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ISIS Teaches Children How to Behead in Training Camps

This summer, in his hometown of Raqqa, 13-year-old Mohammad was forced to attend a children’s training camp established by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). When his father opposed his son’s conscription, ISIS fighters threatened to kill him. Mohammad left for camp, ...


Dalai Lama Again Refused S. Africa Visa

The Dalai Lama has again been refused entry into South Africa where he was going to attend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, his South African representative said. Concern about angering China has been cited for a visa ...


Panic in jet’s emergency landing

Scary moments cause emergency landings   CNN’s Christine Romans details two U.S. domestic flights that had emergency landings, causing passengers to panic.     Source: CNN


2-month siege broken

Iraqi security and volunteer forces have broken the siege of Amerli and have entered the town, retired Gen. Khaled al-Amerli, an Amerli resident and member of its self-defense force, told CNN on Sunday. Iraqi state TV also reported that the ...


$250M didn’t protect JPMorgan from hackers

  When a series of cyberattacks targeted banks like JPMorgan Chase (JPM) this month, it was clear to the FBI that the break-ins, which obtained gigabytes of data, according to the New York Times, were all coordinated. Some of the ...


Deadly Brazil prison riot ends

A prison riot in Brazil that left four inmates dead came to a conclusion Tuesday after officials transferred all the inmates elsewhere and rioters released two guards they had held hostage. Brazilian authorities had begun moving inmates out Monday after ...


Officer in Ferguson relieved for remarks

An officer assigned to crowd control in Ferguson is relieved of duty after video of controversial remarks surfaces.     Source: CNN


Foley’s captors wanted $132M

  The captors of American journalist James Foley originally demanded a ransom of 100 million euros ($132.5 million), according to GlobalPost spokesman Richard Byrne. Foley was a freelancer for GlobalPost. Earlier, Philip Balboni, the president and chief executive of GlobalPost, told the Wall ...


Volunteers a buffer between police, protesters

“All right, y’all doing good!” Malik Zulu Shabazz told one group of young men. “Just keep it peaceful. Keep it peaceful, black man!” Shabazz isn’t a police officer. He is president of Black Lawyers for Justice and former chairman of ...


ISIS beheads American

  A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn’t end military operations in Iraq. In the video posted Tuesday on YouTube, Foley is seen kneeling ...


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