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Swedish deputy PM calls 9/11 an ‘accident’

Sweden’s Deputy Prime Minister, Åsa Romson, called the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 “accidents”. She later stated “Let there be no doubt: the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11 2001 were one of the most vile acts of terror and disastrous violations of the open, free and democratic […]

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How the Boston Marathon is using security technology

Anita Balakrishnan of CNBC writes about the high-tech security systems used to keep runners and spectators safe at this year’s Boston Marathon For three years, a system called Esri does real-time tracking of the race by showing real-time movement of runners, traffic and weather on a huge map of the entire course. As many as 200 […]

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White House: Obama unlikely to sign ‘Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act’

“Despite calls from victims’ families, the White House says President Barack Obama likely would not sign legislation that could allow countries like Saudi Arabia to be sued for any role officials may have played in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on U.S. soil”, writes Aru Pande in Voice of America on April 18, 2016. The “Justice […]

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