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Terror Threat

The 'Most Secure Venue' On The Planet?

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 01.29.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — After all the talk of terror threats, corruption, overspending and anti-gay legislation, the head of the Sochi Olympics is determined ...

U.S. Embassies And Consulates To Reopen Sunday

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 10.09.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — Eighteen of the 19 U.S. embassies and consulates that were closed in the Middle East and Africa because of a terrorist threat will ...

U.S. Consulate In Milan Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2013 | World

MILAN, Aug 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. consulate in central Milan was evacuated on Tuesday after a bomb alert, a police officer said. Poli...

Louie Gohmert: Embassy Closures Make U.S. Look 'Like A Bunch Of Cowards'

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

A Republican congressman from Texas said Monday that President Barack Obama's decision to close 22 U.S. embassies and consulates because of credible t...

Pa. Man Pays Price For Promoting Terrorism On Internet

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 09.15.2013 | Crime

PITTSBURGH -- A western Pennsylvania man whom authorities called a "homegrown, radical extremist" was sentenced Tuesday to 8 1/2 years in prison for ...

Obama Sees Terror Threat Reduced To Pre-9/11 Level

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Some call it wishful thinking, but President Barack Obama has all but declared an end to the global war on terror. Obama is not cl...

Anniversary Of Bin Laden's Death Prompts Terror Bulletin

Posted 04.26.2012 | New York

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security released a bulletin Wednesday warning of possible terror attacks on the one year anniversary of Osama bin ...

WATCH: Chief Obama Counterterrorism Adviser Discusses 9/11 Terror Threat

Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP/The Huffington Post) — The Obama administration is taking serious the still unconfirmed intelligence tip of a possible al-Qaeda plot ...

Matt Sledge

Janet Napolitano On 9/11 Anniversary Terror Threat: 'Let's Go About Our Business'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.10.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Speaking at a conference for 9/11 victims' family members on Saturday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said New Yorkers shoul...

Justice Department: Two Arrested In Seattle Terror Plot

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 08.23.2011 | Crime

SEATTLE — The massacre at Fort Hood, Texas, and the ongoing war crimes prosecutions of Washington state soldiers helped inspire a terror plot in...

Terror Threat Made Against School Buses

Huntington, NY Patch | Joe Dowd | Posted 06.05.2011 | New York

State and federal authorities are dealing with an apparent terrorist threat against New York State institutions that made a reference to attacking sch...

Conan: U.S. To Adopt Nicolas Cage Terror Alert System

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Ever since Janet Napolitano announced the end of the color-coded terror alert system, there has been a lot of speculation about what exactly will be r...

Germany Security Level Raised Over Terror Threat

AP | MELISSA EDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — Germany sent hundreds of police officers into railway stations, airports and other public places Wednesday, after the nation's top secu...

DEVELOPING: Police Investigating Suspicious Vehicle Parked Outside Midtown Westin

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- Police closed sections of West 43rd Street and Eighth Avenue as they investigated reports of a suspicious vehicle parked outside the West...

Local Synagogues On High Alert Following Alleged Terror Attempt

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago-area synagogues are on high alert Friday after it was discovered that two packages containing explosive materials were addressed to places of ...

U.K. Terror Threat Level Raised From 'Substantial' To 'Severe'

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Britain raised its terror threat alert to the second-highest level Friday, one of several recent moves the country has made to increase...

Ridge Says Bushies Exploited Terror Threats for Political Purposes. No S**t, Sherlock

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The Ridge revelation is a huge story, but not a surprising one. Anyone with half a brain knew that the Bushies waged their own terror campaign for political advantage leading up to the 2004 election.

Five-Year Intelligence Assessment: Terror Threat Driven By Instability In Middle East, Africa

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The terrorism threat to the United States over the next five years will be driven by instability in the Middle East and Africa, per...