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Terrorism Safety Tips – How to Prepare for Terrorism...

Terrorism Safety Tips – When you walk into a building, recognize where the emergency exits are. Recognize where any stair cases are in buildings you are in. Be aware of your surroundings. If you feel uncomfortable don’t be afraid to leave. Do not accept any unmarked packages or packages from people you do not know. Report any strange looking devices to the police immediately....

posted on: Apr 19, 2013 | author: Staff writer

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, HLS CLOSED – TRAVEL SAFETY ADVISORY...

Staff and students who live off-campus are advised not to travel to campus, for safety reasons, until further notice. Everyone is advised to remain indoors and follow all official broadcast public safety advisories....

posted on: Apr 19, 2013 | author: Staff writer

Will the Boston Marathon explosions change how we view our safety?...

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE IMPACT OF THE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING: • Things will be the same again. Commentary from the Boston Globe’s Jeff Jacoby. • Amid images from Boston, it’s easy to forget the path America has walked. A commentary from David Jones arguing that "America is more civilized and safer than it’s ever been." • The day after the Boston bombings Kathleen Parker writes in the Washington Post about survivor’s guilt....

Will the Boston Marathon explosions change how we view our safety?
posted on: Apr 18, 2013 | author: Staff writer

Safety of Navy SEALs was my main concern in mission to kill Osama Bin Laden, President Obama says...

President Obama said he didn’t think twice about ordering the killing of Osama Bin Laden – his second thoughts were all for the commandos risking their lives. "As nervous as I was about this whole process, the one thing I didn’t lose sleep over was the possibility of taking Bin Laden out," Obama told "60 Minutes." Anyone who questions whether Bin Laden got what he deserves "needs to have their head examined," Obama said. He said the SEAL team going into Bin Laden’s fortified compound at night had no idea what to expect. "They don’t know if the building is rigged. They don’t know if there are explosives that are triggered by a particular door opening," he said....

posted on: May 9, 2011 | author: Staff writer

Al-Qaida vows revenge for Osama bin Laden's death...

Al-Qaida confirmed the killing of Osama bin Laden Friday and vowed revenge, saying Americans’ "happiness will turn to sadness" in the first statement by the terror network since its leader was slain in a U.S. commando raid against his Pakistani hideout. The confirmation came as newly uncovered documents found in bin Laden’s residence revealed al-Qaida plans for derailing an American train on the upcoming 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Terror experts have said bin Laden’s death on Monday was a setback for al-Qaida but the threat of attacks remains and could even spike in coming days from individuals or small extremist groups inspired to take revenge for the killing....

posted on: May 6, 2011 | author: Staff writer

Tourism officials: Safety still top priority after Osama bin Laden strike...

Local tourism leaders say they’ll continue to stay vigilant against terrorist threats regardless of Sunday’s announcement that Navy SEALs had killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. The Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security maintained the same level of terrorism awareness at the nation’s airports and local experts said Las Vegas resorts should continue to stay alert despite the death of the al-Qaeda leader responsible for the 9/11 attacks in 2001. Several tourism industry leaders also joined the chorus of praise for President Obama and the military team that cornered bin Laden, shot him to death and buried his body at sea. “TSA continually evaluates the latest threats and screening measures which are implemented based on...

posted on: May 3, 2011 | author: Staff writer

What’s there in WikiLeaks secret files...

Though US State Department’s top lawyer urged whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to keep classified documents off the website, remove all records and handover them to the U.S. government, thousands of US diplomatic messages leaked on Sunday that revealed US diplomats’ unflattering views of allies. … WikiLeaks also provided candid views of foreign leaders and sensitive information on terrorism and nuclear proliferation. The documents show … For...

posted on: Nov 29, 2010 | author: Staff writer

WikiLeaks makes world 'less safe': Bildt...

WikiLeaks release of hundreds of thousands of US diplomatic cables will severely weaken global diplomacy and make the world more prone to conflict, Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said Monday. For...

posted on: Nov 29, 2010 | author: Staff writer

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