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2 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Q-and-A on Westerners who join the fight in Syria

This March 23, 2008 photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain.

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6 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

California terrorism suspect denies US attack plot

A terrorism suspect from California who was arrested near the Canadian border in Washington state and charged with attempting to travel to Syria to fight alongside Islamic extremists said in jailhouse interviews that he never intended to carry out attacks in the United States.

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7 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Govt-held Ukraine town hit by rebel shells

Time Warner Cable says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours on Wednesday morning.

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12 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

Would-be jihadis should lose their British passports Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said

British extremists who go to fight abroad should be stripped of their passports , the country's most senior police officer has said.

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16 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Aussie terror suspect questioned, released

A suspected terrorist hauled off a flight at Melbourne Airport this week is no longer in detention but remains under investigation.

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20 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

A U.S. official says an American man reported to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside a terrorist group, most likely the Islamic State.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cybercast News Service

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Israel and Hamas agree to an open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of fighting, but barriers to lasting peace persist - such as Palestinian appeals for the end of a Gaza blockade.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Possible airstrikes in Syria raise more questions

The intelligence gathered by U.S. military surveillance flights over Syria could support a broad bombing campaign against the Islamic State militant group, but current and former U.S. officials differ on whether air power would significantly degrade what some have called a "terrorist army."

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

TheBostonChannel.com

American fighting for ISIS killed in Syria

An American named Douglas McCain was killed last weekend in Syria, where he was fighting for ISIS, two U.S. officials told CNN.

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The Washington Post

US giving extra $60M in military aid to Tunisia

The head of the U.S. African command, Gen. David Rodriguez, said Tuesday during a visit to Tunisia that aid would be for training, mine detection, naval craft and counter-terrorism exercies with Tunisian troops.

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Cybercast News Service

US: Bin Laden son-in-law must get life in prison

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law should be sentenced to life in prison for his role as al-Qaida's spokesman after the Sept.

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This is Local London

Clegg sceptical of Johnson approach

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has rejected calls for tougher measures to combat the threat posed by British jihadists returning from Iraq and Syria, saying that a new law would not remove the danger from Islamic State extremists.

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Brandon Sun

Australia announces $60 million in counterterrorism measures to fight radicalization

The Australian government said Tuesday it will spend 64 million Australian dollars on measures to counter violent extremism and radicalization as Islamic State continues to recruit foreign fighters to its ranks in Iraq and Syria.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Mother of Freed US Writer Peter Theo Curtis Prepares to See Son Again

The mother of U.S. writer Peter Theo Curtis, who was freed Sunday after being held hostage for two years by Syrian militants loyal to al-Qaeda, is preparing to be reunited with her son.

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ABC News

Foley Killing Could Complicate Embassy Bomb Trial

An Egyptian lawyer charged in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa is trying to distance himself from other acts of terrorism even as British investigators reportedly look at his son in the killing of an American journalist.

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Star Tribune

Before Foley killing, lawyers sought to distance embassy bombing defendant from terror attacks

An Egyptian lawyer charged in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa is trying to distance himself from other acts of terrorism even as British investigators reportedly look at his son in the killing of an American journalist.

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KSWO

Rapper arrested for firearms in shooting probe

An Egyptian lawyer charged in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa is trying to distance himself from other acts of terrorism even as British investigators reportedly look at his son in the killing of an American... An Egyptian lawyer charged in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa is trying to distance himself from other acts of terrorism even as ... (more)

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The Baltimore Sun

Saudi Arabia jails 17 people for militant Islamist offences

A Saudi court has jailed 17 men for up to 33 years on a range of militant Islamist charges, including fighting in foreign conflicts and joining terrorist cells inside the kingdom, state news agency SPA reported on Monday.

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Cool FM

Syria 'Ready To Work With West In IS Battle'

Syria has said it is ready to cooperate with the international community in the battle against Islamic State militants.

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In-depth Africa

Why is the US Spending $8 Mil to Fight Terrorism in Fargo?

"I say, if the terrorists get to Fargo, we might as well give up," he told NBC's Senior White House correspondent Chris Jansing.

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