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Three Brooklyn men were arrested earlier today for allegedly attempting to join ISIS and carry out attacks on the U.S. — including planting a bomb on Coney Island — if they were not able to travel overseas, according to FBI officials, according to a WPIX report.
The men were arrested by the FBI and members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force and were formally charged with attempt and conspiracy to provide material support to ISIS.
The suspects have been identified as Abdurasul Juraboev, 24; of Uzbekistan, Akhror Saidakhmetov, 19 of Kazakstan and Abror Habibov, 30 of Uzbekistan They face charges that include providing material support for terrorists, authorities said.
The charges were announced by Loretta E. Lynch, United States Attorney
My dear American legislators and American friends,
Shalom! This afternoon, I come to you with greetings from the citizens of Israel, your sister or brother nation, whatever is politically correct, with a message and a plea for your actions to keep this world safe from an atomic catastrophe.
For the past seventy years, ever since the explosions over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world has been sitting on pins and needles, worrying about the future misuse of such a weapon of mass destruction
Three tense days in France have come to an end, but not without tragedy, as five people were killed, including the gunman, and four were left critically wounded after a hostage drama in eastern Paris ended with a police assault on Friday, January 9, AFP reports.
Gunfire erupted as police stormed the Hypercasher supermarket, where at least one armed assailant had seized hostages in Porte de Vincennes on the edge of the city. It was not immediately clear if the casualties occurred during the
In Manhattan, on Thursday, February 19, a federal grand jury voted to indict Sheldon Silver on the charges of extortion and fraud that were the cause of his fall from the position of State Assembly Speaker and the basis of his arrest last month. On January 22, Silver was arrested on a five-count criminal complaint, in which he was alleged to have participated in two bribery and kickback schemes. In the United States District Courthouse in Manhattan, he was indicted on three-counts, including
A second hostage crisis is unfolding in Paris, French police announced to the media Friday afternoon: Two armed people, reportedly a man and woman, have taken hostages in a kosher grocery store in the French capital.
According to French media, one or two people have been shot and killed at the Hypercasher supermarket in Vincennes with a Kalashnikov-type rifle. At least five hostages have been taken.
"There are at least two dead, maybe more, but for the moment we don't know," a source told