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Al-Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia, 4 workers killed

...leaned out of a window whose glass had been blown away, dripping blood onto the side of the van."It's a dark day, but terrorists must know that the blood they shed will not go in vain. We shall deal with them with an iron hand," said Salad, the police...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-21/al-shabab-bombs-un-van-somalia-4-work
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6 charged with trying to join Islamic State

...travels. They are charged with conspiracy to provide material support and attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization."What is remarkable about this case is that nothing stopped these defendants from pursuing their goal...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-21/6-charged-trying-join-islamic-state
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Terror program: Prevention or profiling

...the Islamic State group has taken front and center in the past year. Just Sunday, six men accused of trying to join the terrorist group were arrested in Minneapolis and San Diego.Countering Violent Extremism is led by U.S. attorneys' offices, the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-21/terror-program-prevention-or-profilin
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Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy

...The turmoil in Yemen has raised concerns that al-Qaida's local branch, considered the most dangerous affiliate of the terrorist network, is exploiting the security and political vacuum. U.S. drone strikes targeting militants have been scaled back...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-21/bombs-shatter-houses-yemen-capital-hi
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A year after kidnap of schoolgirls, hope fades

...few dozen people marched in Abuja, their mouths shut by red tape."When your voice is taken from you, which is what the terrorists have done to our daughters, you can't speak, you don't exist. But our girls exist," said organizer Oby Ezekwesili...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/year-after-kidnap-schoolgirls-hope-fa
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Ketchikan resident accepts grandfather's WWII medal

...gave medals of valor to a Muslim immigrant to Paris who saved customers of a kosher supermarket during an attack by Islamic terrorists; a sergeant-at-arms of the Canadian Parliament who saved lawmakers from a gunman; a Druze police officer who was killed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-13/ketchikan-resident-accepts-grandfathers
State
Hamas tightens grip on Gaza as reconstruction delays continue

...prepare for elections in Gaza and the West Bank. This was to relieve Hamas - which has been shunned internationally as a terrorist group and strapped financially after Egypt's dismantling of profitable Gaza smuggling tunnels - of the costly burden of...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/hamas-tightens-grip-gaza-reconstructi
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Tsarnaev guilty on all charges

...welcomed the verdict and added: "The strength and bond that everyone has shown during these last two years proves that if these terrorists thought that they would somehow strike fear in the hearts of people, they monumentally failed."Some of the most damning...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-09/tsarnaev-guilty-all-charges
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Empire Editorial: Better safe than sorry

...nothing they must shoulder all the blame if chaos ensues. We won't likely see an exact repeat of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks anytime soon. To clarify, we mean it isn't likely that a handful of individuals would be allowed to hijack commercial...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-02/empire-editorial-better-safe-sorry
Opinion
A testimony which cries out

...Similarly, the US Catholic Bishops noted:"Upon learning of the death of 21 Coptic Christians at the hands of ISIL terrorists, Pope Francis called their murder a 'testimony which cries out to be heard.' On behalf of America's Catholic Bishops...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-22/testimony-which-cries-out
Opinion

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