Mr Trump, who did not say how long the border would be closed, also hinted at the possibility of a partial government shutdown early in December over the refusal by courts to allocate the billions of dollars he is demanding for a border wall - a central plank of his presidential campaign in 2016. "There certainly could and it will be about border security, of which the wall is a part", Trump told reporters in Palm Beach, Florida.The president expressed his gratitude for their commitment to protecting the country and its interests.Trump's statement comes two days after a San Francisco judge temporarily shut down his November 9 border reforms at the request of a group of ACLU lawyers.A Tuesday NBC report claims the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is using not only intelligence taken from U.S. officials working with Mexican authorities to track the notorious migrant caravan, but also information obtained from migrant organizing groups on WhatsApp.Defense Secretary James Mattis … [Read more...] about Donald Trump issues Thanksgiving threat to close U.S.-Mexico border
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For two decades, domestic counterterrorism strategy has ignored the rising danger of far-right extremism. In the atmosphere of willful indifference, a virulent movement has grown and metastasized. By JANET REITMANNOV. 3, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story The first indication to Lt. Dan Stout that law enforcement’s handling of white supremacy was broken came in September 2017, as he was sitting in an emergency-operations center in Gainesville, Fla., preparing for the onslaught of Hurricane Irma and watching what felt like his thousandth YouTube video of the recent violence in Charlottesville, Va. Jesus Christ, he thought, studying the footage in which crowds of angry men, who had gathered to attend or protest the Unite the Right rally, set upon one another with sticks and flagpole spears and flame throwers and God knows what else. A black man held an aerosol can, igniting the spray, and in retaliation, a white man picked … [Read more...] about U.S. Law Enforcement Failed to See the Threat of White Nationalism. Now They Don’t Know How to Stop It.
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Within the Tennessee Valley Authority's new cybersecurity center in the utility's downtown Chattanooga Office Complex, two dozen IT specialists stare at their computer terminals and scan email messages, twitter feeds and network activity looking to spot any signs of cyber threats. Beneath a giant wall screen displaying areas of potential concern in TVA's 7-state region, cyber security experts monitor a portion of the 2 billion activities across TVA's digital platforms every day. Around the cock, workers monitor electronic messages, both from within TVA and those trying to hack into the utility's network, looking for any attempt to disrupt communication and power deliver across more than 16,000 miles of TVA transmission lines. Beneath a giant wall screen displaying areas of potential concern in TVA's 7-state region, cyber security experts monitor a portion of the 2 billion activities across TVA's digital platforms every day at the downtown Chattanooga Office Complex. (Photo … [Read more...] about Protecting the power grid: TVA beefs up security as cyber threats grow
By Sara Castellanos Sara Castellanos The Wall Street Journal BiographySara Castellanos @SCastellWSJ [email protected] Jul 30, 2018 5:06 pm ET 0 COMMENTS The U.S. Department of Defense will for the first time be using large-scale artificial intelligence systems that could automate mundane tasks and augment the work of military members as a result of an $885 million five-year contract, said Josh Sullivan, senior vice president at government consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. The technology will allow the Defense Department to better compete with nations including China and Russia, said Mr. Sullivan, who leads the analytics business for Booz Allen. “Part of this is (about) making sure our government has the access to the best technology and using it responsibly in service of our citizens and warfighters,” he said. The use of AI systems such as neural networks that mimic the human brain could help the Defense Department sift through … [Read more...] about Pentagon Signs $885 Million Artificial Intelligence Contract with Booz Allen