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Storm Area 51: US military 'ready' to confront 600,000 alien-hunters threatening to break into top-secret base

Storm Area 51: US military 'ready' to confront 600,000 alien-hunters threatening to break into top-secret baseThe Air Force has issued a stern warning to the over half of million people planning to storm a top-secret US military base in the Nevada desert who are on a hunt to “see them aliens."Over 600,000 people have signed up to an event called “Storm Area 51, they can’t stop all of us” which invites attendees to gather en masse before going into the air force base, which has long obsessed alien conspiracy theorists.The satirical event, which is organised on Facebook and is scheduled to take place on 20 September, appears to be a joke given the high security and heavily guarded nature of the base.The organisers said: “We can move faster than their bullets. Let’s see them aliens."But Air Force spokesperson Laura McAndrews has released a warning to potential trespassers. “[Area 51] is an open training range for the US Air Force, and we would discourage anyone from trying to come into the area where we train American armed forces,” she said. Ms McAndrews added: “The US Air Force always stands ready to protect America and its assets”.But she failed to elaborate on specific details around how officials would react to potential intruders. “We will all meet up at the Area 51 Alien Center tourist attraction and coordinate our entry,” the event description reads. “If we naruto run, we can move faster than their bullets. Lets see them aliens.”The "Naruto run" is a reference to a Japanese manga-inspired running style featuring arms outstretched backwards and heads forward. It is inspired by the running style of Naruto Ozumaki – title character in the Japanese anime series Naruto. Conspiracy theorists have long believed the US government holds secret information about aliens and UFOs at Area 51 and believe it is used to stow captured UFOs or alien remains and technology. But the US government categorically denies the existence of such objects.While it featured in the 1996 alien invasion film Independence Day as an alien testing laboratory, the base’s actual main function continues to be unknown.The base, which has been the focus of conspiracy theories for decades, was only formally recognised as a military base in 2013 after a 2005 Freedom of Information Act request. The perimeter of the base is constantly patrolled by armed security guards and CCTV and motion-sensor cameras are also in use – with signs around the base warning intruders could face “deadly force”.Conspiracy theorists allege the area has been the site of frequent UFO sightings.



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Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister saysBritain’s detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran’s Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday in a speech broadcast live on state television. Royal Marines seized the tanker on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions, a dramatic intervention that sparked Tehran’s fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West.



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Alex Jones Faces Court Action After Threatening Sandy Hook Lawyer

Alex Jones Faces Court Action After Threatening Sandy Hook LawyerAndrew Harrer/Bloomberg via GettyA Connecticut judge could impose penalties on InfoWars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Tuesday, after Jones aired a show where he punched a picture of an attorney representing Sandy Hook families and called the lawyer a “pimp.”In a motion filed Monday in Connecticut, attorneys for the Sandy Hook families asked the court to review Friday’s episode of InfoWars. In that show, Jones raged at attorney Chris Mattei, who’s representing Sandy Hook families suing Jones for saying the 2012 elementary school massacre never happened.While sitting next to his own attorney, Norm Pattis, Jones accused Mattei without evidence of planting child porn on InfoWars’s servers.“Total war!” Jones said. “You want it, you got it! I’m not into kids like your Democratic Party, you cocksuckers! So get ready!”Alex Jones Offers $ 1M Reward After Alleged ‘Malware’ Attack That He Says Planted Child Porn on His ServersWhile producing emails during the lawsuit’s discovery process, InfoWars accidentally handed over child pornography that had been emailed to the company by one or more anonymous people. The emails were then sent to a company handling document review for the Sandy Hook attorneys, the latest error in a discovery process that InfoWars and Jones have been frequently accused of hindering.  After receiving the images, the Sandy Hook attorneys contacted the FBI, who took over the document review process. In their motion, the attorneys say InfoWars could have avoided forwarding the emails if they had conducted “even minimal due diligence.” “They transmitted images to the plaintiffs that if they were knowingly possessed is a serious federal crime,” the attorneys say in the motion. In a statement, Pattis said InfoWars employees hadn’t opened the emails when they were originally received. “I spoke to federal prosecutors last week,” Pattis said. “They report that there is no indication anyone at InfoWars knowingly possessed child pornography. The items were embedded in emails sent to folks at InfoWars without ever having been opened.”On his Friday show, Jones concocted a conspiracy theory that Mattei had planted the child porn himself in an attempt to discredit InfoWars. Jones fumed at Mattei, calling him a “white-shoe boy that thinks he owns America.” Twitter Permanently Bans Alex Jones and InfowarsPattis appeared uncomfortable as Jones raged at the plaintiff’s attorney, at one point urging Jones to calm down and referring to Jones as “young man.” At one point during the show, Jones punched a picture of Mattei. Pattis told Jones to stop showing Mattei’s face on air, adding that they didn’t know who had sent InfoWars the child pornography.“I didn’t come on your show to be made out to be a naive fool,” Pattis said. The Sandy Hook attorneys urged the judge in the case to consider action against Jones over the show at a hearing on Tuesday. They haven’t specified yet what kind of action they want, but say in their motion that the court has an “obligation to protect” the lawyers on the case. Read more at The Daily Beast.Get our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Learn more.



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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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