Category Archives: USA

Germany deports convicted 9/11 accomplice Motassadeq to Morocco

Mounir el-Motassadeq was collected from his German jail cell, where he had spent almost 15 years, on Monday, ready for deportation to Morocco. His jail term for complicity in 3,000 counts of murder in the September 11, 2001 attacks and for membership of a terrorist organization was set to expire this November.

It seems a world away, but tracing 9/11 today takes us to Steindamm, a busy road in the center of Hamburg. On a blustery afternoon late this September, few people linger. The shops sell vegetables, kaftans, and flights to Mecca and Turkey.

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Stephen Harper on why it’s Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn, not Donald Trump, who scare him

Donald Trump doesn’t scare former prime minister Stephen Harper.

And while the bombastic, protectionist American president might make him “uncomfortable,” it’s politicians like Bernie Sanders who Harper says truly alarm him.

“I look at Donald Trump,” he said. “Obviously, there’s things that I’m uncomfortable with but the Bernie Sanders of the world or the Jeremy Corbyns in Britain are the ones that really, really frighten me.”

Trump is fine by me Stephen. It’s Scheer that has me concerned.

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Rutgers backtracks on support for speaker accused of Islamophobia

NEW BRUNSWICK — A day after a campus organization defended inviting a Rutgers graduate and Middle East expert who has been accused of being an “Islamophobe,” Rutgers University has postponed the appearance by Lisa Daftari.

Daftari, a 2002 Rutgers graduate born to Iranian Jewish parents, was originally scheduled to speak on Tuesday and as part of the Rutgers Undergraduate Academic Affairs (UAA) Speaker Series. She is founder of the website The Foreign Desk and a frequent contributor to the Fox News Channel.

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FBI director says bureau is investigating 5,000 terrorism cases across the world

In a startling disclosure, FBI Director Christopher Wray told the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday that agents are conducting thousands of terror investigations around the world.

“Right now, as I sit here, we’re currently investigating about 5,000 terrorism cases across America and around the world and about a thousand of those cases are homegrown violent extremists and they are in all 50 states,” Wray said in his prepared testimony.

He said the threat of a large scale, big city attack still exists from groups like Al-Qaeda and ISIS but homegrown violence is as prevalent as ever.

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Democrats Embrace Socialism in Battle to Win Midterm Elections

With less than a month to go before the 2018 midterm elections, the Democratic Party is attempting to make the most of its opposition to President Donald Trump as its best chance for electoral victory.

Most of the party’s candidates for all 435 seats in the House of Representatives and the one-third of the Senate that’s in play are supporters of the anti-Trump “resistance.” A growing number of those candidates favor policies that are in sync with far-left radical groups such as the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), the largest socialist membership organization in the United States.

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