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IS launches massive social media campaign urging western Muslims to act as 'city wolves'

IS launches massive social media campaign urging western Muslims to act as 'city wolves'Washington, Jan 14 : The Islamic State (IS) group has reportedly launched a massive social media campaign, urging every Muslim living in the West to act as a "city wolf".

According to the Washington Times, following the recent terror attacks in France, the Islamic State posted Tweets calling on jihadists to kill more Westerners and to celebrate the lives of the three Muslims who slaughtered 17 innocent civilians and police on a rampage that began on Jan.

The Islamic State started the campaign on Sunday via two affiliated media groups, Al-Battar and Al-Ghuraba.


US adds Pakistan Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah to its terrorism list

US adds Pakistan Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah to its terrorism listWashington, Jan 14. - The Government of the United States has added Pakistan Taliban leader Maulana Fazlullah a.k.a. Mullah Fazlullah to to its official terrorism list in the wake of him claiming that he was behind the December 16, 2014 massacre of 150 people, including 134 children at an army-run school in Peshawar.

Mullah Fazlullah has been named a specially designated global terrorist, a label meant to target terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism.

The designation makes it a crime for US citizens to engage in transactions with


US welcomes release of 53 political prisoners in Cuba

US welcomes release of 53 political prisoners in CubaWashington : The US on Tuesday welcomed the release of 53 political prisoners in the past 48 hours in Cuba as part of moves to normalise ties between the two countries.

"I can confirm that the Cuban government has notified the Obama administration that they have completed the release of the 53 political prisoners that they had committed to free," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters.

"We welcome this positive development and are pleased that the Cuban government followed through on this commitment that they made not just to the United States but also to the Vatican," Earnest said.


Meet the '1-in-Mil' identical triplets born to Montana couple

Meet the '1-in-Mil' identical triplets born to Montana coupleWashington, Jan 13 : A couple in Montana has welcomed "one in a million" identical triplets, who were delivered before their mom reached the 32-week mark of her pregnancy.

Cade, Ian and Milo Kinsey were born at Billings Clinic in Billings, Montana, on Dec. 5 to Jody Kinsey and her husband Jase, ABC News reported.

Cade, the triplet delivered first who weighed in at 3 pounds, 13 ounces, was the first to be released from the hospital and the family is expecting the other two kids to be released soon so that they can take them home.


Martin Luther King Jr.'s kids fight over his 'millions' worth bible, Nobel prize

Martin Luther King JrWashington, Jan 13 - Martin Luther King Jr.'s children are fighting to get their hands on his tattered personal Bible and Nobel Peace Prize, which reportedly are worth millions of dollars.

Three of civil rights leader's children, are going to appear in an Atlanta courtroom, as Dexter King and Martin Luther King III have sued their sister Bernice King for possession of the items, People magazine reported.


NYPD, other law enforcement agencies on high alert after IS repeats threat

NYPD, other law enforcement agencies on high alert after IS repeats threatWashington, Jan 12 : New York City Police Department and other law enforcement agencies have reportedly gone on high alert after someone re-released a video posted by the Islamic State (IS) in September that urges followers to "rise up and kill intelligence officers, police officers, soldiers, and civilians."

The threat specifically named the United States, France, Australia and Canada as targets.


Al Jazeera's leaked email asks if Charlie Hebdo attack targeted freedom of speech

Al Jazeera's leaked email asks if Charlie Hebdo attack targeted freedom of speechWashington, Jan 11 - While people across the world showed solidarity with the journalists killed during the attack on French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, by embracing the phrase, "Je suis Charlie," a leaked email from Al Jazeera has showed that a top editor termed the mantra "an alienating slogan" and questioned if the attack really targeted "free speech."


Hillary Clinton 'upset' with hubby over his part in ex-pal Jeffrey Epstein's sex scandal

Hillary ClintonNew York, Jan. 09 - Hillary Clinton is "furious" at husband Bill Clinton after his name was involved in Jeffrey Epstein's sex scandal

Sources revealed that, at the funeral of Mario Cuomo, the 67-year-old angrily "storm" past the former president after he dutifully waited for her by the door of St. Ignatius Loyola Church, the New York Post reported.

The68-year-old politician's name has popped up in 2011 court documents relating to Epstein after a woman said to be Virginia Roberts filed a bombshell suit alleging she was Epstein's teen "sex slave" and paid
15,000 dollars to bed Epstein's pal, Britain's Prince Andrew.


Meet the woman who has 'awesome sex life' with her '2-foot-8-inch' hubby

Meet the woman who has 'awesome sex life' with her '2-foot-8-inch' hubbyNew York, Jan. 09 - A woman from Arizona has recently expressed that his 2-foot-8-inch husband is "one of the most sexual people" she has ever met.

Mindie Kniss, who has been happily married to Sean Stephenson , said that just because he's disabled doesn't mean they don't have an awesome sex life, although it was different than having sex with an averaged-size person but it wasn't a problem at all, the New York Post reported.

The couple, both motivational speakers, met through a mutual friend in 2009 and tied the knot in 2012 after Kniss moved to Chicago to be closer to her tiny beloved.


Charlie Hebdo shooting: French officials claim one suspect received training from al Qaeda

Charlie Hebdo shootingWashington, Jan 09 - French officials have told the U.S. authorities that one of the suspects in the Charlie Hebdo shooting had visited Yemen in 2012 to receive training from al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).

According to ABC News, the U.S. is working to determine if the attack was ordered by the AQAP.

The two main suspects in the shootings at the magazine's headquarters are Said Kouachi, 34 and Cherif Kouachi, 32.

Charlie Hebdo has announced that the magazine will be back with a one million copy memorial edition in the aftermath of the massacre.


North Korean submarine equipped to fire missiles: US group

North Korean submarine equipped to fire missiles: US groupWashington : Recent satellite imagery appears to show that a North Korean submarine is being equipped to fire missiles, posing a potential new threat to its neighbours, a US research institute said today.

The finding published by 38 North, the website of the US-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, comes as Washington ratchets up sanctions against North Korea following a destructive hacking attack against Sony Pictures.


One suspect surrenders in attack on French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, two on the run

One suspect surrendersWashington, Jan 08 - At least one of the three suspects in the Charlie Hebdo shootings in Paris has reportedly surrendered to the police.

According to Deadline.com and as reported by French daily Le Monde, Hamyd Mourad, 18, who was ID'd as one of the suspects in the killing of 12 people at the offices of the satirical newspaper, turned himself in.

The remaining two suspects, identified as brothers Said Kouachi and Cherif Kouachi, both Frenchmen were still at large. A massive hunt has been launched to nab the killers.


Obama threatens veto of increase of hours in health care law

Barack Obama meets PM Modi, calls him a 'man of action'Washington : The White House issued its second veto threat since Republicans took full control of Congress, saying on Wednesday that President Barack Obama would block legislation to increase his health care law's definition of a full-time worker from 30 to 40 hours per week.

The announcement came a day after Obama's spokesman said he would veto the first bill of the new Senate - a measure to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline to carry Canadian oil into the US.


Kerry calls Rajapaksa: Urges violence-free presidential poll

Kerry calls Rajapaksa: Urges violence-free presidential pollWashington, Jan.8 - United States Secretary of State John Kerry has called Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to ensure that the presidential election scheduled for today is free from violence.

The United States Wednesday said it supports a free and fair electoral process in Sri Lanka that is credible, peaceful, and inclusive.


Obama condemns terror attack in France, offers help

Barack ObamaWashington : Strongly condemning the horrific terror attack in France, US President Barack Obama on Wednesday directed his officials to provide any assistance needed to bring to justice perpetrators of such a "cowardly" and "evil" assault.

"I strongly condemn the horrific shooting at the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris that has reportedly killed 12 people. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this terrorist attack and the people of France at this difficult time," Obama said in a statement.


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