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St. Louis County Cop Taken Off Patrol Over "Killer" Comments

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 7:26 PM

"It's Like the Mafia": How ISIS Funds Terror

ISIS has made "hundreds of millions of dollars" through ransom payments, extortion, robbery, donations, carjacking and oil smuggling to help fund its goal of forming a caliphate in the Middle East, U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News. But their goals aren't cheap. Militants are burning through the money quickly fighting a two-front war in Iraq and Syria. ISIS is even requiring drivers to pay "road taxes" in territories it controls to help pay the bills. "It's like the Mafia. When it sees an opportunity to make money, it jumps in with both feet," Austin Long, a Columbia University assistant professor, told NBC News. Read »
Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 10:42 PM

SpaceX Test Flight Explodes Over Texas Town

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 at 1:03 AM

Thousands Expected at Garner's "March for Justice"

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White House: James Foley Killing "Represents a Terrorist Attack"

The White House has deemed the beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS militants a terrorist attack against the United States, NBC News reported. “When you see somebody killed in such a horrific way, that represents a terrorist attack — that represents a terrorist attack against our country and against an American citizen,” said Ben Rhodes, the White House deputy national security adviser. He said that the White House is “taking it very seriously,” including airstrikes against ISIS, support for Iraqi and Kurdish forces and support for the Syrian opposition. Read »
Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 at 12:54 AM

Flight MH17 Victims Return to Kuala Lumpur

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 9:15 AM
 

He was a journalist and he was a symbol of what is right in the United States.  

— Attorney General Eric Holder speaking about the open investigation into American journalist James Foley's execution in the hands of Islamic militant group ISIS.
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Obama's Options to Thwart ISIS: Experts

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 at 2:29 AM

Couple Tried to Sneak Into Hospital with Fake Babies: Police

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 9:23 PM

$200K Raised for Cop Who Shot Michael Brown

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Lennon's Killer Denied Parole, Again

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 10:54 PM

FBI Shreds Millions of Paper Files in Move to Digital Records

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 10:49 PM
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Dramatic Photos: Michael Brown Police Shooting Unrest

After 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot dead by police Aug. 9, multiple days of... See Full Gallery »

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 11:48 PM

Pentagon Blasts 'Unsafe' Intercept by Chinese Fighter Jet

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 9:18 PM

New Calif. Bill Allows Dogs at Restaurants