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  • Reid bill would require background checks to purchase explosive powders

    04/25/2013 5:45:42 AM PDT · by opentalk · 199 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 24, 2013
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Tuesday introduced a bill that would require background checks to be run on anyone buying explosive powder, a reaction to last week's Boston Marathon bombing. Reid introduced the bill, S. 792, for Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), who has been out sick for much of the year. But in a press statement, Lautenberg said the Boston bombing shows that background checks are needed for explosive materials. "It defies common sense that anyone, even a terrorist, can walk into a store in America and buy explosive powders without a background check or any questions asked,"...
  • FBI interviewed Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev for possible extremist ties 2 years ago

    04/19/2013 6:06:10 PM PDT · by AKSurprise · 76 replies
    UK Mail ^ | 04/19/13 | Leslie Larson
    The FBI revealed on Friday that they had interviewed Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011, after a foreign government alerted officials that he had possible ties to extremists. Federal officials vetted Tamerlan Tsarnaev but their probe not produce any 'derogatory' information and the matter was put 'to bed,' a U.S. law enforcement source said. The revelation is the first indication that Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his younger brother, Dzhokhar, were known to U.S. security officials prior to Monday's bombings, U.S. authorities said.
  • Hawaii law bars release of Obama birth info (Abercrombie silenced by Barry)

    01/22/2011 6:23:17 AM PST · by milwguy · 96 replies
    ap ^ | 1/22/2011 | MARK NIESSE
    <p>HONOLULU – A privacy law that shields birth certificates has prompted Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie to abandon efforts to dispel claims that President Barack Obama was born outside Hawaii, his office says.</p> <p>State Attorney General David Louie told the governor that privacy laws bar him from disclosing an individual's birth documentation without the person's consent, Abercrombie spokeswoman Donalyn Dela Cruz said Friday.</p>