9/11 Alerts

9/11 hijackers attended my mosque — moderate Muslims could have stopped them. - The Hill (blog)

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 5:01pm

The Hill (blog)

9/11 hijackers attended my mosque — moderate Muslims could have stopped them.
The Hill (blog)
I was born in America, the son of a Mexican mother and Muslim father who migrated from the Middle East to America on a student visa. I grew up in the crosshairs of the Israeli-Palestinian war in Gaza, returning to the U.S. in 2001: The threat of ...

DNC: Time for a special prosecutor or 9/11-style commission to investigate Trump and Russia - Washington Examiner

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 4:51pm

DNC: Time for a special prosecutor or 9/11-style commission to investigate Trump and Russia
Washington Examiner
"That investigation cannot be overseen by Jeff Sessions, who is himself a top member of Trump's team — the same team that we now know is trying to cover up what happened," she said. "And we also need an independent 9-11-style Commission to figure out ...

The Donald, a One-Man 9/11, Is Making Me Love My Country More, and Fight Back Harder - AlterNet

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 5:24am

AlterNet

The Donald, a One-Man 9/11, Is Making Me Love My Country More, and Fight Back Harder
AlterNet
So reality has inexorably, inescapably penetrated my life. It didn't take long. Yes, Donald Trump is actually the president of the United States. In that guise, in just his first weeks in office, he's already declared war on language, on loving, on ...

Ex-Pearl Jam Drummer 'Looked The Other Way' At 9/11, Says America 'Kills Its Own People' - Alternative Nation (blog)

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 9:47pm

Alternative Nation (blog)

Ex-Pearl Jam Drummer 'Looked The Other Way' At 9/11, Says America 'Kills Its Own People'
Alternative Nation (blog)
I faced my helplessness when I looked the other way at 9/11. There is a better way than the ways of these days. The United States Government still kills its own people every single day. More of its citizens are in jail than any other country in the ...

Call to name Staten Island ferry boat for 9/11 hero Stephen Siller ... - Fox5NY

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 8:07pm

Fox5NY

Call to name Staten Island ferry boat for 9/11 hero Stephen Siller ...
Fox5NY
Stephen Siller was a husband, a father, a brother, and a New York City firefighter. Stephen was also a native Staten Islander and grew up riding the Staten ...

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Fritz Koenig, artist whose World Trade Center statue survived 9/11 ... - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 5:52pm

Los Angeles Times

Fritz Koenig, artist whose World Trade Center statue survived 9/11 ...
Los Angeles Times
Fritz Koenig, a German sculptor whose work “The Sphere” became a symbol of resilience after the 9/11 attacks in New York, has died. He was 92. Koenig ...

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Dem Gubernatorial Candidates: This Hitleresque Trump is Like Another 9/11, or Something - Townhall

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 2:32pm

Townhall

Dem Gubernatorial Candidates: This Hitleresque Trump is Like Another 9/11, or Something
Townhall
Meanwhile, in Virginia, former Congressman and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Perriello likened the election of Donald Trump to the September 11, 2001 jihadist attacks in which nearly 3,000 innocent Americans were murdered by terrorists: ...

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Women's lacrosse falls to 9/11 Notre Dame - Elon News Network

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 1:16pm

Elon News Network

Women's lacrosse falls to 9/11 Notre Dame
Elon News Network
After winning its first four, the Elon University women's lacrosse team dropped its first loss of the season Thursday night, falling 16-7 to the No.9/11-ranked University of Notre Dame at Rudd Field. “We left a lot on the field. I don't think we were ...

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Man's trek honors 9/11 victims and includes a Lee County stop - Fort Madison Daily Democrat

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 9:10am

Fort Madison Daily Democrat

Man's trek honors 9/11 victims and includes a Lee County stop
Fort Madison Daily Democrat
Young has met numerous family members of 9/11 victims. He has a picture of the day he met a country music legend, the late Merle Haggard. Robin Williams, who died in 2014, also signed the object, Young said. The journey has not been without hazards.

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Sculptor behind The Sphere, which survived 9/11, dies at 92 - New York Daily News

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 7:47pm

New York Daily News

Sculptor behind The Sphere, which survived 9/11, dies at 92
New York Daily News
The German sculptor behind The Sphere, which survived the Sept. 11 terror attacks and became an icon of New York's perseverance, has died at 92. Fritz Koenig, who had said it was a miracle that the large bronze globe persisted, died Wednesday at his ...
Fritz Koenig, sculptor whose art 'The Sphere' withstood 9/11 attack, diesWABC-TV

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Fritz Koenig, sculptor whose work "The Sphere" withstood 9/11 attack, dead at 92 - CBS News

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 4:12pm

CBS News

Fritz Koenig, sculptor whose work "The Sphere" withstood 9/11 attack, dead at 92
CBS News
BERLIN -- Fritz Koenig, a German sculptor whose work “The Sphere” became a symbol of resilience after the 9/11 attacks in New York, has died. He was 92. Koenig, a well-known artist thanks to his distinctive large statues and sculptures, created the ...
Sculptor behind The Sphere, which survived 9/11, dies at 92New York Daily News
Fritz Koenig, sculptor whose art withstood 9/11 attack, diesHerald-Whig

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Letters: Daughter of 9/11 victim offers lessons - Newsday

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 10:49am

Newsday

Letters: Daughter of 9/11 victim offers lessons
Newsday
... wrote an essay, “Muslims Did Not Kill My Father” [“Meeting hate with love,” News, Feb. 1]. I'm happy that she can get some relief and closure in believing that it wasn't Islam that drove men to crash planes into the World Trade Center on 9/11 ...

In move to prevent 9/11-style attacks, Bucks Congressman introduces bipartisan Saracini Aviation Safety Act - Bucks Local News

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 9:45am

Bucks Local News

In move to prevent 9/11-style attacks, Bucks Congressman introduces bipartisan Saracini Aviation Safety Act
Bucks Local News
WASHINGTON, D.C. >> Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), André Carson (IN-07), Peter King (NY-02) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) have introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at protecting Americans from 9/11-style terror attacks by requiring the ...

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From assassinations to 9/11: How the Oscars respond to political turmoil - Washington Post

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 9:05am

Washington Post

From assassinations to 9/11: How the Oscars respond to political turmoil
Washington Post
Over the nearly nine decades that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has doled out the Oscars, there have been any number of events that could have thrown a wrench into planning the ceremony. To name a few: the Great Depression, World ...

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Families of 9/11 victims may soon get day in court against Saudi ... - Miami Herald

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 7:00am

Miami Herald

Families of 9/11 victims may soon get day in court against Saudi ...
Miami Herald
The families' fortunes changed in September, when Congress delivered the only veto override of Obama's eight-year tenure and made the Justice Against ...

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Schneiderman, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announce lawsuit in 9/11 scam - Madison County Courier

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 11:22pm

Schneiderman, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announce lawsuit in 9/11 scam
Madison County Courier
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently announced a lawsuit against RD Legal Funding, LLC, two related entities, and Roni Dersovitz, the companies' founder and owner, for allegedly scamming 9/11 ...

Cop sues for disability pension after city denies him 9/11-linked claim - New York Daily News

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 9:12pm

New York Daily News

Cop sues for disability pension after city denies him 9/11-linked claim
New York Daily News
A NYPD captain has sued the city for denying him a disability pension because the city says he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder due to combat in Iraq — not his work as a first responder on 9/11. Gregory Santana, 53, says in papers filed in ...

9/11 survivor finds love, marries in Saratoga Springs - Albany Times Union

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 7:15pm

Albany Times Union

9/11 survivor finds love, marries in Saratoga Springs
Albany Times Union
Nick Smith, location pastor of Next Level Church, marries Jeremiah Suggs and Ariana Hayes in Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (Wendy Liberatore/Times Union). Image 2 of 8. Nick Smith, location pastor of Next Level ...

WATCH: Lancelot Reimagined Has Drugs, Escorts, 9/11, Alison Brie, and Dave Franco - Vulture

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 2:52pm

Vulture

WATCH: Lancelot Reimagined Has Drugs, Escorts, 9/11, Alison Brie, and Dave Franco
Vulture
In the modern reimagining of Lancelot, the knight suffers from a mysterious brain condition that leads him down a path of bizarre sexual exploration, drugs, prostitution, and 9/11 conspiracy theories. Hear the tale firsthand from Alison Brie, Dave ...

'Racial trauma' reminiscent of 9/11 condition - Royal Gazette

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 7:01am

Royal Gazette

'Racial trauma' reminiscent of 9/11 condition
Royal Gazette
The situation here is, in some ways, reminiscent of a condition that existed in New York right after 9/11.” So said visiting clinician Kenneth Hardy regarding the treatment of racial trauma in Bermuda. Dr Hardy, a professor of family therapy at ...