FBI Gives Anti-Defamation League the Director’s Award

NEW YORK — The FBI awarded the Anti-Defamation League the Director’s Community Leadership Award, which honors individuals and organizations for their efforts in combating crime, terrorism, drugs and violence in America, the ADL annnounced. The organization said “the award recognized Law Enforcement and Society (LEAS): Lessons of the Holocaust — an innovative ADL training program…

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Report Says Inauguaration Attractive Target For Terrorists but Authorities Know of No Specific Threats

The internal intelligence assessment offers no surprises. We all know the inauguration or any gathering of that magnitude — or for that matter any big sporting event like the Super Bowl or the Olympics — is an attractive target for terrorists.   As NBC’s Chris Matthews would say: Tell me something I don’t know. By EILEEN…

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Feds Gearing Up For Biggest Security Event Ever on Jan. 20

Security issues are nothing new to Washington, which has seen every type of demonstration and gathering possible. Still, this presidential inauguration is being treated differently. By Mary Beth Sheridan Washington Post Staff Writer WASHINGTON — Authorities are organizing what appears to be the largest security operation ever for an inauguration, bringing in thousands of extra…

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Nine Muslims Pulled Off Flight at Reagan National Airport

The endless battle of balancing constitutional rights and security continues. Here’s the latest from Reagan National Airport, a popular hub for Congress. By Amy Gardner Washington Post Staff Writer WASHINGTON — Officials ordered nine Muslim passengers, including three young children, off an AirTran flight headed to Orlando from Reagan National Airport yesterday afternoon after two…

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