Cyber-hunting for extremists

A Reuters video about government efforts to hunt extremists via the internet can be found here.

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NJ politicians rally to protect 9/11 responders

“Calling it a “shameful” situation, several members of Congress, along with local elected officials and leaders of the State Police and fire unions, gathered Monday …to call for permanent reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.The Zadroga Act health benefits, which assist nearly 70,000 Americans, are set to expire next year if Congress does not renew the program”, writes Cheryl Makin in on November 23, 2015.

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USS Arlington Hosts Reception in Jordan

Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stevie Tate, aboard the USS Arlington, writes in America’s Navy of a reception held in Aqaba, Jordan on November 19, 2015. The USS Arlington, the ship made to honor the 184 people who were killed by terrorists on September 11, 2001 aboard American Airlines Flight 77 and in the Pentagon, hosted distinguished guests includingU.S. Ambassador to Jordan Alice G. Wells, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Vice Adm. Kevin M. Donegan, and Commander, Royal Jordanian Navy Brig. Gen. Qasem Fadeel Nahar Tanashat.

Arlington is on a scheduled deployment, conducting maritime security operations in the US 5th Fleet.

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