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At least 4 killed in shooting at Fort Hood; gunman among dead


A soldier opened fire Wednesday at Fort Hood, killing three people and wounding several others before taking his own life, law enforcement sources told CBS News. The incident occurred Wednesday afternoon at Fort Hood, the site of a notorious 2009 mass shooting.Law enforcement sources said four people were dead, including the gunman, who died of [...]

FBI, military hunt ex-Army recruit suspected of plotting ‘Ft. Hood-inspired jihad’


The FBI is searching for a recent Army recruit believed to be planning a “Fort Hood-inspired jihad against U.S. soldiers,” has learned.The alert, whose legitimacy was confirmed by military and law enforcement officials, stated that a man identified as Booker had told friends of his “intention to commit jihad. According to the article, ” [...]

Stolen European passports on missing plane


Foreign ministry officials in Rome and Vienna confirm that names of two nationals listed on the manifest of the missing Malaysian airlines flight match passports reported stolen in Thailand. Read Story

Department of Homeland Security alerts airlines to possible shoe bomb threat


The U.S. government has warned airlines to pay particular attention to the possibility of terrorists attempting to hide explosives in shoes, a result of new intelligence, according to two people familiar with the situation. The officials stressed there is no specific threat or known plot. Intelligence collected by the United States and other countries has [...]

Plane lands in Turkey after bomb threat, ministry says


A Pegasus Airlines plane landed at an Istanbul airport on Friday after a passenger “said that there was a bomb on board,” a representative of Turkey’s Transportation Ministry said. The plane sent a hijacking signal, and after landing it was being held in a safe zone at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport, Turkish state media outlet [...]

TSA: No Carry-On Liquids on Russia-Bound Flights After Sochi Toothpaste Bomb Threat


The Transportation Security Administration is temporarily banning travelers from bringing any amount of liquid, gel or aerosol in their carry-on luggage aboard flights between the U.S. and Russia, following a warning from the Department of Homeland Security that terrorists could target the Olympic Games with explosive components hidden in toothpaste tubes. “As always our security [...]

Threat to the grid? Details emerge of sniper attack on power station


Newly reported details about a 52-minute sniper attack on a central California electrical substation last year are raising concerns from Capitol Hill and beyond, amid questions over whether it was the work of terrorists. The April 16, 2013, attack had not been widely publicized until The Wall Street Journal reported new details in a story on [...]

Olympic Threat: US Warns Airlines About Toothpaste Tube Bomb


The Department of Homeland Security has issued a warning to U.S. and some foreign airlines traveling to Russia for the Olympic Games to be on the lookout for toothpaste containers, which some intelligence indicates may actually hold ingredients that could be used to construct a bomb aboard a plane, a senior U.S. official told ABC [...]

Russian teen charged with possessing weapon of mass destruction, Pennsylvania authorities say


A teenage Russian national was arrested late Friday on charges of possessing a weapon of mass destruction, police in Altoona, Pa. said. Blair County Prison confirmed to Fox News that Vladislav Miftakhov, 19, is in custody. He is charged with possessing a weapon of mass destruction, risking a catastrophe, possessing instruments of crime, prohibited offensive [...]

Suspected Shooter Among Three Dead in Shooting at Maryland Mall


A shooting at a Maryland mall has left at least three dead, including the suspected shooter, the Howard County Police Department said.The Mall in Columbia in Columbia Md., was put on lockdown after reports of a shooting this morning.It was unclear how many others might have been injured in the shooting and whether the shooter [...]

Sochi Olympic Games: Urgent Search for ‘Black Widow’ Suicide Bomber, May Be Already in Sochi


Police in Sochi have launched an urgent search for a possible female suicide bomber who may have already made it past the ring of security set up for the Olympic Games. Hotel employees in Sochi told ABC News that posters with pictures and descriptions of a 22-year-old woman from nearby Dagestan were distributed over the [...]

Reports: Russia Arrests 15 Suspected Terrorists in Moscow


Russian authorities have reportedly arrested more than a dozen men they claim are “armed Islamists” in Moscow.Tuesday night Russian security forces raided an apartment in eastern Moscow, detaining 15 people they allege are members of the terror group At-Takfir Wal-Hijra. A video of the raid, released to Russian media, showed armored police busting into an [...]

Illegal Immigrants from India Stream Into US From Mexico


Hundreds of undocumented immigrants from India are taking an unusual route to the United States, illegally crossing from Mexico into Arizona to seek political asylum Those numbers are likely to rise in 2014, the head of a D.C.-based Asian immigrant rights group told Newsmax on Tuesday. Deepa Iyer, executive director of South Asian Americans Leading [...]

Exclusive: FBI Video Shows Al Qaeda in Kentucky Handling Heavy Weapons – ABC News


An al Qaeda-linked terrorist, who was resettled in the U.S. as an Iraq War refugee after allegedly killing American soldiers, was caught on camera in Kentucky handling heavy weapons that the FBI said he believed would be sent to insurgents back in Iraq. The 2010 video, obtained exclusively by ABC News, was part of a [...]

TSA Agent Reported Shot at LAX – Major Police Response


Multiple police officers and ambulances were responding to Los Angeles International Airport for an unknown incident, and passengers appeared to getting evacuated from terminals. Multiple emergency vehicles were responding and at least one patient was taken to an ambulances. (Credit: KTLA) A Transportation Security Administration agent was shot and a suspect wounded at Los Angeles [...]

Suspicious Package at Montreal Airport; 1 Held


A 71-year-old man who was headed to Los Angeles was detained after parts of a potential explosive device were found in his carry-on luggage at Montreals Trudeau International Airport, police said late Sunday.Police blocked off a residential area near the airport Sunday evening, and about 20 residents were ordered from their homes. Police said they [...]

Americans warned of Kenya mall-style terror attack imminent in Uganda


The U.S. Embassy in Uganda on Friday warned Americans living in the country of an imminent attack similar to the deadly rampage in Kenyas Westgate shopping mall just weeks ago. Americans in the capital Kampala were told to avoid crowded public spaces after the Ugandan government heightened its terror alert to maximum for the first [...]

Obama to tap ex-Pentagon official for Homeland Security


President Obama plans to nominate former Pentagon attorney Jeh Johnson as the next secretary of Homeland Security, a White House official said Thursday.Johnson, general counsel for the Defense Department during Obamas first term, will be introduced by the president at a ceremony on Friday. If confirmed by the Senate, Johnson would replace Janet Napolitano, who [...]

Airport Employee Arrested in Dry Ice Explosions


A Los Angeles International Airport employee has been arrested in connection with the dry ice explosions during a two-day span earlier this week at one of the nations busiest airports, police said in a statement. The man is being held on $1 million bond and faces one charge of possession of an explosive or destructive [...]

Libyan Al Qaeda suspect brought to US soil


A suspected Libyan terrorist who was being held aboard a U.S. warship after being nabbed in Libya is now in New York and expected to appear in court Tuesday, officials said. The Al Qaeda suspect, known as Abu Anas al-Libi, has been under federal indictment in New York for more than a decade. U.S. special [...]