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Sony’s ‘The Interview’: No Threat to Movie Theaters says DHS

By Glynn Cosker
Editor, In Homeland Security

Calming nerves ahead of the upcoming release of the controversial James Franco and Seth Rogen movie “The Interview,” U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials stated Wednesday that there was "no credible intelligence" to indicate terror attacks on the nation’s cinemas.

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Major Provisions of $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

From The Associated Press

Top lawmakers Tuesday released a massive 1,603-page, $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill funding every government agency but the Homeland Security Department through Sept. 30, 2015. The measure also contains dozens of policy provisions affecting financial regulations, the environment, school lunches and regulations requiring truckers get more rest.

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Steak Knives Taken From JFK Restaurants Inside Security Checkpoint

By Amanda Vicinanzo
Senior Editor of Homeland Security Today
Special to In Homeland Security

Just three hours after Newsday reported how easy it would be to take steak knives with 5-inch serrated steel blades from two restaurants inside the "sterile" area past the security checkpoint at John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport, the Port Authority banned the metal steak knives from restaurants inside the secure areas.
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FBI Cautions US Military on ISIS Attacks

By Glynn Cosker
Editor, In Homeland Security

Fearing attacks by rogue U.S.-based ISIS surrogate terrorists, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a warning Sunday to all current and former military personnel.

The joint statement warns that ISIS factions overseas are publicly encouraging attacks on military members and are looking to recruit “like-minded” individuals in the U.S.

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