Posts by Taryn O'Neill  (Page 2)
 

U.S. Congressman Warns of Data Breach ‘You Haven’t Heard About’

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 6:30pm 1/27/2016 at 6:30pm

A security breach discovered at a California-based software and hardware company has many officials worried, including U.S. Congressman Will Hurd of Texas.

Rep. Hurd expressed his concerns over the breach in a Wall Street Journal op-ed explaining that foreign hackers may “have been reading the encrypted communications of U.S. government agencies for the past...

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Widow Slaps Twitter With Lawsuit for Providing ISIS With Platform

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Posted by    Friday, January 22, 2016 at 10:00am 1/22/2016 at 10:00am

Twitter Inc. is facing a civil suit brought by the widow of an American defense contractor that was  killed by actors of the Islamic State in Jordan. Tamara Fields, wife of Lloyd “Carl” Fields, 46, alleges that Twitter knowingly allowed the Islamic State (ISIS) to use the social network to spread its propaganda and expand...

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Radical Islamists Have Been Crossing U.S.-Mexico Border for Over Decade

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Posted by    Friday, January 15, 2016 at 10:00am 1/15/2016 at 10:00am

Newly released documents from the State Department indicate the U.S. government has known Islamic extremists have been entering the country via Mexico for over ten years.

A cable obtained by Judicial Watch under the Freedom of Information Act shows the U.S. was aware of “smuggling networks” that specialize in the trafficking of suspected Islamic...

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L.A. Street Artist Depicts GOP as Fossils-To-Be

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Posted by    Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 5:45pm 1/7/2016 at 5:45pm

Employees at Los Angeles’ La Brea Tar Pits arrived Monday morning to find three signs hung on an outdoor display of elephants. The elephants stand in and around one of the museum’s tar pits that have seeped natural asphalt for tens of thousands of years. The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum is an active excavation...

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Manmade Island to Be China’s Newest Aircraft Carrier

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 7:30pm 1/6/2016 at 7:30pm
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China performed a series of test flights for the first time Saturday on a newly constructed runway in the South China Sea. The 3,000 meter airstrip sits atop a Fiery Cross Reef, an artificial island constructed by the Chinese in the Spratly Islands region. The airstrip is long enough to accommodate a variety of aircraft including...

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