NJ Prosecutors: Accused Murderer of Four Was Motivated by Islamic State

Ali Muhammad Brown, who has been accused of killing four individuals in New Jersey and Washington State, was inspired to do so by the Islamic State terrorist organization, state prosecutors in New Jersey said Wednesday, noting he kept a journal that expressed such thoughts. Notably, the Islamic State’s rise to infamy occurred within the same time frame as Brown’s alleged murders.

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Rick Santorum Defends Donald Trump over 9-11 Comment

GOP presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum is defending Donald Trump after backlash from the media and fellow GOP candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on his comment about 9-11 happening under President George W. Bush.

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Report: 9-11 Hijackers Obtained Florida I.D. Cards under Governor Jeb Bush’s Watch

GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush is defending his brother, former President George W. Bush, against GOP frontrunner Donald Trump’s reminder that 9-11 occurred under George W. Bush’s watch. But the International Business Times (IBT) reports the hijackers on 9-11 actually obtained Florida drivers licenses – or I.D. cards – while Jeb Bush was governor, which allowed them to disappear into society.

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