Twitter is upping its efforts to crack down on terrorist propaganda, announcing Friday that the social media company has suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 for promoting terrorism.
Japan has deployed PAC-3 missile batteries in the heart of Tokyo to shoot down any incoming rocket debris. South Korea is reportedly mobilizing two Aegis-equipped destroyers. The U.S. is already gunning to punish Pyongyang for what it says will be a ballistic missile test in the guise of a space launch.
The University of Central Florida revealed on Thursday that the Social Security numbers of some 63,000 current and former students, staff and faculty members were compromised last month in a massive data breach.
The Obama administration escalated its demand that Russia halt its bombing campaign in support of Syrian President Bashar Assad on Thursday, a day after a major multinational push to hold peace talks aimed at ending Syria’s 5-year-old civil war struggled to get off the ground.
The White House downplayed reports that President Obama is considering a “second front” against the Islamic State in Libya, saying only that the president is “mindful” of the extremist group’s growth in the chaotic north African nation.
Saudi Arabia for the first time as offered to send ground troops to Syria to help fight the Islamic State terror group, its defense ministry said Thursday.
The Federal Aviation Administration has declared the Super Bowl a “No Drone Zone,” saying unmanned aircrafts flying within a 32-mile radius of Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, on Sunday could face “deadly force.”
The U.S. Department of Justice is considering legal changes to combat what it says is a rising threat from domestic anti-government extremists in addition to the growing threat from Islamic extremists in the country.
The Obama administration has revived the maligned illegal immigrant “catch-and-release” policy of the Bush years, ordering Border Patrol agents not to bother arresting and deporting many new illegal immigrants, the head of the agents’ labor union revealed Thursday.
The senior U.S. commander in Afghanistan says if the American troop level is cut to 5,500 as President Barack Obama has proposed, there will be too few left to train the still-fledgling Afghan security forces.
The Obama administration is finding itself on the defensive amid rising charges that the U.S. and its allies lowballed the estimate of the billions of dollars Iran will reap from the deal that curbed Tehran’s nuclear programs in exchange for the lifting of punishing economic sanctions.
Homeland Security says it’s already weeded out 30 Syrian refugee applicants for terrorism or other criminal concerns, and helped deny 2,200 other visitor visas because of terrorism concerns, as officials sought Wednesday to assure Congress the Obama administration is taking threats seriously.