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Ex-NSA Official Says Snowden Leaks Helping ISIS

Posted On September 05, 2014

(Undated) -- The National Security Agency's former deputy director says information leaked by Edward Snowden is helping ISIS protect itself from American intelligence efforts. Former NSA deputy director Chris Inglis told the "Washington Times" that the militant Islamist group is acting based on studies of information leaked by one-time NSA contractor Snowden. Inglis says some…

U.S. Ebola Patient Arrives In Nebraska

Posted On September 05, 2014

(Omaha, NE) -- The third American infected with the Ebola virus is back in the U.S. Doctor Rick Sacra arrived on a specially-equipped plane at Offutt Air Force Base, near Omaha, Nebraska, around 7 a.m. Eastern time. The 51-year-old Sacra is being treated by infectious disease specialists at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Sacra…

U.S. Says Forming “Core Coalition” To Battle ISIS

Posted On September 05, 2014

(Undated) -- The U.S. is forming what Secretary of State John Kerry calls a core coalition of nations to battle ISIS. Diplomats and defense officials in Wales for the NATO summit are calling for broad support from allies and partner nations, but they're ruling out committing ground forces. Kerry said today that nations need to…

Boston College Grad Allegedly Helped ISIS

Posted On September 05, 2014

(Undated) -- A college graduate from Boston is accused of joining ISIS and using his computer skills to spread the terror group's message on social media. ABC News reports Ahmad Abousamra is a dual American-Syrian citizen who has been on the run from the FBI for years. Prosecutors say the one-time Northeastern University student went…

EU Giving Russia Time Before Sanctions Hit

Posted On September 05, 2014

(Undated) -- The European Union is giving Russia at least a few days before laying on new economic sanctions. EU ministers are ready to approve more sanctions against Moscow but they'll give Russia time to show that it's respecting a ceasefire in Ukraine. Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko and the main leader of pro-Russia rebels say…