08/20/14 02:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight against Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage. President Barack Obama denounced the group as a "cancer"...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/20/14 01:36 PM
President Obama denounced the Islamic State's beheading of an American journalist and said terrorist threats would not dictate his decisions on military action in Iraq or elsewhere.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/20/14 12:32 PM
The White House on Wednesday morning confirmed that an Islamic State video showing the beheading of an American journalist is authentic.
By Ed Sykes | 08/20/14 11:57 AM
Islamist militants fighting for control in Iraq and Syria say they killed an American journalist missing since 2012.
08/20/14 10:31 AM
LONDON (AP) — The black-clad Islamic militant fighter filmed in the beheading of American journalist James Foley appears to be British, the U.K. foreign minister said Wednesday — a development that underscores the insurgents' increasingly sophisticated use of Western fighters to mobilize...
08/20/14 01:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militants threatened to kill another captive they also identified as...
08/19/14 10:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — AP sources: Video appears to show execution of US journalist James Foley by Islamic group.
08/19/14 04:15 PM
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A former "Canadian Idol" contestant was acquitted on Tuesday of conspiring to facilitate terrorism, with the judge finding insufficient evidence that he intended to join a plot. Khurram Syed Sher, an Ontario doctor whose 2010 arrest got international attention because of...
08/19/14 03:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel. The decision comes after a federal judge's ruling that there was no meaningful way to challenge the designation, a...
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/19/14 02:47 PM
When it comes to ignoring what has quickly morphed into the worst Islamist extremist threat so far, the rot in the White House goes all the way to the top.
08/19/14 11:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has placed a Gaza-based extremist group on several terrorism blacklists, freezing any assets it may have in U.S. jurisdictions and barring Americans from transactions with it. The departments of State and Treasury announced Tuesday they had designated...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/18/14 11:59 AM
The move comes after the U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Friday aimed at preventing the financing of both the Islamic State and the al-Nusra Front.
08/15/14 07:45 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Responding to the growing terrorist threat in Iraq and Syria, the U.N. Security Council imposed sanctions Friday on six men for recruiting or financing foreign fighters and threatened additional sanctions against those supporting terrorist groups. The U.N.'s most powerful...
08/15/14 01:16 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — A car bomb exploded outside a mosque in an opposition-held town in southern Syria on Friday, killing at least 22 people, activists said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the blast took place around the time of Friday prayers in the town of Namar in Daraa...
By Mark Tapscott | 08/15/14 08:52 AM
What does it mean when nearly half of the American people fear that terrorists could shoot down a commercial airliner in the U.S. as Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky over Ukraine?
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