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Authorities Investigating Possible Terror Threat Linked To Online Image
2012-04-03 07:56:11

Counterterrorism experts from the FBI and the New York Police Department (NYPD) are investigating an image posted on multiple Arabic-language websites which appears to suggest that New York may once again be the target of a terrorist attack. According to Jana Winter of FoxNews.com, the "mysterious" image resembles a Hollywood-style movie poster and includes the phrase, "Al Qaeda Coming Soon Again in New York." Law enforcement officials are concerned enough about the graphic that they have...

2012-01-09 13:39:15

Hackers invading databases is just the tip of the iceberg in online terrorist activity: International terrorist organizations have shifted their Internet activity focus to social networks and today a number of Facebook groups are asking users to join and support Hezbollah, Hamas and other armed groups that have been included in the West´s list of declared terror organizations. This has been shown in a new study conducted by Prof. Gabriel Weimann of the University of Haifa. “Today,...

2011-12-12 15:49:10

Over the past decade, attacks and plots by homegrown U.S. terrorists have increased, the work of extremists from across the political spectrum - roughly 40 percent of it by so-called 'lone wolf,' non-aligned actors - says an analysis by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) based at the University of Maryland. The statistics underscore the threat addressed in a White House plan released Thursday: Strategic Implementation Plan for Empowering...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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