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Twitter CEO says IS has threatened his employees for taking down accounts

Twitter CEO says IS has threatened his employees for taking down accounts

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12 (UPI) --Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said IS has threatened his employees for taking down accounts during an interview at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit.
Thor Benson
Roman Catholic cardinals to discuss Iraq, Syria crises at Oct. 20 gathering

Roman Catholic cardinals to discuss Iraq, Syria crises at Oct. 20 gathering

VATICAN CITY, Oct. 7 (UPI) --The Vatican announced Tuesday that a formal meeting of the College of Cardinals will convene on Oct. 20 to discuss, in part, the crises in Iraq and Syria.
JC Finley
New video reportedly shows Islamic State beheading British hostage

New video reportedly shows Islamic State beheading British hostage

MOSUL, Iraq, Oct. 3 (UPI) --The Islamic State released a new video on Friday which reportedly shows the beheading of British hostage Alan Henning.
Heather Records
Blogger Pamela Geller cancels anti-Muslim ads

Blogger Pamela Geller cancels anti-Muslim ads

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 (UPI) --Blogger Pamela Geller canceled an ad campaign in New York and San Francisco after the family of beheaded journalist James Foley objected.
Frances Burns
FBI: Islamic State militant who beheaded James Foley has been identified

FBI: Islamic State militant who beheaded James Foley has been identified

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) --The FBI announced Thursday that the U.S. has identified an Islamic State executioner whose gruesome murders were broadcast in videos posted online.
JC Finley
Pope Francis has no comment yet on latest anti-Islamic State airstrikes

Pope Francis has no comment yet on latest anti-Islamic State airstrikes

HOLY SEE, Vatican City, Sept. 23 (UPI) --Pope Francis has not yet commented on the commencement of U.S.-led airstrikes inside Syria, targeting the Islamic State terror group.
JC Finley
New York buses will feature anti-Islam ads depicting James Foley

New York buses will feature anti-Islam ads depicting James Foley

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (UPI) --Pamela Geller is spending $100,000 on bus ads to speak out against Islam. The ads will feature images of Adolf Hitler and James Foley's beheading.
Thor Benson
Islamic State appears to behead British hostage in video

Islamic State appears to behead British hostage in video

MOSUL, Iraq, Sept. 13 (UPI) --In a video released Saturday, the Islamic State appeared to behead a British aid worker whose life was threatened in the group's last beheading video.
Fred Lambert
Government threatened Foleys with criminal charges over ransom

Government threatened Foleys with criminal charges over ransom

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) --James Foley's mother says the government threatened the family with criminal charges if they attempted to raise the ransom on their son's head.
JC Sevcik
Islamic State paid rebels thousands for Sotloff's location, says family rep

Islamic State paid rebels thousands for Sotloff's location, says family rep

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) --The family of slain American journalist Steven Sotloff said the Islamic State (IS) paid rebels $50,000 for his location.
Aileen Graef
Obama says he shouldn't have golfed after Foley statement

Obama says he shouldn't have golfed after Foley statement

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) --U.S. President Obama says he regrets going golfing immediately after making statement on the execution of James Foley.
Danielle Haynes
'Doctor Who' episode edited to remove beheading after Islamic State killings

'Doctor Who' episode edited to remove beheading after Islamic State killings

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (UPI) --An upcoming episode of "Doctor Who" has been edited to remove a beheading after the murder of two U.S. journalists by the Islamic State.
Gabrielle Levy
Family of slain American journalist breaks silence, calls son 'hero'

Family of slain American journalist breaks silence, calls son 'hero'

PINECREST, Fla., Sept. 3 (UPI) --On Wednesday, the family of Steven Sotloff, the American journalist reportedly killed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria spoke out through a spokesman.
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Biden to Islamic State jihadists: 'We will follow them to the gates of hell'

Biden to Islamic State jihadists: 'We will follow them to the gates of hell'

CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 3 (UPI) --Vice President Joe Biden responded Wednesday to the beheading of Steven Sotloff, telling the Islamic State the U.S. will "follow them to the gates of hell."
Aileen Graef
John Kerry calls Steven Sotloff's execution 'a punch to the gut'

John Kerry calls Steven Sotloff's execution 'a punch to the gut'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 (UPI) --U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that American journalist Steven Sotloff's execution by the Islamic State was "a punch to the gut."
JC Finley
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James Foley testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during his confirmation hearing to be the U.S. Ambassador to Croatia, on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 28, 2009. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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