20 Aug 2011

‘Liquid Bomb Plot’ a gripping investigation of terrorism

“Peroxide and Tang helped change the rules at the nation’s airports — and nearly led to a disaster comparable to 9/11.” (Source: ‘Liquid Bomb Plot’ a gripping investigation of terrorism – TV & Radio – MiamiHerald.com.)

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15 Aug 2011

Multiple attacks rip through Iraq leaving at least 60 dead

“The attacks, including suicide bombers, car bomb and gunfire, strike from north to south throughout the morning in what appears to be part of a coordinated plan. The bloodshed indicates that Iraq’s security forces may be overwhelmed by insurgents as U.S. soldiers withdraw later this year.” (Source: Multiple attacks rip

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14 Aug 2011

Algeria suicide attack wounds 29: official media

“A suicide bomber attacked a police headquarters in the centre of the Algerian city of Tizi Ouzou on Sunday, injuring 29 people, the official APS news agency reported.” (Source: Algeria suicide attack wounds 29: official media | Reuters.)

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11 Aug 2011

Postal Service urges Congress to allow layoffs, cut benefits

“Hundreds of thousands of postal workers could soon lose their jobs, or face drastic changes to their benefits. According to documents obtained by CNNMoney, the United States Postal Service is appealing to Congress to remove collective bargaining restrictions in order to lay off 120,000 workers. It also wants congressional approval

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11 Aug 2011

Marines arrest Zetas cartel boss in northern Mexico

“The suspected Zetas drug cartel boss in San Nicolas de los Garza, one of Mexico’s wealthiest cities, and a female companion were captured by marines, the Navy Secretariat said. Raul Garcia Rodriguez was arrested in the Cumbres 2 section of Monterrey, the capital of the northern state of Nuevo Leon,

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11 Aug 2011

Mexican Drug War Spreading to the Web

The Mexican drug war that has taken thousands of lives over the past four years isn’t just on the other side of the border. It’s now online. Cartels are using Facebook and Twitter to find out information on potential victims and to track them down. ‘They use them as intelligence

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10 Aug 2011

9 Slain in northern Mexico

“Organized crime is suspected in the deaths of seven men and two women in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, the state Security Council said Wednesday.” (Source: 9 Slain in northern Mexico.)

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10 Aug 2011

Questions Arise Over Whether ‘Flash Mob’ Attacks in U.S. Cities Motivated by Race

“Police departments in several cities around the country are investigating what appear to be incidents of ‘flash mob’-generated violence, in which packs of dozens or even hundreds of youths appear seemingly out of nowhere to commit assaults, robberies and other crimes against innocent bystanders.” (Source: Questions Arise Over Whether ‘Flash

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10 Aug 2011

Anthrax case confirmed in the Midwest

“Minnesota Department of Health officials have confirmed that a patient currently in a Minnesota hospital has contracted inhalation Anthrax. “ (Source: Anthrax case confirmed in the Midwest – Chicago Homeland Security | Examiner.com.)

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10 Aug 2011

Ahmadinejad urges UN to react on Britain riot

“Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday urged the U.N. Security Council to take action over the rioting in Britain, arguing it was hypocritical in its reaction to such events.” (Source: The Associated Press: Ahmadinejad urges UN to react on Britain riot.)

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