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Not knowing what unseen hazards they may encounter, veteran firefighters will tell you there’s always inherent risks in a our jobs. Within the fire fighting community, we know that one of the greatest hazards in firefighting is the threat of structural collapse.

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For years, if not decades, Mexican drug lords and various upper-level members of Mexico’s transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) have resided in the United States. But because the savage drug war in Mexico has become so dangerous for them, they now prefer to spend more and more time at their “vacation” homes in the relative safety of US cities and communities.

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An Afghan man living in Pembroke, Ont., says allegations he was a terrorist threat kept him in jail for close to a year before he was finally acquitted of all charges.

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The recent NATO airstrikes on Pakistan won't discourage the country from working with the international community to fight terrorism, the country's ambassador in Beijing told China Daily on Monday.

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The Salafist jihadists are extremist Sunnis who believe they are the only true interpreters of the Koran. They are beginning to concern counterterrorism experts since Salafists are gaining more and more power in Egypt following the ouster of President Mubarak.


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Terror suspects will be allowed to return to London before new surveillance teams have been fully trained to track them, Scotland Yard chiefs warned today.

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First base: Appoint a well-known voice of hate  and member of the Muslim Brotherhood to the Department of Homeland Security and give him a secret clearance ; Second base: See all your undercover people in Lebanon identified; Third base:  Refuse to say that Hamas is a terrorist organization.

Result: Political correctness scores another massive win over common sense and counter terrorism!


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“Lone offender” or “Lone Wolf” terrorism poses a particular problem for officials, as it is considerably more difficult to gather intelligence on lone wolves, compared to conventional threats. The reason for this is because the individual commits violent and/or non-violent acts in support of some group, movement, or ideology, but does so alone, outside of any command structure. While the lone wolf's actions are motivated to advance the group's goal, the tactics and methods are conceived and directed solely by the lone wolf, without any outside command or direction.

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The Moorhead Fire Department’s Regional Hazmat team was called to assist Fargo and West Fargo fire crews battle a recent blaze at the K & K Galvanizing facility in West Fargo, ND.
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has begun an investigation which is said to be an effort to assess the risk of fire in the Chevrolet Volt, after fires involving the lithium-ion batteries in the General Motors Co.’s electric car occurred during the safety administration’s crash tests.

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