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  • Islamic State suicide bomber kills Badr militia leader in Baghdad

    10/14/2014 10:19:25 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 10 replies
    Longwar Journal ^ | RoggioOctober 14, 2014 | Bill Roggio
    The Islamic State claimed credit for today's suicide attack in Baghdad that killed Ahmed al Khafaji, who was a senior commander in the Shiite Badr militia and a member of parliament, along with at least 20 other Iraqis. Khafaji's death was confirmed by another member of Iraq's parliament as well as by a hospital official. "Khafaji was a member of the main Shiite bloc in parliament, the State of Law coalition, of which Prime Minister Haidar al Abadi's Dawa party is also part," AFP reported. The Islamic State said that Khafaji was the target of the suicide attack, which was...
  • Our Reluctant Warrior: Obama Discovers the Guns of Autumn. Reluctantly.

    09/25/2014 5:28:02 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 9-25-2014 | MOTUS
      “He found himself wondering at times, especially in the autumn, about the wild lands, and strange visions of mountains that he had never seen came into his dreams.” - ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring Those “wild lands?” Iraq, Syria, Libya, Egypt…Those strange visions? It’s called “war,” sir. It’s what the military does when necessary.Oddly enough, at times it looks a lot like George W. Bush’s war against the evil doers. In order to justify dropping bombs, BHO felt obliged to apologize for America once again, while deftly employing the always popular moral equivalency slight of hand: “America’s...
  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect's sister arrested 'for threatening to BLOW UP her boyfriend's ex

    08/27/2014 8:10:40 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 16 replies
    Mail online ^ | 27 August 2014 | Snejana Farberov for Mail online
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister has been arrested for allegedly threatening to bomb a New York City woman. Police say Ailina Tsarnaeva, 24, made the threat via telephone Monday and turned herself in earlier today. She is charged with aggravated harassment targeting a woman from Harlem. Police say the North Bergen, New Jersey, resident is due in court September 30.
  • War planes attack Libyan capital again as airport terminal is destroyed (The Mysterions?)

    08/24/2014 5:04:00 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 28 replies
    Reuters ^ | 8-24-2014 | Heba al-Shibani and Ahmed Elumami
    Fire destroyed the terminal at Tripoli's main airport on Sunday, one day after it was seized by militia fighters from the Libyan city of Misrata, witnesses said. Unidentified war planes also attacked targets in the capital, residents said, the latest stage of the worst fighting in Libya since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Tripoli residents heard jets followed by explosions at dawn but more details were not immediately available. (SNIP) Misrata forces have blamed the air strikes on Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, two countries which have cracked down on Islamists. Libya's government says it does not...
  • Trial over Oklahoma City bombing evidence wraps up; FBI accused of threatening witness

    08/04/2014 11:04:22 AM PDT · by Theoria · 32 replies
    KFOR ^ | 01 Aug 2014 | Dallas Franklin and KFOR-TV
    Thetrial over evidence and conspiracy theories from the Oklahoma City bombing wrapped up in Salt Lake City,with a shocking twist. According to KSTU, the trial is over documents and a videotape the FBI allegedly had from the 1995 bombing that killed 168 people ended on Thursday.Jesse Trentadue, who claims his brother was killed in an interrogation by federal agents when he was mistaken for a bombing co-conspirator, is suing for the records.The Salt Lake City mansays his requests under the Freedom of Information Act for surveillance tapes from around the bomb site have not been fulfilled.He claims there is a...
  • U.S. Doesnt Know Who to Hit in Iraq

    06/17/2014 11:44:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 06/17/2014 | Eli Lake and Kimberly Dozier
    The U.S. military has the capability to conduct air strikes over Iraq within hours. The problem is they dont know exactly who they are supposed to be targeting. President Obama is repositioning military assets closer to Iraq, in case he wants to strike at the terrorists that are threatening to tear the country apart. The problem is, the U.S. doesnt know who its supposed to hit. Current and retired American defense and intelligence officials tell The Daily Beast that the CIA and the Pentagon are not certain who exactly makes up the forces that have taken so much of Iraq....
  • Afghan presidential frontrunner escapes bomb attack

    06/06/2014 10:56:01 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 2 replies
    CBS News ^ | Jun 6, 2014
    Afghan presidential frontrunner escapes bomb attack KABUL, Afghanistan -- Two blasts struck the convoy of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah as it left a campaign event at a wedding hall in the capital Kabul on Friday, killing at least six people but leaving the candidate himself unharmed, the Interior Ministry said. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi told CBS News' Mukhtar Ahmad that 22 more people were wounded in the attack, which saw a suicide bomber detonate his explosives followed by a roadside bomb blast. In a televised statement shortly after the attack, Abdullah, the presidential front runner and former Foreign...
  • Boston Bomber Tsarnaev's Boat Note: "We Muslims Are One Body"

    05/22/2014 3:19:37 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 14 replies
    NBCNews.com ^ | May 22, 2014 | Alastair Jamieson
    Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote a note declaring we Muslims are one body as he emerged from the boat where he had hidden from investigators, according to a report based on court documents.
  • Biden: Stand up Boston, let 'em see you. Oh, God love you. What am I talking about?

    04/16/2014 8:20:21 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 13 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-16-2014 | MOTUS
    Surely You Jest: A heartbeat away?My God you have survived and you have soared. It was worth it, I mean it sincerely, just to hear you speak. - Joey Biden, Biddening his own remarks at the Boston Marathon Memorial.We really need to get someone to follow Joey B around with a mop and bucket to clean up the pieces of his brain that he leaves scattered in his path. On second thought, a tea cup might be sufficient.I dont remember falling down this rabbit hole!Me neither!Oh well, its not as if Joey was hired for his brains. Turn...
  • Former Boston Mayor Menino says city "will always be strong" at marathon bombing tribute

    04/15/2014 11:56:07 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 29 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | April 15, 2014 | Foxnews.Com
    Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with solemn ceremonies. The city's former Mayor Tom Menino, who has been battling health issues, told the audience Tuesday afternoon that, "When the lights are dim and cameras go away, know our support for you will never waver."
  • Officer's death reopens wounds (another victim of Tsarnaevs)

    04/12/2014 5:20:53 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 13 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 4/12/14 | Margery Eagan
    A hero of the marathon bombings has lost his life. Boston police officer Dennis O. Simmonds turned 28 on April 1 and had just bought his first home, a ranch house on a quiet cul-de-sac in Hyde Park. Simmonds was among the officers who chased the Tsarnaev brothers from Cambridge to Watertown, a chase that ended with the infamous shootout. As police and the Tsarnaevs exchanged fire, one brother threw an explosive so close to Simmonds he was thrown off his feet, hit his head and suffered serious injuries including blurred vision and hearing loss. He was out of...
  • Device exploded in bomber's face after he 'forgot about clocks changing'(Ireland)

    04/02/2014 1:17:13 PM PDT · by matt04 · 20 replies
    Irish police believe that a gangland bomber blew himself up after he forgot about the clocks changing for summer time while he was planting a bomb on Sunday. The police are waiting to interview a man who, it is suspected, was severely injured after the bomb he was planting went off early. The suspected bomber was seen fleeing the area in Dublin with "blood dripping down his face" after an explosive device planted under a Volvo SUV went off. The police have suggested that the suspect accidently injured himself in the explosion because he forgot to set his watch forward...
  • ЗАШТО? WHY? Stories of bombed Yugoslavia (Clinton's Undeclared War)

    03/25/2014 6:58:11 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 28 replies
    RT ^ | 3-24-2014 | RT
    Fifteen years after NATOs 78-day bombardment of Yugoslavia, memories of the bombing still haunt present-day Serbia. NATO killed over 2,000 people, hundreds were civilians, 88 were children. Serbs ask why? above all. Why did NATO smash their cities, kill their children, bomb hospitals and schools? When the NATO bomb campaign began (on March 24th 1999) Jelena Milincic was a student at the University of Belgrade, and just 18 years old. When the first bombs shook Belgrade she cowered under a table with her mother, sister, and best friend. Remembering this 15 years later, they laugh nervously. Jelena takes Anissa Naouai...
  • Dianne Feinstein and the Democrats' Great Satan

    03/12/2014 4:26:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 12, 2014 | John Ransom
    Oh, now theyve done it. They picked on the wrong people this time. The C.I.A. has apparently been spying on Congress. I know. Who would have seen that coming? Spies spying on people? Thats like lawyers legislating or something. Oh wait. So, Congress is really, really mad at the C.I.A. now. According to a story by the New York Times, the C.I.A. snooped on Senate staffers in order to find out how the Senate got internal C.I.A. documents, some of which were critical of agencys detention and interrogation program. Parts of the C.I.A. report cast a particularly harsh light...
  • Defense: Marathon suspect's remark humorous

    03/06/2014 9:35:33 AM PST · by stevie_d_64 · 11 replies
    AP ^ | 3/6/2014
    BOSTON (AP) Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say a remark he made to his sister during a prison visit was meant to be funny and wasn't incriminating, as prosecutors have suggested. In court documents filed Wednesday, Tsarnaev's lawyers responded to a claim by prosecutors that Tsarnaev made a remark "to his detriment" while his sister was visiting him. The remark was overheard by an FBI agent who was in the room monitoring the visit because of special prison restrictions placed on Tsarnaev. Neither side has revealed what Tsarnaev said, but are arguing over whether to lift...
  • Explosion on tourist bus in Sinai kills four near Israeli border

    02/16/2014 9:36:39 PM PST · by VanShuyten · 6 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 2/16/2014 | Yaakov Lappin
    An explosion tore through a bus carrying South Korean Christian tourists from Sinai to the Israeli border on Sunday, killing four people and wounding around 15. Excerpt per Reuters
  • Russia detains six over deadly December bombing in southern city

    01/13/2014 3:41:42 AM PST · by cunning_fish · 3 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo! ^ | January 10, 2014
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's federal Anti-Terrorist Committee said on Friday it had detained six men suspected in a bombing in the southern city of Pyatigorsk last month that killed three people and added to security fears in the run-up to the Winter Olympics. Russia is on security alert only weeks before it opens the 2014 Winter Games on February 7 in the southern Black Sea resort of Sochi, some 270 km (170 miles) west of Pyatigorsk where the car bomb went off...
  • Terrorist abetting attorney released from prison thanks to Obama administration

    01/03/2014 4:59:40 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 33 replies
    Powerline ^ | 1-3-14 | Paul Mirengoff
    Lynne Stewart, who was convicted of smuggling messages from Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman (the Blind Sheikh who masterminded the bombing of the World Trade Center) to his terrorist followers in Egypt, has been released early from prison thanks to the Obama administration. She was released on grounds of compassion because she is terminally ill. District Judge John Koeltl ordered the release based on a request from the director of the Bureau of Prisons through the office of U.S. Attorney. Judge Koeltl previously had denied Stewarts request for release because it was not supported by the Bureau of Prisons. In other...
  • Feds say they disrupted suicide bomb plot against Wichita airport

    12/13/2013 11:29:03 AM PST · by Zakeet · 104 replies
    NBC News ^ | December 13, 2013 | Pete Williams
    Federal officials say they've arrested a Kansas man who allegedly wanted to set off a suicide bomb at the Wichita airport. Officials were to announce details of the case at a news conference at 2 p.m. ET in Wichita. In advance of the news conference, an official familiar with the case told NBC News that the suspect was "an older white man," who became radicalized after reading extremist Islamic material on the web.
  • Blasts target Iranian embassy in Beirut, killing 23 (AQ)

    11/19/2013 4:30:39 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | Nov 19, 2013 | Laila Bassam and Erika Solomon
    Blasts target Iranian embassy in Beirut, killing 23 By Laila Bassam and Erika Solomon BEIRUT Tue Nov 19, 2013 6:29am EST (Reuters) - Two explosions, at least one caused by a suicide bomber, rocked Iran's embassy in Lebanon on Tuesday, killing at least 23 people, including an Iranian cultural attach, and hurling bodies, cars and debris across the street. A Lebanese-based al Qaeda-linked group known as the Abdullah Azzam Brigades claimed responsibility for what it described as a double suicide attack on the Iranian mission in southern Beirut. Lebanon has suffered a series of bomb attacks and clashes linked to...
  • Left-wing anarchists blamed for Zaragoza Basilica bombing [Spain]

    10/02/2013 12:11:00 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 10 replies
    Digital Journal ^ | 10/02/2013 | Anne Sewell
    A small bomb consisting of a camping gas cylinder combined with gunpowder exploded in Zaragoza Basilica in Spain on Wednesday afternoon. No one was injured and left-wing anarchists against the Bourbon monarchy are being blamed. The bomb exploded in the central area of the Zaragoza Basilica of our Lady of the PIllar (Baslica de Nuestra Seora del Pilar de Zaragoza) at around 13:50 local time. There were no injuries and no damage to the Baroque church was reported. Spanish news agency Efe is reporting that police suspect left-wing anarchists in the placing of the home-made device. Reportedly the bomb bore...
  • Historic market bombed in Pakistan (three dozen killed)

    09/29/2013 5:40:45 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 29, 2013 | Tim Craig and Haq Nawaz Khan
    A car bomb tore through a centuries-old market in Peshawar on Sunday, killing at least three dozen people in the third major attack on the city in a week. With the death toll expected to rise, at least 100 people were also injured in the midday explosion at Qissa Khawani Bazaar, known as the market for story tellers. The market in Peshawars old city is located not far from All Saints Church, where 85 people were killed a week ago in what is believed to be the worst attack on Christians in Pakistans history. That attack was followed by a...
  • Suicide bomb attack kills 52 at Pakistan (Christian) church

    09/22/2013 3:43:30 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 35 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | September 22, 2013
    A suicide bomb attack on a historic church in northwestern Pakistan killed at least 52 people and wounded over 100 Sunday, officials said, in one of the worst assaults on the country's Christian minority in years. The bombing underlines the threat posed by Islamic extremists as the government seeks a peace deal with domestic Taliban militants. It occurred as worshipers were coming out of the church in Peshawar city after services ...
  • Oklahoma City bombing: Missing videos?

    09/16/2013 6:55:00 AM PDT · by Nachum · 75 replies
    fox ^ | 9/15/13 | fox
    Federal Judge Orders Trial Against F.B.I.
  • The Syrian head fake (Saturbray)

    09/07/2013 6:24:04 AM PDT · by bray · 20 replies
    www.braylog.com ^ | 9/7/13 | bray
    For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. 2 Cor 10:3 Never let a good crisis go to waste, even if you caused it yourself. We are now witnessing the results of Leading From Your Behind in Syria. This story is not about Syria and some questionable chemical attack or whether one side is worse than another, it is about our criminal mismanagement of our energy resources. Sure we are seeing how ill equipped Obomber is on the world stage when he has to actually lead, but more than anything it underscores...
  • Syria strike may hinge on Nancy Pelosi [Lamestream Media Idiocy]

    09/06/2013 1:56:02 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 11 replies
    LA TIMES ^ | 9/5/13 | RICHARD SIMON
    ... Obama's hopes of winning congressional approval for a U.S. military strike on Syria could come down to the persuasion skills of House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, a San Francisco liberal who was a leading critic of the war in Iraq. With a nod to the historical irony, she is arguing to her Democratic colleagues that Syria is different from the earlier conflict. She spoke passionately in an interview about the "human rights catastrophe" in Syria, saying a "limited, targeted" attack "that will be over fast" could prevent the future use of weapons of mass destruction. And she called on...
  • Obamas bombing resolution seeks blank check from Congress

    09/02/2013 11:30:15 AM PDT · by libstripper · 14 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Sept 1, 2013 | CONN CARROLL
    President Obama has released the text of the resolution he will send to Congress, asking them to rubber stamp his already-made decision to bomb Syria. The full text of the resolution is below, but here are the key paragraphs:
  • Call Your Congressional Representative NOW and Tell Them to VOTE NO on Syria Attack!

    09/02/2013 2:42:39 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 42 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 02 September 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    With a mere 9% of voters cool with a US attack on Syria... are we going to just stand back and allow Obama to bamboozle the House into a politically-driven war than does nothing to serve the security interests of the United States? An ill-advised adventure -launching the Democrats' 2014 House campaigns with a bang- where we would in-effect become Al Qaeda's air arm? Thanks- but I think I'll pass And if other patriots feel the same way, they can do what I'm doing right now-call their congresscritter before he goes wobbly on ya. The Obama regime is already...
  • American Bombing of Syria Would Be Unjust and Immoral

    08/31/2013 11:03:18 AM PDT · by kathsua · 8 replies
    Lawrence journal world ^ | August 31, 2013 | Reasonmclucus
    Let me see if I've got this right. President Barack Obama has decided the Syria government has used unacceptable means of killing Syrians so Obama is considering demonstrating the acceptable way of killing Syrians by using conventional weapons to kill Syrians. The fact that Obama is even considering such an action raises doubts about his sanity. Killing residents of a country because the country's government used chemical weapons to attack another country might be acceptable. However, the United States cannot justify punishing residents of a country because its government has mistreated them. Such an action would compound the original injury....
  • WHAT ODD GUEST APPEARS TO HAVE SHOWED UP AT THE WHITE HOUSES JULY 4TH PARTY FOR MILITARY FAMILIES?

    07/10/2013 7:45:03 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 100 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 7/10/13 | Erica Ritz
    Was Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi, the much-discussed Saudi national once identified as a person of interest in the Boston Marathon bombings, at the White House for a 4th of July celebration for military heros and their families?
  • Chechen lawyer flees Russia after threats

    05/30/2013 12:44:22 AM PDT · by cunning_fish · 7 replies
    The Moscow News ^ | 27/04/2012 14:29 | Evgeniya Chaykovskaya
    Chechen lawyer Dagir Khasavov fled Russia after receiving death threats following his calls for Sharia law to be introduced in the country. The Russian Political Immigrants society announced on Friday that he swiftly left the country, BBC reported. The lawyer left for a European country after receiving threats. His son, Arlsan Khasavov, wrote in his blog that his father was provoked, possibly by Chechen authorities, to make him a ritual sacrifice before the inauguration. Khasanov gave an interview to Ren TV on April 24, where he said that Muslims in Russia do not want to go to secular courts and...
  • Man with ties to Boston bombing suspect admits role in 2011 murders; shot during FBI questioning

    05/22/2013 2:31:54 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 70 replies
    NBC News ^ | 5/22/13 | Richard Esposito, Pete Williams and Matthew DeLuca
    Dead Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev and another man who was killed by the FBI on Wednesday murdered three people in Massachusetts after a drug deal went wrong in 2011, law enforcement sources tell NBC News. Sources say that what began as a drug ripoff ended in a triple homicide when Tsarnaev and friend Ibragim Todashev realized their victims would later be able to identify them. Todashev was killed by a federal agent while giving a statement on his role on Wednesday in Orlando, Fla. The man who was shot, Todashev, 27, allegedly attacked an agent with a...
  • Howie Carr: Note praising Allah didnt float PC boat

    05/17/2013 3:34:47 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 37 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | May 17, 2013 | Howie Carr
    Finally, we get the note in the boat a month late. Do you how much media effort has been devoted to unearthing what Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apparently thought was his last will and testament? But somehow, the cops held it tight until yesterday. Unconfirmed stories have circulated that in Dave Henneberrys backyard in Watertown that Friday evening, the feds went so far as to check out the cellphones of the local cops, to make sure no one had snapped a photo of the note in the boat. No big surprises in the note. The Joker said his brother Speedbump was...
  • Boston bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev left note in boat he hid in, sources say

    05/16/2013 7:06:15 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 38 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 16, 2013
    Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev left claiming responsibility for the April 13 attack on the Boston Marathon, reports CBS News senior correspondent John Miller. Sources tell Miller that Tsarnaev wrote the note in the boat he was hiding in as police pursued him, and as he bled from gunshot wounds sustained in an earlier shootout between police and his older brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev. The note, scrawled with a pen on the interior wall of the cabin, said the bombings were retribution for U.S. military action in Afghanistan and Iraq, and called the Boston victims collateral damage in the same way...
  • Bengazi tied to ... Boston bombing? Common thread runs through deadly assaults

    05/09/2013 6:32:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    wnd ^ | 5/9/13 | Aaron Klein
    TEL AVIV There is a common threat that links the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attack to both the Boston Marathon bombings and the terror assault on the In Amenas gas facility in southern Algeria in January. The thread runs through al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP, one of the most deadly members of the al-Qaida conglomerate. AQAP previously attempted several major attacks within the U.S. The group was the first al-Qaida member to comment on the Benghazi attack, releasing a statement arguing the assaults on the U.S. mission and nearby CIA annex were revenge for the death of...
  • Feds agree to spring bomb suspects pal on house arrest

    05/06/2013 10:10:03 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 10 replies
    BostonHerald.com ^ | 5/6/13 | John Zaremba
    Federal prosecutors have agreed to release a college pal of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who was locked up last week on charges he lied to FBI investigators.
  • Frustrated embalmer wants gov to intervene

    05/05/2013 9:44:36 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 60 replies
    BostonHerald.com ^ | 5/6/13 | Chris Cassidy, Laurel J. Sweet
    After the city of Cambridge and several other cemeteries turned him down, Stefan said he is hoping Gov. Deval Patricks office will intervene and choose Tsarnaevs final resting place. If not, Ill call the White House, he vowed.
  • Tsarnaev uncle arrives in Massachusetts, but family can't find a place to bury bombing suspect

    05/05/2013 7:12:08 PM PDT · by Libloather · 45 replies
    NBC News ^ | 5/05/13 | Jeff Black
    The family of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect killed in a shootout with police cant find a place to bury him, even as his body is being prepared for just that purpose. An uncle of suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev arrived in Worcester, Mass., on Sunday to prepare the body of his nephew for burial. Ruslan Tsarni, of Mongomery Village, Md., came to the city about 40 miles west of Boston with three other men, who were not family members, and met with the director of the Graham Putnam & Mahoney Funeral Parlors.
  • Lawyers seek bail for Dzhokhars Cambridge buddy

    05/05/2013 1:54:25 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 19 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | 5/5/13 | Erin Smith
    Lawyers for Robel Phillipos, the Cambridge native accused of covering up for marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, painted him as a frightened and confused teen who didnt mean to lie to investigators in a bid to convince a judge he should be released with a GPS monitor. This case is about a frightened and confused 19-year-old who was subjected to intense questioning and interrogation, without the benefit of counsel, and in the context of one of the worst attacks against the nation, said Phillipos lawyers, Derege B. Demissie and Susan B. Church, in court papers filed yesterday, later adding, Mr....
  • Funeral director asks for help from government

    05/05/2013 8:58:43 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 107 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | 5/5/13 | Erin Smith
    A Worcester funeral home director is pleading for government officials to use their influence to convince a cemetery to bury Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, but so far no state or federal authorities have stepped forward to help out. We have a body for burial that has caused a lot of controversy and we cant continue to play this game, said Peter Stefan, owner of the Graham, Putnam and Mahoney Funeral Parlors. Under normal circumstances, the government would say its (the funeral parlors) responsibility to find a place for burial, but this is not normal circumstances. This is a nightmare.
  • Al Qaeda magazine found on laptop of bomber's widow ... traces of explosive residue throughout home

    05/05/2013 6:00:49 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 69 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | May 5, 2013 | Lydia Warren and Snejana Farberov
    Complete Headline: Al Qaeda magazine found on laptop of bomber's widow: Suspicion over FBI Tsarnaev's wife grows after radical Islamist files found along with traces of explosive residue throughout her homeFederal officials investigating the Boston bombings have discovered radical Islamist materials on a computer belonging to the widow of the deceased suspect, it has been revealed. Katherine Russell, 24, has repeatedly claimed through her attorney that she knew nothing about the deadly April 15 bombings allegedly set off by her late husband, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, and his younger brother, Dzhokhar. However, the discovery of al Qaedas Inspire magazine on Russells computer,...
  • Cemeteries In 3 States Reject Tamerlan Tsarnaev Burial

    05/03/2013 12:34:41 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 98 replies
    WBZ TV ^ | 5/3/13 | WBZ TV
    BOSTON (CBS) The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev is now at a funeral home in Worcester. Peter Stefan, owner of Graham Putnam and Mahoney Funeral Parlors, told WBZ-TV Friday he is handling funeral arrangements for the Tsarnaev family. Stefan said his staff has experience with Muslim services, which includes washing the body and preparing it for burial. A police cruiser parked outside the Graham Putnam and Mahoney Funeral Parlor Friday. We take care of a lot of Muslim funerals here, throughout the state, Stefan said, and this was no different, except for the circumstances. A burial...
  • Al Qaeda on march across the globe - Two years after SEALs got bin Laden

    05/02/2013 8:28:13 PM PDT · by Fred · 11 replies
    NY Post ^ | 050213 | Peter Brookes
    Two years ago today, SEAL Team Six sent Osama bin Laden on his way to Davy Jones Locker but his Islamist terror machine is anything but sinking to the depths. It remains a vicious, global threat. Since Osamas demise, the terror groups strength has ebbed in some areas, but flowed strongly in others. Indeed, one current estimate concludes that al Qaeda affiliates and associates (i.e., groups, cells or operatives) are active in more than 30 countries (of some 190) on four continents. Including our continent. While we dont yet know the whole story behind the Boston bombing, just last...
  • Boston Bombing Suspects Planned Fourth of July Attacks, Source Says

    05/02/2013 4:41:34 PM PDT · by Nachum · 48 replies
    NYT ^ | 5/2/13 | ERIC SCHMITT, MARK MAZZETTI, MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and SCOTT SHANE
    WASHINGTON The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings told F.B.I. interrogators that, as he and his brother plotted their deadly assault, they considered suicide attacks and striking on the Fourth of July, according to two law enforcement officials. But the suspect,Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, told investigators that he and his brother,Tamerlan, 26, who was killed in a shootout with the police, ultimately decided to use pressure-cooker bombs and other homemade explosive devices, the officials said. The brothers finished building the bombs in Tamerlans apartment in Cambridge, Mass., faster than they anticipated, and so decided to accelerate their attack to...
  • Canadian jihadists disturbing video shows fanaticism of rebels who may have inspired Boston bomber

    05/02/2013 9:53:00 AM PDT · by markomalley · 16 replies
    National Post ^ | 5/1/2013 | Stewart Bell
    For seven minutes, five Dagestan rebels spoke into a video camera about killing infidels and how the good deeds they were doing would absolve them of 700 sins committed during their lifetimes. Filmed by a Canadian jihadist fighter before he was killed by Russian security forces, the video offers a disturbing glimpse of the fanaticism of the rebels who may have inspired Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev does not appear in the footage, which was obtained by the National Post. But it was recorded and narrated by William Plotnikov, a Canadian whose alleged links to Tsarnaev are now under...
  • Be Aware & Prepared

    05/02/2013 11:21:22 AM PDT · by Bill Russell · 15 replies
    www.williamrussell.net ^ | 5/2/2013 | William Russell
    As the fallout from the Boston bombing continues, Americans are coming to terms with the realities of the terrorist threats we are facing in our country. Part of this is adopting a prepared mindset to meet the threats where they occur. The Chechens are here. So are Muslims from Dagestan, Albania, and Bosnia. Much has been made in the press about the more Caucasian look of the Tsarnaev brothers. But what sets the radicalized segments of these ethnic groups apart from their Middle Eastern counterparts, is not so much the racial aspects of their ethnicities, but the way they fight....
  • Too Weak to Surrender Obama promises terrorists he'll try hard to meet their demands.

    05/01/2013 2:10:58 PM PDT · by Fred · 15 replies
    Wallstreet Journal ^ | 050113 | JAMES TARANTO
    The World's Greatest Orator appeared before the press yesterday, and here are some highlights of his remarks: "This is hard stuff. . . . Maybe I should just pack up and go home. Golly. I think it's a little--as Mark Twain said, rumors of my demise may be a little exaggerated at this point. . . . Right now things are pretty dysfunctional up on Capitol Hill. . . . You seem to suggest that somehow these folks over there [in Congress] have no responsibilities and that my job is to somehow get them to behave. That's their job. ....
  • Update: Saudi Embassy Says It Never Warned U.S. Govt About Boston Bombing Suspect

    05/01/2013 11:58:08 AM PDT · by Twotone · 22 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 1, 2013 | Erica Ritz
    The U.K. Daily Mail recently claimed that a senior Saudi government official revealed to its sources that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had sent a written warning to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2012 about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the suspects accused in the Boston Marathon bombing. But now, the Saudi Arabian embassy in Washington, D.C. is denying the Saudi government warned the United States about Tsarnaev, the Daily Mail reports.
  • Boston Bomb Suspects Connection to Chechnya A Hub of Extremist Saudi Wahhabism

    05/01/2013 10:15:08 AM PDT · by Fred · 4 replies
    The Jewish Voice ^ | 050113 | Tiffany Gabbay
    New details are emerging about the religious motivations of Boston bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and their recent interest in Chechnya, which experts say has become a hub for the extremist Saudi sect of Islam known as Wahhabism. The brothers are ethnically Chechen, though Dzhokhar was born in the Russian republic of Dagestan while his deceased older brother Tamerlan was born in the neighboring Russian republic of Kalmykia. Their parents confirmed that Tamerlan visited Dagestan and Chechnya last year, but denied reports that he did so to engage in militant Islamist training. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Professor Brian Glyn Williams,...
  • Breaking: Boston police take three Boston Marathon bombing suspects into custody

    05/01/2013 8:24:35 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 241 replies
    Breaking: Boston police take three Boston Marathon bombing suspects into custody By Liz Goodwin, Yahoo! News National Affairs Reporter By Liz Goodwin, Yahoo! News | The Lookout 10 mins ago Boston police have three additional suspects in custody in connection to the Boston Marathon bombings, the department announced Tuesday. A spokeswoman at the Boston police department directed all questions on the suspects to the FBI, which has yet to disclose their identities.