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  1. 'I made a bad decision to go with the girl': American ISIL...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 |

    'I made a bad decision to go with the girl': American ISIL fighter says a woman in Turkey sold him on jihad IRBIL, Iraq - The American Islamic State group fighter who handed himself over to Kurdish forces in Iraq's north earlier this week said he made "a bad decision" joining IS, according to a heavily edited interview he gave to an Iraqi Kurdish television station that aired late Thursday night. Mohamad Jamal Khweis, 26, from Alexandria, Virginia detailed his weeks-long journey from the United States to London, Amsterdam, Turkey, through Syria and finally to the IS-controlled Iraqi city of Mosul, where he was moved into a house with dozens of other foreign fighters.


  2. An American member of ISIL has surrendered to Kurdish forces in Iraq, top general saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 |

    Jamal Khweis, left, who identified himself as the father of the 26-year-old man fighting with the Islamic State group who gave himself up to Iraqi Kurdish forces in northern Iraq on Monday, confronts reporters outside his Virginia home. An Iraqi Kurdish general said an American member of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militant group has surrendered to Kurdish forces in northern Iraq, the Associated Press and others reported Monday.


  3. Islamic State wife charged in U.S. court for the kidnapping and death of an American aid workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 |

    Stars from the entertainment world and regular - albeit 'well-dressed' and well-lubricated - fans are in the Bay Area on Sunday for Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif, where the Carolina Panthers face the Denver Broncos. Super Bowl 50 sees Lady Gaga 'get the ball rolling' with her stunning pre-game rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara., Calif., on Sunday.


  4. 'You can throw out the logic': Powerball lottery jackpot surges...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 |

    Vancouverites love to share snapshots of their city. And they did just that during Saturday's perfect winter morning, which saw a little fog and some icy patches - but mostly a whole bunch of blue sky.


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