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Sentences with the noun Act of Terrorism

22 examples:

Police say the shooting was not an act of terrorism.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The government condemned the attack and described it as an act of terrorism.
(USA Today - World, )

Army officials have never called the first Fort Hood mass shooting, in November 2009, an act of terrorism.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

A 21-year-old Australian man has been sentenced to four years in prison in Bulgaria for planning to commit an act of terrorism.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Jon Stewart spoke out during Thursday night's "Daily Show" about the recent Charleston shooting, calling it an act of terrorism.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

The Marine was shot and killed by another guard; however, base officials said they did not consider the shooting an act of terrorism.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

James Harris Jackson, 28, was charged with one count each of murder in the first and second degrees as an act of terrorism on Monday.
(NBC News, )

Four police officers in Bahrain suffered minor injuries Friday in a bomb attack the official Bahrain News Agency described as an act of terrorism.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

Jerry Brown arrives in Paris today after delaying his trip because of the attack in San Bernardino, which authorities are considering an act of terrorism.
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

A man accused of launching a knife-wielding attack at a London subway station appeared in court, where prosecutors described the incident as an act of terrorism.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Christine Tudhope (right) was urged by the PM to seek compensation over the Paris attacks but was turned down as the Government hadn't declared them an act of terrorism.
(Daily Mail - News, )

One of Australia's longest-held kidnap victims has dismissed claims the beheading of a Canadian hostage by Islamic militants in the southern Philippines was an act of terrorism.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Hospital officials in Flint, Michigan, are expected to discuss the medical condition of an airport officer stabbed during what federal officials are investigating as an act of terrorism.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A victim of the San Bernardino slaughter the FBI is now investigating as an act of terrorism was being remembered Saturday for an incredible act of bravery in the moments before he was killed.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Four men from Derby aged 35 and 36, a man, 27, from Burton upon Trent and a woman from London have all been arrested on suspicion of engaging in the preparation of an act of terrorism.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The local government in China's restive northwestern region of Xinjiang says that a clash between authorities and assailants has left 21 people dead in what it describes as an act of terrorism.
(CBC News - World, )

US President Barack Obama will give a nationally televised address on the shooting rampage that killed 14 people in California, as authorities pursue evidence that the attack was an act of terrorism.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

President Obama's declaration that the Boston Marathon bombings were an act of terrorism could make it difficult for many affected businesses to be reimbursed for losses resulting from the explosions.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A coordinated attack involving explosions and gunfire shook the center of the Indonesian capital Thursday, leaving three civilians and four attackers dead in what officials called an act of terrorism.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

China's official Xinhua News Agency says authorities consider the attack by a group of knife-wielding assailants at a train station in southwestern China in which at least 27 people died to be an act of terrorism.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Authorities arrested a man suspected of ramming a car into a group of soldiers in a suburb of the French capital, police officials said, potentially ending the manhunt in a case that prosecutors are treating as an act of terrorism.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

If one was to make a checklist of all the vital ingredients needed to create the subject of a dramatic documentary, one could do worse than a global news event; an act of terrorism; a frenetic manhunt; a suburban gunfight and a final stand-off.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Other sentences

52 examples:

This was not an act of terrorism, but it was an act of war.
(George W. Bush)

Anyone with a gun can go out and commit an act of terrorism, even without a political affiliation.
(Aaron McGruder)

Drummer Lee Rigby was murdered in a grotesque act of terrorism.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The gruesome attack is being treated as a suspected act of terrorism.
(CNN - World News, )

US government officials are investigating the attack as a possible act of terrorism.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The FBI said that the attacks are being investigated as a 'potential' act of terrorism.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Not since Sept. 2001, has an act of terrorism wreaked such havoc on an American city.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

This is no act of terrorism, but its ramifications could be terrifying and stretch far beyond Ukraine.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Wednesday's attack in Ottawa marked the second potential act of terrorism this week against soldiers in Canada.
(CNBC, )

An explosion which left nails and debris strewn outside a mosque in the West Midlands was an "act of terrorism", police say.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

There are indications that a machete attack on Belgian police may have been intended as an act of terrorism, prosecutors said Sunday.
(CNN - World News, )

The president called the San Bernardino attack as an "act of terrorism," as he outlined his plan to fight militants at home and abroad.
(CNBC, )

The US describes Saturday's deadly knife attack in China's Kunming as "an act of terrorism", amid Chinese criticism of double standards.
(BBC News - World News, )

The FBI says it is treating a stabbing attack at a shopping centre in Minnesota that injured eight people as a potential act of terrorism.
(BBC News - World News, )

Chile's President Michelle Bachelet says a bomb attack which left 14 people injured in the capital Santiago was a "cowardly act of terrorism".
(BBC News - World News, )

Police in Australia charge a 16-year-old with preparing an act of terrorism, saying they believe he was plotting to target Anzac Day services.
(BBC News - World News, )

Lawyers say relatives of the San Bernardino attackers are "in complete shock" over the killings the FBI is investigating as an "act of terrorism".
(BBC News - World News, )

The FBI is investigating the ambush shooting of a Philadelphia police officer last week as an act of terrorism, Director James Comey said Wednesday.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A machete attack that injured two female police officers in the Belgian city of Charleroi Saturday appears to be an act of terrorism, officials said.
(Fox News - World, )

President Obama described the shootings in Orlando, Fla., as “an act of terrorism” and urged the nation to pray for the victims and their families.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

It's the story of a low-ranking cabinet member who becomes president of the United States by an act of terrorism rather than through the election process.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

An incident involving a vehicle and reported stabbings in London "is being treated as a potential act of terrorism," British Prime Minister Theresa May said.
(Fox News - World, )

In the early morning hours of August 21st, the electric power grid was targeted in what appears to have been a deliberate, decidedly low-tech act of terrorism.
(Forbes - Technology, )

It now appears likely that an act of terrorism destroyed a Russian charter jet that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula two weeks ago, killing all 224 passengers and crew.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo described the bombing in Manhattan on Saturday night as “obviously an act of terrorism” even without evidence of the attacker’s motive.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The possibility that the EgyptAir disappearance was an act of terrorism highlights vulnerabilities of flying within the U.S. amid frustrations over long TSA security lines.
(NBC News Travel, )

Islamic State says a married couple who killed 14 people in San Bernardino in an attack the FBI is investigating as an "act of terrorism" were followers of the militant group.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A plan to commit a brutal act of terrorism on the streets of Sydney was hatched in retribution for Australia's military involvement in the Middle East, police will allege in court.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

A mass shooting at a Quebec mosque, in what politicians are calling an act of terrorism, will seize the agenda today as MPs return to work on Parliament Hill after a six-week break.
(Kathleen Harris in CBC News - Politics, )

A gunman opened fire at a busy shopping mall in Munich on Friday evening, killing nine people and injuring 20 others in what police were investigating as a possible act of terrorism.
(Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

One of the victims of a shooting spree, believed to be an act of terrorism by a lone Islamic gunman, in the Danish capital Copenhagen is a filmmaker who once made a movie in Australia.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

While a massive act of terrorism in Paris drew the world's attention to Islamic State, the terrorist group's primary focus in Iraq and Syria has been a far more traditional military goal.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

It has been 28 years since Canadians experienced the most horrific act of terrorism, and the somber anniversary has become known as the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism.
(CBC News - Canada, )

President Obama will travel to San Bernardino on Friday to join in mourning the 14 victims of the Dec. 2 mass shooting that he has called an act of terrorism, the White House said Wednesday.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Investigators are now investigating Wednesday's massacre in San Bernardino, Calif., as an "act of terrorism," the FBI says, and are looking into an apparent Facebook post by one of the shooters.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

Authorities said they are a treating a deadly siege in Australia’s second-largest city as an act of terrorism, though they haven’t found direct links between the perpetrator and Islamic State.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Ukraine said on Tuesday it was treating an explosion on a pipeline carrying Russian gas to the rest of Europe as a possible "act of terrorism", intended to discredit Ukraine as a reliable supplier.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Federal authorities said they were investigating the possibility the shooting deaths of four U.S. Marines in Tennesse was an act of terrorism, but have no evidence yet that anyone but a lone gunman was involved.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

The Orange Coast College student who secretly video-recorded a professor’s classroom comments calling President Trump’s election victory “an act of terrorism” is being suspended for violating campus policy.
(Los Angeles Times - Education, )

The FBI is investigating the massacre of 14 people in California by a married couple as an "act of terrorism," noting the wife was believed to have pledged allegiance to a leader of the militant group Islamic State.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The FBI director James Comey has confirmed the agency is now treating Wednesday's San Bernardino mass shooting as an act of terrorism, but added there was no evidence yet that the two suspects were part of a terrorist cell.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird described a bombing in southern Russia as a “heinous crime” and a “cowardly act of terrorism” after a suicide attacker set off a bomb at a busy train station, killing at least 16 people.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

A Canadian man from Tunisia accused of shouting "Allahu akbar" before wounding a Michigan airport police officer in a stabbing authorities are investigating as an act of terrorism remains in custody after appearing in federal court.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A cargo truck laden with more than two tons of explosives was detonated in front of Oklahoma City's nine-story federal building on April 1995 — an act of terrorism that at the time was the worst such attack ever committed on U.S. soil.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his brother Tamerlan had been in the US for a decade before setting on the path that would see them carry out what many have described the deadliest act of terrorism on American soil since the attacks of September 11 2001.
(The Independent - World News, )

The RCMP said Tuesday it had been working with Martin Couture Rouleau to help him overcome his extremist thinking and met with him just 11 days before he allegedly ran down two Canadian Forces members with his car in an apparent act of terrorism.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Tuesday police were treating a deadly siege in the southern city of Melbourne as an "act of terrorism" after a claim by the Islamic State group that one of its fighters was the gunman responsible.
(CNBC, )

The stabbing of a police officer at a Michigan airport Wednesday by a Canadian citizen who yelled "Allahu Akbar" and referenced people being killed in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan is being investigated by the FBI as an act of terrorism, officials said.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A top-level federal memo warning of a potential "violent act of terrorism in Canada," distributed by the prime minister's staff five days before last month's attack on Parliament Hill, directed staff to ensure vigilence and strict compliance with security protocols.
(Terry Milewski in CBC News - Politics, )

The couple who shot up a holiday office party this week in California committed an "act of terrorism designed to kill innocent people" after "embracing a perverted interpretation of Islam," U.S. President Barack Obama says in a rare live TV speech from the Oval Office.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck Wednesday at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that’s now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Authorities are investigating the stabbings of nine people at a Minnesota mall as a potential act of terrorism — a finding that would realize long-held fears of an attack in the immigrant-rich state that has struggled to stop the recruiting of its young men by groups including the Islamic State.
(Fox News - U.S., )

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