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  • How real is the threat of homegrown terrorism?     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 8:42 PM ET

    Tom Henriksen, Senior Fellow at Hoover Institution, discusses the growing threat of homegrown terrorism after Canada saw two attacks against its soldiers this week.

  • Canadian PM: 'We will never be intimidated'     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Canada will not be intimidated and will take all necessary steps to counter threats to the country, Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper said in an address late Wednesday.

  • Canadian capital in lockdown after shooting     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 7:20 PM ET

    A huge security operation is underway in Canada's capital amid investigations into shootings that left a soldier dead. CBC's correspondent Hannah Thibedeau with the latest from Ottawa.

  • Why Canada is a bigger target than you may think Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 4:56 PM ET
    Several police officers walk near downtown Ottawa on October 22, 2014. Gunfire echoed through the Gothic halls of the Canadian parliament Wednesday as police shot dead a gunman suspected of killing a soldier guarding a nearby war memorial before storming the building.

    An attack in Ottawa on Wednesday marked the second potential act of terrorism this week on Canadian soil. Experts explain why they may be a target.

  • One alleged shooter dead in Ottawa attacks: CBC     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Gunfire erupts as law enforcement officers sweep an Ottawa parliament building, depicted in video from a 'Globe and Mail' journalist. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports the latest headlines out of Ottawa.

  • Oct 20- BioMerieux SA is working with U.S. health regulators to determine if its test to screen for bio threats could be used to detect the Ebola virus, spokeswoman Suzanne Jones said. Since the system was solely developed for environmental surveillance, it is necessary for BioMerieux to show the U.S. Food and Drug Administration evidence that the test could be...

  • White House halts funding on risky flu studies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 1:35 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct 20- The White House has temporarily stopped funding new research involving the flu and other. The U.S. government said it will pause funding for any new studies that include gain-of-function experiments involving flu, SARS and the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome or MERS viruses, the White House said in a statement posted on Friday.

  • Majority in US says country 'out of control': Poll Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 11:39 AM ET
    A tattered American flag waves from a storefront in Jacksonville, N.C.

    A picture of the U.S. electorate is emerging, and it is not pretty for either party, according to a poll from Politico.

  • Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, says diplomacy and military action is needed to take the fight to ISIS.

  • ISIS fear intensifies: Expert     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    Col. Cedric Leighton, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), says the United States' current strategy against ISIS is not working and outlines steps that should be taken to fight the group.

  • Why Turkey refuses to intervene in Kobani     Sunday, 12 Oct 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    Kamran Bokhari, Advisor, Middle Eastern & South Asian Affairs at Stratfor, discusses the heavy fighting in Kobani over the weekend and Turkey's refusal to join coalition-led strikes.

  • Cyber-crooks plot $1 billion bank heist: Report Saturday, 11 Oct 2014 | 5:20 PM ET

    Europol warns that hackers are targeting global banks, The London Evening Standard reports on Saturday, aiming to steal as much as $1 billion.

  • The one merger that may unleash havoc on the world Saturday, 11 Oct 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    The terror group ISIS was birthed from al-Qaeda, and experts in radicalism think the two may fall in with one another again.

  • Nine terror groups gunning for the United States Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    ISIS isn't alone: There are many other terrorist organizations whose goal is to create havoc and strike the West, The Fiscal Times reports.

  • Malcolm Jorgensen, Lecturer, Sydney Law School and United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, says air strikes have helped to retake strategic areas from ISIS.

  • PENPIX-Who runs the militant group Islamic State? Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 12:25 PM ET

    BEIRUT, Oct 3- Islamic State, a Sunni Muslim militant group, has seized a third of Syria and large areas of Iraq and this year proclaimed a caliphate across the two countries in the heart of the Middle East. The group, which U.S-led forces are bombing in Iraq and Syria, is made up of thousands of fighters from both countries as well as foreign recruits from around the...

  • Australia authorizes air strikes in Iraq     Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 10:32 PM ET

    On Friday, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that Australia will begin air strike missions against ISIS targets in Iraq.

  • Militant Islamist fighters parade on military vehicles along the streets of northern Raqqa province, June 30, 2014.

    Tufts University renamed its student information portal formerly known as iSIS due to its similarity to the terrorist group.

  • The Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken in defense of the country's counter-terrorism strategy, arguing it's been "unfairly categorized", CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.

  • Top U.S. officials from the White House, Pentagon and State Department met with representatives from 44 countries and multilateral agencies, including the United Nations and World Bank, to call for implementation of 7- year-old global standards for dealing with deadly epidemics and other health dangers, including biological attacks.