ISIS Mufti Shifa al-Nima has been arrested. He was one of the main figures to order the butchering, executions, enslavement, rape, kidnapping and sale of non-Muslims and Muslims that opposed ISIS. He couldn’t fit in a police car, so they carried him in a pickup truck. pic.twitter.com/cSyl68Znx3
"This is really the first, solid allegation that Mr. Epstein was still engaging in these activities after he got out of jail in Palm Beach [in 2009]," Frank said Thursday on "The Story"... Frank added that the latest lawsuit "may be partially based on a revelation a few months ago that air traffic controllers in the Virgin Islands were seeing very young girls disembark from Mr. Epstein's plane in recent months." "However, again," Frank continued, "that sort of activity has been going on for years and years. Mr. Epstein was nothing, if not brazen, and the suggestion that this sort of thing is brand-new, and they just discovered it, and they are outraged is a little bit hard to stomach, actually."
DEVELOPING: Why's IG Horowitz quietly "revising" key findings in his report & posting new iterations of original version on IG website? Why's he not highlighting the effectively secret revisions thru press releases & letters notifying Congress &the public of the post-pub changes?
Most of the people who got sick had spent time in Yosemite Valley, where park offices, visitor services, snack shops, hotels and restaurants are clustered. The park hasn’t tested food or facilities in the park for traces of norovirus, but Gediman said the park and its concession operators have been working to clean and disinfect public buildings, including the famous Ahwahnee Hotel.
If Wall Street is where, for better or worse, the forward-looking "creme de la creme" of US society resides, then Democrats may as well pack it in: as Goldman strategist Lilia Peytavin writes, yesterday Goldman Sachs held its annual Global Strategy Conference in London, which was attended by over 250 clients. During two of the sessions the bank surveyed audience members on their views and outlook.
The FBI has arrested three suspected members of a neo-Nazi group who had weapons and hopes of starting a U.S. race war, just days before a planned gun-rights rally in Virginia that was expected to draw thousands of people, officials said on Thursday... The men were arrested in Maryland and were expected to make an appearance in federal court later Thursday, a source familiar with the investigation told Reuters.
A senior law enforcement official confirmed to NBC News and CNN that investigators visited Hyde’s home in Weatogue and his landscaping business in Avon, which also serves as headquarters for his House campaign, in the wake of the released texts that suggested Hyde was monitoring former U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch in Ukraine. Authorities reportedly did not answer CNN’s questions about the candidate’s location and reasons they wanted to talk to him. A spokesperson for the FBI field office in New Haven, Conn., declined to comment to NBC News.
The DHS request arrived at the Department of Defense Wednesday and will take about two weeks to assess its feasibility, the officials said. The officials, who briefed reporters on condition of anonymity, would not provide any cost estimates. Under 10 U.S Code 284, the DOD is authorized to build fencing, roads and lighting as a counter-narcotic measure and to deal with drug smuggling.
Gun rights groups, including the Virginia Citizens Defense League, which is the main organizer of the rally, sued the governor, seeking an injunction against the ban on firearms. Northam had announced the ban on Wednesday as he declared a state of emergency over threats of “armed militia groups storming our Capitol."...
Fences going up at the VA capitol ahead of Monday’s demonstration:
In an internal memo, Mozilla chairwoman and interim CEO Mitchell Baker specifically mentions the slow rollout of the organization’s new revenue-generating products as the reason for why it needed to take this action. The overall number may still be higher...
Federal prosecutors in Washington are investigating a years-old leak of classified information about a Russian intelligence document, and they appear to be focusing on whether the former F.B.I. director James B. Comey illegally provided details to reporters, according to people familiar with the inquiry...
"The Donald Trump administration is seeing a “small” resurgence in the Islamic State’s numbers in Libya since strongman Khalifa Hifter began a bloody march on the capital Tripoli more than two months ago, the Pentagon’s second-ranking military official said" reports Al-Monitor's Pentagon correspondent.
The sentencing hearing for President Donald Trump's first national security adviser is now set for February 27, more than two years after he pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. The delay comes days after Flynn asked the court to allow him to withdraw his guilty plea, because he now claims he is innocent.