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ISIS lures teens through social media interaction

ISIS lures teens through social media interaction

By Julia A. Seymour
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ISIS | ISIS is trying to build an Islamic caliphate in in Iraq and Syria, but it is also luring Westerners, including American teenagers, to its cause. The terrorist…

November death toll for Muslim militants: 5,042

By Daniel James Devine
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Terrorism | Muslim militants around the world killed 5,042 people in the month of November alone. That’s nearly twice the number that died when the World Trade Center…

Globe Trot: Israeli PM dissolves government, readies for elections

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISRAEL:Saying he won’t “tolerate opposition from within the government,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two key cabinet ministers, a…

Globe Trot: Hong Kong clears remaining protest camps

By Mindy Belz
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International | HONG KONG:Overnight, authorities began a crackdown on weeks of peaceful demonstrations to win freedoms from the China-led government—arresting two student…

Forgotten survivors

By Mindy Belz
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Syria | The ISIS sweep into Iraq hasn’t halted Syria’s three-year nightmare

Midday Roundup: Parents of ISIS victim say they will heal, forgive in time

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | A life laid down. Peter Kassig’s parents made their first public appearance since their son’s death during a press conference in the United Methodist…

Fast friends

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Ah, reconciliation. Isn’t it grand? There is good evidence that on Nov. 2, in a town called Atareb, west of Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, two hitherto…

Globe Trot: Did Peter Kassig resist his ISIS executioner?

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA:Video footage confirmed the fifth beheading of a Westerner by Islamic State. Peter Kassig, a 26-year-old humanitarian aid worker from Indiana (and an…

ISIS beheads another American

By Leigh Jones
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ISIS | ISIS terrorists beheaded American aid worker Peter Kassig over the weekend, releasing a gruesome video of his body on Sunday. Militants seized Kassig, a…

Globe Trot: Kurdish children detail ISIS torture

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISIS: Kurdish children from Kobani were tortured and abused for months while detained by the Islamic State (also known as ISIS), Human Rights Watch documented…

Globe Trot: Will ISIS get more scrutiny after the election?

By Mindy Belz
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International | ELECTIONS 2014:The GOP is expected (by narrow margins) to take control of the Senate in tomorrow’s midterm elections. And oddly, that may hold some dividend…

Midday Roundup: Brittany Maynard chooses life, for now

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Heartbreaking choice. In a video sponsored by the pro-assisted suicide group Compassion & Choices, cancer patient Brittany Maynard announced she is…

 
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