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Islamic State Militants Attack 2 Cities In Northern Syria

After weeks of setbacks, militants from the Islamic State group launched swift counteroffensives Thursday on predominantly Kurdish areas of northern Syria, killing and wounding dozens and setting off car bombs, activists and officials said.

06/25/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: U.S. President Barack Obama announces changes to the government's hostage policy in the Roosevelt Room at the White House June 24, 2015 in Washington, DC. Families of hostages taken and killed by ISIS and other terrorism groups have described the government's interaction with them as unresponsive and uncaring Obama said that would change but did said the policy of refusing to pay ransom would remain. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: US Government Has Let Down Hostages’ Families

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama conceded Wednesday that the U.S. government had let down the families of Americans held hostage by terrorists and promised they would not face criminal prosecution for paying ransoms to […]

06/24/2015

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Poll: Nearly Three-Quarters Of Americans Approve Of Drone Strikes On Terrorists

Nearly three-quarters of Americans say it’s acceptable for the U.S. to use an unmanned aerial drone to kill an American citizen abroad if that person has joined a terror organization, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

05/01/2015

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Local Parisians Gather to Honor 12 Killed at French Satirical Newspaper

Dozens of local Parisians gathered in the freezing temperatures Wednesday night to honor the 12 people that were shot dead by three masked gunmen at a satirical newspaper in Paris.

01/07/2015

GOP Rep: ‘At Least Ten ISIS Fighters Have Been Caught Coming Across The Mexican Border’

Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., says that at least ten fighters for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have been apprehended while attempting to enter the southern U.S. border.

10/08/2014

The former Republican vice presidential candidate took several opportunities to take shots at “hypocrites” in Washington politics, using the term “they” throughout much of her speech against big government at the NRA’s annual convention in Indianapolis.  (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Palin: ‘Waterboarding Is How We Baptize Terrorists’

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin did not mince her words in verbal attacks against “leftist liberals” and other gun control advocates, suggesting several parallels between colonial American patriots and those in attendance at this weekend’s National Rifle Association convention.

04/28/2014

An immigration lawyer sorts through an immigrant's valid and expired passports. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Interpol: Passports On Flights Must Be Checked

Interpol knew about stolen passports that two passengers used to board an ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight bound for China, but no country checked the police agency’s vast database on stolen documents beforehand, it said Sunday. Interpol said it hopes authorities will “learn from the tragedy.”

03/09/2014

The U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on Aug. 7, 2013. (credit: CHANTAL VALERY/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Reinstates Federal Courthouse As Preferred Venue For Prosecuting Suspected Terrorists

Four years after his failed effort to bring the 9/11 mastermind to New York for trial, President Barack Obama has reinstated the federal courthouse as America’s preferred venue for prosecuting suspected terrorists.

10/15/2013

Syria's foreign minister claimed Monday that his government is fighting a war against al-Qaida-linked militants who eat human hearts and dismember people while they are still alive, then send their limbs to family members. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria Says Government Fighting ‘Terrorists’ Who Eat Human Hearts

Syria’s foreign minister claimed Monday that his government is fighting a war against al-Qaida-linked militants who eat human hearts and dismember people while they are still alive, then send their limbs to family members.

09/30/2013

An American flag flies over the U.S. Consulate on Aug. 4, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. (credit: Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

CBS News: Terrorists Already Have Orders, Could Be In Place For Attacks

U.S. intelligence officials are dealing with the most credible terrorist threat in years as 19 diplomatic posts in the Middle East and Africa remain closed through this upcoming Saturday.

08/05/2013

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