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McDonough: Iran Negotiations Need Time

Posted On January 25, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- One of President Obama's closest cabinet members is asking Congress to let negotiations with Iran play out and not jump the gun. On CNN's "State of the Union," White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said current sanctions are working. Speaker of the House John Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanayahu…

ISIS Claims Killing Of Japanese Hostage

Posted On January 24, 2015

(Undated) -- ISIS terrorists are making new demands after releasing a video claiming the execution of one of two Japanese hostages. The militants are now demanding a prisoner exchange for the release of the remaining hostage. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the apparent killing "an outrageous and unacceptable act of violence." The White House…

ISIS Video Appears To Show Killing Of Japanese Hostage

Posted On January 24, 2015

(Undated) -- U.S. intelligence experts are working to verify reports ISIS has executed one of two of Japanese hostages. A senior government official said the U.S. strongly condemns the action and called for the immediate release of all the remaining hostages. The Japanese government also issued a statement, calling the apparent killing of Haruna Yukawa…

Spain Nabs Four Suspected Terrorists In North Africa

Posted On January 24, 2015

(Madrid) -- Police in Spain are holding four men accused of planning an attack similar to the one in Paris. Authorities arrested two pairs of brothers suspected of belonging to a militant Islamist network during a raid Saturday in Spain's north African enclave of Cueta . Police say they found weapons, camoflauged uniforms and several…

President Obama To Visit Saudi Arabia

Posted On January 24, 2015

(Undated) -- President Obama is cutting a trip to India short and is heading to Saudi Arabia. The White House said Saturday the President will visit the new Saudi King Salman after the death of King Abdullah. Salman pledged Friday to maintain the kingdom's policies and kept most of Abdullah's cabinet in place.