U.S. warns about possible al Qaeda attacks in Virginia, Texas, New York: CBS

The rising sun lights One World Trade as it stands over the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., November 2, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The rising sun lights One World Trade as it stands over the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., November 2, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

(SOURCE)   U.S. intelligence officials have warned local authorities in New York, Texas and Virginia about possible attacks by al Qaeda on Monday, a day before the U.S. presidential election, CBS News reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources.

No specific locations were mentioned, but U.S. intelligence officials alerted joint terrorism task forces about the possible threat, CBS reported.

“The FBI, working with our federal, state and local counterparts, shares and assesses intelligence on a daily basis and will continue to work closely with law enforcement and intelligence community partners to identify and disrupt any potential threat to public safety,” a senior FBI official told CBS.

Reuters could not immediately verify the report, and officials at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The potential for violent clashes is darkening an already rancorous presidential race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, on top of the threat of computer hacking and fears that Russia or other state actors could spread political misinformation online or tamper with voting.

And while federal and state authorities are beefing up cyber defenses against potential electronic attacks on voting systems ahead of Election Day, others are taking additional steps to guard against possible civil unrest or violence.

Local authorities in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Wisconsin and Florida told Reuters they were not boosting election-related law enforcement personnel or resources above 2012 levels.

(Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

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2 comments

  1. thelostcoinblog

    Be alert of your surroundings… Time to trust wholeheartedly in The Almighty with your full armor on.. we’re battling deception in every level of society.. we’re battling against principalities and evil as Scriptures’ tells us (Eph. 6:12).. pray for wisdom and discernment to understand the times we are living in.. pray for God’s protection for our loved ones, our military, our sovereign nation.. pray that what’s about to come doesn’t happen on the Sabbath or in winter… And rejoice in the coming of our Lord. believe and be right with God, accepting His Son into your heart.. hang on with the grace of God within you.. He’s our ticket home and out of this chaotic world…
    Outside forces of every kind are deliberately destroying the world for a utopia they think will emerge from it. Stay strong.. the Book ends well for those who are steadfast.
    NWO has begun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrQ2EjTY6ag (well worth watching, well documented.)
    to know our present we must know our past.. to know our past and our future we must open the Holy Scriptures, doing so you will find it varifies world history.
    God bless us all. Maranatha!

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