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Illinois Teen Charged With Trying to Travel to Mideast to Join ISIS

A 19-year-old Illinois man was charged Monday with a terrorism-related offense for allegedly trying to join ISIS in its battle to carve out an Islamic caliphate in Iraq and Syria.<p>Authorities said Mohammed Hamzah Khan of the Chicago suburb of Bolingbrook was arrested Saturday at O'Hare International …

Al-Qaeda

U.S. teen arrested on charges of trying to join ISIS

An American teenager from a Chicago suburb was arrested during the weekend at O'Hare International Airport for allegedly attempting to travel overseas to join the Islamic State, federal authorities said Monday.<p>The FBI arrested Mohammed Hamzah Kahn,19, a U.S. citizen, on Saturday without incident …

Skokie teen mourned as 4 charged in his slaying

Patricia Gadau wrestled with a swirl of emotions Sunday as hundreds gathered to mourn the death of her teenage son and as several men were arrested and charged in his killing and the shooting of a 17-year-old girl.<p>Gadau called the charges a blessing, even as she noted that two of the four suspects …

Crime

'You Have The Right To Remain Silent.' Or Do You?

"You have the right to remain silent."<p>Any devotee of TV crime dramas or police procedural shows hears the phrase regularly. But new court decisions in recent years have chipped away at that principle.<p>Take the case of California resident Richard Tom. In 2007, he broadsided a car, injuring a girl and …

led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Syria-Turkey border

U.S.-led airstrikes have struck<p>Islamic State positions in Syria close to the Turkish border, thePentagonsaid Saturday, in what could signal an escalation of the American aerial assault in the country against the extremist faction.<p>The strikes appeared to be the first time that the U.S.-led campaign …

Why Girls Tend to Get Better Grades Than Boys Do

New research shows that girls are ahead in every subject, including math and science. Do today's grading methods skew in their favor?<p>As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across all grade levels and academic subjects, girls earn higher …

More Videos Emerge Showing Missing Virginia Teen Hannah Graham

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police say they have interviewed a male seen in two grainy surveillance videos with a missing University of Virginia student.<p>Charlottesville police Capt. Gary Pleasants said Thursday the videos of Hannah Graham early Saturday are from the Downtown Mall.<p>Pleasants says one …

Sierra Leone begins three-day Ebola lockdown

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1109000/1109831_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524136525_0edc919e70e99c250815e6de2c189918<p><b>A three-day curfew is under way in Sierra Leone to let health workers find and isolate cases of Ebola, in order to halt the spread of the disease.</b><p>Many …

Disease

Asio torture warning: fears new powers will allow suspects to be harmed

Senator says he has legal advice legislation will allow Asio to inflict physical and psychological harm on terrorism suspects<p>The government has been urged to drop legislation that would give greater anti-terrorism powers to Asio, with an independent senator and lawyers warning that it would allow …

Terrorism suspects in detention: police won't say how many are being held

The acting AFP commissioner, Andrew Colvin, refuses to give any details after counter-terrorism raids in Sydney<p>The Australian federal police are refusing to confirm how many people are still being detained without charge as a result of counter-terrorism raids in NSW on Thursday.<p>In a press …

Doctors gather on Syria border to save chemical weapons victims

Syrian towns where the Telegraph exposed the use of chlorine gas to get protection from chemical weapons attacks<p>A campaign to prevent Syrian villagers from succumbing to deadly chemical weapons has been launched months after the Telegraph exposed chlorine gas attacks by the regime of Bashar al …

Middle East

Human trials offer hope for Ebola vaccine

With NASA Probe's Arrival, International Mars Invasion Gets Under Way

NASA's MAVEN is entering Mars orbit, kicking off a rush of countries putting their own robots and orbiters on the planet.<p>Mars is getting crowded. A new NASA orbiter slips into Mars orbit on Sunday, followed closely by India's first interplanetary probe, a comet, and then a rush of countries …