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White House: James Foley Killing "Represents a Terrorist Attack"

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Flight MH17 Victims Return to Kuala Lumpur

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Pentagon Blasts 'Unsafe' Intercept by Chinese Fighter Jet

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FBI Shreds Millions of Paper Files in Move to Digital Records

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U.S. Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Convoy

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2 Ancient Mayan Cities Discovered Deep in Mexican Jungle

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 6:26 PM

"It's Like the Mafia": How ISIS Funds Terror

ISIS has made "hundreds of millions of dollars" through ransom payments, extortion, robbery, donations, carjacking and oil smuggling to help fund its goal of forming a caliphate in the Middle East, U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News. But their goals aren't cheap. Militants are burning through the money quickly fighting a two-front war in Iraq and Syria. ISIS is even requiring drivers to pay "road taxes" in territories it controls to help pay the bills. "It's like the Mafia. When it sees an opportunity to make money, it jumps in with both feet," Austin Long, a Columbia University assistant professor, told NBC News. Read »
Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 6:03 PM

Hack Exposed Data of 25,000 Homeland Security Workers

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM

Gaza Mortar Strike Kills Israeli Boy, 4

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 4:30 PM

Tenn. Death Row Inmates Sue to Block Electric Chair

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 4:31 PM

New Dog in Town: Seattle Weenie Is Now World's Priciest

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 2:41 PM

"Direct Invasion": Russia Sends Aid Convoy Without Ukraine's OK

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 2:09 PM

191K Dead in Syria: U.N. Human Rights Chief Slams World Powers

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 9:36 AM

Monkey Selfie Can't Be Copyrighted, U.S. Regulators Confirm

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$200K Raised for Cop Who Shot Michael Brown