The bomb in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood on Saturday night was powerful enough to vault a heavy steel Dumpster more than 120 feet through the air, according to the complaint. Windows shattered 400 feet from where the explosion went off, and pieces of the bomb were recovered 650 feet away. Among the 31 victims — two more than first reported — one had to have multiple ball bearings removed from her body as well as bits of metal from an ear and wood shards from her neck, the complaint says.
The charges came on a day when it was revealed that Mr. Rahami’s father told the authorities two years..more: nytimes
The Justice Department on Thursday announced it has indicted seven hackers associated with the Iranian government with cybercrimes. The crimes include disrupting U.S. banks’ public websites from late 2011 through May 2013 and with breaking into a small dam in…
Allah says (which means): (that if anyone killed an innocent person, it would be as if he killed all mankind, and if anyone saved a life, it would be as if he saved the life of all mankind.) (Qur’an 5:32)
The Muslim community of Islamberg, a town in upstate New York, has voiced outrage about the leniency of the charges against Robert Doggart, who plotted to “utterly destroy” the town. The Muslims of America Muslim organizations are voicing outrage this week after a man who plotted to attack an Islamic community in New York State was released on bail without being charged with terrorism offenses. Community leaders have pointed to a double standard, not only in the legal consequences faced by Robert Doggart, a former congressional candidate from North Carolina, but also in what they say is scant media coverage of his plot to “utterly destroy” the town of Islamberg…more.ibtimes.com
A food supplier falsely marketed beef to Muslims around the world for years as meeting strict halal standards, exporting products that weren’t slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law, federal prosecutors allege in a lengthy fraud indictment. Midamar Corp., based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, denies the allegations that it sold at least $4.9 million in beef to customers in Malaysia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates and elsewhere that did not follow the halal practices promised in its labeling and advertising.
A 51-year-old man was charged with shooting a mosque he lives near in suburban Morton Grove, according to authorities. Police confiscated a “high-velocity air rifle” from the home of David Conrad, who lives just east of the mosque. He was…