Los Angeles Schools Closed Over Terror Threat

© Mario Anzuoni / Reuters The Los Angeles Unified School District closed all schools after a bomb threat was called in to a school board member, the LA Police Department has confirmed. The LAUSD is the nation’s second largest, with 640,000 students in over 1,000 schools. The threat was made to “students at school,” LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines said at a press conference Tuesday morning.  ‘It was a message,” he said refusing to elaborate while the investigation is underway. By RT NEWS Full report at RT NEWS Continue reading Los Angeles Schools Closed Over Terror Threat

EXCLUSIVE: Al Qaeda plot to blow up 5 passenger planes in Christmas ‘spectacular’

TERRORISTS are plotting to blow up five European passenger jets in a Christmas “spectacular”, security experts say. Armed police patrol Heathrow amid warnings of a serious terror threat to UK airports The threat has been taken so seriously it came close to leading to an outright ban on all hand luggage, a senior insider has revealed. Mobile phones and electronic devices could still be banned from plane cabins, with the threat of a 9/11-style coordinated attack on London and other major cities feared imminent. The warning comes as Whitehall officials admit that a terror strike on the UK is now … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Al Qaeda plot to blow up 5 passenger planes in Christmas ‘spectacular’

ISIS chief alleged audio calls for ‘jihad volcano’ after reports of his death

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (Reuters/Reuters TV) An audio calling for “volcanoes of jihad” has been posted on the internet, allegedly belonging to Islamic State (formerly ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi amid recent reports of him being critically wounded or even dead. The 17-minute audio did not make any reference to recent reports of his death or critical injury, after a US-led airstrike set off rumors that he had been eliminated. The audio additionally stated that the caliphate had been expanded to encompass Yemen, Egypt, Libya and Algeria. Read more at RT News Continue reading ISIS chief alleged audio calls for ‘jihad volcano’ after reports of his death