Terrorism

High alert at US embassies: Fear that anger at anti-Islam film may engulf Middle East

High alert at US embassies: Fear that anger at anti-Islam film may engulf Middle East

US embassies across the globe are tightening security after the ambassador to Libya died in a militia attack against the Benghazi consulate. The attack was sparked by a US film satirizing the Prophet Muhammad. Protests over the film are widening. A US Marine Corps anti-terrorism group has been dispatched to Libya to boost security in […]

Government finally admits that 9/11 toxins caused cancers

Government finally admits that 9/11 toxins caused cancers

The US government has decided to recognize around 50 different types of cancer that victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks have been diagnosed with after more than a decade-long wait that has left hundreds dead without proper care or diagnosis. Civilians and first responders that survived the September 11, 2001 attacks but developed cases of […]

US ambassador, consul among 4 killed in militia attack on Benghazi consulate

US ambassador, consul among 4 killed in militia attack on Benghazi consulate

The US ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed when local militia assaulted Washington’s consulate in Benghazi. President Barack Obama has condemned the attack. Reports from various sources paint an unclear picture of the circumstances surrounding Ambassador John Christopher Steven’s death. A group of extremist militia members stormed Benghazi’s US consulate on Tuesday […]

Airlines accused of 9/11 negligence must stand trial

Airlines accused of 9/11 negligence must stand trial

On the eve of the eleventh anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center, a federal judge has determined that two of the airline companies involved in the tragedy must stand trial to face charges of negligence. US District Judge Alvin Hellerstein ruled last week that AMR Corp.’s American Airlines and United Continental Holdings […]

Photographers in Los Angeles considered terrorists under official LAPD policy

Photographers in Los Angeles considered terrorists under official LAPD policy

The next time a tourist snaps a picture of the famous Hollywood sign, their photo won’t be the only item added to the annals. The LAPD considers photography a suspicious activity, and trying to take certain shots may add a page to your personal file. A memo released last month by Police Chief Charlie Bucks re-categorizes certain […]

Netanyahu urges international community to set nuclear ‘red line’ for Iran

Netanyahu urges international community to set nuclear ‘red line’ for Iran

Israel is once again stirring the pot with harsh rhetoric regarding Iran, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accusing world powers of failing to draw a “clear red line” to curb Tehran’s alleged nuclear weapons program. “I believe the truth must be stated: the international community is not placing a clear, red line for Iran,” Netanyahu said […]

Pentagon threats won’t delay Bin Laden kill mission book’s release

Pentagon threats won’t delay Bin Laden kill mission book’s release

The publisher of a book purporting to chronicle an insider account of the Navy SEAL operation to raid Osama Bin Laden’s Pakistan compound will begin sales on Tuesday, ignoring the Pentagon’s legal threats against the author. Despite a potential lawsuit against the author of “No Easy Day,” Penguin Books is not delaying or canceling its […]

Germany backs law that would charge Google for linking to news

Germany backs law that would charge Google for linking to news

The German cabinet backed a draft law requiring Google and other news aggregators to pay for summarized information they display before linking to a source – a move that has outraged the Internet giant, politicians and bloggers alike. The move, backed by publishing giants like the Axel Springer group, was originally proposed by the Federation […]

Marine detained for Facebook posts: ‘It made me scared for my country’

Marine detained for Facebook posts: ‘It made me scared for my country’

Nearly two weeks after he was hauled off by authorities and admitted to a psych ward over his own Facebook postings, retired Marine Brandon Raub is speaking out about his detainment and what Americans should know about their right to free speech. Raub, a 26-year-old decorated military vet that served two tours overseas, was visited […]