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  1. Biden: Savagery, Brutality Of ISIS Has 'Shocked The Whole World'Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Hartford Courant

    Vice President Joe Biden, while in Connecticut on Wednesday to highlight job training and raise money for the governor's re-election, denounced the beheading of photojournalist James Foley, who had been kidnapped by an Islamic militant group.


  2. The Strategic Imperative of ISIS | BY Dr. Earl H. TilfordRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Sonoran News

    During the 2012 presidential campaign President Obama repeatedly boasted, "Osama bin Laden is dead and Al-Qaeda is on the run."


  3. Rai appeals to world to save Iraqi Christians from extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    The delegation of Catholic Bishops headed by Rai meets with President of Iraqi Kurdistan Masoud Barzani in Irbil, Wednesday, August 20, 2014.


  4. US official: More airstrikes in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Examiner

    American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq on Wednesday, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional U.S. troops to Baghdad, U.S. officials said, even as the insurgents threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution for any continued attacks.


  5. Airstrikes continue as Obama vows justice for killers; Pentagon weighs more troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

    President Barack Obama speaks about the killing of journalist James Foley in Syria during a statement in Edgartown, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.


  6. Obama: U.S. to continue operations in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    The United States attempted a rescue operation earlier this summer to free a number of American hostages held in Syria by ISIS, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm.


  7. U.N.: Iraq crisis most rapidly intensifying humanitarian disaster in recent memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The United Nations refugee agency launched a land, air and sea aid push to address the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, one that the organization says is one of the worst it has seen in recent years.


  8. Iraqis in town besieged by militants appeal to army for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Members of a minority Iraqi Shiite community whose town has been besieged by Sunni militants appealed to Iraq's military and the international community to intervene to end the siege, a lawmaker said Wednesday as the U.N. started a massive aid push to help Iraqis uprooted by the extremists.


  9. Iraqis in besieged town appeal to army for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Iraq's Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari, right, meets with Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.


  10. Militant violence creates homogeneous enclaves for Iraq's sectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Charlotte Observer

    Haider Kadhim, center, is managing a refugee center in Baghdad for Iraqi Turkmen who've been displaced from their homes by Islamic State militants.


  11. U.S. Dominicans Praying for Iraqi Dominicans, VillagersRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Sister Maria Hanna, the superior, and 51 other Dominican sisters, along with their family members and other villagers were driven from the Ninevah Plain by Islamic State fighters.


  12. Obama: ISIS a 'cancer,' U.S. to continue operations in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KBMT

    The United States launched a series of airstrikes Wednesday against ISIS forces in Iraq, the same day President Barack Obama vowed to act against the militant group following its beheading of an American journalist and its threat to kill another.


  13. U.S. defies ISIS threats with Iraq airstrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    The United States resumed airstrikes Wednesday against ISIS targets in Iraq, a day after the jihadist militants released a video showing the beheading of an American journalist.


  14. US launches 14 air strikes on militants near Mosul DamRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | ITV

    The US military has launched 14 air strikes on Islamic State fighters near Mosul Dam in Iraq, US Central Command has said.


  15. US officials: Video shows American's beheadingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WHDH

    A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.


  16. Refugees desert UN camp as they flee Islamic StateRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | ITV

    ITV senior news editor Paul Tyson tweeted a picture of rows upon rows of deserted tents as the refugee crisis deepens.


  17. ISIS threat puts foreign investors at risk in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fox News

    Western companies currently operating Iraq are increasingly concerned the terrorist group Islamic State -- also known as ISIS -- could disrupt or destroy their investments in the region.


  18. Germany, Italy to join in delivering arms to Kurds fighting Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The framework for an international coalition to combat the Islamic State began to form Wednesday, when two U.S. allies said they are willing to help Kurdish fighters battle the militants who beheaded an American journalist on Tuesday.


  19. Journalist slain, another American hostage at risk by Islamic StateRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Star

    In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley -- and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say.


  20. Journalist from Rochester murderedRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A grisly video released by Islamic State militants Tuesday shows a cold-blooded execution of journalist James Foley, of Rochester, who was kidnapped in Syria almost two years ago.