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84% of Americans see Islamic State as ‘critical threat’ – poll

Islamic, ISIS, United States, Critical Threat

The Islamic State militant group (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) poses the most serious threat to the United States in the next decade, according to 84 percent of Americans quizzed by Gallup. ...

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Civil rights group challenges FBI chief’s claim that police racial bias is ‘unconscious’

FBI, Racial, James Comey, Civil Rights, Barack Obama

FBI director James Comey has come under fire from a leading civil rights group over controversial comments about the police and race relations. Comey, a white Republican nominated by President ...

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‘Ferguson everywhere’: Hundreds protest cops killing Latino worker in Washington

Protest, cops killing, Black lives matter, Washington, Antonio Zambrano

Around 1,000 people took part in a peaceful protest to denounce the recent fatal police shooting of a Mexican-born 35 year-old American in a town of Pasco, Washington State. READ ...

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Boko Haram carries out first known lethal attack in Chad

Boko Haram Chad Nigeria

Boko Haram fighters have carried out their first known lethal attack in Chad, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday, as the threat from the Nigeria-based Islamist militants spills over into ...

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Lavrov and Kerry stressed the importance of a ceasefire in the Donbass

Lavrov, Kerry, Ceasefire, Ukrain

The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Geyser Lavrov U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry during a telephone conversation, stressed the importance of strict compliance ...

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Canada police foil shooting-spree plot

Canada police shooting

Canadian police said they had foiled a plot that would have seen an armed duo carry out a shooting spree in the city of Halifax on Valentine’s Day before killing ...

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Strike against rise of Islamic teaching in Turkey

Turkey strike islamic teachings

Turkish police used water cannon in the western city of Izmir on Friday to disperse hundreds of students and teachers boycotting schools. They were protesting against the growing influence of ...

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US condemns Denmark shooting, calls it ‘deplorable’

Denmark shooting, Bernadette Meehan, White House, Condemn

The White House on Saturday denounced the deadly shooting in the Danish capital of Copenhagen as “deplorable”, pledging help needed for the investigation into the double attack which claimed at ...

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Jordan challenges ISIS by getting more US weapons

Pentagon is about to resupply Jordan’s military with munitions the kingdom is spending while inflicting airstrikes against the militants of the Islamic State, media reports. Delivery of arms, including JDAM ...

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Suicide attacks in Pakistan: 19 killed

suicide attacks

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Heavily armed militants killed at least 19 people and wounded more than 40 after they stormed into a Shiite mosque during Friday Prayer in a suburb of ...

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