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  • Man With Chainsaw at Large After Attack in Switzerland

    07/24/2017 8:14:53 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 38 replies
    KTLA ^ | 07/24/2017 | cnn wire
    Police have said they do not believe the attack is terrorism related... The attack happened after 10:30 a.m. local time (4:30 a.m. ET) in the historic town of Schaffhausen near the country’s northern border with Germany. Police described the attacker as around 190 centimeters tall (6 ft 2 in) and of an “untidy appearance.” Images of the scene on social media show a cobble-stoned street cordoned off, with police vehicles and ambulances in the area. A journalist in Schaffhausen, Marco Latzer, told CNN that helicopters were also responding at the scene.
  • 'He laughed in my face, and waved the knife'

    07/24/2017 2:18:03 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/7/17
    ...... ...Salomon spoke to her friends about the terror attack and remembers every detail of every horrific moment. "We were waiting for guests to arrive, to celebrate the birth of our new grandson, so the door wasn't locked," Tova said. "When someone knocked on the door, we assumed it was a guest." "Haya opened the door and he stabbed her. She ran out of the house screaming, to alert the neighbors.... "I asked him, 'Who are you?' He laughed in my face and waved the knife. "At that point I understood what was happening. I bent down and turned my...
  • Former Turkish FM calls on Turkey to negotiate with Kurds rather than attacking them

    07/15/2017 5:03:15 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 3 replies
    ARA News ^ | July 15, 2017 | Wladimir van Wilgenburg
    Kurdish fighters of the YPG at the top of Mount Abdulaziz after expelling ISIS militants from the area, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Photo: ARA News Yasar Yakis, a former foreign minister of Turkey and founding member of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), has urged Turkey to negotiate with the Syrian Kurds, rather than attacking them in Afrin.“A military operation in Afrin is not a remedy for the threat that Turkey perceives from there. It will be only a painkiller treatment,” he said.“The best course would be to negotiate a deal with the Syrian Kurds, persuade them not to...
  • Turkish state attacks Efrîn and Shehba through the night (in Syria)

    07/10/2017 3:42:48 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 4 replies
    ANF News ^ | Monday, 10 Jul 2017, 09:24 | none stated
    The Turkish state’s attacks on Efrîn Canton and Shehba region with tanks and artillery fire continued throughout the night last night. Attacks on civilians in the Efrîn Canton and Shehba region by the invading Turkish state and their allied gangs continue. The Turkish state bombed Merenaz and Villa Qadi villages in Efrîn’s Shera district with tanks and Howitzers last night at 23:00. YPG and YPJ fighters retaliated immediately. The gang groups under Turkish state control attacked Merenaze at the same time with DSHKs and heavy weapons. In Elqamiye region the Turkish state’s scout planes carried out 4 bombings. In the...
  • Car Hits Pedestrians Near Logan Airport

    07/03/2017 11:23:10 AM PDT · by JimSEA · 21 replies
    BBC ^ | 7/3/2017 | BBC
    Breaking news - car hits pedestrians near Logan Airport.
  • Up to 20,000 FSA, Turkish troops to launch anti-Kurdish operation – Turkish media

    07/02/2017 11:35:46 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 18 replies
    KOM News ^ | 2 July 2017 15:28 CEST | None stated
    FSA militants backed by Turkish tanks enter Jarablus in August, 2016. Around 20,000 members of opposition Free Syrian Army (FSA), composed mostly of Islamic fundamentalist groups, and Turkish troops will participate in a new military operation in the northwestern Syrian Afrin region, which is under control of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), Turkish media reported on Sunday.The first targets of the operation will be the town of Tall Rifat and the Minaq airbase, the Sabah newspaper reported citing its sources. The offensive will be launched from the towns of A’zaz, Kaljibrin and Marea eastward and from Idlib westward.Ankara...
  • SECURITY: Nuclear breach opens new chapter in cyber struggle

    06/28/2017 7:44:12 AM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 12 replies
    E&E News ^ | 06/27/2017 | Blake Sobczak and Peter Behr
    SECURITY: Nuclear breach opens new chapter in cyber struggle  https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060056628 SECURITY Nuclear breach opens new chapter in cyber struggle Blake Sobczak and Peter Behr, E&E News reporters Energywire:  Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Electricity-sector officials have confirmed an investigation by U.S. authorities into a cyber event targeting U.S. nuclear facilities this year. Graphic: Claudine Hellmuth/E&E News; Photo: Pixabay. U.S. authorities are investigating a cyber intrusion affecting multiple nuclear power generation sites this year, E&E News has learned. There is no evidence that the nuclear energy industry's highly regulated safety systems were compromised. But any cybersecurity breach — targeted or not —...
  • One charged in New Orleans assault, robbery of Boston men

    06/27/2017 8:19:48 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | June 27, 2017 | O'Ryan Johnson
    New Orleans police have arrested a robbery suspect they say is one of four who carried out a brutal attack on two Boston men who were in the Big Easy for a church conference. Dejuan Paul, 21, is charged with robbery for the attack, which happened about 9 p.m. Saturday in the city’s French Quarter section. The two Boston men, who do computer work for the Unitarian Universalist Association, were in town for the church’s annual General Assembly, which took place from Wednesday to Sunday.
  • Another Massive Ransomware Outbreak Is Going Global Fast

    06/27/2017 7:35:05 AM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 89 replies
    Forbes ^ | 06/27/2017 | Thomas Fox-Brewster
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2017/06/27/ransomware-spreads-rapidly-hitting-power-companies-banks-airlines-metro/#17b076ce7abd Another Massive Ransomware Outbreak Is Going Global Fast Security #​CyberSecurity Jun 27, 2017 @ 09:44 AM Another Massive Ransomware Outbreak Is Going Global Fast Thomas Fox-Brewster, Forbes Staff Ransomware is causing severe problems for major critical infrastructure providers today. Ukraine's government, National Bank and biggest power companies all warned of cyberattacks Tuesday. Airports and metro services in the country were also reportedly affected, though it appears they're victims of another massive ransomware outbreak that's spreading across the world fast and hitting a significant number of critical infrastructure providers.
  • Bear Kills Teen Runner: It Should Have Been a Defensive Gun Use

    06/27/2017 5:50:16 AM PDT · by marktwain · 45 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 20 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    A 16-year-old was killed by a black bear on a organized race in Alaska yesterday, on 19 June, 2017.  The runner had plenty of time to use a defensive firearm.  He had called family members to text them that he was being chased by a bear. From adn.com: The runner had apparently made it to the halfway point turnaround and was on his way down when he used his phone to text a family member at 12:37 p.m. that he was being chased by a bear, Precosky said. The family member approached Precosky, who was then in the middle...
  • US warns Syria over 'potential' plan for chemical attack (Sean Spicer from White House)

    06/26/2017 9:26:16 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 39 replies
    BBC News ^ | 6/27/2017 | BBC
    The US says it has identified 'potential preparations' for another chemical attack in Syria, and issued a stark warning to the Syrian government. The White House said the activities were similar to those made before a suspected chemical attack in April. Dozens died in that attack and prompted President Donald Trump to order a strike against a Syrian air base. The US statement warned President Bashar al-Assad of "a heavy price" if another strike occurred. It said "another chemical weapons attack by the Assad regime" was likely to result "in the mass murder of civilians." The statement added: "As we...
  • Excerpt: How the Myth of "Harmless" Wolves was Created

    06/24/2017 6:14:38 AM PDT · by marktwain · 48 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 13 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Valerius Geist is a Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science at the University of Calgary, Canada.  He believed in the myth of the "Harmless" wolf until he personally experienced evidence to the contrary, four years after he retired.  In this heavily documented paper, written in 2010, He explores how the mythology came to be. From wolfeducationinternational.com: Valerius Geist November 26th 2010 The effects of thousands of impoverished trappers and wolf bounties in northern Alberta early in the 20the century on predators, and its relation to the myth of the harmless wolf. Dear Colleagues, I have been digging into historical literature in...
  • Turkey-backed Syrian rebels attack Kobane (more distractions)

    06/20/2017 6:35:58 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 5 replies
    ARA News ^ | June 21, 2017 | Hozan Mamo
    Musa, a 25-year-old Kurdish marksman, stands atop a building as he looks at the destroyed city of Halimce, east of the Syrian town of Kobane. File photo Turkey-backed rebel groups in Syria launched on Tuesday an offensive on a Kurdish village in Kobane district, in northern Syria.The Islamist rebels based in northern Aleppo shelled the Shuyukh village in Kobane with mortar fire. “The village was hit by dozens of mortar shells, fired by Turkey-backed Islamists that are based in the vicinity of Jarablus city,” a local media activist told ARA News in Kobane.The bombardment caused a number of injuries among...
  • Silo: We will retaliate regime forces if their attacks continue

    06/19/2017 6:46:48 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 9 replies
    ANF News ^ | Monday, 19 Jun 2017, 14:40 | ANF RAQQA
    SDF Spokesperson General Talal Silo stated that their forces would use their right to legitimate defense and retaliate if the regime forces continued their attacks on SDF positions. The spokesperson of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) General Talal Silo released a statement regarding the Syrian regime forces' attack on SDF positions near Tabqa. The statement said the following: “After the heroic resistance demonstrated by our troops and the allied forces against terrorism within the Wrath of Euphrates campaign launched by SDF that aims for isolating Raqqa city, and mainly after the Great Battle was started to liberate Raqqa city which...
  • Vehicle Hits Pedestrians In Finsbury Park

    06/18/2017 5:27:40 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 95 replies
    BBC ^ | 06/18/17
    One person arrested and "a number of casualties" as a vehicle hits pedestrians in Finsbury Park, London, police say This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. If you want to receive Breaking News alerts via email, or on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App then details on how to do so are available on this help page. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts.
  • MSNBC Lawmaker: Trump ‘Partially To Blame For Demons’ Action ‘Weird And Different’

    06/15/2017 7:31:57 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 31 replies
    Lawmaker agreed with MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski that President Donald Trump’s violent rhetoric was partially to blame for Wednesday’s shooting of two GOP congressmen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYNZsiRBo1U
  • Second Civil War Update

    06/14/2017 4:30:02 PM PDT · by jimjohn · 23 replies
    self | By J. Johnson
    On certain blogs, there was some controversy regarding my article, Welcome to the Second Civil War. I believe that more eyes among my fellow Real Americans are being opened to that fact that not only was this attack of this nature predicted, but also may come to the realization that treating shooting of Congressmen as a mere news story may not be in the best interest of our long-term survival. Fighting back may no longer be an option. The question is: Are you ready?
  • Reports: Border Patrol Agent Kidnapped, Tortured, Mutilated

    06/11/2017 7:22:22 PM PDT · by blueyon · 58 replies
    Blue Lives Matter ^ | 6/11/17 | Office Blue
    War On Police Reports: Border Patrol Agent Kidnapped, Tortured, Mutilated By Officer Blue On June 11, 2017 34 Comments Reports say that there was a Border Patrol agent kidnapped. (Stock photo) Reports say that there was a Border Patrol agent kidnapped. (Stock photo) Border Patrol Agent Kidnapped And Tortured, According To Reports Dońa Ana County, New Mexico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed that a Border Patrol agent was recovered after being badly injured. Reports coming in from various news outlets say that the agent was tortured and horrifically mutilated. On June 10, U.S. Customs and Border Protection released...
  • INNOVATION - Parliament and Khomeini's cabinet attack in Iran

    06/09/2017 12:17:03 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 5 replies
    ANF News ^ | 7 Jun 2017, 08:24 | ANF TEHERAN
    During the simultaneous attacks on the tomb of the Iranian parliament and Khomeini, at least 8 people lost their lives and 15 were injured. The conflicts in the parliament building continue. It was reported that Iran's capital, Tehran, attacked three people entering the parliament building in the morning hours while one of them attacked itself in the grave of Ayatollah Khomeini, the leaders of the Iranian revolution. According to the information received this morning between 09:00 and 09.30 between two Kalashnikov and one of the gunmen attacked the Iranian parliament. Iranian news agencies have announced that at least eight people...
  • London Teacher Knifed, Beaten By Three Women Chanting From The Koran

    06/09/2017 10:02:57 AM PDT · by Bon mots · 25 replies
    HeatStreet ^ | June 9, 2017 | Staff
    A nursery school teacher has been beaten and knifed in a London street by three women who chanted from the Koran. Colleagues of the victim, who is in her 30s but has not been named, said the attack took place on Wednesday morning when she was on her to work at the Little Diamonds nursery in east London. She was taken to hospital but her injuries are not thought to be life threatening. Karrien Stevens, who runs the nursery, said she was “horrified”. She said: “A staff member was coming to work when three Asian girls came up behind her...