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The First Self-Driving Truck Takes To The Streets Of Nevada

But can it fight the Decepticons?<p>Last night at the Hoover Dam, the first licensed self-driving truck was unveiled to the world, begging the question: are there Autobots among us?<p>Not quite, though the Freightliner Inspiration does aspire to transform the trucking industry. The new truck is able to …

Roads

US Offers $20M For Information On 4 Senior ISIS Leaders

The U.S. government on Tuesday announced a $20 million reward for information related to four senior members of the Islamic State group. The …

Texas shooting: Despite ISIS claims, did terror group play a role?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Terrorists, tweets and time lines.<p>Authorities are looking into all three as they try to piece together this week's attack outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in the Dallas suburb of Garland, Texas.<p>Plenty of questions remain, but a clearer picture is forming.<p>Terrorists<p>ISIS has claimed …

Terrorism

Purported ISIS warning claims terror cells in place in 15 states

A grim online warning from a self-described American jihadist said Sunday's terror attack in Texas was the work of ISIS and that the terrorist group has scores of "trained soldiers" positioned in 15 states, awaiting orders to carry out more operations.<p>“Out of the 71 trained soldiers 23 have signed …

Islamic State issues video purporting to show Japanese hostages

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The militant group Islamic State released an online video on Tuesday purporting to show two Japanese captives and threatening to kill them unless it received $200 million in ransom.<p>A black-clad figure with a knife, standing in a barren landscape along with two kneeling men …

North Africa

Egypt has 'right to respond' to IS killings - Sisi

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1145000/1145991_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1527312949_3575d871cd0cac6c6d6bd46bab57670d<p><b>Egypt says it has bombed Islamic State targets in Libya, hours after the militants released video of apparent beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians.</b><p>State …

Islam

Egyptian warplanes bomb ISIS targets in Libya after killings of Christians

<b>(CNN) —</b> Egypt's military carried out a series of airstrikes against ISIS militants in Libya on Monday in retaliation for the slaughter of 21 Egyptian Christians by the jihadist group.<p>The bombing raids pulled Egypt deeper into the widening international fight against ISIS and highlighted the …

Middle East

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Boko Haram Pledges Allegiance To ISIS In Audio Message

Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgents have pledged their allegiance to the Islamic State militant group in Iraq and Syria, according to an audio message published Saturday on Boko Haram's Twitter account.<p>In the recording, a man claiming to be Boko Haram leader Abu Bakr Shekau offers the group's support …

Africa

Ex-IS hostage describes mock executions while held in Syria

LONDON (AP) — A former hostage held in Syria by Islamic State extremists for more than six months has described mock executions and other forms of …

Isis leader incapacitated with suspected spinal injuries after air strike

The leader of the Islamic State (Isis), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, remains incapacitated due to suspected spinal damage and is being treated by two doctors who travel to his hideout from the group’s stronghold of Mosul, the Guardian has learned.<p>More than two months after being injured in a US air strike …

Islam

Islamic State is 'most potent threat to the world since Third Reich' says Nobel Prize winner

V S Naipaul says Isil is 'dedicated to a contemporary holocaust' as he urges the West 'urgently expand' their efforts to defeat the group<p>Isil threaten to create a “Fourth Reich” through violence and propaganda equal to the Nazis, a Nobel Prize-winner has said, as he warns of a “contemporary …

US conducting airstrikes to help Iraqi forces retake Tikrit

The Pentagon gave orders for U.S. and coalition forces to begin airstrikes to help Iraqi forces retake Tikrit, a senior U.S. defense official confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday.<p>Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, said the Iraqi government requested coalition support and that operations were …