Thursday, January 21, 2016

COLD WAR NEWS--Putin's Polonium Purge--CC MILLENIUM HOTEL, Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitri Kovtun




What is polonium, the rare chemical Russia allegedly used to murder Alexander ...
Quartz - ‎7 hours ago‎
The murder of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko was one of the most high-profile assassinations of the decade. It particularly captured the public imagination because Litvinenko was killed using polonium-210, a rare but deadly substance that was ...

What IS polonium-210 that killed Alexander Litvinenko?

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
According to an expert who testified to the Litvinenko enquiry, only one place in the world had a polonium 'production line' – a closed nuclear facility in Sarov, just under 500 miles south-east of Moscow – and the sample used in the murder was highly ...

This Is What Polonium-210 Does to the Body

TIME - ‎5 hours ago‎
A judge in the United Kingdom confirmed Thursday that former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, who died in London in 2006, was killed by a fatal dose of polonium-210. The finding once again brings radioactive substance polonium-210 to the headlines.

Alexander Litvinenko: What does polonium-210 do to the body?

The Independent - ‎11 hours ago‎
A report into the case has concluded that ex-KGB agents Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitri Kovtun placed polonium-210 (Po-210) in the 43-year-old's teapot at the Millennium Hotel in Mayfair, likely under the instruction of Moscow's FSB intelligence service.

Litvinenko Inquiry: What is Polonium 210?

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎16 hours ago‎
Irene Curie, the chemists' daughter, is believed to have died from cancer caused when a phial of polonium exploded in her laboratory, although that took 15 years. A 3D graphic showing polonium contamination of the table and chair Images at the public ...

What is polonium-210? Radioactive poison used to kill Russian agent Alexander ...

New York Daily News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Looking for a hard to detect, highly radioactive and deadly isotope to take out a rival spy? Polonium-210 might be your cup of tea. The toxic material used to murder former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko in November 2006 is so lethal that a single ...

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

PERSON OF INTEREST--Ann Swaney Strangled--Fisherman Held--CC VICTOR FRANCO, GUATEMALA

Belize police still holding person of interest in murder of ABC7 producer

WLS-TV - ‎21 hours ago‎
However, a Guatemalan fisherman, Victor Franco, 24, is considered a person of interest. He is being held in Belize police custody, but has not been charged. He appeared in a Belize court on Monday for unrelated charges of entering the country illegally.

Police: American journalist murdered while vacationing in Belize

kfor.com - ‎Jan 18, 2016‎
“She was a trailblazer in the digital news space and was one of our first website employees,” said John H. Idler, president and general manager of ABC7. “Anne helped us evolve our business and our newsroom, but most importantly, she was a kind person ...

Following Murder, Is Belize Safe for Tourists?

Yahoo Travel - ‎Jan 17, 2016‎
“While this is a tragic situation that requires the full attention of the Belize Police Department, violent crime in Belize has seen a double digit reduction in the past year. Over one million people visited Belize last year, and while it is extremely ...

Person of Interest in Chicago News Producer's Belize Murder Sentenced to ...

NBC Chicago - ‎22 hours ago‎
A "person of interest" being questioned in connection with the murder of Anne Swaney, a producer for ABC7 Chicago who was killed while vacationing in Belize, has been charged for illegally entering the country. Christian Farr reports. (Published Monday ...

Belize police continue search for killer in murder of ABC7 producer

WLS-TV - ‎Jan 17, 2016‎
"If he's guilty he will be charged," said Rafael Martinez, a spokesman for the Belize Ministry of National Security. "We will find out whether he had an accomplice or did this on his own. But I don't want to speculate on that at this point ... not only ...

Fisherman held in death of Chicago journalist vacationing in Belize

AOL News - ‎Jan 18, 2016‎
A fisherman is in custody as police in Belize investigate the strangling of a Chicago journalist. WLS-TV executive producer Anne Swaney's body was found in the Mopan River Friday, officials say. Investigators told WLS-TV the location is a mile from ...

BACK FROM THE DEAD--Red Army Faction--CC GERMANY, BAADER-MEINHOF, HANS SCHLEYER, COLOGNE




Germany: 3 Ex-Red Army Faction Suspects Linked to Robberies
New York Times - ‎40 minutes ago‎
BERLIN — Three former members of the disbanded leftist militant group Red Army Faction have been linked to two botched armored car robberies after spending years in hiding, in what German authorities said Tuesday may have been attempts to continue ...

Ex-Red Army Faction Members Sought in Robbery in Germany

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
BERLIN — The German police have intensified their decades-long search for three members of the Red Army Faction, believed to be on the run since their far-left guerrilla group disbanded in 1998, after prosecutors said on Tuesday they had linked them ...

Former Red Army Faction members linked to botched robbery

The Guardian - ‎8 hours ago‎
The first attack took place on 6 June last year in the car park of a supermarket in Gross Mackenstedt near Bremen, when three masked people dressed in camouflage outfits and armed with two assault rifles and a grenade launcher brought a security van to ...

German Red Army Faction radicals 'bungled armed robbery'

BBC News - ‎9 hours ago‎
A botched armed robbery in north Germany last June was the work of three wanted militants from the far-left Red Army Faction (RAF), police say. The RAF, also called the Baader-Meinhof gang, killed more than 30 people in an anti-capitalist terror ...

Ex-Red Army Faction members tied to heist

Deutsche Welle - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Red Army Faction grew out of the radical student movement in the 1960s. Its earliest incarnation was the so-called Baader-Meinhof Gang formed in 1970. Among the group's targets were US troops in Germany, which they terrorized in protest of the ...

Germany: 3 ex-Red Army Faction suspects linked to robbery

KSL.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany said Tuesday they are investigating whether three former members of the disbanded leftist militant group Red Army Faction are linked to a botched armored car robbery near Bremen last summer. Public broadcaster ...

Germany's extreme left Red Army Faction hasn't gone away

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Armed with rocket launchers and Kalashnikovs, Germany's extreme-left Red Army Faction (RAF) is back with a bang. For two decades the RAF, a radical offshoot of the 1968 student movement, carried out a campaign of terrorist attacks and assassinations ...