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ALERT! ISIS & al Qaeda call for ‘slaughter’ of American voters on election day New York, Texas and Virginia
Three States Are Being Warned of a Serious Terrorist Attack Before Election Day
The Political Insider – November 4, 2016
Federal officials are warning they have intelligence suggesting a possible al Qaeda terror attack being planned for the Monday prior to Election Day.
The three states being warned to be most vigilant are New York, Texas, and Virginia, though no specifics have been provided as of yet.
Intelligence officials have alerted joint terrorism task forces to be aware of the increased threat.
By Alan Levin, USA TODAY
The Transportation Security Administration on Wednesday urged foreign security agencies to ramp up security after receiving intelligence reports that terrorists might try to surgically implant explosives in the bodies of suicide bombers.
White House spokesman Jay Carney said the intelligence that led to the warning “does not relate to an imminent or specific threat,” but the TSA issued a statement saying that travelers heading to the U.S. from foreign nations may notice screeners taking additional protections.
“Measures may include interaction with passengers, in addition to the use of other screening methods such as pat-downs and the use of enhanced tools and technologies,” TSA spokesman Nicholas Kimball said.
This morning’s Wall Street Journal opinion page features a chilling reminder of why the War on Terror encompasses more than just overseas militants. The FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Terrorists list, it turns out, includes one domestic zealot from the animal rights movement.
Oregon scientist Michael Conn and ethicist James Parker write that the federal fugitive, named Daniel Andreas San Diego, epitomizes the radical view that animals’ lives are more important than those of people. And, they add, al Qaeda has some competition in the bomb-making department: