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'I would kill you': ISIS captive held by Kurds admits taking 70 lives

Kurds in northern Iraq are holding hundreds of ISIS fighters prisoner, including one who told FoxNews.com in an exclusive interview that he killed as many as 70 people in the service of the radical jihadist army.<p>“Omar, “ a 25-year-old former Islamic State fighter from the Iraqi village of Dor …

Sydney cafe attack: Hostage taker not on terror watch lists

Australia's prime minister Tony Abbott said the gunman who took hostages inside a cafe in Sydney, Australia was a "deeply disturbed individual" who was known to police, but not on any terror watch list<p>Abbott said at a press conference Tuesday that he does not believe Man Haron Monis was on any …

The lure of ISIS: Feds catching more Americans trying to aid terror groups in Iraq, Syria

On the heels of the deadly hostage situation in Sydney, where the suspect claimed Islamic State ties, a review by Fox News shows an increasing number of Americans are trying to aid terror groups in Iraq and Syria.<p>Since March 2013, more than 20 American citizens or legal residents have tried to join …

Prisoners of 'ingenious' 1962 Alcatraz escape could have survived

If they had timed their escape just right, three prisoners who slipped out of Alcatraz more than 50 years ago on a raft made from raincoats would have had a chance of survival, new research shows.<p>Scientists who were studying the San Francisco Bay's strong tides reconstructed the possible routes of …

New push to free Army lieutenant convicted of Afghans' murder

Supporters of a former Army lieutenant sentenced to 20 years in Leavenworth for ordering his men to shoot three civilians in Afghanistan say he should be freed based on newly surfaced evidence showing the victims likely posed a threat after all.<p>Lt. Clint Lorance, 29, was convicted of murder in the …

Survey: Teen marijuana use declines even as states legalize

Marijuana use among teens declined this year even as two states, Colorado and Washington, legalized the drug for recreational use, a national survey released Tuesday found.<p>University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future study, now in its 40th year, surveys 40,000 to 50,000 students in 8th, 10th and …

Russia's ruble in free fall amid panic

MOSCOW — Russia's ruble resumed its free fall Tuesday as oil prices — the country's main source of revenue — continued to slide and an extraordinary move by the Russian Central Bank failed to halt the currency's steady fall.<p>"The situation is critical," Central Bank Deputy Chairman Sergei Shvetsov …

Eight countries that win and lose big from oil plunge

Oil prices traded near a five-year low Tuesday, as global supply continued to outstrip demand. Since the start of the year, prices have plummeted close to 50%.<p>That decline has produced windfalls — or disasters — for a number of countries.<p>Here's a look at four of the biggest winners and four major …

The 12 missions of Christmas

Many of us spend Christmas far from friends and family, but Richard Hollingham spares a thought for those farthest flung of all – our spacecraft exploring the Solar System and beyond.<p>In July 1965, Mariner 4 became the first space probe to send back pictures of another world from space. Fifty years …

Martian meteorite may contain evidence of extraterrestrial life

NASA rover Curiosity is beavering away up on Mars, examining rocks, drilling holes, checking out the weather -- but it's not just up there to look at the planet's hospitability for humans. It's also looking for conditions favourable for life; not now, but in the past, when Mars may have been home …

Meteorites

5 Sky Events This Week: Jupiter Parties, Geminids Fly, and Saturn Rises

Starstruck<p>December diamonds crown the night sky, sights for stargazers as the solar system's royalty dances.<p>Stellar diamonds and the King of the Planets provide some of the celestial treasures in store this week for sky-watchers.<p><b>Moon walks dog</b>. Late at night on Monday, December 8, look for the moon …

Sydney siege hostages recorded desperate pleas on video that is now being used as ISIS propaganda

The radical gunman in Sydney, Australia, had four distraught female hostages record video pleas inside the besieged café urging the Australian …