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Should Twitter, Facebook Be Held Liable For A Terrorist Attack?

Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.

07/24/2015

Container Ships

Nuclear Risk In Cargo At Nation’s Ports Could Be Reduced By Gamma Ray Scanning

16,000 nuclear weapons exist in the world, and with millions of shipping containers passing through America’s ports, the demand for better screening of shipments has never been higher. New research into nuclear materials detection could help.

04/24/2015

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Travelers Can Find Out If, Why They Are On No-Fly List

The Obama administration said it will start telling some travelers if and why they are on a list of tens of thousands of people banned from flying to, from or within the United States.

04/14/2015

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speaks to reporters after finishing a speechabout th CIA on the Senate floor, on March 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. Sen. Dianne Feinstein Feinstein (D-CA) who is Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee has accused the CIA of secretly removing documents from computers used by the Senate Intelligence. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sen. Feinstein Wants DIY Bomb-Making Guide ‘Anarchist’s Cookbook’ Off The Internet

Do-it-yourself manuals for making explosives are caught in the latest salvo between First Amendment rights and the war on terrorism.

04/03/2015

Cockpit Door Access Pad (Photo from Youtube Video Of Airbus Reinforced Cockpit Door Description and Procedure)

VIDEO: How Reinforced Cockpit Door Could Keep Out Germanwings Pilot, Despite Emergency Access Codes

Video shows how cockpit doors lock and how they can be opened in certain circumstances, but even the strongest blunt force is unable to break the newer, stronger reinforced doors.

03/26/2015

Twitter Chairman and Square CEO Jack Dorsey moderates a panel discussion with Detroit entrepreneurs at Techonomy Detroit at Wayne State University. (Getty Images)

ISIS Threatens To Kill Twitter Founder, Employees Over Blocked Accounts

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is making new death threats against Twitter founder Jack Dorsey and employees after the social media site took down accounts allegedly belonging to the terrorist group.

03/02/2015

Kashmiri demonstrators hold up a flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a demonstration against Israeli military operations in Gaza, in downtown Srinagar on July 18, 2014. The death toll in Gaza hit 265 as Israel pressed a ground offensive on the 11th day of an assault aimed at stamping out rocket fire, medics said. AFP PHOTO/Tauseef MUSTAFA (Photo credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Can The U.S. Combat ISIS Without Playing Into The Terrorist Group’s Strategies?

Will it take United States military ground intervention to defeat ISIS or the Islamic State or does that play into the plans of these radicals? We talked to an Iranian studies expert specializing in international relations.

02/16/2015

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Al-Qaida Group Claims Responsibility For Deadly Charlie Hebdo Attack

A top leader of Al-Qaida group in Yemen has claimed responsibility for last week’s deadly attack at the office of a satirical publication in France.

01/14/2015

A collection of cartoons from Charlie Hebdo published in 2006 (Jack Guez/AFP VIA Getty Images)

Commentary: Where Do We Draw Line On Free Speech After Paris Massacre?

The Paris massacre forces us all to confront an uncomfortable truth: Western society has a serious conflict when it comes to matters of free expression.

01/08/2015

Firefighters carry an injured man on a stretcher in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7, 2015, after armed gunmen stormed the offices. (Philippe Dupeyrat/AFP/Getty Images)

Masked Men Storm Satirical Newspaper Office In Paris, Killing 12 In France’s Deadliest Attack In 2 Decades

Masked gunmen shouting “Allahu akbar!” stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people before escaping. It was France’s deadliest terror attack in at least two decades.

01/07/2015

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