Norway shooting investigated as terror attack, alert level raised – POLITICO

A gunfire attack at a nightclub in Oslo early Saturday is being investigated as terrorism and Norwegian authorities raised the terror alert to the highest level, according to media reports. The attack left two people dead and more than 20 wounded, the Associated Press reported. It occurred around 1 am Saturday at London Pub, a … Read more

New documentary footage reveals Pence reacting to a resolution calling for him to invoke the 25th amendment to remove Trump from power

Washington CNN — The documentary film crew subpoenaed by the January 6 committee interviewed former Vice President Mike Pence on January 12, 2021, a day before the House of Representatives voted to impeach then-President Donald Trump for inciting the Capitol riot. In a clip of the documentary from filmmaker Alex Holder, which was obtained by … Read more

4 people wounded by man on stabbing rampage in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand– A man wounded four people in a stabbing rampage Thursday in a New Zealand city before bystanders brought him to the ground, authorities said. Police District Commander Naila Hassan said the suspect in the Auckland attack was in custody. “This was an extremely fast-moving incident, where our police staff responded quickly, apprehended … Read more

Israel praises Argentina grounding plane with Iranian crew

BUENOS AIRES — Israel praised Argentina on Thursday for holding a Venezuelan plane that included Iranian crew, saying the flight shows Tehran is trying to expand its influence in South America. Washington also made clear it is keeping close tabs on the investigation into the Boeing 747, which was loaded with automotive parts and raised … Read more

Opinion: Trump scammed America. The January 6 panel is showing us how

Editor’s Note: Frida Ghitis, (@fridaghitis) a former CNN producer and correspondent, is a world affairs columnist. She is a weekly opinion contributor to CNN, a contributing columnist to The Washington Post and a columnist for World Politics Review. The views expressed in this commentary are her own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN — Two … Read more

Iraqi held by US at Guantanamo pleads guilty to war crimes

FORT MEADE, Md. — An Iraqi man who has been held at the Guantanamo Bay detention center for more than 15 years pleaded guilty Monday to war crimes charges for his role in al-Qaida attacks against US and allied forces along with civilians in Afghanistan. The pleas by the prisoner known as Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi … Read more

NATO chief: Turkey has “legitimate concerns” over terrorism

HELSINKI — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Sunday that Turkey has “legitimate concerns” about terrorism and other issues that need to be taken seriously. Turkey has accused Finland and Sweden of supporting Kurdish militants and says it will not back the two Nordic nations joining NATO until they change their policies. Speaking at a joint … Read more

Prosecuting Mississauga mosque attack as terrorism an unusual ‘test case,’ experts say

The decision to pursue a recent attack on a Mississauga mosque as a terrorism offense is an unusual step that may be difficult to prove in court, terrorism experts say. Proving that 24-year-old Mohammad Moiz Omar committed a terror offense when he allegedly attacked worshipers at the Dar Al-Tawheed Islamic Center earlier this year will … Read more

Prosecutors want life for surviving Paris attacks member

PARIS — French prosecutors on Friday laid out their sentencing demands in the historic Paris trial of 20 men suspected of critical roles in France’s worst peacetime attack, the Islamic State massacres that killed 130 people in 2015. For Salah Abdeslam, the only surviving member of that night’s attacking jihadis, prosecutors demanded a life sentence. … Read more

Liz Cheney said Trump had a ‘seven-part plan’ to overturn the election. Here’s what she meant

CNN — Former President Donald Trump had a “sophisticated seven-point plan” to overturn the 2020 presidential election over the course of several months, January 6 committee Vice Chair Liz Cheney said, detailing how the panel plans to use its future hearings to tackle each part of the scheme. “On the morning of January 6, President … Read more