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Pentagon Spokesman Says Iraq Can Hurt ISIS Politically

Posted On August 22, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- It'll take more than military action to remove the threat of ISIS. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby says political action in Iraq's government is going to take a big role in the fight against the terror group. Kirby said Iraq can take action to remove what he called the "petri dish" that allows…

Nancy Writebol’s Sons Talk About Their Mother’s Recovery

Posted On August 22, 2014

(Undated) -- Nancy Writebol's son says his mother's recovery has been a roller coaster.   Jeremy Writebol tells NBC's "Today" his mother is still tired, but is fully recovered from the deadly Ebola virus. He says she still hasn't ruled out the chance she'll go back to West Africa to help people in the future.…

U.N. Working On Resolution To End Gaza Fighting

Posted On August 22, 2014

(Undated) -- The United Nations Security Council is working on a resolution to stop the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. Diplomats on Thursday circulated a document calling for an immediate end to Hamas rocket attacks and Israeli military operations that have killed more than two-thousand Palestinians and 67 Israelis since early July. The…

Russia Aid Convoy Rolls Into Ukraine

Posted On August 22, 2014

(Undated) -- Part of a Russian aid convoy is rolling into Ukraine. Moscow defied the Ukrainian government in ordering about 70 trucks to cross the border today and head for the eastern rebel stronghold of Luhansk. A number of pro-Russia separatist fighters are accompanying the trucks. Nearly 200 other trucks are still waiting at the…

Foley’s Parents Hoped To Negotiate With ISIS

Posted On August 22, 2014

(Undated) -- James Foley's parents say they were excited when they got an email from ISIS shortly before their son's death.   John Foley tells NBC's "Today" it was the first time they had heard from their son's capturers since December. He says the email gave him hope they would be able to negotiate for…