22 Jan 2012

Thames River Potential security threat to Olympics

“The Thames is Britain’s best-known river, immortalized in the novels of Charles Dickens, and a waterway once so putrid that it shut Parliament because of its stench. It’s now getting the Olympics treatment because of its potential to give would-be terrorists a foothold. “There’s no specific threat, but we would

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17 Nov 2011

Homeland Security to look into attacks on West Milford water, sewer services

“Homeland Security agents and township utilities staff today are reviewing more than 15 apparent attacks on local water and sewage facilities since summer that, in some instances, shut down water service and caused sewage overflows into the street, according to the system’s staff.” Source: Homeland Security to look into attacks

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01 Nov 2011

Militia members plotted to kill federal officials

“Federal agents charged four Georgia men they say are part of a fringe militia group with plotting to attack government officials with explosives and the biotoxin ricin, prosecutors in Atlanta announced Tuesday.” (Militia members plotted to kill federal officials, prosecutors say – CNN.com)

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08 Oct 2011

FBI Director: Intelligence Will Have to Use ‘Lone Wolf’ Provision

“FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III told Congress on Thursday that two controversial provisions in the 2001 anti-terrorism law known as the Patriot Act will be especially important for adapting to the threat of domestic radicalization and the challenges of a wireless communications world. “ (Source: FBI Director: Intelligence Will

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21 Sep 2011

Michigan police say car bomb may have caused blast that seriously injured 3 people

“A blast that turned a vehicle along a Michigan street into a blackened shell and seriously injured its three occupants may have been the work of a car bomb, police said Wednesday.” Source: Michigan police say car bomb may have caused blast that seriously injured 3 people – The Washington

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20 Sep 2011

Agents raid 7 IHOP restaurants, 6 in Ohio

“The FBI Tuesday said seven IHOP restaurants, including four in northwest Ohio, were being searched as part of a multi-agency investigation. Special Agent Scott Wilson declined to give details about the searches, which also were conducted in Findlay and Lima.” Source: Agents raid 7 IHOP restaurants, 6 in Ohio –

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14 Sep 2011

Officials say threat on 9/11 anniversary is unresolved

“Top federal security officials said Tuesday that the terrorist threat to strike the U.S., first disclosed on the eve of 9/11’s 10th anniversary, remains unresolved.” (Source: Officials say threat on 9/11 anniversary is unresolved – USATODAY.com.)

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14 Sep 2011

New airport security policy for kids

“Children 12 years old and younger will soon no longer be required to remove their shoes at airport security checkpoints, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told Congress on Tuesday.” (Source: New airport security policy for kids – The Washington Post.)

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10 Sep 2011

Scramble to connect dots in new terror threat

“Analysts are working 24/7 this week at the National Counterterrorism Center, sifting through databases for connections to a possible threat of an attack on New York or Washington around the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. “Some people have not gone home who are working on this,” a counterterrorism official

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08 Sep 2011

Power out for 2 million in Calif., Ariz., Mexico

“More than 2 million people on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border were left without power Thursday after a major outage that extended from Arizona to southern California, including San Diego, the eighth largest U.S. city.” (Power out for 2 million in Calif., Ariz., Mexico)

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