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Boston Mayor Pleads Ignorance on 2013 Bombers’ Immigration Status

Brendan Kirby, ‘I don’t even know the situation,’ Mayor Walsh says when asked if Tsarnaev brothers were refugees. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Thursday professed ignorance about the immigration status of the two men implicated in the infamous and deadly 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. In a wide-ranging discussion about immigration on the “Howie Carr Show,”

Tips for Donald Trump from Patriots Day “Are there more bombs?”

Lloyd Billingsley, Democrats are busy dissing president-elect Donald Trump, boycotting the inauguration and making noise. Trump has been busy charting his battle plan, but he might pick up some support and encouragement from a glance at Patriot’s Day, now in theatres. Like millions of others, he already knows the story. The annual Boston Marathon hosts

Controversial Islamic center hosts interfaith call for peace, despite terror ties

Brooke Singman, A Boston Islamic center that has been linked to convicted terrorists is hosting an interfaith event on Sunday to promote peace, but some critics say such “hateful houses of worship” are a dubious venue for a message of solidarity and hope. The event, at Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, is entitled “Out

Incidents in NYC, New Jersey and Minnesota look an awful lot like jihad

Robert Spencer,  A Weekend of Coincidences. It was a weekend of coincidences: acts declared not to be terrorism that just happened to look a great deal like…terrorism. After a bomb went off at 23rd Street and 6th Avenue in Manhattan and another bomb was found four blocks away, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

Robot detonates Latest device in another New Jersey bomb discovery

Five potential bombs were discovered overnight near a New Jersey station, one of which blew up on Monday as a bomb squad robot tried to disable it, after a weekend of attacks and security alerts in the United States. The devices were found late on Sunday, a day after a pressure-cooker bomb packed with shrapnel

New York explosion that injured 29 was ‘intentional act,’ mayor says

Police are hunting for answers on what caused an explosion that injured 29 people in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood, shortly before a second suspicious device was found nearby.   New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters early indications are that the explosion at 23rd Street and 6th Avenue in Manhattan at about 8.30

Small bomb explodes ahead of New Jersey road race; no injuries

A pipe bomb exploded in a New Jersey beach town on Saturday along the route of a charity road race to benefit military veterans and their families, but no injuries were reported in what authorities believe was a deliberate attack. No damage to surrounding structures was reported after an explosive device went off at 9:35