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2014-03-10 16:21:50

Mineta Transportation Institute security experts Brian Michael Jenkins and Bruce R. Butterworth examine the facts. SAN JOSE, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --At 9:00 pm on March 1, 2014, six men and two women, dressed in black and wielding knives, arrived at the Kunming train station, one of the largest in southwest China, and began slashing people at random. Before authorities could stop them, the assailants had killed 29 people and wounded another 143. It was the...

2014-02-26 16:32:57

Technology Innovators to Compete for $50k E-Pay Innovation Award at ETA's TRANSACT 14 WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association of the payments technology world, announced today a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to launch the third Payments Next Zone and E-Pay Innovation Award at TRANSACT 14, the world's largest payments industry event. The Payments Next Zone (PNZ) will showcase...

2014-02-11 16:28:09

BELVIDERE, Ill., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The April 2013 attack on a San Jose, CA, power substation serving Silicon Valley has been termed the most significant incident of domestic terrorism involving the grid that has ever occurred in the U.S. The solution for protecting such substations and other critical infrastructure could involve an old-world solution. The well-planned and organized attack on the PG&E substation began when someone cut an important AT&T...

2014-02-10 08:33:37

WASHINGTON , Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association of the payments technology industry, today announced the next step in its continued expansion of government relations activities with the hiring of seasoned financial industry and government affairs professional Scott Talbott as the association's new Senior Vice President of Government Affairs. In this position, Mr. Talbott will be responsible for...

2014-01-28 16:20:19

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Rail Company LLC (Patriot Rail) announced today that it has acquired, through the bankruptcy process, the assets of Alderman Railcar Services, Inc., a railcar repair and cleaning service provider located in Central Virginia. The repair facility will operate under its new name, Blue Ridge Railcar Repair LLC (Blue Ridge). The Blue Ridge facility is located in Keysville, Virginia, 16 miles from the Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)...

2014-01-28 08:21:56

- Thirty-three percent of terrorism attacks affecting retail sector - 18 percent impacting transportation sector LONDON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), today released its annual Terrorism and Political Violence Map to help organisations assess risk levels of terrorism and political violence across the globe. Produced in collaboration with global risk management consultancy, the Risk Advisory Group plc, Aon's 2014...

2014-01-07 16:20:33

Brian Michael Jenkins and Bruce R. Butterworth of the Mineta Transportation Institute offer insights about the attacks SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As reported worldwide, terrorists detonated two bombs in the Russian city of Volgograd last month. Is this part of an emerging pattern in Russia and elsewhere? Does it indicate that the upcoming Olympic Games are increasingly vulnerable? Brian Michael Jenkins and Bruce R. Butterworth of the Mineta...

2014-01-02 16:20:44

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2014 The American Islamic Congress D.C. Center is proud to host an event with Matthew Levitt, who will discuss his latest book, "Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140102/DC39528) Hezbollah, Lebanon's "Party of God," is a multifaceted organization: it is a powerful political party in Lebanon, a Shia Islam religious and social movement, Lebanon's largest militia, a close ally of Iran, and a...

2014-01-01 08:20:06

Video Games, Blacks, Serial Killers, Strippers, Prostitutes, Vets, 1980's Key Factors LOS ANGELES, Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an interview with CBS news, the head of the FBI's Behavioral Threat Assessment Center confirmed that school shooters are a new breed of serial killer (http://www.cbsnews.com/news/fbi-weve-prevented-148-shootings-attacks-this-year/). This fact, along with the time line of the Arapahoe High School shooting verifies the findings of a white paper...


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