Meanwhile, shortly after the homeland department's bulletin warned of a potential cyberattack form Iran, Tehran hackers claimed to breach a United States government website.
Iran's elite military force's commander Qasem Soleimani was killed on January 3 in USA airstrikes that were carried out at the Baghdad International Airport.
CISA also alerted the public and private sector in June 2019 of an increase in Iranian-backed malicious cyber activity employing destructive wiper tools and targeting us industries and government agencies.
Los Angeles Police Department officers monitored the situation and there were no arrests reported as of 3:15 p.m., Officer Mike Lopez said. "Keeping all residents and visitors safe is always a top priority". In Los Angeles, the occasion was put collectively by the ANSWER Coalition, Code Pink and Veterans for Peace.
Saying there is no information that indicates a specific threat, the bulletin cited previous Iranian threats and the Soleimani killing in saying that Americans should remain extra vigilant. "We will continue to communicate with state, local, federal and global law enforcement partners regarding any significant intel that may develop". "This Division is dedicated to making sure the security of our vibrant and numerous group, and we ask each Angeleno to say one thing in case you see one thing".
New York City security officials went on heightened alert for possible Iranian retaliation in response to a USA airstrike in Baghdad on Friday that killed Qassem Soleimani, Tehran's most prominent military commander, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
5 killed in crash on Pennsylvania turnpike, 60 taken to hospital
The Turnpike has been closed in both directions for 86 miles between Exit 75 in New Stanton and Exit 161 in Breezewood. But "at this point no decision has been made as to whether or not the NTSB will investigate the crash", O'Neil said .
An American airstrike killed Soleimani, one of Iran's top military leaders, along with two Iraqi militia officials on Thursday.
The demonstration held in Pershing Sq. got here in response to the latest USA killing of a prime Iranian commander in Baghdad, which has elevated tensions between the United States and Iran.
The demonstration held in Pershing Square came in response to the recent US killing of a top Iranian commander in Baghdad, which has increased tensions between the United States and Iran.
De Blasio claimed that Iran and "its many agents" have been planning attacks within the U.S.