November 16th, 2017

Demand for active shooter training on the rise in the United States

A country music festival in Las Vegas. Sunday church in a small Texas town. And just last night, an elementary school in Northern California. All three are now the sites of darkness and destruction by active shooters.


November 16th, 2017

How active shooters are changing school security in the US

School fire drills became popular decades ago after several deadly fires triggered changes in safety codes. Today, teachers and children are preparing for something entirely different: mass shootings.


November 14th, 2017

Shooting near California elementary school leaves several dead, children wounded

Four people were shot and killed Tuesday morning when a gunman opened fire at multiple “random” locations in Northern California — including near an elementary school, authorities said.


November 14th, 2017

North Korea defector who crossed DMZ ‘was shot five times’

A North Korean who defected at the heavily guarded Demilitarised Zone was shot at least five times and is in a critical condition, South Korea says.


November 13th, 2017

Homeland Security team remotely hacked a Boeing 757

A Department of Homeland Security official admitted that a team of experts remotely hacked a Boeing 757 parked at an airport.


November 13th, 2017

Homeland Security bulletin warns of weaponized drones and threat to aviation

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued an updated terror bulletin on Thursday highlighting the threat of weaponized drones, chemical attacks and the continued targeting of commercial aircraft.


November 13th, 2017

Mass graves ‘of ISIL victims’ found in Iraq’s Hawijah

Mass graves containing at least 400 suspected ISIL victims, many wearing prison uniforms, have been found in northern Iraq.


November 9th, 2017

Scrambling to Track Islamic State Terrorists, Coalition Turns to Biometrics

As U.S.-backed forces made their final push into the city of Raqqa to liberate what had once been the Syrian capital of the Islamic State’s self-declared caliphate, they faced a problem.


November 9th, 2017

TSA fails most tests in latest undercover operation at US airports

In recent undercover tests of multiple airport security checkpoints by the Department of Homeland Security, inspectors said screeners, their equipment or their procedures failed more than half of the time, according to a source familiar with the classified report.


November 9th, 2017

Syria war: Army retakes last IS urban stronghold

The Syrian military says it has “fully liberated” the eastern border town of Albu Kamal, so-called Islamic State’s last urban stronghold in the country.