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News Briefs: International news

BY JEAN-MARIE BRALLEY STAFF WRITER UN envoy warns of massacre Staffan de Mistura, the new United Nations envoy to Syria, warned Friday of a potential “massacre” of 500 people who are threatened by the Islamic State in Kobani, a Syrian…

News Briefs: International news

BY MELISSA SIEGLER Staff Writer ISIS beheads fourth captive ISIS, also known as ISIL, released a video on Friday, October 4, of one of their militants beheading British captive, Alan Henning. This is the fourth video of its kind to…

News Briefs: National News

BY JEAN_MARIE BRALLEY Staff Writer Ebola case diagnosed in the US After a recent Ebola case was diagnosed in the United States, Dr. Thomas Friedan, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sought to reassure the public on…