All posts tagged "ISIS"

  • FILE - In this undated file photo released online in the summer of 2014 on a militant social media account, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, militants of the Islamic State group hold up their weapons and wave its flags on their vehicles in a convoy on a road leading to Iraq, in Raqqa, Syria. The extremist group that once bragged about minting its own currency is now accepting only U.S. dollars in Raqqa, slashing salaries across the board and imposing “exit fees” for those trying to leave its domain. (Militant photo via AP, File)
    IS faces budget crunch, cutting perks and trimming salaries

    BEIRUT (AP) — Faced with a cash shortage in its so-called caliphate, the Islamic State group has slashed salaries across the region, asked Raqqa residents to pay utility bills in black market American dollars, and is now...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Yinghan Leo Tang 
Orange Lutheran High 
10th grade
    Anonymous wages ‘war’ on ISIS

    The recent terrorist attack in Paris have resulted in more than 100 deaths. It shocked the world and an increasing number of people are starting to pay more attention to the center player of the attack, ISIS....

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Police crime photos are displayed during a news conference near the site of yesterday's mass shooting on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 in San Bernardino, Calif. A husband and wife on Wednesday, dressed for battle and carrying assault rifles and handguns, opened fire on a holiday banquet for his co-workers, killing at least 14 people and seriously wounding more than a dozen others in a precision assault, authorities said. Hours later, the couple died in a shootout with police. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
    FBI: California shooting investigated as act of terrorism

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The FBI announced Friday that it is investigating the mass shooting in Southern California as an act of terrorism, while a U.S. law enforcement official revealed that the woman who helped her...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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  • San Bernardino Police Lt. Mike Madden who was one one of the first officers on scene describes his experience during a press conference near the site of yesterday's mass shooting on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 in San Bernardino, Calif. A husband and wife on Wednesday, dressed for battle and carrying assault rifles and handguns, opened fire on a holiday banquet for his co-workers, killing at least 14 people and seriously wounding more than a dozen others in a precision assault, authorities said. Hours later, the couple died in a shootout with police. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
    Woman in California shooting pledged allegiance to ISIS

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The woman who helped her husband kill 14 people at a holiday banquet for his county co-workers pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and its leader on Facebook, a U.S. law...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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  • Protesters wearing masks pull ropes to topple a police bus during a rally in Gwanghwamun, central Seoul, on Nov. 14. The ruling Saenuri Party is moving to ban activists from wearing masks to hide their identity. (Yonhap)
    President Park compares masked protesters to ISIS

        On Nov. 14, over 70,000 people openly protested South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s policies on labor reform and rewritten history textbooks in Seoul. Violent clashes erupted, which included police firing tear gas and water cannons...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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  • (Korea Times file)
    S. Korea tightens airport security, will even fingerprint Korean Americans

    By Kim Chul-soo The South Korean government plans to enhance its airport security measures following the Islamic State attacks in Paris, and now even Korean Americans will be subject to fingerprints upon entering the country. The government...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • In this photo provided by WNYW Fox 5 NY, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference in New York's Times Square, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. The New York Police Department says it's aware of a newly released Islamic State group video showing images of Times Square but says there's no current or specific threat to the city. (WNYW Fox 5 NY via AP)
    After ISIS video threatens NYC, mayor says city won’t be intimidated

    The Islamic State (ISIS) released a video on Wednesday that threatened New York City, specifically Manhattan, with a potential attack, according to the New York Times. Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a public statement in Times Square...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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