Daily Archives: April 21, 2006

Are Terrorists Recruiting ‘White Muslims’?

According to classified intelligence documents, terrorists have been working to recruit non-Arab sympathizers–so-called ‘white Muslims’ with Western features who theoretically could more easily blend into European cities and execute attacks,” reports the Associated Press. But “authorities had no concrete evidence … Continue reading

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Mumps epidemic spreads, more vaccine is promised

In the largest mumps outbreak in the U.S. in more than 20 years, almost 1,000 people have contracted the disease in the Midwest, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Wednesday, April 19. The epidemic began in … Continue reading

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ICE agents arrest seven managers of a pallet company and 1,187 of the firm’s illegal alien employees in 26 states

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Michael Chertoff; Julie L. Myers, Assistant Secretary forU.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); and Glenn T. Suddaby, United StatesAttorney for the Northern District of New York, on Thursday, April 20, announced the results of … Continue reading

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DHS to look at alternatives to defend jets from missles

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is looking into alternative systems to protect commercial airliners from the threat of shoulder−fired missiles. DHS last week released a solicitation for help in evaluating systems to defend against Man Portable Air Defense Systems, … Continue reading

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