10 Feb 2016

North Korea Nuclear Effort Seen as a Top Threat to the U.S.

“The national intelligence director, James R. Clapper, warned Tuesday that North Korea had expanded its production of weapons-grade nuclear fuel, making clear that the Obama administration now regarded the reclusive government in Pyongyang, rather than Iran, as the world’s most worrisome nuclear threat.” Source: North Korea Nuclear Effort Seen as

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09 Feb 2016

FAA: Drone registration eclipses that of regular planes

“The number of drones potentially flying in U.S. skies has eclipsed the number of piloted aircraft — from Cessnas to Dreamliners, the Federal Aviation Administration said Monday.” Source: FAA: Drone registration eclipses that of regular planes

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04 Feb 2016

Kansas man pledged allegiance to ISIS, planned to detonate car bomb at Army base

“A 21-year-old Kansas man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to attempting to detonate what he thought was a 1,000 pound ammonium nitrate bomb on the Fort Riley Army base in Manhattan, Kansas.” Source: Kansas man pledged allegiance to ISIS, planned to detonate car bomb at Army base – The Washington Post

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03 Feb 2016

Workers threw out U.S. nuclear secrets with common rubbish for 20 years

“In June 2014, a worker at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Tennessee was surprised to find U.S. nuclear secrets inside a trash bag marked for disposal along with standard rubbish. Taking a closer look, the worker found 19 more documents in the bag that were either marked classified or

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02 Feb 2016

EU to investigate €500 note link to terrorism

“The use of high-denomination notes, in particular the €500 note, is a problem reported by law enforcement authorities. These notes are in high demand among criminal elements . . . due to their high value and low volume,’” Source: EU to investigate €500 note link to terrorism — RT Business

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28 Jan 2016

France Disneyland Paris Arrest

“French police have arrested a man carrying two firearms and a box of cartridges at Disneyland Paris, CNN affiliate BFMTV reported Thursday. The man was taken into custody at the entrance of a hotel in the amusement park, according to BFMTV.” Source: France Disneyland Paris Arrest – CNN.com

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28 Jan 2016

Teen Accused of ISIS Plot to Bomb Cops Using Kangaroo

“A teenager discussed packing a kangaroo with explosives, painting it with the ISIS symbol and setting it loose on police, according to prosecutors. Sevdet Besim, 19, is accused of plotting a terror attack in Melbourne on Anzac Day — an annual public commemoration of Australia’s war dead.” Source: Teen Accused

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28 Jan 2016

Hundreds of DHS badges, guns, cell phones lost or stolen since 2012

“Hundreds of badges, credentials, cell phones and guns belonging to Department of Homeland Security employees have been lost or stolen in recent years — raising serious security concerns about the potential damage these missing items could do in the wrong hands.” Source: Hundreds of DHS badges, guns, cell phones lost

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27 Jan 2016

Oregon Occupation Leader Ammon Bundy Arrested, One Dead, After Confrontation With FBI

“Ammon Bundy, the leader of an armed group occupying a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon to protest federal land-management policies, was arrested along with six followers on Tuesday following a violent confrontation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation that left another member of the group dead, authorities said.” Source: Oregon

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26 Jan 2016

FBI thwarts mass shooting at Milwaukee Masonic Temple

“A terrorist-style plot intended to kill dozens of people with automatic weapons at a Masonic Temple in Milwaukee was foiled this week by FBI agents, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Samy Mohamed Hamzeh discusses his plan to attack the temple with two others, detailing how they would quickly and quietly kill

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