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Sunday, Sep 14, 2014 at 11:45 AM

Obama "Shocked" by Ray Rice Video: McDonough

Sunday, Sep 14, 2014 at 11:04 AM

Americans Lack Confidence in Obama's ISIS Plan: Poll

Nearly 70 percent of Americans say they lack confidence that President Obama’s goals of degrading and eliminating ISIS will be accomplished, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Annenberg poll. The findings come in the wake of President Barack Obama’s national address announcing his new plan to defeat the Islamist militants. ISIS has beheaded two U.S. journalists and on Saturday released a video showing the execution of British aid worker David Haines. The poll – conducted before the latest execution emerged – showed that a combined 68 percent of Americans say they have “very little” or “just some” confidence in Obama's goals. Still, 62 percent of voters say they support Obama’s decision to take action against ISIS, while 22 percent oppose it. Read »
Sunday, Sep 14, 2014 at 9:16 AM

ISIS Beheading of Haines: Will It Spur U.K. Action?

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron pledged to take “whatever steps are necessary” to defeat ISIS after a video emerged showing an ISIS militant beheading British aid worker, David Haines, NBC News reported. Britain’s Foreign Office said Sunday “all signs are that the video is genuine.” Its release is expected to put more pressure on the British government to take stronger military action against ISIS. “There is no option of keeping our heads down that would make us safe,” Cameron said after an emergency meeting of military and security officials on Sunday. The U.K. Parliament voted against military action in Syria last year, but some British lawmakers called for the U.K. to launch air strikes in response to the video. Read »
Sunday, Sep 14, 2014 at 8:31 AM

Malaysia Airlines Flight Turns Back Due to Defect

Sunday, Sep 14, 2014 at 8:32 AM

Australia to Deploy Military to Fight ISIS

Sunday, Sep 14, 2014 at 9:43 AM

Doctor Dies of Ebola After Failed Evacuation Bid

Sunday, Sep 14, 2014 at 8:46 AM

N. Korea Sentences American to 6 Years of Hard Labor

The Supreme Court in North Korea on Sunday sentenced U.S. citizen Matthew Miller to six years of hard labor for committing “hostile acts” against the North, a statement carried by state media said, NBC News reported. "He committed acts hostile to the DPRK while entering the territory of the DPRK under the guise of a tourist last April," the short statement said, without elaborating. Miller, 24, was arrested after entering the country on a tourist visa, and reportedly tore up the document and said he wanted asylum. Read »
Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 at 8:12 PM

Fighting Flares up in Ukraine as Russia Sends Convoy

Sunday, Sep 14, 2014 at 6:41 AM

ISIS Video Purportedly Shows Beheading of British Hostage

A new video released by ISIS purportedly shows the execution of British aid worker David Haines, NBC News reported. If confirmed, it would be the third time the radical Islamist group has beheaded a captive and released a video of the execution as a warning to Western nations. Britain recently said it would send machine guns and ammunition to Iraqi forces battling ISIS militants, who have seized large swaths of Iraq and Syria. Haines, 44, was reportedly abducted in Syria in early 2013 while doing security work for peacekeeping groups in the region. His family released a statement on Saturday, saying the father of two was "murdered in cold blood." Read »
Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 at 7:22 PM

N. Carolina Driver Impaled by Fence Pole During Storm

Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 at 5:56 PM

Pope Warns of "Third World War"

Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 at 8:36 AM

Kin of British ISIS Hostage Ask for "Contact"

Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 at 7:55 AM

Afghan Deadlock Vote Pushing Country to Chaos

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 10:03 PM

Suspect in Jenise Wright Killing Formally Charged with Murder, Rape

Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 at 7:39 PM

Double Whammy: Sun Storms Shoot Two Bursts of Particles at Earth