Sinn Féin, party formerly linked to IRA, virtually ties for first in Irish elections

Ireland’s three most popular parties — Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin — each received around 22% of the vote in Saturday’s parliamentary elections, according to exit polling reported by AP. Why it matters: Since no party is projected to win enough seats to govern, someone will likely have to form a coalition. Fine […]

FBI elevates risk from neo-Nazis to same level as ISIS

“Not only is the terror threat diverse, it’s unrelenting.” –FBI director Chris Wray. The FBI has elevated the risk from neo-Nazis in America to the same level with which it regards ISIS. Violent racist extremism is now a “national threat priority,” FBI Director Christopher Wray said in a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on […]

Al Qaeda branch Al-Shabab attacks military base used by U.S. and Kenyan forces

A military base in Kenya’s Lamu County where U.S. and Kenyan military personnel was attacked Sunday morning, Kenya Defence Forces confirmed in a statement. Details: The U.S. Africa Command confirmed in a statement posted to Twitter that the attack on Manda Bay Airfield was carried out by al Qaeda branch Al-Shabab. UPDATE: Attack at Manda […]

Russian security forces prevent New Year terrorist attacks in St. Petersburg based on US tip-off

Two people, who planned to stage terrorist attacks in St. Petersburg during the New Year holidays, have been detained by Russia’s security services. The arrests were made after a tip-off from US intelligence agencies. The suspects were detained on Friday, Russia’s Security Service (FSB) announced. They were planning to target “crowded areas” in the country’s […]

'Isis will be small fry': Sudanese PM warns country will implode unless US sanctions are lifted

Ahead of his trip to Washington, PM Abdalla Hamdok tells Bel Trew in Khartoum that the Trump administration should de-list Sudan as a state sponsor of terrorism Source: Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Bel Trew

London Bridge attack – live updates: 'Multiple injuries' as terror police shoot man dead after stabbing rampage

A man has been shot by police near London Bridge in an incident which is being responded to “as though it is terror-related”, the Metropolitan Police said. Source: Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Andrew Griffin

U.S. taxpayers have spent $6.4 trillion on post-9/11 conflicts

American taxpayers so far spent $6.4 trillion on costs related to and caused by post-9/11 wars and conflicts in more than 80 countries, according to a new report by the Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs at Brown University. The big picture: The institute notes that because the conflicts have been largely paid for […]

Erdogan upends Oval Office meeting with Trump and GOP senators to play anti-Kurd film on iPad

An Oval Office meeting yesterday with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan took a dark turn when Erdoğan pulled out his iPad and made the group watch a propaganda video that depicted Kurds as terrorists, according to three sources familiar with the meeting. Why it matters: The meeting hosted by President Trump included five Republican U.S. […]

Deer crashes into school window, causing security lockdown

In Indianapolis, a confused deer crashed through a glass window into a suburban school, sending teachers and students into security lockdown mode. Hinkle Creek Elementary School Principal Jack Lawrence told a reporter the deer smashed through a window Monday afternoon and entered the Noblesville school’s main hallway. Students and staff at Hinkle Creek Elementary School […]

Suspicious package at train station was new device for reporting suspicious packages

Police shut down part of a train station in Westchester County, New York to investigate a suspicious package. Turned out that the suspicious package was a new emergency calling device for passengers to report suspicious packages and behavior. (NBC4NY) Source: Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was […]