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Michael McCaul warns of terror attacks during July 4 events

House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul says Americans must remain alert to possible terrorist attacks during Independence Day celebrations next weekend. The Texas Republican said there has been an uptick in “chatter” on social media indicating that terrorists might be planning a strike over the July 4 holiday. “It is concerning,” ...

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Turkey scrambles tanks to create ‘buffer zone’ on Syria border

Amid talk of a potential Turkish military intervention in Syria, the Turkish military is deploying tanks to the common border to create a “military buffer zone” there. On Monday, Turkish armed forces began amassing near the Turkish border city of Sanliurfa, AFP reported. The agency said Turkish officials were also ...

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UAE woman sentenced to death for killing US teacher

ABU DHABI: A United Arab Emirates court sentenced an Emirati woman to death on Monday after convicting her of the jihadist-inspired murder of an American teacher, Abu Dhabi newspaper The National reported. Alaa Bader al-Hashemi, 30, was found guilty of stabbing to death teacher Ibolya Ryan, 47, in a shopping ...

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Four suspected militants killed in Lahore shootout

  LAHORE: The Counter-terrorism Department, Lahore police and intelligence agencies killed four suspected militants in an early-morning raid on a house in Sheikhupura district on Monday, officials said. Intelligence agencies had earlier alerted security forces to the possibility of militants from Waziristan crossing into Lahore with the intent to carry ...

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