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New York City to install 1,500 metal barriers after deadly pedestrian attack

New York City will install hundreds of permanent bollards and other protective devices in high-profile locations around the five boroughs to prevent vehicle terrorist attacks on pedestrians like the October 31, 2017 attack that killed eight on a lower Manhattan bike path, writes Deepti Hajela for Time. The only locations specifically named as getting barriers […]

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UK eyeing ‘extremism’ tax on social media giants

The UK’s security minister, Ben Wallace, has suggested a tax on technology giants such as Facebook and Twitter if they do not cooperate with the government in fighting online extremism, terrorist activity and hate speech, reports Natasha Lomas for Tech Crunch. Fines for failures to remove extremist content are also being considered.

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Hulu’s ‘Looming Tower’ charts fateful path to 9/11

The upcoming 10-part miniseries The Looming Tower depicts the events leading up to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, reports Bill Keveney in USA Today. Based on real events, The Looming Tower tells the story of FBI supervisor John O’Neill and CIA officer Martin Schmidt and their investigation into terrorist activities from 1998 until the attacks. Lawrence Wright’s book […]

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