Kendall Beall

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CSIS to get more anti-terror powers under new federal bill

Newly tabled anti-terrorism legislation would give Canada's spy agency more power to thwart a suspected extremist's travel plans, disrupt bank …

Syria aims to 'flush out all terrorists' in 2015 - PM | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria’s prime minister said on Sunday the country wanted to drive all insurgents out of its territory in 2015 and was prepared to back any attempts to fight global militancy.<p>Speaking in parliament, Wael al-Halqi said Syria’s main aim was to “flush out all terrorists from its …

Pakistan's Anti-Terrorist Enthusiasm Wanes. . . Again

When terrorists killed 160 teachers and children at a Peshawar school last December, a burst of commentary suggested that Pakistan would now change its ambivalence about Islamist extremism. Two months later, it seems that Pakistan's government and military are back to business as usual. A terrorist …

These 4 things prep police for terrorist attacks - Futurity

A new study focuses on the motivation of first responders after the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, which are often referred to as India's 9/11.

Arizona Congressman Claims It's "True That We Know That" ISIS Is On The U.S. Border

"It is true that we know that ISIS is present in Ciudad Juarez or they were within the last few weeks." It appears he's citing a report that federal authorities have dismissed.<p>A Republican Arizona congressman says ISIS currently is or has operated on the U.S. border in the past couple weeks, …

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This Norwegian Preteen Is 'Marrying' A 37-Year-Old For One Important Reason

Thea is 12 years old. She's a seventh-grader at her school in Norway, and she loves riding horses and listening to One Direction. According to her blog, she's also marrying a 37-year-old man this weekend.<p>But Thea and her impending wedding aren't actually real. They were fabricated for a viral …

Forced marriages rise in the time of Ebola

My name is Christiana. I am 17 years old. I live in a small village in the Moyamba District in southern Sierra Leone. I lost my father when I was a …

Stop Linking the Sydney Siege to Islam

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New poll finds majority of Americans think torture was justified after 9/11 attacks

A majority of Americans think that the harsh interrogation techniques used on terrorism suspects after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks were justified, even as about half of the public says the treatment amounted to torture, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.<p>By a margin of almost 2 to 1 — …

The Taliban Massacres Students in Pakistan

An attack in Peshawar killed more than 145 people, most of them the young children of army officers and soldiers.<p>A group of Taliban gunmen attacked a school in Northern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 145 people, most of them students under the age of 15. More than 180 others were injured. …

80% Of College Students Text And Drive Even Though It's Worse Than Driving Drunk

Previous research suggests that texting slows driver reaction times more than being drunk.<p>And the act is a constant risk nowadays as everyone carries phones.<p>Almost half of all adults admit to texting while driving.<p>The personality traits of "impulsiveness" and a "need to be connected" were linked to …

New York Installs 'Texting Zones' Along Its Highways

Because this is the sad world we live in, New York has begun repurposing 91 of the state's Park-N-Ride lots and rest stops to include "text stop" …

How Much Does Your State Fine For Texting and Driving?

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>It could be anywhere from $20 to $10,000 for a first-time offender—or no ban at all.

Eat It, Biff!: Texting Driver Crashes Into Manure Truck

In case you didn't need another reason to not text and drive, a man in Wisconsin crashed into a manure truck while "finishing texting and talking on …

Rude Vs. Mean Vs. Bullying: Defining The Differences

A few weeks ago, I had the terrific fortune of getting to present some of the bullying prevention work that I do to a group of children at a local bookstore. As if interacting with smiling, exuberant young people was not gift enough, a reporter also attended the event a wrote a lovely article about …

Prevention at School

Bullying can threaten students’ physical and emotional safety at school and can negatively impact their ability to learn. The best way to address …

Anti-Bullying Curriculum Shows Results at Elementary, Middle Schools

An anti-bullying curriculum that was tested at three elementary and middle schools in Illinois has shown promising results, including reported improvements in key areas including respect, positive communication and social behaviors, awareness and understanding of bullying, school climate, and …

The Controversial Way a Colorado Elementary School Is Teaching Students About Bullying

Students at an elementary school in Colorado Springs, Colo., are taking turns being shunned by their classmates in an exercise school officials say is intended to teach kids what it feels like to be bullied.<p>Credit: CBS<p>The experiment requires children in fourth through sixth grade to alternate in …