09 Dec 2016

U.S. official warns of North Korean nuclear capabilities

“North Korea now has the capability to launch a nuclear weapon, a senior U.S. military official said Thursday, adding that while the U.S. believes Pyongyang can mount a warhead on a missile, it’s not clear that it can hit a target.” Source: U.S. official warns of North Korean nuclear capabilities

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05 Dec 2016

Islamic State urges supporters to stage new wave of attacks

“A newly identified spokesman for Islamic State urged sympathizers around the world to carry out a fresh wave of attacks, singling out Turkish diplomatic, military and financial interests as the Islamists’ preferred targets. Abi al-Hassan al-Muhajer, whose role as the group’s mouthpiece was disclosed for the first time on Monday,

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03 Dec 2016

Oakland fire kills at least 9 at warehouse party

“There were only two ways out when a fast-spreading furious fire broke out during a festive gathering of artists on the second floor of a warehouse in Oakland. There was a makeshift, rickety stairway made from pallets and other materials, and windows, with a leap to the ground. “ Source:

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28 Nov 2016

Ohio State University: Active shooter reported; several hospitalized, suspect killed

“A suspect is dead following an active shooter report Monday morning on Ohio State University’s campus, a federal law enforcement official said. The official, who has been briefed on the latest information on the situation, said law enforcement on the ground believes the threat is contained. The official stressed this

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25 Nov 2016

Israel Vows to Punish ‘Terrorism’ Over Wildfire Raging Near Haifa

“At least a dozen suspects were arrested for arson-related offenses after wildfires forced the partial evacuation of Israel’s third-largest city, officials said Friday. Israeli officials have suggested that Arab assailants were to blame for igniting the fires — vowing that any perpetrators would be treated as terrorists.” Source: Israel Vows

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25 Nov 2016

One by One, ISIS Social Media Experts Are Killed as Result of F.B.I. Program

“While American and British forces conducted a series of drone strikes on members of the group, the F.B.I. sifted through thousands of the Legion’s followers on social media to figure out who had actually been inspired to take action. In the last two years, it has arrested nearly 100 people

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24 Nov 2016

Tons of security: Dump trucks protect NY Thanksgiving parade

“Fans of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade who come to see the soaring SpongeBob and Snoopy balloons may get a far less heartwarming sight this year: giant dump trucks filled with sand. More than 80 city sanitation trucks will be used at intersections and other strategic spots along the 2

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23 Nov 2016

DoD Releases Directive for Concealed Carry and The Use of Force

“Effective November 18th the Department of Defense released a directive covering carrying firearms and the use of force. This has been a long time coming with the attacks we’ve seen both on military installations and recruiting offices. The Pentagon has released the detailed directive that outlines when and where personnel

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23 Nov 2016

Thousands of Green Cards Have ‘Simply Gone Missing,’ IG Says

“Thousands of green cards have been mishandled over the past three years, according to a new Department of Homeland Security inspector general report. Electronic system errors have caused at least 19,000 cards to be issued as duplicates or with incorrect information — such as name, date of birth, photo and

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22 Nov 2016

Acknowledging domestic terror threat, Pentagon says troops, recruiters can carry concealed guns

“U.S. military personnel can now request to carry concealed handguns for protection at government facilities, according to new Defense Department directive issued last week in response to a series of deadly shootings over the last seven years.” Source: Acknowledging domestic terror threat, Pentagon says troops, recruiters can carry concealed guns

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