Category: Breaking

TIPS: Tornado Season is here, and you need to be ready…here’s how…

From Ready.Gov… Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. Spawned from powerful thunderstorms, tornadoes can cause fatalities and devastate a neighborhood in seconds. A tornado appears as a rotating, funnel-shaped cloud that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground with whirling winds that can reach 300 miles per hour. Damage paths can be in excess of […]

THREATS: U.S. Risks National Blackout From Small-Scale Attack

Source: modernsurvivalonline.com By: Rourke Posted on: March 18, 2014 The following article was originally published here – – – http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304020104579433670284061220. The U.S. could suffer a coast-to-coast blackout if saboteurs knocked out just nine of the country’s 55,000 electric-transmission substations on a scorching summer day, according to a previously unreported federal analysis. The study by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission […]

THREAT: Rep. Adam Schiff says sniper attack on California electric station ‘of great concern’

Source: foxnews.com By: FoxNews.com Posted on: Published February 09, 2014 Capitol Hill lawmakers said Sunday a planned sniper attack on a remote California power station was of grave concern, repeating similar responses about the strike and suggesting changes in the ways the United States protects it power grid. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., suggested the country has recently focused […]

THREAT: Radiological Terrorism: A Sochi surprise?

Source: thebulletin.org By: Jerry Sergei Davydov Posted on: 5 FEBRUARY 2014 With the Sochi Olympics less than a week away, there has been growing anxiety about the security of the athletes, Olympic personnel, and spectators attending the Games. Security has been stepped up in recent weeks following the double suicide attacks in Volgograd that killed over 34 people. […]

THREAT: Americans Warn Airlines of Toothpaste Bombs on Sochi Flights

Source: time.com American authorities are warning airlines with flights to Russia for the Olympic Games to be on the lookout for bombs in toothpaste containers or other similar cosmetic tubes. Citing unnamed government officials, CNN and ABC News report that the warning was issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to both domestic and foreign airlines. The warning […]

TERROR: Threat to the grid? Details emerge of sniper attack on power station

Source: FoxNews.com Published February 06, 2014 FoxNews.com FoxNews.com’s Joseph Weber contributed to this report. Newly reported details about a 52-minute sniper attack on a central California electrical substation last year are raising concerns from Capitol Hill and beyond, amid questions over whether it was the work of terrorists.  The April 16, 2013, attack had not […]