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UN To Investigate Alleged Human Rights Abuses By ISIS

Posted On September 02, 2014

(Undated) -- A special U.N. Human Rights Council team is heading to Iraq to investigate alleged human rights violations by ISIS. During an emergency session in Geneva, U.N. officials reported mosques, shrines and other religious sites have been destroyed and members of different ethnic and religious groups have been persecuted. They went on to say…

U.S. Military Helicopter Crashes In Arabian Sea, All Rescued

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Undated) -- Over two dozen U.S. service members are safe after a Marine helicopter crashed Monday in the Arabian Sea. The Navy says 17 Marines and eight sailors were on board the chopper when it crashed following training exercises in Djibouti . The 25 were rescued from the Gulf of Aden and transferred to the USS…

British Prime Minister Announces New Anti-Terror Laws

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Undated) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron is adopting a new set of anti-terror laws. Among legislation he's announcing will be restrictions on suspected terrorists traveling to and from war zones and restrictions on their movement within the UK. Critics say measures barring individuals from returning to their home countries could break international law. Today's…

Russia Responds To Sanctions By Closing McDonald’s Locations

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Undated) -- Russia is closing several of its highest-profile McDonald's locations as tensions with the West heat up. Regulators cited safety violations in temporarily closing 12 locations, but the U.S. sees the move as a direct response to sanctions imposed by Western nations. "Bloomberg" reports Russia is inspecting another 100 restaurants, which will likely lead…

Man Hospitalized In Sweden Tests Negative For Ebola

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Stockholm) -- Swedish officials say a man hospitalized and tested in Stockholm over the weekend is showing no signs of having the Ebola virus. The unidentified man had recently traveled to a risk area for the deadly disease and had a fever when he was admitted to the hospital. He will continue to get treatment…