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Japan Reacts With Horror To Journalist Beheading

 

 Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto's purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with its non-military support for fighting terrorism.

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Photo by Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Two Terror Suspects Killed in Belgium

Authorities in Belgium say a plan to attack police buildings has been foiled, as Belgian security forces killed two terror suspects in a shootout and arrested another.

Officials say well-armed men with automatic weapons opened fire on police who were closing in on them in a city in eastern Belgium

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(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Ohio Man Charged With Plotting Attack On U.S. Capitol

Federal prosecutors say an Ohio man has been arrested in a plot to attack the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials inside the building.

A criminal complaint charges 20-year-old Christopher Lee Cornell, of Green Township, with attempting to kill officers and employees of the United States

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Memorial outside Alan Henning's home in Salford, England / Getty Images
Memorial outside Alan Henning's home in Salford, England / Getty Images

New Video Shows Brutal Murder By ISIS

An Internet video purports to show an Islamic State group fighter beheading British hostage Alan Henning.

The video was released Friday night. It mirrored other beheading videos shot by the Islamic State group, which now holds territory along the border of Syria and Iraq

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Senate Approves Funding Of Syrian Rebels

Legislation to arm Syrian rebels is on its way to the White House after passage by the Senate.

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U.S. Expands Airstrikes In Iraq

U.S. officials say the United States took the first step in the planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants Monday, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces south of Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy fighters.

The officials say Iraqi forces requested assistance when they came under fire from militants. Officials say the s

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Kerry: Forty Nations Willing To Join Fight Against ISIS

Secretary of State John Kerry is running into complications as he works to build a coalition to fight the militants from the Islamic State group.

France is all in, but would like to invite Iran

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Obama Briefs Congressional Leaders On ISIS Strategy

The White House says President Barack Obama has told congressional leaders he has the authority he needs to take the action against the Islamic State militants that he will outline Wednesday night

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Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

More Airstrikes In Iraq

The U.S. military said Sunday it launched airstrikes around Haditha Dam in western Iraq, targeting Islamic State insurgents there for the first time in a move to prevent the group from capturing the vital dam

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Biden: Americans Will Follow Terrorists To “Gates Of Hell”

Vice President Joe Biden says America will follow the terrorists who have killed two journalists ``to the gates of hell.''

Speaking at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, Biden said Wednesday that the Islamic State militant group responsible for beheading Americans James Foley and Steven Sotloff won't intimidate the United States

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