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UK’s Terror Alert Level Raised To “Severe”

Posted On August 29, 2014

(London) -- Britain's terror alert level is being raised. Speaking after his government upped the level to "severe," British Prime Minister David Cameron said the root cause of the threat is the "poisonous ideology" of Islamist extremism -- more specifically ISIS. Cameron said the U.K. will be taking additional steps to stop people from traveling…

Lava Erupts From Volcanoes In Iceland, Papua New Guinea

Posted On August 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Volcanoes are erupting in Iceland and the South Pacific. Scientists in Iceland say lava is streaming from a fissure more than half-a-mile long. The lava broke through a rift in an older lava flow around 8 p.m. Eastern time Thursday. A major eruption early this morning is spewing ash and lava on the…

Cancer Professor Says Most Cancers Can’t Be Cured

Posted On August 29, 2014

(Undated) -- A British cancer specialist says most cancers cannot be cured, and that scientists should stop trying. Professor Mel Greaves is director of the Center for Cancer and Evolution at Britain's Institute of Cancer Research. Greaves says medical science should look for ways to prevent and manage the disease instead. Greaves says developing more…

Ukraine Aiming To Join NATO

Posted On August 29, 2014

(Undated) -- The prime minister of Ukraine says his country plans to become a member of NATO. Government officials will ask parliament to put Ukraine on the path to full NATO membership. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says that is a possibility. After an emergency meeting of NATO's ambassadors this morning, Rasmussen condemned Russia…

Muslim Convention In Detroit This Weekend

Posted On August 29, 2014

(Detroit, MI) -- There are thousands of Muslims from all over North America in Detroit for a four-day summit at Cobo Center. Syed Mohiuddin has worked to bring the Islamic Society of North America annual convention to Detroit.   The convention kicks off today, and is being held in the Motor City for the first…