08 Sep 2011

Officials confirm ‘credible but unconfirmed’ 9/11 threat

“U.S. officials said Thursday evening they have “specific, credible but unconfirmed” information about a threat against the United States coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. “We have received credible information very recently about a possible plot directed at the homeland that seems to be focused

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08 Sep 2011

New York police chief warns of 9/11 threat

“The head of police in New York has told the BBC that he is worried that al-Qaeda may attack the city on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. Commissioner Raymond Kelly said documents in the compound in which Osama Bin Laden was killed revealed plans for attacks marking

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06 Sep 2011

Three dead, six wounded in shooting at Carson City IHOP

“t least two of the victims killed at a shooting in a Carson City, Nevada, IHOP restaurant were military members who were wearing their uniforms, Chuck Allen with the Nevada Highway Patrol said Tuesday. Allen said police were still looking to find the shooter’s possible motive but said regardless officials

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04 Sep 2011

FBI warns of small plane terror threat

“The FBI and Homeland Security have issued a nationwide warning about al Qaeda threats to small airplanes, just days before the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks.” (Source: FBI warns of small plane terror threat – CBS News.)

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03 Sep 2011

NRC Wants All U.S. Nuclear Plants To Measure Quake Risk

“The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will soon require all 104 U.S. nuclear power plants reexamine their sites’ vulnerability to earthquakes. While the matter is part of a years-long effort by the group to reexamine seismic hazards for plants in the eastern and central U.S., it faced renewed urgency amid the earthquake

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02 Sep 2011

DHS Secretary: No specific or credible threats for 9/11 anniversary

“The U.S. government is not aware of any specific threat of a terrorist attack to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said in a statement Friday.” Source: DHS Secretary: No specific or credible threats for 9/11 anniversary – CNN.com

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31 Aug 2011

Security on rise nationwide for 9/11 anniversary

“The federal government is escalating security around the country in preparation for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and conducting confidential briefings with state and local law enforcement organizations. But officials say there is no specific indication that a terror plot against the U.S. is under way.” (The

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24 Aug 2011

Nuclear experts warn of Libya dirty bomb material

“A research center near Tripoli has stocks of nuclear material that could be used to make a “dirty bomb,” a former senior U.N. inspector said on Wednesday, warning of possible looting during turmoil in Libya.” Source: Nuclear experts warn of Libya dirty bomb material | Reuters

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02 Aug 2011

Amtrak Remains Vulnerable to Terrorism

“Concern is growing over Amtrak’s vulnerability to terrorism and the safety risks to passengers, according to a new report by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General.” (Source: Amtrak Remains Vulnerable to Terrorism | NBC Los Angeles.)

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30 Jul 2011

Obama administration cancels DHS nuclear detection program

“The Obama administration canceled a $1.2 billion program to install nuclear material detectors at U.S. ports of entry, according to a statement from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.” (Source: Obama administration cancels DHS nuclear detection program.)

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