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U.S. defense intelligence chief predicts increased ISIS attacks | Reuters

WASHINGTON Islamic State is likely to step up "the pace and lethality" of its attacks in the months ahead as it seeks to fan the flames of international conflict, the director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency said on Monday. Speaking to a security conference, Marine Corps Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart linked his warning to the militant group's establishment of "emerging branches" in Mali, Tunisia, Somalia, Bangladesh and Indonesia. #Business #Copyright #LinkedIn #opinion #Videos

17 mins ago

Widow of Islamic State leader charged in death of American – U.S. Justice Dept | Reuters

WASHINGTON The wife of a deceased Islamic State leader was charged on Monday in federal court in Virginia with conspiracy in the death of American aid worker Kayla Mueller who was killed a year ago while being held hostage in Syria by the militant group, the U.S. Justice Department said. #article #chinese #Crime #Iraq #markets #Middle East

32 mins ago

Mass deaths in Syrian jails amount to crime of ‘extermination’ – U.N. | Reuters

GENEVA Detainees held by the Syrian government are being killed on a massive scale amounting to a state policy of "extermination" of the civilian population, a crime against humanity, United Nations investigators said on Monday. #chinese #Crime #Iran #Latin America #Russia

45 mins ago

Obama seeks funds to fight Zika; sees no cause for panic | Reuters

WASHINGTON/LONDON President Barack Obama will ask the U.S. Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad and pursue a vaccine, the White House said on Monday, but he added there is no reason to panic over the mosquito-borne virus #chinese #Diseases #Entertainment #markets #Olympics #United Kingdom #United States

45 mins ago

Obama seeks funds to fight Zika; sees no cause for panic | Reuters

WASHINGTON/LONDON President Barack Obama will ask the U.S. Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad and pursue a vaccine, the White House said on Monday, but he added there is no reason to panic over the mosquito-borne virus #chinese #Diseases #Entertainment #markets #Olympics #United Kingdom #United States

47 mins ago

Risk aversion drives yen to one-year highs vs USD | Reuters

SYDNEY The yen held at its highest in over a year against the dollar early on Tuesday, having soared broadly as a selloff in European and U.S. #article #Business #India #Latin America #opinion #United Kingdom #United States

47 mins ago

Risk aversion drives yen to one-year highs vs USD | Reuters

SYDNEY The yen held at its highest in over a year against the dollar early on Tuesday, having soared broadly as a selloff in European and U.S. #article #Business #India #Latin America #opinion #United Kingdom #United States

58 mins ago

Stocks dumped for safe havens as bank fears flare | Reuters

SYDNEY Asian share markets were scorched on Tuesday as stability concerns put a torch to European bank stocks and sent investors stampeding to only the safest of safe haven assets. As fear overwhelmed greed, yields on longer-term U.S. Treasury debt hit one-year lows as bond prices rose, the yen surged to a 15-month peak and gold reached its most precious since June. #Australia #India #markets #Middle East #opinion #United States

Feb 9, 2016

U.S., South Korea, Japan military chiefs to consult on North Korea – U.S. officials | Reuters

WASHINGTON The top U.S. military officer is due to discuss North Korea's latest satellite launch with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts this week, as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen military ties among the three countries, U.S. defense officials said on Monday. #Business #Careers #Copyright #LinkedIn #opinion #Small business #Videos

Feb 9, 2016

Wife of Islamic State leader charged in death of American – U.S. Justice Dept | Reuters

WASHINGTON The wife of a deceased Islamic State leader was charged on Monday with conspiracy in the death of an American aid worker who was killed a year ago while being held hostage in Syria by the militant group, the U.S. Justice Department said. Nisreen Assad Ibrahim Bahar, 25, an Iraqi citizen and wife of Abu Sayyaf, a senior Islamic State leader until his death last year, was charged for her role in a conspiracy that resulted in the death of Kayla Mueller in February 2015, the Justice Department said in a statement. #article #India #Islam #United Kingdom #United States