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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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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

Syria a U.S. Homeland Security Threat - DHS chief
Syria a U.S. Homeland Security Threat - DHS chief

By Reuters

The civil war in Syria has become a threat to U.S. national security, with Westerners traveling to fight in the conflict, where extremists try to recruit them for missions back home, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on Friday. (Feb 08)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, POLAND

A Russian soldier stands in front of the flags during the welcoming ceremony for the U.S Olympic team in the Athletes Village at the Olympic Park ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi February 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh
US Warns Russia of ‘Toothpaste Bombs’ Ahead of 2014 Sochi Olympics

By IBTimes AU

Authorities from the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee has warned all international airlines to take necessary precautions, following reports that terrorist groups have concocted explosives disguised as toothpaste bombs on flights bound for Russia. (Feb 07)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, NEW YORK

Philippines' Michael Christian Martinez skates during the figure skating training session at the Iceberg Skating Palace at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
Sochi 2014 Olympics Opening Ceremony: ‘Toothpaste’ Bomb Threat Looms Large

By IBTimes IN

As Sochi Prepares for a grand Olympic opening ceremony on Friday, a new 'toothpaste' bomb threat has heightened security fears in Russia. (Feb 06)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, UKRAINE, MOROCCO

Several Counterfeit Makeup Products Tested Including MAC and Chanel: Found Loaded with Harmful Lead, Beryllium, Aluminum and Bacteria [WATCH VIDEO]
Several Counterfeit Makeup Products Tested Including MAC and Chanel: Found Loaded with Harmful Lead, Beryllium, Aluminum and Bacteria [WATCH VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Several counterfeit makeup products were tested including MAC and Chanel and were found to be loaded with harmful lead, beryllium, aluminum and bacteria. These fake cosmetics are proliferating in online retailers, flea markets, bazaars and swap meets. (Jan 09)

MORE TOPICS: RETAIL, INFECTION

12 Cyber Scams to Avoid This Christmas Season [WATCH]

By IBTimes AU

Christmas season is a time of giving, sharing and being kind to one another, but unfortunately, some scammers want fast cash and often prey on unsuspecting people during this time of the year. And scams have become digital nowadays as more and more p... (Dec 04)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RETAIL, IPAD, ARIZONA

US Sikhs Launch App Against Descrimination During Airport Security Checks

By IBTimes IN

A new mobile application lets Sikh passengers in the US to report complaints about unfair security checks at airports instantly. (Nov 29)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, ITUNES, CIVIL RIGHTS, SMARTPHONE