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Terrorism

Local cops assist with LA unrest

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Simi Valley Acorn Local cops assist with LA unrest By Daniel Wolowicz The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office and other local law agencies sent deputies and officers to Los Angeles to help respond to riots and looting over the weekend.VCSO Capt. Eric Buschow said it is part of a long-standing mutual aid agreement between first responders in California. Ventura County has been the recipient of similar aid during major emergencies, such as the Thomas, Woolsey and Hill fires, as well as the mass shooting in November 2018 at Borderline Bar and Grill.To ensure one agency doesn’t have to supply all the officers, the request is shared with the Ventura, Simi Valley, Oxnard, Santa Paula and Hueneme police departments. Small departments, such as those that serve the community college district, are also part of the pool of available officers. Buschow said the sheriff’s office can also call upon the investigators of the...
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Police presence deters looting, riots, destruction Boston Herald by Rich Lowry Restoring order to America’s cities isn’t a complicated proposition. All it requires is resources and determination, and a firm rejection of the longstanding progressive fallacy that an overwhelming police presence is “provocative” and “escalatory” and must be avoided.As has been established across decades of civil disturbances, it is police passivity that emboldens mobs. When the cops stand by, or don’t show up or, even worse, run away, it is a permission slip for destruction. They might as well supply the spray paint, bricks and hammers for the crowds, and beckon them into the local Target or Nike store to take whatever they want.Out-of-control looting is almost always a failure of municipal resolve or police tactics, and we have seen plenty over the past several days, most notably in Minneapolis. Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/police-presence-deters-looting-riots-destruction/ar-BB14XLNb...
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Sahara Reporters Boko Haram Terrorists Attack Travellers, Kidnap Soldier, Three Humanitarian Workers In Borno A camp manager at Monguno working with the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, two aid workers and a soldier were abducted by the attackers, who mounted a check point before Gasarwa Village, about 40 kilometers from Monguno Local Government Area of the state. by Saharareporters, New York At least four persons were abducted in an ambush suspected Boko Haram insurgents laid along Monguno Road in Borno State on Tuesday, SaharaReporters has gathered.A camp manager at Monguno working with the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, two aid workers and a soldier were abducted by the attackers, who mounted a check point before Gasarwa Village, about 40 kilometers from Monguno Local Government Area of the state.  Boko Haram TerroristsBoko Haram Google“The Boko Haram militants had gun trucks with anti-air craft gun. They were well kitted in military camouflage....
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  FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force investigates stabbing of NYPD cop in BrooklynBy Joe Marino, Amanda Woods and Yaron Steinbuch The FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force has joined the investigation into the stabbing of an NYPD cop in Brooklyn.The feds arrived early Thursday at the Flatbush apartment building of the man accused of stabbing the cop in the neck.Agents could be seen at the address on East 22nd Street in an apparent search of evidence, near the scene of the violent confrontation on Church Avenue, where the melee unfolded at about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday.Members of the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force also arrived Thursday morning at the scene, while police took photos of “ACAB” graffiti — an acronym meaning “All Cops Are Bastards.”The graffiti may be related to an anti-police demonstration that took place this past weekend in the same neighborhood, a source said. Read more: https://nypost.com/2020/06/04/fbi-joint-terrorism-task-force-investigates-stabbing-of-nypd-cop/...
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Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home By MATTHEW LEE and ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press WASHINGTON - A Navy veteran detained in Iran for nearly two years has been released and started making his way home, with the first leg on a Swiss government aircraft, U.S. officials said Thursday. “The nightmare is over,” his mother said.The U.S. special envoy for Iran, Brian Hook, flew to Zurich with a doctor to meet freed detainee Michael White and will accompany White to the United States aboard an American plane, the officials said. White’s release was part of an agreement involving an Iranian-American doctor prosecuted by the Justice Department and followed months of quiet negotiations over prisoners. The two countries are at bitter odds over U.S. penalties imposed after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the 2015 nuclear deal and over the killing by American forces of a top Iranian...