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NYC Leaders End Muslim Surveillance Program

NEW YORK (AP) -- A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday. NYPD spokesman Stephen Davis confirmed ...

Boston Marathon Survivor Rips 'Meet the Press'

[caption id="attachment_23053" align="alignright" width="300"] (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)[/caption]The gutsy dancer who lost part of her left leg in the marathon bombings accused "Meet the Press" late yesterday of being "dishonorable" for naming the ac ...

Rand Paul Calls for all Pilots to be Armed

[caption id="attachment_3909" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., says that he would like to see "100 percent" of pilots armed in order to prevent another terrorist attack like 9/11. "I think that you should b ...

Obama eases immigration rules for those who gave 'limited' support to terrorists

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has eased the rules for would-be asylum-seekers, refugees and others who hope to come to the United States or stay here and who gave "limited" support to terrorists or terrorist groups. The change is one of Pres ...

Feinstein: Greater terrorist presence in Mideast

The head of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said Wednesday instability after the Arab Spring has led to a "greater terrorist presence" in the Mideast. U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., made the remark as she opened a hearing on national se ...

'Black widows' sow fear in Sochi

Russian authorities continued their desperate hunt for "black widow" bombers in the Olympic host city of Sochi yesterday, while a former U.S. House intelligence chairman and Boston's former police commissioner told the Herald they believe it will be ...

Experts: Terrorist threat now higher

A video by Russian-speaking Islamic terrorists threatening to attack the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi -- along with reports that so-called "black widow" female suicide bombers may already be there -- make the prospect of a terrorist strike higher th ...

US lawmakers raise safety concerns about Olympics

WASHINGTON - Members of Congress expressed serious concerns Sunday about the safety of Americans at next month's Olympics in Russia and said Moscow needs to cooperate more on security. Suicide bombings last month in the southern Russian city of Volgo ...

Obama admin brings Libyan terrorist to U.S.

WASHINGTON - After a weeklong interrogation aboard a U.S. warship, a Libyan al-Qaida suspect is now in New York awaiting trial on terrorism charges, U.S. officials said Monday. Abu Anas al-Libi, was grabbed in a military raid in Libya on Oct. 5. He's ...

Obama using ships instead of Guantanamo for terrorist interrogations

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Instead of sending suspected terrorists to Guantanamo Bay or secret CIA "black" sites for interrogation, the Obama administration is questioning terrorists for as long as it takes aboard U.S. naval vessels. And it's doing it in a w ...


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