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Sources: Senior ISIS Leader Killed In Mosul

Posted On November 20, 2014

(Baghdad) -- A senior ISIS leader is reportedly among the casualties after an airstrike in Iraq. Residents and a local medical source say he was killed in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul . Radwan Taleb al-Hamdouni had served as the ISIS governor of Mosul, which was captured by the militant group in June. It's…

Worldwide Drug Spending Tops $1-Trillion

Posted On November 20, 2014

(Undated) -- People around the world are spending more than a trillion dollars on drugs this year. A new study released today says high U.S. prices for hepatitis C treatments and new cancer drugs are driving the increase. The report by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics says spending is up seven-percent over 2013 and…

U.S. Airstrikes Hit Militants In Syrian Border Town

Posted On November 20, 2014

(Undated) -- At least two Islamist militants are dead after a U.S. airstrike on a Syrian border town. The Pentagon says the attack destroyed a storage facility run by al-Qaeda operatives known as the Khorasan Group. American intelligence officials say members of that group are plotting attacks against the United States. The London-based Syrian Observatory…

WHO: Ebola Death Toll Rises Above 5,400

Posted On November 20, 2014

(Geneva, Switzerland) -- The World Health Organization is reporting the death toll in west Africa from this year's Ebola outbreak now exceeds 54-hundred. However, the UN agency believes the actual death toll may be much higher since the fatality rate from this outbreak is about 70-percent. More than 15-thousand people have become infected with the…

Sister Of Arizona Woman Speaks Out Against Deadly Airbags

Posted On November 20, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Executives from Japan's Takata Corporation and two automakers are in the hot seat on Capitol Hill.  A Senate panel is taking up the issue of exploding airbags at a hearing today.  Among those testifying is the sister of an Arizona woman whose family claims she was killed by a defective airbag.  Kim…