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Scott Walker: I Am Convinced ‘Radical Islamic Terrorists’ Are Planning To Attack US

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is doubling down on his promises of pre-emptive strikes to prevent what he says are certain future attacks on American soil.

05/22/2015

A general view taken on May 18, 2015 shows the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, a day after Islamic State (IS) group jihadists fired rockets into the city, killing several people.      (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Islamic State Seizes Parts Of Ancient Syrian Town, Edging Closer To Majestic Ruins

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists seized almost full control of the ancient Syrian town of Palmyra after government defense lines there collapsed on Wednesday, though it remained unclear how close to the famed archaeological […]

05/20/2015

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Ex-CIA Official: Claiming Responsibility For Muhammad Art Shooting ‘Sign Of Weakness’ For ISIS

Former CIA deputy director Michael Morell tells CBS News he has serious doubts that ISIS was behind Sunday’s attack on a Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas.

05/06/2015

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German Officials Say They Foiled Boston-Style Terror Attack

German police say they found explosive material and weapons after raiding the home of a suspected Islamic extremist

04/30/2015

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Drone Killings Put New Spotlight On Hostage Strategy

The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration’s reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and has also raised pressure on the White House to revise the nation’s oft-criticized strategy for dealing with abducted Americans and their families.

04/24/2015

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Md. Man Among Hostages Killed in Counterterrorism Attack

A Maryland man is one of three Americans who was killed recently in counterterrorism operations conducted by the U.S. government, the White House announced Thursday.

04/23/2015

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Ethiopia: 3 Days Of Mourning For Islamic State Killings

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (CBSDC/AP) — Ethiopia’s government has declared three days of mourning after confirming that many Ethiopians held captive in Libya were killed by the Islamic State group, after the group released a video […]

04/20/2015

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Authorities: Terrorism Probe Yields Six Arrests In Two States

Six were arrested in Minnesota and California; federal agents have been tracking young people trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic militant fighters.

04/20/2015

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Islamic State Militants Seize Villages Near Ramadi In Iraq

The Islamic State extremist group launched an offensive Wednesday in Iraq’s western Anbar province, capturing three villages near the provincial capital of Ramadi in what was the most significant threat to the city by the Sunni militants to date.

04/15/2015

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Biden Claims Momentum In Fight Against Islamic State In Iraq

Vice President Joe Biden is setting the stage for the Iraqi prime minister’s visit to Washington by claiming momentum in the battle against Islamic State militants.

04/09/2015

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