Lawmakers call for more scrutiny of U.S. involvement in Yemen conflict

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As the civilian toll in Yemen’s war continues to rise, some lawmakers are beginning to question U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition in what’s becoming increasingly known as the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. A bipartisan bill introduced last month calls for Congress to investigate U.S. military involvement in Yemen, originally signed off by President Obama,…

ISIS in your inbox: Terror group rolls out email subscription service

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In its latest attempts to push propaganda and news updates, the Islamic State announced Tuesday it is offering a new email subscription service with the latest from the Caliphate in Syria and Iraq as well as from global strongholds such as the Philippines and Yemen. As coalition efforts against ISIS have intensified in recent months,…

Crisis in Venezuela – What you need to know

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–Venezuela in turmoil following a contentious vote over the weekend which critics say is an attempt by President Nicolás Maduro to consolidate power. A newly-elected body, consisting mostly of Maduro allies and even his wife, will be given the ability to dissolve state institutions and possibly rewrite the constitution. –40 countries have stated they will not…

ISIS unclaimed baggage: Flint, Paris, Brussels- the work of ISIS?

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-FBI investigating stabbing attack on a police officer at Bishop International Airport in Flint as an act of terrorism. The attacker Amor Ftouh from Canada reportedly yelled “Allahu Akhbar” before carrying out the attack. -According to the FBI, Ftough seemed disappointed that he didn’t die a martyr in the attack, shouting something similar to ‘you…

American professor held by Taliban pleads with Trump to negotiate his release

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An American and Australian professor kidnapped by the Taliban last August have appeared in a new video calling on President Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to negotiate their freedom by releasing Taliban prisoners. American Kevin King, 60, and Australian Timothy John Weeks, 48, were both working for the American University of Afghanistan when…