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  1. Texas Gunman Had Been in FBI's Crosshairs for 8 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | News Max

    The two men who opened fire on a security guard at an anti-Muslim event in Garland, Texas, Sunday were Islamic terrorist wannabes, and one, Elton Simpson, had been in the FBI's crosshairs for nearly eight years. Simpson, 30, known to friends as Ibrahim, and his roommate, Nadir Soofi, 24, were gunned down by police after shooting a security guard in the ankle at an anti-Islamic cartoonist competition to draw caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed, an act considered blasphemy by fundamentalist Muslims, the Daily Mail reported.

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  2. General Motors will invest $174 million in to support Malibu production at Kansas plantRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Brandon Sun

    General Motors will invest $174 million in its Fairfax plant in Kansas City, Kansas, to pay for new equipment and technology to produce the 2016 Malibu, company officials announced Monday. Production of the midsize sedan, which was unveiled in early April in New York, is scheduled to begin at the plant later this year.

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  3. U.S. Rep. John Katko travels to Iraq to examine threat of foreign fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Post-Standard

    U.S. Rep. John Katko, R-Camillus, is on a congressional delegation tour this week of the Middle East and Europe. Katko joined a bipartisan delegation looking at the threat posed by foreign fighters with the Islamic State.

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  4. Canon Andrew White brings message of Christian unity to CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Canon Andrew White, known as the Vicar of Baghdad, has become internationally known for his peacemaking efforts throughout the Middle East, pulling together Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths. White is well loved on the Coast.

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  5. Iraqi forces plead for help as Islamic State closes in on refineryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Shi'ite fighters ride on a truck on the outskirts of Diyala province, north of Baghdad February 8, 2015. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad BAGHDAD, May 4 - Iraqi forces besieged inside the country's largest oil refinery are running low on food and pleading for reinforcements to save them from Islamic State militants who have advanced deep into the compound in the past week.

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  6. Iraqi forces trapped in refinery plead for help as ISIS closes inRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBC News

    A view of Baiji oil refinery, north of Baghdad, in December 2014. Some 200 Iraqi policeman, soldiers and elite special forces are holding out inside the sprawling complex where they say they are surrounded by ISIS militants on all sides.

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  7. In the face of IS successes, al-Qaida adapts, grows strongerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    In this file photo posted on the Twitter page of Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front on Saturday, March 28, 2015, which is consistent with AP reporting, a fighter from Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front holds his group flag as he stands in front of the governor building in Idlib province, north Syria. In Syria, al-Qaida's Nusra Front is the most powerful fighting force outside the territories held by the Islamic State group.

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  8. GM Thanks Customers for 500 Million RidesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

    May 4, 2015: - A half-billion vehicles over 106 years equals billions in commerce, payroll, investments and infrastructure in communities all over the world. For customers, these vehicles played roles in weddings, family vacations, graduations, new businesses and countless milestones along life's journey.

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  9. Al Qaeda adapts, grows stronger in the face of Islamic State successesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Washington Times

    When al Qaeda overran the Yemeni port city of Mukalla last month, the group's commanders immediately struck a deal to share power with the area's tribesmen. No jihadi banners were raised.

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  10. Lawmaker: Islamic State kills some 25 captive Iraqi YazidisRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    Islamic State group militants shot to death at least 25 captive Yazidis at a prison camp in northern Iraq, a Yazidi lawmaker said Saturday, the latest mass killing carried out by the extremists targeting the sect. The killings took place at a prison camp near the town of Tal Afar, some 150 kilometers east of the Syrian border or 420 kilometers northwest of Baghdad, legislator Mahma Khalil said.

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  11. Islamic State - it's time for the international community to actRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    We cannot win against Islamic State without learning about its roots, discussing its rise, evaluating its power, inquiring into its philosophy and comprehending its members' mentality and aspirations.

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  12. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seriously injured in U.S. air strike and may...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

    After leading a desert blitzkrieg across Syria and Iraq, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi stood before thousands of followers and proclaimed himself "Caliph" of a new "Islamic State." But the bloodsoaked reign of a terrorist who achieved global prominence by conquering swathes of the Middle East appears to have been cut short by an American airstrike.

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  13. IS group claims Iraq car bomb attack that killed 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HawaiiNews

    The extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a late-night car bomb attack in Baghdad that killed at least 19 people, saying it was targeting a Shiite militia. The two car bombs went off about 10 minutes apart late Saturday in the Karrada district, known for its restaurants, cafes and ice cream parlors.

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  14. The Young T.E. LawrenceRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Commonweal

    As ISIS fanatics continue to destroy ancient monuments in Syria and Iraq, and the Taliban destroys art in Afghanistan, T. E. Lawrence's extensive archeological experience before the Great War is especially relevant. He mainly excavated Hittite ruins in Carchemish, about sixty miles northeast of Aleppo, in the Ottoman Empire.

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  15. Franchise warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    You can't tell the players without a program and it's no wonder that people feel confused by the plethora of names the terrorist groups use. To make matters worse, they keep splitting and sometimes they change their names just for the hell of it.

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  16. 28 killed in bomb attacks, clashes with IS in IraqRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    At least 28 people were killed and over 29 wounded on Monday in bomb attacks and clashes with Islamic State militants across Iraq, security sources said. In Anbar province, IS militants seized an abandoned industrial facility and a nearby railway station after heavy clashes with Iraqi forces near the IS-held town of Garma, just east of the city of Fallujah, some 50 km west of Iraq's capital Baghdad, a provincial security source told Xinhua news agency.

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  17. Is ISIS Really on the Run?Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    Yvette Carnell writes a scathing history of Lynching in America; Ajamu Baraka on Netanyahu the Rejectionist; Patrick Smith on Reinventing the Foreign Correspondent; Peter Lee on the Talking Cyber World War III Blues; Jeffrey St. Clair on the Real Israeli Defense Force: the US Congress. Plus: Mike Whitney: Getting Cured in Vietnam; JoAnn Wypijewski on Gramsci, Chick Webb and the Art of Living Well; Chris Floyd: Learning About the Rapture from Michele Bachmann and Lee Ballinger: Driving Nat King Cole.

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  18. In the face of Islamic State successes, al-Qaida adapts, grows strongerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    In this file photo posted on the Twitter page of Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front on Saturday, March 28, 2015, which is consistent with AP reporting, a fighter from Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front holds his group flag as he stands in front of the governor building in Idlib province, north Syria. Islamist rebels led by al-Qaida's affiliate, the Nusra Front, widened their hold Monday on Syria's Idlib province, capturing another government base and pressing an offensive near Ariha, a town of 70,000 that has been primarily in government hands since the uprising against President Bashar Assad began in 2011.

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  19. ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seriously injured in U.S. air...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    Blackcomb Mountain is the backdrop for this 5.24-acre estate. The home's exterior is constructed of of grey basalt stone and features a 40-foot entrance silo with a hand forged iron staircase.

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  20. Iraqi Journalists Fear Persecution, Imprisonment, DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Iraqi reporters do not just face persecution and threats from Islamic State. They are also harassed by officials who "refuse to accept criticism and do not hesitate to bring judicial proceedings against them," RSF says.

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