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Teen from squalid New Mexico compound was trained for jihad

Sep 2, 2018

Teen from squalid New Mexico compound was trained for jihad

A 13-year-old boy who was part of group taken into custody at a squalid New Mexico compound last month has told FBI agents his mother's boyfriend was training him to conduct "jihad" against nonbelievers, according to federal court documents. The boy was among 11 children ...

New Mexico man trained kids for school shootings, prosecutor says

Aug 9, 2018

New Mexico man trained kids for school shootings, prosecutor says

A father arrested at a ramshackle New Mexico compound where 11 hungry children were found living in filth was training youngsters to commit school shootings, prosecutors said in court documents obtained Wednesday. The allegations against Siraj Ibn Wahhaj came to light as authorities awaited word ...

Drought creates perfect storm for wildfires across western U.S.

Jul 19, 2018

Drought creates perfect storm for wildfires across western U.S.

Bigger and more "explosive" wildfires are raging across the U.S. West, with the area burned in Colorado already four times the size of last year's total, as rising temperatures, drought and a buildup of forest fuels supercharge blazes. So far this year 3.3 million acres ...