Reporter Kurt Eichenwald has created quite a buzz with his op-ed piece in yesterday's New York Times alleging failure by George W. Bush's administration to adequately respond to numerous warnings from the CIA of an impending Al Qaeda terrorist plot prior to the 9/11 attacks.
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Guess what? You can now buy an "official 9/11 Memorial Flag," which will surely satisfy you in the case that you were looking for exactly such a flag to buy. Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the existence of the flag, which will be flown at the State Capitol and at the entrance of the Nati ... More >>
A concert stage collapsed last night at the Indiana State Fair, killing four and injuring 40. After a performance by singer Sara Bareilles, winds "between 60 and 70 mph" knocked over rigging and collapsed the structure to the ground. Attendees reported that "Spectators grabbed parts of their ... More >>
More than 600 mayors nationally, including our own Michael Bloomberg in a leadership role, have started a new television advertising campaign meant to draw attention to an Al Qaeda video that urges terrorists to exploit weak gun laws. The spot, in support of the Fix Gun Checks Act of 2011 and the al ... More >>
You surely know at this point that Osama Bin Laden is dead, killed in a 40-minute operation that Barack Obama gave the final sign-off for on Friday. Bin Laden had been in a secure compound in Abbottabad, in Pakistan. U.S. officials report that at least three others were killed in the operatio ... More >>
When the New York Post's resident angry, crazy, sexxxy resident catlady columnist Andrea Peyser isn't calling someone a pussy, calling for someone's deportation, or getting randy over New York's Bravest firehoses, she's on the warpath for her next column!..
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Mark your calendars! Intelligence sources, including CIA Director Leon Panetta, say "Al Qaeda is almost 'certain' to try a major attack on the U.S. in the next three to six months," reports the Daily News. Panetta and others appeared before the Senate with the grim news.
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Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that 5 prisoners accused of plotting the 9/11 terrorist attacks will be transferred from the the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp to face trial in a civilian court in New York.
Ramzi Bin al-Shibh, Walid bin Attash, Ali Abdul Aziz Ali, Mustafa Ahme ... More >>
"These are extraordinary times for our country," said the President at his press conference on the disposition of Guantanamo Bay detainees. "So there's no shortage of work to be done... But my single most important responsibility as President is to keep the American people safe."
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On the day after New York evaded a great disaster, the medical examiner's office reminds us of one that didn't miss. Leon Heyward, who died of lymphoma aggravated by sarcoidosis on October 13 of last year, has after investigation been named the 2,752nd victim of the September 11, 2001 World Trade ... More >>