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Three killed in terrorist knife attack inside Nice church

Three people were killed on Thursday inside a church in Nice, southern France, in what President Emmanuel Macron said was "a terrorist, Islamist attack."The attack, which was quickly condemned in France and around the world, came only two weeks after a schoolteacher who had used caricatures of the prophet Mohammed in a lesson was beheaded in a Paris suburb by a suspected Islamist.Macron, who had promised to intensify a planned crackdown on all forms of Islamism after the teacher's killing, said that France was "being attacked" and vowed to protect places of worship.Church bells rang out across...

Production firm in Paris attack involved in Charlie Hebdo documentary

The Paris-based production company, whose employees were injured in a knife attack, had helped produce a documentary about the attacks on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo editorial team."Three Days Of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks" is the name of the documentary that was produced for the US broadcaster HBO, the BBC and French broadcaster France 2.Witnesses, police officers and survivors speak in the film about the series of terrorist attacks in January 2015, in which a total of 17 people were killed over several days, according to the website of the company Premieres Lignes.The ...

Michigan law enforcement on alert in response to 'plan to target and kill police'

DETROIT — Michigan law enforcement is on high alert after the FBI revealed an alleged plot by extremist groups to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer also involved a “plan to target and kill police.”“We’re cautious. We’re absolutely more careful,” said First Lt. Mike Shaw of the Michigan State Police. “This is one of the tactics these anti-government, domestic terrorism groups use. Law enforcement is the face of the government. if you’re mad at the government, you’re mad at the police.”The alleged plot was unveiled last Thursday when the U.S. Department of Justice charged six men with conspiracy to k...

Trump's Justice Department admits its report on immigration and terrorism is bogus — but it won't retract it

In 2018, the U.S. Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security released an 11-page report suggesting that there was a link between terrorism and immigration. The report, made in compliance with President Donald Trump’s March 2017 executive order barring immigration from six predominantly Muslim countries, has been widely criticized for lacking context—and the Justice Department has admitted that the report was misleading. Even so, the agency has so far refused to correct or retract the document.

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A tangle of lies: Trump officials' warped claims about 'terrorists' at the border are completely divorced from reality

President Donald Trump's administration is still determined to use their government shutdown to browbeat Congress into giving them the money to construct the president's long-promised border wall (even while Trump still insists Mexico is somehow going to pay for it). And they have a big new (false) talking point: there are thousands of terrorists swarming into the country!

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Terror and hate: FBI arrests two suspects for allegedly planning separate large-scale attacks steeped in bigotry

According to the Huffington Post, the FBI announced the arrest of two people in Toledo, Ohio, who were each planning two unrelated terrorist plots that could have resulted in mass casualty events. The arrests occurred just three days apart.

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Former Spy Chiefs Warn of Trump’s Dangerous Radicalization: ‘We Have Four Years to Stop Him’

If you think some former U.S. intelligence officials have been harsh in their criticism of President Trump, well, they’re getting harsher.

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Lawyers For Man Convicted in Right-Wing Terror Plot Beg Judge for Leniency Because He Believed Trump's Lies

On Monday, the Huffington Post reported that lawyers representing Patrick Stein, a supporter of President Donald Trump who conspired in an anti-Muslim terror plot, are urging a federal judge not to sentence him too harshly, arguing that he only did what he did because he was agitated by the rhetoric of Trump and his supporters on the far right:

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Here's What We Know About the Psychology of So-Called 'Lone Wolf' Attacks

Lone offender attacks – sometimes called “lone wolf” attacks – make headlines fairly regularly. It’s not just the single shooter killing 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue, but also shootings at a Las Vegas music festival and at Washington and Texas shopping centers. In Nice, France; Orlando, Florida; and elsewhere, atrocities committed by individuals apparently acting alone have surprised and concerned the public and authorities alike.

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'The President Is a Terrorist Sympathizer': MSNBC Guest Accuses Trump of 'Fomenting' Domestic Terrorism

Even while he occasionally pretended to be "presidential" as major Democratic figures received bombs in the mail this week, President Donald Trump revealed that his deep-rooted partisan and petty nature is all-consuming, and he frequently reverted to his pugilistic form.

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Time Warner Center  -  Location of CNN Headquarters - Evacuated Because of 'Unattended Packages'

UPDATE: Police reported at 8:45 p.m. Eastern that no hazardous items were discovered after evacuating the mall at Time Warner Center because of a "suspicious package."

CNN is reporting that another suspicious package has been sent to the Time Warner Center in New York.

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