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Taliban Announces Start of Spring Offensive, Recruiting Officials to Attack US

Taliban Announces Start of Spring Offensive, Recruiting Officials to Attack USiStockphoto/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- He's lived through invasions, suicide attacks, and the almost daily routine of NATO forces patrolling his streets. And yet, despite all Aziz Ahmed has been through, there's one thing that still scares him: ...

Women in Secret Service Scandal Not Tied to Terrorism, Cartels

Women in Secret Service Scandal Not Tied to Terrorism, CartelsUSSS(WASHINGTON) -- Investigators have found that nine of the Colombian women who were drinking and partying with Secret Service personnel last month in Colombia were paid for their services, Congressional sources tell ABC News.  The Secret Servic...

Women in Secret Service Scandal Not Tied to Terrorism, Cartels

Women in Secret Service Scandal Not Tied to Terrorism, CartelsUSSS(WASHINGTON) -- Investigators have found that nine of the Colombian women who were drinking and partying with Secret Service personnel last month in Colombia were paid for their services, Congressional sources tell ABC News.  The Secret Servic...

FBI Arrests Five In Alleged Ohio Bomb Plot

FBI Arrests Five In Alleged Ohio Bomb PlotABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The FBI has arrested a group of anarchists who allegedly plotted to use high-powered explosives to blow up a bridge near Cleveland, Ohio, and enlist homeless people to attack financial institutions in downtown Cleveland. Douglas...

Seven Arrested in UK Suspected of Fundraising for Terrorism

Seven Arrested in UK Suspected of Fundraising for TerrorismPhotodisc/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Seven individuals in Britain have been arrested on suspicion of funding terrorism.Six men and one woman ranging from 30- to 49-years of age were taken into custody Tuesday morning at four addresses across ...

NYC Increases Security Amidst Concerns of Body Bombs on Osama Anniversary

NYC Increases Security Amidst Concerns of Body Bombs on Osama AnniversarySaudi fugitive Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri. (Saudi Interior Ministry/Landov)(NEW YORK) -- As officials in the U.S. and overseas are stepping up airport security fearing terrorists could use a "body bomb" to target a U.S.-bound plane on the anniversary of t...

Officials Watch for Terrorists With Body Bombs on US-Bound Planes

Officials Watch for Terrorists With Body Bombs on US-Bound PlanesSaudi fugitive Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri is shown in this handout photo from the Saudi Interior Ministry of the most wanted terror suspects. (Saudi Interior Ministry/Landov)(WASHINGTON) -- With the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death looming, American...

Al Qaeda ‘Shadow of Former Self’, US Counter-Terror Official Says

Al Qaeda ‘Shadow of Former Self’, US Counter-Terror Official SaysAFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Ahead of the anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death, a top American counter-terrorism official said that the core of bin Laden’s terror organization, al Qaeda, is in shambles and is a “shadow of its for...

Danes Arrest Three Men Suspected of ‘Preparing Terrorist Act’

Danes Arrest Three Men Suspected of ‘Preparing Terrorist Act’Photodisc/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Danish intelligence officials arrested three men in their twenties suspected of "having been in the process of preparing a terrorist act," according to a statement from PET, the country's Security and Inte...

Danes Arrest Three Men Suspected of ‘Preparing Terrorist Act’

Danes Arrest Three Men Suspected of ‘Preparing Terrorist Act’Photodisc/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Danish intelligence officials arrested three men in their twenties suspected of "having been in the process of preparing a terrorist act," according to a statement from PET, the country's Security and Inte...

FBI: ‘No Specific Threat’ One Year After Bin Laden Killing

FBI: ‘No Specific Threat’ One Year After Bin Laden KillingAFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- American law enforcement agencies say they have "no credible information" of a terror attack in the United States tied to next week's one year anniversary of the May 2 raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.Even ...

Osama Bin Laden Wanted 9/11 Follow-Up to Doom Economy, Terrorist Says

Osama Bin Laden Wanted 9/11 Follow-Up to Doom Economy, Terrorist SaysAFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A convicted terrorist said that shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, Osama bin Laden told him that the next attack would strike a fatal blow to the American economy. In a video testimony played in a New York ...

Five Men Arrested in England on Terrorism Charges

Five Men Arrested in England on Terrorism ChargesPhotodisc/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Five men were taken into custody by British police near London on Tuesday "on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism," according to Scotland Yard.The suspects, ranging...

US Embassy Warns of Terror Threat in Kenya

US Embassy Warns of Terror Threat in KenyaiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Terrorists are believed to be in the final stage of planning an attack in Nairobi, Kenya. That's the new warning from the U.S. government, which is asking citizens there to be on full alert.  Authorities say t...

New York Subway Bomb Plotter Breaks Down on Witness Stand

New York Subway Bomb Plotter Breaks Down on Witness StandiStockphotos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Najibullah Zazi, the admitted ringleader of a 2009 plot to bomb the New York City subway, broke down in tears Thursday, during his third day of testimony against his alleged co-conspirator.When asked by the prosecut...

Trial Begins for Man Accused In NYC Terror Plot

Trial Begins for Man Accused In NYC Terror PlotiStockphotos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Trial is underway in a New York City courtroom for a man accused in what has been called one of the most serious terror plots since the 9/11 attacks. Before plotting to bomb the New York subway system, prosecutors s...

Iran Claims Arrests of Israeli ‘Terrorists’

Iran Claims Arrests of Israeli ‘Terrorists’iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Iranian government claimed Tuesday that it had arrested members of an Israeli-backed "terror" network plotting assassinations and sabotage inside the country.Iran's intelligence ministry announced via state-run m...

FBI, NYPD Investigating Image that Promises Al Qaeda Return to New York

FBI, NYPD Investigating Image that Promises Al Qaeda Return to New YorkABC News(NEW YORK) -- While many al Qaeda websites are still shut down by an unexplained week-long blackout, a glitzy graphic promising that al Qaeda would be “coming soon again” to New York City appeared on other jihadi online forums.Set a...

Clinton: Lack of Water May Lead to Terrorism, Violence, Failed States

Clinton: Lack of Water May Lead to Terrorism, Violence, Failed StatesFABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had a message for policy makers on World Water Day: Lack of access to clean water isn’t just an issue of health and sanitation, but national security. Clinton unv...

Yawning Could Indicate a Terror Threat?

Yawning Could Indicate a Terror Threat?Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Better get plenty of rest before heading to the airport, because, according to the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, a person who yawns frequently and fidgets may be a terrorist.  The D...

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