American Man Pleads Guilty to Taking ISIS Funds for Terror Attacks in US

He said “his soul was over there with the jihadists,” but he pleaded guilty to planning an attack at home.

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List of Rallies against hate, Trump pop up across USA in wake of Charlottesville

Activists gear up for the upcoming months with rallies ranging from support for Charlottesville, Va., victims to pro-Trump events.

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Man accused of ramming protesters pictured with racist group

FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) – The young man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally was fascinated with Nazism, idolized…
One of his high school teachers recalled, “Once you talked to James for a while, you would start to see that sympathy towards Nazism, that idolization of Hitler, that belief in white supremacy,” Weimer

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Trump on Charlottesville brawls: “There is no place for this kind of violence”

A Virginia rally of white nationalists that erupted Saturday in violent clashes with counter-protesters brought a rain of condemnation from public officials. Following heated protests on Friday night where 15 were injured, protests became more violent on Saturday with one person killed and 19 injured after a car drove into a crowd of counter-protesters. Since then Trump has been criticized for his tepid response to the heart of the problem because he didn’t condemn the white nationalists for creating the violent climate. The Governor of Virginia issued a state of emergency following the death of one protester and said the “Unite the Right” protest was an illegal protest because they didn’t seek a permit.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis sees growth for Silicon Valley defense unit

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug 10 (Reuters) – U.S. Defense
Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday an Obama-era experimental
defense outpost in Silicon Valley would grow in importance under
the Trump administration and that the nation’s technology
entreprene…

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Minnesota mosque blast under investigation, no injuries reported

A bomb was thrown through the window of the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Ind., as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging the imam’s office but not injuring anyone.

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Update: FBI takes over probe of bombing of Minnesota mosque

(Reuters) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Saturday took over the investigation of an early-morning bombing of a mosque outside Minneapolis that caused no injuries.

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U.N. Security Council imposes new North Korea sanctions over missile tests

The United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday that could slash by a third the Asian state’s $3 billion annual export revenue over Pyongyang’s two intercontinental ballistic missile tests…
The new U.N. resolution adds nine individuals and four entities to the U.N. blacklist, including North Korea’s primary foreign exchange bank, subjecting them to a global asset freeze and travel ban.

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Jihadi Musketeers hatched terror attack in prison cells

Naweed Ali, 29, Khobaib Hussain, 25 and Mohibur Rahman, 33, had all been locked up for terrorism offences when they met and began plotting a London Bridge-style atrocity after their release.

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Oops…Scaramucci Got Into Email Fight With Someone Pretending to Be Priebus

A UK email prankster fooled several White House officials recently including Anthony Scaramucci and Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert. Both took the bait and replied back to the prankster not realizing they were not communicating with the real Reince Priebus and Jared Kushner.
It sounds like the Trump administration needs to do more to protect their staff from email pranks and cyber attacks.

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