Posts tagged "terrorism"

5 Black Lives Matter Activists Shot By White Assailants During Minneapolis Protest

Last night, gunfire interrupted a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis when three white males, allegedly wearing masks and bullet proof vests, shot five people, all of whom thankfully survived. The protest…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 24, 2015 - 10:40 am

Joyce Carol Oates: “Yes, But What Does ISIS Do For Fun?”

Surely ISIS has some fun, positive traits!

Bronwyn Isaac | November 23, 2015 - 2:40 pm

ISIS Now Has A 24-hour Online Help Desk

As ISIS grows and members become more decentralized, their reliance on efficient web communication also grows.

Bronwyn Isaac | November 18, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Friendly Reminder: “Homegrown” Terrorists Have Killed Far More Americans Than “Muslim Extremists” Since 9/11

Hi! How are you doing this Wednesday morning? Get a good night’s rest? Watch a little news this morning? In which perhaps some people were debating whether or not we…

Robyn Pennacchia | November 18, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Eagles Of Death Metal Release First Statement Since Paris Attacks

Although bonded in grief with the victims, the fans, the families, the citizens of Paris, and all those affected by terrorism, we are proud to stand together, with our new

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 18, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Watch: SNL’s Cecily Strong Delivers Heartfelt Message For Paris In Opening Monologue

Cecily Strong delivered a seriously powerful and emotional opening to SNL last night, honoring the victims of the November 13th terrorist attacks in Paris.
Strong delivers her message in both…

Katrin Higher | November 15, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Muslims Use #MuslimsAreNotTerrorist Twitter Hashtag To Counter Prejudice In Wake Of Paris Attacks

After last night’s terrorist attacks in Paris, social media has reacted with its usual influx of positive support and activism, but also predictably, the fire-storms of boundless bigotry.
There are…

Katrin Higher | November 14, 2015 - 12:00 pm

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Paris Terrorist Attacks, President Hollande Vows Retaliation

After Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris which left 128 dead and 200 injured, French president Francois Hollande vowed to retaliate with a “merciless” response to the deadliest attacks on…

Katrin Higher | November 14, 2015 - 10:28 am

Man Bombs Wal-Mart For Not Selling Confederate Flags

Marshall Leonard of Mississippi had a history of making threats related to the Confederate flag.

Robyn Pennacchia | November 3, 2015 - 3:40 pm

Donald Trump Says He Totally Would Have Prevented 9/11 If He Were President

That is probably not the case.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 19, 2015 - 11:15 am

“Pro-Life” Terrorist Brings Bomb Into George Tiller Clinic

Nothing says pro-life like bombing people!

Robyn Pennacchia | August 18, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Enterprising Young Ladies Catfish ISIS, Bilk Them Out Of Thousands

…which they spent on a vacation.

Robyn Pennacchia | July 30, 2015 - 2:10 pm

Background Check Lapse Let Dylann Roof Buy His Gun

Dylann Roof should not have been able to buy the gun he’s accused of using to kill nine people inside a South Carolina church. Because Roof had admitted possessing drugs…

Newser | July 10, 2015 - 5:45 pm

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: “I Am Sorry For The Lives I Have Taken”

He’s sorry. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev finally spoke publicly today about his role in the Boston Marathon bombing, admitting his guilt in court and apologizing to the victims and their families. “I…

Newser | June 24, 2015 - 5:45 pm

Family Members Of Victims In Charleston Shooting Forgive Shooter

In the wake of the horrific tragedy in Charleston, an unbelievable display of grace took place today from some of the families of the victims.
Addressing Dylann Roof from the…

Katrin Higher | June 20, 2015 - 9:30 am

Meet The Iraqi Cellist Who Plays At Baghdad Explosion Sites

Karim Wasfi, accomplished conductor of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra, has begun sharing music outside concert hall walls – these days, he plays at the sites of explosions in his…

Claire Hannum | June 8, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Yes, That’s Terrorism: Man Arrested For Sending “Anthrax” To Gay Bar

Terrorism: the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims.

Robyn Pennacchia | April 10, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Guilty On All Counts, Will Face Death

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been found guilty on all 30 counts he faced for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, including 17 that make him eligible for the death…

Newser | April 8, 2015 - 2:50 pm

Nigerian Terror Group Boko Haram Are Allegedly Using Young Girls As Suicide Bombers

In case the mere act of attacking innocent passersby isn’t insidious enough on its own, terror group Boko Haram is allegedly using young Nigerian girls to do their dirty work…

Claire Hannum | January 12, 2015 - 11:10 am