16 Mar 2011

FBI: Terrorism, al-Qaida Pose Biggest Threat to US

“The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says terrorism in general and al-Qaida and its affiliates continue to pose the most significant threat to the United States. Robert Mueller testified Wednesday at a House of Representatives committee hearing. “ Source: FBI: Terrorism, al-Qaida Pose Biggest Threat to US

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17 Dec 2010

FBI, Homeland Security issue holiday threat notice to law enforcement

“U.S. officials say they have no specific and credible information about planned terror attacks on the United States, but they have issued an intelligence bulletin to state and local law enforcement warning terrorists could target large crowds at holiday gatherings. The Department of Homeland Security and FBI issued an intelligence

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29 Oct 2010

DoD Alert: Marine Marathon Could Be Target

“Senior officials are worried that the person responsible for at least three military-related shootings near the nation’s capital could target Sunday’s Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, saying in an alert Friday morning that the recent shootings ‘are a cause for concern’ and could be build-up to a Sunday attack. The

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29 Oct 2010

TSA moves planes after reports of suspicious cargo

“Authorities were responding to reports of suspicious items on cargo flights that landed Friday in Newark, New Jersey, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Planes ‘were moved to a remote location … out of an abundance of caution,’ the Transportation Security Administration said.” (Source: TSA moves planes after reports of suspicious cargo –

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15 Oct 2010

Mexican assassins headed to Arizona

“Drug smuggling gangs in Mexican have sent well-armed assassins, or ‘sicarios,’ into Arizona to locate and kill bandits who are ambushing and stealing loads of cocaine, marijuana and heroin headed to buyers in the United States, the Department of Homeland Security has warned Arizona law enforcement authorities. In a memo

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04 Oct 2010

U.S. airlines see no impact from attack alert

“Major U.S. airlines said their flights and schedules have been unaffected by a U.S. State Department alert on Sunday that warned American tourists of the potential for attacks by al-Qaeda and other groups in Europe. While many U.S. travel agents said they were seeing business as usual for European travel,

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22 Sep 2010

Risk of small-scale attacks by al-Qaeda and its allies is rising, officials say

“Al-Qaeda and its allies are likely to attempt small-scale, less sophisticated terrorist attacks in the United States, senior Obama administration officials said Wednesday, noting that it’s extremely difficult to detect such threats in advance. ‘Unlike large-scale, coordinated, catastrophic attacks, executing smaller-scale attacks requires less planning and fewer pre-operational steps,’ said

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10 Aug 2010

DHS Warns Metro About Threat

The Department of Homeland Security warned Metro about an unconfimed threat to the D.C. Metro system on Sunday. NBC4 obtained an internal memo from Homeland Security about the concern. Someone traveled to Turkey last July to obtain a U.S. visa to come to the States to blow up an unspecified

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22 Jun 2010

Lots of security incidents at military bases, but no connection seen

“The lockdown Monday morning of a Naval Air Engineering Station in Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the latest in a number of security incidents at the gates of U.S. military bases across the country. While the incidents have been close together, the FBI, local police and the U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigative

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