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Terrorism

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  • Feds oppose release of teen terrorism suspect; defense says he needs counseling

    Feds oppose release of teen terrorism suspect; defense says he needs counseling
    A Bolingbrook teen accused of plotting to join the Islamic State terrorist group searched the term "suicide bombings" on his phone and had communicated online with a cooperating defendant who was also planning to go overseas to fight, federal...
  • US man who admits role in trying to aid terrorists sentenced

    A North Carolina man who admitted to trying to provide support to the Islamic State terrorist group has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison. The U.S. Department of Justice said Wednesday that 44-year-old Donald Ray Morgan also faces three...
  • Fixing U.S. ties with Kenya: Kerry meets leader ahead of Obama visit

    Fixing U.S. ties with Kenya: Kerry meets leader ahead of Obama visit
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Monday sought to rebuild America’s frayed relationship with Kenya, which went into decline after the 2013 election of a president who had been charged with crimes against humanity in the International Criminal...
  • FBI had tracked terrorism plans of gunman in Texas attack as early as 2006

    One of the suspects in the Garland, Texas, attack on Sunday talked as early as 2006 about fighting with terrorists overseas, federal court records show. Elton Simpson had been the subject of a terrorism investigation in Arizona where he lived, records...
  • Kenyan terror suspect claims improper jail informants

    A Kenyan man accused in a U.S. terrorism support case says jailhouse informants have been improperly used to gather information against him. The attorney for Mohamed Said contends in a court motion that as many as five informants were used to gather...
  • A flock of GOP hawks try out their presidential wings

     A flock of GOP hawks try out their presidential wings
    Nearly a dozen of the Republicans who are running for president spent last weekend in South Carolina talking about foreign policy, and to any viewer who stumbled across the event on C-SPAN, it sounded like a contest in ferocity. Take Florida Sen....
  • House bill targets NSA's power to hold phone data

    House bill targets NSA's power to hold phone data
    The House is poised to pass a bipartisan bill Wednesday intended to dial back the once-secret National Security Agency program that collects and stores Americans’ telephone data and that a federal appeals court has ruled is illegal. The proposed...
  • 3 al-Shabab recruits plead guilty to US terror charges

    Three Somalia-born men pleaded guilty Tuesday to U.S. charges they were members of the al-Qaida offshoot that has claimed responsibility for a series of deadly attacks in East Africa, including those on an upscale shopping mall and college in Kenya....
  • Nigeria's push into Boko Haram's forest stronghold fraught with risk

    Nigeria's push into Boko Haram's forest stronghold fraught with risk
    Booby traps, tunnels, mines and dense woodland cover thousands of miles. The Nigerian military's push to invade the Sambisa Forest, the last stronghold of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, capture its leader and wipe the group out is delicate,...
  • AP Poll: Americans approve of drone strikes on terrorists

    Nearly three-quarters of Americans say it's acceptable for the U.S. to use an unmanned aerial drone to kill an American citizen abroad if that person has joined a terror organization, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. A majority, 6 in 10,...
  • Police say they didn't see FBI bulletin before Texas attack

    Hours before two would-be terrorists attacked a provocative Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest, the FBI sent local authorities the license plate number and photo of one of the shooters, who had a prior terrorism-related conviction, but police said Monday...