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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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Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images

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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Photo by Getty Images

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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Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

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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Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

Germany To Send Weapons To Kurds Fighting ISIS

The German government will send high-end rifles, tank-busting weapons and armored vehicles to aid Kurdish fighters battling Islamic extremists in Iraq.

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Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

U.S. Government Issues Statement On ISIS

The FBI and Homeland Security Department say there are no specific or credible terror threats to the U.S. homeland from the Islamic State militant group.  However, the feds are telling law enforcement agencies across the country to stay alert for possible ISIS attacks inside the United States

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Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Local Politicians Speak Out Against ISIS

Local politicians want the United States to fight back against the Middle East terrorist group ISIS, but don't want it to turn into another full-scale war.

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