Probe: Nuke smugglers sought out terrorist buyers

CHISINAU, Moldova - In the backwaters of Eastern Europe, authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts in the past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections that sought to sell radioactive material to Middle Eastern extremists, The Associated Press has learned. The latest known case came in February this year, when a smuggler offered a huge cache of deadly cesium - enough to contaminate several city blocks - and specifically sought a buyer from the Islamic State group.
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My Turn: Healing the collective trauma of 9/11

...regions where many have joined ISIS, Al-Qaeda or other terrorist groups. Are those fears rational? I don't think so. But...from an unresolved psychological trauma stemming from the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. No one who witnessed the twin...
Editorial: Reckless endangerment

...administration has turned a blind eye toward the Islamist terrorist groups who have made it clear they will exploit the bring jihad to European and American soil.If just one terrorist or terror-sympathizer gets through, Americans will die...
US to accept 85,000 refugees in 2016 checks.U.S. lawmakers immediately expressed concerns about the potential influx.The Islamic State group and other terrorist organizations "have made it abundantly clear that they will use the refugee crisis to try to enter the United States. Now...
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Russia begins airstrikes, West disputes targets

...head-on into this conflict," he said. "First, we will be supporting the Syrian army purely in its legitimate fight with terrorist groups. Second, this will be air support without any participation in the ground operations."Putin also said he expects...
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Obama says fight against Islamic State will take time

...threat of our time."Ban, the U.N. chief, said the U.N.'s most recent data shows a 70 percent increase in foreign terrorist fighters from over 100 countries to regions in conflict."Social media is central," he said, urging measures against...
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Letter: US history shows lack of compassion

...or self-destructive to allow refugees in. If we deny them entry because of the theoretical potential that "If just one terrorist or terror-sympathizer gets through, Americans will die," then by the same logic we should deport all white American male...
Spate of violence rattles DC's Union Station

...WASHINGTON - An apparent domestic dispute halted trains at Washington's Union Station and led to momentary fears of a terrorist attack on the anniversary of Sept. 11.In Friday's outbreak of violence, a man stabbed a woman before he was chased...
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Photo: 9/11 remembrance

Capital City Fire/Rescue engine ladders are used to hoist the U.S. flag near the Mendenhall Wetlands on Friday in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Refugee surge raises concern about militants

...true that 250 miles from Sicily there is an exceedingly cruel terrorist guerrilla group, and it's true there's the danger of...emphasized that although it was probable people with links to terrorist groups are among the migrants from Syria and Iraq in the recent...
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