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Police: Austin shooter was a ‘homegrown American extremist’

Larry McQuilliams had “let me die” written in marker across his chest when he fired more than 100 rounds in downtown Austin early Friday morning. McQuilliams, who Austin Police officials called a “homegrown American extremist” with ties to a Christian identity … Continue reading

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Feds: Workplace violence caused nearly 17 percent of all fatal U.S. work injuries in 2011 According to preliminary statistics recently released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 17 percent of all workplace fatalities in 2011 were the result … Continue reading

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Guests sue Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City over security guard beatings: report 

A Florida family and two others have filed lawsuits claiming casino security acted like thuggish goon squads and attacked them during disputes at the famed gambling mecca. In one case, a family said, their 17-year-old daughter’s nose was broken. Seems … Continue reading

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Man kills fellow security guard for being always late

Man kills fellow security guard for being always late. If this is not a reason enough to start using well qualified security professionals, then I don’t know what is. Every day I flip on the news and I see one … Continue reading

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2 charged in fatal shooting of security guard at Houston game room

HOUSTON — Houston police have filed charges against two people accused in the fatal shooting of a security guard at a southwest Houston game room. The shooting happened March 27 around 12:30 a.m. at the Luck Star Game Room on … Continue reading

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Lawmaker Calls for ‘Black Boxes’ that Eject from Planes

A House lawmaker wants to make sure that planes carry flight recorders that eject before crashes so they are easier to find. Rep. David Price, D-N.C., said the importance of his proposal is demonstrated in the search for Malaysia Airlines … Continue reading

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US, Russian forces hunt jihadist widow feared inside Olympic zone

“U.S. counterterrorism operatives are helping Russian security agents in the hunt for four female potential terrorists, including a “white widow” — the wife of a dead terrorist — who could already be inside the massive security zone set up for … Continue reading

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US military report predicts drone swarms, highly autonomous UAVs

The US military hopes that drones will be capable of changing their own missions, altering course without a human command, and buzzing through the skies in coordinated groups within the next 25 years, according to a new Defense Department report. … Continue reading

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American detained in Egypt found dead in prison cell

CAIRO –  The Egyptian government said a U.S. citizen it detained in the Sinai Peninsula last month for violating curfew was found dead Sunday in his jail cell, the second foreigner to die in detention in recent weeks. The U.S. … Continue reading

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NRA’s LaPierre blames poor security for Navy Yard shooting

“Monday’s shooting at the Navy Yard happened because the military facility was “completely unprotected,” National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre said Sunday, brushing aside suggestions that more stringent background checks or new gun laws might prevent more mass shootings of the sort … Continue reading

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