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    The Pursuit of Excellence: Pistol Training

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    The Firearms Training You Have Received… And The Training You Want… Join this Free Webinar hosted by the Homeland Security Network! - Your pistol is capable of consistently grouping rounds out to several hundred yards… Why aren't you? - Most LEOs train on pistols out to 25 yards… you have be Continue reading
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    This list was first seen on Listverse.com10. Fraunces Tavern Bombing Since Puerto Rico’s annexation by the United States, a sizable minority of the territory’s population has advocated for independence, with some trying to obtain this goal through violence. The most prolific pro-independence Pu Continue reading
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    This list was first seen on Listverse.com 10. Dirk J. Vlug Dirk J. Vlug, born in 1916, served as a Private First Class in the 126th Infantry Division based in the Philippines. On December 15, 1944, Dirk’s unit and the roadblock they were protecting came under attack from a Japanese force. Leavin Continue reading
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    10 Disturbing Cases Of Police Impersonation

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    First seen on Listverse.com   10. Police Impersonation On The Rise In Detroit Living in Detroit in 2013 is tough enough, and according to experts, the number of police impersonators is on the rise. One incident earlier this year left a 35-year-old woman dead and her 12-year-old sister wounded af Continue reading
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    A chase that began with a black luxury car ramming a security barricade near the White House on Thursday ended 16 blocks away on Capitol Hill with police killing the woman driver, authorities said. The Nissan Infiniti was registered to Miriam Carey, 34, of Stamford, Conn., according to a federal la Continue reading
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    Dalia Moghaed, credited with helping President Obama draft his June 2009 Cairo speech about American relations with the Islamic world, recently downplayed attacks against Egypt's Coptic Christians on a Facebook page. More than 80 Coptic churches were burned by Brotherhood supporters after the Egypt Continue reading
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    Scores more bodies are believed to be buried under rubble in Kenya's Westgate shopping mall as gruesome details continued to emerge on Wednesday from the aftermath of the four-day terrorist siege. As one morgue in Nairobi said it was preparing for up to 160 new corpses, an intelligence source told Continue reading
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    The ongoing siege at the Westgate shopping mall, in Nairobi, by Al Qaeda Shabaab fighters, in which at least sixty-two people have been shot dead, is close to its denouement. The Kenyan military has begun retaking the mall, and has started a final push to capture or kill the dozen or so gunmen still Continue reading
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    Stephen Fry will join 40 free speech groups and other high-profile authors and artists on Tuesday to demand an end to the mass surveillance revealed by the whistleblower Edward Snowden. They will urge European leaders to take a stand against industrial-scale spying by US and British intelligence age Continue reading
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    Three of the attackers at the Westgate Mall siege in Nairobi, Kenya, are from the United States, sources within the terror group that orchestrated the attack told CNN on Sunday.CNN reported that the American-linked militants from the terrorist group al-Shabab are among nine people listed on a since- Continue reading
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    Kenyan security forces remain locked in a slow and bloody operation to clear Islamist militant hostage-takers from an upmarket shopping mall in Nairobi, as plumes of black smoke pour from the complex and sporadic gunfire and occasional blasts can reportedly be heard. More than 48 hours after a heav Continue reading
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    The Syrian conflict has reached a stalemate and President Bashar al-Assad's government will call for a ceasefire at a long-delayed conference in Geneva on the state's future, the country's deputy prime minister has said in an interview with the Guardian. Qadri Jamil said that neither side was stron Continue reading
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    Syria would stand by an agreement to dispose of its chemical weapons and give them to whatever nation was willing to take them, the country's president said on Wednesday night in a TV interview. Bashar al-Assad said his government was bound to get rid of its weapons but maintained that it was not r Continue reading
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    Nearly half the rebel fighters in Syria are now aligned to jihadist or hardline Islamist groups according to a new analysis of factions in the country's civil war. Opposition forces battling Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria now number around 100,000 fighters, but after more than two years of fight Continue reading
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    Tracking criminal movement using math

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    One way to study criminal behavior and predict a criminal’s next move is by analyzing his or her movement. Several mathematical models have addressed this in detail, in particular, the UCLA “burglary hotspot” model, also the topic of a previous Nugget published by the Society for Industrial an Continue reading
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    The Boston Marathon bombing and the revelation of far reaching domestic spying programs by the US government -- two seemingly unrelated events this year -- underscore nagging problems in protecting the homeland. The Boston tragedy resurrected questions that surfaced after the 9/11 attacks about the Continue reading
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    9/11: America's Unfinished Business

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    Before we head to Syria to avenge the mass murder of their kids, how about we finish avenging ours? When I say "finish," of course I really mean "start." A dozen years after the 9/11 attacks, the trials against the jihadist plotters who incinerated pregnant women, firefighters, grandparents, newly Continue reading
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    Michigan State University researchers have created a bomb-detecting laser system that can uncover small amounts of chemical explosives on clothing and luggage. The creators of the bomb-detecting laser system, BioPhotonic Solutions, believe it has the potential to be used in airports and other high s Continue reading
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    Obama pays tribute to 9/11 victims, survivors

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    President Obama paid tribute Wednesday to the memory of those who lost their lives a dozen years ago on 9/11 and praised the survivors who have carried on in their name. "Our hearts still ache for the futures snatched away, the lives that might have been." Obama said during a 9/11 memorial ceremony Continue reading
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