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SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — Authorities said Thursday that two people with ties to the Islamic State have been arrested on terrorism-related charges in California and Texas, including a refugee from Syria who is charged with lying to federal investigators about his travels to the civil war in that country.

The arrests feed a national debate over whether the United State is doing enough to screen refugees from Syria for terrorists from that nation.

Court documents say the men wanted to assist terrorist organizations affiliated with the Islamic State, though one man is accused of assisting a group that allied with Islamic State after he had returned to the United States.

A criminal complaint unsealed Thursday accuses Aws Mohammed Younis Al-Jayab, 23, of Sacramento, of traveling to Syria to fight and lying to investigators about it. U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner said in a statement that while Al-Jayab was potentially dangerous, there is no indication that he planned any attacks in the United States.

Meanwhile, the U.S. Attorney's Office based in Houston, Texas, said late Thursday that Omar Faraj Saeed Al Hardan, 24, of Houston, was indicted Wednesday on three charges that he tried to provide material support to the Islamic State.

There is no indication from prosecutors that Al Hardan was a threat in the United States, but his arrest sparked immediate criticism of the Obama administration's refugee policies from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.

"This is precisely why I called for a halt to refugees entering the U.S. from countries substantially controlled by terrorists," Abbott said in a statement. "I once again urge the President to halt the resettlement of these refugees in the United States until there is an effective vetting process that will ensure refugees do not compromise the safety of Americans and Texans."

Both men are Palestinians born in Iraq, authorities said.

The complaint in federal court in Sacramento said Al-Jayab came to the United States from Syria as a refugee in October 2012. While living in Arizona and Wisconsin, he communicated on social media about his intent to return to Syria to fight for terrorist organizations and discussed his previous experience fighting against the regime in Syria. When he was interviewed by citizenship officials, he lied about his travels and ties, the complaint alleges.

He left the United States in November 2013, but he came to Sacramento in January 2014, the FBI said in a 20-page affidavit.

Social media and other accounts say that as soon as he arrived in the United States, he began saying he wanted to return to Syria to "work," which the FBI says is believed to be a reference "to assisting in and supporting violent jihad." It says it appears he wanted to assist the "Front," which the FBI says was "likely a reference to al Nusrah Front," considered a terrorist organization affiliated with Al Qaida in Iraq. Authorities said he fought with various terrorist organizations, including Ansar al-Islam, which in 2014 merged with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant after Al-Jayab had returned to the United States.

In another message, Al-Jayab describes first joining the fighting shortly after he turned 16.

In April 2013, the affidavit says Al-Jayab communicated with an unnamed individual living in Texas to see if he could receive training in various weapons, including the M16 military assault rifle. "I am eager to see blood," Al-Jayab wrote to another individual the same month, according to the affidavit.

A few days later, he described, during earlier fighting, emptying seven ammunition magazines from his assault rifle during a battle and executing three Syrian government soldiers.

Ben Galloway of the federal defender's office is Al-Jayab attorney. He did not immediately return telephone and emailed messages Thursday.

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Sacramento said Al-Jayab was arrested Thursday morning in Sacramento.

Federal officials say a separate arrest in Milwaukee that grew out of the Sacramento investigation is not related to national security.

The suspects in Wisconsin are relatives of the man arrested in Sacramento, said Lauren Horwood, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Sacramento. The investigation in California led to the arrests in Wisconsin as part of a separate case not related to national security, she said.


https://www.yahoo.com/news/feds-terrorism-related-arrests-made-2-states-014715078.html

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And while this shit is going down, twitter and youtube are fucking with a shit-ton of conservative members.

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Why do I get the feeling that 2016's going to be a miserable year? I mean, I knew it was going to be problematic** just like last year, but I'm sensing something darker about how this year will go down. I hope I get proven wrong.

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Why do I get the feeling that 2016's going to be a miserable year? I mean, I knew it was going to be problematic** just like last year, but I'm sensing something darker about how this year will go down. I hope I get proven wrong.

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A mob of 1,000 migrants, refugees attacked hundreds of women in Cologne on new years eve..

2016, yeah, not going to be pretty is it.
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Gross1985 wrote:

Why do I get the feeling that 2016's going to be a miserable year? I mean, I knew it was going to be problematic** just like last year, but I'm sensing something darker about how this year will go down. I hope I get proven wrong.

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A mob of 1,000 migrants, refugees attacked hundreds of women in Cologne on new years eve..

2016, yeah, not going to be pretty is it.

Well, that was a sh!tty way for the people of Cologne to kick off 2016. I don't even know if that was some theologically-motivated incident or something of an extreme nature, but I understand that people took to online blogs and posted some collectivist bullsh!t about men. Even Deutscheland is refusing to do the right thing because they're afraid of being branded as racist. This phenomena has been happening in the United Kingdom for some time; I never knew it happened elsewhere in Europe.
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hicksvilledave wrote:

Gross1985 wrote:

Why do I get the feeling that 2016's going to be a miserable year? I mean, I knew it was going to be problematic** just like last year, but I'm sensing something darker about how this year will go down. I hope I get proven wrong.

**

A mob of 1,000 migrants, refugees attacked hundreds of women in Cologne on new years eve..

2016, yeah, not going to be pretty is it.

Well, that was a sh!tty way for the people of Cologne to kick off 2016. I don't even know if that was some theologically-motivated incident or something of an extreme nature, but I understand that people took to online blogs and posted some collectivist bullsh!t about men. Even Deutscheland is refusing to do the right thing because they're afraid of being branded as racist. This phenomena has been happening in the United Kingdom for some time; I never knew it happened elsewhere in Europe.


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The fact of the matter is, we can't screen everyone. Since we can't, a closed border would be the best solution. Not to be callous, but I don't want to die. And these folks are sheltered by sympathizers when they get here.
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The fact of the matter is, we can't screen everyone. Since we can't, a closed border would be the best solution. Not to be callous, but I don't want to die. And these folks are sheltered by sympathizers when they get here.


assuming you live in the States, you do realize you have a better chance of getting hit by a car than killed/injured by a terrorist, right? And if you are killed/injured by a terrorist, there's a 90% chance they're not muslim
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, including a refugee from Syria who is charged with lying to federal investigators about his travels to the civil war in that country.


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well, its starting lol


as someone above said, we cant screen everyone
I will be happy to say, I told you so
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Gross1985 wrote:


hicksvilledave wrote:

Gross1985 wrote:

Why do I get the feeling that 2016's going to be a miserable year? I mean, I knew it was going to be problematic** just like last year, but I'm sensing something darker about how this year will go down. I hope I get proven wrong.

**

A mob of 1,000 migrants, refugees attacked hundreds of women in Cologne on new years eve..

2016, yeah, not going to be pretty is it.

Well, that was a sh!tty way for the people of Cologne to kick off 2016. I don't even know if that was some theologically-motivated incident or something of an extreme nature, but I understand that people took to online blogs and posted some collectivist bullsh!t about men. Even Deutscheland is refusing to do the right thing because they're afraid of being branded as racist. This phenomena has been happening in the United Kingdom for some time; I never knew it happened elsewhere in Europe.


PC is ruining everything.


everytime I read "cologne" I think of men deodorant lol
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