Porter Goodman told his family he was leaving Utah and heading to Connecticut for his new summer job in January 2016. He kept in constant communication with his family, specifically his mother, regularly updating his family with texts and phone calls. Everything seemed normal.
Not a seat was empty in the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies lecture hall during a lecture on the Syrian conflict on Wednesday, Mar. 8.
Scrolling through Twitter after an ISIS-related terrorist attack yields tweet after tweet defending the peaceful religion of Islam — and a slew of negative, incriminatory and degrading Islamophobic tweets. Many of the positive statements are retweeted and praised, but so are the Islamophobic messages.
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QAYARA AIR BASE, Iraq (AP) — The Islamic State group appears to be using tens of thousands of people as “human shields” in and around Mosul, where Iraqi forces are waging a large-scale offensive aimed at retaking the country’s second largest city, the U.N. human rights office said Friday.
BERLIN (AP) — A suspected member of the Islamic State group who turned himself in to French authorities and revealed plans of an attack plot has been extradited to Germany.