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Apple vs. the DOJ (Redux): Balancing Privacy and Security

Like forensic, physical, testimonial, or any other form of evidence, digital evidence should not stand alone as the sole pillar of a prosecutor's case. But it is absolutely reasonable to have digital evidence included when it's relevant, and that is only possible when investigators gain the type of access Attorney General Barr and his Department of Justice is looking for in the case of the terror attack on NAS Pensacola.

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Attorney General Slams Apple for Not Cracking Terrorist's iPhones

Attorney General William Barr on Monday held a press conference during which he slammed tech giant Apple for not doing more to help investigators examine the digital contents of the two iPhones owned by the terrorist who attacked Naval Air Station Pensacola in December, leaving three sailors dead.

Florida Deputies Shot Responding to Deadly Naval Base Attack

Law enforcement officials said deputies with the Sheriff’s Office “negated the threat."

UK Police Shoot Man on London Bridge Following Alleged Terror Attack

A police officer in London shot and killed a man reportedly wearing a fake suicide vest who police say stabbed at least two people to death on the London Bridge.

UK Man Who Attempted to Drive Over Officers Sentenced to Life

A man who reportedly drove a car at civilians and police officers outside Britain's Parliament Building last year has been found guilty and sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 15 years to be served.

Northern Ireland Officers Targeted in Border Explosion

Police in Northern Ireland were the target of an explosion near the border with the Irish Republic, authorities said.

Agent Joined FBI After Oklahoma City Bombing, Retires After Stopping Another Planned Attack

Johnson says his career has come full circle with the arrest of Christopher P. Hasson. Federal authorities contend the U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant stockpiled weapons and planned a widespread domestic terrorist attack targeting politicians and journalists.

Russia's Kalashnikov Making Small, Cheap Explosive Drone

The KUB is four feet wide, can fly for 30 minutes at a speed of 80 mph and carries six pounds of explosives, the news release says. That makes it roughly the size of a coffee table that can be guided to explode on a target 40 miles away — the equivalent of a “small, slow and presumably inexpensive cruise missile.”

21 Killed in Colombian Police Academy Bombing

Chief Prosecutor Néstor Martínez identified the attacker as José Aldemar Rojas, an ELN operative who had previously lost an arm in an explosives accident, according to The Associated Press. He was allegedly driving a 1993 Nissan SUV loaded with 175 pounds of pentolite, a highly explosive material.

Man Shot by Arizona Deputy was Lone Wolf Terrorist, Officials Say

FBI Special-Agent-In-Charge Michael DeLeon described the episode as a "lone-wolf attack" carried out by a "homegrown violent extremist."