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    People walk with signs against assault rifles during "March for Our Lives", an organized demonstration to end gun violence, in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 24, 2018. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon A 15-year-old was injured in a school shooting in Arkansas on Monday. School shootings temporarily stopped while students learned remotely during the...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – State Senator Bob Hall said Tuesday, Feb. 23, he will refile a bill that would require the state to conduct a threat assessment of the Texas electric grid. Two years ago, the Republican from Van Zandt County filed the legislation that passed the Senate, but died in the House. READ MORE: 5...
    Iran, Black separatists and the Islamic State group: These are just a few of the myriad potential threats to the Super Bowl this year, according to a government threat assessment obtained by Yahoo News. The Jan. 27 document, a product of federal agencies, including the FBI and Department of Homeland Security, and local law enforcement,...
    The Biden administration and acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary David Pekoske issued a National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin on Wednesday over concerns that violent extremists, like those arrested for rioting at the United States Capitol on January 6, may continue to commit violence across the country. DHS notably did not list an end...
    Reuters January 22, 2021 0 Comments President Joe Biden has directed his administration to conduct a full assessment of the risk of domestic terrorism in the wake of the attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump, the White House said on Friday. The assessment will be carried out by...
    President Joe Biden has ordered his intelligence community to conduct a threat assessment of “domestic violent extremism” in the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced the move at a Friday press conference, saying the threat of extremism within the U.S. is a “serious and growing national security...
    President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to be Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines speaks at his transition headquarters in the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware, November 24, 2020.Joshua Roberts | Reuters President Joe Biden asked his intelligence chief to launch a "comprehensive threat assessment" into domestic terrorism in the wake of the deadly Capitol riots, White...
    President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to run the 18 U.S. intelligence agencies anticipates producing a public assessment of the threat from QAnon, she testified at her confirmation hearing on Tuesday. Avril Haines, whom Biden tapped as the next director of national intelligence, told Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) that she would provide him with such an assessment,...
    (CNN)Domestic extremists pose the most likely threat to the presidential inauguration, particularly those who believe the incoming administration is illegitimate, according to a joint bulletin from the Department of Homeland Security, FBI and eight other agencies obtained by CNN.The assessment, dated January 14, also notes that since the attack on the US Capitol, Russian, Iranian,...
    A group of Senate Democrats, led by Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM), is asking federal authorities for a full accounting of threats posed by QAnon, the burgeoning fringe movement peddling bizarre conspiracies that involve President Trump rooting out satanist pedophiles in government. On Tuesday, Schumer and 13 Democrats sent...
    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) does not include Antifa in its latest assessment of domestic threats to the homeland. The 26-page Homeland Threat Assessment (HTA), dated October 2020, does describe the problem of violent protests, though it emphasizes the threat posed by white supremacist groups and omits the word “Antifa.” As Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf...
    (CNN)White supremacist extremists will remain the deadliest domestic terror threat to the United States, according to the Department of Homeland Security's first annual homeland threat assessment, which details a range of threats from election interference to unprecedented storms. Since 2018, White supremacists have conducted more lethal attacks in the US than any other domestic extremist...
    The Homeland Security Department’s 2020 threat assessment warns of a host of national security risks to the United States, including foreign countries seeking to influence the upcoming presidential election and meddling with the 2020 census. The 26-page Homeland Threat Assessment was released Monday evening, detailing numerous foreign and domestic threats. They ranged from white...
    The Department of Homeland Security has concluded its first-ever "Homeland Threat Assessment," a comprehensive report designed to educate the public on the largest threats facing the country. The report, first obtained by CBS News, highlights major threats posed by China and Russia and identifies white supremacist groups as posing the "most persistent and lethal threat"...
    (CNN)The Department of Homeland Security is poised to miss its deadline to publish the first Homeland Threat Assessment, which was the subject of a recent whistleblower complaint alleging political motivations.The assessment, which is intended to provide an overview of the terrorist threat landscape and anticipate emerging threats, was scheduled to be released on Thursday, according...
    Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Trump loyalists running the Department of Homeland Security manipulated intelligence reports to play down the threat of Russian election interference and white supremacists and exaggerate the threat of Antifa and anarchist groups, according to the department’s former top intelligence official. Related: Trump ‘wanted to play down’ Covid despite knowing deadliness, Bob...
    (CNN) — White supremacists will remain the most “persistent and lethal threat” in the United States through 2021, according to Department of Homeland Security draft documents. The most recent draft report predicts an “elevated threat environment at least through” early next year, concluding that some US-based violent extremists have capitalized on increased social and political...
    Washington (CNN)White supremacists will remain the most "persistent and lethal threat" in the United States through 2021, according to Department of Homeland Security draft documents. The most recent draft report predicts an "elevated threat environment at least through" early next year, concluding that some US-based violent extremists have capitalized on increased social and political tensions...
    Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe offered to deliver an annual threat assessment to the House Intelligence Committee in a hearing next month but will keep it partially behind closed doors to protect classified information. Ratcliffe penned a letter to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Ranking Member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., on Wednesday,...
    (CNN)Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe sent a letter to the top lawmakers on the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday offering to appear publicly before the panel and discuss the annual World Wide Threats Assessment. But unlike in past years, Ratcliffe proposed that he and the other agency chiefs would only provide an unclassified statement for...
    EXCLUSIVE: Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe will deliver an annual threat assessment to Congress in a hearing next month, but will keep it partially behind closed doors to protect classified information, Fox News has learned.Fox News exclusively obtained a letter from Ratcliffe to Senate Intelligence acting Chairman Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Ranking Member Mark Warner,...
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