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All they've known is war: Teaching 9/11 to children who weren't yet born
For Max Cohen, a ninth grader at Penncrest High School in Media, the Twin Towers have always been down. The nation has always been at war.
337 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | September 11 attacks World Trade Center Attack! September 11 Terrorism Attack Al-Qaeda
Do tragedies like 9/11 have an expiration date?
Fifteen years ago, the world watched as the deadliest terror attack in the history of the United States played out before their eyes.        
259 points by USA Today | United States Attack Al-Qaeda Time Attack! September 11 attacks War on Terrorism Federal Bureau of Investigation
'Knockout game' victim punched near Discovery Green
A woman leaving work downtown was punched in the face in broad daylight near Discovery Green Park Thursday evening, according to a news report. The alleged assailant was arrested by constable's deputies passing by on a routine patrol who spotted the attack, KPRC reported and a constable's office tweeted. He ran away from police but was cornered and detained.
5 points by The Houston Chronicle | Houston Constable Crime Downtown Houston Attack Police Arrest Sheriff
‘Jungle’ camp must close to stop mass attacks by migrants – Calais mayor to RT
The mayor of the French port city of Calais is urging the government to completely dismantle the notorious ‘Jungle’ migrant camp as soon as possible. She has joined hundreds of protesters rallying for the closure of the troubled facility. Read Full Article at
1321 points by Russia Today | France Refugee Immigration Population Attack Attack! Europe Law
State probing after bears kill 2 goats in separate attacks
SHERMANS DALE, Pa. (AP) - State officials are warning pet owners and parents in central Pennsylvania to watch for bears after two goats were killed in separate attacks over a two-day period. WHTM-TV reported ( ) Friday the state Game Commission is investigating the attacks, which happened about 15 miles ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Pet Pennsylvania Dog Hunting Attack Goat Attack! American Black Bear
Indian acid attack survivor redefines beauty at New York Fashion Week
An Indian model scarred in an acid attack challenged perceptions of beauty as she strutted down the runway at New York Fashion Week to promote a ban on the sale of corrosive substances used to maim thousands of women and children each year.
121 points by | Attack Attack! Acid throwing Acid Survivors Trust International
Austrian man jailed for lying about attackers ‘who cut swastikas on his forehead & chest’
An Austrian man has been sentenced to 18 months in jail after apparently creating elaborate, and false, stories that swastikas were carved on his chest and forehead in two attacks. It is suspected that the plot was aimed at seeking revenge on his neighbors. Read Full Article at
16 points by Russia Today | Attack Attack! Ruling class Man Conditional sentence Defamation Conditional mood Subjunctive mood
Afghan forces end siege after suicide attacks in Kabul
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan security forces ended an 11-hour standoff in central Kabul on Tuesday, shooting dead the last of a group of attackers who struck hours after a separate suicide bombing killed and wounded dozens of security personnel and civilians.
142 points by Reuters | Afghanistan Attack Attack! Taliban Helmand Province International Security Assistance Force Reuters Thomson Reuters
Visa security loophole exploited by 9/11 attackers still open 15 years later
At least five of the Sept. 11 hijackers exploited a glaring hole in visa security to stay in the U.S. beyond their time — allowing them to board the planes and conduct their murderous attack. Fifteen years later, and despite a clear consensus on the need for improvement, that gaping ...
975 points by The Washington Times | Federal government of the United States U.S. Customs and Border Protection United States Department of Homeland Security Thomas Kean September 11 attacks United States Congress Attack Hillary Rodham Clinton
Jets' Catapano, a New Yorker, vividly recalls 9/11 attacks
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Mike Catapano was sitting in his sixth-grade music class when panic suddenly filled the room. His instructor was distraught, having just heard that each of the towers at the World Trade Center, where one of his loved ones worked, had been hit by a plane. ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | World Trade Center Family September 11 attacks Lower Manhattan New York City Manhattan Attack New York
DPS urges Texans to watch for supicious behavior on 9-11 anniversary
Texas' top public safety official is urging residents to keep a watchful eye for suspicious behavior as the 15th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks approaches.
4 points by The Houston Chronicle | Police September 11 attacks Fort Hood Want Texas Security Federal Bureau of Investigation Attack
Department of Homeland Security asks businesses to share cyber attack information, finds only one that's willing
— A law championed by Rep. C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger to get businesses and the government to share information about computer security threats has had limited impact so far because companies are reluctant to hand over data to the government, officials and corporate executives said Thursday. About...
14 points by Baltimore Sun | United States Department of Homeland Security Computer security Security Attack Dutch Ruppersberger Government Worry Law
Carbondale police looking man who assaulted a woman on a bike path last month
Carbondale police want the public's help finding a man wanted for physically assaulting a woman on a bike path last month.
5 points by The Denver Post | Manhattan New York City Attack Assault IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line Battery Attack! New York City Subway
Teenage acid attack victim walks in New York Fashion Week
This is the face of courage.
5113 points by Daily News | Fashion Acid throwing Burn India Girl Woman Chemical burn Attack
CNN’s 9/11 Documentary Footage Gets Updates 15 Years Later
Fifteen years on, a generation of Americans who have no firsthand memories of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks are starting to come of age. That realization weighed on the filmmakers behind “9/11” as they prepared the 15th anniversary edition of the extraordinary documentary that features the only video footage shot inside the World Trade... Read more »
380 points by Variety | American Airlines Flight 11 Jules and Gedeon Naudet James Hanlon September 11 attacks World Trade Center 9/11 Terrorism Attack
Face-biting suspect's dad says he believes son was poisoned
The father of a Florida college student accused of randomly killing a couple and biting the dead husband's face said Thursday that his son's condition is deteriorating. Dr. Wade Harrouff said his 19-year-old son Austin Harrouff "is not doing well" and remains hospitalized nearly four weeks after...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Sheriff Police Attack! Attack Phil McGraw Constable Drug Psychedelics dissociatives and deliriants
Bronx man dies after brutal beating; tried hailing cab
A Bronx man collapsed and died after a creep punched him to the ground and then kicked him in the head, cops said.
2294 points by Daily News | The Bronx Jacobi Medical Center Jeans Scrap Cap Attack Albert Einstein College of Medicine Week-day names
ISIS upping efforts to smuggle terrorists into Britain - reports
Islamic State is increasing its efforts to smuggle terrorists into Britain to launch attacks on civilians, according to new intelligence gathered following last year’s Paris massacre. Read Full Article at
162 points by Russia Today | Jihad United Kingdom Attack Social media Iraq War Europe Islam Terrorism
Accused face-biting killer’s dad thinks his son was poisoned
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The father of a Florida college student accused of randomly killing a couple and biting the dead husband’s face said Thursday that his son’s condition is deteriorating. Dr. Wade Harrouff said his 19-year-old son Austin Harrouff “is not doing well” and remains hospitalized nearly four weeks after the Aug. 15 beating...
217 points by New York Post | Sheriff Police Attack! Attack Phil McGraw Constable Drug Psychedelics dissociatives and deliriants
Kabul: Who cleans up after a suicide blast?
The firefighting unit in Afghanistan spends more time cleaning up after devastating blasts than extinguishing fires.
2557 points by Al Jazeera English | Psychological trauma Psychology Mental health Firefighter BLAST Mental health professional Al Jazeera Attack
Confrontation over purchase led to fatal stabbing at Family Dollar in Adams County
The man accused of fatally stabbing a manager at a Family Dollar store in Adams County last week told investigators the attack was prompted by a confrontation over items he had purchased, according to an arrest affidavit.
1 points by The Denver Post | Stabbing Summer of Love The Denver Post Penetrating trauma Sheriff Attack Coroner Preliminary hearing
Pregnant Muslim woman attacked in Barcelona for wearing veil
The woman, who is eight months pregnant, was walking through the Old Town area with her husband and children when two men started yelling at her about her niqab, police told The Independent.
944 points by Daily News | La Liga Copa del Rey Attack Crime FC Barcelona Pregnancy Luis Aragonés Childbirth
Afghanistan: Pamlarena siege ends in Kabul
Security forces say all three attackers killed, 11 hours after they took over Pamlarena's offices in a residential area.
1382 points by Al Jazeera English | Taliban International Security Assistance Force Attack Helmand Province Afghanistan Al-Qaeda Pashtun people Pakistan
Face-biting suspect's dad believes son was poisoned
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The father of a Florida college student accused of randomly killing a couple and biting the dead husband's face said his son's condition is deteriorating.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Florida Family English-language films Marriage South Florida metropolitan area Domestic violence Attack Student
Paris attack suspect invokes silence for 3rd time with judge
The only surviving suspect in last November's attack on Paris refused to speak to a judge Thursday for a third time, in frustration at 24-hour video surveillance of his prison cell. Salah Abdeslam's lawyer, Frank Berton, said the judge repeatedly asked questions to no avail on Thursday. Berton...
9 points by Los Angeles Times | Attack Prosecutor Lawyer Suicide methods Attack! Judge Kamikaze Al-Qaeda
Paris attack suspect invokes silence for 3rd time
Salah Abdeslam is the only person suspected of directly participating in the attacks that killed 130 people        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Attack Suicide methods Attack! Kamikaze Al-Qaeda Prosecutor Suspect September 11 attacks
Man stabbed in Baltimore County carjacking
A man was stabbed in a carjacking in the Pikesville area Thursday, Baltimore County police say. Police were called to the unit block of Cobblestone Court about 12:30 a.m. Thursday. The 38-year-old victim told officers that two male suspects approached him when he got home. He said they demanded...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Baltimore County Maryland Attack Baltimore Attack! House English-language films Real estate Violence
A nation changed, 15 years later: How the unity we forged broke apart
For a time, it felt like the attack that shattered America had also brought it together.After Sept. 11, signs of newfound unity seemed to well up everywhere, from the homes where American flags appeared virtually overnight to the Capitol steps, where lawmakers pushed aside party lines to sing “God...
8 points by Concord Monitor | Balbir Singh Sodhi September 11 attacks Attack Police Attack! World Trade Center New York City Police Department
Juba League leader killed in Feni attack
Miscreants have killed a Juba League leader in Feni.
102 points by | Attack Attack! English-language films Preselection Elections General election Election Member of Parliament
TV tonight: 'Zoo,' 9/11 Pentagon special
What's worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time         
3 points by Arizona Republic | September 11 attacks World Trade Center Al-Qaeda The Pentagon United States Department of Defense Federal Bureau of Investigation Lower Manhattan Attack
Bail for former Sylhet mayor Ariful upheld in Kibria murder case
The Supreme Court has upheld bail for sacked Sylhet mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury in the case over the killing of former minister Shah AMS Kibria.
129 points by | Bangladesh Court Jury Attack United States Attack! Appeal 1969
France's Hollande gives clearest hint at intent to run for second term
PARIS (Reuters) - France's President Francois Hollande said he would not let France's image deteriorate "over the coming months or coming years" in a speech on Thursday, his clearest indication yet that he intends to run for a second term in office next year.
14 points by Reuters | Nicolas Sarkozy Reuters Thomson Reuters News agency Socialist Party President Attack News
Turkeys are attacking people in Foxborough
It looks like turkeys in Foxborough are getting advance revenge for Thanksgiving. The town’s animal control officer, Sue Thibedeau, said she’s received several reports of wild turkeys going on the attack against humans in the past few weeks. This has been the first summer that she’s received repeated reports of turkey attacks, and she thinks the issue […]
3186 points by The Boston Globe | Bird Galliformes Turkey Attack Wild Turkey Domestic turkey Attack! Fear
Exclusive: The ISIS files revealed

34787 points by CNN | Terrorism Mobile phone Europe Telephone Counter-terrorism United Kingdom Attack Telephone exchange
Analysis: Why use chlorine bombs in Syria?
The Assad regime is frequently accused by medical groups and activists of using chlorine gas in barrel bombs in northern Syria. What would be the reason?
188 points by CNN | Chemical warfare Chlorine Syria Human rights Sarin Nerve agent Attack Chemical Weapons Convention
9/11 Memorial with misspelled names finally fixed
NEW CITY, N.Y. - Clarkstown's memorial to local residents who perished in the Sept. 11 attacks at the World Trade Center has stood in front ...       
9 points by USA Today | World Trade Center September 11 attacks Empire State Building Lower Manhattan 7 World Trade Center Minoru Yamasaki New York City Attack!
ISIS planned more attacks across Europe after Paris massacre of November 2015 – CNN
The scale of the November 2015 attacks in France could have been much worse, as Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists had planned more attacks in Europe, CNN reported, citing thousands of pages of newly-obtained European intelligence. Read Full Article at
360 points by Russia Today | Terrorism France Paris Reign of Terror Mobile phone Europe Attack World War II
Syrian government drops chlorine bomb on Aleppo neighborhood
In a new video, children appear wheezing and coughing from the effects of the bomb.
123 points by Daily News | Syria World War I Chlorine Chemical warfare Attack! Attack American Civil War United States
Three teens charged in separate robberies in Cleveland Heights
Three teenagers are facing juvenile charges in a pair of robberies that happened in Cleveland Heights. CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio - Three teenagers face juvenile charges in a pair of robberies that happened in Cleveland Heights. The incidents happened within a three-hour period Saturday but do not appear to be related, police said. Two 17-year-old boys are accused of attacking a 19-year-old man just before 4 p.m. outside Gas USA on Noble Road near Monticello Boulevard, according to a police report. The victim had just left the gas station when the teens pushed him into a parked car and began hitting him. They stole a pack of cigarillos and other items before leaving in a black Oldsmobile Alero, the report says. The victim, who had several cuts and bruises on his face, identified two of the attackers as the 17-year-old boys. Detectives are still working to identify the third attacker. Police filed robbery charges against the 17-year-old boys in Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court. A 15-year-old boy is also accused of stealing a 12-year-old boy's bicycle shortly before 8 p.m. near the Noble Elementary School playground, according to a police report. The victim said several boys threw him off his Huffy bicycle and began hitting and kicking him. The victim was not hurt but was distraught when officers arrived, the report says. Officers found the 15-year-old boy at the playground. He first denied being involved in the attack and provided a fake identity to the officers. The boy then tried to run, but officers caught him near the intersection of Noble and Montevista roads, the report says. The 15-year-old boy is charged with robbery and obstructing officials business in Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court. Detectives are working to identify the other teens involved in the robbery.
32 points by The Plain Dealer | Attack Crime Cuyahoga County Ohio Cleveland Oldsmobile Alero Oldsmobile Theft Cleveland Heights Ohio
Girl gang raped on Facebook Live relocated to ‘safe space’
After the video of the attack was published, the 15-year-old’s mother said the girl was receiving threats and the family was being harassed.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Police Cook County Illinois Attack Sting The Police Week-day names Attack!
Who was London terror attacker Khalid Masood?
Masood, 52, is the man responsible for the London terrorist attack that killed 3, wounded 40.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | London England Terrorism Attack Attack! United Kingdom September 11 attacks City of London
London police make 'significant' arrests in attack inquiry
LONDON — The police on Friday announced two “significant” arrests in connection with the attack outside the British Parliament this week, as they sought to unravel the murky past of the 52-year-old assailant, who they said was born Adrian Russell Ajao.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | London Parliament of the United Kingdom United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Palace of Westminster United Kingdom Attack Attack! House of Lords
The last photo: Attack officer pictured hours before his death
Staci Martin took many pictures during her first trip to London this past week, but there's one she'll never forget.
-1 points by CNN | London Parliament of the United Kingdom Photograph West Palm Beach Florida Palace of Westminster Florida Palm Beach County Florida Attack
London attacker was cheerful, joking on eve of rampage
Long before his short stints in jail turned into years behind bars, Khalid Masood was known as Adrian Elms, with a reputation for drinking and an unpredictable temper. At least twice he was convicted of violent crimes, well before he stabbed a police officer to death Wednesday with a motion one...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Terrorism Islam Attack! Attack Moazzam Begg Violence Police Extremism
Eyewitness relives moment she came face-to-face with Westminster attacker (RT EXCLUSIVE)
An eyewitness to the London terrorist attack says she came face-to-face with the assailant Khalid Masood after he had mown down people on Westminster Bridge. He was wielding two large knives and told her to “stay away,” she says. Read Full Article at
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Terrorist threat higher in Europe than anywhere else except war zones – EUCOM chief
The threat posed by violent extremism is higher in Europe than anywhere else in the world, apart from actual war zones and hotspots, US European Command head General Curtis Scaparrotti said, commenting on Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London. Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | Terrorism United Kingdom United Nations Canada Islam London Attack! Turkey
Muslim leaders across Britain condemn “cowardly” Parliament attack
British Muslim leaders have condemned Wednesday’s terrorist attack that hit right at the heart of London as “cowardly.” Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | Terrorism London Palace of Westminster Islam Muhammad Parliament of the United Kingdom Abu Hamza al-Masri Attack
6 servicemen killed, several injured in militants’ attack on base in Chechnya
Six Russian servicemen have been killed and several more injured in a militant attack on a Russian National Guard base in the Chechen Republic. Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | Attack Chechnya Second Chechen War KILL English-language films Militant tendency Russia Chechen Republic of Ichkeria
MI5 launches inquiry into whether it could have prevented Westminster terrorist attack
Britain’s domestic intelligence agency MI5 has launched an internal inquiry into whether it could have stopped Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood – an ex-convict who it investigated in the past, but had dropped off its radar. Read Full Article at
7 points by Russia Today | Attack Attack! Security Extremism MI5 Scotland Yard Police Special Branch
Jordanians in Karak find unity in wake of tragedy
New initiatives aim to strengthen the town's sense of community, after a December ISIL attack that killed 10 people.
-1 points by Al Jazeera English | Jordan Al Karak Moab Attack Al Jazeera Attack!