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  • SPCA increases reward in New Orleans goat beheading case

    April 21, 2015 10:49 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has increased the reward in a goat beheading case. A $14,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved, up significantly from the initial offering of $3,000 for info... more »
  • Pope denounces latest ISIS executions

    February 16, 2015 5:03 AM

    VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has denounced the slaying by the Islamic State of Egyptian Copts in Libya, saying they were "assassinated just for being Christian." Francis spoke off-the-cuff Monday during an audience with a Scottish ecumenical delegation. He said: "They only said 'Jesus help me ...' The blood of... more »
  • Baby goat beheaded; head, twin taken from New Orleans park

    January 29, 2015 3:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says a baby goat was beheaded and its head and the goat's twin brother taken from a New Orleans park. The SPCA is offering $1,000 for information leading to conviction of the person responsible. Morgana King says... more »
  • Obama orders review of US hostage policy

    November 18, 2014 1:24 PM

    WASHINGTON - With terrorists beheading Americans, President Barack Obama has ordered a review of how the United States responds when citizens are taken hostage overseas. The White House says over the summer, Obama ordered a "comprehensive review" of the tools to try to bring American hostages home. The United States... more »
  • Police: Woman beheaded at Oklahoma workplace

    September 26, 2014 11:29 AM

    MOORE, Okla. - Authorities say a man suspected of beheading a woman at a food processing plant in suburban Oklahoma City had been fired. Moore Police Sgt. Jeremy Lewis said Friday that the suspect, who has not been charged, had been fired from Vaughan Foods. Lewis said the man entered... more »
  • Tech insider: Firms halting spread of grisly video

    September 3, 2014 12:18 PM

    PARIS - A Silicon Valley insider says tech companies drafted plans to scrub the web after a grisly video showing the beheading of an American journalist by Islamic State militants - and implemented them this week after a second killing. Video showing the death of James Foley last month ricocheted... more »
  • US says Sotloff beheading video is authentic Play Video

    September 3, 2014 3:44 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The White House says it has determined that a video showing the brutal killing of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff is authentic. Islamic State extremists released the video showing Sotloff's beheading on Tuesday. It comes two weeks after the militants released a video showing the killing of James... more »
  • Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

    September 2, 2014 12:21 PM

    BEIRUT - An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group. Sotloff, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syrian in August 2013 until he appeared in a video released online last month by the... more »
  • Obama: US won't stop confronting Islamic State

    August 20, 2014 12:07 PM

    EDGARTOWN, MA - President Barack Obama says the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley. Obama says the entire world is "appalled" by Foley's killing. The president says he spoke Wednesday with Foley's family and offered condolences. Obama says the... more »

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