Mandalay Bay attack: at least 50 killed in deadliest US shooting

At least 50 people were killed in the deadliest mass shooting in US history, when a gunman opened fire on an open-air music festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino on the Las Vegas strip.

A further 406 people were injured, Las Vegas police said. The death toll surpasses the Orlando shooting at the Pulse nightclub in June 2016, when 49 people were killed.

The suspected gunman was identified as Stephen Paddock, a 64-year-old local man who police believe booked into the Mandalay Bay on 28 September. He was found dead after officers stormed his room, where they recovered more than 10 guns.

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Barcelona terror attack – 13 killed after van ploughed into crowd of pedestrians

Two men have been arrested after a white van ploughed into a crowd of people in a busy Barcelona tourist district, killing at least 13 and injuring 100 others.

Officials said some were very badly hurt, suggesting the death toll could continue to rise.

Police have said neither of those arrested were the driver of the van – indicating at least one person is still at large.

Isis has claimed responsibility for the attack via their Amaq News Agency. Isis frequently declares involvement in incidents across the world so their claims should be treated with caution, though Catalan Police have confirmed the incident is a terror attack.

  • 13 dead after van ploughs into crowd of pedestrians
  • Two men have been arrested
  • ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack
  • Attack took place in popular Las Ramblas tourist area
  • Spanish PM declares three days of mourning

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No mosques in Germany! Mass rally against Muslim houses of worship in Thuringia

The construction of a small mosque, the first in the German state of Thuringia, created controversy after the Alternative for Germany party labeled it a ‘land grab project’ and announced a massive anti-Islam rally involving the far-right PEGIDA movement.




Colombia: Bombing at mall kills 3, including French woman

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A strong explosion from a bomb rocked one of the busiest shopping centers in Colombia’s capital Saturday, killing three people, including a 23-year-old French woman, and injuring nine others, authorities said.

Witnesses told of being evacuated from movie theaters and stores after the blast in a second-floor women’s restroom at the upscale Centro Andino in the heart of Bogota’s tourist district. Ambulances and firetrucks rushed to the scene and the injured were taken to a hospital, where two later died.

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Egypt hits jihadists after attack on Christians kills 28

Minya (Egypt) (AFP) – Egypt launched six air strikes on jihadist camps in Libya Friday after masked gunmen attacked a bus of Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 28 people.

Assailants in three pick-up trucks attacked the bus as it was heading for the Saint Samuel monastery in Minya province, more than 200 kilometres (120 miles) from Cairo, before fleeing, the interior ministry said.

It was the latest attack on Copts after Islamic State (IS) group jihadists bombed three churches in December and April, killing dozens of Christians.

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Dozens Killed As 2 Attacks Target Coptic Christians In Egypt

At least 44 people were killed and more than 100 injured after suspected suicide bombings in two different Egyptian cities at Coptic Christian churches Sunday.

The interior ministry said one of the explosions was a bombing in Mar Gerges church in Tanta, a city in the north of Egypt in the Nile Delta, located between Cairo and Alexandria. The church was full at the time with worshippers observing Coptic Christian Palm Sunday.

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London attack: Four dead in Westminster terror attack

Three people have died and at least 40 have been injured after an attacker drove a car along a pavement in Westminster, stabbed a policeman and was shot dead by police in the grounds of Parliament.

The dead officer was named as PC Keith Palmer, 48, a husband and father.

PM Theresa May said the attack on Wednesday was “sick and depraved” and struck at values of liberty, democracy and freedom of speech.

The attacker has not been named.

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Nice jihad murderer is Muslim of Tunisian origin

Another indication that Muslim migration into Europe has lethal consequences that will have to be faced sooner or later, one way or the other.

“INFO NICE MORNING. A Niçois of Tunisian origin at the wheel of the truck,” translated from Nice-Matin, July 14, 2016 (thanks to Bill):

A 31-year-old Niçois of Tunisian origin was driving the truck that claimed over 70 people on the Prom in Nice on Thursday night.

The Frenchman was 31 years old.

According to our information, it was a Niçois from Tunisia who drove the truck. The young man of 31 years also fired on the crowd as he drove. More than 70 people died.

At least 77 are dead after a truck drove into the crowd after the fireworks in Nice.

His truck was loaded with weapons and grenades.

The driver was shot dead by police.




There’s a key difference between the Orlando attack and past ISIS-claimed massacres

ISIS has claimed responsibility for another massacre: an attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that killed at least 50 people early Sunday morning.

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Islamic State claims responsibility for Brussels attack that killed dozens

Dramatic raw videos show people fleeing from Brussels airport and a metro station after several deadly explosions rocked the city. USA TODAY.

BRUSSELS — The Islamic State claimed responsibility for brutal attacks that brought blood and chaos to this capital city’s airport and downtown metro station Tuesday, killing dozens of people, wounding more than 150 and heightening terror alerts around the world.

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