ISIS demands ransom for American woman

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) A third American hostage held by ISIS has been identified as a 26-year-old American woman who was kidnapped a year ago while doing humanitarian relief work more…

FBI warns local cops on ISIS threat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have sent out a bulletin to law enforcement officials warning that U.S. airstrikes in Iraq could provoke retaliation by more…

U.S. surveillance planes fly over Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, U.S. officials said, a move that could pave the way more…

Ukraine detains Russian paratroopers near border

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine said Tuesday its forces detained a group of Russian paratroopers who crossed the border into eastern Ukraine, and the U.S. ambassador to more…

U.S. student feared kidnapped in Israel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (JERUSALEM POST) Three days after being reported missing in the Jerusalem Forest while hiking with a friend, the family of 23-year-old American yeshiva student Aaron Sofer said they more…

ISIS now resembles Taliban with oil fields

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) With its reign of terror over a large population and ability to self-finance on a staggering scale, the extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley resembles more…

Muslim asked if Islam demands massacre of Christians

by Bob Unruh -- [ooyala code="h5MDZ1bzrbsNTn5j8hO9IWakbqI5OxVl" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] A prominent Muslim has been challenged to explain whether or not Islam demands the slaughter of Christians and, if not, why American Muslims aren't vocally more…

U.N. delivers tough words, little action on ISIS

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_1173795" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Navi Pillay, U.N. high commissioner for human rights[/caption] By Delia M. Arias De Leon UNITED NATIONS – The outgoing U.N. human rights chief is more…