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Terrorism

President pledges to 'degrade and ultimately destroy' ISIS in address to nation

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In an address to the nation tonight, President Obama laid out his most detailed plan yet to confront the vexing problem of ISIS, the militant group that executed American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff in Syria and terrorized civilians in Syria and neighboring Iraq. Full story...
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Burr concerned about radical Islamic group's threat to US

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videoUS Senator Richard Burr made some stops in the port city today. The two-term senator said 10 years ago, when he was on the House Intelligence Committee, there were about three things we would worry about before he went to bed at night. Full story...
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Judge to weigh gov't secrets in NC terror case

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A North Carolina man charged with seeking to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group in the civil war in Syria must stay in custody ahead of his trial, and now a federal judge is deciding how to protect government secrets. Full story...
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Ex-CIA chief asks NC lawmakers to protect grid

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Some academics and a former CIA director are urging North Carolina state lawmakers to require better protection of electricity transmission systems from solar flares and cyber and terrorist attacks. Full story...
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Top Marine, survivors remember 1983 Beirut blast

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videoThe Marine Corps' top general says the deadly Beirut barracks bombing 30 years ago helped define the start of America's war against terrorists. Full story...
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NYC Mayor: Boston suspect said NY was next target

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videoNew York City officials say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects intended to blow up their remaining explosives in Times Square. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly spoke at a briefing Thursday. Full story...
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NC man found guilty in beheading plot

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videoA North Carolina man serving a 45-year sentence for a terror plot to attack a US Marine base and overseas targets has been found guilty in a murder-for-hire plot to behead witnesses who testified against him. Full story...
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Brother pleads guilty in NC beheading plot

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The brother of a terror suspect serving 45 years in prison for planning to attack a Marine base has pleaded guilty to plotting to behead a witness in his brother's case. Full story...
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NC's military marks the 11th anniversary of 9/11

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North Carolina's military is remembering the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with events at Fort Bragg and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Full story...
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Sunny Point practices for terrorist threat

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video A Brunswick County military installation was on high alert today. It was part of a simulated attack planned at Sunny Point Military Ocean Terminal near Southport by civilian contractors. Though it was just a drill, base officials are not taking it lightly. Full story...
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Al-Qaida releases video of American hostage

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An American hostage abducted in Pakistan by al-Qaida last August says he'll be killed unless President Barack Obama agrees to his captors' demands. Full story...
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NC judge weighs bond in terrorism beheading plot

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A federal judge in North Carolina is hearing why an immigrant from war-torn Kosovo should be released on bond until his trial on charges he tried hiring a hit man to behead witnesses from a federal terrorism trial. Full story...
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NC judge releases terrorism beheading plot suspect

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A federal judge is allowing the release of a North Carolina woman charged in a plot to behead witnesses who testified against a homegrown terrorist. Full story...
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NC terrorism convict faces new beheading plot case

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A North Carolina man convicted in a homegrown terrorism plot faces new charges for attempting to hire a hit man to behead three witnesses who testified against him. Full story...
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Woman charged in beheading plot to appear in court

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A Raleigh school administrator accused of paying a hit man to behead three witnesses in a North Carolina terrorism case is due in federal court. Full story...
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