Newsletter - TEW Related Newshttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related Newsen-us2019-08-26T03:06:25.8504598-05:00Lessons from Columbine: Testing “Run, Hide, Fight” Approach to Active Shooter Situationshttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=55267/11/2019 12:00:00 AM<div class="subtilte-summary"><p class="MsoNormal">&#8220;Run, hide, fight!&#8221; It has become a mantra for how to act during an active shooter situation. The idea is to escape the situation or protect oneself, and counter the gunman as a last resort.Fixations and Red Flags: NTAC Report Narrows Down Warning Signs of 2018’s Mass Attackershttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=55227/9/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>A new&nbsp;<a href="https://www.secretservice.gov/data/press/reports/USSS_FY2019_MAPS.pdf">report</a>&nbsp;on Mass Attacks in Public Spaces, issued by the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center, found that 85 percent of attackers had a &#8220;significant stressor&#8221; in the previous five years of their life, with more than half weathering financial instability.Tunisia: Alleged mastermind of twin suicide bombings killedhttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=55217/3/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) &#8212; Authorities in Tunisia say the man who was the alleged &#8220;brain&#8221; behind twin suicide bombings that shook the capital last week was killed while being pursued by police.</p><div><br></div>Annual Terrorism Report Warns Al-Qaeda and Far-Right on the Rise as IS Stumbleshttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54956/27/2019 3:03:53 PM<p>In 2018, terrorism continued to constitute a major threat to security in European Union (EU) Member States. Jihadist attacks like those in Tr&egrave;bes, Paris, Li&egrave;ge and Strasbourg killed a total of 13 people and injured many more.Synchronized suicide attacks target police in Tunis; 1 deadhttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54926/27/2019 2:57:19 PM<p>TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) &#8212; Twin suicide attacks targeting security forces struck Tunisia&#8217;s capital on Thursday, killing a patrol officer and injuring at least eight people.</p><div><br></div>Man Accused of Plotting Attack on U.S. Embassy in Brussels as ISIS Highlights Diplomatic Targetshttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54976/24/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>Belgian police said today they arrested a man, identified by only one letter, for allegedly plotting a terrorist attack against the U.S. Embassy in Brussels.Ex-police officer again gets 15 years on terror convictionhttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54936/21/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) &#8212; A former police officer who tried to help the Islamic State by purchasing $245 in gift cards will still serve 15 years in prison, even though some of his convictions were tossed out on appeal.Feds Arrest NYC Man Who Allegedly Wanted to Shoot Up Times Square, Spoke of Suicide Vestshttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54826/7/2019 12:00:00 AM<p class="paragraph" data-pnum="1">A man is under arrest after being investigated by the New York FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) for allegedly wanting to shoot up Times Square, after speaking about explosives, suicide vests and hand grenades, a senior law enforcement official familiar with the investigation tells News 4.</p><div><br></div>Accused New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorismhttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54525/21/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) &#8212; New Zealand police on Tuesday filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques.</p><div><br></div>FBI: 850 open investigations into domestic terrorismhttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54575/8/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>WASHINGTON (AP) &#8212; The FBI has more than 850 open investigations into domestic terrorism across the country, and the threat continues to grow, top counterterrorism officials said Wednesday.</p><div><br></div>UN launches new program to disrupt terrorist fighter travelshttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54585/7/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>UNITED NATIONS (AP) &#8212; The U.N. Office of Counter-Terrorism is launching a new program to help countries detect and disrupt travel by foreigners who have fought for extremist groups such as Islamic State and al-Qaida.Translator charged after his voice was intercepted on callshttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54595/6/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) &#8212; A former FBI translator has been charged with doctoring transcripts in which his own name appeared on intercepts of phone calls placed by a terrorism suspect.Would-be NYC bomber gets 10 years in foiled al-Qaida plothttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54605/2/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>NEW YORK (AP) &#8212; A man who plotted to bomb New York City&#8217;s subways, then switched sides after his arrest and spent nearly a decade helping the U.S. identify and prosecute terrorists, was rewarded for his help Thursday with a sentence of 10 years in prison, effectively time he has already served.FBI thwarts terrorist plot in Los Angeleshttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54274/29/2019 12:00:00 AM<div class="subtilte-summary"><p>The&nbsp;FBI&nbsp;Monday said the agency had foiled a domestic terror plot by an American military veteran, who was aiming to attack &#8220;multiple targets&#8221; in Southern California, including Huntington Beach, the port of Long Beach, and the Santa Monica Pier. The suspect, identified as 26-year old Mark Steven Domingo of Reseda, California, is a recent convert to Islam.Army Vet Allegedly Planned Long Beach IED Attack, Wanted ‘Another Vegas Event’https://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54314/29/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>A San Fernando Valley man was arrested Friday night after he received what he thought was a live bomb, but in fact was an inert explosive device that was delivered by an undercover law enforcement officer as part of an investigation by the FBI&#8217;s Joint Terrorism Task Force.</p><div><br></div>Another Synagogue Shooting: Manifesto Attributed to Poway Attacker Claims Christchurch, Pittsburgh as Influenceshttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54284/27/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>A shooter who appears to have posted an open letter riddled with anti-Semitism and racial epithets opened fire at a San Diego County synagogue today on the last day of Passover &#8212; six months to the day since the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre.</p><div><br></div>US raises travel warning after Sri Lanka suicide bombingshttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54334/26/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>WASHINGTON (AP) &#8212; The U.S. State Department has issued a heightened travel warning for Sri Lanka after last Sunday&#8217;s suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people.McAleenan ‘Not Aware of Active Threat Domestically’ After Sri Lanka Attackshttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54184/22/2019 11:32:21 AM<p>Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said he is &#8220;not aware of any current, credible or active threat domestically&#8221; in the vein of the Sri Lanka attacks on U.S. soil.Bombings Strike Sri Lanka Churches, Hotels; ISIS Group Lauds Easter Carnagehttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54194/21/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>More than 200 people were killed on Easter Sunday in a series of coordinated bombings that struck churches in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, and three luxury hotels &#8212; the Shangri La, Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury &#8212; in the capital city of Colombo.</p><div><br></div>New DHS Office to Focus on Terror and ‘Targeted Violence Such as Racially Motivated’https://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54204/19/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan today announced the establishment of the new DHS Office for Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention.US terror label for Iran Revolutionary Guard takes effecthttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54124/15/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>WASHINGTON (AP) &#8212; The U.S. terrorism label for Iran&#8217;s Revolutionary Guard formally took effect on Monday, amid a battle between the Trump administration and some in Congress over waivers on oil and nuclear sanctions that are due to expire or be extended early next month.2 IS supporters reported killed in Siberian shootouthttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54144/12/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>MOSCOW (AP) &#8212; Russia&#8217;s anti-terrorism agency says two supporters of the Islamic State group have been killed in a shootout with security forces in the Siberian city of Tyumen.</p><div><br></div>Police foil possible terror truck attack outside Washington, D.C.https://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=53984/9/2019 12:26:56 PMA Maryland man has been arrested for an Islamic State-inspired terror plot to run down pedestrians with a stolen truck. Federal prosecutors will argue in a court appearance Tuesday that 28-year-old Rondell Henry should remain in detention pending&nbsp;trial.Judge considers whether terror watchlist is unconstitutionalhttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=54174/4/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) &#8212; A federal judge says he will rule in the near future on the constitutionality of a government watchlist that includes more than 1 million people the FBI considers to be &#8220;known or suspected terrorists.&#8221;</p><div><br></div>India, Saudi Arabia to deepen cooperation to fight terrorismhttps://sltew.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=TEW Related News&newsletterid=53713/11/2019 12:00:00 AM<p>NEW DELHI (AP) &#8212; India and Saudi Arabia on Monday agreed to set up a strategic partnership council to deepen cooperation to combat terrorism.</p><div><br></div>