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Woman Fired for Boston Marathon Costume [IMAGE] Woman Fired for Boston Marathon Costume [IMAGE]
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Yes, Halloween has been over for four days. No, there isn’t any shortage of awful costumes that are making headlines. This costume might not be quite as offensive as the Trayvon Martin costume that outraged many people, but it’s close. …

Kenya Seizes Ivory, Cuts Off Terrorist Funding Kenya Seizes Ivory, Cuts Off Terrorist Funding

Kenyan customs officers in Mombasa have seized almost four tons of elephant ivory in two separate shipments Wednesday, amid a spike in poaching of the animals. The illicit ivory trade on the black market has been discovered to help fund …

US Captures Al Qaeda Leader Responsible for ’98 Embassy Bombing US Captures Al Qaeda Leader Responsible for ’98 Embassy Bombing
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According to CNN, U.S forces have captured Abu Anas al Libi, in Tripoli, Libya. Al Libi is said to be a key Al Qaeda operative and had been wanted for his role in the bombing of the U.S. embassies in …

Boston Marathon Bomber Wants Restrictions Lifted Boston Marathon Bomber Wants Restrictions Lifted
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According to the lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, his special status in prison is making it too hard for them to defend him. They have asked a judge to lift some of the restrictions placed on the bomber, …

Mali Explosion: Will Terror Spread to Europe and America? Mali Explosion: Will Terror Spread to Europe and America?

In the aftermath of suicide bombings in the vicinity of a military camp in Mali’s northern city of Timbuktu on Saturday, Malian armed forces and Islamic separatists exchanged heavy gunfire in the center of the northern town of Kidal on …

Cybersecurity Legislation Asked for by NSA Director Cybersecurity Legislation Asked for by NSA Director

On Wednesday, top cybersecurity officials and government leaders met at the Billington Cybersecurity Summit in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the summit was to discuss how the federal government can partner with contracting companies in order to best protest the …

Al-Shabab Takes Credit for Mall Attack on Twitter Al-Shabab Takes Credit for Mall Attack on Twitter
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At least 39 people were killed when a Somali-based terror group opened fire at a mall in Kenya. The Al Qaeda-linked group Al-Shabab (also listed as “Al-Shabaab”) claimed responsibility for the shootings on Twitter. The group was reportedly live tweeting …

Nairobi Westgate Mall: Islamists Kill 25 Nairobi Westgate Mall: Islamists Kill 25

Islamists around the world are staging coordinated attacks with increasing regularity. Yesterday saw a series of coordinated attacks on the Arabian peninsula, and today sees al-Qaeda affiliated militants seizing a shopping mall, killing dozens and injuring 40. Witnesses say that …

AQAP Stages Suicide Car Bombing, Kills 38 Yemenis AQAP Stages Suicide Car Bombing, Kills 38 Yemenis
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The AP via USA Today reported earlier today that al-Qaeda militants in Yemen launched a coordinated attack on a military barracks in the southern part of the country called Shabwa province. 38 soldiers were killed in the attacks and dozens …

Suez Canal Downgraded, not Terrorism Suez Canal Downgraded, not Terrorism

Egyptian officials reported Sunday that three individuals who fired machine guns on a Panama-flagged container ship that was passing through the Suez Canal had been arrested. Army sources downgraded the attacks from what Mohab Memish, head of the Suez Canal …

U.S. Strike Syria: What to Expect in Coming Hours U.S. Strike Syria: What to Expect in Coming Hours
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With official confirmation coming from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the United States’ readiness to strike, at the time of posting, it’s surely a mere matter of hours before the United States launches missiles in retaliation for chemical weapons …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Rolling Stone Issue Does Gangbusters Sales. Because Controversy Sells. Duh. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Rolling Stone Issue Does Gangbusters Sales. Because Controversy Sells. Duh.

Any press is good press, right? Especially when the press is talking about the press itself. Two weeks ago, Rolling Stone magazine decided to put a giant image of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover. Not a …

NSA Says Spy Programs Thwarted Terrorist Attacks NSA Says Spy Programs Thwarted Terrorist Attacks

It was revealed earlier this month that the NSA is spying on non-Americans and Americans alike. After the initial reports, the Obama administration and other lawmakers argued the programs were necessary to prevent terrorist attacks, but didn’t elaborate. Now the …

JFK Guards Dozing On Posts Despite Being Terrorist Target JFK Guards Dozing On Posts Despite Being Terrorist Target
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The former manager for security staff at JFK Airport says that coming across guards who were asleep on the job was a regular occurrence when he was in charge. 39-year old Stephen Jackson says he busted at least six guards–some …

YouTube Rapper Will Not Face Terroristic Threat Charges YouTube Rapper Will Not Face Terroristic Threat Charges
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A Boston teen and aspiring YouTube rapper will not be charged with making terroristic threats in the hours following the Boston Marathon bombings after a Grand Jury has rejected his indictment. 18-year-old Cameron D’Ambrosio was arrested on May 1st after …

Steven Seagal Versus Terrorism: Who Ya Got? Steven Seagal Versus Terrorism: Who Ya Got?
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Steven Seagal recently announced, while visiting areas in Russia that have suffered terrorist attacks, that he will spend the “rest of his life fighting terrorism.” While it’s not hard to approach this story with something of a tongue-in-cheek vantage point, …

London Attack Leaves One Dead, Two Injured London Attack Leaves One Dead, Two Injured

An attack in London has left one man dead, and two others injured, near a military barracks. The AP is reporting that two men attacked another man in London this morning. Those on the scene said that the attackers employed …

‘Bishop’ Gets 37 Years For Pipe Bombs ‘Bishop’ Gets 37 Years For Pipe Bombs

A letter carrier whose calling card was “The Bishop” was sentenced this week for mailing pipe bombs to investment firms. According to an Associated Press report, John Tomkins of Iowa was sentenced to 37 years in prison this week for …

Moscow Attack Foiled, Two Suspects Killed In Shootout Moscow Attack Foiled, Two Suspects Killed In Shootout

A terrorist attack in Moscow was foiled after Russian security forces engaged in a firefight with the alleged militants. Sky News reports that two terror suspects were killed and a third captured after a shootout that took place in the …

Teen Charged with Making Facebook Threats to Upstage the Boston Marathon Bombings Teen Charged with Making Facebook Threats to Upstage the Boston Marathon Bombings
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A Methuen, Massachusetts high school student has been arrested and charged with making terroristic threats after police were notified of posts made on his Facebook page. 18-year-old Cameron B. Dambrosio is being held on $1 million bond after making the …

Female DNA on Bomb: Source Undetermined Female DNA on Bomb: Source Undetermined

Since the death of Tamerlan Tsarnaev and the capture of Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the American public has been able to stop holding its breath, confident that authorities have found those responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing and that justice will be …