London Tube bombings

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Widow of London Bomber Training Female Terrorists

Called 'white sister,' Lewthwaite connected to terror around East Africa

(Newser) - The 28-year-old widow of one of the terrorists in the 2005 London transit bombings is now living in Somalia, working with al-Shabaab militants and recruiting and training female terrorists, reports the Telegraph . Samantha Lewthwaite, who is known as "Dada Mzung" or "white sister" in Swahili, has been in... More »

Bomb Dogs Will Ride Amtrak

Security stepped up on nation's rail system

(Newser) - Amtrak is stepping up security, with random screening of carry-on bags and security teams packing machine guns and leading bomb-sniffing dogs patrolling platforms and trains, reports AP. The new system, beginning this week, echoes stricter security procedures at the nation's airports. Amtrak insists there should be no additional departure delays... More »

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