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Christmas Market Shooting in France Was Act of Terrorism

December 12, 2018 French Police continue to search for the gunman that opened fire on a Strasbourg Christmas market on Tuesday that killed three people and injured at least a

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U.S. Border Security Counter-Terrorism Efforts Inadequate

December 11, 2018 A new audit conducted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (OIG) evidences that Customs and Border Patrol personnel failed to follow standard

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Ohio Woman Charged in Toledo Bar Plot

December 10, 2018 Law enforcement officials arrested a Toledo, Ohio woman on Monday for plotting a mass attack on a local bar. According to the FBI, Elizabeth Lecron, 23, was

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Trump Nixes Funding for Domestic Terrorism Program

October 31, 2018 In the aftermath of yet another deadly mass shooting at a house of worship in America, it’s time to examine what the Trump administration is doing to

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Several Killed in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

October 27, 2018 Pittsburgh Police responded to an active shooter situation Saturday morning at the Tree of Life Congregation synagogue in Squirrel Hill. At least eight people were killed and

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FBI Confirms More Explosive Devices Sent to High Profile Democrats

October 25, 2018 A suspicious package addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden was intercepted early Thursday morning at a Delaware mail facility. Another explosive device addressed to actor Robert

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More Explosives Targeting Democrats Found, Police Believe All are Connected

October 24, 2018 The U.S. Secret Service confirmed on Wednesday morning that packages containing “potential explosive devices” addressed to former secretary of state Hillary Clinton in New York and former

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Explosive Devices Mailed to Former Presidents Clinton and Obama

October 24, 2018 New York officials say a bomb was discovered in the New York home of former President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton around 1 a.m. Wednesday. FBI, Secret

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Chicago Man Charged with Recruiting for ISIS

October 19, 2018 A man arrested Wednesday on Chicago’s north side has been charged with using social media to recruit people to fight for ISIS. Ashraf Al Safoo, 34, a

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues REAL ID Compliance Update

October 19, 2018 In a press release on Friday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a REAL ID compliance update stating that 37 states, territories, and the District of

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