Category Archives: Terrorism

Friday Open Thread | Turkish authorities have a video of Khashoggi’s murder

An assassination squad of 15 men disembarked two charter planes in the Turkish city of Istanbul Tuesday on the orders of the Saudi royal court. After checking in to two hotels, the men laid in wait until Saudi journalist and … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | The Magnitsky Act triggered over Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance

BREAKING NEWS: “Senators Leahy, Menendez, Corker & Graham have triggered the Magnitsky Act over Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance. The Trump administration must determine if Jamal Khasshoggi was a victim of killing, torture or gross violation of human rights. If yes, then … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Austin bomber kills himself with explosive device

CNN— A suspect in a wave of bombing attacks in Austin killed himself inside his car with an explosive device early Wednesday as authorities closed in, police said. Since the bombings started on March 2, investigators frantically searched for clues, calling … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Police confirm fourth explosion in Austin Texas

AUSTIN — Officials are responding to an explosion in Southwest Austin Sunday night, Austin police confirmed at a press conference. This latest explosion is the fourth in the month of March alone. Officials said they responded to the 4800 block … Continue reading

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Tragedy in Wrightsville Arkansas: 21 Black Boys Burned Alive

On March 5th 1959, 69 teenaged Negro Boys were padlocked inside the Wrightsville Negro Boys Industrial School Dormitory and the building mysteriously caught fire. 48 boys were able to force mesh metal screens off  windows and escape, 21 were burned … Continue reading

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The Equal Justice Initiative National Lynching Museum

The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) plans to build a national memorial to victims of lynching in Montgomery, Alabama, which is expected to open in 2018. This memorial project relating to America’s history of racial terror and lynching will become the … Continue reading

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SutherlandSprings Shooter: 26 year old Devin Patrick Kelley

Devin Patrick Kelley has been identified as the gunman who killed at least 24 people at a church in Texas, a U.S. official tells The Daily Beast. A week before he committed the worst massacre at a place of worship … Continue reading

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