The largest producer of Thanksgiving turkeys is being investigated by the American Justice Department for possible ties to Hezbollah, an Islamic terrorist organization based in Lebanon. Seaboard is an international company which is the largest producer of Butterball turkeys in the United States, according to Fortune magazine. It is now being investigated by the Justice Department… Read more »
Three men were sentenced to prison Tuesday for plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State (ISIS) group, as a federal judge concluded the second day of sentencing in a case that shed a light on terror recruiting in the state.
Keramlis, a Christian town on the Nineveh Plains in northern Iraq, fell to ISIS in August 2014, sending its inhabitants fleeing. The town was retaken by Iraq forces three weeks ago as part of the push for Mosul, but most of its homes were destroyed in the process.
Calling the use of chemical weapons ‘a barbaric tool, repugnant to the conscience of mankind,’ US Ambassador Samantha Power urged the UN Security Council to take ‘strong and swift action’ against the perpetrators.