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Terrorism

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By Lauren SlagterMlive.comSOUTH LYON, MI - A South Lyon High School student who police believe threatened to re-enact the recent Florida school shooting at his school on Wednesday is being held on a $10 million bond. Ryan R. DeBruyne, who turned 18 on Wednesday, Feb. 21, was arraigned on Tuesday in Oakland County's 52nd District Court on a charge of making a false report or threat of terrorism, according to South Lyon Police. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. A probable cause conference has been scheduled for Feb. 28 before Judge Travis Reeds. Bond was set at $10 million cash, and DeBruyne remains in custody at the Oakland County Jail. Police say DeBruyne sent a message to a fellow South Lyon High School student on social media on Friday, Feb. 16, asking the other student if he would like to re-enact the Feb. 14 school...

How Far Can Iran’s Missiles Reach?

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By Clarion Project Look at this infographic and see just how dangerous the terror-sponsoring Islamic Republic of Iran is:   Read more: https://clarionproject.org/far-can-irans-missiles-reach/...

Islamic State sympathizer pleads guilty in terrorism case

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By The Associated PressNEW YORK An Albanian man who became a U.S. citizen but carried an Islamic State flag has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges.Sajmir Alimehmeti entered the plea Wednesday in Manhattan federal court to an indictment alleging he provided material support to the group.His trial had been scheduled to begin in May. Sentencing is set for June 7.The 24-year-old Alimehmeti was living in the Bronx before his May 2016 arrest. Investigators say two undercover officers and an undercover FBI employee posing as an Islamic State supporter began gathering evidence in September 2015.Authorities say Alimehmeti began collecting weapons such as combat knives that could be used in a "lone-wolf" style terrorist attack.Arresting agents reported recovering terrorist propaganda, the flag and images of jihadist fighters. Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/islamic-state-sympathizer-pleads-guilty-terrorism-case-53249454...
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Gov.UK Press release New technology revealed to help fight terrorist content online The Home Office has today announced the development of new technology to automatically detect terrorist content on any online platforms. by Home Office and The Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP Tests have shown this new tool can automatically detect 94% of Daesh propaganda with 99.995% accuracy. It has an extremely high degree of accuracy, for instance if it analyses one million randomly selected videos, only 50 would require additional human review. The tool can be used by any platform, and integrated into the upload process, so that the majority of video propaganda is stopped before it ever reaches the internet. Developed by the Home Office and ASI Data Science, the technology uses advanced machine learning to analyse the audio and visuals of a video to determine whether it could be Daesh propaganda. The Home Office and ASI will...
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VOA News by Ayaz Gul ISLAMABAD — Officials in Afghanistan say four operatives of the national intelligence agency have gunned down their 16 colleagues before fleeing to join the Taliban insurgency in the southern Helmand province. The rare overnight “insider” attack took place at a facility linked to the National Directorate of Security or NDS in the Gerishk district, security sources told VOA Sunday. Omar Zawak, the provincial government spokesman, confirmed the incident saying the Taliban also assaulted the NDS Center while the insider attack was under way, sparking fierce clashes with Afghan security guards. Zawak said both sides suffered heavy casualties but would not give further details. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was carried out by three “infiltrators” who seized all weapons and equipment at the facility. The slain Afghan personnel belonged to the “Songaryan” unit working for NDS in Helmand. The unit is named...