MBS talked about using a ‘poison ring’ to kill the Saudi king in 2014 so his father could take the throne, exiled spy says

Mohammed bin Salman said in 2014 he could kill the then-king with a poison ring from Russia, a former spy said. Saad al-Jabri, a former Saudi spy chief who fled the country in 2017, made the claim about MBS. Al-Jabri told “60 Minutes” that MBS bragged he could do it so his father could takeContinue reading “MBS talked about using a ‘poison ring’ to kill the Saudi king in 2014 so his father could take the throne, exiled spy says”

French far-right conspiracy theorist in custody: informed source

Daillet, 54, and his secretary — identified as 67-year-old Ginette M. — were placed in custody on Tuesday “for planning attacks against the state and other violent action,” including an attack on a Masonic lodge in eastern France, the source said. Daillet is also alleged to having helped organise the abduction of an eight-year-old girlContinue reading “French far-right conspiracy theorist in custody: informed source”

Inside America’s “militias”: from the KKK to the Oath Keepers – CNN

America’s self-styled militias have roots dating back to the KKK’s formation during Reconstruction. In the latest “Reality Check with John Avlon: Extremist Beat,” CNN’s Sara Sidner joins Avlon as they trace this history, from the Minutemen of the 1960’s to the deadly Oklahoma City bombing to today’s Oath Keepers, some of whom face charges ofContinue reading “Inside America’s “militias”: from the KKK to the Oath Keepers – CNN”

One Of The Men Charged In The Michigan Governor Kidnap Plot Gets 6 Years In Prison

A Michigan man charged in federal court with plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was sentenced to six years and three months in prison, according to court records. Ty Garbin, 25, is the only member of the six men facing federal charges in the kidnapping plot to plead guilty for his role. He also received three yearsContinue reading “One Of The Men Charged In The Michigan Governor Kidnap Plot Gets 6 Years In Prison”

Russia: Secret Underground Prison Reported Found Near St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg-based media reported Monday that it had uncovered a secret underground prison disguised as a cottage with a human-sized crematory in an abandoned village outside Russia’s second city. Video shared by the city’s 47news.ru outlet showed two prison cells with bunk beds and toilets in the cottage’s flooded basement. Next to one of the cells, journalistsContinue reading “Russia: Secret Underground Prison Reported Found Near St. Petersburg”

Daughter of Afghan envoy to Pakistan briefly kidnapped – government

The daughter of Afghanistan’s ambassador to Pakistan was briefly kidnapped and mistreated by unknown assailants, the Afghan government said on Saturday. Silsila Alikhil was on her way home when she was seized for several hours and “severely tortured”, the Afghan foreign ministry said in a statement, without giving more details of Friday’s abduction in Islamabad.Continue reading “Daughter of Afghan envoy to Pakistan briefly kidnapped – government”

Iran Intelligence Agents Plotted to Kidnap Brooklyn Human Rights Activist: Prosecutors

Four Iranian intelligence agents and a co-conspirator living in the U.S. allegedly plotted to kidnap a journalist and human rights activist from Brooklyn after she criticized their country’s regime, according to federal charges announced Tuesday. Court documents allege that Alireza Shavaroghi Farahani, 50; Mahmoud Khazein, 42; Kiya Sadeghi, 35; and Omid Noori, 45; are accusedContinue reading “Iran Intelligence Agents Plotted to Kidnap Brooklyn Human Rights Activist: Prosecutors”

Nigeria: Gunmen kidnap 140 school students in northwest Kaduna State

Gunmen attacked a boarding school in northwestern Nigeria’s Kaduna state on Sunday night. Some 140 students were kidnapped, presumably to exchange them for ransom, a member of the school said. “Attackers took 140 students with them, 25 managed to escape,” details Emmanuel Paul, who teaches at the Bethel Secondary School boarding school. Some 165 studentsContinue reading “Nigeria: Gunmen kidnap 140 school students in northwest Kaduna State”

Emails: Michigan sheriff sought to seize voting machines amid Trump claims

Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf last year tried to enlist fellow “constitutional sheriffs” to seize Dominion voting machines at the heart of an election conspiracy theory promoted by then-President Donald Trump, Bridge Michigan has learned. A trove of emails obtained by Bridge through the Freedom of Information Act indicate Trump had at least some law enforcement supportContinue reading “Emails: Michigan sheriff sought to seize voting machines amid Trump claims”

Three Percenters, neo-Nazi group added to Canada’s terrorist list

Banks can now freeze assets and police can charge anyone who financially supports them Public Safety Minister Bill Blair has added to the federal government’s list of terrorist entities the Three Percenters movement — an anti-government group with a known presence in Canada that was linked to a recent bomb plot in the U.S. It’s one of four organizations added today to theContinue reading “Three Percenters, neo-Nazi group added to Canada’s terrorist list”

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