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Ebola Patient Escapes Quarantine To Find Food

Posted On September 02, 2014

(Monrovia, Liberia) -- An Ebola patient in Liberia is desperate to find food. The patient caused a panic today in the capital of Monrovia when he broke out of a quarantine in search of something to eat, leading to speculation of how patients are treated there. This comes as news of an American medical missionary…

Pentagon: Still Assessing Somalia Strike

Posted On September 02, 2014

(Arlington, VA) -- Pentagon spokesman John Kirby says the military is still assessing a strike on a key terrorist target in Somalia. Admiral Kirby said the missile attack was conducted by manned and unmanned aircraft and was aimed at the leader of the militant group al-Shabaab. Kirby would not confirm whether the targeted individual, Ahmed…

State Dept: More Sanctions Against Russia Are Possible

Posted On September 02, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. says more sanctions against Russia are a possibility. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said today the U.S. continues to look for ways to support Ukraine, and she called Russia's actions in Ukraine "illegal." Meanwhile, NATO is creating a rapid reaction force to respond to the crisis in Ukraine. President Obama…

State Dept: Over 100 Air Strikes Launched Against ISIS

Posted On September 02, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The Obama administration is taking more heat after a new video was released today that apparently shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff by ISIS militants. State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki insisted the U.S. has launched more than 100 air strikes in Iraq to try to beat back the threat from…

ISIS Reportedly Releases Video Of Sotloff’s Beheading

Posted On September 02, 2014

(Undated) -- ISIS is releasing a video that reportedly shows the beheading of American hostage Steven Sotloff. Site Intelligence Monitoring Service reported the news today, but the authenticity of the video is not known at this time. The video warns governments to back away from, quote, "this evil alliance of America against the Islamic State."…