Homeland Security warns extremists may exploit relaxed COVID restrictions

The Department of Homeland Security issued a national terrorism alert that warned that violent extremists could take advantage of the relaxed pandemic restrictions to conduct attacks.

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- And late today Homeland Security issued a national terrorism alert warning that violent extremists could take advantage of the easing of pandemic restrictions to conduct attacks. Now this updates the alert issued in January after the assault on the Capitol. And it warns domestic terrorists fueled by online conspiracy theories pose a growing threat to the US.