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Iowa teen charged with threat of terrorism for text message - KCCI Des Moines


KCCI Des Moines

Iowa teen charged with threat of terrorism for text message
KCCI Des Moines
An 18-year-old Des Moines resident is charged with sending a threatening text message to West Des Moines Community School District students earlier this month. The West Des Moines Police Department announced Monday that Kiren Jay Kelly is charged ...

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Britain's special forces given £300million terrorism fighting fund as troops battle ISIS - Mirror.co.uk


Mirror.co.uk

Britain's special forces given £300million terrorism fighting fund as troops battle ISIS
Mirror.co.uk
Britain's special forces are to be given £300million extra to help them fight terrorism . The cash boost will bring the SAS and the SBS up to full strength, as they have been understaffed by about 100 troops for years. It will also pay for better ...

We must be ready, says PM Lee after first counter-terrorism exercise at Changi Airport - The Straits Times


The Straits Times

We must be ready, says PM Lee after first counter-terrorism exercise at Changi Airport
The Straits Times
Mr Lee had observed an hour-long counter- terrorism drill early on Tuesday (Oct 17) morning, which saw the police, Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and other civilian agencies respond to armed gunmen and a suicide ...
PHOTOS: Northstar counter- terrorism exercise held at Changi Airport Yahoo Singapore News
Changi Airport a 'completely plausible' target for terrorists: PM Lee Channel NewsAsia

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Terrorism charges are only reserved for Muslims - Toronto Star


Terrorism charges are only reserved for Muslims
Toronto Star
Stephen Paddock was not a terrorist, according to Las Vegas Sheriff, Joe Lombardo, who immediately labelled him a “local individual” and a “lone wolf.” Similarly, Bissonnette may have been “disturbed.” And of course, they were both “sick” and “demented.”.

When is a terrorist not a terrorist? - Business News Americas (blog)


Business News Americas (blog)

When is a terrorist not a terrorist?
Business News Americas (blog)
The drafting of a bill by two opposition lawmakers to prevent the Chilean government from negotiating with " terrorists" – in light of the ongoing conflict between certain segments of the Mapuche indigenous peoples and mainly forestry companies and ...

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Terrorist Truck Bombings in Somalia Leave Hundreds Dead - New York Magazine


New York Magazine

Terrorist Truck Bombings in Somalia Leave Hundreds Dead
New York Magazine
More than 500 people were killed or seriously injured in a pair of truck bombings in Somalia on Saturday, in what will likely end up being one of the world's deadliest terrorist attacks since 9/11. Two truck bombs were detonated in the densely ...
Mogadishu truck bomb: 500 casualties in Somalia's worst terrorist attack The Guardian
SA govt condemns terrorist bombing attack in Somalia Eyewitness News
Mogadishu Truck Bombings Are Deadliest Attack in Decades New York Times
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Major Gunmaker Admits “Heightened Fears” of Crime and Terrorism Help Sales - The Intercept


The Intercept

Major Gunmaker Admits “Heightened Fears” of Crime and Terrorism Help Sales
The Intercept
In addition, speculation surrounding increased gun control at the federal, state, and local level and heightened fears of terrorism and crime can affect consumer demand for our products. Often, such concerns result in an increase in near-term consumer ...

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What makes a mass shooting count as terrorism? - Futurity - Futurity: Research News


Futurity: Research News

What makes a mass shooting count as terrorism? - Futurity
Futurity: Research News
All mass shootings aren't terrorism, says expert Martha Crenshaw. "There can be atrocious cruelty without terrorism."

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Italy's Trouble With Terrorists - Daily Beast


Italy's Trouble With Terrorists
Daily Beast
“Anis was flagged as a dangerous individual who probably had been a foreign fighter,” the director of Italy's anti- terrorism forces Claudio Galzerano said in a statement this week. Concerns that ISIS terrorists are heading to Europe was bolstered by ...

The Color of Terrorism and the Whiteness of the Lone Wolf - The Nation.


The Nation.

The Color of Terrorism and the Whiteness of the Lone Wolf
The Nation.
When I heard about the massacre on the radio, I knew, even in the midst of my horror, that the suspect was a white man, because the reporter referred to him as a “gunman,” not as a “ terrorist.” The difference has far-reaching consequences for how the ...