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7 ways to finally end robocalls

Robocalls are the worst. That phony voice. The unstoppable message. At least you can get sassy with a telemarketer. Some robocalls are so convincing that you think you’re talking with an actual person, and they’re even programmed to respond to your voice.<p>Thanks in large part to advancing …

Amtrak train derails in Washington

#<b>BREAKING</b> @<b>WestPierce</b> units on scene of a derailed passenger train in Steilacoom. 4 cars derailed. 250 ppl on board. No injuries.<p>9 replies 176 …

First on CNN: ISIS planned for more operatives, targets during Paris attacks

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> The sophisticated ISIS network that plots foreign strikes had planned for the carnage in the November 2015 Paris attacks to be far worse, to occur in other European countries as well and, investigators believe, had planned to follow them up with strikes in several locations, CNN has …

Guatemala security: 'Those who can afford it buy protection'

<b>A guard carrying a shotgun paces back and forth outside a commercial building in central Guatemala City.</b><p>On the bustling Avenue Reforma in the capital of Guatemala, in Central America, he has to keep his wits about him.<p>He has to be prepared at all times for the very real threat of armed robbery, a …

Truck Attack Kills 84 in France

A driver killed 84 people and injured more than 100 others when he steered his speeding truck into a crowd in Nice Thursday night at a celebration of …

Telegram is having trouble removing ISIS from its messaging app

AP<p>The popular messaging app Telegram has been moving quickly the last few days to ban every pro-ISIS account on its messaging platform.<p>Telegram, …

Airport Terror Attacks Expose Vulnerability That May Be Impossible To Defend

There are armed guards, checkpoints, and baggage screenings, but despite continuous efforts to fortify airports, security experts say it may ultimately be impossible to completely secure the facilities against terrorist attacks.<p>After suicide bombers killed 32 people in Brussels in March, gunmen …

After Istanbul, Here’s How Airport Experts Want to Protect You at the Curbside

The bombing in Turkey show that the U.S. still has a lot of security softspots.<p><b>We’ve become so concerned with keeping terrorists</b> off of airplanes …

Flying

Two shot dead in South African capital as looters ransack shops

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African police said on Wednesday that two suspected looters had been shot dead in the capital in violence triggered by the ruling party’s choice of a mayoral candidate for local polls.<p>Locals walk past a shell of a burnt out truck used to barricade roads by protesters in …

Yellow Fever Outbreak in Angola Sparks Health Fears

• June 23, 2016<br>• Health & Security<br>• Angola, Uganda, Yellow fever<br>• Aaron Brooks<p>The ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Angola is causing a concern for …

Hackers would like to join your LinkedIn network - and you'd probably accept them

Research demonstrates how a willingness to connect to strangers on LinkedIn might be putting your company at risk.<p>For many LinkedIn is a handy way of …

International Security Practitioner » Presidente AFIMAC América Latina Ruben Mena analiza la respuesta SWAT en situaciones tirador activos – Telemundo WSCV

SWAT respuesta relacionada con los tiradores activos – Telemundo WSCV Channel 51.<p>AFIMAC Latin America President Ruben Mena discusses SWAT response in …

International Security Practitioner » WLTV entrevista sobre los tiradores activos con Ruben Mena, AFIMAC experto en seguridad

WLTV entrevista sobre los tiradores activos con Ruben Mena, experto en seguridad<p>WLTV interview on active shooter situations and response with Ruben …

SVP Corporate Relations » WLTV entrevista sobre los tiradores activos con Ruben Mena, AFIMAC experto en seguridad

WLTV entrevista sobre los tiradores activos con Ruben Mena, experto en seguridad<p>WLTV interview on active shooter situations and response with Ruben …

The Sinister “Game of 72”

On May 10th, 2016 while celebrating Mother´s day, I saw through several social media networks that two 13-year-old kids had gone missing in Mexico …

10 Deadliest Diseases in the World

Disease is responsible for by far the most deaths worldwide. The first eight of the 12 leading causes of death globally are all diseases, and only …

Venezuela Opposition Kicks Off Petition Drive to Oust President Maduro

People line up to sign a day after protests over shortages, power blackouts rocked seven cities<p>MARACAIBO, Venezuela—Thousands of people lined up across this sweltering city Wednesday to sign petitions in favor of recalling socialist President Nicolás Maduro, hours after residents angry over the …

Maduro

Investigation and Analysis of Organized Crime

Featured<p>In this week's podcast, we finish our series on illegal campaign financing in Guatemala, focusing on current President Jimmy Morales.... Read …

Campaign Finance

Canadian killed by terrorist group in Philippines, another held hostage

A terrorist group in the Philippines has killed John Ridsdel, the 68-year-old Canadian kidnapped last September – an execution Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called "cold-blooded murder" and the man's family said was "senseless."<p>A second Canadian, 50-year-old Robert Hall, remains captive, a Canadian …

Extremism

Burundian time-bomb

WHEN a Hutu politician says it is time to “pulverise and exterminate” rebels who are “good only for dying”, outsiders should sit up. When he talks of …

African Union

Outside the wire: How U.S. Special Operations troops secretly help foreign forces target terrorists

By Souad Mekhennet and<p>Souad Mekhennet<p>Reporter covering national security, Middle East, North Africa, terrorism, Europe.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Missy Ryan<p>Missy Ryan<p>Reporter covering the Pentagon, military issues and national security<p>Email Bio Follow<p>TUNIS — The armed men drove right into the nighttime …

National Security

LAPD to rely solely on computers to fight crime

Law enforcement technologyLAPD to rely solely on computers to fight crime<p>In an unprecedented move, for the next three months the Los Angeles Police …

Killer robots, weapon systems, international conventions

Killer robotsPressure mounts to keep human control over killer robots<p>Fully autonomous weapons would go a step beyond existing remote-controlled …

Public health, Zika virus

Zika virusZika virus “scarier than we initially thought”: U.S. health officials<p>Dr. Anne Schuchat from the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention …

African security, Terrorism, Boko Haram, Chad

African security10-fold increase in number of children Boko Haram uses in suicide attacks<p>The number of children involved in ‘suicide’ attacks in …

Terrorism, radicalization, Islam, terrorism research, Sahel

African securitySahel youths susceptible to radicalization: UN envoy<p>Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, UN envoy to the Sahel region in Africa, said last week …

Grid, cyberattacks, infrastructure protection

GridFBI, DHS warn grid operators about cyber threats to power grid<p>The FBI and DHS are warning infrastructure operators about the potential …

ISIS. terrorism, Brussels attacks, nuclear terrorism. Belgium

Nuclear terrorismParis attacks' mastermind had files on German nuclear waste facility<p>Salah Abdeslam, the mastermind of the November 2015 terrorist …