Julius Amora

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Police asking: Did Michael Brown's stepfather intend to spark riots?

To some, they're the gut-wrenching emotional cries of a man whose stepson's life was taken.<p>Others say they were dangerous words that sparked a powder keg as violent protests broke out in Ferguson, Missouri last week.<p>But did Michael Brown's stepfather intend to incite rioting in the St. Louis suburb?<p>…

Jihadists in Syria write home to France: 'My iPod is broken. I want to come back'

French jihadists complain about the cold, not knowing how to fight and how their iPods are running out<p>Letters from French jihadists home to their parents have revealed the misery, boredom and fear suffered by Islamist recruits as the gloss fades from their big adventure.<p>In a series of letters <b>seen</b> …

Why HIV is evolving to be less deadly

We think of viruses as trying to hurt or kill us - but in fact they're just evolving to stay alive and reproduce, and sometimes that means letting us live<p>If <b>the news that HIV is evolving to become less deadly</b> is true, then that is both good news and, in a sense, not unexpected. We tend to think of …

Public Health

ISIS forces launch multiple attacks on Kurdish territory in Iraq, officials say

ISIS militants launched about 15 near-simultaneous attacks on Kurdish forces in northern Iraq on Monday in what Kurdish government officials and the news agency Rudaw said was a fierce and renewed push for territory.<p>ISIS also launched attacks against Mosul Dam, a strategic prize, and also renewed …

ISIS states its justification for the enslavement of women

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a new publication, ISIS justifies its kidnapping of women as sex slaves citing Islamic theology, an interpretation that is rejected by the Muslim world at large as a perversion of Islam.<p>"One should remember that enslaving the families of the kuffar -- the infidels -- and taking their …

Iraq military abandons key Anbar base to ISIS militants

<b>Baghdad (CNN) —</b> Iraq's military abandoned a strategically important base in Anbar province after heavy fighting with ISIS militants, provincial security force sources told CNN on Monday.<p>The base outside the city of Hit was one of the Shiite-led government's few remaining military outposts in Anbar, …

How she went from a schoolteacher to an ISIS member

The petite 25-year-old tentatively opens the door to the hotel room where we've agreed to meet. Her face is covered, but her body language betrays her anxiety.<p>She slowly lifts her niqab, revealing her young, heart-shaped face. Her large brown eyes, filled with guilt and turmoil, are delicately made …

Isil releases new video of British hostage John Cantlie

Photojournalist delivers forced propaganda message criticising Barack Obama's strategy of air strikes and proxy armies against Islamist extremists<p>Islamist terrorists have released a third video of John Cantlie, a British journalist held prisoner for two years, in which he delivers a scripted …

Middle East

How could Obama have 'underestimated' ISIS?

ISIS, a top intelligence official said more than a year ago, has "ruthlessly grown in effectiveness."<p>In October a senior administration official said the terror group represented "a major and increasing threat" -- to the region and the United States.<p>Eight months ago, the military's top intelligence …

ISIS threat: Syrian town fears massacre; Obama admits underestimating rise

The U.S.-led coalition intensified its airstrikes on ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq -- but that may not be enough to stop the terror group's bloody march.<p>ISIS is closing in on the key Syrian Kurdish city of Kobani near the Turkish border, a civilian inside the city told CNN.<p>The terror group is 3 …

ISIL posts second video of UK hostage

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has released a video showing British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held hostage by the fighters, appearing to criticise US-led attacks on the group, the SITE monitoring service has said.<p>The five-minute video was posted online on Tuesday, just …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …