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Tsarnaev Held Behind Steel Door in Prison Hospital Tsarnaev Held Behind Steel Door in Prison Hospital
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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is now being held under tight security in a federal prison hospital. According to a report from CBS, the surviving Tsarnaev brother is being held in a cell with a steel door at Federal …

French Embassy Bombed in Tripoli French Embassy Bombed in Tripoli

Just over one week after bombers detonated two explosives near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the French Embassy in Tripoli has now been bombed. According to a Reuters report, a car bomb parked outside the French embassy exploded. …

Suspects’ Aunt: Threats Received, “Picture Was Staged” Suspects’ Aunt: Threats Received, “Picture Was Staged”

Now that the days-long nightmare following the Boston Marathon bombings is over, the U.S. is coming to terms with who the bombers were, and what that means for the nation. The FBI last wednesday revealed its suspects in the bombings, …

Chechen Leader Blames U.S. Upbringing of Boston Bombing Suspects, Posts Statement on Instagram Chechen Leader Blames U.S. Upbringing of Boston Bombing Suspects, Posts Statement on Instagram
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Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov has issued a statement on the Boston Marathon bombings, and the death of suspect #1, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, and his brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is considered suspect #2 and is still on the loose. As you know, …

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects’ Social Media Accounts Surface Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects’ Social Media Accounts Surface

While authorities continue their massive manhunt for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this week, new details have emerged about the suspects. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26 are being named as the main suspects in …

Boston Manhunt Shuts Down the City; One Suspect Still at Large Boston Manhunt Shuts Down the City; One Suspect Still at Large
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[UPDATE:] Boston police are now searching for a green ’99 Honda sedan with the license plate 116-GC7 [ORIGINAL:] Authorities in Boston are conducting a door-to-door manhunt for one of the suspects in this week’s Boston Marathon bombings. Boston police have …

Bomb Suspect Images in the Hands of Police Bomb Suspect Images in the Hands of Police
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Yesterday, confusion hit the media as conflicting reports seemed to indicate that authorities may have arrested a suspect in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings. Those reports were later denied by Boston police, but today it has been confirmed that …

John McAfee Talked About Ricin Attacks In January, Puts Out Statement John McAfee Talked About Ricin Attacks In January, Puts Out Statement
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As you may know, letters poisoned with ricin were sent to President Obama and Senator Roger Wicker, though both were intercepted before they could do any harm. Investigators, reportedly see no link from the letters to the explosions at the …

Mystery Man on Roof Over Explosion Starts Twitter Trend Mystery Man on Roof Over Explosion Starts Twitter Trend
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With all of the professional and amateur media that caught the Boston Marathon bombings on video, it was only a matter of time before amateur investigators began to piece together their own story. Within minutes of the explosions, Twitter user …

CleanIT Gets Rid Of Browser Surveillance, Opts For Terrorism Button In Browsers CleanIT Gets Rid Of Browser Surveillance, Opts For Terrorism Button In Browsers

In September of last year, we brought you word that the European Union was working on a proposal called CleanIT to stop the spread of terroristic content online. The plan called for a number of outlandish proposals such as browser-level …

Censoring The Internet Won’t Stop Terrorism Censoring The Internet Won’t Stop Terrorism
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Terrorists are on the Internet. It’s just a fact. Just like you and I, members of radical fringe groups use the Internet to communicate ideas and spread information. It’s hard to combat the message when it’s online due to the …

One World Trade Center Construction On-Track For Completion One World Trade Center Construction On-Track For Completion

Today marks the 11th anniversary of September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The event left a large hole in downtown Manhattan, and between the clean-up efforts and the compromising, it took years for a …

Google Ideas Backs Anti-Extremist Group with New Website Google Ideas Backs Anti-Extremist Group with New Website

In June 2011, Google Ideas hosted the Summit Against Violent Extremism that brought together a group of over 80 people who were former survivors and perpetrators of radical extremism ranging from gang members, right-wing extremists, 9/11 victims, and jihadists in …

Online LSD Dealers Arrested Online LSD Dealers Arrested

Eight suspected drugs dealers have been arrested around the world, for operated a site called ‘The Farmer’s Market,’ which allowed clients to buy illegal drugs via the internet. The site, ran by Marc Willems of the Netherlands, sold LSD, ecstasy, …

UK Woman Arrested: Possible Link to Moroccan Terrorist Attempts on Synagogue in Milan UK Woman Arrested: Possible Link to Moroccan Terrorist Attempts on Synagogue in Milan

A 40 year old is being questioned to see if she has ties to a 20 year old Moroccan man suspected of planning terrorist attacks on a synagogue in Milan. She is accused of collecting information that would assist the …

Anti-Terror Plan In UK Seeks To Spy, Store Personal Data On Everyone Anti-Terror Plan In UK Seeks To Spy, Store Personal Data On Everyone

We live in a world full of terror. To protect its people from this terror, the UK wants to store all of its citizens personal data – phone calls, text messages, online browsing history – to combat whatever terror is …

FBI Enlists Makeup Vendors, Tattoo Shops For Help In War On Terrorism FBI Enlists Makeup Vendors, Tattoo Shops For Help In War On Terrorism
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released a collection of 25 fliers to assorted businesses in order to help promote their “Communities Against Terrorism” campaign. The fliers are designed to help employees easily identify “suspicious persons” who might be hiding …

If You Like Internet Privacy, You Might Be A Terrorist If You Like Internet Privacy, You Might Be A Terrorist
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At least according to the FBI, anyway. Thanks to an incredibly contradicting article that focuses on Internet cafe activity, it’s safe to assume profiling is alive and well in 21st century law enforcement, and it’s not just limited to race, …

Twitter: British Tourists Arrested After Making Twitter Jokes Twitter: British Tourists Arrested After Making Twitter Jokes

It’s time for another entry in “Be careful what you say on social media.” This week’s entry comes from the U.K. where two British tourists were arrested for jokingly tweeting that they were going to “destroy America” and “dig up …

U.S. Gov’t Wants To Censor Twitter U.S. Gov’t Wants To Censor Twitter

EFF published an article earlier today detailing the U.S. government’s growing demand that Twitter shut down accounts that are affiliated with alleged terrorists. Citing several recent incidences in which government officials have pressured Twitter to censor tweets and accounts, EFF …

Lieberman Urges Google To Ban Terrorist Content Lieberman Urges Google To Ban Terrorist Content

Following the arrest of Jose Pimentel earlier this month for plotting a bomb attack in New York City, Sen. Joe Lieberman is now calling upon Google to ban all terrorist material. Citing Google’s prior crack-down on terrorist content on YouTube, …