Christopher Lee Cornell recently converted to Islam and went by the name Raheel Mahrus Ubaydah, say his parents.
Law originally passed in the wake of 9/11 to encourage insurance companies to provide coverage for terror attacks.
Terror group claims it was behind the attack at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris “as revenge for the honor” of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.
During Friday prayers at a mosque in Iraq, Abu Asaad al-Ansari warned European nations that the Islamic State is planning more terror strikes on the continent.
President Barack Obama says he is hopeful that the immediate threat posed by terrorists in Paris has been now resolved. He says the situation remains fluid and that the French government continues to face the threat of terrorism.
The president wrote several lines in a condolence book to honor the victims of the terrorist shooting at a French satirical magazine.
French nationals are believed to have connections with a Yemeni terrorist network
Laurent Richard, a TV producer in Paris, tells CBS News he rushed to the scene immediately after hearing gunshots.
President Obama called the shooting attack at a French satirical newspaper an attack on journalism around the world.
A Virginia woman faces a federal charge after being accused of promoting the Islamic State in social media and offering to help an undercover agent get a friend into Syria to join the extremist group.