How anxiety about terrorist attacks could change our politics

In the wake of the devastating month marked by the downing of a Russian passenger plane, simultaneous suicide attacks in Beirut and coordinated attacks in Paris, American fears of terrorism are likely to increase. That in ...

Facebook sued over posts inciting attacks on Jews

An Israeli NGO said Tuesday it was suing Facebook for failing to remove pages that encourage the killing of Jews, after a wave of attacks by Palestinians left nine Israelis dead.

Rail-bound traffic vulnerable to terrorist attacks

The implications of terrorist attacks targeting trains are becoming increasingly extensive. The number of casualties has increased and there has been a fivefold in injuries since the 1970–80s. At the same time, more than ...

Hackers attack Canada government website: minister

The Canadian government's public website for applying for social services and downloading official forms was briefly shut down Wednesday in a cyberattack, a senior minister said.

US officials warn of encrypted communications by extremists

The growing use of encrypted communications and private messaging by supporters of the Islamic State group is complicating efforts to monitor terror suspects and extremists, U.S. law enforcement officials said Wednesday.

Exceptionally preserved fossil gives voice to ancient terror bird

A new species of South American fossil terror bird called Llallawavis scagliai ("Scaglia's Magnificent Bird") is shedding light on the diversity of the group and how these giant extinct predators interacted with their environment. ...

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