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The Islamic State released a video that appears to show a masked man beheading two American journalists. FBI Director James Comey would not name the suspect.
The president warned that the U.S. alone could not halt the epidemic and that without more help to stop the disease, hundreds of thousands of people could die.
Thomas Jackson said he was sorry to the victim’s family and to anyone who felt their right to “peacefully protest” had not been protected by authorities.
The nation’s first black U.S. attorney general had a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, sentencing reforms and battles with congressional Republicans.
The British billionaire and Virgin Group founder has long been a business revolutionary, but his latest venture is raising a few eyebrows.
The Department of Justice says it will begin a review of police department procedures in Beavercreek, Ohio, where officers fatally shot a 22-year-old black man at a Wal-Mart store.
Anjem Choudary, the former head of al-Muhajiroun, is said to be among those arrested on suspicion of encouraging terrorism or supporting a banned organization.
The facilities, captured by Islamic State militants earlier this year, are said to produce $2 million worth of refined oil each day to help fund the extremist organization.
The measure targets travel of militants abroad as well as recruiting and funding for extremist groups. It was adopted at a meeting chaired by President Obama.
The group calling itself Soldiers of the Caliphate released a video purportedly showing the beheading of kidnapped mountain guide Herve Gourdel.