Posts by Mary Chastain  (Page 178)
 

British MP Jo Cox Dies After Shooting, Stabbing Attack

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Posted by    Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 4:00pm 6/16/2016 at 4:00pm

British Member of Parliament (MP) Jo Cox died after a middle aged man shot her on the street in Birstall, located near Leeds.

The police arrested Thomas Mair, 52. Some eyewitnesses said he yelled “Britain first!” when he shot her, but others dispute the claim. Some in Britain have pushed the country...

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What We Know So Far About the Orlando Terrorist Attack

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Posted by    Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 1:00pm 6/16/2016 at 1:00pm

New developments keep popping up with the terrorist attack in Orlando, FL, that left 49 dead and over 50 injured. This is what we know so far.

Leslie wrote a post with the names of the victims and some stories about them. Our thoughts and prayers stay with them and their families...

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ISIS Celebrates Mateen, Orlando Terrorist Attack

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 5:00pm 6/15/2016 at 5:00pm

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has released a video called “Orlando Attack” that celebrates Omar Mateen and the murder of 49 people at Pulse in Orlando, FL.

Mateen called 911 and pledged allegiance to the terrorist group before he opened fire at the popular gay club. ISIS praised the terrorist:

“One of Islamic State’s...

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Omar Mateen’s Wife Might Face Charges

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 12:30pm 6/15/2016 at 12:30pm

Sources have told NBC News that Omar Mateen’s wife may face charges because she knew he wanted to carry out a terrorist attack and never told authorities.

Noor Zahi Salman told the FBI that Mateen “assured her he was simply going to see friends, although she believed he was actually planning to...

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Qatar Convicts Dutch Woman of Adultery After She Reports Her Rape

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 6:00pm 6/14/2016 at 6:00pm

Qatar has released a Dutch woman after holding her for three months because she had the nerve to be raped and report it. Blunt, but true. This is life for women who live under Sharia law.

The woman only known as Laura reported her rape to officials, but they in turn arrested...

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Orlando GoFundMe Sets Record With $3 Million

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 3:00pm 6/14/2016 at 3:00pm

Equality Florida’s GoFundMe campaign has raised more than $3 million to help the victims and families from the pulse gay club massacre.

Over 69,000 people have contributed, including a $100,000 donation from the company:

“We are beyond moved by the support from all corners of the world and all walks of life,” Equality...

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Russian Government Hackers Steal DNC Research on Trump

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 1:30pm 6/14/2016 at 1:30pm

Russian government hackers have attacked the Democrat National Committee (DNC) and stole their research on presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

The attack went on for over a year.

DNC officials and security experts said the hackers read emails and chat traffic. They believe they did not gain access to donor’s private information,...

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Radical Islamic Group Abu Sayyaf Beheads Canadian Hostage

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Posted by    Monday, June 13, 2016 at 5:00pm 6/13/2016 at 5:00pm

Sources have said radical Islamic group Abu Sayyaf have beheaded Canadian hostage Robert Hall since they did not receive an $8 million ransom.

The group murdered Canadian John Ridsdel in April. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned the executions:

“With the tragic loss of two Canadians, I want to reiterate that terrorist hostage-takings only...

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Venezuela Slums Turning Against Maduro

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Posted by    Monday, June 13, 2016 at 2:00pm 6/13/2016 at 2:00pm

The biggest supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s programs have turned against him since they now suffer from the food shortages affecting the rest of the country.

Party officials stressed to The London Times that Maduro’s distribution system has “broken down and that conditions are ripe for civil war.” He hoped the system...

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Mateen Never Fired Because He Was Muslim, Claims Former Coworker

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Posted by    Monday, June 13, 2016 at 12:30pm 6/13/2016 at 12:30pm

Omar Mateen’s former coworker has told the media that the murderer regularly made homophobic and racist remarks, but was never fired because he was Muslim.

Mateen murdered 49 people at a popular Orlando gay club on Saturday.

Daniel Gilroy worked with Mateen at “G4S Security at the PGA Village complex in Port St....

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Orlando Suspect’s Father Praised Afghan Taliban

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Posted by    Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 8:00pm 6/12/2016 at 8:00pm

Omar Mateen’s father Seddique claimed his son’s religion had nothing to do with him killing 50 people at a popular gay club in Orlando. But videos show that Seddique supports the Taliban in his native Afghanistan.

Seddique hosted a show called the Durand Jirga Show on Payam-e-Afghan, “which broadcasts from California.” He...

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Orlando Terrorist Reportedly Called 911 to Pledge Allegiance to ISIS Leader

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Posted by    Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 2:58pm 6/12/2016 at 2:58pm

Details continue to emerge about Omar Mateen, the man who murdered 50 people and injured over 50 more at Pulse, a popular gay club in Orlando, FL.

NBC News has reported that Mateen called 911 right before he committed the massacre. Officials told reporter Pete Williams that Mateen told the operators he...

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England, Russia Fans Fight Before Match at Euro 2016

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Posted by    Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 7:30pm 6/11/2016 at 7:30pm

Riot police had to break up a huge clash between England and Russia fans only hours before the countries met at Euro 2016.

The violence left a 51-year-old England supporter fighting for his life. Pictures show him on the “ground with blood pouring from a head wound while a French police officer...

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Hulk Hogan Verdict Lands Gawker in Bankruptcy

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Posted by    Friday, June 10, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/10/2016 at 5:30pm

Gawker Media filed for bankruptcy protection due to the $140 million verdict to Hulk Hogan after they published a video of him having sex with his best friend’s wife.

I saw people celebrating the bankruptcy news, but this action allows Gawker to delay any payment to Hogan. The bankruptcy also allows the company “to...

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200 Attend Funeral for WWII Vet With No Living Relatives

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Posted by    Friday, June 10, 2016 at 3:30pm 6/10/2016 at 3:30pm

Over 200 people attended WWII veteran Serina Vine’s funeral after word spread on social media she did not have any living relatives.

Vine passed away on May 21 at the Community Living Center in DC. Only a few people planned to attend the funeral, but that changed when Army Mj. Jaspen Boothe...

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White House Confirms ‘Criminal Investigation’ Into Hillary Clinton Emails

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Posted by    Friday, June 10, 2016 at 2:30pm 6/10/2016 at 2:30pm

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest labeled the investigation into then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails as “criminal.”

From Fox News:

“That’s why the president, when discussing this issue in each stage, has reiterated his commitment to this principle that any criminal investigation should be conducted independent of any sort of political interference,”...

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Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

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Posted by    Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 3:00pm 6/9/2016 at 3:00pm

President Barack Obama has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president after meeting with her opponent Sen. Bernie Sanders at the White House.

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