John Diedrich Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 4:03 p.m. UTC Jun 16, 2018 MILWAUKEE — A Wisconsin woman charged with promoting the Islamic State terrorist group and giving specific instructions on how to carry out attacks was ordered held without bail Friday in federal court in Milwaukee. Waheba Issa Dais, 45, a homemaker and mother of seven, was arrested this week by the FBI on a charge of attempting to provide material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization. The criminal complaint says that in recent months Dais had hacked other people's social media accounts and used them to give instructions on how to carry out attacks in the name of the Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Dais, who pledged her allegiance to Islamic State, suggested attacking churches, street festivals and "celebrations in summer" where there was a likelihood of many civilian deaths. She also suggested attacking "a government post" and public water sources … [Read more...] about Wisconsin woman charged with promoting Islamic State held without bail
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On Borough Road in Birkenhead, a parade of a dozen shops have their windows boarded by plywood. The signs above are peeling but you can still make out that, once, these were stores that served the streets around them. There had been a launderette, a butcher, a florist and a cobbler. They all seem long-abandoned but when I talk to a resident, she tells me the last on the stretch only closed eighteen months or so ago, having clung on like grim death all alone for a few years. “The Tesco Express up there killed it,” she says, head looking at the floor. A couple of hundred feet away, from the top of the huge Kop grandstand at Prenton Park the scene stretches across the river Mersey. On a clear day, beyond the choppy brown waters you can see the old tobacco warehouse and the Bramley-Moore Dock where Everton’s future stadium will be. The view rolls up the green hill that is Everton Valley and towards Anfield where the top of the new main stand, with its enormous cantilever … [Read more...] about The story of Tranmere Rovers: How one club survive and prosper in the shadow of such powerful neighbours
The Commonwealth Games have started on the Gold Coast and there have already been plenty of medals won. After the end of Day four, England have won a total of 47 medals including Georgia-Mae Fenton winning fold in the uneven bars and Nick Miller securing gold in the hammer throw. How does the medal table work? TEAMS are ranked in the Commonwealth Games medal table using the "gold first" system. This means that the country who wins the most golds will be the top of the table. If more than one country earns the same amount of gold medals, then it goes down to the silver medals and then the bronze medals. This means that you could win the most medals but still not be top of the table. most read in sportAND THEY'RE OFF Grand National Pinstickers guide - every runner and rider rated DEE-LIGHTFUL McGregor posts intimate family snap just days after being released on bail JUMP TO IT Stunning Sage Watson wows the Gold Coast as she qualifies for 400m hurdles final SHOVS FIRED … [Read more...] about Commonwealth Games 2018 medal table: How does it work and how are England doing?
Update 9pm: Conor McGregor has been released on $50,000 bail and order to appear in court again in New York on June 14th.He appeared in court today charged with three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief following an incident at the Barclays Centre in New York on Thursday.Update 4.30pm: Conor McGregor's former trainer Philip Sutcliffe has defended the UFC star amid his arrest in New York today.Speaking on RTÉ Radio 1's Liveline programme, Sutcliffe said: "I hope it was a cunning plan, rather than Conor losing the head. It's after working, he has every paper in the country with his face on the front it. McGregor was detained following an incident at the Barclays Centre in New York on Thursday after he had earlier been stripped of his UFC lightweight title. He is due to appear in court today.Conor McGregor walking out of @NYPD78Pct in handcuffs. Is likely being transported to court. pic.twitter.com/MyaWsUOlyK— MMAContent (@MMAContent) April 6, 2018 … [Read more...] about Latest: Conor McGregor released on $50,000 bail and ordered to appear in court in June
Scotland politics 28 March 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-43567678 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel A pro-independence Catalan politician who is being sought by the Spanish government has been released on bail by a Scottish court. Prof Clara Ponsati was formally arrested after arriving voluntarily … [Read more...] about Arrested Catalan politician granted bail