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U.S. And Europe Discuss Russian Sanctions

Posted On December 02, 2014

(Brussels) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is talking with European allies this week about imposing more sanctions on Russia. A senior state department official said Tuesday that Kerry wants more sanctions if pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine do not stop the violence there. The U.S. and the European Union have already imposed sanctions on…

Ebola Vaccine Produces No Serious Side Effects

Posted On December 02, 2014

(London) -- Volunteers in Switzerland vaccinated with an experimental Ebola shot are reporting no serious side effects. The vaccine, developed by Merck and Newlink, is being fast-tracked through safety tests in Geneva in the hope that it'll be approved for use in the Ebola epidemic sweeping West Africa. Since November 10th, 34 volunteers have been…

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…