The suspect hatefully said he would rather have killed a "young thug" or a "successful older Black man with blondes."
In addition, on Monday Jackson was charged with murder as an act of terrorism, second-degree murder as a hate crime and three counts of criminal possession of a weapon.
Soldiers recently found another Chibok schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram after the girl was taken by the insurgents nearly three years ago. The Nigerian military said the girl was found with her six-month-old baby.
The attempt to get Black Lives Matter labeled a terrorist group has come to a halt. On July 6, a “We the People” petition was created on the White House website in efforts to have the federal government officially recognize the movement as an extremist group. “Terrorism is defined as ‘the use of violence and […]
Agnes Thibault Lecuivre, a spokeswoman for the anti-terrorism prosecutor, did not provide details on the couple’s connection to the terror attack or their names.
Plus, Saudi Arabia hit by three suicide bombers in three cities in 24 hours and a Florida father accidentally shoots and kills his son during target practice.
Multiple news outlets report the death toll between 165 and 200. Another 225 people were injured in Sunday's blast, which occurred in the Karrada district after midnight when families were shopping for Eid-al-Fitr, the day that marks the end of the Muslim holy month, Ramadan.
Sadly, this type of violence is not rare. In the first six months of 2016, 2,735 Iraqi civilians have been killed by terrorists.