Archive for June, 2012

Jun
25
2012

JFK airport evacuated after TSA agent’s metal detector found to be unplugged

A terminal at New York’s JFK Airport had to be evacuated and hundreds of passengers marched back through security screening Saturday, all because one Transport Security Administration TSA agent failed to realize his metal detector was unplugged. via Fox... Read more
Jun
09
2012

Flashlights used as small bombs in Phoenix

Flick the switch on these flashlights and they don’t light up. They blow up. Three of these bombs have exploded within the last month in the Phoenix area so far. via Flashlights used as small bombs in Phoenix –... Read more
Jun
07
2012

Panetta: U.S. running out of patience with Pakistan on militant havens

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned Thursday that the United States was "reaching the limits of our patience" with Pakistan over militants that attack U.S. forces in neighboring Afghanistan from havens within its borders. via CNN.com. Read more
Jun
07
2012

US offers millions in bounty for top members of Al Qaeda-linked group in Somalia

The Obama administration will offer up to $33 million in rewards for information about top members of an Islamist extremist group in Somalia linked to Al Qaeda, U.S. officials said. via Fox News. Read more
Jun
05
2012

And now, only one senior al Qaeda leader left

The news that Abu Yahya al-Libi, the No.2 leader of al Qaeda, is now confirmed to have been killed in a CIA drone strike in Pakistan’s tribal region along the border with Afghanistan further underlines that the terrorist group... Read more