American Headline News for 20 Nov 2015
Hasna Ait Boulahcen was drinker, drug user before ???radicalization,??? acquaintance
Author Nikita Malik discusses why some women are lured to ISIS with CNN's Christiane Amanpour.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump voiced support Thursday evening for creating a mandatory database to track Muslims in the United States -- the latest in an escalating series of... responses following the deadly attacks in Paris. "I would certainly implement that. Absolutely," Trump told...
It's the size of a tennis ball
Cellphone video taken by a hostage shows the inside of the luxury hotel in Mali that was stormed by gunmen who took 170 people captive. At least three people have been killed in the terrorist attack.... The video, published China's Xinhua News agency, was reportedly taken by a Chinese tourist inside the Radisson Blu Hotel...
Freedom approaches for Jonathan Pollard, Navy analyst convicted of spying for Israel
In America's Little Syria, largely Christian, a divide emerges over impending refugees
High-level discussions would be the first since the Koreas agreed to improve ties after an armed standoff in August.
Hasna Aitboulahcen lived a secular life, drinking alcohol and rarely visiting a mosque, but police say she died an extremist's death: blowing herself up by detonating a suicide vest. …
LONDON -- Scotland Yard has settled legal claims from seven female activists who said undercover police had formed “intimate sexual relationships” with them while investigating protest movements.... The police apologized Friday for the “totally unacceptable” behavior of a number of undercover officers in the now-disbanded units. The financial terms of the settlement are being kept...
Countering Donald Trump's proposed plans to establish special IDs for Muslims, put those of the Islamic faith in a database, and close mosques, fellow GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush spoke frankly... during a Friday appearance on CNBC, calling such ideas manipulative and weak. "You talk about internment, you talk about closing mosques, you talk about registering people -- that's just wrong," Bush said. "It's not a question of toughness. It's manipulating people's angst and their fears. That's not strength; that's weakness." The controversy over accepting Syrian refugees arose in the wake of the Paris terror attacks. Though all of the identified attackers so far have been French and Belgian nationals, the tragedy has raised fears that terrorists from Syria could slip into the U.S. with the...
Gunmen have taken 170 people hostage at a hotel in the capital city of Mali, according to a Radisson representative.
Cambodian opposition leader, already sought for arrest, summoned to hear new legal charges
Portugal's Parliament has approved laws allowing same-sex couples to legally adopt children and permitting lesbians to obtain medically assisted fertilization. …
Any attempt by Russia to interfere in Montenegro's bid to join NATO would only boost the country's chances of membership. The military alliance's secretary general said Friday …
The country had been declared Ebola-free on Sept. 3
Some 15 soldiers and 19 fighters reported dead following attacks in Hadramout province claimed by ISIL.
Quick and strengthened action "is not an option but an obligation"
Gunmen have taken about 170 people hostage inside the Radisson Blu Hotel in Mali's capital, Bamako, with at least three deaths reported.
2 Koreas agree to meet at border village next week
South Korea considers opt out for child monitoring app after criticism on security, privacy
Chinese police have killed all but one of the 29 suspects in a deadly attack on a coal mine that killed 16 people in the restive region of Xinjiang, an official website reported Friday. The remaining... suspect was arrested. …
Army deployed after police chief warns of unconfirmed threat reports as world leaders gather in Kuala Lumpur.
A California police officer was shot to death in his own car as he was getting off work in what investigators said Thursday was a botched robbery attempt by two young men and a 16-year-old boy who... were arrested within hours.