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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…

Mexican President Condemns TX Natl Guard Deployment To Border

Posted On September 12, 2014

(Mexico City) -- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is condemning the deployment of Texas National Guardsmen to the border. By order from Texas governor Rick Perry, some one-thousand-troops are in place at the border with Mexico with a stated purpose of stopping human and drug trafficking. In an interview with a Mexican newspaper, Pena Nieto…