Tag: Paris Attack

French Court Convicts Two in Paris Attack Terror Trial

PARIS (AP) — A French court on Wednesday acquitted a man charged with harboring Islamic extremists after they carried out the 2015 Paris attacks, bringing a surprising end to the first criminal trial linked to the country’s deadliest extremist violence since World War II.

Texas Senate Votes to Wipe Out State Refugee Office

The arrival of refugees in the Lone Star State, most particularly Syrian refugees, has been a source of consternation for Texans and the state’s Governor. Activists pushed back against Governor Greg Abbott’s order to stop the state from helping to resettle Syrian refugees. The Texas attorney general filed suit against the federal government. Now the Texas Senate has voted to eradicate the State’s refugee office.

EXCLUSIVE: American Eyewitness Account of Paris Terrorist Attack

“I was walking down the Champs-Elysee around 9 pm with my wife and three sons, and I stopped to buy a rose for my wife. We were ten feet away from a person dressed in black garb when all of a sudden I heard a sudden burst of shots. It sounded like about 8 bullets,” John Finney, an American from Paintsville, Kentucky, told Breitbart News in an exclusive phone interview.

Senators Look to Beef Up Visa Waiver Program Security

A bipartisan group of senators has introduced legislation that would impose additional requirements on the Visa Waiver Program – which allows citizens of participating countries to travel to the U.S. for 90 days or less without a visa — as a means of helping to prevent terrorists from entering the U.S.

Former NYPD Commish: NYC Vulnerable to Paris-Style Attack

Former New York Police Commissioner Howard Safir warned Sunday on New York City’s AM 970 “Cats Roundtable” that the city is still susceptible to terror attacks like the ones earlier this month in Paris that left 130 dead and around 350 more injured.

SiriusXM Breitbart News Daily: Stopping Obama’s Resettlement Plan–Trump, Sessions, Babin, McCarthy, Mo Brooks, Ben Shapiro

On the November 19, Breitbart News Daily show on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125 from 6AM to 9AM EST, host and Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon will interview a number of guests. The program is the first live, conservative radio enterprise to air seven days a week. Sirius XM Vice President for news and talk Dave Gorab called the show “the conservative news show of record.”

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Reflections on the Slaughter in Paris, Part 2: What Can We Learn from Napoleon Bonaparte, Arnold Toynbee, and Other Dead White European Males?

So now we’re launching airstrikes aimed at really hurting ISIS? Fox News reported on Monday that the US military had destroyed 116 ISIS fuel trucks near the Syrian-Iraq border. Considering that oil is the only valuable export that the Flintstones economy of the Islamic State possesses, that’s a devastating blow.

EXCLUSIVE — Rand Paul: Supports States Not Taking Syrian Refugees, Issues Legislation in Senate to Halt Refugee Resettlement

GOP presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is introducing new legislation in the Senate to halt Syrian refugees from obtaining visas to enter the United States, and told Breitbart News that he supports the governors from several states who have decided not to accept Syrian refugees under the Obama Administration’s increased refugee resettlement program.

Watch: ISIS Threatens ‘Paris-Style’ Attack on DC

According to a report from Reuters, ISIS allegedly released a new video Monday warning countries participating in Syrian air strikes should expect terrorist attacks similar to those carried out in Paris last week. The video then names Washington D.C. as a potential