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New York man charged with threatening to kill Muslim U.S. lawmaker Ilhan Omar

New York man charged with threatening to kill Muslim U.S. lawmaker Ilhan OmarA 55-year-old New York man has been arrested and charged with threatening to assault and murder Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar, a Muslim U.S. Congress member from Minnesota, federal prosecutors said. Patrick Carlineo Jr. of Addison, New York, faces up to 10 years in prison and a $ 250,000 fine if convicted, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday in a statement. According to prosecutors, Carlineo spoke by telephone with one of Omar’s staff members on March 21 and asked the employee: “Do you work for the Muslim Brotherhood?



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'I’ll put a bullet in her': Trump supporter charged with threatening to kill Rep. Ilhan Omar

'I’ll put a bullet in her': Trump supporter charged with threatening to kill Rep. Ilhan OmarPatrick Carlineo, a supporter of President Donald Trump from New York, was charged with threatening to kill Rep. Ilhan Omar and saying, "Why are you working for her, she's an (expletive) terrorist. I’ll put a bullet in her (expletive) skull."



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Ilhan Omar: New York man charged with threatening to kill Muslim congresswoman

Ilhan Omar: New York man charged with threatening to kill Muslim congresswomanA man has been charged with threatening to kill one of the first Muslim women to serve in the US Congress. Patrick Carlineo Jr was arrested after placing a call to Ilhan Omar's office in which he allegedly called the Democrat a “terrorist” before threatening to shoot her, federal prosecutors said. The FBI said that the 55-year-old sounded angry during the call to the Washington DC office of the of Minnesota representative, but he “spelled his name correctly and provided contact information” to a staffer.Mr Carlineo later told bureau investigators that he “loves the president and that he hates radical Muslims in our government,” according to the criminal complaint filed by US Attorney’s Office in the Western District of New York.Ms Omar became one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress at last year’s midterms, joining the House of Representatives in January.During the call the 55-year-old allegedly said: “Do you work for the Muslim Brotherhood? Why are you working for her, she’s a (expletive) terrorist? I’ll put a bullet in her (expletive) skull.”The 21 March call was initially reported to the US Capitol Police, who began an investigation in coordination with the FBI.The prosecutor’s office said Mr Carlineo had been arrested and charged by criminal complaint with threatening to assault and murder a US official. He is being held pending a detention hearing on 10 April.The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison, a $ 250,000 fine, or both. Mr Carlineo’s defence attorney declined to comment on the charges. Ms Omar was met with a backlash for remarks she made earlier this year on Israel, including comments that US supporters of Israel are pushing people to have “allegiance to a foreign country”.Both leading Republicans and members of her own Democratic party criticised Ms Omar’s comments as antisemitic.She later apologised, saying “antisemitism is real and I am grateful for Jewish allies and colleagues who are educating me on the painful history of antisemitic tropes”.Additional reporting by Associated Press



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Venezuela's Guaido accuses security forces of threatening his family

Venezuela's Guaido accuses security forces of threatening his familyVenezuela’s self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido on Thursday accused socialist leader Nicolas Maduro’s security forces of trying to intimidate his family. Guaido, the opposition leader challenging Maduro’s rule, said the security service FAES had gone to his house asking for his wife, Fabiana.



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Man arrested after threatening to open fire at Pennsylvania polling place

Man arrested after threatening to open fire at Pennsylvania polling placePennsylvania authorities arrested a man on Tuesday after he allegedly



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Twitter 'deeply sorry' for failing to act on threatening tweets sent by bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc

Twitter 'deeply sorry' for failing to act on threatening tweets sent by bomb suspect Cesar SayocTwitter has apologised for failing to take action against the man suspected of mailing pipe bombs to critics of US president Donald Trump. Cesar Sayoc, 56, came to the attention of the social media company two weeks before the alleged attacks when he sent a threatening tweet to Democratic strategist Rochelle Ritchie. Ms Ritchie’s complaint was rejected by support staff at the social media giant, who decided the message did not violate the rules against abusive behaviour.



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New York Man Arrested For Threatening To Kill Senators Over Kavanaugh Confirmation

New York Man Arrested For Threatening To Kill Senators Over Kavanaugh ConfirmationLong Island resident Ronald DeRisi, 74, was arrested Friday and charged with



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At Kavanaugh hearing, Cory Booker tells Republicans threatening his expulsion to 'bring it'

At Kavanaugh hearing, Cory Booker tells Republicans threatening his expulsion to 'bring it'Brett Kavanaugh’s hearing turned into a fight over Senate rules, with arguments about documents and threats of expulsion.



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British Thai cave rescue hero sends legal letter to Elon Musk threatening to sue over paedo accusation

British Thai cave rescue hero sends legal letter to Elon Musk threatening to sue over paedo accusationThe British caving expert who coordinated the rescue of 12 Thai children trapped underground has informed Elon Musk he is preparing to sue him, after the Tesla founder labelled him a “paedo” on Twitter.  Vernon Unsworth, 63, enraged the billionaire when he rejected his offer of sending a submarine to assist the rescue, pointing out that it was not a workable solution, and deriding it as a "PR stunt". He said Mr Musk could "stick his submarine where it hurts." Mr Musk hit back, calling Mr Unsworth a “paedo guy”, in a now-deleted tweet. He then issued an apology, and said he had tweeted “in anger”. Elon Musk, founder of Tesla But on Tuesday he reignited the controversy by mocking Mr Unsworth for not following up on his threat to take legal action. On Wednesday it emerged that Mr Unsworth’s lawyers had in fact sent Mr Musk a letter on August 6, informing him of their intention to sue for the “false and defamatory statements.” “You published through three different tweets to your twenty-two million followers that Mr Unsworth engages in the sexual exploitation of Thai children, and you did so at a time when he was working to save the lives of twelve Thai children,” wrote L. Lin Wood, an Atlanta-based defamation expert, in a letter obtained by BuzzFeed.  “You did so without any basis. According to a subsequent Twitter post, you did so out of anger.” A Tesla representative did not respond to The Telegraph’s request for comment. Mr Unsworth told Sky News on Wednesday: “It's all being dealt with, that's all I can say."



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Man who died after jumping out of restaurant freezer and threatening staff with knife was suspected cold-case killer

Man who died after jumping out of restaurant freezer and threatening staff with knife was suspected cold-case killerA man who died after jumping out of a freezer at a New York restaurant brandishing a knife was a suspected murderer in a cold case, police have said. Carlton Henderson, who had just been released from a Boston prison, screamed, “Away from me, Satan!” as he leapt from a walk-in freezer at Sarabeth’s restaurant in Manhattan. Staff took the knife from Mr Henderson and wrestled him to the floor, where he went into cardiac arrest on Sunday, according to police.



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