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Australia Commits Fighter Jets To Combat ISIS Militants

Posted On September 14, 2014

(Perth) -- Australia is sending fighter jets and military personnel to the United Arab Emirates to assist in the international effort to dismantle the bloodthirsty ISIS terrorist group. The move comes at the formal request of the United States. Australia has committed a 600-strong force along with the added air power. ISIS jihadists have taken…

British Hostage Reportedly Killed By ISIS

Posted On September 13, 2014

(Undated) -- A British hostage may be the latest person to be executed of ISIS militants. A video has surfaced of what is believed to be the beheading of David Haines by Islamist extremists. The British aid worker was kidnapped in March of 2013 while delivering humanitarian aid in Syria. ISIS had threatened to kill…

Pope Francis Condemns Terrorism, World Conflict

Posted On September 13, 2014

(Rome) -- Pope Francis is condemning "the plotters of terrorism" for sowing death and destruction around the world. Speaking during a visit Saturday to Italy's largest war memorial, the Pope also condemned the arms trade. Francis said the growing number of conflicts around the globe were effectively a "piecemeal" Third World War. Pope Francis has…

U.S. Embassy In Uganda Warns Citizens To Seek Shelter

Posted On September 13, 2014

(Kampala) -- Americans in Uganda are being warned about threats of terrorism. In messages on Twitter and their own website today, the United States Embassy in Kampala urged U.S. citizens to either stay at home or head to a safe location. Local authorities are carrying out operations against a suspected terrorist cell. No further details…

Brother Of Rob Ford To Take His Place On Ballot

Posted On September 12, 2014

(Toronto, Canada) -- Controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is ending his re-election bid due to health issues, but a Ford may still become mayor. Just prior to the 2 p.m. Eastern deadline Friday, Rob Ford's brother and Toronto City Councillor Doug Ford, replaced him on the ballot. According to polls, Rob Ford was in second…