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Iraq Launches Offensive Against ISIS

Iraqi security forces say they’ve launched a major military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein’s hometown from the Islamic State extremist group.

03/02/2015

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ISIS Reportedly Holding Public Book Burnings In Streets

When militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria invaded the Central Library of Mosul in January, they were on a mission to destroy a familiar enemy: other people’s ideas.

02/24/2015

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Poll: 57 Percent Of Americans Favor Sending US Troops Into Iraq, Syria To Battle ISIS

A new poll finds that for the first time a majority of Americans would favor sending U.S. troops to battle the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

02/19/2015

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Jeb Bush: ‘There Were Mistakes Made In Iraq’ During George W. Bush’s Administration

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Wednesday there can be no diplomacy with Islamic State militants, but only a U.S.-led coalition of Middle Eastern countries committed to “tightening the noose and taking them out.”

02/19/2015

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Iraqi Official Accuses ISIS Of Harvesting Organs To Finance Operations

Iraq’s ambassador to the United Nations asked the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday to look at allegations that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is using organ harvesting as a way to finance its operations.

02/18/2015

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Former CIA Official: ISIS’ Brand Spreading At Speed Much Greater Than Al Qaeda’s Ever Has

A former CIA official warns that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s brand is spreading much faster than al Qaeda’s ever has.

02/10/2015

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Brian Williams: ‘I Don’t Know What Screwed Up In My Mind’

“NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams doesn’t know why he conflated a story about his helicopter being shot down during the Iraq War in 2003.

02/10/2015

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Brian Williams Accused Of Backing Out Of Medal Of Honor Event To Appear On ‘SNL’

Boston firefighter says the news anchor skipped out on a banquet for Medal of Honor recipients back in 2006 to make a cameo on the popular comedy show.

02/09/2015

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Brian Williams Facing Internal Investigation At NBC Over Iraq Story, Report Says

NBC News anchor Brian Williams found himself the story Thursday, his credibility seriously threatened because he falsely claimed he had been in a helicopter hit by a grenade during the Iraq war.

02/06/2015

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ISIS Demands $200M In Ransom In Next 72 Hours For Japanese Hostages

A video released online Tuesday by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) shows two purported Japanese hostages on their knees, as a man wielding a large knife says they will be executed unless the group receives $200 million in ransom in the next 72 hours.

01/20/2015

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