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U.S. defense chief seeks more Turkish help against Islamic State

By Yeganeh Torbati INCIRLIK, Turkey (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter urged Turkey on Tuesday to do more to assist destroy Islamic State militants as he kicked off a…

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Obama warns Islamic State leaders: 'You are next'

Washington (AFP) – US President Barack Obama voiced fresh determination to destroy the Islamic State on Monday, vowing to kill the group's leaders & win back territory in the Middle…

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Suspect arrested for arson, hate crime in California mosque fire

By Sam Mircovich COACHELLA, Calif. (Reuters) – Police have arrested a 23-year-old man suspected of setting a fire at a Southern California mosque in a hate attack, following the massacre…

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Divers retrieve more items in search for California shooting clues

By Alana Wise SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (Reuters) – FBI divers picked through the bottom of a San Bernardino lake on Saturday for a third day, seeking evidence related to a…

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Mauritius says investigating Islamic State video

By Jean Paul Arouff PORT LOUIS (Reuters) – Mauritius is investigating an Islamic State video which purports to show a Mauritian man urging people from the tiny Indian Ocean island…

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Europeans circulate Syrian, Iraqi passport watchlist: diplomats

BEIRUT (Reuters) – European countries have been circulating a watch list of missing Syrian & Iraqi passports they fear could be filled with false data & used by people to…

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Spain arrests man accused of recruiting fighters for Islamic State

MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish police on Saturday arrested a man suspected of recruiting young fighters for Islamic State in the North African enclave of Ceuta, the Interior Ministry said. The…

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Wife's role in California attack raises fear of jihad brides

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pakistani woman's role as a shooter in the San Bernardino massacre is raising fears that foreign-born brides who support the Islamic State group could marry…

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Islamic State influence rising in Syria: Russian defense minister

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The influence of Islamic State is increasing in Syria, where militants control around 70 percent of the country, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Friday. The…

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Singapore minister warns of Islamic State threat in SE Asia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Singapore's defense minister said Wednesday that Islamic State fighters pose a "clear & present danger" to Southeast Asia as they return from Syria & Iraq with a…

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