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UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 11:11 p.m.

Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich warns of homegrown extremism, announces he won’t seek re-election

After speaking for more than an hour about the dangers of homegrown extremism Tuesday evening, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich announced he will not seek re-election when his term ends …


Shawn Vestal: It’s up to Matt Shea’s voters to do the right thing – and they haven’t done it yet

If anything, the growing condemnation of Matt Shea by local officials, in response to the latest details about our region’s foremost conspiratorial, paranoid, gun-worshipping, anti-government zealot, will just fuel his …


Facebook extends ban on hate speech to ‘white nationalists’

Facebook is extending its ban on hate speech to “white nationalists” and “white separatists” and their supporters, two categories it has previously allowed even though it has long banned “white …


UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 6:38 p.m.

Google intensifies campaign against online extremism

Google is intensifying its campaign against online extremism, saying it will put more resources toward identifying and removing videos related to terrorism and hate groups.


Boko Haram leader says violent campaign continues

Boko Haram’s leader has declared in a new video that he is alive, denying Nigerian government claims that his Islamic extremist group has been crushed.


Twitter: We suspended 360K accounts over ‘violent extremism’

Twitter said Thursday it has suspended 360,000 accounts since mid-2015 for violating its policies banning the promotion of terrorism and violent extremism.


Paris attacks may lead to U.S. military anti-IS escalation

The Paris terrorist attacks seem likely to compel President Barack Obama to consider military escalation against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. But that probably will not mean dramatic …