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Joint Chiefs Chairman Fears ISIS Will Take Over Key Syrian City

Posted On October 08, 2014

(Undated) -- ISIS is on the verge of over-running the Syrian city of Kobani. That's the word from General Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.   Dempsey told ABC News ISIS militants have changed their tactics and are making more of an effort to blend into the population. He says they…

Obama To Get ISIS Update At Pentagon

Posted On October 08, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama will travel to the Pentagon today to get an update on the U.S.-led fight against ISIS. Obama will be briefed by U.S. combatant commanders and members of his national security team. Meantime, State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said no one should expect a change in the U.S. strategy on ISIS…

Four Arrests Made In Britain On Terrorism Connections

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Undated) -- Four men suspected of plotting a terror attack in London are in custody. Con Coughlin, the defense editor for the U.K's "Telegraph" newspaper, says the suspects may have wanted to carry out beheadings.   Tuesday's arrests were made in a series of raids across London. A statement from Scotland Yard says the arrests…

IMF Cuts Global Growth Outlook

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Undated) -- The world's economy is not expected to grow as much as previously thought. The International Monetary Fund is lowering its outlook for next year's global economy, citing lack of growth in many of the world's advanced economies. The Euro Zone, Brazil, Russia and Japan are all expected to see less economic growth. Still,…

Pentagon Offers Assurances About U.S. Forces In West Africa

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The Pentagon continues to offer assurances about protecting U.S. forces who are working in West Africa. Terry Moore reports.   Play Clip