Julie Luna

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Naruto art exhibition coming to Tokyo and Osaka with free, new manga for all attendees

The rumors of <b>Naruto’s</b> death have been greatly exaggerated. Sure, last November marked the end of creator Masashi Kishimoto’s manga, after an amazing …

US-led task force launches 34 air strikes against Isis in Iraq and Syria

US and allies continue attacks on Isis targets and claim mission is working as Kurdish forces in Syria have driven out militants<p>The US and its allies have carried out 26 air strikes in Iraq and eight in Syria since Saturday in continued attacks on Islamic State (Isis) targets, the US military said …

Middle East

FBI official: ISIS is recruiting U.S. teens

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> For the head of the FBI's counterterrorist division, Michael Steinbach, the unknown worries him the most.<p>Steinbach is leading the daunting effort to stay on top of the evolving threat landscape, which includes targeting and recruiting teenage Americans. In an exclusive interview …

Westerners join Kurds fighting Islamic State group in Iraq

SINJAR, Iraq (AP) — As Kurdish fighters gathered around a fire in this damp, frigid mountain town in northwestern Iraq, exhausted from battling the …

FBI worried about ISIS' recruiting power

Pamela Brown speaks with Michael Steinbach, Assistant Director of the FBI's Counterterrorism Division, about the success of ISIS recruiting tactics.

Recruitment

Mysterious woman from Canada’s rapid rise in ISIS puzzles intel analysts

A mysterious jihadist who left her home in Canada in late November to join ISIS has toured the caliphate like a VIP, appearing in key locations throughout Syria and Iraq and prompting intel analysts to wonder what is behind her seemingly elevated status.<p>Little is known about the woman who calls …

Jordan: 'This is our war'

Dr. Mohammed Al Momani tells New Day's Chris Cuomo how and why Jordan is ramping up its efforts in the fight against ISIS.

Turner Broadcasting

Obama - Islamic State conducting 'barbarism' in name of religion

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday Islamic State was a “brutal, vicious death cult” that was carrying out “unspeakable acts of barbarism” in the name of religion.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with citizens who wrote letters about how they …

Barack Obama

The Islamic State Is Burying Children Alive and Crucifying Them, Says UN | VICE News

Islamic State militants are systematically mass-executing and abusing children, including by crucifying them, burying them alive, and using mentally disabled youth as suicide bombers and shields in battle, according to a United Nations review of atrocities committed against children in Iraq.<p>The UN …

Four Minnesotans Investigated for Possible ISIS Aspirations

Federal agents are investigating whether four Minnesota men were trying to travel to Syria, possibly to join up with ISIS, officials said Thursday. One has been charged with lying to the FBI, according to court documents.<p>Hamza Ahmed, 19, of Minneapolis falsely told FBI agents in November that he …

Airports

Jordan vows: 'This is just the beginning'

<b>Karak, Jordan (CNN) —</b> Two days after news emerged that ISIS had burned a captive Jordanian pilot to death, the Middle Eastern nation hit back, and is promising more.<p>Fighter jets carried out airstrikes Thursday, then returned to fly over the home of the slain 27-year-old pilot, Lt. Moath …

Islam

Jordan Tells ISIS That Revenge Airstrikes Are Just 'The Beginning'

A wave of airstrikes against ISIS was just “the beginning” of Jordan’s retaliation for the burning death of a fighter pilot, its military declared while promising to attack the Islamist militants “until they are destroyed.”<p>Up to 20 Jordanian F-16 fighter jets carried out airstrikes against ISIS in …

Students who survived Mexico’s night of bloody horror accuse army and police

Photograph: Ginnette Riquelme/Observer<p>Omar Garcia, 24 was called to the scene by Alonso and collected evidence.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/24/1422107010783/bcd7e5e6-11cf-450d-8207-14aaa2ab5ab5-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Ginnette …

Mexico

Japanese hostage feared killed as government says will not give in to terrorism

The unverified audio message says that captive Haruna Yukawa has been killed, and that captors are now asking for a prisoner exchange rather than ransom<p>Isil jihadists are feared to have beheaded one of two Japanese hostages for whom they had demanded $200 million in ransom in a video released last …

Countdown to catastrophe: Doomsday Clock moved closer to midnight

(Reuters) - Rising threats from climate change and nuclear arsenals prompted the scientists who maintain the Doomsday Clock, a symbolic countdown to global catastrophe, to move it two minutes closer to midnight on Thursday, its first shift in three years.<p>The Doomsday Clock, devised by the …

Climate Change

Why Russia and Poland are feuding over Auschwitz

All it took was one sentence in the middle of a 14-minute interview on Polish radio.<p>A diplomatic row between Russia and Poland was rekindled again Thursday as friction between the two nations continued, days before the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.<p>First, …

Navy commander at Guantanamo Bay fired

The commanding officer at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been reassigned due to a "loss of confidence" in his ability to command amid a criminal investigation, the Navy said.<p>The Navy, citing an ongoing investigation by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, said in a …

Israel's spy agency denies opposing new Iran sanctions

The controversy over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned address to the U.S. Congress continued to grow Thursday, dragging into the fray Israel's spy agency, the Mossad.<p>Speaker John A. Boehner's invitation to Netanyahu to speak before the House of Representatives was not coordinated …

Israel

Saudi Arabia's 'reformer' King Abdullah dies

<b>(CNN) —</b> Throngs of mourners gathered in Mecca early Friday just hours after Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud died. He was 90.<p>Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz was appointed as the new king, state television reported.​<p>The announcement of Abdullah's death comes several weeks after the …

Up close with the HoloLens, Microsoft's most intriguing product in years

<b>by Dieter Bohn</b><p>By far, the most impressive demo for my money was the <i>Minecraft</i> demo — though Microsoft called it something like "Building Blocks" or some such, presumably so as not to fully commit to releasing a full holograph version of <i>Minecraft</i>. But before we could enter this virtual world — …

Augmented Reality