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US terrorism database doubles in recent years

  WASHINGTON (AP) — A government database of known or suspected terrorists doubled in size in recent years, The Associated Press has learned. The growth is the result of intelligence agencies submitting names more often […]

08/05/2014

FILE - In this June 24, 2014, file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

US asks for more security at some foreign airports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is calling for tighter security measures at some foreign airports, as intelligence officials are concerned about a new al-Qaida effort to create a bomb that would go undetected through airport […]

07/03/2014

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AP sources: Justice Dept. to reveal drone memo

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of a critical Senate vote and under court order, the Obama administration signaled it will publicly reveal a secret memo describing its legal justification for using drones to kill […]

05/20/2014

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