Terrorism

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ISIS burns Jordanian pilot alive

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

ISIS | ISIS claims to have burned alive a Jordanian pilot whose jet crashed during a mission to attack the terror group. Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, 26, was the first…

Boko Haram ramps up attacks ahead of Nigerian elections

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Nigeria | The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram intensified attacks in northern Nigeria and in towns on the border with Chad in recent weeks, threatening to derail the…

ISIS kills second Japanese hostage

By Leigh Jones
Posted

ISIS | Islamic State militants released a video late Saturday showing the beheading of a Japanese journalist held hostage by the group since October. Kenji Goto, who…

Globe Trot: Argentina’s murder scandal is a movie in the making

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | ARGENTINA: Argentine journalist Damian Pachter saw his Twitter followers go from 420 to more than 10,000 as he broke on the tweetstream a scoop on the murder…

Hillary Clinton, other witnesses agree to testify on Benghazi

By Leigh Jones
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Benghazi | State Department officials met last night with members of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, the first step toward cooperation with the investigation…

Christians in Niger return home after violent Muslim rampage

By Mary Reichard
Posted

Persecution | Christians in Niger are beginning to return to their homes after a violent rampage by Islamic extremists. Attackers killed at least 10 people and burned 70…

Number of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria doubles

By Daniel James Devine
Posted

Terrorism | The number of foreigners flocking to the cause of militant Islam in Iraq and Syria is the largest such influx since 1945, according to a new estimate. More…

Midday Roundup: Bergdahl faces desertion charges

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Desertion. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl likely will be charged later this week with desertion, an Army official told NBC News. The official, who was not named, said the…

Globe Trot: France issues plan to fight extremism

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | FRANCE:  Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced today sweeping measures to combat terrorism in France. But according to polls, the French…

Relocating raccoons and other detainees

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Terrorism | Squirrels, rabbits, opossums, and raccoons are on my father’s enemies list. We have ridden quite a few vermin out of town in a cage, depositing them in…

Medical emergency

By Kim Milhoan
Posted

Iraq | ISIS takeover in Anbar, as with other parts of Iraq, is wrecking hard-won advances

Terror by the minute

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Islam | Across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East terrorist attacks unfolded seemingly simultaneously in January, a product of bigger, better-financed Islamic…

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