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Car Blows Up After Border Patrol Chase

Car Blows Up After Border Patrol ChaseFile photo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)(SAN DIEGO) -- The driver has died and a Border Patrol agent has been airlifted to the hospital after a car that was being chased by the Border Patrol near the Mexican border exploded when it was forced to stop. At...

Breivik Indicted in Norway Attacks

Breivik Indicted in Norway AttacksAFP/Gett​y Images(OSLO, Norway) -- Anders Behring Breivik was indicted Wednesday for terror acts in the killing of 77 people last year.Breivik confessed to the July 22 attacks in which 244 were wounded. He initially planted a car bomb in Oslo and the...

Gunmen Kill 27 Iraqi Police Officers In Western City of Haditha

Gunmen Kill 27 Iraqi Police Officers In Western City of HadithaiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Assailants gunned down 27 Iraqi police officers in an early morning wave of attacks Monday across the western city of Haditha.The militants, some of whom reportedly donned military uniforms, initially kidnapped two...

Ex-Senators Say Saudi Arabia May Be Linked to 9/11

Ex-Senators Say Saudi Arabia May Be Linked to 9/11United States Senate(WASHINGTON) -- Two former senators who led inquiries into the 9/11 attacks have issued sworn statements that they believe the government of Saudi Arabia, a key U.S. ally in the fight on terrorism, may have played a role in the terr...

WH to Give Itself Maximum Flexibility on Terrorist Custody Law

WH to Give Itself Maximum Flexibility on Terrorist Custody LawHemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The White House announced Tuesday night that the Obama administration intends to interpret with rather wide latitude a controversial section of the National Defense Authorization Act that requires law enforcement to pla...

US Capitol Rotunda Closed as Police Investigate White Powder

US Capitol Rotunda Closed as Police Investigate White PowderABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The rotunda at the U.S. Capitol has reopened to pedestrian traffic after a white powdery substance discovered Friday morning just steps away from the office of the Speaker of the House was determined to be harmless.How harmless?...

Accused NYC Subway Terrorist to Face Anonymous Jury

Accused NYC Subway Terrorist to Face Anonymous JuryiStockphotos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- In an unusual legal move, when a New York City man goes on trial this spring for allegedly plotting to detonate explosives in the subway, it will be an anonymous jury that determines his fate. U.S. District Court Ju...

Accused NYC Subway Terrorist to Face Anonymous Jury

Accused NYC Subway Terrorist to Face Anonymous JuryiStockphotos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- In an unusual legal move, when a New York City man goes on trial this spring for allegedly plotting to detonate explosives in the subway, it will be an anonymous jury that determines his fate. U.S. District Court Ju...

FBI Arrests Man Who Allegedly Plotted to Attack the US Capitol

FBI Arrests Man Who Allegedly Plotted to Attack the US CapitoliStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A man who allegedly wanted to carry out a suicide bombing near the U.S. Capitol was arrested Friday in an FBI sting operation.Sources tell ABC News the man wanted to target the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, and had...

Najibullah Zazi’s Father Sentenced for Role in Attempted NYC Bombing

Najibullah Zazi’s Father Sentenced for Role in Attempted NYC BombingDoug Pensinger/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The father of an admitted terrorist was sentenced Friday for his role in an alleged plot to blow up the New York City subway.Mohammed Zazi was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison for obstructing authori...

New York Man Pleads Guilty in ‘South Park’ Murder Threat

New York Man Pleads Guilty in ‘South Park’ Murder ThreatJesse Curtis Morton is shown in an interview with Harold Channer. (Harold Channer/YouTube)(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) -- A New York City man who ran a popular jihadist website and maintained ties to a half-dozen other alleged and convicted homegrown U.S. terrori...

African Jihadi Group Al-Shabaab Joins Al Qaeda

African Jihadi Group Al-Shabaab Joins Al QaedaAFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- They've made it official. Al Qaeda has solidified its reach into Africa as the Somalia-based terror organization al-Shabaab formally pledged allegiance to the followers of Osama bin Laden, according to a new video that r...

Osama Bin Laden Zombie Film Coming This Summer

Osama Bin Laden Zombie Film Coming This SummerArrowstorm Entertainment(NEW YORK) -- A Utah production company announced on Wednesday that it has shot a movie based on the premise that Osama bin Laden rises from his watery grave and leads an army of zombie terrorists in a violent jihad of the undea...

Islamic Militants Confess to London Stock Exchange Bomb Plot

Islamic Militants Confess to London Stock Exchange Bomb PlotHemera/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Nine men whose family ties originate in either Bangladesh or Pakistan pled guilty Wednesday to charges related to their involvement in an al Qaeda-inspired conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism.  Four of the men, all ...

US Intel Head James Clapper on Greatest Threats in 2012

US Intel Head James Clapper on Greatest Threats in 2012Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The man in charge of all of America's intelligence gathering testified Tuesday before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence for the annual Worldwide Threat Assessment. The following are excerpts from Nation...

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

Pair Detained in Los Angeles After Apparent Twitter Mix-Up: ReportsKIMIHIRO 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 WitnessesA 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...

Colorado Man Arrested on Terror Charges

Colorado Man Arrested on Terror ChargesChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Federal agents from the Denver and Chicago Joint Terrorism Task Forces have arrested an alleged Islamic radical Uzbek man living in Aurora, Colo., on charges of, "providing and attempting to provide material...

Florida Bomb Plot Spoiled: FBI

Florida Bomb Plot Spoiled: FBIHillsborough 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...

Green Beret in Airport Explosives Incident Accused of Earlier Violation

Green Beret in Airport Explosives Incident Accused of Earlier ViolationPhotodisc/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 ...

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