ISIS Claims Shooting in Russian Church Kills 5 Persons

 A man in Dagestan, Russia, shoots new churchgoers from the church. At least five people were killed and five others injured in the shootings claimed by radical groups Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Reported by a number of Russian media quoting the local health ministry as reported by Reuters on Monday (19/2/2018), the shooting occurred in the village of Kizlyar, the Dagestan region where many Russian Muslims live on Sunday 18/2) local time.

In its statement, ISIS claimed responsibility for this shooting. The claim was delivered via the ISIS news agency, Amaq. But the ISIS does not provide further evidence to support the claim.

Russian news agencies call this shooting occurred as churchgoers are celebrating Maslenitsa, a Christian religious celebration in Russia that marks the last day before entering a pre- -According to the local Orthodox calendar.

The TASS news agency quoting the Russian Investigation Commission, reported the shooter had been identified as a 22-year-old local man.

According to TASS, the shooter was shot dead by a security officer on duty near the shooting site. A hunting rifle, a number of bullets and a knife were found carried by the perpetrator.

Initial reports say five dead were all female. While the injured, according to Interfax news agency, consists of two personnel of the local security service and two civilians who are both women. No mention of one other wounded.

Dagestan is a small republic in the Caucasus mountain region and borders on Chechnya, where Russia has fought against separatists and local radical groups since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Many residents in Chechnya are reported to join ISIS.
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The Claims War In Russian Memoirs Investigation Controversy

American President Donald Trump judged a controversial memo stating that the FBI had abused power in investigating Russian intervention against 2016 presidential elections, "fully" justifying his views, but the judgment was opposed by one of the authors of the memo itself , Sunday (4/2).

Trump via Twitter, Saturday (3/2), said that "the search for mistakes is still ongoing. No collusion and attempts to disrupt the course of the investigation (the word now used because after a year of continuous investigation and finding nothing, collusion is dead). This is an American disgrace! "

But Congressman from the state of South Carolina who was also one of the lead authors of Republican faction memo released by the House Intelligence Committee on Sunday (4/2), said in the" Face the Nation "program at the station CBS television that the document did not undermine months of investigation by special investigator Robert Mueller against Russian intervention campaigns or whether Trump had disrupted the course of the investigation.

"Memo Nunes" – took the name of Chairman of the House Intelligence Panel as well as Congressman from the state of California Devin Nunes – along the four pages concluded that the FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation relies heavily on research by opposition groups funded by the Democratic Party and compiled by a the former British spy – Christopher Steele – to obtain permission from a special court in October 2016 to monitor Carter Page, Trump's campaign adviser, and his relationship with Russia.

But the memo noted that an FBI investigation that eventually led to Mueller's investigation had started a few months earlier, in July 2016, when FBI agents began investigating contacts between another Trump advisor – George Papadopoulos – and Russian agents. (Papadopoulos, who has been investigated by Mueller, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI investigating team about his contacts with Russia, and while awaiting his sentence he collaborated with the investigative team of Mueller

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US Attorney General Claims a Role in Press of Crime, Criminologists Refute it

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions claimed a role in beginning to end what President Donald Trump called "the massacre in America," a spike in violent crimes that occurred during 2015 and 2016, the last two years of Obama's reign. 19659002] In his Tuesday issue of USA Today, the Sessions refer to the FBI's preliminary data showing that violent crime in the United States fell by 0.9 percent in the first half of last year and that the rise in murder rates has slowed.

"As President Trump was sworn in, he issued a promise to the American people: 'The American massacre must stop here right now,' "Sessions wrote. "It is a promise he holds."

But criminologists declare it too early to draw the conclusion of a six-month crime-reduction report and that little evidence to support Sessions' claim that the Trump administration's policies play a role in the decline.

Agung attributed the decline to, among other things, the increased federal prosecution of all types of violent crime: being a member of criminal gangs, traffickers and violators of firearms laws. [uh]

Jurors Submit Claims To New York Pipeline Bombers

The panel of judges has filed a lawsuit against 27-year-old accused Akayed Ullah of Brooklyn, New York for attempting to set off a pipe bomb at a New York subway station on December 11, 2017. Six items are filed to Akayed.

In the claim it was said, Ullah sought support for ISIS, which was declared a foreign terrorist organization by the American government. Other charges against Ullah are the use of weapons of mass destruction, placing bombs in public places; (19659003) Ullah was found near the site of the explosion and found its found plumbing bomb components, including 9-volt batteries, wires, plastic binders, metal pipes, and a Christmas tree light. He was the only person injured in an attack attempt near the New York Port Authority bus terminal.

The allegation says he overrides Miranda's rights, or the right to not speak while being interrogated by police without the presence of lawyers.

with the police, according to the indictment, Ullah said he assembled the pipe bomb and launched an attack on December 11. Ullah says he was inspired by ISIS pro propaganda material he found on the Internet. He followed a video suggestion that if jihadist candidates could not join ISIS abroad, they would have to attack in their own country. [ps/jm]

Through Video Leader Boko Haram Claims Attacks in Nigeria

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau claimed a series of attacks in northeastern Nigeria during the festive season. The video message was the first in a few months amid growing violence in Nigeria, according to AFP. The video raises doubts over the Nigerian government's claim that the rebel group has been defeated.

"We are in good health and nothing has happened to us," Shekau said in a 31-minute video pronounced in Nigerian Hausa language "Nigerian troops, police and people who are against us can not do anything to us, and you will not get anything," he said.

"We (19659002) The video then shows footage of a Christmas Day attack at a military checkpoint in Molai village on the outskirts of Maiduguri town, northeastern Nigeria. (19659003) Boko Haram members in torn clothes were shot from behind a decrepit pickup truck.

Shekau's message emerged during the acceleration of Boko Haram's attack and days after the rebels killed 25 people outside Maiduguri, the birthplace of the rebels.

At least 50 people were killed in November when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a mosque in the state of Adamawa. Then in December, Boko Haram attacked a convoy of Nigerian soldiers and sent a suicide bomber into a crowded market in cities in northeastern Nigeria.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in his new year speech said Boko Haram had been 'beaten'. [19659003] "The isolated attacks are still going on, but even the country with the best police can not expect any terrible terror attacks by criminals," Buhari said.

Shekau took over Boko Haram in 2009 after the death of his founder Muhammad Yusuf. Boko Haram has left at least 20,000 people dead in Nigeria since 2009.

This group has long been divided. In 2016, Boko Haram experienced a great schism, calling Joseph's son, Abu Mus'ab al-Barnawi, the leader.

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