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Recent Bomb Threats To Airlines Via Twitter Prompts Federal Investigation

If you saw a Twitter conversation-turned-threat between your airline and a user with ISIS referenced in their name hours before your flight, would you reconsider your travel plans?

01/26/2015

Contra Costa County seal

Sheriff’s Association Alleges Retaliation Threats Against Contra Costa Co. Supervisors In Federal Lawsuit

The Contra Costa Deputy Sheriff’s Association is filing a federal lawsuit against county supervisors for alleged threats of retaliation they made in relation to a controversial pay raise the supervisors have since rescinded for themselves.

01/20/2015

James Franco (left) & Seth Rogen (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Sony Pictures Cancels Christmas Day Release Of ‘The Interview’

Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace made ominous threats Tuesday against movie theaters showing Sony Pictures’ film “The Interview” that referred to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The group also released a trove of data files including about 8,000 emails from the inbox of Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton.

12/16/2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, talks with reporters in the senate subway before sharing a report on the CIA and it's torture methods. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Dianne Feinstein: Torture Program ‘Far More Brutal’ Than CIA Claimed

American embassies, military units and other U.S. interests are preparing for possible security threats related to the release of a report on the CIA’s harsh interrogation techniques at secret overseas facilities after the 9/11 terror attacks.

12/09/2014

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Tweets From Account Affiliated With ISIS Terror Group Call For Assassination Of Twitter Employees

A Twitter account associated with the terror group ISIS has been shut down by the social network after tweets were posted calling for the assassination of Twitter employees, seemingly in response to Twitter clamping down on accounts associated with the jihadist group.

09/08/2014

Tweet purportedly by Krista Hodges, a teacher at Newark High School. (CBS)

Student Stands Up For Newark High School Teacher Who Made Threatening Tweets

Newark Memorial High School teacher Krista Hodges came under fire over tweets that included “I already wanna stab kids” and they “make my trigger finger feel itchy.”

09/03/2014

Tweet purportedly by Krista Hodges, a teacher at Newark High School. (CBS)

Newark Teacher Reprimanded For Threatening Comments About Students On Twitter

A school district has taken “appropriate disciplinary steps” against a Newark teacher who reportedly made threatening comments about her students on her Twitter feed.

08/28/2014

The West Oakland BART station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Workers Allege Racist, Threatening Graffiti Left On Lockers

A group of African American BART workers said they found racist, threatening graffiti on their lockers, and don’t feel safe at work.

07/31/2014

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland School Locked Down After Threats Against Students

A lockdown at an Oakland elementary school was lifted Friday morning after police determined there was not a threat from a caller who said a shooting was going to happen, a school district spokesman said.

12/21/2012

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Suisun City Man Accused Of Threats To Copy Mass Shooting, Posts Bail

A Suisun City teenager who was arrested after allegedly making comments on Facebook indicating that he supported Friday’s mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school posted bail Monday and was released from Solano County Jail.

12/18/2012

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