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Navy SEAL Commander Advised to ‘Get the Hell Out of the Media’

Navy SEAL Commander Advised to ‘Get the Hell Out of the Media’

John Moore/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A retired general Tuesday assailed the commander of the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden for drawing too much media attention to operations that he argued should be kept under wraps.Special Operations Co…

Trial Date Set for Man Who Allegedly Plotted Saudi Diplomat’s Assassination

Trial Date Set for Man Who Allegedly Plotted Saudi Diplomat’s Assassination

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The American linked to Iran and accused of plotting to assassinate a Saudi diplomat will stand trial later this year.A judge in New York has set an October trial for Manssor Arbabsiar, the Texas man with an Iran…

Marines to Return from Longest at Sea Deployment in 40 Years

Marines to Return from Longest at Sea Deployment in 40 Years

Creatas/Thinkstock(CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.) — A Marine unit is returning Saturday to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina after the longest at sea Marine deployment in 40 years.  “Approximately 270 Marines and Sailors with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battal…

Bradley Manning Will Face a Court Martial

Bradley Manning Will Face a Court Martial

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Army has approved a court martial for PFC Bradley Manning the soldier accused of having leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks.A statement from the Military District of Washington s…

Anonymous Listens in on FBI, Scotland Yard Hacking Call

Anonymous Listens in on FBI, Scotland Yard Hacking Call

FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The hacking collective Anonymous managed to listen in on a conference call between the FBI and Scotland Yard as the law enforcement officers were discussing anti-hacking operations, the FBI admitted …

Sandia Labs’ Self-Guided Bullet for Future Soldiers

Sandia Labs’ Self-Guided Bullet for Future Soldiers

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — War is ugly, chaotic business, and even the best shot in the U.S. military often misses in the heat of battle. Tests show that the average rifle bullet, aimed at a target half a mile away, will miss by 30 fe…

DHS: 62 Tons of Bomb-Making Chemicals Seized Since October 2010

DHS: 62 Tons of Bomb-Making Chemicals Seized Since October 2010

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — More than 62 metric tons of materials used to make improvised explosive devices have been seized and 31 people have been arrested by the United States and other nations under a Department of Homeland Security progr…

Joe Biden Admits He, Others Advised Against Osama bin Laden Raid

Joe Biden Admits He, Others Advised Against Osama bin Laden Raid

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — On the campaign trail, President Obama has been touting his administration’s taking out of Osama bin Laden, but during remarks at a Democratic congressional retreat this weekend, Vice President Jo…

Pair Detained in Los Angeles After Apparent Twitter Mix-Up: Reports

Pair Detained in Los Angeles After Apparent Twitter Mix-Up: Reports

KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — A young couple was detained at a Los Angeles airport after Homeland Security agents mistook a couple Twitter quips for threats against the U.S., the two told British media Monday. Friends Irishman Leigh…

Feds: US Terrorist Took Out Murder Contract on Witnesses

Feds: US Terrorist Took Out Murder Contract on Witnesses

A convicted member of a North Carolina cell of Islamic radicals, Hysen Sherifi,who planned to attack Quantico Marine Corps base in Virginia, has been accused of plotting to kill the witnesses who helped convict him. (ABC)(WASHINGTON) — A man already c…

After $350M, Success of Law Enforcement Wireless Network Still ‘Doubtful’

After $350M, Success of Law Enforcement Wireless Network Still ‘Doubtful’

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A new report from the Justice Department’s Inspector General finds that the Department of Justice has spent $350 million on developing an integrated wireless network that has, “yet to achieve the resu…

Accused White House Shooter Indicted for Attempted Assassination

Accused White House Shooter Indicted for Attempted Assassination

US Park Police(WASHINGTON) — Oscar Ortega-Hernandez was indicted Tuesday for attempting to assassinate the president on Nov. 11, 2001.“In addition to the attempted assassination charge, Ortega-Hernandez was charged with assaulting federal office…

Florida Bomb Plot Spoiled: FBI

Florida Bomb Plot Spoiled: FBI

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office(WASHINGTON) — A 25-year-old apparent Islamic radical believed he was on the verge of going on a bombing and shooting rampage in a popular Florida bar and at other crowded establishments Saturday night when he was a…

Bin Laden Strike: Gov’t Probes Possible Leaks of Classified Info for Movie

Bin Laden Strike: Gov’t Probes Possible Leaks of Classified Info for Movie

AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Defense and CIA are looking into the possible release of classified information to filmmakers on the killing of Osama bin Laden, according to a top Republican lawmaker.Last August, Rep. Pete King, the c…

Obama Unveils Plans for Scaled-Down Military

Obama Unveils Plans for Scaled-Down Military

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After a decade of war, President Obama on Thursday outlined his contriversial strategy for a leaner, less costly military with an increased focus on emerging threats from Asia, saying, “we need to be smar…

Los Angeles Arson Suspect to Appear in Court

Los Angeles Arson Suspect to Appear in Court

David McNew/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — The German man who authorities have called “the most dangerous arsonist in L.A. history” will appear in court Wednesday to face charges that he allegedly set a series of 52 blazes in the Los Angeles area over th…

Green Beret in Airport Explosives Incident Accused of Earlier Violation

Green Beret in Airport Explosives Incident Accused of Earlier Violation

Photodisc/Digital Vision/ThinkstockUPDATE: Atwater has been charged with attempting to board an aircraft for intrastate transportation with C-4 explosives. (MIDLAND, Texas) — The Green Beret accused of attempting to smuggle explosives through a Texas …

Man Arrested with Explosives at Texas Airport

Man Arrested with Explosives at Texas Airport

John Foxx/Thinkstock(MIDLAND, Texas) — A man tried to board a plane in Texas with explosives on Saturday.The incident took place at Midland International Airport in western Texas. Authorities say security found explosives on the suspect.The terminal w…

DHS Creates Accounts Solely to Monitor Social Networks

DHS Creates Accounts Solely to Monitor Social Networks

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — An online privacy group is suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security accusing it of not releasing records from the agency’s covert surveillance of Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites.The DHS creates…

Georgia Woman Shot to Death by Police over WMD Hoax

Georgia Woman Shot to Death by Police over WMD Hoax

Hemera/Thinkstock(MARIETTA, Ga.) — A Georgia woman who allegedly sent a hoax WMD package to a Republican New York State senator and another package with a bloody severed pig’s foot to Rep. Peter King was shot and killed by police on Christmas morning …

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