Terrorism

 
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Fighting terrorism with Facebook and Twitter

Fighting terrorism with Facebook and Twitter

By Evan Wilt
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Terrorism | Congress wants social media sites to alert the government to possible terrorism activity, but some companies fear legislation could place too much…

Turning Iran into a boa constrictor

By J.C. Derrick
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Iran | Lawmakers debate the effect of sanctions relief on Iran's ability to fund Middle East terror networks

EU promises aid to Tunisia, Libya in bid to stop extremism

By Onize Ohikere
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North Africa | The European Union has agreed to help the Tunisian government fight Islamic extremism in the North African country. EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels…

ISIS suicide bomber attacks youth trying to rebuild Kobani

By Abby Reese
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ISIS | An explosion rattled the border town of Suruc, Turkey, on Monday, killing about two dozen and wounding nearly 100 others.  About 200 young people were…

Sailor injured in Tennessee shooting dies

By Lynde Langdon
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Shooting | A sailor who was shot in the attack on a military facility in Chattanooga, Tenn., has died, raising the death toll to five people. The death occurred two…

FBI looks for signs of Tennessee shooter’s radicalization

By Jae Wasson
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Shooting | Neighbors describe Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez as a friendly young man. Karen Jones remembered having him over for dinner and watching him dribble a soccer…

Boko Haram ends Ramadan with more killings

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | As Ramadan, the Muslim season of fasting, ends today with the Friday Eid-al-Fitr celebration, two northeastern Nigerian towns mourn the death of at least 62…

Midday Roundup: Kerry says Abedini, others came up in Iran talks

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Not forgotten. Secretary of State John Kerry said he advocated for the release of Americans detained in Iran at every meeting during nuclear negotiations with…

Feds investigate Tennessee shooting as possible terrorism

By Leigh Jones
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Shooting | UPDATE: The U.S. government is investigating shootings at two military recruitment centers in Chattanooga, Tenn., as a matter of national security.

Out of the ashes

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | In Christian communities ravaged by Boko Haram militants, churches find new life among the ruins

Bangladeshi police arrest 12 linked to al-Qaeda in Asia

By Anna K. Poole
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Bangladesh | Last week, Bangladeshi officials arrested 12 men in Dhaka suspected of ties to the recently launched Asia branch of al-Qaeda. In a series of raids, local…

Boko Haram attacks continue despite recent arrests

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | The latest attack by the insurgent group Boko Haram left nearly 100 Muslims dead Wednesday night. A local government official said the militant Nigerian…

 
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