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Britain raises terrorism threat in response to Islamic State
Britain raises terrorism threat in response to Islamic State

Britain raised its terror threat level to “severe” on Friday, meaning that officials consider an attack on the country is “highly likely” -- an assessment based on the growing influence of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. At a news conference in London, British Prime Minister David Cameron said the Islamic State poses a “greater and deeper threat to our security than we have known before.” However, though the country lifted its threat level one notch from “substantial” to “severe,” the second-highest category, Home Secretary Theresa May stressed that “there is no intelligence to suggest that an attack is...

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