers earning $100,000 or more in 2017 climbed to the highest level seen in recent years, according to figures released by the agency Friday. About 2,065 MBTA workers collected six-figure sums last year, representing nearly one-third of everyone who received a paycheck from the agency during 2017. The number of six-figure earners last year was about 13 percent higher than in 2016, when about 1,820 collected $100,000 or more, and it was higher than in every other year since 2013, the earl,

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Pentagon watchdog raises doubts about Afghan war progress | Fox News


Pentagon watchdog raises doubts about Afghan war progress Email WASHINGTON –  A Pentagon watchdog agency raised fresh doubts Friday about progress in the 16-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan and suggested that restrictions on the public release of information make it difficult to gauge the effectiveness of U.S. strategy. The Pentagon's office of the inspector general, in a report done jointly with the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development, said the Afghan government by the end of 2017 had not expanded its areas of control, even as the U.S. added about 3,500 troops a,

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Christian and Tyler Toro, accused of stockpiling bombmaking materials, arrested in New York - The Washington Post


by Devlin Barrett and Keith McMillan by Devlin Barrett and Keith McMillan Email the author February 15 at 8:40 PM Email the author Follow @DevlinBarrett Follow @D3Keith A former New York City high school teacher and his twin brother were charged Thursday with attempting to make explosives, in part by paying students to extract gunpowder from fireworks, officials said. Christian and Tyler Toro, both 28 years old, had been gathering material to make a bomb since at least October, according to a criminal complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan. The U.S. Attorney’s Office, FBI and the New Yo,

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Date Harvested: 2018-02-16T13:00:23.000+0000


Ex-teacher accused of paying students for help making bomb | Nation | stltoday.com


Ex-teacher accused of paying students for help making bomb By TOM McELROY Associated Press 8 hrs ago Save NEW YORK (AP) — A former high school teacher and his brother were accused on Thursday of stockpiling explosive materials in their apartment and paying students to dismantle fireworks for gunpowder to make bombs. Christian Toro and his brother, Tyler Toro, were charged in a federal complaint with unlawfully manufacturing a destructive device. Christian Toro also was charged with distribution of explosive materials to a minor. The brothers pleaded not guilty and were being held pending the,

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Testing the Legal Limits of the War on Terrorism - Majalla Magazine


Testing the Legal Limits of the War on Terrorism The Case of an American Held in Iraq 3 hours ago Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces, which picked up an American citizen who’s been held for months in Iraq. (Reuters) by Stephen I. Vladeck As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump vowed to pursue more aggressive detention and interrogation policies for terrorism suspects. He supported sending detainees to Guantánamo Bay (“We’re gonna load it up with some bad dudes, believe me”) and torturing suspects (“Don’t tell me it doesn’t work—torture works”). Yet for all of Trump’s bluster, his admini,

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US mayors, delegates pay respects at Mahim Dargah


Mumbai US mayors, delegates pay respects at Mahim Dargah Mahim Dargah US Mayors Tom Tait (right) and Greg Fischer (left) visit Mahim Dargah on Thursday - Hemant Padalkar, DNA Share dna Correspondent   Updated: Feb 16, 2018, 06:15 AM IST Two mayors along with other officials from the United States visited the Mahim Dargah on Thursday and interacted with members of different religious and spiritual communities. They are in Mumbai as part of their India trip where they are travelling around the country to understand ways in which cities are dealing with violent extremism. The delegation included ,

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Tillerson says US backs Egypt on security at start of regional tour | MENAFN.COM


Tillerson says US backs Egypt on security at start of regional tour Tweet on Twitter (MENAFN - Jordan Times) CAIRO — US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday Washington stood by Egypt in its fight against Islamist militants, as he began a Middle East tour at a time of increasingly complex local and proxy conflicts. Tillerson stressed a need for free and fair elections in all countries ahead of a March presidential vote in Egypt, but withheld direct comment on what critics say is a crackdown on some rivals seeking to challenge President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi at the polls. The United St,

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Two Bronx Brothers Arrested in Bomb-Making Scheme - The New York Times


The New York Times N.Y. / Region |Two Bronx Brothers Arrested in Bomb-Making Scheme Search Continue reading the main story Photo James P. O’Neill, the New York City police commissioner, announced the arrest Thursday of two Bronx men on federal bomb-making charges. Credit John Taggart for The New York Times A former teacher at a charter high school and his twin brother were arrested on Thursday on federal bomb-making charges, stockpiling more than 32 pounds of ingredients for explosives in a closet in their apartment in the Bronx, law enforcement officials said. The teacher paid high school stu,

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Twin brothers charged in NYC terror investigation - CBS News


CBS/AP February 15, 2018, 6:55 PM Twin brothers charged in NYC terror investigation Email Last Updated Feb 15, 2018 8:48 PM EST NEW YORK -- - A former New York City high school teacher has been accused of paying students to dismantle fireworks for gunpowder so he could eventually make a bomb. Christian Toro was charged in a federal complaint Thursday with offenses including unlawfully making an explosive. His twin brother, Tyler, also has been arrested in the case.  It isn't immediately clear who will represent the two in court.  According to the complaint, the case grew out of a bom,

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Ex-FBI official breaks down over school shooting - CNN


Ex-FBI agent breaks down over school shooting 00:20 (CNN) CNN counterterrorism analyst Phil Mudd on Wednesday choked back tears as he confronted the grim details of the nation's latest school shooting , a massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that authorities say took the lives of at least 17 people. "A child of God is dead," said the former FBI senior intelligence adviser, speaking on "The Situation Room" with anchor Wolf Blitzer. "Cannot we acknowledge in this country that we cannot accept this?" he asked, choking back tears. "I can't do it, Wolf," he added, ,

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Trey Blocker's message falls flat in McLennan County debate - Houston Chronicle


Trey Blocker's message falls flat in McLennan County debate Challenger taking on incumbent Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller Published 12:26 pm, Thursday, February 15, 2018 Photo: Spencer Selvidge For The San Antonio Express-News Image 1of/1 Close Image 1 of 1 After hearing Trey Blocker and Sid Miller (pictured) at a candidate forum in Waco on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, Republican voters there say they like the idea of reelecting Miller as agriculture commissioner.  After hearing Trey Blocker and Sid Miller (pictured) at a candidate forum in Waco on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, Republican voters ther,

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Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf | The Seattle Times


Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf Originally published February 15, 2018 at 2:05 pm Updated February 15, 2018 at 2:44 pm FILE – In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks at a news conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Corker says he will no longer block Persian Gulf nations from buying American-made lethal weapons even though the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors remains in a stalemate.. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File) Share story JOSH LEDERMAN The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is,

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Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf | Ap | tulsaworld.com


Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press Feb 15, 2018 Email FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks at a news conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Corker says he will no longer block Persian Gulf nations from buying American-made lethal weapons even though the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors remains in a stalemate.. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File) Markus Schreiber Save WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is poised to let Persian Gulf nations resume buying America,

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Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf | Business News | heraldextra.com


Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press Feb 15, 2018 Email FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks at a news conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Corker says he will no longer block Persian Gulf nations from buying American-made lethal weapons even though the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors remains in a stalemate.. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File) Markus Schreiber Save WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is poised to let Persian Gulf nations resume buying America,

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Hours after deadly school shooting, gunman's weapon praised on Fox News - Philly


Hours after deadly school shooting, gunman's weapon praised on Fox News Media coverage of school shooting ranged from wild conspiracy theories to one CNN pundit crying on air Updated: February 15, 2018 — 1:26 PM EST  Rob Tornoe is a Philly.com editor and covers sports media. He also draws sports cartoons. More by Rob Tornoe On Wednesday afternoon, a teenager opened fire at the Florida high school he dropped out of, killing 17 people and injuring 14. In just the first seven weeks of 2018, there have already been eight school shootings in the United States  that have resulted in injury or death.,

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Ex-FBI official breaks down over school shooting - CNN


Witnesses remember horrific school shooting (CNN) CNN counterterrorism analyst Phil Mudd on Wednesday choked back tears as he confronted the grim details of the nation's latest school shooting , a massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that authorities say took the lives of at least 17 people. "A child of God is dead," said the former FBI senior intelligence adviser, speaking on "The Situation Room" with anchor Wolf Blitzer. "Cannot we acknowledge in this country that we cannot accept this?" he asked, choking back tears. "I can't do it, Wolf," he added, breaking,

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billingsgazette.com : The Associated Press


Images of Suharto's Life JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- A key ideologue for Islamic State militants in Indonesia went on trial Thursday for ordering acts of terror including a 2016 suicide bombing and gun attack in Jakarta that killed eight people including four attackers. The radical cleric, Oman Rohman, popularly known as Aman Abdurrahman, was guarded by counterterrorism police as he waited in a holding cell for the trial to begin. He faces the death penalty if convicted. Police have described Adburrahman as the main Indonesian translator for IS propaganda and the spiritual leader of Jema,

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Sister of Bangladeshi student accused of Melbourne stabbing arrested in Dhaka | World news | The Guardian


Sister of Bangladeshi student accused of Melbourne stabbing arrested in Dhaka Police say Asmaul Husna, 22, attacked officers with a knife when they tried to question her Wed 14 Feb 2018 16.11 EST Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 16.13 EST Share on Messenger Close Bangladeshi policemen patrol in Dhaka after an attack by the New Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) militant group on a bakery in 2016. Photograph: A.M. Ahad/AP The sister of a Bangladeshi student accused of stabbing a man in an alleged terrorist attack in Melbourne has been arrested in Bangladesh’s capital after police said she at,

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Rex Tillerson's trip to Turkey aimed at lowering tensions - Washington Times


Print By Guy Taylor - The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will attempt to lower the temperature on increasingly heated tensions between the United States and Turkey on Thursday, traveling to Ankara at a moment of clashing military strategies between the two NATO allies in neighboring Syria . Regional analysts say Mr. Tillerson is unlikely to offer anything of substance to appease Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s outrage over Washington ’s vow to continue backing Kurdish forces in Syria that Ankara claims ,

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Indonesian cleric accused of masterminding deadly 2016 Jakarta terror attack goes on trial | South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post Indonesian cleric accused of masterminding deadly 2016 Jakarta terror attack goes on trial   Islamic militancy Indonesian cleric accused of masterminding deadly 2016 Jakarta terror attack goes on trial Aman Abdurrahman said he did not recognise the court and refused to read out the charges when fronted court in the capital on Thursday PUBLISHED : Thursday, 15 February, 2018, 3:47pm UPDATED : Thursday, 15 February, 2018, 3:52pm Indonesian militant linked to IS imprisoned for seven years 12 Feb 2018 A jailed Indonesian cleric accused of being the mastermind of a deadly 2,

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The limits of minilateralism in Asean, Opinion News & Top Stories - The Straits Times


The Straits Times The limits of minilateralism in Asean Prashanth Parameswaran For The Straits Times Published Copy Australia convened a meeting recently with six South-east Asian states focused on counter-terrorism. The meeting in Perth was not only a notable development in and of itself but also just the latest example of the use of minilateralism in the security realm in South-east Asia. While such minilateral institutions no doubt have their advantages when properly utilised, amid the hype around some sort of new age of minilateralism, it is also important to keep in mind their limits. Min,

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CNN's Philip Mudd breaks down on air


Mudd broke down while discussing the latest U.S. school shooting on CNN. (Screengrab via Yahoo News) More Philip Mudd, a CNN counterterrorism analyst and former FBI deputy director, broke down in tears on the air on Wednesday while discussing Wednesday’s deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school . Mudd, who spent close to three decades working in the CIA and FBI before retiring in 2010, was overcome by emotion when asked by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer for his thoughts on the massacre in Parkland, Fla., where police say a former student, armed with an AR-15-style rifle, killed 17 people and injured ,

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See Philip Mudd's emotional response to Florida school shooting


Newsletter Philip Mudd, former FBI and CIA agent, breaks down in tears over Florida school shooting Jessica Estepa , USA TODAY Published 6:14 p.m. ET Feb. 14, 2018 | Updated 7:45 p.m. ET Feb. 14, 2018 4 Shares CLOSE Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel says there are multiple casualties in a shooting at a high school in South Florida. (Feb. 14) AP As a deputy director for the FBI's national security branch and an ex-CIA agent, Philip Mudd has interviewed terrorists and is considered a counterterrorism expert. And still, Wednesday's school shooting in Florida left him in tears. More: Here are th,

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See Philip Mudd's emotional response to Florida school shooting


Newsletter Philip Mudd, former FBI and CIA agent, breaks down in tears over Florida school shooting Jessica Estepa , USA TODAY Published 6:14 p.m. ET Feb. 14, 2018 | Updated 7:45 p.m. ET Feb. 14, 2018 3.1k Shares CLOSE Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel says there are multiple casualties in a shooting at a high school in South Florida. (Feb. 14) AP As a deputy director for the FBI's national security branch and an ex-CIA agent, Philip Mudd has interviewed terrorists and is considered a counterterrorism expert. And still, Wednesday's school shooting in Florida left him in tears. More: Here are,

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Plano parents whose sons joined ISIS are sentenced to prison for lying to federal agents | Crime | Dallas News


Plano parents whose sons joined ISIS are sentenced to prison for lying to federal agents Filed under Crime at Get Daily Dallas News Headlines Sign Up Get Unlimited Digital Access Your first month is less than a dollar. $0.99 for first 4 weeks Subscribe Now PLANO — A Plano couple whose adult sons traveled to Syria to fight with ISIS are headed to federal prison after lying to the FBI about the activities of their children.  Sumaiya Ali was sentenced to 30 months in prison, while her husband, Mohommad Hasnain Ali, was sentenced to 12 months plus one day. Both paid a $5,000 fine and will serve th,

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Author Coll chronicles American idiocy in Afghanistan | Toronto Star


Star Columnists Author Coll chronicles American idiocy in Afghanistan Directorate S, the sequel to Ghost Wars, provides an inside look at the gradual diminution of American hopes in its longest running war, writes Heather Mallick. - In this May 27, 2016 file photo, Taliban fighters react to a speech by their senior leader in the Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan. "The U.S. could not make things go its way in Afghanistan and neighbouring Pakistan," writes Heather Mallick. "Part of the reason was Directorate S, a secret covert unit within ISI, the Pakistani intelligence agency tha,

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Pentagon: Defence sales at an all time high with India: Top US commander | India News - Times of India


Defence sales at an all time high with India: Top US commander Defence sales at an all time high with India: Top US commander America's defence sale with India is at an all time high, a top Pentagon commander today said, adding that it supports all Indian consideration of a number of US systems including F-35 joint strike fighter. PTI | Feb 14, 2018, 22:01 IST WASHINGTON: America 's defence sale with India is at an all time high, a top Pentagon commander today said, adding that it supports all Indian consideration of a number of US systems including F-35 joint strike fighter. US Pacific Comman,

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Trump White House treats staffers with interim security clearances different than previous administrations | The Wichita Eagle


Trump White House treats staffers with interim security clearances different than previous administrations | The Wichita Eagle Mobile & Apps In this Nov. 29, 2017 file photo, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, walks with White House staff secretary Rob Porter to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Evan Vucci AP In this Nov. 29, 2017 file photo, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, walks with White House staff secretary Rob Porter to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Evan Vucci AP Trump White House departs fro,

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Washington puts Ethiopia's human rights abusers on notice | TheHill


Washington puts Ethiopia's human rights abusers on notice By Alemayehu Mariam, opinion contributor — 02/13/18 06:00 PM EST The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill 12   © Getty In the lore of the Wild West, cowboys would have quick-draw duels at noon when the sun is high in the sky. It is a do-or-die moment. The U.S. Congress has set high noon on February 28, 2018, for the Ethiopian government to meet its demands for human rights accountability in H.Res.128 or face the music on the House floor.   At an impromptu press conference last week, Reps. Christophe,

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At least 15 U.N. peacekeepers killed in attack in Congo - The Washington Post


Africa At least 15 U.N. peacekeepers killed in attack in Congo A truck operated by a U.N. peacekeeping mission is pictured near Kibumba, in the North Kivu province of Congo, on April 23, 2015. (Federico Scoppa/AFP/Getty Images) By Kevin Sieff By Kevin Sieff Email the author December 8, 2017 Email the author Follow @ksieff NAIROBI — At least 15 United Nations peacekeepers were killed and dozens wounded in eastern Congo in one of the deadliest attacks on the international forces in years, U.N. officials reported Friday. Heavily armed rebel fighters attacked a forward operating base in a remote p,

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US tables motion to put Pakistan on global terrorist-financing watchlist


US tables motion to put Pakistan on global terrorist-financing watchlist Rex Tillerson and Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Share Reuters Updated: Feb 13, 2018, 11:41 PM IST The United States has put forward a motion to place Pakistan on a global terrorist-financing watchlist with an anti-money laundering monitoring group, according to a senior Pakistani official. Pakistan has been scrambling in recent months to avert being added to a list of countries deemed non-compliant with terrorist financing regulations by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a measure officials fear could hurt its ec,

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US tables motion to put Pakistan on global terrorist financing watchlist - Livemint


Drazen Jorgic Livemint The US has been threatening to get tough with Islamabad over its alleged ties with Islamist militants, and last month President Donald Trump’s administration suspended aid worth about $2 billion. Photo: Reuters Islamabad: The United States has put forward a motion to place Pakistan on a global terrorist financing watchlist with an anti-money laundering monitoring group, according to a senior Pakistani official. Pakistan has been scrambling in recent months to avert being added to a list of countries deemed non-compliant with terrorist financing regulations by the Finan,

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US Tables Motion To Put Pakistan On Global Terrorist-Financing Watchlist


News Alerts US Tables Motion To Put Pakistan On Global Terrorist-Financing Watchlist The United States has been threatening to get tough with Islamabad over its alleged ties with Islamist terrorists, and last month President Donald Trump's administration suspended aid worth about $2 billion. World | Reuters | Updated: February 13, 2018 23:15 IST 90 Shares COMMENTS Donald Trump's administration suspended aid worth $2 billion to Pakistan last month. (File photo) Islamabad:  The United States has put forward a motion to place Pakistan on a global terrorist-financing watchlist with an anti-money l,

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"ISIS Remains A Serious Threat," Says US Secretary of State


News Alerts "ISIS Remains A Serious Threat," Says US Secretary of State The jihadist group has lost much of the territory it once controlled when it seized large swathes of Syria and neighbouring Iraq in 2014. World | Agence France-Presse | Updated: February 13, 2018 23:43 IST 3 Shares COMMENTS Rex Tillerson spoke at a ministerial meeting in Kuwait of the US-led military coalition (File) Kuwait:  US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged allies Tuesday to stay focused on fighting the ISIS group, saying Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria had "detracted" from the anti-jihadist battle.,

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Europe will see increase in terror in 2018, as foreign Isil fighters 'return home with high-tech skills'


Europe will see increase in terror in 2018, as foreign Isil fighters 'return home with high-tech skills' Raf Sanchez 13 February 2018 • 1:35pm The terror threat to Europe will only increase this year, experts have warned, as growing numbers of foreign fighters return home with “high tech” weapons knowledge learned on the battlefield. Scores of jihadists are expected to trickle back to the UK and the continent, bringing with them skills acquired in Syria and Iraq, such as the weaponising of drones and the industrialised manufacture of car bombs and IEDs, according to a new report from de,

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The Porter debacle confirms Trump’s incompetence - The Manila Times Online


You are at: Home » Opinion » Op-Ed Columns » Analysis »The Porter debacle confirms Trump’s incompetence The Porter debacle confirms Trump’s incompetence Analysis STEVE CHAPMAN ENGLISH monarchs are often known by their names and their most conspicuous traits, from William the Conqueror and Richard the Lion-Hearted to Bloody Mary and Edward Longshanks. If presidents followed that custom, the incumbent could borrow his title from the medieval king Ethelred, going down in history as Donald the Unready. President Trump has an assortment of grave flaws: a conspiratorial mindset, an irrepressible str,

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Exclusive: U.S. pushes motion to put Pakistan on global terrorist - financing watchlist | Reuters


February 13, 2018 / 5:23 PM / in 2 hours Exclusive: U.S. pushes motion to put Pakistan on global terrorist - financing watchlist Drazen Jorgic , Asif Shahzad 6 Min Read ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The United States has put forward a motion to place Pakistan on a global terrorist-financing watchlist with an anti-money-laundering monitoring group, according to a senior Pakistani official. Pakistan has been scrambling in recent months to avert being added to a list of countries deemed non-compliant with terrorist financing regulations by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a measure that officials,

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UK: White powder in package sent to Parliament not harmful - NZ Herald


NZ Herald UK: White powder in package sent to Parliament not harmful 14 Feb, 2018 5:30am LONDON (AP) — London police say a white powder found inside a suspicious package sent to Parliament is not harmful. The determination was made after the powder was investigated by specialists. Parliament was not evacuated or placed in a lockdown after the suspicious package was discovered Tuesday morning but the office that received it has been closed. British authorities didn't identify that office. Police counterterrorism detectives are investigating the incident. Advertisement 14 Feb, 2018 8:13am 3 minu,

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Former Trump administration officials, from Comey to McCabe | Fox News


Former Trump administration officials, from Comey to McCabe White House speechwriter David Sorensen resigned Friday amid domestic abuse allegations. Sorensen's ex-wife first told The Washington Post that he was violent and emotionally abusive during their two and a half years of marriage. Sorensen has denied the allegations, claiming that he was the victim of domestic violence in the marriage. White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned his position earlier this month following reports that he abused his two ex-wives. A growing number of people have left the Trump administration in just ov,

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Tillerson says end of combat does not spell end of IS - Channel NewsAsia


Tillerson says end of combat does not spell end of IS Toggle share menu Tillerson says end of combat does not spell end of IS close breaking news World Tillerson says end of combat does not spell end of IS A convoy of US armoured vehicles near Yalanli village on the western outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Manbij, on Mar 5, 2017. (Photo: AFP/Delil Souleiman) 13 Feb 2018 08:26PM Share via E-Mail Bookmark KUWAIT CITY: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged allies on Tuesday (Feb 13) to stay focused on fighting the Islamic State group, saying Turkey's military offensive in northern Syr,

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Wounded ISIS chief al-Baghdadi alive in Syria: Iraqi official


Wounded ISIS chief al-Baghdadi alive in Syria: Iraqi official February 13, 2018 by yalibnan Leave a Comment Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi An Iraqi interior ministry official said the Islamic State group’s head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is alive and being treated at a field hospital in Syria after being wounded in an air strike. “We have irrefutable information and documents from sources within the terrorist organisation that al-Baghdadi is still alive and hiding” in Syria’s northeastern Jazira region, said intelligence and counterterrorism department head Abu Ali al-Basri, quoted Monday in the government ,

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ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is alive but injured, say reports


Updated 2 hours ago. Twitter/CNN Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group, was severely injured in an airstrike and is being treated at a medical facility in northeastern Syria. The government-run Al-Sabah daily quoted Abu Ali al-Basri, Iraq’s intelligence and counterterrorism department chief, as saying that Baghdadi had sustained serious wounds on his legs. “We have irrefutable information and documents from sources within the terrorist organisation that al-Baghdadi is still alive and hiding with the help of his collaborators,” al-Basri said. “Baghdadi is still alive and h,

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The Note: The great immigration debate in D.C. pushes on - ABC News


Yahoo!-ABC News Network | © 2018 ABC News Internet Ventures. All rights reserved. The Note: The great immigration debate in D.C. pushes on By Rick Klein Feb 13, 2018, 5:51 AM ET 0 Shares The TAKE with Rick Klein Interested in The Note? Add The Note as an interest to stay up to date on the latest The Note news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The Note Add Interest If this is a defining moment for American politics, both parties will have to spend some time defining themselves. The great immigration debate of 2018 that has begun in the Senate has the potential for generational implications. O,

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