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TVA: Vulnerable to Cyberattack

Investigators have found numerous instances in which the nation's largest public power company, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), is "vulnerable to disruption" by cyberintrusions. The concern: Hackers could seize control of critical operations in TVA's many electric plants—including those that are nuclear powered—as well as its transmission grid, flood control, and water systems. 

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NFS Hopes to Become Industry Model of Safety

Nuclear Fuel Services Inc. announced Monday that it has presented plans to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission for becoming an industry “model” in terms of safety and regulatory compliance. 

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IT Chiefs Warn of Cyberterrorism Threat

The threat of cyberterrorism is growing and most countries are vulnerable to attacks that can shut down critical infrastructure, global experts told a conference here Tuesday. 

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Sheriff’s Office Joins Shoreline Vigilance

Refineries, chemical plants, bridges and other potential terrorist bull's-eyes dot Contra Costa County's expansive shoreline. Until April, those facilities fended for themselves with private security, except for the occasional Coast Guard patrol.

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Virtual Jihad

The United States has been threatened and attacked by organized, equipped and trained foreign terrorist groups on many occasions. The 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, bombings of US embassies abroad, the attack on the USS Cole and the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, have resulted in a focus on the prevention of the "outsider" or foreign terrorist threat. Terrorist planning, training and operations abroad are widespread and ever-evolving.

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Bush Critics Urge Funding Cuts

Democratic critics of the Bush administration's new domestic satellite surveillance program are seeking to cut off funding, citing what they say are numerous unanswered questions about its impact on Americans' privacy and civil liberties. Keep Reading

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Feds See No Threat to Indianapolis 500

The Indianapolis 500 is an attractive target for terrorists, federal authorities said, but there has been no credible or specific threat aimed at the Memorial Day weekend race. Keep Reading

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New York Expands Upstate Radiological Security Program

The New York State Office of Homeland Security and the New York State Police today announced the expansion of an upstate program to enhance state and local law enforcement's capabilities to detect and interdict radiological material before it can be used in a weapon by would-be terrorists. Keep Reading

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New Solution to Bolster US Government Internet Security

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $1.2 million contract to a Colorado-based software developer to use a new technology which ensures that email correspondence goes where it’s meant to, the application’s creator announced. Keep Reading

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Texas Border Mayors Plan Federal Lawsuit Over Fence

A group of Texas border mayors and business leaders say the federal government did not properly negotiate with land owners or inform them of their rights when it started surveying property for the border fence. Keep Reading

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FAA Skipped More Than 100 Safety Reviews

The Federal Aviation Administration has failed to perform more than 100 recommended safety reviews at major airlines in recent years, according to a recent assessment by the agency. 

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The Nuclear Option

When Minnesotans think of nuclear power, any number of things might come to mind. They might think of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier patrolling the Persian Gulf, or the incidents at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl. Others might conjure images of doughnut crumbs spilling from Homer Simpson’s mouth onto the reactor control panel at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. 

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FBIComparing Building Blasts for Links

The pipe bomb that blasted through the front of the downtown San Diego federal courthouse early Sunday morning wasn't sophisticated, but it was built to kill and was powerful enough to hurl shrapnel two blocks. 

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Poe Amendments Gain House Approval

Congressman Ted Poe (TX-02) announced today that his amendments to the Coast Guard Authorization Act passed the US House of Representatives. Congressman Poe offeredtwo amendments to specifically address issues of national security in international waters and domestic passenger cruise safety. 

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