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UK Raises Terror Threat Level After Liverpool Taxi Blast

LONDON (AP) — British authorities raised the country’s threat level to its second-highest rung on Monday, after police said a blast in a taxi outside a Liverpool hospital that killed one man and injured another was caused by a homemade …

More Than a Week Later, FBI Avoids Terror Label For Bombing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The FBI investigation into whether the Nashville bombing was a terrorist act has sparked criticism about a possible racial double standard and drawn questions from downtown business owners whose insurance coverage could be affected by the …

Lawyers Eye Neo-Nazi Website Founder’s Assets for $14M Award

Attorneys for a Montana real estate agent are eyeing the assets of a neo-Nazi website operator to collect a $14 million court judgment against the man for an anti-Semitic online “troll storm” that he orchestrated against the Jewish woman and …

Insurers Want Taxpayers to Back Pandemic Coverage For Businesses

The U.S. insurance industry is promoting the idea of an insurance plan backed by the federal government that would help businesses that in the future suffer losses from a pandemic, people familiar with the effort told Reuters. The campaign involves …

Mexicans Sue Walmart Over Texas Shooting that Left Victims on Both Sides of Border

Ten Mexican citizens have sued Walmart over the shooting at a store in the U.S. border town of El Paso, Texas, that killed eight Mexicans and left eight more injured, saying that Walmart did not do enough to protect its …

9th Circuit: Policy’s War Exclusion Doesn’t Apply to Attacks by Hamas

Missiles fired by Hamas from the Gaza Strip into Israel did not constitute an act of war that triggered an exclusion to a blanket insurance policy issued to Universal Cable Productions by Atlantic Specialty Insurance, the 9th Circuit Court of …

Radio Host Says Website Falsely Accused Him of Terrorism

A Muslim-American radio host is asking a federal court in Ohio to award him more than $1 million in damages for his claims that a neo-Nazi website operator falsely accused him of terrorism. Attorneys for SiriusXM Radio show host Dean …

Authorities Find it Tough to Stop Terrorists From Renting, Using Trucks

It doesn’t take a firearm or a bomb to wreak havoc. All it takes is a driver’s license, a valid credit card, some proof of insurance – and as little as $19. The attack on a riverfront bike path in …

New York Central Park Blast Remains a Mystery 9 Months Later

New York Detective Paul Arroyo and Special Agent Peter D’Antonio are frustrated. For nearly nine months, the investigators have tried to find out how exactly a small, clear plastic bag full of readily available, highly explosive chemicals found its way …

Terrorism Concerns Results in Chemical Storage Rule Delay

The Trump administration is delaying a new rule tightening safety requirements for companies that store large quantities of dangerous chemicals. The rule was imposed after a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, exploded in 2013, killing 15 people. Scott Pruitt, administrator …