[DIGEST: CBS, NBC, New York Times] A gunman killed two people and injured 16 others outside a nightclub hosting an event for teens in Fort Myers, Florida, early Monday morning. The shooting took place in the parking lot of Club Blu, about three miles south of City Hall, as parents arrived to pick up their … Continued
[DIGEST: CBS, Associated Press] Two fatal police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota sparked protests around the country this week. All of these protests were peaceful demonstrations, except for Dallas where things quickly turned violent after shots rang out. Those present immediately took to Facebook and Twitter to record the events. Videos and live streams of … Continued
[DIGEST: ABC, USA Today] On Wednesday, airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State near the city of Fallujah, Iraq, killed at least 250 ISIS militants. According to Col. Christopher Garver, the spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, the strikes began after the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) spotted an ISIS convoy as they tried to … Continued
[DIGEST: CBS, Fortune] The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has found nothing of significance on the iPhone 5c used by San Bernardino gunman Syed Rizwan Farook. The FBI spent many months analyzing the phone’s contents, under the belief might hold clues about the plans and contacts of the attackers, who killed 14 people during a … Continued
[DIGEST: BBC, NYT, Raw Story, Mother Jones] Brussels, the Belgian capital and home to the European Union, was shaken by a series of explosions Tuesday morning that left more than 30 people dead. The bombings began with two explosions, at least one likely the result of a suicide bomber, at the airport, killing at least … Continued
The Iraqi city of Ramadi is finally liberated after months of being under siege by ISIS. Despite this, both the city and the entire country face an uncertain future as ISIS continues to control in other provinces.
One of the most effective means of combating global terrorism is to hit terrorist organizations where it hurts: the wallet. But what happens when a terrorist organization becomes economically self-sufficient?
[DIGEST: New York Times, Human Rights Watch, The Independent, Public Radio International] There is a crisis going on right now in the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Thousands of Yazidi girls and women are being isolated from their families and held in pens. They are being photographed and given numbers to advertise them to … Continued