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Suspect's manifesto sent to PM's office minutes before attack

Suspect's manifesto sent to PM's office minutes before attack

World
By Alison Chung, news reporter The New Zealand prime minister said the suspected gunman in the mosque shootings had sent an anti-immigrant manifesto to her office minutes before the attack.Jacinda Ardern, who met with some of the victims' relatives on Sunday, said her office had gotten the email about nine minutes before Friday's attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, although she added she hadn't gotten the email directly herself. Her office was one of about 30 recipients and forwarded the email to parliamentary security within a couple of minutes of receiving it, she said. The email did not include any location or specific details.The suspect in the shootings, 28-year-old white supremacist Brenton Tarrant, appeared in court on Saturday charged with one...
Amsterdam suspect's kinfe attack on 2 Americans had 'terrorist motive'

Amsterdam suspect's kinfe attack on 2 Americans had 'terrorist motive'

World
Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Netherlands police said Saturday that the suspect in stabbing of two Americans at central train station in Amsterdam the day before had a 'terrorist motive.' Police said Saturday the suspect had a "terrorist motive" and is believed to have acted alone. Police have only identified the suspect in the stabbing incident Friday at the train station in the Dutch capital that injured two people as Jawed S., a 19-year-old Afghan man who lives in Germany. The victims were seriously injured, but are not in critical condition, the Amsterdam's mayor office said. U.S. and Dutch authorities said Saturday that both of the victims were U.S. citizens. Amsterdam city officials issued the statement on motive in Dutch Saturday evening, which Dutch News reported. The victims appeared to be ra...
Russia blasts Greece over cybercrime suspect's extradition

Russia blasts Greece over cybercrime suspect's extradition

Technology
A Greek court agreed Friday to extradite a Russian cybercrime suspect to France, a decision the Russian government protested and which could further sour relations between the two countries after Greece expelled two Russian diplomats. The court in the northern city of Thessaloniki ruled in favor of France's request to take custody of Alexander Vinnik, a former bitcoin operator who was arrested in Greece last year on a U.S.-issued warrant. Vinnik, 38, also is wanted on criminal charges in the United States and Russia. The ruling was made a day after Greek authorities confirmed that two Russian diplomats were being expelled for allegedly providing protest funding in an attempt to keep neighbor Macedonia from joining NATO. The Russian Foreign Ministry indicated it was considering reprisals....