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Dick Cheney: CIA torture report 'full of crap'

[caption id="attachment_32329" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON, (UPI) -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney slammed the report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee detailing the CIA's use of torture on terrori ...

Obama releases 6 terrorists from Guantanamo to Uraguay

[caption id="attachment_26223" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- Six prisoners held for 12 years at Guantanamo Bay have arrived as refugees in Uruguay, a South American nation with only a tiny Muslim po ...

American Hostage Murdered by al-Qaida Captors

Luke Somers, an American who was killed during a rescue attempt against his al-Qaida captors in Yemen, had been working as a freelance photographer and editor in that country, and those who knew him say he had "wanderlust" and was drawn to new experi ...

U.N. report: Witnesses recount extreme violence under IS 'rule of terror'

[caption id="attachment_32068" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]The United Nations has published a report documenting violations committed by the Islamic State in Syria, noting that IS (also known as ISIS or ISIL) seeks notoriety ...

4 Israelis killed in terror attack on Jewish synagogue

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, attacking worshippers with meat cleavers and a gun during morning prayers and killing four people before they were killed in a shootout with police, officials said. The atta ...

ISIS beheads American citizen Peter Kassig

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Islamic State group has beheaded Peter Kassig, releasing a video Sunday showing a masked militant standing over the severed head of a man it said was the former U.S. Army Ranger-turned-aid worker, who was seized while delivering re ...

Why not?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon spokesman says a U.S. airstrike on a 10-vehicle convoy in northern Iraq last week was targeting Islamic State "battlefield leaders," but not senior leaders like Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the group's most senior leader. The sp ...

Father of ex-Navy SEAL names son as bin Laden shooter

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Just days before he's set to be interviewed on national TV, the former Navy SEAL who claims he killed Osama bin Laden has been identified by his dad as highly decorated 38-year-old veteran Robert O'Neill. "People are asking if we ...

Islamic State ready to expand beyond the Middle East

[caption id="attachment_32068" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Today's hydra serpent of world terrorism is no longer al-Qaida or Taliban but the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, aka ISIS, ISIL or Daish in Ara ...

Possible Islamic Sympathizer Attacks NYC Cops with Hatchet

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A New York City police officer was critically wounded and another was hospitalized in an attack by a man wielding a hatchet. The attacker was shot dead in the course of Thursday's melee. Four NYPD officers were posing for a ...


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