LONDON (AP) — An alleged member of an Islamic State group cell nicknamed “The Beatles” that tortured and killed Western hostages was charged with terrorism offenses in Britain on Thursday after being deported from Turkey.
Qatar, a key U.S. ally in the Persian Gulf, is facing increased scrutiny over its alleged financial ties to terrorism in a lawsuit from relatives of a slain American journalist and a separate federal investigation into a member of the country’s royal family.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — It matters not whether El Shafee Elsheikh was the Beatle dubbed “George” or the Beatle nicknamed “Ringo,” prosecutors told a jury Wednesday. What matters is that he was one of three British men in the Islamic State group who orchestrated a hostage-taking scheme that left four Americans dead.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Islamic State terrorists who kidnapped American journalist James Foley never made serious attempts to negotiate a ransom before brutally executing him, family members testified Monday.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Federico Motka's abductors greeted him in English after he and his colleagues were kidnapped near a refugee camp on the Turkish border: “Welcome to Syria, you mutt.”
For the Italian aid worker, it was the beginning of 14 months of brutality at the hands of the Islamic State.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — El Shafee Elsheikh was not a typical Islamic State foot soldier — he was a senior leader who took particular pleasure in mistreating the hostages he held captive, prosecutors said Wednesday in opening statements of Elsheikh's terrorism trial.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of a British national charged with taking a leading role in a scheme by the Islamic State group to take Americans and others as hostages for ransom, resulting in the deaths and beheadings of multiple U.S.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Defense lawyers for a British national facing trial later this month for helping the Islamic State group torture and behead American hostages are seeking to block testimony from a Kurdish girl held as a slave by the group.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — The seventh annual Freedom Run to honor the memory of journalist James Foley is scheduled for Oct. 23 in Rochester, New Hampshire, and virtually around the world.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A British national admitted Thursday evening in a federal courtroom near the nation's capital that he played a leadership role in an Islamic State scheme to torture, hold for ransom and eventually behead American hostages.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — One of two British nationals charged with joining the Islamic State group and conspiring to torture and behead American and European hostages in Syria is scheduled to plead guilty to criminal charges.
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The city of Rochester, New Hampshire, is naming its community center for freelance journalist James Wright Foley, who was kidnapped and beheaded by Islamic State militants in 2014 while reporting on the conflict in Syria...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Diane Foley learned her son's fate not from any government official but from a sobbing journalist who asked if she'd been on Twitter...
Two members of the infamous group of Islamic State fighters known as "The Beatles" could be headed to the U.S. military's detention center at Guantanamo Bay, as part of an effort by the Trump White House to deal with the growing influx of ISIS terrorists captured on the battlefields of Iraq and Syria.
KOBANI, Syria (AP) — The Latest on two detained notorious British IS group members (all times local):...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American-backed Syrian Democratic Forces captured two notorious British members of an Islamic State insurgent cell commonly dubbed "The Beatles" and known for beheading hostages, U...
Not everybody on the Columbia County Board’s Executive Committee likes the idea, but a resolution to accept a state grant for a scenic mural will proceed.
The panel, which last month delayed a decision on the Wisconsin Arts Board grant for a wall-size painting at the new Health and Human Services Building, 111 E.
PARIS (AP) — The European Parliament voted Thursday to lift the immunity from prosecution for French far-right leader Marine Le Pen for tweeting gruesome images of Islamic State violence, a crime that carries up to three years in prison in France...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda owned Friday's Oscar rehearsals. He sang a tune from "La La Land," posed like John Travolta in "Saturday Night Fever," invoked a 1990s Billy Crystal Oscar monologue, and reprimanded his dad from the stage for having his cellphone light on...
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. VIDEO PURPORTS TO SHOW US JOURNALIST'S BEHEADING
Steven Sotloff is apparently executed by a fighter with the Islamic State, the extremist group that has conquered wide swaths of territory across Syria and Iraq.
ROCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) — In 2011, just after James Foley was released from the Libyan prison where he'd been held for six weeks, he acknowledged the peril journalists face covering the world's most dangerous places, soberly conceding that a mistake could mean death.