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November 4, 2018 4:18 PM 'Saturday Night Live' Mocks Fox News' Coverage of the Migrant Caravan

Fox News’ intense coverage of the migrant caravan was the subject of this week’s “Saturday Night Live” cold open. The show mocked what it saw as fear-mongering rhetoric used by conservative media. The sketch parodied an episode of “The Ingraham Angle,” with host Laura Ingraham played by ‘SNL’s Kate McKinnon, commenting on the thousands of migrants making 94

September 12, 2018 2:55 AM U.S.-Backed Forces Take Aim at Last ISIS Remnants in Syria

American military officials expect this phase of the fight against Islamic State could take months WASHINGTON—U.S.-backed forces in Syria have begun targeting the last pockets of Islamic State fighters in the country. The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces launched what officials consider to be the third and final phase of an anti-Islamic State operation 52

September 6, 2018 5:49 PM West Side bike path attacker Sayfullo Saipov argues he can't be executed due to Trump 'SHOULD GET DEATH PENALTY' tweet

President Trump’s tweet last year that the accused West Side bike path attacker “SHOULD GET DEATH PENALTY” means that Attorney General Jeff Sessions can’t make a fair, independent decision on whether to seek his execution, the accused terrorist argued in new papers Thursday. Sayfullo Saipov is charged with killing eight people with a rented pickup truck 79

August 31, 2018 1:32 AM Australian police charge Sri Lankan with terror plotting

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia has arrested and charged a Sri Lankan man with planning a terror attack after finding “symbolic locations within Sydney” listed as possible targets in his notebook, police said on Friday. A staunch U.S. ally, Australia has been on heightened alert from 2015 for attacks by home-grown militants returning from fighting in the Middle 61

August 19, 2018 12:22 PM U.S. forces to stay in Iraq as long as needed: spokesman

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - U.S. forces will stay in Iraq “as long as needed” to help stabilize regions previously controlled by Islamic State, a spokesman for the U.S.-led international coalition fighting the militants said on Sunday. “We’ll keep troops there as long as we think they’re needed ... The main reason, after ISIS (Islamic State) is defeated militarily 46

July 9, 2018 3:18 PM ISIS Remnants Fight On, Despite U.S. Campaign

The group decentralized its command structure, set up sleeper cells, and dug tunnels in the desert spanning Syria and Iraq Islamic State fighters who fled into the desert to escape U.S.-backed forces in Syria and Iraq are now drawing on stashed weapons and ammunition to stage renewed attacks in both countries, as friction among foreign powers hampers 53

June 16, 2018 8:28 PM 'Worst Devastation I've Seen.' Angelina Jolie Visits Mosul a Year After Liberation From ISIS

Jolie — a special envoy for UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency — called on the international community to help rebuild and stabilize the Iraqi city, where she said many people still have no running water, medicine or assistance to rebuild their homes. “This is the worst devastation I’ve seen in all my years with UNHCR,” Jolie said in a video shared 99

May 1, 2018 5:00 PM ISIS fanatics turn captured Syrian soldier into missile, attach bomb to his head before tossing him

The man was fitted with a helmet filled with explosives before being dropped headfirst from a building. ISIS butchers have carried out one of the most chilling executions in the terror group's history - by turning a captive into an airborne bomb. Images released on its propaganda channels show a captured and bound Syrian soldier being dropped head-first 65

April 20, 2018 4:58 AM A Militant Linked to the 9/11 Attacks Has Been Captured by U.S.-Backed Forces in Syria

U.S.-backed forces in Syria have a militant linked to the September 11 terrorist attacks in their custody, according to the Pentagon. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of militias in Syria, captured Mohammed Haydar Zammar a month ago, the Pentagon said Thursday, according to Reuters. “We can confirm that Mohammad Haydar Zammar, a Syrian-born 107

April 18, 2018 2:59 PM Morrissey claims halal meat producers get certification 'by supporters of ISIS' in bizarre interview

Morrissey said in a bizarre interview that producers of halal meat could only get their certification from “supporters of ISIS. “ (Reuters) Former Smiths frontman Morrissey rambled about halal meat producers, claiming they can only get certification “by supporters of ISIS” while blasting British leaders Theresa May and Sadiq Khan in a bizarre interview 103