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Spurs’ Danny Green Apologizes For Selfie Outside Holocaust Memorial

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Berlin) -- San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green is apologizing for taking a selfie outside the Berlin Holocaust Museum. Green posted a picture on Instagram Wednesday with the caption, "You know I had to do it one time lol #Holocaust." He took the photo down and later tweeted he made a mistake and was insensitive.…

Kerry Condemns Brutality Of ISIS

Posted On October 08, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Secretary of State John Kerry says the civilized world continues to be shocked by the brutal and barbaric acts of ISIS in Iraq and Syria.   With many nations involved, Kerry says military and diplomatic efforts against ISIS must continue to be done in a deliberate, thoughtful manner. In a joint news…

White House Deeply Concerned About Kobani

Posted On October 08, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the U.S. is deeply concerned about what's happening in Kobani.   The Syrian border town is under siege from ISIS. U.S.-led airstrikes have been hitting ISIS targets near Kobani. Neighboring Turkey is under pressure to get more involved in the fight against ISIS, including a deployment…

White House Rejects Criticism About Arming Syrian Rebels

Posted On October 08, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest is rejecting criticism that President Obama waited too long to arm moderate Syrian rebels. Earnest said it took time to properly vet the rebels to ensure that U.S. arms would not wind up in the wrong hands. Congress recently authorized the training and arming of the rebels for…

U.S. Tightens Port Entry Procedures In Response To Ebola Outbreak

Posted On October 08, 2014

(Undated) -- The United States is tightening port entry procedures as it looks to control the spread of Ebola. The latest outbreak of the deadly virus has killed nearly 39-hundred people in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Yesterday, the U.S. Coast Guard said it would begin screening people coming into the U.S. via ships from…