Saturday, 06 February 2016  
DHS Ordered Records of Muslims with Terror Ties Scrubbed

Amid the chaos of the 2009 holiday travel season, jihadists planned to slaughter 290 innocent travelers on a Christmas Day flight from the Netherlands to Detroit, Michigan. Twenty-three-year old Nigerian Muslim Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab intended to detonate Northwest Airlines Flight 253, but the explosives in his underwear malfunctioned and brave passengers subdued him until he could be arrested. The graphic and traumatic defeat they planned for the United States failed, that time.

Just before that Christmas Day attack, in early November 2009, I was ordered by my superiors at the Department of Homeland Security to delete or modify several hundred records of individuals tied to designated Islamist terror groups like Hamas from the important federal database, the Treasury Enforcement Communications System (TECS). These types of records are the basis for any ability to “connect dots.” Every day, DHS Customs and Border Protection officers watch entering and exiting many individuals associated with known terrorist affiliations, then look for patterns. Enforcing a political scrubbing of records of Muslims greatly affected our ability to do that. Even worse, going forward, my colleagues and I were prohibited from entering pertinent information into the database...

Christians Declare Victory After Toronto's Attempt to Ban Music Festival Fails

Christian festival organizers have successfully won their battle to have an event held in Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square after officials argued the festival would be a violation of the city's public space policy.


Journalist groped in front of live camera in Cologne

“At first they were just making faces behind me. Then a hand landed on my breast. I was was shocked,” said RTBF journalist Esmeralda Labye, describing the incident that took place in the Alter Markt district of town. The chances of the two men being caught are high - the whole incident was caught on camera. Police are now investigating the case. A section of the video seen by The Local shows a man of European appearance making lewd gestures behind the reporter. The full video is no longer available online...


Edgar Mitchell, sixth man on moon, dies in Florida aged 85
Julian Assange blasts UK Government's 'insulting' response to UN report
Cornell University fraternity president charged with 'trying to rape female student in frat house bedroom'
Vladimir Putin is grooming Alexei Dyumin become future Russian president
Taiwan earthquake leaves ‘hundreds’ of people feared trapped in buildings
Padre Pio arrives back at the Vatican nearly 50 years after death
Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th man on moon, dies in Florida
New York City crane collapse leads cops to question driver ‘with history of DUIs’
New onslaught by Assad forces another 70,000 to flee Syria carnage
Brazil's Carnival festival begins amid growing fears over Zika virus
Outcry in France over the loss of the circumflex 'hat' that sits on vowels
ISIS Video Shows English-Speaking Child Beheading Prisoner, Talks Apocalyptic Showdown Against the West
Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Leader to Hold Historic 1,000-Year Meeting on Christian Persecution
'No One Loved or Touched Us' Before: Gospel for Asia Aids 4,000 on World Leprosy Day
EU Parliament Recognizes ISIS' Genocide of Christians, Calls on World Leaders to Take Action
Australia bars British families from centenary commemoration of WWI battle
German spy agency got 100 tip-offs about ISIS fighters among refugees
Cologne is on high security alert as it prepares for ladies' night at carnival
Iraq will surround Baghdad with a 10ft-high wall to prevent ISIS entering city
Turkey braced for influx of refugees as Syrian government cut supplies to Aleppo
Parents forced to watch ISIS executioner behead their 14-year-old son
Second suspect arrested in Georgia basketball player's killing

ATLANTA (Reuters) - A second suspect in the slaying of a Georgia university basketball player was in police custody on Saturday after being arrested in connection with the Feb. 2 shooting in front of a Macon convenience store.


Tennessee boy, 11, found guilty of murdering eight-year-old neighbor girl

(Reuters) - A 11-year-old Tennessee boy has been found guilty of fatally shooting an 8-year-old neighbor girl with a shotgun in a fight over puppies, and will spend the rest of his childhood in state custody, court documents showed on Saturday.


Two men missing after apparent mid-air crash off California
Shooting at Tampa strip club leaves one dead, seven injured
In February, Chicago goes crazy for 'paczki' as donuts go gourmet
Six people injured, one killed in shooting at Tampa strip club: local media
Oregon policeman shot, killed while serving warrant: media
Officer in Oregon shot while serving warrant, suspect also wounded: police
Dallas police announce criminal investigation of Manziel
Exclusive: Pentagon's budget plan funds 404 Lockheed F-35 jets - sources
U.S. judge grants injunction against anti-abortion activists
Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, sixth man to walk on moon, dies at 86
Alibi testimony could have been key in Maryland 'Serial' case: witness
Convicted al Qaeda supporter, U.S. face off in medical malpractice trial
Huge construction crane collapses in Manhattan, one killed
Texas 'affluenza' teen transferred to adult jail, held without bail
Texas 'affluenza' teen transferred to adult jail in Fort Worth
U.S. traffic deaths increase 9 percent in 2015
New Jersey extends contract for Atlantic City fiscal work
Maryland prosecutors appeal to force testimony in Freddie Gray case
San Antonio police probe fatal shooting of unarmed black man by officer
Chicago seeks $3.1 million settlement over police hiring discrimination
Texas 'affluenza' teen to be transferred to adult jail: law enforcement
Trump Trashes Barbara Bush: Jeb Rolling Out Mommy ‘Not Nice’

For the past few days, Jeb Bush has been fighting back against his low poll numbers by calling in reinforcements. Specifically, he called in his mother, beloved former First Lady (and First Mom?) Barbara Bush. He has long tried to distance himself from his borderline-dynastic family, but apparently gave up, and Donald Trump took notice of the new game plan.


Mike Allen Let Clinton’s Senior Adviser Write an Article On the State Dept. for Playbook
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How to Watch the ABC News GOP Debate Live Streaming Online
Here’s the Schedule For the ABC News Republican Debate
Bill Maher Goes All in for Sanders: ‘F*ck Yeah’ He’s Ready to Be Commander-in-Chief
Maher to Gloria Steinem: Why Isn’t Anti-Woman Sharia Law a Bigger Feminist Issue?
Megyn Kelly Defends Maddow: ‘What’s the Harm’ in Her Moderating a Debate?
Barbara Bush Criticizes the Media for Ignoring Her Son, Says He’s ‘Too Nice’
Christie Thinks Fox Friends Host Might Be in the Tank for Trump
O’Reilly to Trump on Skipping Fox Debate: I Told You So
Matthews: Hillary Is Letting Sanders ‘Get Away with a Lot’
Baier Grills Jeb: If You Think Rubio’s Inexperienced, Why’d You Push Him for VP in 2012?
Review Reveals Errors in Iowa Democratic Caucus, Nudging the Final Tally
Hillary Ducks Reporters’ Questions About Goldman Speech Transcripts by Attacking Sanders
Frat President Accused of Rape at Ivy League Universit
WATCH LIVE: Donald Trump Campaigns in South Carolina
Thursday Ratings: Bret Baier Comes in #2 on Fox, Ahead of Megyn Kelly in Demo Total
Piers Morgan Gets Called Out for Lying About Women Sending Him Photos of Their Chests
Maddow Defends Post-Debate Hugs: I’d Do It for GOP Candidates Too
Woman Speaks Out on ‘Elusive’ Serial Goat Rapist: ‘Please Repent’
Satellite Photos Indicate North Korea May Be Readying for Launch
Reuters/Ipsos Poll: Sanders, Clinton in a Dead Heat
Reuters Polling Explorer (Trump 34.6, Cruz 14.8, Trump +19.8)
GERMANY: Childrens Carnival Canceled Over Islamic Terror Threat
Dog placed in shelter by family she saved from fire
All Job Gains Since December 2007 Have Gone To Foreign-Born Workers
Full Speech: Donald Trump in Florence, SC (2-5-16)
Federal Court: Americans Have A Fundamental Right To Own Assault Weapons
AUSTRIA: American Woman Sheltered an Illegal to Help Keep Him in the Country, He Murdered Her
Woman, 82, tracks down and meets 96-year-old birth mother
Texas: Shut Down Sharia! “No One Trumps American Law!”
German journalist claims government tells media what it can and cannot report on sex attacks
JUDICIAL WATCH: Significant Immigrant Populations from Central America Fueling MS-13 in US
Mother of 16-yr-old raped by 3 Somalis tells how rapists relatives terrified her throughout the trial
Woman Crashes Her Own Funeral, Terrifying Husband Who Paid to Have Her Killed
New Hampshire Primary Will Be First With Voter ID Law In Place
70% Of Jobs Added In January Were Minimum Wage Waiters And Retail Workers
ITALY: Woman may spend six years in jail for not doing housework
Border surveillance to be cut in half
Kent Connecticut Considers Arming Teachers
President Reinstates Catch-and-Release for Illegal Immigrants
Border Agents told to Stand Down: "We might as well abolish our immigration laws altogether"
Democrat Chair Refusing To Review Iowa Caucus Results Is A HUGE Hillary Supporter
Refugees Go Clubbing In Russia, Harass Girls, Wake Up In Hospital The Next Morning
FULL Democrat Debate: Clinton VS Sanders - NH, Feb, 04, 2016
LA TIMES PAGE ONE FRIDAY: There's talk about bringing back Black Oscars
BREAKING: 2 New York City Police Officers Shot
Chelsea Feelin The Bern: "President Sanders"
SHOT Show: New concealed carry products for women
Never Before Seen Video: Bloodied Colonel Gaddafi begging for his life moments before execution
Trump won't rule out Cruz as VP pick
The Case for a Cruz-Trump Coalition
CARS LINED UP OUT OF TOWN as Hordes Attend Trump NH Rally
Paris terror massacre leader said he slipped over the border with 90 extremists
Report: MS-13 foot soldiers use "surge" to cross US border, "colonize new criminal territory"
Smart: Rural Wagoner County school district looks to deter violence with armed staff
"I don't think so, darling": Donald Trump dismisses woman defending illegal immigration
D.C. Welfare moms unhappy with free lodging, prepared meals, WiFi, maid service
Trump: Maybe Obama feels comfortable in a mosque
Des Moines Register calls for Iowa Audit: "Something smells in the Democrat Party"
January Gun Sales Set Yet Another Record
U.S. Military Denies ISIS Targets Christians
Peter Tatchell: I changed my mind on the gay cake row. Here’s why
Bill Would Let Florida Governor Use Military Force Against Refugees
Latest Slashing Has Riders Terrified, As Bratton Insists Subways Are Safe
Hillary Clinton: I Was Never Friends With Donald Trump
Watch A Man Eat Hillary Sticker Behind Her At Post-Iowa Caucus Speech
New Sunscreen Protects Against Skin Cancer, Allows Body To Produce Vitamin D
Full Speech: Donald Trump Rally in Milford, NH (2-2-16)
How Thomas Jefferson Responded to Muslim Terror in 1801
Dallas reports case of Zika spread through sexual transmission
Just ONE HOUR to get out: France bulldozes Calais Jungle mosque, church, and school
Army and Marine Corps chiefs: Time for women to register for the draft
Administration Ignores Federal Law, Allows California to Force Churches to Fund Abortions
Ted Cruz Iowa Caucus Victory Speech [FULL] - Feb. 1, 2016
Donald Trump Speaks After Finishing Second in Iowa Caucuses
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