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FBI Alerts Businesses About Cyberattacks From China

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Undated) -- The FBI is warning businesses of recent cyberattacks that it believes are backed by the Chinese government. The warning describes the methods used by the hackers and asks companies to contact the FBI if they believe they've been hacked. In the document the agency says it recently obtained information about a group of…

Pentagon: Hundreds Of ISIS Fighters Killed In Kobani Airstrikes

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The Pentagon says hundreds of ISIS fighters have been killed in coalition airstrikes on Kobani. Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said at a Wednesday briefing that the airstrikes have increased because there are more and more ISIS fighters around the key Syrian border town.   Kirby says ISIS has made it…

Pentagon Responds To Chemical Weapons Exposure Report

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The Pentagon says it cannot confirm if any U.S. soldiers exposed to chemical weapons during the invasion of Iraq were told to keep quiet. The "New York Times" reports between 2004 and 2011, U.S. troops found about five-thousand chemical warheads, shells or bombs in Iraq and the Pentagon kept the discovery secret…

U.S. Envoy Cites Progress In ISIS Fight

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Retired General John Allen is citing progress in the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. In a briefing at the State Department Wednesday, Allen said all members of the coalition have different and vital roles to play.   Allen is President Obama's special diplomatic envoy for the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS.…

Violent Protests Outside Ukraine Parliament

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Moscow) -- Ukraine's interior ministry says at least 15 police officers have been injured and 50 protesters arrested during a violent protest outside parliament. The clashes started when nationalist protesters demanded that lawmakers pass a bill recognizing a World War Two nationalist partisan group that resisted Soviet forces. Tom Barton reports.   Play Clip