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Nobel Prize For Literature Goes To French Novelist

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Undated) -- French novelist Patrick Modiano is the winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature. Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy Peter Englund made the announcement Thursday morning.   Much of the 69-year-old Modiano's works focus on Paris life under the Nazi occupation of France during World War Two. His first novel, which was…

Mother Of Benghazi Victim Suing U.S. Government

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Undated) -- The mother of a Navy SEAL killed in the Benghazi attack is suing the U.S. government. Barbara Doherty is upset over the life insurance policy her son Glen was given. The government's policy for Glen Doherty has a clause where it would only be paid out to a child or an heir. Even…

DHS: Enhanced Ebola Screening Begins Saturday At Five U.S. Airports

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- The federal government is offering more details about enhanced Ebola screening that's being implemented at five U.S. airports. At a joint briefing with the CDC Wednesday, Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said all travelers from Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia will undergo enhanced screenings. The screenings will begin at New York's…

ISIS Hostage Kassig’s Mother Tweets Plea For Release

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Undated) -- The mother of an American aid worker held by ISIS is pleading for his release. The Islamist militants have threatened to behead 26-year-old Abdul-Rahman Kassig. His mother, Paula Kassig of Indianapolis, sent a tweet to the ISIS leader on Wednesday, asking to talk to him. She tweeted that Abdul-Rahman is her only child.…

Sen. Graham: America Will Likely Be Hit By Another Terrorist Attack

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Undated) -- South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham says the airstrikes against ISIS are not working.   Senator Graham fears that if ISIS is able to take the Syrian town of Kobani near the Turkey border, they will be able to recruit more Americans and Europeans to join them. He says ground troops will be needed…