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  • Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

    12/09/2019 9:29:26 AM PST · by karpov · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | December 8, 2019 | Brenan Farrington and Mike Balsamo
    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. support of Israel and accuse America of being anti-Muslim, a U.S. official said Sunday as the FBI confirmed it is operating on the assumption the attack was an act of terrorism. Investigators are also trying to establish whether the killer, 2nd Lt. Mohammed Alshamrani, 21, of the Royal Saudi Air Force, acted alone or was part of a larger plot. Alshamrani, who was killed by a sheriff’s deputy during the rampage at...
  • Six Saudis are arrested over Pensacola naval base shooting including three who FILMED the attack by countryman who killed three and wounded eight before being shot dead - as FBI probes terror link

    12/06/2019 6:01:38 PM PST · by 10mm · 212 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | Friday, Dec 6th 2019 | Andrew Court and Snejana Farberov
    * Shooting took place on base early Friday morning, sparking a lockdown. * Sources identified the suspected gunman as Saudi Air Force aviation student Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani. * As of Friday evening, six Saudi nationals have been detained for questioning.* It's reported that three of them filmed the shooting as it happened. * Rep Matt Gaetz, a Republican representing Pensacola, called the shooting 'an act of terrorism'. * President Trump tweeted that King Salman told him 'the Saudi people are greatly angered by the barbaric actions of the shooter...'. * Three other people were shot and killed during incident inside...
  • The shooting suspect at NAS Pensacola was an aviation student from Saudi Arabia

    12/06/2019 10:05:26 AM PST · by TexasGurl24 · 184 replies
    ABC7 ^ | 12/06/2019 | ABC7
    UPDATE 11:50 a.m. The shooting suspect at NAS Pensacola was an aviation student from Saudi Arabia, the Associated Press is reporting. The AP is reporting that authorities are investigating if the shooting was terrorism-related.
  • Police seek man who dropped bottle with fuse into food court

    10/18/2012 11:46:46 AM PDT · by VanShuyten · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/18/2012 | David Marino-Nachison
    Police are looking for a man they say dropped a bottle with a fuse into the food court at Ballston Common Mall in Arlington early Thursday afternoon....authorities determined that a man dropped a 40-ounce bottle filled with an unknown substance and with a fuse attached; it shattered, but there was no fire or explosion, and no injuries were reported. Three similar bottles were found elsewhere in the mall, police said.
  • Ahead of Olympiad's Close, Vast London Fire Breaks Out

    08/12/2012 11:59:54 AM PDT · by Museum Twenty · 11 replies
    Newser ^ | Aug 12, 2012 | Polly Davis Doig
    Just ahead of this evening's Closing Ceremonies, London firefighters have controlled a massive blaze they say is the biggest the British capital has faced in years, reports the BBC. The fire broke out at an east London recycling center 7 miles from the Olympic Park, reports the AP, but with favorable winds blowing smoke in the opposite direction, organizers said it would not affect the city's adieu to its Games. "It's certainly a dramatic end to the Olympics for the London Fire Brigade," said the city's fire commissioner. More than 200 firefighters had been called in.
  • Terror Link Downplayed in Courthouse Break-In (Of course!...It's not P.C.!)

    10/19/2011 1:20:08 PM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 21 replies
    WOAI Radio ^ | 10/19/11 | 1200 WOAI Radio
    Five men in their twenties, described as French-Moroccan Muslims, are being questioned by the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force and by officials of the Department of Homeland Security after they were arrested inside the 120 year old Bexar County Courthouse in downtown San Antonio shortly before 2 this morning, 1200 WOAI news reports. Officials say three of the men crawled through a window to get into the 120 year old Courthouse, which is a landmark in downtown San Antonio, and theother two were found in a van parked in front of the building.
  • Bexar County Courthouse (San Antonio) burglary investigated as possibly terror related

    10/19/2011 4:56:49 AM PDT · by Racehorse · 95 replies
    19 October 2011 | Racehorse
    The following is summarized from San Antonio television news reports. At two o'clock this morning at least three men entered the Bexar County Courthouse in downtown San Antonio, Tx. They were apprehended by San Antonio police as they left the building. Three suspects were arrested. Two others are being questioned by police and FBI agents. Terror related concerns were raised when cameras, unspecified documents, and a travel itinerary were found in the Winnebago in which the men were traveling. KENS-TV reported the itinerary was extensive and included visits to a number of "sensitive" areas. The station reported the men are...
  • Huge blast heard in Kabul

    06/25/2010 11:35:36 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 15 replies ^ | June 26, 2010
    KABUL: A huge blast was heard in the Afghan capital Saturday as a US military official arrived for meetings to explain the sacking of the US commander of foreign forces in the country, witnesses told AFP. The blast took place in the centre of the city, at 9:55 am, the witnesses said. A spokesman for the interior ministry, Zemarai Bashery, said he had heard the blast, the cause of which was being investigated. It seemed to have taken place near the foreign ministry, he said.
  • Explosives found in vehicle at Army base in Ga.

    06/16/2010 8:24:13 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 52 replies · 2,998+ views
    AP/GoogleNews ^ | 6/16/10
    Authorities say a man was arrested after explosives were found in a vehicle on an Army base in Georgia and the FBI is investigating. A spokesman for Fort Gordon near Augusta said Wednesday military authorities are not treating the case as a terrorist threat.
  • Source: NH bus bomb scare a misunderstanding

    05/07/2010 8:43:21 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 13 replies · 453+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 05/07/10 | Boston Herald
    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — The passenger at the center of a daylong bomb scare on a Greyhound bus in Portsmouth, N.H., was a foreign national who was too scared to get off the bus, a person with knowledge of the investigation told The Associated Press on Friday. The person, who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly, said the bomb scare was sparked by another passenger who called 911 believing a non-English-speaking rider had mentioned a bomb. The 911 call around 11:15 a.m. Thursday prompted authorities to evacuate buildings and streets and...
  • Police: Man in critical condition after exposure to ricin

    02/29/2008 12:39:14 PM PST · by SeafoodGumbo · 158 replies · 671+ views
    CNN ^ | 2-29-08 | CNN
    A man who stayed in a Las Vegas hotel room where ricin was found is in critical condition at a hospital, where he has been since mid-February, said a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department official. A man is in critical condition after exposure to ricin at a Las Vegas, Nevada, hotel.
  • Teacher who attacked base had death wish, FBI says

    10/23/2007 5:30:59 AM PDT · by nin_kasi · 120 replies · 351+ views
    The Miami Herald ^ | Tue, Oct. 23, 2007 | DAVID OVALLE
    A Miami Central High math teacher was arrested after attacking the Homestead Air Reserve Base in a failed suicide bid, authorities say. Wielding two butcher knives bought at Wal-Mart and vodka bottles to use as explosives, Tahmeed Ahmad chanted ''Death to America'' and told Homestead Air Reserve Base guards he wanted to kill soldiers. But Ahmad was no terrorist, authorities believe. Rather, the Miami Central High School math teacher wanted to ''commit suicide by cop'' when he attacked military policemen stationed at the west gate just before midnight Sunday, the FBI said. Ahmad did not get his wish. One officer...
  • FAA computer systems reported down across East Coast... Developing... (Drudge)

    06/08/2007 11:55:30 AM PDT · by cdbull23 · 216 replies · 11,826+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 06/08/2007 | Drudge
    FAA computer systems reported down across East Coast... Developing...
  • Reports: Plane That Hit Condo Tower Registered to Yankees Pitcher Corey Lidle

    10/11/2006 1:51:24 PM PDT · by Irontank · 464 replies · 15,809+ views
    small plane crashed into a 50-story luxury high-rise building on Manhattan's Upper East Side Wednesday, igniting a raging fire, killing at least two and initially trapping people on the floors above the point of impact. New York Police Department officials said two were confirmed dead and there could be more fatalities. The plane hit the building, located at 524 East 72nd Street, 20 floors above space occupied by the Hospital for Special Surgery. The New York Fire Department told FOX News that there were people trapped above the point of impact, but the NYPD later said that all occupants located...
  • UPDATE: Aircraft hit building at 71st and York Ave on East Side of Manhattan

    10/11/2006 11:53:53 AM PDT · by Yossarian · 1,937 replies · 98,921+ views
    Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | 10/11/06 | Rush Limbaugh
    Rush reports that a Cessna has been reported as crashing into (at least one) apartment complex in NYC Mannhattan's upper east side - on East 71st Street.
  • Explosion in downtown Toronto - One dead (explosives strapped to the suspect)

    04/02/2006 12:39:39 PM PDT · by Tasha Dasha Doo · 600 replies · 22,249+ views
    CTV ^ | Self
    It is on CTV news channel. Just breaking - explosion in a coffee shop in downtown Toronto, Canada. Reporter just talked about some sort of explosives strapped to a guy and explosion occured in a busy district of the city. Will keep you posted!
  • **BREAKING - explosion from industrial mishap in Jacksonville, FL., some radiation inside building

    01/30/2006 9:32:08 AM PST · by STARWISE · 144 replies · 5,411+ views
    Following up .. prayers for all .. they mentioned Unison Industries.
  • BA Flight #0222 from Dulles to Heathrow Cancelled

    01/01/2004 2:14:14 PM PST · by nwctwx · 111 replies · 1,206+ views
    MSNBC News
    More security concerns apparently.