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The Daily Caller News Foundation Revealed: Secret Service Foiled ISIS Assassination Attempt On President TrumpVirginia Kruta | Associate EditorJust one year into his term, President Donald Trump was the target of a credible assassination plot attributed to ISIS — but the U.S. Secret Service managed to foil the attempt, according to a report that will air on National Geographic channel on Sunday. Read more: https://www.dailycaller.com/2018/10/14/foiled-isis-assassination-attempt-trump/...
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KTLA 5 Almost 30 million Facebook users' phone numbers and email addresses were accessed by hackers in the biggest security breach in the company's history, Facebook said Friday. The attackers accessed even more details on 14 million of those users, including the area where they live, their relationship status, their religion, and part of their search history.The FBI is "actively investigating" the breach, Guy Rosen, a Facebook vice-president, told reporters on a call Friday. He said the FBI has asked the company"not to discuss who may be behind this attack" or to share other details that could compromise its investigation.The company said that it may still not know the full extent of the attack and wasn't ruling out the possibility of other "smaller-scale attacks" linked to the breach. The company said it will continue to investigate "other ways the people behind this attack used Facebook."The new details come two weeks...
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News 12 Westchester YONKERS - A counterterrorism expert talked to News 12 about lone wolf attackers following the arrest of a Hudson Valley man for allegedly planning to blow himself up on the National Mall in Washington.Thanks to a heads up from a citizen and quick thinking from the FBI, Paul Rosenfeld’s plan was foiled."If that particular person, that lone wolf, that person keeping to themselves, if they don't talk, there's a very good chance they can become successful,” says Sal Lifrieri.Lifrieri says if you see something, say something because in the case of Paul Rosenfeld, of Tappan, someone alerting authorities was a case breaker.The counterterrorism expert says that lone wolf attacks are just getting easier and the public may be seeing more of them in the future."You can actually go online and learn how to make these devices and how to conduct these attacks,” he says. Read more: http://westchester.news12.com/story/39273074/counterterrorism-expert-traditional-methods-cant-be-used-to-track-a-lone-wolf...
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The Yeshiva World A Rockland County man was arrested by the FBI on Wednesday morning, and charged with building a bomb.Paul Rosenfeld, 56, of Tappan NY, had planned to carry out a suicide bombing with a 200 pound bomb in Washington DC on Election Day.According to ABC News NY, Rosenfeld adheres to an ideology called Sortition, the belief that the government should be selected by lottery rather than popular vote.According to officials, in August and September 2018, Rosenfeld sent letters and text messages to an individual in Pennsylvania (“Individual-1”). These letters and text messages stated that Rosenfeld planned to build an explosive device and detonate it on November 6, 2018, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Rosenfeld’s stated reason for these acts was to draw attention to his political belief in “sortition,” a political theory that advocates the random selection of government officials.On October 9, 2018, law enforcement agent...
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FOX NEWS Senate Dem hopeful Kyrsten Sinema promoted events featuring convicted terror lawyer Lukas Mikelionis U.S. Democratic Senate hopeful Kyrsten Sinema promoted events at Arizona State University featuring a lawyer convicted for aiding an Islamist terror organization and its leader. Sinema, a co-founder of the activist group Local to Global Justice, invited people in a now-closed Yahoo group to attend two events with Lynn Stewart, both in 2003. At the time of the invite, Stewart had been charged with helping her former client Omar Abdel Rahman, a radical Egyptian spiritual leader of a terror group, to pass on secret messages to his followers to commit terror attacks. Rahman was a former client of Stewart’s who was charged and sentenced to life in the 1990s for plotting to blow up the United Nations, an FBI building, two tunnels, and a bridge in New York City. HEIDI HEITKAMP DIDN'T PUSH TO PROSECUTE SEXUAL,...