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President and Vice Present Speak Out About Slain Journalists

September 3, 2014 10:28 pm

WASHINGTON, DC – Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the U.S. will follow the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) “to the gates of hell,” in remarks just a day after an ISIS video showed the beheading of a second American journalist.

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Biden On 2nd American Beheading: We Will Follow Them To the Gates of Hell

September 3, 2014 4:38 pm

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday issued a sharp warning to ISIS militants, saying after the United States is done grieving the death of two American journalists, their killers will have to answer for their actions. “They should know we will follow them to the gates of hell until they are brought to justice,” he […]

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Another American Journalist Beheaded

September 2, 2014 10:06 pm

WASHINGTON — An Islamic militant group released a video on Tuesday showing the second beheading of an American hostage in two weeks and blamed President Obama for the killing. The video raised the pressure on the president to order military strikes on the group in its sanctuary in Syria.

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Comedian Joan Rivers on Life Support

September 2, 2014 4:25 pm

NEW YORK –  It has been five days since comedian Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital after she stopped breathing during a minor medical procedure, and despite a report from Rivers’ network E! that she was “on the road to recovery,” her family has revealed the comedy legend is on life support. Her daughter, […]

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Video purportedly shows beheading of reporter Steven Sotloff by ISIS

September 2, 2014 1:58 pm

An Internet video purports to show the beheading of US reporter Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State extremist group. The global terror intelligence firm SITE first reported the release of the 2-minute video, titled “A Second Message to America,” in which Sotloff, a 31-year-old freelance journalist, speaks to the camera before a cloaked Islamic State fighter begins […]

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Plea For Release

September 2, 2014 6:02 am

Three Americans detained by North Korea urged Washington to send a high-ranking official to secure their release. Jeffrey Fowle, Mathew Miller, and Kenneth Bae made the plea to The Associated Press and CNN in a rare example of North Korea granting foreign media interviews. “The only hope that I have is to have someone from […]

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Britain’s Cameron Asks For Tough Anti-terrorism Laws

September 2, 2014 5:56 am

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed sweeping legislation to combat the “scourge of extremism,” amid the fast and powerful rise of the extremist group Islamic State. Cameron officially asked the House of Commons to agree to several temporary measures he proposed late last week, including the power to seize passports of suspected British […]

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Somalia Airstrikes

September 2, 2014 5:51 am

SOMALIA- U.S. military forces attacked the extremist al-Shabab network in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon said, and a witness described ground-shaking explosions in a strike that reportedly targeted the group’s leader. Al-Shabab had attacked the upscale Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, killing at least 67 people a year ago this month, and the U.S. had […]

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Celebrity Photo Hack Beng Investigated

September 1, 2014 10:37 pm

HOLLYWOOD, CA – The FBI said today it is “aware” that someone has leaked nude photos purporting to be pictures of dozens of A-list celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton and is “addressing the matter.” The feds made its statement as celebrities were outraged over the hacked photos.

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Gold Mine Rescue

August 30, 2014 10:38 pm

BONANZA, Nicaragua — Rescue workers and trapped miners alike frantically dug away at opposite sides of rock and mud that blocked a Nicaragua gold mine, finally succeeding in freeing at least 20 men. Efforts to reach five miners still missing continued Saturday.

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