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American Airlines Terror Threat: Dutch Teen Arrested

American Airlines Terror Threat: Dutch Teen Arrested

By Toni Matthews-El April 14, 2014

There has been a new twist in the story of a 14-year-old who tweeted a terroristic threat to American Airlines on Sunday. It has been reported that the teen responsible has been arrested and taken into custody. In a statement …

Brazil No-Fly Zones for World Cup: With a Catch Brazil No-Fly Zones for World Cup: With a Catch

Brazil’s Air Force has established no-fly zones around the stadiums hosting the 64 soccer games of the 2014 FIFA World Cup taking place July 12-13. A four mile perimeter has been set around each stadium, and the suspensions will begin …

Malaysia Airlines Plane:  The Mystery Continues Malaysia Airlines Plane: The Mystery Continues

The mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 remains unexplained, even though multinational search teams are in the Asian waters, where it is thought to have gone down, and in the air, searching relentlessly. One consideration of the disappearance is …

Malaysia Airlines Plane: Was It Hijacked? Malaysia Airlines Plane: Was It Hijacked?

As the search for the vanished Flight MH370 continues, the likely outcome becomes grimmer and grimmer with each passing minute. Already the surviving family members of those on board have been told to prepare for the worst. Even though it …

Americans Still Cite Terrorism as Top Concern Americans Still Cite Terrorism as Top Concern

It’s been over 12 years since the World Trade Center tower fell, yet terrorism still remains the top concern for Americans when considering threats to their country. New Gallup poll results out today show that 77% of U.S. adults believe …

Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Weapon Shipments Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Weapon Shipments

In 2006, Israel and Hezbollah fought a 34 day battle which ultimately resulted in nothing gained but many lives lost. This conflict, known as the 2006 Lebanon War or 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War, was just part of the much larger Israeli-Iranian …

Terrorism on the Rise, Shows New Report Terrorism on the Rise, Shows New Report

The “War on Terror” is well over a decade long at this point, and it doesn’t seem that much progress has been made to stamp out terrorism. A new report has even shown that terrorist attacks worldwide have spiked significantly …

Toothpaste Alert? Legitimate Fear, Bizarre Sources Toothpaste Alert? Legitimate Fear, Bizarre Sources

According to CNN, the United States is telling all airlines headed for Russia to be on the lookout for something peculiar: toothpaste. The House Homeland Security Committee’s chairman said Wednesday night that they believed that there is a possibility that …

Sochi Olympics: Will Security Be Tight Enough? Sochi Olympics: Will Security Be Tight Enough?

The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia are preparing to get underway as teams across the world begin competing for the gold, silver, and bronze on Thursday evening. Both snowboarding and team figure skating will be broadcast on Thursday, even though …

Feds Want Death Penalty for Boston Marathon Bomber Feds Want Death Penalty for Boston Marathon Bomber
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The Justice Department announced today that they plan to seek the death penalty if a jury finds Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of the Boston Marathon bombing. The Boston Marathon bombing occurred last April and took the lives of three people and …

Winter Olympics Will See The Least American Visitors Winter Olympics Will See The Least American Visitors

As we’re weeks away from this year’s Olympic games, it looks like Sochi will see the least amount of American spectators visiting an Olympic games in the last 20 years. US tour operators blame poor reception on several factors: terrorism …

Would-Be Politician Admits To Sending Letters Would-Be Politician Admits To Sending Letters
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Tupelo, Mississippi native James Everette Dutschke pleaded guilty on Friday to charges related to sending Ricin-laced letters to President Obama. The 41-year-old was also on the hook for mailing letters to Mississippi’s Senator Roger Wicker and Sadie Holland, a Lee …

Underwear Bomber Life Sentence Upheld In Court Underwear Bomber Life Sentence Upheld In Court

On Monday a federal appeals court upheld the life sentence of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (aka “underwear bomber”) for trying to blow up a plane headed for Detroit with a bomb hidden in his underwear on Christmas Day, 2009. He had filed an appeal asking …

Kerry Says No U.S. Troops Will Return to Fallujah Kerry Says No U.S. Troops Will Return to Fallujah

Iraqi forces are planning a “major attack” against al Qaeda militants in Fallujah, and while Washington has said it would assist, Secretary of State John Kerry has made it clear that no new U.S. troops will be redeployed to the …

Alabama Terrorism: Two Men Receive Maximum Sentence Alabama Terrorism: Two Men Receive Maximum Sentence
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Alabama seems an unlikely place for overseas terrorism, but this case proves that you never know where it can occur. Reuters tells us that Randy “Rasheed” Wilson and Mohammad Abdul Rahman Abukhdair were each sentenced to 15 years in prison …

Haqqani Leader Killed in U.S. Drone Strike Haqqani Leader Killed in U.S. Drone Strike

The AFP reported on a U.S. drone strike that took place in Pakistan last Thursday. This particular strike was a rare happenstance: it is only the second drone strike targeted outside of Pakistan’s tribal zones. Previous drone strikes had targeted …

New Taliban Leader: Same Boss Who Wanted Malala Dead New Taliban Leader: Same Boss Who Wanted Malala Dead

CBS News and The Week have both reported that, following the drone bombing of Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud, a new leader for the Pakistani Taliban Movement has been chosen. The AP confirmed the ascendance of a new leader with a …