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"Make no mistake -- this was a terrorist attack." However, no terrorism charges were laid against shooter Alexandre Bissonnette. He pleaded guilty to six charges of first-degree murder and six of attempted murder in connection with the attack. In October 2014, a gunman shot a sentry at the National ...
The Supreme Court has ruled that lawsuits filed by victims of terrorist attacks and their families against Arab Bank cannot proceed. According to NBC News, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 vote not to reinstate the lawsuits that were dismissed by the lower courts, which aimed to hold Arab Bank responsible for ...

The Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla., for example, was pegged as a targeted attack on the LGBT community, but that claim was debunked in ... Some will argue that labelling the perpetrators of horrific attacks can help us understand who they are and their motivations, helping to effect change ...
By Meryem Goktas. ANKARA. Turkey on Tuesday condemned a terrorist attack on a church in Nigeria that left at least 15 people dead. "We have learnt with sorrow that numerous people lost their lives as a result of a terrorist attack on a church in Nigeria's Benue state," Turkey's Foreign Ministry said in ...
A Modesto man accused of plotting a terrorist attack in San Francisco plans to change his not guilty plea, according to federal court records. A federal grand jury in January indicted Everitt Aaron Jameson, a former Enochs High School student, on a charge of attempting to provide material support ...
The attacks also indicates the government has more than one enemy threat to contend with. While the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attacks in Nangarhar and Ghor, it was the local branch of ISIS (also referred to as ISIS-KP) who carried out the attack in Kabul. In that instance, the attack ...

IT is everyone's worst nightmare to be caught up in a terrorist attack anywhere on the planet - but if you are far from home it could be even more terrifying. The best place to hide ... Terrorist attacks have happened in recent years in tourist destinations such as Paris, Barcelona and Berlin. Several tourist ... terrorist
The greatest risk, but also still tiny, was being murdered by Alexandre Bissonnette in his Mosque attack last year at one in 140.8 million per year over the 25 years. There were 114 injuries in terrorist attacks on Canadian soil from 1993 through April 23, 2018 (Table 1). Terrorists with unknown or ... Terrorism
All terrible attacks and all terrorist in nature. Not again, was my first thought. And yet I did not jump up and yell "This is terrorism!" right away, and I don't now. The simple reason is I have no idea why the driver, who is apparently a Seneca College student, did what he did and I do not think anyone else ...
They say the suspect is not associated with any organized terrorist group. Toronto Mayor John Tory told reporters that this incident does not reflect the people of Toronto. (SOUNDBITE OF PRESS CONFERENCE). JOHN TORY: I will just say to people that I hope that they will understand, as I know they do. Police
Terrorist attacks Trumps at Mar A Lago -- police on scene," said an April 2 headline on The Trump Talks, a pro-Trump website. Facebook users flagged the post as being potentially fabricated, as part of the social network's efforts to combat online hoaxes. We found that what actually happened at a Trump ... Police
Russian security service prevented a terrorist attack in Saint Petersburg thanks to Turkey's help, Federal Security Service Director Alexander Bortnikov said on Wednesday. A terrorist attack was planned last year on the New Year eve in Saint Petersburg, Bortnikov said, speaking at a Moscow International ... Police
The thwarted attack “proves the true intentions of the terrorist organizations in Gaza, that are trying to disguise their murderous intentions by provocative actions against the security fence. Their sole purpose is to provide a cover under which terrorists can carry out attacks against Israel,” Prime Minister ... Police
The so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement carried by its Aamaq news agency. "Four Christian relatives were going to a nearby market on an auto-rickshaw when two unknown gunmen on a motorbike opened fire on them," police officer Moazzam Jah Ansari told ... Police
The spat began on Saturday when Erdogan condemned Israel over its "inhumane attack" in Gaza after a major demonstration there led to clashes that saw Israeli forces kill 16 Palestinians. The violence broke out on Friday after tens of thousands of people in the Gaza Strip marched near the Israeli border. Police
Edgewood man sentenced to 20 years for aiding ISIS and planning terrorist attack in the U.S. ... According to court documents, Elshinawy conspired with others between February 2015 to December 2015 to provide resources such as personnel, services, and financial services to the terrorist group. Police
Anantnag: Traffic cop injured in terrorist attack. ANI | Anantnag ... A traffic police got injured on Saturday after terrorists attacked him in Khanabal area of Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district. The injured cop ... Soon after the attack, the area has been being cordoned off and security has been tightened. Police

He said: "He was the happy grandfather of a one-year-old granddaughter and his eldest daughter is expecting her second child. He was married and had two daughters." The terrorist attack saw Lakdim kill three other people in addition to Christian, including Lieutenant Colonel Arnaud Beltrame who was ... Police
In the memo, Andrew Bosworth, a Facebook vice president, wrote, “Maybe someone dies in a terrorist attack coordinated on our tools. And still we connect people. The ugly truth is that we believe in connecting people so deeply that anything that allows us to connect more people more often is *de facto* ... Police
Maybe someone dies in a terrorist attack coordinated on our tools,” he wrote. “The ugly truth is that we believe in connecting people so deeply that anything that allows us to connect more people more often is *de facto* good,” Bosworth's memo continues. In a subsequent statement, Bosworth said that he ... Police
ORLANDO, Fla. — Noor Salman, the widow of the man who gunned down dozens of people at the Pulse nightclub two years ago, was found not guilty by a federal jury on Friday of helping her husband carry out a terrorist attack in the name of the Islamic State. Jurors acquitted Ms. Salman on charges of ... Police
And despite a travel ban, Samy Amimour, a French-Algerian who was among the perpetrators of the November 2015 attack at the Bataclan theater on a night of coordinated terrorist attacks in the French capital, traveled freely to Syria in 2013. Nearly all had a history of petty crime; none were particularly ... Police
A district judge in New York has rejected Saudi Arabia's motion to end a lawsuit that would hold the Sunni Muslim kingdom responsible for the terrorist attacks that took place on September 11, 2001. The judge determined Wednesday that the U.S. court can assume jurisdiction under the Justice Against ... Police
Data from Statista shows the number of terrorist attacks happening annually in the US has spiked from a low in 2011, though the nature of these attacks has ... “I think what the events in Austin highlight – and other more active-shooter, vehicular attack-type events – are that what we're seeing is higher ... Police
Philippe dismissed right-wing proposals to introduce a complete ban on ultra-conservative Salafism or "preemptively" detain radical Islamists. France already has a "legal arsenal" to "understand, monitor and sanction" extremists, Philippe said. In France, more than 200 people have died in jihadist attacks ... Police
Abul Gheit condemns Alexandria terrorist attack. By: MENA. Sun, Mar. 25, 2018. CAIRO - 25 March 2018: Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit on Sunday condemned the blast that took place in Roushdy neighborhood of Alexandria which killed and injured a number of persons. He also offered condolences to ... Police
... according to local media. A mugshot of the Tunisian suspect has been circulated over fears he could strike bars, train stations and shopping centres in Rome. The alert came after the Italian embassy in Tunisia's capital, Tunis, received an anonymous letter claiming a man was "ready to attack the centre of ... Police
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has detained seven militants suspected of planning attacks in the country, in several raids in Johor and Sabah. ... The country's first and only terrorist attack took place in June 2016, when two men on a motorcycle lobbed a grenade into a nightclub in Selangor, injuring eight ... Police
The accused gunman, Moroccan-born French national Radouane Lakdim, died after exchanging gunfire with police on the scene. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of the horrible attack in France yesterday, and we grieve the nation's loss. We also condemn the violent actions of the attacker ... Police
Turkish security forces on Thursday seized a large cache of arms and ammunition meant for use in attacking police stations, thus averting such attacks, according to a security source. Last week in the southern Adana province, police arrested 50 suspects during an operation against the YPG/PKK terrorist ... Police
At least 15 caves and 30 shelters used by terrorists were also destroyed, the sources added.Turkey 'neutralizes' 12 PKK terrorists in N.IraqEarlier, Turkish General Staff said in a statement that 12 PKK terrorists were killed in Hakurk region of northern Iraq on Tuesday.The PKK -- listed as a terrorist ... Police
On Monday, three Democratic members of Congress pushed for the case be treated as an ongoing terrorism attack. Reps. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, ... On several occasions, he has characterized incidents as terrorist attacks before local officials are prepared to do so. And the president has also ... Police
Extremists were able to launch a barrage of attacks in the UK because it was a “less hostile place for terrorists” in 2017, the head of counter-terror .... terror offences, like dissemination of terrorist publications and collecting information useful to someone planning an attack, are not sufficiently “robust”. Police
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place in Kabul, Afghanistan, on 21 March, on Nowruz, which resulted in at least 33 people killed and 65 injured, for which the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant ... Police
Read alsoPGO: Savchenko appealed to Ukrainian military to "prepare terrorist acts" As UNIAN reported earlier, Yuriy Lutsenko said Ukrainian MP Nadiia Savchenko had appealed to the officers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine with a request to prepare terrorist attacks against the country's top leadership. Police
(CNN) Three members of the Congressional Black Caucus called Monday for the bombings in Austin, Texas, to be classified as "ongoing terrorist attacks." In a joint statement, the three members ... "We cannot stand idly by while our communities are under attack," they wrote. "This has become a national ... Police
ISLAMABAD, March 14 (Xinhua) -- One security personnel was killed and three others were injured in a terrorist attack in Pakistan's southern port city of ... a routine patrol in Lyari's Ali Mohammad Mohalla area in Karachi, the capital city of southern Sindh province on late Tuesday, when terrorists attacked ... Police
'Wannabe' Daesh Terrorist from New Jersey Pleads Guilty to Plot Bomb Attack ... WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US national and resident of New Jersey Gregory Lepsky, the son of a Chechen immigrant, pleaded guilty to attempting to support the Daesh terrorist group, the Justice Department said in a release. Police
The decision appeared to mark the first time an appellate court ruled on whether social media services can be sued for allegedly assisting terrorists. Twitter, Google and Facebook still face several other lawsuits stemming from terrorist incidents, but the recent appellate ruling could prompt judges to dismiss ... Police
He said on state television that the assailants had mounted their attack from "the soil of a neighbouring country" but did not name the country. In the past, Iran has accused Pakistan of supporting Jaish al-Adl, an extremist group accused by Tehran of links to Al-Qaeda, which has carried out numerous attacks ... Police
In February, the FSB prevented a string of terrorist attacks targeting public places and public transport in St. Petersburg. Earlier that month, the security forces eliminated a terrorist suspect linked to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod, who was plotting a high-profile attack ... Police
In a separate statement by the European radical leftists on their site, PKK-YPG supporters were called to start their attacks today, March 12. ... People's Protection Units (YPG) – the terrorist group released several statements in which it vowed to attack Turkish institutions, business, individuals, ... Police
SRINAGAR: Suspected terrorists reportedly hurled a grenade on a CRPF guard post in south Kashmir's Kulgam district this evening, but there was no damage, police said. "Apparently militants hurled a grenade on a guard post of 18 bn (battalion) CRPF (at Damhaal Hanjipora) in Kulgam," Kashmir Zone ... Police
Meghan Markle has undergone two days training with Britain's elite special forces in preparation for becoming a member of the Royal Family. Along with her husband-to-be Prince Harry, the former actress was 'kidnapped' by the SAS who used live gunfire. She was then treated like a hostage, as part of a ... Police
"The terrorist attack was plotted by an underground terrorist group." "On March 11, the criminals, driving a car, opened fire on security personnel and in the armed clash they were deadly wounded," the intelligence service said. The terrorists had an improvised explosive device with the capacity of about 3kg ... Police
Arlen Verdehyou, of Norco, stands at the site of a garden that will be planted in the shape of a heart in honor of his late wife, Bennetta Betbadal, at Pikes Peak Park in Norco. Bennetta was killed in the Dec. 2, 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino. The garden, to be named “Bennetta's Heart Healing Grove ... Police
The record figures include 12 people arrested for the Westminster attacks in March, 23 people linked to the attack in Manchester in May, 21 arrests ... The latest figures show there were 224 terrorist prisoners in jails in Britain at the end of 2017 – an increase of 24%, or 43, over the previous year – and ... Police
Comparing the risk of dying in a terrorist attack to a common household accident like slipping in the bathtub is inappropriate. After all, inanimate objects like bathtubs do not intend to kill, so people rightly distinguish them from murderers and terrorists. My research on the hazard posed by foreign-born ... Police
... Lloyd Gunton had become radicalised online and was planning a "lone wolf" attack in the name of Islam. The court heard he was arrested "within hours of committing an act of atrocity on the streets of Cardiff" and his social media accounts featured pictures of terrorists and posts about a terrorist attacks. Police
A teenager who planned an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack on a pop concert a month after the Manchester Arena bombing has been given a life sentence and told he will serve at least 11 years in prison before being considered for parole. ... There will be more attacks in the future.” Jurors at ... Police


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