"ISIS" Tagged Articles

Education, International, Public Safety

Recent Brussels Attack Calls for SU Abroad ‘Check-In’ System

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By Amanda Brandell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Spending a semester abroad traveling the world has become part of the Syracuse University experience. Syracuse University send 45% of it’s campus abroad each year – thats 2,000 students. The national average for American college students to study abroad is around 9%. With a bulk of SU’s students abroad for […]

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Government, Public Safety, safety

NATO General: Migrant Crisis Causing ISIS to Spread “Like a Cancer”

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NATO’s top general warns that ISIS is likely slipping into Europe with the flood of refugees. The prospect of the terrorist group getting a strong foothold in Europe has some countries worried, even causing several to abandon the Schengen System. This agreement, which was established in 1985, allowed for border-free travel between members of the […]

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Central New York, Religion

Two Syracuse Catholics Offer Support to Islamic Society of CNY

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Following the horrific attacks in Paris this past weekend, negativity surrounding the Islamic faith is at an all-time high. While the Islamic Society of Central New York has had to deal with “islamophobia” before, some politicians and media outlets only perpetuate the negative connotation surrounding the religion. At a town hall meeting in South Carolina […]

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Government

Jeb Bush Unveils National Security Plan

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By Monika Hammer (NCC News) – Presidential candidate Jeb Bush has outlined his national security strategy, revamping it in light of the attacks in Paris. Bush called for “overwhelming force” to be used against the Islamic State terror group, including deployment of ground troops. “The United States should not delay in leading a global coalition to take […]

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Central New York, Religion

Muslims Fight Stereotypes And Misconceptions After Terrorist Attacks

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By Hunter Sáenz SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With hashtags like #stopIslam trending on social media moments after the terrorist attacks in Paris, many Muslims once again find themselves having to defend and explain their faith. Many of those who lashed out online, using such hashtags, blame all Muslims for the deadly attacks–even  though the principles […]

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Government

ISIS Releases Over 200 Prisoners

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By Brian Ives SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Islamic State released more than 200 Yazidis Wednesday, an Iraqi Kurdish security official said. ISIS had held the prisoners for more than eight months. Gen. Hiwa Abdullah, a northern Iraqi commander, said most of the 216 freed prisoners showed signs of neglect and abuse. He said […]

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Government

Obama Has Had Enough with ISIS

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By Alana Heller SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – President Obama wants to go to war with the Islamic State.  He issued a letter earlier today asking congress to formally declare war. Obama believes ISIS is a large threat to the United States.  The Islamic group has killed four United States citizens. One of those killed is […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Government, Transportation, Weather

Sinkhole Closes S. Salina St., More Transportation Delays After Snow Storm, Downtown Syracuse Gets its First Diner

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Shantinique Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Coming up on NCC News at 4 p.m., South Salina Street is shut down after a sinkhole caved in earlier today. NCC News’ Zach Tornabene shows you how the hole is affecting businesses and what other routes to take. In downtown Syracuse, Armory Square is opening its streets to […]

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Government

ISIS Captured American Kayla Mueller Confirmed Dead by Obama Administration

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By Owen Gotimer SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Kayla Jean Mueller, a 26-year-old American woman, has been confirmed dead by her family and the Obama administration. Over the weekend, Mueller’s family received a private message from Islamic State militants – who had been holding Mueller captive. The U.S. intelligence community validated the information in the private […]

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Central New York, Education, Government, Health

State Assembly Names New Speaker, Alampi Trial Continues, Drug Stores Under Fire for False Labels

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By Shantinique Brooks  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Coming up on NCC News at 4 p.m., the N.Y. State Assembly has named Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, to become the new assembly Speaker in Sheldon Silver’s place. Major stores like Target, GNC, and Walgreens are accused of selling herbal supplements with labels not matching what’s really in the product. […]

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