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Douglas Ernst

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Image: YouTube, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Islamic State video shows beheading of American photojournalist

Radical Sunni terrorists with the Islamic State posted a video Tuesday that appears to show they beheaded missing American photojournalist James Foley in what could be an escalation of the terrorist group's activities targeting the United States. Published August 19, 2014

 The Navy's unmanned X-47B lands aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Aug. 17. (U.S. Navy)

Navy's X-47B drone completes 'key' carrier tests alongside F/A-18 Hornet

The U.S. Navy's unmanned X-47B drone completed an important series of tests on Sunday from the USS Theodore Roosevelt. The aircraft, which demonstrated its first-ever carrier-based landing in 2013, was able to operate safely alongside manned aircraft, the F/A-18 Hornet. Published August 19, 2014

Image: CNN screenshot

'ISIS Here' sign held during Ferguson march confuses CNN viewers

CNN's Jake Tapper took to the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, Monday night to talk to protesters about the shooting death of Michael Brown, but a sign reading "ISIS Here" held by an unidentified man got viewers' attention instead. Published August 19, 2014

Abu Mosa, Islamic State Press officer. (Image: YouTube, Vice News)

ISIL to U.S.: 'We will raise the flag of Allah in the White House'

The first installment of a five-part documentary by Vice News on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) was released online Thursday, offering Westerners a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the terror group that now controls large swathes of Iraq and Syria. Published August 8, 2014