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Man seen with missing Virginia student being sought

Sep 23, 2014

Man seen with missing Virginia student being sought

A man authorities believe is the last person seen with a British-born student before she disappeared is being sought on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving. But they say they also want to talk to him about the missing teen. Virginia State Police ...

Sep 23, 2014

China blocks 'privacy' search engine DuckDuckGo

China has begun blocking the privacy-protecting search engine DuckDuckGo, which avoids storing user data or tracking online activity, according to the company and security researchers. DuckDuckGo, which gained popularity following revelations of U.S. government surveillance online, has only a tiny share of the search ...

Sep 23, 2014

Man bitten by Ebola patient flown to Switzerland

Swiss authorities say a male nurse who was bitten by an Ebola patient while working in West Africa has been flown to Switzerland as a precaution. The health ministry says the unidentified man was working for an international organization in Sierra Leone when he ...

Sep 23, 2014

Islamic State calls for Muslims to attack its foes worldwide

The Islamic State group’s spokesman said its fighters are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition, casting it as a historic clash between Muslims and their enemies and calling for attacks at home and abroad. Abu Mohammed al-Adnani’s 42-minute audio statement, which appeared to ...

Sep 23, 2014

BBC begins nightly Ebola service in West Africa

BBC World Service radio on Monday began nightly Ebola broadcasts for West Africa, concentrating on efforts to combat the virus across the region. The nine-minute program will be broadcast at 19:50 GMT on the shortwave frequencies 9915 kHz and 12095 kHz. The “News About ...

Sep 23, 2014

Jihadists kill 40 Iraqi soldiers, capture at least 70

Jihadists attacked an Iraqi army base west of Baghdad with six suicide bombers, killing 40 soldiers and capturing at least 70 others who fled, a senior army officer said Monday. Four suicide bombers detonated explosives-rigged armored personnel carriers at the base in Saqlawiyah on ...

Sep 23, 2014

Rumors swirl again over whether Boko Haram leader is alive

Is he alive or isn’t he? Fresh claims have emerged in Nigeria that Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, or at least someone impersonating him, may be dead — and not for the first time Rumors have been flying since Sept. 18, when the military ...

Sep 23, 2014

German police arrest suspected Islamic State fighter

German police have arrested a Turkish man suspected of having fought for the Islamic State jihadist group in Syria, public prosecutors said Monday. The 40-year-old, who lives in Berlin and is a Turkish citizen, was detained by a special police unit in the German ...