WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. government agencies are investigating at least 11 threats against specific international commercial flights on Monday afternoon, apparently phoned in to police by the same person, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.
Congress is demanding that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) release documents detailing how many foreigners seeking asylum in the United States have been found to have ties to terror groups, according to a recent letter sent to the agency by leading lawmakers.
Foreign spies and terrorists are two threats facing American aerospace firms attending the prestigious international Paris Air Show next month, according to a State Department security report.
The Islamic State terror group is expanding operations in Southeast Asia where in Malaysia more than 100 Islamists, including some linked to the military, have been arrested in recent weeks, according to a State Department security report.
Chelsea Clinton expressed disgust at the “unspeakably awful” news that Boko Haram has been raping hundreds of his female prisoners, but the rise of Boko Haram coincided with a refusal by Hillary Clinton’s State Department to designate it as a terrorist group, which hampered the United States’ ability to confront it.
BOSTON (Reuters) – A U.S. jury on Friday sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for helping to carry out the 2013 attack that killed three people and injured 264 at the world-renowned race, taking 15 hours to reach a decision.
The Continental United States NORAD region and the North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct exercise Falcon Virgo 15-08 starting at midnight Wednesday into early Thursday morning over the skies of Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Virginia woman was sentenced to 4-1/2 years in prison on Monday for lying to U.S. investigators about using social media to promote and recruit for the militant Islamic State group.