1 KILLED, 1 INJURED IN SHOOTING AT GEORGIA HIGH SCHOOL

1 killed, 1 injured in shooting at Georgia high school (WSB via CNN) JONESBORO, Ga. — One person was killed and a second was injured in a shooting in the parking lot of a Georgia high school Friday night, according to WXIA. The shooting happened at Mount Zion High School in Jonesboro. The Clayton County Fire Department told WXIA there were three victims taken to hospitals. Two were taken to hospitals with gunshot wounds and one of…

At least eight dead after Texas school shooting

Santa Fe High School is on lockdown after a gunman was arrested at the scene. 16:20, UK, Friday 18 May 2018 Image: Emergency services are on the scene at a US high school 16:35 Dakota Shrader, a student at the school, told local news network KPRC: “Nobody knew what to do. There was nothing we could do but run.”

FACEBOOK SAYS IT TOOK DOWN 2 MILLION TERRORISM POSTS IN 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company’s Tuesday publication of its preliminary enforcement numbers against posts violating its standards is an effort hold the company accountable. The social media network took action against 1.9 million posts containing Islamic State, al-Qaida and related terrorism propaganda before users reported them in the first quarter of this year, Facebook said in a report. Some 99.5 percent of the terrorism-related content was flagged by artificial intelligence technology. CEO Mark Zuckerberg previously mentioned flagging…

NYPD RAMPS UP SECURITY IN NYC AFTER DEADLY KNIFE ATTACK IN PARIS

Police have ramped up security in New York City after an assailant with a knife killed one person and injured four others in Paris Saturday night. There are no known threats to the city, the NYPD’s Chief of Counterterrorism James R. Waterssaid on Twitter . 1 of 3 Officers posted outside Lincoln Center on the Upper West Side. 2 of 3 NYPD Officers posted outside Carnegie Hall. 3 of 3 NYPD Officers posted outside Lincoln Center on the…

PARIS TERROR ATTACK: KNIFEMAN SHOT DEAD BY POLICE AFTER KILLING ONE AND INJURING FOUR IS CHECHEN-BORN, SOURCES SAY

13 MAY 2018 • 7:48AM The knifeman who killed one person and wounded four others in a suspected terror attack in central Paris was born in Chechnya in 1997, a judicial source said on Sunday. Armed with a knife, the attacker lunged at bystanders in the French capital on Saturday night, killing at least one man and injuring four others before being shot dead by police. The assailant shouted ‘Allahu Akhbar’ (Arabic for God is greatest)…

ITALIAN OPERATION ARRESTS 14 ALLEGEDLY TIED TO SYRIA TERROR

MILAN (AP) — Italian prosecutors announced the breakup of a terror cell Thursday with the arrest of 11 Syrians and three Moroccans suspected of supplying the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front in Syria with fighters and 2 million euros ($2.3 million) in funding. Italy’s chief terror prosecutor, Federico Cafiero de Raho, told reporters in Rome that the investigation had uncovered links between those financing terrorism and illegal immigration but did not find proof that migrant traffickers were…

AL QAEDA BRANCH THREATENS ATTACKS ON WESTERN COMPANIES IN AFRICA

“This statement calls to boycott all Western companies and foundations … that operate in the Islamic Maghreb … and the countries of the Sahel, and gives a warning to them that they are legitimate target for the mujahideen,” it said. NOUAKCHOTT:   An al Qaeda affiliate threatened attacks on Western companies’ operations across North and West Africa on Tuesday, calling them “legitimate targets” and urging Muslims to boycott them. Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has…

Morocco, Ireland to strengthen counter-terrorism cooperation

RABAT, May 3 (Xinhua) — Moroccan Justice Minister Mohamed Aujjar and President of the Irish Senate Denis O’Donovan discussed ways to strengthen judicial cooperation in combating terrorism on Thursday. In a statement following their talks, Aujjar said that their meeting also focused on boosting cooperation in countering human trafficking. The meeting was an opportunity to highlight Morocco’s rich experiences in fighting against terrorism, illegal immigration and human trafficking, Aujjar said. He said that the two…

TEXAS TEEN CHARGED WITH PLOTTING IS-INSPIRED SHOOTING AT MALL

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A 17-year-old boy in Plano, Texas, has been arrested and charged with plotting a mass shooting inspired by the Islamic State at a shopping mall, law enforcement agencies said on Wednesday. Matin Azizi-Yarand, 17, appears in a booking photo provided by the Collin County Sheriff’s Office, May 2, 2018. Collin County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via REUTERS The Federal Bureau of Investigation and police said high-school student Matin Azizi-Yarand had planned the attack for…

FBI: NORTH TEXAS TEEN PLANNED ISIS-INSPIRED MALL SHOOTING

FRISCO, Texas – A 17-year-old has been arrested and accused of planning an ISIS-inspired mass shooting spree at a North Texas mall. Federal investigators said Matin Azizi-Yarand was planning to attack Stonebriar Mall in Frisco later this month. According to his arrest warrant affidavit, he sent more than $1,400 to others to buy weapons and tactical gear. And he allegedly wrote a plan to spread his “Message to America” to explain the reason for his attack….