AT least two people including a cop have died and numerous others are “catastrophically” injured after a 4×4 mowed down a dozen pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before a knifeman stormed Parliament and stabbed the officer.
The attacker, who was wielding knives, was shot by police after launching the terror attack in the capital this afternoon. He is now in police custody.
MP Tobias Ellwood who gave the police officer mouth-to-mouth, has said he died at the scene.
Me Ellwood's brother was killed in the Bali bombings in 2002.
Pictures of a man believed to be a suspect have emerged and show a blade lying on the cobbled street next to him - as it is reported police are hunting a second suspect.
The BBC has reported that a "bald white man" may have also been in the car and could now be hiding out in Parliament with cops searching buildings room by room.
One suspect was shot by police after stabbing a cop, with three officers injured in the attack.
Paramedics were seen tending to the suspect as armed cops trained their rifles on his stripped body outside Parliament.
Other dramatic pictures show the bloodied bodies of victims littering Westminster bridge as heroic bystanders desperately try to save the lives of those "catastrophically" injured.
One woman has died after being flung under a bus on Westminster Bridge as the 4x4 ploughed through the crowds.
Another person was thrown into the River Thames and is currently being treated by paramedics with serious injuries.
Earlier reports suggested sounds of an explosion were heard but this has not been confirmed.
At least two people, including a police officer, are dead after a terror attack in the heart of Westminster. Paramedics said they treated 10 people who were hit by a 4x4 on Westminster Bridge before it crashed into the gates of Parliament at lunchtime. An attacker then broke into the grounds of Parliament and stabbed a police officer before he was shot. Whitehall was put on lock down following the attack and Prime Minister Theresa May is said to have been bundled into a car by a plain-clothes officer and sped to safety. The Metropolitan Police counter terrorism command is leading the investigation. Videos, captured by tourists, journalists and workers at the scene, show the chaotic aftermath of the attack.
You gotta switch it up, or else you'll end up with a knee to the chin!
The Rockville High School rape case is wreaking havoc on Univision's preferred liberal policy narrative on immigration. PABLO GATO, CORRESPONDENT, UNIVISION: If this had occurred now, with President Trump’s new executive order, what would the situation be? JOSEPH MALOUF, IMMIGRATION LAWYER: It would be different, because they would have arrested Mr. Sanchez and they would have detained him, and eventually he would have been deported. He wouldn’t have been able to enter the area and obviously commit this crime.
A lot of Americans, and certainly a lot of parents who have children in the Montgomery County Public Schools, are demanding answers after two Rockville High School freshmen, ages 17 and 18, were arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl in a school bathroom. One more detail, courtesy of County Executive Ike Leggett: “Although these individuals had no previous involvement in the County’s criminal justice system, these alleged rapists do have outstanding U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) orders.” The alleged rape occurred last Thursday, and on Tuesday, the school district held a press conference on the “serious incident.” Dr. Jack Smith is holding a press conference in response to a serious incident at Rockville High School.
MCPS all those Masters and PhDs and you ALL thought allowing 18 year old men in class w/ 14 yr old girls was fine. Shame on MCPS. “We do not know what anyone’s immigration status is in the school system because the law says we don’t collect that and we don’t,” said Dr. Smith. “But of those 25,000 [students who speak another language as their first home language], some are here with different kinds of documentation and some have none. And it is wholly and entirely inappropriate for any of us, anytime, anywhere to say that we are going to deprive a 6-year-old, an 8-year-old, a 12-year-old, a 14-year-old, a 15- and 18-year-old of an education because a horrible incident happened last Thursday in one of our schools.” OK, don’t deprive a 14-year-old and an 18-year-old of an education … but people still would like to know what the two were doing in the same class. Well?
We learned at press conference if you're 18 & enrolling in Montgomery Co Public Schools there's no background check, criminal or immigration. How did they determine 9th grade? They said since they didn't have any high school credits, that automatically makes them freshmen. Can we assume there’s an upper age limit there, or no? Their answer sucks: No provable school credit, so they get placed in 9th grade, even if they’re 18-yo. That has to stop. -- MCPS Superintendent on rape of teen: Many people would like to change the conversation and make it more than this incident, but it is not. Come on, now … let’s take a breath and remember that the important thing here is not to appear anti-immigrant or xenophobic. "We shouldn't paint all students who speak another language, another religion, another skin color, with a broad brush."
A knifeman was shot by armed police in the grounds of Parliament today after pedestrians were mowed down in a terror attack on Westminster Bridge.
More than 10 people are said to have been hit by a car on the central London bridge after a vehicle described as a '4x4' drove into pedestrians and cyclists.
British news outlets are reporting the attacker as a 'middle-aged Asian' man but this is Euro-speak for Middle Eastern.
More details to come
Following are excerpts from a speech by Kuwaiti Professor Abdallah Al-Nafisi, which aired on Al-Jazeera TV on February 2, 2009.
Abdallah Al-Nafisi: Four pounds of anthrax in a suitcase this big carried by a fighter through tunnels from Mexico into the US, are guaranteed to kill 330,000 Americans within a single hour, if it is properly spread in population centers there. What a horrifying idea. 9/11 will be small change in comparison. Am I right? There is no need for airplanes, conspiracies, timings, and so on. One person, with the courage to carry four pounds of anthrax, will go to the White House lawn, and will spread this "confetti" all over them, and then will do these cries of joy. It will turn into a real "celebration."
The WMD is a problem. The Americans are afraid that the WMDs might fall into the hands of "terrorist" organizations, like Al-Qaeda and others. There is good reason for the Americans' fears, because Al-Qaeda used to have in the Herat region... It had laboratories in north Afghanistan. They have scientists, chemists, and nuclear physicists. They are nothing like they are portrayed by these mercenary journalists backward Bedouins living in caves. No, no. By no means. This kind of talk can fool only naïve people. People who follow such things know that Al-Qaeda has laboratories, just like Hizbullah. Hizbullah has laboratories in South Lebanon, in which it produces weapons and sells them. Hizbullah has laboratories in South Lebanon, from which it sells weapons to Romania and Hungary.
If they call someone a terrorist, say: "He's a friend of mine." Why? Because these "terrorists" are the world's most God-fearing people. They are the most honorable people in the world, the best people in the world. I have personally met Mullah Omar. I had the honor of meeting with Mullah Omar. This is a man who does not belong to this era. He always refused to meet with Western delegations. He would say to them: "Go to Kabul, I am in Qandahar." "Truly, the polytheists are impure" if you know what I mean. "Go meet the foreign minister to talk politics. I am staying here." This is the kind of people who are suitable for dealing with the West. As for 'Ariqat, Dahlan, and their ilk they do not benefit the nation in any way.
In the US, there are more than 300,000 white militia members, who are calling to attack the federal government in Washington, and to banish the Arabs, the Jews, and the negroes [sic] from the US. These are racist people. They are called "rednecks." The Ku Klux Klan. They are racists.
These militias even think about bombing nuclear plants within the US. May Allah grant them success, even though we are not white, or even close to it, right? They have plans to bomb the nuclear plant at Lake Michigan. This plant is very important. It supplies electricity to all of North Africa [sic]. May Allah grant success to one of these militia leaders, who is thinking about bombing this plant. I believe that we should devote part of our prayers to him. We should pray that Allah grants him success, so he can complete this mission, and we will be able to visit him and congratulate him, Allah willing.
Allah states in the Koran that the hostility between us and [the Jews] is eternal. So whoever talks about dialogue cut off his tongue! What dialogue are they talking about?! There is no room for dialogue. Allah said that our hostility towards the Jews is eternal, and then along comes someone and talks about brotherhood and so on... This contradicts the Koran. Anyone who contradicts the Koran is an infidel. Accusing people of heresy? Yes, I'm all for it. Yes, I support accusing people of heresy.
We should also defend the resistance, and not remain silent in the face of this organized campaign against the resistance in the press of the Arabian Peninsula and the Gulf, and other Arab newspapers. There are voices expressing doubts about the leaders of the resistance. We must confront these [journalists], and prevent them from continuing this, even if it means calling them over the phone, and saying to them: "Do not repeat these despicable things in your columns or your articles, or else we will take the following measures against you." We must resort to pressure with these people. We must not remain silent. We must not leave them to their own devices, under the pretext of freedom of expression. This is a fifth column.
I, Abdallah Fahd Abd Al-'Aziz Al-Nafisi, am inciting you to confront, using any means possible, anyone who speaks out against the resistance. "Any means possible" get it?
The [Hamas] ministers are mujahideen. I know a minister who actually participated in operations.
Teenager Alyssa Bustamante wrote in her journal about killing 9-year-old girl Elizabeth Olten before heading off to church.
Federal immigration officials on Monday said they busted an illegal cockfighting and gambling ring in downtown Detroit over the weekend, which now has about 50 undocumented immigrants facing possible deportation.
Investigators raided an abandoned building in the city on Saturday, officials said, where they found about 85 people and 100 birds that were used for cockfighting.
"This operation was taken down because we had information that it was a nuisance in the community," U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement spokesman Khaalid Walls said Monday. "The criminal investigation is ongoing. It's being led by ICE Homeland Security Investigations."
ICE was joined in the raid by agents of the U.S. Border Patrol, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Inspector General, the Michigan State Police, the Detroit Police Department and the Internal Revenue Service.
Officials said the sweep was executed following several months of investigation.
More than half of the people arrested in the building will face deportation hearings, investigators said.
Mcdonough, Georgia, (CBS46) - A militia billing itself as a security force is vowing to protect the Second Amendment.
The Three Percent Security force, named after those who fought in the American revolution (It's said - only three percent of the colonists fought against the king's tyranny) says they're preparing to "uphold and defend the constitution from all enemies, foreign and domestic."
They train like a military, "basic infantry man skills, everything from communications to combat lifesaving medical first aid."
Founded in Henry County, the group started out as an anti- President Barack Obama group, before openly supporting President Donald Trump's run for President.
Quanna Brown, 34, decided to have the operation in June 2015 after being called ugly and fat with her pregnancy weight. However, the 'mummy make over' procedure to improve her confidence went wrong. Her incisions opened and became infected. Doctors told her that they had never seen anything like it before, giving her a dose of medication to try and improve her. But her condition worsened and she was rushed to hospital, staying there for 50 days and having to endure five life-saving operations. Now pregnant with her third child, she has been left with a deformed stomach that she struggles to look at.
This dude just dropped a knowledge bomb on these misguided youngsters.
A judge has refused to hear evidence from a Muslim woman who is suing police over a terrorism raid on her house because she would not remove her veil.
In what is believed to be an Australian first in a civil case, The Daily Telegraph reports today that NSW District Court judge Audrey Balla would not let Moutia Elzahed take the stand unless she took off her veil. But Ms Elzahed, who is one of two women married to Islamic extremist Hamdi Alqudsi, refused, saying it was against her religion to show her face to any man who was not a relative.
Ms Elzahed is suing the commonwealth and NSW for assault in relation to a counter-terrorism raid on her home in Sydney’s Revesby in September 2014.
Her lawyer Clive Evatt said, for religious reasons, his client could not reveal her face to any man. The Daily Telegraph reported Judge Balla gave Ms Elzahed a choice; she could have the court closed while she gave evidence or she could give evidence via video link.
But Mr Evatt declined both options on his client’s behalf because the mostly male lawyers on both sides would still be in court and would see her face.
Dressed in long robes, scarf and veil, Ms Elzahed also refused to stand for Judge Balla when she entered and left the court.
Ms Elzahed’s refusal to take off the veil is a blow to her case, which relied on her sworn testimony that she was punched by police during the dawn raid.
Ms Elzahed is seeking financial compensation for “assault and battery, wrongful arrest and false imprisonment and intimidation”.
New Zealand’s Laurel Hubbard, 39, formerly known as Gavin Hubbard, won the women’s 90+kg division at the 2017 Australasian Weightlifting Championships in Melbourne.
She made history as the first transgender athlete to represent New Zealand in Melbourne breaking 4 national records in the process. Hubbard met all the International Olympic Committee and International Weightlifting Federation criteria to compete as a woman.
Michael Keelan, the head of the Australian Weightlifting Federation, was impressed by Hubbard’s composure and said “she’s on the cusp of creating a lot of history.”
A brutal fight between several women in a late night diner in Pennsylvania has resulted in no charges, but its participants have become viral famous. A clip of the shocking incident uploaded to the Realist People of Lancaster Facebook page has received almost one million views since Sunday night and over 3,000 comments. It's unclear what caused at least five women to come to blows at the Park City Diner at 884 Plaza Blvd in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at 2:30am on Saturday, but the diner's manager told the Evening Sun that he thought the women all knew each other.He said there's a 'rowdy crowd' on weekends and although he employs a bouncer, things can get out of hand, reported the outlet. Police said they were called but arrived too late to stop the incident and no charges were filed. 'The fight itself was not occurring when we got there,' Lt. Tom Rudzinski told Lancaster Online. 'Everybody involved left prior to our arrival. We did get the call and we did respond.'It's unclear how long it took police to respond, but the video shows one minute of fighting which appears to go on after the camera stops. The video starts when a woman with medium-length brown hair and olive green pants pushes another woman by her face into a booth and begins pummeling the the victim with her fists. A man sitting across from the fight is eating onion rings and does not appear perturbed enough to stop eating despite the violence only a few feet away.The aggressor rains heavy blows down in the victim's face. Meanwhile, the camera pans to another area of the diner, where two different women are fighting. The camera then goes back to the original women, the victim is still being punched in the face. Almost a minute into their melee, hands are seen dragging the aggressor away. When the victim sits up, she is bloodied on the left side of her face. At this point, another woman in a lighter top comes around and appears to try to land a blow on the bloodied woman's head, but she is stopped by a bystander. The bouncer in a black shirt seems to have his hands full trying to keep the original woman from coming back and landing more blows. Many people in the diner are watching, filming with cell phones, and yelling.
The Protestors didn't even get started before blocking Hwy 95, before the Florida State Troopers show up and Stop them cold. These police and citizens around the country are getting fed up with these leftist protesters attempting to terrorize communities around the nation. Here's just another example of a police department that is implementing a zero tolerance policy in regards to blocking freeways.
Two Maryland high school students – one of whom has an “alien removal” case pending – forced a 14-year-old female classmate into a bathroom stall on Thursday morning and viciously raped her, police said.
The suspects, Henry E. Sanchez, 18, and Jose O. Montano, 17, are in ninth grade at Rockville High School. Both are recent arrivals to the U.S., Sanchez from Guatemala and Montano from El Salvador, WUSA9 reported.
The pair appeared in court Friday and Montano is being charged as an adult, despite his age, due to the seriousness of the crime. Sanchez and Montano, charged with first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sexual offense, were held without bond.
“I believe that you are a danger,” District Judge Eugene Wolfe told Sanchez, according to The Washington Post.
Police say Montano forced the girl into a school restroom after she refused to have sex with him. The girl fought back, at one point holding on to a sink to avoid the assault, but Montano allegedly pushed the girl into a stall where he and Sanchez took turns holding her down and raping her, according to the police affidavit.
After hearing a noise, Sanchez fled, but Montano simply tried to silence the girl, who eventually broke free and was able to tell a staff member, the police report said.
“Ensuring a safe, secure and welcoming learning environment for all of our students is our top priority,” a Montgomery County Public Schools spokesperson wrote in a letter sent to parents. “Our staff remains vigilant in the monitoring of our school each and every day.”
Wyclef Jean is lashing out at the Los Angeles Police Department after he was pulled over and placed in handcuffs early Tuesday morning on his way home from the studio. The Grammy-winning singer, 47, detailed the incident hours later on Twitter, while also posting two videos taken at the scene taken by singer T Baby, who was with him at the time. 'LAPD another case of mistaken identity. Black man with red bandana robbed a gas station as I was in the studio working but im in handcuffs?' wrote Wyclef in one tweet. He is now threatening to sue the department over how he was treated by the two deputies. A police spokesperson told DailyMail.com that the deputies stopped the former member of the Fugees because he was driving a similar car and wearing the same bandanna as an armed robbery suspect. Sergeant Duncan of the LA County Sheriff Department's West Hollywood station confirmed that Wyclef was detained by deputies around 1am on Tuesday. There had been an armed robbery nearby and the suspect was driving a car similar in make and color to Wyclef's according Sergeant Duncan, and also wearing a red bandanna. The deputies released Wyclef after briefly questioning him and he has not yet filed a complaint with the department said Sergeant Duncan. Wyclef gave his version of events on Twitter, which are not vastly different from the account given by authorities. 'I was asked by the police to Put my hands up. Then I was told do not move. I was instantly hand cuffed before being asked to identify myself,'; wrote Wyclef. 'Nor was I told why I was being cuffed. In the process I said my name and told them they have wrong person.' He then went on to state: 'They proceeded to ignore me and I was treated like a criminal until other police showed up and pointed out they had wrong person.' And in his final tweet he wrote: 'As some one who has law enforcers in my family, I was appalled by this behavior of the LAPD.'
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) questioned FBI Director James Comey this morning on whether there is an investigation into the leak of intelligence to the media.
Earlier in the House Intelligence Committee hearing, Comey said he had received authorization from the Justice Department to confirm that there is an ongoing investigation into possible "coordination" between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia.
Gowdy asked Comey to also assure the American people that the FBI is investigating the leak which led to the resignation of Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn over communications with the Russian ambassador.
"I can't," Comey responded. "But I hope people watching know how seriously we take leaks of classified information. But I don't want to confirm it by saying we're investigating it. I'm sorry I have to draw that line, I just think that's the right way to be."
Gowdy shook his head in response. He said he wouldn't argue, but that he and Comey agree the release of classified information is "most definitely" a crime.
He then asked Comey to "seek authority from whomever you need to seek authority from" to assure the American people that the leak is being investigated.
Gowdy also asked Comey whether he briefed then-President Barack Obama on "calls involving Michael Flynn."
Comey declined to answer.
Gowdy asked whether former Obama administration officials - including James Clapper, John Brennan, Susan Rice, Ben Rhodes, Loretta Lynch, Sally Yates - would have had access to an "unmasked" U.S. citizen's name.
A searing hot laser capable of cutting through aircrafts in seconds has been demonstrated for the first time by the Ministry of Defence. Using their official YouTube channel, the MoD uploaded a clip of the prototype invention melting an 82mm mortar in a matter of seconds. The research will feed into the Dragonfire programme - a strategy intended to create a laser capable of becoming an alternative to missiles.The idea is to take down drones and cut through the hulls of aircraft and armoured vehicles in a more efficient manner. The technology is not yet ready to deploy, with another five to ten years of research ahead of it to perfect the system. The MoD said: 'It won’t be a thing of sleek, space age beauty, looking more like a fridge on a truck than a thing of science fiction! 'But while it might not look the part, its capability will be incredible.'