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    WASHINGTON -- Two pipe bombs left at the offices of the Republican and Democratic national committees, discovered just before thousands of pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol, were actually placed the night before, federal officials said Friday.The FBI said the investigation had revealed new information, including that the explosive devices were placed outside the two buildings between 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 5, the night before the riot. The devices were not located by law enforcement until the next day.It is not clear whether that means the pipe bombs were unrelated to the next day's riot or were part of the riot planning. Both buildings are within a few blocks of the Capitol.The incident has been particularly concerning for law enforcement as officials step up security preparations ahead of the Senate's impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. For weeks, investigators have been worried about the potential for...
    Two pipe bombs left at the offices of the Republican and Democratic national committees, discovered just before thousands of rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol, were placed the night before, federal officials said Friday. The FBI said the investigation had revealed new information, including that the explosive devices were placed outside the two buildings between 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 5, the night before the riot. The devices were not located by law enforcement until the next day. It is not clear whether that means the pipe bombs were unrelated to the next day’s riot or were part of the riot planning. Both buildings are within a few blocks of the Capitol. The incident has been particularly concerning for law enforcement as officials step up security preparations ahead of the Senate’s impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. For weeks, investigators have been worried about the potential for attacks...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two pipe bombs left at the offices of the Republican and Democratic national committees, discovered just before thousands of pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol, were actually placed the night before, federal officials said Friday. The FBI said the investigation had revealed new information, including that the explosive devices were placed outside the two buildings between 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 5, the night before the riot. The devices were not located by law enforcement until the next day. It is not clear whether that means the pipe bombs were unrelated to the next day’s riot or were part of the riot planning. Both buildings are within a few blocks of the Capitol. The incident has been particularly concerning for law enforcement as officials step up security preparations ahead of the Senate’s impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. For weeks, investigators have been worried...
    When the pandemic raged across the world a few months ago – in March of last year to be precise – people had to look for something to hang out in isolation. In that sense, surely more than one turned to video games To get through the moment It was thus that, from one moment to another, several titles such as Fortnite, Among Us or Free fire they gained a lot of ground in the lives of gamers. Well, several of them monopolized the most important lists of the industry. Below we collect which were the most requested video games for mobile devices from throughout 2020 on platforms such as the App Store and Play Store. Photo: Pixabay ‘Free Fire’ leads App Anie From a few years to here, the battle royale they have become a sensation among the players of the world. Of course, within that genre, Free...
    A bomb threat was reportedly made at the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee early Thursday morning. Though no explosives or suspicious devices have been found, the FBI has started an investigation. The threat was received by Capitol police around 3am Thursday and was followed by an immediate sweep of the entire complex which includes the state Capitol, Senate and House offices, and the historic Capitol, reports the Miami Herald. Florida Department of Law Enforcement officials said that “no explosive devices were found and nothing suspicious identified, ” after conducting the sweep with explosive-sniffing police dogs. (RELATED: Man Sets Vehicle On Fire Outside FBI Seattle Office, Tells Them There’s A Bomb Inside) Though no devices were found, state employees were asked to avoid the Capitol by FDLE officials until 9am Thursday “out of an abundance of caution.” The complex is secure but will remain closed to the public due to COVID-19, reports...
    More On: DC Protests 2021 Trump blocked from Facebook, Instagram for ‘at least’ the rest of presidency Dramatic video shows lone cop caught trying to fend off Capitol mob Inside the siege: How a mob of rioters stormed the Capitol and took it over Trump’s National Security Adviser praises Pence for handling of EC certification, riots ​Devices found at the Democratic and Republican national committees headquarters in Washington on Wednesday as supporters of President Trump stormed the US Capitol were explosives, according to a report on Thursday. They weren’t fakes, “those things were the real deal,” Fox News reported a senior federal law enforcement agent saying. Two homemade improvised explosive devices resembling pipe bombs were found near the headquarters of the political parties, which are near the Capitol grounds. The mob of Trump supporters crashed the Capitol as Congress was preparing to certify the Electoral College vote, leaving lawmakers...
    WASHINGTON -- The two explosive devices found in Washington D.C. on Wednesday were real and potentially dangerous, according to a federal law enforcement source.The FBI is now leading the investigation into the explosives.ABC News obtained a photo of one of the two explosives.The device in the photo ABC News received was found near the Republican National Committee headquarters. The second device was found near the Democratic National Committee headquarters, which is located a couple of blocks away.Both buildings are a short distance from the U.S. Capitol, where Wednesday's violence took place.Bomb technicians used water cannons to blast the devices and break them apart, rendering them harmless.Investigators are now examining what's left of the devices to uncover clues about where the parts came from and who build them.ATF, U.S. Capitol Police and Metropolitan Police Department are all also involved in the investigation.
    UPDATE: What at first were considered suspicious devices found in Fort Lee on Wednesday turned out to be a pressure cooker and other discarded household items, authorities said. Police were called around 11:40 a.m. after a cooker was found atop a newspaper box near a bus stop on Anderson Avenue near Forest Road, Capt. Ricky Mirkovic said. "Other suspicious devices were located in the area of Anderson Avenue / 16th Street and in the area of 1365 16th Street" in the same vicinity, Mirkovic said. The busy area is near the local community center, borough offices and several stores and shops, as well as a pair of high-rises. Authorities evacuated nearby apartments, businesses and houses, the Bergen County Sheriff's Bomb Squad and Prosecutor's Office responded and the FBI was notified. Meanwhile, local firefighters and law enforcement from other agencies remained on standby. "It was determined the devices were discarded household...
    EASTON, Md. (AP) — Several “suspicious devices” were found on Trump-Pence campaign signs around a Maryland city, but when bomb squads arrived, they realized those devices were small alarm systems. Easton Police and the State Fire Marshal Bomb Squad said they were busy Sunday and Monday investigating the devices, which were found taped to the political lawn signs. The first sign was found in Idlewild Park Sunday morning. Later, four more signs in and around Easton were found with similar devices on them. Officials said the devices posed no threat to the public: They're just audible alarms that sound when a pull pin, attached to a string, is tugged away. The State Marshal's office said their apparent purpose was to prevent the signs from being stolen or removed. The campaign signs were placed in public areas, which is illegal. Campaign signs aren't allowed on “public rights-of-way,” road shoulders, or on...
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lawyers from the Virginia branch of the American Civil Liberties Union have filed an emergency request to bar police in the state from using chemical irritants or other devices to disperse protesters. News outlets report ACLU attorneys argued in a Richmond court Monday that police violated protesters’ constitutional rights to speech by using these devices to disperse a protest outside city hall on June 23. On Twitter that night, Richmond police said the protests were deemed unlawful because protesters were blocking traffic and entrances to buildings. A city attorney said barring use of such devices is an impediment to police. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    The two attorneys busted for throwing a Molotov cocktail through a police car window during protests in Brooklyn early Saturday were trying to pass out the incendiary devices to demonstrators in the crowd, federal authorities said Monday. Brooklyn community board member Colinford Mattis, 32, and his alleged accomplice, 31-year-old Urooj Rahman, were driving around in a tan minivan near a clash between police and demonstrators at the 88th Precinct stationhouse in Fort Greene, federal prosecutors for the Eastern District of New York said in a detention memo Monday. Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman A bystander snapped a photo of the pair in the car while they were allegedly trying to pass out the homemade explosive devices, according to the memo. VideoRahman attempted to distribute Molotov cocktails to the witness and others so that those individuals could likewise use the incendiary devices in furtherance of more destruction and violence,” the witness...
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