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Iraqi Shiite militia fighters celebrate with an ISIS flag after breaking the siege of Amerli by ISIS militants, September 1, 2014.

Trump says ‘ISIS is defeated’ — the Pentagon says not quite

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that ISIS has been defeated. He's made similar comments before, but military officials have always been more circumspect, saying that even though the terror group has lost nearly all of its territory it remains a threat.

Malaysia’s abolishing the death penalty – and all inmates on death row could be spared

Offenders of crimes like drug trafficking, firearms possession, murder and terrorism could soon be spared the noose.
Emergency services set up a makeshift medical centre in the middle of the Las Vegas Strip.

It has been one year since the Las Vegas shooting rocked the US. Here’s exactly how the nation’s worst modern gun massacre unfolded

A gunman in Las Vegas carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history on October 1 2017. 58 people died, and more than 800 people were injured by Stephen Paddock, whose motive remains a mystery a year later.
A 29-year-old cancer patient was forced to postpone her bucket list trip to New York city after accidentally labelling herself as a terrorist.

A 29-year-old cancer patient accidentally labelled herself as a terrorist right before a bucket list trip to New York City

Mandie Stevenson accidentally answered 'yes' when an online Esta (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) form asked if she was seeking to, or had ever, engaged in terrorist activities or genocide.
One World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, New York City.

I was 12 years old and blocks from the World Trade Center on 9/11 — here’s how I saw the world around me change forever

9/11 was the deadliest terror attack on US soil in history and sparked a global war on terror. Author Helaina Hovitz was in school mere blocks from the towers, and has lived with the effects ever since. Seventeen years later, the US still feels the aftermath of that day.
The day after the September 11 attacks in New York City, newspapers captured the shock and horror.

‘AMERICA’S DARKEST DAY’: See newspaper headlines from around the world 24 hours after 9/11

The day after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, newspapers around the world reacted by capturing sadness, shock, and horror. These are the front pages people woke up to on September 12, 2001.

What happened on 9/11, 17 years ago

A timeline of events on the day of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Osama bin Laden’s son has reportedly married the daughter of the lead 9/11 hijacker

Hamza bin Laden, who is believed to be 28 or 29 years old, has followed in his father's footsteps to become a key figure in Al Qaeda, reportedly serving as the deputy to the terror group's current leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri.
Salman Abedi (top right) and a stock image of HMS Enterprise, the ship which reportedly rescued him from Libya.

The suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert was rescued from a war zone by the UK, according to a new report

Salman Abedi detonated an explosive backpack in a crowded Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, last year. According to a new report by the Daily Mail, Abedi was rescued from war-torn Libya in 2014 by the Royal Navy.
Most of us don't get the smallpox vaccine anymore, which means we'd be vulnerable to a bioterrorism attack using the virus.

The FDA just approved a drug to treat smallpox in case of a bioterrorism attack — here’s why that scenario is so scary

Smallpox is a devastating and contagious disease caused by the variola virus. It killed approximately 300 million people before mass vaccination campaigns made it the first infectious disease to be eradicated from the wild on our planet in 1980. But it's not gone.