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Rick Perry: ISIS "may have" crossed southern border into U.S.

While saying he doesn't have any hard evidence that it's already happening, Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, warns of the possibility that Islamist militants could slip across the U.S.-Mexico border.

Chuck Hagel defends failed James Foley rescue attempt

Defense secretary denies an intelligence failure caused the rescue to fail, defends the decision to publicly disclose the mission

Chuck Hagel: James Foley death a casualty of ISIS’s “ruthless, barbaric ideology”

The defense secretary condemned the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) for beheading American journalist James Foley.

Rick Perry: ISIS may already be in the U.S.

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The Texas governor suggested that "they may have already used" the U.S.-Mexico border to sneak into the U.S.

Thousands receiving aid after Boko Haram siege: relief agency

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Thousands receiving aid after Boko Haram siege: relief agency
Nearly 11,500 people from one town in northeast Nigeria are receiving emergency aid after fleeing Boko Haram militants, the country's main relief agency said on Thursday. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said 11,442 men, women and children from Gwoza in Borno state had been registered at two facilities for displaced people in neighbouring Adamawa state. The Islamists took over Gwoza, which lies near the border with Cameroon, on August 7 and NEMA said the town was "still under siege". ... more