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Oklahoma Adds Nitrogen Gas Chamber To Its Execution Methods

Oklahoma on Friday added the gas chamber to its arsenal of ways to execute condemned killers if lethal injection, which has been plagued by chemical shortages and constitutional challenges, can't be used.<p>Gov. Mary Fallin (R) signed the law authorizing nitrogen hypoxia as a backup if the primary …

Kasich: Boots on the ground necessary to defeat ISIS

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a potential Republican presidential contender, is telling Americans that, like it or not, the fight against ISIS will eventually require boots on the ground if it is to be won.<p>"Mark my words ... at some point it will require boots on the ground from the …

Middle East

Fears for London schoolgirls believed to have fled to join Isis in Syria

British counter-terrorism police have launched an international hunt to find three London schoolgirls feared to be making their way towards Islamic State (Isis) territory in Syria after fleeing the UK.<p>The girls, named as Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and an unidentified 15-year-old girl, …

Terrorism

U.S.-led forces target Islamic State in Iraq with 10 air strikes: U.S | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and partner nations conducted 10 air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq since Thursday, five of them near the militant-controlled city of Mosul, the Combined Joint Task Force said.<p>The coalition also conducted five strikes in Syria, four of them near the border city of …

Middle East

Perth university student reportedly travels to Iraq to join Islamic State

A 23-year-old student from Western Australia has left university and joined Islamic State in Iraq, according to reports<p>A 23-year-old university student from Perth has left his studies and joined the Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq, according to reports.<p>Muhammed Sheglabo’s family have been left …

College & University