Edwin Mora

Edwin Mora

Edwin Mora primarily covers national security and defense issues. He has a Communication degree (Journalism concentration) from George Mason University.

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Christian Toro, a teacher, and Tyler Toro are twin brothers and were arrested by cops and the FBI in connection with storing bomb-making materials in the Bronx, New York. (FACEBOOK)

NY Teacher, Twin Brother Charged with Paying Students to Make Bombs

A U.S. federal court has indicted a teacher from New York and his twin brother on explosives charges for allegedly stockpiling destructive material at their residence in the Bronx and paying students to make bombs, among other crimes, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced.

Director of National Intelligence Agency Dan Coats testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on May 23, 2017

5 Global Perils Highlighted in U.S. Worldwide Threat Assessment

The American intelligence community unveiled its annual Worldwide Threat Assessment this week, highlighting the menace to U.S. national security posed by Islamic terrorism, drug overdoses fueled by Mexican and Chinese transnational criminal organizations (TCOs), and various other perils.

This photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office shows Tnuza Jamal Hassan. A criminal complaint said Hassan, 19, a former student at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, admitted to investigators that she started the fires on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, including one in a dormitory that housed a day care center. She's charged with first-degree arson. (Ramsey County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Minnesota: Teen Woman Charged with Terror, Arson After Urging Students to ‘Join the Jihad’

A 19-year-old Minnesota woman has been charged with attempting to provide material support to al-Qaeda, committing arson out of anger because of U.S. military actions in Iraq and Afghanistan, and lying to the FBI about urging fellow St. Catherine University (SCU) students to “join the jihad” against the United States, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced.

FILE- This Sunday Aug. 28, 2016 file photo shows a general view of one of the biggest camp for people displaced by Islamist Extremist in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Camps for thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram will have to stay open beyond the end of this month as Nigeria's military continues to fight the extremists in so-called liberated areas, officials say. The governor of the northern state of Borno, Kashim Shettima, told reporters on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 that it is not yet safe to return people to their homes in many places across the region. ( AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)

Teen Girl Suicide Bombers Target Boko Haram Refugees, Killing 5

Two teenage girls suspected of being members of the brutal Boko Haram jihadist group carried out a suicide attack against an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in the terrorist group’s Nigeria-based birthplace, killing at least five people and wounding 39 others.