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ISIS About To Take Syrian Kurdish Town, Turkish President Says

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Undated) -- Turkey's president says ISIS forces are about to take the Syrian border town of Kobani. Kurdish officials are saying the same thing. A monitoring group said today that ISIS forces took control of several buildings in the Kurdish town overnight and now have attacking positions on two sides of the city. Turkish president…

Officials In Spain Monitor Ebola Patient Contacts

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Madrid) -- Health officials in Spain are monitoring 22 people who came in contact with an Ebola-stricken nurse's assistant. Four of those contacts are hospitalized in Madrid, with two being closely watched due to suspicion of infection. The nursing assistant was confirmed yesterday as the first case of the deadly virus contracted outside of Africa.…

LED Pioneers Earn Nobel Prize

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Stockholm) -- Three scientists who pioneered LED light technology are being honored with the Nobel Prize for Physics. Professor Per Delsing spoke about the implications of the technology found by Japanese scientists Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and American Shuji Nakamura.   The three scientists were awarded the one-point-one-million dollar prize today. The awards committee also…

Illinois Teen Penned Letter To Parents About ISIS

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Chicago, IL) -- More information is coming to light about the Chicago-area teenager who was arrested after allegedly trying to join ISIS. Nineteen-year-old Mohammed Khan reportedly left a three-page letter for his parents, detailing why he was leaving home to help the terrorist group. Authorities say Khan wrote that western civilization is in a moral…

Obama: Additional Airline Passenger Screening For Ebola Coming

Posted On October 07, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama says plans are underway for additional airline passenger screening in West Africa and the U.S to deal with growing concerns about Ebola. After a White House meeting with top health officials, Obama also repeated assurances that the odds of an outbreak in the U.S. are extremely low. He warned that…