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The U.S. can legally access your old emails and it wants to keep it that way

Many people around the globe might assume these days that the U.S. government can enact some shady magic called the NSA to access any email it wants, …

"I Might Have Some Sensitive Files"

The government says Matt DeHart is an online child predator. He says that's a ruse created because he discovered shocking CIA secrets and claims he was tortured by federal agents. The only thing that’s clear is that he’s in deep trouble.

Worried about C-51? You're probably a terrorist.

Are you now, or have you ever been, a terrorist?<p>That, in one form or another, is the question being asked over and over by Conservative MPs of expert …

Canada

Microsoft teams up with edX to offer free online IT classes

EdX is no stranger to teaming up with tech organizations to offer online courses, and previous partners include the Linux Foundation and even Google. Now, it's Microsoft's turn to join forces with the online learning platform. The company says its courses will help you "build innovative …

Battery Hackers Are Building the Future in the Garage

Revolutions that start in the garage are nothing new. The one-car shed in which David Packard and William Hewlett launched the partnership that would …

ISIS Orders Assyrian Christian Hostages to Convert to Islam, but All Boldly Refuse to Deny Jesus Christ

Two of the 200-plus Assyrian hostages kidnapped by the Islamic State during an assault on Christian villages along Syria's Khabur River in February …

Islam

Iraqi forces take military hospital from ISIS as Tikrit offensive continues

<b>Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) —</b> Joint Iraqi forces now have control of Tikrit Military Hospital as they continue their offensive to liberate the city from ISIS.<p>The joint forces raised the Iraqi flag from the hospital premises Wednesday as they continued their offensive into the city from four sides, the …

Bulgarian bones could be John the Baptist's, scientists say

Science and archaeology offer insights into ancient artifacts that could be linked to Jesus Christ. "Finding Jesus: Fact. Faith. Forgery," premieres Sunday Night, March 1 at 9pm ET/PT on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> When the tools of modern science are applied to religious relics, the results are almost always the …

Archaeology

Muslims Predict Jesus Will Defeat ISIS, Beginning in 2015

All right, it might not start until 2016, these things can be awfully hard to predict exactly. However, surprising as it may seem, one way or another the end of ISIS is in sight, and it's all resting securely in the hands of Jesus, peace be upon him.<p>There has been a great deal of mainstream media …

New Report Maps ISIS Support on Twitter

A new analysis of Twitter accounts that support ISIS provides one of the most comprehensive looks yet at the militant group’s online success in …

Social Media

Three Steps to Reduce ISIS Recruitment in Western Countries

Since 2014, what prompted more than 3,400 men, women and teenagers from Western countries to leave their homes, families and lives to go fight alongside ISIS in Syria and Iraq? CNN claims images of Nutella, emoji and kittens on ISIS' social media were used to initially lure potential female …

U.S. Authorities Struggle to Find a Pattern Among Aspiring Islamic State Members

Lack of common profile poses test for those seeking to curb recruitment into militant group<p>By<p>Nicole Hong<p>Nicole Hong<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@nicole_hong<p>Google+<p>nicole.hong@wsj.com<p>Federal authorities investigating suspected Islamic State supporters in all 50 states have found no clear pattern …

Terrorism

Here's all of the area that ISIS controls

ISIS core control zones inside Iraq and Syria have not shifted significantly since anti-ISIS operations began in June 2014, though anti-ISIS forces have cleared ISIS from several of its major frontier positions in Iraq and Syria.<p>The most significant counter-attacks launched against ISIS were the …

Using humour to defuse the ISIS bomb

Could jokes be as effective as bombs and bullets when fighting ISIS? Following its rise to power in large swathes of Iraq and Syria, a flurry of satirical video skits, pictures and tweets have been poking fun at the Jihadi group.<p>A recent parody of ISIS, shot in Gaza in the end of February, mixes a …

To Defeat ISIS, Win the Peace

Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune<p><b>To Defeat ISIS, Win the Peace<br>By Jason Stanford</b><p>After huddling with his war council in Kuwait, Defense …

Islam

Marketers Not Thrilled to See Ads Running Before ISIS YouTube Vids

We recently wrote about the State Department informally reaching out to marketers to help in the ongoing communication battle with the Islamic State …

Advertising

Konstandinos Scurfield's death in the fight against Isis is a tragedy — but not an example

Konstandinos Scurfield left his home and family in Britain to take up what he saw as a righteous cause in joining the Kurdish fight against Isis, and it killed him. Righteous or not, it’s such a terrible waste<p>Konstandinos Erik Scurfield has achieved the sad distinction of being the first Briton to …

ISIS Bulldozes One-of-a-Kind Ancient Palace in Iraq

Attack may have shattered royal sculptures from the ninth century B.C.<p>The ancient city of Nimrud is the latest target of Islamic militants now ravaging the cultural treasures of Iraq.<p>In a brief statement, the country's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities reported that ISIS had bulldozed the site, …

Archaeology

Very basic questions about the ISIS social media strategy remain unanswered

In a new analysis paper, J.M. Berger and Jonathon Morgan answer fundamental questions about how many Twitter users support ISIS, who and where they are, and how they participate in its highly organized online activities.<p>Previous analyses of ISIS's Twitter reach have relied on limited segments of …

ISIS throws gay men off buildings

Syrians have been thrown from high buildings and beheaded by ISIS because of their perceived sexual orientation. Arwa Damon documents some of the cases.

Turner Broadcasting

Meet the "Monuments Men" risking everything to save Syria's ancient treasures from ISIS

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Iraq: Isis destroys 19th century Ottoman mosque in central Mosul

Islamic State (Isis) militants have destroyed a 19th century Ottoman-era mosque in the central Mosul Maydan area in the latest attack on Iraq's …

ISIS bulldozes ancient city compared to ‘King Tut’s tomb’ in second desecration of ancient artifacts in a week

BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against ISIS Friday, expecting to reach the outskirts of the militant-held city of Tikrit, a day after …

ISIS Twitter Census: How the Campaign to Eradicate ISIS Twitter Accounts Could Backfire

The pro-ISIS Twitter ecosystem remains large, vibrant, and dangerous, according to a new survey published by the Brookings Institution, but efforts …

Social Media

'When I heard that ISIS is bulldozing the ancient city of Nimrud, I cried'

When I heard the news that ISIS is bulldozing the ancient city of Nimrud, I cried.<p>I am clinging to the hope that this is just propaganda from the Iraqi government to further blacken the name of the ISIS. After all, there have been no pictures or videos of any destruction, nor any claim or comment …

Ancient History

REVEALED: The oil middleman between the Syrian regime and ISIS

The listing of George Haswani, the owner of HESCO engineering company, sheds more light on financial links between Syria's regime and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS or Isil or Islamic State or Daiesh).<p>In public, the two belligerents claim to be sworn enemies. Isil has vowed to …

Isis militants continue path of destruction in Hatra by 'demolishing 2,000 year-old ruins'

Iraqi officials say Isis militants are continuing in their path of destruction and have begun attacking ancient ruins in Hatra, just a day after …

An artist called Mimsy is using Sylvanian Family toys to mock ISIS

All is not well in Sylvania…<p>An artist going by the name Mimsy has created a scathing satire of ISIS, and the west’s reaction to the terrorist group, …

Syrian Archbishop Pleads for Help Against ISIS

Assyrian Christians in Iraq and Syria have made up some of the oldest Christian communities in the world since biblical times.<p>But after ISIS …

A Social Media Site for ISIS Supporters

An apparent advocate of ISIS launched a social media site.<p>​ISIS are masters of social media, whether it's for spreading propaganda videos, hijacking popular hashtags to gain a louder voice, or attracting new fighters. This week, an apparent advocate of the group launched a site designed to keep …