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Dutch Police Arrest 7 in "Major" Terror Plot

Following a months-long investigation, Dutch police have arrested seven men they believe were plotting to carry out a major terrorist attack against "a large event in the Netherlands."

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How the Threat of Terrorism has Changed Since 9/11

Now that law enforcement — particularly the FBI — has placed such an emphasis on investigating and thwarting attacks, a complex and costly plan like the one used on 9/11 would come to the attention of some three-letter agency, and the attackers arrested or killed (depending upon where we found them). Consequently, the tactics of the major terrorist organizations have changed.

New Mexico Couple Accused of Training Children for Mass Attack Targeted Hospital

Prosecutors in Taos County (NM)—citing interviews with the 11 children found to be malnourished and abused at a compound in the New Mexico desert earlier this month—said in court documents that the couple who were arrested had targeted an Atlanta hospital for attack.

Toronto Police Not Ruling Out Terrorism in Sunday's Deadly Shooting

Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said cops were investigating "every possible motive, including terrorism."

Terror Attacks Lead Cities to Rethink Vehicle Shooting Policies

Police in Washington, New York City, Chicago and Las Vegas have begun allowing officers to fire at moving vehicles to stop such ramming attacks.

NYC Bomber Was Inspired by ISIS Christmas Attacks, Officials Say

He chose the location because of its Christmas-themed posters, recalling strikes in Europe against Christmas markets, he told investigators, and set off his bomb in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes on ISIS targets in Syria and elsewhere, several law enforcement officials said.

DHS Issues Statement on Attempted Terror Attack in New York City

Secretary Nielsen released the following statement on the Department's role in coordinating a federal response to terror-related incidents.

NYC Terror Suspect Indicted on Murder, Terror Charges

The man accused of driving a truck through a bike lane in downtown New York City on Halloween was indicted in federal court Tuesday.

Video: NYPD Officer Hailed as Hero for Stopping Terror Suspect

New York City officials are hailing Officer Ryan Nash, 28, for shooting and apprehending the suspect accused of mowing down at least eight people with a rented truck in lower Manhattan on Tuesday.

NYPD Officer Hailed as Hero for Stopping Terror Suspect

New York City officials are hailing Officer Ryan Nash, 28, for shooting and apprehending the suspect accused of mowing down at least eight people with a rented truck in lower Manhattan on Tuesday. More Here.