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NORAD Santa Tracker Has Begun Countdown

Posted On December 02, 2014

(Undated) -- The NORAD Santa Tracker is up and running, and the countdown to Christmas has begun. This year, in addition to the website, there's also a Santa Tracker app, so you can monitor Santa's movements wherever you are. NORAD has teamed up with Microsoft for the new technology, so if you're tracking Santa from…

Lebanon Captures Wife, Daughter Of ISIS Leader

Posted On December 02, 2014

(Beirut) -- Authorities in Lebanon say they've arrested the wife and daughter of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. CNN reports the woman is one of the terrorist leader's two wives who a source described as a powerful figure in ISIS. Officials said they picked up the pair in northern Lebanon nine days ago and recently…

FBI Warns Troops To Scrub Their Social Media Accounts

Posted On December 02, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are telling American soldiers to scrub their social media accounts. Federal officials issued a warning to US troops this week, urging them to scrub their online accounts of information that Islamic State militants can use against them. The federal bulletin was also sent to…

Obama Says An AIDS-Free Generation Is Within Reach

Posted On December 02, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is praising those who have fought the global AIDS pandemic.   In a video message posted Monday on World AIDS Day, Obama said the world has made great strides against HIV but said more work has to be done. He said the world is closer than it's ever been to…

FBI Investigating Possible North Korean Tie To Sony Pictures Hack

Posted On December 01, 2014

(Undated) -- The FBI is now reportedly investigating whether North Korea is behind a major hacking incident at Sony Pictures. Five new movies, including the upcoming "Annie" remake, were leaked online recently. Someone claiming to be a member of the hacking group Guardians of Peace is taking credit, but Sony and the FBI are investigating…