Bitcoin is the perfect currency for terrorists

One of the latest tools terrorists are using isn’t a new kind of bomb, gun, suicide vest or other device that can kill and maim. The tool is bitcoin, the virtual currency created and exchanged using a decentralized network of computers, without the involvement of government and banks. Because

NYPD training with military first-aid tool

Every NYPD cop will be trained in the use of lifesaving tourniquet technology used by American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan — to deal with potential mass casualties from terror attacks. Uniformed officers will be receiving kits of QuikClot, a sponge-like gauze pressure dressing relied on in combat, and

Topless model suspected of joining ISIS cleared of charges

A glamour model feared to have been groomed by deadly ISIS recruiters has been released without charge. Kimberley Miners was quizzed by terror cops and had her home raided over concerns she could be the next ‘White Widow’ Sally Jones. The 27-year-old was arrested on suspicion of being in possession

Schumer: TSA needs to speed up use of bomb detection units

ALBANY, N.Y. — Screening devices that detect suicide vests like the one that exploded in a New York City subway tunnel are being tested in a Los Angeles transit station, but U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday the Transportation Security Administration should speed up plans to deploy the

British foil terrorist plot to assassinate prime minister: report

British intelligence have reportedly foiled a plot by Islamic extremists to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May. The disrupted plot against May included an explosive device that terrorists planned to detonate in front of May’s residence on Downing Street, according to Sky News. “It is in essence an extreme Islamist suicide

Lawmakers want to curb terror attacks by grilling vehicle renters

State lawmakers on Wed­nesday announced a new proposal to curb truck terror attacks by compelling vehicle-rental workers to grill customers on their plans — and then report sketchy ­answers to authorities. But many on the front lines were skeptical that terrorists would say anything damning. “If someone’s going to

These smart pups can sniff out terrorists hiding in plain sight

NYPD officers patrolling the US Open Tennis Championships later this month will deploy a secret weapon to help prevent a terrorist bombing like the one that killed 22 outside a UK concert earlier this year: Labrador retrievers that can sniff out suicide bombers. They look like friendly service dogs. But these

Three men charged for ISIS-inspired plot to attack NYC

An ISIS-inspired terror plot targeting Times Square and the city’s subways — aimed at killing “thousands’’ and making “an ocean out of their blood’’ — has been foiled, authorities said Friday. A trio of twisted wannabe terrorists, including a US citizen, were planning to strike the city over the summer of

Cops foil potential terror attack in Netherlands

A man was busted driving a Spanish van filled with gas bottles outside a rock concert in the Netherlands, according to reports. Cops cancelled US band Allah-Las’s Rotterdam show at the last minute after receiving the tip-off about the “terror threat” from police in Spain, according to the city’s mayor. The concert

These smart pups can sniff out terrorists hiding in plain sight

NYPD officers patrolling the US Open Tennis Championships later this month will deploy a secret weapon to help prevent a terrorist bombing like the one that killed 22 outside a UK concert earlier this year: Labrador retrievers that can sniff out suicide bombers. They look like friendly service dogs. But these

Plot to blow up Australian airliner included a meat grinder

No one wants to see how this sausage is made. The terror cell busted for an “elaborate” plot to blow up an international flight in Australia planned to smuggle their bomb on-board inside kitchen equipment — possibly a sausage maker, according to new reports. Cops believe the two Lebanese-Australian father-and-son duos schemed

Australian cops foil “Islamic-inspired’ plane attack plot

SYDNEY – Security has been tightened at Australian airports after police foiled “Islamic-inspired” plans for a bomb attack on an aircraft during counter-terrorism raids in which four men were arrested, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) said on Sunday. The increased security presence caused minor delays for some air transport operators on

US soldier arrested for alleged connections to ISIS

An active duty Army soldier has been arrested by the FBI in Hawaii on charges of trying to send military documents and training to ISIS, authorities said Monday. Officials identified the soldier as Ikaika Kang, 34, and said he was arrested because he had connections to ISIS. Kang is with the 25th

Even de Blasio thinks proposed surveillance bill is too liberal

A City Council bill that would force the NYPD to reveal its anti-terror tools and tactics is too liberal even for the city’s left-leaning mayor — who charged Sunday the act would create a “roadmap for the bad guys.” “If we start to lay out everything we do to gather information

Even de Blasio thinks proposed surveillance bill is too liberal

A City Council bill that would force the NYPD to reveal its anti-terror tools and tactics is too liberal even for the city’s left-leaning mayor — who charged Sunday the act would create a “roadmap for the bad guys.” “If we start to lay out everything we do to gather information

NYPD anti-terror chief: Surveillance bill would help terrorists

The NYPD’s counterterror chief on Sunday trashed a city council bill that would force the department to reveal surveillance methods and other key secrets it employs to track and foil terror plots. “It would be a law that would endanger people because it would help criminals and terrorists,” said John Miller,

Even de Blasio thinks proposed surveillance bill is too liberal

A City Council bill that would force the NYPD to reveal its anti-terror tools and tactics is too liberal even for the city’s left-leaning mayor — who charged Sunday the act would create a “roadmap for the bad guys.” “If we start to lay out everything we do to gather information

NYPD anti-terror chief: Surveillance bill would help terrorists

The NYPD’s counterterror chief on Sunday trashed a city council bill that would force the department to reveal surveillance methods and other key secrets it employs to track and foil terror plots. “It would be a law that would endanger people because it would help criminals and terrorists,” said John Miller,

Even de Blasio thinks proposed surveillance bill is too liberal

A City Council bill that would force the NYPD to reveal its anti-terror tools and tactics is too liberal even for the city’s left-leaning mayor. Hizzoner ripped into the scheme Sunday, saying it would create a “roadmap for the bad guys.” “If we start to lay out everything we do to gather

NYPD anti-terror chief: Surveillance bill would help terrorists

The NYPD’s counterterror chief on Sunday trashed a city council bill that would force the department to reveal surveillance methods and other key secrets it employs to track and foil terror plots. “It would be a law that would endanger people because it would help criminals and terrorists,” said John Miller,

NYPD calls City Council plan to reveal anti-terror tactics “insane’

The City Council wants to force the NYPD to open its anti-terror playbook to the public — but cops say the “insane” plan “would endanger police officers’ lives.” The Council’s so-called “Public Oversight of Surveillance Technology Act” would require the NYPD to disclose what kinds of spy equipment it uses —

Schumer warns Trump against cutting anti-terror funding

The latest terror attack in London should convince President Trump to nix his proposed cuts to anti-terror funding for New York and other US cities, US Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Sunday. “I can’t figure out why they proposed cutting anti-terrorism funds in the budget, but I certainly hope that the