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The Week in Pictures: Oct. 16 -23


The World's Wealthiest Terrorists

ISIS has made at least $20 million in ransom this year and millions more in oil revenues, the Treasury Department said Thursday.<p>The Islamic State makes about $1 million a day from sales of oil it has seized at war. It has generated $20 million this year alone in ransom. And it has taken untold sums …

WATCH: Sara X dances to a public domain recording of Mozart’s “Eine kleine Nachtmusik”

Sara X says: "This recording of 'Eine Kleine' is from the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra's 1936 performance. Yay public domain!"

Indonesia Photos

See photos of Indonesia (including Borobudur Temple, Bali, orangutans, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Travel Photography

Stock Market Guru Jeff Saut Is Really Into Natural Disasters And Weather Phenomena

There was a lot of knowledge dropped.<p>Saut said he believes we're currently in a cyclical bull market that could be like the one we experienced from 1982-2000.<br>• Saut's father, a money manager by trade, made him read Ben Graham's "The Intelligent Investor" at age 13.<br>• Saut also had a great line on …

Nigeria army back-tracks on Chibok schoolgirls' release

<b>Nigeria's military has retracted its statement that some of the schoolgirls abducted from Chibok town in April by Islamist militants had been freed.</b><p>Army spokesman Major General Chris Olukolade told the BBC there were girls in military custody, but not those from Chibok as originally thought.<p>More …


Meet The Khorasan, The Terrorist Group That's Suddenly A Bigger Threat Than ISIS

And on Tuesday, US officials were describing the group as an imminent threat on par with or worse than the group calling itself the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL), which has been the focus of US airstrikes for more than six weeks.<p>The key difference between ISIS and Khorasan: US …