Continental Breakfast

Spate of Arrests for Members of American Jihadi Cult

The past half-year has been turning sour for a U.S.-based jihadist cult with a terrorist history that claims to be establishing “peaceful” Islamic villages across America. The group is being affected by multiple arrests of its members while it prepares for the impending death of its leader in Pakistan.

Since May, five reported members and associates of Muslims of America (MOA) have been arrested for crimes ranging from murder to illegal weapons possession to running illicit drugs to forgery. MOA used to be known as Jamaat ul-Fuqra.

Britain: More than 50,000 immigrants including convicted criminals have disappeared from Government’s radar

More than 50,000 foreign nationals including convicted criminals and illegal immigrants have disappeared off the Home Office’s radar, it emerged today.

A devastating report revealed that at the end of last year, there were nearly 56,000 “declared absconders”.

White supremacist posters appear at University of Victoria

Serious concerns are being raised about white supremacy posters circulating at the University of Victoria.

The posters say “(((Those))) who hate us will not replace us,” and provide links to white supremacist websites.

The triple parentheses are used by online neo-Nazis to identify Jews, while the slogan is similar to “Jews will not replace us,” chanted during the rally in Charlottesville, Va., said Daniel Koren, media coordinator for B’nai Brith Canada.

NYC Truck Terror Attack: New ‘Lone Wolf’ Study May Help Analysis

Saipov was self-radicalized after identifying with the cause of the Islamic State, authorities said today. Such “lone wolf” attackers may be predicted based on certain criteria, according to a new study.

The data-driven analysis did a deep dive into the minds and actions of 55 lone wolves of the past, and reconstructed the timelines and motivations based on a set of 198 variables, report the scientists from Leiden University in the Netherlands and University College London, in the Journal of Forensic Sciences last week.

Polar bears, climate change and growing concern.

The evidence is clear that there has been great change in the climate, and the bear population is showing it.

Biologist Nick Lunn has been studying the bears for some 30 years. He says the population is on a long, slow, steady decline. From some 1200 bears in the late 1980’s he says there are only about 800 now.