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Ahmad Khan Rahami: New York bombings suspect arrested after shootout

A shootout on the streets of New Jersey ended a dramatic manhunt on Monday as police arrested a man suspected of involvement in weekend bombings that injured 29 people in New York.<p>Ahmad Khan Rahami, a 28-year-old naturalized US citizen born in Afghanistan, had hours earlier been named in a “wanted” …

Extremism

Pokémon Go: armed robbers use mobile game to lure players into trap

Armed robbers used the game Pokémon Go to lure victims to an isolated trap in Missouri, police reported on Sunday.<p>At about 2am in O’Fallon, Missouri, officers responded to a robbery report that led them to four people, all local residents aged 16 to 18, in a black BMW in a CVS parking lot. The …

Pokémon

Anti-Korea Sentiment Growing in China Due to THAAD

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, <i>AsiaToday</i> - It seems China is strongly dissatisfied with the THAAD deployment in South Korea. While South Korean government believes it could ask China for understanding and persuade its unavoidable circumstances based on the good bilateral relations, the …

AP: Islamic State's Twitter traffic drops amid US efforts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group's Twitter traffic has plunged 45 percent in the past two years, the Obama administration says, as the U.S. and its allies have countered messages of jihadi glorification with a flood of online images and statements about suffering and enslavement at the …

Here's your guide to Amazon's Prime Day

Hold on to your keyboards: One of the biggest days of online shopping is just around the corner.<p>Amazon is holding its second annual Prime Day on Tuesday and the company is promising more than 100,000 deals across nearly all of its categories, including TVs, toys and electronics.<p>Here's what deal …

eCommerce

Al Qaeda in Yemen says leading member killed by U.S. air strike | Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Yemeni arm of al Qaeda said on Thursday that one of its leading members had been killed by a U.S. air strike while traveling in a car in the southern province of Shabwa on Jan. 31.<p>Three other al Qaeda fighters were also killed in the strike, Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula …

Middle East

Jordan's king vows 'harsh war' against ISIL

Jordan launched an intense air attack Thursday on Islamic State targets in Syria and for the first time inside Iraq as part of its broad response to the extremist group's killing of a Jordanian pilot by burning him alive.<p>Jordan TV said the planes that carried out the attacks flew over Karak, the …

Islam

This Single Dad Couldn't Do His Daughter's Ponytail, So He Went To Cosmetology School

Colorado-based dad Greg Wickherst has been shaving his head his whole adult life, so when it came time to put his daughter Izzy's hair into a ponytail, he was clueless. "Hair has definitely not been my thing," Greg told The Huffington Post.<p>Greg and Izzy's mother split up over a year ago, and the …

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Syrian Kurds push back Islamic State around Kobani: monitor, Kurds

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish militia backed by U.S.-led air strikes are making rapid advances against Islamic State forces in rural areas around Kobani after driving the group from the Syrian border town last week, the Kurdish militia and a monitoring group said on Monday.<p>A spokesman for the Syrian …

Middle East