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February 21, 2019

US Coast Guard lieutenant accused of plotting ‘to kill almost every last person on the earth’

Fedorovekb/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Federal authorities have arrested a Marine veteran and U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant who they said was stockpiling weapons and "espoused extremist" and racist views for years as he sought to launch a major attack. "The defendant intends to murder innocent civilians on ..
February 21, 2019

Jussie Smollett charged with felony disorderly conduct for filing false report after allegedly staging attack: Police

Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with felony disorderly conduct for filing a false report after allegedly staging the attack against himself in Chicago, police and the state attorney's office confirmed to ABC News. The charge of felony disor..
February 21, 2019

Number of hate groups in US hits all-time high: Report

Prathaan/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The number of hate groups in the U.S. has reached an all-time high, even as membership in the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazi outfits have fallen, according to a report by a legal advocacy organization that tracks them. The Southern Poverty Law Center's annual "Year in Ha..
February 20, 2019

Jussie Smollett ‘now officially classified as a suspect’ in alleged attack: Police

Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- After weeks of investigation into Jussie Smollett's claim of being attacked last month by two men who shouted racist and homophobic slurs while physically beating him and leaving him with a rope tied around his neck, the Chicago Police Department officiall..