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Department of Homeland Security

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a Cabinet department of the United States federal government with the primary responsibilities of protecting the territory of the U.S. from terrorist attacks and responding to natural disasters.

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Cast members James Franco and Seth Rogen pose during premiere of the film "The Interview" in Los Angeles
Sony Hackers Hint Terror Attack On Theatres Screening ‘The Interview,” Seth Rogen & James Franco Cancel Appearances

By IBTimes AU

Sony hackers' terror threat on theatres screening "The Interview" further escalates the speculation that North Korea may be involved in the cyber-attack. (Dec 17)

MORE TOPICS: SONY

Members of the 113th Congress bow their heads in prayer as they convene in the Capitol in Washington January 3, 2013. In the wake of bruising fights in their own ranks over the "fiscal cliff" and aid for victims of superstorm Sandy - Republicans
Speaker John Boehner's Plan To Avert Gov't Shutdown Angers Fellow Republicans

By IBTimes AU

Elder Republicans want to show more statesmanship and add a new image to the grand old party. (Dec 06)

MORE TOPICS: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, CONGRESS

An Islamic State In Iraq And The Levant (ISIL) Member Waves An ISIL Flag In Raqqa
'Coward' ISIS Challenged To Show Up At Door Of US Marine; US Detects ISIS Libya Training Camp

By IBTimes AU

Sgt. Dakota Meyer is challenging ISIS militants to come to his home amid threats of attacks against the US military. (Dec 04)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, LIBYA, FBI, CONGRESS

Islamist Fighters At An Eastern al-Ghouta Camp
ISIS Planning To Use Ebola As a Bio Terror Weapon In Its Attacks, Warns Spain

By IBTimes AU

The advisory can help people to stay alert against such attacks. (Nov 05)

An Ebola Virus Treatment Center In Monrovia
Ebola Scare: America Enforces Tighter Screening At Airports After The First Ebola Death In The Country Happened

By IBTimes AU

Passengers will be watched for symptoms and previous exposure to Ebola-infected. (Oct 09)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK

Government health workers administer blood tests to check for the Ebola virus
US Reacts to Ebola Scare; Congress Man Seeks Banishment of All Ebola Hit to the US

By IBTimes AU

Ebola scare seems to have shaken the US. It cast its shadow even at the high profile summit between President Barack Obama and 50 African heads of state that kicked off in Washington on Monday. The VOA reports that the summit was being hosted at a ti... (Aug 05)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, CONGRESS

A mourner cries as she pays tribute to victims of the sunken passenger ship Sewol, at a temporary group memorial altar for the victims in Ansan April 27, 2014. South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won announced his resignation on Sunday over the governm
Families of S.Korea Ferry Dead March on Presidential Palace

By Reuters

Parents of children killed when a passenger ferry sank last month led a sombre march on South Korea's presidential palace in the early hours of Friday morning, where they demanded to meet with President Park Geun-hye. (May 09)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, SOUTH KOREA, LAWYER, INVESTMENT

Saudi Arabia replaces health minister amid MERS virus fears
First U.S. Case of Deadly MERS Virus Confirmed - CDC

By Reuters

A healthcare worker who had traveled to Saudi Arabia was confirmed as the first U.S. case of Middle East Respiratory Virus (MERS), an often fatal illness, raising new concerns about the rapid spread of such diseases, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday. (May 03)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, NEW YORK, CANCER, LONDON

According to a classified report leaked recently, North Korea can destroy United States with Nuclear Electromagnetic Pulse Attack. (Photo: Reuters)
North Korea Capable of Destroying United States with Nuclear Electromagnetic Pulse Attack: Report

By IBTimes IN

According to a classified report leaked recently, North Korea can destroy United States with Nuclear Electromagnetic Pulse Attack. (Apr 10)

Arab Airline Backed by American Taxpayers’ Money Removes Israel from Map

By IBTimes AU

American Airlines partner Etihad Airways wiped Israel off its route map. (Mar 04)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, ISRAEL, EGYPT, NEW YORK, AMERICAN AIRLINES