29 Sep 2016

Several terror plots targeting ‘sporting events, stadiums and schools’ foiled in Nice

“Several serious terror attacks have been thwarted by counter-terrorism forces in Nice since the the deadly attack on Bastille Day, the city’s prosecutor has said. Jean-Michel Pretre disclosed that as many as five serious plots targeting sporting events, schools or places of worship across the city had been foiled in

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28 Sep 2016

Orlando Terror Attack ‘Triggered’ by Pentagon Drone Strike

“Mateen killed 49 people during the attack on the Pulse, a gay nightclub, and wounded 53 others. Police eventually stormed the club and killed Mateen in a shootout after talks aimed at convincing him to surrender failed. During an exchange in the early morning hours of June 12, an Orlando

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26 Sep 2016

13,000 military personnel will provide security, ceremonial support for the next president’s inauguration

“The presidential election is still six weeks away, but military planners are already focused on welcoming in the next commander in chief next year.” Source: 13,000 military personnel will provide security, ceremonial support for the next president’s inauguration

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24 Sep 2016

Washington mall shooting: Gunman at large after killing 5

“A man carrying a rifle entered a Macy’s store at a mall in Washington state, shot dead four women and a man, and vanished into the night, police said. Authorities believe only one person fired the shots Friday night at Cascade Mall in Burlington, about an hour north of Seattle.”

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24 Sep 2016

Washington mall shooting: Gunman at large after killing 5

“A man carrying a rifle entered a Macy’s store at a mall in Washington state, shot dead four women and a man, and vanished into the night, police said. Authorities believe only one person fired the shots Friday night at Cascade Mall in Burlington, about an hour north of Seattle.”

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22 Sep 2016

Charlotte, N.C. in state of emergency after second night of violence

“Residents of Charlotte, North Carolina, woke to a state of emergency on Thursday with National Guard troops deployed on the streets after a second night of violent protests over the fatal police shooting of a black man. One person was on life support after being shot by a civilian late

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20 Sep 2016

Incomplete Fingerprint Records May Have Helped Criminals Gain Citizenship

“U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services may have granted citizenship to at least 858 people who had been ordered to be removed, but who were using different names, a new report from DHS’ Office of the Inspector General. While USCIS protocol requires the adjudicator to check applicants’ fingerprints, in both DHS’

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19 Sep 2016

Ahmad Khan Rahami, Accused NYC Bomber, Traveled to Pakistan Undetected by U.S.

“Ahmad Khan Rahami, the man arrested for last weekend’s series of bombings in New York and New Jersey, traveled to Pakistan and Afghanistan several times without detection by the U.S. government, officials told The Daily Beast. Rahami has made at least three and possibly four trips to Pakistan over the

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19 Sep 2016

Governor deploys 1,000 state police and national guard to NYC airports, train stations

“New York Governor Andrew Cuomo deployed an additional 1,000 New York state police and National Guard troops to transit hubs in New York City, the day after one explosion rocked the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan Saturday night and another bomb-like device found unexploded nearby.” Source: Governor deploys 1,000 state police

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19 Sep 2016

Explosive device detonates near Elizabeth train station

“An improvised explosive device in a backpack detonated near the Elizabeth train station early Monday as authorities were using a bomb robot to examine the item, officials said. The blast occurred around 12:40 a.m. near Morris Avenue and Julian Place. The explosion was not a controlled blast, but happened unintentionally as

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