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July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - London Mayor Ken Livingstone's previous support of a Muslim cleric who advocates suicide bombings may cause him some embarrassment as he now must speak for the city in the wake of Thursday's terrorist bombings. Despite Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi's support of suicide bombings and the targeting of American allies, Livingstone dubbed him a "man of peace" and a "moderate."
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Amid cheers, whistles and two standing ovations, U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson (R-Texas) took fellow Congressman John Murtha (D-Pa.) and the U.S. media behind the proverbial woodshed for a verbal walloping. "Most of you know, at the end of last year, a liberal congressman from Pennsylvania insisted we immediately withdraw our troops from Iraq," Johnson told the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday. "When I heard this, it made my blood boil."
July 7, 2008, 8:31 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Conservative columnist Ann Coulter received a rock star welcome at the Conservative Action Political Conference (CPAC) Friday, but when she used the term "ragheads" twice in a speech before a crowd of college students, bloggers accused her of "racism" and "hate speech." Referring to Iran, Coulter said, "What if they start having one of these bipolar episodes with nuclear weapons? I think our motto should be, post-9/11, 'Raghead talks tough, raghead faces consequences.'"
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Jewish human rights groups are urging officials at Pennsylvania's Lincoln University to condemn the statements of a professor who has expressed support for an armed jihad against the West and skepticism about the World War II Jewish Holocaust.Cybercast News Service reported Tuesday on the controversial statements made by Dr. Kaukab Siddique, a professor of English and journalism at the predominantly black Lincoln University in Chester County, Pa.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Traditional human rights groups such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are pursuing an ideology opposed to free market capitalism and undermining the changes necessary to spread liberty around the world, according to a group of intellectuals who have formed an alternative. Members of the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) conducted their first meeting in New York City Nov. 10, stating that their goal was to spread human rights and democracy throughout the Americas.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(1st Add: Includes comments from Capt. Jeffrey S. Pool.)(CNSNews.com) - A top al Qaeda terrorist detained Friday by the joint Iraqi and U.S. forces in the provincial Iraqi capital of Ar Ramadi was reportedly brought by local Iraqi citizens to a military base in Ramadi.U.S. officials said Amir Khalaf Fanus was wanted for criminal activities, including murder and kidnapping. Fanus was a member of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's al Qaeda unit targeting Iraq. The unit is known as "Al Qaeda in the Land of the Two Rivers."
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - If Iran obtains a nuclear weapon it would likely set off a dangerous arms race in the Middle East and increase the probability that terrorists will acquire weapons of mass destruction, speakers argued at a forum sponsored by the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. "Iran poses the single largest foreign policy challenge," said Ilan Berman. "They pose a direct challenge to our goals in the war on terrorism."
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(1st Add: Includes additional comments from former federal prosecutor John Loftus.)(CNSNews.com) - Secret audiotapes of Saddam Hussein discussing ways to attack America with weapons of mass destruction will be the subject of an ABC "Nightline" program Wednesday night, a former federal prosecutor told Cybercast News Service.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - The top-secret, military intelligence unit known as "Able Danger" identified Mohammed Atta, the leader of the Sept. 11 hijackers, 13 times before the 2001 attacks, according to new information released Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Curt Weldon, (R-Pa.), chairman of the House Armed Services and Homeland Security Committees.Able Danger has been identified by Weldon and team member Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer as an elite group of approximately two dozen individuals tasked with identifying and targeting the links and relationships of al Qaeda worldwide.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
Arlington, Va. (CNSNews.com) - A four-day counter-terrorism conference, featuring intelligence professionals from over 30 countries, was headlined by the release of 12 hours of Saddam Hussein's audiotapes. But the non-governmental Intelligence Summit also focused on al Qaeda's use of falconry camps as support networks for al Qaeda; and the recent testing of security in U.S. government installations.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Defense contractor Mitchell J. Wade pleaded guilty Friday to multiple felony counts of bribery and corruption, including one related to the $1 million in payoffs he directed to former Republican U.S. Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham, prosecutors said.Corruption uncovered by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia now extends to Defense Department officials and may represent the tip of the iceberg in what is an ongoing investigation.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(Correction: Eliminates original 13th through 15th paragraphs, which confused separate issues and erroneously reported that a GAO report appeared to contradict comments made by Bryan Wilkes, spokesman for the National Nuclear Security Administration. We apologize for the error) (CNSNews.com) - Radioactive material for two 'dirty' bombs was "easily" smuggled across both the northern and southern U.S. borders in December by government investigators testing border security, according to newly released documents.
July 7, 2008, 8:17 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Cuban President Fidel Castro hailed Bolivian president-elect Evo Morales' election as the "emancipation" of a people whom "colonialism and racism wanted to crush and wipe out."Castro's message, posted in Spanish last week on Cuba's state-run newspaper site, Granma.cu, called the outcome "the hour of the true discovery of America," which came after "half a millennium of genocide."
July 7, 2008, 8:17 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A leading Serbian Orthodox bishop, visiting the U.S. on a mission of "peace and understanding," has warned the international community against granting independence to Kosovo, saying such a move would hand a victory to radical Muslims and their jihadist supporters. Kosovo's independence from Serbia would also mean "a virtual sentence of extinction" for minority Serbs in the province, according to Dr. Artemije Radosavljevic, the bishop of the Serbian cities of Raska and Prizren.
July 7, 2008, 8:16 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Approximately 30 Christian children fled in panic after a mob of Islamic militants raided and vandalized their Sunday school class, which was being held in a private home last weekend in Curug, Indonesia, according to a Christian group called Voice of the Martyrs (VOM).
July 7, 2008, 8:16 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - London Mayor Ken Livingstone's previous support of a Muslim cleric who advocates suicide bombings may cause him some embarrassment as he now must speak for the city in the wake of Thursday's terrorist bombings. Livingstone condemned the Thursday attacks as "mass murder," and added that "this was not a terrorist attack against the mighty or the powerful, it is not aimed at presidents or prime ministers, it was aimed at ordinary working-class Londoners."
July 7, 2008, 8:16 PM EDT
Washington, D.C. (CNSNews.com) - The U.S. Congress should send observation teams to Kosovo to witness first-hand the deplorable plight of minorities whose suffering over the past six years remains largely ignored by the world, according to a proposition delivered this week by a spokeswoman for the Serbian government.
July 7, 2008, 8:16 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - America is defeated in Iraq, British Prime Minister Tony Blair is a "slave of slaves," and the political strength of President George W. Bush is beginning to "seep away into the sand," according to British MP George Galloway who made the remarks in a speech delivered this week at Damascus University in Syria.The remarks were carried by the Al-Jazeera TV network on November 13. "America is losing the war in Iraq," said Galloway. "[P]ublic opinion in Britain and America is moving decisively against the policy of Bush and Blair."
July 7, 2008, 8:16 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Rebel forces in Kosovo have threatened to carry out an organized "military operation" against the capital city of Pristina by Wednesday night. Calling NATO and United Nations forces "modern occupiers," the Kosovo Independence Army (KIA) said it was lodging the threat because the Kosovo Assembly has not declared independence.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Thursday's religious edict condemning terrorism was authored and issued by the Fiqh Council of North America, an association of Muslim jurists who interpret Islamic law. The edict was signed by 18 council scholars.