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Lowell Sun
Lowell officials find refugee resettlement complicatedthis fiscal year, the Institute has received people from Afghanistan, Bhutan, C
Lowell officials find refugee resettlement complicated
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
this fiscal year, the Institute has received people from Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, Iraq and more. Nationally, 98 percent of Syrian refugees are Sunni Muslims, while 0.26 percent are Shiite. Just 0.43 are Christian, including Greek Orthodox or... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Preparing for the worstWhile only a training situation, emergency responders must be ready this kind o
Preparing for the worst
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 8 hours ago
While only a training situation, emergency responders must be ready this kind of real-life shooting situation. Emergency personnel from several departments across Iowa gathered at West Marshall High School to practice active shooter scenarios... Read more
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Calcutta News
IS Use of Social Media to Recruit, Radicalize Still a Top Threat to US Nearly eight months after overhauling its strategy to curtail the Islamic Sta
IS Use of Social Media to Recruit, Radicalize Still a Top Threat to US
Calcutta News / Posted 9 hours ago
Nearly eight months after overhauling its strategy to curtail the Islamic State terror group's success in cyberspace, U.S. officials admit it is hard to know if they are making... Read more
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TribLIVE
Trump, Clinton poised to get intel briefingsKeane, 6 months old, and Kellen Campbell, 3 months old, following his speech at
Trump, Clinton poised to get intel briefings
TribLIVE / Posted 9 hours ago
Keane, 6 months old, and Kellen Campbell, 3 months old, following his speech at the Gallogly Events Center at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Friday, July 29, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Stacie Scott/The Gazette via AP)Photo by... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Rule change helps immigrants seeking legal statusthe United States. The Obama administration is seeking to remove that obstacle
Rule change helps immigrants seeking legal status
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 hours ago
the United States. The Obama administration is seeking to remove that obstacle for more people with the expansion Friday of a federal program that will allow more undocumented immigrants to qualify for a waiver to avoid it. Lisa Rivas, a Danbury... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Rockford crew coach drilled holes to record girlswith positive performance reviews. The women’s varsity crew team recently place
Rockford crew coach drilled holes to record girls
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 hours ago
with positive performance reviews. The women’s varsity crew team recently placed 8th in the country. Crew teams could often be seen practicing on the Grand River near the Jupiter Avenue bridge in Kent County’s Plainfield Township. They used a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Clinton campaign, some cyber experts say Russia is behind DNC email leakA top official with Hillary Clinton's campaign on Sunday accused the Russian go
Clinton campaign, some cyber experts say Russia is behind DNC email leak
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 hours ago
A top official with Hillary Clinton's campaign on Sunday accused the Russian government of orchestrating the release of damaging Democratic Party records to help the campaign of Republican Donald Trump - and some cyber security experts agree. The... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Rockford crew coach drilled holes to record girls; superintendent ‘horrified'with positive performance reviews. The women’s varsity crew team recently place
Rockford crew coach drilled holes to record girls; superintendent ‘horrified'
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 14 hours ago
with positive performance reviews. The women’s varsity crew team recently placed 8th in the country. Crew teams could often be seen practicing on the Grand River near the Jupiter Avenue bridge in Kent County’s Plainfield Township. They used a... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Gaetz says he agrees with sheriff, Black Lives Matter is a terrorist organizationorganization. “I stand with Sheriff Ashley. Whether it’s politically correct o
Gaetz says he agrees with sheriff, Black Lives Matter is a terrorist organization
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 14 hours ago
organization. “I stand with Sheriff Ashley. Whether it’s politically correct or not, any group that calls for the killing of law enforcement officers is considered a terrorist organization,” Gaetz said in a post that ran over a recent article... Read more
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FOX News
California risks $135M in federal grants over 'sanctuary city' policywhen they catch an illegal immigrant who by law faces deportation. The laws hav
California risks $135M in federal grants over 'sanctuary city' policy
FOX News / Posted 14 hours ago
when they catch an illegal immigrant who by law faces deportation. The laws have sparked a national controversy in the wake of dozens of murders and other violent crimes committed by illegal immigrants who local law enforcement did not report to the... Read more
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The News-Times
Rule change helps immigrants seeking legal statusthe United States. The Obama administration is seeking to remove that obstacle
Rule change helps immigrants seeking legal status
The News-Times / Posted 15 hours ago
the United States. The Obama administration is seeking to remove that obstacle for more people with the expansion Friday of a federal program that will allow more undocumented immigrants to qualify for a waiver to avoid it. Lisa Rivas, a Danbury... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 30J. Trump, as am I. — Gladys C. Gilliland, San Rafael ‘Shameful’ Donald Trump
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 30
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
J. Trump, as am I. — Gladys C. Gilliland, San Rafael ‘Shameful’ Donald Trump wants to be the king According to Article 3 of the U.S. Constitution, GOP candidate Donald Trump is “adhering to their enemies” bordering on treason with his invitation... Read more
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CNN
In Humayun Khan and his family, a complex portrait of patriotismmany immigrants, we came to this country empty-handed. We believed in American
In Humayun Khan and his family, a complex portrait of patriotism
CNN / Posted 19 hours ago
many immigrants, we came to this country empty-handed. We believed in American democracy; that with hard work and goodness of this country, we could share in and contribute to its blessings," the father, Khizr Khan, said during his speech Thursday... Read more
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Daily Journal
Appeals court won't toss Menendez's indictmentRobert Menendez’s attempt to have the corruption indictment against him thrown
Appeals court won't toss Menendez's indictment
Daily Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
Robert Menendez’s attempt to have the corruption indictment against him thrown out. The decision by the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a decision by a federal judge in Newark that left charges including bribery and honest services fraud in... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Appeals court refuses to toss Sen. Menendez's corruption indictmentBob Menendez’s attempt to have the corruption indictment against him thrown out
Appeals court refuses to toss Sen. Menendez's corruption indictment
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Bob Menendez’s attempt to have the corruption indictment against him thrown out. The decision by the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a decision by a federal judge in Newark that left charges including bribery and honest services fraud in... Read more
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CNN
Big night or big fail?It was especially effective for the Democrats to showcase both the Mothers of t
Big night or big fail?
CNN / Posted yesterday
It was especially effective for the Democrats to showcase both the Mothers of the Movement and the families of slain Dallas police officers. Meanwhile, in Cleveland there was nothing but ridicule for the idea that Black Lives Matter. Which approach... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Man, 18, accused of sex trafficking girls, 15An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of sex trafficking two 15-year-old
Man, 18, accused of sex trafficking girls, 15
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of sex trafficking two 15-year-old girls from Phoenix to El Paso and then prostituting them on an internet classified ads website, officials said. Edema Missiadan made his initial appearance Thursday in... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Number of children, families caught crossing border rising againHOUSTON - The number of unaccompanied children and families caught illegally cr
Number of children, families caught crossing border rising again
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted yesterday
HOUSTON - The number of unaccompanied children and families caught illegally crossing the southern border is again on the rise. According to the Department of Homeland Security, Border Patrol sectors from Laredo to San Diego are reporting increases.... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Stamford Man, 50, Charged With Making Online Anti-Semitic ThreatsSTAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford man was charged Tuesday with three counts of maki
Stamford Man, 50, Charged With Making Online Anti-Semitic Threats
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted yesterday
STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford man was charged Tuesday with three counts of making threatening communications online. Kendall J. Sullivan, 50, posted numerous statements in which he threatened to injure or kill certain individuals or groups,... Read more
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NBC News
Could Russian Hackers Spoil Election Day?ASPEN, Colorado -- U.S. officials are alarmed that the Russian hack of Democrat
Could Russian Hackers Spoil Election Day?
NBC News / Posted yesterday
ASPEN, Colorado -- U.S. officials are alarmed that the Russian hack of Democratic Party emails has exposed vulnerabilities in the security of the electoral voting system that are big enough to compromise the credibility of the upcoming presidential... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
Stamford Man, 50, Charged With Making Online Anti-Semitic ThreatsSTAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford man was charged Tuesday with three counts of maki
Stamford Man, 50, Charged With Making Online Anti-Semitic Threats
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted yesterday
STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford man was charged Tuesday with three counts of making threatening communications online. Kendall J. Sullivan, 50, posted numerous statements in which he threatened to injure or kill certain individuals or groups,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Philadelphia denies sanctuary city status, but Justice Department says otherwisePHILADELPHIA — The city of Philadelphia insists it’s not a sanctuary for illega
Philadelphia denies sanctuary city status, but Justice Department says otherwise
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
PHILADELPHIA — The city of Philadelphia insists it’s not a sanctuary for illegal immigrants, but a Justice Department report says otherwise — and now the city that just hosted the Democratic National Convention is in danger of losing millions of... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Federal agent testifies at trial for Clifton man accused of illegal ambulance operationA Clifton man on trial on health care fraud and other charges had a business ca
Federal agent testifies at trial for Clifton man accused of illegal ambulance operation
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
A Clifton man on trial on health care fraud and other charges had a business card identifying him as a vice president of an ambulance service when he was detained at a New York City airport with more than $122,000 in cash, a federal agent testified... Read more
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Al.com
Check out Alabama technology from new 'Jason Bourne' movie with Matt Damonto "The Bourne Ultimatum," will release this Friday in theaters nationwide. To
Check out Alabama technology from new 'Jason Bourne' movie with Matt Damon
Al.com / Posted yesterday
to "The Bourne Ultimatum," will release this Friday in theaters nationwide. To celebrate his company's cameo, AOS Director of Business Development Chris Centamore said the ANDI OTG mockups from the movie will be on display in Huntsville for two... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
Stamford Man Charged For Making Online ThreatsSTAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford man was charged Tuesday with three counts of maki
Stamford Man Charged For Making Online Threats
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted yesterday
STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford man was charged Tuesday with three counts of making threatening communications online. Kendall J. Sullivan, 50, posted numerous statements in which he threatened to injure or kill certain individuals or groups,... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Stamford Man Charged For Making Online ThreatsSTAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford man was charged Tuesday with three counts of maki
Stamford Man Charged For Making Online Threats
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted yesterday
STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford man was charged Tuesday with three counts of making threatening communications online. Kendall J. Sullivan, 50, posted numerous statements in which he threatened to injure or kill certain individuals or groups,... Read more
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Raw Story
Militia goon threatens to shoot Pennsylvania cops who arrested his teen son on heroin chargesA Pennsylvania man who threatened to shoot police officers for arresting his so
Militia goon threatens to shoot Pennsylvania cops who arrested his teen son on heroin charges
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
A Pennsylvania man who threatened to shoot police officers for arresting his son over drug charges is part of a growing movement listed as a terrorist threat by top law enforcement agencies — right-wing extremist militias. On Wednesday, The... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Federal agencies want more disclosure on crude oilagency is proposing a new rule that would require railroads to inform state and
Federal agencies want more disclosure on crude oil
The Charleston State Journal / Posted yesterday
agency is proposing a new rule that would require railroads to inform state and local first responders about shipments of crude oil through their areas, but one West Virginia official says local officials already have that information. On July... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Ballet dancer turned al-Qaeda terror suspect asks to live in unusual place in UKhis ex-wife and teenage son at their home in Nottingham. He is understood to h
Ballet dancer turned al-Qaeda terror suspect asks to live in unusual place in UK
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
his ex-wife and teenage son at their home in Nottingham. He is understood to have made his request for asylum to the Home Office. And his dream to live like Robin Hood could soon be set to become reality after the 48 year-old was approved for... Read more
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New Kerala
U.S. JWG on counterterrorism to discuss regional terrorist threats, border security today - newkerala.com #96812The spokesperson said, "The U.S.-India Counterterrorism Joint Working Group is
U.S. JWG on counterterrorism to discuss regional terrorist threats, border security today - newkerala.com #96812
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
The spokesperson said, "The U.S.-India Counterterrorism Joint Working Group is a regularly planned policy consultation designed to advance our common agenda and opportunities for cooperation across the full range of counterterrorism issues." "The... Read more
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FOX News
Homeland chief says biggest fear is lone wolf style terror attackDepartment of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said the threat of “lone
Homeland chief says biggest fear is lone wolf style terror attack
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said the threat of “lone wolf” terror attacks has become his biggest fear, saying self-radicalized militants are much more difficult for law enforcement and intelligence agencies to detect. Mr.... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Jamestown Fire Department Receives Federal FundingOn Thursday, U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that $
Jamestown Fire Department Receives Federal Funding
The Post-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
On Thursday, U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that $12,728, allocated through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, will be awarded to the JFD to help purchase and test their... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Homeland Security Secretary Johnson: Islamic rhetoric only fans the flamesThe secretary of Homeland Security chose his words carefully about whether Musl
Homeland Security Secretary Johnson: Islamic rhetoric only fans the flames
The Aspen Times / Posted 2 days ago
The secretary of Homeland Security chose his words carefully about whether Muslims should be allowed to enter the United States but offered that such rhetoric is at odds with his department’s mission. Speaking Wednesday at Greenwald Pavilion, Jeh... Read more
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Breitbart
Time to Say Thank You and Goodbye to Sen. McCainthere is no question that he and his fellow POWs suffered immeasurably in the H
Time to Say Thank You and Goodbye to Sen. McCain
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
there is no question that he and his fellow POWs suffered immeasurably in the Hanoi Hilton. For that we owe them all a debt of gratitude. Yet that does not give any one person the right to do harm to our country from a legislative position nor to... Read more
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Breitbart
Muslim Brotherhood Front Group Teach Police ‘Islam 101’Ask any successful individual, “who was one of the most influential people in y
Muslim Brotherhood Front Group Teach Police ‘Islam 101’
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
Ask any successful individual, “who was one of the most influential people in your life?” and very often the answer is a teacher. A good teacher can make all the difference in the world to an aspiring learner. But a bad teacher can have a... Read more
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The China Post
Citing cyber 'revolution,' Obama issues attack response plan WASHINGTON - The White House warned Tuesday of a "revolution" of computer-gen
Citing cyber 'revolution,' Obama issues attack response plan
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON - The White House warned Tuesday of a "revolution" of computer-generated threats to the U.S. stoked by growing cyber aggression by traditional U.S. foes like Russia and North... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
LAPD Sued for Withholding RecordsMuslim activists are suing the Los Angeles Police Department for withholding re
LAPD Sued for Withholding Records
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
Muslim activists are suing the Los Angeles Police Department for withholding records about a long-stalled Muslim mapping plan that was postponed due to public concerns over religious profiling. Muslim Advocates, a nonprofit legal advocacy group,... Read more
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Hartford Courant
West Hartford Police Call In Hazardous Material Team To Assist With InvestigationWEST HARTFORD — Police and state environmental officials are at a home on Trout
West Hartford Police Call In Hazardous Material Team To Assist With Investigation
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 days ago
WEST HARTFORD — Police and state environmental officials are at a home on Trout Brook Terrace investigating the discovery of chemicals. A state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection spokesman said West Hartford police requested the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Senator: FBI investigations into Omar Mateen need reviewFederal authorities had no way to know that 29-year-old Omar Mateen, the subjec
Senator: FBI investigations into Omar Mateen need review
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Federal authorities had no way to know that 29-year-old Omar Mateen, the subject of two FBI investigations in two years, purchased firearms after being plucked from the database, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) wrote in the letter, made available to media... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Homeland Security employee caught with gun pleads not guiltyMARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - A Department of Homeland Security employee has pleade
Homeland Security employee caught with gun pleads not guilty
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 2 days ago
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - A Department of Homeland Security employee has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from entering his agency's Washington headquarters with a gun, knife, infrared camera, pepper spray and handcuffs. Northern West Virginia... Read more
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Salon.com
Homeland Security employee caught with gun pleads not guiltyMARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Department of Homeland Security employee has pleade
Homeland Security employee caught with gun pleads not guilty
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Department of Homeland Security employee has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from entering his agency’s Washington headquarters with a gun, knife, infrared camera, pepper spray and handcuffs. Northern West Virginia... Read more
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The Hill
To shrink cyber staffing gap, stop focusing on collegeA driving force behind the cybersecurity skill shortage might be unrealistic ex
To shrink cyber staffing gap, stop focusing on college
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
A driving force behind the cybersecurity skill shortage might be unrealistic expectations of the higher education system. According to a Center for Strategic and International Studies / Intel report, only 7% of the top universities across a sampling... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
An All-Seeing Eye In The Sky Will Watch Over The Rio OlympicsWhen the Olympic Games begin next month in Rio de Janeiro, billions of people a
An All-Seeing Eye In The Sky Will Watch Over The Rio Olympics
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
When the Olympic Games begin next month in Rio de Janeiro, billions of people are expected to watch athletes from countries around the world compete. But also watching over the Olympic and Paralympic events will be a set of futuristic,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. to expand program for C. American influxwill expand efforts to help Central American families and children legally immi
U.S. to expand program for C. American influx
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
will expand efforts to help Central American families and children legally immigrate to the United States in another surge of migrants caught crossing the border illegally. White House Deputy Homeland Security Adviser Amy Pope said Tuesday that... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fear or Racism? Sonia Kruger and the Problem of Safety Politics – Opinion – ABC Religion & EthicsFear or Racism? Sonia Kruger and the Problem of Safety PoliticsA. Dirk MosesABC
Fear or Racism? Sonia Kruger and the Problem of Safety Politics – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Fear or Racism? Sonia Kruger and the Problem of Safety PoliticsA. Dirk MosesABC Religion and Ethics 26 Jul 2016 When does fear become paranoia, vigilance become hyper-vigilance? The patina of what we call civilization is thinner than we realize.... Read more
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Providence Business News
Preparing for Danger at Work THE RHODE ISLAND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY AND THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMEL
Preparing for Danger at Work
Providence Business News / Posted 3 days ago
THE RHODE ISLAND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY AND THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY will host an "Active Shooter Preparedness Workshop," which will focus on facility preparedness and plan development. Personnel who... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Citing cyber ‘revolution,’ Obama issues attack response planLisa Monaco, President Barack Obama’s homeland security and counterterrorism ad
Citing cyber ‘revolution,’ Obama issues attack response plan
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
Lisa Monaco, President Barack Obama’s homeland security and counterterrorism adviser, said while Russia and China grow “more assertive and sophisticated” online, Iran has attacked U.S. banks and North Korea is showing a willingness to attack... Read more
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Computer World Australia
In light of increased cyberattacks, White House sets defence plan with FBI in chargenew measures intended to help it respond more effectively to attacks that might
In light of increased cyberattacks, White House sets defence plan with FBI in charge
Computer World Australia / Posted 3 days ago
new measures intended to help it respond more effectively to attacks that might compromise public safety or its national security interests. Although the President has made cybersecurity a priority, the U.S. continues to confront attacks... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
US expands Central American refugee screening programWASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced a broad expansion on Tuesday of
US expands Central American refugee screening program
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced a broad expansion on Tuesday of a program to let people fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras enter the United States as refugees, and said Costa Rica agreed to temporarily shelter... Read more
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Orange County Register
O.C. man charged after police said he impersonated an immigration agent, tried to extort womanmade his first appearance in federal court Tuesday afternoon and faces charges
O.C. man charged after police said he impersonated an immigration agent, tried to extort woman
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
made his first appearance in federal court Tuesday afternoon and faces charges after police said he posed as an immigration officer and tried to extort money from a woman. Federal authorities said Tuesday that 26-year-old Luis Flores-Mendoza was... Read more
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