Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Freed homegrown jihadist remains ‘high risk to public safety’

It’s clearly a bad sign when the Parole Board had labels you a “high risk to public safety” but must release you nonetheless. Kevin Omar Mohamed will soon be out of prison, freed on mandatory release after serving two-thirds of his four-and-a half-year sentence for participating in the activities of a terror group. (Toronto Sun)

Coast Guard Lieutenant arrested in terror plot

WASHINGTON - A Coast Guard lieutenant who was arrested last week is a “domestic terrorist” who drafted an email discussing biological attacks and had what appeared to be a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures, prosecutors said in court papers. (AP)

At least 20 dead, scores hurt in bombing at Catholic Cathedral in Philippines

JOLO, Philippines - Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 20 people and wounding 111 others during a Sunday Mass, officials said. (CTV News)
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  • Police link N. Ireland bomb to new IRA

    LONDONDERRY - Police investigating a suspected car bombing in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry said Sunday they believe dissident republican group the New IRA to be responsible. (AFP)

    Manchester Victoria stabbings ‘terror related’ say police

    MANCHESTER - The stabbing of three people - including a police officer - at Manchester Victoria station on New Year's Eve is being treated as a terror related incident, police have confirmed. A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. (BBC)
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  • Egypt police ‘kill 40 militants’ in raids after tourist bus attacked

    Police in Egypt have killed dozens of militants during security raids on their hideouts, the interior ministry has said. The raids killed "40 terrorists" in Giza and North Sinai on Saturday morning, according to a statement from the ministry.(BBC)

    Backpacker murders: ISIS posted grisly images on grieving mom’s Facebook page

    ISIS fanatics who murdered tourists Dane Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, and Norwegian Maren Ueland, 28, while they slept, used social media to spread their vile message. (Toronto Sun)
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  • Nine more arrested in backpacker murders
  • Strasbourg shooting suspect killed by police

    STRASBOURG - The man suspected of killing at least three people and wounding 13 others at Strasbourg's famed Christmas market has been killed by French police, following a shoot-out not far from the scene of Tuesday's attack. (CNN)
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  • France hunts terror suspect who launched attack on Strasbourg Christmas market

    STRASBOURG - French authorities detained five people as they hunted Wednesday for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire at one of Europe’s most famous Christmas markets in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 13 and putting the whole country on edge anew. (Time)
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  • Strasbourg shooting witnesses say shooter shouted 'Allahu Akbar'
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  • Emails show Trudeau officials struggling to get ahead of Atwal scandal

    Senior government officials scrambled to piece together facts and "debunk" an embarrassing narrative last February immediately after news broke that a would-be assassin had been invited to an exclusive event during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's official visit to India. (CBC)

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