Friday, January 18, 2013

The Latest from National Terror Alert Response Center


The Latest from National Terror Alert Response Center

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Posted: 17 Jan 2013 07:44 AM PST
France 24 has spoken to a French national who says he is one of the 150 hostages at the gas facility in southeast Algeria. The hostage said that they have been forced to wear explosive belts and that this militants are “heavily armed”. Read More This story comes to us via Homeland Security - National [...]
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Hostages in Algeria ‘made to wear explosives’
Posted: 17 Jan 2013 07:41 AM PST
People are used to seeing TSA inspectors at airports but on Wednesday, a specialized team made their presence known at the Amtrak station in Emeryville. Train stations are difficult to secure because they’re so wide open but on Wednesday, the TSA showed up unannounced to let the public, especially potential troublemakers, know that they are [...]
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Specialized TSA team makes presence known in Emeryville
Posted: 17 Jan 2013 07:14 AM PST
At least 20 foreign hostages, including some Americans, escaped Thursday from an Al Qaeda-linked group who had taken over an Algerian natural gas complex in the Sahara desert, a security official reported. But the militant group said 35 hostages and 15 of their members have been killed after Algerian helicopters attacked the facility in a [...]
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Some Americans believed to be among hostages who escaped from terrorists in Algeria, while Algerian military attacks gas complex, source says

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