July 4 jitters: FBI issues alert over attackers targeting holiday celebrations

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security issued a warning on Wednesday morning about large Fourth of July celebrations. The security organizations say the biggest threats are lone offenders and small groups, who may have a larger agenda, and find large events such as holiday gatherings “attractive” targets, according to a bulletin. “The political environment of the country certainly doesn’t … Read moreJuly 4 jitters: FBI issues alert over attackers targeting holiday celebrations

Constant test runs on the Outage Highway

On March 5, 2024, Meta’s outage exposed deep reliance on social media, as people panicked over Facebook and Instagram’s downtime. Elon Musk boasted about his platform’s stability, while the incident raised questions about our vulnerability without technology and the forgotten simplicity of old-fashioned alternatives. The mock seriousness hints at a society unprepared for a true crisis without electricity or social media.

Christmas concerns: Seven Hamas operatives planning terror attack in Europe arrested, Mossad says

An initial statement from the Israeli PM’s Office read: “Following an accelerated and comprehensive intelligence investigation, Danish security and law enforcement agencies arrested 7 terrorists acting on behalf of the Hamas terrorist organization and thwarted an attack, the goal of which was to kill innocent civilians on European soil.” It warned that Hamas has “striven … Read moreChristmas concerns: Seven Hamas operatives planning terror attack in Europe arrested, Mossad says

FBI says terrorism threat hits ‘a whole other level’ after Hamas attack

Terrorist threats against the U.S. reached “a whole other level” after the Hamas attack on Israel, FBI Director Christopher A. Wray told Congress on Tuesday, saying the big players in terrorism have all renewed calls to attack America and its interests. He said the level of threats has heightened since President Biden took office, though … Read moreFBI says terrorism threat hits ‘a whole other level’ after Hamas attack

Brooklyn subway shooting suspect identified using credit card as New York manhunt continues —and U-Haul van found that may have originated in Philadelphia

INVESTIGATORS have identified the suspect who shot at commuters on a smoke-filled subway train in Brooklyn Tuesday while wearing a gas mask. More.. — Read on www.the-sun.com/news/5107051/brooklyn-shooting-new-york-suspect-subway/ INVESTIGATORS have identified the suspect who shot at commuters on a smoke-filled subway train in Brooklyn Tuesday while wearing a gas mask. The suspect was identified after investigators … Read moreBrooklyn subway shooting suspect identified using credit card as New York manhunt continues —and U-Haul van found that may have originated in Philadelphia

Hostage drama at Texas synagogue

This is a developing story… *update 11:30pm* An armed suspect claiming to have bombs in unknown locations took a rabbi and three others hostage at the Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, a source familiar with the situation told ABC News. One hostage was released uninjured at about 5 p.m. local time, Colleyville police said. At … Read moreHostage drama at Texas synagogue