A rogue scientist has been sentenced to five years in prison for attempting to develop nuclear weapons for Venezuela—including a bomb specifically to target NYC. [ more › ]
The type of news item is all too familiar: US authorities have foiled a plot to blow up an airliner, or bomb the Capitol, or kidnap the president. Something along those lines. But how do we know there really was a plot? That’s essentially the question behind a documentary premiered at the...
After a decade in prison for an alleged bomb plot, Eric McDavid was released this month—ten years early—after documents proved that he was entrapped by the FBI. Here’s his story.
For the past 10 years, an Argentinian prosecutor named Alberto Nisman had been investigating a 1994 bombing at a Jewish community center that killed 85 people in Buenos Aires. This past Sunday, he was found dead in his high rise apartment with a gunshot wound to his head. Show More Summary
Jihadist Amine el Khalifi was arrested after buying nails for a suicide bomb attack on the US Congress. Khalifi, from Morocco, is living in the US illegally. But, don’t worry. Obama says Islamists are decimated. El-Khalifi had an assault charge … Continue reading ?
Last week, a man was arrested in Ohio for an alleged ISIS-inspired plot to attack the U.S. Capitol with gunfire and pipe bombs. According to the government's criminal complaint, to prepare for the attack Christopher Cornell bought two...Show More Summary
Uh, this seems really fishy. A prosecutor is found dead soon after accusing the country’s president of a bomb plot…
The cause of death has not yet been confirmed
By Ginny McCabe CINCINNATI (Reuters) - A U.S. judge ruled on Friday that an Ohio man charged with plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol with guns and bombs be held without bail after prosecutors said he posed a threat to national security. Show More Summary
Christopher Lee Cor?nell, who was arrested in FBI sting, charged with plotting to set off bombs at U.S. Capitol
A recently uncovered jihadist-inspired plot by a young American to massacre lawmakers in the US Capitol was discovered thanks to the government’s controversial surveillance programs, House Speaker John Boehner claimed Thursday. “We would never have known about this had it not been for...
After weeks of terror attacks around the globe, and at least one plot recently foiled in the US, the FBI released this video from a 2012 arrest that shows just how easy it is to plot a terrorist attack.
ROLL CALL: House Sergeant-at-Arms: Congress Is a Top Terrorist Target. As the Capitol Hill community digests news of a foiled ISIS-inspired plot to bomb and shoot the complex, law enforcement officials are reminding congressional offices the Capitol is a top target for terrorists.... According to the Sergeant-at-Arms, Capitol Police continue to coordinate […]
A Virginia man is seen plotting his 2012 suicide attack on the Capitol in undercover FBI footage.
The Ohio man accused of plotting to blow up the U.S. Capitol is a cat-loving "mommy's boy," not a terrorist, his parents said Thursday.
Christopher Lee Cornell’s dad claims the FBI set up his son in the alleged plot to bomb the U.S. Capitol and kill lawmakers. John Cornell, Sr. says his son is a mama’s boy, not a terrorist. The FBI arrested Cornell, age 20, Wednesday on charges that he was planning to kill a U.S. Show More Summary
A 20-year-old Ohio man arrested yesterday stands accused of plotting to attack the US Capitol with pipe bombs and gunfire. As reported last night, Christopher Lee Cornell was undone by an FBI sting (an undercover operative connected with him after Cornell allegedly posted pro-terror attack tweets). New details as of...
A 20-year-old Cincinnati, Ohio, man was arrested by the FBI Wednesday for allegedly plotting an ISIS-inspired terror attack on the U.S. Capitol. Christopher Lee Cornell's scheme was to set off pipe bombs to cause Capitol lawmakers and aides to flee in a panic and then gun them down with an assault rifle, Special Agent T.A. Show More Summary
Terrorism, I mean. The FBI today arrested an Ohio man for allegedly plotting an ISIS-inspired attack on the U.S. Capitol, where he hoped to set off a series of bombs aimed at lawmakers, whom he allegedly considered enemies. Christopher Lee...
A Cincinnati man is under arrest after he allegedly plotted to bomb the Capitol in support of ISIS, the FBI said Wednesday. Read more...