California shootings

America’s Muslims Object to Obama’s Push for More Self-Surveillance

By Tim Reid LOS ANGELES, Dec 8 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama’s request to American Muslims that they must help “root out” extremists in their midst received an angry response inside mosques in a part of California where four men were recently arrested for conspiring to aid Islamist militants. At the West Coast Islamic

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The Brothers Farook: One a Decorated Veteran, the Other A Killer

By Edward McAllister and Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN BERNARDINO, CA, Dec 8 – One brother liked to party and chase girls. After high school, moved by what he saw as his patriotic duty, he enlisted in the Navy and received two medals recognizing his contributions to “the global war on terror.” The other was deeply religious

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U.S. Top Court Rejects Challenge to Assault Weapon Ban

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Dec 7 – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge by gun rights activists to an ordinance enacted by a Chicago suburb that bans assault weapons and large-capacity magazines. The refusal by the nine justices to hear the case, coming at a time of fierce debate over the

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Daesh Broadcast Claims Its Followers Carried out California attacks

By Yasmeen Abutaleb and Rory Carroll BEIRUT, Dec 5  – Daesh said in an online radio broadcast on Saturday that two followers of the militant group had carried out Wednesday’s attack on a social services agency party in California where 14 people were killed. The group’s declaration, in an online radio broadcast comes three days

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