Pope Francis has said it is “not right and not true” to identify Islam with violence following the brutal murder of a Catholic priest by extremists in France, which was claimed by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). The 79-year-old Argentine pontiff, was speaking on his return flight from Kraków, Poland, where he had led a…
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Three White Supremacists Arrested In Virginia After Wanting To Start Race War
Three Virginia men have been arrested after allegedly plotting to commit a string of violent crimes meant to start a “race war” in the United States according to WTVR.
The plot which included plans to bomb black churches and synagogues, fill a local jewelry store owner, rob an armored car and kill a gun store owner in Oklahoma was foiled by federal agents.
According to federal court documents obtained by WTVR, the men were plotting to cause havoc in order to start a “race war.”
The three men arrested Robert Doyle, Ronald Beasley Chaney and Charles Halderman are all white.
Federal agents arrested the men early on Sunday morning in a Chesterfield County, VA home.
“I walked to the end of the cul-de-sac, and saw 15 police cars, marked and unmarked, and K-9’s searching,” a witness of the arrest told WTVR. “There were people wearing camo and carrying big weapons.”
Fears about a race war in America have been around since before the founding of the republic. But in recent months, the term has come up more an more in media reports after the killing of 9 African-American parishioners of a well known black church in Charleston, SC.
The head of a local Baptist Church was alarmed by the plot.
“It’s a shame you can’t worship your god in peace,” Rodney Clarke told the television station. “You try to have your focus on him, but you have to worry about what’s coming through the door.”
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Report: AIDS Drug Price Gouger Martin Shkreli Arrested On Fraud Charges
Martin Shkreli, the CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, a controversial company that gouged the price of an AIDS drug earlier in the year has been arrested on unrelated fraud charges according to multiple media reports.
From The New York Times:
“He was arrested in his Midtown Manhattan apartment, according to a law enforcement source, who declined to be identified because the indictment had not been unsealed. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn were expected to hold a news conference on the charges later Thursday.”
The arrest is related to Shkreli’s time running Retrophin, another pharmaceutical company.
According to Bloomberg, who first reported on the arrest, Shkreli has been charged with illegally taking stock from the company and selling it for his own personal gain in order to pay off debts. He was previously forced out of the company by its board.
“Shkreli was the paradigm faithless servant,” a civil complaint filed by Retrophin and obtained by the New York Times said. “Starting sometime in early 2012, and continuing until he left the company, Shkreli used his control over Retrophin to enrich himself and to pay off claims of MSMB investors (who he had defrauded).”
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Here’s The Email That Shut Down LA’s Schools
The email that led to the controversial closing of all Los Angeles public schools has been obtained by multiple media organizations including KTLA and KABC.
According to Vice News, the email was sent from a user using the address, [email protected]
READ: Email that shut down LA schools.
“TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
I am emailing you to inform you of the happenings on Tuesday, 12/15/15.
Something big is going down. Something very big. It will make national headlines. Perhaps, even international ones. You see, my last 4 years here at one of the district high schools has been absolute hell. Pure, unmitigated, agony. The bullying, the loneliness, the rejection… it is never-ending. And for what? Just because I’m ‘different’?
No. No more. I am a devout Muslim, and was once against violence, but I have teamed up with a local jihadist cell as it is the only way I’ll be able to accomplish my massacre the correct way. I would not be able to do it alone. Me, and my 32 comrades, will die tomorrow in the name of Allah. Every school in the L.A. Unified district is being targeted. We have bombs hidden in lockers already at several schools. They are strategically placed and are meant to crumble the foundations of the very buildings that monger so much hate and discrimination. They are pressure cooker bombs, hidden in backpacks around the schools. They are loaded with 20 lbs. of gunpowder, for maximum damage. They will be detonated via Cell Phone. Not only are there bombs, but there are nerve gas agents set to go off at a specific time: during lunch hour. To top it off, my brothers in Allah and I have Kalashnikov rifles, Glock 18 Machine pistols, and multiple handheld grenades. The students at every school in the L.A. Unified district will be massacred, mercilessly. And there is nothing you can do to stop it.
If you do end up trying to, by perhaps, beefing up security, or canceling classes for the day, it won’t matter. Your security will not be able to stop us. We are an army of Allah. If you cancel classes, the bombings will take place regardless, and we will bring our guns to the streets and offices of Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Bakersfield, and San Diego.
I wish you the best luck. It is time to pray to allah, as this may be your last day.”
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