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Douglas McCain (Duale Khalid/Twitter)

California Man Killed In Action While Fighting For ISIS Terror Group In Syria

A U.S. citizen from California was killed over the weekend in Syria while fighting for the extremist group Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, also known as ISIS or ISIL.

08/26/2014

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Hijacked #Napaquake Hashtag Turns Up Images Of Islamic Militant Slogans & Dead U.S. Soldiers

The Twitter hashtag #napaquake appears to be part of Islamic militants’ latest social media strategy for spreading their propaganda across the Internet.

08/25/2014

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Twitter To Remove Images Of Dead People Following Robin Williams’ Suicide, ISIS Beheading

Twitter announced this week its commitment to deal with images of the deceased as requested by their family.

08/20/2014

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Supporters, Opponents Of Iraq Air Strikes Authorized By Obama Hold Dueling Protests In San Francisco

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in San Francisco Friday afternoon to speak out against an escalating situation in Iraq in which an Islamic militant group is taking over portions of the country and killing and displacing thousands of civilians.

08/08/2014

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (sanmateocountynews.wordpress.com/Creative Commons)

Bay Area Assyrians Call For More International Military, Humanitarian Involvement In Iraq

The Assyrian American Association of the Bay Area was staging a rally Friday morning at the United Nations Plaza in San Francisco to call for urgent humanitarian aide and international military support in Iraq against ISIS militants.

08/08/2014

President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the State Dining Room of the White House on August 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama announced he has authorized military strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and a humanitarian aid drop. ISIS has been advancing on the important city of Erbil, Iraq and a civilian humanitarian crisis has developed. (Photo by Mike Theiler-Pool/Getty Images)

U.S. Bombs ISIS Militants In Iraq

U.S. fighters dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq Friday, the Pentagon said, redeeming President Barack Obama’s promise of military force to counter the advancing militants and confront the threat they pose to Iraqi civilians and Americans.

08/08/2014

Obama delivers statement on Iraq

President Obama Authorizes Airstrikes In Northern Iraq To Defend Americans From ISIS Militants

President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq Thursday night, warning they would be launched if needed to defend Americans from advancing Islamic militants and protect civilians under siege. His announcement threatened a renewal of U.S. military involvement in the country’s long sectarian war.

08/07/2014

An Iraqi security officer stands guard as Iraqi civilians wait to volunteer to join the fight against a major offensive by jihadists in northern Iraq, on June 12, 2014, in the central Shiite Muslim shrine city of Najaf. Fighters from the Sunni Muslim Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) were, according to some accounts  advancing on Baghdad after over-running the cities of Mosul and Tikrit in recent days.  (HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP/Getty Images)

War Veterans Watch In Horror As Iraqi Towns They Fought For Fall To ISIS Terrorists

“It’s like a punch in the gut,” is how one Bay Area Iraq War veteran describes news today that Mosul, Tikrit, Ninevah, and so many other Iraqi cities have now fallen to the terrorist army known as ISIS.

06/12/2014

Jefferson Award winner Deb Levine (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps Teens Benefit From New Tech

Nielsen research shows the average teen sends more than 3,000 texts a month. So what better way to reach them with an important message about health? That’s exactly what this week’s Jefferson Award winner is doing.

05/16/2012

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Tech Watch: New Mobile Payment System On The Way

A joint venture between three of the top wireless companies has struck a deal with all four major credit card companies that could lead to a new mobile payment system.

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