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  • Secret EU report: AKP missioned ISIS for Ankara massacre

    06/11/2018 12:07:25 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 8 replies
    ANF News ^ | Monday, 11 Jun 2018, 11:55 | ANF NEWS DESK
    According to a report by EU Analysis (EU INTCEN), the October 10, 2015 suicide bombing of a peace march in Ankara may have been committed on the orders of the AKP. An EU's official intelligence body EUINTCEN report, of which Ahval has obtained a copy, has suggested that the October 10, 2015 suicide bombing of a peace march outside the Ankara train station may have been committed on the orders of TurkeyÂ’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). The bombing, in which two bombers belonging to the Islamic State (ISIS) blew themselves up in the midst of a crowd made...
  • US Air Force B-1 bomber fleet grounded after issue with ejection seats, officials say

    06/08/2018 10:28:13 AM PDT · by DFG · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | 06/08/2018 | Ryan Gaydos
    The U.S. Air Force’s entire B-1 bomber fleet was ordered to stand down Thursday because of an issue with ejection seat components, the Air Force Global Strike Command said. The announcement came more than a month after a B-1B Lancer made an emergency landing at Midland International Air & Space Port in Texas. Officials investigating the incident determined that there was an issue with ejection seat components and ordered the stand down. “The [Safety Investigation Board’s] purpose is to prevent future mishaps or losses and is comprised of experts who investigate the incident and recommend corrective actions. The safety of...
  • China lands nuclear strike capable bombers on disputed South China Sea island

    05/19/2018 2:59:54 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 19 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 2018-05-19
    China lands nuclear strike capable bombers on disputed South China Sea island The Chinese air force has for the first time landed several bombers on a South China Sea island. The move could fuel tension in the region amid concern that Beijing is expanding its military might to the disputed waters. The China Daily state newspaper reported Friday that several bombers, including the long-range, nuclear strike-capable H-6K, conducted take off and landing drills at an unidentified island airfield in the South China Sea. Read more: South China Sea - what you need to know A defense ministry statement said in...
  • Is This China’s Stealth Bomber?

    04/16/2018 8:57:33 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 32 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | Apr 10, 2018 | Kyle Mizokami
    China’s most prestigious aviation magazine has published an artist’s depictions of the Chinese Air Force’s next-generation heavy strategic bomber. The stealth bomber, known as JH-XX to aviation watchers, is a sleek, twin-engine aircraft quite different from U.S. stealth bomber designs. The Pentagon believes the plane will be capable of carrying nuclear weapons. Artist images of the the JH-XX appeared on the cover of the May 2018 issue of Aviation Knowledge magazine. Aviation Knowledge is the oldest and most popular aviation magazine in China. Founded in 1958, it is published by the Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics and has ties...
  • Austin bomber's violence didn't meet law enforcement definition of terrorism

    03/24/2018 5:35:13 PM PDT · by bgill · 40 replies
    cbsaustin ^ | Mar. 23, 2018 | Jordan Bontke
    After listening to a recording bombing suspect Mark Conditt made a day before his death, Interim Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said he never mentioned anything about terrorism... Retired FBI agent Jim Ellis spoke to CBS Austin as to why investigators didn’t label Conditt’s violence as an act of terror. “When you use the word terrorism, it’s a shock word," he said. Ellis said law enforcement typically defines terrorism as the unlawful use of force or violence against people or places to intimidate a government or its citizens to further specific political or social objectives.
  • Austin bomber: ‘I wish I were sorry’

    03/23/2018 2:45:18 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 79 replies
    nypost.com ^ | 3/22/18 | Ruth Brown
    The confessed Austin bomber described himself as a lifelong “psychopath” and threatened to blow himself up inside a crowded McDonald’s in a 28-minute statement recorded before his death, according to a new report. “I wish I were sorry, but I am not,” Mark Conditt said in the recording, sources told the Austin Statesman. Conditt said he feels like he’s been disturbed since childhood — but didn’t offer much else in the way of motive, acknowledging only that his three-week bombing spree caused permanent injuries to some of his victims, and left family of the two who died without their loved...
  • SWAT team descends on Austin bomber's home and speak to shirtless man just hours after the...

    03/21/2018 12:02:01 PM PDT · by Morgana · 131 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Mar 21, 2018 | Emily Crane and Chris Pleasance and Martin Gould In Pflugerville, Texas, For Dailymail.com Read mor
    FULL TITLE: SWAT team descends on Austin bomber's home and speak to shirtless man just hours after the homeschooled Christian blew himself up during police chase, ending 19-day campaign of terror The 23-year-old who blew himself up as police tried to arrest him over a string of deadly Austin bombings has been described as a quiet, home-schooled young man. Mark Anthony Conditt killed himself when he detonated a bomb inside his SUV as police surrounded him near a hotel on Interstate 35, just outside Austin, at about 2am on Wednesday. Police closed in on the bomber after obtaining CCTV footage...
  • Breaking: Austin Serial Bomber Reported Killed by Police

    03/21/2018 1:36:52 AM PDT · by kristinn · 549 replies
    Twitter | Wednesday, March 21, 2028
    Local news in Austin reporting serial Bomber killed by police early Wednesday morning.
  • Reddit user claims to be Austin bomber, compares himself to 'Zodiac Killer'

    03/20/2018 7:36:00 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 72 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | March 20, 2018 | CHRIS SOMMERFELDT
    A mysterious social media user claims to be behind the bombings that have terrorized Texas in recent weeks, vowing that he won't stop until he becomes "as prolific as the Zodiac Killer."
  • At least 1 hurt in new reported package explosion in southwestern Austin

    03/20/2018 5:28:49 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 51 replies
    fox news ^ | March 20, 2018
    At least one person was injured Tuesday night in yet another reported package explosion in Austin, Texas, investigators said -- just the latest in a string of blasts that have killed at least two people over the past month. Tuesday night's explosion unfolded on West Slaughter Lane and Brodie Lane in southwestern Austin, the county's EMS tweeted. "Unknown severity of injuries at this time. Avoid the area and expect closures. More to follow."
  • FBI: Package Explodes Inside FedEx Facility near San Antonio

    03/20/2018 5:23:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 20, 2018 | Bob Price
    FBI officials responded to an explosion at a FedEx sorting facility near San Antonio, Texas, early Tuesday morning. One woman suffered a minor injury from the explosion that took place inside the sorting facility. The FBI’s San Antonio Field Office tweeted that they responded with special agents from the Houston ATF Field Office to an explosion at a FedEx facility located in Shertz, Texas. Shertz is located a few miles northeast of San Antonio, near Randolph Air Force Base.
  • Tripwire may have triggered latest explosion in Austin that injured 2 men: Officials

    03/19/2018 6:24:38 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 41 replies
    kxan ^ | 03/19/2018 | Wil Cruz, M.L. Nestel, Karma Allen,Bill Hutchinson
    The three previous bombings this month, over an 11-day period, killed two people and injured two others. Those three bombs were left as packages on doorsteps, while Manley said Sunday's device was different: It was placed on the side of the road. The victims were injured either while riding their bikes, or pushing them, Manley said. "It is very possible that this device was activated by someone handling or triggering a tripwire," Manley said, adding that the mechanism used to set off the explosion remained "unconfirmed."
  • Austin Police Respond to Another Explosion, Hours After Plea to Bomber

    03/18/2018 9:04:46 PM PDT · by Blue House Sue · 31 replies
    New York Times ^ | 3/18/18 | DAVE MONTGOMERY and MANNY FERNANDEZ
    AUSTIN, Tex. — The Austin police responded on Sunday night to an explosion that injured two people in a neighborhood in southwest Austin, just hours after an unusual direct appeal to whoever was responsible for several deadly package explosions this month that have kept the capital of Texas on edge. A short time after the authorities said they received reports of an explosion, two men in their 20s were taken to a hospital with serious injuries, the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Service said.
  • Package explosion at East Austin home leaves one dead, one injured

    03/12/2018 7:08:18 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 61 replies
    CBSAustin.com ^ | March 12, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas — Austin Police say a package exploded at a home in east Austin on Monday morning, killing one person and injuring another. It happened in the 4800 block of Oldfort Hill Drive, north of E. MLK Blvd.
  • Police: "Similarities" indicate link in deadly Austin package explosions (3 bombings so far)

    03/12/2018 11:10:58 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 99 replies
    CBS News ^ | Last Updated Mar 12, 2018 1:57 PM EDT | By CRIMESIDER STAFF CBS/AP
    Police in Austin say "similarities" between two deadly package explosions in Texas' capital city this month lead them to believe the incidents are related. The latest incident, reported Monday morning, killed a 17-year-old boy and wounded a woman, Austin police chief Brian Manley said. The boy died at the scene and the woman in her 40s was taken to the hospital with potentially life threatening injuries after the explosion at the East Austin home before 7 a.m. In an earlier incident March 2, Anthony Stephan House, 39, was killed when a package exploded at his northeast Austin home, CBS affiliate...
  • Suspect in New York Port Authority bomb attack indicted

    01/10/2018 3:35:52 PM PST · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 10, 2018 | Jeff Mordock
    The suspect accused of detonating a bomb near the New York Port Authority last month was indicted on six counts by a federal grand jury. Akayed Ullah, 27, of Brooklyn, was charged with one count of attempting to provide material support to ISIS, one count of using and attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction, one count of bombing and attempting to bomb a place of public use and a public transportation system; one count of destruction and attempted destruction by means of fire or explosives, one count of conducting and attempting to conduct a terrorist attack against a...
  • In Bangladesh, New York Subway Bomb Suspect Reached Out to Rohingya

    12/19/2017 12:14:46 PM PST · by detective · 3 replies
    The New York Times ^ | DEC. 18, 2017 | JEFFREY GETTLEMAN
    Before Akayed Ullah returned home to New York from his native Bangladesh, and tried to blow himself up with a pipe bomb in a crowded Manhattan subway station, he had one last thing to do — an all-night bus ride by himself to help Rohingya refugees. After visiting relatives here in the capital city, Dhaka, he traveled across the country, slept in a mosque and under a tree, and passed out a few hundred dollars of medicine in the crowded refugee camps. “When he left, he seemed happy,” said his mother-in-law, Mahfuza Akhter. “But when he returned, he was so...
  • Port Authority explosion: What we know about suspect Akayed Ullah

    12/11/2017 3:43:04 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 25 replies
    CBS ^ | Last Updated Dec 11, 2017 6:12 PM EST | Crimesider Staff CBS/AP
    NEW YORK -- New York City police have identified the suspect in an explosion in a crowded subway corridor near the Port Authority bus terminal Monday morning as 27-year-old Akayed Ullah. Police say Ullah was carrying an "improvised low-tech explosive device" when it went off as he was in an underground pedestrian passageway at 42nd street between 7th and 8th Avenues, beneath the major commuter hub.    Akayed Ullah New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission Mayor Bill de Blasio called it an "attempted terror attack." Law enforcement sources tell CBS News that Ullah said the attack was for the Islamic State of...
  • Bangladeshi Muslim Suicide Bomber Blows Up in New York

    12/11/2017 2:21:44 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 33 replies
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | December 11, 2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    BOMBER: The Port Authority bomber is Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old from Bangladesh. He came to the US 7 years ago.#PortAuthority #AkayedUllah pic.twitter.com/6vdAxQ9xH4 — ACT for America (@ACTforAmerica) December 11, 2017 Ullah means Allah. If there were any ambiguity. After 9/11, New York City successfully shut down Islamic terrorism. Under Mayor Bill de Blasio, deals were made with CAIR and Linda Sarsour. The terrorists were protected. And this is the result. Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi native, detonated part of his “low tech” explosive at 7:30 a.m. and was injured in an underground subway passage just 200 feet from the bus...
  • DHS: Suicide-Bomb Suspect Arrived by Chain Migration

    12/11/2017 1:24:14 PM PST · by x1stcav · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/11/17 | John Binder
    The terror suspect who allegedly attempted to detonate a suicide-bomb in New York came to the United States from Bangladesh as a “chain migration” relative of an individual who had immigrated earlier into the United States. In October, President Donald Trump called for an end to this “chain migration” process in his immigration principles. On Monday 27-year-old Akayed Ullah, a Bangladesh national, injured three individuals when he allegedly tried to detonate a suicide bomb in New York City in a planned terrorist attack.